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  • 15 December 2017

    HMAS Canberra, one of the two biggest ships in the Royal Australian Navy, on Friday hosted a grand ceremony which saw 1,500 officers and sailors take part in the Australian Fleet’s 2017 Ceremonial Divisions. Sydney Harbour provided the backdrop as personnel from East based ships and shore establishments gathered in their summer uniform. The divisions were […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    A search team on board the USNS Apache has found the wreckage of a vessel that they believe to be the cargo ship El Faro, which went missing on Oct. 1 during Hurricane Joaquin. The hull was located at a depth of about 15,000 feet in the vicinity of the last known position. Sonar equipment towed […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Training & Education

    Escaping the elements are the men of Her Majesty’s Ship Victorious, charged with the most important task among the Royal Navy’s many missions around the globe: the nation’s continuous at sea deterrence. Some 130 ‘deeps’ from the nuclear submarine’s starboard crew formed up for Ceremonial Divisions – held indoors at the Clyde Offsite Centre, just […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has acquired the Engineering Solutions Division of The Columbia Group, a leading designer and builder of unmanned underwater vehicles for domestic and international customers. As a previous stand-alone division within The Columbia Group, ESD is headquartered in Panama City Beach, Fla., and employs about 30 engineers, analysts, craftsmen and technicians. While ESD’s […]

  • 17 November 2014

    Commander, Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport held a change of command ceremony, Nov. 14. Navy Capt. Howard Goldman relieved Navy Capt. Todd Cramer as commander, NUWC Newport. A naval submariner originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Goldman is a 1987 graduate of Rice University in Houston, Texas, with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering […]

  • 27 October 2014

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installation and Environment) Dennis McGinn honored two government civilians with the Secretary of the Navy Safety Excellence Award during a Pentagon ceremony Oct. 20. The Navy civilians – systems safety practitioners Rebecca Funkhouser and Robert Heflin – received the award on behalf of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2018

    KBR’s government services business, KBRwyle, has been awarded a USD 69.3 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide engineering and technical services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Under the contract awarded by NAWCAD, KBRwyle will be responsible for the engineering, installation and maintenance of the Light Airborne Multipurpose System (LAMPS) MK III […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Military Sealift Command (MSC) has exercised a one-year renewal option for AAR and its Airlift division to perform vertical replenishment (VERTREP) services for the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 7th Fleets in the Mediterranean Sea, Arabian Gulf and Indian Ocean, the company announced Oct 26. The one-year renewal is valued at approximately $6.7 million. The contract was […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division hosted a visit by Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) yesterday. Johnson and Palazzo toured the shipyard and the Ingalls-built National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753).   “Today was a great opportunity to show Secretary Johnson the quality craftsmanship of our shipbuilders,” […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Training & Education

    In September last year I announced the renaming of two Divisions at the Recruit School to honour sailors. This was the first step towards better recognising our sailors who have distinguished themselves during their service. Today, on Navy’s 112th birthday, we are taking the next step; the remaining two Divisions at the RAN Recruit School […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced on September 14 that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division hosted Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert for a tour of the shipyard. Greenert received a briefing on the shipyard’s current work and capabilities and met with shipbuilders. The admiral also toured the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The S-3 division aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) has been awarded the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) Ship’s Store Retail and Service Excellence Award, Sept. 15.   Sampson earned the award having successfully met all accountability and sustainability benchmarks, including 100% inventory and over 4.0 stock turn over the past three […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Training & Education

    HMS Atherstone has spent the last two weeks working in close company with the ships and staff of the Japanese 51st Mine Division in the waters of the Gulf. The two Japanese Ships Bungo and Yaeyama and their Battle Staff led by Captain Yoshida, had deployed to the Gulf to take part in the International […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries today announced that Chris Miner has been promoted to vice president of in-service aircraft carrier programs for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. In his new position, Miner is responsible for planning and executing aircraft carrier overhaul programs and inactivations, including the upcoming USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) refueling and complex […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Reps. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., and Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., visited Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division Wednesday. The congressmen, both members of the House Armed Services Committee, met with shipbuilders and were briefed on the construction processes for the four different classes of military ships built at Ingalls.   The Congressmen toured the shipyard […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The G-3 weapons assembly division serves the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) mission by assembling the various kinds of ordnance needed for the approximately aircraft stationed aboard the ship.   While the various weapons divisions work independently, each weapons division plays a specific role to ensure the ship and its […]

  • 2 December 2011

      In order to meet for underwater navigation capability requirements for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) the MCDSPO is procuring 34 Underwater Navigation and Integrated Sonar (UNIS) systems, which will allow the RAN to conduct mission planning, accurate navigation and automated hydrographical data recording with increased situational awareness, area coverage rate, diver safety and assist in […]

  • 23 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Recruit Division Commanders (RDC) from Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes, visited Naval Station Norfolk to train Hampton Roads Navy Counselors (NC) from various commands about what it takes for Sailors to become RDCs or instructors, July 19. The RDC Roadshow aids in filling positions for RTC by emphasizing to, and educating NCs on, the […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) Tuesday for a tour of the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division.   The visit provided the senators an opportunity to meet shipbuilders and see construction progress being made on all programs across the shipyard. Huntington Ingalls Industries President and CEO Mike Petters […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    In the aftermath of the El Faro disaster which happened Oct. 1, 2015, the US Navy Salvage and Diving division of the Naval Sea Systems Command was contracted to locate the sunken ship, assist in the sea floor documentation of the wreckage, and recover the voyage data recorder. The National Transportation Safety Board launched a full team to Jacksonville, Florida, […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of USS Arlington (LPD 24), which is under construction at Huntington-Ingall’s Industries’ shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., started their command self-assessment program “Division in the Spotlight” (DITS) the week of Feb. 4 – 8. DITS is employed on Navy ships across the fleet to measure and uphold material, administrative, training, medical, dental, supply, retention […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Training & Education

    For the first time in the history of the Royal Australian Navy’s Recruit School, a recruit division named after a sailor, rather than an officer, graduated today. Eighty recruits were welcomed into the Navy from Shipp Division, named after the late Leading Seaman Noel Ervin Shipp, during a Graduation Parade for General Entry class 314 […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage inspected the Volunteer Naval Force Annual Camp Divisions held at the Welisara Naval Complex Grounds on 19th January 2013. Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Damayantha Dharmasiriwardene, Commander Western Naval Area & Commandant VNF, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe, Senior Naval officers and Commanding […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has formally established Commander, Surface Division ELEVEN (COMSURFACEDIV 11), a littoral combat ship surface warfare division of the San Diego-based LCSRON-1 squadron. While the COMSURFACEDIV 11 has been operating as an official command since March 9, a formal ceremony was held Apr. 20 to formally recognize the new command structure. “Today marks […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Aviation Support Division (ASD) Misawa was officially awarded the 2011 Ashore Navy Supply Blue “E” Award for Supply Excellence, April 30. Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Force 5th/7th Fleet Rear Adm. Matthew Carter was on hand to present the award to ASD Misawa personnel and congratulated them for their outstanding effort. “An award like this takes […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Seven Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) traveled to Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes June 29 to visit a recruit division sponsored by the ship. TR was represented by Master Chief Machinist’s Mate (SW/AW) Preston Whitlock, Chief Cryptological Technician (Technical) (SW/EXW) Tricia Ghunney, Aircrew Survival Equipmentman 1st Class (AW/SW) Jason Etheridge, Electrician’s Mate […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has appointed Marty Erdossy as corporate director of customer relations for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. Erdossy is responsible for liaising with the U.S. Navy, HII’s Washington, D.C., office and aircraft carrier programs at NNS to respond to the Navy’s requirements and ensure productive communication and information flow. Erdossy will […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Training & Education

    U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Dan Abel, commander of the U.S. 1st Coast Guard District, and Assistant Commissioner Roger Brown, commanding officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police “J” Division, met at U.S. Coast Guard Station Eastport, Maine, to formally sign the Eastern Region International Cross-Border Maritime Law Enforcement Operations, also known as Shiprider, standard […]