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Two WWII Vessels Found in the Graveyard of the Atlantic

A team of researchers led by NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries have discovered two significant vessels from World War II’s Battle of the Atlantic. The German U-boat 576 and the freighter… [[ This...

BSF Donuzlav Completes Mediterranean Sea Expedition

Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet (BSF) hydrographic ship Donuzlav completed its operations in the Mediterranean Sea. The vessel’s month long oceanographic expedition included studies of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...

Canadian Coast Guard Expands Fleet of MSPVs

The Canadian Coast Guard expanded its fleet of Mid-Shore Patrol Vessels (MSPVs) by accepting the delivery of CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M. on October 15. CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M.is the last of nine… [[ This...

USCG Hoists Three from Sailboat in Chesapeake Bay

The US Coast Guard hoisted three people, a cat and a dog from a sailboat Wednesday in the Chesapeake Bay near Cape Charles. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth received a…...

EID at INDODEFENCE 2014

EID will once again participate in the 2014 edition of INDODEFENCE, the International Tri-Service Defence Expo & Forum, that will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 5 – 8 November 2014. …read more Source::...

Image of the Day: Waiting for an MV-22B Osprey to Land

US Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Christopher Sewell, from Cincinnati, Ohio, stands by for the landing of an MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365… [[ This is a content...

HMS Argyll Assists Bermuda after Hurricane Gonzalo

Sailors from HMS Argyll have completed a four-day clear-up operation in Bermuda to help the island recover from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Gonzalo. They have left the tiny British territory… [[ This is...

Naval Nuclear Propulsion Deal Awarded

Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $612,758,634 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Monroeville,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...

DCNS Attends EURONAVAL 2014

DCNS, a company with an interest in naval defence and energy, is attending this year’s EURONAVAL show. During the 24th edition of the exhibition, to be held from 27 to 31 October 2014 at...

Australian Navy Clearance Divers Demonstrate Skills

Clearance Divers demonstrated the discipline and precision required to serve in the Royal Australian Navy on 14 October in a display on Sydney Harbour for the Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal… [[ This is a...

Sea King Mk4 Trains with French Navy’s FS Dixmude

A Sea King Mk4 from 845 Naval Air Squadron of the Commando Helicopter Force seized a rare opportunity to visit and train with the French Naval Ship, FS Dixmude. This provided an excellent opening...

Bersama Lima 2014 Comes to a Close

Exercise Bersama Lima 2014 (BL14) concluded on 22 October with Australian Defence Force personnel joining Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) partners at a closing ceremony at Changi Naval Base in… [[ This is a...

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