Huge Maintenance Task a First

March 3, 2021 – The recent completion of HMAS Canberra’s maintenance is the first time an operation on such a scale had been performed in Australia. Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group’s Head Maritime Systems Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm said successful completion of the maintenance period at Fleet Base East in Sydney was testament to the collaboration between Defence and Australian…

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DHS Publishes Free Resources to Protect Critical Infrastructure From GPS Spoofing

February 26, 2021 – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced today it has published the Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Integrity Library and Epsilon Algorithm Suite to protect against Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) spoofing, or deceiving a Global Positioning System (GPS) device through false signals. These resources advance the design of PNT systems…

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Theodore Roosevelt CSG Conducts Second Bilateral Exercise with JMSDF

March 3, 2021 – The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) conducted a bilateral maritime exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) February 28. USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) conducted maneuvering drills and a photo exercise with JS Yugiri (DD 153), JS Hatakaze (TV 3520), and JS Setoyuki (TV 3518). The exercise was…

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NAVSEA Introduces STAVE Propulsion Shaft Tool

March 2, 2021 – The Shaft Taper Analysis Verification Evaluation (STAVE) system is a digital scanning technology and inspection process, which was developed to replace the plug and ring gauge system submarines, nuclear aircraft carriers and other ship classes with fixed-pitch propulsion shaft taper refurbishment, aligning with NAVSEA’s strategic framework in transforming digital capability. The project goal for STAVE was…

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KRI Teluk Wondama Launched

March 3, 2021 (Google Translation) – In order to meet the target in Minimum Essential Force (MEF) III until 2024, the Chief of Naval Staff (Kasal) Admiral Yudo Margono, SE, MM, Wednesday (3/3/2021), launched the Indonesian Ship (KRI) type of Tank Transport (AT) at PT. Bandar Abadi Batam. The activity began with the Shipnaming procession (Naming) KRI AT-8 and AT-9…

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USS Donald Cook Supports Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group

March 3, 2021 – USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) is providing multi-warfare defense to the Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group (CDG CSG) in the Mediterranean in support of NATO Exercise Dynamic Manta and other operations, demonstrating our mutual commitment to stability and security throughout the European region, March 3, 2021. CDG CSG took tactical control of USS Donald Cook…

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USS Winston S. Churchill conducts Port Visit to Sudan

March 1, 2021 – USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) arrived in Port Sudan, Sudan for a scheduled port visit, Mar. 1, 2021. Winston Churchill follows the USNS Carson City’s visit February 24-26 and U.S. Africa Command’s Deputy Commander for Civil-Military Engagement, Ambassador Andrew Young, and Director of Intelligence, Rear Adm. Heidi Berg, January 25-27, further building on the partnership…

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L3Harris to Design Vessel for DARPA in NOMARS Program

March 2, 2021 – L3Harris Technologies has been selected to design an autonomous surface ship concept for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to demonstrate the reliability and feasibility of an unmanned ship performing lengthy missions. L3Harris was chosen for phase one of the two-phase No Manning Required Ship (NOMARS) program. The L3Harris design concept will streamline NOMARS’…

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