Indian, Chilean, US Navy ships take part in VBSS drill

USS Shoup. Photo: US Navy

Sailors aboard the U.S Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) participated in ...

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Singapore Armed Forces kick off CARAT with US Navy, Marines

Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron 3 and members of the Republic of Singapore Navy exchange visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) techniques during CARAT Singapore 2015. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy and U.S. Marines, together with Republic of Singapore Armed Forces kicked off the 22nd annual Cooperation ...

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HHI to build New Zealand Navy's new tanker

HMNZS Endeavour. Photo: Royal New Zealand Navy

New Zealand has awarded a NZD$493 million contract to the South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries for the ...

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Pacific Partnership 2016 now in Vietnam

An MH-60S sea hawk helicopter assigned to the "Island Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) Squadron 25 approaches the flight deck of hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during a vertical replenishment on July 13, 2016. Photo: US Navy

Pacific Partnership 2016 (PP16) kicked off in Da Nang, Vietnam on July 15, for the third consecutive year, with the ...

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US Navy chief to visit Chinese counterpart in Beijing

US Navy file photo of Adm. John Richardson

U.S. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson is scheduled to visit his PLA Navy counterpart Adm. Wu ...

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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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Singapore hosts third rotational US Navy P-8 deployment

Photo: US Navy

The U.S. 7th Fleet will rotationally deploy two P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Singapore from July 15 ...

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RIMPAC 2016: US, Chinese Navy in submarine rescue exercise

Submarine rescue officers from the U.S. and Chinese navies communicate during a training brief for a multilateral submarine rescue exercise, during Rim of the Pacific 2016. Photo: US Navy

Some 50 submarine officers and civilian contractors from seven countries worked together in a Rim of the Pacific ...

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USS Patriot arrives in Japan enroute for MCM drill

USS Patriot. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy’s Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Patriot (MCM 7) arrived in Hakodate, Japan, July ...

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US approves sale of SM-2 Standard missiles to S. Korea

Photo: US Navy

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale of SM-2 Block IIIB Standard missiles, ...

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Royal Thai Police receives two catamaran patrol boats

Seacrest Marine-built Royal Thai Police patrol boat

Australian Marine engineering company Incat Crowther announced the delivery of Ratayapibanbancha and ...

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USS Ashland concludes CARAT, returns to Japan

USS Ashland departs White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Japan on July 6. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy’s Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived in Sasebo, Japan on July ...

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Thailand prepares $1 billion for three Chinese submarines

Illustration: A chinese Navy Type 039A submarine (NATO reporting name: Yuan-class) Photo: US Navy Office of Legislative Affairs

Thailand’s Ministry of Defense has confirmed that Thailand is set to buy three submarines from China for a ...

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Indian Navy to upgrade two Type 209/1500 submarines

Photo: Indian Navy

German submarine specialist Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has landed a contract to modernize two Indian Navy ...

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Indian Navy orders four additional Boeing P-8I aircraft

Photo: Indian Navy

The Indian Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), has approved the purchase of four additional Boeing P-8I Neptune ...

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China to launch naval drills ahead of South China Sea ruling

Illustration: Chinese Type 054A frigate Yueyang

China’s maritime safety administration on Sunday said it would hold military drills in and around the ...

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US Navy minehunter starts 7th Fleet AOP patrol

USS Patriot in Okinawa, Japan. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Patriot (MCM 7) departed Sasebo, Japan, July 2 for a ...

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Taiwan Navy accidentally fires anti-ship missile at China

A Taiwan Navy Chin Chiang class patrol vessel. Photo: E3120656 / Wikimedia Commons

A Taiwan Navy vessel fired a “carrier-killer” anti-ship missile towards China during an exercise on ...

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Japan to deliver two patrol boats to Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Illustration: A Sri Lanka Coast Guard vessel. Photo: Sri Lanka Coast Guard

The Japanese government has agreed to provide Sri Lanka with a grant of up to 1.83 billion yen (approx. US$18M) ...

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Forward-deployed USS Topeka returns to Guam

USS Topeka at Polaris Point, Guam in 2012. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) returned to its homeport of Polaris ...

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India inaugurates heavy weight anti-submarine torpedo

Photo: DRDO/twitter

The Indian Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar handed over the ‘Varunastra’, a ship launched heavy ...

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U.S. Navy destroyers reunite in South China Sea

USS Spruance, USS Decatur and USS Momsen steam in formation. Photo: US Navy

Participating ships of a U.S. 3rd Fleet Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) reunited while on routine patrol ...

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USS Chung-Hoon to return from Western Pacific deployment

USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) transiting the South China Sea on May 6, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) is scheduled to return to Hawaii from a ...

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Oman receives final Al-Ofouq patrol vessel from ST Marine

Photo: ST Marine

Singapore’s ST Marine delivered RNOV Khassab, the last of four patrol vessels, to the Royal Navy of Oman on ...

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