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  • 8 July 2011
    Training & Education

      An upcoming visit to the central city of Da Nang by three US naval ships is an annual periodical exchange between the Vietnamese and US nava… (vovnews) [mappress] Source: vovnews, July 8, 2011;

  • 5 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command announced the death of a Marine who was supporting operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group. Cpl. Jordan L. Spears, 21, of Memphis, Indiana, was lost at sea Oct 1, 2014, in […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond has completed her role escorting ships carrying Syria’s chemical weapons stock for disposal.   HMS Diamond joined the Danish, Norwegian and British task group in February to provide maritime force protection to merchant vessels transporting chemical agents from Syria. The Limassol-based task group recently escorted the container ship the MV […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Miami April 4 to host various tours and a distinguished visitor luncheon prior to its first Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15) mission stop. CP-15 is a collaborative effort that provides Sailors the opportunity to work alongside partner nation and civilian experts, promoting the commitment and […]

  • 7 November 2012

    More than 5,500 Sailors and Marines assigned to the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group (CSG) arrived in Norfolk, Va., Nov. 4 following a seven-and-a-half-month deployment supporting operations in the Mediterranean and the Arabian Seas. USS Enterprise’s return to Norfolk marks the 25th and final homecoming in her 51 years of distinguished service. The aircraft carrier is […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloaded approximately 2,800 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated wholesale value of more than $93 million Thursday morning at Base Miami Beach, Florida.   The offload is a result of two successful drug interdictions in the Caribbean since Aug. 23. While on routine patrol, the crew of a U.S. […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Industry news

    The Australian Government has released several reviews into Australian submarines, including the Final Report of the Coles Review into Submarine Sustainment, and has announced plans for a new submarine testing facility for Adelaide. Coles Review into Submarine Sustainment The Government announced the Coles Review––a Study into the Business of Sustaining Australia’s Strategic Collins Class Submarine […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Industry news

    Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc., Monroeville, Pa., is being awarded a $20,013,153 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract for Naval Nuclear Propulsion components, the U.S. Department of Defense announced on May 15. Work will be performed in Monroeville, Pa. (96.33 percent), and Schenectady, N.Y. (3.67 percent). No funds will expire at the end of the current […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Russian Navy has successfully tested a deepwater manned mini-sub at a location in the North Atlantic. The dive was to nearly 63 hundred… (ruvr) [mappress] Source: ruvr, July 5, 2011;  

  • 19 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to provide engineering and technical services in support of the Navy Modernization Program. AMSEC LLC was one of several contractors awarded a three-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The estimated ceiling amount of AMSEC’s contract is $83 million. Contract funds will be […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canada’s government has awarded an in-service support contract to Fleetway Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Halifax-class of frigates.

  • 18 May 2020

    Sailors aboard US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), a ship that suffered one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks on board, are simulating being at sea while moored at Naval Base Guam as they prepare to restart operations in the Indo-Pacific.  During the simulation, or “fast cruise,” the crew will simulate normal underway […]

  • 1 January 2019

      The Naval Today team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also like to thank our readers for the continuous support over the year as we look forward to bringing you the latest stories from the world of navy next year as well. May 2019 bring […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) with embarked US Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team recovered more than 3,500 pounds of marijuana on May 2. While on routine patrol approximately 15 miles northeast of Navassa Island, an embarked MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the “Proud Warriors” of […]

  • 29 April 2020

    The US Navy’s coronavirus-hit guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) arrived at Naval Base San Diego on April 28. In San Diego, medical care will be provided for Kidd’s sailors and the ship will be cleaned and disinfected. As of Tuesday, 63% of USS Kidd crewmembers to include all who were symptomatic and their close […]

  • 1 May 2020

    The United States Navy announced it would sponsor the 27th Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC). To be held from August 17 to 31, this year’s drill will be considerably scaled down due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hosted by Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, this biennial maritime exercise will be an at-sea-only event in light of […]

  • 10 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels
  • 28 April 2020

    USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the lead ship of the US Navy’s next-generation, multi-mission surface combatants, was delivered to the navy on April 24. Following this delivery, the ship will transition from combat systems activation to the next phase of developmental and integrated at-sea testing. This event marks a major milestone of the dual delivery approach […]

  • 7 May 2020

    The Royal Australian Navy is making progress with Plan Galileo, an innovative project that delivers the capability to sustain the navy’s growing fleet to ensure it can fight and win at sea. Launching the Plan Galileo website recently, Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm, Head Maritime Systems reiterated her vision as a new way of thinking that […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Industry news, Research & Development

    Naval design and engineering company BMT Defence Services Ltd today announced that it has applied a software package created by leading maritime software house NAPA during the design process for the new logistics and support vessel (LSV) ordered by the Norwegian Defense Logistics Organisation (NDLO). Naval architects have applied NAPA for Design to the vessel’s […]

  • 29 April 2020

    The US Navy’s USS Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group (CSG) and the French Navy conducted a bilateral, interoperability exercise in the North Arabian Sea from April 25 to 26. The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE), guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) and FS Forbin (D620), operating under national tasking, […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Technical Support Detachment (TSD) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel – along with FBI special agent bomb technicians – conducted underwater post-blast investigation training at Naval Base Guam, July 27-31. The week-long training is based on an FBI course which includes surface and underwater events such as assessing the underwater detonation/blast field, locating, mapping […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy has launched Operation Samudra Setu — meaning Sea Bridge — as part of the national effort to repatriate Indian citizens from overseas amid the coronavirus pandemic. Amphibious transport dock INS Jalashwa sailed to the Maldives to evacuate stranded Indian nationals. The ship arrived at the Port of Male, Republic of Maldives, on […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Thomas Modly, Acting Secretary of the US Navy, resigned on April 7 after insulting Capt. Brett E. Crozier, the former commander of the coronavirus-hit aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt. The resignation comes after Modly called the ousted commander Crozier “naive and stupid” in a speech addressed to the crew of Theodore Roosevelt on April 6. […]

  • 24 March 2020

    The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departed Naval Station San Diego on March 23, and is now underway to Los Angeles in support of the nation’s COVID-19 response efforts. More than 800 medical professionals and over 70 civil service mariners who embarked on the Mercy will care for non-COVID-19 patients in Los Angeles. “This […]

  • 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.

  • 14 April 2020

    A sailor infected with COVID-19 aboard the US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) passed away, the navy confirmed. The sailor was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the US Naval Hospital Guam on April 9 and died of coronavirus-related complications on April 13. He has been identified as Aviation Ordnanceman […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Provider of power solutions Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a purchase order by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines that will power the US Navy’s newest landing platform/dock ship, LPD 31.

  • 27 April 2020

    Forty-seven sailors onboard the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) have been infected with COVID-19, the navy confirmed on April 27. The number of coronavirus cases surged from 18 on Friday to 47 on Monday. Two sailors assigned to the Kidd who tested positive for the coronavirus have been medically evacuated […]