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  • 18 March 2014

    U.S. Coast Guard and Customs & Border Protection (CBP) worked together to track and interdict a panga boat carrying approximately 6,900 pounds of marijuana with three men onboard approximately 140 miles south of San Diego, Saturday night.   A CBP Office of Air and Marine Multi-role Enforcement Aircraft (MEA) and Coast Guard air and surface […]

  • 5 December 2013

    The U.S. Coast Guard interdicted a panga boat with 201 bales of marijuana and two suspected smugglers aboard approximately 140 miles southwest of San Diego, Monday evening. After a Sacramento-based Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules patrol aircraft detected the 30-foot boat around 3:40 p.m., the Coast Guard Cutter Active launched an interceptor boat to investigate. A […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    USS Lyndon B. Johnson, the third and final U.S. Navy Zumwalt-class destroyer, had its keel laid in Bath, Maine, on January 30. The keel laying and authentication ceremony was held at the General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard. The keel was authenticated by former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s daughters and ship co-sponsors, Lynda Johnson Robb and […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast announced the first task order from a $240 million indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) multiple award design-build construction contract Aug. 26.   Carothers Construction Inc., of Oxford, Mississippi, was awarded the initial task order for $34.4 million for the design and construction of an aircraft maintenance hangar at Marine Corps Air […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Eagle Ford Shale continues to positively impact Port Corpus Christi and the U.S. economy. Yesterday, Wednesday, September 26, 2012, the M/V Pennsylvania, a newly built U.S. Flag vessel destined to move products related to Eagle Ford Shale in the region, made its first port of call to Port Corpus Christi. The tanker docked at Oil […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Royal Navy has shared a photo of one of its two fast patrol boats which help safeguard the waters around Gibraltar as it was being lowered back into Gibraltar harbor. HMS Sabre was hauled out of the Mediterranean Sea for five weeks for her annual survey/refit. The work carried out on the 23-year-old boat included […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from submarine tender USS Emory S Land (AS 39) and members of the Royal Thai Marine Corps (RTMC) came together to improve the quality of life for children at the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) 10 Nursery Center July 31. The nursery center and kindergarten is responsible for all children between the ages 2-4 years […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Germantown (LSD 42) began its involvement in Exercise Cobra Gold 2012 (CG 12), the multinational military exercise co-sponsored by the U.S. and Thailand, Feb. 10 in the Gulf of the Kingdom of Thailand. The exercise, now in its 31st year, is designed to promote regional peace and security. Nations involved in the exercise include […]

  • 15 February 2016

    Attending the NATO Defence Ministers, meeting in Brussels, Canadian Defence Minister, Harjit S. Sajjan supported the decision and confirmed the participation of the Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Fredericton in the Aegean Sea patrols. NATO Defence Ministers, meeting in Brussels, agreed on February 11, 2016, to provide support to Greece and Turkey with the current refugee and migrant crisis. […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Swedish Navy’s two new A26 submarines will be named HSwMS Blekinge and HSwMS Skåne, Sweden’s defense ministry announced on January 16. The names of the two new submarines were approved by Swedish king Carl XVI Gustaf, according to the Swedish Navy ship naming tradition, the defense ministry said. The ministry further said that the […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Checkmates of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 211 held an airborne change of command ceremony in the skies over deployed aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) May 7. Cmdr. John Bixby relieved Cmdr. James A. McCall as commanding officer (CO), as both flew in F/A-18F Super Hornets, assigned to VFA-211. They read their orders, with […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Fleet Cyber Command (FCC) Information Technology Spend Governance Team was announced as a winner of the 2013 Department of the Navy (DON) Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Award Jan. 31. The annual DON IM/IT Excellence Awards recognize IM/IT teams, projects, and individuals that have helped to transform the Navy and Marine Corps through […]

  • 30 May 2014

    U.S. Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station (NCTS) Bahrain held a change of command ceremony on May 29 at Naval Support Activity Bahrain.   Vice Adm. Tighe Jan E. Tighe, commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F), presided over the ceremony in which Capt. Allen L. Edmiston relieved Capt. Kathleen M. Creighton as commanding officer […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB), in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, celebrated a Multicultural Heritage Fair and Talent showcase entitled “A Family Gathering,” May 24. “Our recent Med IG (Medical Inspector General) surveyors mentioned in the final analysis of our hospital that our Diversity Committee is the “best in class” and we’re […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Penzance is in the throes of demanding training after completing a six-month revamp in Rosyth. The Faslane-based warship is now Britain’s most up-to-date minehunter following the refit, which prepared her for impending duties with a NATO task group. After six months in refit – four of those out of the water – HMS Penzance […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy minehunter HMS Middleton has arrived in London ahead of Remembrance Sunday to take part in commemorative events across the capital. The Portsmouth-based ship sailed along the Thames and under Tower Bridge on November 8 as she arrived to berth alongside iconic Second World warship HMS Belfast. During her five-day stay, the ship’s company […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Thanks to one of New Orleans’ top chefs, Sailors from the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) got to experience a taste of home cooking on Sept. 28. Tenney Flynn, co-owner and executive chef of GW Fins, regarded as one of the best seafood restaurants in the nation, stopped by Louisiana’s galley as […]

  • 11 June 2012

    Naval Postgraduate School alumnus and Commander, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), presented a Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture (SGL) and award at his alma mater, June 7. At the opening of his SGL, Adm. William McRaven, USSOCOM, took a moment to honor a member of the NPS Defense Analysis (DA) department who, as […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Commander, Submarine Forces/Submarine Force Atlantic/Allied Submarine Command held a change of command aboard the Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN 779) at Naval Station Norfolk, Sept. 7. Vice Adm. Michael J. Connor relieved Vice Adm. John M. Richardson as commander. Richardson will be promoted to admiral later this year and take command as director, […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Research & Development

    Refueling U.S. Navy vessels, at sea and underway, is a costly endeavor in terms of logistics, time, fiscal constraints and threats to national security and sailors at sea. In Fiscal Year 2011, the U.S. Navy Military Sea Lift Command, the primary supplier of fuel and oil to the U.S. Navy fleet, delivered nearly 600 million […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy warship HMS Montrose returns home to the South West on Wednesday (12th March) after a series of successful operations, including supporting the international efforts to ensure removal of chemical weapons from Syria.   The frigate will sail into HM Naval Base, Devonport, Plymouth to an expected hero’s welcome from over 650 overjoyed […]

  • 6 August 2018

    The Colombian Navy has seized more than one ton of cocaine hydrochloride from a containership in the waters off Barranquilla.  The navy, working in cooperation with other agencies including Colombian air force and coast guard, intercepted the Singapore-flagged Cap San Tainaro on August 3, 2018. As informed, the navy found a total of 1,144 kilograms of cocaine […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG-101) received approximately 120 supply pallets during a replenishment-at-sea, Dec. 02. The pallets were received via vertical replenishment (VERTREP) between the Gridley and Military Sealift Command Fleet Replenishment Oiler USNS Joshua Humphreys (T-AO 188). Chief Logistics Specialist Mark Co, Gridley’s supply department chief petty officer, said: We’re […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The system was put through its paces with over 70,000 operating hours in the test environment.

  • 27 July 2015

    The LÉ NIAMH disembarked 468 migrants (412 male, 41 female, 15 minors), at Pozzallo, Sicily at 9 am on July 25th. Having successfully conducted a Search and Rescue Operation 110 kilometres north-west of Tripoli, Libya on the 24th of July, rescuing 358 migrants from a wooden barge, the LÉ NIAMH was re-tasked to rendezvous with […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    US Navy littoral combat ship USS Coronado recently helped researchers from the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) test their new, low cost, unmanned aerial vehicle ‘Nomad’. Tests concluded in August and helped demonstrate the Nomad’s upgraded launch and control capabilities as well as a new recovery capability by launching multiple vehicles in quick succession, conducting formation […]

  • 11 June 2014

    The commanding officer of USS Cowpens (CG 63), Capt. Gregory W. Gombert, and the ship’s command master chief, Master Chief Petty Officer Gabriel J. Keeton, were relieved by Rear Adm. Michael Smith, Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 3, on June 10, due to loss of confidence in Gombert’s and Keeton’s ability to effectively lead and […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

      Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory were recently honored for their new nano-technology that makes the air quality better for sailors on Navy submarines. The new technology is called SAMMS. It cleans the air in tight Navy submarine spaces by absorbing CO2. The material looks like rock salt and will replace a liquid that’s […]

  • 11 March 2011

      UNDER fire from various quarters, including the Opposition, for its failure to effectively deal with Somali pirates, the UPA government is working on a plan to put in place a mechanism to do so. A committee of secretaries (CoS) headed by Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrasekhar is considering a set of proposals aimed at […]