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  • 18 April 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have expressed condolences to the families of the victims of Korean ferry which sank off the coast of South Korea on April 16th.   In a White House statement, the president also said he’s directed the U.S. military “to provide any and all assistance requested by […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Training & Education

    In a sign of solidarity, the commanding officer and crew aboard Virginia-class attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) sent their prayers and condolences to the people of Missouri following a tornado that ripped through the city of Joplin, Mo., May 22. “The officers and crew of USS Missouri extend their support and condolences to the […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy informed that Navy and Coast Guard assets on April 12 ended the search for the missing USS Carter Hall sailor. The Sailor was reported missing April 9 while the ship was conducting routine training operations in support of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Composite Training Unit Exercise, approximately 60 nautical […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Training & Education

      A Royal Australian Navy sailor serving in HMAS Toowoombahas died while the ship was conducting a port visit to Mumbai, India. Circumstances surrounding the death are currently under investigation by Defence and Embassy officials. The Defence Community Organisation and Navy is providing support to the sailor’s family and counselling is being offered to the […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Vessels

    A sailor was found deceased on board USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at the Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on November 25, the US Navy informed.  As disclosed, the man has been identified as Akiree Pointer, an engineman fireman recruit. The navy added that an investigation into the cause of death is underway. “John C. Stennis and […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Authorities

    Fourteen sailors have been killed in a fire on board a Russian Navy deepsea research submarine. The incident occurred in the Russian territorial waters of the Brents Sea on July 1, according to a statement issued by the Russian government. The fourteen crew members died from smoke inhalation after the fire broke out. Seven of […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Training & Education

    On Sunday morning 27 July a memorial service for the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17 was held on board HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën.   The Dutch frigate is currently at sea off the coast of Somalia conducting counter-piracy patrols as part of the EU Naval Force. The warship’s Chaplain, Thijs Oosterhuis, led the service, with […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

      Divers of the Indian Navy have managed to enter diesel-electric submarine INS Sindhurakshak that sank partially having been hit by twin blasts caused by an explosion shortly after midnight on 14 August 2013, at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai, the Associated Press reports. Nevertheless, the divers still haven’t reached any of the potential crew […]

  • 23 October 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived in Laem Chabang Oct. 21 for a port visit and to participate in community service events to strengthen ties between the U.S. and the Kingdom of Thailand. The U.S. Navy extends its sincere condolences to the people of Thailand in the aftermath of the recent flooding that has […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Authorities

    The body of a Sailor assigned to USS Boise (SSN 764) was recovered in Norfolk, July 6, during a Navy-led search for the crew member who fell overboard while the submarine was moored to a Naval Station Norfolk pier. Sonar Technician Submarine Seaman Rolando Acosta, 21, of Plainview, Texas was found dead after falling overboard […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Training & Education

      More than 1,000 Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in a ceremonial event to honor the 17 fallen SEALs who were shot down in Wardak Province, Afghanistan Aug. 25 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. TR Sailors lined up in waves to volunteer for the opportunities to participate in the ceremony honoring […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Authorities

    Three sailors have been killed in a shooting at a naval base in Pensacola, the US Navy said. The incident occurred at Naval Air Station Pensacola on December 6, 2019. The navy identified the three students who died as Joshua Kaleb Watson (23), Mohammed Sameh Haitham (19) and Cameron Scott Walters (21). “The sorrow from […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) died suddenly Nov. 8 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Capt. Tushar Tembe was departing the ship at approximately 10 a.m. when he collapsed. The ship’s medical response team provided immediate medical assistance until Tembe could be transported to Bons Secours Maryview […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) arrived in Pyeongtaek, South Korea April 27 as part of a regularly scheduled port visit.   While in Pyeongtaek, Pinckney’s crew of more than 300 Sailors will take part in training and cultural exchanges with the Republic of Korea navy Sailors assigned to the South Korean […]

  • 22 April 2016

    The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing boater in Tampa Bay, Florida, Thursday afternoon. At 11:52 a.m. on Tuesday, watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a mayday call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 from a woman aboard a 24-foot boat reporting her friend had not resurfaced after diving […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a memorial ceremony here April 18 to honor the life of a fallen shipmate, co-worker and friend. Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Apprentice Matthew Snow was home on leave visiting family and friends in Florida when he and his girlfriend were attacked in her home. During the […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz and its crew conducted the first burial at sea in more than two years on March 15, when they laid to rest 17 service members and one civilian. The reason why this was the first burial in such a long time is that the carrier spent almost two years […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Eight USS Missouri (SSN 780) Sailors departed their homeport in Groton, Conn., for Joplin, Mo., June 1, to assist with recovery efforts following a tornado that tour through city last month. The eight Sailors elected to take voluntary leave for one week to assist victims and with cleanup efforts in Joplin. “The real story […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Authorities

    Highest ranking US Navy officials released statements Aug. 25 on the death of Senator and Navy veteran John S. McCain III who died from brain cancer Aug. 25 at age 81. Richard V. Spencer, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and the commanding officer of USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), Cmdr. Micah Murphy, […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Royal Cambodian Navy commenced the 3rd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia exercise Oct. 22, with an opening ceremony held at the Royal Cambodian Ream Navy Base. Before starting their opening remarks, Royal Cambodian Navy Vice Adm. Ouk Seyna, and U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Tom Carney, commander, Task Force […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Submariner, Commander Tony “Gecko” Ellis, has found new friends in far away places, during a visit to the Indian Defence Services Staff College at Wellington in Tamil Nadu, India. Commander Ellis is a student at the Australian Command and Staff College (ACSC) in Canberra. He, and a small delegation of ACSC students, were warmly welcomed […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The RAN Contingent and Armada crew on ESPS Cantabria head home after a lengthy but fulfilling deployment in support of Talisman Saber 13 (TS13). After leaving Fleet Base East in early July, Cantabria was tasked with supporting HMAS Perth in the conduct of her Unit Readiness Evaluation. In company with various HMA Ships in the EAXA Cantabria […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a burial-at-sea for retired Lt. j.g. Paul Shivell and retired Chief Mess Management Specialist Peter Schiavo Sept. 14. The two burials consisted of a religious ceremony held in accordance with the deceased’s spiritual affiliation and was officiated by the ship’s command chaplains, followed […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Authorities

    A memorial service in honor of the life and service of Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Equipment) Airman Matthew Chialastri, Lt. Steven Combs and Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice Bryan Grosso was held aboard the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Nov. 26. Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Equipment) Airman Matthew Chialastri, from Louisiana, joined the Navy […]

  • 15 January 2015

    After contributing more than 650 search hours to the Indonesian-led search effort for AirAsia flight QZ8501, USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) concluded their assistance efforts Jan 15, receiving praise from Indonesian authorities. U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Robert O. Blake noted that “the U.S. was extremely proud to assist in the […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU)in conjunction with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) completed joint and bilateral exercise CJCS Exercise African Lion 2012, April 17. The exercise between the Kingdom of Morocco and the U.S. military services served as integrated field training for the ARG/MEU team, prior to arriving at their operational station […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Industry news

    DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Laurel Technologies business unit in Johnstown, PA., has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity five-year contract with a total potential value of up to $22 million for upgrades to the repair station consoles (RSC) on DDG 51-class ships. RSC systems automate and integrate shipboard damage control […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Chilean Navy has awarded French defense contractor ECA Group a contract to upgrade the steering consoles of Scorpène-class submarines. The contract is part of the country’s wider submarines modernization program which will also see two Type-209 boats receive some features of the Scorpene-class submarines including steering consoles and energy converter. Chile operates two Scorpene-class […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Industry news

      Defence and security company  Saab AB  has signed a contract with Norwegian Defence Logistics Organization for upgrade of the steering control consoles on the ULA class submarine. The order value amounts to MSEK 105 and will be carried out between 2011 and 2016. The order will secure new high technology components in the steering […]