Navy


Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Defense

Royal Navy frees hostages from pirate mother ship

A request for assistance from the South Korean merchant vessel Yong Jin in the Indian Ocean on 10th February led to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship HMS

February 16, 2011
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Defense

Navy announces $141.4 billion budget in FY12

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Stephen Murphy, Defense Media Activity-Anacostia WASHINGTON (NNS) — Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for

February 16, 2011
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Monday, February 14, 2011
Defense

Military Sealift Command completes annual resupply mission to Antarctica

Military Sealift Command-chartered container ship MV BBC Ems departed McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Feb. 13 after delivering more than 84,000 square feet of

February 14, 2011
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Blog

Shipyard Photos: Royal Navy’s ‘HMS Queen Elizabeth’ under construction

Pictured here is construction of the first of the two new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth, as workers at BAE Systems’ Govan

February 14, 2011
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Saturday, February 12, 2011
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Navy

Swiftships & US Navy Ignore Current Events Announcing Deal With Egypt

Swiftships Shipbuilders of Morgan City, La., is being awarded a $20,221,529 modification to previously awarded contract  for the detail, design and

February 12, 2011
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Friday, February 11, 2011
Defense

NAVSEA Chief Engineer Speaks to Midshipmen

From Naval Academy Public Affairs Chief engineer and deputy commander for Naval Systems Engineering at Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, D.C., Rear Adm.

February 11, 2011
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Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Defense

Tanker hijacked off Yemen

EUNAVFOR has reported that in the early hours of 8 February, the Oil Tanker MV SAVINA CAYLYN was pirated approximately 670 nautical miles East of Socotra

February 8, 2011
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Thursday, February 3, 2011
Maritime Security

Weekly Piracy and Maritime Crime Update – 27 Jan – 2 Feb

Weekly Piracy and Maritime Crime Update – 27 Jan – 2 Feb Courtesy of the Office of Naval Intelligence, Maritime OPINTEL Report, 3 February 2011

February 3, 2011
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Defense

USS Cape St. George Assists Iranian Mariners

From USS Abraham Lincoln Strike Group Public Affairs Office USS CAPE ST. GEORGE, Arabian Gulf (NNS) — Guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71)

February 3, 2011
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Severodvinsk - New Russian Attack Sub
Navy

Severodvinsk Attack Sub – Russians Launch First Of A New Class

After near 20 years of construction, the first of Russia’s 4th generation multi-purpose submarine will sail out in the White Sea in May. The submarine,

February 3, 2011
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Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Defense

VT Halter Marine Lays Keel for T-AGS 60 Class Oceanographic Survey Ship for U.S. Navy

VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today held a keel laying ceremony for T-AGS 66 USNS Maury, which is

February 1, 2011
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Friday, January 28, 2011
Blog

Draw… SWORDS! CPO Cutlass Desginated An Official Uniform Item

The US Navy announced yesterday a uniform change authorizing the Chief Petty Officer cutlass as an official (although optional) uniform item. Designed to be

January 28, 2011
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Thursday, January 27, 2011
Defense

Top U.S. Navy Officer says new, more intense, techniques need to fight piracy off Somalia

By Cheryl Pellerin, American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON (NNS) — Pirates off the coast of Somalia are using bigger vessels to extend their criminal

January 27, 2011
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Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Blog

“Real Genius” – the Navy version.

The Navy appears to be another step closer in developing a new class of super-weapon, one that promises to significantly change the naval battlespace of the

January 26, 2011
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Defense

Northrop Grumman-Built Aegis Guided Missile Destroyer William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) Completes Successful “Super Trial”

The Northrop Grumman-built Aegis guided missile destroyer William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) sails the Gulf of Mexico during sea trials last week. Source: Northrop

January 26, 2011
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Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Defense

Military Sealift Command welcomes new Executive Director

The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command welcomed its new executive director John Thackrah Jan. 24. Thackrah – a member of the Senior Executive

January 25, 2011
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Wednesday, January 19, 2011
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Blog

Naval Aviation, Invented 100 Years Ago In San Francisco

One hundred years is a very long time. Yet in the hierarchy of modern marvels, the ability to recover and launch aircraft from the deck of a moving ship

January 19, 2011
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Thursday, January 13, 2011
Bow Of A British Warship
Navy

Brazil Refuses Entry Of British Warship

Brazil has refused to allow Royal Navy ship HMS Clyde dock in Rio de Janeiro, it has emerged. The Foreign Office has confirmed that HMS Clyde was diverted to

January 13, 2011
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Sunday, January 9, 2011
Chinese Navy Ceremony
Navy

China To Build 1st Carrier & Launches 2 Surveillance Ships To Counter Growing US Presence

Amid reports that China is building its first aircraft carrier to counter growing US presence in the neighbourhood, Chinese navy has added two large sea

January 9, 2011
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Saturday, January 8, 2011
Navy

Secretary of Defense To Navy: Less Admirals, More Ships

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today a series of what the Pentagon calls “efficiencies decisions” designed to save the Department

January 8, 2011
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