Fairbanks Morse Engine Ships USS Cleveland (LCS 31) Engines to Marinette Marine

August 17, 2021 – Fairbanks Morse Engine (FME), a division of Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), shipped two 16-cylinder Fairbanks Morse engines to Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wis., for the USS Cleveland (LCS 31), the 16th ship of the U.S. Navy’s Freedom-class LCS variant. FME was awarded a contract in 2019 to build and deliver Main Propulsion Diesel Engines (MPDE’s)…

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Nuclear Icebreaker Arktika Docked at Kronstadt Marine Plant

The lead universal nuclear icebreaker “Arktika” of project 22220 docked at the Kronstadt Marine Plant (part of the USC) to carry out scheduled work to replace one of the engines. On August 11, the ship made the transition from St. Petersburg to Kronstadt. Early in the morning on August 12, the operation to dock the ship in the name of…

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Navy Marks 76th Anniversary of Indonesian Independence

In order to welcome the commemoration of the 76th Anniversary of Indonesian Independence in 2021 with the theme “Resilient Indonesia, Indonesia Grows”, the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) in this case Lantamal XIII and Lanal Nunukan held a ceremony at Suar Karang Unarang, Nunukan Regency, North Kalimantan. , Tuesday (17/08). The Unarang Coral Suar is one of the basic points of…

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BAE Systems Engineering for US Navy’s Secure Comms

August 18, 2021 – The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems, Inc. a $140 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for communications engineering support and integration services. From concept through deployment, the company will customize command, control, communications, computer, and intelligence (C4I) systems to ensure America’s warfighters have reliable and secure communications across all domains. The contract – which BAE Systems has won…

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After 25 Years in Japan, USS Curtis Wilbur Returning Home

USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) departed Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, August 18, following 25 years of service as a forward-deployed ship to U.S. 7th Fleet. Curtis Wilbur arrived in Yokosuka, Japan in September 1996 and operated in the Indo-Pacific while assigned to Task Force 71/Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest forward-deployed DESRON and U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface…

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France Launches 158th Operation Highbush Deployment

On 9 August 2021, the ocean-Patrol (MHP) Commander Ducuing sailed from the naval base of Toulon in order to conduct the 158 th mandate HIGHBUSH operation in the Gulf of Guinea. After entering the CORYMBE area of ​​operation on August 15, the PHM crew are now heading to Dakar (Senegal), the first stage of their deployment, officially marking the start…

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Modernization Approved for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) awarded a $1.7-billion construction project August 13. This effort will expand and reconfigure a dry dock complex at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) in Kittery, Maine, to increase the shipyard’s capacity to maintain, modernize, and repair the Navy’s attack submarines and return them to the fleet on time. The seven-year project, part of the Navy’s…

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Pacific Fleet Project 636.3 Program to Complete by 2024

August 18, 2021 – “Until 2024, the Russian Navy plans to receive the entire series of 6 diesel-electric submarines of Project 636.3, which are being built at the Admiralty Shipyards, purposefully to equip the Submarine Forces of the Pacific Fleet. At present, the third submarine of this series, the Magadan, is undergoing state tests. These submarines have excellent stealth characteristics…

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Frigate Ingraham Expended as a Target

U.S. joint forces conducted coordinated multi-domain, multi-axis, long-range maritime strikes in the Hawaiian Islands Operating Area during a sinking exercise on the decommissioned guided missile frigate ex-USS Ingraham, August 15. Units from Vinson Carrier Strike Group (VINCSG), Submarine Forces Pacific, 1 Marine Expeditionary Force/3rd Marine Air Wing, III Marine Expeditionary/3rd Marine Division, and U.S. Army Multi-Domain Task Force participated in…

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