Aircraft Carrier Alliance honoring aircraft carrier workers

HMS Prince of Wales under construction at Rosyth. Photo: Aircraft Carrier Alliance

The Aircraft Carrier Alliance (ACA), a partnering relationship between the British industry and the UK Ministry of ...

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US exercise Valiant Shield concludes

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) lead a formation of Carrier Strike Group 5 and Expeditionary Strike Group 7 ships marking the completion of Valiant Shield 2016. Photo: US Navy

The 2016 iteration of the U.S.-only exercise Valiant Shield concluded on the U.S. island territory Guam, September ...

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US Navy honors shipyard cities with ship names

USS Marinette will be the first US Navy ship to bear the name. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy will honor the cities where the littoral combat ships are being constructed by naming the next two ...

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US naval research office to join UK's Unmanned Warrior

U.S. Navy sailors launch a MK 18 MOD 2 unmanned underwater vehicle from a rigid-hull inflatable boat. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) will head a U.S. Navy contingent demonstrating 10 technology projects ...

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Spanish frigate sets out to become SNMG1 flagship

Frigate Almirante Juan de Borbón. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy F-100 frigate Almirante Juan de Borbón left her homeport to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group One ...

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US marines, sailors in first non-combatant evacuation op

A U.S. Navy landing craft air cushioned (LCAC) prepares to transport U.S. and international citizens during a bilateral non-combatant evacuation exercise at the U.S. Embassy, Muscat, Oman, Sept. 21, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. marines and sailors from the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) with ...

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US Navy receives first upgraded mine hunting sonars

Northrop Grumman has delivered the first of three lots of mine hunting sonar upgrade kits to the U.S. Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division. Photo: Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Navy has received the first of three lots of Northrop Grumman’s mine hunting sonar upgrade kits ...

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US Navy destroyer commander shares thoughts on Cutlass Fury

Guided missile destroyer USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) passes beneath the McDonald Bridge during a passing exercise to begin the at-sea phase of Exercise Cutlass Fury 2016. Photo: US Navy

Cmdr. Stefan Walch is the commanding officer of USS Gonzalez (DDG 66), an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile ...

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US Navy contracts Saab for AN/SPN-50 (V)1 air traffic radar

Illustration: US Navy sailor conducts preservation maintenance on an SPN-43 radar while aloft on the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Saab Defense and Security USA a $38 million contract to provide the AN/SPN-50 (V)1 ...

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Russian Navy to launch first Project 23370M modular cutter

Photo: Russian Ministry of Defense

The Russian Ministry of Defense announced it would launch the first Project 23370M modular cutter in Murmansk, ...

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Finnish Navy to take part in Emerald Move 2016

Units participating in Emerald Move 2010 are seen off the coast of Senegal. Photo: Italian Navy

The Finnish Navy said it would be joining the European exercise Emerald Move 16 which is set to take place in Italy ...

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VS16 hosts simulated US joint forces drill

Lt. Adam Rugelstad discusses an exercise with Operations Specialist 2nd Class Bradley Pool in the Destroyer Squadron 15 watch floor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during Valiant Shield 2016. Photo: US Navy

Air and surface units from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force came together to conduct a concept ...

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Raytheon gets $254M for JPALS production and testing

An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Strike Aircraft Test Squadron (VX) 23 takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN71) in November, 2013 conducting tests of the Joint Precision Approach Landing System (JPALS). Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $254.5 million contract for the design, manufacture and ...

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Australian, Papua New Guinean patrol boats train together

HMAS Glenelg's yeoman, Petty Officer Communications and Information Systems Carl Levinge, communicates by 10 inch signal lamp with HMAS Warramunga during officer of the watch manoeuvres with the minor war vessel task group as part of Exercise Kakadu 2016. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy Armidale-class patrol boats Glenelg and Albany have been training together with Her Majesty’s ...

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Photo: Counter piracy ships meet in Gulf of Aden

ROKS Munmu the Great left sails with ITS Euro right as seen from HNLMS Tromp. Photo: EUNAVFOR

Dutch Commodore Luyckx who commands the Operation Atalanta’s counter-piracy force from the Dutch frigate HNLMS ...

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Spanish Navy carries out MAR-41 fleet readiness drill

Ship to ship cargo transfer between ESPS Victoria and ESPS Canarias. Photo: Spanish Navy

The Spanish Navy’s has recently conducted MAR-41, a fleet readiness exercise which took place in the Gulf of ...

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USS Zumwalt suffers engineering casualty

USS Zumwalt departs Bath Iron Works to start the 3-month journey to its new homeport in San Diego. Photo: US Navy

Sailors aboard USS Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy’s next-generation stealth destroyer, found a fault in the ...

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Australian frigate concludes half-year deployment to Pacific

HMAS Ballarat returning home to Fleet Base West. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Ballarat has recently returned home to Fleet Base West ...

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US Navy replenishment oiler named after Robert F. Kennedy

A graphic representation of the future USNS Robert F. Kennedy (T-AO 208). Photo: U.S. Navy

The U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the next ship of the John Lewis-class of fleet ...

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USS Jackson wrapping up maiden voyage

USS Jackson moors pier side at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB), Cuba, on Sept. 4, during the  ship's transit to its homeport in San Diego. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Indepedence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) is set to arrive to her new homeport ...

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KAKADU participants engage in final battle

United States Navy Ship, USS Hopper fires a round from its main gun during an anti-air warfare serial during Exercise Kakadu 2016. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Just three days into the sea phase of Exercise KAKADU, a task group of six international warships has been locked ...

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Canadian government boosts OSI Maritime's ECPINS program

Illustration: Royal Canadian Navy submarine HMCS Victoria. Photo: Royal Canadian Navy

The Canadian government will help OSI Maritime Systems speed up the development of its electronic chart precise ...

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Poly Technologies, Denel team up for SA navy shipbuilding

Illustration: South African Navy frigate SAS Amatola. Photo: SA Navy

China’s Poly Technologies and South African Denel have entered a cooperation agreement under which the two ...

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Spanish frigates alternate in operation Sophia

Navarra's crew pose for a photo prior to departing Naval Base Rota. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy’s Santa María-class frigate Navarra departed Naval Base Rota to relieve sister-ship Reina Sofía ...

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Royal Navy ships respond to mayday call off Isle of Man

Photo: Facebook, Peel RNLI Lifeboat

A Royal Navy frigate and an offshore patrol vessel responded to a mayday call issued in the morning hours of ...

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Spanish offshore patrol boat heads for African deployment

OPV Serviola. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Serviola set sail from Ferrol to conduct a series of activities with ...

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Royal Navy frigate to engage Scotland public

HMS Somerset. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset will sail up the Clyde river in Scotland this weekend for a period of local ...

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