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Category: Naval

UK’s RFA Argus sails to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

The UK’s Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessel (RFA) Argus has sailed from Falmouth to Sierra Leone, as part of the country’s efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. …read more Source:: Naval Technology...

US Navy christens and launches new USS Detroit LCS

The US Navy has successfully christened its seventh littoral combat ship-7 (LCS-7) as USS Detroit, which was followed by its launch at Marinette Marine shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin, US. …read more Source:: Naval Technology...

US Navy’s E-2D aircraft set for deployment

The US Navy Airborne Command Control and Logistics Wing’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft has successfully achieved initial operational capability (IOC), paving the way for its operational deployment. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Lockheed Martin-Led Team Launches Future USS Detroit

The Lockheed Martin- [LMT] led industry team launched the United States’ seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Detroit, Oct. 18 into the Menominee River at the Marinette Marine Corp. (MMC) shipyard, according to a Lockheed...

Navy to Deploy New E2D Advanced Hawkeye Radar Plane

The Navy is preparing to deploy its new carrier-launched E2D Advanced Hawkeye early warning radar aircraft designed to protect ships from enemy ships, aircraft, missiles and other threats over long distances. Slated to deploy...

Navy Christens, Launches Future USS Detroit

The Navy christened the future USS Detroit (LCS 7), the fourth Littoral Combat Ship of the Freedom variant, in a ceremony at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin, Oct. 18. The Secretary of the...

Cyprus Cries Foul as Turkish Vessel Enters Waters

Cyprus on Monday accused Turkey of taking ‘provocative and illegal’ action by sending a survey boat to an area where the Cypriot government has licensed exploratory drilling for oil and gas. …read more Source::...

Swedish Navy Widens Search for Mystery Submarine

The Swedish navy stepped up its hunt Monday for a suspected foreign submarine in its waters with fingers pointing at Moscow in a throwback to the Cold War. …read more Source:: Defense News (Naval)

Image of the Day: Metal Sparks aboard USS Makin Island

Hull Maintenance Technician Fireman Joshua Oliver, from Leesburg, Fla., cuts metal aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the… [[ This is a...

US, ROK Navies Engage in Exercise Clear Horizon

The U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies will participate in Exercise Clear Horizon, October 20-24, in waters south of the Korean peninsula. Clear Horizon is an annual bilateral exercise between… [[ This is...

RFA Argus Sails to Sierra Leone

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Argus began her journey south to Sierra Leone on Friday (17th October) as a pivotal element of the UK’s role in the response to the Ebola outbreak. The...

Sweden Still Investigating Missing Submarine

The Swedish Naval Forces have spent the weekend searching for a Russian submarine that could have been stranded underwater off the coast of Stockholm, according to media reports. 200 troops, along… [[ This is...

USS Mount Whitney Joins in American Corners Discussion

Sailors assigned to the U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) participated in an American Corners open discussion at the Batumi library, Oct. 15. American Corners is a… [[...

HMS Argyll Assists Bermuda after Hurricane Gonzalo

UK Navy’s HMS Argyll helped Bermuda recover from Hurricane Gonzalo by working with the Bermuda authorities to get key infrastructure working again. Approximately eighty sailors worked together… [[ This is a content summary only....

BMT Isis, MSubs to Develop Maritime Sea Range

BMT Isis, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd (BMT) and a leading supplier of safety and environmental risk management across sectors and Plymouth based MSubs Ltd, a principal supplier of manned and… [[ This...

Canadian, Japanese and US Forces Participate in TGEX

Royal Canadian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and U.S. Navy ships will participate in a Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California, Oct. 20-31. Participating units from… [[ This is a...

Italian Navy Engages in NATO’s Noble Justification

The Italian Navy is taking part in the NATO maritime exercise Noble Justification which launched on October 13 from Spanish Rota and Cartagena ports. Fourteen NATO nations, including Italy, are… [[ This is a...

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