Navy News


HMAS Darwin Returns from Middle East Deployment

Jul 18, 2016

Family and friends joined Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett on the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney to welcome HMAS Darwin home from a successful Middle East deployment.During her Operation MANITOU rotation, Darwin and her Ship’s Company seized a large cache of illicit weapons and narcotics…

Biden Visits Stennis

Jul 17, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden visited the Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) July 14, while the ship and John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG) were participating in the Rim of the Pacific maritime exercise.The visit, which occurred just…

Tighe Takes Charge of Information Warfare, Naval Intelligence

Jul 16, 2016

Vice Adm. Jan Tighe assumed the duties of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO) for Information Warfare (N2N6) and Director of Naval Intelligence (DNI) July 15 at the Pentagon.Tighe succeeded Vice Adm. Ted N. 'Twig' Branch, who has…

UK Convicts Captain, First Mate of Drug Trafficking

Jul 14, 2016

The captain and first officer of an ocean going tug boat have been found guilty of drug trafficking following the biggest ever U.K. seizure of class A drugs, the country’s National Crime Agency (NCA) announced. The cocaine, worth an estimated…

Kudos for Norsafe from Australian Navy

Jul 11, 2016

Norsafe Receives High Praise from Australian NavyNorsafe, global leader in marine life-saving equipment, has received a glowing recommendation from the Australian Navy for the quality of its lifeboat servicing on one of the Navy’s replenishment vessels HMAS Sirius…

LA Port Gears up for LA Fleet Week Inaugural

Jul 10, 2016

Organizers of this summer’s inaugural LA Fleet Week 2016 are in full planning mode for the week-long call of U.S. Navy ships on the LA Waterfront  in the days leading up to and including Labor Day Weekend.   Friday September 2, through Monday September 5…

Fox Named Newport News’ VP of Customer Affairs

Jul 06, 2016

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced that Vice Adm. Mark I. Fox (U.S. Navy, Ret.) has been named corporate vice president of customer affairs for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. Fox, who will succeed Vice Adm. Evan “Marty” Chanik (U…

National Museum of the American Sailor Unveiled

Jul 06, 2016

The Great Lakes Naval Museum was officially renamed the National Museum of the American Sailor during a ceremony and sign unveiling at the museum July 4.The Navy's top enlisted Sailor, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (AW/NAC) Mike Stevens…

China to Hold Military Drill in South China Sea

Jul 04, 2016

China’s maritime safety administration announced China’s military's plans exercises in the disputed South China Sea this week, adding to tensions ahead of an international tribunal’s ruling that is expected to challenge Beijing’s maritime claims in the area…

CSCL to Change Name to Cosco Shipping Development

Jul 04, 2016

China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) has proposed to change its name to Cosco Shipping Development Co (CSDC), in line with the company’s future business strategy and as a group member of China Cosco Shipping Corporation (Coscocs). 'China Shipping Container Lines Co…

U.S. Accuses Russian Warship of Aggressive Maneuvers

Jul 03, 2016

A Russian warship carried out aggressive and erratic maneuvers close to a U.S. Navy ship in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, the second such Cold War-style incident there in a matter of weeks, the U.S. military said on Saturday.The U.S. European Command said the Russian frigate…

US Naval Academy Inducts Class of 2020

Jul 03, 2016

The U.S. Naval Academy welcomed the 1,184 men and women of the incoming Class of 2020 in Annapolis June 30 during Induction Day.Induction Day--or I-Day--marks the beginning of a demanding six-week indoctrination period called Plebe Summer…

Russian Warship made 'unprofessional' Maneuver-U.S. Official

Jul 02, 2016

A Russian warship carried out 'unprofessional' maritime operations in close proximity to a U.S. Navy ship in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, a U.S. Defense official said on Friday.This is the second time the same Russian vessel has come within close proximity of a U…

NASSCO Wins Six Ship U.S. Navy Contract

Jun 30, 2016

General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), won a contract by the U.S. Navy for the detailed design and construction of the next generation of fleet oilers, the John Lewis class (TAO-205), previously known as the TAO(X)…

Austal Stops Shares Trading

Jun 30, 2016

Review of U.S. Ops Reportedly UnderwayThe West Australian reported that Austal halted its shares from trading, and reportedly is in the process of reviewing its U.S. operation, Austal USA. Austal USA is best known for it construction of vessels for the U…

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