Shaping UK’s amphibious capability

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Insights from Colonel Totten, Programme Director, Future Amphibious Force, Royal Marines.

Russian Navy's Caspian Flotilla gets Bal missile system

The first Russian coastal missile system (CMS) Bal has entered service with the Russian Navy’s Caspian ...

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Royal Navy officer takes command of Gulf maritime mission

A Royal Navy officer has formally taken command of the international mission to reassure commercial shipping in the ...

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Cameroon Navy to buy two patrol boats from the US

The Cameroonian Navy plans to purchase two 110-foot American patrol boats in 2020, the US Embassy in Cameroon said. ...

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US Navy helicopter crashes in Philippine Sea, crew rescued

Five aircrew were rescued after the US MH-60S helicopter went down in the Philippine Sea on January 25, the US Navy ...

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French frigate seizes 3,000 kg of hashish in Gulf of Oman

On January 18, less than two weeks after its first drug bust of 2020, French frigate Courbet (F 712) made the ...

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Royal Australian Navy establishes new warfighting agency

The Royal Australian Navy has opened a centralized warfighting agency, designed to enhance the navy’s lethality in ...

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Russian Navy's Gremyaschiy corvette completes sea trials

The Russian Navy’s Project 20385 Gremyashchiy corvette has completed sea trials in the Barents Sea. “In ...

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France orders eight diving support fast boats for navy

French Navy

France’s Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has ordered eight diving support fast boats for the French Navy.  ...

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US Navy unveils name of newest Ford-class aircraft carrier

US Navy

The US Navy has unveiled the name of its newest Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier. Acting Secretary of the US ...

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German Naval Yards to challenge Germany's MKS 180 decision

Kiel-based shipyard German Naval Yards (GNYK) revealed it would take legal action against the procurement decision ...

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Keel laid for Royal Canadian Navy's new joint support ship


On January 16, 2020, Seaspan Shipyards hosted a keel laying ceremony for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) first of ...

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Keel laid for US Navy's newest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) has laid the keel for the US Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke destroyer, ...

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Video: US destroyer, Russian Navy ship in close encounter

On January 9, 2020, while conducting routine operations in the North Arabian Sea, the US Navy’s Arleigh ...

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Republic of Korea Navy decommissions three ships

The Republic of Korea Navy (ROK Navy) has decommissioned two multipurpose guided missile frigates and one general ...

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US Coast Guard to commission 36th fast response cutter


The US Coast Guard (USCG) is set to commission its 36th Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), Daniel Tarr, ...

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BAE Systems wins USD 175M deal to modernize USS Vicksburg

BAE Systems

BAE Systems Ship Repair in Virginia has received a USD 175 million contract from the US Navy to modernize the ...

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Royal Navy vessels to safeguard UK ships in Strait of Hormuz

The UK’s Royal Navy would resume accompaniments of UK-flagged commercial vessels in the Strait of Hormuz, the ...

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Malaysian Navy takes delivery of new littoral mission ship

The Royal Malaysian Navy has taken delivery of its first Keris-class littoral mission ship (LMS). The delivery ...

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Happy new year from Naval Today team!

The Naval Today team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also like ...

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Philippine Coast Guard welcomes its newest OPV


The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has welcomed its newest offshore patrol vessel, BRP Gabriela Silang.  The change ...

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