US Navy’s littoral combat ship suffers casualty

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The US Navy’s first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) experienced a casualty to one of the ...

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USS Fort Worth completes port visit in Malaysia

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USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) completed a port visit to Sepanggar, Malaysia Aug. 26 while on their transit back to ...

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German Navy corvette joins NATO's SNMG1

FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein. Photo: German Navy/PIZ Marine

German Navy’s K130 Braunschweig corvette FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein is set to leave the Warnemünde navy base ...

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Boxer ARG sailors leave 7th Fleet on way back home

USS Boxer (LHD 4) approaches port in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Aug. 9, 2016. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy’s Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) team is returning to ...

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USS Somerset completes COMPTUEX

USS Somerset (LPD 25) transits the Pacific Ocean during Composite Training Unit Exercise. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy’s amphibious transport dock USS Somerset has completed COMPTUEX, a series of simulations, ...

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Guam base opens submarine firefighting training facility

Left to right, Cmdr. Lance Thompson, Lt. Cmdr. Jarrod Trant, Capt. Michael Martin, and Capt. Jeffrey Grimes open the new Mobile Trainer 1000 submarine firefighting trainer. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific (NSTCP) held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Mobile Trainer ...

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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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EU to train Libyan Navy, Coast Guard


EU and Libya have signed a memorandum of understanding under which European navies will provide training for ...

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US Navy ships in astern replenishment maneuver

USS Pioneer, Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy said its Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Richard E. Byrd and Avenger-class mine ...

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US Navy aircraft carrier hosts Japan's defense minister

Japan's defense minister during the Aug. 23, USS Ronald Reagan visit. Photo: US Navy

Japan’s defense minister visited together with the country’s navy chiefs the U.S. Navy’s only ...

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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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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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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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HMAS Adelaide in first of class Chinook flight trials

An Australian Army CH47F Chinook helicopter launches from the deck of HMAS Adelaide, as the ship conducts First of Class Flight Trials for the CH47F. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide has been working in Tasmanian waters to conduct ...

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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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USS Forth Worth heads home after breakdown in Singapore

USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) departs Changi Naval Base for San Diego, California. Photo: US Navy

Things turned out to be better than expected for U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) ...

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Australian Navy frigate crews take training ashore

Sailors carry out  engineering casualty control drills for the marine engineering department of HMAS Arunta at the Navy Engineering Systems Centre, HMAS Stirling during exercise Strongback Sim. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy sailors recently took part in a simulated portion of a unit readiness exercise at Fleet Base ...

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US Navy aircraft carrier Carl Vinson passes INSURV V

Ships assigned to the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Carrier Strike Group steam in formation during a photo exercise. Photo: US Navy

The crew of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) has completed Phase V of the Board of ...

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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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Maritime security exercise SEACAT starts in Singapore

Liaison officers from participating countries of Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) 2016 review a training brief to prepare for the exercise at Yankee Station, Aug. 19. Photo: US Navy

The 15th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise was launched at the Republic of Singapore ...

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ESPS Santa Maria marines train for WFP protection


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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Royal Navy submarine HMS Trenchant returns to fleet

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Royal Navy’s nuclear-powered submarine HMS Trenchant was declared operational again following almost two ...

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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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