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Saab Exhibits at Euronaval 2014

Saab will participate at Euronaval 2014, held from 27-31 October at the Le Bourget exhibition centre, Paris. Saab takes its place at this international naval and maritime event as a first tier global… [[...

EID to Attend Expodefensa IV

EID will participate in Expodefensa IV, Feria Internacional de Defensa y Seguridad, that will take place in Bogotá, Colombia, from 29 – 31 October 2014. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

HII Bags Nuclear Submarines Support Contract

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract for planning and design yard functions for standard… [[ This is a content summary only....

USCG Assists Man from Burning Sailboat

The US Coast Guard assisted with the rescue of a boater Monday after the man’s 33-foot sailboat caught fire five miles west of Windmill Point in the Chesapeake Bay. Rescued was John Lee Brown…...

HMS Bulwark Hosts US Marine Corps during Cougar Voyage

Royal Marines were carried into ‘battle’ by a new steed when they tried out the US Marine Corps’ stunning Osprey as Britain’s task group trained with the Americans and Kuwaitis in the Gulf. For...

RFA Argus Transports Vehicles to Sierra Leone

The 32 UK-funded vehicles are on their way to Sierra Leone where they will transport staff, medicines and equipment to help defeat Ebola. 32 UK-funded pickup trucks to assist efforts to defeat Ebola… [[...

Black Duke Exits Devonport Frigate Refit Complex

HMS Monmouth has successfully undocked and moved out of the Devonport Frigate Refit Complex, marking the first major key date in her extensive upgrade period. Monmouth, known informally as the ‘Black… [[ This is...

Image of the Day: HMAS Arunta in Rough Seas

The bow of HMAS Arunta plows into a wave as the ship sails through rough weather off the coast of Victoria. After completing Exercise Kakadu in the Northern Australia Exercise Area, HMAS Arunta has…...

TAV Inspection Conducted aboard USS George Washington

The supply department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) underwent an annual Type Commander Assist Visit (TAV) inspection, Oct. 12-16. The TAV inspection will… [[ This is a content summary...

Golden Falcons Hold Change of Command Ceremony

The “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 held a change of command ceremony aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Oct. 21. The… [[ This is a content summary...

HMAS Sirius Back in Action

HMAS Sirius is back out at sea doing what she does best, refuelling ships for the first time since February. After an extended period of maintenance, Sirius recently left Sydney bound for the East…...

New Canadian Naval Ensign Adopted

Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), yesterday announced the adoption of a stylized flying Canadian Naval Ensign as the new visual identifier for the RCN. The new… [[ This is...

Pacific Submarine Force Recognized for Safety

The Pacific Submarine Force was honored twice for safety, Oct. 20, as the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) and the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) were each… [[...

Hellenic Navy Submarine OKEANOS Launched

The launching ceremony of the modernised submarine “OKEANOS” of the Hellenic Navy took place at the premises of the Hellenic Shipyards S.A in Skaramangas and was officiated by his beatitude… [[ This is a...

Operation RENDER SAFE Launches in Bougainville

Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel have arrived in Bougainville to address a potentially deadly legacy posed by unexploded ordnance from past conflicts as part of Operation RENDER SAFE 2014…. [[ This is a content...

Submarines and Support Services Deal Goes to GD Electric Boat

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded an $18,8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract for reactor plant planning yard services… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...

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