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Africa Partnership Station Comes to an End

Maritime professionals from Africa, Europe and the U.S. concluded the Africa Partnership Station (APS) Annual Planning Conference, Sept. 17. The 3-day conference allowed training officers from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

Lockheed Martin Wins Integrated Submarine Imaging System Deal

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded an $117,7 million cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost reimbursement modification to previously awarded contract to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...

HMAS Larrakia Leaves Darwin Naval Base

After a hectic 24 hours storing and refuelling for the first leg of a six-week South East Asian deployment, HMAS Larrakia slipped out of Australian Darwin Naval Base on September 16. Attack 4… [[...

USCG Cutter Fir Takes Part in Oil Spill Exercise

The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Fir, a 225-foot buoy tender homeported in Astoria, Oregon, participated in a Spilled Oil Response System exercise near Blake Island, Washington, Wednesday…. [[ This is a...

MARCOM Commander Visits Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

The Commander of NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CBE, paid official visits to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania last week as part of ongoing NATO efforts to assure Allies… [[ This...

USCG Cutter Boutwell Stops By Puerto Chiapas, Mexico

The 14th Naval Zone of the Mexican Navy hosted military unit tours, professional exchange visits and some spirited sports competition for the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell during a… [[ This...

Second Italian Naval Group Engages in Spanish Minex 2014

On September 11, the Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) continued sailing the Mediterranean after a short port visit in Casablanca. SNMCMG2 is currently composed of the… [[ This is a content summary...

Image of the Day: Star Spangled Spectacular Fireworks

Ship’s crew and guests aboard the Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2) look at the fireworks in Baltimore during the city’s Star Spangled… [[ This is a content summary...

Budget concerns hold up UCLASS RfP public release

Key Points The DoD is carefully considering how much funding to allocate for UCLASS before allowing the navy to solicit bids for the effort. The USN has reportedly been studying two UCLASS alternatives-a smaller,...

UK Navy Sailors “Plant” WWI Tribute

Royal UK Navy sailors have played their part in ‘planting’ a stunning tribute to the fallen of World War 1. Volunteers from HMS Bristol put in a shift at the Tower of London, creating...

HMAS Toowoomba Joins Operation MANITOU

HMAS Toowoomba arrived in the Middle East Region (MER) on 10 August 2014 on Operation MANITOU for tasking within the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF). Operation MANITOU is the Australian… [[ This is a content...

Indian Navy’s Chetak Makes Hard Landing

Indian Navy’s Chetak helicopter made a hard landing at Uran, across the harbour, at about 1015 h on 18 September, whilst on a routine training sortie off Mumbai. Two pilots and two… [[ This...

USS Chancellorsville Test AWS Baseline 9A

USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) concluded a series of live-fire exercises to assess the ship’s newly installed AEGIS Weapon System (AWS) Baseline 9A, Sept. 5. Chancellorsville is the first… [[ This is a content summary...

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