USA: Martinac Shipbuilding to Build Tugboats for Navy

A Tacoma shipyard this week began cutting steel for the first of two Navy tugboats that it will build over the next ...

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USA: Navy Vessel Visits Hong Kong

Signaling a new found closeness in China-U.S. military ties, a U.S. Navy vessel has been permitted to call at Hong ...

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Sri Lanka Today Released 136 Indian Fishermen

Sri Lanka today released 136 Indian fishermen who were apprehended for allegedly poaching in this country’s ...

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Norway and Russia Send Joint Expedition to Dump Sites ...

Norway, Russia send joint expedition to the dump sites for submarine reactors in the Kara Sea this summer. Will it ...

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Royal Australian Navy’s Biggest Warship Launched

THE Royal Australian Navy’s newest and biggest warship has been launched at a Spanish shipyard… By Mark ...

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North Korea: 33-m Long Submaine Construction in Chongjin

A 33m-long submarine is being assembled at a munitions factory in Chongjin, North Hamkyung Province, a source has ...

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USA: Maritime Administration Awards Contracts Worth $77 ...

  The U.S. Maritime Administration has awarded contracts totaling $77 million to three companies to operate 10 ...

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USA: Lockheed to Provide Engineering Services for US ...

Lockheed has been awarded a contract to provide engineering services in support of the US Navy’s ...

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Australia: Austal Young Achiever Wins National Award

  Austal employee, Byron Walpole, was presented with the prestigious Australian Industry and Defence Network ...

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Iranian Warships didn’t Enter Canal With Convoy ...

Iranian warships, which Israel reported would cross the Suez Canal overnight, did not enter the canal with the ...

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Australian HMAS Melbourne Returns Home on Friday

The Royal Australian Navy Adelaide Class frigate, HMAS Melbourne, will return to Garden Island, Sydney, on Friday ...

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Danish Esbern Snare Catches Pirates, But Releases Them ...

DENMARK’s 6,300-ton command and support ship Esbern Snare, part of NATO’s counter-piracy mission, ...

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Yantar Shipyard Plans To Deliver Large Landing Ship to ...

Yantar Shipyard (Kaliningrad) plans to deliver Project 11711 large landing ship Ivan Gren to Russian Navy in 2012, ...

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India: Navy to Issue Global Tender for Procuring Six ...

The Navy will issue a global tender for procuring six next generation submarines worth over Rs 50,000 crore by the ...

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South Korean Cargo Vessel Rescued by Chinese Navy

A South Korean cargo vessel, which was being chased by pirates in the Gulf of Aden, was rescued by the Chinese ...

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Yemeni Fishermen Saved From Their Ordeal By the Crew of ...

Five hostages have been dramatically rescued from pirates by a Plymouth warship after being held captive for 92 ...

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Cargo Vessel MV Sinin Hijacked by Somali Pirates

The European Union Naval Force patrolling the waters off Somalia says the cargo vessel MV Sinin has been hijacked ...

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USA: Navy Awards $47 Million Contract to Sonalysts Inc.

The Navy has awarded Sonalysts Inc. a three-year, $47 million contract for human systems integration ...

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USA: Secretary of Defense Today Unveils Budget Request ...

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates today unveiled the president’s fiscal year 2012 budget request for the ...

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USS Independence to Return Soon to High Seas

One of the Navy’s newest – and arguably oddest looking – ships, the USS Independence, has been ...

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Japan: New Carrier Killer Missile Won’t Stop US Navy

A new “carrier killer” missile that has become a symbol of China’s rising military might will not ...

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Royal Malaysian Navy to Renew Old Ships

The Service Life Extension Programme or SLEP for Royal Malaysian Navy ships is expected to reduce defence spending ...

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USA: Office of Naval Research Develops New Model for ...

Geoff S. Fein, Office of Naval Research To rapidly develop a new way to deliver information to the fleet, the ...

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UK: Armed Forces to Lose Equipment Worth £12 Billion

The armed forces will lose equipment worth more than £12 billion as part of wide-ranging government cuts targeting ...

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South Africa Deploys Ship to Take Part in Anti-Piracy ...

South Africa has deployed a frigate to the Mozambique Channel off east Africa to help fight the southward creep of ...

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Indian Navy Plans to Induct Four Landing Platform Docks

In order to add more teeth to its amphibious warfare capabilities, the Indian Navy is planning to induct four ...

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USA: Three Silver Stars to Naval Special Warfare Sailors

The secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) presented three Silver Star Medals to Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Sailors during ...

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