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Sunken WWII cruiser USS Helena located in Solomon Sea

An expedition crew aboard the Reserach Vessel R/V Petrel discovered the sunken World War II cruiser USS Helena in the Solomon Sea in late March. The cruiser, which is the first-ever recipient of the…...

US Navy ramps up surveillance off the Syrian coast

Key Points P-8A MPAs have ramped up the USN’s surveillance of Russian and Syrian deployments in Syria The operations come amid expectations that Trump will launch missile strikes to punish the Syrian regime for...

HII finishes inactivation of carrier Enterprise

The Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) recently completed the ‘inactivation’ of aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 65), HII confirmed on 10 April. Enterprise was the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier –...

Japan enhances amphibious interoperability with USN, USMC elements

Key Points A Japanese Oosumi-class ship landing tank has conducted its first-ever operations with a US Wasp-class amphibious assault ship The operations, which included aircraft cross-deck landing exercises, are meant to boost amphibious interoperability...

Davidson At Fleet Forces Tapped For PACOM

Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced late Tuesday that the commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command is being nominated to head U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM). While at Fleet Forces, Adm. Phillip Davidson notably led...

Royal Navy sending third warship to Asia Pacific

The UK defense ministry confirmed on Wednesday it is sending amphibious transport dock HMS Albion to North East Asia to support UN sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)…. [[ This is...

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