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  • 17 February 2020

    Damen Shipyards Sharjah (DSS) in the United Arab Emirates held a keel-laying ceremony for a new landing craft (LST 100) ordered by the Nigerian Navy. The ceremony took place in the Sahrjah Hamriyah Free Zone on December 9, 2019, Damen said on February 17, 2020. The start of the vessel’s construction was attended by Nigeria’s […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Training & Education

    HMS Bulwark, together with helicopters from HMS Ocean, and elements of The Royal Marines, has been practicing amphibious landings in Cornwall. The elements have landed ashore via landing craft and helicopter at Tregantle fort in a demonstration of capability. These elements form part of the Joint Expeditionary Force (Maritime) – the UK’s very high readiness task […]

  • 28 December 2015

    The U.S. Navy announced December 23 that the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) will change its homeport to Naval Base Guam. As part of the U.S. Navy’s long-range plan to put the most advanced and capable units forward, Emory S. Land will move to Guam from Diego Garcia to support four fast-attack […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s MV-22B Osprey recently practiced its skills while landing on a Spanish amphibious assault ship, just off the coast of Spain. Maj. Bret Knickerbocker, who landed the helicopter, said: The goal of practicing landing the MV-22B Osprey on Juan Carlos I is to maintain our proficiency and familiarize the process while working with the Spanish Navy. […]

  • 18 November 2014

    A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the Flying Tigers of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 361 prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during exercise Blue Chromite. The amphibious training exercise is with the 4th Marine Regiment and the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines. Germantown […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s submarine tender USS Emory S. Land recently completed her Fleet Maintenance Activity Assessment (FMAA). The FMAA is a type command assessment that rates whether the ship’s repair department production and maintenance capabilities as well as processes to validate repair and maintenance work performed on submarines is within Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) specifications. This is an […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Company is being awarded a fixed-price contract $491,478,068 for the Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile. The contract is for the production of the AMRAAM® missile and other AMRAAM system items, including the captive air training missile, common munitions bit/reprogramming equipment and non-developmental item airborne instrumentation unit. The contract includes foreign military sales […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Ukrainian Navy frigate Hetman Sahaydachny, which arrived in Ukraine on March 5, will temporarily stay in the port of Odesa, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence informed.   The ship has completed four months of tasks within Ocean Shield and Operation Atalanta. Hetman Sahaydachny was escorted by the Turkish Navy ships through Bosphorus strait on […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Momentous event for the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya took place recently as the Fighter’s wheels touched the deck for the first time. MiG-29KUB, piloted by the hero of the Russian Federation, honored test pilot of the RF, Colonel, Nikolay Diorditsa  made a few approaches over the ship at different heights and touched the deck for […]

  • 12 October 2016

    The last remaining vessel to disgorge armor on to the Normandy beaches will be given a permanent home in Portsmouth, the Royal Navy said. Landing Craft Tank 7074 – one of 800 similar vessels charged with ferrying tanks across the Channel and directly on to foreign sand – will take pride of place in the […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Equipment & technology

      CACI International Inc announced today that it has been awarded a $23 million task order contract with the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren Division in Dahlgren, Virginia to provide technical and engineering services to the Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) program. This contract, which is for one base year and two option years, […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Dutch heavy lift company BigLift Shipping has shared photos of one of its vessels loading three former Royal Australian Navy, Balikpapan class, heavy landing craft bound for the Philippines. The company said that two vessels were loaded in Darwin and one in Cairns. All three were offloaded in Cebu, Philippines. The three vessels, HMAS Balikpapan, HMAS Wewak and HMAS […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Army has picked Vigor Marine to build the service’s new landing craft, dubbed maneuver support vessel (light) – MSV(L). Worth almost a billion dollars ($979.7m), the contract is the largest award in Vigor’s history. The award comes concurrent with a “Milestone B” decision that moves the program into its engineering and manufacturing development phase. […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crews of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Greeneville (SSN 772) and the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) completed a series of bilateral engagements this week with Malaysian officials during a visit to the region. Both Greeneville and Emory S. Land submarine maintenance subject matter experts hosted a meeting with […]

  • 14 February 2011
    Industry news

    In order to add more teeth to its amphibious warfare capabilities, the Indian Navy is planning to induct four Landing Platform Docks (LPD) t… (oneindia) [mappress] Source: oneindia, February 14, 2011

  • 1 March 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a contract to perform submarine safety program (SUBSAFE) and intermediate submarine maintenance work for submarines. This five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $215.5 million. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Electric Boat will provide technical management, administrative […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Siemens Industry, Inc. yesterday announced that it has been awarded a contract to equip two U.S. Navy Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) vessels with its unique diesel electric propulsion solution at Dakota Creek Industries Inc. (DCI), located in Anacortes, Wash. Seattle-based Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering firm Guido Perla & Associates, Inc. (GPA) will design […]

  • 23 May 2011
    Training & Education

      Frigates USS Boone (FFG 28) and USS Thach (FFG 43) arrived in Punta Arenas, Chile, May 20, as part of their six-month deployment in support of Southern Seas 2011. While in Punta Arenas, Boone and Thach Sailors will attend several Glorias Navales events, a national navy celebration, to develop bonds and promote partnership with […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Russian Navy’s first landing ship of Project 11711 Ivan Gren underwent its mooring trials at Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad. The tests, which started on October 9, were followed by the finishing touches on the vessel’s galley. The vessel is currently being prepared to welcome its crew consisting of sailors of the Navy’s Baltic Fleet. Ivan Gren will […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company received an USD 8.34 mln. contract modification from the U.S. Navy for Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) for two AN/USG-2B Shipboard Systems, one DDG Mod Kit, and one DDG Mod INCO-R Kit.   CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force anti-air warfare capability. It improves battle force effectiveness by improving […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A US Marine Corps Osprey has landed on the flight deck of HMS Ocean for the first time in over five years. The landing was the first step in demonstrating the partnership between the amphibious helicopter platform and the US Marines Corps (USMC) ahead of the major NATO exercise, Trident Juncture, which gets underway in a few […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division on Friday received a $76.8 million fixed-price contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to purchase long-lead materials for Kimball (WMSL 756), the company’s seventh National Security Cutter (NSC). Construction and delivery will be performed at the company’s Pascagoula facility. [mappress] Press Release, June 17, 2013; Image: HII

  • 1 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Vallejo, Calif., on May 31, to undergo dry-docking repairs. Emory S. Land is the first fully crewed Navy ship to arrive in the city since 1996. The ship will be docked at the Mare Island Dry Dock (MIDD) to conduct scheduled repairs to […]

  • 22 September 2017

    UK’s last remaining D-Day landing craft will be receiving a much needed overhaul after receiving nearly £5million from The National Lottery and its Heritage Lottery Fund. This overhaul will allow the D-Day Museum in Portsmouth to have an original landing craft tank (LCT) on display. The D-Day Museum, an affiliate of The National Museum of […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) wrapped up a series of strategic amphibious exercises with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as part of the Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX). Major Ben Reid, Commander of Special Forces Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) of the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, embarked aboard Germantown […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Industry news

    According to Periscope2 referred to Algerian sources, expecting the semicentenary of military procurement independence, Algeria turns eyes not to Paris or Moscow but other European capitals. Having spent EUR 450 mln for Italian-made amphibious ship and modernized two ships in Spain, Algerian Navy is on the threshold of a contract with German shipyard TKMS which […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The amphibious dock landing ship, USS Germantown (LSD 42) returned to White Beach, Okinawa after completing III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) exercise Blue Chromite 16. The operations were a combined effort that included 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines attached to the 4th Marine Regiment embarked aboard Germantown. This was the second consecutive year that Germantown participated […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the U.S. Navy’s submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) began maintenance on guided-missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728) during a continuous maintenance availability (CMAV) period January 10. A CMAV is time set aside for maintenance and repairs. A ship or submarine enters a CMAV prior to a certification cycle, when all […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company will continue Platform Systems Engineering Agent support of the Ship Self Defense System MK2 as it landed a USD 41.58 million contract with the Naval Sea Systems Command from Washington, D.C. Within the contract, Raytheon will complete development of CVN/Amphibious Modernization Advanced Capability Build 12/Technical Insertion 12. The Ship Self-Defense System is designed […]