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Category: Naval

New Commander at NUWC Division Newport

Commander, Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport held a change of command ceremony, Nov. 14. Navy Capt. Howard Goldman relieved Navy Capt. Todd Cramer as commander, NUWC Newport. A… [[ This is a...

USS Russell Welcomes JS Teruzuki in San Diego

The crew of USS Russell (DDG 59) hosted the crew of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Ship JS Teruzuki (DD 116), Oct. 15- Nov. 6 as the partner nation participated in exercises with the...

USS Farragut Changes Command at NS Mayport

The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Mayport Nov. 14. Cmdr. Cory R. Applebee relieved Cmdr. William Musser as Farragut’s… [[ This is a content...

USS Germantown Takes Part in Keen Sword Ex

The amphibious dock landing ship, USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion (AAB), 2nd Marine Division (MARDIV), operated with Japanese Self Defense Forces (JSDF) during… [[ This is a content summary...

F-35C Carries Out Night Flight Ops

The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first carrier-based night flight operations aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego Nov. 13. Navy test pilot… [[ This is...

Littoral Combat Ship Squadron 2 Established

Capt. Paul Young assumed command of the newly formed Commander, Littoral Combat Ship Squadron (LCSRON) 2 during a ceremony held at Naval Station Mayport, Florida, Nov. 7. Waterfront and community… [[ This is a...

Future DDG 1001 Deckhouse Successfully Integrated

The future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), completed the successful lift and integration of the deckhouse on to the ship’s hull at General Dynamics’ Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard Nov.14. Michael Monsoor will be...

Pipavav posts Q2 loss, moves to ‘balance funds’

Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering (Pipavav), India’s biggest private sector naval shipbuilder, has announced financial losses and a move to “balance funds” in view of continuing high finance costs. Pipavav said in a statement...

Lockheed delivers 200th Romeo helicopter to US Navy

Lockheed Martin has delivered the 200th submarine-hunting MH-60R Romeo helicopter to the US Navy, following a patch signing with Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Seven-Two (HSM-72). …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

US Navy decommissions USS Ingraham

The US Navy has decommissioned its last Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate, USS Ingraham (FFG 61), following 25 years in service. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

India successfully test-fires Dhanush ballistic missile

India has successfully tested its surface-to-surface, nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile, aboard a naval vessel off the Odisha coast in the Bay of Bengal. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

ASPI says Australian F-35B purchase wouldn’t make sense

Acquiring Lockheed Martin Lightning II F-35B short take-off vertical landing (STOVL) fighters to operate from the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) two 27,800-tonne Canberra class landing helicopter dock (LHD) amphibious ships would not be justified,...

Pentagon launches nuclear enterprise reform measures

Key Points DoD to invest billions in the US nuclear enterprise over the next five years The investments are part of an effort to ensure the continued safety and effectiveness of strategic deterrent forces...

UK places long lead contract for Successor missile tubes

Key Points NAVSEA has awarded Electric Boat a USD83.8 million contract modification for missile tube manufacturing for the US Ohio Replacement and UK Successor SSBN programmes Each Successor boat will accommodate 12 tubes in...

Most Read News, November 10 – 16, 2014

Virtual Technology Changes Design of UK Navy Warships BAE Systems’ Engineers are overhauling their approach to the design and build of Royal Navy warships by using cutting edge virtual reality… [[ This is a...

George H.W. Bush CSG Back in Homeports

After completing a nine-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet Areas of Operations (AOR), the ships and squadrons of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) returned to their… [[...

Hagel Launches ‘Offset Strategy,’ Lists Key Technologies

REAGAN LIBRARY: After months of build-up, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel formally launched the military’s quest for a new “Offset Strategy.” In a speech to the second Reagan National Defense Forum here, Hagel was sparing...

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