Shelburne Ship Repair Joins Green Marine

Shelburne Ship Repair Limited is the newest participant in Green Marine – the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. “It’s vitally important for us to show our commitment to the environment from the start,” stated Greg Simpson, the president of Mersey Seafoods, which just recently acquired Shelburne Ship Repair. “And we felt that participating in Green…

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Simthetiq Delivers RCN Immersive Classroom

Simthetiq, a leading provider of 3D content and training solutions to the defence sector, is pleased to announce that it has delivered an Immersive Classroom to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), to be utilized for multiple naval training applications. The virtual classroom uses the Station IX™ immersive and multi-user display environment that is also networked to external virtual reality units…

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SPY-7 Radar Earns Official Canadian Designation

Lockheed Martin’s advanced SPY-7 radar received its Government of Canada official nomenclature – AN/SPY-7 (V)3 – formally recognizing the radar’s maturity and proven ability. Delivering an expandable digital footprint, SPY-7 sets the standard for the future of radars. “Lockheed Martin has worked diligently to develop SPY-7, the one-of-a kind interoperable, scalable technology chosen for the Canadian Surface Combatant,” said Glenn…

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NATO Concludes Vigilance Activity NEPTUNE SHIELD 22

Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) and U.S. Sixth Fleet (SIXTHFLT) concluded the NATO-led Vigilance Activity NEPTUNE SHIELD 2022 (NESH22) from STRIKFORNATO’s Joint Operations Centre in Oeiras, Portugal, May 31. The two-week vigilance activity demonstrated NATO’s ability to integrate the command and control of multiple carrier strike groups (CSG), an amphibious ready group (ARG) and a Marine expeditionary unit…

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Vard 7 125 OPV a More Affordable CSC?

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) to Vard Marine Inc., a Fincantieri company, for its Vard 7 125 Next-Generation Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV). The design of the 125-metre vessel is based on the successful Vard Series 7 OPV reference vessels and can be tailored to a broad range of military and naval missions. Enhancements include an upgraded…

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BALTOPS 22 Kicks Off in the Baltic Sea

Fourteen NATO allies, two NATO partner nations, over 45 ships, more than 75 aircraft, and approximately 7,000 personnel kick off Baltic Operations (BALTOPS 22) from Stockholm today. This premier maritime-focused annual exercise in the Baltic Region takes place June 5-17 and provides a unique training opportunity to strengthen combined response capabilities critical to preserving freedom of navigation and security in…

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