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Category: Naval

Sweden Ready To Use Force Against Suspected Submarine

Sweden’s armed forces chief warned Tuesday it could use force to bring to the surface a suspected Russian mini-submarine its navy has been hunting for days. …read more Source:: Defense News (Naval)

Austal Aims for Expansion in Northern Australia

Austal announced that November 2014 will see Austal formally commence full time operations in Cairns, Australia. This move remains part of Austal’s continued expansion across Northern Australia in… [[ This is a content summary...

Raytheon Awarded Maverick Missiles Production Deal

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company a $49.5 million contract for production of new laser-guided Maverick missiles (AGM-65E2/L). The Navy also intends to exercise a contract option to purchase… [[ This is a...

HMS Grimsby Joins Exercise Noble Justification

HMS Grimsby recently joined a fleet of NATO warships to take part in Exercise Noble Justification in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean. The Faslane-based minehunter is taking part in the exercise… [[ This is...

UK Navy’s Vessels Get Restoration Funds

More than £12m will be spent saving two of the Royal Navy’s last survivors from the greatest naval clashes of the 20th Century. Apart from spending the bulk of the cash – £11.5m –...

ESPS Navarra Docks in Port Victoria, Seychelles

After two and a half month since she joined the EU Naval Force, ESPS Navarra has paid a visit to Port Victoria in the Seychelles. As the port visit coincided with Spain’s National Day,...

Italian Navy to Receive Green Globe Banking Award

The Italian Navy will receive the Green Globe Banking Award Ad Honorem 2014 on October 23. The award is for monitoring the parameters of seawater and marine environment and thus spreading relevant… [[ This...

HMCS Niobe’s Anchor Found in Halifax

An anchor, believed to have belonged to His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Niobe, has been unearthed at HMC Dockyard in Halifax. HMCS Niobe was the first Canadian warship to enter Canada’s… [[ This is...

Operation Mare Nostrum Celebrates First Anniversary

Operation Mare Nostrum celebrated her first year onboard ITS San Giorgio – presently headquartering the 29th Naval Group Command (CGN29), with a flag lowering ceremony held on the flight deck on… [[ This is...

INS Teg to Take Part in Fourth IBSAMAR Ex

Indian Naval Ship Teg, a Stealth Frigate of the Indian Navy, is scheduled to make port calls at Simon’s Town and Cape Town between 20th October and 10th November 2014. The ship will participate...

HMS Kent Sets Sail for the Indian Ocean

UK Navy’s Portsmouth-based Type 23 frigate HMS Kent is leaving Portsmouth today for a six-month deployment focussing on maritime security operations in the Indian Ocean. HMS Kent is one of the… [[ This is...

USS Mount Whitney Docks in Constanta, Romania

The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Constanta, Romania, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 20. Mount Whitney’s visit to Romania reaffirms to NATO allies… [[...

USS Truxtun Waves Goodbye to Abu Dhabi, UAE

Guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) departed Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 13, following a scheduled four-day port visit. During the visit, Sailors experienced the local culture… [[ This is a content summary...

Students Compete in Maritime RobotX Challenge

College students from around the world will have a hand in shaping the future of ocean robotics as they compete in the first Maritime RobotX Challenge, which takes place Oct. 24-26 in Singapore…. [[...

USS Michael Murphy Starts Maiden Deployment

The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Oct. 20 for an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean. The ship and crew of more than… [[ This...

US Navy Launches Future USS Detroit

The US 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… [[ This...

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