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HMS Prince of Wales Reaches Another Milestone

The forward section of Britain’s biggest future warship is now outwardly complete after engineers successfully attached the final part of HMS Prince of Wales’ bow. After some exact calculations to… [[ This is a...

BAE delivers more AWD blocks

Williamstown, Victoria – A further two Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) blocks manufactured at BAE Systems’ Williamstown shipyard have been sent to Osborne, South Australia. BAE Systems Director of Maritime Bill Saltzer said: “Our AWD...

USS Freedom (LCS 1) Completes Rough Water Trials

WASHINGTON – The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) completed Seakeeping and Structural Loads Trials, commonly referred to as Rough Water Trials (RWT) in late March the Navy reported May 21. The U.S....

Senior Naval Leaders Gather aboard USS Fort Worth

Adm. Michelle Howard, vice chief of naval operations, hosted a reception for senior naval leaders on board littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) May 20. Howard is the senior U.S. Navy leader…...

ERAPSCO to Build Sonobuoys for US Navy

Sparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (ULE) announce the award of subcontracts valued at $57 million to their ERAPSCO joint venture, for the manufacture of sonobuoys for the United… [[ This is a...

Royal Navy Sailors Remember Dunkirk Evacuation

Patrol boats HMS Trumpeter and Ranger and sailors from HMS Collingwood crossed the English Channel with the little ships of Dunkirk, France, to mark the 75th anniversary of the evacuation. They are… [[ This...

Image of the Day: Sea Hawk Transfers Supplies

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Sea Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 picks up supplies from the Military Sealift Command Fast Combat Support Ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8)… [[...

USS Antietam Receives Ammo Load

The Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) completed an ammunition on load May 20, while at anchorage off of Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Sailors assigned to… [[ This is a content summary...

HMAS Anzac Docks in Portsmouth, UK

The Royal Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has arrived in Portsmouth, UK, as part of her NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment. Anzac departed Sydney in March 2015, and has transited the… [[ This is...

USS Michael Murphy Ends Seven-Month Deployment

After a successful seven-month deployment, the guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) returned May 21 to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). With the conclusion of this journey the… [[ This is a content...

USS Freedom Concludes Rough Water Trials

The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) completed Seakeeping and Structural Loads Trials, commonly referred to as Rough Water Trials (RWT) in late March the Navy reported May 21. The U.S. Navy… [[...

USS Ross Sails to the Black Sea

US Navy’s USS Ross (DDG 71) will enter the Black Sea, May 23, 2015, to promote peace and stability in the region. Ross’s presence in the Black Sea will reaffirm the dedication and… [[...

Ships Open for Tours during Fleet Week New York

Citizens from New York City and the surrounding tri-state area flocked to the Hudson River piers to tour U.S. Navy ships and Coast Guard cutters participating in Fleet Week New York, May 21. The…...

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