US Navy sailor dies aboard USS Harpers Ferry

This May 19, 2016 photo shows USS Harpers Ferry conducting amphibious operations in the Gulf of Aqaba off the coast of Jordan. Photo: US Navy

A U.S. Navy sailor aboard USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) died Thursday, May 26, of a non-combat related injury while ...

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Chinese escort group visits South Africa

Replenishment ship Taihu and destroyer Qingdao (113) in port. Photo: South African Navy

Ships from the People’s Liberation Army Navy 22nd Escort Task Group came alongside in Simon’s Town, South ...

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FGS Karlsruhe, HMS Enterprise rescue 294 in the Med

FGS Karlsruhe. Photo: PIZ Marine

Royal Navy ship Enterprise worked with the German frigate FGS Karlsruhe on May 24 to save 294 migrants some 90 km ...

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Indian Coast Guard commissions seventeenth FPV

ICGS Arush, Photo: Twitter/Indian Ministry of Defence

The Indian Coast Guard has commissioned the seventeenth in the series of twenty Aadesh-class Fast Patrol Vessels ...

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MAN to provide engines for second Thai Navy OPV

HTMS Krabi, Photo: BAE Systems

The Royal Thai Navy has picked MAN to provide engines for the second offshore patrol vessel the country is building ...

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Chinese Navy ship escorts World Food Programme vessel

CNS Xiangtan escorting WFP vessel Evangelia L. Photo: EUNAVFOR

In a close cooperation with EU’s counter-piracy operational headquarters, Chinese Navy warship CNS Xiangtan ...

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Offshore Energy 2016: Registration open

Offshore Energy 2016 Registration open

The registration for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2016 (OEEC 2016) is now open. The ninth edition of ...

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More tests to come for Lockheed's LRASM missile

LRASM missile

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $321.8 million sole-source contract to continue the Long Range ...

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Italian Navy saves 562 in dramatic rescue operation

Mediterranean migrant crisis. Italian Navy releases dramatic photos 3

European Navy vessels rescue migrants on a daily basis in the Mediterranean Sea; Op Sophia mission alone has ...

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BAE nabs two more US Navy vessel maintenance gigs

USS Paul Hamilton. Photo: US Navy

BAE Systems has landed another two U.S. Navy vessel maintenance contracts bringing the number of contracts for ship ...

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Dutch Navy vessels to receive Optimarin Ballast Systems

HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën and HNLMS De Ruyter at Den Helder

Ten Royal Netherlands Navy vessels will be fitted with sixteen Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS) by 2017, the company ...

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HMS Bulwark visits Portsmouth ahead of Jutland commemoration

HMS Bulwark entering Portsmouth, UK. Photo: Royal navy

Royal Navy’s HMS Bulwark entered HMNB Portsmouth yesterday, May 25, as part of preparations for commemoration ...

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USS Mount Whitney makes final port call before BALTOPS 2016

USS Mount Whitney in Augusta Bay, Sicily, Italy. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal May 24. The ship ...

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Royal Navy trains Caribbean marine police

UK Caribbean Overseas Territories

Royal Navy’s International Maritime Training Team has recently delivered navigation and small craft courses ...

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Belgian Defense Minister visits Open Spirit 2016

Defense Ministers will meet aboard the Lithuanian Navy  minelayer LNS Jotvingis. Photo: Lithuanian Navy

The Belgian Defense Minister will attend the multinational mine countermeasures (MCM) operation Open Spirit 2016 ...

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USS Olympia attack submarine changes command

Commander Benjamin J. Selph, commanding officer, Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717), salutes sideboys during a change-of-command ceremony in Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) held a change-of-command ceremony ...

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100th anniversary of Battle of Jutland

In the distance the battlecruiser HMS TIGER can be seen underway at speed during the run to the North, part of the battle of Jutland. Overall the ship was hit fifteen times by large calibre shells during the battle of Jutland and lost twenty four members of her crew killed and a further forty six wounded. Photo: Royal Navy

On May 31, 1916 British Royal Navy’s Grand Fleet squared off against the Imperial German Navy’s High ...

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US Navy contracts Lockheed for MK 48 Mod 7 torpedo upgrades

MK 48 Mod 7 CBASS torpedo

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin Sippican a $72,8 million contract for the ...

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Australian first P-8A Poseidon takes to the skies

Australian first P-8A Poseidon takes to the skies

Australia’s first P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft recently completed its maiden flight. The aircraft flew a ...

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Kership to buy STX France Lorient shipyard

Photo: STX France

French shipbuilder STX France has decided to sell its Lorient shipyard to Kership, a joint venture company set up ...

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Davie Shipbuilding cuts first steel for Canadian Resolve AOR

Resolve class AOR

Canadian shipyard Davie Shipbuilding cut first steel for the Royal Canadian Navy Resolve-class auxiliary oiler ...

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MV-22B Osprey makes first landing on amphibious command ship

An MV-22B Osprey of Marine Medium Tiltroter Squadron (VMM) 263 takes off from the flight deck of USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20). Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) made history May 23 as she became the first ...

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'BAP Carasco' to receive Kongsberg's subsea technology

BAP Carrasco, Photo: Kongsberg

Norwegian technology corporation Kongsberg Maritime has been chosen to deliver an integrated subsea technology ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth welcomes its first Commanding Officer

Captain Jerry Kyd with HMS Queen Elizabeth in the background. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has welcomed its first Commanding Officer, Captain ...

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Royal Canadian Navy ships join New York Fleet Week

Sailors onboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) pose for a "Fleet Week New York" (FWNY) photograph in preparation for Fleet Week New York. Photo: US Navy

The Royal Canadian Navy will be participating in the New York City’s annual Fleet Week from May 25 to 31, ...

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SAIC lands US NAVSUP simulation services contract

Illustration, Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command awarded Science Applications International Corp. a contract to provide ...

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France receives fourth Falcon 50 Surmar

French Navy Falcon 50M in flight during a maritime surveillance mission. Photo: © C. Cosmao/Dassault Aviation

The French Navy has taken delivery of the last of its four Dassault Aviation-built Falcon 50 Surmar maritime ...

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