Navy


Thursday, March 3, 2022
Russian minesweeper
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NATO MEMBER OWNED SHIP SINKS OFF ODESA – Russia Used Civilian Ship As A Human Shield

UPDATE: “The Estonian-owned cargo ship Helt SUNK on Thursday off the Ukrainian port of Odesa after an explosion,” Igor Ilves, managing

March 3, 2022
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Russian Navy Fleet Nears Port Of Odesa

By Marc Champion (Bloomberg) With a naval fleet reported near the Ukrainian city of Odesa and the city of Kherson taken, it’s increasingly clear that

March 3, 2022
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Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Ship Mine Underwater
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Russia May Have Mined Ukrainian Waters Says NATO

by John Konrad (gCaptain) NATO’s Allied Maritime Command today said there is a high risk of collateral damage on civilian shipping in the northwestern

March 2, 2022
Total Views: 4773

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Northern Black Sea Is Now A ‘Warlike Area’ As Navy Fails To Protect Shipping In NATO Waters

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) While the US Navy and large NATO powers remain notably absent from the Black Sea few assets are available in the region to

March 2, 2022
Total Views: 9896

Monday, February 28, 2022
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Russian Convoy Will Test Turkey And NATO

By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Jonathan Spicer (Reuters) – Turkey’s pledge to block some Russian warships from passing through its waters to the Black Sea

February 28, 2022
Total Views: 11007

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Biden Sends Navy Admiral To Taiwan

By Michael Martina and David Brunnstrom (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will send a delegation of former senior defense and security officials to

February 28, 2022
Total Views: 2189

Sunday, February 27, 2022
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Turkey, Overseeing Passage To Black Sea, Calls Russian Invasion ‘War’

ISTANBUL, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Turkey called Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a “war” on Sunday in a rhetorical shift that could

February 27, 2022
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Saturday, February 26, 2022
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China Calls U.S. Warship Sailing In Taiwan Strait A “Provocative Act”

TAIPEI, Feb 26 (Reuters) – A U.S. warship sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Saturday, part of what the U.S. military calls routine

February 26, 2022
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Turkey Did NOT Close The Bosphorus To Russian Ships

In the last hour several media outlets worldwide began reporting that Turkey closed the Dardanelles and Bosphorus straits to Russian ships, but, Reuters is now

February 26, 2022
Total Views: 14769

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France Arrests Russian Heavylift Ship Owned By Sanctioned Oligarch

by Pascal Rossignol (Reuters) French sea police seized a ship on Saturday that authorities suspect belongs to a Russian company targeted by European Union

February 26, 2022
Total Views: 8422

Friday, February 25, 2022
USS Independence LCS
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Failing US Navy Warship Still Can’t Perform Mission

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The U.S. Navy’s troubled fleet of Littoral Combat Ships has “not yet demonstrated the operational capabilities it needs

February 25, 2022
Total Views: 7345

Russian Navy Warship in Turkey
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NATO Cannot Stop Russian Warships From Entering The Black Sea

by Tuvan Gumrukcu (Reuters) Turkey, a NATO member, cannot stop Russian warships accessing the Black Sea via its straits, as Ukraine has requested, due to a

February 25, 2022
Total Views: 5090

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Black Sea Insurance Rates Soar As NATO Fails To Protect Commercial Shipping

When Russia attacked Ukraine, the nearest US Navy or major NATO ally was in the Mediterranean. Now insurance rates soar as peacefull ships get

February 25, 2022
Total Views: 4349

Thursday, February 24, 2022
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U.S. Navy Left The Black Sea Unprotected Allowing Russia To Invade Ukraine

As NATO scrambles to respond to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a major exposed flank is the Black Sea. Despite a stated resolve to deter Russia, the

February 24, 2022
Total Views: 13050

Sunday, February 20, 2022
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Australian Prime Minister Calls China Navy Incident an ‘Act of Intimidation’

By Michael Heath (Bloomberg) –Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison branded a Chinese navy vessel pointing a laser at one of his nation’s

February 20, 2022
Total Views: 4397

Saturday, February 19, 2022
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Putin Leads Sweeping Nuclear Exercises From Land And Sea As Tensions Soar

By Tom Balmforth and Maria Kiselyova MOSCOW, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Russian leader Vladimir Putin oversaw strategic nuclear exercises involving the

February 19, 2022
Total Views: 1446

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Does The Chinese Navy Use Lasers To Blind Pilots?

by Kirsty Needham (Reuters) A Chinese navy vessel directed a laser at an Australian military aircraft in flight over Australia’s northern approaches,

February 19, 2022
Total Views: 4822

Friday, February 18, 2022
MV-22B Osprey On Carrier
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US Navy Tilt-Rotor Aircraft Falls Short in Sea Reliability Tests

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The U.S. Navy’s new version of the tilt-rotor Osprey aircraft designed for missions at sea isn’t yet “operationally

February 18, 2022
Total Views: 3752

Monday, February 14, 2022
Russian Navy Udaloy-class destroyer RFS Admiral Panteleyev
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Russian Navy Warns It Will Fire If Foreign Flagged Ships Intrude

by Maria Kiselyova (Reuters) A senior Russian military official said on Monday that Russia was ready to open fire on foreign flagged ships and submarines that

February 14, 2022
Total Views: 8300

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US Navy Launches Massive Middle East War Games

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) The U.S. Navy is currently conducting one of the largest maritime exercises in recent history, with more than 60 nations

February 14, 2022
Total Views: 3610