Top Stories USS Gary to Start Final Deployment

USS Gary to Start Final Deployment »

The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) is scheduled to depart on an independent deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility, Sept. 24.   Gary will deploy with its...

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ESPS Navarra Assists Yacht in the Gulf of Aden

ESPS Navarra Assists Yacht in the Gulf of Aden »

In the early morning of Friday 19 September, EU Naval Force frigate, ESPS Navarra, came to the assistance of a stricken yacht in the Gulf of Aden.   The yacht had been detected on the...

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HMS Argyll, USS TR Sail Together

HMS Argyll, USS TR Sail Together »

Royal UK Navy frigate HMS Argyll and the nuclear-powered US Navy super-carrier the USS Theodore Roosevelt joined up in shortly after taking part in the 200th birthday celebrations of the US National Anthem in Baltimore.  ...

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HMS Iron Duke Back at Sea

HMS Iron Duke Back at Sea »

Following a two week, mid deployment maintenance check – HMS Iron Duke has returned to sea.   The Portsmouth based frigate has just spent two weeks in the South African port of Simon’s Town, just...

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BRP Ramon Alcaraz Takes Part in “Show The Flag” Mission

BRP Ramon Alcaraz Takes Part in “Show The Flag” Mission »

Following its successful participation in Multilateral Naval Exercise Kakadu 2014 in Australia and port visit to Surabaya, Indonesia, BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) arrived in Zamboanga, Philippines, yesterday for a “Show The Flag” mission which aims...

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Valiant Shield 2014 Concludes

Valiant Shield 2014 Concludes »

The fifth iteration of Valiant Shield came to a close here Sept. 23 after nine days of joint air, land and sea interoperability training between the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Army.   “Overall,...

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Two NATO Ships Dock in Varna, Bulgaria

Two NATO Ships Dock in Varna, Bulgaria »

Last weekend from 19 till 22 September 2014, the two ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) Task Unit TWO (TU.02) stayed in Varna for a scheduled port visit during their deployment to...

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USS Cowpens Executive Officer Replaced

USS Cowpens Executive Officer Replaced »

The executive officer of USS Cowpens (CG 63), Cmdr. Armando Ramirez, was relieved of his duties Sept. 18 by Commanding Officer, Capt. Scott Sciretta, due to an alcohol-related incident.   Cmdr. Justin Harts will assume...

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Four Canadian Navy Vessels to Retire »

Four Canadian Navy Vessels to Retire

As the Royal Canadian Navy undergoes its most extensive peacetime modernization in history, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), announced...

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Lockheed Martin Bags US Navy’s Electronic Warfare Deal »

Lockheed Martin Bags US Navy’s Electronic Warfare Deal

The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin an additional $147 million contract to upgrade the fleet’s electronic warfare defenses against evolving threats, such as anti-ship...

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Australian Warship Intercepts Drugs off Coast of Africa »

Australian Warship Intercepts Drugs off Coast of Africa

A combined Australian and New Zealand operation conducted 260 km off the coast of Africa has seized more than 5.6 tonnes of cannabis resin,...

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Top News of the Week of Sep 15 – 21, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of Sep 15 – 21, 2014

VIDEO: US Navy Hires Kongsberg for NSM Testing Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) is contracted by the US Navy to test fire KONGSBERG’s Naval Strike...

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Lockheed Martin Wins Integrated Submarine Imaging System Deal »

Lockheed Martin Wins Integrated Submarine Imaging System Deal

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded an $117,7 million cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost reimbursement modification to previously awarded contract to exercise an...

Sep 19 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

VIDEO: John Warner Sub Starts Outfitting and Testing »

VIDEO: John Warner Sub Starts Outfitting and Testing

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that the Virginia-class submarine John Warner (SSN 785) was launched into the James River on Sept. 10 at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding...

Sep 18 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Top News of the Week of Sep 08 – 14, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of Sep 08 – 14, 2014

Abbott Government to Spend $20 Bln on Japanese Submarines The next generation of Australian submarines could be the Japanese-built Soryu Class submarines which will replace...

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GD Wins $234.2 Mln Nuclear Submarines Deal »

GD Wins $234.2 Mln Nuclear Submarines Deal

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $234,2 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for design agent, planning yard, engineering and technical support...

Sep 12 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Keel Laying Held for Singapore Navy’s First Littoral Mission Vessel »

Keel Laying Held for Singapore Navy’s First Littoral Mission Vessel

The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) was held at Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine)...

Sep 11 2014 / No comment / Read More »

HMS Prince of Wales Assembly Begins »

HMS Prince of Wales Assembly Begins

Construction of HMS Prince of Wales, the second of two new aircraft carriers for the UK Royal Navy, has moved forward with the docking...

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USS Constitution Virtual Tour Soon on Google Maps »

USS Constitution Virtual Tour Soon on Google Maps

USS Constitution worked with Google Maps to record a virtual tour of ‘Old Ironsides’ this morning aboard the ship.   Google Maps photographed the ship to create a virtual 360-degree experience of Constitution in preparation for the ship’s scheduled dry-dock period in March 2015. “People...

Sep 23 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Boeing, Liquid Robotics to Work on Maritime Defense Products »

Boeing, Liquid Robotics to Work on Maritime Defense Products

Boeing and Liquid Robotics, the market leader in unmanned ocean vehicles, today signed a global, multi-year teaming agreement for collaboration on product development, maritime services and operational deployments.   The initial focus of the collaboration will be to develop total integrated solutions for anti-submarine warfare,...

Sep 23 2014 / No comment / Read More »

USS Philippine Sea Departs Jebel Ali, UAE »

USS Philippine Sea Departs Jebel Ali, UAE

Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea departed Jebel Ali after a scheduled port visit, Aug. 6.   The crew enjoyed liberty and the opportunity to participate in a community relations (COMREL) event at a local school during the four-day port visit. The COMREL took place at...

Sep 23 2014 / No comment / Read More »

USS Roosevelt Leaves Jebel Ali, UAE »

USS Roosevelt Leaves Jebel Ali, UAE

Guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) departed Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates (UAE), after a scheduled port visit Sept. 4.   The visit gave Sailors an opportunity to explore the rich culture and history of the UAE. During the port visit, Sailors met the people...

Sep 23 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Image of the Day: EA-18G Growler Takes Off from USS GW »

Image of the Day: EA-18G Growler Takes Off from USS GW

An EA-18G Growler from the Shadowhawks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).   George Washington took part in Valiant Shield, U.S.-only exercise integrating an estimated 18,000 Navy, Air Force, Army...

Sep 23 2014 / No comment / Read More »

UK Naval Reservists Practice aboard HMS Ocean »

UK Naval Reservists Practice aboard HMS Ocean

Royal Naval Reservists have been playing their part in exercises on board the Royal Navy’s Landing Platform Helicopter ship, HMS Ocean, with a high tempo, fast moving scenario.   The Plymouth-based ship only recently came out of a major refit and has been regenerating her...

Sep 23 2014 / No comment / Read More »

China’s PLAN Commander Tours SWOS »

China’s PLAN Commander Tours SWOS

Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) hosted the commander of China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy Sept. 18.   Adm. Wu Shengli was accompanied by seven officers from the PLA Navy staff and given a tour of schoolhouse trainers by Capt. Dave Welch, SWOS commanding officer. They...

Sep 23 2014 / No comment / Read More »

USS Kidd Hosts Arizona Survivor »

USS Kidd Hosts Arizona Survivor

Former crew member of the battleship USS Arizona (BB 39) and survivor of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Lauren Bruner, visited with Sailors stationed aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100), Sept. 19.   “As I was running to...

Sep 22 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Royal Navy Joins Chatham Centenary Commemoration of First World War »

Royal Navy Joins Chatham Centenary Commemoration of First World War

A special service honouring and commemorating the lives of 1459 sailors lost in the early days of the First World War will be held on Monday 22 September.   The Drumhead Service, attended by His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent KG, will take place...

Sep 22 2014 / No comment / Read More »

 

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Valiant Shield Units Carry Out Missile Drills »

Valiant Shield Units Carry Out Missile DrillsCruisers and destroyers from Commander, Task Forces (CTF) 70 and a supply vessel from CTF 73, participating in exercise Valiant Shield 2014, conducted the missile...

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VIDEO: US Navy Hires Kongsberg for NSM Testing »

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