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  • 5 September 2012
    Training & Education

    A clear tropical sunny day on Darwin Harbour provided the perfect setting for a rare sight as the Exercise KAKADU 2012 fleet headed out to sea for exercises.  The RAN auxiliary oiler HMAS Sirius is seen here rafted up with the Royal New Zealand Navy Fleet Supply Ship HMNZS Endeavour to transfer fuel that will […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded Lockheed Martin a $150.9 million contract for the Target Sight System (TSS) on the AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter.  The TSS is a large-aperture midwave forward-looking infrared sensor with a laser designator/rangefinder turret. The system provides the capability to identify and laser-designate targets at maximum weapon range, significantly enhancing […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    While the construction start of the Royal Navy’s Type 26 frigate was set for 2016, the Ministry of Defence and BAE Systems still do not have a set price and date for the frigates. British media recently reported about leaked emails showing that BAE offered a £275 million reduction in price along with a promise to […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Authorities

    The United States Coast Guard has confirmed that search efforts for 12 Marine aviators who crashed off the North Shore of Oahu were still ongoing on Monday, January 18. Air, surface and shoreline assets are actively searching for the survivors and cataloging debris. Of the four life rafts confirmed to be aboard the two aircraft […]

  • 19 July 2013

    Last week EU Naval Force confirmed that the Malaysian flagged Motor Vessel, MV Albedo, held by armed pirates in an anchorage close to the Somali coast since November 2010, had sunk in rough seas. Since then EU Naval Force warships and a Maritime Patrol Aircraft have conducted sea and air searches in the area to […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Authorities

      Primary target of two recently launched Iranian small-size submarines will be American aircraft carriers, said Iranian Navy Deputy Commander ADM Farhad Amiri on Feb 11. According to the admiral, Iran has in disposal the world’s best diesel submarines, and Iran’s opponents (first of all, the US) are impressed by fantastic underwater capabilities of Ghadir-class […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Earlier this week, EU Naval Force confirmed that the Malaysian flagged Motor Vessel MV Albedo, held by armed pirates in an anchorage close to the Somali coast since November 2010, had sunk in rough seas. An EU Naval Force warship and Maritime Patrol Aircraft closed the scene to search for survivors. During the aerial search, […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Industry news

    Lockheed Martin received two contracts totaling $30.6 million from the Naval Surface Warfare Center for the Target Sight System (TSS), the fire control system for the U.S. Marine Corps’ AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter. These contracts will provide spare units and parts as well as program support for the AH-1Z fleet. The Naval Surface Warfare Center […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

    When a familiar Ruston Way sight, the SS Cape Intrepid, departed this morning from its usual moorings at the Sperry Ocean Dock, North End… (thenewstribune) [mappress] Source: thenewstribune, July 15, 2011;

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities

    Utilizing air and naval assets, the Philippines Western Command conducted search and rescue mission on the reportedly missing Malaysian-owned civilian barge off West Philippine Sea waters. Said barge has been towed to safety to Ulugan Bay by seven o’clock in the morning on June 25.   Officials from Coast Guard Palawan District reported to Headquarters […]

  • 13 June 2011
    Training & Education

      It was a rare sight in Malibu Friday, a Navy warship anchored off the Malibu Pier. It’s the first time the city has served as a port of call… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, June 13, 2011;

  • 22 July 2011
    Industry news

    ONE of the most spectacular sights in the history of shipbuilding on the Clyde has been scheduled for next Friday… By Brian Currie (heraldscotland) [mappress] Source: heraldscotland, July 22, 2011;

  • 23 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Earlier yesterday, Thursday 22 September, a Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft from EU Naval Force overflew the pirate controlled fishing vessel FV Naham 3 and observed that the vessel had moved from its sea anchorage to a Somali beach in the Galmudug region. Armed men have been sighted on board FV Naham 3, however, no hostages […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s Fearless-class patrol vessel disrupted a sea robbery on a Malaysian-flagged tugboat Permata 1 in the eastern approaches of the Singapore Strait yesterday, September 1. In collaboration with the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL), the robbers were apprehended and the RSS Resilience escorted Permata 1 safely to Singapore waters. All crew on board the […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Defense contractor Saab has delivered the first of 18 new and upgraded CB90 HSM boats to the Swedish defense material administration (FMV). The additional boats were ordered in July 2017 under a $47.3 million contract. Delivered by Saab’s Dockstavarvet, the new boats have improved speed and maneuverability – as well as attack power and surveillance […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) arrived in Split, Croatia for a routine, regularly scheduled port visit, March 8th.   The port visit is designed to continue Naval Forces Europe-Africa’s efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships with European countries. In addition these visits improve maritime safety and security in the region. During the visit, Sailors […]

  • 11 October 2012

    Last night EU Naval Force flagship, ITS San Giusto stopped and apprehended a skiff with 7 suspect pirates onboard.  The EU warship, that was carrying out counter-piracy patrols as part of Operation Atalanta, had sighted the skiff carrying a ladder and up to 20 fuel drums 180 miles east of Socotra and immediately launched its […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On the 7th February 2015, the Italian Task Force Air (TFA) in Djibouti completed its deployment with the EU Naval Force. The detachment, which boasts a Predator Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV), arrived in Djibouti last August and performed its first flight on the 4th September 2014. Since then, the UAV has patrolled the Internationally Recommended […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Two days ago EU Naval Force flagship, ITS San Giusto stopped and apprehended a skiff with 7 suspect pirates onboard.  The EU warship, that was carrying out counter-piracy patrols as part of Operation Atalanta, had sighted the skiff carrying a ladder and up to 20 fuel drums 180 miles east of Socotra and immediately launched […]

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

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a contract modification to improve high-frequency (HF) communications for the Navy’s four-channel, AN/USC-61(C) Digital Modular Radios (DMR). According to General Dynamics, the 3G High-frequency 3rd Generation Automatic Link Establishment (ALE) increases transmission rates from radio to radio by 24 percent and reduces static and other noises […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Training & Education

    At the end of August, HMAS Waller conducted a ceremony in St Georges Channel, Papua New Guinea, to honour and remember the crew of AE1; the Royal Australian Navy’s first Submarine. The ceremony was led by Waller’s Commanding Officer, Commander Micheal Jacobson, CSM, and was attended by all off-watch personnel. The ceremony was conducted at […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Spanish Navy’s patrol vessel “Infanta Cristina” participated in a drug-related operation in the Alboran Sea last Sunday.   While on patrol in the Strait of Gibraltar “Infanta Cristina” spotted a suspicious high speed craft and started pursuit. After following the craft for four hours, together with the “Alcotán 6” patrol boat, the craft was […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities

    Spanish warship, ESPS Meteoro, performed friendly approaches with local seafarers in the Somali Basin on Wednesday, September 30. After sighting the seafarers in the early morning, ESPS Meteoro’s crew delivered food and drink, as well as giving minor medical assistance to the master of one of the dhows. In the afternoon ESPS Meteoro performed a […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) assisted four stranded mariners in the waters off San Clemente Island Nov. 28 while conducting routine training operations in the Pacific Ocean. “The United States Navy always stands ready to provide assistance,” said Cmdr. David Oden, Benfold’s commanding officer. “It was our privilege to help these seamen.” Benfold initially […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Training & Education

      HMS Daring, the first of the Royal Navy’s new Type 45 air defence destroyers, passed through the Suez Canal on 30 January 2012. This transit marks the first time the stealthy silhouette of a Type 45 has been seen gliding through this sea highway. The canal is 120 miles (193km) long, 205 metres wide, […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Argus is playing a colourful role in the launch of Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week 2013 after being officially dressed in bunting for the festival. RFA Argus is currently docked in Falmouth for works to be completed by A&P Falmouth, as part of the company’s ‘cluster’ contract with the Ministry of Defence. […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s USS Germantown (LSD 42) was recently awarded the 2014 Green H award in recognition of outstanding adherence to both medical and physical fitness standards. This is the eighth consecutive year that the ship has earned this prestigious recognition. A major requirement for this award is maintaining strict compliance to medical readiness. This includes detailed […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Authorities

    Spanish frigate Canarias participated in the rescue of more than 100 people off the coast of Libya after its embarked SH-60B helicopter sighted a boat adrift. The frigate Canarias, deployed in the EUNAVFOR operation Sophia, spotted an inflatable boat with over 100 people on board during a reconnaissance patrol on Tuesday, Oct 20. After informing the command of the […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Elements of Coast Guard Station (CGS) Basco is searching for a reported missing fisherman onboard his non-motorized banca at the vicinity waters of Diura, Mahatao, Batanes yesterday, 07 April. The incident was reported by his wife, Teresita Carzon, who disclosed that his husband Artemio Carzon, 58 years old and resident of Brgy Uyoy, Mahatao, Batanes […]