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Category: Naval

USNS Spearhead Says Goodbye to Mindelo, Cabo Verde

The Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), along with its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors and civil service mariners, departed Mindelo, Cabo Verde,… [[ This is a content summary...

USS Jason Dunham Farewells Gdynia, Poland

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed Gdynia, Poland, after a three-day scheduled port visit May 9, 2015. While in port, the ship hosted visits from the… [[ This is...

USS John C. Stennis Welcomes Educators

The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) hosted Rear Adm. Annie B. Andrews, commander, Navy Recruiting Command (NRC), and nine university senior administrators and academics… [[ This is a content...

Survey Looks Into World War II Shipwrecks

Officials recently conducted an expedition to survey the historic World War II shipwrecks of HMAS Sydney (II) and the German raider HSK Kormoran. Lying off the coast of Shark Bay in Western Australia… [[...

Brazilian Defence Minister Visits DCNS Cherbourg

During his official visit to France, Brazilian Defence Minister, Jaques Wagner, visited the DCNS Cherbourg site on the 11th of May 2015 to see for himself the installations of one of the major French…...

Brazilian Defence Minister Visits DCNS Cherbourg

During his official visit to France, Brazilian Defence Minister, Jaques Wagner, visited the DCNS Cherbourg site on the 11th of May 2015 to see for himself the installations of one of the major French…...

US, UK Plan Future Joint Carrier Operations

One of the highest-ranking women in the US Armed Forces has met with her Royal Navy counterparts to plan future joint carrier operations. During a visit to HMS Queen Elizabeth in March, Vice Admiral…...

US, UK Plan Future Joint Carrier Operations

One of the highest-ranking women in the US Armed Forces has met with her Royal Navy counterparts to plan future joint carrier operations. During a visit to HMS Queen Elizabeth in March, Vice Admiral…...

US Navy EOD Disposes of Japanese Sea Mine

US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 Det. Marianas conducted a controlled burn of a Japanese sea mine on the morning of May 9. After Joint Region Marianas received a request for… [[...

Carl Vinson CSG Trains with Malaysian Armed Forces

US Navy’s Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, and Destroyer Squadron 1 participated in various bi-lateral training events May 10 in the South China Sea with Malaysian… [[ This is...

HMS Scott Returns to Sea

After a refit at HM Naval Base, Devonport, the Royal Navy’s fourth largest warship, has sailed to sea. The deep-water survey ship HMS Scott is now training and proving the ship is fully able...

Israel to buy four patrol boats from Germany

Israel signed a deal on Monday to buy four navy patrol boats from Germany’s ThyssenKrupp to protect its offshore gas installations, Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said. The deal, valued at 430 million euros ($480...

China commissions fourth ASW-capable Type 056 corvette

Chinese state television images suggest that the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) commissioned its latest Type 056 Jiangdao-class corvette in the week of 4 May. Built at the Shanghai Hudong shipyard, Huangshi (pennant number...

China Sonangol takes stake in Rodman companies

Spanish shipbuilder Rodman has announced that China Sonangol, the Chinese arm of Angola’s state-owned oil company, took an initial 33% share in three of its subsidiaries at the beginning of May. The stake will...

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