Tuesday, March 23, 2021
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Defense

Norway Blocks Bergen Engines Sale to Russians

By Terje Solsvik OSLO, March 23 (Reuters) – Norway will block Rolls-Royce from selling a Norwegian maritime engine maker to a Russian company on national security grounds, its justice minister...

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 3223

Monday, March 22, 2021
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Navy

Philippines Protests EEZ Invasion By China’s Maritime Militia

Karen Lema (Reuters) – The Philippines complained to China on Monday about what it described as the “swarming and threatening presence” of Chinese vessels in disputed waters in the South...

March 22, 2021
Total Views: 3557

Saturday, March 20, 2021
Navy

220 Chinese Militia Vessels Invade Philippines EEZ

By Enrico Dela Cruz (Reuters) The Philippines expressed concern about hundreds of Chinese military vessels it said were spotted this month in the disputed South China Sea, the latest example...

March 20, 2021
Total Views: 17089

Friday, March 12, 2021
Defense

Commandant Thanks US Coast Guard And US Merchant Marine For Their Service in 2020

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday Commandant Karl Schultz, in the annual State of the Coast Guard Address, outlined the US Coast Guard’s perseverance through a difficult year and highlighted recent...

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 3006

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Defense

Norway Suspends Rolls-Royce’s Sale of Bergen Engines on National Security Grounds

By Terje Solsvik and Kate Holton OSLO/LONDON, March 9 (Reuters) – Norway has suspended a planned asset sale by engine maker Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc to a Russian-controlled company as it...

March 9, 2021
Total Views: 3937

Defense

Mastering the Helm: The Women Master Helmsmen Entrusted to Steer the USS Theodore Roosevelt

Among a crew of 5,000 Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) only four are entrusted to steer the aircraft carrier in restricted maneuvering evolutions. From Petty Officer 3rd Class...

March 9, 2021
Total Views: 22564

Thursday, March 4, 2021
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Navy

German Warship To Depart On Freedom Of Navigation Patrol Of The South China Sea

(Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday hailed plans by NATO ally Germany to sail a warship across the contested South China Sea, calling it welcome support for a “rules-based...

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 4263

Monday, March 1, 2021
Defense

Over 300 Lay-Offs Announced at Newport News Shipbuilding

More than 300 salaried employees at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia have been informed they will be laid off as the nation’s leading defense shipbuilder reshapes its workforce. Newport New...

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 13155

Friday, February 26, 2021
Defense

U.S. Navy Reports COVID-19 Outbreaks on Two Bahrain-Based Ships

The U.S. Navy is responding to COVID-19 outbreaks aboard two of its ships based in Bahrain. In a statement, the U.S. 5th Fleet said about a dozen service members aboard...

February 26, 2021
Total Views: 2376

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Defense

Germany and Belgium Seize a Record 23 Tonnes of Cocaine Found in Shipping Containers

AMSTERDAM/ASUNCION, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Customs authorities in Germany and Belgium have seized a record haul of more than 23 tonnes of cocaine destined for the Netherlands in two raids this month,...

February 25, 2021
Total Views: 4117

Monday, February 22, 2021
Defense

U.S. Concerned China’s New Coast Guard Law Could Escalate Maritime Disputes

WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – The United States is concerned by China’s recently enacted coast guard law and that it could escalate maritime disputes and be invoked to assert unlawful claims, the...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 2607

Defense

USCGC Polar Star Returns from Arctic Deployment -Photos

The USCGC Polar Star, the nation’s only heavy icebreaker, returned to its homeport in Seattle on Saturday after a months-long deployment to the Arctic. The season’s deployment marked a departure...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 3067

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Navy

Iran And Russia Start Joint Naval Drill

by Angus MacSwan (Reuters) – Iran and Russia on Tuesday embarked on joint naval exercises in the Indian Ocean which will include thwarting a mock pirate attack on a merchant ship, Iranian...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 1840

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Seizes Cocaine Worth $156 Million in Eastern Pacific

U.S. Coast Guard crews have interdicted three suspected drug smuggling vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and seized more than 9,000 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $156 million. The...

February 18, 2021
Total Views: 8571

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Navy

USS Russell Challenges Beijing’s Claims To Spratly Island Navigation

by Se Young Lee (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy warship USS Russell sailed by islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday in a freedom of navigation operation,...

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 7474

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Defense

U.S. Navy Destroyer Seizes Weapons Cache from Dhows Off Somalia

A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer has seized a cache of illicit of weapons from two dhows in international waters off the coast of Somalia. The seizures took place February 11...

February 16, 2021
Total Views: 9889

Friday, February 12, 2021
Dr. Gladys West inducted into Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Hall of Fame
Navy

Meet The Navy’s GPS Pioneer Dr. Gladys West

Looking back on the legacies of some of the amazing women who have contributed to the field of technology at sea. Trailblazers in their fields, these women broke down barriers,...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 4805

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Navy

US Navy Tests 3D Printed Radars

by Kevin McAndrews (U.S. Navy) U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) experts created and tested 3D-printed antennas, arrays, and parts to advance radar technology at sea. Radar systems perform critical functions...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 2196

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Navy

Black History Month – Meet The US Navy’s First Female African-American Officers

by Adam Bisno (US Navy History Command) Quite suddenly, and contrary to expectations, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt agreed to reopen the Navy to African-American women in October 1944. Not since World...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 1997

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Navy

Denmark Ramps Up Arctic Naval Defense Spending

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters) Denmark said on Thursday it will significantly strengthen its defense capabilities in the Arctic, including long-range drones and radars, as shrinking sea ice has fast-tracked a...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 2223