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  • 14 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) and U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET), in support of Operation Martillo, intercepted approximately 750 pounds of cocaine being smuggled aboard a fishing vessel while on routine patrol off the coast of Central America, Sept. 14. The 11th Coast Guard District directed the Vandegrift to […]

  • 2 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education
  • 6 October 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s New Submarines Go Electric he next-generation US Navy’s submarines will be outfitted with an electric propulsion system, as reported by the Engineering news portal.   The Ohio-class submarines currently in use will be replaced with the new submarines in 2029. These new submarines, also called Ohio Replacement Programs’ (ORP) subs, are going to […]

  • 23 March 2011
    Authorities

      Joyce Rumsfeld, ship sponsor and wife of former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, will christen a ship that’s meant to honor those who d… By April M. Havens(GulfLive) [mappress] Source: GulfLive, March 23,2011;

  • 7 September 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Russian Prime minister expects all state defense contracts which were supposed to be settled till Sept 1 would be signed in a week. “I hope, this process would be finished in a week. I mean shipbuilding, missiles, and aviation”, Putin said on Sept 5 at interregional conference of United Russia Party. Putin reminded that […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Authorities

    Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus announced Sept. 26 that the Navy will conduct an official investigation into the fatal shooting incident at the Washington Navy Yard Sept. 16. Adm. John M. Richardson, Director Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, is designated as the investigating officer.  “In the aftermath of the Sept. 16 tragedy at the […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Industry news

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit led by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev on Sept 28 arrived at assigned region off the Horn of Africa to protect civil shipping from pirate attacks, reports RIA Novosti referring to official spokesman for Russian Navy. Russian warships have been maintaining security of navigation near the Horn of Africa […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Authorities

    To compensate Sailors and Marines for extended deployments driven by normal peacetime requirements, Hardship Duty Pay – Tempo (HDP-T) will be paid to Sailors and Marines, active duty and reserve, deployed beyond 220 consecutive days, effective Sept. 17, 2014.   The Department of the Navy HDP-T proposal, authorized by the Secretary of the Navy earlier […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy chief petty officer (CPO)-selectees in Miasawa, conducted a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, Sept. 11, in honor of the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The CPO-selectees commemorated the anniversary by honoring those who perished in the attacks, as well as highlighting American resolve and unity. “While the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks were cowardly […]

  • 23 January 2012
    Authorities

    As announced by the Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert during an All Hands Call at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Jan. 19, the Navy plans to offer voluntary early retirement to certain Sailors separating due to the Enlisted Retention Board (ERB). A NAVADMIN outlining official guidance and application procedures for voluntary early retirement […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced Sept. 6 that amphibious transport dock ship USS New York will participate in numerous events throughout the city honoring the victims and responders from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Additionally, 170 members of the 9/11 Families Association, which includes […]

  • 7 September 2011
    Training & Education

      French Navy’s minesweeper Céphée on Sept 6 called at port of Baltiysk to conduct joint exercise with Russian minesweeper Sergei Kolbasiev, reports Baltic Fleet (BF) press service. “Plan of the joint exercise includes drills on communications, tactical maneuvering, imitation of underway refueling, minelaying, minesweeping, and transshipment of personnel by helicopter”, press release said. Joint […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) and Ukrainian naval ship Hetman Sahaydachniy (U-130) conducted visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) and damage control training during exercise Sea Breeze 2015, Sept. 4, 2015. Sea Breeze is an annual multinational maritime exercise, with a land and air component, co-hosted by the […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    After more than a month long deployment the Philippine Navy’s BRP Ramon Alcaraz PF (16) that participated in the multilateral naval exercise “KAKADU 2014” arrived to Manila, Philippines on Saturday.   The crews of PF 16, and Augusta Westland PNH 431 helicopter, as well as the medical team and exercise directorate members were honoured for their participation in enhancing their surface […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Military Sealift Command hospital ships USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) recently returned to their homeports. Mercy returned to Naval Base San Diego Sept. 27, after a nearly five-month deployment in support of Pacific Partnership 2015. The mission provided humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Comfort returned to […]

  • 16 September 2011

      Russian Navy’s task unit conducting anti-piracy and convoy-escorting activities in the Gulf of Aden and off the Horn of Africa will shift till Sept 25, told a spokesman for Russian Navy to Central Navy Portal. Rotation of the ships will be held in accordance with plans of Russian Defense Ministry and Navy Main HQ. […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Coast Guard crews aboard the Coast Guard Cutters Key Biscayne and Margaret Norvell repatriated 53 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba.   These repatriations are a result of three separate interdictions of people attempting to illegally migrate to the United States. On Sept. 16, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutters Pelican and […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Training & Education

      In accordance with defense ministry’s Foreign Relations Program 2011, American frigate USS Carr arrives at Northern Fleet (NF) on Sept 2. Earlier, the ship visited Baltic Fleet and called at ports of St. Petersburg and Baltiysk. NF large ASW ship Admiral Levchenko will act as a host ship. Her crew is experienced in intercourse […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    USS New York (LPD 21) Sailors and Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) held a remembrance ceremony honoring the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks while on the ship’s maiden deployment, Sept. 11. Commanding Officer Capt. Jon Kreitz addressed the crew with his remarks about the significance of the events and America’s response […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The command of USS Texas (SSN 775) was passed, Sept. 9, as Cmdr. Andrew Hertel was relieved by Cmdr. Todd Nethercott as commanding officer at a time-honored change of command ceremony held aboard the Virginia-class fast attack submarine at the submarine piers on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.   In command since Feb. 1, 2012, Hertel […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71), and the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) are scheduled to participate in San Diego Fleet Week Sept. 18-20. Somerset and Cape St. George will be making the transit to Naval […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors, DoD personnel, and civilians celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a ceremony at the Grand Vista Ballroom on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Oct. 17. The ceremony opened with Culinary Specialist 1st Class (SW) Enrique L. Torres, leading petty officer of the NSE galley, speaking on the origin of Hispanic Heritage month and both current and […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Training & Education

      For the first time since the Sept. 9, 2001, terror attacks, the public was invited to board a ship at Naval Station Norfolk.   (therepbulic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, October 10, 2011

  • 28 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), along with Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7, Amphibious Squadron 11 and embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), pulled in to Subic Bay Sept. 27 prior to beginning Philippines-U.S. Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 2015.   This is the Peleliu’s first port visit to the […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Delegation of young Norwegian officers on Sept 18 will arrive in Russia’s Northern Fleet (NF) main base Severomorsk… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 18, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 9 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Chief petty officers from the U.S. Navy and partner nations in Eastern Europe kicked off the Eurasian Partnership Capstone Senior Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Development Training Workshop at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples, Sept. 8.   The workshop’s concept is to promote and share ideas with NCOs from Romania, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Georgia, Turkey and Azerbaijian. Through […]

  • 5 September 2012

    Signalmen of Russia’s Northern Fleet (NF) destroyer Vice Admiral Kulakov heading in the Celtic Sea on Sept 3 noticed a distress… [mappress] Source: rusnavy, Septembar 5, 2012

  • 22 September 2015
    Authorities

    The commander of U.S. 7th Fleet visited the Republic of Korea, Sept. 21 to meet with senior Republic of Korea (ROK) navy leaders and affirm his commitment to the enduring U.S. and ROK alliance. During his first visit to the peninsula since assuming command Sept. 7, Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin met with the commander of […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Task unit of Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force comprising destroyer Ariake and frigate Oyodo on Sept 23 called at Vladivostok… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 25, 2012; Image: Flot