The U.S. Navy has developed a low-frequency active (LFA) ASW adjunct to the Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System, a 1-mi.-long hydrophone array towed from specially built ships. The LFA is designed to be carried by the same ships but so far has been used only experimentally by USNS Able. Credit: U.S. Navy
US Navy’s fourth Joint High Speed Vessel, the future USNS Fall River (JHSV 4) successfully completed Builder’s Trials July 2. Builder’s Trials are the first opportunity for the shipbuilder to operate and evaluate the ship underway. During the trials the builder, Austal USA, carried out testing to demonstrate the performance of all of the ship’s major systems including Fall River’s propulsion plant as well as the communications, navigation, and ride control systems.
French Marine Nationale tripartite mine hunter (CMT) Sagittaire (M 650).
EU Naval Force Ships ESPS Tornado,FS Siroco,& FGS Hessen met with USNS Joshua Humphreys for joint replenishment at sea January 21,2014.4 ships with over 600 crewmembers took part in RAS,carried out successfully & quickly.USNS Joshua Humperey crew, performed replenishment of 4 ships in only 24 hours.USNS Joshua Humphreys is Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler of US Navy.Second ship of the class,specially built for the Military Sealift Command.
Belgian Navy M924 Primula - Minesweeper.
USNS Spearhead underway for sea trials. by Official U.S. Navy Imagery
Landing craft from the French Marine Nationale BPC Mistral & "Light Stealth Frigate" La Fayette while participating in Exercise Caribe, in the West Indies (French Antilles), 12/13 May 2014. BPCs French equivalent of LPD/helicopter carriers. Mistral lead ship of class, & same basic build as the 3 ordered by Russia, for their Pacific Fleet, though the Russian Mistrals will be equipped mainly with Russian systems & armaments.
Royal Navy's Seafox Mine Disposal System.
Dassault Super Etendard (Modernisée) naval strike aircraft launching off French Marine Nationale Aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle.
BALTIC SEA, May 30. 2017. ENS Wambola gunner open fire on fast threat as he participes in Force Protection drills conducted by SNMCMG1 and Swedish Navy in the vicinity of Karlsrona .This Exercise included Asymetric naval and air threats, and involved SNMCMG1 Flag Ship ENS Wambola, BNS Primula, HMS Shoreham, HSWMS Vinga and two Swedish Navy Fast Boats as well a Light Aircraft. NATO Photo by FRAN CPO Christian Valverde.