Thursday, May 19, 2011

MARAD Observes National Maritime Day With Award to Slain WWII Mariner

Maritime Administrator David Matsuda today honored the memory of Richard Oliver Kelleher during the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Maritime

May 19, 2011
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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Remote-Control Craft Expand Anti-Piracy Operations

Pictured: U.S. Navy Fire Scout Helicopter Remote-control helicopters that can spy on targets and mark them for attack are expanding the U.S. military’s

May 18, 2011
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USNS John Ericsson crew rescues five near Solomon Islands

Civil service mariners aboard Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Ericsson rescued five people lost at sea in a small boat near the

May 18, 2011
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Monday, May 16, 2011

U.S. Navy turns to online gamers to fight piracy

This month, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) is rolling out its first ever internet wargame intended to tap the minds of online gamers in order to find

May 16, 2011
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Thursday, May 12, 2011

USS George H.W. Bush – Navy’s newest supercarrier departs on maiden voyage

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric S. Garst/Released) The tenth and final Nimitz-class supercarrier of the U.S. Navy, the USS

May 12, 2011
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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Dutch Navy Discovers Missing German WWI U-boat

The Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has located the wreck of the World War I German submarine U-106 off the coast of Terschelling in the Netherlands.  The

May 11, 2011
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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Incident Photos – French Navy Disrupts Suspected Pirate Mothership

On April 22nd, the EU NAVFOR French warship FS GUÉPRATTE was tasked to patrol the East coast of Somalia as part of her counter-piracy duties on Operation

May 10, 2011
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Navy Christens Destroyer Named After Navy SEAL Killed in Afganistan

A photo illustration of the guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112). U.S. Navy Photo Illustration by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jay

May 10, 2011
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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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