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Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Repairs About Half of RIMPAC Ships »

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) answered the call for 132 repairs to U.S. and foreign surface ships taking part in the 2012 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise that...

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BSF Sub Alrosa Heads for Homebase in Sevastopol, Russia

BSF Sub Alrosa Heads for Homebase in Sevastopol, Russia »

Having finished scheduled repair in mid-Aug and left Kronshtadt, the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) diesel-electric submarine Alrosa is heading for homebase in Sevastopol. Currently, Alrosa and Baltic Fleet rescue tug SB-921 which supports her in...

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USA: TacSat-4 Completes Testing within Trident Warrior Experiment 2012

USA: TacSat-4 Completes Testing within Trident Warrior Experiment 2012 »

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Tactical Satellite-4 successfully completes three weeks of intense testing, June 28, as part of the Navy’s annual Trident Warrior Experiment 2012 (TW12). TacSat-4 is a Navy-led Joint mission that provides Ultra...

August 29 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »
Pall to Supply Freshwater Generator Systems for RN’s Type 45 Destroyer

Pall to Supply Freshwater Generator Systems for RN’s Type 45 Destroyer »

Pall Corporation announced that it has been selected by BAE Systems to supply freshwater generator systems for the UK Royal Navy’s Type 45 Destroyer. The Type 45 ships are designed and built by BAE Systems...

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Russia, USA, Norway Agree upon Further Joint Training Activities

Russia, USA, Norway Agree upon Further Joint Training Activities »

Participants of the Pomor and the Northern Eagle joint naval exercises met on board Norwegian offshore patrol frigate Nordkapp called at Russian Northern Fleet (NF) main naval base Severomorsk. The parties agreed upon the further...

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Dutch Minehunter HNLMS Willemstad Disarms 1,000th Explosive

Dutch Minehunter HNLMS Willemstad Disarms 1,000th Explosive »

On August 23, the Dutch minehunter HNLMS Willemstad disarmed the 1,000th explosive since 2005 off the coast of Hook of Holland. From that year, the Dutch and Belgian navies intensified their hunt for explosives in...

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Ukrainian Govt Voices Support to Construction of Modern Ships for Its Navy

Ukrainian Govt Voices Support to Construction of Modern Ships for Its Navy »

The Ukraine Government will continue to support the construction of modern ships for the Naval Forces of Ukraine. This was stated by Prime Minister Mykola Azarov during his visit a public joint stock company “Black...

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HMS St Albans to Support Dartmouth Regatta, UK

HMS St Albans to Support Dartmouth Regatta, UK »

A host of Royal Navy assets is supporting the ever-popular Dartmouth Regatta this year, with pride of place going to Guard Ship HMS St Albans, which will be stationed at the mouth of the Dart...

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HEADLINES

Russian Shipyard Launches Project 636 Submarine Built for Vietnam »

Russian Shipyard Launches Project 636 Submarine Built for Vietnam

Project 636 Kilo diesel-electric submarine built for export was launched on Aug 28 at JSC Admiralteyskie Verfi shipyard. It is the first out of...

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BAE Systems to Provide Naval Gun Systems to U.S. Navy and Coast Guard »

BAE Systems to Provide Naval Gun Systems to U.S. Navy and Coast Guard

BAE Systems recently received a contract award for more than $20 million to supply two 57mm Mk 110 MOD 0 guns and engineering support...

Aug 28 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

HII Wins Contract Modification for USS Abraham Lincoln’s Overhaul »

HII Wins Contract Modification for USS Abraham Lincoln’s Overhaul

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...

Aug 27 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

USA: HII NNS Opens Supplemental Module Outfitting Facility »

USA: HII NNS Opens Supplemental Module Outfitting Facility

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced on August 24 that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division opened a new, 65,000-square-foot facility, called the Supplemental Module...

Aug 27 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »

US Navy Announces Cost Estimated to Restore USS Miami »

US Navy Announces Cost Estimated to Restore USS Miami

The Navy’s revised cost estimate to restore USS Miami (SSN 755) is approximately $450 million, with an estimated date of completion for the repairs...

Aug 23 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

NASSCO Gets USD 104 Million Contract Modification from US Navy »

NASSCO Gets USD 104 Million Contract Modification from US Navy

General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded a $104 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to renovate and modernize the dock landing ship USS...

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US Navy, BAE Systems Sign USD 78 Million Contract »

US Navy, BAE Systems Sign USD 78 Million Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $78 million contract modification to produce canisters for Mk 41 and Mk 57 Vertical Launching Systems...

Aug 22 2012 / 3 comments / Read More »

US Navy Holds Keel Laying Ceremony for AGOR Vessels »

US Navy Holds Keel Laying Ceremony for AGOR Vessels

The Navy held a keel laying and dedication ceremony for its two newest Auxiliary General Purpose Oceanographic Research vessels (AGOR 27 and AGOR 28)...

Aug 21 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

UK: MoD Unveils Latest Future Warship Design »

UK: MoD Unveils Latest Future Warship Design

The latest design of the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship (T26 GCS), the next generation of warships, has been unveiled. The Ministry...

Aug 21 2012 / 3 comments / Read More »

Russia: Serbank Approves Two USD 509.8 Million Loans for Severnaya Verf Shipyard »

Russia: Serbank Approves Two USD 509.8 Million Loans for Severnaya Verf Shipyard

State-owned Sberbank has approved two $ 509.8 Mln loans for the Severnaya Verf shipyard, United Shipbuilding Corporation subsidiary, to be used in the construction...

Aug 21 2012 / 3 comments / Read More »




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General Dynamics Canada to Demonstrate Its Maritime Defence Capabilities at DEFSEC »

General Dynamics Canada to Demonstrate Its Maritime Defence Capabilities at DEFSEC

General Dynamics Canada will demonstrate its breadth of maritime defence capabilities at DEFSEC Atlantic 2012 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, September 5-7. General Dynamics is one of Canada’s leading defence systems integrators with extensive experience in handling multi-year projects of national significance, scope and scale. At...

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NNSC Senior Member Visits USS George Washington »

NNSC Senior Member Visits USS George Washington

A member of the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC) conducted an overnight embark aboard the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) Aug. 28-29.  Swedish navy Rear Adm. Anders Grenstad, hosted by Rear Adm. J.R. Haley, commander, Task Force 70, visited George Washington...

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Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 123 Persons Illegally Heading for Australia »

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 123 Persons Illegally Heading for Australia

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 123 persons illegally bound for Australia in 2 multi-day trawlers on 29th August 2012. One of the trawlers arrested is named “Lankamatha” and it was intercepted 8 nautical miles off Chundikulam by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Northern...

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USNI: 30 Ships Lost Directly due to Enemy Action or Accidents since WWII »

USNI: 30 Ships Lost Directly due to Enemy Action or Accidents since WWII

After an arsonist caused $450 million in damage to the USS Miami earlier this year, the U.S. Navy decided that the vessel is worth repairing, thus refusing to add it to the short but fateful list – ships lost since WWII. Between December 1941 and...

Aug 29 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

USA: Millington Offers Safe Haven to Naval Aircraft in Anticipation of Isaac »

USA: Millington Offers Safe Haven to Naval Aircraft in Anticipation of Isaac

Seventeen pilots from Training Squadron Six (VT-6) and 14 pilots from Training Squadron Two (VT-2) evacuated Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) at Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla., and flew to Millington Regional Jetport, Tenn., on Aug. 27 in preparation for Hurricane Isaac. Rodney Hendrix,...

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USA: Navy to Commemorate POW/MIA Recognition Day »

USA: Navy to Commemorate POW/MIA Recognition Day

The Navy will join the nation in commemorating Prisoners of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Recognition Day Sept. 21, as announced in NAVADMIN 262/12. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is a day of observance for all Americans to offer remembrance, honor, and respect to service members who...

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‘United Through Reading’ Program Unites Sailors with Their Families (USA) »

‘United Through Reading’ Program Unites Sailors with Their Families (USA)

Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) launched the United Through Reading program while on deployment in the Western Pacific Aug. 27. United Through Reading is a program uniting Sailors with their families on deployment by recording Sailors reading children’s books and shipping that...

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U.S. DoD Awards Contract Modification to ManTech »

U.S. DoD Awards Contract Modification to ManTech

ManTech Systems Engineering Corp., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded an $8,167,344 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract  for the procurement of warfare analysis, modeling and simulation, software development, and analytic program support for the Naval Air Systems Command’s Warfare Analysis and Integration Department, the...

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Sri Lanka Navy Apprehends 2 Multi-Day Trawlers Illegally Bound for Australia »

Sri Lanka Navy Apprehends 2 Multi-Day Trawlers Illegally Bound for Australia

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 147 persons illegally bound for Australia in 2 multi-day trawlers on 28th August 2012. One of the trawlers named “Jethsameny” with 66 persons including 64 Tamils and 2 Sinhalese on board was intercepted 22 nautical miles off Beruwala and the other...

Aug 28 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »

 

 

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