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Namibian Navy Pays Visit to South African Navy

The Namibian Navy visited the South African Navy at Fleet Command Headquarters on 20 October 2014. The Namibian members were here over the period 20- 25 October 2014. The visit formed part of their…...

US, Korea Discuss Maritime Mine Countermeasures

Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) hosted military representatives from the Republic of Korea and members of the United Nations Command (UNC) member states for a series of talks on maritime… [[ This is...

NSWC Achieves CASREP Free Status

Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City (NSWC PCD), the In-Service Engineering Agent for the AN/SLQ-48 Mine Neutralization System (MNS), achieved casualty free status in September NAVSEA reported…. [[ This is a content summary only....

Future USS Rafael Peralta’s Keel Authenticated

The keel of the future USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) was ceremoniously laid at the Bath Iron Works shipyard Oct. 30. The ship’s keel was authenticated by the mother, Rosa Maria Peralta and… [[...

Spanish Navy’s Frigates to Engage in Active Endeavour Op

Spanish Navy’s frigates ‘Reina Sofía’ (F-84) and ‘Almirante Juan de Borbón’ (F-102), integrated into the 2nd Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG-2), will participate in the counter-terrorist… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

USS John C. Stennis Holds All-Hands Call

The commanding officer of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) addressed Sailors at an all-hands call Oct. 24. Capt. Michael Wettlaufer spoke about the importance of training… [[ This is a...

USS Vandegrift Stops Cocaine Shipment

One of USS Vandegrift’s SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopters, from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49, located a small suspicious vessel in a known drug trafficking area,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

USS Roosevelt Exits Souda Bay, Crete

Guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) departed Souda Bay, Crete, Oct. 28 after a successful scheduled port visit. The port visit gave Sailors the opportunity to meet some of the people from… [[ This...

GD Electric Boat to Build Submarine Missile Tubes

The U.S. Navy awarded a contract modification to General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp. to fund joint United States and United Kingdom Common Missile Compartment (CMC) missile tube manufacturing, Oct…. [[ This is a content...

RFA Argus Arrives in Sierra Leone to Fight Ebola

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary aviation support ship RFA Argus has arrived in Sierra Leone – offloading vital equipment and stores that will aid their government’s fight against Ebola. Argus left Falmouth… [[ This is...

Dignitaries Board USS George H.W. Bush

Dignitaries from Bulgaria, Georgia, Cyprus, Greece and the United States visited aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Oct. 29. The visit helped strengthen US Navy’s relationship with… [[ This is a content...

USS Kearsarge Takes Part in Exercise Bold Alligator

The Amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) departed Naval Station Norfolk Oct. 29 to participate in Exercise Bold Alligator 2014. Bold Alligator 2014 is a two-week, multi-national exercise… [[ This is a content...

USS Ingraham Concludes Final Deployment

Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) returns from its final deployment to the 4th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) Oct. 30 to make preparations for decommissioning. The ship… [[ This is a...

Bataan ARG Returns to Norfolk after Nine-Month Deployment

More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed a nine-month deployment, returning to Naval Station Norfolk, Va…. [[ This is a content...

Future USS John P. Murtha Takes to the Water

The future USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) launched from the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Shipyard Oct. 30. The John P. Murtha is the tenth ship of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class which…...

Future USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) Launched

The future USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) launched from the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Shipyard Oct. 30. The John P. Murtha is the tenth ship of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class which...

Future Us John P. MurTa (LPD 26) Launched

Te future Us John P. MurTa (LPD 26) launched from Te Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Shipyard Oct. 30. Te John P. MurTa is Te tenT ship of Te San Antonio (LPD 7) clas which...

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