Navy


Friday, January 7, 2011
Defense

Two vessels fend off pirate attacks using ‘BMP3’

On January 6, the MV FRONT WARRIOR and the MV BW AUSTRIA successfully fended off attempted pirate attacks through the use of Best Management Practices 3 set

January 7, 2011
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Thursday, January 6, 2011
Defense

NAVY: Risk Management Key to Mitigating Mishaps in 2011

NORFOLK (NNS) — Following the holiday season, Sailors and Marines across the fleet are returning from leave and getting back to the regular routine at

January 6, 2011
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Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Defense

USFF Relieves USS Enterprise Commanding Officer

From U.S. Fleet Forces Command Public Affairs NORFOLK (NNS) — Adm. John C. Harvey Jr., Commander, United States Fleet Forces Command (USFFC), has

January 5, 2011
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Monday, January 3, 2011
Navy

US Submarines Ban Smoking – 40% Of Crew Switching To Nicorette

A Navy tradition will ended at midnight on Friday. By order of the Navy’s top admiral, smoking will no longer be allowed on submarines effective Jan 1st,

January 3, 2011
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Thursday, December 30, 2010
Iraq Navy Day Boat Ribbon Cutting
Defense

Military Sealift Command delivers patrol boat for Iraqi navy

Military Sealift Command-chartered heavy lift crane ship MV Ocean Titan delivered the second of a new class of U.S.-built patrol boats to Manama, Bahrain,

December 30, 2010
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Defense

Littoral Combat Ship Contract Award Announced

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. and Austal USA each a fixed-price incentive contract for the design and construction of a

December 30, 2010
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Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Blog

US Navy to Merchant Marine transition advice

Thanks to M_R_Thurman for the Forum post… So, I’m writing this no reason other than to help other Navy guys that wish to transfer over to the

December 28, 2010
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Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Maritime Security

Oman Corvette Heads To Sea For The First Time

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDjMtJMrVHc Note to self: Don’t tick off Oman. Portsmouth, United Kingdom: Al Shamikh, the first of three ships being

December 21, 2010
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Navy

Canada’s “Navy”

Canada’s senate passed a motion today that brings it one step closer to changing the name of it’s “navy” from Maritime Command to Royal

December 15, 2010
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Friday, December 10, 2010
Blog

Maritime Command, Royal Canadian Navy, or Canadian Navy?

According to the Toronto Sun, a junior naval officer in Canada’s “Maritime Command” is in a bit of trouble after he was caught emailing his

December 10, 2010
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Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Navy

Lockheed Martin Launches LCS 3

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team today launched the nation’s third Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Fort Worth, at the Marinette Marine shipyard in

December 7, 2010
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Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Maritime Security Incidents

Trial begins for 5 Somali men accused of piracy

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason R. Zalasky/Released) Today, the trial of five Somali men accused of attacking the USS

November 10, 2010
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Thursday, October 28, 2010
Navy

Navy shows off the green ‘Riverine’

[U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gregory N. Juday/Released] Last week, the U.S. Navy showed off the power and maneaverability of its

October 28, 2010
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Monday, October 18, 2010
Navy

Possible Changes at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding

In a press release last week, the Northrop Grumman announced they had filed paperwork with the SEC for a possible spinoff of their shipbuilding division.

October 18, 2010
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Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Maritime Security

Engaging Commercial Industry to Improve Maritime Domain Awareness

by Cesar Morales, Sr. MDA Analyst, and Rob Almeida, CMO – gCaptain.com As young Ensigns fresh out of the Naval Academy, we received extensive training

October 13, 2010
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Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Maritime Security Incidents

USS COLE (DDG 67) – A tribute to her crew and the 17 who were lost 10 years ago.

By Lt.j.g. Jacob Beckelhymer, Navigator, USS Cole (DDG 67) You can’t miss them.  The 17 gold stars running across the deck in front of COLE’s

October 12, 2010
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Friday, October 8, 2010
Navy

San Francisco Fleet Week kicks off

San Francisco’s 2010 Fleet Week kicked off today with the Blue Angels performing “Circle & Arrival” maneuvers over the entire Bay.  Not

October 8, 2010
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Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Navy

Austal Commences Construction on JHSV 2

Less than one year after beginning fabrication of Spearhead (JHSV 1), Austal has commenced construction on Choctaw County (JHSV 2), the second of up to ten,

September 29, 2010
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Saturday, September 25, 2010
Incidents

Japan Releases Chinese Fishing Boat Captain

Last week gCaptain asked “Could Criminalization Of The Mariner Lead To War?” after the troubling arrest of a Chinese fishing boat captain in

September 25, 2010
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Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Navy

USS Paul F. Foster (DD 964) – the last survivor of the Spruance Class

Built by Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, MS in 1973/4, USS Paul F. Foster (DD 964) was the 2nd ship of the Spruance-class and is the only one left that

September 21, 2010
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