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USS Saratoga Departs Newport for Final Cruise »

Korean War era aircraft carrier USS Saratoga will depart Newport, Rhode Island for her final cruise today, August 20. National Historic Landmark Fort Adams, the largest coastal fortress in North America, will salute this heroic vessel...

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ITS Durand de La Penne Sets Sail from London

ITS Durand de La Penne Sets Sail from London »

ITS Durand de La Penne has set sail from London where the future officers were able to visit the Greenwich Royal Observatory, the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth and the Bletchley Park to...

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Carl Vinson CSG Leaves for Deployment

Carl Vinson CSG Leaves for Deployment »

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group will depart Aug. 22 for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.   The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70),...

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USS Pinckney, USS Kidd to Return Home

USS Pinckney, USS Kidd to Return Home »

The guided missile destroyers USS Pinckney (DDG 91) and USS Kidd (DDG 100) are scheduled to return to Naval Base San Diego Aug. 21 following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific and Indian...

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EUNAVFOR Force Commander Visits HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën and ESPS Navarra

EUNAVFOR Force Commander Visits HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën and ESPS Navarra »

On 15 and 16 August the Force Commander of EU Naval Force (EUNAVFOR), Rear Admiral Guido Rando, visited HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën and ESPS Navarra.   The Dutch frigate is currently conducting the last patrol...

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PACT Provides Unique Career Opportunities for Sailors

PACT Provides Unique Career Opportunities for Sailors »

The Professional Apprenticeship Career Track (PACT) program provides unique career opportunities for some first-term Sailors through apprentice-level formal and on-the-job training within a 24-month period.   The main purpose of PACT is to provide Sailors...

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BRP Ramon Alcaraz Leaves for KAKADU 2014

BRP Ramon Alcaraz Leaves for KAKADU 2014 »

BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) departed from Subic Bay, Zambales on Aug. 17, 2014 to participate in the multilateral naval exercise dubbed as “KAKADU 2014” that will be hosted by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) at...

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HII Christens Fifth USCG NSC James

HII Christens Fifth USCG NSC James »

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened the company’s fifth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC), James (WMSL 754) on August 16.   Charlene James Benoit, great-great niece of the ship’s namesake, Capt. Joshua...

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INS Kolkata Commissioned into the Indian Navy »

INS Kolkata Commissioned into the Indian Navy

The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, commissioned INS Kolkata into the Indian Navy at a ceremony held on August 16 at the Naval...

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US Navy Orders P-8A Poseidon Aircraft »

US Navy Orders P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

The U.S. Navy announced Aug. 14 the award, to Boeing Defense and Security Systems, of a $295.6 million firm fixed-price-contract for the procurement of...

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Lockheed Martin Bags F-35 Lightning II Contract »

Lockheed Martin Bags F-35 Lightning II Contract

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $232,7 million cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low...

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Top News of the Week of Aug 9 – 15, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of Aug 9 – 15, 2014

  UK Awards £348 Million Warship Contract More than 800 Scottish jobs have been protected thanks to a £348 million contract to build 3...

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Boeing Wins P-8A Aircraft Deal »

Boeing Wins P-8A Aircraft Deal

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $295,6 million advance acquisition contract for the procurement of long-lead items for the manufacture and delivery of...

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US Navy Hires AMSEC for LCC Vessel Support Services »

US Navy Hires AMSEC for LCC Vessel Support Services

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded two contracts in support of the United States Navy.   Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington,...

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UK Awards £348 Million Warship Contract »

UK Awards £348 Million Warship Contract

More than 800 Scottish jobs have been protected thanks to a £348 million contract to build 3 new vessels for the Royal Navy. The offshore...

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US, Australia Award Aircraft Engine Deals to GE »

US, Australia Award Aircraft Engine Deals to GE

General Electric Co., Lynn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $311,4 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 75 Lot 14 F/A-18E/F...

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HHI Launches Fifth “Yun Bong Gil Ham” Submarine »

HHI Launches Fifth “Yun Bong Gil Ham” Submarine

Hyundai Heavy Industries, Ulsan, held a launching ceremony for the Republic of Korea Navy’s 214-class submarine, SS-II, the fifth Yun Bong Gil Ham.  ...

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Top News of the Week of Aug 2 – 8, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of Aug 2 – 8, 2014

North Dakota Submarine Completes Alpha Sea Trials The US nation’s newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, North Dakota (SSN-784), returned to the General...

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Lockheed Martin: Maritime Test Bed Demonstrates Capabilities »

Lockheed Martin: Maritime Test Bed Demonstrates Capabilities

Using a newly developed advanced maritime test bed, Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated how continually evolving technologies such as data fusion and predictive analytics can be used to share intelligence quickly and securely – even in limited bandwidth naval settings.   This new software test platform,...

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Naval Leaders Call for Innovation at NAVAIR Symposium »

Naval Leaders Call for Innovation at NAVAIR Symposium

Against a backdrop of escalating world conflicts, an all-star lineup of senior naval leaders called for increased innovation and shared the secrets of their success during Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) fifth annual Acquisition Leadership Symposium held Aug. 14 at nearby St. Mary’s College of...

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UK Navy Helicopter Rescues Five »

UK Navy Helicopter Rescues Five

A Royal UK Navy helicopter went to the rescue of five walkers after they were stranded in Torridon by a river in spate.   Following very heavy rainfall on Monday night 11 August, the group of two men and three children – as well as...

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USS Constitution Begins CPO Heritage Weeks »

USS Constitution Begins CPO Heritage Weeks

USS Constitution Sailors kicked off their annual Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Heritage Weeks Aug. 18.   More than 300 CPO selectees and mentors from throughout the fleet will report to Old Ironsides during the next two weeks for U.S. Navy history, heritage and leadership training...

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HMS Echo, HMS Ramsey Take Part in French Commemorations »

HMS Echo, HMS Ramsey Take Part in French Commemorations

Survey ship HMS Echo and minehunter HMS Ramsey have taken part in 70th anniversary commemorations of the invasion of southern France.   The people of Provence lined their shores to watch a procession of warships from six nations, led by their French hosts, parade along...

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USCG Locates Overdue Boater »

USCG Locates Overdue Boater

A US Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located and rescued an overdue boater in the vicinity of Little Susitna River near Anchorage Monday morning.   The aircrew safely hoisted the man and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services at Ted...

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Duluth Navy Week 2014 Begins »

Duluth Navy Week 2014 Begins

Duluth Navy Week 2014 kicked off Aug. 18, starting a weeklong series of events intended to inform local community members to meet and interact with Sailors serving in their Navy.   The Navy Week program is designed to raise awareness about the Navy in areas...

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Chilean Navy on Standby After Ferry Accident »

Chilean Navy on Standby After Ferry Accident

Two vessels from the Chilean Navy fleet have been deployed to inspect and prevent the possible fuel leaks after a ferry accident.   The Navimag ferry Amadeo I struck a rock and started listing in the Kirke pass, 50 kilometers southwest of Puerto Natales. The ferry...

Aug 19 2014 / No comment / Read More »

USS Vella Gulf Participates in Romanian Navy Day »

USS Vella Gulf Participates in Romanian Navy Day

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) departed Constanta, Romania, to participate in the underway portion of Romanian Navy Day, Aug. 15.   Romanian Navy Day is a national holiday celebrated every year on Aug. 15. During the celebration, the Romanian Navy conducted...

Aug 19 2014 / No comment / Read More »

 

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