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  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 saw the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps operating closely with Japan, Mexico and New Zealand to successfully conduct amphibious beach landings and tactical air operations. Participating nations have performed a multitude of exercises ashore and off the coast of Southern California. All forces involved have displayed land and naval excellence in […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal is scheduled to hold a change-of-command ceremony, Friday, July 31, 2015. Lt. Kristyn Grier will transfer command to Lt. j.g. Jamie Kim, a native of Irvine, Calif., during a change-of-command ceremony presided over by Capt. Jennifer F. Williams, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/ Long Beach. Lt. Grier began her […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to be moored on the south side of Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, New York, Friday as part of the 2015 cadet summer training deployment. The Eagle will be open for free public tours: – Friday, July 31st, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. – […]

  • 28 July 2015

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued an adult male from a sinking sailing vessel Monday evening near Treasure Island. At 6:29 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center personnel received a distress broadcast from the owner of a 40-foot sailing vessel reporting it was taking on water approximately half of a mile northeast of Treasure […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Training & Education

    The U.S> Coast Guard continues to search for two missing teenage boys approximately 100 nautical miles off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina. Still missing are Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14 years old. Coast Guard search crews have conducted 53 search patterns covering approximately 40,000 square nautical miles. The search area stretches from […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    SAFE Boats International (SBI), a Washington based manufacturer of aluminum boats has completed the first Coastal Interceptor Vessel (CIV) on contract from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO). A naming ceremony was held at SAFE Boats International facilities on May 26, 2016 to name the vessel the “Alexandria” as well […]

  • 5 January 2016

    The U.S. Navy’s third littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in Phuket, Thailand for the first time December 30 for a scheduled port visit. The ship’s crew participated in a community service event, and the ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) program representative informed Sailors about opportunities for tours. William Petri, Fort […]

  • 27 July 2015

    Vice Adm. Nora Tyson relieved Vice Adm. Kenny Floyd as commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet during a change of command and retirement ceremony held on Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) while pierside at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego July 24. During the ceremony, Floyd retired from active duty after 35 […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Representatives from the navies of 27 nations met at Naval War College’s latest regional alumni symposium held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, to discuss issues facing the group and how to meet common challenges. From April 12-14, the represented nations, mostly European and North American, discussed topics including cooperation or conflict in the opening of the Arctic, […]

  • 21 April 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Navy have completed a compliance agreement that sets out a schedule of upgrades the Na… (wateronline) [mappress] Source: wateronline, April 21, 2011;

  • 20 February 2011

    Starwin Industries was one of six companies across the Midwest named to a U.S. Navy deal that could be worth up to $50 million… (bizjournals) [mappress] Source:bizjournals , February 20, 2011;

  • 30 November 2017

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) arrived in Agadir, Morocco, on November 28, for a scheduled port visit, the U.S. Navy said. As explained, the visit serves to enhance U.S.-Morocco relations as the two nations work together to strengthen regional security and stability. Vella Gulf, homeported in Norfolk, is conducting maritime operations […]

  • 21 February 2011
    Training & Education

    Navy sailors will suit up in battle gear and take up fighting positions at U.S. bases during the nation’s largest anti-terrorism exercise, a… (galvestondailynews) [mappress] Source: galvestondailynews, February 21, 2011

  • 2 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 6th Fleet is the United States Navy’s operational fleet and staff of United States Naval Forces Europe. It is headquartered at Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy. Commanded by Vice Admiral James G. Foggo, III, sailors conduct daily operations, port visits and engage with allies and partners throughout Europe and Africa. The area of responsibility (AOR) of U.S. forces […]

  • 27 May 2014

    Over the weekend the U.S. Navy reflected on their history and core values by holding a Memorial Day.   Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens said: “We often hear the words, “Freedom is not free.” We preserve our freedoms by supporting and defending, and at times sacrificing our lives for the […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Training & Education

    No one was hurt when the periscope on USS Jacksonville (SSN 699), a Los Angeles-class submarine, struck a vessel while operating in the Persian Gulf (also known as the Arabian Gulf) Jan. 10 at approximately 5 a.m. local time. Jacksonville surfaced from periscope depth to ascertain if there was any damage to the unidentified vessel. The […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Named to honor President Theodore Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet, the Great Green Fleet is a U.S. Navy initiative highlighting how the Navy and Marine Corps are using energy efficiency and alternative energy/fuels to increase combat capability and operational flexibility. Stockdale became the first naval ship to use the fuel blend for regular operations when it departed […]

  • 14 July 2011

      The Navy could be forced to slash its annual budget by $10 billion as the Pentagon pares its spending, defense insiders tell The Hill… By John T. Bennett (thehill) [mappress] Source: thehill, July 14, 2011;  

  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Eight U.S. Navy Sailors got the opportunity to visit two Turkish navy ships while Turkish navy officers toured amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) during an exchange of personnel to increase knowledge and cooperation between naval forces throughout the region.   The Turkish navy ships, frigates TCG Gediz (F 495) and TCG […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $1,9 billion fixed-price-incentive-fee contract for the full rate production of 11 Lot 38 F/A-18E aircraft for the U.S. Navy and 33 EA-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy (21) and the government of Australia (12).   Work will be performed in El Segundo, California (46 percent); […]

  • 18 April 2017

    A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft squadron completed a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations (AOO) as the last P-8A Poseidon returned to Naval Air Station Jacksonville on April 8, 2017. The “Pelicans” of Patrol Squadron 45 (VP-45), attached to Commander, Task Force 67 (CTF 67) and led by Commanding […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Office of Naval Research-founded electromagnetic railgun, which is installed aboard the joint high-speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3), shown by an artist rendering.   A long range weapon, railgun, can launch projectiles using electricity instead of chemical propellants and is under testing at Naval Sea Systems Command, Dahlgren Division. [mappress] Naval Today Staff, April […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    India’s Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) signed a master ship repair agreement (MSRA) with the U.S. Navy, the company announced in a BSE filing. Earlier in January 2017, the Reliance Shipyard was qualified by the U.S. Navy as an approved contractor to perform complex repair and alternation services for the U.S. Navy’s Seventh Fleet vessels […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy conducted Functional Integration Testing (FIT) of the Remote Minehunting System (RMS) from USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) April 23-27, marking another milestone for the Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules program.   The FIT consisted of embarking an RMS model onto the pierside ship, traversing it within the ship to the RMS storage […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy will name the next San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship the USS Portland, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) announced on friday. “Oregon has a long history with the U.S. Navy going back to the construction of hundreds of World War II Liberty and Victory ships at three Portland-area shipyards,” Wyden said. “I want […]

  • 13 July 2011

      A senior House Republican on Tuesday challenged the Obama administration on what he said were shortfalls in funding the Navy’s programs to m… By Stephen Levy (washingtontimes) [mappress] Source: washingtontimes, July 13, 2011;

  • 7 May 2014

    The U.S. Chief of Naval Operations testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) encouraging Congress to accept and implement the Department of Defense budget proposal recommendation to slow growth of service members’ pay and compensation.   “We cannot sustain our current personnel cost trajectory,” said Greenert. “We need to address this problem sooner rather […]

  • 2 March 2011

      The U.S. is sending a special radar-equipped warship to the Mediterranean Sea next week, the first step in the development of a broad anti-b…   (wwlp)   [mappress]   Source: wwlp,March 2, 2011;