Siemens Energy to Provide Emission Reductions on New NOAA Ships

Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors, LLC awarded Siemens Energy a contract to supply power, propulsion, and control systems along with Siemens Energy’s battery storage technology for two research vessels. The new ships, named the Oceanographer and Discoverer, are being acquired by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and will support various missions, including general oceanographic research and exploration, climate and ocean…

Read More

Two Naval Test Wing Atlantic Squadrons Secure Coveted Safety Award

The United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) and Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (HX) 21 received a Safety “S” for earning the 2020 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Aviation Safety Award, Nov. 3. Vice Adm. Carl Chebi, Commander of the Naval Air Systems Command, presented the awards during back-to-back ceremonies at the respective squadrons on Nov. 3. The award…

Read More

Airbus Helicopters Delivers First H225M to Brazilian Navy

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H225M in naval combat configuration to the Brazilian Navy. Stationed at the naval base in São Pedro d’Aldeia, the aircraft will boost the Brazilian Navy’s mission capabilities including anti-surface warfare and maritime surveillance. Developed by the engineering team at Helibras (the Brazilian subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters), this naval version of the H225M aircraft is…

Read More

Project 22220 Arktika on Trials in Gulf of Finland

The lead universal nuclear icebreaker of project 22220 “Arktika” built by the Baltic Shipyard (part of usc) entered the waters of the Gulf of Finland to undergo acceptance tests. During the test program, the factory handing over team together with the crew of the icebreaker will check the operability of the rowing electric motor of the starboard side, the replacement…

Read More

USCGC Apsen Leaves Bay Area for Modernization at Curtis Bay

The Coast Guard Cutter Aspen (WLB 208) and crew departed the Bay Area Monday for the last time as a San Francisco-based cutter and are enroute to the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore to under-go major maintenance and overhaul. This marks the end of two decades of service along the California Coastline for the Aspen as one of 16 of…

Read More