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HMAS Newcastle Seizes $520 Mln Worth of Drugs

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Newcastle patrolling with the Combined Maritime Forces in the Middle East region has seized another 581kg of illegal narcotics with an estimated street value of… [[ This is a...

BAE Systems Awarded Further SRA Work for USS Sterett

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair received a $13,5 million modification to previously awarded contract for fiscal 2015 selected restricted availability (SRA) for the destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104)…. [[ This is a content...

USS Milius on Its Way Home

The guided missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) is scheduled to return June 25 from a 250-day independent deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans. While deployed to the U.S. 5th and 7th…...

ESPS Galicia Attends Seychelles National Day Celebrations

On Thursday 18 June 2015, officers and sailors from Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia, were invited to attend the Seychelles National Day celebrations. EU Naval Force attendees included the… [[ This is a content...

USS Essex Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

Sailors and Marines aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) held a command-wide observance ceremony in honor and support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride… [[ This is a...

USS Laboon Engages in PASSEX with Romanian Navy

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with the Romanian Navy corvette Admiral Eustatiu Sebastian (F-264)in the Black… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

HMS Northumberland on Its Way to North Shields

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Northumberland sails into North Shields on Wednesday 24 June for a six-day visit. She will be berthing at Northumbrian Quay North Shields at approximately 10am… [[ This is...

USS Michigan Sails to Busan, Korea

The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrived at Busan for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific, June 23. With a crew of approximately 165, Michigan will… [[...

Saab showcases MCM capabilities to Indonesian Navy

Swedish defence company Saab has presented its portfolio of mine countermeasures (MCM) systems to an Indonesian Navy (Tentera Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut: TNI-AL) delegation including its chief, a company representative confirmed to IHS...

Egypt receives its first FREMM frigate

French naval shipbuilder DCNS transferred the FREMM frigate Tahya Misr (FFG-1001, ex- Normandie [D651]) to the Egyptian Navy on 24 June; a delivery that marks a major milestone towards a strategic partnership between France...

TKMS chairman in Australia to talk submarines with officials

The chairman of Germany’s ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), Hans Christoph Atzpodien, completed a three-day visit to Australia on 24 June during which he discussed TKMS proposals for the design and construction of Australia’s Future...

South Korean prosecutors investigate HHI

South Korean naval shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has confirmed to IHS Jane’s that public prosecutors have investigated the company’s offices in Seoul as part of an inquiry into alleged corruption. A spokesman said...

RAN’s Nuship Adelaide LHD begins sea trials

The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) second landing helicopter dock (LHD) ship, Nuship Adelaide, has been floated out from BAE Systems’ Williamstown shipyard to undergo sea trials. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

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