US approves sale of Mk-V fast patrol boats to Qatar

Photo: USMI

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale of Mk-V fast patrol boats and related ...

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USS Hopper, Port Royal to deploy to Persian Gulf

USS Hopper in Pearl Harbor. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) is scheduled to depart Hawaii on August 25 together with ...

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Royal Navy Bahrain-based minehunter swaps crew

The crew form up on the jetty at Mina Salman next to HMS Chiddingfold. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Bahrain-based minehunter HMS Chiddingfold has welcomed its new operators, Crew 3 from the ...

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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower visits Bahrain after three years

Photo: US Navy

After 3 years, U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) returned to the Kingdom of ...

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Israel's Elbit Systems introduces new maritime UAS

Skylark C UAS. Photo: Elbit Systems

The Israel-based defense electronics company Elbit Systems announced August 15 it has developed a new autonomous ...

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USS Whidbey Island transits Suez, enters Red Sea

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) transits the Black Sea on August 2, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41), with embarked U.S. Marines of the 22nd ...

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US, Royal Navy team up for Squadex-16

A civilian contractor, assigned to Commander, Task Force 52, enters the hangar bay aboard the landing ship dock RFA Lyme Bay (L3007), as the ship makes its way to the operating area in the Arabian Gulf. Photo: US Navy

Minehunters from the U.S. and Royal Navy conducted the quarterly mine countermeasures (MCM) exercise Squadex-16 in ...

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Royal Navy frigate returns from counter-Daesh deployment

Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy frigate HMS St Albans returned to Naval Base Portsmouth today following a nine-month deployment to the ...

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Pakistan assumes command of Combined Task Force 150

Cdre Guy Robinson (outgoing CCTTF 150), Vice Admiral Donegan (CCMF), Cdre Nasir (incoming CCTF 150). Photo: Combined Maritime Forces

The Pakistan Navy has taken command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) after ...

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Algerian Navy ship visits Kochi, India

Prior to arriving to India, the ship visited Malaysia On July 25, 2016. Photo: Royal Malaysian Navy

Algerian Navy ship Ezzadjer arrived to Kochi, India for a three-day port visit on August 2. The Algerian corvette ...

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US Coast Guard, Royal Navy conduct VBSS drill in Bahrain

U.S. Coast Guardsmen conduct close quarters combat training with Royal Navy sailors in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Coast Guard maritime engagement team (MET) and the Royal Navy from HMS Portland (FS 79) recently carried ...

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US, Iraqi, Kuwaiti navies organize first trilateral exercise

USS Russell gunner dismounts a .50-cal to demonstrate how to properly perform maintenance to Iraqi navy Sailors assigned to Iraqi Swift Boat (P-308) during a monthly bilateral exercise. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy, Army and Coast Guard together with Iraqi and Kuwaiti navies and Kuwait Coast Guard, sketched out the ...

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HMAS Darwin returns from Middle East deployment

HMAS Darwin approaches the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney after being deployed to the Middle East Region. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin was welcomed home at Garden Island in Sydney as she returned from a seven ...

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Timelapse: Ships leave Pearl Harbor for RIMPAC 2016

Timelapse Watch as ships get underway from Pearl Harbor for RIMPAC 2016

The U.S. Navy has shared a time lapse video of ships getting underway from Pearl Harbor earlier this week for the ...

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FS Charles de Gaulle to fight ISIS again this fall

FS Charles de Gaulle

French president Francois Hollande said the French Navy aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle would be sent back to ...

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USS Harry S. Truman concludes eight-month deployment

Sailors man the rails aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) as it returns to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, together with Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8 ...

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RFA Cardigan Bay returns from lengthy Middle East deployment

RFA Cardigan Bay. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Cardigan Bay has returned from her Arabian Gulf deployment which kept the ship away ...

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PHIBRON 1 changes command aboard USS Boxer

Capt. Keith Moore gives a speech during a change of command ceremony where he was relieved by Capt. Patrick Foege as commander, Amphibious Squadron One. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Amphibious Squadron One (PHIBRON 1) held a change of command ceremony aboard amphibious assault ...

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Royal Navy destroyer returns from Middle East

HMS Defender. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender is set to return home to Portsmouth on July 8 following her ...

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Raytheon gets $291M for work on AIM-9x Block II missiles

The newest AIM-9X Sidewinder guided air-to-air missile will use a datalink for beyond visual range applications. Photo: Raytheon/ US Department of Defense

American defense contractor Raytheon has been awarded a $291,750,539 contract modification for the AIM-9x Block II ...

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