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  • 11 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Yesterday, June 10, Cochin Shipyard launched the sixteenth of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessels (BY 516) being built for Indian Coast Guard. The vessel was named ‘ICGS ARNVESH’ and launched in a ceremony at Cochin Shipyard. The Keel of BY – 517, the seventeenth FPV for the Indian Coast Guard, was laid on the same day. CSL […]

  • 3 November 2014

    An F/A-18 Super Hornet assigned to the Gladiators of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 106 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt is underway preparing for future deployments. USS Theodore Roosevelt, also known by crewmembers as “the Big Stick” or within the navy simply […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Industry news

    General Dynamics NASSCO on Sunday, May 6, launched the U.S. Navy’s newest resupply ship, USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14). The ship is named in honor of Cesar Estrada Chavez, the labor leader who founded the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA). The Saturday evening ceremony took place at the NASSCO shipyard. Juan M. Garcia III, assistant […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) began Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) March 23, 2015. FOST is based out of naval bases in the United Kingdom (UK); it delivers operational training across all disciplines for the Royal Navy and other Navies that wish to make use of its services. Lt. Matthew […]

  • 17 April 2012

    The future USS Somerset (LPD 25) launched April 14 from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Avondale Shipyard, marking a key milestone in the ship’s construction process. LPD 25 is the ninth ship of the San Antonio class, and is named in honor of the courage of the passengers of United Airlines Flight 93, which crashed near […]

  • 29 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The United States is no longer the only nation that possess. China has been able to develop its own version of drones with the mission to sc… (pakobserver) [mappress] Source: pakobserver, June  29, 2011;

  • 30 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Project 21630 corvette Makhachkala was launched on Apr 27 at JSC Almaz Shipbuilding Firm. It is third and the last Buyan-class corvette …   (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, April 30, 2012;

  • 26 April 2011
    Industry news

    Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro here Monday launched the “KRI Clurit”, a 40-meter-long ship made in Indonesia to be used to help secure… (ANTARANews) [mappress] Source: ANTARANews, April 26, 2011;

  • 20 February 2012

    Navy’s contract for job search and assistance to help Sailors separating by the Enlisted Retention Board (ERB) is well underway, an official said Feb. 17. “Navy has contracted Challenger, Gray and Christmas, Inc. (CGC), an outplacement service company, to personally coach and assist ERB separating Sailor’s transition to the civilian workforce,” said Capt. Kate Janac, […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Industry news

    Representatives from Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme and eight allied navies established common modernization and sustainment procedures for the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) April 7 in Port Hueneme, Calif.   The procedures reflect a unified strategic plan that enhances ship readiness and promotes collaboration among the U.S. Navy and the navies of […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) departed the Black Sea after a series of engagements promoting peace and stability in the region, Oct. 30. The purpose behind Cole’s presence in the Black Sea was to work with the U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), along with […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Industry news

    Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will launch the Royal Navy’s USD 5.1 billion (£3.1billion) aircraft carrier, named after her, during her visit to Scotland in summer this year, the Daily Record reported.   HMS Queen Elizabeth, the largest ship ever built for the Navy, will be launched in Fife-based dockyard, Rosyth in July. She will be the […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy military and civilian engineers are preparing the latest military communications satellite for a planned Jan. 20 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The satellite is part of MUOS, or Mobile User Objective System, which operates like a smartphone network from space, vastly improving secure satellite communications for mobile U.S. forces. […]

  • 7 September 2012

    Two Years after Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering embarked on building Korea’s first naval rescue and salvage ship, the 3,500-ton Tongyeong, he is launched on Tuesday. He will be handed to the Navy, during the next year. The Navy’s older rescue ships, the Pyeongtaek and the Gwangyang, were second-hand bought from the U.S. Navy in […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Six European countries are taking part in a mine countermeasures exercise Spanish Minex 2015. The exercise, which commenced yesterday, May 18, will last until May 28. A total of nine vessels, four aircraft and about 500 sailors are taking part in these operations off La Manga and Alicante, Spain. Spanish Minex, organized annually by the Spanish Navy, […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Launching of China’s largest state of the art patrol vessel, Haixun 01, was held on July 28, in Hubei province, marking the country’s push forward to modernization of its surveillance fleet, China daily reports. The 128.6 meter long vessel weighs 5,418 tons and it can develop 37 km per hour speed. It was built by […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Industry news

    On Friday, Fincantieri Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard held a ceremony to mark the launch of the “Qarnen”, a patrol vessel under construction for the United Arab Emirates Navy. Her sister ship, the “Ghantut”, was launched last January. The two vessels – whose names come from an area of the Emirates near Abu Dhabi – were […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s newest joint high speed vessel (JHSV 6), the future USNS Brunswick, was launched from the Austal USA Shipyard May 19. With the 338-foot Joint High Speed Vessel entering the water for the first time, the ship will undergo final outfitting and testing before sea trials and delivery to the Navy later this […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The 21st Singapore-US Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise was officially launched at Changi Naval Base this morning. The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) Fleet Commander Rear-Admiral (RADM) Lew Chuen Hong and the United States Navy (USN) Commander Logistics Group Western Pacific RADM Charles Williams officiated at the opening ceremony of the exercise. Exercise […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works successfully launched the Navy’s first Zumwalt-class destroyer Oct. 28 at their Bath, Maine shipyard. The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) will be the lead ship of the Navy’s newest destroyer class, designed for littoral operations and land attack. The ship began its translation from Bath Iron Works’ land-level construction facility […]

  • 22 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s future USS Omaha (LCS 12) and fourth Austal-built littoral combat ship was launched in Mobile, Alabama on November 20. Omaha was rolled out of her assembly bay at the Austal USA Shipyard onto a barge for transfer down the Mobile River to a floating drydock at BAE Shipyard on November 19. The ship […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Industry news

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder, today held a launch ceremony for its fifth frigate, ROKS Jeonbuk. The launch ceremony was attended by the Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mr. Hwang Ki-chul, governor of Northern Jeolla Province Mr. Kim Wan-ju, Hyundai Heavy’s president & CEO Mr. Lee Jai-seong and other government and military […]

  • 24 March 2015

    The fourth ship in the series of eight Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Mk IV project, Yard 2095, for the Indian Navy was launched at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata, on 23 March. Two LCUs were earlier launched on March 12 and September 23, last year. The third LCU was launched on January 16, […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Seventeen NATO and partner nations will participate in the 43rd iteration of the multinational maritime exercise BALTOPS 2015 in Poland, Sweden, Germany, and throughout the Baltic Sea, June 5-20, 2015. BALTOPS is an annually reoccurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Singapore Navy held a launching ceremony it’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Independence, at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine)’s Benoi shipyard on July 3. The launch of Independence is a significant milestone in the RSN’s continued transformation to keep Singapore’s seas safe. The new LMVs are smarter and faster ships, equipped with sharper capabilities […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Servowatch Systems’ exhibition stand at SMM, in Hamburg, this September, will be used as a platform from which the global specialist in marine automation and systems integration will launch a suite of new alarm, control and monitoring solutions into the merchant marine market.   Under its Servowatch brand, the UK-based company, a business unit of […]

  • 9 February 2012

      Russia and the US tied an agreement providing exchange of telemetry data about intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launches, reports ITAR-TASS. The document was signed during session of START-3 bilateral consultative commission convened since Jan 24 till Feb 7 in Geneva. The new agreement determines volume of information the parties will provide each other, and […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Industry news

    Corvette Stoiky will leave covered slipway of Severnaya Verf shipyard early in May. Afterwards, the ship will be docked for assembling of bulb fairwater. Launching of Stoiky is scheduled on May 21. Through the next half year, the corvette will be completed afloat; mooring trials will start in Jan 2013, and then the shipyard’s sea […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The Raytheon Company  developed Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System achieved a major milestone on the road to NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) launch with the successful completion of the NPP Compatibility Test 4 this August. This is the last major comprehensive test prior to the scheduled October launch. The compatibility test consisted […]