Thursday, September 16, 2021
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Navy

Australia Gets Top US Navy Nuclear Secrets

Australia will be only the second country after Britain in 1958 to be given access to U.S. Navy's top secret information for building nuclear-powered submarines.

20 hours ago
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Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Defense

‘Great News’ For Great Lakes as House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Approves $1 Billion for U.S. Coast Guard Infrastructure, Heavy Icebreaker

The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Tuesday approved $1 billion for U.S. Coast Guard shore side infrastructure nationwide and $350 million for a heavy icebreaker for the Great...

September 15, 2021
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German Navy Frigate F 217 Bayern
Navy

China Denies German Navy Port Entry

by Emma Thomasson (Reuters) China has denied a German warship entry into a local harbor, a German foreign ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday. The ship involved is the “Bayern” frigate, the spokesperson told...

September 15, 2021
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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
Navy

US Navy Awards $500m To Upgrade Pearl Harbor & Puget Sound Shipyards

The US Navy awarded a $500-million contract for structural projects at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Hawaii and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Washington state

September 14, 2021
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Sunday, September 12, 2021
Navy

Japan Spots Chinese Sub Just Outside Territorial Waters

by Rocky Swift (Reuters) Japan’s defense ministry said on Sunday that a submarine believed to be from China was spotted in waters near its southern islands, as maritime tensions persist...

September 12, 2021
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Tuesday, September 7, 2021
RSV Nuyina
Defense

Australia’s New Antarctic Research Icebreaker Sailing Home After Delivery

Australia’s high-advanced new Antarctic icebreaker ‘Nuyina’ is underway on its 24,000km (13,000 nautical mile) maiden voyage home to Tasmania following delivery from Damen Vlissingen in the Netherlands. The 160-meter Antarctic...

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 4636

Defense

Turbo Activation: Ready, Set…SEALIFT!

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. – Two years ago, the United States Transportation Command, in conjunction with the Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) and the Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD)...

September 7, 2021
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Monday, September 6, 2021
A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew conducts an overflight assessment Sept. 5, 2021 of the Bay Marchand approximately 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The crew witnessed an 11-mile rainbow sheen that the Coast Guard is actively monitoring.
Oil Spill

Coast Guard Responds To Multiple Oil Spills Along Southeast Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — As part of the ongoing Hurricane Ida response, the Coast Guard conducted overflights Sunday that focused on two locations previously identified for further investigation. Members of the...

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 1284

This image shows a rip current using a harmless green dye.
NOAA

NOAA Launches First National Rip Current Forecast Model

For the first time, NOAA is launching a national rip current forecast model, aimed at saving lives of beach-goers around the country. This new model can predict the hourly probability...

September 6, 2021
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Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth Arrives In Japan

By Tim Kelly (Reuters) Britain showed off its HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to Japan’s defence chief on Monday at a naval base near Tokyo, marking the start of a...

September 6, 2021
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Friday, September 3, 2021
Military Judge Advocate General gavel
Navy

Chief Pleads Guilty In US Navy Fat Leonard Scandal

Retired US Navy Chief Warrant Officer Robert Gorsuch admitted in federal court today that he received more than $45,000 in bribes from foreign defense contractor Leonard Francis, aka Fat Leonard,...

September 3, 2021
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USCG

Coast Guard Working To Reopen Ports and Waterways Following Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuously working to reopen the ports and waterways throughout Southeast Louisiana following Hurricane Ida.  Capt. Will Watson, Coast Guard captain-of-the-port for the Port of...

September 3, 2021
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Thursday, September 2, 2021
USCG Operation Kohola Guardian
NOAA

US Coast Guard Cracks Down On Hawaiian Vessels Harassing Wildlife

Today the USCG and NOAA launched an operation to curtail charters within the Hawaiian Islands that are operating illegally and harassing marine wildlife.

September 2, 2021
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Wednesday, September 1, 2021
USCG Air Station New Orleans aircrew aboard the Noble Globetrotter II. Photo via USCG
USCG

Coast Guard Responds to Noble Globetrotter II

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responds Wednesday to a vessel that reportedly sustained damage during Hurricane Ida. During the storm, we received a report that the vessel had sustained damage....

September 1, 2021
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Tropical Storm Ida damage survey vessel
USCG

U.S. Coast Guard Is Assessing Wreckage From Hurricane Ida

By Stephanie Kelly (Reuters)– The damage to Louisiana’s power grid from Hurricane Ida is so extensive that the U.S. Coast Guard has joined the task of assessing the wreckage, a departure from...

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 2737

Israeli Defense Force US Navy Exercise
Navy

US Strengthens Ties With Israeli Navy

US Navy and Israeli Navy have strengthened ties by conducting combined maritime security patrols in the Red Sea. Four Israeli and U.S. Navy ships sailed together in the Gulf of...

September 1, 2021
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Monday, August 30, 2021
USCG

Coast Guard Conducts Hurricane Ida Post-Storm Overflights Along The Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS —(USCG) The Coast Guard is conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights and assessing for damage Monday along the Gulf Coast Region of Louisiana following Hurricane Ida. The...

August 30, 2021
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NOAA

Ambrose Jearld, Jr.: Researcher, Educator, Mentor And Advocate For Diversity and Inclusion

(NOAA)–Ambrose Jearld, Jr. has spent his life around animals and water—both freshwater and seawater. He was born in 1944 into a Navy family in Annapolis, Maryland, and grew up on...

August 30, 2021
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Navy

Evacuees From Afghanistan Arrive at Naval Station Rota, Spain

U.S. Naval Hospital( Reuters)– Part of group of the 450 Afghan citizens who have been evacuated from Kabul cross a security checkpoint after arriving on a U.S. Air Force C-17...

August 30, 2021
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Sunday, August 29, 2021
Unique light colored patches of tissue on the whale's head help identify each individual. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Peter Duley
NOAA

Right Whales Numbers Are Increasing In Southern New England Waters Slated For Offshore Wind Energy Development

NOAA–Right whales are increasing their use of southern New England waters, including regions slated for offshore wind energy development, according to aerial survey data collected during the last decade. Offshore...

August 29, 2021
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