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  • 29 January 2019
    Authorities

    Royal Navy veterans and serving submariners recently marked the loss of submarine K13 which sank during sea trials on the Gareloch on January 29, 1917. The sinking resulted in the tragic death of 32 people on board. Over the weekend of January 26, members of the Submariners Association from around the country headed to HM Naval […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Navy submariners at Faslane Cemetery in Garelochhead on January 29 to mark the centenary of the sinking of the submarine K13. The ceremony was attended by veterans and serving submariners from nearby HM Naval Base Clyde, representatives from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) and local Sea Cadets. Also attending were some of the relatives […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Authorities

    Somali pirates on Thursday released the fuel tanker Aris 13 and its crew, the EU Naval Force (Somalia) confirmed. The crew were set free with no injuries after being held hostage for four days. This was also confirmed by the director general of the maritime police force of Somalia’s Puntland region, Abdirahman Mohamud Hassan who said the forces pulled back […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Quotas from the Fiscal Year (FY) 13 Active Duty E7 Board show Navy’s force management initiatives are having some positive results, resulting in advancement opportunity increasing 5.73 points from 18.23 percent in FY12 to 23.96 percent for the FY13 board. With approximately 4,400 quotas for this board, the Navy is ensuring the fleet has the […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Authorities

    For the first time since 2012, Somali pirates hijacked a tanker on March 13 off the coast of Somalia, the EU Naval Force counter-piracy operation has confirmed. The authorities said they received positive confirmation from the master of the Comoros-flagged tanker, Aris 13, that his ship and crew are currently being held captive by a number […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Training & Education

    This week marked the beginning of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer’s (LHD 4) involvement in the initial phase of Dawn Blitz 2013 (DB 13). DB 13 is an exercise in which forces plan and execute an Expeditionary Strike Group and Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) – sized amphibious assault from sea in a maritime and […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy has called off the search for a Marine who was reported missing from amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD-2) on August 9. The Marine, assigned to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit embarked aboard USS Essex, is presumed dead after the US Navy announced the end of search and rescue efforts on Tuesday. […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Minister of Defense, Pedro Morenés accompanied by the Chief of Defense Staff, Admiral Fernando García and the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Jaime Muñoz-Delgado, attended the multinational Maritime Security exercise ‘Seaborder-13’organized in Portuguese waters from the 1st to the 3rd of October. This exercise was carried out within the framework of scheduled activities of […]

  • 19 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NOAA: USS Independence Wreck “Amazingly Intact” NOAA, working with private industry partners and the U.S. Navy, has confirmed the location and condition of the USS Independence, the lead ship of its class of light aircraft carriers that were critical during the American naval offensive in the Pacific during World War II. Sweden’s Intruder Sub Turns […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Army Apache helicopters have joined Navy Sea King, Merlin and Lynx helicopters on board HMS Illustrious for two weeks in the Gulf as part of the ongoing Cougar 13 deployment. The Apache helicopters from 656 Squadron 4 Regiment Army Air Corps joined Illustrious in the waters off the United Arab Emirates as she took part […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious sailed from Portsmouth on August 12 as part of an annual deployment to the Mediterranean and Gulf region involving thousands of RN, Royal Marines and Royal Fleet Auxiliary personnel. The long-planned Cougar ’13 deployment will see elements of the UK’s Response Force Task Group (RFTG) – the naval force […]

  • 19 May 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Kearsarge Anchors in Eilat, Israel The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), along with embarked Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) arrived in Eilat, Israel for a regularly scheduled port visit, May 14. US Navy: First Mobile Landing Platform Delivered The Navy accepted delivery of the first Mobile Landing […]

  • 19 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education
  • 9 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Members of Pacific Partnership 2013 (PP13) from the U.S. and Royal New Zealand Navy traded places for seven days, switching ships and returning to their respective vessels prior to the end of the PP13 mission’s completion, Aug 5. The Sailors from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) and the amphibious sealift […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Authorities

    HMS Portland’s ship’s company has celebrated the ship’s 13th birthday as they enter the fifth month of a seven-month deployment as the Royal Navy’s Atlantic Patrol Ship. HMS Portland was built on the Clyde and launched by her sponsor, Lady Heather Brigstocke on 15 May 1999. Following successful completion of sea trials, she was formally […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The mighty anchors on Britain’s biggest warship have been tested for the first time. Nearly as heavy as the jets which will operate from HMS Queen Elizabeth, the 13-tonne anchors were lowered on the carrier and into the huge basin in Rosyth where she is being completed. The trial involving engineers from the Aircraft Carrier […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Duyung community located in Timor-Leste’s Metinaro province received a three-classroom school house, playground and related support facilities, during an official ribbon-cutting ceremony, Oct. 28. The ribbon-cutting marked the end of Sapper 13 – a multilateral exercise designed to increase interoperability between U.S. Navy Seabees, U.S. Marine Corps combat engineers, Royal Australian engineers and engineers […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Training & Education

    USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) left Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) July 23 after completing a 13-month planned incremental availability (PIA). GHWB will conduct sea trials in collaboration with NNSY to evaluate Sailors’ performance and ensure the operability of ship equipment and systems. “Sea trials are exciting and the culmination of an enormous effort […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy warship HMS Westminster sailed from Portsmouth on August 13 as part of the Cougar ’13 deployment to the Mediterranean and Gulf which involves thousands of RN, Royal Marines and Royal Fleet Auxiliary personnel. The long-planned deployment will see elements of the UK’s Response Force Task Group (RFTG) – the naval force formed under […]

  • 19 January 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    GDEB, US Navy Ink Ohio Replacement Submarine Contract General Dynamics Electric Boat has signed a contract with the US Navy under which General Dynamics will continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the Ohio replacement submarine and the UK’s Successor ballistic-missile submarine.  USNS Millinocket Passes Acceptance Trials The future Spearhead-class Joint High Speed Vessel […]

  • 19 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education
  • 11 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Portsmouth helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious is being put through her paces as she prepares for her autumn deployment on Exercise Cougar 13. Since May 20 and until June 13 Lusty has been based in Plymouth with Flag Officer Sea Training staff who are preparing the ship’s company for every possible eventuality. As a result she […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Training & Education

    More than a dozen organizations and agencies gathered at the Admiral Faye Gassama Naval Base in Dakar, Senegal, to explore maritime security issues as part of Exercise Saharan Express 2013 (SE-13), March 11. The participants, both governmental and non-governmental, represent major stakeholders in West Africa’s maritime security. The exercise, which began March 7, is an […]

  • 14 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The fiscal year 2013 (FY-13) performance-based Senior Enlisted Continuation board will convene Feb. 25, 2013 according to a Navy message released Dec. 12. “This is a performance-based board, just as it has always been,” said Navy Personnel Command (NPC) Force Master Chief (SW/AW/NAC) Jon Port. “As highlighted in the NAVADMIN, documented misconduct and substandard performance […]

  • 13 April 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Image of the Day: Artist Rendering of Electromagnetic Railgun aboard USNS Millinocket The Office of Naval Research-founded electromagnetic railgun, which is installed aboard the joint high-speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3), shown by an artist rendering.   A long range weapon, railgun, can launch projectiles using electricity instead of chemical propellants and is under testing […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $13 million contract for continued work on the U.S. Navy’s Zumwalt(DDG 1000) class of destroyers. This is a modification to a previously awarded contract. “This contract modification provides additional funding for the composite work we’re doing on the deckhouse for […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy ships from the Essex amphibious ready group (ARG) and marines assigned to 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) started one of the final preparatory exercises ahead of their deployment later this year. The ARGMEUEX, an exercise led by Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 15 and 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Expeditionary Operations Training Group, started off […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The 13th vessel in the US Navy’s Spearhead-class of expeditionary fast transport (EPF) ships will be named USNS Apalachicola (T-EPF 13), Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer has announced. Construction of the ship is set to start in late 2019 after shipbuilder Austal USA received a long-lead time materials contract for the 13 and […]