US Coast Guard to put old lifeboat on display

A  44-foot Motor Lifeboat underway. Photo: US Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard is set to unveil a historic lifeboat as a new static display during a ceremony scheduled for ...

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Royal Navy to test integration of unmanned systems

unmanned systems

The UK Ministry of Defense has awarded Qinetiq a  £1m ($1.45m) contract to demonstrate the integration of unmanned ...

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Spanish frigate joins EU counter piracy operation

Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy frigate Santa María (F-81) set sail from Rota Naval Base to integrate into the EU-led counter-piracy ...

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GAO: US Navy maintenance periods impede missions

Illustration. Photo: US Navy

The majority of maintenance availabilities, or scheduled periods of ship maintenance and modernization, that were ...

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Australia awards Anzac-class frigate sustainment contract

HMAS Stuart, sixth Anzac-class frigate. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The Australian Government has signed a long-term contract for the sustainment of ANZAC Class Frigates centered in ...

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First steel cut for Turkish LHD ship

Photo: Navantia

Turkey began construction of the nation’s first amphibious assault ship with a steel cutting ceremony on ...

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India's first Scorpene-class submarine starts sea trials

Photo: Indian Navy

Indian Navy’s first Scorpene-class submarine, INS Kalvari, went to sea for the first time on May 1. The ...

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Australia and China participate in ASEAN maritime exercise

HMAS Anzac is one of the ships participating in the exercise. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Australia and China have joined 16 other ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) nations participating in ...

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'Fat Leonard' bribery case claims another US Navy Captain

Captain Select Misiewicz was stationed on USS Mustin at the time of his involvement in the bribery. Photo: US Navy

A U.S. Navy Captain Select was sentenced today to 78 months in prison for bribery charges, admitting that he ...

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FGS Bayern rescues 92 from defect boat


Operation Atalanta’s German Flagship, FGS Bayern, rescued 92 people from a stricken vessel in the Gulf of Aden on ...

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US Navy picks BAE for submarine propulsor delivery

Illustration: Virginia-class submarine USS Texas in Tokyo Bay. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $72 million contract to produce and deliver propulsor systems for Block IV ...

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ECA Group puts new mine-countermeasure vehicle on view

Photo: Marine Nationale

French defense and security company ECA Group recently demonstrated their autonomous underwater vehicle in the ...

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USS Carl Vinson prepares for deployment

MK 38 25mm MOD 2 machine gun

Sailors assigned to U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) returned to Naval Station North ...

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CTF 151 Commander visits Republic of Korea Navy ships

Rear Admiral Cheong presents a token of appreciation to the Commanding Officer of ROKS Choe Yeong, Captain An Sang Min. Photo: Combined Maritime Forces

Republic of Singapore Navy Rear Admiral Ken Cheong, Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 (CCTF 151), recently ...

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Royal Thai Navy picks Thales for minehunter modernization

HTMS Krabi, Photo: Thales

French defense contractor Thales announced that it was awarded two contracts for the supply of above-water and ...

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587 migrants rescued in Mediterranean Sea


European naval vessels rescued a total of 587 migrants trying to reach Europe in five unseaworthy boats. In the ...

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US Navy aircraft carrier denied entry into Hong Kong port

An April 25 photo shows the USS John C. Stennis sailing through the South China Sea. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis was recently barred from entering the Hong ...

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Canadian Navy receives another modernized Halifax frigate

A February, 2014 photo of HMCS Regina sailing off the coast of East Africa. Photo: Royal Canadian Navy

HMCS Regina, the fifth and final frigate on the west coast to complete its modernization by Seaspan’s Victoria ...

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Irish patrol vessel heads for Mediterranean

Photo: Defence Forces Ireland

Irish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel Le Roisin (P 51) departed the Naval Base Haulbowline, Ireland on May 1 ...

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Indian Navy decommissions two Veer-class ships

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The Indian Navy has decommissioned two 1241 RE class guided missile vessels during a ceremony held at the naval ...

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US Coast Guard ship returns home with 1,200 kg of cocaine

USCGC Escanaba. Photo: US Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returned to its homeport in Boston, May 1, following a 70-day patrol in the ...

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Lockheed Martin, DSME team up for multi-mission combat ship

Joe North, vice president of Littoral Ships and Systems for Lockheed Martin, and Deog-Soo Kim, vice president and head of the Naval & Special Ship Business Management Division at DSME, display the teaming agreement signed in Seoul, South Korea on April 25, 2016.

Lockheed Martin and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) have entered a teaming agreement to partner ...

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TKMS delivers F 125 frigate model to German Navy

Navy Captain Günter Steinberg inspects the ship model. Photo: PIZ Marine

A 1:100 scale model of the German Navy’s newest F 125 class of frigates was delivered to the German Navy ...

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Australian submarine rescue center hosts Indian official

Submarine Escape and Rescue Manager, Commander Kenneth Marr, RAN, escorts Indian Defence Advisor to Australia, Captain Chetan Chandrkant Chandegave on a tour through the Submarine Escape and Rescue Centre (SERC), HMAS Stirling. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Indian Defense Advisor to Australia, Captain Chetan Chandegave, recently visited the Royal Australian Navy’s ...

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HII lays keel for next U.S. Navy Virginia-class submarine

Photo: Huntington Ingalls Industries

U.S. Navy’s next Virginia-class submarine, USS Delaware, was christened at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ ...

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USS Toledo returns to Naval Submarine Base New London

USS Toledo returns to Naval Submarine Base New London

Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) returned to Naval Submarine Base New London following ...

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