Top News of the Week July 22 – 27, 2013
An American littoral combat ship USS Independence conducted a demonstration of its maneuvering capabilities in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of San Diego on July 18th 2013.
The Philippine Navy is preparing for the arrival of its second warship BRP Ramon Alcaraz, according to gma news. The warship, which is on the way to the Philippines, is expected to arrive in Subic Bay on August 4th.
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, seated in Bath, Maine, has gained a $7.5Million modification of a previously awarded contract to deliver engineering and management services for advance planning and design in support of the post-shakedown availability for the USS Independence (LCS 2).
The French Navy’s Fleet Support Service (SSF) signed off on the completion of the intermediate refit of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle after six months’ work by DCNS.
The waters off Libya have provided rich pickings in one of the most fruitful periods of survey work ever carried out by the Royal Navy in recent years.
After spending four days in Hawaii, BRP Ramon Alcaraz departed for Guam on Tuesday, the last port stop before she finally arrives to her new home, the Philippines on the first week of August.