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US, Cabo Verde and Senegal Forces End AMLEP Ops

The U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard completed successive Africa Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership (AMLEP) operations with Cabo Verdean and Senegalese maritime forces respectively, Jan. 30, 2015…. [[ This is a content summary only....

UK Supports Regeneration of Portsmouth Naval Base

UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has today announced that BAE Systems, Burgess Marine, and Magma Structures have been shortlisted to make use of the ship halls at Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB)… [[ This...

UK: Fleet Air Arm Awards Last Wings

The Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm closed a chapter of its history on Thursday, 29 January as the training pipelines for Royal Navy Sea King Mk 4 and Lynx helicopters came to an end...

Russian Corvette Soobrazitelnyy Tests Artillery Skills

Russian Baltic Fleet’s newest corvette, the Soobrazitelnyy, successfully conducted the second course of sea operation by testing its artillery. During the drills, which lasted for two days, the… [[ This is a content summary...

US Naval Sea Cadets Join USS Russell’s Crew

A group of 12 U.S. Naval Sea Cadets, ranging from 12 to 17 years old, joined the crew of USS Russell (DDG 59) to experience life aboard an active Navy warship, Nov. 14-17. Being...

UK Aims to Build Most Modern Navy in the World

On a visit to the home of the Royal Navy, the British Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, set out the government’s next steps in building the most modern navy in the world. He...

New Commander aboard USS George Washington

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a change of command ceremony, January 30. Capt. Greg Fenton was relieved by Capt. Timothy Kuehhas as commanding officer. George… [[ This is a content...

CNSP Checks on USS Pearl Harbor Maintenance Progress

Commander, Naval Surface Forces visited the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LPD 52) at the Continental Maritime San Diego (CMSD) Shipyard, Jan. 21, to check on the ship’s… [[ This is a...

UK Confirms Investment in Portsmouth Naval Base

While on the visit to one of the world’s oldest dry docks in Portsmouth, British Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced almost £100 million of infrastructure development in new dock… [[ This is...

US SECNAV, Paraguay Discuss Cooperation

US Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus completed a visit to Paraguay Jan. 29 during which he met with Republic of Paraguay President Horacio Cartes to discuss the relationship between the… [[ This...

Plans to Deliver the Most Modern Navy in the World

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne today (Friday 30 January) visited Portsmouth where he set out the government’s next steps in building the most modern navy in the world. On a visit to the...

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