Top News of the Week of Oct 13 – 19, 2014

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 and Atlantic Ocean, which will encompass the anti submarine component and the electronic warfare component.

HMS Caroline to Become a Floating Museum

The last remaining British survivor of the First World War, and of the Battle of Jutland still afloat, is looking at a future as a floating museum.

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 commenced its factory sea trials.

VIDEO: Presenting the UK Navy’s OPVs Enhancements

Construction of the Royal UK Navy’s River Class Batch 2 Offshore Patrol Vessels is underway in Glasgow.

ST Marine Names Omani Navy’s First Patrol Vessel

Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine), the marine arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering), held the naming ceremony for the first Patrol Vessel (PV) built for Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) on 14 October.