Top Stories U.S. President Expresses Condolences, Pledges Aid for Korean Ferry Sinking

U.S. President Expresses Condolences, Pledges Aid for Korean Ferry Sinking »

U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have expressed condolences to the families of the victims of Korean ferry which sank off the coast of South Korea on April 16th.   In a...

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US Coast Guard Assists Burning Vessel

US Coast Guard Assists Burning Vessel »

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a report of a vessel that caught fire and became disabled with two men and a dog aboard south of the McCormick Bridge in the Intracoastal Waterway in...

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UK Takes Over Command of CMF Combined Task Force 150

UK Takes Over Command of CMF Combined Task Force 150 »

The Royal Navy has taken over command of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Combined Task Force 150 from the Royal Australian Navy at a formal change of command ceremony in Bahrain.   Commodore Jeremy Blunden RN...

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U.S. Secretaries Tour HII’s Shipbuilding Division

U.S. Secretaries Tour HII’s Shipbuilding Division »

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division hosted a visit by Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) yesterday. Johnson and Palazzo toured the shipyard and the Ingalls-built National Security...

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HMS Exploit Transits Caledonian Canal, UK

HMS Exploit Transits Caledonian Canal, UK »

Cardiff based P2000 HMS Exploit has recently completed a transit of the Caledonian Canal from Fort William to Loch Ness as part of Operation Celtic Conquerer – Birmingham URNU’s annual Easter deployment.   “Travelling up...

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USA: C3F, TTGP Hold Staff Exercise

USA: C3F, TTGP Hold Staff Exercise »

Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet (C3F) and Tactical Training Group Pacific (TTGP) held a Staff Exercise (STAFFEX) for senior leadership staffs at Naval Base Point Loma April 14-16 in preparation for Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)...

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USCG, MEP Units Host Senior Enlisted Advisor

USCG, MEP Units Host Senior Enlisted Advisor »

The U.S. senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visited U.S. Coast Guard and Military Entrance Processing units on April 16th, 2014.   Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia...

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HMS Dasher to Drop Anchor in Padstow, UK

HMS Dasher to Drop Anchor in Padstow, UK »

Royal Navy patrol vessel, HMS Dasher, will visit her twinned town of Padstow this weekend, as part of her Easter deployment.   Arriving in the harbour at 2000 on Easter Sunday (April 20), HMS Dasher...

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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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USCG to Offload about USD 110 Million of Cocaine »

USCG to Offload about USD 110 Million of Cocaine

Crewmembers from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter Legare are going to offload approximately 3,300 kilograms of cocaine today at Coast Guard Base...

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U.S. Department of Defense to Award USD 167 Million in Research Funding »

U.S. Department of Defense to Award USD 167 Million in Research Funding

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) yesterday announced plans to issue 24 awards totaling $167 million over the next five years to academic institutions...

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DRS Technologies to Help US Navy’s DDG 51 Ships Save Fuel »

DRS Technologies to Help US Navy’s DDG 51 Ships Save Fuel

DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, will be providing electric power support for the U.S. Navy’s DDG 51 class ships by designing and building...

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Raytheon Lands CEC Contract Modification »

Raytheon Lands CEC Contract Modification

Raytheon Company received an USD 8.34 mln. contract modification from the U.S. Navy for Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) for two AN/USG-2B Shipboard Systems, one...

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USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) Christened »

USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) Christened

The christening ceremony of the first Zumwalt-class destroyer, the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), took place at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard located in Bath,...

Apr 14 2014 / No comment / Read More »

VIDEO: USS America Delivered »

VIDEO: USS America Delivered

The U.S. Navy officially accepted delivery of the amphibious assault ship America (LHA 6) from Huntington Ingalls Industries during a ship custody transfer ceremony...

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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...

Apr 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

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 »

Canberra’s Damage Control Instructors: Steep Learning Curve »

Canberra’s Damage Control Instructors: Steep Learning Curve

NUSHIP Canberra’s Damage Control Instructor organisation is made up of a team of people from a vast range of ranks, categories and experience.   They recently had to apply their experience to brand new information as they took the leap into teaching Canberra’s first Duty...

Apr 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

USA: VMM 265 Supports Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group »

USA: VMM 265 Supports Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group

Mission readiness is an essential part of an amphibious ready group (ARG). The composite Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced) aboard the forward-deployment amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is a great example of the mission readiness the U.S. Armed Forces strives...

Apr 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

US, NATO Voice Concern over Increased Violence in Ukraine »

US, NATO Voice Concern over Increased Violence in Ukraine

The United States is concerned about reports of increased violence in Ukraine, and continues to call on Russia to de-escalate the situation, Pentagon officials said yesterday (April 15).   Meanwhile, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen echoed the U.S. concern during a media availability in...

Apr 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Submarine Force Atlantic Marks 114th Anniversary »

Submarine Force Atlantic Marks 114th Anniversary

More than 1,000 Sailors, spouses and their guests gathered to celebrate the 114th birthday of the submarine force at The Founders Inn in Virginia Beach, Va., April 12.   The celebration paid tribute to the men and women serving the submarine force, their families and...

Apr 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

 

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Image of the Day: USS Carl Vinson Steams Her Way through Sea MistThe U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits to homeport at Naval Air Station North Island, Calif on April 10th. Carl Vinson...

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