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  • 7 February 2014

    HMNZS Otago, a Protector class off-shore patrol vessel of the Royal New Zealand Navy, has ventured into the freezing colds of the Ross Sea around Antarctica within Operation Castle.   See how the Navy coped with the challenges of the extreme weather conditions and adapted to changes on the way. Otago left New Zealand in […]

  • 6 July 2011

      The Harper government’s long-promised fleet of vessels to patrol the Arctic has seen two of its project deadlines formally pushed back in re… By Carl Meyer (embassymag) [mappress] Source: embassymag, July 6, 2011;

  • 4 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s newest navigators were put through their paces last week as they guided HMS St Albans safely through the rock-strewn waters of the Channel Islands. The Type 23 frigate, which returned to PortsmouthFriday, provided the ideal platform, and the waters around Guernsey and Jersey, the perfect setting for the new navigators. Following shore-based […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

      India’s top naval officer was in Russia on Friday to push the Kremlin for faster delivery of a 4.5-billion-dollar arms package, the Interfax… (monstersandcritics) [mappress] Source: monstersandcritics, July 15, 2011;

  • 9 September 2013

    The Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States on September 6 stressed that he and other senior diplomats were working “extremely hard” to bring Syrian an other concerned parties together for a conference to find a political path out of the crisis in the country. Following a meeting initiated […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Defence has taken steps to further strengthen mental health policies for Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel following an inquiry into a sailor’s death on HMAS Toowoomba during a port visit to Mumbai in 2011. A Commission of Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of Able Seaman Ewan McDonald found he took his own life […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Industry news

    PCU North Dakota’s (SSN 784) commissioning will be postponed, the U.S. Navy announced on April 16.   This decision is based on the need for additional design and certification work required on the submarine’s redesigned bow and material issues with vendor-assembled and delivered components. “As the Navy works with all vested parties to certify the […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    As a result of a number of perilous journeys undertaken in recent days involving migrants and refugees, the UNHCR, OHCHR, IOM and SRSG for Migration and Development have issued a Joint Statement urging the leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand, to save the lives of people stranded on vessels in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. The UN officials stated that […]

  • 26 July 2017

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) wrapped up five days of sea trials returning to its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk on July 25. This was Truman’s first time underway in nearly a year, as the ship underwent a planned incremental availability (PIA), which began last September, . “Sea trials is […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has picked a Jensen Maritime Consultants workboat design to be used for the construction of workboats for the US Navy. Jensen Maritime Consultants did not identify the boat builder that will be in charge of delivering the vessels to the navy adding only that the boats are to be […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Seventy two years ago, during the period 4–8 May 1942, the tide of battle in the Pacific turned when a combined force of United States and Australian warships halted the Japanese push towards Australia.   This was the first time that the Japanese had been halted during their relentless push through the Pacific and this […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Vijaya and Naval Deployment Alankuda of the North-western Naval Command on information received arrested 07 persons engaged in illegal fishing along with a haul of illegal fishing nets on 25th March 2013 in Mandalkuda, Palliwasalthurai and Alankuda areas. They were handed over to respective authorities of Fisheries Department in Puttalam […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) recently qualified the first female master helmsman in the past decade. Seaman Gabrielle Connelly, a junior Sailor in Deck department, accomplished her goal after setting sail aboard USS Boxer on February 12. “I think it is pretty awesome, I definitely pushed myself with this qualification,” said Connelly. “You have […]

  • 24 September 2019

    Three US Navy sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush committed suicide last week, the ship’s commanding officer Capt. Sean Bailey confirmed in a post on the ship’s official Facebook page. The deaths came in the wake of a push by the US Navy to address the rising number of suicides in […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) competed in a metabolic conditioning competition in the ships hangar bay, March 1. Sailors were given 15 minutes to complete as many sets as possible of five pull-ups, 10 hand-release push-ups and 15 squats. “The ideas for the contests highlight current fitness trends, […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Testing of advanced systems onboard USS Gerald R. Ford has fallen behind schedule, thereby delaying the sea trials phase. The delay of the sea trials phase may add up to six to eight weeks and push the delivery of the US Navy’s new aircraft carrier behind the march 2016 deadline. In a statement released yesterday, reported by […]

  • 6 May 2015

    Three senior chief petty officers aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) were advanced to the rank of master chief petty officer during a promotion ceremony in the ship’s hangar bay, May 1. Their newly pinned gold-fouled anchors, each with two silver stars distinguish them as master chief petty officers who represent […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After being trained by the crew of Danish HDMS Absalon, 22 soldiers from the Somaliland Coast Guard boarded a small vessel in a safe and professional manner this week. The boarded vessel had been hired and assigned for the task, and the successful boarding concluded two days of demanding maritime training. The training focused on […]

  • 16 June 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two women in a raft in Lake Huron near Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, Sunday night.   The names of the women are not being released and there is no Coast Guard imagery. At 6:30 p.m., a search-and-rescue coordinator at the Coast Guard 9th District command center in Cleveland received a phone […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Training & Education

    A celebrity fitness guru visited Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Aug. 21, exercising and talking nutrition with Sailors and Marines and helping the Navy promote a culture of fitness. Tony Horton, best known for his P90X series of workouts, is visiting several military installations in California this month, talking to Sailors, Marines, Airmen, Soldiers and […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has started construction of the first of two 2,600-ton frigates ordered by the Philippine Navy. The steel-cutting ceremony for the frigate was held in Ulsan, South Korea, on May 1, 2018. As informed, each of the new frigates will feature a length of 107 meters and a width of […]

  • 18 November 2016

    The Pakistan Navy detected an Indian submarine in its territorial waters and chased it away, the naval service said in a press release issued on Friday. According to the statement, the Indian submarine was detected south of the Pakistani coast on Monday. The submarine tried to escape detection without success as it was continuously tracked and pushed “well […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) departed their Norfolk homeport May 14 for a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operations. Stout recently completed a training cycle in preparation for deployment while simultaneously assisting two other strike groups prepare for theirs. “My crew has been […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy shared a video of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) underway for the first time conducting the first set of at-sea tests and trials in the Atlantic Ocean, December 7. DDG 1000 is the first of a new class of warships in the US Navy. The ship is designed as a multi-mission […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday that the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) has put on significant weight in the dry dock at its Newport News Shipbuilding division with the installation of four 30-ton bronze propellers. At 21 feet in diameter, each propeller spins to push the aircraft carrier through the water. “Installation […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Alexander Nevsky, Russian Navy’s nuclear ballistic missile submarine, arrived in the port of Vilyuchinsk, in the Kamchatka Peninsula on September 30, 2015. This second vessel of the fourth generation Borei class (Project 955A) was built by Sevmash shipyard in the northern city of Severodvinsk. Initially planned to be launched in 2009, the vessel encountered both budgetary and Bulava […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy’s two new Zumwalt-class destroyers will arrive to the fleet a year later due to complications with new technology. Reuters writes that the issues arose because of the challenges with the integration, installation and testing of unique high-tech components on the new class of warships. US Navy and General Dynamics are working on controlling […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Industry news

    A steel cutting ceremony of the Pakistani Navy’s 12-ton Bollard Pull Pusher Tug was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) on January 20th.   High-ranking officials from the Pakistani Navy, government authorities and the Karachi Shipyard representatives attended the ceremony. The 16.89-meter long tugs can pull 60 tons and they are essential for […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard, a subsidiary of General Dynamics responsible for the construction of the U.S. Navy’s largest, stealth destroyer, USS Zumwalt, has shared a photo of the 16,000-ton destroyer leaving the port for final trials. The first-of-class ship in December got underway for the first set of trials. You can watch the video of the […]