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Friday, September 21, 2012
New Zealand Warships Now Permitted to Call on US Ports, 28-Year Ban Ended
Defense

New Zealand Warships Now Permitted to Call on US Ports, 28-Year Ban Ended

Since 1984, New Zealand has banned US warships carrying nuclear material, whether it be for fuel or as weaponry, from entering their ports.  The U.S.

September 21, 2012
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Will Ulstein’s X-Bow Be Incorporated into the Next Generation of US Coast Guard Cutters?
Defense

Will Ulstein’s X-Bow Be Incorporated into the Next Generation of US Coast Guard Cutters?

  Update: Unfortunately you will not be seeing a X-Bow USCG cutter anytime soon, as Vigor was not one of the three shipyards selected for the next round

September 19, 2012
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Monday, September 17, 2012
General Dynamics to Plan Restoration of USS Miami’s Burnt Remains
Fire Incidents

General Dynamics to Plan Restoration of USS Miami’s Burnt Remains

The U.S. Navy said Monday that it has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $94 million contract to begin planning the restoration of the nuclear attack

September 17, 2012
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us navy minesweeper dockwise heavy lift
Defense

United States Takes the Lead on 29-Nation Persian Gulf Mine-Clearing Exercise

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. and 29 other nations have begun the biggest mine-clearing exercise in the Persian Gulf region, a show of force as tensions

September 17, 2012
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Thursday, September 13, 2012
JHSV 1 Sea Trials
Defense

US Navy to Christen Austal-Built JHSV 2 Choctaw County

On Saturday, the US Navy will christen the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) Choctaw County, named for three U.S. counties, located in Mississippi, Alabama and

September 13, 2012
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Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Nuclear Tsunami Video | First Hand Account
Blog

Nuclear Tsunami Video | First Hand Account

Let me just say that Pat Bradley is lucky to be able to recount anything these days. That’s because in the 1950’s he was a cameraman in charge of

September 11, 2012
Total Views: 539

usna combination cover navy uniform initiative
Defense

US Navy Looks to Promote Gender Uniformity, For Example…

I was driving through Annapolis the other weekend when I saw some midshipmen walking around near the city dock area.  I did a bit of a double take because

September 11, 2012
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U.S. Maritime Security Improved Over Last Decade, Report Finds
Ports

U.S. Maritime Security Improved Over Last Decade, Report Finds

The U.S. Government Accountability Office today offered praise to the Department of Homeland Security’s work towards improved maritime security on

September 11, 2012
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Friday, September 7, 2012
China Coast Guard
Blog

Ship Photo of The Day – Despite What You May Be Told, Sometimes Size DOES Matter

I’ve honestly never been known to have an inferiority complex, but I’m feeling REALLY inferior right about now. The photo was taken during two days

September 7, 2012
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Thursday, September 6, 2012
Press Releases

Huntington Ingalls Lays Keel Of New USCG Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) authenticated the keel of the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) today at the

September 6, 2012
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Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Russell Crowe Rescued By USCG in Kayaking Mishap
Blog

Russell Crowe Rescued By USCG in Kayaking Mishap

Actor Russell Crowe was forced to hail down the U.S. Coast Guard Saturday night after nearly drifting out to sea while kayaking off the coast of Long Island.

September 4, 2012
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Persian Gulf Tensions Help Boost Dockwise
Navy

Persian Gulf Tensions Help Boost Dockwise

(Bloomberg) — Dockwise Ltd. shareholders can thank the U.S. Navy for helping return the company to profit as the world’s largest operator of

September 4, 2012
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Friday, August 31, 2012
duncan type 45 destroyer bae systems
Defense

Duncan, the Latest Type 45 Destroyer Sets out on Sea Trials [IMAGES]

GLASGOW — DUNCAN, the sixth and final Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, set sail today from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard to embark on her

August 31, 2012
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Thursday, August 23, 2012
U.S. Navy Appoints Board to Tackle LCS Issues
Navy

U.S. Navy Appoints Board to Tackle LCS Issues

The U.S. Navy on Wednesday announced that it has established a board of vice admirals tasked with tackling issues that have arisen from the often contested LCS

August 23, 2012
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hnlms evertsen dutch frigate maersk
Defense

Ship Photo of the Day: HNLMS Evertsen Showing Off in the Gulf of Aden

HNLMS Evertsen (F805) a Dutch De Zeven Provinciën-class frigate conducts a high speed turn while operating in the Gulf of Aden. Powered by

August 23, 2012
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Monday, August 20, 2012
Royal Navy Offers A Glimpse of Its Future, Unveils Type 26 Warship
Navy

Royal Navy Offers A Glimpse of Its Future, Unveils Type 26 Warship

The UK’s Ministry of Defence on Monday offered its first look at the basic specification of the UK’s next generation warship, the Type 26 Global

August 20, 2012
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Grounded Freighter Gets Cut Up in Puerto Rico
USCG

Grounded Freighter Gets Cut Up in Puerto Rico

Response crews continue cutting and removing sections of the 202-foot grounded freighter Jireh Monday to prepare the vessel for final removal and disposal from

August 20, 2012
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agor 27 woods hole oceanographic research vessel
Defense

New US Navy Oceanographic Vessel Will Provide Valuable New Research Tool [VIDEO]

ARLINGTON, Va.-Construction for two new research ships funded by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) officially got underway with a keel-laying and dedication

August 20, 2012
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Sunday, August 12, 2012
uss porter tanker collision
Collision

US Navy Destroyer Collides With Japanese Oil Tanker [IMAGES, VIDEO]

The U.S. Navy said one of its guided-missile destroyers collided with an oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf. The collision between USS

August 12, 2012
Total Views: 51

Friday, August 10, 2012
james e. williams iranian mariners rescue us navy Christopher Senenko
Defense

From One Sailor to Another, US Navy Ship Captain Expresses Goodwill Toward Iranians [IMAGE]

  Commander Christopher M. Senenko, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95), presents command ball caps to

August 10, 2012
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