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Friday, December 22, 2023
The Expeditionary Medical Ship (EMS) is a high-speed aluminium catamaran based on the proven Expeditionary Fast Transport design that offers enhanced medical support to the United States Navy. (Image: Austal USA)
Defense

Austal USA Awarded Contract for US Navy’s Next-Generation Hospital Ships

Australian-based Austal Limited (ASX: ASB) has announced that its U.S. shipyard, Austal USA, has received a $867.6 million undefinitised contract award (UCA)

December 22, 2023
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Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Maersk Containership in a naval convoy exercise
Navy

Operation Prosperity Guardian: Can The US-Lead Naval Force End Houthi Ship Attacks?

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has announced a new military effort in the Middle East: Operation Prosperity

December 19, 2023
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Saturday, December 16, 2023
US Navy warship escorting Maersk ship
Navy

Pentagon To Launch ‘Operation Prosperity Guardian’ To Reopen Red Sea Passage

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) There is still a lot of speculation but progress seems likely on reopening the Red Sea to shipping. The Drive is reporting

December 16, 2023
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Navy

EU Shipping And US Naval Leaders Are Estranged Despite NATO Budget Boost

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain Editorial) Amid escalating tensions in the Red Sea, marked by attacks on Israeli and European-owned vessels, and ongoing war

December 16, 2023
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USS Carney underway at night in the suez canal
Navy

USS Carney Shoots Down Another 14 Houthi Drones

By Brendan Murray and Charles Capel (Bloomberg) The US Navy said it shot down 14 drones in the Red Sea launched from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen as

December 16, 2023
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Thursday, December 7, 2023
Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Georgia docking with the help of tugboats
Navy

US Navy To Deploy Anti-Ship Missiles on Subs

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The US Navy plans to begin arming submarines next year with ship-targeting versions of the widely used Tomahawk missile, part of

December 7, 2023
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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
USS Thomas Hudner (DDG-116) steamed in the U.S. Fifth Fleet area of operations in the Arabian Sea to ensure maritime stability and security in the region, 24 April 2021. U.S. Navy photo
Defense

US Navy Downs Another Drone in Red Sea

DUBAI, Dec 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy shot down a drone that originated from a part of Yemen controlled by the Houthi group on

December 6, 2023
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Monday, December 4, 2023
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Mediterranean Sea Oct. 23, 2018. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

Pentagon Stops Short of Saying Houthi’s Are Targeting US Warships

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Waves of attacks by the Iran-backed Houthi group in Yemen may not be targeting

December 4, 2023
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Sunday, December 3, 2023
U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney transits the Suez Canal. U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron Lau/Handout via REUTERS.
Piracy

UPDATED: Multiple Commercial Vessels Attacked In Red Sea

By Aziz El Yaakoubi and Idrees Ali RIYADH, Dec 3 (Reuters) – Three commercial vessels came under attack in international waters in the southern

December 3, 2023
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Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) prepare to conduct a replenishment-at-sea with the Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13), October 12, 2023. MEDITERRANEAN SEA 10.12.2023 Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Aaron Lau.
Shipping

US Says UK-Owned Ship Hit By ‘Rocket Fire’

By Christine Burke Dec 3, 2023 (Bloomberg) –A US warship, the USS Carney, and multiple commercial ships came under attack Sunday in the Red Sea,

December 3, 2023
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Thursday, November 30, 2023
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), right, prepares for an underway replenishment with Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE-13), left, while conducting routine operations in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 16, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

US Navy Destroyer Shoots Down Iranian-Produced Drone in Red Sea

The Arleigh-Burke guided missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) successfully intercepted and shot down an Iranian-produced KAS-04 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)

November 30, 2023
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Wednesday, November 29, 2023
US Naval Ship Carson City docked during a storm
MSC

US Navy Sued After Alleged Rape Of Senior US Merchant Marine Officer

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The U.S. Navy is facing a lawsuit over allegations of a senior engineering officer’s rape by the captain of the USNS Carson

November 29, 2023
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Monday, November 27, 2023
ZIM logo on a building
Defense

ZIM Re-Routes Ships to Avoid Yemeni Coast

Israeli shipping line ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (NYSE: ZIM) says it will re-route vessels to avoid the Arabian and Red Seas amid threats to

November 27, 2023
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The USS Mason pictured in the Gulf of Aden with the Japanese Navy Fubuki-class destroyer Akebono, November 25, 2023. Japanese Navy Photo
Defense

U.S. Navy Destroyer, Tanker Targeted by Ballistic Missiles off Yemeni Coast

The U.S. Department of Defense has confirmed that two ballistic missiles were launched towards the USS Mason and a commercial tanker from Yemen early Monday

November 27, 2023
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Sunday, November 26, 2023
Chemical tanker, Oil tanker. Photo: By Matej Kastelic / Shutterstock
Navy

UPDATE: Tanker In Middle East Safe From Attackers After US Navy Responds

By Idrees Ali, Phil Stewart and Aziz El Yaakoubi WASHINGTON/RIYADH, Nov 26 (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy warship responded to a distress

November 26, 2023
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Tuesday, November 21, 2023
FILE PHOTO: A China Coast Guard ship is seen from a Philippine fishing boat at the disputed Scarborough Shoal April 6, 2017. Picture taken April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/File Photo
Shipping

Philippines, U.S. Launch Joint Patrols Near Taiwan

By Mikhail Flores and Karen Lema MANILA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The militaries of the Philippines and the United States launched joint patrols on

November 21, 2023
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Sunday, November 19, 2023
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen H. Hicks meet with CEOs
Defense

Pentagon Grapples With Trillions In Liabilities Amid Rising Chinese Military Power

By Roxana Tiron (BGOV) and Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The US Defense Department failed for the sixth consecutive year to score a clean financial audit, a goal

November 19, 2023
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Friday, November 17, 2023
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro aboard ship
Defense

Navy Secretary Del Toro Launches Government Shipbuilders Council

Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro held the inaugural meeting of the Government Shipbuilders Council (GSC) at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore on Thursday.

November 17, 2023
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Thursday, November 16, 2023
USS Thomas Hudner (DDG-116) steamed in the U.S. Fifth Fleet area of operations in the Arabian Sea to ensure maritime stability and security in the region, 24 April 2021. U.S. Navy photo
Defense

US Navy Destroyer Defends Itself Against Drone in Red Sea

A U.S. Navy warship successfully shot down a drone that was launched towards it from Yemen, according to the U.S. Central Command. The incident occurred on

November 16, 2023
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Monday, November 13, 2023
Photo of the Surface Ship Support Barge (SSSB). Photo courtesy APTIM
Defense

End of an Era: Navy’s Historic Nuclear Support Barge Decommissioned After 50 Years

In a significant milestone, the decommissioning of the Navy’s radiologically impacted Surface Ship Support Barge (SSSB) has been completed at the

November 13, 2023
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