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  • 27 July 2017

    Hellenic Navy’s 107-year-old battle cruiser Georgios Averof concluded a three-month refit returning to its homeport in Athens where it serves as a museum ship. The battle cruiser returned to Athens on Thursday where it was welcomed by a naval band and a helicopter while other ships sounded their horns. Georgios Averof was refurbished in a shipyard […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Research & Development

    BMT Group (BMT), design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has taken on a higher level of sponsorship of the Submarine Institute of Australia (SIA). Established in 1999, the SIA is the nation’s premier organisation for promoting submarine matters. The SIA’s objective is to promote informed discussion and research in the fields of submarine operations, engineering, […]

  • 3 May 2017

    The Hellenic Navy’s century-old battle cruiser “Georgios Averof” which now serves as a floating museum left Athens for an extensive maintenance period that will take two months to complete. After spending over 60 years as a museum ship, the battle cruiser will now have her hull and upper deck refurbished and interior areas renovated. The Hellenic navy […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Seven Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) traveled to Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes June 29 to visit a recruit division sponsored by the ship. TR was represented by Master Chief Machinist’s Mate (SW/AW) Preston Whitlock, Chief Cryptological Technician (Technical) (SW/EXW) Tricia Ghunney, Aircrew Survival Equipmentman 1st Class (AW/SW) Jason Etheridge, Electrician’s Mate […]

  • 12 August 2011

    Crew of large ASW ship Marshal Shaposhnikov and communications company Rostelecom Far East decided to sign patronage agreement. Such sponsorship will raise prestige of military service, improve living conditions of the ship’s crew, and contribute to further improvement of patriotic education in the Navy. The ship’s commanding officer Capt 1 rank Denis Antsiferov and vice […]

  • 6 December 2015

    President Minister of the German federated state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern will award FGS Mecklenburg-Vorpommern with the state’s streamer during a ceremony on December 7. The ceremony will take place at Passagierkai, Rostock, Germany. Many armies around the world award battle streamers as a special honoring. According to the German Navy’s press center, battle streamers represent the highest […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The multinational training exercise FRUKUS 2013, came to a close July 3, after completing both at-sea and in-port training while in port Brest, France, June 25 – July 2. FRUKUS was created in 2003 to aid in talks between France, Russia, U.K, and United States. FRUKUS 2013 focused on improving maritime security through open dialogue […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov and Sevastopol mayor Vladimir Yatsuba on Oct 14 discussed living conditions of Russian Black Sea Fleet (BSF), said defense minister’s press secretary Lt Col Irina Kovalchuk. According to her, Serdiukov held working meeting with the chairman of Sevastopol city administration Vladimir Yatsuba who is presently visiting Moscow. “Issues of mutual […]

  • 2 July 2014

    A historic Royal UK Navy 1950s fighter, the de Havilland Sea Vixen, will join the fly past over the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, at the official naming ceremony by Her Majesty The Queen in Rosyth, Scotland on Friday 4 July 2014.   Sea Vixen FAW2 (Fighter All Weather) G-CVIX XP924, painted […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Training & Education

    With the kind permission of Commodore Mark Slawson (Commandant of the Defence College of Electro-Mechanical Engineering), officers of the Training Management (TM) Specialisation held their annual Conference and Dinner at HMS SULTAN on 8 March 2012. The Conference was opened by Commodore Slawson, while Commodore Tim Lowe (Deputy Flag Officer Sea Training) delivered the keynote […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Maritime forces from four countries began participation in the multinational naval exercise FRUKUS, in port Brest, France, June 25. FRUKUS, which is led this year by the French navy, is focused on improving maritime security through open dialogue and increased training of the participating nations, as well as promoting friendship, mutual understanding and cooperation. Participating […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The international maritime law enforcement exercise Cutlass Express 2018 kicked off in Djibouti, January 31, under the sponsorship of US Africa Command. The seventh iteration of the annual exercise is led by US Naval Force Africa and is aimed at assessing and improving combined maritime law enforcement capacity, promoting national and regional security in East […]

  • 13 March 2012

    The Chief of Naval Operations released NAVADMIN 083/10 March 12 outlining the realignment of his staff at the Pentagon to enhance the Navy’s ability to navigate fiscal challenges and deliver fleet and platform readiness. Vice Adm. Bill Burke will assume the new position of Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO) for Warfare Systems (N9) March […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

    The boats of the Gibraltar Squadron now have a new home, formally opened by Lady Johns, wife of Vice Admiral Sir Adrian Johns, the current Governor of Gibraltar and former Second Sea Lord. The Old Boathouse is the new accommodation for the Navy’s Gibraltar unit of two patrol boats, HMS Scimitar and Sabre, and three […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) greeted students from Newsome Park Elementary School on their first day back to school as part of an ongoing community relations project to build a stronger relationship with the school Sept. 3. “The program started about mid-year last year by having Sailors meet […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Two employees from BMT Defence Services and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, are set to embark on a challenging journey which will see them make an epic motorcycle ride from Bath, UK to Gdansk in Poland. With the trip fully funded by the two riders, all donations and sponsorship raised will go directly […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) announced Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) as the main sponsor for the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX) 2013. The sponsorship will help reinforce a re-vamped maritime security zone designed to address emerging trends in the region’s naval defence market. The 2013′s NAVDEX will see increased areas for live on-water […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    More than 200 shipmates, friends and families filled the Mayport Memorial Park March 17, to pay their respects to the fallen crew of USS Stark (FFG 31) 25 years after the frigate was struck by an Iraqi missile while deployed in the Arabian Gulf. In the early morning hours of May 17, 1987, two Iraqi […]

  • 30 July 2017

    The U.S. Navy commissioned its 69th Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) in a ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island on July 29. The General Dynamics-built ship is named in honor of Navy Cross recipient Marine Corp Sgt. Rafael Peralta. During the second battle of Fallujah, he smothered a grenade with […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Training & Education

    A group of 100 students from all over the UK have swapped their life at university for a weekend at Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC), Dartmouth, which culminated in a gruelling physical challenge. The group of sponsored undergraduates and foundation year doctors have already signed up for a career in the Royal Navy and in […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Port of South Louisiana will restore a historic U.S. Navy Blue Angel plane displayed at the entrance to the Port of South Louisiana’s Executive Regional Airport in Reserve, Louisiana. The port partnered with the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida to acquire the sponsorship rights to the aircraft which is an original Grumman F- 11 Tiger jet […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Research & Development

    Three foreign warships from Germany, Netherlands, and the US will moor at Vasilyevsky Island’s quay of St. Petersburg. They will participate in the 5th International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS-2011) to be held since June 29 till July 3. Apart from arrival of foreign warships, the IMDS program includes demonstration firings of 10 shipborne gun systems […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Industry news

    Cmdr. Cory Blaser, commanding officer of USS Nicholas (FFG 47), decommissioned the ship during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk March 10; 30 years ago to the date in which it was placed into commission in 1984.   Nicholas’ commissioning commanding officer, retired Vice Adm. James F. Amerualt, was the guest speaker while Commodore, Destroyer […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Chicago (SSN 721) arrived in Guam April 19 where it is assigned to Commander, Submarine Squadron 15 as one of three forward-deployed submarines. Chicago replaces USS Houston (SSN 713), a fast-attack submarine that transferred to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in January. Cmdr. Nick Tilbrook, Chicago’s commanding officer, thanked attendees for the warm welcome and the […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The crew of USS Constitution officially announced its reception of the Retention Excellence Award for fiscal year (FY) 2013, March 19.   This marks the second straight year ‘Old Ironsides’ has received the award, which was presented to Constitution’s crew by Deputy Director, Navy Staff Capt. Vincent Martinez during a visit to Charlestown Navy Yard […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy officially accepted delivery of the amphibious assault ship America (LHA 6) from Huntington Ingalls Industries during a ship custody transfer ceremony in Pascagoula, Miss., April 10.   More than 900 Sailors and Marines assigned to Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) America marched to the ship to take custody on the flight deck. During the […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Training & Education

      Fresh from patrolling the North Atlantic, HMS Dauntless has made her mark in Sierra Leone. The Type 45 destroyer’s crew completed an important visit to the capital Freetown, reinforcing recent exercises between the ship and West Africa navies. Britain’s High Commissioner Ian Hughes played host onboard to the Sierra Leonean Deputy Foreign Minister Mrs […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Industry news

    Dr. Sigrid Hubert-Reichling christened one of the most modern non-nuclear submarines in the world today at the shipyard of Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW), a company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, under the name of “U 35”. She is the wife of the Lord Mayor of Zweibrücken, the town that has assumed sponsorship of U 35. U […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) celebrated its 25th anniversary this week at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam with events which include a visit to the submarine by members of the 721 Club of Chicago. “It is a great honor to have the 721 Club here for our 25th anniversary and to be able […]