Borey-A Class SSBN Vladimir Monmakh

October 31, 2019 (Google Translation) – Strategic missile submarine cruiser (SSBN) Vladimir Monmakh of the Borey-A project successfully performed test torpedo firing at the Northern Fleet combat training grounds in the White Sea. Shooting was carried out on the target vessel from an underwater position. Its implementation was provided by the forces of the White Sea naval base. Earlier, on…

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NATO ships test next generation of electronic warfare defences

October 31, 2019 – Thirteen NATO countries are taking part in simulated air and missile defence drills off the United Kingdom’s southern coast from Thursday (31 October 2019). The 6-day Naval Electro Magnetic Operations – or “NEMO” – trials will test how allied navies can defend themselves against anti-ship cruise and hypersonic missiles using state-of-the-art electronic defences. “NEMO 19 shows…

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RH Marine allows future naval officers to train more realistically and extensively

October 31, 2019 – Future naval officers being trained at the Dutch Royal Institute for the Navy (KIM) in Den Helder can from now on train their navigation skills more realistically and extensively. In addition to the KIM, the Navy Sailing School also makes use of the navigation simulators. The new Rhodium WECDIS trainer provided by RH Marine makes it…

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HMAS Brisbane commences combat system trials in US

November 1, 2019 – In a first for the Royal Australian Navy and the United States Navy, HMAS Brisbane has completed a live missile engagement. Using remote sensor data from the USS Stockdale and the Cooperative Engagement Capability, the combat system was tested against a range of challenging targets and tactical situations. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds…

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Blue Canyon Technologies Joins Forces with the Naval Research Laboratory and the UK Ministry of Defence for Space Weather Demonstration Mission

October 31, 2019 – Small satellite manufacturer and mission services provider Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) today announced that it has been selected by the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to support a combined initiative between the US Department of the Navy and the UK Ministry of Defence for a demonstration mission called CIRCE. CIRCE, which stands for Coordinated Ionospheric Reconstruction CubeSat…

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USS The Sullivans CNO Availability Completed On Time

October 30, 2019 – USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) successfully completed sea trials and her Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) availability Oct. 24, one day ahead of schedule, despite the project losing two weeks in September due to Hurricane Dorian. “Planning and teamwork were instrumental,” said Capt. John Lobuono, Southeast Regional Maintenance Center (SERMC) commanding officer. “All the stakeholders, including…

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First Poseidon aircraft delivered to the RAF

October 31, 2019 – The MOD is investing £3 billion in nine state-of-the-art jets which will enhance the UK’s tracking of hostile maritime targets, protect the British continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent and play a central role in NATO missions across the North Atlantic. Following an unveiling ceremony in Seattle, the aircraft was flown to Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida…

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Indian Navy Preparedness for Cyclone Maha

October 31, 2019 – The Deep Depression over the Maldives-Comorin areas has intensified into Cyclonic Storm Maha. Naval Officer-in-Charge (NOIC) Lakshadweep & Minicoy (L&M) and INS Dweeprakshak at Kavaratti are taking all precautions in co-ordination with Union Territory Lakshadweep (UTL) Administration to ensure safety of men and material. The Cabinet Secretary (CS) Shri. Rajiv Gauba reviewed the preparedness of UTL…

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US Navy Contract Announcements October 30, 2019

BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc., Rockville, Maryland, is awarded a $69,247,177 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for up to 931,200 man hours of installation and certification technical support to the Combat Integration and Identification Systems Division, Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Webster Outlying Field and Patuxent River in support of the Navy and the governments of Japan, South…

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