SNMG 1 ready for Exercise Dynamic Guard

Iron Duke, Cantabria

Two Royal Navy Type 23 frigates HMS Iron Duke and Monmouth on February 12 arrived in the Norwegian city of Bergen ...

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Change of Command in UK carrier's primary squadron


820 Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose, whose Merlin’s are set to be the first ...

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Serco picks Damen's tug for Queen Elizabeth carriers

An artist's impression of the Damen ART 80-32 tug that will go to Serco, Image: Damen

British outsourcing company Serco has contracted Dutch shipbuilder Damen to build a new tug which will help the ...

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Future USS John P. Murtha finds its home

USS John P. Murtha being launched, Image: Huntington Ingalls Industries

The U.S. Navy yesterday said that the future amphibious landing ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) is scheduled to be ...

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NATO joins the fight against people-smugglers

EGV Bonn, Image: Presse- und Informationszentrum Marine

NATO ships will be patrolling the Aegean Sea on the look out for people smugglers in the region. The patrols will ...

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Pakistani Navy Chief visits UK

Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah onboard HMS Victory, Image: Royal Navy

Pakistani Navy Chief, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, paid a visit to EU NAVFOR’s operational headquarters in ...

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HMNB Portsmouth works unearth historic cannon

Image: Royal Navy

Dredging operations at the HMNB Portsmouth naval base have unearthed an iron canon whose age and identity are yet ...

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MST picks James Troop for rigid inflatable boat engines

left to right: Anthony Ward, engine sales executive,  Philip Hilbert, sales director MST and Bob Troop, chair and managing director James Troop & Co. Image: James Troops

Ship engine maker James Troop & Co has won an order to supply Volvo Penta diesel engines for three European ...

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USS Coronado passes ship survivability trial

USS Coronado (LCS 4) in San Diego Bay, Image: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has informed that a ship of its much debated littoral combat program recently completed the ...

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South African, Royal Navy of Oman ships dock in Sri Lanka

SAS Spioenkop at Port of Colombo, Image: Sri Lanka Navy

Two Royal Omani Navy ships and one South African Navy frigate arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka on February ...

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Defexpo India 2016

The eight edition of Defexpo India, held in February 2014, recorded an unprecedented growth in foreign as well as domestic companies…

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MR&ST 2016 aims is to provide industry leaders, maritime surveillance and reconnaissance project managers and military and government representatives the knowledge and contacts they need to further develop their capabilities in Maritime Domain Awareness.

This will be achieved through panel discussions and briefings based on topics from acquisition projects to operational experiences and lessons learnt. 5 Flag Officers confirmed, making this the most senior Maritime ISR meeting in the region! Confirmed speakers 2016 include leading experts from Italian Coast Guard, The Swedish Coast Guard, Royal Navy (UK), Italian Air Force, EU Naval Force, US Navy, NATO, Spanish MoD, Irish Coast Guard and many more.

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9th annual Border Security Conference

SMi Group are proud to announce the return of the highly successful Border Security conference, now in its 9th year. The value of this event is recognized by the Italian Navy who will be sending a delegation to attend and provide a senior speaker to present on the current operations in relation to the migrant crisis.

The event will also focus on other aspects of border security, such as the smuggling of drugs and illegal goods at the border as well as counter terrorism. Sessions will focus on how this can be reduced, whether it be modern technologies, greater collaboration or a larger security presence at the border.

Confirmed speakers 2016 include leading experts from Italian Navy, EU Naval Force Mediterranean, Portuguese Navy, Finnish Customs, French National Police, EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine, CEPOL and many more.

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WEST 2016

The premier naval conference and exposition on the West Coast, WEST is now in its 26th year of bringing military and industry leaders together…

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Raytheon updates on US Navy Zumwalt destroyers

USS Zumwalt, Image: US Navy

Raytheon Company, the mission-systems equipment integrator for the DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer program, has ...

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UK doubles support for NATO's maritime missions in 2016

HMS Ocean during the Cougar amphibious deployment, Image: Royal Navy

Speaking at the NATO Defence Ministerial meeting in Brussels, Belgium, UK’s Defence Secretary Michael Fallon ...

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Change of Command in Op Atalanta

New troops on the deck of FGS Erfurt, Image: Bundeswehr/Thomas Strauß

German corvette FGS Erfurt which has been deployed to EUNAVFOR’s Operation Atalanta at the Horn of Africa ...

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Naval reactors program keeps Kesselring, Knolls sites going

USS Toledo

U.S. President Barrack Obama has included a $1.42 billion request for federal funding of the nation’s naval ...

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VIDEO: Abraham Lincoln tests catapult during RCOH

Image: Huntington Ingalls Industries

Naval Today recently reported about the U.S. Navy’s fifth Nimitz-class destroyer, USS Abraham Lincoln, ...

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ITS Carabiniere, FS Floreal train in waters off Seychelles

ITS Carabiniere

Operation Atalanta flagship ITS Carabiniere conducted a joint exercise with the French frigate FS Floreal in the ...

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HMAS Melbourne concludes Middle Eastern Deployment

HMAS Melbourne arrives at the Naval Support Activity in Manama, Bahrain at the end of her eighth deployment to the Middle East. Image: Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Defence

Having seized almost a tonne of heroin and made more than 50 boarding operations, Royal Australian Navy frigate ...

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New Fleet Commander for Royal Navy

Vice Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB (right) and the new Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Ben Key CBE signing the handover documents.

As the Royal Navy’s previous Fleet Commander has moved up the ladder to become the First Sea Lord, the Navy ...

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USS Bataan hosts junior marine officers during WARFEX

USS Bataan, Image: US Navy

A War Familiarization Exercise (WARFEX) had the U.S. Navy’s multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan ...

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USS Higgins concludes independent deployment

USS Higgins, Image: US Navy

The U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) is scheduled to return to its Naval Base San Diego ...

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Fincantieri starts work on Italian logistic support ship

Image: Fincantieri

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri announced February 9 that it has started construction works on the Italian ...

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USS Rushmore undergoes maintenance

USS Rushmore, Image: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Southwest Regional Maintenance Center has awarded BAE Systems a $52,125,928 contract for ...

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Image of the day: Farewell PASSEX at IFR 2016

Image: Indian Navy

The Visakhapatnam International Fleet Review 2016, concluded February 9 with Indian and foreign Naval ships ...

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GD contracted for further Ohio-replacement work

Image: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics’ Electric Boat division a $23.6 million contract modification to ...

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HNLMS De Zeven Provinces starts Caribbean patrol

HNLMS De Zeven Provincien in Port of Willemstad, the Netherlands, Image: Belgian Navy

The Royal Netherlands Navy frigate HNLMS De Zeven Provincien (The Seven Provinces) left her homeport Willemstad, ...

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