Most Read News, May 18 – 24, 2015

Australian Navy to Receive Its First Air Warfare Destroyer

The first of three new Australian air warfare destroyer, HMAS Hobart, is due for delivery tomorrow, May 23, 2015.

US Navy Tests Catapult Shots with EMALS aboard CVN 78

The US Navy conducted the first-ever, shipboard, full-speed catapult shots using the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) aboard the aircraft carrier Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), Naval Sea Systems Command announced May 15.

HMS Prince of Wales Reaches Another Milestone

The forward section of Britain’s biggest future warship is now outwardly complete after engineers successfully attached the final part of HMS Prince of Wales’ bow.

Oldest Commissioned Warship in the World Changes Command

On the 15th May 2015 Lt Cdr BJ Smith assumed command of the oldest commissioned warship in the world, HMS Victory.

New Surveillance System Chosen for Queen Elizabeth Class Carriers

A new helicopter-borne surveillance system has been chosen to protect the Royal Navy’s future Queen Elizabeth Class carriers.