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  • 25 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The first of a fleet of over 30 new workboats that are to join the Royal Navy has started rough weather sea trials in the Irish Sea less than a month after being launched. In addition to being the first, the future HMS Magpie is also the largest of the batch. It is set to […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities

    After deploying in July to conduct border protection operations in Australia’s northern waters, Mine Hunter Coastal HMAS Huon returned home to HMAS Waterhen on 2 October. This was the vessel’s second deployment in support of Operation RESOLUTE in 2015. During her deployment Huon patrolled well known fishing areas to prevent illegal incursions while working hard […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) returned to Pearl Harbor Oct. 28, fulfilling a regularly-scheduled six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. The deployment was Santa Fe’s second in three years to the Western Pacific, and included port visits to Japan, Guam and Singapore. While deployed, 30 Sailors and three officers earned […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    As announced April 17 by NAVADMIN 127/12, the Navy joins US nation in celebrating Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month throughout the month of May. Navy commands are encouraged to reflect on the national 2012 theme, “Striving for Excellence in Leadership, Diversity, and Inclusion” to increase their knowledge and awareness of the contributions Asians and […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    For the first time since December 2013, the guided missile cruiser USS Momsen (DDG 92) got underway under her own power, June 18. This momentous occasion marks the end of a lengthy repair period and the start of a very exciting time in Momsen’s life. The success of the ship throughout an extensive dry-docking maintenance […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Industry news

    Recovery works on broken down steam boilers of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will take not more than 2-3 months, a representative of… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 04, 2012

  • 4 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Medical Logistics Command celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month, Oct. 2, in Frederick, Md., on Fort Detrick, with a special guest speaker from the local community. Jeanie R. Cronin of Middletown, Md., co-founder and president of Centro Hispano de Frederick, Inc., was on hand to share personal accounts of her contributions to the local Hispanic community […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities

    The guided-missile frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59) returned home to Norfolk, July 12, following a six-month deployment in support of Operation Martillo. In collaboration with three U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) law enforcement detachments (LEDET) and “The Immortals,” from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Light Squadron (HSL) 60, Kauffman intercepted 8,499 kg of narcotics and interdicted 13 smuggling vessels […]

  • 23 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Britain’s ‘capital ship’ HMS Westminster sails on a seven-month deployment east of Suez “ready and up for it”. The frigate leaves Portsmouth on Monday to relieve her sister Somerset, which has spent the past half year keeping the sea lanes open and clamping down on illegal activity. The frigate departs Portsmouth on Monday to relieve […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Topeka (SSN 754) deployed from Naval Base Point Loma for a scheduled six-month western Pacific deployment March 6. The Los Angeles-class, fast-attack submarine’s deployment is in support of the Chief of Naval Operations’ Maritime Strategy. Topeka’s missions will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, which help establish conditions for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Industry news

    India will strongly take up with Russia the delay in delivery of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, the refurbished Admiral Gorshkov… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 05 2012

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) returned from a six-month deployment to its homeport at U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut, May 12. Under the command of Cmdr. Bill Solomon III, Pittsburgh returned from the U.S. European Command area of responsibility where the crew executed the chief of naval operation’s maritime […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s Oliver Hazard Perry class frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58) pulled into Naval Station Mayport after completing a six-month deployment in the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility. The vessel deployed on this mission from Naval Station Mayport on June 16. Upon arrival in the Mediterranean Ocean, Samuel B. Roberts crew will conducted […]

  • 6 April 2011

      USS Doyle (FFG 39) returned from a six-month deployment April 5, after successfully conducting Counter Illicit Trafficking (CIT) operations in the U.S. Southern Command’s (USSOUTHCOM) area of responsibility. Doyle conducted CIT operations in support of Joint Interagency Task Force – South’s (JIATF-South) mission to eliminate illicit trafficking posing a threat to national security and […]

  • 24 June 2015

    Sailors and Marines aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) held a command-wide observance ceremony in honor and support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, June 22. The observance covered the history of LGBT rights and related civil rights movements. The event was hosted by Essex’s multicultural committee and […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Training & Education

    HMAS Ballarat sailed from Garden Island, Sydney for a five month deployment around Australia and to North East Asia. The first stop for Ballarat is Western Australia, where she will participate in Exercise Triton Storm 2. Ballarat will later sail to North East Asia, participating in a number international exercises and engagement activities. This will […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) came together to recognize Hispanic Americans’ impact on their country and military alike during a Hispanic Heritage celebration Oct. 12. The Nimitz multicultural committee put the event together to recognize and raise awareness about the contributions Hispanics have made to the U.S. Navy. This year’s Hispanic […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) returned home to San Diego on December 5, after spending 18 months on its maiden deployment to Southeast Asia. The embarked “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 disembarked the ship earlier in the day, flying back to Naval Air Station North Island. Sailors of LCS […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s submarine HMS Torbay returned to her base-port at Plymouth after a successful six-month patrol. HMS Torbay entered Plymouth Sound from where the vessel started her transit up the River Hamoaze to her berth in HM Naval Base Devonport. The nuclear-powered submarine, which carries Tomahawk land attack missiles, has returned after routine underwater deployment. During […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Cleveland (LPD 7) is scheduled to return to its homeport of San Diego Aug. 4, completing a five-month deployment to the South Pacific as the lead vessel in Pacific Partnership 2011. Cleveland embarked more than 300 personnel from all branches of the U.S. armed forces, the State Department, multiple partner nations and non-government organizations […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Royal Navy’s submarine HMS Triumph has arrived in Faslane for an eight-month refit. The Royal Navy’s seventh and last Trafalgar-class nuclear submarine has spent the last 10 months on patrol in UK waters. The Plymouth-based vessel will spend three months out of the water in the shiplift during her refit. Personnel from the boat – […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Training & Education

    USS Jefferson City (SSN 759) departed Naval Base Point Loma for a scheduled six-month Western Pacific deployment, April 9.   The Los Angeles-class, fast-attack submarine’s deployment is in support of the Chief of Naval Operations’ Maritime Strategy. Jefferson City’s missions will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, which help establish conditions […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Spanish consultants from Navantia shipbuilding company have left the consortium in charge of implementation of the “Project 75″ submarines, being built by the Indian Mazagon Dock Ltd. (MDL) under the license from the French DCNS company, the Times of India reports. Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) is producing six SSK Scorpene submarines (P75) for the Indian […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed a seven-month deployment July 15-20, returning to Naval Station Mayport, Fla., Naval Station Norfolk, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va. and Camp Lejeune, N.C. Deployed since Dec. 11, 2014, the Iwo Jima ARG […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Industry news

    Sailors and civilian mariners (CIVMARS) assigned to submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) gathered together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Oct. 15. The celebration began on the ship’s mess decks where several hundred Sailors enjoyed tacos, burritos, enchiladas and other Hispanic delicacies while listening to their shipmates speak on the importance of Hispanic heritage. […]

  • 20 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Russian Navy Main HQ has been working in St. Petersburg for three months now, said Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Viktor Chirkov… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 20, 2012; Image: krstarica

  • 2 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer, USS Nitze (DDG 94), departed Nov. 29 on a seven-month deployment to the 6th Fleet area of operations. The ship will conduct maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in and around the waters of Europe and Africa. “The U.S. Navy has routinely deployed throughout Europe and Africa […]