PHOTO: Oman names new support vessels in Australia

PHOTO Oman names new support vessels in Australia 1

Two high speed support vessels (HSSV) constructed by Austal for the Royal Navy of Oman have been officially named ...

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Austal launches second Oman Navy support vessel

Photo: Austal

Austal has launched the second high speed support vessel (HSSV) it is building for the Royal Navy of Oman. The ...

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Royal Navy assumes command of CTF 150

Commander CMF, Vice Admiral Kevin Donegan, US Navy (centre) witnesses Royal Navy Commodore Robinson (right) assume command of CTF 150 from Royal Australian Navy Commodore Jaimie Hatcher. Photo: CMF

The Royal Navy has taken command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 after conducting a handover ceremony with the ...

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Kelvin Hughes' navigation for new Qatar Coast Guard boats

The 48 meter version of the ARES' Hercules patrol boat to be delivered to Qatar Coast Guard. Photo: ARES

UK-based Kelvin Hughes is to supply its SharpEye S-band radar together with its new 12kW radar for 17 patrol boats ...

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Underway portion of IMCMEX begins

Illustration: A 2014 photo of ships taking part IMCMEX 14. Photo: US Navy

Warships taking part in the International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) have sailed out of Manama, Bahrain ...

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GALLERY: Atalanta warships gather for joint training

GALLERY Atalanta warships gather for joint training 2

Photos: EUNAVFOR Three Operation Atalanta warships were operating in the Gulf of Aden recently when they took the ...

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Singapore Navy takes charge of Combined Task Force 151

Rear Admiral IIyas, Commodore Warrender, Rear Admiral Cheong. Photo: Combined Maritime Forces

Republic of Singapore Navy assumed command of the Combined Maritime Forces’ counter piracy unit, the CTF 151, ...

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World's largest mine countermeasure exercise kicks off

Illustration: A 2014, U.S. Navy photo of IMCMEX participants sailing in formation

The International Mine Countermeasures Exercise, considered the largest maritime exercise in the world, kicked off ...

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Third illegal arms haul in the Arabian Sea

Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy intercepted on March 28 a dhow carrying a large amount of weapons which the United States estimate to ...

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Britain mulls Omani naval port development

Photo: Royal Navy

Britain is intending to form a joint venture company between the British defence contractor Babcock International ...

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HMAS Darwin concludes first Middle East patrol

HMAS Darwin sailing into Muscat, Oman. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class guided missile frigate HMAS Darwin has completed its first patrol in ...

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Qatar Emiri Navy signs MoU for MBDA coastal defence system

Left to right: Antonio Perfetti, Executive Group Director Sales and Business Development MBDA, Antoine Bouvier, CEO MBDA and General Ibrahim Saad Al Kubaisi, deputy commander of the Qatar Emiri Naval Force signing the MoU on new Missile Coastal Defence System. Photo: MBDA

The Qatar Emiri Navy on March 30 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the European missile system ...

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German frigate returns from Counter Daesh mission

FGS Augsburg. Photo: Bundeswehr/ Steve Back

German Navy frigate FGS Augsburg returned to her homeport after taking part in the French mission against the Daesh ...

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Japanese destroyers visit Sri Lanka

JMSDF ships in Port of Colombo. Photo: Sri Lanka Navy

Two ships of the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF), JS Yuudachi and JS Yuugiri, arrived at the Port of ...

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Royal Navy to take charge of Combined Task Force 150

Royal Navy's HMS St. Albans is already in the region carrying out missions as part of CTF 151. Image: Royal Navy

Royal Navy personnel from HMS Excellent, a shore establishment of the Navy, will head to the Arabian Gulf where ...

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Royal, UAE Navy hunt mines in the Persian Gulf

A Seafox system being launched from HMS Middleton, Image: Royal Navy

Two Royal Navy minehunters, HMS Middleton and Bangor, left their base in Bahrain to join their United Arab Emirates ...

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FGS Augsburg bids farewell to FS Charles de Gaulle

FS Charles de Gaulle with FGS Augsburg in the Persian Gulf, Image:  Bundeswehr/ FGS Augsburg

Having sailed 23000 nautical miles safeguarding the French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle in the Middle ...

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HMAS Darwin seizes large weapons cache in the Middle East

Rifles seized by HMAS Darwin, Image: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin has uncovered and seized a large weapons cache after boarding a small ...

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HMAS Melbourne returns from Middle East deployment

HMAS Melbourne arriving in Sydney Australia, Image: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class guided-missile frigate HMAS Melbourne returned to her Sydney homeport ...

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HMS St Albans rescues two from sinking vessel

St Alban's RHIBS approaching the dhow. Image: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS St Albans has rescued two men trapped on a sinking vessel in the Gulf of ...

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