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  • 9 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Sheffield Forgemasters, a British heavy engineering firm, a contract worth over 30 million USD for the production of submarine components.   The engineering specialist has confirmed orders for a sequence of castings for the US Ohio submarine replacement program. No further information has been released about the order specifics, but […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics’ Electric Boat division a $23.6 million contract modification to continue development of the U.S. Navy’s Ohio Replacement submarine. Under the terms of the modification, Electric Boat will perform air conditioning unit detail design, prototype unit manufacture and technical manual development. Initially awarded in December 2012, the five-year $1.85 billion […]

  • 10 October 2014

    The commanding officer of USS Vandegrift (FFG 48), Cmdr. Luis Alva, was relieved of his duties as commanding officer Oct. 8 by the commodore of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23, Capt. Paul Hogue, due to loss of confidence in his ability to command. DESRON 23’s deputy commodore, Capt. Tom Williams, will temporarily assume the duties as […]

  • 23 September 2014

    The executive officer of USS Cowpens (CG 63), Cmdr. Armando Ramirez, was relieved of his duties Sept. 18 by Commanding Officer, Capt. Scott Sciretta, due to an alcohol-related incident.   Cmdr. Justin Harts will assume the duties as executive officer. Ramirez has been temporarily assigned to Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet. Cowpens is a […]

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

    U.S. Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs has awarded Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. – Marine Systems (NGSC-MS), a $15.5 million contract to provide support for the production of the Common Missile Compartment. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will perform technical engineering services, design and development engineering and tactical underwater launcher hardware production to support the development and production […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    New Zealand Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Government has given approval for the NZDF to seek a replacement for the naval tanker HMNZS Endeavour.   “To operate effectively the NZDF needs to provide fuel and logistical support to its deployed ships, helicopters and vehicles,” says Dr Coleman. “This capability is crucial given New Zealand’s […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has selected General Dynamics’ Electric Boat as the prime contractor to design and deliver 12 Ohio-Replacement submarines. In its Submarine Unified Build Strategy (SUBS), the U.S. Navy has outlined a way to keep the OR programme on schedule without neglecting the Virginia-class construction. USNI News reported that the U.S. Navy called on Newport […]

  • 23 June 2015

    The UK Ministry of Defence has announced that HMS Enterprise will replace HMS Bulwark in support of the EU mission to tackle the migration in the Mediterranean. HMS Bulwark deployed at short notice on 5 May with the immediate mandate to save lives. During her deployment she has saved more than 3,000 lives but is […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    Swedish submarine specialist Saab and its Dutch partner Damen have unveiled official images of their proposal for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s Walrus-class submarine replacement program. Speaking to Dutch newspaper Telegraaf, the heads of two companies provided drawings and first details on the capabilities of their submarine proposal. According to the images released by the companies, […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Taiwan’s military plans to budget US$860 million to purchase new Mk54 and Mk48 torpedoes to replace its aging US and German-made arsenal, th… (wantchinatimes) [mappress] Source: wantchinatimes, May 20, 2011;

  • 13 August 2014

    Commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC), Rear Adm. Frank Morneau, relieved Cmdr. Joseph Fauth of his duties on Aug. 12 as commanding officer of Coastal Riverine Squadron 3 (CRS 3), San Diego, Calif.   Fauth was relieved due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command. Cmdr. Michael Dillender, Chief Staff Officer Coastal […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Irish Navy’s Flagship LÉ EITHNE returned ​from​ her search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean on Friday 17 July. Commanded by Commander Pearse O’Donnell, the 68 sailors of the LÉ EITHNE, augmented by 2 medics from the Army Medical Corps, deployed on the 16th of May to the Meditteranean where they successfully rescued 3376 persons over 22 […]

  • 23 December 2016

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $146.7 million contract modification to increase the design support requirements for the Columbia-class submarine. The new class of submarines, formerly known as the Ohio Replacement, are replacing the U.S. Navy’s current ballistic missile submarines armed with the Trident missile. This contract includes design […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics’ Electric Boat Corp. a $24.6 million for preliminary design for the thin line towed array handling system, detailed design, prototype manufacture and qualification tests in support of the Ohio Replacement Program. Thin line towed arrays are used by submarines for anti-submarine warfare. Similar arrays are used on the U.S. Navy Los Angeles (SSN-688 and […]

  • 2 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

      You might say the tugs operated by American company Wilmington Tug have doubled their range of strokes. Instead of their old two-stroke engines, they are now driven by fourstroke MTU Series 4000 power units. The story behind the change is that the in land waterway vessels and tankers they have to tow have become […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Electric Boat Corp., a subsidiary of General Dynamics, was awarded a not-to-exceed $101,295,930 contract modification for the manufacturing of 22 tactical missile tubes in support of the Ohio-class replacement. More specifically, Electric Boat is to deliver tactical missile tubes to support the manufacture of the common missile compartment for the Ohio Replacement Program. Work will be performed […]

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

    Belgium is joining the Netherlands in a naval acquisition that will see both countries invest around two billion euros for the replacement of M-frigates and Tripartite-class minehunters. As the Belgian news site VRT Deredactie reports, both countries will get two new frigates and six new mine warfare ships. Belgium will be in charge of the […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Australian government could accelerate the replacement of Royal Australian Navy’s current Huon-class minehunters by bringing the project forward from the 2030s to the mid-2020s. The move would be completed as part of a new maritime mine countermeasures program, which is to be known as SEA 1905. Over AUD 1 billion has been allocated to […]

  • 22 January 2015

    Capt. John R. Nettleton, commanding officer, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was relieved Jan. 21 by Commander, Navy Region Southeast, Rear Adm. Mary M. Jackson due to loss of confidence in Nettleton’s ability to command. The Navy did not provide any additional information due to an ongoing NCIS investigation. Nettleton has been temporarily reassigned to […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A class of 12 new nuclear-powered ballistic submarines is ready to enter the detailed design phase after Pentagon’s procurement chief approved the Milestone B review. The Milestone B decision allows the U.S. Navy to appropriate $773 million to defense contractors, in this case it is General Dynamics’ Electric Boats with Newport News as primary subcontractor. Ohio replacement […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The Navy formalized key ship specifications for both the United States’ Ohio Replacement and United Kingdom’s Successor Programs in a document signed Aug. 31 at the Washington Navy Yard. Rear Adm. Thomas J. Eccles, chief engineer and deputy commander Naval Systems Engineering Directorate, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Capt. William J. Brougham, Ohio Replacement […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Industry news

      Six months after the U.S. Navy’s first full size combat UAV made its first flight, the U.S. Navy leadership has ordered naval aviation leade… (strategypage) [mappress] Source: strategypage, September 13, 2011

  • 26 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australia started the construction phase of the replacement Pacific Patrol Boat program with a steel cutting ceremony in Western Australia on April 26. Up to 21 steel-hulled vessels are set to replace the existing fleet of Pacific Patrol Boats as part of Australia’s new Pacific Maritime Security Program. Austal is in charge of designing and […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Royal Canadian Navy frigate Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg officially joined Standing NATO Maritime Forces in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean yesterday, July 7, as part of Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s response to the Putin regime’s aggression in Central and Eastern Europe. HMCS Winnipeg replaces HMCS Fredericton which had been conducting maritime security operations and joint […]

  • 30 June 2011

      Military personnel from CFB Esquimalt are preparing to head to a Libyan war zone aboard HMCS Vancouver… (bclocalnews) [mappress] Source: bclocalnews, June  30, 2011;

  • 28 May 2015

    Royal Navy’s very high readiness helicopter carrier, HMS Ocean, will shortly assume the duties of Fleet Flagship. The Plymouth based ship takes over from HMS Bulwark on the morning of Monday, June 1. The ship will sail next month for the first of a series of exercises that will demonstrate the flexibility of the warship for […]

  • 5 December 2016

    HMS Echo, a Royal Navy multi-role survey vessel, will be taking the place of sister ship HMS Enterprise which has represented UK’s contribution to the European migrant-crisis mission in the Mediterranean Sea. During her time spent with operation Sophia, Enterprise has saved over 9,000 lives of around 30,000 migrants rescued during the operation to date. The ship […]

  • 16 December 2019

    The Dutch Ministry of Defence (MOD) has selected Naval Group, Saab Kockums and ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems for the next bidding phase in the Royal Netherlands Navy’s submarine replacement program. On December 13, 2019, the Netherlands MOD announced that the three consortia are invited to enter the next stage of the EUR 2.5 billion (USD 2.8 […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Cobra Judy Replacement program successfully achieved initial operational capability, March 31, providing the United States high-quality, dual-band radar data in support of ballistic missile treaty verification worldwide.   The U.S. Air Force now assumes operations and sustainment responsibilities for the vessel. “We’re very excited to achieve initial operational capability,” said Capt. Roderick Wester, Cobra […]