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Category: Naval

France launches second Mistral-class vessel

French shipbuilders have reportedly launched the second Mistral-class amphibious helicopter carrier, Sevastopol, from its dry dock in Saint-Nazaire, France. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Laser weapon breaks cover on USS Ponce

Key Points The LaWS prototype is being deployed on USS Ponce to demonstrate a SSL-QRC The results of the demonstration will inform a follow-on SSL-TM programme The US Navy (USN) has released the first...

Myanmar launches third Anawrahta-class missile corvette

A Myanmar shipyard has launched the country’s third Anawrahta-class missile corvette, local media sources reported from 20 November. The 77 m vessel, named UMS (Union of Myanmar Ship) Tabinshwehti with pennant number 773, was...

Raytheon Tests Navy’s Next Airborne Jammer

Raytheon [RTN] has conducted the first flight test of the prototype integrated electronic attack system of the Navy’s next generation airborne jammer and demonstrated its capability to disable defense radars, the company said. The...

Aboard Danish Frigate, Clean Lines and Room To Grow

It is striking how the now-familiar smooth, angled architecture of today’s warships, intended to reduce visual, heat and other signatures, is also somehow inherently Danish-modern. …read more Source:: Defense News (Naval)

CACI Wins NAVSEA Support Services Deal

CACI International Inc was awarded a $182 million contract to provide integrated logistics and acquisition support to the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Program Executive Office Integrated… [[ This is a content summary only....

Iwo Jima ARG Finishes ARG/MEU Ex

The USS Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) completed a 23-day ARG/Marine Expeditionary Unit Exercise (ARG/MEU Ex) Sept. 24 and Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD)… [[ This is a content...

Commander CTF-150, MARCOM Discuss Interaction in Indian Ocean

The future Commander of Combined Maritime Forces Task Force 150 (CTF-150), Commodore Brian Santarpia (CAN N), visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to discuss coordination and interaction… [[ This is a content summary only....

Image of the Day: LCACs Conduct Back-Load

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) vehicles 31 and 75, attached to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5, conduct an equipment and personnel back-load with the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD… [[ This...

Norfolk Shipyard Fined $101,000 by OSHA

Colonna’s Shipyard Inc. in Norfolk faces $101,000 in fines stemming from alleged violations of federal safety and health regulations. …read more Source:: Military.com (Naval)

Danish Navy Rescues Two during Survey Ops in Greenland

Royal Danish Navy’s inspection vessel EJNAR MIKKELSEN recently rescued two teenage girls during the testing operations of its new Multibeam Echosounder (MBES) in Greenland waters. EJNAR… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

Indian frigate visits Nacala

Thursday, November 20, 2014 – 15:27 AAF Online The Indian Navy’s guided missile stealth frigate INS Teg on Monday, 16 November, arrived in the northern Mozambican port of Nacala. According to the Indian Government...

Commander of French Submarine Forces Pays Visit to NATO MARCOM

The Commander of French Submarine and Strategic Oceanic Forces (ALFOST), Vice Admiral Louis-Michel Guillaume, and his Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Captain Bertrand Dumoulin, visited NATO… [[ This is a content summary only....

George Washington CSG Welcomes JMSDF during Keen Sword 15

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Rear Adm. Akira Saito, commander, Escort Flotilla (CCF) One, along with his staff and other JMSDF sailors embarked the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS… [[ This is a content summary...

US Navy’s 7th Fleet Sailors Get Protective Garments

Specialists with Griffin Technologies fit US Navy’s 7th Fleet Sailors with chemical, biological and radiological masks and protective garments during a week-long customized fit session to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

Two US Naval Ships Collide in the Gulf of Aden

Two U.S. Naval supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden Nov. 20 at 5:26 a.m. (GMT) with no injuries to crew members. USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) and USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO...

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