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Offshore Patrol Vessels

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Damen to deliver another 9 SAR boats to Turkish Coast Guard

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has received a contract to deliver nine Damen SAR 1906 search and rescue boats for the ...

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Several injured in boat accident aboard German Navy tanker

Four German Navy shipyard workers were injured in a June 17 accident aboard the navy tanker Rhön in Kiel. As ...

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Royal Navy's HMS Medway arrives home for first time

The second of the Royal Navy’s new River-class offshore patrol vessels has arrived at its Portsmouth for the ...

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German Navy commissions lead F125 frigate Baden-Württemberg

FGS Baden-Württemberg, the lead ship of the German Navy’s new F125 class frigates, officially entered service ...

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Italian, French shipbuilding majors sign JV agreement

Italy’s Fincantieri and France’s Naval Group last week signed the “Alliance Cooperation ...

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Leonardo kits out Diamond DA62 with maritime ISR capability

Italian defense technology company Leonardo has teamed up with Austria-based Diamond Aircraft Industries to equip ...

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US Navy tests new MCM systems during BALTOPS

The US Navy’s Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC 28) used the Baltic Sea exercise BALTOPS to test ...

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Italy launches first PPA ship Paolo Thaon di Revel

Paolo Thaon di Revel, the first unit in a new class of Italian Navy multipurpose offshore patrol ships (abbreviated ...

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Norway, Germany to sign Type 212 CD contract early 2020

The Norwegian and German defense procurement agencies have evaluated a thyssenkrupp Marine Systems proposal for the ...

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Third Royal Navy OPV HMS Trent completes sea trials

HMS Trent, the third of the Royal Navy’s second-batch River-class offshore patrol vessels has completed her sea ...

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Royal Navy WW2 torpedo bomber found in the Solent

A Fairey Barracuda torpedo bomber was discovered in the English Channel 75 years after its pilot was forced to ...

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France, UAE conclude Gowind corvette negotiations

French shipbuilder Naval Group has concluded negotiations for the construction of two Gowind corvettes for the ...

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BALTOPS kicks off as ships get underway from Kiel, Germany

50 surface ships, 36 aircraft, two submarines, and 8,600 personnel are to take part in exercises.

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USS Boxer, FS Charles de Gaulle train in Andaman Sea

US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) met up with the task group assembled around French Navy aircraft ...

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German sub U36 returning home after international maneuvers

German Navy Type 212 submarine U36 is set to return to its Eckernförde homeport on Friday after almost five months ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth to join NATO's Readiness Initiative

Once the Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth starts operations in 2021, it will be made ...

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Russian SU-35 makes "unsafe intercept" of US Navy Poseidon

A Russian SU-35 fighter jet intercepted a US Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft in international airspace over the ...

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US Navy replacing Spain-based destroyers with newer ones

The US Navy intends to start replacing its four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers forward-deployed to ...

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First phase of Baltic Protector wraps up in Denmark

Marines from a number of European countries raided the coast of Denmark for the conclusion of first stage of the ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth set for Washington visit during Westlant

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is deploying to the US east coast this summer where it will carry ...

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Italian-hosted mine warfare drill wraps up off Sicily

The Italian Navy-hosted mine countermeasure exercise MINEX 2019 concluded off the coast of Sicily on May 30 after ...

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US Navy destroyer conducts air defense drill with Portugal

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The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) has completed a series of ...

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US 2nd Fleet achieves IOC ahead of Baltops

The US Navy’s 2nd Fleet has declared the command has achieved initial operational capability (IOC), less than ...

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FS Charles de Gaulle visits Singapore

French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle has arrived in Singapore where the French defense minister will be ...

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