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  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) has launched a new research and study department named the Institute for Future Warfare Studies. The department is aimed at understanding how armed conflict may evolve in the future and how the United States can better prepare for it. It was opened by NWC president Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Navantia has signed, on 23rd October, a contract with the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) for the RRDS (Risk Reduction Design Study) regarding the SEA 5000 program for the new frigates. The contract has been signed at the DMO offices in Canberra, by Francisco Barón, director of Navantia Australia and Paddy Fritzpatrick, director of DMO Naval […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Industry news, Vessels

    Today, Naviris, a 50/50 owned joint venture by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and its French counterpart Naval Group, has signed a contract with Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR) for a feasibility study on the mid-life upgrade (MLU) of the four Horizon-class frigates. Since its launching in January 2020, this contract is the second one Naviris […]

  • 4 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took part in the Petty Officer 1st Class Navy-wide advancement exam on the ship’s forward mess decks, March 1. The Navy-wide advancement exams take place for qualified enlisted Sailors E-3 to E-5 twice a year. The exams tests a Sailor’s knowledge in areas of basic […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Reducing the service life of major Royal Australian Navy ships from 30 to 20 years could prove beneficial both for the navy and the Australian shipbuilding industry, a study carried out by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) suggests. The study was done in light of current Australian Navy shipbuilding plans with the acquisition of Future […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has launched a moored wave buoy which will help study gigantic Southern Ocean waves described as “liquid Himalayas”. Offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Otago launched the wave buoy about 10 kilometres south of remote Campbell Island, the furthest south such a device has ever been launched. The buoy is part of a collaborative project […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Industry news

    U.S. Naval War College (NWC) has opened a Russia Maritime Studies Institute (RMSI) on their Newport, Rhode Islandv campus on August 31st,2016 , tasked with the mission of better understanding Russia’s expanding role in the global maritime environment. Establishing the institute is partially in response to a resurgent Russian military that has enabled Moscow to […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Industry news, Research & Development

    Melbourne-based BMT Design & Technology (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has completed a study for the Commonwealth of Australia, to examine a range of options for the Life of Type Extension (LOTE) of a wide range of Defence Maritime Platforms. This included the entire surface fleet of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), through […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded $20 million worth of contracts for heavy polar icebreaker design studies and analysis, the service announced on Wednesday. The objective of the studies is to identify design and systems approaches that will reduce acquisition cost and production timelines. In addition to a requirement to develop heavy polar icebreaker designs with […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Pursuant to the fiscal year 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, the Defense Department has initiated a study to evaluate five candidate sites in the continental United States for the potential future deployment of additional ground-based interceptors, Pentagon officials announced yesterday. Two missile defense sites with long-range interceptor missiles already are active at Fort Greely, Alaska, […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Office of Naval Research together with the Uniformed Services University’s department of preventive medicine and biometrics began using the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) July 15 as a test platform to study the effects of 24 hour noise exposure on Sailors.  The study will span two years and will measure the […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Industry news

    Philly Shipyard is teaming with Fincantieri Marine Group (FMG) to compete for the detail design and construction of the next generation heavy polar icebreaker for the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The USCG recently selected five shipyards to each conduct an industry study to help refine the vessel’s key features and performance requirements. Over the […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    The French defense ministry will launch a study phase to look into the replacement of the French Navy’s sole aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle, defense minister Florence Parly announced October 23 at the Euronaval conference. The minister said the study phase would span 18 months during which the navy and the defense ministry will […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    European researchers, enterprises and academic organizations have completed a long-running study on ways to protect navy ships from corrosion. Dubbed the Corrosion Control for Navy Ships, the European Defence Agency (EDA) led project ran from 2013-2016 and resulted in a number of potential solutions and scientific publications on the corrosion problem. Increasing military requirements combined with […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Training & Education

    One hundred and seventy seven Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) were advanced to the next highest pay grade during a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay Dec. 6. For the last three advancement cycles, Boxer has been consistently above the Fleet average in the E-4 through 6 paygrades. […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Naval Medical Logistics Command has awarded Leidos a follow-on contract to support the research of health impacts on undersea operations on submariners. Biomedical research and development will be undertaken at the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory (NSMRL). The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a five-year period of performance with a total contract value of […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. is being awarded a $35,6 million delivery order to complete a Joint Strike Missile (JSM) risk reduction and integration study of the F-35 Air System for the Government of Norway. The objectives of the study are to further mature JSM weapon design and to ensure compatibility of the weapon with the F-35. Work […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Research & Development

    Reaching a new threshold in underwater medical studies, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced Aug. 10 an innovative capability for examining how cells work at pressures far below the sea surface. Researchers at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) have designed, built and validated a novel hyperbaric environment to study cellular behavior at greater […]

  • 23 January 2012
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) administered the chief petty officer exam to 285 petty officers first class Jan. 19 while underway in the Atlantic Ocean. The annual exam must be completed in less than three hours and consists of 200 questions; 100 test the Sailors’ rating knowledge and the remaining 100 questions cover […]

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

    BAE Systems have been awarded an initial study contract, valued at £5 million by the UK Ministry of Defence to evaluate the integration of the MBDA Brimstone 2 air-to-ground precision weapon with the Typhoon aircraft.   Work underway Work is currently underway at the Warton site in Lancashire to assess the aerodynamic properties of carrying […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Industry news

    Melbourne-based BMT Design & Technology(BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has completed a risk management study for the Australian Government’s Rizzo Reform Program which involves a plan to reform support ship repair and management practices within Navy and Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO). As a joint Navy and DMO initiative, the Rizzo Reform Program has an active project team […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Navantia and Australian Defence Materiel Organisation have signed a contract for the Risk Reduction Study Design of the Australian AOR logistics ship, called the program SEA1654. The contract signing, held at the naval base at Garden Island, was attended by Admiral Purcell and Patrick Fitzpatrick, both from DMO, the Commercial Director of Navantia, Gonzalo Mateo-Guerrero, and the […]

  • 20 December 2018

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Boeing Co. a $90.4 million contract for studies and analysis related to the US Navy’s MQ-25 carrier-based unmanned refueling aircraft. The contract from December 19 builds on an earlier one from August 30 with which the US Navy announced it had selected Boeing to build the service’s first operational carrier-based refueling […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Halter Marine Inc., a company of ST Engineering North America, has been received a contract from the US Navy for industrial studies for the auxiliary general ocean surveillance ship (T-AGOS(X)) program.

  • 13 June 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Scientists aboard the Canadian research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen were forced to cancel the first leg of the 2017 expedition due to hazardous southward motion of Arctic sea ice, caused by climate change. The adverse conditions postponed the Hudson Bay System Study (BaySys) which involves 40 scientists from five universities across Canada. The current ice conditions would have prevented the […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Training & Education

    They may have spent the last months hard at work at sea – but this has not deterred some studious members of HMS Dragon’s company roaring through their GCSEs and A Levels. Despite being almost constantly on operations and working in six-hour-on, six-hour-off ‘defence watches’, around 10% of the crew have managed to study for, […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

      The Canadian Coast Guard has awarded Vard Marine an engineering services contract for concept exploration with a focus on the coast guard’s future fleet renewal program. The work scope includes parametric concept design, feasibility studies and operational analysis, system design studies, trade-off analysis, and cost modelling. As explained by Vard, the work is intended […]

  • 13 July 2011

      The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $15.8 million contract modification for continued engineering, technical services, concept studies and design in support of the Common Missile Compartment under development for the United Kingdom’s Successor ballistic-missile submarine and the U.S. Ohio replacement submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Three hundred sixty-five Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) were frocked to the next pay grade during a ceremony held in Naval Station Everett’s base gym, Dec. 11. The newly advanced petty officers consisted of 200 third class petty officers, 126 second class petty officers and 39 first class petty officers. Those […]