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  • 31 October 2012
    Training & Education

    On the second day of the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held in Amsterdam RAI, one of our reporters made an exclusive interview with the project and sales director of MMT SE Mr. Nils Ingvarson. Hereby we are bringing you a part of their conversation. – What do your activities in the subsea world include? […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Subsea technology company OceanWorks International informed that it has completed a major survey and overhaul of the French Navy’s Hardsuit Atmospheric Diving System (ADS). The work was contracted to OceanWorks by ECA Robotics, the company in charge of maintaining the Hardsuit ADS for the French Navy. Delivered to the French Navy in 1991, Hardsuit ADS is designed for a […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Rolls-Royce has delivered the twin fixed pitch propellers to Bath Iron Works for installation on the US Navy’s most modern surface combatant, the future USS Zumwalt, the first ship of the DDG 1000 multi-mission destroyer class. The provision of the twin fixed pitch propellers marks the completion of the power and propulsion system delivery from […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Leaders of navies from across the Pacific and Indian Ocean came to Hampshire, Great Britain for a series of talks on cooperation, security and trade in the region. The Pacific and Indian Oceans Shipping Working Group saw representatives attending from the navies of several nations including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 21st annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the Royal Thai Armed Forces began Aug. 27 in the vicinity of Sattahip Naval Base. The Thailand phase of CARAT 2015 consists of eight days of shore-based and at-sea training events, through Sept. 3, designed to address […]

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

    DARPA and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on a joint DARPA/Navy research and development program called “Tern.”   This joint effort builds upon the existing work of DARPA’s Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program, or “TERN,” which has been exploring concepts for a long-endurance and long-range aircraft that […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) has laid the keel for the US Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke destroyer, the future USS John Basilone (DDG 122). During the ceremony held on January 10, 2020, sponsors of the ship Ryan Manion and Amy Looney welded their names on the keel plate. The ship’s namesake was a United […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Industry news

      Joint meeting of Russian Navy command, directors of the Kuznetsov Naval Academy, and United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) took place in…. (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, June 8, 2012; Image: Fish

  • 15 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Babcock has started work on Sandown class minehunter HMS Grimsby, now in dock in Rosyth for a six month Support Period (Docking) (SP(D)). The support period is the first Sandown class refit to be undertaken under the Surface Ship Support Alliance (SSSA) Class Output Management (COM) Phase 2 arrangements, which came into effect in April, […]

  • 24 May 2011

    Minehunter HMS Grimsby recently met up with HMS Iron Duke in the Gulf. HMS Grimsby is about to end her two-year-plus tour of duty in the Middle East and return to the cooler surroundings of Faslane, while HMS Iron Duke is making her first appearance in the Gulf and, in this instance, shaking off the cobwebs […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is being awarded an $11,2 million modification to previously awarded basic ordering agreement for the accomplishment of littoral combat ship maintenance sustainment support. The littoral combat ship basic ordering agreement was initially awarded to General Dynamics Bath Iron Works for the design and construction of the Independence-class littoral combat ship. […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The ‘forgotten craft’ of the Royal Navy – and Portsmouth dockyard’s ‘forgotten building’ – will no longer be overlooked from next month as a £6m ‘working museum’ opens. The renovated Boathouse No.4 will serve as a tribute to the crews of vessels dubbed ‘the Spitfires of the sea’ – and train new generations of shipwrights. […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Senior navy leaders from the U.S. 7th Fleet, Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) and the Indonesian Navy (TNI) met for a professional exchange of ideas in a variety of technical and operational topics aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) May 4 and 6. The U.S. 7th […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The New Zealand Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral (RADM) Jack Steer, thanked Royal Australian Navy personnel for their contribution within the last year in assisting the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) in various operations from onboard HMNZS Wellington. RADM Steer was able to personally thank the Australians before they left for Exercise Southern Katipowith in […]

  • 26 February 2015

    The Blue and Gold crews of USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) were named as the recipients of the 2014 Trident Submarine Outstanding Performance Award Feb. 13 in a letter signed by Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet Rear Adm. Philip G. Sawyer. The award, which is also known as the Olympic Bowl Trophy, is presented annually […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) spent time working alongside their Colombian counterparts as they made repairs on the Colombian cutter Valle del Cauca while moored in Bahia Malaga, Colombia July 3. The Colombian and U.S. Sailors were able to achieve a number of goals as they combined […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Industry news

    Plymouth-based HMS Echo has just completed a 19-month deployment in the Far East. David Daniel A&P Falmouth Commercial Director: “We are very familiar with HMS Echo, having carried out her previous refit five years ago and it’s great to have her back. We will carry out survey and maintenance works and upgrade of ship systems […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal Navy’s HMS Bulwark and three Merlin helicopters are now ready to operate in the Mediterranean, working closely with the Italian Navy, and coordinated via Rome. The 19,000 tonne amphibious ship will work in tandem with the surveillance helicopters to provide a wide ranging search and rescue capability. The aircraft, from Royal Naval Air Station […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Training & Education

    In the choppy waters off Scotland a Royal Navy warship has successfully carried out a Replenishment at Sea with a German supply ship. As part of the multi national exercise, Joint Warrior, navies from several countries are currently off the coast of Scotland where, under trying conditions, HMS Sutherland has refuelled courtesy of German Supply […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Metro Machine, doing business as General Dynamics NASSCO Mayport, Jacksonville, Florida, is being awarded a $34,8 million contract for phased maintenance availability repair work onboard USS New York (LPD 21). This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $37,750,389. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida, and is […]

  • 24 February 2011
    Industry news

      U.S. Sen. Susan Collins says the chief of U.S. naval operations has accepted her invitation to visit Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works… (onlinesentinental) [mappress] Source: onlinesentinental, February 24, 2011; 

  • 11 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      NELSON’S flagship will be ‘dismasted’ for the first time since the Normandy landings as HMS Victory undergoes the most comprehensive overhaul since her finest hour. The ship’s three masts are all being removed this month as work gets under way on a mammoth restoration project. Those involved with the Herculean task say it’s the […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Industry news

    The Makeyev State Rocketry Center has completed development work on submarine-based ballistic missile (SLBM) Liner. “Central inter-agency board has finished design documentation, and today state commission prepared a recommendation to put missile system Liner into batch production”, the Makeyev center’s director Vladimir Degtyar told Interfax. Test launches of SLBM Liner were held on May 20 […]

  • 3 May 2011
    Industry news

      Babcock has started work today (2 May 2011) on HMS Shoreham, the Royal Navy’s newest Sandown class single role minehunter, now in dock at Rosyth for a five month Support Period (Docking) (SP(D)). As well as a substantial maintenance package, the programme includes a number of upgrades which will significantly improve the ship’s operational […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Portsmouth-based warship HMS Illustrious has been working with counterparts from the Danish military during a four-day visit to Copenhagen. The ship hosted a Lynx helicopter from the Royal Danish Air Force for several hours of flight deck drills. Among the helicopter crew was Lieutenant Richard Dixon, a Royal Navy pilot on exchange with the Royal […]

  • 18 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) wrapped up a two-week underway in the Atlantic Ocean Dec. 16, completing many qualifications needed for its upcoming deployment. During the underway period, Enterprise tested the crew in all areas including engineering, damage control, deck, navigation and flight operations. “We’ve truly put the crew to the test,” said Cmdr. […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) was named the top aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Fleet in the 2012 Commander Naval Air Force Aircraft Carrier Battle Efficiency and Departmental Awards program, Feb. 11. The Battle “E” is awarded annually to ships that display the maximum condition of readiness in their group and for their […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    58 new apprentices had their first day at work at BAE Systems starting careers that will see them designing and building naval ships including the Royal UK Navy’s aircraft carriers and new Offshore Patrol Vessels.   BAE Systems opened its doors in Glasgow to the new apprentices who will learn invaluable skills to progress their […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Industry news

    Mikros Systems Corporation, an advanced technology company specializing in the research and development of electronic systems technology for the Department of Defense, announced on 24 February the award of multiple new defense contracts to start 2014.   Mikros develops and manufactures specialized test and maintenance equipment for the U.S. Navy, including the ADEPT test workstation […]