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Category: Naval

Most Read News, December 29 – January 4, 2015

USCG Searches for Toscana’s Crewmember The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for the master of a freight ship reported overboard approximately 60 miles east of Wake Island Sunday. Russia: Borey-A Class… [[ This is...

USS Fort Worth Standing By In AirAsia Recovery

The USS Fort Worth (LCS-3), the third of the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships, has left its port in Singapore for a possible role in the search and recovery of an AirAsia passenger jet that...

HMCS Fredericton Deploys on Op REASSURANCE

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of Canadian National Defence, on December 30, 2014, attended the deployment ceremony for Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship… [[ This is a content...

Rescinded RFI gives insight to USN’s railgun plans

Key Points NAVSEA said it required a railgun fire-control sensor operational prototype by 2018 An operational capability – capable of defending against ballistic missile, air, and surface raids – was sought for the 2020-25...

Taiwanese MND approves design study for indigenous submarines

Key Points Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense has approved a four-year design contract for an indigenous submarine programme, an official announced on 29 December The programme could lead to Taiwan’s first ever locally built...

South Korea receives its third Incheon-class FFX frigate

Key Points The navy’s third FFX frigate is reported to have been received The vessel, which will bolster South Korea’s submarine prosecution capabilities, is scheduled to become operational in May 2015 The Republic of...

UK: Neptune Sailors Gather for Memorial Service

Officers and Ratings from HM Naval Base Clyde gathered on Friday, December 19, to mark the anniversary of the sinking of wartime battleship HMS Neptune. HMS Neptune, which the Naval Base’s shore… [[ This...

USS Sampson Supports Search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501

USS Sampson (DDG 102) is supporting the ongoing Indonesian-led search and recovery operations for the downed AirAsia flight QZ8501 and assisted in locating the crash debris field on December 29th. At… [[ This is...

HMS Severn Spends Festive Season in Caribbean

It may be frosty in the UK for the festive period but for HMS Severn December was spent in the sunshine of the Caribbean as she visited Antigua, Barbados and Montserrat. Her most recent...

US Navy Prepares Communications Satellite Launch

The U.S. Navy military and civilian engineers are preparing the latest military communications satellite for a planned Jan. 20 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The satellite is… [[ This is a...

USS Sampson Contributes to AirAsia Search Efforts

USS Sampson (DDG 102) is supporting the ongoing Indonesian-led search and recovery operations for the downed AirAsia flight QZ8501 and assisted in locating the crash debris field yesterday. At the request of the Indonesian...

Chinese naval construction maintains high tempo in 2014

Key Points China’s naval modernisation continued in 2014 with about 40 ships in build, undergoing trials or completed Improving Chinese capabilities prompted a US Congressional commission to note that the United States is no...

Indian companies form submarine consortium

Three state-owned Indian companies have formed a consortium to meet the Indian Navy’s requirement to procure six next-generation submarines, it was announced on 30 December. Engineering group Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), metal producer...

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