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U.S. Delegation, lead by Rear Admiral Ron Piret, poses for a photo at the U.S. Booth during the International Hydrographic Organization Assembly 2023.
Naval Oceanography hosted representatives from 13 foreign countries who visited to see firsthand the capabilities and missions our 2500 Sailors and Scientists perform around the world, April 20, 2023.
The 13 countries that had representatives at the tour were Denmark, Australia, Great Britain, Netherlands, Japan, Canada, Sweden, Chile, Israel, Poland, Portugal, Finland, and New Zealand. Each country has a unique perspective and interest in the work that Naval Oceanography does, and it was fascinating to hear their questions and feedback.
Recently, U.S. Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command’s (Naval Oceanography) Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) tracked Super Typhoon 02W (MAWAR) through the Western Pacific as the storm reached historic proportions.
MAWAR’s peak intensity was reported to have reached upwards of 160ktnots (184 mph). In times of severe and impactful weather hazards due to tropical cyclones, JTWC plays a vital role in protecting the Navy; Ships and Sailors alike.
During IHO Assembly, John Nyberg addresses the delegations from 98 countries during the 3rd Assembly. International Hydrographic Organization Assembly 2023 brings together 98 countries to discuss various topics, and concerns and bring forth proposals to create a more collaborative environment. #USNavy Admiral Piret, #NavalOceanography Commander, led the 🇺🇸 US delegation alongside #NGA and #NOAA counterparts to Monaco to participate in #IHO 2023.
Nautilus is a Penguin TrueHPC supercomputer with a peak performance of 8.2 petaFLOPS, 176,128 compute cores, 382 TB of memory, and 26 petabytes of storage. It completed its final testing in April 2023 and features 48 GPU nodes.
The Japanese and American flags are raised during the official ceremony for the 84th Black Ship Festival, May 20. The Black Ship Festival is held annually in Shimoda to commemorate the arrival of Commodore Matthew Perry to Japan in 1853, a historical event that marked the beginning of diplomacy and trade agreements between the U.S. and Japan.
Winners of the highly competitive anti-submarine warfare (ASW) competition, aircrew and maintenance personnel from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) pose with the Sea Dragon Championship Belt with Chief Aerographer’s Mate Kirk Hying and Aerographer’s Mate 1st Class Andrew Weisgerber in front of a JMSDF Kawasaki P-1.
This video illustrates CNMOC's 'From the bottom of the ocean to the stars...' mission.