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Sri Lanka Navy Helps Indian fishermen in Distress

Sri Lanka Navy rescued four Indian fishermen and a trawler in distress west of Delft close to mid-night on 6th October 2014. The rescued fishermen will be handed over to Delft Police for onward…...

HMS Artful’s Maiden Dive

The Royal Navy’s third Astute-class submarine has successfully completed her first dive, a major milestone for the vessel before it begins sea trials next year. Video: BAE Systems …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Danish MPA CHALLENGER Joins NATO’s Ocean Shield

A Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) CHALLENGER (CL-604) from the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF) is currently supporting NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD Task Force 508 (CTF-508). The… [[ This is a content summary only....

USS Abraham Lincoln Sailors Save the Navy USD 4.6 Mln

As the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) approaches its next phase in the refueling complex overhaul (RCOH), personnel from the decking team (PM-13) are saving the Navy $4.6… [[ This is...

Image of the Day: USS GW’s Carrier Air Wing

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) arrives in Guam for a scheduled port visit. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a… [[ This is...

Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Unmanned Mine-Hunting Mission

Northrop Grumman Corporation, in support of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Manama, Bahrain, announced the successful demonstration of an unmanned mine-hunting mission. In the demonstration, the… [[ This is a content summary only....

HNLMS Van Speijk, FGS Berlin Escort WFP Vessel

EU NAVFOR Warship HNLMS Van Speijk escorted the World Food Programme (WFP) chartered vessel from 21-25 September before handing over to FGS Berlin allowing the Dutch Frigate to proceed north whilst… [[ This is...

HMAS Newcastle Gets Busy in North West Shelf

HMAS Newcastle’s recent transit from Darwin to HMAS Stirling south of Perth was a busy one with the ship patrolling the waters around over 20 oil and gas platforms. Commanding Officer of Newcastle,… [[...

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 15 Fishermen

Sri Lanka Naval craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 15 fishermen with 4 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing. The operation took place in the seas North of Pigeon Island…...

Almirante Juan de Borbón Participates in Active Endeavour

The frigate ‘Almirante Juan de Borbón’ (F-102), integrated into SNMG-2 (Standing NATO Maritime Group 2), will take part in the “Active Endeavour” operation during the first weeks of… [[ This is a content summary...

USS Mitscher Visits Ibiza, Spain

The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) arrived in Ibiza, Spain for a port visit on Oct. 4th, 2014. This port visit serves to continue U.S. Naval Forces… [[ This is...

UK Navy Divers Conduct Solent Explosion Op

Royal UK Navy divers carried out a controlled explosion to remove two concrete and wood pillars that have been menacing sailors in the Solent. For years the two pillars have stood rising eight metres…...

The Eagles Change Command

Cmdr. Geoffrey P. Bowman relieved Cmdr. Shawn M. Kern as commanding officer of the “Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 during an airborne change of command ceremony in airspace… [[ This is a...

USS Henry M. Jackson Celebrates 30th Birthday

The Blue and Gold crews of USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) celebrated the ship’s 30th anniversary Oct. 6 with a ceremony at the Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, becoming the first Ohio-class SSBN to…...

Two Norfolk-Based Aircraft Carriers Switch Places

Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) announced a decision to change the future schedules of two Norfolk-based aircraft carriers. USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), will replace USS Dwight D. Eisenhower… [[ This is a...

USS America Prepares for Commissioning

The US Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) arrived in San Francisco, Oct. 6, in preparation for its commissioning ceremony on Oct. 11 during San Francisco Fleet Week…. [[ This is...

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