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DCNS completes three tests of Polaris mission system

French shipyard group DCNS has successfully performed three demonstrations of its Polaris mission system, along with interoperable NIDL tactical data link solution, in the coastal waters of the Gulf of Guinea. …read more Read...

Navy Defends Middle East Carrier-Gap Concern

The Navy will increase its global carrier presence next year despite numerous reports it will experience a Middle East carrier-gap as soon as this Fall, service officials said. Navy officials said continuous carrier presence...

USS Farragut Departs Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi

The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut completed a scheduled port visit in Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi, July 9. While in port, Farragut Sailors used the time to conduct maintenance and shipboard… [[ This is a...

Sri Lanka Navy Stops 165 Kg of Cannabis

Sri Lanka Navy arrested four Indian nationals in an attempt to smuggle 165 kilograms of Cannabis. Naval craft of the North Central Naval Command which were on routine patrol arrested the suspected… [[ This...

Spanish Navy Oiler to Join Op Active Endeavor

The Spanish Navy auxiliary oiler and replenishment (AOR) ship ‘Cantabria’ has set sail from Ferrol (NW Spain) to integrate into the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG-2). The ‘Cantabria’ will… [[ This is a...

Coronado Navy League Adopts USS Coronado

The officers and crew of the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) were officially adopted by the Coronado Council of the United States Navy League, July 12. The adoption, unanimously supported… [[ This...

USS Pinckney’s Command Master Chief Relieved

The command master chief of USS Pinckney (DDG 91) was relieved of his duties, July 13, due to loss of confidence in his ability to fulfill his role and responsibilities. Command Master Chief (AW/SW)…...

Distinguished Guests Visit HMS Dauntless

The Lord Lieutenant of Dorset and 26 of his deputies toured HMS Dauntless to get a feel for the present and future Royal Navy. The guests were invited on board the Type 45 destroyer...

DCNS Tests Its POLARIS Mission System

In the frame of the OPV L’Adroit’s stopovers conducted by the French Navy in Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Senegal in May and June this year, DCNS successfully conducted three demonstrations of its… [[ This...

French Navy’s L’Adroit Ends Its Deployment

After being deployed as part of the Operation Atalanta for almost four months, French Navy’s Offshore Patrol Ship L’Adroit returned home to Toulon on July 3. During its deployment, the… [[ This is a...

ITS Grecale Back in La Spezia, Italy

Italian Navy’s vessel ITS Grecale returned home to La Spezia after spending five months employed in Operation Atalanta. The vessel conducted anti-piracy mission and maintained security of the… [[ This is a content summary...

USS Frank Cable Hosts Chief of Navy Reserve

Commanding Officer of the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), Capt. Mark Benjamin, welcomed aboard Chief of Navy Reserve Vice Adm. Robin Braun, for an office call and tour, July 10. Braun… [[...

PP15 Focuses on Building and Sustaining Relationships

Building and sustaining relationships was the underlying theme of the opening ceremony of the Pacific Partnership 2015 mission in Solomon Islands. In his speech, Solomon Islands Prime Minister… [[ This is a content summary...

US, Australia Conduct Joint Refueling for TS15

In support of Talisman Sabre 2015 exercise operations, members of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) No. 33 Squadron conducted in-air refueling for U.S. and Australian fighters July 13 in the… [[ This is...

US Navy Vessels Work Together in South China Sea

The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) partnered with the guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) to complete their first combined South China Sea presence operations July 9. During… [[ This is...

Colombian Navy Seizes 337 Kilos of Cocaine

The Colombian Navy seized a drug shipment in the Colombian Pacific on Friday. In the operation, conducted by the naval and Coast Guard units, more than 300 kilograms of cocaine were seized…. [[ This...

Australia’s Defence Indigenous Program Sees More Graduates

Fifteen more Recruits from Australian Navy’s Defence Indigenous Development Program graduated on 9 July. The ceremony recognising the increasing links between Navy and Indigenous cultures was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

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