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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

    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

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 July 2015

    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 […]

  • 13 May 2015

    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 […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Peter MacKay, and the Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie), the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, joined families, friends and the Maritime Atlantic fleet in welcoming home HMCS Charlottetown as she returned to Halifax following a deployment that has lasted almost […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Industry news

    China is planning an initial sea trial of its first aircraft carrier next month, a Hong Kong newspaper said Tuesday, a move likely to furthe… (chron) [mappress] Source: chron, June 21, 2011;

  • 22 May 2015

    After a successful seven-month deployment, the guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) returned May 21 to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). With the conclusion of this journey the vessel finished the last leg of its maiden deployment. While deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), Michael Murphy promoted security and stability […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a cake cutting ceremony held on the ship’s mess deck Oct. 12. The celebration, hosted by Bonhomme Richard’s multi-cultural committee, recognized Hispanic culture, war heroes, celebrities and political figures and included guest speakers who shared their personal experiences. […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Aviation Supply Department (ASD) celebrated Asian-Pacific American (APA) Heritage month at Naval Air Station North Island Friday, May 31st. Sailors and civilians celebrated by recalling history, performing dances, playing live music and eating food from the Asian-Pacific region. “May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May […]

  • 23 October 2013

    Since her departure from her home port of Las Palmas in the Canary Isles on 15 July 2013, Spanish Ocean Patrol vessel, ESPS Meteoro, has certainly been very busy.  The warship has sailed over 14,000 nautical miles and the crew has carried out a range of activities off the Somali Coast. ESPS Meteoro commenced her […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 December 2017

    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 […]

  • 10 March 2011

      The Navy has increased its Middle East presence by positioning two aircraft carriers there simultaneously for at least nine months a year fo… (stripes) [mappress] Source: stripes, March 10, 2011;

  • 23 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in the ship’s cific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in the ship’s hangar bay May 18. Celebrated across the nation during May, Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month is a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders living […]