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  • 19 February 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Scientists from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Ocean Sciences Division are optimizing the placement of ocean gliders and the usage of glider data to improve the US Navy’s ability to predict ocean conditions. “Predicting the ocean’s interior weather is challenging, yet it has important implications for all those who sail and operate on its waters,” […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) is looking to break its own record of simultaneously commanding and controlling 50 ocean gliders which it achieved earlier this year. According to NAVOCEANO, its oceanographic and engineering departments are on track to exceed their own milestone, achieved in April 2018. Dozens of additional gliders have been launched from […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., in Huntsville, Ala., received approval from the U.S. Navy to move into Full Rate Production (FRP) Phase on the Littoral Battlespace Sensing-Glider (LBS-G) Program. This is the first ocean glider FRP decision ever made in the history of the Navy. Teledyne Brown […]

  • 19 December 2016

    China will return an underwater drone it ‘stole’ from the USNS Bowditch, a civilian U.S. Navy oceanographic survey ship which was operating in the South China Sea, the Pentagon said on Thursday. “Through direct engagement with Chinese authorities, we have secured an understanding that the Chinese will return the UUV to the United States,” Pentagon […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) is expanding their unmanned ocean observation fleet of Wave Gliders to the Niigata-headquartered 9th Regional District, system manufacturer Liquid Robotics has announced. This growth is part of JCG’s multi-year, ocean monitoring program to provide enhanced, real-time situational awareness of ocean currents, wave activity, and weather along Japan’s coastlines. Prior to […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel Meteoro recently helped technicians from the PLOCAN (Canary Islands Oceanic Platform) recover a damaged glider travelling from Madeira to the Canary Islands conducting several oceanographic surveys. The AUV, also known as Glider, was recovered 40 miles north of the Canary Islands. It was launched on April 12 in Madeira by […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Boeing has acquired autonomous maritime technology developer Liquid Robotics with the aim of growing its “seabed-to-space autonomous capabilities”. “With Liquid Robotics’ innovative technology and Boeing’s leading intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions, we are helping our customers address maritime challenges in ways that make existing platforms smarter, missions safer and operations more efficient,” said Leanne Caret, […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Royal Navy is holding its first ‘robot wars’, inviting firms at the cutting-edge of science to demonstrate unmanned aircraft, boats and submarines. The head of the Navy – First Sea Lord Admiral Sir George Zambellas – has challenged academics, scientists, technology firms, plus British and Allied military forces to show off hi-tech systems which […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Scientists sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) revealed Feb. 5 the latest findings from a study on Arctic sea ice, with one expert noting that summer sea ice levels could potentially fall to zero before the end of this century. Speaking at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology EXPO, scientists presented initial […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Scientists from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) will convene in Salt Lake City for an international gathering of marine science experts Feb. 20-24. Attendees of the 2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting can visit the ONR-sponsored exhibit booth to view unmanned underwater systems, see video demonstrations of ONR-supported oceanographic research projects and talk with program officers […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The former First Sea Lord of the British Royal Navy, retired Admiral Sir George Zambelas, will be joining Liquid Robotics’ global strategic advisory board, the company announced on Wednesday. “As a member of this distinguished board of advisors, Sir George will bring his vast military and maritime domain knowledge to help Liquid Robotics explore and develop […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Research & Development

    As sea ice continues to recede at a record pace in the Arctic, officials at the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced April 14 new efforts to determine the pace of change in what some are calling Earth’s final frontier.   Scientists sponsored by ONR have traveled to the Beaufort Sea in the Arctic […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 joined NATO’s Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) in La Spezia, Italy, to take part in a series of experiments and trials last week. Royal Navy’s HMS Diamond, Turkish Navy’s TCG Barbaros and Spain’s ESPS Blas de Lezo visited Italy after completing exercise Brilliant Mariner 17. The experiments […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Stennis Space Center-headquartered Naval Oceanography hosted a workshop which aimed to create a more cohesive national glider network for all participants. As the nation’s largest owner and operator of unmanned systems including gliders, Naval Oceanography held an event that saw more than 90 representatives from other federal agencies, universities and industry attend. Dr. Bill Burnett, deputy commander […]

  • 20 December 2016

    Pentagon’s press secretary confirmed that the People’s Liberation Army-Navy returned the U.S. Navy’s glider unmanned underwater vehicle near the location where it had been unlawfully seized on December 15. Chinese Navy vessel 510 returned returned the glider to USS Mustin (DDG 89) in international waters approximately 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay. The seized UUV was deployed […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Industry news

      New multipurpose fast-speed river-sea class patrol boat Lider-17 has been created by Euroyachting group. Experimental prototype was presented at 15th international exhibition Interpolitekh-2011 closed on Oct 28 in Moscow. According to Valery Volodin, Euroyachting group Director General, the boat was launched late in Aug 2011 and is presently passing trials. Lider-17 can be used […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy recently spent time testing a technology innovation that makes landing fixed-wing aircraft aboard an aircraft carrier easier. The Maritime Augmented Guidance with Integrated Controls for Carrier Approach and Recovery Precision Enabling Technologies, or Magic Carpet, was tested by the Strike Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX-23) aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Representatives from Command, Naval Meteorology and Oceanographic Command (CNMOC), along with the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) hosted U.S. 4th Fleet on board the USNS Pathfinder (T-AGS 60) in Mayport Nov. 1. “The purpose of this visit was to get senior 4th Fleet staff onboard to showcase the ship’s many capabilities and how they can […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Against the stunning backdrop of a Middle Eastern sunset Royal Navy warship HMS Dragon glides effortlessly through the water while on her seven-month Gulf deployment. The Type 45 destroyer is the fourth of six brand new state-of-the-art air defence warships in service and left for her maiden deployment to the Gulf in March this year. […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Research & Development, Training & Education

    OceanGate Inc., a global provider of deep-sea manned submersible solutions, announced Tuesday the discovery of a World War II-era Grumman F6F Hellcat plane off the coast of Miami Beach. The plane was discovered during one of an ongoing series of dives in which OceanGate has been using its Teledyne BlueView high-frequency sonar and high-definition photo […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Training & Education

    OceanWorks International announced the completion of the next generation Quantum II ADS 1200 including Pilot and Technician Training for Oceanos’ personnel.   This system provides Oceanos with the latest generation Atmospheric Diving System (ADS) and the certification of an additional 3 pilots, 5 pilot/supervisors, and 3 technicians. The field proven ADS 1200 HARDSUIT™ (manufactured and […]

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

    Leading Airman Leon Smethurst waves Sea King Sierra Two-Six of 771 Naval Air Squadron – the Ace of Clubs – off the flight deck of HMS Ocean as Britain’s biggest warship begins assuming the duties of the nation’s on-call helicopter carrier.   Less than a fortnight after sailing from her native Devonport following a £65m […]

  • 23 December 2016

    Royal navy’s Vanguard-class submarine HMS Vigilant concluded her patrol and returned to HM Naval Base Clyde following  The 140-strong crew of the submarine was welcomed at her homeport by family and friends. What made this return special was the fact that families were granted access to the naval base to witness the return. In previous years […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Italian defense company Leonardo has signed a grant agreement for OCEAN2020, the first European Defence Fund’s initiative project aimed at boosting Europe’s defense research. The project – which will be funded by a grant totaling around EUR 35 million – will be led by Leonardo, which will coordinate a consortium composed of 42 partners from 15 […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Just like the internet of things connects smart devices enabling tracking and monitoring of events, The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) wants to have something similar for the open ocean. Dubbed the ‘Ocean of Things’, the program seeks to enable persistent maritime situational awareness over large ocean areas by deploying thousands of small, […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Training & Education

      A group of sailors and Royal Marines from HMS Ocean will not be sailing with the ship from Sunderland back to their home port of Plymouth. Instead, leaving this Sunday morning, they will cycle the journey covering the 481 miles in 5 days, arriving on the evening of Thursday 31 May as the ship […]

  • 6 May 2016

    A small team of about 20 Royal Danish Air Force officers and enlisted men fly along the coast of Somalia, verifying shipping activity, distinguishing legitimate maritime traffic from suspected pirate vessels and identifying probable pirate activities off the coastline of Somalia. The crew operates a CL-604 Challenger aircraft out of an airport in the Seychelles. The […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Video: US Navy The U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet operating in Europe and Africa has shared a video of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS Missouri leaving Scotland after a visit to the Royal Navy’s submarine base in Faslane. The video was taken on October 30, 2015, while the submarine concluded her deployment and returned to Groton, Connecticut […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    MetOcean Telematics has been selected to supply the Royal Navy with its new Maritime Acoustic Scoring and Simulation System (MASS).