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US Navy completes pier project at Bahrain base

A ribbon-cutting ceremony held on February 20 marked the completion of a new USD 49.6 million steel and concrete ...

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Japan assumes command of Combined Task Force 151

For the fourth time since 2013, Japan has taken command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 at a short ceremony at ...

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Keel laid for Nigerian Navy's landing craft

Damen Shipyards Sharjah (DSS) in the United Arab Emirates held a keel-laying ceremony for a new landing craft (LST ...

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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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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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Fincantieri strengthens strategic ties with Qatar

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and Qatari Ministry of Defence’s Barzan Holding have signed a memorandum of ...

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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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Japan to send destroyer, aircraft to Middle East

Japan revealed plans to send a warship and patrol planes to the Middle East in order to ensure the safety of ...

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French frigate seizes 1,500 kg of hashish in Arabian Sea

CMF

On January 5, 2020, French frigate Courbet (F 712), currently operating in support of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF ...

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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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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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FMM wins USD 1.3 Bn deal to build 4 ships

Fincantieri

The U.S. Navy awarded a Lockheed Martin-led team, which includes Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), a ...

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CMF: Royal Navy destroyer seizes record haul of crystal meth

HMS Defender (D36), a UK Royal Navy destroyer operating in the Gulf of Oman in direct support of Combined Task ...

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French frigate: 3.5 tons of hashish seized in Gulf of Oman

CMF

Courbet (F 712), a second-line multimission stealth frigate of the French Marine Nationale currently operating in ...

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Australia takes command of CTF 150

Combined Maritime Forces

An Australian-led staff of the Royal Australian Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy and Royal Canadian Navy assumed ...

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Australian Poseidon concludes first Middle East mission

The Royal Australian Air Force’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft has completed its first deployment to ...

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USS Abraham Lincoln enters Persian Gulf

A task group of ships assembled around US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln entered the Persian Gulf on ...

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Steel cut for first Saudi Navy MMSC combat ship

US shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine has started construction of the Royal Saudi Navy’s first ...

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IMX gathers 30 ships in Middle East

The IMX 19 (International Maritime Exercise) that took place in the Middle East recently gathered 30 ships and over ...

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Bahrain cleared to buy, refurbish second OHP frigate

Ex USS Robert G. Bradley was retired in 2014 and is being transferred to Bahrain.

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US leads International Maritime Exercise in Persian Gulf

The US Navy-led International Maritime Exercise 2019 (IMX 19) that will involve participants from over 50 nations ...

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