Sail of USS La Jolla becomes training platform

USS La Jolla (SSN 701) returning to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after a six-month deployment in 2011. Photo: US Navy

Norfolk Naval Shipyard has removed the sail of former U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) ...

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US Navy clears MQ-4C Triton UAS low-rate production

Following a successful milestone decision authority (MDA) led review, the U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) obtained positive Milestone C low-rate initial production approval. Photo: Northrop Grumman

U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) was authorized for low-rate initial production ...

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Canadian explorers confirm discovery of HMS Terror

The wreck of HMS Terror. Photo: Parks Canada/Twitter

A team of explorers from a Canadian government agency has confirmed that the recently discovered wreck located in ...

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Royal Navy boosts recompression chamber deployment capacity

Recompression chamber being loaded onto HMS Dauntless. Photo: Royal Navy

The Royal Navy is now capable of having its recompression chambers reach stricken submariners and divers faster as ...

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US Navy, Philippines armed forces to conduct PHIBLEX

An amphibious assault vehicle assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) embarks the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during the Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015 (PHIBLEX15). Photo: US Navy

U.S. Marines and sailors from the Bonhomme Richard expeditionary strike group (ESG) are scheduled to take part in a ...

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Singapore hosts PSI exercise Deep Sabre 2016

The board-and-search teams from the Republic of Korea Navy during a maritime interdiction drill. The US Navy and the RSN also have board-and-search teams involved in the maritime interdiction, a component of the Exercise Deep Saber 2016. Photo: Singapore Ministry of Defense

The Singapore-hosted Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) exercise Deep Sabre 2016 kicked off September 27 at ...

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Schiebel, Diehl team up for German Navy unmanned helicopter

Photo: Schiebel

Austrian unmanned air system manufacturer Schiebel and German defense contractor Diehl Defence have renewed a ...

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US Navy's 'Iron Man' diver helmet explained

Prototype of the Divers Augmented Vision Display (DVAD) positioned within a dive helmet. Photo: US Navy

DAVD, also known as the Divers Augmented Vision Display, is the U.S. Navy’s next-generation diving helmet ...

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Exponaval 2016

EXPONAVAL and TRANS-PORT have become established as one of the most important international naval defence and maritime fairs in Latin America…

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4th Conference on Operational Maritime Law

The time has arrived for the Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters (COE CSW), in cooperation with the Finnish…

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EURONAVAL 2016

Euronaval 2016 in Paris, is one of the leading international trade shows for maritime security, safety and naval defense…

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Naval Mission Systems Technology

Integrating Naval Assets to Ensure Enhanced Maritime Operations and Support.

Navies are constantly looking at how the collection and dissemination of data from marine helicopters, UAVs, radars and shore based sensors through C2 systems can be improved to produce an accurate, clear, and all-encompassing picture of the maritime theatre for allied forces.

The complexity associated with effectively coordinating the variety of operations of these systems means that interoperability between all systems, divisions, and nations is of paramount importance. Therefore, SMi’s Naval Mission Systems Technology Conference will explore the strategies and technologies required to develop next generation capability in this vital area of national defence.

The expert speaker panel includes: Italian Navy, U.S. Navy, NATO Modelling and Simulation Center of Excellence (M & S COE), BAAINBw, The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), University College London and many more.

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Boeing, LM to advance US Navy's MQ-25 UAV program

The Navy's unmanned X-47B lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing and Lockheed Martin $43 million contracts for further work on the ...

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Australian Defence Forces hail Northern Shield a success

HMAS Newcastle patrols past a gas and oil platform during a North West Shelf patrol. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Exercise Northern Shield wrapped up earlier in September in Derby, Western Australia, with more than 1,200 troops ...

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Royal Navy destroyer hosts op Sophia commander

Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond that recently joined Operation Sophia in the Mediterranean, hosted ...

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USS Momsen visits Northern Mariana Islands

Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) moors in Saipan for a scheduled port visit. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) arrived in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands for a ...

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Photo: Spanish Navy trains anti-air missile firing

An SM-1 missile is fired during the Gulf of Cadiz exercise. Photo: Spanish Navy

The Spanish Navy has recently concluded an anti-air missile firing exercise in the Gulf of Cadiz with the F-80 ...

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USCGC Munro commissioning set for April, 2017

US Coast Guard cutter Munro. Photo: HII

The U.S. Coast Guard announced that commissioning of the service’s sixth national security cutter, Munro, is ...

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US Navy cruiser Chancellorsville docks in Guam

Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) conduct a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) Fleet Replenishment Oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) during Valiant Shield 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) arrived in Guam for a ...

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US Coast Guard, Navy to team up for maritime exercise

Illustration. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Coast Guard and Navy personnel are scheduled to conduct a maritime exercise September 28 in the vicinity of ...

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Russian nuclear-armed submarine reaches new home

Vladimir Monomakh at the Northern Fleet base. Photo: Russian Ministry of Defense

Vladimir Monomakh, the Russian Navy’s newest strategic nuclear submarine, arrived at its permanent base in ...

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Australian companies get opportunity to join Type 26 program

Photo: BAE Systems

Australian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will have the opportunity to enter the supply chain for the ...

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Australia's first AWD destroyer completes builder's trials

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HMAS Hobart, the first of three Royal Australian Navy Aegis destroyers has successfully completed sea trials off ...

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South Korea, US Navy stage drill as warning to North

Illustration: USS Spruance is one of three US Navy destroyers deployed in support of maritime security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. Photo: US Navy

In response to recent North Korean provocations, the U.S. and Republic of Korea navies (ROKN) joined forces to ...

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US Navy orders additional two CH-53K test helicopters

In January 2014, Sikorsky powered ‘on’ the three GE 7,500 shaft horsepower class engines of the first CH-53K heavy lift helicopter prototype, and spun the rotor head without rotor blades. Photo: Sikorsky

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Sikorsky Aircraft a $232 million contract for the procurement of ...

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How General Dynamics prepared its Bluefin UUV for ICEX 2016

U.S. Navy personal observe as MIT students and General Dynamics engineers begin the MACRURA Underwater Unmanned Vehicle’s inaugural dive in the Arctic Ocean at ICEX 2016. Photo: U.S. Navy

U.S. defense contractor General Dynamics has had the opportunity to see how its unmanned underwater vehicles ...

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Boeing to provide Harpoon missiles to Indian Navy

A Harpoon missile is launched off a U.S. Navy littoral combat ship. Photo: US Navy

American defense technology company Boeing has received an $81 million contract to deliver 22 Lot 89 Harpoon ...

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Mikros Systems gets LCS combat system maintenance contract

Illustration: US Navy LCS USS Milwaukee. Photo: Lockheed Martin

The U.S. Navy has awarded Mikros Systems Corporation a $3 million task and delivery order for production, logistics ...

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US Navy Makin Island ARG ready for deployment

Guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett, amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island and amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock sail in formation off the coast of Southern California during the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th Marine Expeditionary Unit CERTEX. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Makin Island amphibious ready group (ARG) completed a two-week certification exercise (CERTEX) ...

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