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Indian Navy launches fourth Kavaratti ASW corvette

The Indian Navy has launched its latest anti submarine warfare (ASW) corvette, Kavaratti, following a naming ceremony held at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), Kolkata. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Mercury Systems to supply equipment to support AN/SLQ-32(V)6

Mercury Systems has received a $7.1m indefinite-quantity, indefinite-delivery (IDIQ) contract from the US Naval Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC) to deliver advanced radio frequency (RF) tuners, digital receivers, and related equipment. …read more Read...

Marine Corps F-35Bs Head to Sea Ahead of July 1 IOC

The Marine Corps is less than two months from declaring the F-35B ready for combat, but the long awaited fifth-generation aircraft will not be rushed into battle as quickly as the service usually deploys...

Spanish Minex 2015 Launched

Six European countries are taking part in a mine countermeasures exercise Spanish Minex 2015. The exercise, which commenced yesterday, May 18, will last until May 28. A total of nine vessels, four… [[ This...

SNMCMG1 Joins Operation OPEN SPIRIT 2015

Yesterday the ships of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) joined in OPEN SPIRIT 2015, an annual Historical Ordnance Disposal operation led this year by the Estonian Navy. OPEN… [[ This is a...

SNMG2 Sails to Copenhagen, Denmark

Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) ships arrived in Copenhagen this weekend after completing the anti-submarine warfare exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2015. Led by Rear Adm. Brad Williamson (USA N),… [[ This is a content...

Image of the Day: US Navy Ships Engage in RAS

US Navy vessels recently met in the Mediterranean Sea for a replenishment operation. The vessels, the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the Military Sealift Command USNS John Lenthall… [[ This is a...

Indian Prime Minister Talks Naval Defense with HHI

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today visited Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to seek increased partnership between Indian shipyards and HHI to ensure India’s shipbuilding industry can benefit… [[ This is a content summary only....

HSwMS Härnösand Expected in Gothenburg, Sweden

Swedish Navy’s Visby-class corvette is scheduled to visit Gothenburg on May 23. The vessel, HSwMS Härnösand (K33), will be open for visitors during its stay. HSwMS Härnösand is the third of the… [[ This...

Royal Navy Boats to Support Operation Dynamo

Royal Navy boats HMS Ranger and HMS Trumpeter will sail to Ramsgate this week, in support of commemorative activities to mark the 75th anniversary of the Dunkirk Evacuations – known as… [[ This is...

USS McFaul Hosts Armed Forces Day Reception

U.S. Ambassador to Greece David D. Pearce attended a reception on board the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) May 15, 2015, in honor of Armed Forces Day. Several… [[ This is...

USS Constitution Enters Dry Dock for Restoration

The world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat is no longer afloat after entering dry dock May 19 for a planned multi-year restoration. USS Constitution, eased into historic Dry Dock 1 at… [[ This is a...

USS Jason Dunham Concludes Visit to Haakonsvern, Norway

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed Haakonsvern, Norway, after a five-day scheduled port visit, May 18, 2015. Jason Dunham’s presence in Norway… [[ This is a content summary only....

Jordan, US Develop Skills During Eager Lion

During Exercise Eager Lion 2015, Jordanian and U.S. forces are training shoulder-to-shoulder to be prepared for whatever challenges await. The exercise aims to create “muscle memory” for… [[ This is a content summary only....

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