Iranian boats in high-speed intercept of USS Nitze

US Navy photo of USS Nitze

Four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boats came within 300 yards of the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Nitze on August ...

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US Navy Base Guam gets two MK VI patrol boats

MK VI Patrol Boat. Photo: US Navy

The Guam-based Navy Expeditionary Forces Command Pacific (CTF 75) took permanent ownership of two MK VI patrol ...

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German Navy frigate to return to war against Daesh

FGS Augsburg with FS Charles de Gaulle in the background. Photo: Bundeswehr

The German Navy will, once again, send the Bremen-class frigate Augsburg to support the French aircraft carrier FS ...

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USS Boxer qualifies first female helmsman in 10 years

Seaman Gabrielle Connelly stands the starboard aft lookout watch aboard amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4). Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) recently qualified the first female master helmsman in ...

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Spanish Navy deploys OPV Arnomendi to NAFO mission

OPV Arnomendi. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Arnomendi (P-63) has set sail from Ferrol, Spain towards Newfoundland ...

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German Navy tanker to return from counter piracy mission

Spessart refuels FGS Bayern and ITS Euro during one of the replenishment at sea maneuvers. Photo: EUNAVFOR

German Navy tanker Spessart (A1442) is scheduled to return to Navy Base Kiel on August 26 after spending 88 days ...

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USS Independence wreck visited 800 meters below surface

Bow of USS Independence. Photo: Nautilus

A team of scientists aboard the exploration vessel Nautilus are conducting a mission to visit the sunk U.S. Navy ...

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Bonhomme Richard strike group begins fall deployment

Bonhomme Richard strike group begins fall deployment from Okinawa

Ships of the U.S. Navy’s Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) departed Okinawa, Japan, August ...

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USS Hopper, Port Royal to deploy to Persian Gulf

USS Hopper in Pearl Harbor. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) is scheduled to depart Hawaii on August 25 together with ...

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British WWI minesweeper now protected from looters

HMS Arfon. Photo: Historic England

Discovered off the Dorset coast, England in 2014 after spending a century undiscovered, a rare steam fishing ...

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Royal Navy Bahrain-based minehunter swaps crew

The crew form up on the jetty at Mina Salman next to HMS Chiddingfold. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Bahrain-based minehunter HMS Chiddingfold has welcomed its new operators, Crew 3 from the ...

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ESPS Santa Maria marines train for WFP protection

Photo: EUNAVFOR

Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Santa Maria is currently deployed with Operation Atalanta in the Gulf of Aden and Indian ...

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US Navy ballistic missile submarine collides with OSV

USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) in Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy ballistic-missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) collided with an offshore support vessel, also ...

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Canadian Navy frigate deploys to Asia-Pacific after RIMPAC

HMCS Vancouver during RIMPAC 2016. Photo: Royal Canadian Navy

Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver departed Pearl Harbour August 18 and will now conduct operations in the ...

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Pacific Partnership reaches Indonesia

Hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) sits anchored off the coast of Da Nang, Vietnam, during its third mission stop of Pacific Partnership 2016. Photo: US Navy

Pacific Partnership 2016, embarked aboard hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), arrived in Padang August 19 for the ...

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USCGC Sherman crew offloads 11 tons of cocaine in San Diego

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman guards pallets of cocaine prior to offloading them at Naval Base San Diego on August 18, 2016. Photo: US Coast Guard

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman offloaded approximately 11 tons of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego, ...

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German frigate 'Bayern' returns from operation Atalanta

FGS Bayern. Photo: EUNAVFOR

German Navy’s Brandenburg-class frigate FGS Bayern is set to return from the operation Atalanta on August 20 ...

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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower visits Bahrain after three years

Photo: US Navy

After 3 years, U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) returned to the Kingdom of ...

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FS Languedoc begins lenghty deployment

FS Languedoc. Photo: DCNS

FS Languedoc, French Navy’s newest FREMM frigate delivered to the navy in March 2016, left the Toulon Naval ...

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Fiji thanks Australian Navy for cyclone relief work

The Royal Fiji Military Forces band plays as HMAS Canberra approaches the Port of Suva, Fiji. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

After the devastating cyclone named Winston hit Fiji on February 20, 2016 and left 42 people dead and caused ...

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HMAS Toowoomba forms new crew

HMAS Toowoomba, is currently docked at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia for the Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Toowoomba has formed a new crew, for the first time since ...

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Pacific Partnerships wraps Palau portion aboard JS Shimokita

JS Shimokita, Photo: US Navy

Pacific Partnership 2016 departed Palau on August 15 aboard JS Shimokita (LST 4002) after completing two weeks of ...

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US Navy command ship arrives in France

USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrives in Theoule-sur-Mer, France, August 14, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Theoule-sur-Mer, France, ...

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Italian Navy frigate trains with Tanzanian Navy sailors

Photo: EUNAVFOR

Italian Navy anti-submarine frigate ITS Euro, deployed to operation Atalanta off the Horn of Africa, trained ...

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USS America back from RIMPAC

Fleet replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204), Royal Australian Navy Canberra-class amphibious ship HMAS Canberra (L02), and amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) conduct and underway replenishment at Rim of the Pacific 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) returned to homeport on August 12 following the ...

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US Marines, Navy kick off Bold Alligator in Norfolk

Illustration: a Dutch marine from the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps is securing the area of Utah Beach during Bold Alligator 14. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Marine and Fleet Forces commands (USFF and MARFORCOM) kicked off exercise Bold Alligator 2016 (BA16) in ...

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