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  • 7 November 2013
    Training & Education

    A live complex training mission connected Typhoon pilots at RAF Leuchars with air and maritime assets across four sites in the UK in the first training mission simulation of its kind. Live battlespace scenario BAE Systems used their Dedicated Engineering Network (DEN) to link simulators across four UK locations in a live battlespace scenario. The […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Vice Chief of Naval Operations testified before the House Armed Services Committee Sept. 20 to discuss potential impacts of the Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012 to the U.S. Navy. Adm. Mark Ferguson joined the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Robert F. Hale, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, […]

  • 10 March 2011
    Research & Development

      The reactors that power Britain’s naval submarines are “potentially vulnerable”  to fatal nuclear accidents because they fail to meet modern… (guardian) [mappress] Source: guardian,March 10, 2011;                      

  • 14 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s USS Ashland (LSD 48) is making preparations to get underway from Saipan Harbor Aug. 14 as the potential builds for a tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours. According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the development of a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours remains low, […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A group of potential Navy recruits visited HMAS Stuart during NAIDOC week last week as part of the Australian Defence Force Indigenous Recruiting Initiative.   Sergeant Shane Cox from Defence Force Recruiting, who organised the visit to Garden Island, said how much the potential recruits had been looking forward to touring the ship. “The group […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities

    From diving to mine warfare and nursing to media operations, the Portsmouth’s own Naval Reserve is offering potential recruits the chance to gain an insight into the valuable work of the UK Navy’s own volunteer force.   Portsmouth’s reserve establishment, HMS King Alfred, which has volunteers from across southern England, is holding a Live event […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus released the following statement Jan. 24 on the Women in Service Review.  “I fully support Secretary Panetta’s decision to rescind the 1994 Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule, which removes barriers preventing women Sailors and Marines from reaching their potential in certain fields. “I am pleased the Navy […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Marine’s F-35 Lightning II and the Navy’s Aegis air and missile defense weapon system worked together for the first time during a live fire exercise. According to Lockheed Martin, the company involved in the production of both systems, the event successfully demonstrated the integration of the F-35 to support Naval Integrated Fire Control-Counter […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy has successfully conducted trials of flying an SH-2G Seasprite helicopter from the deck of one of its Offshore Patrol Vessels, HMNZS OTAGO, marking a significant milestone in achieving the ship’s full operational potential. The trials have been conducted over the past month during which the Seasprite conducted 161 landings and takeoffs from OTAGO’s […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Technical assistance and support from the U.S. Defense Department for an Israeli missile test over the Mediterranean Sea yesterday morning was unrelated to U.S. consideration of military action in Syria, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. “Early this morning, the United States Department of Defense provided technical assistance and support to the Israeli Missile Defense […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Equipment & technology

    Britannia Maritime Security (BMS) is launching a unique laser which offers the private maritime security industry a non-lethal option for repelling hijackers or other potential attackers. The SMU – 100 Laser Dazzler, which works both day and night at 800 metres with two square metres coverage, is designed to cause temporary blindness and nausea, with […]

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

    Canada and Poland joined a number of their NATO counterparts on a program which could result in a joint acquisition of new maritime anti-submarine and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. At a signing ceremony at NATO headquarters in Brussels on February 15, defense ministers from France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain and Turkey welcomed Canada and Poland […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The UK Ministry of Defence has invited potential suppliers of the Military Afloat Reach & Sustainability (MARS) Fleet Solid Support (FSS) capability to attend the FSS industry day later this month. The 2015 UK Strategic Defence & Security Review (SDSR) confirmed the need for MARS Fleet Solid Support capability to provide the solid sustainment (food, stores […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Turkish government is interested in buying the soon-to-be-decommissioned UK helicopter carrier HMS Ocean if it is not sold to Brazil. In a reply to a parliamentary question, the UK defense ministry confirmed that Turkey sent an expression of interest to UK about the potential sale of HMS Ocean. HMS Ocean is currently on her final deployment […]

  • 29 August 2018

    Russia has reportedly amassed a large task group in Syrian waters as Syrian president Bashar al-Assad mulls an assault on rebel positions in the northern Idlib province. With over ten warships deployed to the Mediterranean Sea, this is Russia’s largest naval buildup since the country stated supporting the Syrian president in 2015. According to Russian media […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Northrop Grumman a $68.78 million contract for work on gun mission modules for the navy’s littoral combat ships. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will provide outfitting assembly installation, interim deport level maintenance, engineering support and sustainment of the systems. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea System Command has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for repair works on in-service nuclear-powered submarines, special mission submersibles, moored training ships, and submarine support facilities. Specifically, repair works will include include overhaul, maintenance, repair, modernization upgrades, technical engineering support, supplies and services, and nuclear related touch labor support efforts. A multiple-award […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Navy is selling its decommissioned minehunter HMS Walney and is advertising the vessel as a “one of a kind opportunity” for potential buyers. Announcing the potential sale of the vessel, the navy said Walney has potential to be turned into “a houseboat, a stylish restaurant, a floating bar or even an office-space packed […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a $37.7 million contract for the procurement of MK 54 lightweight torpedo support parts. Under the contract, Raytheon will provide lightweight torpedo common parts kits and MK 54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedo kits. Additionally, the company will provide MK 54 exercise fuel tanks, spares, production support material, engineering support, and hardware […]

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

    Military air operations typically rely on large, manned, robust aircraft, but such missions put these expensive assets—and their pilots—at risk. While small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) can reduce or eliminate such risks, they lack the speed, range and endurance of larger aircraft. These complementary traits suggest potential benefits in a blended approach—one in which larger […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US State Department has approved a possible sale of 24 MH-60R multi-mission helicopters to India under a deal which, in case it is realized, would cost an estimated $2.6 billion. In addition to helicopters, the ale would include APS-153(V) multi-mode radars, a thousand sonobuoys, AGM-114 Hellfire missiles, APKWS rockets, MK 54 torpedoes, M-240D and […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $36.7 million contract for the repair and maintenance of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18). BAE Systems said New Orleans would be the first ship to be repaired in the company’s new drydock in San Diego. The contract includes options that, if exercised, […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded a follow-on order for human machine interface (HMI) applications to Orbit International’s Electronics Group. This order is in addition to an award received by Orbit in December for a new HMI application on the same US Naval Program. In addition to this award, there is the potential for future production […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US State Department has approved a potential sale of five Aegis shipsets for the Spanish Navy’s new F-110 frigates. A contract for the construction of five frigates is expected to be awarded this year and Navantia is already working on some elements of the ships’ systems and design. The potential sale of US military […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Norwegian Government presented a bill to the Parliament on the completion of the Joint Strike Missile (JSM) and preparing it for integration to the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).   Pending Parliament approval, for KONGSBERG this entails a continuous development and finalization of a complete product in 2017. “We are very pleased […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Collaboration between the Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and industry have identified potential savings in the shipbuilding process and support a pilot project to prioritize efficiency efforts that could be implemented this year. Rear Adm. Thomas Eccles, Naval Sea Systems Command chief engineer and deputy commander for Naval Systems Engineering, issued a letter to shipbuilders, April […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Training & Education

    A Royal Navy ship used her expert minehunting skills to ensure a French warship could safely sail through a narrow and potentially hostile waterway in confined waters off Bahrain as part of a training exercise. Minehunter HMS Shoreham led the way for the French Lafayette class frigate FNS Aconit to test the ship’s skills in […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities

    Fifty-five 1st class petty officers attached to George H.W. Bush Strike Group were selected for advancement to chief petty officer (CPO), Aug. 6.   While operating in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, the selectees were named during a ship-wide announcement. Selectees will now wear a “Selectee” badge, and will soon change their title […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Indian government has issued an expression of interest (EOI) seeking potential partners for the navy’s P-75(I) indigenous submarine project. Under a project that is expected to cost an estimated Rs 45,000 Crores (US$ 6.4 billion), the country plans to build a total of six conventionally-powered submarines that would be designed and built in India. […]