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The Philippine Navy's warship BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF-15) will join the naval drills in Indonesia next week. A send-off ceremony is scheduled on Friday at the South Harbor in Manila. The warship is bound for Komodo Island where multilateral naval exercises with the Indonesian Navy will be held from ...
Russian forces reportedly sank an old ex-Syrian warship in a display of naval power. The test, which is rumored to have took place on April 5, was a warning to Western naval forces operating in the Eastern Mediterranean, within striking distance of Russia's Syrian allies. Indeed, those U.S., U.K., and French ...

Seaspan's Victoria Shipyards is welcoming the extended stay of a guest from down under on Thursday when the New Zealand navy frigate Te Kaha is officially transferred for system upgrades. A news release announcing the handover says this is the first time a foreign warship has been modernized in ...
"As a U.S. Navy warship, we have a highly trained team of damage controlmen and medical specialists that are able to respond to any emergency at sea. Pearl Harbor was in the right place at the right time to assist the Coast Guard." The Sailors aboard Pearl Harbor loaded their rigid-hull inflatable boat ...
Petty Officer 1st Class Erik Grimm is an electronic technician is serving aboard the USS Anchorage operating out of San Diego. Anchorage, one of the Navy's newest and most advanced amphibious ships, is designed to deliver Marines and their equipment where they are needed to support a variety of ...
The dark depths of Lake Patricia in Canada still hide a secret that was once poised to change the course of World War II. To gain the upper hand against the deadly German U-boats, the British had come up with a strange idea: make aircraft carriers out of giant icebergs. They were, after all, abundant, ...

HASC Subcommittee Marks Recommend Additional Navy Ship Buys, Multi-Year Aircraft Deals .... the Department of the Navy for scheduling and maintaining Navy vessels in public and private shipyards, with the exception of the U.S. Naval Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center.
Workers are "registered" with mandated rates of pay and no child labour is tolerated. The NZDF also says the navy has visited the shipyard several times and has sent someone to closely supervise the recycling process from start to finish. The Endeavour will be the first western owned warship to be dismantled in Alang.
The Navy has fired the commander of the amphibious warship Somerset following an investigation into concerns about his command climate. "The commanding officer of USS Somerset was relieved of his duties April 12, due to loss of confidence in his ability to effectively lead and carry out assigned duties ...
The wreck of the USS Helena, sunk 75 years ago by Japanese torpedoes, has been found in the Pacific Ocean. The St. Louis-class light cruiser was discovered almost 3,000 feet below the surface of the New Georgia Sound, off the coast of the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific Ocean. The ship was ...
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) - The USS Portland, a new Navy ship that will be commissioned later this month in its namesake city, has arrived in Portland. The vessel with nearly 400 crew members aboard docked at the Port of Astoria on Thursday before reaching Portland Marine Terminal #2 on Saturday.
ASTORIA — The USS Portland, a new Navy ship that will be commissioned later this month in its namesake city, has entered the Columbia River. The vessel with nearly 400 crewmembers aboard docked at the Port of Astoria on Thursday, the Daily Astorian reported. It left for Portland on Saturday, where it ...
LCS 17 is the fourth U.S. Navy ship to bear the name Indianapolis. The most famous USS Indianapolis was a cruiser which was sunk in the later days of World War II. Of the 1,195 men aboard, only 316 survived the sinking and four days adrift at sea. The USS Indianapolis will undergo additional outfitting ...
"The project is the first in the naval ship construction between two friendly and brotherly countries, Pakistan and Turkey, and a very important, distinguished and unique co-operation project in the field of defense and shipbuilding industry," the STM said. The tanker has a displacement tonnage of 16,400 tons ...
OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) will feature ECPINS Warship, a leading naval electronic navigation software at the Sea-Air-Space Conference, Gaylord Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland from 9 – 11 April 2018.
As the world waits to see if President Donald Trump will launch military strikes against Syria, you can count on the media to provide you with nuanced, well-sourced stories that provide context…. Oh, who are we kidding: It's like watching pigs in shit. One of the most egregious offenders so far has been CNN ...
The UK has deployed a third navy warship to the Asia-Pacific as diplomatic tensions with North Korea continue to rise. HMS Albion will join HMS Sutherland and will help enforce UN sanctions against North Korea, as well as take part in joint training and exercises with regional allies. The Ministry of ...

Britain has deployed a THIRD navy warship to keep tabs on North Korea amid fears banned sea trades are funding its nuclear programme. HMS Albion will join HMS Sutherland to help enforce UN sanctions against the secretive state and take part in allied training drills. The Ministry of Defence previously ...
Back when the U.S. Navy decided to name an under-construction ship the USS Portland, the world was a different place. It was 2013. Barack Obama was president, "Blurred Lines" was playing everywhere, all the time, and people were excitedly making videos of themselves doing the Harlem Shake.
When Brent Garlington decided to launch his drone while on a beach vacation, the North Carolina man never dreamed he would find a piece of Civil War history. The Fayetteville native captured unique footage while filming via UAV over the Lockwood Folly Inlet between Oak Island and Holden Beach last ...
The USS Little Rock, a U.S. Navy warship commissioned in December, has finally left Montreal after being trapped by the Canadian winter for three months on its maiden voyage. The Freedom-class Little Rock finally left the Canadian port this weekend and is expected to reach its home port of Florida by ...
HONOLULU (AP) - Irene Hirano Inouye, the widow of U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, will head to Maine in May for the keel-joining ceremony of the $1.5 billion destroyer named for her late-husband, who was a Medal of Honor recipient and legendary Hawaii lawmaker.
He said the oil tanker had suffered minor damage. The Iran-aligned Houthi rebels said they carried out the attack in retaliation for an air strike in Yemen's Hodeidah province. Due to the contradicting reports it appears the rebels may have believed they attacked a warship when in fact they had bombed an ...
An American navy ship that had been stuck in Montreal since late December due to ice conditions has finally reached Halifax en route to the Mayport naval base in Florida. The USS Little Rock, a Freedom-class littoral combat ship, was commissioned in Buffalo in December and arrived in Montreal around ...
NORFOLK, Va. – A unique U.S. Navy vessel docked at Town Point Park in Norfolk on Monday, generating some curiosity from passersby. The ship is an M80 Stiletto, a carbon fiber stealth vessel originally built as an experiment for the Department of Defense. It's operated by the Naval Surface Warfare ...
By the late 1980s the Soviet Union was visibly on the decline, and starting in 1989 the Navy made plans to retire the battleships yet again. On August 2, 1990, Saddam Hussein invaded and occupied Kuwait, and in response a massive American sea, air and land force was sent to defend Saudi Arabia.
A NEW naval college to train thousands of workers for the $90 billion warship and submarine projects will start taking students in the second half of the year. The federal and state governments will announce details of the Naval Shipbuilding College today. TAFE SA will be a critical part of the college despite ...
South Korea has deployed an anti-piracy warship to the sea off Ghana after three South Korean sailors were kidnapped by pirates, Seoul's foreign ministry said. The 500-tonne Marine 711 with about 40 Ghanaian and three South Korean sailors was boarded by unidentified pirates last Monday. The pirates ...
PANAJI: The Sri Lankan Navy will commission one of the most advanced and largest warship into its naval fleet in the coming days. The warship, which has been indigenously built at Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL), will strengthen defence cooperation between the neighbouring nations at a time when China is ...
The U.S. Navy on Thursday conducted its second “freedom of navigation” (FONOP) operation this year near disputed islands in the South China Sea as the rising Asian nation continues its military buildup in the region. The Japan-based guided missile destroyer USS Mustin conducted maneuvers within 12 ...
The construction of Turkey's first indigenously-built "multipurpose amphibious assault ship -- the TCG Anadolu", which can be configured as a light aircraft carrier, in Istanbul is gathering pace, according to the head of a Turkish business body. Metin Kalkavan, who is the chairman of Istanbul, Marmara, ...
At 230 metres long, Australia's largest navy ship, big enough to transport, 100 vehicles, 18 helicopters and 1000 troops, is about to dock at the Port of Melbourne. Commodore Greg Yorke, who Neil spoke with back in the 1990s when Yorke was the captain of HMAS Arunta, spoke to with 3AW Mornings from ...
... on up to $60 billion (£42 billion) in Chinese goods, moving the world's two largest economies closer to a trade war. The USS Mustin warship travelled close to Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands and performed manoeuvres, US officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Reuters news agency.
'Our aim is to rapidly restore command confidence in the power and propulsion system of the Type 45 fleet, demonstrate value for money and safeguard vital skills for future generations of warship support.' The installation and replacement of equipment will take place at Cammell Laird's shipyard in ...
The five Sullivan brothers are seen on board USS Juneau (CL-52) on Feb. 14, 1942, at the time of her commissioning ceremonies at the New York Navy Yard. The brothers were all killed in the World War II sinking of the USS Juneau on Nov. 13, 1942. From left to right are Joseph, Francis, Albert, Madison ...
NORFOLK, Va. – A Valley Cottage, New York, native and 2011 Niack High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Kearsarge. Ensign Judith Cho is a surface warfare aboard the amphibious transport dock operating out of Norfolk. Kearsarge, one of the Navy's most advanced amphibious ...
JUPITER, Fla. - The USS Juneau was finally found in the South Pacific March 17, 2018, nearly 76-years after two Japanese torpedoes sank the ship during WWII, killing nearly 700 men. The ship was found near the Solomon Islands by a crew privately funded by Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen. Famous ...
During his visit to the HMS Victory, a personal trainer with a penchant for the paranormal got more than what he bargained for, as he claims that he has captured 'the ghost of Admiral Nelson's wife' wandering around the warship. Tommy Ferguson, a 33-year-old personal trainer was exploring the warship ...
The US Navy sailors have commenced Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18), following their departure from Guam on-board the Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6). This year's exercise is the 13th iteration of Pacific Partnership, which is the largest annual multilateral ...
The navy's Endeavour ship cast off her lines from Auckland's shores for the final time on March 20, but that final voyage marks a world-first. The Endeavour was the first western Government-owned ship going to Alang in India to be recycled. A total 99 per cent of the ship's body would be recycled and 70 per ...
Washington (CNN) Wreckage from the USS Juneau -- a World War II cruiser sunk by a Japanese torpedo in 1942 -- has been discovered by a team of explorers led by billionaire Paul Allen on the floor of the South Pacific off the coast of the Solomon Islands, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday.
The Royal Navy ship, RFA Mounts Bay, has been redeployed at short notice from regional operations and arrived in TCI waters on Monday, March 19th. At the request of the TCI Government, the war ship will assist the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police and border control authorities to tackle the recent ...
The USNS Carson City, a Spearhead class fast transport ship, arrived in the port of the Greek island of Syros on March 16 for a scheduled port visit. According to the ship's press release, the visit was to “to enhance U.S.-Greece relations as the two nations work together for a stable and secure European ...
NORFOLK, Va. - A Dallas, Georgia, native and North Paulding High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason. Seaman Michael Ray is a ship's serviceman aboard the destroyer operating out of the Navy's largest base. A Navy ship's serviceman is ...
The warship was sold to the Philippines as Excess Defense Article in 1976 and then refitted in Korea before it was formally commissioned by the Philippine Navy in 1980. It became the Philippine flagship in 1995, deployed to represent the country in naval exercises with foreign navies including Show of ...
China has thus become the first country in the world to mount a railgun, albeit a prototype, on a warship. The US Navy's Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer was to be the first to carry an electromagnetic railgun sometime this year, but the Navy shelved the plan opting instead for the 155mm Advanced ...
PS-11 Rajah Humabon, the oldest World War II-era destroyer, has been decommissioned by the Philippines after four decades of service. The Philippine Navy decommissioned the last of its World War II-era warships and one of the oldest naval ships in the world still in service, PS-11 Rajah Humabon, after ...
The United States navy ship - 6th Fleet USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) will arrive in Georgia's Black Sea coastal city Batumi port on March 17 as part of a regularly scheduled deployment. This will be the ship's first visit to Georgia. The Oak Hill representatives will conduct port visits and bilateral exercises with US ...
One of the Royal Canadian Navy's newest offshore patrol ships will bear the name of a Saskatoon war hero, Dr. Margaret Brooke. Brooke was born in Ardath, Sask. She studied at the University of Saskatchewan, becoming a dietitian before enrolling in the navy. She began her service during the Second ...
A new U.S. Navy submarine named after the state of Colorado will be officially commissioned and launched into service tomorrow. The nuclear-powered USS Colorado submarine will be commissioned at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut. It's the fourth U.S. Navy ship named after ...


 

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