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  • 22 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The funding of terrorism has taken a hit thanks to the efforts of Australian Navy personnel who completed a five-month rotation with Combined Task Force 150 in Bahrain on 6 April. Working under Canadian command, seven Navy personnel were involved with tasking Allied naval vessels to intercept drugs flowing from the Makran coast to places […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    More than £12m will be spent saving two of the Royal Navy’s last survivors from the greatest naval clashes of the 20th Century. Apart from spending the bulk of the cash – £11.5m – to turn HMS Caroline into a museum in Northern Ireland, £1m will be spent on the first stage of saving Landing […]

  • 28 June 2011

      U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson touted $15 million in new funding for improvements at Naval Station Mayport during a Jacksonville visit Monday… (jacksonville) [mappress] Source: jacksonville, June  28, 2011;

  • 24 September 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, announced $250 million for Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, La., to build six Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) for the Coast Guard. Sen. Landrieu included funding for these vessels in the FY 2012 federal spending bill. “Acquiring funding for these fast response cutters was […]

  • 13 July 2011

      A senior House Republican on Tuesday challenged the Obama administration on what he said were shortfalls in funding the Navy’s programs to m… By Stephen Levy (washingtontimes) [mappress] Source: washingtontimes, July 13, 2011;

  • 4 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    UK’s Defence Secretary Michael Fallon on March 3 announced additional £642 (approx. $907.2M) million of investment for the Successor submarine programme. New parts and facilities, as well as further design work will be funded by the latest investment which will help to progress work on the four new submarines that will begin replacing the Vanguard class, […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Over $2500 was raised in a fun filled evening recently at HMAS Cerberus where 227 sailors hosted a fund raising event in support of Oscar’s Law, a charity committed to abolishing factory farming of companion animals. Popular Geelong based band, ‘The North Shore’ donated their musical skills for the night in aid of the charity. […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The UK Ministry of Defence has announced an additional £201 million of funding to support further design work for the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear submarines. The funding is within the £3.3 billion Assessment Phase of the Successor programme and will enable BAE Systems to develop the design of the submarine, including the layout of equipment […]

  • 7 February 2011

    With congressional gridlock making it more likely that the Pentagon will receive the same amount of funding this year as last year, the Navy’s top officer is throttling up the pressure to change course. Congress has yet to pass a spending bill for fiscal year 2011, instead carrying over funding from the previous year in […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to deploying every available source of American energy and reducing  reliance on imported oil, U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced new funding available to pursue new innovations in biofuels technologies, increase production of U.S. biofuels, […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors, Airmen, Royal Marines and Medics are stepping up their efforts to help youngsters orphaned by Ebola in Sierra Leone – without even leaving their ship. The 350 Naval Servicemen and women aboard aid ship RFA Argus are rowing the distance from the ship’s home in Falmouth to Freetown – donating a day’s pay and […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Energy Department, in coordination with the US Navy, announced funding for two companies that will continue to advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technology as a viable source for America’s clean energy future. Ocean Energy USA and Northwest Energy Innovations will test their innovative wave energy conversion (WEC) devices for one year in new […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government is providing AUD$24 million in funds for upgrades in the Cairns Marine Precinct. Australian minister for defense industry Christopher Pyne said agreements have been signed with Norship Marine, BSE Cairns Slipways and Tropical Reef Shipyard to undertake a variety of works to increase the capability and capacity of the existing shipyards. Minister Pyne […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Research & Development

      With India likely to get an additional one million square km of Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the quantum of ocean-related research will… (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, November 18, 2011

  • 20 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) received the prestigious Marjorie Sterrett Battleship Fund Award for superior performance and battle efficiency among amphibious ships in U.S. Atlantic Fleet.   The award is presented annually by the Chief of Naval Operations to one ship in the Atlantic Fleet and one in the Pacific […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

      Being a critical element of Australia’s national security, submarines will see a future development within the framework of the 2012-2013 budget, since the Federal Government decided to allocate $214m for the next stage of the future submarine project. The Government announced that a number of projects will be progressed in order to improve the […]

  • 21 August 2014

    Fleet Air Arm historians are asking for donations to get the UK Navy’s last propeller-driven fighter in the skies again following its emergency landing at Culdrose last month.   The vintage Sea Fury skidded to a halt on the grass after pilot Lt Cdr Chris ‘Goaty’ Götke brought her down rapidly after the aircraft began […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The UK’s submarine industry will benefit from £285 million of investment to continue design work for the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines. The release of funding for the design work is within the existing Successor programme’s £3.3 billion Assessment Phase. The funding forms part of the MoD’s commitment to spending £163 billion […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    Canada’s defense minister has announced that the government will fund the construction of a sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship for the Royal Canadian Navy. The announcement was made at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax, Nova-Scotia, shipyard on Friday. “A sixth patrol ship will greatly increase the capacity of the Royal Canadian Navy to deploy AOPS simultaneously, […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill to provide $594.4 billion in funds for the Department of Defense (DoD). The bill includes an additional $100 million and report language for the Arleigh Burke destroyer program to fund a tenth ship in the DDG-51 multiyear procurement-a ship Bath […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics a $644.3 million contract modification for the planning and construction of Harvey C. Barnum (DDG 124) Arleigh Burke-class destroyer. This modification fully funds this ship, which was awarded as part of a multi-year competition for DDG 51 class destroyers awarded in 2013. The total value of the five-ship contract is approximately […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy is funding new research aimed at tackling the threat lethal levels of oxygen present for special operations divers like Navy SEALs while they dive at depth and pressure. Oxygen toxicity stems from navy divers’ most precious asset-oxygen itself. Breathable air consists primarily of oxygen, nitrogen and carbon dioxide. While divers need oxygen […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Work at the Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) located off Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kāneʻohe has received an infusion of $9 million from the U.S. Navy.   The funds, from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), are directed to the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai‘i (ARL/UH), working with UH Mānoa’s Hawaii […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Dod issued contract modifications yesterday to Lockheed Martin Corporation and Austal USA under their respective Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) block buy contracts to add funding for construction of two fiscal year 2014 Littoral Combat Ships each. The amount of funds added under the block buy contract with Lockheed Martin Corporation for the fiscal […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) yesterday said the FY2015 Defense Appropriations Bill fits within budget constraints while fortifying the nation’s long-term security interests, including approval of $800 million for procurement of a 12th LPD class amphibious warship.   Cochran, vice chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee, on Tuesday supported subcommittee approval of the defense spending […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Defence Secretary has announced an additional £350M worth of funding for the next stage of design work for Successor, the future generation of UK nuclear-armed submarines. This investment will sustain 1,200 UK jobs and makes clear the Government’s firm commitment to maintaining continuous at sea deterrence for future decades. The funding follows the initial […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government is offering industry assistance to small and medium-sized businesses from the defence and shipbuilding sector under its Industry Facilitation and Support Program (IFSP). The government of Western Australia has announced the ninth round of the IFSP which offers $30,000 in matched funding. The purpose of the funds is to improve the competitiveness of the […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has awarded funding for the construction of DDG 122, the Fiscal Year 2015 Arleigh Burke-class destroyer under contract at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. This $610.4 million contract modification fully funds this ship which was awarded in 2013 as part of a multi-ship competition for DDG 51 class destroyers. The total value of the five-ship […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Adhering to last year’s Strategic Defence and Security Review, the UK Ministry of Defence on March 22 awarded BAE Systems a £472 million (approx $668M) contract to progress the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme. Key equipment purchases will include diesel generators, sonar domes, which form the bow-mounted sonar used for Anti-Submarine detection and helicopter handling equipment […]