HMS Queen Elizabeth setting sail for F-35B trials

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is scheduled to get underway from HMNB Portsmouth on Saturday for ...

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Ronald Reagan CSG ships train with Japanese destroyer

Forward-deployed ships from the US Navy’s Ronald Reagan carrier strike group (CSG) started bilateral training ...

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US concludes Persian Gulf drill with Iraqi, Kuwaiti Navy

US Navy and Coast Guard personnel wrapped up a trilateral exercise with the navies of Iraq and Kuwait in the ...

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Russia's 'Vyshny Volochyok' starts first Mediterranean gig

The Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet corvette Vyshny Volochyok transited the Bosphorus on August 16 to start ...

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Australia receives P-8A Poseidon simulator training facility

Australia’s future P-8A Poseidon pilots are set to benefit from a new simulator and training systems facility ...

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Dutch OPV nabs 406 kilos of cocaine in Caribbean Sea

The Royal Netherlands Navy offshore patrol vessel HNLMS Friesland has seized 406 kilos of cocaine from a vessel in ...

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UK restarts Type 31 frigate program competition

After halting a competition for the construction of five Type 31 frigates late July, the UK defense ministry has ...

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UK, Japan staging first bilateral amphibious drill

The UK Royal Navy and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force are scheduled to conduct their first joint amphibious ...

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IAI to deliver Barak-8 missile system for Sa'ar-6 corvettes

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it has received a contract to deliver its Barak-8 missile system for ...

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Defence Safety Conference Supported by The Defence Safety Authority, UK MoD

The Defence Safety Conference is the first of its kind exclusively dedicated to safety across the defence domain…

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Maritime Information Warfare

SMi are thrilled to announce the return of Maritime Information Warfare conference, now in its second year…

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US Navy, CS Simpson (SS 21) hone submarine rescue skills

US Navy personnel from the Undersea Rescue Command joined the Chilean Navy diesel-electric submarine CS Simpson (SS ...

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NOAA discovers sunken WWII destroyer USS Abner Read

A team of researchers has found the wreck of US Navy destroyer USS Abner Read on the bottom of the Bering Sea off ...

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Blue Angels finally transiting to Super Hornets

The US Navy’s Blue Angels, the famous flight demonstration squadron, are set to receive a new squadron of ...

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Final Royal Navy Tide-class tanker arrives home

The final of four Royal Navy Tide-class tankers – RFA Tideforce – has arrived in Cornwall, UK, where it ...

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GD NASSCO gets $147.6m for USS Cowpens modernization

The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) a $147.6 ...

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HMCS Montreal starts dry docking maintenance, upgrades

Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Montreal arrived at Halifax Shipyard August 13 for a 53-week docking work period ...

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Keel laid for 12th Freedom-variant littoral combat ship

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team held a keel-laying ceremony for the US Navy’s 23rd Littoral Combat Ship ...

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US Navy gets funds for 13 vessels under new defense bill

US president Donald J. Trump has signed a $717 billion National Defense Authorization Act under which the US Navy ...

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Fincantieri acquires automation specialist Vitrociset

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is boosting its logistic support capabilities with the acquisition of automation, ...

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US Navy calls off search for Marine missing from USS Essex

The US Navy has called off the search for a Marine who was reported missing from amphibious assault ship USS Essex ...

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Military drill Reliant Mermaid 2018 comes to an end

Sailors aboard the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) concluded ...

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Italy's newest FREMM frigate joins Op Atalanta

After ceding command over the EU-led counter-piracy operation Atalanta off the Horn of Africa to the Spanish Navy, ...

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HHI lays keel for New Zealand Navy tanker 'Aotearoa'

Hyundai Heavy Industries hosted a keel laying ceremony for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s future tanker HMZS ...

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Canadian Coast Guard acquires three icebreakers

The Canadian government has awarded Chantier Davie, of Lévis, Quebec, a CA$610 million contract to deliver three ...

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HII bags USS John C. Stennis refueling deal

US shipbuilder Ingalls Industries (HII) has been awarded an advance planning contract for the refueling and complex ...

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Australia continues Indo-Pacific deployment after RIMPAC

Australian Navy ships and personnel are continuing their Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 (IPE18) deployment after ...

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PANAMAX 2018 wraps up

The Brazilian-led and US Navy-hosted Panama Canal protection drill PANAMAX 2018 concluded in Mayport, Folrida, at ...

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India clears acquisition of 6 next generation OPVs

India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the procurement of six next generation offshore patrol ...

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