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  • 18 June 2012
    Training & Education

    BMT Fleet Technology Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, will shortly commence work to enable the decommissioned submarine, HMCS Ojibwa to become the centrepiece at the new Elgin Military Museum of Naval History being built in Port Burwell, Ontario. Ojibwa has completed its route from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia to its temporary home in Hamilton, […]

  • 29 October 2015

    US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) returned to Pearl Harbor from the final scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific Region, Oct. 28. Steaming more than 35,000 nautical miles, Houston conducted a variety of operations vital to national security and bilateral exercises in support of U.S. 7th Fleet Theater Security Cooperation goals. […]

  • 8 September 2015

    The USS Carney (DDG 64) departed her homeport of Mayport, Florida, Sept. 6 on her way to Rota, Spain, as the final of four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to be forward deployed to Spain. To enhance the security of the European region, Carney will join USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), USS Ross (DDG 71), and […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Having concluded her final deployment with UNIFIL, German Navy’s fast attack craft Hyäne (Hyena) is expected to return to her homeport in Warnemünde, Germany, April 18. The vessel has spent nine months away from home. Hyäne’s crew will be welcomed with a ceremony during which they will be awarded with a ‘Medal Parade’, a credit to the efforts they […]

  • 11 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59), departed Naval Station Norfolk today for the ship’s final deployment and will operate in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility. Kauffman’s final deployment also marks the last scheduled deployment by any Oliver Hazard Perry-Class frigate and in September the ship will be the last operationally-active frigate to […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Training & Education

    The crew of the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) wrapped up their 10-day visit in Da Nang, Vietnam on August 28, completing the ship’s last mission stop of Pacific Partnership 2015. One of the highlights of the mission in Vietnam was a restorative medicine summit, where U.S. Navy and Vietnamese military surgeons shared their […]

  • 5 October 2015

    Austal has officially named the eighth and final Cape Class Patrol Boat Cape York during a ceremony held at Austal’s Henderson shipyard in Western Australia on October 2. Cape York is the last of eight Cape-class patrol boats built by Austal for the Australian Border Force (ABF) under an AUD$330million design, construct and in-service support […]

  • 17 April 2015

    Three out of four Royal Canadian Navy vessels will receive a final salute from their current and former sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen on their respective coasts this spring and summer. On September 19, 2014, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), announced the retirement of four ships that had reached the […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Navantia has launched the Royal Australian Navy’s twelfth and final LHD Landing Craft (LLC) on April 27. The contract for the construction of the series of 12 LLC was signed in September 2011 and the works have been executed in the Bay of Cádiz. The landing crafts are destined to operate with the Navy’s new […]

  • 23 February 2015

    The United States Coast Guard Cutter Maui recently returned to her homeport in Bahrain after a prolonged period supporting the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-terrorism and maritime security task force, Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150), patrolling the Gulf of Oman and the North Arabian Sea from December 2014 to February 2015. Maui was the first […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The guided-missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) was decommissioned during a ceremony held at Naval Station Norfolk, Va on March 13. In 27 years, she deployed 13 times and traveled as far north as the Arctic Circle, south to the Equator, east to the Indian Ocean, and west to the Eastern Pacific. USS Carr (FFG […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    To begin the ship’s final deployment, USS Simpson (FFG 56) departed her Mayport homeport on Nov. 14, for regularly scheduled theater security missions in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. Commanded by Cmdr. Ken Anderson, the crew concluded a highly-successful maintenance availability and intense training exercises, and was outfitted with four Fire Scout (MQ-8B) […]

  • 28 April 2011

      Hundreds of mourners are expected to pay their last respects today at the funeral of a Royal Navy officer shot dead on a nuclear submarine… ( [mappress] Source: , April 28, 2011;

  • 27 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Type 42 destroyer HMS Edinburgh left Portsmouth on Monday (September 24), on her final deployment, conducting routine operations across the Atlantic. It marks a historic milestone for both the ship and the Royal Navy as it will be the last time a Type 42 destroyer deploys on operations as they make way for the new-generation […]

  • 20 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval representatives of Black Sea countries finished planning of BLACKSEAFOR naval task group activation to be held in April. The final planning conference was held in Divnomorskoye (Krasnodar region, Russia). Heading the international naval task force, Russia is represented by Capt 1 rank Yury Zemsky, Deputy Chief of Black Sea Fleet HQ. During the conference, […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, USS America (LHA 6), completed final contractor trials (FCT) April 3. FCT, ran by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV), is part of a series of post-delivery tests the ship has been preparing for since before commissioning. During the trials, the ship and its major systems […]

  • 28 August 2015

    The Sailors aboard USS Stockdale (DDG 106) are undergoing Combined Training Unit Exercise and Joint Task Force Exercise (COMPTUEX/JTFEX), the final step in certifying the John C. Stennis Strike Group to deploy. The ship has run through a variety of scenarios designed to test every aspect of the crew’s ability to respond throughout the approximately […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Underwood (FFG 36) departed on its final deployment in support of Southern Seas 2012, April 23. The deployment will begin by participating in Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMTUEX) with the Eisenhower Strike Group as part of their pre-deployment training. The ship and crew will then deploy to the U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) area of […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) is scheduled to return from its final deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) Oct. 27 to make preparations for decommissioning. During this final deployment, the ship played an integral part in the counter-transnational organized crime (C-TOC) mission Operation Martillo. Operation Martillo is a U.S., […]

  • 16 March 2011

      In an emotional farewell, HMS Campbeltown slipped her moorings and sailed past the heart of the town for the final time. The population had turned out in high numbers to watch and support the ship on her final sail-past. During the ship’s visit the town staged a church service in honour of the frigate […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Portsmouth-based Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond has begun the final phase of Operation Recsyr, the ‘REmoval of chemical weapons from SYRia’, and has spent much of her time providing protection to the merchant vessels tasked with transporting the chemical substances from Syria.   Her state-of-the-art Sea Viper missile system provides protection not only for […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    In preparation for delivery later this year, NUSHIP Adelaide will start her final period of sea trials today. The second of the Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) will leave the BAE Systems’ Williamstown shipyard and head up the eastern coast of NSW to the Jervis Bay area. […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Civmec has been awarded a contract from Luerssen Australia in relation to the SEA1180 Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) project. As informed, the awarded scope includes the supply and processing of steel for all twelve vessels to be built for the Royal Australian Navy. The construction of the first vessel will commence in Q4 2018 in South […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Sailors, veterans, family members and Naval Support Activity Washington staff gathered in the Cold War Gallery at the Washington Navy Yard to bid farewell to Display Ship Barry (DD933), October 17. Naval Support Activity Washington hosted the departure ceremony, honoring the ship and its past crew members. The event served as the final send-off before […]

  • 11 August 2015

    Naval, aviation and ground forces from the United States, Japan, Mexico and New Zealand are scheduled to participate in Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 off the coast and ashore in Southern California from August 31 to September 9. Dawn Blitz 2015 (DB15) is a multinational amphibious exercise designed to train the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Choules has arrived at Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, to support Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) activities as part of Operation LANDSCAPE. Approximately 60 ADF personnel assigned to Joint Task Force 638 have been deployed or have already directly supported Operation LANDSCAPE after an announcement by the Australian Government on […]

  • 24 August 2015

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) returned to its homeport Aug. 21 following its final regularly-scheduled deployment. Albuquerque, under the command of Cmdr. Trent Hesslink, returned from the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility where the crew executed the Chief of Naval Operations’ Maritime Strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime […]

  • 27 February 2015

    HMAS Sydney (IV) entered Sydney Heads for the final time as a Royal Australian Navy ship this morning, before being welcomed alongside Garden Island by former sailors, officers and support staff. The Adelaide Class Guided Missile Frigate is scheduled to be decommissioned at the end of the year to make way for the Navy’s new […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s Oliver Hazard Perry Class Frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59) is scheduled to deploy on its last mission on Wednesday, January 7. The vessel will join the 4th Fleet area of responsibility primarily in support of Operation Martillo which targets illicit trafficking in the waters off Central America. USS Kauffman will be retired from service in October, upon […]