Top News of the Week July 29 – August 2, 2013

Top News of the Week July 29 – August 2, 2013

USS George Washington Drops Anchor in Brisbane, Australia The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier and its ...

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USA: SUBASE Eyes Wind Power Development to Cut Energy Costs

October is Energy Awareness Month for the U.S. Navy, and at Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE), employing ...

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Pella Shipyard Starts Building Russian Navy’s New Tug

Pella Shipyard held a keel-laying ceremony for a special vessel based on the tug of project 16609, building No 629 ...

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US Senate to Discuss Arleigh Burke Destroyers’ Funding

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill to ...

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Spain Takes the Helm of Spanish-Italian Amphibious Force

Spain assumed command of the Spanish-Italian Amphibious Force (SIAF) and the Spanish-Italian Landing Force (SILF) ...

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USA: Admiral Calls Attention to Ships as Top NAVSEA ...

The admiral’s five words sound like a movie featuring Navy warships is playing at the Naval Support Facility ...

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US 5th Fleet AOR Welcomes VCNO

US 5th Fleet AOR Welcomes VCNO

Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) and Fleet Master Chief for Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education ...

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Canary Islands: Rayo Returns Home after Busy Deployment

Spanish maritime action ship ‘Rayo’ arrived at her home port in Las Palmas (Canary Islands) on June 28th after a ...

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US Navy’s MCPON Visits Naval Air Station Fallon

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Mike D. Stevens visited Naval Air Station Fallon July 24. ...

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Sri Lanka: 212th Regular Intake Pass Out at SLNS Shiksha

212th Regular Intake Pass Out at SLNS Shiksha

Three hundred and eighty-eight (388) naval recruits belonging to the 212th Regular Intake of the Sri Lanka Navy ...

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USS John C. Stennis Changes Command

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) held a change of command ceremony at Puget Sound ...

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USS Lincoln’s First CO Provides Support to ...

The first commanding officer of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) visited Newport News to speak to Lincoln Sailors ...

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USA: DoN, City of Chicago Team Up for Groundbreaking ...

The Department of the Navy (DoN) and City of Chicago this month kicked off a unique collaboration to give high ...

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US Admiral Returns Flag to Japan

In a gesture of friendship and goodwill, Rear Adm. James F. Caldwell, commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific ...

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US Navy Trains to Boost Its Theater ASW Proficiency

This summer sixty-eight Navy reservists joined with Commander, Theater Anti-Submarine Warfare Forces, Third Fleet ...

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The Philippines: Commander, Naval Forces Western Earns ...

Commander, Naval Forces Western Earns His Second Star

The Officers and men of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) rendered arrival honors to the newly promoted ...

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USA: VCNO Visits NAS Sigonella

VCNO Visits NAS Sigonella

The Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO), Adm. Mark Ferguson, visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella July 26. ...

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Top News of the Week July 22 – 27, 2013

Top News of the Week July 22 – 27, 2013

VIDEO: USS Independence Shows Off Its Maneuvering Capabilities An American littoral combat ship USS Independence ...

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Vice President Speaks to Crew of USS Freedom (LCS 1)

Vice President Speaks to Crew of USS Freedom (LCS 1)

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the crew of the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) during a visit to the ...

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Gulf of Guinea Nations Plan Obangame Express 2014

Gulf of Guinea nations held a planning conference July 23-25 to set in motion objectives and initial concepts for ...

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Royal Marines Reservists Scotland Get New Home

Royal Marines Reservists north of the border have formally opened their new headquarters in Rosyth with a ceremony ...

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USA: Naval Submarine School Holds Change of Command Ceremony

  Naval Submarine School held a change of command ceremony July 19, at Naval Submarine Base New London.  During the ...

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NRP Álvares Cabral Hosts Medal Hand-Over Ceremony

 During their recent port visit to Djibouti, the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) flagship, NRP Álvares Cabral held a ...

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Australian CHOD Denies Claims on Advising Opposition ...

Contrary to media reporting today, the Chief of the Defence Force(CHOD), General David Hurley has not provided ...

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Change of Command Ceremony for USS Wasp

The crew of amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) held a change of command ceremony in Norfolk, July 18. Capt. ...

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Delivery of Russian Pacific Fleet’s New Warships ...

The Russian Pacific Fleet will start receiving new warships in 2014 for the first time since the collapse of the ...

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Indian Navy Appoints First Assistant Chief of Naval Staff

Rear Admiral Srinivas Kanugo assumed office as the first Flag Officer in the newly created post of Assistant Chief ...

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