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HMS Iron Duke Recognized for Above Water Warfare

Royal Navy’s HMS Iron Duke was recognised with the Fleet Effectiveness Award for Above Water Warfare (AWW). This award recognises the work that the Iron Duke team has put in over the last… [[...

Royal Navy Museum Brings D-Day Ship Back to Life

One of the last surviving D-Day ships has been given £1m from bank fines to help turn her into a centrepiece of 75th anniversary of the landings. UK Chancellor George Osborne said money from...

Crew Embarks US Navy’s Future Submarine John Warner

The US Navy’s future Virginia-class submarine, John Warner (SSN 785) reached a milestone on Monday as the crew began moving aboard. The submarine, named after former Senator John Warner, is in… [[ This is...

Leidos’ Prototype Completes First Self-Guided Voyage

A prototype maritime autonomy system for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program was recently tested…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...

French Frigate Jean Bart Departs Operation Chammal

The French frigate Jean Bart (D615) has completed its engagement in the Operation Chammal. The vessel was part of the US Fifth Fleet’s Combined Task Force 50 led by the US Navy aircraft carrier…...

CMF: French Ship Guépratte Assists Dhow in Distress

For the second time since beginning operations with Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), the French Ship Guépratte provided assistance to a fishing dhow in distress. As part of her regular tasking, FS… [[ This is...

Yaroslav Mudry, Cola Head to Spanish Ceuta Port

Russian Navy’s Baltic Fleet (BF) frigate “Yaroslav Mudry” (727) met with tanker “Cola” in the Mediterranean Sea yesterday. From that point the vessels deployed towards the Spanish Ceuta port on the… [[ This is...

USCG Decommissions Cutter Rush

The US Coast Guard held a decommissioning ceremony for Coast Guard Cutter Rush at Base Honolulu, Tuesday. The ceremony honored 45 years of Rush’s service to the Coast Guard. Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray,…...

Image of the Day: USS Green Bay Sails the Pacific Ocean

The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) transits the Pacific Ocean. Green Bay is replacing the decommissioned Austin-class amphibious transport dock ship USS… [[ This is a content summary...

HMAS Success Sailors Awarded MSM Qualification

On 24 December 2014, the Commanding Officer HMAS Success, Captain Justin Jones, awarded four proud Sailors their Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) Endorsed Marine Systems Manager (MSM)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

EURISPES: Italian Navy Wins Public Consent

According to the Institute for Political, Social and Economic studies EURISPES, in 2015 the Italian Navy consent among the Italian population comes first with a 73.5%, 5.8 % more than the previous… [[ This...

US Navy CNP Addresses Sailors Around the World

US Navy’s Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) talked with Sailors around the world during an all-hands call broadcast live from Defense Media Activity at Fort Meade, Md., Feb. 3. Vice Adm. Bill… [[ This...

Australian, US Navies Conduct Boarding Op

Australian Navy’s HMAS Success has displayed the ongoing co-operation necessary amongst the nations of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), conducting a boarding operation in the Middle East… [[ This is a content summary only....

China building second aircraft carrier: reports

A firm has won a contract to supply cabling for a second Chinese aircraft carrier, comments by local authorities suggested in the latest sign that Beijing is boosting its maritime power, although news of...

North Atlantic to support US Navy’s SSC programme

North Atlantic Industries (NAI) has received a contract for the delivery of custom-on-standard architecture (COSA) COTS Rugged I/O and communications subsystems for the US Navy’s ship-to-shore connector (SSC) data acquisition unit (DAU). …read more...

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