Anti-submarine drill in Arabian Sea gathers navies

HMAS Perth, RFA Fort Victoria, HMS Portland (left) and USS Nitze and USS Mason in the Middle East Region during Ship Anti-submarine warfare Readiness/Effectiveness Measurement, Exercise SHAREM. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

In late August, the US Navy staged an anti-submarine warfare drill in the Arabian Sea which was joined by British, ...

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Royal Navy of Oman receives second high speed support vessel

High Speed Support Vessel RNOV Al Naasir (S12) during sea trials in Western Australia. Photo: Austal

Australian shipbuilder Austal has delivered the second high speed support vessel (HSSV) RNOV Al Naasir (S12) to the ...

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Iranian boats harass US Navy in the Persian Gulf, again

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower transiting the Persian Gulf in August 2016. Photo: US Navy

Iranian Revolutionary Coast Guard patrol boats have forced a U.S. Navy ship to undertake evasive maneuvers on ...

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Qatar Coast Guard patrol boat completes first sea trials

Photo: BMT Group

The first of five 24-meter patrol boats built for the Qatar Coast Guard at Turkey’s Ares Shipyard has ...

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MBDA to supply a coastal defence system for Qatari Navy

Exocet MM40 BLOCK 3 weapon system firing. Photo: MBDA

European missile developer MBDA signed a contract with the Qatari Emiri Naval Forces (QENF) for the supply of ...

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HMAS Perth on task in the Middle East

Photo: Royal Navy

HMAS Perth has notched up more-than 10,000 nautical miles since leaving Australia on 7 June, and Commanding ...

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VT Halter Marine, Raytheon, Zamil Group form joint venture

Photo: NavalToday

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced today that its US subsidiary, VT Halter Marine, ...

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Shots fired in second US, Iran confrontation

USS Squall during a 2015 transit in the Persian gulf. Photo: US Navy

Just a day after four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boats charged a U.S. Navy destroyer near the Strait of ...

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Iranian boats in high-speed intercept of USS Nitze

US Navy photo of USS Nitze

Four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boats came within 300 yards of the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Nitze on August ...

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German Navy frigate to return to war against Daesh

FGS Augsburg with FS Charles de Gaulle in the background. Photo: Bundeswehr

The German Navy will, once again, send the Bremen-class frigate Augsburg to support the French aircraft carrier FS ...

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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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