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Japan To Make Major Switch on Sub Propulsion

Japan has decided to power its new batch of Soryu-class submarines with Lithium-ion batteries instead of air-independent propulsion (AIP) technology – a move that could raise eyebrows after similar types batteries were faulted for...

BAE Systems Bags USS Lake Erie Maintenance Deal

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, was awarded a $25,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Lake Erie (CG 70) fiscal 2014 extended dry-docking selected… [[ This is...

HMAS Larrakia Leaves Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

HMAS Larrakia recently departed the Vietnamese port of Ho Chi Minh City, after a successful four-day visit that included a mixture of official receptions, a sporting engagement and shore leave for… [[ This is...

Warfare Officers Train aboard HMS Richmond

UK Navy’s HMS Richmond has trained Warfare Officers from 10 International and Commonwealth countries in a series of exercises off the South Coast exercises. Officers from Sweden, Chile,… [[ This is a content summary...

VIDEO: Selected Moments of US 6th Fleet Operations

The U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet released a multimedia production featuring selected images from around the fleet received during the month of September 2014. The images… [[ This is a content summary only....

Spanish Exercise Seaborder 2014 Concludes

The maritime security exercise ‘Seaborder 2014′ carried out off the coast of Malaga was attended by different authorities from ‘5+5 Defense Initiative’ states and Spanish Navy command personnel…. [[ This is a content summary...

CTF 51 Commander Boards USS Makin Island

The commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 51 visited Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) to tour the ship and pass along a few words of encouragement, Sept…....

USS Rodney M. Davis Waves Goodbye to Singapore

The US Navy’s Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) departed Singapore Sept. 28 following a weeklong port visit. While moored in Singapore, the… [[ This is a content summary...

New Commander aboard USS Boxer

The commanding officer of USS Boxer (LHD 4), Capt. Wayne R. Brown, was relieved Sept. 29 by Rear Adm. Frank L. Ponds, Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3, of his duties as commanding… [[...

UK Naval Investment Sustains Thousands of Jobs

UK MOD has awarded £3.2 billion of contracts to support the management of the UK’s naval bases. The contracts will also cover the maintenance and repair of the Royal Navy’s warships and… [[ This...

Indian Coast Guard’s Eleventh FPV Launched

Cochin Shipyard launched the eleventh of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessels being built for Indian Coast Guard yesterday. The vessel named ‘ICGS ANAGH’ was launched at a ceremony at Cochin Shipyard,… [[ This is...

USS TR Rescues Fishermen

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) sprang into action to assist a fishing vessel engulfed in flames off the east coast of Florida, Sept. 29. TR watchstanders spotted a rescue flare around… [[ This...

USS Germantown, 31st MEU Engage in PHIBLEX

The US Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) commenced Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 15 in… [[ This is a content...

Austal USA Launches the Future USNS Trenton

Austal USA launched the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) the future USNS Trenton from its shipyard Sept. 30. Launch is a major milestone for a ship and its class, signifying that the vessel is…...

Future USNS Trenton Launches

Austal USA launched the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) the future USNS Trenton from its shipyard Sept. 30. Launch is a major milestone for a ship and its class, signifying that the vessel is...

HII Starts Building the Future USS Paul Ignatius

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division marked the start of fabrication for the future Aegis-guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) yesterday, September 30…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...

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