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AFFF Moves aboard USS Abraham Lincoln

Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) began moving tanks of aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) on board the ship Jan. 14, achieving another key milestone in… [[ This is...

USS Bonhomme Richard Conducts Ammo Onload

The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducted an ammo on-load Jan. 22-23 in preparation for its next deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility…. [[ This is a...

AMSEC Receives US Navy Services Deal

AMSEC LLC, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,1 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the accomplishment of continued engineering and technical services to support… [[ This is a content summary...

Two Swedish Subs to Get Kongsberg’s Equipment

Defence and security company SAAB has selected a cutting-edge Kongsberg Maritime hydroacoustic package for installation on two Swedish A19 submarines. The delivery will consist of SA9510S Mine… [[ This is a content summary only....

US CPB Stops USD 74 Mln Worth of Drugs

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine agents and interagency partners disrupted two separate drug smuggling attempts off the coast of Costa Rica resulting in the interdiction of… [[ This is...

Image of the Day: Vessels Finish RAS

US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) breaks away from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Robert E. Perry (T-AKE 5)… [[ This is a content summary...

Cubic Awarded $9.9 M Contract to Support the AFRL

Mission Support Services , a business segment of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), today announced it was awarded a contract valued at $9.9 million by the U.S. Air Force to support the Air Force Research...

Last OHP in the Navy Decommissioned

Sailors and guests bade farewell to the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) as the ship concluded 28 years of naval service during a decommissioning ceremony on Naval Station...

USS Abraham Lincoln Sailors Engage in SAR Training

Search and rescue (SAR) swimmers assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) recently took advantage of training opportunities while the ship continues its refueling… [[ This is a content summary...

USS Pearl Harbor Announces 2014 Sailor of the Year

The commanding officer of the dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) announced the 2014 Sailor of the Year (SOY), Junior Sailor of the Year (JSOY), and Bluejacket of the Year (BJOY) award…...

French, Cameroonian Navies Take Part in NEMO 2015

French Navy’s vessel Lieutenant de vaisseau Lavallée (F790) commenced the naval exercise NEMO 2015 on January 20. The exercise is being held in the Gulf of Guinea in cooperation with… [[ This is a...

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests Six Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy’s patrol craft, attached to SLN Dockyard of the Eastern Naval Command, arrested six persons engaged in illegal fishing in the general area of Upparu in Trincomalee. The operation… [[ This is...

USCG Cutter William Trump Joins the Fleet

The US Coast Guard commissioned its newest fast response cutter William Trump at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Florida, January 24, 2015. The vessel is named after the U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer… [[...

EODMU 12 Command Master Chief Relieved

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 12 Command Master Chief Petty Officer Bryan Bymer was relieved of his duties Jan. 23 as a result of misconduct. Following an official investigation,… [[ This is a...

USS Rodney M Davis Ends 28 Years of Naval Service

The guided missile frigate USS Rodney M Davis (FFG 60) concluded 28 years of naval service during a decommissioning ceremony on Jan. 23 at Naval Station Everett, Washington. USS Rodney M Davis… [[ This...

HMS Daring and HMS Illustrious Receive Peace Awards

Two Royal Navy warships have received the military’s ultimate award for peace and goodwill for helping the people of the Philippines. First HMS Daring and later HMS Illustrious spent around a month… [[ This...

USS Gary Stops Cocaine Shipment. Saves Four People

US Navy’s Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51), her embarked helicopter squadron and a U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachment (LEDET) operating in support of… [[ This is a content summary...

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