OSI IBS Included in Successful SAT for Royal Australian Navy AOR

August 25, 2020 – OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) is pleased to announce NUSHIP Supply (II), the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) new Supply class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ship, has successfully completed its Sea Acceptance Trials (SAT) in Ferrol, Spain. OSI is contracted by Navantia to design and deliver Integrated Bridge Systems (IBS) for the RAN SEA 1654 AOR Program. In…

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Teledyne to Repair of TWTs Supporting E/A-18G Aircraft

August 25, 2020 – Teledyne Defense Electronics LLC has been awarded a $23,619,080 firm-fixed-price, requirements contract by the U.S. Navy. The 5-year contract is for the repair of TWTs (traveling wave tubes) associated with the ALQ-99 jammer system that supports the E/A-18G aircraft, and work should be completed by August 2025. All repair work will be performed at Teledyne MEC’s…

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Trawling mines will be demonstrated by the seamen of the ZVO at the ARMY-2020 forum in Kronstadt

August 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – Trawling and detonation of floating mines will be demonstrated by sailors of the Western Military District during the ARMY-2020 International Military-Technical Forum, which will be held in Kronstadt from August 27 to 29. “Guests of the forum in Kronstadt will be able to see the trawling and detonation of floating mines by the crew…

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MSC Charter Ship MV Cape Hudson Supports Pacific Based Army Training

August 13, 2020 – Throughout the months of July and August, the Military Sealift Command chartered roll-on/roll-off/container ship MV Cape Hudson (T-AKR 5066) has been supporting the U.S. Army, transporting military vehicles and supplies throughout the Pacific region for use in ongoing military training exercises. Managed by the Matson Navigation Company, and part of The United States Maritime Administration (MARAD)…

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Submarine “Riachuelo” performs Surface Sea Tests for Tests with its propulsion system

August 14, 2020 (Google Translation) – On August 12, another important milestone was accomplished within the scope of the Submarine Development Program (PROSUB), when the Submarine “ Riachuelo ” (S 40) successfully carried out the tests foreseen for the surface propulsion system, in continuation to the extensive program of acceptance tests at sea. In addition to these checks, the steering…

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Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of V-J Day: The surprising stories of Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s service during World War II

By Michael Brayshaw Its biggest World War II ship was named after a joke the president made. It repaired an ally’s aircraft carrier in secret, while the enemy publically claimed it sunk. It transformed a sabotaged enemy cargo liner into a transport ship carrying thousands of American troops across the Atlantic. These are just some of the more surprising stories…

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NATO maritime and air forces train in the Baltic Sea

August 13, 2020 – Allied ships and aircraft conducted air-maritime integration training in the Baltic Sea on Thursday (13 August 2020). Enroute to a port visit in Riga, Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 vessels HMCS Toronto and NRP Corte Real conducted air defence training with Spanish F-18 and French Mirage 2000-5 fighter jets participating in NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission.…

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Russian Pacific Fleet Trains in Seabed Operations

August 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – The rescue forces of the Pacific Fleet in Kamchatka during the exercise worked out rendering assistance to an emergency submarine lying on the ground In Avacha Bay, off the coast of Kamchatka, a special tactical exercise was held for the duty forces of the emergency rescue detachment of the Troops and Forces in the…

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Northern Fleet prepares to support tests of the latest small rocket ships

August 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – Today, the Zeleny Dol project 21631 small missile ship (MRK) of the Baltic Fleet, the fourth ship of the modernized Buyan-M series, which is equipped with Kalibr cruise missiles, arrived at the main base of the Northern Fleet – the city of Severomorsk. On the same day, the Odintsovo MRK built for the Baltic…

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EA Awarded NAVFAC NW Support Contract

August 11, 2020 – EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC (EA), a leading provider of interdisciplinary environmental services, announced today that it has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Northwest (NAVFAC NW) to support its long-term monitoring and operation and maintenance (O&M) of remedial action systems at Navy and Marine Corps…

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