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  • 21 December 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The might and long reach of the Indian Navy that moves on to be a blue water force was on display before the nation at the Presidential Fleet Review undertaken by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil off the Mumbai coast on Tuesday. Sailing on INS Subhadra, the designated presidential yacht, President Ms. Patil had a glimpse […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) successfully completed its mid-cycle inspection (MCI) September 5. Every space, system and piece of equipment onboard was checked for optimal operational capability by 10 inspectors from the Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) and 49 from the Type Commander Material Inspection Team (TMIT). MCI is […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Zentech has been awarded a contract to perform a comprehensive inspection and evaluation of the hull steel for Brazilian Navy’s Aircraft Carrier Sao Paulo. Zentech will perform the work using the patented methodology of its ZAIMSTM (Zentech’s Asset Integrity Management SolutionTM) system to assist the Brazilian Navy in assessing the sea-worthiness of the vessel’s hull. […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Authorities

    Over 600 members of HMS Sultan’s Ship’s Company and trainees turned out for Ceremonial Divisions on Friday 29 June, to be inspected by world famous yachtswoman, Dee Caffari. In her first official engagement as Honorary Commander Royal Naval Reserves, Dee Caffari MBE, having recently been appointed by HM The Queen to hold the honorary commission, […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Authorities

      Military administration agencies of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) are passing comprehensive tests in accordance with working plan of Russian Defense Ministry Inspection. In particular, inspection group headed by Principal Military Inspector Gen Lt Gennady Borisov held ceremonial review of the fleet’s top-ranking officers. Admirals, generals and officers passed exams in campaign tactics, military codes, […]

  • 14 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Final examination summarizing 2011 training year starts at Caspian Flotilla (CF) under supervision of CF Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Vitaly Mikhailov. Special board will assess qualification level of personnel, condition of armament and combat equipment. Commanding officers will be tested for knowledge of their service duties and guidelines for contingency actions. Particular attention […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Industry news

      Delegation of Indian Navy headed by director of ship building and procurement department Vice Admiral N. N. Kumar arrived at Sevmash shipyard for inspection. Today, Vice Admiral Kumar accompanied by president of JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) Roman Trotsenko, Sevmash‘s Chief Engineer Alexei Alsufiev, Director General Assistants Mikhail Budnichenko, Sergei Novoselov, Andrei Monogarov, and […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    The Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) team will step aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) to begin the inspection, June 23.   Under INSURV, the Navy inspects its ships to ensure proper function of all equipment and systems, every three to six years. “INSURV, as tough and as thorough as it […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Visit of Indian military delegation headed by Vice Admiral Nadella Kumar to Sevmash shipyard is coming to its end. Indian partners started the visit with inspection of the Project 11430 aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. Being accompanied by Sevmash‘s director general Andrei Diachkov, foreign military production managers Sergei Novoselov and Georgy Zhukov, representatives of United Shipbuilding […]

  • 15 June 2011
    Authorities

      In accordance with defense minister’s order, Baltic Fleet (BF) suspended ammunition recycling works since June 7. BF Commander ordered to set special commission in order to inspect depots and arsenals. The commission will check whether fire safety measures are fulfilled, and ammunitions are stored and registered properly. When the inspection is over, ammo utilization […]

  • 15 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans, (LPD 18), passed its Maintenance and Material Management (3M) 1.4 assessment Aug. 28 while transiting for a Western Pacific deployment. The ship earned a total cumulative score of 91.68 percent after completing a rigorous 28 week pre-deployment training cycle in only nine weeks. “New Orleans overachieved during […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Authorities

    One hundred naval officers graduated this week from the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS Creswell, concluding 20 weeks’ initial training for the 77 men and 23 women. The graduating class was reviewed by the outgoing Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs.   The new officers will now move to specialist training throughout the fleet, […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s Ice Patrol Ship has carried out her first inspection of a fishing vessel in Antarctic Waters. HMS Protector met the fishing vessel while on patrol in Antarctic waters and made arrangements to carry out the inspection. It was conducted under the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), which […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    Bergen Group Services, the Norwegian services and solutions provider, announced that it has been awarded an inspection and survey project for the Norwegian Navy’s minesweeper KNM Hinnøy. The company said the project would mainly generate activity throughout Q1 2016. The awarded project on the minesweeper is part of a framework agreement which the Norwegian Defense Logistics Organisation […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in the Shipboard Explosive Safety Inspection (SESI) Aug. 11-14.   The five-day inspection required a team comprised of inspectors from Naval Ordnance Safety, Security Activity Explosive Safety Support Office, and Naval Operational Logistics Support Center Ammunition Atlantic to inspect weapons department’s spaces to verify […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Diesel Engine Inspectors (DEIs) from Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC) Detachment (DET) Bahrain completed inspections, repairs and testing on USS Comstock (LSD-45) in Manama, Bahrain, Oct. 17. The DEIs provided an immediate response to support the ship by conducting a comprehensive post-casualty failure analysis to 2A main propulsion diesel engine (MPDE) following a cracked […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Authorities

    The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has inspected 23 foreign-flagged fishing vessels on the high seas as part of joint maritime patrols it conducted recently with three other countries. Offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Otago and a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion aircraft supported the maritime surveillance operation with the three other member-countries of […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Outfitting and inspections are currently in progress at the new U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa (USNHO) facility on Camp Foster, and planning is underway to transfer hospital operations to the new facility in March of 2013. The replacement hospital, located on Camp Foster, will have the same capabilities as the current facility on Camp Lester. According […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Norwegian ship services company Bergen Group Services AS has been contracted to carry out an inspection and survey project on the Norwegian Navy minesweeper KNM Rauma. The company said the project would start in early January 2017 and would take 12 weeks to complete. Bergen completed a similar project on the KNM Hinnøy in first half 2016. KNM […]

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

    The Philippine Naval Forces Northern Luzon, through its Regional Disaster Response Task Group 1 (RDRTG-1), conducted its annual Operational Readiness Inspection in partnership with the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) Region 1 on July 4, 2014.   The activity conducted at the Naval Station Ernesto Ogbinar Grandstand, which was co-presided by Commodore Nodolfo V […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The officers and crew of the mine countermeasures ship USS Warrior (MCM 10) completed a material inspection with a grade of 87% given by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV), March 16-19. During the inspection, the crew performed multiple demonstrations for the INSURV inspectors in order to assess the ship’s overall combat readiness […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Members assigned to Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, based at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, embarked aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) to ensure the ship and its aircraft’s Precision Approach Landing System (PALS) and Automatic Carrier Landing System (ACLS) are operating at their full capabilities, Feb. 1. Normally the VX-23 crew […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Authorities

    In a training evolution to be conducted as part of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2014 exercise series, U.S. Navy divers, assisted by personnel from the Indonesian navy, will survey the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston (CA 30) in June.   The purpose of the mission is to determine […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The president of the Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) rolled out major changes to the frequency and grading method of the INSURV program effective Jan. 1. Rear Adm. Robert Wray, INSURV president, said changes to the frequency of the inspections and the grading system were implemented to improve the readiness of Navy ships and […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The launch of a US Navy nanosatellite designed to extend the range of ultra-high frequency (UHF) communications into the polar regions was delayed, SpaceX has confirmed. The launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., was scheduled for November 19 and was also significant for SpaceX as one of its Falcon 9 rocket cores was set to […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s role in the Group of Twenty (G20) Leaders’ Summit Security Task Force is helping to keep the Brisbane River safe. Lieutenant Sean Aitken of the Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Task Group based at HMAS Kuttabul is the Officer in Charge of the Navy Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Force Element deployed to […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage made inspections of the Western Fleet at SLNS Rangalla on 14th June 2013. He was accompanied by Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sirimewan Ranasinghe, Director Naval Operations, Commodore NPS Attygalle and Flag Officer Commanding the Naval Fleet, Commodore PRB Dissanayake. Commander of the Navy addressed the naval […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Training & Education

      USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) successfully passed its first Maintenance and Material Management (3M) Inspection while on deployment in the Arabian Sea, Sept. 24. “The ship did really well for being such a new ship with a green crew,” said Chief Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuel) (AW/SW) Bryan D. Hay, one of the 3M […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Sailors assigned to U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) began the at-sea evaluation phase of the ship’s Mid-Cycle Inspection (MCI) today, November 9. Similarly to the INSURV, The MCI is a detailed material condition readiness examination of U.S. Navy vessels and is scheduled mid-way between the three to five year Boards of Inspection […]