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Bechtel Plant Machinery Wins Naval Nuclear Propulsion Contract

Bechtel Plant Machinery Wins Naval Nuclear Propulsion Contract

Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $39,4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract for naval nuclear propulsion components.   Work will be performed in Monroeville, Pennsylvania (99 percent), and Schenectady, New York (1 percent). No completion date or additional information is provided on Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program contracts. Fiscal 2014 other […]

Image of the Day: MV-22 Osprey Ready for Landing

A tilt-rotor MV-22 Osprey prepares to land aboard the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6).   America is traveling through the U.S. Southern Command and U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility on her maiden transit. The ship is scheduled to be commissioned Oct. 11 in San Francisco. Naval Today Staff, July 25, 2014; […]

ESPS Relámpago Ends Counter-Piracy Operations

ESPS Relámpago Ends Counter-Piracy Operations

Five months after departing from her home port of Las Palmas, in Spain, the EU Naval Force Spanish Ocean Patrol Vessel (OPV), ESPS Relámpago, has completed her counter-piracy deployment with Operation Atalanta in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean.   As she departed for home waters, the Spanish Navy frigate, ESPS Navarra, re-joined the […]

First Navy-Run DIDP-NQ Sees 23 Graduates

Twenty three young men and women Navy recruits graduated from the Defence Indigenous Development Program North Queensland (DIDP-NQ) at a ceremony held at Australian HMAS Cairns earlier this week.   This program, the first coordinated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) for Defence Indigenous Affairs, provides an opportunity for young indigenous people from remote areas […]

USCG Cutter Northland Returns from Caribbean Sea Ops

USCG Cutter Northland Returns from Caribbean Sea Ops

The crew of the Portsmouth-based Coast Guard Cutter Northland is scheduled to return to Base Portsmouth Thursday evening following a 63-day patrol deployment in the Caribbean Sea in support of Operation Martillo and Caribe Venture.   While on patrol, on July 8, the Northland detected the suspicious 68-foot motor vessel An-Nur transiting the Caribbean Sea […]

Indian Coast Guard Repatriates 41 Sri Lanka Fishermen

Indian Coast Guard Repatriates 41 Sri Lanka Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy facilitated the repatriation of 41 Sri Lanka fishermen who had been released from the Indian custody.   The fishermen along with 8 fishing trawlers were taken over from Indian Coast Guard Ship “Sarang” at the Indo-Sri Lanka International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) North of Kankasanturai on 24th July 2014. Sri Lanka Naval […]

USS Shoup Carries Out Burial Ceremony

USS Shoup (DDG 86) had the honor of burying 22 veterans and dependents on July 15 while sailing through the Puget Sound.   The ceremony took place on the flight deck. A few prayers along with a funeral song were the opening portion of an age-old custom. The honor guard then ceremoniously picked up an […]

USS Halsey Sailors Volunteer in Inarajan, Guam

Sailors from Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) volunteered at Inarajan Elementary School in Inarajan, Guam July 18.   Halsey made a port call to the island after departing their homeport in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet’s area of responsibility. Sailors discussed their careers with students, […]

Spanish Aircraft Take Part in Farnborough Airshow, UK

Two Spanish Navy’s ‘Harrier’ aircraft from the 9th Aircraft Squadron have participated in the Farnborough International Airshow (United Kingdom).   The show ran from the 10th to the 21st of July 2014. This important airshow is organized every two years alternating with Le Bourget (France). The purpose of this year’s Festival was twofold: on the […]

USS Makin Island ARG Leaves San Diego

USS Makin Island ARG Leaves San Diego

Nearly 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are scheduled to depart San Diego July 25, for a deployment in support of the Navy’s maritime strategy.   The Makin Island ARG is comprised of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), the […]

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