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  • 31 January 2012
    Business & Finance

      The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has transferred two high speed vessels, the Huakai and the Alakai, to the U.S. Navy. The Navy plans to use the vessels to transport troops and equipment to training areas from Okinawa and other locations.  These vessels will help the Navy meet these unique operational requirements without […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Aquabotix has been awarded an approximately USD 70,000 contract to support a United States Navy project. The project will involve further developments to Aquabotix’s SwarmDiver product. This initial development project will conclude with a testing and demonstration to various U.S. Navy personnel. Whitney Million, Aquabotix’s chief executive officer, said: “This is a second project involving […]

  • 21 September 2017

    Following the fatal collisions between US Navy ships and merchant vessels and the loss of 17 sailors since the beginning of this year, the Navy’s ships will become more visible in high traffic areas so as to avoid such incidents occurring in the future. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said in a hearing […]

  • 19 September 2011

    USNS Spearhead, the first of Navy’s joint high-speed vessels designed for rapid intra-theater transport of troops and military equipment, was christened Sept. 17 during a ceremony at Austal USA in Mobile, Ala. Military Sealift Command will own and operate Spearhead and the other other joint high-speed vessels, or JHSVs, that are under contract to be […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has been awarded a contract to develop a fiber optic mooring line from the United States Navy valued at $125,000. The contract has an additional three options totaling $100,000 for a total potential contract value of $225,000. Under this contract, OPT will immediately begin the development of a buoy mooring system […]

  • 16 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2), the second of the Navy’s new joint high-speed vessels (JHSV) designed for rapid intra-theater transport of troops and military equipment, was christened, Sept. 15, during a ceremony at Austal USA in Mobile, Ala. Military Sealift Command (MSC) will own and operate Choctaw County and the other JHSVs, that are under […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Submarine Squadron 11 (CSS-11) hosted a ceremony concluding the 2019 Diesel-Electric Submarine Initiative (DESI) program with the diesel-electric Peruvian Submarine BAP Angamos (SS-31) on Naval Base Point Loma. The commander of  U.S. 3rd Fleet congratulated and thanked the Angamos and its crew for their performance during DESI to make the exercise a success. “The Diesel-Electric […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Project & Tenders

    UUV Aquabotix has executed a special purpose cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the United States Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport. Division Newport of NUWC is a Federal laboratory of the United States Department of Navy whose substantial purpose is the performance of research, development, and engineering. Under the CRADA signed between Aquabotix and the […]

  • 21 November 2017

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold suffered minimal damage after it collided with a tugboat off the coast of Japan, on November 18. The incident occurred while the vessel was taking part in a scheduled towing exercise in Sagami Bay. The tug boat lost propulsion and drifted into the ship. “No one was injured on either […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Strategic Robotic Systems (SRS) has been selected by the United States Navy to procure the company’s FUSION unmanned underwater vehicle. The Navy will use the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for its future explosive ordnance disposal (EOD). According to SRS, initial deliveries under the 5-year contract should start in the third quarter of 2019. The SRS […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the nation’s newest research vessel will be named R/V Sally Ride, in honor of the former UC San Diego faculty member who was the first American female astronaut and the youngest American to fly in space. The ship is owned by the U.S. Navy, will be operated […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Austal USA’s order backlog has grown by approximately US$681.7 million as a result of two additional Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) contract options being exercised by the United States Navy. The contract options fund construction of the LCS 14 and LCS 16, the fifth and sixth ships in the 10-ship block buy award made to an […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Navy will christen the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) Montford Point March 2, during a 10 a.m. PST ceremony in San Diego, Calif. The Commandant of the Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Jim Amos will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Alexis “Jackie” Bolden, the wife of current NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will serve as the ship’s […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Coronado (LCS 4) during a ceremony at the Austal USA shipyard on Sept. 27. Coronado is the fourth littoral combat ship (LCS) to deliver to the Navy, the second of the Independence variant – noted for its trimaran hull – to join the fleet. Capt. Randy […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, its AMSEC LLC subsidiary, has been awarded a task order under a previously awarded contract to provide engineering and technical services to support efforts to improve U.S. Navy shipboard technical data environments. The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) task order contains a base period with two, one-year option periods which, if […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The U.S. Navy will commission amphibious transport dock ship, Anchorage, in her namesake city of Anchorage, Alaska, May 4, at 10 a.m. (AKDT), during a ceremony at the Port of Anchorage. Anchorage is named in honor of the largest city in Alaska. Adm. Cecil Haney, commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, will deliver the ceremony’s keynote address. […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that the first Armstrong-class Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) ship will be named Neil Armstrong. Mabus named the future R/V Neil Armstrong (AGOR 27) to honor the memory of Neil Armstrong, best known for being the first man to walk on the moon. Armstrong was an aeronautics […]

  • 5 October 2012

    The Navy will commission the newest guided-missile destroyer, Michael Murphy (DDG 112), Oct. 6, during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony at Pier 88 in Manhattan, N.Y. The newest destroyer honors Navy SEAL (Sea, Air, Land) Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during Operation Red Wings […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Navy will name the next San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship the USS Portland, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) announced on Friday (April 12, 2013). “Oregon has a long history with the U.S. Navy going back to the construction of hundreds of World War II Liberty and Victory ships at three Portland-area shipyards,” Wyden […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Commanders of two US Navy destroyers, which were involved in fatal collisions in 2017, face negligent homicide charges.

  • 28 April 2015

    Today’s image shows USS John Finn (DDG 113), the US Navy’s 63rd Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) class destroyer, docked at the Pascagoula-based Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard. Her keel was laid in November 2013, and the christening ceremony is planned for May 2. The ceremony will be attended by Pearl Harbor survivors who served with […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday that its AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). The contract is in support of design, acquisition, production, integration, testing, installation and configuration management of certified C5ISR capabilities (command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance), […]