HMS Audacious Tests New Torpedo at AUTEC

May 12, 2021 – The world’s most advanced torpedo has been declared ready for front-line action with the Royal Navy and undergone extensive deep water trials with HMS Audacious in the Bahamas. Five of the cutting-edge heavy torpedoes were successfully fired by Audacious – the fourth of the Royal Navy’s Astute-class nuclear-powered submarines – during three days of trials on…

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AUTEC Personnel Save Green Sea Turtle Entangled by Rope, Nets

July 16, 2020 – Best known for housing the third largest barrier reef in the world, Andros Island in the Bahamas boasts a diverse marine population amid pristine waters. It’s perhaps less well known to serve as home to NUWC Division Newport’s Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC). On July 13, these two worlds collided when a large endangered…

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Fighting Dorian—the deadly struggle of CG-6019 and a “Cat 6” hurricane

May 30, 2020 – The U.S. Coast Guard’s response to Hurricane Dorian was unlike any storm response in history. With a constantly changing track, unprecedented wind speeds and slow surface movement, Dorian proved unpredictable and deadly. Hurricane Dorian became a tropical depression on Saturday, August 24, 2019. As late as August 26th, many thought the storm would roll through the…

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