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Navy League Kicks Off Sea, Air, Space Expo

May 17, 2016

The 51st annual Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition kicked off at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, May 16.The 'Service Chief's Update,' a panel led by Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. John Richardson…

India, US Meet for First Maritime Security Dialogue

May 17, 2016

India and the U.S. held the first round of discussions under the recently-constituted maritime security dialogue between officials of Defence and External Affairs ministries and their U.S. counterparts. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs David Shear…

Cutter Morro Bay hosts Navy Reserve units

May 16, 2016

The crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay welcomed Navy Reserve medical units from Akron, Ohio, and Youngstown, Ohio, in Cleveland Sunday. The visit was designed to familiarize the Navy Reservists with shipboard operations.The cutter…

RAN Base commissioned as HMAS Moreton

May 14, 2016

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) formally commissioned Navy Headquarters – South Queensland as HMAS Moreton today in a ceremony steeped in tradition.The Governor of Queensland, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, together with Senators Joanna Lindgren and Chris Ketter…

SUNY Maritime Midshipmen Receive Naval Commissions

May 11, 2016

Last week, 24 midshipmen received commissions to become ensigns in the U.S. Navy at SUNY Maritime College. More than half of the students were selected for duty as strategic sealift officers, who provide logistical and other forms of support in times of military deployment…

Austal Christens Manchester (LCS 14)

May 10, 2016

Austal officials joined ship sponsor U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen and many distinguished guests in celebrating the christening of the nation’s 14th littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Manchester, here Saturday, May 7, 2016.Manchester (LCS 14) is the fifth LCS in Austal’s 11-ship…

Australia, Thailand host Indo-Pacific Regional Peacekeeping Exercise

May 09, 2016

Australia and Thailand are co-hosting a peacekeeping exercise involving over 100 participants from the Indo–Pacific region from 9-20 May 2016 in Bangsaen, Thailand.Commander Australian Defence College, Major General Simone Wilkie, who is in Thailand to open PIRAP JABIRU 2016…

Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Manchester

May 06, 2016

The Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Manchester (LCS 14), during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony Saturday, May 7 in Mobile, Alabama.Manchester, designated LCS 14, honors the city of Manchester, New Hampshire…

Australia Orders Replacement Replenishment Ships

May 06, 2016

The Government has signed contracts with Navantia S.A. to build Australia’s two replacement replenishment ships, avoiding a critical capability gap. Australia’s current supply ship HMAS Success will reach its end of life in 2021 and needs to be replaced as a matter of priority…

BAE Systems Bags USN Award for Submarine Propulsors

May 03, 2016

BAE Systems has received a $72 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce and deliver propulsor systems for Block IV Virginia-class (SSN 774) submarines. The award continues the company’s current position as the premier provider of propulsors to the U…

ANZAC Class Frigate Sustainment Deal Signed

Apr 29, 2016

The Turnbull Government has signed a long-term contract for the sustainment of ANZAC Class Frigates centred in Western Australia. The strategic partnership between BAE Systems Australia Defence Pty Limited, Saab Australia Pty Ltd, Naval…

Dassault Systèmes Congratulates Oz Naval Deal

Apr 28, 2016

Dassault Systèmes Congratulated DCNS and Australian Government on the historic naval Defense Collaboration                     France-based DCNS has been selected by the Commonwealth of Australia as its preferred partner for the design of the 12 future submarines…

Violent Attacks Worsen in Seas Off West Africa - IMB

Apr 27, 2016

As piracy on the world’s seas continues to fall, new figures from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) highlight growing violence off the coast of West Africa, where 44 seafarers have been captured so far this year…

China's Maritime Expansion Big Worry for the World, Says Japan

Apr 26, 2016

Japan says its concerns over China's military buildup in the South and East China Seas are shared by many other countries. The issue is expected to be discussed at upcoming talks between the two countries, says a report in Reuters.'Honestly speaking…

IRClass Enhances Services to Indian Navy

Apr 26, 2016

IRClass, the Indian Register of Shipping, today announced an increase in the range and level of services it provides to the Indian Navy, with the advent of naval vessels in service being maintained in IRClass.“Several types of Indian Naval vessels have been…

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