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  • 10 April 2018
    Equipment & technology

    American technology company AeroVironment announced it has demonstrated its Puma-Switchblade combination of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in an automated sensor-to-shooter (S2S) configuration from a US Navy coastal riverine craft. The UAV pair combines the existing RQ-20B Puma Block 2 small UAS with the new Mantis i45 sensor gimbal combined with automatic coordinate transmission to the […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    German Bundeswehr Technical Center for ships and naval weapons, maritime technology and research (WTD 71) recently completed sea trials of the SeaSpider anti-torpedo torpedo in the Baltic Sea. The trials were carried out sometime in 2018 from a WTD 71 multipurpose vessel in cooperation with defense contractor Atlas Elektronik. The results and photos have now […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Missile Defense National Team is conducting a feasibility study on connecting the Missile Defense Agency’s integrated command and control system with the U.S. Army’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System.   The team, which is led by Lockheed Martin, consists of Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Raytheon, General Dynamics and other companies. […]

  • 26 January 2016

    The U.S Naval Medical Center at San Diego, California reported an active shooter in the Navy yard at about 8 am (Pacific Standard Time) on January 26. “An active shooter has just been been reported in building #26 at Naval Medical Center San Diego. All occupants are advised to run, hide or fight. All non-emergency […]

  • 3 July 2015

    At 12:03 p.m. the all clear was given at the Washington Navy Yard after a 7:29 a.m. call was placed from a building inside the yard on July 2 to report possible gun shots. Navy Yard officials called partner law enforcement agencies for assistance. NCIS agents and other law enforcement have completed their inspection of […]

  • 9 March 2018

    Naval Support Activity Washington (NSAW) is to conduct its first final evaluation problem (FEP) from March 12 to 14, the US Navy informed. FEP is a tri-annual certification event assessing the command, control, communications and Navy Security Force on all US Navy installations. “Our primary mission objective as an installation command is to protect our […]

  • 2 July 2015

    The US Navy Yard in Washington D.C. is currently on lockdown with orders to shelter in place. Emergency and law enforcement vehicles blocked M Street in SE Washington, D.C. in front of the Washington Navy Yard. The Navy Yard, located less than a mile south of the U.S. Capitol, was placed on lockdown following an […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Thirteen people have died after a shooting attack on Monday at Navy Yard in Washington, which is located 1.6km south of the US Capitol, according to Aljazeera. One of the shooters had been killed and two other are still at large. FBI identified the dead suspect as Aaron Alexis of Fort Worth, Texas, however, the motive […]

  • 5 September 2011

      Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy completed a visit to the Midwest Aug. 31 meeting with senior enlisted leaders at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma before participating at a petty officer first class symposium. MCPON(SS/SW) Rick D. West spoke to the first classes on subjects ranging from Perform to Serve and Enlisted Retention […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Western Australia Police and the Australian Navy recently took part in ‘active shooter’ threat drills at HMAS Stirling to boost their security response capabilities. Working with the Rockingham Local Area Command, Naval Police Coxswains and Boatswains were equipped with practical strategies to quickly assess the type and severity of a threat, and to respond appropriately. Warrant […]

  • 24 September 2013

    The Navy has recommended three changes to security procedures following the Washington Navy Yard shooting Sept. 16 in which a Navy contractor killed 12 people at the facility. Juan M. Garcia, the assistant secretary of the Navy for manpower and reserve affairs, studied the service record of the shooter – Aaron Alexis – to see […]

  • 18 September 2013

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Joint Chiefs Chairman Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey yesterday joined other defense leaders to place a wreath at the Navy Memorial in Washington in honor of the 12 employees killed at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday. Washington Mayor Vincent Gray joined the military leaders. […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Kreutz, front, and Lt. Christopher Prue, shooters aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), give the signal to launch an E-2C Hawkeye from the Liberty Bells of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 from the ship’s flight deck. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) […]

  • 29 May 2014

    Lt. Chris Denton, a shooter aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), gives the signal to launch an E/A-18G Growler from the Shadowhawks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 during carrier qualifications.   USS George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Training & Education

      IRAN’S navy successfully test fired two long-range missiles and was planning to fire one shorter range missile in war… (theaustralian) [mappress] Source: theaustralian , January 02, 2012

  • 8 November 2013

    The Indian Navy inducted the Hawk 132, a fourth generation Advanced Jet Trainer aircraft, on 06 Nov 13 at an impressive ceremony held at Naval Air Station INS Dega. Admiral DK Joshi, Chief of the Naval Staff, who was the chief guest at the event, inducted the aircraft in the presence of Vice Admiral Anil […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Avionics Department (AIR-4.5) at the Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, a US Naval Air Station located in St. Mary’s County, Maryland awarded Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) a prime contract to provide technical and scientific research, development, integration, analysis, assessment, and test and evaluation for its Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) sensor […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Swedish defense contractor Saab has introduced a new configuration of its active electrically scanned array, AESA, radar products. Dubbed Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face (FF), the fixed-panel configuration builds on Saab’s family of rotating, full AESA S-band radar systems. In addition to radar performance, the sensor’s low top-weight adds flexibility which means the radar can be […]

  • 11 December 2014

    Sailors flooded into the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach for aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower’s (CVN 69) (Ike) holiday safety standdown, Dec. 5. The semi-annual event served the dual purpose of reiterating Ike’s safety standards and frocking the ship’s newly-advanced petty officers. Following opening remarks from Capt. Stephen T. Koehler, Ike’s commanding […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin, the main contractor on the US Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program, has awarded BAE Systems a $40 million to begin production of its sensor technology for the missile. BAE’s sensor suite enables the missile to seek and attack specific high-threat maritime targets within groups of ships, including those protected by sophisticated anti-aircraft systems. The […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) participated in a gunnery exercise with German navy ship, FGS Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (F218), as one of many events during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014, June 13.   A Naval Gunnery Target balloon (NavTGT) served as the exercise target. Sailors fired shots from 25 millimeter and 50 caliber guns as well […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) tested the carriers catapult one by performing a ‘no-load’ test on January 28. The success of this firing marked another milestone in the ship’s Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) process. Captain Ron L. Ravelo, Lincoln’s commanding officer, was the first “shooter” to give […]

  • 26 August 2015

    US Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18) held a change of command ceremony on the flight deck while in port Seal Beach, California, Aug. 23. Upon arrival to Seal Beach, Calif., Capt. Douglas “V8” Verissimo turned over command of the to Capt. Glenn “Shooter” Jamison prior to commencing the ammunition […]

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

    Sailors assigned to U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) returned to Naval Station North Island in San Diego after completing three days of sea trials. The at-sea period allowed Team Vinson to assess the ship’s state of readiness and ensure that the Chief of Naval Operations Planned Incremental Availability maintenance period was […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Industry news

      Lockheed Martin received a contract to complete the development of the Infrared Search and Track (IRST™)sensor system for the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F, marking the start of the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development phase of the program. “IRST is a game-changer for air-to-air combat, providing a ‘first to see, first to strike’ capability,” said Paul Hey, […]

  • 31 August 2015

    Cmdr. Don Tenney relieved Cmdr. Trent Hesslink as commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) during a ceremony on Naval Base Point Loma, Aug. 28. Retired Rear Adm. Michael McLaughlin, a former commander of Submarine Squadron (CSS) 11, was the guest speaker at the ceremony. Albuquerque recently completed its final […]

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

    Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) to provide new sensor systems for two A26-type submarines and two Gotland-class submarines. The contract is valued at SEK 420 million (USD 55,5 million). This order is one of the terms included in the Letter of Intent covering Swedish […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Boeing P8I, a Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Anti-submarine Warfare (LRMR/ASW) aircraft of the Indian Navy, made its maiden landing at the INS Utkrosh airfield on Tuesday,  Aug 6th 2013. Piloted by the Squadron Commander (designate), Commander HS Jhajj, the aircraft under call sign ‘IN 321’ was welcomed to the islands by the Commander-in-Chief, Andaman […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) has signed a contract with Danish company Terma for Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) upgrades for its Iver Huitfeld-class frigates. Under the contract Terma will provide DALO with study and advisory support within the Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) and IAMD domains related to the Danish government’s decision to upgrade at […]