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French Warship to Enter Black Sea »

An F70 type anti-submarine frigate of the French Navy, the Dupleix, will enter the Black Sea this weekend, according to Russian news agency ITAR-TASS.   The frigate will replace the US Navy’s destroyer USS Donald...

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USS Fort McHenry Welcomes CNP, Fleet Master Chief Aboard

USS Fort McHenry Welcomes CNP, Fleet Master Chief Aboard »

The U.S. Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Bill Moran and Fleet Master Chief April Beldo spoke with Sailors onboard USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) during an All Hands Call, April 23.   During...

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Russian Destroyer Passes near UK

Russian Destroyer Passes near UK »

In an example of routine work for the Royal Navy’s Fleet Ready Escort, the ship’s company of HMS Dragon have tracked, and met up with, the Vice Admiral Kulakov – a large Russian destroyer –...

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USA: SPAWAR’s Senior Leaders Discuss Information Dominance Technology at C4ISR Symposium

USA: SPAWAR’s Senior Leaders Discuss Information Dominance Technology at C4ISR Symposium »

Senior leaders from the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) joined panel moderator Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Dr. John Zangardi for discussions on rapidly advancing global Information Dominance technology across the...

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U.S. CNO, Pacific Fleet Commander Join 14th WPNS

U.S. CNO, Pacific Fleet Commander Join 14th WPNS »

The U.S. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and the U.S. Pacific Fleet commander joined over 20 maritime leaders April 22 at the 14th Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) to exchange ideas and agree upon procedures...

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Ukrainian Frigate Completes Drills

Ukrainian Frigate Completes Drills »

Over the past three days the Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi conducted scheduled drills.   The crew completed artillery exercises against simulated air targets and a range of scheduled trainings on anti-sabotage actions, antisubmarine warfare and...

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Republic of Singapore Navy’s Frigate to Participate in MME Today

Republic of Singapore Navy’s Frigate to Participate in MME Today »

The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Formidable-class frigate, RSS Formidable, will participate in the Multilateral Maritime Exercise (MME) in Qingdao, China on 24 April 2014, at the invitation of the People’s Liberation Army (Navy) (PLA(N))...

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Australia to Acquire 58 Aircraft

Australia to Acquire 58 Aircraft »

Australia will acquire another 58 F-35A Lightning II aircraft in a major boost to the nation’s air combat capability, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced in Canberra on April 23.   The additional aircraft will lift...

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CACI to Provide Lifecycle Support for US Navy’s C4ISR Systems »

CACI to Provide Lifecycle Support for US Navy’s C4ISR Systems

CACI International Inc has been selected as a prime contractor to provide lifecycle sustainment, integration, acquisition, and technical support for Naval Electronic Surveillance Systems...

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USCG Seizes Huge Amount of Cocaine »

USCG Seizes Huge Amount of Cocaine

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Active seized an estimated 2,300 pounds of cocaine, worth approximately $37 million, in international waters of...

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US Navy Deploys Raytheon’s Second-Generation SM-3 Block IB »

US Navy Deploys Raytheon’s Second-Generation SM-3 Block IB

In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy deployed the second-generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB made by Raytheon Company for the first...

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Harris Corp to Provide Shipboard Terminals for US Navy »

Harris Corp to Provide Shipboard Terminals for US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Harris Corporation an eight-year contract valued at up to $133 million to provide shipboard terminals that give crews access...

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Northrop Grumman Secures Additional Work on US Navy’s Minehunting Sonars »

Northrop Grumman Secures Additional Work on US Navy’s Minehunting Sonars

Annapolis-based Northrop Grumman, a global security company, has received a USD 25 million modification to previously awarded contract from the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare...

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USA: GDBIW’s LCS Design Contract Modified »

USA: GDBIW’s LCS Design Contract Modified

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has won a USD 28.6 million contract modification for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class design services....

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USA: General Dynamics AMSEA Pens LMSR Contract Modification »

USA: General Dynamics AMSEA Pens LMSR Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics American Overseas Marine LLC (AMSEA) a $32.7 million contract modification to operate and maintain seven large, medium-speed,...

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VIDEO: Babcock Canada to Refit CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent »

VIDEO: Babcock Canada to Refit CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent

The Government of Canada has awarded a $6.5 million contract to Babcock Canada Inc. for critical refit work for Canadian Coast Guard ship CCGS...

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UK: Royal Navy to Overhaul Interiors of Ships and Subs »

UK: Royal Navy to Overhaul Interiors of Ships and Subs

A Plymouth-based company has been awarded a £5 million contract to overhaul the interiors of all the Royal Navy’s ships and submarines.   The...

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Austal Lays Keel of Future USS Gabrielle Giffords »

Austal Lays Keel of Future USS Gabrielle Giffords

The U.S. Navy and Austal USA held a keel laying ceremony for the future USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), the Navy’s tenth littoral combat...

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U.S. Coast Guard Base Honolulu Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony »

U.S. Coast Guard Base Honolulu Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony

Representatives from the 14th U.S. Coast Guard District, Coast Guard Base Honolulu and Mortenson Federal Contracting Group participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new building at Coast Guard Base Honolulu to support the 2017 arrival of the Coast Guard’s new Fast...

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US Navy’s Electronic Attack Squadron Participates in Exercise Max Thunder »

US Navy’s Electronic Attack Squadron Participates in Exercise Max Thunder

The U.S. Navy’s Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 “Scorpions” participated in Exercise Max Thunder, a bilateral aerial training exercise for U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) military aircrews and maintainers April 23 at Gwangju Air Base.   Exercise Max Thunder is conducted annually to enhance...

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USA: Norfolk Ship Repair Restores Local Oysters »

USA: Norfolk Ship Repair Restores Local Oysters

As one of the Elizabeth River’s premier stewards, Norfolk Ship Repair continues to lead in world-class environmental efforts.   One such initiative is restoring the river’s native oyster population. NSR built a large oyster reef several years ago and now is raising an abundance of...

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Crew of Australian Navy Ships Celebrates Easter Sunday »

Crew of Australian Navy Ships Celebrates Easter Sunday

On Sunday, the crew of HMA Ships’ Paluma and Mermaid celebrated Easter Sunday at anchor off Jar Island, Vansittart Bay, Western Australia. It has been nearly 195 years since CMDR Phillip Parker King, RN, and His Britannic Majesty’s Cutter Mermaid first surveyed and documented Vansittart...

Apr 22 2014 / No comment / Read More »

USS Arleigh Burke’s Sailors Get Blessing from Canadian Chaplain »

USS Arleigh Burke’s Sailors Get Blessing from Canadian Chaplain

A Canadian Forces army chaplain is currently serving aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) delivering religious services as part of the Personnel Exchange Program (PEP).   Canadian Forces army Chaplain Maj. Bastien Leclerc embarked upon Arleigh Burke when the ship departed Norfolk...

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Crew of USCGC Seneca Returns Home »

Crew of USCGC Seneca Returns Home

The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport in Boston on April 10, after completing a 53-day deployment which included two weeks of training at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va., and five weeks of fisheries patrols off the coasts of...

Apr 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Canada: Combined Dive Team “Break the Ice” »

Canada: Combined Dive Team “Break the Ice”

The Canadian Combined Dive Team, made up of 18 members from the Fleet Diving Unit (FDU-A) Atlantic and four Combat divers from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group have “broken the ice” in Gascoyne Inlet, Nunavut as part of Operation NUNALIVUT 2014.   “A considerable amount...

Apr 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

USS Lake Erie Sailors Participate in COMSERV Project »

USS Lake Erie Sailors Participate in COMSERV Project

Sailors assigned to the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) participated in a community service (COMSERV) project at Holy Family Home April 14.   The COMSERV was designed to allow Sailors to interact with members of the local community while providing assistance to...

Apr 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

USA: Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Passes 15K Flight Hours »

USA: Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Passes 15K Flight Hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fleet recently surpassed 15,000 flight hours, marking a major milestone for the program.   “Flying 15,000 hours itself demonstrates that the program is maturing, but what I think is even more impressive is the fact that operational F-35s accounted...

Apr 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

 

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