Japan, UK, US Navy chiefs sign maritime cooperation treaty

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson; First Sea Lord, United Kingdom Royal Navy, Adm. Phillip Jones; and Chief of Staff of the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force, Adm. Tomohisa Takei, meet in the Pentagon for a trilateral maritime discussion. Photo: US Navy

UK’s Royal Navy is likely to join Japan and U.S. in their South China Sea patrols following a trilateral ...

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Unmanned Warrior 2016 concludes

Scott Wiltermood, INSITU demonstration team manager, carries an MQ-27A Scan Eagle unmanned aerial vehicle after landing at Benbecula Rangehead. Photo: US Navy

The Royal Navy-hosted review of unmanned technologies which took place on the West Coast of Scotland concluded on ...

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Qatar’s Coast Guard receives first batch of patrol boats

Photo: Rolls-Royce

Qatar’s Coast Guard Command has taken delivery of the first in a series of 17 Ares-built composite hull boats. ...

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USS Mount Whitney concludes engagement in Romania

The U.S. command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) participates in a bilateral passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Romanian Navy corvette Admiral Eustatiu Sebastian (F-264). Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) took part in a passing exercise ...

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France, UK begin manufacturing phase of joint MCM programmme

French company ECA Group will supply six autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) derived from the A27-M AUV during this stage. Photo: ECA Group

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) are continuing their collaboration ...

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OSI to deliver bridge systems for new Australian oilers

Illustration, Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has contracted Canadian OSI Maritime Systems to supply two integrated bridge systems ...

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Royal Navy frigate starts month-long break in South Africa

HMS Portland with the Simonsberg in the background. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Portland is currently in Simonstown, South Africa, where the crew started ...

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Future destroyer 'Rafael Peralta' completes Alpha trials

The future USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) sets sail for the first time to conduct initial at-sea builder's trials off the coast of Maine. Photo: General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works

The U.S. Navy said its future guided-missile destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) successfully completed Alpha ...

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US, UK minehunters team up for Persian Gulf MCM drills

U.S. and Royal Navy mine countermeasures ships with two MH-53 helicopters from HM-15 Detachment Two during US-UK Mine Countermeasures Exercise 17-1. Photo: US Navy

Minehunters from the US and UK kicked off the mine countermeasures exercise 17-1 in the Persian Gulf with a ...

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Airbus, DCNS team up to develop the French Navy aerial drone

Photo: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and DCNS have signed an agreement to collaborate on designing the future tactical component of ...

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Czech Gripen fighter jets train with NATO ships

Photo: NATO/Czech Air Force

A Czech squadron of Gripen fighter jets have reached the second week of their air-maritime integration and carried ...

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US and Royal Navy officers discuss carrier operations

L-R: Captain Crawford USN, Vice Admiral Crawford USN, Commander Saybolt USN, Mr Jason Lawrence, Commander Park RN, Captain Wright RN, Commodore Jameson OBE RN, Commander Farrant RN. Photo: Royal Navy

Senior lawyers from the US Navy and the Royal Navy met at the stone frigate HMS Excellent for formal joint talks ...

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USS Essex upgraded for F-35B operations

USS Essex. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy is currently modifying its Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD-2) to make it capable of ...

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US Navy helicopter squadron conducts mine warfare drills

The MH-53E Sea Dragon departs the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) flight line over St. Andrews Bay for an Airborne Mine Countermeasures mission off the coast of Panama City, Florida on Oct. 6, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s helicopter mine countermeasures squadron (HM) 15 carried out annual airborne mine countermeasures ...

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German Navy frigates to feature iXblue navigation systems

Photo: German Navy

French technology company iXblue has received a contract to supply inertial navigation systems for ...

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US Navy speeds up production of APKWSTM laser-guided rockets

APKWS. Photo: BAE Systems

The U.S. Navy has contracted BAE Systems to manufacture Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWSTM) ...

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German WWI 'mystery' submarine found off Scotland

Photo: Scottish Power

A WW1 naval mystery might be finally solved after a German U-boat was found off the coast of Wigtownshire, Scotland ...

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Indian Navy commissions fast attack craft INS Tihayu

Photo: Twitter

The Indian Navy commissioned the newest Car Nicobar-class fast attack craft INS Tihayu at the Eastern Naval Command ...

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DCNS unveils design of French Navy's new medium size frigate

Photo: DCNS

In collaboration with the French defence procurement agency (DGA), DCNS has unveiled the French Navy’s ...

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Russian aircraft carrier escorted off Norway

Russian warships are seen off the coast of Norway. Photo: Norwegian Armed Forces

Russian cruiser-carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and other ships from its strike group were escorted off the Norwegian ...

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LCS post shakedown contract boosts Austal's support business

Photo: Austal

The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal USA a contract to provide engineering and management services support of the Post ...

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Australian naval officers complete Aegis course in US

Members of the Royal Australian Navy, Navy civilians and Lockheed Martin employees celebrated the conclusion of their Aegis Combat System training. Photo: Lockheed Martin

Australian naval officers recently graduated from a two month Aegis combat systems course at the Combat Systems ...

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HMCS Vancouver visits Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

HMCS Vancouver file photo

Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 18 to conduct a goodwill visit ...

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Australian minehunters stop in Fiji


Royal Australian Navy minehunters HMAS Huon and Diamantina made a brief stopover in Suva, Fiji on their way back ...

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US amphibious dock landing ship arrives in Cambodia

From left, the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), the Military Sealift Command fleet oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl, the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard and the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur steam in formation in the South China Sea, Oct. 13, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) arrived in ...

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Irish Navy commissions third OPV LÉ William Butler Yeats

Photo: Irish Navy

The Irish Navy has commissioned its third offshore patrol vessel, LÉ William Butler Yeats, during an October ...

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NZ Navy marks 75 anniversary with International Naval Review


The Royal New Zealand Navy is hosting a 15-nation International Naval Review to mark the 75th anniversary of its ...

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