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  • 7 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) officialy marked the creation of the reconfigured Naval Training Development Centre (Pacific) and Naval Fleet School (Pacific) as a part of its Future Naval Training System (FNTS) initiative. The ceremony was held June 6 in Esquimalt. In 2012, the Naval Training System Transformation initiative was created to design the future naval […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has awarded five technology and consulting companies around $88 million to develop different educational programs for the Naval Postgraduate School. U.S. Navy commissioned officers will be attending programs devised by Creek Technologies, General Dynamics Information Technology, Digital Consulting Services, DeVine Consulting and MAC Consulting Services. The U.S. Department of Defense announcement said that each […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Training & Education

    While many of the Operation RENDER SAFE activities in the Solomon Islands have taken place in and around the capital of Honiara, communities in other parts of the country have not been forgotten. A group of Royal Australian Air Force and Australian Army Explosive Ordnance (EOD) technicians, along with Royal Australian Navy (RAN) sailors and […]

  • 30 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Eleven Sailors and one Marine assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) visited Apollo Middle School April 26 to give students perspective on Navy life during Fleet Week Port Everglades. During the visit, Sailors discussed their mission, benefits, and experiences in the naval service with the students. The Sailors answered a variety […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Some primary school students from Western Australia have made a big effort to put smiles on the faces of Royal Australian Navy personnel serving on military operations in the Middle East. Last Thursday, the crew of HMAS Toowoomba (II) received nearly thirty drawings and letters of support from year 2 students at Carey Baptist College. […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Training & Education

    A small team of professors from Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey, Calif. came aboard the deployed amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) to train the crew with their Regional Security Education Program (RSEP) from Aug. 25th to Aug. 29th. After the October 2000 USS Cole attack, the former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus concluded a visit to Ghana Aug. 20 where he met with Ghanaian government and military officials to discuss maritime security issues in the region and future partnership opportunities. He also met with U.S. embassy Sailors and Marines and presented an award to Lt. Cmdr. Michele Lowe for her work […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Training & Education

    In September last year I announced the renaming of two Divisions at the Recruit School to honour sailors. This was the first step towards better recognising our sailors who have distinguished themselves during their service. Today, on Navy’s 112th birthday, we are taking the next step; the remaining two Divisions at the RAN Recruit School […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy sailors gave children an end-of-term treat by hosting them on board their warship the Plymouth Type 23 frigate, HMS Argyll. Around 60 children and ten members of staff from Year one at Crofton Hammond Infant school in Stubbington, Hampshire, were given a guided tour by the crew during HMS Argyll’s weekend break from […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Training & Education

    On Thursday, 21 November 2013 Chief of the South African Navy (C Navy), Vice Admiral J. Mudimu visited and bid farewell to Northridge Primary School. The school is one of the SAN’s adopted social responsibility projects and was the school that provided the musical interlude as guest arrived at this year’s Chief of the Navy’s […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) America (LHA 6) joined administrators and students from Central Elementary School at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Pascagoula, Aug. 19. Over the last two weeks Sailors spent more than 200 hours rebuilding a patio damaged during Hurricane Katrina. The patio will provide students additional space to conduct classes, read, or […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Maritime Warfare School (MWS), HMS Collingwood welcomed officers from the French Navy recently as they paid a return visit from the French equivalent of the base, Centre D’Instruction Navale (CIN) St Mandrier. The aim of the visit was for the French officers to witness the training delivered first hand, which included tours and briefs […]

  • 29 March 2011
    Training & Education

      Li Jianjun, commissar of Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Seventh Escort Task Force, talks to students at an elementary school in… (people) [mappress] Source: people, March 29, 2011;

  • 18 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Officer cadets under training at Britannia Royal Naval College have been given an insight into what it takes to become a Royal Navy submariner. The group were given the chance to look around the Royal Navy Submarine School at HMS Raleigh and see the facilities used to train servicemen and women to operate beneath the […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Trainee submariners passing through their dedicated school at HMS Raleigh now earn a qualification recognised by industry should they leave the Silent Service. The RN Submarine School has become the first Armed Forces training school to be recognised as an ‘approved centre’ for the instruction it delivers. Training provided to new ‘deeps’ at the RN […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Authorities

      Naval Submarine School held a change of command ceremony July 19, at Naval Submarine Base New London.  During the ceremony Capt. Andrew Jarrett relieved Capt. David Roberts as commanding officer. Rear Adm. David Johnson, Program Executive Officer for Submarines, presented Roberts with the Legion of Merit medal for the work he’d done leading the […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus relieved Nov. 27, the two top leaders of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) after a Navy investigation revealed evidence of mismanagement and failure to comply with federal statutes and Department of the Navy regulations. Retired Navy Vice Adm. Dan Oliver will step down immediately as the school’s president. Also to be […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy will disestablish nine Navy Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (NJROTC) units, effective June 30, 2013. The nine units are currently on probationary status for failure to meet statutory and NJROTC regulatory minimum student enrollment standards. “Our goal is to maintain a high-quality program that ensures the full range of NJROTC activities are available […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and staff at HMS Collingwood said goodbye to Commodore Mike Mansergh CBE and welcomed Captain Steve Dainton CBE as he officially took Command of HMS Collingwood and the Maritime Warfare School. Commodore Mansergh handed over the 200-acre Fareham establishment together with the wider aspects of the MWS – the training elements of HMS Excellent […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Navy Domestic Engagement Program (NDEP) and HMAS Stirling personnel recently attended a Friendly and Fun Fair held at Endeavour Primary School on Tuesday, 9th April 2013. The annual Family and Fun Fair promotes the Buddy System, an anti-bullying program within the primary school where a younger student buddies up with an older student for the […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Senior American officer Rear Admiral Mark Buzby paid a visit to HMS Collingwood’s Maritime Warfare School as part of a UK-wide visit looking into how the Royal Navy’s global operations are supported. The admiral is head of the US Navy’s Military Sealift Command – its counterpart to the UK’s Royal Fleet Auxiliary – and was […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Training & Education

    RFA Argus broke off from drug-busting duties in the Caribbean to deliver disaster relief aid to Jamaicans so they can repair more than 70 schools damaged by Superstorm Sandy last month. Although the local authorities dealt with the immediate aftermath of the storm, Argus carries also supplies which can help with the longer-term rebuilding process […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Richmond played host to a group of 30 students and 6 teachers from Mount Pleasant Airfield Primary School, during a recent visit as part of her Atlantic patrol. Hosted by Lt Ben Manktelow the children, aged between 5 and 11, were shown around the Bridge, the Ship’s Control Centre, Operations Room and the After […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Training & Education

    The Navy, in response to a request made by the School Development Committees of Old Medawachchiya Primary School and Daluggala Maha Viddayalaya from the Naval Detachment in Pulmedei, organized a campaign to distribute school items for the needy students of those schools. Navy also donated stationeries required for the Principal’s Offices as well. The distribution […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 100 students at Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School in New London traded an hour of classroom instruction for time well spent with an acoustic intelligence (ACINT) specialist, as part of the school’s ongoing STEM efforts, Feb. 26. Master Chief Sonar Technician (Submarines) (SS) Xavier Harris, an ACINT specialist, discussed his experiences, his career […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Buffalo Computer Graphics, Inc. (BCG) completed the first phase of a delivery to provide the US Army Transportation School in Ft. Eustis, VA with a multi-function training classroom.  BCG has designed the classroom utilizing standard Windows desktop computers running multiple BCG virtual simulation packages which support GMDSS, Radar/ECDIS/AIS and C4ISR training. The initial classroom installation […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Authorities

    Fourteen (14) naval divers, who successfully completed their Clearance Diver Course III (2011), were awarded with insignia at a ceremony held at the Diving School of the Naval and Maritime Academy in Trincomalee on 16th February 2012. Deputy Area Commander (Eastern Naval Area) Commodore SWC Mohotti was the Chief Guest. A total of 24 naval […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Fleet Air Arm Engineering personnel at HMS Sultan are set to benefit from several new initiatives spearheaded by the development of a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Developed within the Defence College of Technical Training’s Royal Naval Air Engineering and Survival Equipment School (RNAESS), HMS Sultan, the introduction of the VLE ensures technicians can access all […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) visited Quality Schools International (QSI) for a community service project (COMSERV) in Phuket, Thailand, May 31. The eight Sailors were members of Nimitz’ female basketball team and came to the school to play a basketball game against QSIs boys basketball team. The school has approximately […]