10 sailors detained by Iran rejoin US Navy

US Navy Riverine Command Boats, Image: US Navy

Ten U.S. Navy Sailors from the Coastal Riverine Squadron 3 who were detained by Iran after sailing into Iranian ...

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Update: U.S. Navy states no evidence of shots fired at NMCSD

Naval Medical Center San Diego building, Image: Naval Medical Center San Diego/Facebook

According to initial reports of a single witness, at approximately 8 am this morning three shots were reportedly ...

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On this day in history: Japanese submarine sunk

Image: AJ Davis, retrieved from  Australian War Memorial

On this day in history, January 20, 1942, the Bathurst class corvette, HMAS Deloraine led by Lieutenant Commander ...

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Gallery: HMS Protector completes Antarctic patrol

Photex from SMB Cape Evans

The UK Royal Navy’s Ice Patrol ship has just completed a historic five week patrol to the East Antarctic and Ross ...

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German Navy's new F 125 frigates

German Navy's new F 125 frigates

In the first Newsletter of the year, the German Navy has revealed technical details and the construction progress ...

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USS Georgia commander relieved of duty after $1M accident

USS Georgia, Image: US Navy

The U.S. Navy said the commanding officer of the Ohio-Class submarine USS Georgia (SSGN 729) (Blue) was relieved of ...

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Germany considered canceling Saudi-Arabian OPV delivery

A CGI of the Saudi-Arabian patrol boat, Image: Lürssen

Lürssen Defence, a German naval shipbuilder, is clinging on to an over-a-billion Euro offshore patrol vessel ...

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Readers’ picks: Top news of 2015

VIDEO German 'Gorch Fock' celebrates 60 years of service

Naval Today is bringing you this year’s most read news based on monthly statistics and general interest in ...

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Happy New Year 2016!

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Naval Today team wishes all our readers and their loved ones a joyous holiday and a happy and prosperous New Year! ...

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2015: Navy on VIDEO


The world’s navies and the industries around them had a busy year conducting operations and making ...

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Russian Destroyer Fires Warning Shots at Turkish Vessel

Russian Kashin-class destroyer ship Smetlivy, Image: Russian Navy

Russian Navy’s destroyer ship Smetlivy fired warning shots at a Turkish fishing vessel in the Aegean Sea on ...

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Prince of Wales’ Control Tower Starts Journey South

Image: Royal Navy

The aft island, the final section of the UK’s second aircraft carrier took to the sea yesterday, December 10. ...

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German Frigate Collides with Container Ship

FGS Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Image: German Navy

The German frigate FGS Mecklenburg-Vorpommern collided with the container ship Nordic Bremen in Kiel Canal, Germany ...

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Russian Sub Hits ISIS from the Mediterranean Sea

The diesel-electric submarine Rostov-on-Don, Image: Russian Navy

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said the Russian Navy fired Kalibr cruise missiles from the submerged ...

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Video: USS Ralph Johnson Moves to Dry Dock

Illustration: DDG 51 Arleigh-Burke class destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill, Image: US Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries, the American military shipbuilder, shared a video of the U.S. Navy’s future ...

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UK MoD: Defence Procurement Will Boost Economy

HMS Vengeance and HMS Vanguard, Image: Royal Navy

UK’s Defence Secretary Michael Fallon visited defence companies in Scotland December 7 to highlight the ...

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German FGS Augsburg Joins Fight against ISIS

FS Charles De Gaulle: Image: French Navy

German Bundestag authorized the deployment of German troops and units against ISIS in Syria on December 4, 2015. ...

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Oldest Aircraft Carrier in Service to Decommission

INS Viraat, Image: US Navy

Indian Navy’s aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, the oldest aircraft carrier in service in the world, might become ...

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Huntington Ingals Bags $200 M US Navy Deal for LPD 28

USS Somerset

The U.S. shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries announced December 4 that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has ...

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Australian Oldie HMAS Townsville in Renovation

HMAS Townsville en route to Cairns, Image: Port of Townsville Limited

Fremantle-class patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy HMAS Townsville was moved under tow from Ross Creek to ...

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HMAS Melbourne Seizes $32.6 M of Heroine

151 kilograms of heroin on board HMAS Melboure; Image: Australian Department of Defence

Australian HMAS Melbourne seized 151 kilograms of heroin worth an estimated $AUD44.5 ($32.6) million from a fishing ...

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