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Mystery Deepens Over Reported Russian Sub in Sweden

Mystery deepened Sunday over a Swedish military operation triggered by ‘foreign underwater activity’ off the coast of Stockholm, amid an unconfirmed report of a hunt for a damaged Russian submarine. …read more Source:: Defense...

USS Arleigh Burke Back in Homeport

The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) returned to her Norfolk, Va., homeport, Oct. 17, after completing an eight-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas… [[ This is...

Top News of the Week of Oct 13 – 19, 2014

NRF Warships to Test Rapid Response Readiness A large fleet of warships from NATO’s Response Force (NRF) sailed from ports across Europe yesterday to take part in the maritime component of Exercise… [[ This...

GCC Naval Group To Focus on Coastal Threats

The Gulf Cooperation Council’s planned maritime security force – announced last week at a conference in Qatar – will most likely focus on coastal interdictions and counterterrorism operations and be less of a ‘blue...

Destroyer Arleigh Burke Returns Home to Norfolk

The homecoming of the USS Arleigh Burke after eight months overseas drew hundreds of family members eager for a glimpse of loved ones gone so long. …read more Source:: Military.com (Naval)

Navy Tests Fire Scout Drone On Trimaran LCS

The Navy has conducted the first testing of the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter aboard a trimaran variant of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) said. Called “dynamic interface...

E-2D Hits IOC; Navy Hawkeye Gets Larger, Lethal Role

NORFOLK: The famed “eyes of the fleet” are getting sharper. The Navy has declared the latest variant, the E-2D radar plane, ready for real-world operations just in time for the 50th anniversary of the...

US Navy to Christen LCS Detroit (Gallery)

The US Navy will christen littoral combat ship (LCS) Detroit, on Oct. 18 during a ceremony at Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, will… [[ This is...

US Navy’s Birthday Celebrated on USS San Diego

Sailors and Marines of amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) celebrated the Navy’s 239th birthday on October 13. After the USS San Diego’s choir delivered the national… [[ This is a...

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