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  • 16 July 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Economic Times reports that the Indian Navy is creating an Information Technology cadre. Having conducted the necessary training, the Indian navy officers will be able to protect its critical networks from attacks by hackers. The officers will be posted on navy ships and establishments to carry out IT duties, handle state-of-the-art and niche applications […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Equipment & technology

    Modus Seabed Intervention continues to demonstrate its commitment to be at the forefront of subsea technologies with the creation of a new Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) division. The North East England-based company has begun an investment programme into a planned fleet of AUV units; utilised for survey and inspection across the offshore field development life […]

  • 21 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Russia is creating a new conventional submarine, which will be equipped with a unique engine that will enable the vehicle to compete with nu… (ruvr) [mappress] Source: ruvr,March 21, 2011;

  • 20 October 2011
    Equipment & technology

    In response to still pressing piracy threat off the coast of Somaila, Transas has developed an Anti-Piracy solution that will support maritime schools in performing relevant training. The Transas Anti-Piracy package consists of a mothership, a smaller mothership and four fastboats with different speeds. The look of all vessels is typically ‘pirate’: badly maintained and […]

  • 25 September 2011
    Industry news

      Russia plans to establish sea-based missile defense system, on Sept 22 said Vladimir Kozin, deputy director of information and press department of Russian Foreign Ministry . “We have intentions to create sea-based missile defenses. According to our analysis, this system is quite effective and conforms to international maritime law”, Kozin said at the video […]

  • 22 November 2011

    BIMCO has created a standard contract for the private maritime security industry and the first draft should be confirmed for early 2012, providing the industry with a much-needed benchmark on which to judge PMSCs. Chief maritime security officer at the shipowner trade association Giles Noakes said that the contract had taken into account the concerns […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Mason’s (DDG 87) Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) committee is helping Sailors stay entertained by sponsoring activities both in port and at sea during the command’s 2013-2014 deployment. Mason MWR President Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Ramona Ross said his goal is to keep the crew’s morale at a high […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The workforce in the Hunter for the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Project has now hit almost 700 across Forgacs’ two Newcastle facilities in Tomago and Carrington. Three AWDs are being built for the Australian Navy. Construction of the AWDs involves the fabrication of 90 separate steel blocks, 30 for each ship, as well as three […]

  • 6 February 2015

    The Navy has created five Additional Qualification Designators (AQD) to identify officers with experience and education relating to the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) area of responsibility (AOR). In an effort to identify and manage the talent that exists in the Navy, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus wanted to create a way of tracking those […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet operating in Europe and Africa has established a new task force that will be solely responsible for ballistic missile defense in Europe. On March 24, Commodore Jeffrey Wolstenholme assumed command of the newly established Commander, Task Force 64, as the unit was named. U.S. Vice Admiral James Foggo III said the […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 260 sailors serving on board HMS Edinburgh will spend their festive season on board the Portsmouth-based warship while she sails the South Atlantic. But in a bid to spread some Christmas cheer the personnel have donned their smartest Santa outfits and created a video for their loved ones set to the soundtrack of […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Industry news

    The assembly of the first of a new class of aircraft carriers, which is generating mechanical engineer jobs nationwide, has been officially…   (careerstructure) [mappress] Source: careerstructure, September 27, 2011

  • 26 October 2012
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has broadened its capability in ship design with the establishment of a new team dedicated to the development of naval ship designs. Rolls-Royce has been at the forefront of innovative ship design for nearly 40 years, designing over 800 vessels, used mainly in the commercial sector. This new team […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has signed a formal deal for the acquisition of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), thereby creating a global naval and commercial shipbuilding giant. The deal was reported by the news agency Yonhap which said that the merger of the two South Korean shipbuilders would create an entity with a 20 […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A team of engineers from Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station (NAVSSES), Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock recently completed a 3-D computer animation model of the interior of Virginia-class submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) to help emergency response personnel navigate the ship during a flood or fire.   Training exercises revealed the difficulty emergency personnel face […]

  • 28 February 2012

    It is necessary to establish a special system controlling execution of state defense order, said Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. “We should thoroughly analyze material and technical base of defense industry and clarify who controls every element of it”, Putin said at the round table on national security issues and industry development, answering a question […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Industry news

    US defense giants Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies, Inc. announced they have agreed to combine in an all stock merger of equals to create L3 Harris Technologies. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the combined company will be the 6th largest defense company in the US and a top 10 defense company globally, with approximately 48,000 employees. […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    European missile manufacturer MBDA has opened a new facility in Bolton, Great Britain, in a ceremony attended by UK defense secretary Gavin Williamson. During the ceremony, the defense secretary unveiled a plaque to mark the completion of five years of work and £50 million worth of investment into the high-tech site. The move to the […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government announced it has selected Lendlease as the managing contractor for the construction of the Osborne South shipyard revealing the project is anticipated to create 600 jobs at its peak. Preparatory works are starting this month, while the the new shipbuilding infrastructure should be ready to support the commencement of Future Frigate construction at […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Submarine construction does not necessarily have to be a lengthy and expensive process as the U.S. Navy’s Disruptive Technology Lab has shown creating the military’s first 3D-printed submarine hull. Working with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the U.S. Navy built a SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV)-inspired submarine that cost 90% less and took only days to […]

  • 29 April 2019

    The warships and OPV market in Latin America is thriving, as navies are procuring new vessels and modernising existing fleets to create a versatile naval force, capable to combat the numerous threats and challenges in the region. Defence IQ created a map containing the key ongoing naval programmes and requirements in the region. View the […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Industry news

    Capt. D.J. LeGoff, the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) program manager at Space and Naval Warfare Systems (SPAWAR) command, toured USS Milius (DDG 69) Jan. 23 to discuss and review the installation plans for the new CANES shipboard network program. CANES is a new afloat network where five legacy networks are merged together […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Industry news

    On April 28th Fleetway and Irving Shipbuilding announced a $15 million contract to Halifax-based company Bluedrop Training & Simulation for the design of the training and simulation software for the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) vessels under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy. To date, over $1 billion in AOPS contracts have been delivered to over 190 […]

  • 8 May 2015

    Royal Navy sailors and Royal Marines around the world have taken part in national celebrations of the 70th anniversary of VE Day. Both personnel on ships deployed on operations across the world and working at their units in the UK took the time to create the ‘V’ for victory sign to commemorate the announcement of […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Kitrons has, through its subsidiary Kitron AS in Arendal, Norway, received an order from Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace for military communications equipment.   The order is related to contracts KONGSBERG has signed with Raytheon for supplying the NASAMS air-defence system to Oman. Kitron will supply various communications products, and production will be done at Kitron’s […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    In a bid to keep as many skilled naval shipbuilders within the industry, the Australian defense industry minister announced that shipbuilders currently working on the air warfare destroyer project would transition to support Collins-class submarine sustainment work as the destroyer project winds down. To enable this, up to 200 new positions will be created within […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has successfully tested Raytheon’s advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) technologies aboard the experimental ship known as the M80 Stiletto, while the vessel was underway. The test took place during operations at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia. The combined technology was created by combining two, proven Raytheon technologies: the Persistent […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Training & Education

    When Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) California (SSN 781) is commissioned Oct. 29 it will join the fleet with a crest designed by the father of one of the boat’s Sailors. Ken Henley, father of Machinist’s Mate 1st Class (SS) David Henley assigned to PCU California, reflected on designing a logo for the Virginia-class attack submarine which […]

  • 15 July 2012
    Equipment & technology

    New technology to deter pirates is a key topic for discussion at this year’s SMM conference in Hamburg. Westmark BV’s patented P-trap anti-boarding device is now providing ship-owners with a non-lethal barrier to harden vessels against pirate attacks. The P-trap will be displayed to the public at the maritime tradeshow SMM, held in Hamburg Germany […]