Category: Naval

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Promotes Sailors

Sailors flooded into the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach for aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower’s (CVN 69) (Ike) holiday safety standdown, Dec. 5. The semi-annual… [[ This is a content summary...

LaWS Operates aboard Vessel in the Arabian Gulf

The laser weapon system (LaWS) – a cutting-edge weapon that brings significant new capabilities to America’s Sailors and Marines – was for the first time successfully deployed and… [[ This is a content summary...

LCM-1E-Class Amphibious Mechanised Landing Craft

LCM-1E (Landing Craft Mechanical 1E) is a medium-sized fast landing craft designed and constructed by Navantia for use in amphibious landing operations. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

EU to approve maritime security plan

The European Union’s (EU’s) 28 member nations are soon expected to adopt a new action plan on maritime security to address the widening range of threats prevalent along their common external sea borders. A...

First Algerian MEKO A-200 frigate undocked

Key Points The first of two new MEKO A-200 frigates for the Algerian Naval Forces has been floated out A contract was signed in March 2012 for the delivery of two vessels The first...

Navy Authorized To Use Ship-based Laser In Battle

The Navy’s first-of-a-kind laser deployed on a vessel sailing in the Persian Gulf has been declared operational and can be used by the crew to defend itself against potential threats, the service’s head of...

Star Wars At Sea: Navy’s Laser Gets Real

PENTAGON: The age of laser weapons has officially begun. Since September, the Navy has had a $40 million, 100-kilowatt Laser Weapons System (LaWS) aboard the USS Ponce in the Persian Gulf. “They’re using it...

Big is Beautiful

Seismic workboats keep getting bigger. Several factors drive the move to larger boats. One is a need to move crews of up to 40 passengers safely. Another is a call for to re-provision in...

Flying Davits

Davits are built for ships and rarely taken to the skies. However when a client in the Arabian Gulf urgently needed the very best davits the world could supply, they came to Vestdavit. …read...

Sliding Davit for Ugland PSV

Norways’s JJ Ugland specified a Vestdavit sliding MOB davit for its new state-of-the-art PSV. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Flexible Hook Distance Davit Developed

Vestdavit has developed a flexible tailor-made HNF-6500 davit for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, US. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

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