Admiralty Shipyards Resumes Project 677 Kronstadt Trials

Admiralty Shipyards (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) has begun the second stage of factory sea trials of the Project 677 Kronstadt submarine. As part of the second stage of testing, which will also take place in the ranges of the Gulf of Finland, submarines will be immersed and the ship’s systems will be tested. At the first stage, which…

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Hunt Valve Awarded Gerald R Ford Class Parts Contract

Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, has been awarded a contract by Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) to provide essential parts through Hunt Valve for the Ford Class aircraft carriers CVN 78 – CVN 81. The contract, valued at approximately $2 million, covers parts that will be delivered during the second and third quarters of 2022.…

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Unified Command Safely Removed Fuel From Lost E-2D

Interagency members assigned to the unified command supporting salvage operations for the Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye that crashed in the vicinity of Wallops Island and Chincoteague safely de-fueled the aircraft April 2. The collaborative efforts of the unified command ensured environmental protection measures were in place, which resulted in the safe and successful removal of JP-5 fuel. “The combined expertise…

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Salvage Planning Underway for the E-2 Hawkeye That Crashed

Salvage planning efforts are underway for the Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye attached to Airborne Command and Control Squadron (VAW) 120 that crashed in the vicinity of Wallops Island and Chincoteague, Va, March 30. The crash, which left one service member dead and two injured remains under investigation. The E-2D crashed at approximately 7:30 p.m. Two crew members were rescued by…

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VAW-120 Officer Killed in E-2D Crash Identified

On Wednesday, March 30, Lt. Hyrum Hanlon, assigned to Airborne Command and Control Squadron (VAW) 120 lost his life when an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye conducting routine flight operations crashed in the vicinity of Wallops Island and Chincoteague, Va. Hanlon, who commissioned in the Navy from Arizona State University in May 2017, reported to VAW-120 Jan. 31, 2021. “It takes a…

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Falklands Tug Honored with Repair Barge in Portsmouth

Falklands veterans spoke of their pride that an unsung workhorse of the 1982 conflict was formally honored in Portsmouth. Ocean-going tug RMAS Typhoon – crewed by a mix of civilians and Royal Navy personnel – performed numerous duties in the South Atlantic, from towing damaged/broken down vessels, to ferrying supplies and personnel around the task force. To mark the 40th…

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KRI Teluk Bintuni Lands Special Raider Batallion in Papua

KRI Teluk Bintuni-520 docked at Biryosi Fasharkan Pier of the Indonesian Navy in Manokwari, Papua in the context of the debarkation of Special Raider Battalion 136/Tuah Sakti who are members of the Indonesian Pamtas Task Force-PNG Special Buffer for the Papua Region, Monday (4/4) Tank transport type warship ( AT) dispatched 200 soldiers from the Special Raider Battalion 136/Tuah Sakti…

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