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  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Aussie Hero Quilts, a group of dedicated volunteers that makes quilts and laundry bags for Australian Defense Force personnel, has sent a number of handmade quilts and laundry bags to the ship and crew of HMAS Newcastle. Aussie Hero Quilts have been providing Navy personnel with quilts and laundry bags for more than five years now. […]

  • 29 June 2011

        ABG Shipyard Tuesday said it has bagged an order worth Rs.970 crore from the Indian Navy for construction of two cadet training ships. The s… (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, June  29, 2011;

  • 27 March 2012

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba of the North-central Naval Command on information received recovered 20 bags filled with conch shells, which had been hidden underwater in the Erukkulampiddi lagoon, on 24th March 2012. [mappress] Naval Today Staff , March 27, 2012; Image: navy  

  • 22 February 2011

    Asuspicious bag found near Gate 4 of the Norfolk Naval Station was shot at with a charge and rendered safe this evening. Later, investigator… By Lauren King (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, February 22, 2011; 

  • 17 September 2015

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71), and the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) are scheduled to participate in San Diego Fleet Week Sept. 18-20. Somerset and Cape St. George will be making the transit to Naval […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Theraputta of the North-western Naval Command on beach patrol arrested 03 persons attempting illegal transfer of 53 bags of conch shells concealed onboard 02 FGDs in Kailikulam on 30th March 2012. They were handed over to Silawathura Police for further investigations. [mappress] Naval Today Staff , April 02, 2012; Image: […]

  • 4 August 2015

    During May and June Australian Navy’s HMAS Newcastle was patrolling with the Combined Maritime Forces in the Middle East region. During the patrols, the ship’s company discovered more than 1305kg of narcotics in two boardings. Now in the second half of her deployment, Newcastle has completed five successful seizures since starting patrols with Australia’s Operation MANITOU. […]

  • 19 March 2012

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba of the North-central Naval Command on information received recovered 07 bags filled with conch shells, which had been clandestinely submerged in the Erukkulumpiddi lagoon, on 16th March 2012. [mappress] Naval Today Staff , March 19, 2012; Image: navy

  • 28 March 2012
    Training & Education

    In mid March, Type 45 HMS Dragon bagged a first when she conducted and completed a Light Jackstay Transfer – the method of transferring people or light stores from ship to ship. Favoured by a relatively benign sea state and challenged by a brisk wind blowing across the ships, the Type 45 took up position […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Training & Education

      Service members, their families, and DoD personnel attended the 14th Annual Health Fair in the Commons and Jackson Plaza at Naval Station Everett (NSE), May 10. More than 300 people attended this year’s health fair events. This year’s fair events included a healthy appetizer command challenge, children from the child development center playing with […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Experts from the Northern Diving Group helped to raise a Dunkirk ‘little ship’ from a Scottish river bed. The team took part in a two-day operation to lift the Skylark IX, which in 1940 was responsible for bringing home 600 men from the continent. The divers from Faslane volunteered to help enthusiasts raise the 50ft […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    HMAS Darwin has struck again against drug smugglers, intercepting another vessel in the Arabian Sea and seizing more than 6.2 tonnes of narcotics with an estimated street value of almost $250 million.   Darwin’s boarding parties located 315 bags hidden onboard the dhow. Each bag contained in, between 20-21 kilograms of drugs. Darwin’s Commanding Officer, […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $29,2 million contract for phased maintenance availability repair work onboard the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship, USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43). This is the second ship-maintenance contract BAE has bagged this month as it was previously awarded a contract to maintain the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG […]

  • 19 April 2013

    U.S. Navy Divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 and contracted salvage personnel successfully raised and returned to shore a sunken patrol boat (PB 502), April 18. Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 10, a Navy Reserve unit based in Jacksonville, Fla., was conducting a routine training event sailing from Jacksonville to Charleston when one […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 took a break from San Francisco’s Fleet Week activities to volunteer in their host city and Vinson’s former homeport Oct. 10. Vinson and CVW-17 partnered with Episcopal Community Services (ECS), San Francisco, an organization aimed at assisting […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Private sector shipbuilder ABG Shipyard today said it has bagged a Rs 485-crore order to build a cadet training vessel for the Navy. The order from the Defence Ministry to build the 110-meter vessel capable of carrying a light helicopter and achieving a top speed of 20 knots, is a repeat order, the company said […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Training & Education

      More than 1200 Royal Australian Navy personnel, Department of Defence employees, and their families, have taken part in the 4th Annual Walk to Work Day at HMAS Stirling. The Walk to Work Day was held in conjunction with the 2nd Annual Causeway Classic foot race. The Garden Island causeway was closed to cars during […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Thirteen officers of the Indian Navy and three officers of the Indian Coast Guard graduated as “Observers” at a Passing Out Parade held at Naval Air Station Garuda at Kochi on 23 Aug 13. Commodore MR Ajayakumar, Commanding Officer of INS Venduruthy and a veteran Observer reviewed the Parade. Lieutenant Shoshant Singh was awarded Flag […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a contract to provide equipment and support services for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWAR). As one of several companies involved, BAE Systems will pursue future orders as part of this five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The total value of all orders to be […]

  • 11 March 2019

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat seized two tons of hashish worth an estimated AU$100 million in street value during a boarding operation on February 28. This is the sixth seizure of narcotics by Ballarat during her current deployment to the Middle East, which she started in October last year. The boarding was conducted in […]

  • 20 January 2014

    The Canadian Naval Ship HMCS Toronto, which is part of Operation ARTEMIS stopped another narcotic shipment during a patrol in the Indian Ocean on 17 January.   The drug seizure operation took place about 40 nautical miles of the coast of Tanzania, where HMCS Toronto stopped a vessel with 256 bags of heroin (about 280 […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Units of the Colombian Navy seized 39.8 kilograms of cocaine found aboard the bulk carrier “Ping May” sailing under the Liberian flag.   Coast Guard Station Santa Marta and CTI personnel conducted the inspection of the vessel which was anchored in the sector Swamp – Magdalena. They found two bags with 40 packages containing drugs located in the chain […]

  • 25 March 2014

    The Ukrainian Navy ships in Sevastopol, Crimea continue being targeted by Russian troops and the so called “self-defense units”.   The new victim was Ukrainian minesweeper Cherkassy yesterday morning, which managed to fend off an attack from armed people in speed boats who tried to board and seize the ship, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence […]

  • 1 April 2011

      USS Shiloh (CG 67) Sailors and workers from Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East Crane and Rigging Department loaded “tri-wall” boxes on board Shiloh March 17, that are filled with donations from community members of Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY). The donations are headed to Sendai, Japan, to assist those affected by the […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy busted an Indo-Sri Lanka cross-border cannabis smuggling racket and arrested 04 Indian persons and two of their Sri Lankan accomplices along with approximately 100 kilograms of “Kerala Ganja”. The arrest was made by Sri Lanka Naval Ship Udara attached to the Northern Naval Command in the seas off Kachchatheevu on 25th April […]

  • 15 July 2019

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat returned to its Perth homeport on July 14, following a nine-month deployment to the Middle East. The frigate’s 200 officers and sailors worked together with the international Combined Maritime Forces to seize nearly 20 tonnes of illicit drugs worth an estimated AUD$1.41 billion. Ballarat’s illicit drug seizures included approximately […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The crew of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) coordinated efforts with USS Princeton (CG 59), Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6, Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 75 and the Mexican navy to retrieve 186 bales of marijuana, June 16, which were apparently destined for the United States. “The coordinated response of all hands involved […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Training & Education

    USS New York (LPD 21) will return to New York City Nov. 8 for Veterans Week NYC 2013, honoring the service and sacrifice of all American veterans. Named for the victims, families and first responders of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, USS New York, with 7.5 tons of World […]

  • 28 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US and UK Order Tomahawk Missiles from Raytheon Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $251,1 million firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 231 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round missiles for the U.S. Navy (147 vertical launch systems and 64 capsule launch systems) and the United Kingdom (20 torpedo tube launch systems).   Lockheed Martin Bags US […]