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  • 26 November 2014
    Industry news

    The mighty tanker HMNZS ENDEAVOUR is back at sea this week, undertaking trials in the Hauraki Gulf after a long period of maintenance and upgrading, according to the Royal New Zealand Navy’s official Facebook page. The ship “purred” out of Auckland harbour, says the CO, CDR Sandra Walker. Ship’s Company have been enjoying calm waters. […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Indian Navy’s newest stealth destroyer INS Kochi test-fired BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile on Sunday, November 1, 2015, on the west coast of India. The second of Project 15A Kolkata-class guided missile destroyer fired the BRAHMOS missile system as part of an Acceptance Test Firing during a naval drill. The world’s fastest cruise missile, after performing high-level and complex […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) successfully concluded its acceptance trial Sept. 18, after completing a series of in-port and underway demonstrations for the US Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). The acceptance trial is the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy, which is planned for October. During the […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Catch this new video of a thousand pictures in three minutes showing HMCS Montréal during its sea trials off Halifax in July 2015. Montréal is the latest of the 12 Halifax-class frigates to emerge from a keel-to-mast-top refit. She’s (virtually) a brand-new ship! Wired and armed for the 21st century, this 5,000 tonner is ready […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Industry news

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to its homeport of Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka May 16, after completing sea trials. Sea trials is the testing phase of a U.S. Navy warship designed to measure a vessel’s performance and general seaworthiness. During this five-day evolution, George Washington completed drop tests on both […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    A prototype of BAE Systems’ next-generation Spearfish Heavyweight Torpedo has successfully completed a first in-water trial at the Ministry of Defence operated British Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre, on the west coast of Scotland. The trial is part of a five year programme to develop an upgrade to the Spearfish Mod-0 Heavyweight Torpedo, which is currently […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has recently shared a video its Independence variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) undergoing full ship shock trials (FSST) with 10,000 pounds of explosive charge detonated close to the ship. While initially released images provided a glimpse into what the test looked like, the video now allows us to see how various […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Industry news

    INS Vikramaditya is going to take the sea for very important pre-induction trials on June 8. The extensively modernised former Soviet-era carrier Admiral Gorshkov was scheduled to take the sea from the Sevmash shipyard on May 25th. However poor weather forecast delayed the ship’s trials. But, according to the Sevmash shipyard, the delay will not affect […]

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

    Indian Navy’s first Scorpene-class submarine, INS Kalvari, went to sea for the first time on May 1. The submarine sailed out under her own propulsion for the first sea trial, off the Mumbai coast and during the sortie, completed a number of preliminary tests on the propulsion system, auxiliary equipment and systems, navigation aids, communication […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Industry news

    The future USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) successfully completed the second round of builder’s trials, April 4, in preparation for the ship’s acceptance trials scheduled for late April. The focus of builder’s trials is to measure ship and system performance and identify possible construction discrepancies prior to demonstration to the Navy’s Board of Inspection and […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Royal New Zealand Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Otago has been conducting trials this week, according to social media.   On Tuesday the ship successfully conducted acceptance trials for her 25mm gun. On Wednesday, as part of EX PEKAPEKA, Otago conducted deck and wet helicopter winching with RNZNAF 3SQN. HMNZS Otago (P148) is a Protector […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra has commenced the first phase of helicopter trials at sea off the coast of both New South Wales and Queensland. The Navy’s Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit is onboard Canberra conducting the trials with two MRH 90 helicopters from 808 Squadron and one S70B-2 Seahawk helicopter from […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ fifth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC), James (WMSL 754), has successfully completed her acceptance trials. The Ingalls-built NSC spent two full days in the Gulf of Mexico proving the ship’s systems. With the Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) on board, Ingalls’ test and trials team led the sea trials […]

  • 8 February 2011

    Divers of the Search and Rescue Center of the Ukrainian Navy have started active preparations to support the sea trials of the Zaporizhia su… [mappress] Source: kyivpost , February 8, 2011;

  • 12 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The new Project 20380 corvette Boiky built by JSC Severnaya Verf shipyard for Baltic Fleet (BF) is passing sea trials in the fleet’s test ranges… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 12, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 26 June 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday the completion of another successful sea trial as the amphibious transport dock Anchorage (LPD 23) returned from a three-day testing voyage in the Gulf of Mexico. The company’s seventh ship in the LPD 17 class returned Friday following rigorous testing of most of the ship’s systems. The ship is currently […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The guns of HMS Dragon blazed for the first time as she completed gunnery trials on the eve of her maiden visit to Cardiff. The latest Type 45 destroyer let loose with her main 4.5in gun and 30mm cannon at targets on the water and in the skies as she took another big step towards […]

  • 11 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya being repaired and modernized under Indian Navy’s order by Sevmash shipyard in the… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, June 11, 2012; Image: Military

  • 12 March 2012
    Industry news

    DEFENDER, the fifth Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, two days ago set sail from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard to embark on her second and final stage of sea trials off the west coast of Scotland, ahead of her handover to the Royal Navy later this year. During 28 days at sea, DEFENDER will […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Industry news

    The Indian Navy will begin sea trials for its first domestically-built nuclear-powered submarine, INS Arihant, in a few weeks, as reported by the Zee News.   INS Arihant is a 6,000-ton vessel built under the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project at the Ship Building Centre in Visakhapatnam, India. Russia also assisted in the design of […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indian Navy has successfully completed air transportability trials for the first of two submarine rescue systems being delivered by James Fisher Defence. The completion of the trials represents a significant milestone in the delivery of a comprehensive submarine rescue capability to the Indian Navy that will enhance safety for submariners. The trials were performed […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division’s multipurpose amphibious assault ship America (LHA 6) returned Saturday from successful builder’s sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. Ingalls’ test and trials team started with dock trials Monday and then spent five days operating the ship at sea, where it conducted more than 200 test events. “It’s an […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Industry news

    An exciting milestone was realised yesterday when the first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship currently being built for Australian Defence, entered Sydney Harbour for the first time.   NUSHIP Canberra, the first of two LHDs being built for the Australian Defence Force entered Sydney after her first contractor trials and testing at sea. The biggest […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy’s Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7), completed final contract trials (FCT) during a five-day evaluation period that began May 10. The trials, conducted by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey, are part of a series of post-delivery test and trial events through which the ship and its major systems […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra has hosted first of class trials (FOCT) for the army’s ARH Tiger helicopter. A team from the Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit (AMAFTU) spent the last seven weeks embarked in HMAS Canberra evaluating the helicopters operational limits. FOCFT is a critical process in enabling helicopters to operate to […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Industry news

      Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBN) Dmitry Donskoy and Yury Dolgoruky on June 18 returned from the first trials in this year. The subs were met by top-ranking naval officers and directors of Sevmash shipyard. Submarine commanding officers Oleg Tsybin and Vladimir Shirin along with the shipyard’s engineers-in-charge Evgeny Slobodian and Nikolai Semakov reported to […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    2017 will be a busy year for the Royal Australian Navy’s aircraft maintenance and flight trials unit which has seven first of class flight trials scheduled before September. The unit, along with Royal Australian Air Force’s aircraft research and development unit, and Army aviation test and evaluation squadron represents the Australian Defence Force’s core test and evaluation […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Industry news

    Frigate INS Trikand, the last out of three Project 11356 ships built by Yantar shipyard for Indian Navy started dockside trials on Sept 15… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 20, 2012; Image: Yantar

  • 10 April 2012
    Industry news

    The attack submarine USS Seawolf (SSN 21) returned to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap April 3, after successful sea trials, capping a major maintenance period which lasted more than two years. “Seawolf has worked hard to return to the fleet, and we are glad to be back at the tip of the spear,” said […]