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Category: Naval

USCG Responds to Port of Astoria Vessel Sinking

The US Coast Guard is responding to the sinking of a derelict vessel at the Port of Astoria, Thursday. A Coast Guard incident management team is currently on scene and working with Port of...

Cutlass Express 2015 Concludes

Maritime forces from East Africa, South Africa, Europe, Indian Ocean nations and several international organizations concluded the fourth iteration of the multinational maritime exercise Cutlass… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...

BAE Systems Awarded USS O’Kane Repair Deal

BAE Systems Hawaii has been awarded a $52,1 million contract action to previously awarded contract for repair and alteration of USS O’Kane (DDG 77). USS O’Kane will be undergoing a scheduled… [[ This is...

US Navy Reservists Train aboard USS Russell

A group of 35 U.S. Navy reservists spent their drill weekend aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) Jan. 24-25, providing a welcome boost of manpower to the ship’s crew. The… [[ This...

USS Hawaii Stops in Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan

The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Hawaii (SSN 776) returned to Fleet Activities Yokosuka Feb. 5 for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. Hawaii’s crew of 134 has… [[ This...

FN Herstal eyes additional RWS sale to Mexico

Belgium’s FN Herstal is looking to meet a Mexican Army requirement with its deFNder Medium remote weapon station (RWS), company officials told IHS Jane’s . The system, armed with 12.7×99 mm heavy machine gun,...

Indian Navy puts out RfI for next-gen missile vessel

The Indian Navy’s (IN’s) Directorate of Ship Production has issued a request for information (RfI) relating to six Next Generation Missile Vessels (NGMVs) under the ‘Buy (Indian)/Buy and Make (Indian)’ category of the Defence...

US Navy to christen third MLP ship

The US Navy is set to christen the third mobile landing platform (MLP) ship on 7 February at the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) shipyard. …read more Read more here:: Naval...

Chinese TV details missile plans for Type 055 destroyer

Significance China’s new destroyer is likely to have 128 vertical-launch missile cells The armament is expected to include the YJ-100 long-range anti-ship cruise missile A military analyst, Li Li, has told Chinese state television...

HMS Dauntless joins international battle against IS

The UK Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Dauntless has joined the international military operation against Islamic State (IS), as part of efforts to defend the US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in...

Damen teams with Metal Shark to target US sales

Significance Metal Shark is the sixth US company licensed to build Damen-designed vessels Damen says the licensing agreements will help it compete for US FMS programmes Netherlands-based shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group has strengthened its...

Navy Striving To Reduce Detectability Of Next Boomers

The Navy is working to ensure the acoustic profile of the future ballistic missile submarine is low enough that it can avoid being detected and withstand new technologies foes may introduce throughout the planned...

Navy Aiming To Put Railgun On Third DDG-1000 Destroyer

The Navy has begun formally studying the possibility of putting an electromagnetic railgun on the third ship of the new Zumwalt-class of destroyers, the chief of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) said Thursday. Vice...

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