U.S. to build first icebreaker in 25 years

USCGC Polar Star. Photo: US Coast Guard

The United States Committee on Appropriations has approved the FY2017 Defense Appropriations Bill which ...

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Mexican Navy launches logistic support ship Isla María Madre

ARM Isla María Madre (BAL-11)

The Mexican Navy has launched a new, Astimar-built, logistic support ship, the ARM Isla María Madre (BAL-11). The ...

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US Navy destroyers train with Republic of Korea Navy ships

The Republic of Korea destroyer ROKS Sejong the Great (DDG 991), front, the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73), left, the Republic of Korea corvette ROKS Yeosu (PCC-765), top, and the guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92), right, steam in formation during a maneuvering exercise in the Sea of Japan, May 25, 2016. Photo: US Navy

Two U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyers, USS Decatur (DDG 73) and USS Momsen (DDG 92) conducted bilateral ...

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Thales joins Seaspan for Canadian OFSV work

Canadian OFSV rendering. Photo: Seaspan

French-based defense contractor Thales signed a CAD$35 million, (approx. US$26,8) contract with Seaspan’s Vancouver ...

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U.S. CBP receives first of 52 patrol vessels

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

SAFE Boats International (SBI), a Washington based manufacturer of aluminum boats has completed the first Coastal ...

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USNS Mercy evacuates sailor from South Korean submarine

An MH-60S helicopter performs a medical evacuation of a sailor from Republic of Korea Submarine SSK Lee Eok Gi (SS 071) to hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s hospital ship USNS Mercy performed a medical evacuation to help a ROK Navy sailor in need of ...

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US Navy sailor dies aboard USS Harpers Ferry

This May 19, 2016 photo shows USS Harpers Ferry conducting amphibious operations in the Gulf of Aqaba off the coast of Jordan. Photo: US Navy

A U.S. Navy sailor aboard USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) died Thursday, May 26, of a non-combat related injury while ...

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More tests to come for Lockheed's LRASM missile

LRASM missile

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $321.8 million sole-source contract to continue the Long Range ...

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BAE nabs two more US Navy vessel maintenance gigs

USS Paul Hamilton. Photo: US Navy

BAE Systems has landed another two U.S. Navy vessel maintenance contracts bringing the number of contracts for ship ...

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USS Mount Whitney makes final port call before BALTOPS 2016

USS Mount Whitney in Augusta Bay, Sicily, Italy. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal May 24. The ship ...

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Royal Navy trains Caribbean marine police

UK Caribbean Overseas Territories

Royal Navy’s International Maritime Training Team has recently delivered navigation and small craft courses ...

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USS Olympia attack submarine changes command

Commander Benjamin J. Selph, commanding officer, Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717), salutes sideboys during a change-of-command ceremony in Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) held a change-of-command ceremony ...

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US Navy contracts Lockheed for MK 48 Mod 7 torpedo upgrades

MK 48 Mod 7 CBASS torpedo

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin Sippican a $72,8 million contract for the ...

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Australian first P-8A Poseidon takes to the skies

Australian first P-8A Poseidon takes to the skies

Australia’s first P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft recently completed its maiden flight. The aircraft flew a ...

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Davie Shipbuilding cuts first steel for Canadian Resolve AOR

Resolve class AOR

Canadian shipyard Davie Shipbuilding cut first steel for the Royal Canadian Navy Resolve-class auxiliary oiler ...

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MV-22B Osprey makes first landing on amphibious command ship

An MV-22B Osprey of Marine Medium Tiltroter Squadron (VMM) 263 takes off from the flight deck of USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20). Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) made history May 23 as she became the first ...

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'BAP Carasco' to receive Kongsberg's subsea technology

BAP Carrasco, Photo: Kongsberg

Norwegian technology corporation Kongsberg Maritime has been chosen to deliver an integrated subsea technology ...

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Royal Canadian Navy ships join New York Fleet Week

Sailors onboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) pose for a "Fleet Week New York" (FWNY) photograph in preparation for Fleet Week New York. Photo: US Navy

The Royal Canadian Navy will be participating in the New York City’s annual Fleet Week from May 25 to 31, ...

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SAIC lands US NAVSUP simulation services contract

Illustration, Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command awarded Science Applications International Corp. a contract to provide ...

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HII gets $152M for third Ford-class carrier USS Enterprise

Lead ship of the class Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) floats in the James River after being launched from dry dock at Newport News Shipbuilding. Photo by Chris Oxley/HII

American shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries was awarded a $152 million contract on May 23 for advance ...

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Raytheon begins deliveries of electromagnetic railgun parts

Raytheon-built this pulse power container. Photo: Raytheon

American defense contractor Raytheon has begun deliveries of pulse power containers in support of the U.S. ...

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US Navy calls on industry for LDUUV system

The office of Naval Research Large Displacement Unmanned Underwater Vehicle - Innovative Naval Prototype. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport is seeking information to assist the Navy as it performs ...

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USS America passes flight deck recertification

Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Marine-aviation optimized amphibious assault ship USS America departed its homeport of San Diego ...

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EOD exercise Tricrab 2016 concludes in Guam

United States and Australian EOD technicians prepare to deal with a simulated roadside improvised explosive device. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Explosives Ordnance Disposal personnel from Australia, US, Singapore and New Zealand have completed training at ...

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US Coast Guard commissions 17th fast response cutter

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley salutes as the ship is brought to life during its commissioning at Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico May 20, 2016. Photo: US Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned its 17th fast response cutter, Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley, in San Juan, ...

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US, Royal Thai Navy train in Andaman Sea

USS Stethem

Ships from the U.S. and the Royal Thai Navy kicked off the Exercise Guardian Sea in the Andaman Sea on May 23. The ...

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