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  • 19 November 2014

    With 40,000 tonnes of metal crashing through the Channel separated by just 40 metres, HMS St Albans and Royal Fleet Auxiliary tanker Wave Ruler execute one of the most dangerous, but also carefully choreographed manoeuvres on the high seas. For the first time in nearly two years the Portsmouth-based frigate refuelled at sea – a […]

  • 24 March 2015

    The Royal Australian Navy’s Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ship HMAS Success recently conducted its first recorded astern Replenishment at Sea (RAS) with United States Coast Guard’s Patrol Boat USCG Aquidneck. The unique astern replenishment evolution was conducted while the vessels were deployed in the Middle East Region, on March 4. HMAS Success is currently deployed to Operation Manitou in […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s minehunter HMS Hurworth paid a visit to Loch Ewe when it popped in to stock up on fuel and supplies during the biggest war games being run in the UK. During this visit, the vessel also managed to put a huge smile on the faces of two groups of youngsters aged five to 11 from Poolewe […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) visited Naval Magazine (NAVMAG) Indian Island, the Navy’s primary ordnance storage and handling station on the West Coast, to onload six million pounds of ammunition, Jan. 13-15. Senior Chief Aviation Ordnanceman Jason Engleman, G-5 division’s leading chief petty officer, said: This is the biggest ordnance onload […]

  • 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  

  • 3 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Cutting-edge destroyer HMS Dragon was presented with a magnificent character-filled cake to mark her commissioning into the Fleet. The elaborate piece of confectionary was produced by the RN’s ‘cake-meister’ WO1 Jon Boreham, who’s produced such masterpieces for more than two dozen years. Welcoming a brand new warship into the bosom of the Royal Navy is […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Training & Education

    In order to meet the near-term critical manning needs of the Fleet, the Navy will curtail shore duty for select Sailors that have the required skills needed at sea, Navy officials announced in NAVADMIN 227/12, released July 26. This Limited Directed Detailing initiative is part of the Navy’s coordinated effort to aggressively address gaps at […]

  • 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

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy Reservists from across the country played a major role in PANAMAX 2014, filling 161 billets on the Combined Forces Maritime Component Commander (CFMCC) staff at Naval Station Mayport and 52 billets at Multi-National Forces South (MNFS) headquarters at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.   The purpose of PANAMAX is to exercise a variety of […]

  • 23 August 2012

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Kanchadewa of the Northern Naval Command on information received recovered 11 filled T56 magazines and 25 empty T56 magazines buried in the area of Velani East on 21st August 2012. [mappress] Naval Today Staff, August 23, 2012; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

  • 23 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Recruit Division Commanders (RDC) from Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes, visited Naval Station Norfolk to train Hampton Roads Navy Counselors (NC) from various commands about what it takes for Sailors to become RDCs or instructors, July 19. The RDC Roadshow aids in filling positions for RTC by emphasizing to, and educating NCs on, the […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military and civilian officials with the Department of Defense and other federal agencies will share information on the continued hiring of wounded warriors at the 2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference, sponsored by Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and scheduled for Nov. 9-10. According to Laura Stanek, Naval District Washington wounded warrior employment […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s Anzac class frigate HMNZS Te Kaha engaged in a Replenishment-at-Sea (RAS) with Royal Australian Navy’s Durance-class replenishment oiler HMAS Success. The vessels met in the Gulf of Aden region, and together with HMAS Anzac, the three ships will proceed to the Mediterranean and Gallipoli via the Suez Canal. HMNZS Endeavour is filling in for […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Babcock’s Rosyth shipbuilders have wrapped up an overhaul of the Royal Navy’s ocean survey vessel HMS Scott, the company announced on Thursday. A 150-strong team – including welders, electricians, slingers, pipe workers, painters, commissioning engineers and fabricators – have worked on HMS Scott since her arrival at Babcock’s Rosyth site in May this year. As […]

  • 26 September 2018

    The UK’s ability to provide the continuous submarine-based nuclear deterrent will be put at risk if a number of issues are not solved, a new report finds.  At times of major international uncertainties, the country’s defense department needs to bridge a £2.9 billion affordability gap, according to the report issued by the Public Accounts Committee. […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy is aggressively addressing gaps at sea and working to place Sailors with the right experience levels and skill sets into high-priority Fleet billets via several new and expanded initiatives announced, July 26. “The Navy is built on three tenets: Warfighting First, Operate Forward and Be Ready. These three tenets rely upon the Navy […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Nearly 2,500 Sailors from Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville and tenant commands attended an all hands call with Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens May 3. Before addressing numerous questions from local Sailors and from around the world via live streaming, Greenert […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A boat carrying up to 250 African emigrants has sunk off Libyan coast on Sunday, and according to a Libyan navy spokesperson, many passengers have died.   Navy spokesman Ayub Qassem said that only 26 people have been rescued after the incident which occurred near Tajoura, east of the capital Tripoli. The under-equipped Libya’s coastguard, which mainly exists on […]

  • 12 June 2011
    Industry news

    A unique dismantling operation over Soviet cruiser Murmansk is conducted in Norway and will cost tens of millions euros. Gun turrets of the rusty ship lying on sea cliffs are still awe-inspiring, although the cruiser’s fate has been determined – dismantling and utilization, reports Komsomolskaya Pravda. Workers build up sand fill in the fjord of […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    With the release of NAVADMIN 142/15 “FY16 Enlisted Women in Submarines Selections”, the first group of enlisted female Sailors from across the Navy has been chosen to serve in the U.S. Navy’s submarine force. Rear Adm. Charles “Chas” Richard, commander, Submarine Group 10 and Enlisted Women in Submarines Task Force Commander, said the interest to […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) conducted multiple all hands calls in the Pacific Northwest Region, Sept. 10-11. The visit is part of Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk‘ fleet-wide tour, in an effort to inform Sailors of key personnel policies including force management initiatives, efforts to improve sea duty manning, and 21st Century Sailor and […]

  • 1 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Australian Defense Force (ADF) successfully recovered and disposed of the live ordnance emergency-jettisoned by two AV-8B Harrier aircraft on July 16 off the coast of Queensland, Australia. The two inert and two unarmed live rounds were located by Royal Australian Navy minehunter HMAS Gascoyne on August 16. The two unarmed live […]

  • 12 June 2014

    The Royal UK Navy has been praised for its efforts in tackling floods which hit the town of Romsey in February.   Romsey Town Council held an official reception last week for some of the Portsmouth-based sailors at the town hall as a token of its appreciation. Fifty Navy personnel were deployed to Romsey for […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has signed a $2.68 billion indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the purchase of thousands of additional APKWS laser-guided rockets, BAE Systems said. This type of a contract enables the US Navy to purchase APKWS guidance kits over a five-year period, representing full-rate production lots 8-12. To meet growing demand, BAE Systems […]

  • 16 August 2013

      Bodies of three sailors of diesel-electric submarine INS Sindhurakshak have been found by the Indian Navy’s divers on board the severely damaged submarine, Reuters reported citing a statement of the Indian Navy. The Navy further added that it was unlikely that any of the remaining fifteen sailors would be found alive. The rescue efforts of […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) completed participation in exercise Clear Horizon, Oct 24. Clear Horizon is an annual exercise that ran Oct. 20-24 and is designed to increase interoperability in mine countermeasures operations between the U.S. and Republic of Korea navies. Chief began the exercise by laying training shapes, a non-hazardous […]

  • 25 April 2018

    A Spanish offshore patrol vessel replaced an auxiliary oiler as the Spanish Navy contribution to the counter-piracy effort off the Horn of Africa – operation Atalanta. On April 21, oiler ESPS Patino left the Somali basin after five months of operations as part of the EUNAVFOR-led operation. Filling Patino’s place is BAM (Buques de de […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) filled up its tanks during a recent replenishment-at-sea. The destroyer met with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) for a RAS in the Atlantic Ocean on January 28. Churchill is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise along with the Theodore […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Tanker RFA Black Rover trails a thick fuel line into the South Atlantic as she practises keeping HMS Iron Duke topped up on patrol.   Off Africa’s western seaboard between Walvis Bay in Namibia and Cape Town, the veteran oiler carried out a dry run of a stern replenishment at sea – making all the […]