Top Stories UK: HMS Blyth Rescues Stricken Men

UK: HMS Blyth Rescues Stricken Men »

HMS Blyth, which left her base port at Faslane for a three-month NATO deployment to the Mediterranean, has rescued two stricken men after their Wayfarer dinghy capsized off Ailsa Craig late yesterday afternoon.   The...

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Spanish OPV Relampago Escorts WFP Ship

Spanish OPV Relampago Escorts WFP Ship »

The Spanish Navy’s oceanic patrol vessel ‘Relámpago’, currently participating in the European-led counter-piracy operation ‘Atalanta’ in the Indian Ocean, has provided escort to a World Food Program ship transiting the area.   The escorted vessel,...

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Coast Guard Pacific Area Gets New Commander

Coast Guard Pacific Area Gets New Commander »

Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray relieved Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft as Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area and Coast Guard Defense Forces West, in a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Island in Alameda,...

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HMS Quorn, RFA Cardigan Bay Represent Royal Navy at DIMDEX

HMS Quorn, RFA Cardigan Bay Represent Royal Navy at DIMDEX »

HMS Quorn has been flying the flag for the Royal Navy at the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX).   The Portsmouth based minehunter, currently deployed in Bahrain, was representing the Royal Navy...

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USA: Rolls-Royce to Support AE 1107C Engines

USA: Rolls-Royce to Support AE 1107C Engines »

Rolls-Royce has been awarded $39 million to support AE 1107C engines for V-22 aircraft operated by the US Marine Corps and Air Force.   The Rolls-Royce MissionCare™ contract, a modification of a prior agreement, includes...

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Commander of PLA-N Farewelled from HMAS Success

Commander of PLA-N Farewelled from HMAS Success »

Commander Lin Wan of the People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N) was farewelled from HMAS Success on 20 April following a successful 12-day placement as part of Operation Southern Indian Ocean.   Commander Wan joined Success as...

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Standing NATO  Mine Counter-Measures Group ONE Heads to Baltic Sea

Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group ONE Heads to Baltic Sea »

On Tuesday, 22 April 2014, Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group ONE (SNMCMG1) deployed to the Baltic Sea to enhance maritime security and demonstrate the Alliance’s commitment to the safety and security of Baltic member States....

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U.S. Defense Secretary to Visit Mexico, Guatemala

U.S. Defense Secretary to Visit Mexico, Guatemala »

The U.S. Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel, begins a three-day trip to Mexico and Guatemala today to meet with allies and partners in the Western Hemisphere and affirm America’s commitment to the region, Pentagon Press Secretary...

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US Navy Deploys Raytheon’s Second-Generation SM-3 Block IB »

US Navy Deploys Raytheon’s Second-Generation SM-3 Block IB

In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy deployed the second-generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB made by Raytheon Company for the first...

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Harris Corp to Provide Shipboard Terminals for US Navy »

Harris Corp to Provide Shipboard Terminals for US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Harris Corporation an eight-year contract valued at up to $133 million to provide shipboard terminals that give crews access...

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Northrop Grumman Secures Additional Work on US Navy’s Minehunting Sonars »

Northrop Grumman Secures Additional Work on US Navy’s Minehunting Sonars

Annapolis-based Northrop Grumman, a global security company, has received a USD 25 million modification to previously awarded contract from the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare...

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USA: GDBIW’s LCS Design Contract Modified »

USA: GDBIW’s LCS Design Contract Modified

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has won a USD 28.6 million contract modification for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class design services....

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USA: General Dynamics AMSEA Pens LMSR Contract Modification »

USA: General Dynamics AMSEA Pens LMSR Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics American Overseas Marine LLC (AMSEA) a $32.7 million contract modification to operate and maintain seven large, medium-speed,...

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VIDEO: Babcock Canada to Refit CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent »

VIDEO: Babcock Canada to Refit CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent

The Government of Canada has awarded a $6.5 million contract to Babcock Canada Inc. for critical refit work for Canadian Coast Guard ship CCGS...

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UK: Royal Navy to Overhaul Interiors of Ships and Subs »

UK: Royal Navy to Overhaul Interiors of Ships and Subs

A Plymouth-based company has been awarded a £5 million contract to overhaul the interiors of all the Royal Navy’s ships and submarines.   The...

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Austal Lays Keel of Future USS Gabrielle Giffords »

Austal Lays Keel of Future USS Gabrielle Giffords

The U.S. Navy and Austal USA held a keel laying ceremony for the future USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), the Navy’s tenth littoral combat...

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US Navy Sends Ship to Assist Sunken Korean Ferry Victims »

US Navy Sends Ship to Assist Sunken Korean Ferry Victims

The U.S. Navy has sent its amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, which was conducting maritime operations in the Yellow Sea, to provide assistance...

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Lockheed Martin Wins Maintenance Deal for US Navy’s MK-48 Torpedoes »

Lockheed Martin Wins Maintenance Deal for US Navy’s MK-48 Torpedoes

Operational readiness of the U.S. Navy’s MK-48 heavyweight torpedo inventory will continue to be ensured by Lockheed Martin, the U.S. defence contractor said.  ...

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USA: Norfolk Ship Repair Restores Local Oysters »

USA: Norfolk Ship Repair Restores Local Oysters

As one of the Elizabeth River’s premier stewards, Norfolk Ship Repair continues to lead in world-class environmental efforts.   One such initiative is restoring the river’s native oyster population. NSR built a large oyster reef several years ago and now is raising an abundance of...

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Crew of Australian Navy Ships Celebrates Easter Sunday »

Crew of Australian Navy Ships Celebrates Easter Sunday

On Sunday, the crew of HMA Ships’ Paluma and Mermaid celebrated Easter Sunday at anchor off Jar Island, Vansittart Bay, Western Australia. It has been nearly 195 years since CMDR Phillip Parker King, RN, and His Britannic Majesty’s Cutter Mermaid first surveyed and documented Vansittart...

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USS Arleigh Burke’s Sailors Get Blessing from Canadian Chaplain »

USS Arleigh Burke’s Sailors Get Blessing from Canadian Chaplain

A Canadian Forces army chaplain is currently serving aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) delivering religious services as part of the Personnel Exchange Program (PEP).   Canadian Forces army Chaplain Maj. Bastien Leclerc embarked upon Arleigh Burke when the ship departed Norfolk...

Apr 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Crew of USCGC Seneca Returns Home »

Crew of USCGC Seneca Returns Home

The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport in Boston on April 10, after completing a 53-day deployment which included two weeks of training at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va., and five weeks of fisheries patrols off the coasts of...

Apr 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Canada: Combined Dive Team “Break the Ice” »

Canada: Combined Dive Team “Break the Ice”

The Canadian Combined Dive Team, made up of 18 members from the Fleet Diving Unit (FDU-A) Atlantic and four Combat divers from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group have “broken the ice” in Gascoyne Inlet, Nunavut as part of Operation NUNALIVUT 2014.   “A considerable amount...

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USS Lake Erie Sailors Participate in COMSERV Project »

USS Lake Erie Sailors Participate in COMSERV Project

Sailors assigned to the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) participated in a community service (COMSERV) project at Holy Family Home April 14.   The COMSERV was designed to allow Sailors to interact with members of the local community while providing assistance to...

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USA: Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Passes 15K Flight Hours »

USA: Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Passes 15K Flight Hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fleet recently surpassed 15,000 flight hours, marking a major milestone for the program.   “Flying 15,000 hours itself demonstrates that the program is maturing, but what I think is even more impressive is the fact that operational F-35s accounted...

Apr 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Japan: SUBGRU 7 Sailors Host Students from Yokosuka »

Japan: SUBGRU 7 Sailors Host Students from Yokosuka

Sailors assigned to Submarine Group 7 (SUBGRU 7) hosted students from Yokosuka Middle School’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program, April 3.   The STEM program has educated more than 30,000 students since 2002, and has helped to bolster interest and potential career paths...

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Chaplain from USS Makin Island Travels to USS Comstock »

Chaplain from USS Makin Island Travels to USS Comstock

An MV-22 Osprey with engines roaring waits on the flight deck for its next mission. Fueled up and pilots on station, only one more passenger needs to board: Lt. Robert J. Chapa, Roman Catholic chaplain assigned to USS Makin Island (LHD 8).   Transported by...

Apr 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

 

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