Saturday, June 12, 2021
Sahand Destroyer
Navy

Are Iranian Warships Smuggling Weapons To Venezuela?

By David Wainer (Bloomberg) The U.S. is closely tracking an Iranian navy transport ship headed for the Caribbean — possibly Venezuela — and is prepared to take action against the delivery...

June 12, 2021
Total Views: 4580

Friday, June 4, 2021
UFO sighting USS Omaha
Navy

Those Are Not Aliens At Sea, U.S. Government Says

by Steve Gorman (Reuters) U.S. intelligence officials found no evidence that unidentified aerial phenomena observed by Navy aviators at sea in recent years were alien spacecraft, but the sightings remain...

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 3623

Friday, May 28, 2021
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Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth Joins NATO

by Bart Biesemans (Reuters) HMS Queen Elizabeth took part in her first NATO exercises in the Mediterranean this week, ahead of the eight-month voyage that will cross through the South...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 2725

Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Defense

China Claims it Expelled a U.S. Navy Warship From its Waters in South China Sea

BEIJING, May 20 (Reuters) – China said on Thursday an American warship had illegally entered its territorial waters in the South China Sea and was expelled, which the United States...

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 4141

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Indonesian Navy ships are seen at the Tanjung Wangi port as the search continues for the sunken KRI Nanggala-402 submarine
Navy

Chinese Navy Sends Salvage Ships To Join Indonesian Submarine Retrieval Efforts

gCaptain Editorial Note Embarrassing but true: The father of submarine salvage, RDML Ellsberg, is rolling in his grave with the knowledge that the US Navy has only two aging salvage...

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 12115

Monday, May 3, 2021
Scarborough Shoal China Fishing
Navy

Philippines Slams China’s ‘Dangerous’ Move

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) The Philippines has protested China’s “dangerous maneuver” against its Coast Guard that patrolled and trained last month near a South China Sea shoal, with Manila’s top...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 6088

China-Shandong_aircraft_carrier_of_People's_Liberation_Army_Navy
Navy

Aircraft Carrier Shandong Deploys To South China Sea

(Bloomberg) –China has sent its Shandong aircraft carrier for military training in the South China Sea and plans to continue similar exercises, the state-owned Global Times said. The training conducted...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 5712

Sunday, May 2, 2021
HMS-Queen-Elizabeth_Maiden_Voyage
Navy

Royal Navy Sends A Strong Warning To China

By Admiral James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) Throughout my U.S. Navy career, I loved to operate at sea with the British Royal Navy. U.K. warships were unfailingly well-handled, manned by crisp communicators, and — when...

May 2, 2021
Total Views: 111554

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Navy-anti-missile-SEARAM
Navy

Can The US Navy Protect Ships From Missile Attacks?

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The U.S. Navy “currently does not have a well-defined strategy or funding” for testing to determine whether radar and self-defense systems aboard many of its vessels...

April 29, 2021
Total Views: 8362

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Chinese vessels at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea
Navy

Philippines Tells China To Back Off During Maritime Drills

by Karen Lema (Reuters) China has no business telling the Philippines what it can or cannot do within its waters, Manila’s defense ministry said on Wednesday, rejecting Beijing’s opposition to its...

April 28, 2021
Total Views: 4110

Monday, April 26, 2021
HMS-Queen-Elizabeth_Maiden_Voyage
Navy

Royal Navy Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth To Depart On Maiden Voyage

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) – Britain’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier will lead a flotilla of Royal Navy ships through Asian waters on port visits to Japan and South Korea on its...

April 26, 2021
Total Views: 14742

Saturday, April 24, 2021
Singapore Navy submarine search and rescue ship
Incidents

Hope Fades In Bali Sea Submarine Search

Jakarta (Reuters) – The United States is deploying a P-8 Poseidon aircraft to assist in the search and rescue operation for a missing Indonesian navy submarine lost in the Bali...

April 24, 2021
Total Views: 4427

Friday, April 23, 2021
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Incidents

Missing Indonesian Submarine Was Old And Overloaded

By Ann Koh and Arys Aditya (Bloomberg) The Indonesian navy’s missing submarine may have been too old and overloaded when it embarked on a military exercise on Wednesday, according to...

April 23, 2021
Total Views: 25712

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
China Fishing Vessels On Whitsun Reef,
Navy

Philippines Will Not Confront China’s Maritime Militia

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said challenging China in the South China Sea will only lead to violence, and that he will only do so if Beijing drills...

April 20, 2021
Total Views: 6253

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
COSCO Containership in the Bosphorus Strait Turkey
Navy

Turkey Arrests Retired Admirals Who Defended Maritime Accord

(Reuters) – Turkey detained 10 retired admirals for signing a statement supporting an 85-year-old maritime accord, and President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday the document went beyond freedom of expression...

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 4646

Saturday, March 27, 2021
China Fishing Vessels On Whitsun Reef,
Navy

Philippines Sends Fighter Planes To Buzz Chinese Coast Guard

by Karen Lema (Reuters) – The Philippine military is sending light fighter aircraft to fly over hundreds of Chinese vessels in disputed waters in the South China Sea, its defense...

March 27, 2021
Total Views: 5142

Monday, March 22, 2021
Chinese militia vessels anchored on reef
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: 3552

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: 17075

Thursday, March 4, 2021
German Frigate FGS_Sachsen_Anhalt
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: 4258

Monday, February 22, 2021
irand and russian warships
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: 1836