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  • 17 September 2013
    Industry news

    The Indian Navy is gearing up to issue a USD 7.9 Billion tender to build six cutting-edge conventional submarines. The Defense Acquisition Council had recently approved the proposal to be taken up by the Navy before the Committee on Security, and once the signal from the Committee comes, the tender will be issued, Navy Chief […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Operational Issues Workshop, hosted by the Sri Lanka Navy under the direction of the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake, commenced yrdyrday (28th February 2012). Director General Operations Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera inaugurated the workshop at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo. The two day workshop […]

  • 12 June 2014

    The Chief of Naval Personnel discussed manpower issues with crew members from two Los Angeles-class submarines during a pierside all-hands call June 11, which wrapped up a two-day visit to Groton, Conn.   Vice Adm. Bill Moran spoke to 150 Sailors from USS Toledo (SSN 769) and USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720). He also met separately […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) has delayed its transit from Naval Base Everett to Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton after discovering a maintenance issue. USS Nimitz will conduct required maintenance prior to getting underway. The vessel was scheduled to depart Everett for a 16 month scheduled Planned Incremental Availability yesterday. Nimitz is still scheduled to […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government on Friday released the Request for Tender (RFT) for the Royal Australian Navy’s $35 billion Future Frigate project. The RFT was issued to the three shortlisted designers: British BAE Systems, Italy’s Fincantieri and Spain’s Navantia. Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne, said evaluation of the responses to the Future Frigate RFT would […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship, Japanese Ship Harusame, engaged with local fishermen during a recent port visit to Salalah, Oman. JS Harusame, currently supporting the counter-piracy task force CTF-151, handed out leaflets to fishermen, written in both English and Arabic, and discussed how to avoid being mistaken for pirates. The CTF-151 area of operations includes three of the […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the development of an undersea autonomous system that can navigate to and physically manipulate objects on the sea floor. The autonomous unmanned underwater vehicles are to be developed as part of the agency’s Angler program which aims to improve […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The issue of the U.S. Navy’s electromagnetic aircraft launch system (EMALS) causing too much stress on F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft outfitted with wing-mounted, 480-gallon external fuel tanks (EFTs), has been resolved.  According to an announcement from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command, the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) team completed testing at Joint […]

  • 23 June 2015

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with Commander of the Estonian Navy Capt. Sten Sepper aboard the Estonian Navy’s flagship minesweeper, the ENS Admiral Cowan, June 19. While aboard, Mabus was briefed on regional security issues and the Estonian Navy’s minesweeping capabilities. Estonian participation in multinational exercises such as BALTOPS, OPEN SPIRIT and SABER […]

  • 9 February 2012

      A Royal Navy patrol ship has issued a record on-the-spot fine to fishermen using undersized nets after sailors boarded a Dutch fishing vessel in the North Sea. HMS Mersey, one of the Royal Navy’s three fishery protection vessels, was on routine duties when she spotted the FV Elizabeth sailing 40 nautical miles (74km) off […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has managed to complete repairs to aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), which has been plagued electrical issues since August this year. Works are now underway to prepare the ship and its air wing for a return to sea to conduct operations. In August, the Navy announced an emergent maintenance […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Coast Guard has released a request for proposal (RFP) for the design, construction and support of a new fleet of cutter boats. The new boats will replace the current fleet of 36 cutter boats that currently operate aboard the service’s 210-foot medium endurance cutters, 225-foot seagoing buoy tenders, and Coast Guard cutters Alex […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Westminster saved the best ‘Movember’ moustache for last. On the final day of the month urging men to grow ‘taches to raise awareness of men’s health issues, the crew unveiled the ship’s Lynx helicopter complete with a giant moustache… and bushy eyebrows. If you thought the RAF had the monopoly on aviators with ‘taches, […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    QinetiQ has been awarded an 18 month contract to continue supporting the Royal Navy’s Software Issuing Office (SIO) in the distribution of all software and electronic data to its fleet units across the globe. The SIO is part of Navy Command’s Fleet Information Management Unit (FIMU) which provides mission and system critical geographic, encyclopaedic warfare […]

  • 2 January 2013

    A total of 16 incidents were reported in November 2012. Compared to November 2011 and November 2010, there has been an increase in the number of actual incidents reported in November 2012. Of the 16 actual incidents reported during November 2012, two were Category 1 (very significant) incidents, four were Category 2 (moderately significant) incidents, […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Ukrainian Navy Command hosted the delegation led by Ambassador Thrasyvoulos Terry Stamatopoulos, NATO’s Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy. During the meeting with Acting Ukrainian Navy Vice Admiral Serhiy Eliseyev, the parties discussed ongoing cooperation with NATO, participation of the Ukrainian military naval personnel in the NATO-led operations, the Ocean Shield […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy and US Coast Guard on March 2 released a request for proposal (RFP) for the advance procurement and detail design for the Coast Guard’s heavy polar icebreaker (HPIB) under an integrated program office (IPO). The RFP has options for detail design and construction for up to three HPIBs. A contract is scheduled […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Industry news

    Russian Defense Ministry issued a tender for technical maintenance of 533-mm torpedoes Fizik-1 (Product 2534). Tender conditions were published on the state procurement website. The tender is open for participation till Apr 12, 2012; winner will be selected on Apr 16. Defense ministry plans to spend up to RUR 96 mln for torpedo servicing. To […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Coast Guard on February 7 released a request for proposal for the procurement of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for its national security cutters (NSCs). The US Coast Guard is looking to buy commercially available intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems for the NSC fleet that can remain airborne for about 12 continuous hours per […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Brazilian Navy on Tuesday issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the construction of new Tamandaré-class corvettes. The RFP was announced at the Brazilian Naval Academy by defense minister Raul Jungmann and navy chief Admiral Eduardo Bacellar Leal Ferreira. Brazil is planning to invest US$1.6 billion to acquire four corvettes in the class. The country is […]

  • 10 May 2013

    President Barack Obama has issued a proclamation declaring May 10 as Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Here is the text of the president’s proclamation: As long as there have been courageous men and women willing to protect our Union and our ideals, there have been extraordinary spouses at their side — patriots in their own right […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has released a request for proposals (RFP) for the development of the medium unmanned surface vehicle (MUSV). Similarly to the Sea Hunter, MUSV will be a pier-launched, self-deploying modular, open architecture surface vehicle capable of autonomous navigation and mission execution. MUSV is expected to be capable of performing a […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Department of Homeland Security on February 21 granted the US Coast Guard an approval to proceed to the next step of its polar icebreaker program. The department’s approval allows the integrated program office, which includes Navy and Coast Guard personnel, to proceed with a planned release of a request for proposal (RFP) for […]

  • 4 August 2011

    Despite the situation in Syria, authorities of this country have not raised the issue of Russian Navy’s maintenance base in Tartus, reports RBK on Aug 2 referring to Sergei Vershinin, director of Middle East and North Africa Department (Russian Foreign Ministry). Russian Navy maintenance base in Tartus should not be regarded as the reason for […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Propulsion issues that tied the Royal Australian Navy’s two landing helicopter docks to port for four months are set to be resolved this week, according to the Royal Australian Navy. The navy said HMAS Adelaide is due to leave the dry dock at Navy’s Fleet Base East on June 27 after completing maintenance. Once undocked, […]

  • 16 February 2011
    Industry news

    The Navy will issue a global tender for procuring six next generation submarines worth over Rs 50,000 crore by the end of this year… (business-standard) [mappress] Source:business-standard , February 16, 2011; 

  • 17 March 2015

    The US sea services released a new maritime strategy, a plan that describes how the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard will design, organize, and employ naval forces in support of national security interests and homeland security objectives. The new strategy, titled, “A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower: Forward, Engaged, Ready,” accounts for changes […]

  • 14 October 2011

      President Barack Obama issued a proclamation Oct. 12 in commemoration of the 236th anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Navy on Oct. 13, 1775. “I send greetings to all those celebrating the 236th birthday of the United States Navy.Whether climbing the masts of the USS CONSTITUTION or walking the deck of the USS […]

  • 13 January 2013
    Industry news

    A state government project management unit has issued international tender for procurement of High Speed Sea Going Vessel for Coastal Patrolling and Related Services. A high speed sea going vessel for coastal patrolling & surveillance against intrusion by fishing boats in the territorial waters along the Odisha coast. The main dimensions of the vessel are […]