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HMS Duncan Celebrates 4th B-Day with a Bang

The sixth of Britain’s Type 45 destroyers HMS Duncan successfully downed a target with her Sea Viper missile – the perfect fourth birthday present for the Portsmouth-based warship. Seconds after… [[ This is a...

Upgrade Works Start on HMS Montrose

Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose has docked down at Devonport Royal Dockyard where Babcock is undertaking a 15 month refit programme including a number of upgrades and improvements. The workscope for the… [[ This...

Russian Navy’s New Landing Craft Starts Sea Trials

The latest landing craft of the project 21820 “Lieutenant Rimsky-Korsakov”, built by the OJSC “Yaroslavsky Shipyard” for the Russian Navy’s Baltic fleet has… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...

VIDEO: Hellenic Navy’s New Sub Named PIPINOS

At the presence of the Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, the Minister of National Defence Dimitris Avramopoulos officially named the new Submarine of the Hellenic Navy “PIPINOS”. The launching and… [[ This is a content...

JSS Karel Doorman Gets Bolidt Marine Decking

In collaboration with Damen Shipyards and the RNLN, Bolidt installed the decking on the Navy’s new vessel Joint Support Ship Karel Doorman. In total, about 18,000 m2 of Bolidt marine decking… [[ This is...

Two JMSDF Ships Pay Visit to Colombo, Sri Lanka

Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, “JS BUNGO” and “JS YAEYAMA” arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill and supply visit on 13th October 2014. They were welcomed by the...

USS George H.W. Bush, USS Makin Island Carry Out RAS

US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) recently carried out a vertical replenishment with the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). Makin Island pulled alongside… [[ This is a...

GONDAN Delivers the Vessel Stril Luna, Designed with FORAN

FORAN has been the shipbuilding CAD/CAM system in the design and production of the Stril Luna vessel, built by Astilleros Gondán and delivered to the Norwegian shipowner Simon Møkster Shipping. …read more Source:: Naval...

Russia Orders Project 12260 Yastreb Speedboats

On 3 October 2014, the Federal Security Service of Russia and the OJSC “Yaroslavsky Shipyard” signed the state contract for the construction of speedboats of the project 12260… [[ This is a content summary...

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 NOBLE JUSTIFICATION in the Mediterranean Sea… [[ This is...

USCG Rescues Two Men Off Galveston Jetties

Two men were rescued off the Galveston Jetties by a US Coast Guard aircrew after their sailboat became lodged on the rocks Monday morning. The men called Sector Houston/Galveston watchstanders at… [[ This is...

Timor-Leste, HMAS Diamantina Complete Training

Timor-Leste’s maritime defence capability has received a boost with the recent visit by HMAS Diamantina to Dili to help train members of the naval component of the Falantil-Forcas Defensa… [[ This is a content...

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