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  • 1 September 2013
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    VFA-106 Commanding Officer Relieved of Duties   The commanding officer of Strike Fighter Squadron One Zero Six (VFA-106) based at Naval Air Station Oceana was relieved of his duties Aug. 26 by Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic.  US to Attack Syria on Thursday?   The US could attack Syria with three days of missile strikes, beginning on […]

  • 7 September 2014
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    Marine Helicopter Crashes in the Gulf of Aden A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) crashed at 2:00 p.m. (GMT), yesterday, at sea in the Gulf of Aden as it attempted to land aboard USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).   HMS Queen Elizabeth Undergoes Inclining Test […]

  • 10 August 2014
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    North Dakota Submarine Completes Alpha Sea Trials The US nation’s newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, North Dakota (SSN-784), returned to the General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard Tuesday following the successful completion of its first voyage in open seas, called alpha sea trials.   Austal USA: USS Montgomery Hits Production Milestone The future USS […]

  • 31 August 2014
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    US DoD Expresses Concern to China for Dangerous Intercept The US Defense Department has expressed its concern to Chinese diplomatic officials about an Aug. 19 incident in which an armed Chinese fighter jet conducted a dangerous intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon patrol aircraft, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters […]

  • 24 August 2014
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    Lockheed Martin Bags F-35 Lightning II Contract, 2014 Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $232,7 million cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production Lot VI contract.   USS Saratoga Departs Newport for Final Cruise Korean War era aircraft carrier USS Saratoga will depart […]

  • 17 August 2014
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      UK Awards £348 Million Warship Contract More than 800 Scottish jobs have been protected thanks to a £348 million contract to build 3 new vessels for the Royal Navy. The offshore patrol vessels (OPVs), which will be used by the Royal Navy to undertake various tasks in support of UK interests both at home […]

  • 3 August 2014
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    DDG 1000 Zumwalt-Class Destroyer Program Continues to Progress The DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer program continues to progress, meeting key program milestones on the path to Initial Operational Capability (IOC).   As the prime mission systems integrator for the DDG 1000 ship class, Raytheon provides the multi-mission, integrated combat system capability for the program.    UK […]

  • 6 September 2015
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    LE James Joyce Joins Irish Naval Service Fleet LE James Joyce, a Samuel Beckett-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), joined Irish Naval Service fleet during a Commissioning Ceremony, on Carlisle Pier, Dun Laoghaire, on September 1st, 2015. Eighth and Final Patrol Boat Delivered to ABF Cape York, the final of eight Cape Class Patrol Boats built […]

  • 4 September 2016
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  • 13 September 2011
    Industry news

      The reason of the first abortive test launch of SLBM Bulava in Aug was unstable operation of some particular elements in the missile system, reported RIA Novosti referring to a high-ranking representative of Russian Defense Ministry. The postponed launch was scheduled on Aug 20. The missile was effectively launched later, on Aug 27. “It […]

  • 25 August 2011

      The Continuing Promise 2011 (CP11) mission team, embarked aboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), is scheduled to return to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Aug. 24 to resume medical, dental, veterinary and engineering operations. The ship weighed anchor and got underway the evening of Aug. 21 in anticipation of the approaching Tropical Storm Irene. Comfort was directed by […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Having finished the stay in Novorossiysk, ships of Black Sea joint task group BLACKSEAFOR on Aug 16 started joint tasks at sea under command of Capt 1 rank Yury Zemsky (Russian Navy). The task group consists of Russian large landing ship Caesar Kunikov (BLACKSEAFOR flagship), Bulgarian minesweeper Priboy, Romanian corvette Sebastian, Turkish frigate Yildirim, […]

  • 12 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Oldest ship of Italian Navy – training sailer Amerigo Vespucci – will visit Sevastopol in Aug 23-27, reports Italian Navy’s press release. During the visit, Italian mariners will meet with local authorities, Black Sea Fleet command, and take part in cultural exchange activities. On Aug 9 Amerigo Vespucci visited Turkish port Istanbul. The sailing ship […]

  • 18 August 2011

      Russian Navy command appraises anti-piracy actions of Russian warships in the Gulf of Aden and near Horn of Africa as effective. Large ASW ship Severomorsk securing civil shipping in those regions on Aug 17 arrived in the central part of the Arabian Sea to start forming a new convoy of merchant vessels; the convoy […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) large landing ship Caesar Kunikov headed by Capt 2 rank Sergei Larchuk left Sevastopol on Aug 8 and laid a course for Novorossiysk, Russia to take over command of the Black Sea Naval Cooperation Task Group (BLACKSEAFOR) from Romania on Aug 13. BLACKSEAFOR headquarters led by BSF Deputy Commander Vice Admiral […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Trilateral life-saving exercise Cooperation & Security 2011 will take place on Aug 4 (if bad weather – on Aug 5) in the Gulf of Finland, told press service of Russian FSB, St. Petersburg branch to Central Navy Portal. Border guards of Russia, Finland and Estonia will take part in the exercise. Each party will delegate […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Patrol ship of South Korea’s National Maritime Police Agency (hull number 5001) will pay a visit to Vladivostok on Aug 9, reports RIA Deita referring to press group of Russian FSB Frontier Service, Primorsky Krai branch. The delegation will be headed by Superintendent General Lee Won Il (Korea National Maritime Police Agency). On the way […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Brazilian Navy’s training ship Brasil pays a visit to St. Petersburg in Aug 9-13. The ship moored at English Embankment at 10 am. Brasil is the most frequent guest among foreign ships calling at St. Petersburg; this is her 13th visit to the Russia’s “northern capital”. Basically, the ship serves as a practice platform for […]

  • 21 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Representatives from Navy Personnel Command’s fleet engagement team will be in Pensacola, Fla., Aug. 28-30 to meet with Sailors and discuss the latest personnel policies and initiatives impacting the fleet. The team will discuss recently announced initiatives like Limited Directed Detailing, Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Early Return to Sea, as well as Voluntary Sea Duty […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) moved from Dry Dock 8 to pier 42/43 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Virginia, Aug. 26.   Thirty feet of water was introduced to Dry Dock 8 on Aug. 25, and the remaining space was flooded to the waterline Aug. 26. Once flooding […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities

    Transiting through the Atlantic seaboard on its commissioning cruise, the US Coast Guard’s newest National Security Cutter, James, made its first port call to Baltimore, Tuesday. Starting Wednesday until Thursday, the cutter will be open for free public tours in West Broadway Pier in Fells Point. Cutter James was recently commissioned for operational service at […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Ukrainian Navy’s sea-going minesweeper Cherkasy left Russian port Novorossiysk on Aug 16 and within the BLACKSEAFOR task force headed for Turkish port Trabzon. When staying in Novorossiysk, the crew carried out harbor training activities, performed communications drill, visited cultural and historical sites of the city, and took part in the solemn BLACKSEAFOR command passage […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Ships of Black Sea joint task force BLACKSEAFOR sailed off Turkish port Trabzon on Aug 23 and set a course for Bulgarian port Varna. When being in Trabzon, the crews not only conducted various drills and protocol activities but visited cultural and historical sites of the Turkish city. The multinational task force consisting of […]

  • 11 August 2011

    The Taliban insurgents who shot down a U.S. helicopter in Afghanistan, leaving 30 American troops dead, have been hunted down and killed in an air strike, a U.S. commander said Aug. 10. Gen. John Allen, the new chief of U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan, told reporters at the Pentagon that “at approximately midnight on 8 August, […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Authorities

      Commander of Russia’s Eastern Military District Konstantin Sidenko left for North Korea (DPRK) on Aug 22 to discuss development of military and naval cooperation with local military authorities, said a spokesman for Russian defense ministry. “The visit program includes meetings with North Korea’s military officials and consultations related to resumption and further development of […]

  • 9 August 2011

    Germany dispatches the second frigate – Köln – to the Gulf of Aden under EU anti-piracy operation Atalanta, reports German Navy’s official website. Köln will leave Wilhelmshaven late in Aug. German frigate Niedersachsen was stationed off Somalia in the port of Djibouti till Aug 4, when she relinquished command over German troops to frigate Bavaria […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Industry news

    Festivities associated with keel-laying of the fourth Project 21631 corvette will take place at the Zelenodolsk Shipyard (Tatarstan, Russia) on Aug 29, 2012. Project 21631 corvettes (small-size guided missile ships) built for Russian Navy are multipurpose ‘river-sea’ class vessels equipped with up-to-date radioelectronics, missile and gun weapon systems, countersabotage and antiaircraft arms. Ships of this […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities

    Duluth Navy Week 2014 kicked off Aug. 18, starting a weeklong series of events intended to inform local community members to meet and interact with Sailors serving in their Navy.   The Navy Week program is designed to raise awareness about the Navy in areas that traditionally do not have a naval presence and include […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Research & Development

      Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Cuba’s commanding officer ordered Hurricane Condition of Readiness (COR) level five set Aug. 24. In coordination with NS Guantanamo Bay’s Emergency Operation Center, COR five was issued as Hurricane Irene moved northeast of the base. COR five is the standard for NS Guantanamo Bay for the duration of hurricane […]