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Friday, June 1, 2012
Ship Photos of The Day – USS Iowa Makes Her Final Journey
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Ship Photos of The Day – USS Iowa Makes Her Final Journey

One of the biggest stories of the week here in the U.S. was the USS Iowa’s journey from San Francisco to her final resting place in the Port of

June 1, 2012
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Thursday, May 31, 2012
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Challenging the LCS Program, Does 50 Knots of Ship’s Speed Matter to a Locked-on Missile? [OP/ED]

Written in response to Rear Admiral Rowden’s article, US Navy Littoral Combat Ships – Revolutionary, Vital By Captain Tony Kopacz, USN (Ret),

May 31, 2012
Total Views: 38

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Defense

Huntington Ingalls Wins $2.38 Billion Contract for New Amphibious Assault Flagship

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – The U.S. Navy today awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) a $2.38 billion fixed-price-incentive contract for the design

May 31, 2012
Total Views: 213

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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USS New York Clears Huey B. Long Bridge with Inches to Spare [VIDEO]

In the summer of 2009, Northrop Grumman’s Avondale Shipyard had just finished building USS New York — a San Antonio-class amphibious transport

May 29, 2012
Total Views: 57

Friday, May 25, 2012
Ship Photo of The Day – Bulbous Bow Lift
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Ship Photo of The Day – Bulbous Bow Lift

Huntington Ingalls’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division this week reached a major milestone in the construction of the U.S. Navy’s new

May 25, 2012
Total Views: 97

Thursday, May 24, 2012
MSC Box Ship Cleared Following Explosion Near Puerto Rico
USCG

MSC Box Ship Cleared Following Explosion Near Puerto Rico

The MSC containership idled since suffering an onboard explosion eleven days ago off the coast of Puerto Rico has been cleared to move on, the U.S. Coast Guard

May 24, 2012
Total Views: 19

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Defense

13 Hours Later, Firefighters Extinguish Blaze on Board US Navy Fast Attack Submarine

USS Miami, an American Los Angeles-class “improved” fast attack submarine was undergoing a routine maintenance shipyard availability at Portsmouth

May 24, 2012
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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Defense

WSJ: Senate to Rehash Law of the Sea Treaty Today

By Keith Johnson and Julian E. Barnes WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Senate will hold on Wednesday its first hearing since 2007 on ratification of the

May 23, 2012
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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Gerald R. Ford Build Sequence: Keel-laying to Launch in Under Two Minutes [VIDEO]
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Gerald R. Ford Build Sequence: Keel-laying to Launch in Under Two Minutes [VIDEO]

Here is a three-dimensional rendering of Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) supercarrier’s build sequence, from keel-laying to launch.

May 22, 2012
Total Views: 252

Monday, May 21, 2012
Stolt Tanker Rescues Distressed Sailors After Whale Strike in Atlantic
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Stolt Tanker Rescues Distressed Sailors After Whale Strike in Atlantic

On May 10 a Stolt tanker participating in the USCG’s Amver program was diverted while in the Atlantic Ocean to rescue two distressed sailors whose small

May 21, 2012
Total Views: 29

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Preparing for the Worst, Turkish Navy Awards Contract for Submarine Rescue Mother Ship [VIDEO]

Rolls-Royce and Istanbul Shipyard will be working together following their announcement today of an award by the Turkish Navy for three new ships.  Istanbul

May 21, 2012
Total Views: 228

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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Collision

Forward Deployed for 12 Years, USS Essex Collides with Refueling Tanker One Day Before Return Home

She has been forward deployed to the US 7th Fleet for a dozen years and was scheduled to finally arrive back to San Diego tomorrow, however instead of telling

May 16, 2012
Total Views: 104

Shipwrecks, Oil Seeps, and Salt “Volcanoes” | NOAA Films All Sorts of Cool Stuff in the Gulf of Mexico
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Shipwrecks, Oil Seeps, and Salt “Volcanoes” | NOAA Films All Sorts of Cool Stuff in the Gulf of Mexico

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/42291773[/vimeo] Video courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program In crystal clear high definition video, NOAA’s Little

May 16, 2012
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Office of Naval Research
Navy

Got a Pirate Problem? There’s Soon An App For That

The Department of Defense will begin funding an Office of Naval Research (ONR)- sponsored project aimed at developing Web applications to help multinational

May 15, 2012
Total Views: 24

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gCaptain Visits USCGC Bernard C. Webber, Sentinel-Class Cutter [IMAGES/VIDEO]

The rain yesterday beaded up perfectly on every square inch of the US Coast Guard’s latest Sentinel-class cutter, the USCGC Bernard C. Webber.

May 15, 2012
Total Views: 214

Monday, May 14, 2012
Blast Cripples MSC Container Ship Off Puerto Rico
USCG

Blast Cripples MSC Container Ship Off Puerto Rico

A sudden blast aboard an MSC containership off the coast of Puerto Rico forced crew to spring into action to stem the influx of water and stabilize the vessel,

May 14, 2012
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Huntington Ingalls Warns Pentagon Cuts May Inflate Shipbuilding Costs
Navy

Huntington Ingalls Warns Pentagon Cuts May Inflate Shipbuilding Costs

The head of Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) said Wednesday that a new round of enforced Pentagon budget cuts could thin the shipbuilder’s

May 9, 2012
Total Views: 47

US Navy Littoral Combat Ships – Revolutionary, Vital
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US Navy Littoral Combat Ships – Revolutionary, Vital

– By Rear Adm. Thomas Rowden, Director Surface Warfare There has been a lot of discussion on the littoral combat ship and how the LCS will shape the

May 9, 2012
Total Views: 5

Friday, May 4, 2012
Sauter Carbon Proposes “Green” Alternative to Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter
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Sauter Carbon Proposes “Green” Alternative to Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter

Sauter Carbon Offset Design (SCOD) says they have come up with an alternative design for the USCG’s new Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRC) that

May 4, 2012
Total Views: 24

Thursday, May 3, 2012
Playing in Surf: USCG Shows Us How It’s Done [VIDEO]
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Playing in Surf: USCG Shows Us How It’s Done [VIDEO]

Here, Coast Guard crew aboard a 42-foot Special Purpose Craft – Near Shore Lifeboat crashes through the surf of the Merrimack River bar located in upper

May 3, 2012
Total Views: 217
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