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French Warship to Enter Black Sea

French Warship to Enter Black Sea

An F70 type anti-submarine frigate of the French Navy, the Dupleix, will enter the Black Sea this weekend, according to Russian news agency ITAR-TASS.   The frigate will replace the US Navy’s destroyer USS Donald Cook, which is currently positioned in the western part of the Black Sea. Arrival of the French ship will keep […]

USS Fort McHenry Welcomes CNP, Fleet Master Chief Aboard

USS Fort McHenry Welcomes CNP, Fleet Master Chief Aboard

The U.S. Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Bill Moran and Fleet Master Chief April Beldo spoke with Sailors onboard USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) during an All Hands Call, April 23.   During his visit, Vice Adm. Moran discussed USS Fort McHenry’s upcoming homeport shift to Mayport, Fla., efforts to stabilize manning across […]

Russian Destroyer Passes near UK

Russian Destroyer Passes near UK

In an example of routine work for the Royal Navy’s Fleet Ready Escort, the ship’s company of HMS Dragon have tracked, and met up with, the Vice Admiral Kulakov – a large Russian destroyer – as it transits past the United Kingdom.   Dragon, a fast and powerful Type 45 destroyer, pinpointed and monitored the […]

CACI to Provide Lifecycle Support for US Navy’s C4ISR Systems

CACI to Provide Lifecycle Support for US Navy’s C4ISR Systems

CACI International Inc has been selected as a prime contractor to provide lifecycle sustainment, integration, acquisition, and technical support for Naval Electronic Surveillance Systems (NESS) to the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) Security Systems Branch.   The three-year, multiple-award contract has a base value of $42 million and includes […]

USA: SPAWAR’s Senior Leaders Discuss Information Dominance Technology at C4ISR Symposium

USA: SPAWAR’s Senior Leaders Discuss Information Dominance Technology at C4ISR Symposium

Senior leaders from the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) joined panel moderator Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Dr. John Zangardi for discussions on rapidly advancing global Information Dominance technology across the fleet at the 2014 AFCEA San Diego C4ISR Symposium, April 22.   Victor Gavin, program executive officer for Enterprise Information […]

U.S. Coast Guard Base Honolulu Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony

Representatives from the 14th U.S. Coast Guard District, Coast Guard Base Honolulu and Mortenson Federal Contracting Group participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new building at Coast Guard Base Honolulu to support the 2017 arrival of the Coast Guard’s new Fast Response Cutters, Wednesday.   Remarks were presented by Capt. Patrick […]

U.S. CNO, Pacific Fleet Commander Join 14th WPNS

U.S. CNO, Pacific Fleet Commander Join 14th WPNS

The U.S. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and the U.S. Pacific Fleet commander joined over 20 maritime leaders April 22 at the 14th Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) to exchange ideas and agree upon procedures affecting maritime conduct at sea.   “It’s great to be with the heads of navy and the maritime leaders of […]

USCG Seizes Huge Amount of Cocaine

USCG Seizes Huge Amount of Cocaine

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Active seized an estimated 2,300 pounds of cocaine, worth approximately $37 million, in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean some 140 miles off the coast of Panama late last month.   Active, homeported in Port Angeles, Wash., was on routine patrol in the region when it […]

Ukrainian Frigate Completes Drills

Ukrainian Frigate Completes Drills

Over the past three days the Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi conducted scheduled drills.   The crew completed artillery exercises against simulated air targets and a range of scheduled trainings on anti-sabotage actions, antisubmarine warfare and ship damage control. In addition, the personnel engaged in mine countermeasure exercises, communication establishment in active and passive interferences etc. […]

Republic of Singapore Navy’s Frigate to Participate in MME Today

Republic of Singapore Navy’s Frigate to Participate in MME Today

The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Formidable-class frigate, RSS Formidable, will participate in the Multilateral Maritime Exercise (MME) in Qingdao, China on 24 April 2014, at the invitation of the People’s Liberation Army (Navy) (PLA(N)) for their 65th anniversary celebrations.   Together with 17 ships from seven other countries, RSS Formidable will carry out manoeuvring […]

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