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  • 10 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Middle school students who completed a Grand Robotics Mission Challenge at the Virginia Demonstration Project (VDP) Summer Academy are now looking forward to a future filled with more “STEM” challenges on a grand scale.   In all, 93 students applied their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills to solve problems of Navy interest at […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Students attending Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk visited Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) and one of the ships in the yard, Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) in Newport News, Oct. 18. The students, enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering and Technologies (MET) program at ODU, toured the bow area of […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Principal Warfare Officer’s (PWO) Course number 50 will be the first in HMAS Watson’s 28 year history to graduate students with one of three new specialisations on offer, including Communications and Information Warfare, Amphibious Warfare or Mine Warfare. The School of Maritime Warfare (SMW) based at Watson in Sydney is the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) premier Warfare training establishment. It has provided training to the […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Research & Development

      Plymouth University Marine and Engineering researcher, Daniel Roper, has devised a new method to make robotic fish more efficient when performing tasks in the water. His research involved looking at the tail movements of fish and applying the same concept to robots. In doing this he discovered an alternative method for generating a more […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    College students from around the world will have a hand in shaping the future of ocean robotics as they compete in the first Maritime RobotX Challenge, which takes place Oct. 24-26 in Singapore. Fifteen teams from five countries and three continents have journeyed to Marina Bay for the event, sponsored by the Office of Naval […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On Thursday 23 October HNLMS van Speijk hosted a group of sixteen students from the East African Standby Forces (EASF) of the African Union. HNLMS Van Speijk was berthed in front of the Seychelles Coast Guard Headquarters and the Dutch warship’s commanding officer welcomed the EASF students on board. The EASF officers, who hail from […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Last week 10 students from Birmingham University Royal Navy Unit made the 50 mile journey to RAF Shawbury for a flying afternoon. To complicate matters, this was to take up an invitation from a Navy Lieutenant helicopter instructor (Lt Ben Brazenell) with an Army Squadron (660 Army Air Corp Squadron) at the Defence Helicopter Flying […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s prospective submarine Commanding Officers of the future have met the next generation of sailors during a visit to HMS Raleigh for training. The six Officers are currently undergoing Submarine Command Course, an intense six month training package, known as Perisher, which assesses each student’s suitability to take command of a submarine. For […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Training & Education

    A group of 15 Sailors from the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) joined students from Oak Park Elementary School and Music Conservatory in San Diego to celebrate Presidents Day at the school, Feb. 19. Although a day after the actual federal holiday, Makin Island’s ceremonial color guard paraded the colors as other […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Training & Education

     LHD ship Juan Carlos I set sail from Rota Naval Base on June 6th and arrived at Pontevedra Estuary to embark nearly one hundred Naval Academy students, future Spanish Navy officers; more specifically, 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students as well as candidates to the Supply Corps. They are all students of the new Academic […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A small fleet of Royal Navy P2000 ships has just completed phase one of their summer deployment to the Baltic. The four vessels – Her Majesty’s Ships Biter, Explorer, Pursuer and Trumpeter – left Portsmouth in mid June and travelled north on their annual deployment carrying up to 10 students each from their affiliated universities. […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Students from Rosebud, Dromana and Padua Secondary Colleges in the South Eastern suburbs of Victoria visited HMAS Cerberus for an inside look at the Royal Australian Navy’s largest training establishment. Students from around Melbourne have been visiting HMAS Cerberus for six years under the ‘Naval Gazing’ program, designed to offer secondary and tertiary students the […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) hosted a group of 9th and 10th grade students from the International School of Vlore, Albania,  for a career day and cultural learning event, Sept. 26. The community relations (COMREL) event was intended to strengthen relationships with the nation of Albania and give the Sailors and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors from U.S. Seventh Fleet command ship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), gave tours to students from a local middle school Feb. 17 as part of a partnership between the ship and school. During the event, organized by Lt. Donald Baker, ship’s chaplain, the Sailors volunteered to provide tours, presentations and bake cookies for […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Training & Education

    Following a very successful Unit Readiness work up, HMAS Melbourne was back in action recently supporting the warfare assessment week – a critical point in the career continuum for both maritime warfare officers and combat system sailors. The warfare students spent considerable time honing their maritime war-fighting skills in a simulated environment at the HMAS […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Training & Education

    20 boys from the state of Jammu and Kashmir escorted by their teachers visited Kochi from 15th to 17th September. The boys are on an all India tour under the aegis of the Indian Army with the aim of exposing them to the diversity, progress and strength of their country. Five personnel from the Army […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Industry news

    Cardiff based P2000 HMS Exploit has returned to the front line Fleet after a period of refit in Holyhead. HMS Exploit successfully finished her Annual Slip and Repair Period at Holyhead Boatyard which sees her ready for another busy year of high tempo URNU operations. Starting as she means to go on, Exploit welcomed the […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) participated in a community service event (COMSERV) at Brisbane Grammar School (BGS) during the crew’s five-day port visit to Brisbane, Australia, Aug. 1. Twenty-eight Sailors volunteered for the opportunity to mentor 450 students, ranging grades 6 to 8, which included a tour […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The first students from Albania, the Peruvian navy and the island chain of St. Vincent and the Grenadines graduated from the Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD) receiving their Basic EOD Technician qualification pins Feb. 13. Seventeen students completed the International Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Phase II Surface Course, which began Aug. 2. Eleven […]

  • 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. […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Students from universities in Yorkshire have swapped their studies for an insight into Royal Navy training during a week at HMS Raleigh in Cornwall. The group of 15 students are part of the Yorkshire University Royal Navy Unit (URNU), which draws its members from Sheffield, Leeds, Hull and York universities. During a packed programme at […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and midshipmen from the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) visited approximately 35 students at the Center for Special Education at the Columbine College during a port visit to Subic Bay, June 13. The Center for Special Education, sponsored by the Lotus Foundation, Inc., and funded by Lotus Hilfs Programme e. V., […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy River Class Offshore Patrol Vessel (RCOPV) HMS Mersey has been training 8 University Royal Naval Unit (URNU) students from P2000 University Patrol Unit HMS Biter in March and April. While HMS Biter had to undergo essential maintenance and was unable to provide an Easter “deployment” for her associated URNU students, HMS Mersey […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Fourteen university students were given a taste of naval aviation as they joined 727 Naval Air Squadron for two weeks. The students, who normally serve with University Royal Naval Units and their P2000 patrol boats, were treated to a fortnight at RNAS Yeovilton where they learned the basics of flight and were immersed into the […]

  • 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 […]