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Tunisian Navy receives two new patrol boats from US

The Tunisian Navy has taken the delivery of two 44ft-long patrol boats from the US Embassy, marking the increasing strategic partnership between both the countries. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

FREMM European Multimission Frigate, France / Italy

The FREMM European multimission frigate is a joint programme between France and Italy. It will build 21 FREMM frigates for the French Navy and the Italian Navy. The frigates are 140m in overall length...

HASC Rejects CNO Greenert Plea On Cruisers At Markup

CAPITOL HILL: By 38 votes to 24, the House Armed Services Committee shot down a proposal to slow down its cruiser modernization plan. Offered by the top Democrat on the seapower subcommittee, Rep. Joe...

MARCOM Hosts NATO Operations Policy Committee

Yesterday, NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) welcomed the NATO Operations Policy Committee (OPC), led by the NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Operations at NATO Headquarters, Mr…. [[ This is a content summary only....

French Corvette Joins Operation Triton

After the latest Mediterranean Sea migrant tragedy, the European Council made a decision on April 23 to bolster efforts in preventing further loss of lives at sea. Many EU member states immediately… [[ This...

US, Japanese Submarine Forces Strengthen Ties

Rear Adm. William R. Merz, commander, Submarine Group 7, and Vice Adm. Masakazu Kaji, commander, Fleet Submarine Force of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) visited Naval Base Guam April… [[ This is a...

OPV & Surface Combatants Latin America 2015 Conference

Welcome to OPV & Surface Combatants Latin America 2015 The 2015 conference is hosted in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The conference comprehensively explores partnership and business opportunities for global industry in the region. In particular, we...

French, Lebanese Units Train Together

French Navy’s frigate Cassard (D 614) recently carried out a series of exercises with the Lebanese Armed Forces. The frigate, currently deployed in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, trained with… [[ This is a content...

Cochin Launches Fifteenth FPV for Indian Coast Guard

Cochin Shipyard recently launched the fifteenth of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessels (BY 515) being built for Indian Coast Guard. The vessel was named ‘ICGS ARINJAY’. The shipyard also held a keel laying… [[...

Image of the Day: USS Laboon Fires MK 45 5-Inch Gun

The guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) fires its MK 45 5-inch lightweight gun during a passing exercise with the French navy Horizon-class frigate FS Forbin (620). The exercise was… [[ This is a...

Another FREMM Frigate Joins Italian Navy’s Fleet

Italian Navy received the fourth vessel of the FREMM program at Fincantieri’s Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The frigate, named “Carabiniere” in 2014 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the… [[ This is a content...

HMAS Canberra Opens Gates to Visitors in Hobart

The Australian Navy’s newest ship, HMAS Canberra was the hottest ticket in town when she opened her gangway to the public in Hobart on the Anzac Day weekend. During the open day, 6,120 people...

Seabees Help NASA Prepare for Lift Off

Seabees, attached to Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 1, finished helping NASA with moving and dissembling the Orion Boilerplate Test Article (BTA) for scheduled maintenance on Naval Base San… [[ This is a content summary...

USNS Spearhead Concludes Exercise Saharan Express 2015

The Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), along with its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors and civil service mariners, departed Dakar, Senegal,… [[ This is a content summary only....

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