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Author: DFNS

Chinese yards show off new designs at INMEX 2014

The INMEX 2014 maritime expo, held in Guangzhou from 10-12 December, provided details on a number of new or recently completed vessels built by various Chinese shipyards. The most interesting of which were for...

Navy Helicopter Crashes in Kuwait; All Crewmembers OK

A U.S. Navy MH-60S helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 26 (HSC 26) crashed at 11:22 a.m. (EST), Dec.21, while on an overland training flight at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. All six personnel aboard...

HMS Iron Duke Comes Home for Christmas

HMS Iron Duke returned to Portsmouth on December 19 from a successful South Atlantic patrol conducting maritime security operations and providing support to British Overseas Territories in the… [[ This is a content summary...

Most Read News, December 15 – 21, 2014

USS Tortuga’s CO, XO Relieved of Duties USS Tortuga’s (LSD 46) Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Thomas Goudreau and Executive Officer, Cmdr. John Fleming, were relieved of their duties Dec. 16, due to loss… [[ This...

First Stan Patrol 3007 for Bahamas takes shape

The first Damen Stan Patrol 3007 vessel for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force has arrived at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem in the Netherlands for outfitting, the company announced on 19 December. The Bahamas has nine...

Raytheon Bags LPD 17 Engineering Deal

San Diego’s Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems is being awarded a $26 million cost-plus-fixed fee contract for life cycle engineering and support services for LPD 17 class integrated shipboard… [[ This is a content summary...

USS Alabama Gets New Commander

The Blue crew of Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Alabama (SSBN 731) welcomed their new commanding officer during a ceremony at the Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport, Dec. 18. Cmdr. Paul… [[ This is...

CNO Holds All-Hands Call at Fleet Cyber Command

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) headquarters at Fort Meade, Dec. 17. Greenert received an update on FCC/C10F… [[ This is a content summary...

HMS Dragon Sails through Perilous Waters

HMS Dragon sailed between the Pacific and Atlantic, the Patagonian Canals, on the latest stage of her second deployment. Having already navigated the manmade waterway linking the two oceans when she… [[ This is...

Sri Lanka Welcomes Russian Navy Vessels

Two Russian Naval Ships, “Moskva” and “Cola”, arrived at the port of Colombo on 19th December 2014 for replenishment and crews. The ships belonging to the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Navy were…...

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