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Thursday, January 8, 2009
Navy

Ready or Not, the George H. W. Bush Carrier to be Commissioned This Weekend

Even with sea trials not set for the end of January, the new George H. W. Bush supercarrier will be commissioned this Saturday at Naval Station Norfolk. 

January 8, 2009
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Monday, December 15, 2008
Maritime Security

Piracy – It’s Location, Location Location

Piracy – It’s Location, Location Location By John Denham If you did not know,  pirates have been around for as long as treasure was shipped on

December 15, 2008
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Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Navy

European Union Launches First Navy Mission

Few would have predicted that the European Union’s first-ever joint naval mission would be against pirates off the coast of Somalia. However, mission

December 9, 2008
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Friday, November 7, 2008
Navy

Early Aircraft Carriers

When we think of early Aircraft Carriers, most defer to the US Navy converting Jupiter (Collier # 3) in 1920 to CVI Langley. Commissioned in March 1922,

November 7, 2008
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Thursday, October 23, 2008
Interesting

Blackwater to Provide Assistance in Gulf of Aden

These days, it is impossible to watch or read any news publication, maritime or not, and not know about pirates operating in the Gulf of Aden.  The hijacking

October 23, 2008
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Thursday, October 9, 2008
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San Francisco Fleet Week 2008

Reminder to those of you in the San Francisco Bay Area, starting today is San Francisco’s 2008 Fleet Week.  Officially beginning in 1981, it is an

October 9, 2008
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Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Video

Mega Moves – The USS Intrepid Returns Home

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wcg-PYicLqg If you are in New York tomorrow (October 2nd) be sure to head down to Pier 86 to watch her return home. Thanks

October 1, 2008
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Tuesday, September 30, 2008
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New Exhibit On National Mall Explores The Depths of The Ocean

NOAA has teamed up with the Smithsonian Institute to bring the depths of the ocean to the National Mall, in Washington D.C.  This past weekend, the Institute

September 30, 2008
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Sunday, September 28, 2008
Maritime Security

Somali Pirates and Cold War II

M/V Faina – Photo By FEHMI ULGENER It seems the Somali pirates are either getting overly ambitious in their recent choice of targets or they’re

September 28, 2008
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Thursday, September 25, 2008
Maritime Security

Pirates Choose Wrong Ship to Mess With

In reaction to what appeared to be an attempted hijacking, a security team aboard United States Naval Vessel John Lenthall was forced to fire warning shots at

September 25, 2008
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Fire Incidents

Russian Navy Ship Marshal Shaposhnikov – Incident Video Of The Week

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMJhmOsc5vM Reuters tells us: Sep 18 – A fire on a Russian warship in the Pacific kills two sailors, the latest in a

September 25, 2008
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Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Interesting

Zubr Class – World’s Largest Military Hovercraft

Gizmodo points us towards the Russian navy’s Zubr Class hovercraft.  Now this is not a new design.  There have been three in service with the

September 23, 2008
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Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Navy

US Navy’s M80 Stiletto Finally Sees Action

Under military testing since 2006 the US Navy’s M80 Stiletto was put into action this week. Marine Link reports: The Pentagon’s high-speed,

September 17, 2008
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Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Blog

Incident Photo of The Week РM106 Gr̦mitz

This weeks Incident Photo is of German Navy mine hunter M106 Grömitz from back in February, 2007.  Cargo Law tells us; German Navy  Type 332 Frankenthal

September 9, 2008
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Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Navy

Ships Of The Future – LCS, Littoral Combat Ship

Popular Science brings us Future Navy Ships – Littoral Combat Ship. They write: This is a small, fast ship (capable of 45 knots) for sub-hunting,

July 30, 2008
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Sunday, June 15, 2008
Navy

Blackwater Maritime Teams With Kings Point

Pictured above is the newly refurbished ex-NOAA vessel McArthur, a 183-ft. ship that boasts “state of the art navigation systems, full GMDDSS

June 15, 2008
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Monday, May 19, 2008
Navy

Warship HMS Illustrious – Another Maritime Reality TV Show

With the shows Carrier America’s Port and The Deadliest Catch ships are dominating America’s primetime reality television but a new show broadens

May 19, 2008
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Saturday, May 17, 2008
Uncategorized

Russian Hovercraft: China Place Order

This admittedly isn’t the newest military tech on the block, but I just couldn’t help writing it up. Russia makes the world’s largest

May 17, 2008
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Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Navy

MARINER WAKE UP CALL – China’s Growning Submarine Fleet

Experts attempting to understand the strategic aims behind China’s aggressive military expansion have generally focused on Taiwan. But a new naval base

May 13, 2008
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Thursday, April 17, 2008
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Easing The Pain Of Fire Drills

Painful Rectal Itch By The Artful Blogger OK, I’m back from my little “vacation.” Seven months may have been a bit excessive, but what the

April 17, 2008
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