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  • 1 January 2019

      The Naval Today team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also like to thank our readers for the continuous support over the year as we look forward to bringing you the latest stories from the world of navy next year as well. May 2019 bring […]

  • 1 January 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Naval Today team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also like to thank our readers for the continuous support over the year as we look forward to bringing you the latest stories from the world of navy next year as well. May 2020 bring you […]

  • 31 December 2015

    Naval Today team wishes all our readers and their loved ones a joyous holiday and a happy and prosperous New Year!                              HAPPY NEW YEAR 2016!!!

  • 31 December 2012

    Naval Today team wishes all our readers and their loved ones a joyous holiday and a happy and prosperous New Year! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

  • 1 January 2018
    Industry news

    Naval Today team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also like to thank our readers for the continuous support over the year and we look forward to bringing you the latest stories about the naval world next year as well. May 2018 bring you fair winds […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Minehunter HMS Atherstone celebrated 2013’s arrival with bangs and fireworks aplenty in the Gulf. Her dive team blew up unwanted old plastic explosives, while her gunners took part in a fiery night-time shoot to keep the skills of all aboard fully honed on New Year’s Day. THIS is how you bring in 2013. With a […]

  • 4 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines deployed aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) celebrated the arrival of 2012 with a day of Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) festivities, including a “Jingle Bell” 5k fun run on the flight deck, sports in the hangar bay and a special holiday meal, Jan. 1. The Jingle Bell […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Training & Education

    For two cousins who grew up on an Island, the Royal Australian Navy was an obvious option when it came to picking what service to join in the Australian Defence Force. ABBM Tai Nona and SMN Thomas Fuji are from Thursday Island and are now serving with the ATTACK SIX crew embarked in HMAS Bathurst. […]

  • 11 November 2013

    Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752) arrived to her new homeport at Naval Base Point Loma, Nov. 8. Pasadena, with a crew of 150 Sailors, departed Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, Sept. 9, to her new homeport after completing an extended overhaul. Pasadena travelled more than 7,000 miles from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    South African defense procurement agency Armscor has awarded Damen a contract for the construction of three inshore patrol vessels as part of the South African Navy’s Project Biro. South African Navy Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) will build three 62-meter vessels after being selected as a preferred bidder for the contract in February 2017. The vessels […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Virginia-class attack submarine USS California (SSN 781) made her way up the Thames River Jan. 6 and arrived at her new homeport, Naval Submarine Base New London. California joins Submarine Squadron 4 to further train and test the crew. The submarine officially joined the fleet during her commissioning Oct. 29 at Naval Station Norfolk. “The […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Authorities

    Ships from NATO’s Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group One (SNMCMG1) under command of Commander Peter Ramboer of the Belgian Navy arrived in Hull, UK on January 26. The group made a routine port visit to Hull as part of their annual schedule of operations. While in Hull, officers made courtesy calls with local authorities, […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy and US Coast Guard will be helping Papua New Guinea authorities provide safety for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leader’s Summit which takes place from Nov. 12-18 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide and Armidale-class patrol boats HMAS Larrakia and HMAS Glenelg will […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s newest base, Naval Station Everett (NSE) welcomed the newest addition to the base, the guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101), on July 9. Gridley is the first of four destroyers to be reassigned over the course of the coming year as part of an ongoing homeport realignment. The ship arrived late in […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Authorities

    Norwegian Navy Commodore Nils Andreas Stensønes assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) during a ceremony that took place aboard the new fleet flagship HNoMS THOR HEYERDAHL on Friday, 24 January 2014.   Commodore Stensønes relieved from duty Commodore Henning Amundsen, who led SNMG1 in the Gulf of Aden in NATO’s counter-piracy Operation […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(SS/SW) Rick D. West released the following Submarine birthday message to the fleet April 11. “Happy 112th Birthday Shipmates! The Submarine Force has had a great year! With the design of a new Class in progress, the commissioning of USS California (SSN 781) in October and the introduction […]

  • 3 September 2012

    HMS Bristol, a firm fixture in Portsmouth Harbour for nearly 20 years, is about to get a new home. The Royal Navy training ship won’t be going far though, just 140 metres to the east of its current permanent berth at the tip of Whale Island. The move may be a small one, but it […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Construction of the Swedish Navy’s special purpose signal intelligence (SIGINT) ship officially got underway with a steel cutting ceremony at the Polish Nauta Shipyard on March 1. The ceremony was also attended by officials from Saab, the Swedish defence group, which awarded the ship construction contract to the Nauta Shipyard in 2017. The special purpose […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Authorities

    The Royal Navy has welcomed a Portsmouth Magistrates decision that fined two jet skiers who obstructed operations in Portsmouth harbour by reckless riding. An MOD police launch was forced to intercept 35-year-old Stuart Roberts from Southampton and 37-year-old James Gallagher from Gosport to put an end to their jaunt in November last year. The duo were […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The Portsmouth minehunter HMS Chiddingfold has been out of action since the end of last year as she undergoes a mid-life revamp, which has seen the heart of the ship ripped out… then replaced, while her 45 crew lived ashore.   That’s all changed. For with the symbolic raising of the White Ensign and Union […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) held a ribbon cutting ceremony to open its new state-of-the-art Northeast Distribution Center (NEDC) at CenterPoint Intermodal Center, Suffolk, Va., Oct. 26. “We are thrilled NEXCOM has chosen to base their Northeast Distribution Center in Suffolk,” said Suffolk Mayor Linda T. Johnson. “NEXCOM has a strong track record of […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders (MDL) has contracted German submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) for work on the overhaul of the Indian Navy’s Type 209 submarine INS Shishumar. The exact value of the contract was not revealed and TKMS only said it received a “high two-digit million euros” contract for the medium refit and life certification […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Indian Defense Advisor to Australia, Captain Chetan Chandegave, recently visited the Royal Australian Navy’s Submarine Escape and Rescue Centre at HMAS Stirling, in Western Australia. The aim of the visit was to provide him with a better understanding of Australian submarine escape and rescue facilities and training procedures. Commander Ken Marr, Submarine Escape and Rescue […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Authorities

    The officers and crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) held a change of command ceremony on the ship’s flight deck, while in port, May 11.   During the ceremony, Cmdr. Michelle Nakamura assumed command of Nitze from Cmdr. John L. Bub, Jr., marking the end of three years of command for Bub. […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Spruance (DDG 111), the newest destroyer to join the Navy’s Pacific Fleet, arrived in its homeport of San Diego for the first time Oct. 24. “The majority of Spruance’s crew has been preparing for this day for over two years,” said Cmdr. Tate Westbrook, commanding officer, Spruance. “Bringing a new Navy Destroyer to life […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The UK Government, Royal Navy and Argyll and Bute Community Planning Partnership signed an agreement on February 27 that is expected to bring in more financial opportunities for the locals. Millions of pounds of investment in developing HM Naval Base Clyde as the Royal Navy Submarine Centre of Specialisation is set to bring jobs, transport, […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Bathurst’s Attack Six crew has recently had a 25 percent crew change, with some familiar faces from other crews, some sailors from the Transit Security Element (TSE) and some new faces joining the top end team. The rotation of personnel in Patrol Boat crewing is common, but it is how the old crew welcomes […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The Armed Forces are celebrating the birth of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s child in fine style across the world. As is customary with the birth of a British Prince, Royal Salutes will be fired across the capital. In Green Park, members of The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery will fire a 41 Gun […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed sea trials June 23 in preparation for its upcoming 2013 patrol. Sea trials are a series of graded evolutions that assesses the ship’s equipment status and personnel readiness for follow on at-sea training. “Air department had a positive sea trials,” said Chief Aviation […]