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  • 16 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Builders, architects, sailors and dignitaries joined by Canadian Minister Poilievre and Rear-Admiral Lloyd, on Friday gathered at Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Carleton to lay the ceremonial keel of the new building for the Naval Reserve Division in Ottawa. During the ceremony, a cylinder was placed in the “quarter deck” of the stone frigate. A […]

  • 22 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt on Its Way to Portsmouth More than 5,000 American sailors are heading for Portsmouth on board the giant aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt. USS Curtis Wilbur Ends Sea Trials After EDSRA The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) completed the sea trials, after conducting a DDG midlife overhaul extended […]

  • 20 October 2016

    Senior lawyers from the US Navy and the Royal Navy met at the stone frigate HMS Excellent for formal joint talks concerning aircraft carrier operations. With the Royal Navy on the cusp of returning to ‘big deck’ aircraft carrier operations when HMS Queen Elizabeth joins the fleet next year, it is keen to learn about how […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Training & Education

    HMAS Waterhen celebrated its golden anniversary today with a ‘Freedom of Entry’ parade through the Municipality of North Sydney. The parade of 200 Officers and Sailors, accompanied by the Royal Australian Navy Band, exercised Waterhen’s rite marching down Miller Street, North Sydney with ‘swords drawn, bayonets fixed, band playing and colours flying.’ Superintendent Allan Sicard, […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) and other U.S. Navy assets participated in a counter-piracy exercise with elements of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (Navy) PLA(N) near the Horn of Africa, Sept. 17. The exercise, the first bilateral counter-piracy exercise ever conducted between the U.S. and China, paired Winston S. Churchill with PLA(N) […]

  • 30 May 2018

    US Navy ships centered around the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) returned to US 6th Fleet operations after completing a four day port visit to Souda Bay, Crete, May 23-27. The aircraft carrier docked at the US naval base in Souda Bay while Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Bulkeley docked in Piraeus. The other two ships […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    BAE Systems and NavyX have launched the Pacific 24 smart boat, the Royal Navy’s first crewless boat for general duties.

  • 30 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy joins U.S. nation in celebrating the contributions of generations of patriots during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month throughout May. The Navy announced April 29 in NAVADMIN 115/13, this year’s national theme is “Building Leadership: Embracing Cultural Values and Inclusion,” Inclusion is a recognition that diversity of ideas, experiences, areas of expertise, […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Westminster completed two successful trial launches of her air defence missile system off the Isle of Wight. The Portsmouth-based frigate has been testing new canisters to hold her Seawolf missiles – tests which proved a hit as the weapon smashed two targets out of the Channel skies. Some 32 Seawolfs sit in their ‘cocoons’ […]

  • 11 June 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) paid a visit to a children’s home in Valparaiso, Chile, for a community relations (COMREL) project, June 7. The group of 13 Sailors showed up with boxes of donations from Project Handclasp, painting supplies, and a desire to make improvements for […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) transited the Suez Canal and entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), March 8. Winston S. Churchill’s passage through the 120-mile long canal marks the end of a 234-day tour in U.S. 5th Fleet AOR, where she first served as part of the Dwight D. […]

  • 6 February 2012

    The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP), a tenant activity at Naval Station Newport, is conducting underwater surveys of Newport Harbor in search of 13 British transport service vessels sunk in 1778 near historic Fort Adams that was blockaded by the Royal Navy during the War of 1812. “Much of local Rhode Island maritime history […]

  • 15 June 2011
    Training & Education

      HMS York is on the last leg of her five-month deployment to the southern oceans after passing through the world’s greatest manmade waterway. After the bulk of her deployment around the Falklands, Britain’s fastest destroyer warship shifted oceans to the Pacific to begin a seven-and-a-half-week passage back to her home base of Portsmouth. Her […]

  • 20 September 2016

    The U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced September 19, that ships five and six of the next generation of fleet replenishment oilers will be named USNS Lucy Stone (T-AO 209) and USNS Sojourner Truth (T-AO 210). T-AO 209 and T-AO 210 are the final ships of a six-unit batch authorized for construction on June 30, […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has christened the US Coast Guard’s new national security cutter Stone (WMSL 758). Stone, which is the ninth Legend-class NSC to be built at Ingalls, was christened on February 29, 2020. “Over the last four years, we as a Coast Guard have interdicted 2 million pounds of illicit […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries launched USCG Stone (WMSL 758), the US Coast Guard’s ninth national security cutter (NSC), on October 4. Stone was launched after a keel-laying ceremony in September 2018. It is scheduled for delivery in fiscal year 2021. Stone’s launch also comes a little over a month after the coast guard held a […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage laid the foundation stone for a 4-storied Women Sailors’ Mess at SLNS Gemunu on 21st March 2013. Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe, Commander Western Naval Area Designate, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe, senior naval officers and Commanding Officer SLNS Gemunu were also present on the […]

  • 25 February 2015

    Museum bosses in Portsmouth are calling on the public to donate as little as £1 in a month-long fundraising campaign to restore the Royal Navy’s last surviving ship from Gallipoli. Monitor HMS M33 is due to reopen in the city’s historic dockyard this summer, 100 years after its 6in guns hammered Turkish positions in Suvla […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    A fire broke out aboard Indian Navy frigate INS Shivalik while it was docked at naval base Visakhaptnam, Indian media reported on Thursday. No one was injured in the incident and the damage caused is considered to be minor, according to the reports. The fire broke out in the engine store room and was extinguished […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After completing her anti-ship missile defense upgrade that saw her stripped of all her inventory, Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Toowoomba had a significant logistics challenge to tackle. The frigate is currently performing sea trials after being re-supplied with everything from hardware and machinery to beds and kitchen cutlery utilising the latest inventory management systems. […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Training & Education

    There was no defence against the blanket of snow which has covered much of the UK last week – not even for the most advanced warships in Britain’s arsenal. As the nation shivers in this Arctic blast, the Navy’s new Type 45 destroyers lie peacefully beneath a covering of snow in Portsmouth Naval Base just […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    After completing two-year overhaul in Portsmouth, Royal Navy frigate HMS Westminster has trained with a number of Merlin Mk2 helicopters during her preparations to return to the fleet. The Type 23 frigate now has her own embarked Merlin, however, named Gatekeeper – for guardian to underworld from Ghostbusters, as the Royal Navy said. The submarine-hunting helicopter, from 829 […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of South Korea Navy has commissioned its sixth FF frigate, named ROKS Gwangju, the country’s arms procurement agency announced. According to a report by the South Korean news agency Yonhap, the new frigate is expected to start patrols in March next year after it completes operational sea trials. ROKS Gwangju is the last of six 2,300-ton […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2011

    Fishermen from India’s Tamil Nadu state have accused the Sri Lankan Navy of pelting stones at them when they were fishing… (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, November 07, 2011;

  • 16 October 2013
    Training & Education

    In September, HMAS Parramatta’s Flight Deck Team conducted a Vertical Replenishment (VERTREP) with Spanish replenishment ship ESPS Cantabria while participating in Exercise Triton Centenary 13. What made this VERTREP a special occasion was the use of an MRH-90 helicopter to transfer the stores from Cantabria to Parramatta. For most of the Flight Deck Team, and indeed many of the Ship’s company, […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Frigate HMS Sutherland joined up with British tanker RFA Wave Ruler in the Indian Ocean to take on much-needed supplies for her counter-terrorism mission. The two ships conducted a replenishment at sea – known throughout the Navy as a RAS – with the tanker providing fuel and stores for the Devonport-based warship. The Flight Deck […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of National Security Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) in a ceremony on September 14. Stone is the ninth Legend-class cutter built at Ingalls for the US Coast Guard. Laura Cavallo, the great niece of the namesake, will serve as the ship’s sponsor. The ship is named in […]

  • 14 January 2014

    The US Navy frigate USS Rentz seized about 313kg of cocaine in December last year, worth up to USD 10.4 million, KBPS news portal writes. USS Rentz, which was in counter drug operations in coastal waters off Central America sent her helicopter to detect and cut off a small vessel suspected of smuggling narcotics. Since […]