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LCS: Production Surges, Prices Drops

Once, the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship was a nightmare of cost overruns, schedule slips, and design flaws. That was especially true of Lockheed Martin’s LCS-1, the Freedom, with its hull cracks and electrical failures....

USS Ashland’s LCU Works Hard during TS15

Landing Craft Utilities (LCUs) have a history of providing an effective means of transport for the Marines and their amphibious units. Onboard the amphibious docking ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) one LCU… [[ This...

Canada Awards CCGS Griffon Refit Deal

Government of Canada has awarded a $2.7 million contract to Heddle Marine Service Incorporated for important refit and maintenance work for the CCGS Griffon. The CCGS Griffon is a high-endurance… [[ This is a...

Russian Navy’s Warship Tests Its Weapons

Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet warship Onega recently deployed to the White Sea to carry out artillery training. Onega, homeported in Belomorsk navy base, conducted gun firing against sea, land… [[ This is a content...

Surpassing Furthest Milestone

Fr. Lürssen Werft Celebrates 140 Years of Global Shipbuilding Heritage Sections of the Type F125 frigates are being constructed at different locations at the same time and later married together. (Photo: Fr. Lürssen Werft)...

USCG Seizes USD 4.6 Mln Worth of Marijuana

A US Coast Guard helicopter crew, working under the direction of Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, assisted in the seizure of 5,050 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated wholesale value of $4.6… [[ This...

Image of the Day: LCAC Approaches Bonhomme Richard

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 9, attached to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, prepares to embark the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is in the… [[ This is...

Maroccan Navy Orders LCT Vessel

Royal Moroccan Navy placed an order with PIRIOU, a shipbuilding, ship repair and naval engineering company, for a 50m LCT (Landing Craft Tank) which will be operated in the Moroccan coastal waters…. [[ This...

Australia Boosts Submarine SAR Capability

The latest enhancement to Australian Navy’s submarine search and rescue capability steamed into her new home at Fleet Base West, Rockingham, Western Australia recently. As one of two ships… [[ This is a content...

US, Romanian Naval Ships Engage in PASSEX

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter completed a passing exercise with the Romanian naval ship ROS Marcellariu (265) July 14, 2015, in the Black Sea. During this PASSEX, Porter… [[ This is a...

US, Romanian Naval Ships Engage in PASSEX

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter completed a passing exercise with the Romanian naval ship ROS Marcellariu (265) July 14, 2015, in the Black Sea. During this PASSEX, Porter… [[ This is a...

Singapore Welcomes USS Houston

The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) arrived in Singapore July 15 for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 142, Houston… [[...

Singapore Welcomes USS Houston

The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) arrived in Singapore July 15 for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 142, Houston… [[...

USS Jason Dunham Leaves Riga, Latvia

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed Riga, Latvia after a three-day scheduled port visit, July 15, 2015. The vessel participated in a series of drills… [[ This is a...

USS Jason Dunham Leaves Riga, Latvia

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed Riga, Latvia after a three-day scheduled port visit, July 15, 2015. The vessel participated in a series of drills… [[ This is a...

CSS Georgia’s First Cannon Sees Light of Day

U.S. Navy divers and specially trained handlers removed the first cannon from the Savannah River during the current phase of the recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad yesterday. The cannon has been at… [[...

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