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  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    French autonomous systems developer ECA Group announced its participation in the EU-led autonomous systems integration project OCEAN2020. With Italy’s Leonardo at the helm, ECA Group will join partners from 15 European countries to work on the first cross-European military research program to-date. OCEAN2020 will examine the integration of unmanned platforms of different types (fixed wing, rotary […]

  • 26 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s current flagship, HMS Ocean, wrapped up an eventful six-month deployment to the Middle East and returned to HMNB Devonport, Plymouth on March 24. During her deployment, HMS Ocean became the first UK warship to lead the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command’s Task Force (CTF) 50 in the Arabian Gulf, taking command of the group […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Virginia-based Oceaneering International has been awarded a $68.8 million contract for maintenance, product improvement and design services on the US Navy’s dry deck shelter (DDS) program. The contract provides Naval Special Warfare Command with engineering services to support maintenance, product improvement and design services and repairs of US Special Operations Command’s dry deck shelter assets. […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) is sponsoring scientists who have traveled to Arctic Ocean region to explore an environment of diminishing ice and develop new tools that will help the U.S. Navy operate in a once-inaccessible area. A recent announcement from the National Snow and Ice Data Center revealed that 2016’s sea ice minimum—the annual […]

  • 22 March 2015

    The Royal Navy’s largest warship HMS Ocean celebrated her royal links by hosting Her Majesty the Queen on board in Plymouth on Friday, March 20. Her Majesty paid her fourth visit to the nation’s ‘very high readiness’ helicopter carrier since commissioning in 1998. Her Majesty, the ship’s sponsor since the official naming ceremony on 20th […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy kicked off one of its largest maritime warfare exercises in several locations off the New South Wales coast on November 14. Exercise Ocean Raider is held from November 14 to December 5 and involves 11 warships and submarines, aircraft and more than 1500 personnel from Australia and the United States. This is the first […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s submarine forces have officially started the Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2016 by constructing a U.S. Navy camp named Sargo on March 2. ICEX 2016 is a five-week exercise designed to research, test and evaluate operational capabilities in the Arctic region. A temporary camp is being established on a sheet of ice, known as an […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australian warships, submarines and aircraft are converging on Bass Strait for the final week of exercise Ocean Raider, one of the Royal Australian Navy’s largest maritime warfare activities. HMAS Adelaide lead six ships south from Sydney, while HMAS Warramunga and two submarines sailed from Western Australia. HMAS Darwin is also en route after completing her […]

  • 31 October 2017

    Royal Navy helicopter carrier HMS Ocean has assumed her role as NATO SNMG2 flagship again after returning from the Caribbean where she contributed to the UK humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operation Ruman. Ocean relieved HMS Diamond – Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer which jumped in for the helicopter carrier in September – as group flagship on Sunday, October […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The soon-to-be-decommissioned Royal Navy fleet flagship HMS Ocean arrived at Portsmouth Naval Base on February 2 on a farewell visit. The helicopter carrier and assault ship arrived just after dawn to pay a visit to the city before returning to her homeport of Devonport, Plymouth for the final time under a white ensign later this […]

  • 1 May 2015

    The Royal Navy’s largest warship HMS Ocean will sail into Sunderland at approximately 3pm on Friday, May 1 for a five day visit. She will be berthed at the Port of Sunderland’s Corporation Quay. HMS Ocean is visiting Sunderland for an affiliation visit and to exercise its right to the Freedom of the City by […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Landing Platform Helicopter HMS Ocean left her homeport in Devonport to take part in a major multinational NATO exercise in the Baltic Sea. Exercise Baltops is an annual workout which tests the 16 allied and partner maritime nations taking part. The helicopter carrier and Royal Navy fleet flagship will be taking part in one of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Having recently returned from a multi million pound refit – HMS Ocean has now finished taking onboard her ammunition and is ready for service as the nation’s on call helicopter carrier.   This is just the next step in her regeneration after she welcomed her first helicopters last week. Prior to that she carried out […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Training & Education

    HMAS Ballarat has set sail for the Pacific Ocean to take part in an anti-submarine warfare exercise with the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force, after a busy and culturally enriching port visit to the city of Kure, near Hiroshima. The Anzac Class Frigate has spent the last four days in Kure, hosted by the JMSDF […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The sale of Royal Navy helicopter carrier HMS Ocean to the Brazilian Navy has been officially confirmed, UK media reported. The price was set at £84 million, according to the reports. The sale is to take place next month while the ship itself will sail to Brazil in the summer. Babcock and BAE Systems will […]

  • 11 July 2017

    Royal Navy’s former flagship HMS Ocean paid one final visit to her affiliated city of Sunderland before it is paid off next spring. HMS Ocean is leaving service as she is set to be replaced by the HMS Queen Elizabeth which took to sea this summer. The ship will be paid off after she completes her […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy helicopter carrier HMS Ocean on Friday returned to Devonport Naval Base for the final time as a commissioned Royal Navy ship. The flagship entered Plymouth welcomed by well-wishers and flanked by landing craft and tugs firing water hoses high into the air. The amphibious helicopter and commando carrier sailed into Devonport Naval Base with […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy’s former fleet flagship and helicopter carrier HMS Ocean was decommissioned on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by Her Majesty The Queen at the Devonport Naval Base in Plymouth. Queen Elizabeth, who is the ship’s lady sponsor, inspected the sailors and was later transported on an aircraft lift to the lower decks as part of the […]

  • 29 August 2017

    Getting underway from Naval Base Plymouth on Tuesday, helicopter carrier HMS Ocean started her final deployment as a commissioned Royal Navy ship. The fleet flagship – a role that will be taken by the new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth – will be joining NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 in the Mediterranean as flagship. HMS Ocean […]

  • 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).

  • 13 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy concluded exercise Ocean Explorer, its largest fleet training activity for 2018. The exercise concluded on March 11 as ten ships and their embarked aircraft returned to Royal Australian Navy Base HMAS Creswell. “Most importantly it has seen more than 2,000 men and women from three different navies come together and work together at […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Navy has shared a video of its flagship HMS Ocean taking part in NATO’s annual Baltops exercise. The helicopter carrier participated in the exercise which took place between June 3 and June 20 in the Baltic Sea. As flagship of the exercise, Ocean found herself home to Italians, French, Germans, Spanish, Swedish and Americans, while her flight […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developer UMS SKELDAR has joined the European Defence Fund’s OCEAN2020 autonomous systems project with its Skeldar V-200 UAV, the company announced on January 22. UMS SKELDAR is joining the naval surveillance technology project alongside its partner Saab. OCEAN2020 is the first example to date of a cross-European military research program, which will see unmanned […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean visited Beirut en route home, becoming the first Royal Navy vessel in five years to visit the Lebanese capital. The helicopter carrier arrived in Lebanon on March 4 having concluded a six-month deployment in the Middle East. Ocean’s captain, Capt Rob Pedre, was joined by Rear Admiral Alex Burton, Commander […]

  • 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 […]