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U.S. Army Helps Pacific Partnership 2012 Mission »

A dedicated team of U.S. Army service members, who set sail aboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) May 4, played a vital role to Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) mission success. During...

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Australia: AWD Project Creates Almost 700 Jobs

Australia: AWD Project Creates Almost 700 Jobs »

The workforce in the Hunter for the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Project has now hit almost 700 across Forgacs’ two Newcastle facilities in Tomago and Carrington. Three AWDs are being built for the Australian Navy....

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Ukraine and Russia to Cooperate on Modernization of Russian Naval Ships

Ukraine and Russia to Cooperate on Modernization of Russian Naval Ships »

Ukraine and the Russian Federation have been negotiating to upgrade ships of the Naval Forces of Russia at the Ukrainian enterprises. That was declared by Prime Minister Mykola Azarov at a briefing in Mykolayiv. “The...

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Peleliu ARG Finishes CERTEX off Southern California

Peleliu ARG Finishes CERTEX off Southern California »

The Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) returned to homeport San Diego, after completing certification exercise (CERTEX) off the coast of Southern California Aug. 28. CERTEX was the final two-week...

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Change of Command Ceremony Held at Naval Support Activity Bahrain

Change of Command Ceremony Held at Naval Support Activity Bahrain »

Rear Adm. William K. Lescher relieved Rear Adm. Peter J. Fanta as commander, Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 5 during a change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Aug. 26. Fanta took command of...

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USA: JMSDF’s Chief Meets CNO

USA: JMSDF’s Chief Meets CNO »

Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano, chief of staff, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), visited national capital region naval activities to strengthen maritime partnerships and international relationships Aug. 27-29. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert comments...

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Australia: HMAS Ararat Helps Sailing Vessel

Australia: HMAS Ararat Helps Sailing Vessel »

HMAS Ararat (LCDR M O’Loughlin) recently came to the aid of a 35 foot sailing vessel while patrolling Australia’s maritime borders. The Lady Amber (Captain Peter Madigan), a South African flagged oceanographic research vessel requested...

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Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Repairs About Half of RIMPAC Ships

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Repairs About Half of RIMPAC Ships »

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) answered the call for 132 repairs to U.S. and foreign surface ships taking part in the 2012 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise that...

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HEADLINES

Russian Shipyard Launches Project 636 Submarine Built for Vietnam »

Russian Shipyard Launches Project 636 Submarine Built for Vietnam

Project 636 Kilo diesel-electric submarine built for export was launched on Aug 28 at JSC Admiralteyskie Verfi shipyard. It is the first out of...

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BAE Systems to Provide Naval Gun Systems to U.S. Navy and Coast Guard »

BAE Systems to Provide Naval Gun Systems to U.S. Navy and Coast Guard

BAE Systems recently received a contract award for more than $20 million to supply two 57mm Mk 110 MOD 0 guns and engineering support...

Aug 28 2012 / 3 comments / Read More »

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...

Aug 27 2012 / 3 comments / Read More »

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...

Aug 27 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

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...

Aug 23 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

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...

Aug 22 2012 / 3 comments / Read More »

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 / 4 comments / 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...

Aug 21 2012 / 3 comments / Read More »

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 / 5 comments / Read More »




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Anadolu Shipyard Delivers LCT Ç-158 to Turkish Navy »

Anadolu Shipyard Delivers LCT Ç-158 to Turkish Navy

ANADOLU Shipyard has successfully delivered to Turkish Naval Forces Command TCG Ç-158, the Eight vessel of three years long 8 strong vessel Landing Craft Tank (LCT) project. On August 28th 2012 Tuesday, TCG Ç-158 is delivered to Turkish Navy with a ceremony who was attended...

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Russia: Minesweeper Vladimir Gumanenko Arrives in Gulf of Ob »

Russia: Minesweeper Vladimir Gumanenko Arrives in Gulf of Ob

Northern Fleet (NF) seagoing minesweeper Vladimir Gumanenko joined the fleet’s anti-mine task unit. The ship has arrived in the Kara Sea and set upon searching and demolishing of explosive objects in the waters of the Gulf of Ob bounded by the Yamal Peninsula, Shokalsky and...

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Australia: Hawthorn AFL Team Visits HMAS Parramatta »

Australia: Hawthorn AFL Team Visits HMAS Parramatta

 Ability to work as a team to overcome adversity on the high seas was the focus of a motivational session for the Hawthorn AFL team during their visit to Anzac Class Frigate HMAS Parramatta last Sunday (26 August). On a high after their gutsy come-from-behind...

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General Dynamics Canada to Demonstrate Its Maritime Defence Capabilities at DEFSEC »

General Dynamics Canada to Demonstrate Its Maritime Defence Capabilities at DEFSEC

General Dynamics Canada will demonstrate its breadth of maritime defence capabilities at DEFSEC Atlantic 2012 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, September 5-7. General Dynamics is one of Canada’s leading defence systems integrators with extensive experience in handling multi-year projects of national significance, scope and scale. At...

Aug 29 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

NNSC Senior Member Visits USS George Washington »

NNSC Senior Member Visits USS George Washington

A member of the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC) conducted an overnight embark aboard the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) Aug. 28-29.  Swedish navy Rear Adm. Anders Grenstad, hosted by Rear Adm. J.R. Haley, commander, Task Force 70, visited George Washington...

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Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 123 Persons Illegally Heading for Australia »

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 123 Persons Illegally Heading for Australia

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 123 persons illegally bound for Australia in 2 multi-day trawlers on 29th August 2012. One of the trawlers arrested is named “Lankamatha” and it was intercepted 8 nautical miles off Chundikulam by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Northern...

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USNI: 30 Ships Lost Directly due to Enemy Action or Accidents since WWII »

USNI: 30 Ships Lost Directly due to Enemy Action or Accidents since WWII

After an arsonist caused $450 million in damage to the USS Miami earlier this year, the U.S. Navy decided that the vessel is worth repairing, thus refusing to add it to the short but fateful list – ships lost since WWII. Between December 1941 and...

Aug 29 2012 / 3 comments / Read More »

USA: Millington Offers Safe Haven to Naval Aircraft in Anticipation of Isaac »

USA: Millington Offers Safe Haven to Naval Aircraft in Anticipation of Isaac

Seventeen pilots from Training Squadron Six (VT-6) and 14 pilots from Training Squadron Two (VT-2) evacuated Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) at Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla., and flew to Millington Regional Jetport, Tenn., on Aug. 27 in preparation for Hurricane Isaac. Rodney Hendrix,...

Aug 29 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

USA: Navy to Commemorate POW/MIA Recognition Day »

USA: Navy to Commemorate POW/MIA Recognition Day

The Navy will join the nation in commemorating Prisoners of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Recognition Day Sept. 21, as announced in NAVADMIN 262/12. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is a day of observance for all Americans to offer remembrance, honor, and respect to service members who...

Aug 28 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

 

 

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