Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Center resumed two paused phases of its SEAL and Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewman (SWCC) selection-and-assessment training, the service's Public Affairs said on May 4.
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05 May 2020
The US Navy Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) intends to award Lockheed Martin a new order for Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) testing assets to achieve P-8 Poseidon MPA program requirements, according to a contract opportunity published on April 20.
27 Apr 2020
Since 2005, F/A-18 Super Hornet Block II aircraft have been rolling off Boeing’s production line and serving as the U.S. Navy’s multi-mission capable workhorse. The service took delivery of the final Block II Super Hornet, closing out a run of 322 one-seater F/A-18Es and 286 two-seated F/A-18Fs, on April 17.
21 Apr 2020
Australia officially transferred former Adelaide-class frigates Melbourne (FFG 05) and Newcastle (FFG 06) to the Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile). A commissioning ceremony took place on April 15, 2020 at the HMAS Watson naval base in Sydney.
20 Apr 2020
U.S. Army AH-64E Apache attack helicopters with 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Heavy Attack Reconnaissance Squadron, conducted deck-landing qualifications (DLQ) aboard the expeditionary sea base USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3) from March 23-27 in the 5th Fleet area of operations.
18 Apr 2020
General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) Friday delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine Vermont (SSN 792) to the U.S. Navy. The future USS Vermont is the first of ten Block IV submarines.
17 Apr 2020
During the past few weeks, the German Navy (Deutsche Marine)'s F125 class Frigate "Baden-Württemberg" conducted sub-systems tests under extreme conditions and in realistic combat situations. She left for Brazil on February 7 to evaluate on-board systems in hot weather near the Equator. The first-of-class vessel returned on April 16.
16 Apr 2020
The European Defence Agency's Steering Board has approved the launch of a specific EDA ad hoc project which will contribute to the implementation of a Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) project aimed at developing a Deployable Modular Underwater Intervention Capability Package (DIVEPACK).
16 Apr 2020
On April 15, eleven Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) vessels repeatedly conducted dangerous and harassing approaches of U.S. vessels while were conducting joint integration operations with U.S. Army AH-64E Apache attack helicopters in the international waters of the North Arabian Gulf.
14 Apr 2020
The initial assessment for Operation Agénor one month after reaching FOC is quite positive: 1,152 hours of maritime traffic in the Strait of Hormuz have been monitored.