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USS Louisville Back Home

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) returned home to the submarine piers of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 10, following a scheduled deployment to the Western… [[ This is a...

Most Read News, April 06 – 12, 2015

Indian Navy’s First Scorpene Sub Undocks Kalvari, first of the Indian Navy’s Scorpene class stealth submarines being built under the Project 75, under collaboration with M/s DCNS, France, achieved a… [[ This is a...

US, ROK Navies Conduct Mine Countermeasures Drill

The U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies conducted a successful mine countermeasures exercise March 30 – April 11 as part of Foal Eagle 2015. The bilateral training is designed to increase… [[ This...

Bonhomme Richard ARG Ends US 7th Fleet Deployment

The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) completed its deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, April 10. During the three-month underway, the Bonhomme Richard ARG, which… [[ This is a content...

HMNZS Te Kaha, HMAS Success Engage in RAS

Royal New Zealand Navy’s Anzac class frigate HMNZS Te Kaha engaged in a Replenishment-at-Sea (RAS) with Royal Australian Navy’s Durance-class replenishment oiler HMAS Success. The vessels… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

PNSY Wins Two Environmental Awards

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) was recently announced as the winner of two fiscal year 2014 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Environmental Awards, one for Environmental Restoration-Installation and… [[ This is a content summary only....

HNLMS Johan de Witt Meets Somali Fishermen

EU Naval Force warship, HNLMS Johan de Witt, through her embarked Swedish CB90 Fast Assault craft, conducted a Friendly Approach (FA) whilst on EU counter-piracy patrols along the Somali coastline. A… [[ This is...

BAE Systems to Undertake Further USS Comstock Works

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair is being awarded a $35,1 million modification to previously awarded contract for USS Comstock (LSD 45) fiscal 2015 phased maintenance availability (PMA). A PMA… [[ This is a...

Raytheon, Kongsberg Team Up for NSM

Raytheon Company and Kongsberg have formed a teaming agreement for the Naval Strike Missile (NSM). The pact represents a second step in the companies’ efforts to offer world-class Offensive… [[ This is a content...

BRIC Nations Ramp-Up Nuclear defence Capabilities

BRIC Countries are Expected to Have a Bigger Impact on the World’s Economic Prospects, and Plan to Modernise and Expand their Military Forces Equal partners at the second annual BRIC Summit in Brazil 2010...

Sri Lanka Navy Seizes 92 Kg of Cannabis

A Sri Lankan naval ship attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested two persons with 92 kilograms of cannabis (Kerala Ganja). The illegal substance was being transferred in an… [[ This...

Image of the Day: MV-22 Osprey aboard USS Green Bay

A Sailor signals to the pilot of an MV-22 Osprey attached to the Flying Tigers of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 during flight operations aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS… [[ This...

USS Chung-Hoon to Visit Hilo, Hawaii

The Pearl Harbor-based Aegis-class guided missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93) will visit Hilo, Hawaii, April 10-12 to participate in the 52nd annual Merrie Monarch Festival. USS Chung-Hoon will… [[ This is a content summary...

Baltic Fleet Vessels Practice Artillery Firing

Warships of the Baltic Fleet recently completed an exercise involving artillery firing at various sea range targets. Small Missile Ship Passat, along with missile motor boats Dimitrovgrad, P-257 and… [[ This is a content...

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