US Coast Guard seizes $100 million worth of cocaine

Cocaine is neatly piled on the flight deck of USCGC Alert. Photo: US Coast Guard

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alert returned to its homeport after a record seizure of cocaine and apprehension of ...

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HMS Ambush collides with merchant vessel off Gibraltar

Illustration. Photo: Royal Navy

HMS Ambush, a nuclear-powered Astute-class submarine, collided with a merchant vessel off Gibraltar on July 20, the ...

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RIMPAC ships sink another frigate

USS Coronado (LCS 4), an Independence-variant littoral combat ship, launches the first over-the-horizon missile engagement using a Harpoon Block 1C missile. Photo: US Navy

Navy ships participating in RIMPAC 2016 sunk another ex-warship off Hawaii on July 19. Live fire from ships and ...

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Canadian exercise Nunakput 2016 concludes

Members of 1 Canadian Rangers Patrol Group head out to locate and conduct a Search and Rescue drill near Yellowknife, Northwest Territories during Operation NUNAKPUT on July 11, 2016. Photo: PO2 Belinda Groves, Canadian Forces Images

Canadian maritime-focused operation Nunakput 2016 ends today in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories after two weeks ...

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Lithuanian minehunter LNS Skalvis joins SNMCMG1

LNS Skalvis. Photo: Lithuanian Navy

LNS Skalvis (M53), a Lithuanian Navy minehunter arrived in Kiel, Germany, last weekend to join the Standing NATO ...

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Op Sophia vessels save 20,000 lives in Mediterranean


Spanish frigate ESPS Reina Sofia and British survey vessel HMS Ocean saved 719 lives on July 19, thereby bringing ...

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RIMPAC 2016: USS Pearl Harbor hosts mine-diver drill

Royal Australian Navy sailors act as safety observers as a Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force sailor jumps from an MH-53E Sea Dragon, attached to Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14. Photo: US Navy

Divers from U.S. and Royal Australian Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and German Armed Forces conducted ...

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RFA Wave Knight on patrol duties in the Caribbean

Photo: Royal Navy

After taking over the Atlantic patrol tasking (North) from from the Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Mersey, RFA Wave ...

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HMS Ocean heads Mediterranean anti-submarine exercise

Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean took center stage during a multinational anti-submarine ...

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Australian Navy submarine returns from record deployment

HMAS Rankin comes along side Diamantina Pier, Fleet Base West, returning home after the submarine completed a nine month deployment. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy submarine HMAS Rankin completed a record deployment as she returned to HMAS Stirling base ...

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Royal Marines join US Navy assault ship for European drills

Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Marines joined their U.S. counterparts aboard the USS Whidbey Island assault ship as it entered European ...

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US, Iraqi, Kuwaiti navies organize first trilateral exercise

USS Russell gunner dismounts a .50-cal to demonstrate how to properly perform maintenance to Iraqi navy Sailors assigned to Iraqi Swift Boat (P-308) during a monthly bilateral exercise. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy, Army and Coast Guard together with Iraqi and Kuwaiti navies and Kuwait Coast Guard, sketched out the ...

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Gallery: Canadian Navy divers train allies in Jamaica

Gallery Canadian Navy divers train allies in Jamaica 2

Photos: Royal Canadian Navy The Royal Canadian Navy has shared a couple of underwater photos from the Tradewinds ...

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Sea Breeze 2016 takes off in Ukraine

USS Whidbey Island is one of the U.S. Navy ships that will participate in the exercise. Photo: US Navy

The U.S.-Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise Sea Breeze 2016 started in Odessa, Ukraine on July 18. ...

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China to continue Nansha islands construction: PLA Admiral

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson meets with Adm. Wu Shengli, Commander of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), at the PLAN headquarters in Beijing. Photo: US Navy

China will not halt construction activities on the Nansha islands, Chinese PLA Navy Commander Wu Shengli said ...

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US Coast Guard intercepts $5 million of cocaine in two hits

Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Alligator prepare to offload approximately 150 kilograms of cocaine at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida on July 18. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded approximately $5 million worth of cocaine seized during two separate ...

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Indian, Chilean, US Navy ships take part in VBSS drill

USS Shoup. Photo: US Navy

Sailors aboard the U.S Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) participated in ...

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US Navy Seahawk operates with both Hellfire and APKWS II

USS San Jacinto (CG 56) sailors load an AGM-114 Hellfire missile to an MH-60R Seahawk Helicopter on the flight deck of San Jacinto, July 12. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy achieved what it describes “as an operational breakthrough” July 12 as its MH-60R Seahawk ...

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Canadian Navy frigate joins NATO in Black Sea

HMCS Charlottetown. Photo: Royal Canadian Navy

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown, joined NATO’s standing maritime group 2 (SNMG2) on July 18 ...

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Spanish frigate trains with Seychelles Coastguard, Air Force


Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Santa Maria recently enjoyed a break from her counter-piracy patrolling under Operation ...

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Singapore Armed Forces kick off CARAT with US Navy, Marines

Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron 3 and members of the Republic of Singapore Navy exchange visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) techniques during CARAT Singapore 2015. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy and U.S. Marines, together with Republic of Singapore Armed Forces kicked off the 22nd annual Cooperation ...

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GALLERY: Italian Navy's counter pollution exercise Caralis

GALLERY Italian Navy's counter pollution exercise Caralis 2016 7

Italian Navy’s most important counter pollution exercise, Caralis 2016, was held in Cagliari, Italy, on July ...

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HMAS Darwin returns from Middle East deployment

HMAS Darwin approaches the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney after being deployed to the Middle East Region. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin was welcomed home at Garden Island in Sydney as she returned from a seven ...

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RIMPAC 2016 participants sink former US Navy frigate

Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) fire an RGM-84 Harpoon anti-ship missile during an international sinking exercise, or SINKEX, for Rim of the Pacific 2016. Photo: US Navy

Ships participating in the 2016 edition of RIMPAC sank the decommissioned USS Thach (FFG 43) in waters 15,000 feet ...

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RIMPAC: MV-22 Osprey landing first ever for HMAS Canberra

A United States Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey aircraft lands on board HMAS Canberra off the north east coast of Hawaii during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) HMAS Canberra has successfully landed a United States Marine ...

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Pacific Partnership 2016 now in Vietnam

An MH-60S sea hawk helicopter assigned to the "Island Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) Squadron 25 approaches the flight deck of hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during a vertical replenishment on July 13, 2016. Photo: US Navy

Pacific Partnership 2016 (PP16) kicked off in Da Nang, Vietnam on July 15, for the third consecutive year, with the ...

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Amphibious exercise African Sea Lion concludes in Morocco

U.S. Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and Moroccan forces participate in exercise African Sea Lion July 12, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) worked ...

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