New USCG cutter makes another cocaine seizure

Crews aboard the pre-commissioned US Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) have seized more than 4,600 pounds of ...

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UK, Norway reinforce North Atlantic commitment

The UK and Norway have reinforced their commitment to joint anti-submarine operations in the North Atlantic. On ...

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Austal, Trinidad and Tobago ink deal for CCPB duo

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Australian shipbuilder Austal has signed a contract to construct two Cape-class patrol boats (CCPB) for the ...

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UK, Indian Navy warships meet up for exercise Konkan

Royal Navy destroyer HMS Defender and Indian Navy frigate INS Tarkash carried out the annual bilateral exercise ...

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Birdon Group to refit US Coast Guard Motor Lifeboat fleet

Asutralia-headquartered Birdon Group has received a contract worth up to US$ 191 million to carry out an upgrade of ...

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JFD acquires Dutch Ortega Submersibles

UK-based commercial and defense diving company JFD announced it has bought all the assets, IP and designs rights of ...

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US, Malaysia start Maritime Training Activity exercise

US Navy and Coast Guard ships arrived in Malaysia on August 13 for the start of Maritime Training Activity (MTA) ...

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Inaugural EOD drill Hydracrab kicks off in Guam

Four Indo-Pacific navies are taking part.

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Construction begins on second Royal Navy Type 26 frigate

Construction of the second of eight Royal Navy Type 26 frigates has gotten underway with a ceremony on the river ...

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Defence Safety Conference 2019

The Defence Safety Conference returns to London this October as the only event solely dedicated to enhancing safety across all aspects of defence.

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PACIFIC 2019

As the only comprehensive international exhibition of its kind in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, PACIFIC 2019…

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Maritime Information Warfare 2019

SMi’s Maritime Information Warfare conference is returning to London…

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US Navy ships denied Hong Kong port visits amidst protests

Two US Navy ships were not allowed to visit Hong Kong in the wake of anti-government protests in the Chinese ...

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UK takes command of Bahrain-based Combined Task Force 150

A UK-led joint staff of Royal Navy and French Marine Nationale assumed command of the Bahrain-based Combined Task ...

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NATO group heads for US, Canadian coasts

Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group One (SNMG1) are en route to the United States and Canada after ...

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AAG cleared to arrest all "props and jets" aircraft

The US Navy’s newest aircraft carrier Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system has received the green light to recover ...

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Bataan amphibious group completes first SWATT

The US Navy amphibious ready group (ARG) assembled around amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) has completed ...

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USS Gerald R. Ford completes propulsion plant repairs

It took the navy and shipbuilder over a year to repair the troubled propulsion system.

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HMS Kent, Defender deploy for operations

Royal Navy Type 23 frigate and Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender got underway from Portsmouth on Sunday to deploy for ...

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US, Japan navies complete mine warfare drill MIWEX

US Navy mine warfare specialists from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 and their Japan ...

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UK: submariners sacked after testing positive for cocaine

The submariners served aboard one of four Royal Navy ballistic missile submarines.

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UK MoD hires wargame developer for training simulations

A wargame publisher has been hired to help explore ways the Royal Navy and other UK armed forces services could use ...

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New Zealand issues tender for construction of new P-8A home

The New Zealand government has opened tenders for the construction of a new home for the P-8A Poseidon maritime ...

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HMS Talent arrives at new Faslane homeport

The Royal Navy Trafalgar-class attack submarine HMS Talent has arrived at HM Naval Base Clyde as part of the ...

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F-35B in first hot ordnance reload action in Indo-Pacific

F-35B Lightning II fighter aircraft embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp used the GAU-22 cannon ...

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USS Michigan starts 17-month overhau-l

The converted Ohio-class guided missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) docked at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard ...

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Russian Navy nuclear test site explosion kills two

An explosion at a Russian military range in Nyonoksa in the northwestern Arkhangelsk region on August 8 killed two ...

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Rheinmetall, MBDA to develop, test laser for K130 corvettes

German defense contractor Rheinmetall has joined forces with missile maker MBDA to develop, integrate and test a ...

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US Navy destroyer Porter enters Black Sea

US Navy’s Spain-based Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) is entering the Black ...

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