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Navy to receive new vessels soon, will combat piracy

Friday, November 21, 2014 – 12:01 AAF Online The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Ilesanmi Alade, addressed journalists during a ‘sea inspection exercise’ in Lagos and stated that the navy...

47 Seconds From Hell: A Challenge To Navy Doctrine

WASHINGTON: Someone shoots a cruise missile at you. How far away would you like to stop it: over 200 miles out or less than 35? If you answered “over 200,” congratulations, you’re thinking like...

Next Gen Jammer Passes First Airborne Tests: Raytheon

WASHINGTON: Raytheon’s Next Generation Jammer underwent its first test flights at the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake as the electronic warfare association’s annual conference got underway in October. The tests were performed to...

Australian Navy Shows Its Newest Maritime Combat Helicopter

The Royal Australian Navy’s newest maritime combat helicopter, the MH-60R Seahawk ‘Romeo’, was introduced to the Australian public on 14 November with a spectacular flight over some of Sydney… [[ This is a content...

USCG Engages in This Year’s IMCMEX

During the sea phase of this year’s International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) four U.S. Coast Guard cutters took to the sea, as well as personnel from the Maritime Security Response… [[ This is a...

T-AGOS/T-AGM Fleet Maintenance Contract Awarded

Crowley Technical Management Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, is being awarded a $31,8 million firm-fixed-price contract for the operation and maintenance of the T-AGOS/T-AGM fleet. This fleet supports… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

LCS Crew 111 Commissioned in Coronado

Littoral combat ship (LCS) Crew 111 was formally commissioned during a ceremony at Tidelands Park in Coronado, Nov. 20. Prior to the ceremony, LCS Crew 111 Sailors were qualified through various… [[ This is...

USS John C. Stennis Starts Preps for INSURV

Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) began preparations for a Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) scheduled to take place July 2015. An INSURV preparation and assist team visited Nov. 17… [[...

Busan, Korea Welcomes USS Cape St. George

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea, for a port visit Nov. 21. The ship, homeported in San Diego, is currently on a routine… [[...

USS Olympia Docks in Yokosuka, Japan

The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Nov. 20 for a visit as part of its on-going deployment to the Western Pacific. Olympia… [[ This is...

LM Opens Surface Navy Innovation Center

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has opened the Surface Navy Innovation Center (SNIC) to support the development of new technologies for the U.S. Navy. The SNIC is a research, development and demonstration facility that brings...

France launches second Mistral-class vessel

French shipbuilders have reportedly launched the second Mistral-class amphibious helicopter carrier, Sevastopol, from its dry dock in Saint-Nazaire, France. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Laser weapon breaks cover on USS Ponce

Key Points The LaWS prototype is being deployed on USS Ponce to demonstrate a SSL-QRC The results of the demonstration will inform a follow-on SSL-TM programme The US Navy (USN) has released the first...

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