Monday, May 9, 2011

Ship owners pressure governments to step up fight against piracy

USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) approaches the Japanese-owned commercial oil tanker M/V Guanabara. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Anna

May 9, 2011
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Friday, May 6, 2011

Army transfers civilian crewed joint high speed vessels to Navy

The Department of Defense announced today that the departments of the Navy and Army signed a Memorandum of Agreement May 2 transferring all five of the

May 6, 2011
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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

USS Carl Vinson Buries Bin Laden At Sea

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Timothy A. Hazel/Released) By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON (NNS) —

May 3, 2011
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Military Sealift Command Supports Coalition Ships in Libya Operation

MEDITERRANEAN SEA – Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn delivered vital fuel and supplies to Canadian navy ship HMCS

May 3, 2011
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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Navy League: Skilled Merchant Marine, Strong U.S. Shipbuilding Critical to America’s Economic and National Security

A skilled Merchant Marine and strong U.S. shipbuilding industry are critical to America’s national and economic security declares the Navy League of the

April 28, 2011
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Wednesday, April 13, 2011
US Navy Pirate Laser

Navy Tests “The Laser”

As an update to gCaptain news that the US Navy has developed a new laser system, comes news of the new weapon’s first successful test at sea. Marking a

April 13, 2011
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Friday, April 8, 2011

U.S. Navy eyeing laser gun mounts

The U.S. Navy is giving defense contractor BAE systems US $2.8 million to demonstrate their Tactical Laser System (TLS) that can be integrated with existing

April 8, 2011
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Monday, April 4, 2011

U.S. Navy awards Ingalls Shipbuilding contract for 10th amphibious transport dock

The U.S. Navy has awarded Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII), a $1.5 billion contract for the construction of the

April 4, 2011
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Friday, April 1, 2011

Navy Accomplishes Several Firsts During Operation Odyssey Dawn

From Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/ Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet Public Affairs NAPLES, Italy (NNS) — The U.S. Navy, while partnering with

April 1, 2011
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ONI Advisory: Merchant ship fired upon in Arabian Sea

The Office of Naval Intelligence has just issued an advisory warning mariners of an attack on a merchant vessel.  According to the statement, a merchant ship

April 1, 2011
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
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US Navy and MSC Lead In Japan Relief Efforts

In the efforts to provide relief services to Japan it’s no surprise, with continued presence in and close ties to the country, that  US military forces

March 29, 2011
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Saturday, March 26, 2011

US Navy Thwarts Piracy Attempt (Photos)

ARABIAN SEA (March 25, 2011) American sailors and aviators assigned to the guided missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and aircraft carrier USS Enterprise

March 26, 2011
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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Horn of Africa Piracy and Maritime Crime Update: Week of 17 Mar – 23 Mar 2011

Summary (source: ONI Maritime OPINTEL Report) INDIAN OCEAN: Chemical tanker (LIQUID CRYSTAL) was boarded 21 Mar at 1202 UTC while underway in position 17:14N

March 24, 2011
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CNO comments on U.S. Naval response in Libya

(U.S. Navy photo by Fire Controlman 2nd Class Nathan Pappas/Released) By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service via WASHINGTON (NNS) —

March 24, 2011
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Navy places order for LCS 8 with Austal

The U.S. Navy announced today that it has placed an order for the construction of a fourth 127-meter trimaran Independence-Class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS-8)

March 24, 2011
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

US NAVY Relief Efforts In Japan – Operation Tomodachi Update 21-22 March

Inori Flag By Dennis Boo Phillips A total of 12,750 personnel, 20 ships, and 140 aircraft of U.S. 7th Fleet are continuing to participate in Operation

March 22, 2011
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Sunday, March 20, 2011

USS Lake Champlain Destroys Pirate Skiffs with 20MM Gatling Gun

SOMALI BASIN – Just after 9.00 pm on Mar. 14, Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), assigned to CMF’s counter-piracy

March 20, 2011
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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Operation Tomodachi update, March 19 – from US Navy 7th Fleet

Photo: Sailors aboard USS Fitzgerald prepare to lower a rigid hull inflatable boat into the ocean to assist Japanese authorities with search and rescue and

March 19, 2011
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Friday, March 18, 2011

U.S. Navy awards Lockheed Martin next Littoral Combat Ship contract

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy has awarded a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team $376 million to construct the nation’s seventh Littoral

March 18, 2011
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ONI Alert: Pirate Attack Group Located in central Arabian Sea

Just in from the Office of Naval Intelligence: A Pirate Attack Group (PAG) consisting of a dhow and two skiffs was observed 1223Z on 18 March approximately

March 18, 2011
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