Display Ship Barry goes to scrapyard

Photo: US Navy

After more than 30 years as the display ship at the Washington Navy Yard and its ineligibility for listing in the ...

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Navantia will build Australian replenishment ships

Australian replenishment ships

Australia has contracted Spanish shipbuilder Navantia to build two replacement replenishment ships for the Royal ...

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US Navy LCS to deploy with Norwegian NSM system

A Kongsberg Naval Strike Missile (NSM) is launched from the littoral combat ship USS Coronado on September 24, 2014. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy is progressing armament testing for its newly developed littoral combat ships. Norwegian Kongsberg ...

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US Navy to christen USS Manchester (LCS 14)

Illustration: USS Independence (LCS 2). Photo: Austal

The U.S. Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Manchester (LCS 14) at ...

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BAE Systems to maintain USS Gettysburg

Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $29.4 million contract to maintain the USS Gettysburg (CG 64). The contract ...

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Denmark contributes to NATO's Operation Ocean Shield

CL-604 Challenger

A small team of about 20 Royal Danish Air Force officers and enlisted men fly along the coast of Somalia, verifying ...

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Royal Navy vessel fires warning shot at Spanish vessel

A file photo of a Royal Navy Scimitar-class fast patrol boat operating in Gibraltar waters. Photo: Royal Navy

A Royal Navy Scimitar-class fast patrol boat has reportedly fired warning shots at a Spanish patrol vessel as it ...

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ESPS Numancia, HMS Enterprise save 436 off Libya

Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy frigate Numancia and Royal Navy survey ship HMS Enterprise, presently deployed in EUNAVFOR’s operation ...

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MAST Europe 2016

Long established as the only international conference and exhibition dedicated to senior-level technologists in maritime defence and security…

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Sea-Air-Space 2016

Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and continues as an invaluable extension of the Navy League’s mission…

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Naval Combat Systems 2016

The Naval Combat Systems 2016 conference has been designed to enable end-users and industry to further the discussion around modernisation, modularity, interoperability, and the acquisition and integration of new combat systems.

Naval Combat Systems 16 will address the answers to these questions and more, through the perspectives of operators and platform/systems programme managers from international navies. Industry leaders will also showcase their experiences and capability development achievements, through detailed presentations focusing on the delivery of systems and modernisation programmes for Frigates, Corvettes and OPV’s.

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7th Annual International Port Security Conference

The SMi Group announces the 7th annual International Port Security Conference. The event will be held in London on the 1st and 2nd of June 2016.

The conference aims to bring together key decision makers in the industry to discuss modern methods of port security and provide effective learning experiences for all delegates through the carefully selected expert speaker line up.

Interacting with delegates from across the globe and hearing from industry leading experts will ensure delegates are up-to-date with high priority information that enables you to best secure your seaports, civilians and means of trade.

Topics to be discussed include terrorism, cyber terrorism, emergency intervention procedures, optimising technology use in security checks and case studies featuring some of the largest ports across the world. Our diverse range of topics will allow delegates to learn best practices for port security and understand further how other ports are resolving core challenges.

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French FREMM frigate concludes eventful deployment

Photo: French Navy

French Navy’s multi-mission frigate FS Provence recently wrapped up her action-packed five month deployment ...

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Australia contracts Austal for Pacific Patrol Boats

Pacific Patrol Boat

The Australian government has signed a contract with Austal to build and sustain up to 21 steel-hulled vessels to ...

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Pakistan Navy starts construction of first MPV

Photo: Pakistan ISPR

Pakistan Maritime Security Agency held a steel cutting ceremony for the agency’s first 600 ton Maritime ...

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Photo of the day: Kearsarge group ships welcomed home

Photo of the day Kearsarge group ships welcomed home

In this U.S. Navy photo, the U.S. Fleet Forces Band performs pier side to welcome the amphibious transport dock ...

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US Navy authorizes 12th expeditionary fast transport ship

Photo: Austal

Austal Limited on May 5 announced it was awarded a US$18.5 million contract to procure long-lead-time materials for ...

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US Coast Guard awards Phase II Sentinel cutter contract

U.S. Coast Guard's first Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter during sea trials. Photo: US Coast Guard

American shipbuilder Bollinger Shipyards announced that it has been awarded a new contract to build Phase II of the ...

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Australian Navy oiler celebrates 30 years of service

Former and current Commanding Officers of HMAS Success. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Success celebrated her ‘pearl’ anniversary of 30 years of service to ...

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Nigerian Navy intercepts illegally bunkered oil

Illustration: Nigerian Navy patrol boat NNS Dorina

Nigerian Navy personnel have intercepted a marine tanker codenamed MT Marina for suspected illegal bunkering of ...

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ESPS Tornado trains with Malagasy Navy


Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ESPS Tornado, currently deployed to Operation Atalanta, recently ...

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German Navy submarine wraps up NATO stint

U 34. Photo: PIZ Marine

Having concluded her deployment to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1, German Navy submarine U 34 returned to ...

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Last Anzac-class frigate docks for ASMD upgrade

Photo: HMAS Stuart (III)/Facebook

Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Stuart (III) was recently docked in preparation for ...

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Russia to launch new generation small missile ship

An artist's rendering of the Project 22800 ship. Photo: Russian Navy

Russian More shipyard is set to launch a new generation small missile, Project 22800 ship in Fedosia, Russia on May ...

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Royal Navy's HMS Tyne fit for operations

HMS Tyne. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Tyne recently completed her Operational Sea Training (OST) and is ready for continued ...

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US Coast Guard to put old lifeboat on display

A  44-foot Motor Lifeboat underway. Photo: US Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard is set to unveil a historic lifeboat as a new static display during a ceremony scheduled for ...

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Royal Navy to test integration of unmanned systems

unmanned systems

The UK Ministry of Defense has awarded Qinetiq a  £1m ($1.45m) contract to demonstrate the integration of unmanned ...

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Spanish frigate joins EU counter piracy operation

Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy frigate Santa María (F-81) set sail from Rota Naval Base to integrate into the EU-led counter-piracy ...

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GAO: US Navy maintenance periods impede missions

Illustration. Photo: US Navy

The majority of maintenance availabilities, or scheduled periods of ship maintenance and modernization, that were ...

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Australia awards Anzac-class frigate sustainment contract

HMAS Stuart, sixth Anzac-class frigate. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The Australian Government has signed a long-term contract for the sustainment of ANZAC Class Frigates centered in ...

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