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2 Resuced from Pacific Island

Aug 28, 2016

Two mariners who were stranded on an uninhabited Pacific island in Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia, are safe, Friday, after writing “SOS” in the sand.A Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft crew from Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 was responding…

SEACAT Enhances Maritime Security Between Navies in SE Asia

Aug 23, 2016

The 15th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise commenced at the Republic of Singapore Navy's Multinational Operations and Exercises Centre (MOEC) Aug 22.SEACAT focuses on regional cooperation to address shared maritime security challenges like smuggling…

Central Command Leadership Join Dwight D. Eisenhower Underway

Aug 08, 2016

The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) hosted senior military officers from U.S. Central Command and component commands while operating in the Arabian Gulf, August 6.Gen. Joseph Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command…

SUBRON 6 Welcomes New Commodore

Aug 07, 2016

Capt. Carl Hartsfield relieved Capt. Paul Snodgrass as commander, Submarine Squadron 6 (SUBRON 6), Aug. 5, during a change of command ceremony aboard the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Boise (SSN 764), at Naval Station Norfolk.A native of Seymour…

Exercise Rim of Pacific Concludes

Aug 06, 2016

The world's largest international maritime exercise concluded Aug. 4, after more than a month of training events conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines…

US Navy Promotes First LDO Captain

Aug 05, 2016

Capt. David Garlinghouse has made Navy history by becoming the first Navy Reserve security limited duty officer (LDO) to achieve the rank of captain.Vice Adm. Dixon Smith, commander, Navy Installations Command (NIC), presided over the promotion ceremony…

USS Carney Rescues 97 Migrants in Mediterranean

Jul 31, 2016

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) aided in the rescue of 97 migrants adrift in the Mediterranean Sea, July 29. Carney is forward deployed to Rota, Spain, and is conducting a routine patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U…

Russia: 6th Yasen-Class Nuclear Sub

Jul 27, 2016

Russia's sixth Yasen-class nuclear submarine will be laid down at the Sevmash ship-building company in the city of Severodvinsk on July 29, reports RIA Novosti. The Navy currently possesses one Yasen-class submarine, the Severodvinsk, with…

Piracy Drops to 21-year Low, IMB Reports

Jul 26, 2016

Piracy and armed robbery at sea has fallen to its lowest levels since 1995, despite a surge in kidnappings off West Africa, according to a new report from the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB). IMB’s…

HII Names Leonard a Corporate Director

Jul 25, 2016

Capt. Joseph J. Leonard (U.S. Navy, Ret.) has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) as corporate director of customer affairs, large surface combatant program, the shipbuilder announced. In his new role, Leonard will provide solutions…

Piracy Drops to 21-year low - IMB

Jul 25, 2016

Piracy and armed robbery at sea has fallen to its lowest levels since 1995, despite a surge in kidnappings off West Africa, according to a new report from the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB).IMB’s…

Hyundai Bags NZ Defence Order

Jul 25, 2016

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipbuilder, has won an order to build a 23,000 ton class logistics support vessel for New Zealand Defence Force’s Maritime Sustainment Capability (MSC) project.  HHI was selected as a preferred bidder in December 2015…

Panama Canal Launches Green Award System

Jul 24, 2016

The Panama Canal has launched the Green Connection Award, a new initiative to recognize customers who demonstrate excellent environmental stewardship, and to encourage others to implement technologies and standards to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions…

US Navy Tests Latest Aegis Weapon System

Jul 23, 2016

The U.S. Navy conducted a series of cooperative air defense test exercises with the Spanish navy that culminated in live missile firing events using the latest Aegis Weapon System baseline July 20-21.The event was not only the first interoperability test of the latest Aegis Baseline 9…

LCS 6 Completes Full Ship Shock Trials

Jul 20, 2016

Austal Limited successfully completed Full Shock Trials by USS Jackson(LCS 6) on July 16, 21016. The Navy stated that USS Jackson (LCS 6) “performed exceptionally well” during her third and final underwater explosion as part of her Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST)…

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