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US Navy conducts four flight tests of SM-6 Block I missile 05 February 2016 The US Navy has successfully conducted four flight tests of the surface-to-air Standard Missile-6 Block I (SM-6 Blk I) off the Hawaiian...

US Navy grants Carrier Onboard Delivery aircraft designation to V-22 Osprey 05 February 2016 The US Navy has announced that its long-range Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey varient has been granted the official designation to serve as a carrier on-board delivery (COD) aircraft,...

Italian Navy’s amphibious force conducts exercise Phibex 05 February 2016 The amphibious force of the Italian Navy has conducted marine training exercise Phibex off the southern port of...

USS Bataan completes sea trials after one-year of shipyard maintenance 04 February 2016 The US Navy's Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) has completed sea trials after undergoing a major shipyard maintenance availability period over the last 12...

Meggitt contracted to deliver indoor simulated marksmanship trainers system to USMC 04 February 2016 Meggitt Training Systems has been awarded a $7.19m delivery contract by the US Marine Corps (USMC) Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM) Program Manager for Training Systems (PM TRASYS) to deliver...

US and UK navies conclude mine hunting exercise in the Gulf 04 February 2016 The US Navy and the UK Royal Navy have successfully concluded a week-long mine hunting exercise in the...

Indian Navy set to conduct International Fleet Review 2016 04 February 2016 The Indian Navy is set to stage the International Fleet Review (IFR) 2016 in the Bay of Bengal, off the Visakhapatnam coast, Andhra Pradesh,...

RVLT and Cohen Group partner to pursue LED retrofit contracts with the US Navy 04 February 2016 LED lighting technology solutions provider Revolution Lighting Technologies (RVLT) has assigned specialty advisor Cohen Group to analyse and strategise the company's actions to help bid for...

L-3 MAPPS selects Kongsberg CCTV system for Canadian Navy’s AOPS vessels 03 February 2016 L-3 MAPPS has awarded a contract to Norway-based Kongsberg Maritime to supply a CCTV system for installation on the Royal Canadian Navy's (RCN) new Harry DeWolf-class of arctic offshore...

CGI wins position on US Navy’s $809m NAVSUP Business Systems Center contract 03 February 2016 CGI has won a position on the $809m Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Business Systems Center (BSC) indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity (IDIQ)...

Rolls-Royce completes factory acceptance test of first MT30 Gas Turbine 03 February 2016 Rolls-Royce has successfully completed the factory acceptance test (FAT) of the first MT30 Gas Turbine for the UK Royal Navy's new Type 26 Global Combat Ship, at its test facility in...

GE to continue support for Canadian Navy’s LM2500 gas turbine-based ships 03 February 2016 GE Canada has extended a maintenance and logistics support services contract with Public Services and Procurement...

GD to support fire control systems work for US and UK SSBN submarines 03 February 2016 General Dynamics (GD) Mission Systems has received a contract from the US Navy to continue fire control systems and subsystems work aboard the US and UK Royal Navy's (RN) nuclear...

UK Navy’s training centre HMS Calliope nears completion of renovation programme 02 February 2016 The UK's Tyneside Royal Naval Reserves shelter HMS Calliope has nearly completed a £3.1m renovation programme, which will house the Royal Marines Reserves from RMR Scotland (Tyne Detachment)...

HMS Queen Elizabeth crew receives first logistics compartment 02 February 2016 The crew of the UK Royal Navy's first Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has taken delivery of its first logistics...

USS Abraham Lincoln completes no-load testing of its catapult 02 February 2016 The US Navy's fifth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), along with its crew, has completed its no-load testing on catapult one as a part of its Refueling and...

US Navy’s meteorological system to undergo government acceptance test 02 February 2016 The US Navy's Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I) has announced the start of its government acceptance test (GAT) on a...

Vard Marine contracted to design icebreaking vessel for Chilean Navy 02 February 2016 Naval architecture and marine engineering company Vard Marine has secured a contract worth approximately €4m from ASMAR Shipbuilding & Ship Repair Company to design an Antarctic icebreaking...

UK Navy’s Type 45 destroyers to undergo engine refit following repeated power outages 01 February 2016 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reportedly confirmed that the Royal Navy's fleet of six Type 45 destroyers will undergo a major engine refitting programme after a series of reported...

Cutlass Express 2016 multinational maritime exercise begins 01 February 2016 Naval personnel from Eastern Africa, Western Indian Ocean island nations, Europe and the US, as well as several international organisations have commenced the fifth iteration of the...

Iranian Navy test fired long-range Nour missile during Velayat 94 drills 01 February 2016 The Iranian Navy has reportedly test-fired its surface-to-surface cruise missile, known as Nour, during four-day annual military exercises, Velayat 94, in Makran coastal zone, east of the Strait...