Sea Breeze 2016 opening ceremony takes place in Odessa

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Military leaders and maritime forces from participating nations attended the Sea Breeze 2016 opening ceremony in ...

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HMS Somerset gets new commander

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Commander Tim Berry has assumed command of the Royal Navy warship HMS Somerset based at Plymouth Navy Base. Tim was ...

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Forces take to the field for Sea Breeze 16

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More than 250 multinational military service members participated in the Sea Breeze 2016 land component ...

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Spanish Aegis frigate tests missiles off US East Coast

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Spanish Navy’s Aegis-equipped frigate Cristóbal Colón (F-105), the most modern Spanish warship, recently ...

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HMS Ambush collides with merchant vessel off Gibraltar

Illustration. Photo: Royal Navy

HMS Ambush, a nuclear-powered Astute-class submarine, collided with a merchant vessel off Gibraltar on July 20, the ...

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Lithuanian minehunter LNS Skalvis joins SNMCMG1

LNS Skalvis. Photo: Lithuanian Navy

LNS Skalvis (M53), a Lithuanian Navy minehunter arrived in Kiel, Germany, last weekend to join the Standing NATO ...

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Op Sophia vessels save 20,000 lives in Mediterranean

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Spanish frigate ESPS Reina Sofia and British survey vessel HMS Ocean saved 719 lives on July 19, thereby bringing ...

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RFA Wave Knight on patrol duties in the Caribbean

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After taking over the Atlantic patrol tasking (North) from from the Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Mersey, RFA Wave ...

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Royal Navy opens new SHAMAN training unit

Admiral Sir Phillip Jones cutting the opening ribbon. Photo: Royal Navy

The Royal Navy has recently opened a new training facility for force protection and security, dubbed SHAMAN. The ...

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HMS Ocean heads Mediterranean anti-submarine exercise

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Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean took center stage during a multinational anti-submarine ...

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German Navy's first F125 frigate reaches new home

FGS Baden-Württenberg shortly before entering Wilhelmshaven. Photo: Bundeswehr/Dennis Kramer

FGS Baden-Württemberg, the first of four German Navy F 125 frigates, was transferred from the Hamburg shipyard ...

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Royal Marines join US Navy assault ship for European drills

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Royal Marines joined their U.S. counterparts aboard the USS Whidbey Island assault ship as it entered European ...

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Best Royal Navy sailors awarded by Armed Forces Minister

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Star sailors from the Royal Navy’s Portsmouth flotilla have been rewarded for outstanding achievements by the Armed ...

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Spain approves critical design review of S-80 submarine

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The Spanish Ministry of Defense has approved Navantia’s Critical Design Review (CDR) for the country’s ...

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Sea Breeze 2016 takes off in Ukraine

USS Whidbey Island is one of the U.S. Navy ships that will participate in the exercise. Photo: US Navy

The U.S.-Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise Sea Breeze 2016 started in Odessa, Ukraine on July 18. ...

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Britain decides to renew Trident programme

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The British House of Commons has voted to renew the Trident nuclear programme which will replace the Royal ...

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BAE Systems introduces "fault-warning" system for navy ships

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British defense company BAE Systems has introduced a new analytical tool designed to warn crews about potential ...

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Canadian Navy frigate joins NATO in Black Sea

HMCS Charlottetown. Photo: Royal Canadian Navy

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown, joined NATO’s standing maritime group 2 (SNMG2) on July 18 ...

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Spanish frigate trains with Seychelles Coastguard, Air Force

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Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Santa Maria recently enjoyed a break from her counter-piracy patrolling under Operation ...

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British Marines train in Dutch wetlands

The Boat Group transits through the Kanaal door Zuidbeveland. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Marines traveled 850 miles to reach the Netherlands from Devonport Naval Base in order to top off their ...

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GALLERY: Italian Navy's counter pollution exercise Caralis

GALLERY Italian Navy's counter pollution exercise Caralis 2016 7

Italian Navy’s most important counter pollution exercise, Caralis 2016, was held in Cagliari, Italy, on July ...

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​French, US Navy in maritime security operation drill

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Two U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers recently took part in a bilateral Maritime Security ...

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Mexican Navy launches new Tenochtitlan class patrol vessel

ARM Monte Albán (PC-338). Photo: Mexican Navy

The Mexican Navy has launched the eighth Tenochtitlan-class patrol vessel ARM Monte Albán (PC-338) during a ...

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Video: Danish helicopter evacuates German submariner

Video Danish helicopter evacuates German submariner off Jutland

A Royal Danish Air Force helicopter recently evacuated a German sailor aboard the ‘U 32’ submarine in ...

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GD, Rheinmetall agree 30-year decoy ammo supply to RCN

HMCS Charlottetown is one of the Canadian Navy frigates outfitted with the MASS system. Photo: Royal Canadian Navy

The Canadian government has signed a licence agreement with General Dynamics and Rheinmetall for the production of ...

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