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Update: HMS Prince of Wales Starts Journey

And she departs begin her delivery voyage down the Clyde and around the UK! As soon as the transportation team confirmed she is safe for sea voyage, the Forward Island of the second Queen...

Image of the Day: Supervising a RAS

Cmdr. Tadd Gorman, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), oversees an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

US Navy Selects AMSC’s HTS Equipment

US Navy recently selected AMSC’s high temperature superconductor (HTS) equipment for its fleet. The contract is expected after April 28, 2015. Additionally, AMSC has established a relationship… [[ This is a content summary only....

Naval Combat Systems Conference

Here are just a few: The RNZN are looking to spend $446 million on ANZAC Frigate System upgrade and a further $65.4 million on a Platform Systems upgrade, to be completed by 2018 The...

HMS Somerset Incercepts Possible Drug Transport

Nine people detained for questioning on suspicion of transporting drugs. The Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Somerset, in joint operation with Border Force cutter Valiant, intercepted a tug… [[ This is a content...

US Navy Awards Future DDGs Support Kits Contract

Boeing Co. is being awarded an $11,1 million modification to previously awarded contract for the production and maintenance of support kits for the AN/USQ-82(V) Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex… [[ This is a content summary...

UK to Support Mediterranean SAR Efforts

HMS Bulwark, three Merlin MK2 helicopters and two civilian border patrol boats to take part in Mediterranean Sea search and rescue efforts. The news came from the UK Prime Minister David Cameron at a…...

ITS Aliseo Returns Home from Op Active Endeavour

Italian Navy’s frigate Aliseo concluded its deployment with NATO Standing Maritime Group 2. The vessel returned to its homeport Taranto yesterday, April 23, after a busy period in the… [[ This is a content...

USS Russell Hosts US State Department Official

The officers and crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) provided a ship’s tour and brief on the Navy’s important role in ballistic missile defense (BMD) to a high ranking U.S…....

Australia’s Training Ship Arrives at Gallipoli Peninsula

Australia’s national sail training ship STS Young Endeavour has arrived at the Gallipoli Peninsula to participate in Anzac Centenary Commemorations, four months after setting sail from Sydney…. [[ This is a content summary only....

NASSCO Awarded Further USS America Works

General Dynamics, NASSCO received a $31,7 million modification to previously awarded contract for USS America (LHA 6) fiscal 2015 post-shakedown availability. During a post-shakedown availability,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...

Underway Phase of Saharan Express 2015 Begins

Maritime forces from West and North Africa, Europe and the United States began the underway phase of Exercise Saharan Express 2015, April 22. Exercise Saharan Express 2015, sponsored and facilitated… [[ This is a...

Indian Navy Awards USD 3.1 Bln Deal to GRSE

Defence PSU Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers received its biggest ever order from the Indian Navy. With a total worth of $3.1 billion, this contract includes the construction of three advanced… [[ This is...

USS Oklahoma City Docks in Yokosuka

The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka April 22, for a port visit during its deployment to the Western Pacific. This was the… [[ This is...

USS Oklahoma City Docks in Yokosuka

The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka April 22, for a port visit during its deployment to the Western Pacific. This was the… [[ This is...

Larnaca, Cyprus Welcomes USS Ross

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived in Larnaca, Cyprus, for a scheduled port visit April 23. This port visits serves to enhance U.S.-Cyprus relations as the two… [[ This is...

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