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  • 7 September 2012

    Baltic Fleet (BF) corvette Soobrazitelny which was immobilized on Sept 2 in the Baltic Sea due to a fire occurred in the engine-room set a course for Baltiysk, reported RIA Novosti referring to a high-ranking BF officer. According to the source, a short circuit happened last Sunday in the ship’s cable network led to fumigation. […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Industry news

      The next trial phase of Project 677 Lada diesel electric submarine St. Petersburg will be carried out in 2012, reports ITAR-TASS referring to director of Admiralteyskie Verfi shipyard Alexander Buzakov. As for him, the further fate of the project will be determined after trials. Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM Vladimir Vysotsky said early Feb 2012 […]

  • 3 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The U.S. Navy will name an American warship after deceased U.S. Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.), despite protests from the public, which complained… By R. Cort Kirkwood (thenewamerican) [mappress] Source: thenewamerican,March 3, 2011

  • 26 September 2011

      After six months and one day supporting the UK mission over Libya as part of Operation ELLAMY, RAF Typhoons have left Gioia del Colle in Italy and returned to the UK. The return of the aircraft is part of the strategy to optimise the air contribution to the current and future campaign which the […]

  • 20 February 2011
    Equipment & technology

    “Vitse-admiral Kulakov” returned to its homebase in Severomorsk in December last year, after 20 years of repairs, GTRK Murman reports. The v… By Trude Pettersen (Barentsobserver) [mappress] Source: Barentsobserver, February 20, 2011; 

  • 7 December 2011
    Industry news

    Modernization of Project 1144 Orlan nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov will start at Sevmash shipyard after 2012; the emphasis will be put on enhancement of missile arms, said the shipyard’s director general Andrei Diachkov in the interview to RIA Novosti. Cruiser Admiral Nakhimov has been mothballed at Sevmash for the recent ten years. “This would […]

  • 3 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

    The Finnish Navy’s first anti-mine vessel is nearing completion at a shipyard in Italy… (hs) [mappress] Source: hs,March 3, 2011;

  • 3 September 2012

    The skipper of the USS Porter has been removed from command after his ship collided with an oil tanker just outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The commander of Naval Surface Force Atlantic relieved Cmdr. Martin Arriola of command on Thursday. The collision earlier this month left a breach about 10 feet by 10 feet […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Authorities

    Five Royal Malaysian Navy staff, including a female officer, were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in and around the naval base in Lumut, on Monday evening, Malay Mail reported. MACC obtained a seven-day remand order against 14 people to facilitate investigations into alleged corruption offences. The navy personnel will be investigated under Section 17 (a) of […]

  • 7 February 2011

    JINXED submarine HMS Astute has suffered another mishap – after its toilets broke down… [mappress] Source: dailyrecord, February 7, 2011;

  • 2 August 2013
    Training & Education

    A Confederate flag finished a nearly 150-year journey as it traded hands from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society (HRHS) to Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) during a ceremony at the society’s building in Dayton, Va., July 31. Capt. Henry Hendrix, NHHC’s director, accepted the flag which will be preserved and displayed in one of the […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) took on 500,000 gallons of JP-5 fuel Feb. 10, marking the first time the ship has received fuel since it entered refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) more than three years ago. Sailors assigned to TR’s Air Department V-4 division oversaw the operation, which involved a barge pulling alongside the ship […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      USS Cleveland (LPD-7) was decommissioned Sept. 30 as Sailors, former crew members, family and friends gathered at Naval Base San Diego to celebrate the ship’s 44 years of service. Cleveland was commissioned April 21, 1967 in Norfolk, Va. The ship became a member of the Pacific Fleet’s amphibious force when it transited to San […]

  • 28 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The families of Sailors assigned to Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) welcomed their loved ones as they returned to Naval Submarine Base New London, June 27, following a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. Pittsburgh departed for deployment in December 2011 and conducted maritime security and theater security cooperation efforts in the 5th and […]

  • 30 March 2011

    Stepping up attacks far from the frontline fighting, a U.S. Navy ship fired 22 Tomahawk cruise missiles at weapon storage sites around Tripo… (aolnews) [mappress] Source: aolnews, March 30, 2011;

  • 8 January 2014
    Industry news

    The Canadian Navy submarine HMCS Chicoutimi will return to the fleet almost a decade after a major fire onboard the ship, as reported by CBC news. The HMCS Chicoutimi was initially a Royal Navy submarine, known as HMS Upholder, which Canada bought in 1998 with three more submarines as part of a USD 247 million […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Industry news

    Type 23 frigate HMS Portland is on her way home to Plymouth after a major refit at Rosyth shipyard. Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Portland has left Rosyth to return to her base port of Plymouth. The departure follows a 50-week, multi-million pound refit by Babcock at the Fife dockyard. With more than 260,000 […]

  • 17 July 2012

    An embarked security team aboard a U.S. Navy vessel fired upon a small motor vessel after it disregarded warnings and rapidly approached the U.S. ship near Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates yesterday. In accordance with Navy force protection procedures, the sailors on the USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) used a series of non-lethal, preplanned responses to […]

  • 18 March 2013

    After travelling 50,000 nautical miles for Operation Artemis, HMCS Regina returned home March 14. It’s been eight months since the warship sailed from Esquimalt, B.C., on a mission to keep the Arabian Sea secure. The Canadian ship was part of a multinational naval force – Combined Task Force 150 – tasked to monitor the area for […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Britain’s newest destroyer, HMS Duncan, has returned to the Clyde after highly-successful month-long initial trials. The sixth and final Type 45 destroyer tested her ability to manoeuvre, fire most of her weapons and flashed up her combat systems during the four weeks of tests off western Scotland. Back on the calm waters of the Clyde […]

  • 29 March 2011

      Navy families had another emotional homecoming Monday as the destroyer USS Shoup returned after six months at sea with the aircraft carrier… (seattletimes) [mappress] Source: seattletimes, March 29, 2011;

  • 12 August 2014
    Authorities

    The officers and crew of the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) returned home this weekend after participating in RIMPAC 2014, the world’s largest multi-national naval exercise.   Sailors on board Lake Champlain were given a unique opportunity to experience operating in a complex maritime environment and had the opportunity to help foster […]

  • 15 June 2011

      HMS Enterprise returned to her home port of Plymouth on Friday 10 June after 20 months away. The survey ship returned to Devonport having sailed over 50,000 miles during her deployment. Her most recent operations over the last few months include surveying an area the size of Dartmoor National Park. Her deployment has also included West Africa, […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Training & Education

    An emotional homecoming is expected when the Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset returns to HM Naval Base Devonport, Plymouth, on Friday (24 February) following a six-month deployment to the Middle East. HMS Somerset’s second-in-command Executive Officer, Lieutenant Commander Ben Aldous, said: “Our homecoming is a long and eagerly anticipated conclusion to a lengthy deployment. “Although […]

  • 25 October 2012

      Staff at Britannia Royal Naval College have been praised for rescuing a fellow sailor after his engine failed. River staff at Britannia Royal Naval College have been praised for coming to the aid of a fellow sailor whose engine had failed off the Mewstone. Warrant Officer Arty Shaw, Able Rate Rebecca East and civilian […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in its homeport Naval Base San Diego after its inaugural participation in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, Aug. 9.   During the 37-day exercise conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands and off the coast of California, Mercy’s medical personnel participated with […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two vessels from the Chilean Navy fleet have been deployed to inspect and prevent the possible fuel leaks after a ferry accident.   The Navimag ferry Amadeo I struck a rock and started listing in the Kirke pass, 50 kilometers southwest of Puerto Natales. The ferry was carrying 17 passengers and 28 crew, all of which […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Industry news

    Hundreds of guests turned out to mark HMS St Albans’ return to frontline service following a £25m upgrade.   Families of crew members and dignitaries from the ship’s namesake town attended a rededication ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base today (August 1). Principal guest was Lady Suzie Essenhigh – the ship’s sponsor who launched the vessel […]