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  • 15 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australia established an Expert Advisory Panel to oversee the competitive evaluation process for the country’s future submarine. The panel will assure the Government that the competitive evaluation process remains sound, is conducted in accordance with probity and accountability principles, and that participants have been treated fairly and equitably. France, Germany and Japan have confirmed their participation […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Authorities

    The Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon, has presented the Minister’s award to Dr Cheng Anderson from the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) for her pioneering role in reducing the vulnerability of Australia’s Defence platforms over three decades. Mr Snowdon said Dr Anderson is the principal architect of a world leading capability […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City mine warfare In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) and a team of mine warfare experts recently modernized two mine sweepers within a four-month window to enable a homeport change.   USS Pioneer (MCM 9) and USS Chief (MCM 14), two Avenger class minesweepers were assigned a homeport change from San […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    As the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) deploys to the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), the ship gained a few ship riders to better educate the crew about this culturally diverse region.   Lt. Daniel Bradshaw, foreign area officer (FAO) and administrative officer for the Regional Security Education Program (RSEP), joined two […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy mine disposal experts watched their Japanese counterparts work during the large-scale exercise 2JA 2016. Two British observers joined the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force at its major annual test of its minehunting forces in Mutsu Bay at the northern tip of main island of Honshu. Some 20 Japanese minehunters were involved in the exercise, […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s International Maritime Training Team visited Vietnam recently to help train Vietnam Coast Guard personnel. As part of a program to support and enhance the ability of the Vietnam Coast Guard to monitor and police Vietnam’s internationally-recognized Exclusive Economic Zone, instructors from the Royal Navy’s International Maritime Training Team held a week-long training course […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Industry news

    Russian expert on geopolitics, Konstantin Sivkov, said that Russia must protect its borders in the Arctic region because of potential missile attacks launched from the Arctic, writes RIA Novosti.   He also added that the only aerial route from which Russia is vulnerable is from the Arctic, because of the flying range. Cruise missiles have […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Training & Education

    British mine warfare experts are sharing their expertise with their American colleagues in the Gulf as the US Navy follows the Royal Navy’s lead by introducing its own mini submarine – Seafox. The Americans have followed the RN’s progress with Seafox – a small unmanned underwater vehicle which is controlled from the operations room of […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Russian and Algerian shipbuilders and military experts determine specifications for corvettes which could be possibly built for Algerian Navy, said Roman Trotsenko, the president of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC). “We have already set interagency commission for this issue. Concept design of the ship is being determined. Russian experts are working in Algeria now“, Trotsenko […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Authorities

    Second Minister for Defence Mr Chan Chun Sing officiated at the 7th Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Senior Military Experts Appointment Ceremony at SAFTI Military Institute on July 29th, where 91 servicemen and women were appointed as senior military experts.   The graduating cohort comprised 51 military experts from the Republic of Singapore Air Force, 14 […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Industry news, Training & Education

      Around 150 international experts and representatives from the naval sector, shipyards, authorities and associations as well as from the supply industry are gathering today and tomorrow in Friedrichshafen for the “Worldwide Naval Symposium” held by Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH. The aim of the event is to organize workshops to take a joint look […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Training & Education

    A cyber expert addressed the Naval Academy Feb. 19 to address how computers are playing a major role in nearly every aspect of our lives. On the battlefield they control targeting systems, relay critical intelligence information and manage logistics. At home, they control infrastructure, financial systems and critical elements of the economy. According to cyber […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy and Republic of Korea (ROK) navy diving and salvage experts wrapped up two weeks of advanced training during Salvage Exercise (SALVEX) Korea 2015, March 14. Building on thirty years of partnership since SALVEX Korea began in 1985, approximately 180 U.S. and ROK navy personnel conducted a series of advanced combined salvage operations, both […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Industry news

    Seagulls overhead. Waves and water underfoot. After years spent fine-tuning systems in a lab, a team of Raytheon experts is getting its sea legs as it installs advanced technologies onboard the U.S. Navy’s stealthy future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) destroyer.   At the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine, the first of three Zumwalt-class ships […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Industry news

    A team of Russian naval engineering specialists will take part in an investigation to find out why a Russian-built Indian navy submarine blew up and… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 22, 2013

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities

    The Royal Navy has sent a team of bomb disposal experts to work with the Metropolitan Police to remove a Second World War bomb found in the River Thames. After the 500 kg device was found on Sunday, the London City Airport closed and remained shut on Monday. The device was discovered in the George […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have destroyed a German World War II bomb found in Portsmouth Harbour during dredging work on Wednesday. The World War II device was found by a barge dredging the harbour – part of a raft of infrastructure upgrades taking place in readiness for the arrival of the Royal Navy’s new […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Training & Education

    A team of Royal Navy Divers and bomb disposal experts based at Horsea Island paid a visit to the Diving Museum in Gosport recently to thank them for the loan of historic diving kit used by the Royal Navy in the Great South Run and hand over a £400 donation to the museum’s charity. Chief […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      High-power electronics experts at Creative Energy Solutions in Wilmington, Del., will help U.S. Navy researchers develop minesweeping techno… By John Keller (militaryaerospace) [mappress] Source: militaryaerospace, August 22, 2011;

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    The Royal UK Navy’s bomb disposal experts made safe a World War Two bomb in Axminster, Devon on 3 June.   The Southern Dive Unit from Plymouth Royal Naval base in Devonport, were called by police after a home owner discovered the air-dropped German bomb when gardening. The explosive was largely inert and harmless because […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Costing £130m and weighing 360 tonnes, the NATO Submarine Rescue System is one of the most sophisticated pieces of equipment in the world. For four days, 70 experts from three countries put it through its paces. The NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) is stored and maintained in a giant purpose-built hangar at HM Naval Base […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Industry news

      BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group, announces that two of its naval experts have secured prominent roles within the Queen Elizabeth-class (QEC) aircraft carrier project. As part of the Aircraft Carrier Alliance (ACA) platform design team, Rob Weedon has assumed the role of Chief Naval Architect and will be responsible for […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has opened its first-ever US Defence Operations Centre in Indianapolis to enhance service and technical support for US defence customers. The Defence Operations Centre will provide round-the-clock response for customers in the field to speed support and technical assistance for engine-related issues. Paul Craig, Rolls-Royce, President – Defence Services, […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Training & Education

      The Naval Training Command (TRACOM) of Singapore Navy was restructured into the Maritime Training and Doctrine Command (MTDC) on 12 Jul. Inaugurated by Chief of Navy RADM Ng Chee Peng at the Victory Hall in Changi Naval Base, it marked another milestone in the RSN’s training transformation journey to ensure that the 3rd Generation […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Research & Development

    Royal Navy explosive experts have successfully blown up a rare 400lb German mine off the north Kent coast. A four-man team from Southern Diving Unit 2 detonated a GX buoyant mine – measuring three feet in diameter – which was caught in a fishing vessel’s nets about a mile off Margate. The quartet – led […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy explosive experts have on July 10 blown up a large German World War II bomb off Kent’s east coast. The 500lb device – dropped by enemy aircraft – was brought to the surface by a dredger on Sunday near the entrance to the port of Dover. It was taken three miles out to […]

  • 21 July 2011

    Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have successfully blown up a huge German mine off the Essex coast. The 1,500lb Second World War device was dredged up last Friday by the vessel Congo River about seven miles off Walton-on-the-Naze. A team from Southern Diving Unit 2 in Portsmouth were faced with an initial precarious task of […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USNS Pathfinder (T-AGS 60), a Military Sealift Command oceanographic survey ship, moored in Cartagena, to conduct subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs) with the Oceanographic and Hydrographic Center of the Colombian navy in support of Southern Partnership Station-Oceanographic 2015, the week of Feb. 22. The goal of subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs) is to exchange ideas, knowledge […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare announced that the first meeting of the Future Submarine Industry Skills Plan Expert Industry Panel was held yesterday. “The Future Submarine Project is the biggest and most complex Defence project Australia has ever embarked upon,” Mr Clare said. “Hundreds of companies and thousands of workers will be required to […]