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  • 7 October 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Melbourne is well prepared for the job ahead after practising a fast rope insertion into the ship from an aircraft. The boarding party conducted the evolutions from 15 metres above a pitching flight deck, dressed in full boarding party kit consisting of ballistic vest, boarding party life jacket, webbing complete with 9mm pistol and helmet. Aircraft […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Sailors pull a combat rubber raiding craft carrying Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) into the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during amphibious operations.   Germantown is part of the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group and is conducting joint forces exercises in the U.S. […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Training & Education

    HMS Blazer paid a visit to the Port of Wells on 16th April 2014 for one night. The vessel was piloted into the Outer Harbour by Robert Smith using the Harbour Launch.   HMS Blazer is an Archer-class patrol vessel of the Royal Navy. She was built by Watercraft Marine in 1985 and after serving […]

  • 4 August 2014

    Boatwain’s Mates direct a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) into the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).   Kearsarge is underway conducting sea trials. USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) is the third Wasp-class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy. She is the fifth ship to be named (the fourth actually […]

  • 14 December 2012

    A well-known comedian visited the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and performed for the crew to show his appreciation to service members Dec. 11. Carlos Mencia and his opening act and friend Momo Rodriguez, toured the ship, performed a stand-up routine in the hangar bay and took part in a meet and […]

  • 5 September 2013

    The Anzac frigate HMNZS TE MANA is well into her Work-Up, operating out of Sydney in the East Australian Exercise Area. The Work-Up so far has included many damage control and machinery breakdown evolutions and a successful towing exercise with the RAN Landing Ship Heavy HMAS TOBRUK. While not at sea, TE MANA is based […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Industry news

    The crew of the US Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, USS Makin Island (LHD 8) went out to sea to test the ship’s overhauled systems.   Namely, the ship has undergone a 13-month Phased Maintenance Availability (PMA) period, which saw numerous repairs. During the nine-day scheduled sea trials completed on Jan. 17, Makin Island crew […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 15, based in Belton, Mo., completed water well training Jan. 14. During the past week, 25 Seabees from NMCB 15’s water well team trained to execute the field portion of the well drill rig, drilling more than 200 feet down into the surface of the earth to access […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The harbour phase of the maritime part of the Steadfast Jazz exercise is well underway in Gdynia, Poland. Dutch command ship HNLMS De Ruyter, Italian destroyer ITS Duilio, six ships of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) and the British minehunter HMS Ledbury are now preparing for the Maritime Live Exercise to begin […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The undertaking would cost almost three times as much as it cost to buy the ship in 2000.

  • 24 February 2014

    On Friday, 21 February 2014, New Zealand Warship HMNZS TE MANA concluded her support to NATO’s counter-piracy task force as part of Operation OCEAN SHIELD.   “Over the past month, the crew of TE MANA have demonstrated the highest standards of professionalism and interoperability with NATO, fully integrating within our counter-piracy task force,” said General […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon visited Scotland to see the progress being made in building the UK’s Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers. While visiting the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, in Rosyth, Mr Fallon met with the project team to discuss the build progress of the second carrier, HMS Prince of Wales. HMS Queen Elizabeth, which […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Personnel from the US Navy and US Army integrated with Djibouti Port Authority assets for what was described as the first-ever port exercise to include the Djibouti Port Authority, December 19. “The purpose was to synch up coordination between Navy Combat Riverine Squadron 8, Bravo Company, Delta Company, and all three command posts at Camp Lemonnier,” […]

  • 14 November 2014

    Admiral Bernard Rogel, Chief of Naval Staff, French Navy is on an official visit to India from 13 to 18 November 2014 to discuss existing Navy to Navy cooperation, cement existing bridges of friendship as well as to explore new avenues of cooperation between the Indian and French Navies. The Admiral was received at South […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Ten CH-46E Sea Knight medium-lift tandem rotor transport helicopters, assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 262, departed the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) for the final time March 20. Known colloquially as the “Phrog,” the Sea Knight has been used in all U.S. Marine combat and peacetime environments since its […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Westminster’s pirate-busters trained with their Kenyan counterparts when the Portsmouth warship visited the great port of Mombasa. As well as exercising with local forces, the frigate was used to promote trade between the UK and East Africa and launched an initiative by Anglo-Kenyan authorities to keep tourists and mariners safe. The Portsmouth-based frigate arranged […]

  • 20 May 2020

    Naval Today delivers expert coverage of the industry sectors that matter most to you and your business. This includes news and updates on operations, vessels, equipment, research, companies and the authorities dominating the naval industry. From breaking news, technological advances to operations, Naval Today’s experienced and well-respected team of editors, columnists and correspondents will keep you well informed. […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Industry news

    The HonourableEd Holder, Australian Minister of State (Science and Technology) and Susan Truppe, Member of Parliament for London North Centre and Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, on July 27th announced a CAD10 million (about USD 7.68 million) investment for Wolseley Barracks and […]

  • 30 March 2015

    Since commissioning in November last year, HMAS Canberra has conducted many landing craft dockings although until now, all have been achieved alongside, within a harbour or a bay. ‘Docking down’ is when the ship sinks the stern into a position in order to launch or recover the Landing Craft through the stern door. When the […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Training & Education

    HMAS Canberra has successfully embarked four United States Marine Corps (USMC) Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) off the coast of Hawaii marking another milestone in the ship’s interoperability with United States counterparts. The under way recovery took place as part of interoperability trials with amphibious transport dock USS San Diego during the Sea Phase of Exercise […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Exercise Dynamic Mongoose commences today and the ‘Flying Tigers’ of 814 Naval Air Squadron are poised to show their capability in the challenging Norwegian environment. Working alongside the Norwegian Navy, as well other European counterparts, the Tigers’ flexibility in operations will be tested vigorously. Using their state-of-the-art Merlin Mk 1 helicopters (known as pingers as […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Industry news

      ST Marine today held a ceremony for preliminary acceptance and delivery of the 141m Landing Platform Dock (LPD), which it designed and built for Royal Thai Navy at its Benoi yard. The ceremony held in the morning was graced by Admiral Surasak Rounroengrom, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy, and His Excellency Mr Marut […]

  • 25 April 2016

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returned home to Alameda on Friday, 22nd of April, after seizing $329 million in cocaine during a successful 95-day counter narcotics deployment. The 126-person Alameda-based crew of the Cutter Bertholf interdicted nine smuggling vessels, detained 22 suspected narcotraffickers, and seized over 20,000 pounds of illegal narcotics […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) paddle toward the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) on the waters of the East China Sea from combat rubber raiding craft (CRRC). These boats are small and fast reconnaissance vehicles often called “Cricks” by Sailors and Marines and […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Shipyard Gdynia S.A. has completed the overhaul of the warship ORP Bałtyk (fuel tanker with the ship’s side number Z-1). The scope of overhaul included among other things: maintenance of the hull, superstructure, open decks and tanks. Furthermore, the shipyard carried out repairs of the main cooling water over-board system and bottom-side fittings, as […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Industry news

      The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic Northeast Integrated Product Team awarded a $14.6 million contract Aug. 31 to Triton/Seaward of Bremerton, Wash., for repairs to Dry Dock #1 at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine. According to Ian Bodwell, project manager at NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic, this project will rehabilitate the dock sill, caisson seat, floor, […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Equipment & technology

    French defense technology company Naval Group has unveiled a new Li-ion batteries system which will provide its conventional submarines with improved operational capabilities, as well as an optimized immersion period and reloading time. The system was developed in close technical partnership with the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) and in close cooperation between Saft, CEA […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Melbourne departed her home port of Fleet Base East bound to start a seven month deployment to the South West Pacific and North East Asia. Melbourne’s deployment will include participation in the second iteration of Indo-Pacific Endeavour, exercise Kakadu in Australia’s north and a variety of port visits and community […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to produce and deliver five Bofors 40 Mk4 Naval Guns for the Brazilian Navy’s 500T “Macae” Class Patrol Vessels. The 40 Mk4 gun is the latest naval version of the successful Bofors 40mm Gun that is used by many Navies and Coast Guards around the world. Series production […]