Top Stories U.S. Navy Ships Arrive at Changi Naval Base

U.S. Navy Ships Arrive at Changi Naval Base »

USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and USS Halsey (DDG 97) are in port Singapore July 28 in advance of the 2014 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)exercise with the Republic of Singapore Navy.  ...

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Australian Navy’s MTO DE Gains Ocean of Experience at RIMPAC

Australian Navy’s MTO DE Gains Ocean of Experience at RIMPAC »

Nineteen personnel from Australian Clearance Diving Team One’s Maritime Tactical Operations Defence Element (MTO DE) are embarked in the United States Navy’s Amphibious Transport Dock USS Anchorage for the sea phase of Exercise RIMPAC 2014,...

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HMS Duncan to Dock in Glasgow, UK

HMS Duncan to Dock in Glasgow, UK »

The Royal Navy’s newest Type 45 destroyer, HMS Duncan, will visit Glasgow from July 30 to August 5.   Weighing in at 7,350 tonnes, she is returning to the city of her birth, docked a...

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USS Oscar Austin Returns to Naval Station Norfolk

USS Oscar Austin Returns to Naval Station Norfolk »

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) returned to Naval Station Norfolk, July 26, marking the completion of a two-month underway period in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.   While underway, Oscar...

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US Navy Ships to Arrive in Seattle Today

US Navy Ships to Arrive in Seattle Today »

Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), and guided-missile destroyer USS Howard (DDG 83) will arrive in Seattle the afternoon of July 29 for...

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USS Independence Welcomes U.S. SECNAV on Board

USS Independence Welcomes U.S. SECNAV on Board »

The U.S. Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus visited Sailors aboard USS Independence (LCS 2) July 24 as the ship participated in the 2014 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise off the coast of...

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EU Force Commander Pays Visit to Spanish Navy Warship

EU Force Commander Pays Visit to Spanish Navy Warship »

On Friday 25 July 2014 the EU Force Commander, Rear Admiral Jürgen zur Mühlen, took the opportunity to visit warship, ESPS Navarra. The Spanish Navy frigate recently joined the EU Naval Force and was in...

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CENTCOM Commander Pays Visit to USS George H. W. Bush

CENTCOM Commander Pays Visit to USS George H. W. Bush »

Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander, U.S. Central Command, spoke to the crew of the aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77), provided an update on current events and thanked them for their...

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USNS Richard E. Byrd Saves Nine »

USNS Richard E. Byrd Saves Nine

USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4), a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship, rescued nine crew members from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel that had...

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Top News of the Week of July 21 – 27, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of July 21 – 27, 2014

USS Makin Island ARG Leaves San Diego Nearly 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary...

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Bollinger to Build Six More FRCs for USCG »

Bollinger to Build Six More FRCs for USCG

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, Louisiana, announced the award of six additional Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs).   The U. S. Coast Guard awarded...

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BMT, Ares to Build Seventeen Patrol Boats for Qatar Coastguard »

BMT, Ares to Build Seventeen Patrol Boats for Qatar Coastguard

BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, will, together with Ares Shipyard (Ares), design and build seventeen patrol boats from advanced composites for...

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Saab Finalizes ThyssenKrupp Acquisition »

Saab Finalizes ThyssenKrupp Acquisition

Defence and security company Saab’s acquisition of the Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AB (TKMS AB formerly Kockums) has now been completed. The acquisition...

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Senator: Australian Naval Shipbuilding to Enter ‘Valley of Death’ ? »

Senator: Australian Naval Shipbuilding to Enter ‘Valley of Death’ ?

An urgent Senate inquiry into the future of Australia’s multi-billion dollar naval shipbuilding industry – employing over 15,000 direct jobs – started in Canberra this...

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Top News of the Week of July 14 – 20, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of July 14 – 20, 2014

UK’s Second New Aircraft Carrier Step Closer to Assembly Just days after the naming ceremony for her sister, a giant segment of the second...

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Fourth OPV Enters Indian Navy Fleet »

Fourth OPV Enters Indian Navy Fleet

The Indian Navy received the fourth 105 m class Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV) INS Sumitra on 16 July, 2014.   Goa Shipyard Limited was...

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Boustead to Build Malaysian Navy’s SGPV LCSs »

Boustead to Build Malaysian Navy’s SGPV LCSs

Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd (BNS) has received an order to construct six Second Generation Patrol Vessels with Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) capability for the...

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Senate Subcommittee Approves $800 Mln LPD Funding »

Senate Subcommittee Approves $800 Mln LPD Funding

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) yesterday said the FY2015 Defense Appropriations Bill fits within budget constraints while fortifying the nation’s long-term security interests, including...

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HMAS Ballarat Celebrates Tenth Birthday »

HMAS Ballarat Celebrates Tenth Birthday

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Anzac Class Frigate HMAS Ballarat proudly celebrated her tenth birthday recently, on a characteristically windy day at Fleet Base West.   It was a busy time for the ship’s crew as they were preparing Ballarat to enter the Anti Ship...

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USNS Mercy Holds Hospital Corpsmen Academy »

USNS Mercy Holds Hospital Corpsmen Academy

Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) held a three-day hospital corpsmen academy during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014, July 24-26.   The academy’s purpose was to train non-clinically assigned hospital corpsmen in core skills so that they are better able...

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USS America Embarks Trinidad and Tobago Distinguished Visitors »

USS America Embarks Trinidad and Tobago Distinguished Visitors

Eight distinguished visitors and 14 guests from Trinidad and Tobago embarked the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) at sea for a key leadership engagement July 25.   The visit’s main focus was for Trinidad and Tobago representatives, which included the minister of...

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RNAS Yeovilton Hosts International Air Day »

RNAS Yeovilton Hosts International Air Day

Blue skies and glorious sunshine set off a glittering line up for International Air Day at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton.   For the second year running temperatures soared at the Royal Navy’s Premier Air Day as thousands enjoyed an annual banquet of aviation....

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Canadian Minister Nicholson Participates in Unveiling of Korea Memorial Monument »

Canadian Minister Nicholson Participates in Unveiling of Korea Memorial Monument

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence of Canada, along with the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs and other dignitaries, participated yesterday in the unveiling of the Korea Memorial Monument in Spencer Smith Park, Burlington, Ontario.   “We must always remain grateful...

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USA: EODMU 11 Changes Command »

USA: EODMU 11 Changes Command

The U.S. Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 11 held a change of command ceremony July 25 at Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach, California. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Ford Ewaldsen Jr. relieved Cmdr. Keith Dowling as Commanding Officer of EODMU-11.   Dowling assumed command...

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USS Bataan Docks in Bahrain »

USS Bataan Docks in Bahrain

The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) pulled into port in Bahrain July 15, 2014, for a mid-deployment maintenance period and much-needed down time for the crew after an extended 135 days at sea.   Bahrain, a small island country situated near the...

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Australian Sea Trainer Awarded as Top Instructor »

Australian Sea Trainer Awarded as Top Instructor

Instructor of the Year On-the-Job for 2103, Warrant Officer James McEwan was presented with his award at Garden Island, Fleet Base East on Friday 18 July.   As the Fleet Gunnery Assistant for Sea Training Group from February 2011 through January 2014, Warrant Officer McEwan...

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Historic Merchant Vessel Departs Charlestown Navy Yard »

Historic Merchant Vessel Departs Charlestown Navy Yard

The Charles W. Morgan, an 18th century commercial vessel, departed Charlestown Navy Yard July 23 after a week-long visit to Boston, one of the ship’s port stops along her voyage up the eastern seaboard.   The Morgan sailed to Boston during her 38th voyage to...

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