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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Belgian Defense Minister visits Open Spirit 2016

Defense Ministers will meet aboard the Lithuanian Navy  minelayer LNS Jotvingis. Photo: Lithuanian Navy

The Belgian Defense Minister will attend the multinational mine countermeasures (MCM) operation Open Spirit 2016 ...

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100th anniversary of Battle of Jutland

In the distance the battlecruiser HMS TIGER can be seen underway at speed during the run to the North, part of the battle of Jutland. Overall the ship was hit fifteen times by large calibre shells during the battle of Jutland and lost twenty four members of her crew killed and a further forty six wounded. Photo: Royal Navy

On May 31, 1916 British Royal Navy’s Grand Fleet squared off against the Imperial German Navy’s High ...

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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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Kership to buy STX France Lorient shipyard

Photo: STX France

French shipbuilder STX France has decided to sell its Lorient shipyard to Kership, a joint venture company set up ...

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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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HMS Queen Elizabeth welcomes its first Commanding Officer

Captain Jerry Kyd with HMS Queen Elizabeth in the background. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has welcomed its first Commanding Officer, Captain ...

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France receives fourth Falcon 50 Surmar

French Navy Falcon 50M in flight during a maritime surveillance mission. Photo: © C. Cosmao/Dassault Aviation

The French Navy has taken delivery of the last of its four Dassault Aviation-built Falcon 50 Surmar maritime ...

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Russian Navy to commission Admiral Essen frigate

Russian Navy to commission Project 11356 frigate Admiral Essen

The Russian Navy will commission the second Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate Admiral Essen on May 27, Yantar ...

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New Queen-Elizabeth carrier support centre nears completion

Part of the dockyard at HMNB Portsmouth undergoing preperations for the arrival of the new Aircraft Carriers. Photo: Royal Navy

A new centre containing facilities to support the British Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers is nearing ...

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Open Spirit 2016: Mines found off Klaipeda

A naval mine is found on the sea floor. Photo: German Navy

Participants of the international naval exercise Open Spirit 2016 found several mines just 3 kilometers off the ...

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HMS Ramsey concludes NATO stint

HMS Ramsey, Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s mine hunter HMS Ramsey has returned to home waters and its Faslane base after a deployment as ...

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Spanish Navy frigate Méndez Núñez to join SNMG 1

The Méndez Núñez will be the command ship of the group. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy’s F-100 frigate Méndez Núñez is scheduled to integrate into the Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 ...

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FGS Bayern works with Tanzanian Navy

Tanzanian Navy personnel onboard FGS Bayern. Photo: EUNAVFOR

Members of the Tanzanian Navy were welcomed on board FGS Bayern for a day of maritime training with Operation ...

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HMS Duncan enters London for Battle of Jutland commemoration

HMS Duncan arrives in London. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan has sailed up the Thames into London for the first of three visits in ...

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Saab to develop new lightweight torpedo system for Sweden

Torpedo 47 Swedish Navy

The Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) has contracted Saab to develop and produce a new lightweight ...

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Report: Egypt Navy finds EgyptAir wreck

For illustration only. Photo: Airbus

Members of the Egyptian Navy have managed to find remains of an EgyptAir plane which crashed over the Mediterranean ...

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Sixth Italian Navy FREMM frigate starts sea trials

Sixth Italian Navy FREMM frigate starts sea trials

Italian Navy’s sixth FREMM, multi-mission, frigate Luigi Rizzo F595 left Fincantieri’s shipyard in ...

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Royal Fleet Auxiliary Cardigan Bay joins NATO SNMG 2

RFA Cardigan Bay, Photo: 2016 German Navy / Laura Hasenkamp

Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Cardigan Bay on May 18 joined NATO’s Standing Maritime Group (SNMG 2) sailing in ...

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Spanish frigates swap places in Op Sophia

Reina Sofia

Spanish Navy frigate Reina Sofía (F-84) departed Rota Naval Base yesterday, May 18, to relieve ESPS Numancia, ...

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HMS Vanguard welcomes Army visitors

HMS Vanguards Ships Company Photograph with the affiliated 29 CDO Royal Artillery. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy submariners aboard HMS Vanguard helped soldiers from the Royal Artillery mark the 300th year of their ...

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NATO SNMG2 engages Royal Moroccan Navy


Ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two task unit 02 (SNMG2 TU.02) recently concluded a busy port visit ...

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France begins naval tests of Dassault nEUROn

France begins naval tests of Dassault nEUROn

DGA, the French General Directorate for Armament, announced that it has started a new testing campaign for its ...

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Royal Navy upgrades vessels with Lockheed's compass systems

Royal Navy Lockheed Marins

The Royal Navy is to upgrade more than thirty ships and submarines with Lockheed Martin’s compass systems ...

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BMT to deliver 3D simulators for Queen Elizabeth carriers

Photo: Royal Navy

BAE Systems, the company in charge of the training programme for the Royal Navy’s new class of aircraft ...

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