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TOP STORIESSailors Aboard USS George Washington Kick Off CART II

Sailors Aboard USS George Washington Kick Off CART II »

Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) began command assessment of readiness and training (CART) II Aug. 26. CART II is an assessment and opportunity to train both the...

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China Reaches Major Milestone in Development of ICBMs?

China Reaches Major Milestone in Development of ICBMs? »

China has reached a major milestone in development of inter-continental and Submarine launched missiles, New York Times said citing U.S. military and intelligence officials. Based on the statements of the said officials, the new generation...

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U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific Awards Contract to SAIC

U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific Awards Contract to SAIC »

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) to provide life-cycle command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I)...

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USS Buffalo Arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan

USS Buffalo Arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan »

The Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Buffalo (SSN 715) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Aug. 27 for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 134...

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EU NAVFOR, NATO and CTF-151 Talk Counterpiracy Cooperation

EU NAVFOR, NATO and CTF-151 Talk Counterpiracy Cooperation »

On 24 August 2012 the Force Commanders from the EU Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta (EU NAVFOR), NATO Operation Ocean Shield (TF-508) and Combined Task Force 151 (operated by the Combined Maritime Forces –...

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Terma Delivers Mission-Critical Solutions for Danish Frigates

Terma Delivers Mission-Critical Solutions for Danish Frigates »

Denmark’s three new frigates in the IVER HUITFELDT class, Iver Huitfeldt (F361), Peter Willemoes (F362), and Niels Juel (F363) have cruised together for the first time out of Denmark’s coast. Terma has delivered a number...

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Kiwi Sailors Complete Six Month Deployment Embarked on HMAS MELBOURNE

Kiwi Sailors Complete Six Month Deployment Embarked on HMAS MELBOURNE »

Three Royal New Zealand Navy sailors have successfully completed a six month deployment protecting vital international shipping routes. The Kiwi sailors, embarked on Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS MELBOURNE, were supporting Combined Task Force 150...

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U.S Naval Forces Europe Participate in the First Senegal Navy Staff Talks

U.S Naval Forces Europe Participate in the First Senegal Navy Staff Talks »

U.S Naval Forces Europe participated in the first Senegal navy staff talks August 23-24 at the Senegal navy headquarters in Dakar. Rear Adm. Mohamed Sane, chief of navy staff for the Senegal Navy, presided over...

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HEADLINES

HII Wins Contract Modification for USS Abraham Lincoln’s Overhaul »

HII Wins Contract Modification for USS Abraham Lincoln’s Overhaul

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $22,628,756 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-10-C-2110 for additional advance planning efforts to prepare...

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USA: HII NNS Opens Supplemental Module Outfitting Facility »

USA: HII NNS Opens Supplemental Module Outfitting Facility

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced on August 24 that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division opened a new, 65,000-square-foot facility, called the Supplemental Module...

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US Navy Announces Cost Estimated to Restore USS Miami »

US Navy Announces Cost Estimated to Restore USS Miami

The Navy’s revised cost estimate to restore USS Miami (SSN 755) is approximately $450 million, with an estimated date of completion for the repairs...

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NASSCO Gets USD 104 Million Contract Modification from US Navy »

NASSCO Gets USD 104 Million Contract Modification from US Navy

General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded a $104 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to renovate and modernize the dock landing ship USS...

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US Navy, BAE Systems Sign USD 78 Million Contract »

US Navy, BAE Systems Sign USD 78 Million Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $78 million contract modification to produce canisters for Mk 41 and Mk 57 Vertical Launching Systems...

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US Navy Holds Keel Laying Ceremony for AGOR Vessels »

US Navy Holds Keel Laying Ceremony for AGOR Vessels

The Navy held a keel laying and dedication ceremony for its two newest Auxiliary General Purpose Oceanographic Research vessels (AGOR 27 and AGOR 28)...

Aug 21 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »

UK: MoD Unveils Latest Future Warship Design »

UK: MoD Unveils Latest Future Warship Design

The latest design of the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship (T26 GCS), the next generation of warships, has been unveiled. The Ministry...

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Russia: Serbank Approves Two USD 509.8 Million Loans for Severnaya Verf Shipyard »

Russia: Serbank Approves Two USD 509.8 Million Loans for Severnaya Verf Shipyard

State-owned Sberbank has approved two $ 509.8 Mln loans for the Severnaya Verf shipyard, United Shipbuilding Corporation subsidiary, to be used in the construction...

Aug 21 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

BAE Systems Inks USS John Paul Jones Repair Contract »

BAE Systems Inks USS John Paul Jones Repair Contract

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Inc., San Diego, Calif., was recently awarded a $36,825,375 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract to definitize...

Aug 20 2012 / 3 comments / Read More »

Hull of First of RAN’s New Amphibious Ships Departs Spain »

Hull of First of RAN’s New Amphibious Ships Departs Spain

Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced the departure of the hull of the first of the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) new amphibious...

Aug 20 2012 / 3 comments / Read More »




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Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 76 Persons Bound for Australia »

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 76 Persons Bound for Australia

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 76 persons bound for Australia in 2 multi-day trawlers on 25th and 26th August 2012. A trawler named “Rashith Putha” with 24 persons including 12 Tamils ( 10 men and 2 women) and 12 Muslims on board and the other multi-day...

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Officers of Indian Navy, Coast Guard Graduate as Naval Observers »

Officers of Indian Navy, Coast Guard Graduate as Naval Observers

Five officers of the Indian Navy and three from the Indian Coast Guard graduated as Observers at an impressive ceremonial passing out parade held at INS Garuda, the Naval Air Base at Kochi on August 24. Rear Admiral Ashok Kumar, VSM, Flag Officer Sea Training...

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USA: CNP Visits Mayport, Jacksonville Sailors »

USA: CNP Visits Mayport, Jacksonville Sailors

As part of an effort to inform the fleet of key personnel policies, the chief of naval personnel held several all hands calls at Naval Station Mayport and Naval Air Station Jacksonville Aug. 22-23. During his visit to the region, Vice Adm. Scott R. Van...

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UK: Medical Training Onboard HMS Diamond »

UK: Medical Training Onboard HMS Diamond

  The Royal Marines and the Royal Navy Boarding Team in HMS Diamond have had their First Aid knowledge put to the test. As a continuation of their training, the sailors and marines are receiving instruction in life saving techniques by the onboard medical team....

Aug 24 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »

USA: Celebrity Fitness Guru Visits Naval Base Ventura County »

USA: Celebrity Fitness Guru Visits Naval Base Ventura County

A celebrity fitness guru visited Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Aug. 21, exercising and talking nutrition with Sailors and Marines and helping the Navy promote a culture of fitness. Tony Horton, best known for his P90X series of workouts, is visiting several military installations in...

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USS Bonhomme Richard Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary of Establishment of Dental Corps »

USS Bonhomme Richard Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary of Establishment of Dental Corps

Dentists aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) celebrated the 100-year anniversary of the establishment of the Dental Corps Aug. 22. In 1912, 30 acting assistant dental surgeons were appointed to be apart of the Navy’s medical department by an act of Congress....

Aug 23 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »

Sri Lanka Naval Troops Recover Magazines »

Sri Lanka Naval Troops Recover Magazines

Naval troops attached to SLNS Kanchadewa of the Northern Naval Command on information received recovered 11 filled T56 magazines and 25 empty T56 magazines buried in the area of Velani East on 21st August 2012. Naval Today Staff, August 23, 2012; Image: Sri Lanka Navy...

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US Navy, Raytheon Start JSOW C-1 Integrated Testing »

US Navy, Raytheon Start JSOW C-1 Integrated Testing

The U.S. Navy has begun integrated testing (IT) of Raytheon Company’s (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1. During its first flight in IT, the JSOW C-1 was retargeted to strike a large moving ship target. “This flight test further demonstrates that JSOW C-1 can...

Aug 22 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

US Navy Commemorates Women’s Equality Day »

US Navy Commemorates Women’s Equality Day

Commands are encouraged to celebrate Women’s Equality Day Aug. 26, as announced by NAVADMIN 251/12. Established by Congress in 1971, Women’s Equality Day was designed to commemorate the long struggle of generations of women to gain the right to vote. The observance also calls attention...

Aug 22 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »

 

 

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