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

    As autonomy and unmanned systems grow in importance for naval operations, officials at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced a technological breakthrough that will allow any unmanned surface vehicle (USV) to not only protect US Navy ships, but also, for the first time, autonomously “swarm” offensively on hostile vessels. The first-of-its-kind technology—successfully demonstrated over […]

  • 29 June 2011

      A Swedish ship due to join an upcoming Gaza-bound aid flotilla has been sabotaged in the Greek port of Piraeus, organisers say… By Dahr Jamail and Max Blumenthal (alternet) [mappress] Source: alternet, June  29, 2011;

  • 22 February 2012
    Authorities

    Sailors will now receive imminent danger pay (IDP) only for days they actually spend in IDP areas, according to NAVADMIN 062/12, released Feb. 17. This change, announced by the Department of Defense Feb. 2 and enacted in the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, was implemented Feb. 1. According to the new […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities

    During their recent port visit to Djibouti, the Operations Officer and three pilots from the EU Naval Force Spanish warship, ESPS Rayo, met with personnel from the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron (ERSQ), who are stationed at US base, Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti. During the visit the Spanish Navy crew was given an insight in to […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Authorities

    Members from the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC) met with 7th Fleet Commander Vice Adm. Robert L. Thomas onboard the flagship USS Blue Ridge, August 20, 2014.   The NNSC was established 61 years ago through the Armistice Agreement of July 27, 1953, which is still the only legal instrument for the avoidance of hostilities […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    NATO’s Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (JEWCS) agency has awarded Leonardo a contract worth approximately €180 million to provide new electronic warfare training equipment. According to an announcement from Leonardo, equipment will cover air, land and maritime domains and also includes a capability for training crews to defend against anti-ship missiles. Leonardo will deliver a […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Authorities

    A U.S. Navy MH-60S helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 26 (HSC 26) crashed at 11:22 a.m. (EST), Dec.21, while on an overland training flight at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. All six personnel aboard the helicopter survived the crash and were transported to nearby medical facilities for evaluation. Three of the six crewmembers sustained minor […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Authorities

    Russia’s re-emergence as a strategic challenge and how NATO is going to respond to it was the center-discussion at the Surface Warship Summit in Bucharest, Romania, held January 26-28. Speaking at the summit, Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone CB CBE, Commander of Allied Maritime Command, said: “The combination of adventurist Russian behaviour, their lack of openness and clarity and […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities

    A Sailor assigned to USS Gladiator (MCM 11) died Sept. 27, of a non-hostile fire related injury while the ship was in port at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. The ship’s personnel immediately responded to the scene and the Sailor was transported to a nearby hospital where the service member was pronounced dead at approximately 5:20 […]

  • 29 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

    EMS Defense & Space, a division of aero connectivity and mobile resource management leader, EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG), today announced a contract with Lockheed Martin to develop a radio frequency seeker antenna for the U.S. Navy’s Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM). The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire […]

  • 1 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

    ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced that its recently-developed Hostile Fire Indication (HFI) capability upgrade for the AAR-47 Missile Warning System has been approved by the Department of the Navy for Fleet introduction. In addition to the AAR-47’s longstanding, combat-proven ability to detect incoming missile threats, the new HFI capability provides enhanced protection through detection of smaller-caliber […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Pakistan’s ministry of defense confirmed on January 9 that it has successfully test fired its nuclear-capable submarine launched cruise missile (SLCM). The Babur-3, as the missile is named, was launched from a submerged position in the Indian Ocean. Pakistan’s military said the missile test was a success as it hit its target with “precise accuracy” […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Agusta Westland has selected Thales as the supplier of compact dipping sonars to equip its Lynx light helicopters for export markets. The latest in Thales’s FLASH range, the FLASH Compact is designed for smaller and lighter helicopters than those already using the FLASH sonar. The FLASH Compact sonar features an optimised, lightweight architecture as well […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    At the DIMDEX exhibition in Doha, Qatar (25-27 March 2014), MBDA is presenting for the first time ever a new coastal defence system based on the Marte missile family.   The Marte Coastal Defence System (MCDS) guarantees maritime coastal traffic surveillance and interdiction to hostile ships in territorial waters. The system is capable of: monitoring […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy extended Raytheon Company’s Engineering and Manufacturing Development contract on the Joint Precision Approach Landing Systems (JPALS) program. Raytheon will continue testing and analysis in support of auto-land capability and integration of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The contract value is $52 million. Brian Hickey, director, Raytheon Navigation and Landing Systems, said: The […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Southern Naval Command conducted an awe inspiring  demonstration of its operational capabilities for the city of Kochi on 27 Nov 11 at the waterfront facing Rajendra Maidan and Netaji Subhash Park. The entire spectrum of naval operations was included in the display; within the limitations imposed by depth restrictions of the channel and other technical […]

  • 20 November 2013

    Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) has signed a contract for the delivery of Sea PROTECTOR Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) for the Royal Norwegian Navy (RNoN) combat vessels. The contract is entered between the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organization (NDLO) and KONGSBERG, represented by the Naval Systems & Surveillance Division. The contract has an overall scope of […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departed Naval Station Norfolk Nov. 21 for a deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). The ship will conduct maritime security operations and provide theater security cooperation efforts within the AOR. Oscar Austin will deploy with ScanEagle, an unmanned air vehicle (UAV) designed […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy has awarded Raytheon and BAE Systems contracts to demonstrate their technologies for the development of a modern towed decoy for the F/A-18 E/F over the next 27 months. The technology protects pilots by emitting signals across extended frequencies to counter advancing threats, convincing hostile weapon systems that the real target is the […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish offshore patrol vessel ESPS Tornado, currently deployed to Operation Atalanta, recently visited the Seychelles. During the port visit Spanish sailors co-operated with Seychelles forces. The training began with theory lessons on board ESPS Tornado and was followed by practical training on Sainte Anne Island, two miles from Port Victoria. It aimed to provide the Seychelles […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Pacific Submarine Force recently honed its operational proficiency during a Submarine-Launched Mobile Mine Exercise (SLMM-Ex) conducted this week off the coast of Kauai at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF). SLMM-Ex was designed to demonstrate the capability of a Los Angeles-class submarine to successfully launch Mk-67 SLMMs used specifically for destroying and/or […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Italian group IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi presented its new satellite terminals for the naval sector for the first time in the Gulf region at the 2017 NAVDEX exhibition. Designed and developed by Skytech, the new Ku-Ka multi-band satellite terminals with their high connectivity capacity were highlighted during the event. The IDS group also showcased its systems for […]

  • 23 September 2013

    An MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6 crashed in the central Red Sea Sept. 22, while operating with the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110). Three personnel are accounted for and stable. Search efforts continue for two remaining personnel. Assisting in the search and rescue are USS Nimitz […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Pacific Submarine Force successfully tested its operational proficiency in clandestine mine deployment during a Submarine-Launched Mobile Mine Exercise (SLMM-Ex) conducted earlier this month off the coast of Kauai at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF). SLMM-Ex is designed to demonstrate the capability of U.S. Navy’s fast attack submarines to successfully employ submarine launched […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Boarding teams from five Gulf of Guinea countries are using the German navy frigate FGS Brandenburg (F215) to enhance their abilities to complete visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) operations during Exercise Obangame Express 2015, from March 19 to 27, 2015. After boarding the ship, the boarding teams are confronted with situations that require them […]

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

    UK Navy’s HMS Iron Duke has demonstrated her boarding and helicopter operations at Cape Verde’s Independence Day celebrations.   The frigate stopped at the islands, off the West Coast of Africa, as part of her role to offer training and capability development to partner nations and improve security in the region. But the visit also […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $254.5 million contract for the design, manufacture and testing of the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System. JPALS is an all-weather landing system based on differential GPS for land-based and sea-based aircraft. Under the contract, Raytheon will continue development of eight existing engineering development models (EDMs); […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities

    A U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 211 crashed at 1:30 p.m. (GMT), yesterday, shortly after launching from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) operating in the Arabian Gulf. The two personnel aboard the strike fighter ejected from the aircraft, survived the crash and were quickly recovered by […]