Fleet Maintenance Submarines pushes to goal of 100 percent on-time delivery

Communication. Teamwork. Cross training. A can-do attitude. These are just a few strengths of Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s (NNSY) Fleet Maintenance Submarines (FMB) that helped to significantly increase the amount of maintenance and repairs completed on time this year. Through the unprecedented challenges fiscal year 2020 brought, including COVID-19, FMB made some changes in order to keep delivering on time at…

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US Navy, JMSDF Complete Exercise 2JA

July 29, 2020 – Mine warfare forces from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) completed Mine Warfare Exercise (MIWEX) 2JA 2020 in Mutsu Bay, Japan, July 23. “This year’s MIWEX 2JA was another rewarding exercise with our Japanese partners,” said Capt. Derek Brady, Commodore of Mine Countermeasures Squadron Seven. “The dedication of all who were involved was…

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PTC’s Windchill SaaS Chosen to Serve as Backbone for U.S. Navy Digital Transformation

July 29, 2020 PTC today announced that the U.S. Navy has selected PTC’s Windchill® product lifecycle management (PLM) Software as a Service (SaaS) offering to support its Model Based Product Support (MBPS) digital transformation initiatives, which is aimed at improving the Navy’s operational readiness. The project, launching in PTC’s fourth fiscal quarter, will enable the U.S. Navy to unify legacy…

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Logistics team keeps 7th Fleet armed, fueled, fed in Indo-Pacific

July 22, 2020 – The 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed fleet, with hundreds of ships, submarines and aircraft in the theater on any given day. That steady presence would not be possible without the responsive, resilient sustainment provided by the replenishment team at Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific (COMLOG WESTPAC) / Task Force 73 (CTF 73) and…

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Halter Marine Receives Navy Contract to Study T-AGOS Replacement

July 20, 2020 – Halter Marine Inc., a company of ST Engineering North America, has been awarded the contract for industrial studies for the auxiliary general ocean surveillance ship (T-AGOS(X)) program. The U.S. Navy awarded the $981,000 contract for the T-AGOS class series of vessels, which ultimately will replace the existing fleet of four T-AGOS 19 and one T-AGOS 23…

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Shipcom Federal Solutions Wins US Navy Global Parts Tracking Contract

July 21, 2020 – Shipcom Federal Solutions (SFS), a leader in next generation supply chain management solutions, has been awarded a contract by the US Navy Office of Naval Research (ONR) to extend functionality of the SFS Catamaran NextGen supply chain management platform with a focus on Naval shipyard and depot modernization. Under this effort, SFS will provide the US…

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JMSDF & USN Joint MCM Training in Mutsu Bay

(Google Translation) Reiwa 2nd year Mine warfare training (Mutsu Bay) and minesweeping special training (Japan-US joint training The Maritime Self-Defense Force will conduct the following mine warfare training (Mutsu Bay) and minesweeping special training (Japan-US joint training). I will carry it out. 1 Purpose (1) Maintain and improve the ability of the JMSDF to combat mines (2) Further strengthening cooperation…

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