LÉ Niamh Disembarks 468 Migrants off Sicily

L.É. Niamh

The LÉ NIAMH disembarked 468 migrants (412 male, 41 female, 15 minors), at Pozzallo, Sicily at 9 am on July 25th. ...

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HMS Sutherland Shows Off Her Fighting Skills

HMS Sutherland Shows Just How Dangerous It Can Get

Royal Navy’s HMS Sutherland has once again proven her fighting worth by firing her 4.5in main gun for the ...

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US, RS Navies Conclude 21st Annual CARAT Drills

US, Singapore Navies Conclude CARAT Drills

The U.S. Navy and Republic of Singapore Navy completed the 21st annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training ...

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USS Gary Retires After 31 Years of Service

USS Gary Retires After 31 Years of Service

Past and current crew, plank owners, former and current commanding officers, namesake relatives and friends and ...

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Bilateral Exercise Noble Melinda 2015 Ends

Bilateral Exercise Noble Melinda 2015 Ends

Maritime forces from the U.S. and Israeli navies concluded the annual bilateral exercise Noble Melinda 2015 in the ...

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US Navy to Get Two More Mk VI Patrol Boats from SBI

US Navy to Get Two More Mk VI Patrol Boats from SBI

US Navy ordered two additional Mk VI Patrol Boats (Mk VI PB) from SAFE Boats International (SBI). This brings the ...

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Canada Gets Ready for Its New Supply Ships

Canada Gets Ready for Its New Supply Ships

For 40 days, Chilean replenishment ship AO-52 Almirante Montt will be conducting at-sea training with Canadian ...

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EUCAP Nestor Trains Somali Coast Guard

EUCAP Nestor Trains Somali Coast Guard

This week EUCAP Nestor again took up the training of 29 members of the Somali Coast Guard in Jazeera Training Camp ...

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GD Wins Further Submarine Modernization Deal

GD Wins Further Submarines Modernization Deal

General Dynamics received a $20 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to continue modernizing the ...

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SNMG2 Departs for Op Active Endeavour

SNMG2 Departs for Op Active Endeavour

Having concluded a successful port visit, Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) got underway on July 22 from ...

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EUNAVFOR Assists Italian Merchant Vessel

ESPS Galicia Assists Italian Merchant Vessel

Whilst conducting counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden, EU Naval Force flagship, ESPS Galicia, responded to a ...

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Authorities Stop Semi-Submersible Craft Carrying Cocaine

Authorities Stop Semi-Submersible Craft Carrying Cocaine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine agents along with U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard ...

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USNS Spearhead Wraps Up Fleet Experimentation Period Two

USNS Spearhead Wraps Up Fleet Experimentation Period Two

USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), operated by the Military Sealift Command (MSC), completed Fleet Experimentation (FLEX) ...

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USS North Dakota Gets New Commander

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Cmdr. Michael Hollenbach relieved Capt. Douglas Gordon as commanding officer of the Virginia-class attack submarine ...

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Royal Navy’s Vessel on Hurricane Watch

Royal Navy's Vessel on Hurricane Watch2

Sailors, Royal Marines and soldiers aboard the Royal Navy’s Caribbean patrol ship showed islanders in Grand Cayman ...

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USS John C. Stennis Promotes 29 Sailors

USS John C. Stennis Promotes 29 Sailors

29 Sailors were promoted aboard the US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) ...

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USS Oak Hill Prepares for Deployment

USS Oak Hill Prepares for Deployment

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) departed Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story ...

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EUNAVFOR Commander Assumes Counter-Piracy Coordination Role

EUNAVFOR Commander Assumes Counter-Piracy Coordination Role

On 15 July 2015, EU Naval Force Commander, Rear Admiral Alfonso Gómez Fernández de Córdoba, assumed the ...

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CTF 151 Commander Discusses Maritime Security with Kenya

CTF 151 Commander Discusses Maritime Security with Kenya

Commander of Combined Task Force 151 visited senior representatives of the Kenyan Government and Defence Forces to ...

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USS Chancellorsville Deploys for Indo-Asia-Pacific ...

USS Chancellorsville Deploys for Indo-Asia-Pacific Region Patrol

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) departed Fleet Activities (FLEACT) ...

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Australia Gifts Two Landing Craft to the Philippines Navy

Australia Gifts Two Landing Craft to the Philippines Navy

The Australian Government transferred two of its decommissioned landing craft to the Philippines Navy. Australian ...

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USS Higgins Joins U.S. 7th Fleet

USS Higgins Joins U.S. 7th Fleet

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of ...

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USS Donald Cook Starts Third Patrol in US 6th Fleet

USS Donald Cook Starts Third Patrol in US 6th Fleet

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain, on ...

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HMS Iron Duke Tests “Soft Kill” Systems

HMS Iron Duke Tests Soft Kill Systems

The Royal Navy warship HMS Iron Duke has tested its ‘soft kill’ systems in a rare series of firings off UK’s ...

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FREMM Tahya Misr Sails from Brest

Image of the Day FREMM Tahya Misr Sails from Brest

FREMM Tahya Misr has just departed DCNS’ yard in Brest, France, on a journey to its owner in Alexandria, ...

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Damen Builds Another Tug for South African Navy

Damen Builds Another Tug for South African Navy

Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) is currently building a Damen ATD 2909 Tug named Inyathi – Buffalo in English – to ...

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Next Independence LCS to Be Named USS Cincinnati

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On July 19, the US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the next Independence variant littoral combat ...

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