Royal Navy Mk 2 Merlin graces Kiel Week

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A Royal Navy Merlin Mk 2 helicopter from 814 Naval Air Squadron – ‘The Flying Tigers’ – has spent a weekend on show ...

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HMS Scott assists National Oceanography Centre scientists

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The team on the Royal Navy’s largest survey ship HMS Scott were asked to help experts from the National ...

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Pakistan picks STM over DCNS for submarine modernization

Pakistan Navy and STM officials during the contract signing ceremony. Photo: STM

Despite of the fact that the Pakistan Navy’s Agosta 90B submarines were designed and built by French DCNS, ...

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Turkey launches third Milgem corvette

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Turkish Navy’s third Milgem class corvette, the F-513 TCG Burgazada, was launched June 18 during a ceremony ...

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Malta to receive new offshore patrol vessel

The P 61 offshore patrol vessel will be upgraded for 'improved reaction capability'. Photo: Armed Forces of Malta

A funding from the European Union will allow Malta to acquire a new €34 million offshore patrol vessel. ...

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USS San Jacinto dock in Naples, Italy

Guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) is anchored off the coast of Naples, Italy in this June 20, 2016 US Navy photo.

U.S. Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) paid a four day visit to Naples, Italy and ...

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Final block of HMS Prince of Wales lowered into place

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Royal Navy’s second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales, currently under construction ...

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VIDEO: BNS Leopold I tests barrels off Norway

VIDEO Belgian frigate BNS Leopold tests barrels off Norway

The Belgian Navy recently shared a video of its multi-purpose frigate BNS Leopold I testing its missile firing ...

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Kiel Week 2016: South African Navy Chief visits German Navy

Vice Admiral Andreas Krause and Vice Admiral M.S. Hlongwane aboard the German navy combat support ship 'Berlin' Photo: 2016 Bundeswehr / Steve Back/PIZMarine

Germany’s Kiel Week 2016, the largest sailing event in the world, started June 18 and the port city is ...

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New flagship for NATO's Aegean Sea mission

The crews of 'Bonn' and 'Karlsruhe' aboard EGV Bonn during the change of command ceremony. Photo: Bundeswehr/Laura Hasenkamp

German Navy’s combat support ship EGV Bonn, flagship of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2, was relieved ...

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Saab hosts navies for Sea Giraffe live demo

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Swedish defense technology company Saab recently hosted international experts from navies and industry in Sweden ...

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Operation Atalanta flagship engages Royal Navy of Oman

FGS Bayern in Muscat harbor. Photo: EUNAVFOR

FGS Bayern, German Navy frigate and operation Atalanta flagship, recently spent time alongside in the port of ...

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VIDEO: NATO exercise Baltops as seen from HMS Ocean

VIDEO NATO's Baltops 2016 as seen from British flagship HMS Ocean

The Royal Navy has shared a video of its flagship HMS Ocean taking part in NATO’s annual Baltops exercise. ...

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Photo of the day: French Navy aviso transits Corinth Canal

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French Navy’s D’Estienne d’Orves-class aviso, FS Enseigne de Vaisseau Jacoubet was returning ...

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Norway restructures ship crews, numbers

Fridtjof Nansen-class frigate. Photo: Norwegian DoD

Norway plans to increase the number of crews for the nation’s Fridtjof Nansen-class frigates from three to ...

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DCNS, ONERA team up for R&D

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Heads of French companies DCNS and ONERA signed a framework agreement for joint R&D projects in the naval and ...

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Royal Navy's Type 45 destroyer shines in 'Thursday War'

Helicopter operations aboard HMS Diamond. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond is fit for deployment again after completing six weeks of ...

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NATO kicks off anti-submarine warfare exercise in Norway

A May 4, 2015 photo of Dynamic Mongoose 2015 participants sailing in formation off the Norwegian coast. Photo: WO C.Artigues/HQ MARCOM

NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg kicked off the annual ‘Dynamic Mongoose’ anti-submarine warfare ...

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Erdogan: Turkey is capable of building its own carrier

Recep Tayyip Erdogan attending the steel cutting ceremony for TCG Anadole. Photo: Turkish Department of Defence

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Saturday that Turkey would produce its own aircraft carrier ...

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HMS Portland deploys to Middle East

HMS Portland. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Portland departed naval base Plymouth today on a nine-month deployment ...

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HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën concludes Caribbean deployment

HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën enters Den Helder base. Photo: Dutch Navy

The Royal Netherlands Navy frigate De Zeven Provinciën returned to her home port of Den Helder today following a ...

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Spanish LPD Castilla bags lead role in hostage rescue drill

LPD Castilla. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy’s landing platform dock ‘Castillla’ played a lead role during the country’s ...

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Royal Navy patrol boats put on a show in Scotland

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Eight patrol boats from the Royal Navy’s 1st Patrol Boat Squadron demonstrated their ability to sail in close ...

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Gallery: First international green fuel RAS complete

Gallery First international green fuel resupply complete 1

Photos: Italian Navy Italian and U.S. Navy have completed the first international replenishment at sea (RAS) to ...

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Photo of the day: An Admiral hovers over the water

Photo of the day An Admiral hovers over the water

Admirals hanging on a rope meters above water surface is not something sailors would consider a routine procedure. ...

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Fincantieri beats DCNS in Qatari €4B shipbuilding contract

Fincantieri beats DCNS in Qatari €4 billion shipbuilding mega contract

The Qatari Ministry of Defence has chosen the Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri over the rival French DCNS for ...

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