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  • 26 March 2012
    Authorities

    Russia protects regime of Syrian president Assad because it is afraid of losing naval bases in Latakia and Tartus, writes president of Eurasia Group Ian Bremmer in his article published by The Financial Times. If Assad’s regime falls down, Russia may direct its eyes, say, to Greece which urgently needs a source of long-term incomes, […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) welcomed aboard President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski, while the ship was in port in Gdynia, Poland, May 8. Komorowski was met by members of the U.S. Embassy to Poland, and Jason Dunham’s commanding officer Cmdr. Darren Dugan. His visit included a […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The President of Mauritius, Kailash Purryag, visited the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56), while it’s moored in Port Louis, Mauritius taking part in Exercise Cutlass Express 2015, Feb. 3. During this exercise, U.S. and 12 East Africa partner nations simulated finding and combatting piracy as well as other illicit activity. It incorporated multilateral land, […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Columbian president Juan Manuel Santos Calderón christened two former German navy Type 206 A submarines in Cartagena, Colombia. The submarines have been acquired under the Colombian Navy’s modernization plan. The Type 206 A submarines were upgraded by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and will replace two identically named subs, the ARC Intrépido und ARC Indomable, which have been in service […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Authorities

    On May 31, 1918, USS President Lincoln, a U.S. Navy transport ship, was sunk by the German submarine U-90. Built in 1907 in Ireland, the ship initially belonged to the German transatlantic shipping company Hamburg America Line before it was seized in New York harbor in 1917. President Lincoln was then transferred to the U.S. Navy which […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Authorities

    Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced July 21, the President has made the following nominations: Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert for reappointment to the rank of admiral and for assignment as chief of naval operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Greenert is currently serving as vice chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Vice Adm. Mark E. […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The ship’s company of HMS Illustrious has hosted the President of Albania, His Excellency Mr Bujar Nishani, as exercise Albanian Lion draws to an end. Albanian Lion was the first major workout for the Royal Navy’s Response Force Task Group (RFTG) as part of Cougar 13 – a long planned deployment that left the UK […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Industry news

    The Metal Structure Fabrication Unit (UFEM), an important part of the Submarine Development Program (Prosub), was inaugurated by President Dilma Rousseff on March 1, in Itaguaí (in the state of Rio de Janeiro). The delivery of the unit, the construction of which began three years ago, is the first part of the infrastructure that will […]

  • 21 December 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The might and long reach of the Indian Navy that moves on to be a blue water force was on display before the nation at the Presidential Fleet Review undertaken by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil off the Mumbai coast on Tuesday. Sailing on INS Subhadra, the designated presidential yacht, President Ms. Patil had a glimpse […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Authorities

    United States president Barack Obama on July 10 paid a visit to Spain and U.S. Naval Station Rota on his return home from the NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland. Obama spoke to more than 2,000 American and Spanish service members and their families during his visit. The president visited USS Ross (DDG 71) as well as […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Authorities

    Praising Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s “class and integrity,” President Barack Obama announced yesterday at the White House that Hagel will leave his post. The president said Hagel has agreed to remain in his position until a successor is nominated and confirmed. For that, Obama said, he is “extraordinarily lucky and grateful.” “When I asked Chuck […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Former President Jimmy Carter, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter and former Secretary of the Navy John H. Dalton visited the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Feb. 22 along with more than 200 members of Mr. Carter’s foundation, The Carter Center. Upon arriving, the Carters, Dalton and others joined Deputy Commander, 3rd Fleet Rear […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Training & Education

    A group of 15 Sailors from the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) joined students from Oak Park Elementary School and Music Conservatory in San Diego to celebrate Presidents Day at the school, Feb. 19. Although a day after the actual federal holiday, Makin Island’s ceremonial color guard paraded the colors as other […]

  • 2 December 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 50 Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) visited the Virginia Beach Town Center to view a theatrical history of President Lincoln’s life, Nov. 28. Prior to the performance of “Lincoln: the Man, the Movie, the Magic,” a Civil War-style band played in the foyer of the theater […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Industry news

      Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a federal law on Monday offering tax and other incentives to stimulate domestic… (ria) [mappress] Source: ria, November 08, 2011;

  • 19 October 2011
    Authorities

      President of Lao People’s Democratic Republic Choummaly Sayasone paying state call to the Russian Federation visited museum cruiser Avrora. Lao delegation headed by the President and the First Lady arrived in Russia on invitation of President Dmitry Medvedev. The guests watched the exposition on board the legendary cruiser and had familiarization excursion over the […]

  • 27 May 2011
    Authorities

    The Secretary of the Navy and the president of Columbia University signed an agreement May 26, at a ceremony on board USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) formalizing their intention to reinstate Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) programs at Columbia. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger signed the […]

  • 16 May 2011
    Authorities

      Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on Saturday welcomed the US Navy aircraft carrier from which the remains of slain al-Qaeda leader Os… (monstersandcritics) [mappress] Source: monstersandcritics, May 16, 2011;

  • 30 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) hosted the president of the non-governmental organization (NGO) Operation Blessing International (OBI) along with local church officials for a subject matter expert exchange (SMEE) on June 24 in Acajutla, El Salvador, during the humanitarian-civil assistance mission Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15). A non-profit, humanitarian organization, OBI is […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Russian government will continue to appropriate considerable funds for arms procurement, but foreign weapons won’t be purchased in series, reported Interfax referring to Russian president Dmitry Medvedev. According to him, arms would be imported just “to understand what foreign armies are equipped with”. “We will buy foreign weapons, but in quite limited volumes, singular […]

  • 20 October 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    President Barack Obama released the following message to all Federal employees Oct. 18. To the dedicated and hard-working employees of the United States Government: Two and a half weeks ago, on the day that much of our Government shut down, I wrote you to express my appreciation for the work you do on behalf of […]

  • 28 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the crew of the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) during a visit to the ship to thank Sailors and their families for their service. Freedom is in Singapore as part of her maiden deployment to Southeast Asia. Fast, agile and mission-focused, littoral combat ships are designed to […]

  • 4 November 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    “In our military families, we see the best our country has to offer. They demonstrate the virtues that have made America great for more than two centuries and the values that will preserve our greatness for centuries to come,” President Barack Obama said in his proclamation issued today declaring the month of November as Military […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Industry news

      Philippine President Benigno Aquino is to welcome the arrival of the Pacific nation’s newest warship at an official ceremony Tuesday… (voa) [mappress] Source: voa, August 24, 2011;

  • 18 November 2011
    Authorities

    The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, addressed troops at RAAF Base Darwin as part of his visit to Australia. Hosted by the Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, the President spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of approximately 1,800 people, consisting of Australian Defence Force personnel, U.S Marines and members of the […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Authorities

      Russia will continue to defend its interests in Arctic region and invest in researches of Arctic zone, said Russian president Dmitry Medvedev. “We obliged to keep exploring of the Arctic Ocean and northern region in general; otherwise, those territories will be run by other countries. This is not to say they are our enemies, […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Industry news

      President John Evans Atta Mills yesterday commissioned four new vessels for the Ghana Navy, the first in 32 years, and underscored the need for the country to secure its maritime domain for its future socio-economic development. He said the nation’s maritime environment abounded in diverse resources, including minerals, oil, gas and various species of […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Authorities

      Russian President Dmitry Medvedev declared the necessity to speed up modernization program of national defense industry. Talking with Governor of Sverdlovsk region Alexander Masharin, the president reminded about considerable investments to state defense order and renovation of weapon systems. Medvedev stressed that cardinal improvement of Russian Armed Forces was possible only with re-equipment of […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) celebrated President Roosevelt’s birthday by touring the ship’s museum, Oct. 27. The museum’s design motif is derived from Roosevelt’s home in Sagamore Hill, N.Y., and is home to more than 30 artifacts. The artifacts depict the many facets of Roosevelt’s life, including his time as […]