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: 4235

Friday, July 31, 2020
Accidents

Massive Search Underway Off California for 8 Missing U.S. Marines from Amphibious Vehicle

July 31 (Reuters) – A massive sea and air search was under way on Friday for eight missing U.S. Marines off the Southern California coast after a training mishap on...

July 31, 2020
Total Views: 39

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Maritime News

Sailors Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt Test Positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON, March 24 (Reuters) – Three U.S. sailors on board the Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier in the Pacific tested positive for the coronavirus, U.S. Navy officials said on Tuesday, the first known...

March 24, 2020
Total Views: 14

Thursday, February 6, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Swaps Sub for Destroyer in 2021 Budget Request Shift

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The Pentagon is bolstering the number of warships the Navy will seek in its fiscal 2021 budget request after the White House complained an initial proposal...

February 6, 2020
Total Views: 199

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
uss lake erie
Maritime News

China Denies Hong Kong Port Visit for U.S. Navy Ships Amid Tensions

WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) – China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the...

August 14, 2019
Total Views: 1

Thursday, November 8, 2018
KNM Helge Ingstad collision
Interesting

Norwegian Frigate Intentionally Grounded Collision with Oil Tanker

Update: AIS animation shows the collision between Sola TS and KNM Helge Ingstad. By Terje Solsvik and Ole Petter Skonnord OSLO, Nov 8 (Reuters) – An oil tanker and a Norwegian...

November 8, 2018
Total Views: 88

Monday, July 9, 2018
News

U.S. Navy Sailor Dies in Small Boat Accident in Red Sea

A U.S. Navy sailor assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) died Sunday from injuries sustained while conducting small boat operations July 8, the U.S....

July 9, 2018
Total Views: 13

Friday, May 4, 2018
Adm. James G Stavridis
Defense

How To Avoid A Naval Cold War In The High North

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) In the classic Cold War novel (and fine 1965 film) “The Bedford Incident,” a U.S. destroyer on a NATO mission tangles with a Soviet submarine in the frigid...

May 4, 2018
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Newly-appointed Commander of First Escort Division of JMSDF Ryoko Azuma salutes to soldiers in Yokohama
Navy

Japan’s Navy Appoints First Female Squadron Commander

by Nobuhiro Kubo (Reuters) – Japan’s navy on Tuesday appointed the first woman to command a warship squadron, including the flagship Izumo helicopter carrier, as it tries to lure more...

March 6, 2018
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
News

U.S. Navy Unveils New Logo and Tagline, “Forged by the Sea”

The U.S. Navy has unveiled a new logo and tagline as part of a new, multifaceted branding campaign aimed at attracting a new generation of recruits to the service. The...

December 5, 2017
Total Views: 353

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Maritime News

U.S., South Korea Conduct Joint Navy Drills to Counter North’s Threat

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States began week-long joint Navy drills in the waters around the Korean peninsula on Monday, amid high tensions over North Korea’s nuclear...

October 18, 2017
Total Views: 6

Friday, June 23, 2017
Press Releases

Metal Shark Wins $54 Million US Navy Contract to Build Near Coastal Patrol Vessels

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been selected by the US Navy to build Near Coastal Patrol Vessels (NCPVs) for United States partner nations through the Department of Defense Foreign Military...

June 23, 2017
Total Views: 104

Friday, October 28, 2016
USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) Flyover
Navy

8 Interesting Facts About DDG1000 – US Navy’s Ship From The Future

By Katie Lange – The US Navy’s newest technologically advanced destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, is the talk of the town throughout the Defense Department. It’s the first ship to be commissioned in...

October 28, 2016
Total Views: 145

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Ship Visit to End Anti-Nuclear Impasse With New Zealand

By Matthew Brockett (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Navy will send a ship to New Zealand later this year, ending an impasse over the country’s anti-nuclear policy dating back to the...

July 21, 2016
Total Views: 1

Friday, June 3, 2016
News

China Confirms Sending Five Warships to World’s Largest Maritime Exercise

BEIJING, June 3 (Reuters) – China’s navy will send five ships to join a major U.S.-hosted naval drill this summer, even as tension mounts between the world’s two largest economies...

June 3, 2016
Total Views: 2

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Maritime News

Rusty Ships and Unused Aircraft Carriers: the Other Side of Asia’s Militaries

By David Tweed and Kristine Servando (Bloomberg) — As China spends billions to upgrade and reorganize the People’s Liberation Army, the deficiencies in competing Asia-Pacific militaries are coming into focus....

June 2, 2016
Total Views: 62

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Maritime News

Fishing Vessel Comes to Rescue After U.S. Fighter Jets Collide Off Cape Hatteras

A good samaritan fishing vessel rescued four survivors from the Atlantic Ocean following a collision involving two U.S. Navy fighter jets 25 miles east of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina on Thursday,...

May 26, 2016
Total Views: 0

Monday, March 21, 2016
Interesting

WATCH: U.S. Navy Attack Sub Emerges from Ice in the Arctic Circle

Some new video filmed and released by the U.S. Navy shows the awesome moment when a nuclear-powered fast attack sub surfaces from below ice in the Arctic circle. The USS...

March 21, 2016
Total Views: 77

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
South Korean Amphibious Landing Ship
Navy

SPOTD: Amphibious Battle Tank Transport Ship Sungoonbang

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day shows the Korean Amphibious Ship (LST) Sungoonbang unloading a Republic of Korea Type 88 K1 Main Battle Tank during a 2004 military joint military...

December 2, 2015
Total Views: 173

Friday, November 20, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Russian Warship Launches Missiles Against ISIS in Syria

New video released Friday by Russia’s Defence Ministry shows Russian navy ships launching cruise missiles at targets in Syria, in the Caspian sea, according to Ministry of Defence of the Russian...

November 20, 2015
Total Views: 2