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Japan Selects E-2D, Global Hawk, Makes V-22 Official

Japan has announced that it plans to buy E-2D early warning and command and control aircraft and the Global Hawk for intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance missions as part of an effort to build up...

Navy Expands Use of SM-6 Missile

The Navy is massively expanding its planned use of the Standard Missile-6, a new high-tech ship-launched surface-to-air missile that can destroy enemy missiles, aircraft and unmanned systems. In total, the Navy has authorized use...

USS Constellation Enters Scrap Yard

The decommissioned supercarrier USS Constellation (CV 64), once among the US Navy’s fastest vessels, arrives at its final destination – the scrap yard. As reported by The Associated… [[ This is a content summary...

USS San Francisco Leaves Fleet Activities Yokosuka

The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka Jan. 16 after a brief visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean. San… [[ This is...

Severomorsk Escorts Bulk Carrier. Meets Japanese Destroyer

Anti-submarine vessel Severomorsk, of the Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet, recently escorted the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Salamet through the Gulf of Aden. The vessels traveled along the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

US Navy’s Latest Communications Satellite to Take Off

Final preparations are underway to launch the US Navy’s latest communications satellite that will significantly improve capability for Navy and Department of Defense tactical operators. The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

USCG Escorts USS Nimitz into Its New Homeport

During its recent transit to the Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Washinton, the US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Nimitz was escorted by the US coast guard. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter… [[ This is...

Italian Navy Rescues Almost 500 Migrants

Italian Navy’s Cassiopea class patrol boats Libra P 402 rescued almost 500 migrants on Thursday night, January 15. As part of the Frontex Triton operation, the vessel encountered two boats… [[ This is a...

USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) Underway in the Java Sea

USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) Underway in the Java Sea. HD Video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Antonio Turretto Ramos | USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) | Date: 01.14.2015. JAVA SEA (Jan. 14, 2015)...

HMAS Success Assists Iranian Fishing Vessel

Only three days into tasking on Operation MANITOU and while transiting the North Arabian Sea, South East of Oman, HMAS Success rendered medical assistance to an Iranian fishing vessel. On 17… [[ This is...

HMS Severn Pays Visit to Cayman Islands

Royal Navy’s HMS Severn, a River class offshore patrol vessel, arrived in the Cayman Islands on Sunday, 18 January 2015. The patrol vessel came alongside the Port of George Town’s north… [[ This is...

US Navy Awards Aegis Deal to BAE Systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract to provide critical system engineering, integration, and testing expertise for the Aegis Combat System on board surface ships. The initial… [[ This is a...

USS Bonhomme Richard Receives Fuel Supply

The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) with Military Sealift Command Dry Cargo/Ammunition Ship USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4)… [[ This is a content...

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