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  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    National Museum of the United States Navy, Cold War Gallery and Display Ship Barry will be accessible through a new gate open to the public starting Aug. 1.  For the month of August, Naval History and Heritage Command along with the support of Naval District Washington, will offer free public access via the Anacostia Riverwalk […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships pulled into the German international port of Rostock for a four-day visit on August 12. JDS Asagiri and JDS Setoyuka are former-destroyers-turned-training ships currently on a sail around the world which they started on May 20 along with JDS Kashima, the JMSDF training fleet flagship. The ships, with some 200 trainees […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy announced Feb. 21 that the March 8 graveside interment ceremony of the remains of two unknown Sailors recovered from the USS Monitor shipwreck will be open to the public. The unknown Sailors were lost along with 14 of their shipmates when Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras, N.C. on Dec. 31, 1862. All 16 […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Authorities

      Russian vice premier Dmitry Rogozin imposed a ban on public debates of Russian armaments and functioning of national defense industry. “Being entitled to that, I strictly forbid military officials and representatives of defense industry to hold any discussions through media. All debates in this regard must be held only within occupational circle”, reports RIA […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    According to the Institute for Political, Social and Economic studies EURISPES, in 2015 the Italian Navy consent among the Italian population comes first with a 73.5%, 5.8 % more than the previous year, and it still is on the rise. The Italian Navy innovative concept of “dual use” – meaning military as well as civil […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO medical personnel have begun conducting public health peer education off the east coast of Somalia in recent weeks, in conjunction with NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD, as part of regional capacity building efforts to strengthen Somalia from within. The first sessions have taken place in conjunction with general training of coast guards and port […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset will sail up the Clyde river in Scotland this weekend for a period of local engagement, the Royal Navy said. The Clyde-built Warship, one of thirteen Type 23 Duke-class frigates in service with the Royal Navy, arrives in Govan’s King George V Dock late on Friday evening and will welcome […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Royal Navy’s only Gallipoli surviving craft is in its final stages of preparation to open to public for the first time following a major restoration of the First World War warship. On 6th August, The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) will launch HMS M.33, and the vessel will welcome its first visitors on […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Endurance-class Landing Ship Tank, RSS Endurance, embarked with a Super Puma helicopter, was docked at VivoCity Promenade from 14 to 17 November 2013. The event, [email protected], was launched by the Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Ng Chee Peng. The public had a chance to visit RSS Endurance, which has been […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Authorities

    HMA Ships Anzac, Arunta, HMNZ Ship Te Kaha and JDS Kirisame rolled out their welcome mats, ball-caps and memorabilia for the Albany Convoy Commemorative Event Ship’s Open Day on 2 November. Comments throughout the day included the ‘Tardis-like’ dimensions of modern warships, surprise at the relaxing surrounds of the mess decks and how excited people […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Daring’s sailors say their participation in the Royal Australian Navy’s 100th birthday celebrations has been a ‘once-in-a-lifetime experience’. The Portsmouth-based Type 45 destroyer has been open to the Australian public for the past two days, with 50,000 people packing the wharves at Barangaroo to see the visiting warships. Able Seaman Scott Beechey and Christopher […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities

    HMAS Adelaide, the second of two Royal Australian Navy’s Canberra class amphibious ships and the largest ever built for the Royal Australian Navy has opened her doors to the Adelaide public for the first time. Commissioned in December 2015, Adelaide, also known as a Landing Helicopter Dock, provides one of the most capable and sophisticated […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Training & Education

    As part of Armed Forces Week, Plymouth’s Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) unit, HMS Vivid opened its doors to the public throughout Wednesday afternoon, 27 June. HMS Vivid is home to over 130 reservists who volunteer their spare time to support UK operations both at home and overseas, in roles as diverse as supporting anti-piracy operations […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Training & Education

    A school health clinic and two field health clinics were conducted by the Medical Department of the North Western Naval Command on 01st, 04th and 11th August 2013 at the Mullikulam Catholic Mixed School respectively under the guidance of Commander North Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral NKD Nanayakkara. School children from Mullikulam and villagers from […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy warship HMS Tyne will go alongside Northumbrian Quay in North Shields this Friday for the start of a four-day whistlestop visit to her affiliate region. She is visiting in support of the seventh annual Mouth of the Tyne Festival and is very much looking forward to representing the Royal Navy at the event. […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Industry news

    HMS Alliance – Britain’s only WW2-era submarine – reopens to the public today after a three-year restoration project. Around £7m has been spent revamping the boat at the RN Submarine Museum in Gosport, making her appear brand new both inside and out.   Pristine on the outside and alive with sounds, voices and smells inside […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Industry news

    The team behind the Navy’s future flagships have produced a series of stunning posters to demonstrate the sheer scale of the carriers – including parking one on the Thames outside Parliament. To give the public an idea of the sense of scale of HMS Queen Elizabeth and Prince of Wales, they put one on the […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Lürssen Defence, a German naval shipbuilder, is clinging on to an over-a-billion Euro offshore patrol vessel contract with Saudi Arabia amidst the uproar caused by recent executions in the Gulf country. Responding to the talks about sanctions and a possible stop of military exports, the German newspaper Die Welt quoted a media representative of the company […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen and Minister of State for Defence and Education Lawrence Wong officiated at the National Day Awards Investiture held at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) this evening. This year, more than 550 personnel from MINDEF and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) were presented awards in recognition of their commendable […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Juliet Marine Systems, Inc. announced today that the US Navy/USPTO have removed Secrecy Orders previously applied to GHOST. For the first time, Juliet Marine is able to release photographs of GHOST, the first super-cavitating craft, to the public. GHOST was designed and built by US Citizens for the US Navy at no cost to the […]

  • 24 November 2011

    The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee is participating in a new German-Dutch investigation team set up to combat piracy in Somali waters. The establishment of this team was announced by the National Public Prosecutor’s Office on 17 November 2011. The team will focus primarily on identifying the organisers, financiers and negotiators involved in hijacking merchant shipping. In […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities

    The sixth-in-class of the Royal UK Navy’s state-of-the-art Type 45 destroyers arrived in the Welsh capital late afternoon yesterday, expertly sailing through incredibly narrow berthing with just 70cm manoeuvring room either side.   Having recently been deployed to support the WW1 celebrations in Glasgow and hosting the BBC for the Commonwealth Games, HMS Duncan is […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Training & Education

    HMS Diamond and her crew are currently undergoing Operational Sea Training (OST), an intensive period of drills and exercises designed to test the ship’s responses to a variety of scenarios, in readiness for her deployment on operations next year. While alongside on Friday and Saturday, the ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander Ian Clarke, and his crew […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Training & Education

    HMAS Kuttabul opened its gangway for Navy Week recently, allowing the public to join the RAN’s centenary celebrations. Kuttabul’s open day on October 9 featured public tours of HMA Ships Anzac, Ballarat, Darwin and Melbourne, as well as demonstrations by the Navy cooks, performances by the RAN Band and the clearance divers’ noughts and crosses […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Authorities

    A former US Navy director of public affairs for the US Pacific Fleet was sentenced to six months for helping foreign defense contractor Leonard Glenn Francis embezzle the US Navy out of millions of dollars. Captain Jeffrey Breslau was sentenced for secretly moonlighting as a paid public relations consultant for Leonard Glenn Francis and was was also fined $20,000, ordered […]

  • 31 August 2012

    The Russian Naval Vessel “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” is paying a courtesy call to Cork and will be berthed at the Port of Cork Cruise Terminal in Cobh from Thursday, 30 August until 19:00hrs on Sunday, 2 September 2012. The vessel will be open to the public on Saturday, 1 September from 10:00 – 12:00hrs and from […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Navy announced April 24 that the destroyer ex-Edson (DD 946) will be donated to the Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum, a nonprofit organization, for permanent berthing and public display in Bay City, Mich. Formal transfer of title and ownership of ex-Edson to the Museum occurs when the Museum removes the ship from the Navy’s […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Authorities

    The US Department of Defense has officially released three unclassified navy videos showing “unidentified” aerial phenomena. The videos, one taken in November 2004 and the other two in January 2015, have been circulating in the public domain after unauthorized releases in 2007 and 2017. The short videos, each showing an unidentified flying object (UFO), are […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Industry news

      The Indian government has approved a joint venture (JV) between defense public sector Mazagon Docks and private sector Pipavav shipyard just after the cabinet adopted the defense ministry guidelines for its public sector units to establish joint ventures with private firms, reports the Daily News Post. “Now that the guidelines for the public-private defense […]