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Thursday, August 4, 2011
USCG Diver Finds Drugs Payload
USCG

Canadian Drug Smuggling – USCG Not Protecting the Border?

(Dow Jones) U.S. Coast Guard crews stationed near an upstate smuggling hotspot aren’t adequately prepared to chase speedy, rogue boats they regularly

August 4, 2011
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Tuesday, August 2, 2011
HMS Sutherland NGS Drills
Defense

Photo of the Week – Royal Navy fires at Libya

Image by LA(PHOT) Keith Morgan, Royal Navy 29 July 2011 (Royal Navy) HMS Sutherland practised Naval Gunnery Support (NGS) drills by firing High Explosive

August 2, 2011
Total Views: 42

Sunday, July 31, 2011
Gerald R Ford aircraft carrier
Defense

Huntington Ingalls Awarded $504 Million Aircraft Carrier Contract Modification

Out of the ashes of the once financially troubled Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries charges ahead with the award of a $504M contract

July 31, 2011
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Saturday, July 30, 2011
indian ocean piracy 2011 map
Defense

WARNING LETTER: “Killing hostages is now part of the rules”

This Warning Notice, published by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), is intended for Yacht Skippers considering a passage through the Gulf of Aden,

July 30, 2011
Total Views: 191

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
China Says Aircraft Carrier Only for Research, Training
Navy

China Says Aircraft Carrier Only for Research, Training

BEIJING—China’s Defense Ministry said its first aircraft carrier would be used for “research, experiments and training” and would not

July 27, 2011
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Friday, July 22, 2011
USCG logo
Defense

US Investigators Delay Report On Deepwater Horizon Spill

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. investigators are delaying the release of a much-anticipated report on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, citing the need for

July 22, 2011
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
HMS Edinburgh south atlantic southern ocean sea Royal Navy
Defense

HMS Edinburgh encounters heavy seas in the South Atlantic

image (c) Liam Beswick This is the South Atlantic (almost) at its most unforgiving as the “Fortress of the Sea” ploughed west for the Falklands

July 19, 2011
Total Views: 834

US Ports to be Protected by Advanced Underwater Technology
USCG

US Ports to be Protected by Advanced Underwater Technology

Submersible ROV manufacturer, VideoRay, has been awarded a $2.2 million dollar contract by the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) of the US

July 19, 2011
Total Views: 8

Sunday, July 17, 2011
Department of Homeland Security
Defense

US Approves 6 Waivers For Non-US Ships To Load Oil-Sale Crude

NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–Six waivers have been approved to allow some buyers of crude oil in the government’s emergency sale to use foreign-flag

July 17, 2011
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Friday, July 15, 2011
ocean wave surf
Defense

The Future of Marine Renewables in the UK

The British Parliament’s Energy and Climate Change Committee, chaired by Tim Yeo MP, launched an inquiry last week to investigate the potential for

July 15, 2011
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Thursday, July 14, 2011
General Chen Bingde and Admiral Mike Mullen
Navy

South China Sea – US China Relations

At a recent news conference Monday, Gen. Chen Bingde, Chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, questioned the purpose of U.S.

July 14, 2011
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Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Coast Guard officials attend NTSB hearing on fatal “Parade of Lights” collision
USCG

Coast Guard officials attend NTSB hearing on fatal “Parade of Lights” collision

The Coast Guard Cutter Haddock transits to the starting location for the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, Sunday, Dec. 20, the event at which the fatal

July 12, 2011
Total Views: 14

royal navy helicopter offshore rescue coast guard
Defense

Heroic Royal Marine saves two yachtsmen in Cornish storm

Two yachtsmen owe their lives to the fliers of 771 Naval Air Squadron after a dramatic rescue in a gale 100 miles off Cornwall. Aircrewman Sgt Tony Russell RM

July 12, 2011
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Monday, July 11, 2011
USS Iowa broadside naval gunfire navy battleship
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The Necessity of U.S. Naval Power

USS Iowa fires a full broadside, July 1984, US Navy Image By Gordon England,  GEN James L. Jones, USMC (ret), and ADM Vern Clark, USN (ret) All our citizens,

July 11, 2011
Total Views: 72

Friday, July 8, 2011
In U.S. Visit to China, Sea Dispute Looms Large
Navy

In U.S. Visit to China, Sea Dispute Looms Large

By Jeremy Page, The Wall Street Journal BEIJING—Tensions in the disputed waters of the South China Sea threaten to distract Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of

July 8, 2011
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Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Incident Photos: Independence Day Grounding in U.S. Virgin Islands
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Incident Photos: Independence Day Grounding in U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Coast Guard photos This week’s incident photos are of the 89-foot passenger ferry Royal Miss Belmar grounded in the U.S. Virgin Islands on July 4,

July 6, 2011
Total Views: 25

Monday, July 4, 2011
Royal Navy Fort Victoria support ship
Defense

Royal Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack

Support ship Fort Victoria helped thwart an attack as pirates fired rockets at a merchant ship off Oman. 04 July 2011 Ten pirates in a couple of skiffs made

July 4, 2011
Total Views: 37

Sunday, July 3, 2011
Thad Allen USCG
Defense

US Senate approves resolution honoring retired USCG Admiral Thad Allen

Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran Offers Resolution, Expresses Appreciation to Coast Guard Leader WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today approved a

July 3, 2011
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Friday, July 1, 2011
uscg logo
Defense

USCG announces big changes for prospective hawespipers…

Figures the Coast Guard would drop this news right before the holiday weekend.  Thanks to our friends on watch in the Gulf of Mexico who gave us the

July 1, 2011
Total Views: 75

Moonpool offshore drilling riser flex joint
Defense

Coast Guard to use risk-based targeting to enhance oversight of offshore drilling

WASHINGTON – To complement its existing safety inspection regime for foreign-flagged vessels operating in U.S. waters, the U.S. Coast Guard Friday

July 1, 2011
Total Views: 47
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