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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…...

Mauritius to Take Delivery of OPV Barracuda

Defence shipbuilder Garden Reach Shipyard & Engineers is expected to deliver a 1,300 tonne offshore patrol vessel named “Barracuda” to Mauritius on Saturday. The $58 million vessel is… [[ This is a content summary...

Image of the Day: Approaching Coronado Bay Bridge

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) approaches the Coronado Bay Bridge while pulling into Naval Base San Diego. Green Bay is making preparations for forward deployment to… [[ This is...

Peru Buys Five New Zealand Navy Seasprite Helicopters

Five Royal New Zealand Navy Seasprite helicopters have been sold to Peru, Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today. Brownlee says: Our recent purchase of eight new, more sophisticated… [[ This is a content summary...

Poland Orders NSM from Kongsberg

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace has signed a contract with the Polish Ministry of National Defence for an NSM (Naval Strike Missile) Coastal Defence System valued at NOK 1.3 Billion. The scope of… [[ This...

HMAS Bundaberg Retires Due to Extensive Fire Damage

HMAS Bundaberg was decommissioned from Royal Australian Navy service at a small ceremony in HMAS Cairns on 18 December. The Armidale Class Patrol Boat sustained extensive internal and external damage… [[ This is a...

Almirante Juan de Borbón Docks in Home Base Ferrol

The Spanish Navy’s frigate Almirante Juan de Borbón (F-102) returned to Ferrol after finishing its deployment in Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG-2). During this deployment the F-102, commanded… [[ This is a content...

Marines Board USS Rushmore during Steel Knight 2015

The officers and crew of USS Rushmore (LSD 47) welcomed elements of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion and amphibious assault vehicles… [[ This is a content...

US Naval Base Guam Celebrates Wharf Extension

The Tango Wharf extension ribbon-cutting ceremony on U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG), was conducted Dec. 18 to celebrate the improvements in infrastructure and capabilities the base can provide to support… [[ This is a...

HMS Grimsby Returns Home to HMNB Clyde

Royal Navy minehunter HMS Grimsby returned to HM Naval Base Clyde yesterday, December 18. The Clyde-based ship and the 40-strong Crew 6 have spent the past four months on Mediterranean deployment,… [[ This is...

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