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Iwo Jima ARG Becomes Part of US 6th Fleet

The Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group/ 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations June 22, 2015. The ARG/MEU, comprised of embarked Marines from the 24th MEU, the… [[ This...

HMS Enterprise to Replace HMS Bulwark in the Med

The UK Ministry of Defence has announced that HMS Enterprise will replace HMS Bulwark in support of the EU mission to tackle the migration in the Mediterranean. HMS Bulwark deployed at short notice… [[...

NUSHIP Adelaide Commences Sea Trials

NUSHIP Adelaide, one of two Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), left BAE Systems Williamstown (17 June) to begin sea trials. After some initial trials in Port...

US SECNAV, Estonian Navy Discuss Security Issues

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with Commander of the Estonian Navy Capt. Sten Sepper aboard the Estonian Navy’s flagship minesweeper, the ENS Admiral Cowan, June 19. While aboard, Mabus… [[ This is...

European Council Takes Action against Human Smugglers

The European Council yesterday launched the EU naval operation against human smugglers and traffickers in the Mediterranean called “EUNAVFOR Med”. Its mission is to identify, capture and… [[ This is a content summary only....

Iwo Jima ARG Leaves US 5th Fleet

The Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (IWOARG), with embarked 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), departed U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO), June 21. The ARG entered U.S. 6th Fleet AOO upon… [[ This...

US Navy Vessels Tests New Procure-to-Pay Process

Procurement and payment processes for Logistics Request (LOGREQs) have historically been done at the local ship level, but soon there will be a new way to pay for these and other items and port…...

LHD Adelaide Begins Sea Trials

Australian Navy’s new Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) NUSHIP Adelaide left BAE Systems Williamstown on June 17 to begin sea trials. After some initial trials in Port Phillip Bay, NUSHIP Adelaide… [[ This is a...

ITS Libeccio Helps Merchant Vessel off Somalia

On Thursday 18 June 2015, Operation Atalanta warship, ITS Libeccio, responded to a distress call from an Italian-flagged merchant vessel, MV Roberto Rizzo, after it became adrift 55 nautical miles… [[ This is a...

Egypt takes delivery of two US missile ships

Egypt has taken delivery of two more US fast missile boats to boost its ability in ensuring “regional security and countering terrorism”, the American embassy in Cairo said on Monday. Ties with the United...

Venezuelan military increases operational capabilities

Key Points Venezuela has taken delivery of 557 vehicles, sourced from China, to support logistics needs for the country’s five military branches The vehicles are part of a larger re-equipment programme of 2,106 vehicles...

RAN’s second Canberra-class LHD sails for first sea trials

The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) second Canberra-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) vessel, the future HMAS Adelaide , has left BAE Systems’ shipyard in Williamstown to begin its first sea trials, a company official told...

General Atomics tests projectiles with on-board electronics

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has conducted four successful tests of its projectiles with on-board electronics at the US Army’s dugway proving ground in Utah. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

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