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Navantia Signs Contract to Support the ALHDs

Navantia has signed a contract with BAE Systems to support the sustainment of the Australian Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs). …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

UK Navy Orders Hull Mounted Sonars for Eight Type-23 Frigates

The Royal Navy has awarded a £27m contract for its Sonar 2050 Technology Refresh (S2050TR) Programme to Ultra Electronics’ Sonar Systems business, Greenford, Middlesex. Under this contract,… [[ This is a content summary only....

India to Lease a Second Nuclear Submarine From Russia

New Delhi: The Indian Navy will soon have another nuclear submarine. The government has decided to lease a second nuclear submarine from Russia, top Defence Ministry officials have told NDTV. Currently, India operates an...

HMAS Anzac Gets New Commander

After two years in a command that encompassed four Anzac class frigates, Commander Matthew Doornbos handed over command of HMAS Anzac to Commander Belinda Wood at a ceremony held alongside Sydney’s… [[ This is...

UAS Ops Conducted aboard USCGC Bertholf

The U.S. Navy completed an MQ-8B Fire Scout demonstration aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Bertholf (WMSL 750) on Dec. 12 as part of the Coast Guard’s ongoing efforts to assess the potential… [[...

HMAS Melbourne Seahawk Takes to the Sky

On 10 November, Australian Navy’s HMAS Melbourne commenced her Mariner Skills Evaluation. This was an essential point in the preparation for her post refit, and the culmination of the hard… [[ This is a...

US 7th Fleet Commander Visits Misawa Air Base

Vice Adm. Robert Thomas, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, visited U.S. and Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) units at Misawa Air Base Dec. 15. Thomas took the opportunity to learn about the different work… [[ This...

CTF 75 Leadership Boards USS Fort Worth

Leadership from Navy Expeditionary Forces Command Pacific (Commander, Task Force 75), Naval Special Warfare and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 toured littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth… [[ This is a content summary...

New PHIBRON 5 Commander Appointed

The time honored title of commodore was passed from one senior leader to another during a change of command ceremony for Commander, Amphibious Squadron 5 (PHIBRON 5), Dec 14. The formal program was… [[...

USS Tortuga’s CO, XO Relieved of Duties

USS Tortuga’s (LSD 46) Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Thomas Goudreau and Executive Officer, Cmdr. John Fleming, were relieved of their duties Dec. 16, due to loss of confidence in their ability to… [[ This is...

US Surface Fleet Gets New Technology for Safe Routes

Interactive software that can dramatically cut the time it takes to plan safe submarine missions is crossing over to the surface fleet and is being installed this month on the guided-missile cruiser… [[ This...

VCNO Holds All-Hands Call at NAS Key West

Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Michelle Howard visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West and conducted an all-hands call, Dec. 15. During Howard’s visit, she toured annexes, received… [[ This is a...

OSI to Upgrade UK Navy’s ECPINS Software

OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has signed a contract with the Royal Navy to upgrade its fleetwide ECPINS-W Sub license. The upgrade includes two modules from the OSI ECPINS software suite of… [[ This is...

Babcock to Deliver Further Phalanx Systems

Babcock, in association with Raytheon, is to deliver four Phalanx 1B kits and convert four land Phalanx Weapons Systems to their original marinised configuration to provide naval Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWS) capability (the UK’s...

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