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USS Ramage Welcomes Commander of U.S. 6th Fleet Aboard »

The commander of U.S. 6th Fleet visited Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61), April 17.   While visiting the ship, Vice Adm. Phil Davidson met with Ramage’s leadership and held an all-hands call...

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Multi-Ship Replenishment at Sea off Horn of Africa

Multi-Ship Replenishment at Sea off Horn of Africa »

Whilst conducting counter-piracy operations off the Horn of Africa different nations from different task forces often meet. In this case the US supply ship USNS Joshua Humphreys from Task Force 53 provided two flagships with...

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USS Mason Arrives in Norfolk

USS Mason Arrives in Norfolk »

Guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) returns Norfolk, Va. from a nine-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR), April 18.   “This deployment was the culmination of nearly 30...

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Personnel Recovery Training Takes Place aboard USS Blue Ridge

Personnel Recovery Training Takes Place aboard USS Blue Ridge »

U.S. 7th Fleet hosts the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency’s (JPRA) personnel recovery training aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet Flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during the week of April 14.   The JPRA is charged...

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Lockheed Martin to Repair U.S. Navy’s Helicopter Parts

Lockheed Martin to Repair U.S. Navy’s Helicopter Parts »

Lockheed Martin, a US-based global aerospace, defense, security, and advanced technology company, has received a USD 7.2 million contract to repair 12 items of the common cockpit for the U.S. Navy’s H-60R/S helicopters.   The...

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Indian Navy Appoints New Chief of Naval Staff

Indian Navy Appoints New Chief of Naval Staff »

Admiral RK Dhowan took over as the 22nd Chief of the Naval Staff of Independent India yesterday. He is the 20th Indian officer to assume command of the Indian Navy.   On assuming command, Admiral...

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Meritorious Service Medal for HMCS Athabaskan’s CPO

Meritorious Service Medal for HMCS Athabaskan’s CPO »

A chief petty officer in HMCS Athabaskan has been awarded a Meritorious Service Medal for his “initiative and unrelenting efforts” in executing crucial repairs to the ship’s tow-line while at sea.   Chief Petty Officer...

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MH370: Oil Sample Unrelated to MH370

MH370: Oil Sample Unrelated to MH370 »

At the recent media conference conducted by the Chief Coordinator of the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston (Ret’d), said that the Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield had detected an oil slick...

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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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US Navy Sends Ship to Assist Sunken Korean Ferry Victims »

US Navy Sends Ship to Assist Sunken Korean Ferry Victims

The U.S. Navy has sent its amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, which was conducting maritime operations in the Yellow Sea, to provide assistance...

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Lockheed Martin Wins Maintenance Deal for US Navy’s MK-48 Torpedoes »

Lockheed Martin Wins Maintenance Deal for US Navy’s MK-48 Torpedoes

Operational readiness of the U.S. Navy’s MK-48 heavyweight torpedo inventory will continue to be ensured by Lockheed Martin, the U.S. defence contractor said.  ...

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USCG to Offload about USD 110 Million of Cocaine »

USCG to Offload about USD 110 Million of Cocaine

Crewmembers from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter Legare are going to offload approximately 3,300 kilograms of cocaine today at Coast Guard Base...

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U.S. Department of Defense to Award USD 167 Million in Research Funding »

U.S. Department of Defense to Award USD 167 Million in Research Funding

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) yesterday announced plans to issue 24 awards totaling $167 million over the next five years to academic institutions...

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DRS Technologies to Help US Navy’s DDG 51 Ships Save Fuel »

DRS Technologies to Help US Navy’s DDG 51 Ships Save Fuel

DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, will be providing electric power support for the U.S. Navy’s DDG 51 class ships by designing and building...

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Raytheon Lands CEC Contract Modification »

Raytheon Lands CEC Contract Modification

Raytheon Company received an USD 8.34 mln. contract modification from the U.S. Navy for Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) for two AN/USG-2B Shipboard Systems, one...

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USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) Christened »

USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) Christened

The christening ceremony of the first Zumwalt-class destroyer, the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), took place at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard located in Bath,...

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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...

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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 »

Japan: SUBGRU 7 Sailors Host Students from Yokosuka »

Japan: SUBGRU 7 Sailors Host Students from Yokosuka

Sailors assigned to Submarine Group 7 (SUBGRU 7) hosted students from Yokosuka Middle School’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program, April 3.   The STEM program has educated more than 30,000 students since 2002, and has helped to bolster interest and potential career paths...

Apr 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Chaplain from USS Makin Island Travels to USS Comstock »

Chaplain from USS Makin Island Travels to USS Comstock

An MV-22 Osprey with engines roaring waits on the flight deck for its next mission. Fueled up and pilots on station, only one more passenger needs to board: Lt. Robert J. Chapa, Roman Catholic chaplain assigned to USS Makin Island (LHD 8).   Transported by...

Apr 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Canberra’s Damage Control Instructors: Steep Learning Curve »

Canberra’s Damage Control Instructors: Steep Learning Curve

NUSHIP Canberra’s Damage Control Instructor organisation is made up of a team of people from a vast range of ranks, categories and experience.   They recently had to apply their experience to brand new information as they took the leap into teaching Canberra’s first Duty...

Apr 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

USA: VMM 265 Supports Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group »

USA: VMM 265 Supports Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group

Mission readiness is an essential part of an amphibious ready group (ARG). The composite Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced) aboard the forward-deployment amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is a great example of the mission readiness the U.S. Armed Forces strives...

Apr 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

US, NATO Voice Concern over Increased Violence in Ukraine »

US, NATO Voice Concern over Increased Violence in Ukraine

The United States is concerned about reports of increased violence in Ukraine, and continues to call on Russia to de-escalate the situation, Pentagon officials said yesterday (April 15).   Meanwhile, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen echoed the U.S. concern during a media availability in...

Apr 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

 

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