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Category: Naval

Navy Chief Cites Need For Open, Modular Designs

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert recently said that the service needs to focus on open, modular designs to make ships and systems more easily and rapidly upgradable to save money and get...

USS Oscar Austin Leaves Naval Station Norfolk

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departed Naval Station Norfolk Nov. 21 for a deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). The ship will… [[ This is a...

UK Warship Seizes over 850Kg of Cocaine

HMS Argyll has dealt another blow to drug smugglers after seizing more than 850 kg of cocaine in a high speed midnight chase. It is the third drugs bust for HMS Argyll in as...

Myanmar Navy Launches Stealth Corvette

Myanmar Navy launched Stealth Light Frigate Heavily armed Corvette The Stealth Corvette is believed to be armed with Chinese and Russian made weapons with Anti Submarine Capability The stealth corvette of Myanmar Navy is...

US Coast Guard Rescues Seven off Haiti

Seven crewmembers were rescued after their 100-foot coastal freighter began taking on water and sank approximately 45 miles north off of Cap Haitien, Haiti, on Friday 21st of November. Watchstanders… [[ This is a...

USS John Paul Jones Scores Historic Flight Test Mission

Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) in partnership with U.S. Pacific Command and the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully executed Flight Test Standard… [[ This is a content summary only....

UK, US Warships Carry Out Counter Piracy Training

Sailors and Royal Marines played out scenes reminiscent of Captain Phillips as they practised taking down pirates in the Indian Ocean. Plymouth-based HMS Bulwark and Portsmouth-based HM Ships… [[ This is a content summary...

USS Abraham Lincoln Advances 236 Sailors

Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) gathered on the track at Huntington Hall not just for weekly physical fitness training, but for the results of the… [[ This is...

Royal Australian Nav Prepares for Bushfire Season

The Royal Australian Navy is preparing for the coming bushfire season with MRH90 helicopters and crews are currently training to use the underslung ‘Bambi bucket’ for water bombing… [[ This is a content summary...

US Navy Region Southwest Names 2014 SOY

US Navy Region Southwest (NRSW) named its 2014 Sailor of the Year (SOY) during a ceremony aboard the USS Midway Museum, Nov. 21. Nominees from 11 different installations throughout the region came… [[ This...

TenCate Advanced Armour to Support Royal Danish Navy Ships

TenCate Advanced Armour has secured an order from the Danish Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) for ballistic protection of the Iver Huitfeldt class frigates and Absalon class support… [[ This is a content summary...

USS Columbia Returns Home

Family and friends lined the submarine piers of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 21, for a warm aloha welcome as the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Columbia (SSN 771) returned from a… [[...

HMAS Success Departs for Middle East Deployment

After months of preparation, HMAS Success departed Garden Island in Sydney today for a six-month deployment to the Middle East Region to provide logistic support for coalition forces as part of… [[ This is...

US Navy’s F-35C Lightning II Squadron Reaches Milestone

The “Grim Reapers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101, the US Navy’s first F-35C Lightning II carrier variant squadron, reached a milestone in November 2014 by surpassing 1,000… [[ This is a content summary...

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