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  • 16 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN 705) earned the 2014 Captain Edward F. Ney Award for best submarine galley in the U.S. Navy.   The annual award, co-sponsored by the International Food Service Executives Association (IFSEA), encourages excellence in the U.S. Navy Food Service programs with the objective of […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Industry news

      Despite competition from other UK based ship recyclers, Swansea Drydocks has won the MOD competition to recycle the former HMS Cornwall, a Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy. The vessel was built in 1985 by Yarrow Shipbuilders in Glasgow, commissioned at Falmouth in 1988 and decommissioned in 2011 following a six-month deployment conducting counter-piracy operations east […]

  • 23 May 2011
    Training & Education

      The American aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson, sailed into Hong Kong sea waters Sunday morning on a four-day visit after winning the approv… (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, May 23, 2011;

  • 7 February 2012
    Training & Education

      The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) received the 2012 Edward F. Ney Memorial Award for outstanding food service for the category of aircraft carriers Feb. 3. Last October, Ney officials visited various Food Services locations aboard Lincoln in order to evaluate the division’s efficiency, safety, accuracy, management and budgeting skills. A […]

  • 2 September 2019

    UK defense contractor QinetiQ has won a £18.7 million ($22.7m) contract to help reduce the acoustic and electromagnetic signatures of Royal Navy submarines and ships. Each ship or submarine has a unique acoustic and electromagnetic signature – the bigger this signature the easier it is to detect, identify and potentially attack. Measuring and understanding this […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Leidos was awarded a United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) competitive acquisition subcontract for Combatant Craft Medium Mk-1 (CCM Mk1).   The contract will include production of low observable systems, integration and testing of craft tactical computing systems, full life-cycle integrated logistics support, and incremental development and upgrades. The total potential value of the Leidos […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Industry news

      The same Lockport shipbuilding company that was accused in a federal lawsuit last month of falsifying data to win a government contract is n… (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday, September 8, 2011;

  • 4 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command presented its 2012 annual David M. Cook Food Service Excellence awards at the International Food Service Executives Association’s Joint Military Awards Ceremony in San Diego, Calif, March 31. This year’s recipients are MSC dry cargo/ammunition ships USNS Sacagawea and USNS Richard Byrd, and fleet replenishment oilers USNS Kanawha and USNS Guadalupe. Byrd […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract from Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, to continue its 24/7 support of the U.S. Navy fleet for three shipboard systems. Under the not-to-exceed $24.8 million one-year contract, Northrop Grumman will provide 150 PBL repair assembly kits and spare parts for the […]

  • 24 September 2018

    The Royal Navy has announced this year’s winners of the annual Peregrine Trophy Awards photographic competition. The Peregrine Trophy is awarded to the photographic section or unit submitting the best portfolio of six images of Service-related subjects captured throughout the year. This year’s winner is the Mobile News Team (Porstmouth) who have submitted the best […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) received the Battle Efficiency, or Battle “E” award, March 7. The Battle “E” award is a tribute to the ship’s overall readiness and was determined by a yearlong evaluation of San Antonio’s accomplishments during training exercises and various command inspections. The San […]

  • 23 January 2012
    Industry news

      In a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by U.S. Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano and other government officials on Jan. 12, Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation dedicated its new state-of-the art lean manufacturing line for the next generation Central Atmosphere Monitoring System, designated the CAMS IIA. Hamilton Sundstrand recently delivered its first CAMS IIA production system to the […]

  • 13 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Information solutions company CACI International announced March 10 that it has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Navy’s Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center (NAVSUP BSC). The five-year contract which, if all options are exercised, could amount to $809 million, represents new work in CACI’s Business Systems market area. NAVSUP BSC oversees the development, […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) won three out of five available awards at the 3rd annual Best of the Mess competition Jan. 25 at The Founders Inn in Virginia Beach, Va. TR took home the people’s choice award for the second year in a row, second runner up, and best decoration. There were five awards […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Training & Education

    USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) was named the top aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Fleet in the 2011 Commander Naval Air Force Aircraft Carrier Battle Efficiency and Departmental Awards program, Feb. 10. The Battle Efficiency Award, or Battle “E”, recognizes superior operational performance, assessing the command’s accomplishments during training exercises and various command inspections. […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $22,628,756 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-10-C-2110 for additional advance planning efforts to prepare for the refueling complex overhaul of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and its reactor plants, the U.S. Department of Defense informed. This effort will provide for additional advanced planning, ship checks, […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Driven by high-demand for predominantly submarine engineers, UK defence specialist BAE Systems plans to hire a record number of apprentices. The new recruits will work at sixteen of sites in the UK and join the Company in September 2014. As reported by BAE, the increase can in part be attributed to a requirement for hundreds […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Air New Zealand announced on June 20 that its Gas Turbines unit won four contracts worth up to USD$42 million to service U.S. Navy ship engines. The contracts will see the company service and overhaul General Electric LM2500 Gas Turbines that power much of the US Navy’s fleet over the next few years. Air New Zealand chief […]

  • 2 October 2015

    Representatives from the UK’s Royal Navy embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) for an international training opportunity, Sept. 11-13. The visit served to strengthen global ties while helping prepare the U.K. for the launch of their new Queen Elizabeth-class carriers. During their visit, the Royal Navy representatives witnessed a variety […]

  • 6 March 2017

    The U.S. Navy awarded three San Diego shipyards a combined $383 million of contract modifications for the maintenance and modernization of amphibious ships homeported in San Diego, California. The three shipbuilders to win the contracts are BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Continental Maritime of San Diego and General Dynamics, National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.. The […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy is joining forces with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to refit and modernize up to five of the Yard Patrol (YP) 676 class training craft. Work will be performed at the USCG Yard in Baltimore, Maryland, and will allow the midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) to continue training onboard these craft. […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Marines Corps announced that sailors and marines would soon receive updated flame resistant uniforms, making them less susceptible to severe burns. The Enhanced Fire Resistant Combat Ensemble is the latest upgrade to the Corps’ flame resistant combat ensemble inventory. The update includes a long-sleeve shirt and trousers with a new flame resistant material […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Training & Education

    816 Squadron (816 SQN) has returned from the Avalon airshow with a highly sought-after award. The Australian International Airshow is the premier event on Australia’s international aviation calendar and the Military Concours d’Elegance is awarded after judging by a panel comprising representatives of the event organisers Airshows Downunder, the Royal Australian Air Force Association and […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Training & Education

    One of Britain’s most respected actors dropped in on the country’s biggest engineering project: construction of the Royal Navy’s future carriers. Sir Ben Kingsley paid a surprise visit to Rosyth dockyard in Scotland, where the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is being pieced together. He was shown around the yard, built just over a […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Serco Inc. has been awarded a U.S. Navy indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to support the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Ordnance Information System (OIS). The company was selected as one of two companies to compete for tasks under this contract with a $45.9 million ceiling value over a five year period of performance. Serco […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries received a $57,8 million contract to undertake planning efforts needed to conduct maintenance, upgrades and modernization works on USS Columbus (SSN 762) during the engineered overhaul period. This scope of work encompasses planning as well as maintenance and modernization necessary to maintain full unrestricted operations and ensure the submarine is operating at full technical […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company an additional $149 million for 74 Standard Missile-6 all up rounds, spares, containers and services. When combined with the nearly $110 million long-lead material purchase made in March 2015, the total full-rate production contract for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 is $259 million. Future contract modifications include options which, if exercised, […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc. (BPMI) is being awarded a $42,1 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract for naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Schenectady, New York, and Monroeville, Pennsylvania. No completion date or additional information is provided on naval nuclear propulsion program contracts. Fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy) contract funds in […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Maine (SSBN 741) was presented with the Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC) award for meritorious service from Jan. 29, 2011 to March 12, 2012 at Marginal Wharf on Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor Sept. 26. The MUC is given for valorous or meritorious achievement by a unit. Former Secretary of the Navy […]