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Russian Navy’s Modern Motor Boats Train in Novorossiysk

Raptor and Grachonok, Russian Navy’s modern motor boats, were involved in the training of the anti-sabotage detachment in the Tsemes Bay. In the course of the training servicemen practiced… [[ This is a content...

Sailors Train for Royal Navy’s Future Carriers

Flight deck teams at Culdrose are training 70 sailors to ensure F-35 jets, and Merlin, Chinook, Apache and Wildcat helicopters are safely marshalled around the Navy’s two new carriers. Fourteen… [[ This is a...

IDEX to Feature Latest Defence Technologies

The International Defence Exhibition and Conferences (IDEX) Organizing Committee recently met to highlight the latest technologies and products that will be on display at the 12th edition of IDEX…. [[ This is a content...

Fleet Activities Yokosuka Welcomes USS Louisville

The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka Feb. 19, for a port visit during its deployment to the Western Pacific. This was the second… [[ This is...

USS Paul Hamilton Arrives in US 7th Fleet

Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), Feb. 19. The destroyer is scheduled to conduct presence operations… [[ This is a...

US Ambassador to Djibouti Tours USS Iwo Jima

The U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Djibouti, Thomas P. Kelly III, visited Marines and Sailors from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group aboard the amphibious… [[ This is...

Raytheon Wins Rolling Airframe Missile GMRP Contract

Raytheon Missile Systems is being awarded a $64,5 million modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise an option for the fiscal 2015 U.S. Navy Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Guided… [[ This is a...

BAE Systems Awarded Further USS Mahan Works

BAE Systems is being awarded a $38,2 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Mahan (DDG-72) fiscal 2015 docking selected restricted availability. A docking selected restricted… [[ This is a content summary...

Ultra Acquires Specialist Sonar Provider

Ultra has announced that it has acquired 3 Phoenix Inc (‘3Pi’ or ‘the company’) headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, for an initial cash consideration of $70m. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

USS Shoup’s Crew Helps in SRA Works

There is no other statement to better exemplify USS Shoup’s (DDG 86) recent completion of a six month ship’s restricted availability (SRA) maintenance period than the ship’s motto itself, “Through… [[ This is a...

USS Green Bay Joins 7th Fleet in Sasebo, Japan

US Navy’s USS Green Bay (LPD 20) arrived in Sasebo, Japan, on February 19 bringing the latest technology to the Navy’s largest numbered Fleet after transiting the Pacific Ocean from its… [[ This is...

US Navy, USCG Search for Japanese Student Overboard

The US Coast Guard and Navy are continuing the search for a student reported overboard from a Japanese training vessel approximately 70 miles southwest of Kauai, Tuesday. Coast Guard and Navy assets… [[ This...

Sailors Get Rid of Corrosion aboard USS Germantown

The crew of the dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) has been steadily eradicating corrosion throughout the ship with the assistance of the hard working Corrosion Control Assistance Team (CCAT)…. [[ This is...

Spanish Navy’s Infanta Cristina Joins Operation Atalanta

Spanish Navy’s Descubierta class patrol vessel Infanta Cristina (P-77) deployed for EU Naval Force’s Operation Atalanta. The vessel set sail on February 18 from Cartagena. Infanta… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

French Navy’s La Glorieuse in Sydney

French Navy Ship La Glorieuse arrived at the Australian Fleet Base East on 12 February for a five day port visit to Sydney. The 55 metre, 480 ton French patrol boat was welcomed to...

Light-Off Assessment Finished aboard USS Shoup

The crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) successfully completed their Light-Off Assessment (LOA) event Jan. 31 following an extensive maintenance period. LOA is an engineering… [[ This is a content...

Goodbye USS Vandegrift

The guided-missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) is scheduled to be decommissioned after more than 30 years of service in a ceremony on Naval Base San Diego, Feb. 19. Commissioned on Nov. 24, 1984,…...

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