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Category: Naval

China launches fourth Type 071 LPD

The Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard in Shanghai launched its fourth Type 071 landing platform dock (LPD) amphibious assault ship for the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) on 22 January. A total of six Type 071 LPDs...

Navy Communications Satellite Launched

The Navy’s third of a new constellation of satellites designed to allow mobile warfighters to communicate in beyond-the-line-of-sight scenarios has been successfully launched into orbit, the service said. The Mobile User Objective System, or...

Navy Builds New Ship-to-Shore Connectors

The Navy has begun to build a new fleet of air-cushioned Landing Craft Air Cushions — ship-to-shore amphibious connector vehicles able to move sailors, Marines, equipment and gear across the ocean, service officials said....

Growing Teeth: Upgunning The Surface Navy

Last week, the US Navy made waves by announcing two bold ideas for the surface fleet: a new concept of warfighting called “distributed lethality” — “If it floats, it fights” — and a new...

Pentagon Bids Adieu to Air-Sea Battle Name

The Pentagon has chosen to close the Air-Sea Battle Office and fold their work into a new section of the Joint Staff, according to a memorandum issued on Jan. 8 that was published by...

Sailors Conduct Live-Fire Exercise aboard USS Laboon

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) conducted a live-fire exercise as part of composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike… [[ This is a content summary only....

HMS Enterprise Captures Images of Seamounts

Royal Navy’s survey ship HMS Enterprise captured images of what appears to be two large mountains, which are actually underwater scans of the seabed off the coast of Northern Africa. The larger of… [[...

Theodore Roosevelt CSG Welcomes Senior Officials

The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) hosted senior officials, two from the Department of Defense and one from the White House, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN… [[ This is a...

Body Armor: Top Tips for Staying Safe

As naval officers frequently encounter various dangers at sea, from armed pirates to smugglers carrying high-value drugs, they need adequate protective clothing to stay as safe as possible in the… [[ This is a...

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests Six Involved in Illegal Ops

Sri Lanka naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya of the North-Western Naval Command on information received arrested 6 persons in the general area of Sinnakudirippu in Kalpitiya on 19th January… [[ This is a...

US Navy CNP Announces Bees to Badges

Speaking at Naval Construction Training Center, the Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) announced a new program that will improve Seabee advancement and retention opportunity while also meeting new… [[ This is a content summary...

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