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  • 30 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Bottlenose dolphins from the US Navy’s Marine Mammal Systems Program (MMSP) took part in dynamic mine countermeasure (MCM) training during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise in Southern California. The dolphins are based at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific on Naval Base Point Loma in Southern California and designated as “Mark 7 […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s bottlenose dolphins and their handlers were recently airlifted from Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, to the U.S. Naval Marine Mammal Program, San Diego. The dolphins were moved to NAS Key West in March where they spent the last month before returning to San Diego. “The dolphins need to be challenged and get experience […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy of Israel has received a new submarine, INS Rahav, in an official ceremony held yesterday in Kiel, Germany, according to defensenews.com. The Dolphin-Class submarine, INS Rahav, is Israel’s fifth submarine of the class. The Dolphin-class is a diesel-electric submarine developed and constructed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG (HDW), Germany for the Israeli Navy. The […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The US Navy’s bottlenose dolphins have discovered the so-called Howell torpedo off Coronado, San Diego County, according to the Los Angeles Times. The torpedo has been discovered near the Hotel del Coronado. Mike Rothe, who heads the marine mammal program, said that they had never found anything like this. The Howell Torpedo was the first […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Israeli Navy’s sixth Dolphin-class submarine will be named ‘Dragon’, Israeli Navy head, Vice Admiral Eli Sharvit, announced on Wednesday. Dragon (Drakon in Hebrew) was initially set to be named Dakar, in honor of the Israeli Navy T-class which was lost in 1968 with all her 69 crew, but the name will be used for a […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Industry news

      According to the writings of the Haaretz, a fourth Dolphin submarine built at a German shipyard in Kiel, has been handed over to Israel on Thursday. The new submarine, dubbed the ‘INS Tanin’ (Crocodile), is said to have a ‘second strike’ capability and ‘a range for everything’, a senior Israel Navy officer confirmed. The […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Germany has agreed to resume talks on the sale of additional three diesel-electric submarines to Israel after an Israeli corruption probe jeopardized the signing of a new memorandum of understanding (MOU). The corruption scandal has seen seven Israeli officials arrested and prompted Germany to put talks about the sale of further submarines on hold in July this […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Authorities

    A German-Israeli submarine corruption scandal which has seen seven Israeli officials arrested is threatening to delay the signing of a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) for Israel’s acquisition of additional three diesel-electric submarines. According to a report from Israel’s Haaretz which cited a National Security Council official, Germany has postponed indefinitely the sale of the three […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard rescued eight people after their vessel sank in Kaiwi Channel, Molokai, Sunday.   Watchstanders at Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received an unregistered signal for possible persons in distress approximately 12 miles west of Molokai. The JRCC launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point to […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Authorities

    A Sailor assigned to USS Ohio (SSGN 726) became the first female supply officer to qualify in submarines, June 22. Lt. Britta Christianson of Ohio’s Gold Crew received her Submarine Supply Corps “dolphins” from the Gold Crew Commanding Officer Capt. Rodney Mills during a brief ceremony at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    One of the first enlisted women to serve aboard a Navy submarine earned her submarine qualification, or “dolphins,” Aug. 2 and is preparing to deploy aboard USS Michigan (SSGN 727). Chief Culinary Specialist Dominique Saavedra, a native of Los Angeles, became the first female enlisted sailor to earn her silver dolphins in a pinning ceremony […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Industry news

      According to Israel National News on Wednesday Israel and Germany signed a contract purchasing the sixth Israeli Navy submarine. Among the attendants to the signing of the contact were Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Defense Ministry CEO, Major General (res.) Udi Shani and Secretary of State of the German Federal Defense Ministry, Wolf Rudiger. “Strategically, […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Duke of Cambridge as Commodore-in-Chief Submarines presented 14 newly qualified submariners with their Dolphins during his first visit to HMS Artful. All fourteen had to meet the demanding standards of absolute professionalism to be awarded their Dolphins on-board the Royal Navy’s newest attack submarine. HMS Artful was returning to the UK following a successful […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    German submarine specialist ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) could be contracted to build additional three Dolphin-class submarines for the Israeli Navy. According to German media, the deal is estimated to be worth around 1.8 billion euro as the submarines cost 600 million euro apiece. Georg Streiter, German deputy government spokesperson, told reporters that discussions about the construction, […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy announced the plans to shut down the program of training dolphins to detect underwater mines and keep enemy swimmers away from warships, U-T San Diego reports. The program in Point Loma is shuting down because the mammals are no longer needed, and it is expected to be closed within the next five […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Last week, the Special Forces Marines of the Dutch Navy trained with the submarine HNLMS Dolphin.   [mappress] Naval Today Staff, March 11, 2014; Image: Dutch Navy

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 757) arrived at Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL) in her new homeport of San Diego, November 21. Scranton arrived after completing extensive maintenance at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) in Kittery, Maine, and three months of operations at sea. Scranton arrived in Kittery in 2014 to […]

  • 5 May 2011
    Industry news

    Dolphin submarine fleet is considered a vanguard against Iran; purchase had been held up by wrangling over $500-700 million price… (jpost) [mappress] Source: jpost, May 5, 2011;

  • 10 December 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Coast Guard medically evacuated a 23-year-old man from the U.S. Navy’s guided missile cruiser USS Princeton approximately 30 miles south of Point Conception, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach command center received a report that a male aboard the Navy ship was experiencing symptoms of appendicitis on Tuesday, December 8. […]

  • 18 July 2011
    Industry news

      Germany and Israel have sealed the deal which provides Israel with its sixth Dolphin-class nuclear-capable submarine. Germany will subsidize… By Gil Ronen (israelnationalnews) [mappress] Source: israelnationalnews, July 18, 2011;

  • 15 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) returned to her Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam homeport on February 14, completing a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. During the deployment, 31 officers and sailors earned their submarine warfare qualification “dolphins” and 27 sailors advanced in rank, including six to the rank of chief petty officer. […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Ukrainian Navy resumed training of dolphins for military purposes, said a source in Ukrainian security agencies… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 15,2012

  • 18 April 2011
    Authorities

    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is pressing Germany to sell Israel a sixth Dolphin-class diesel-electric submarine at a hefty discount to … (spacewar) [mappress] Source: spacewar , April 18, 2011;

  • 13 April 2011
    Training & Education

      A pod of dolphins joined thousands of Australians gathered at an east coast beach on Wednesday to watch an old warship sink 30 metres to the… (monstersandcritics) [mappress] Source: monstersandcritics, April 13, 2011;

  • 1 December 2011
    Industry news

      A senior German official says the government has approved the subsidized sale of another Dolphin-type military submarine to Israel. By JUERGEN BAETZ  (abcnews) [mappress] Source: abcnews, December 01, 2011

  • 28 March 2011
    Training & Education

      A Naval training exercise that included an underwater blast off San Diego’s coast has been linked to at least three dolphin deaths earlier t… (huffingtonpost) [mappress] Source: huffingtonpost,March 28, 2011;

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard interdicted one Mexican fishing vessel, Friday, after observing the vessel’s crewmembers poaching in U.S. waters. At approximately 12:00 p.m., while on a routine patrol, an Air Station Corpus Christi aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter spotted a lancha north of the United States – Mexico maritime border and offshore of South […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An F-5N Tiger II tactical fighter aircraft the US Navy purchased from the Swiss Air Force crashed into the Atlantic Ocean forcing the pilot to eject, the U.S. Navy said. The incident took place on August 9, about 20 nautical miles southeast of Naval Air Station Key West. The pilot, assigned to Fighter Squadron Composite […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Authorities

    UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Mounts Bay has embarked a team of US drug enforcement officers to join the fight against Caribbean drug-running. An SH65 Dolphin helicopter of the US Coast Guard’s HITRON – Helicopter Interdiction Tactical squadRON – and its counter-narcotics boarding team, the LEDET (Legal Enforcement DETachment) joined the Bay-class ship in […]