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  • Singapore, US forces take part in South China Sea exercise

    17 July 2012

    Singapore, US forces take part in South China Sea exercise Updated 01:49 PM Jul 17, 2012 SINGAPORE - The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the United States Navy (USN) are taking part in the 18th Singapore-US Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training...

  • Vintage Swordfish flies in run-up to Battle of the Atlantic commemorations

    17 July 2012

    Vintage Swordfish flies in run-up to Battle of the Atlantic commemorations News Vintage Swordfish flies in run-up to Battle of the Atlantic commemorations 17 July 2012 One of the Navy’s two vintage Swordfish took to the skies of Somerset as part of preparations...

  • Urgent review into WW2 Arctic medal needed

    18 July 2012

    Urgent review into WW2 Arctic medal needed News Urgent review into WW2 Arctic medal needed 17 July 2012 Whitehall should look into a long-running campaign by Arctic convoy veterans for a war medal forthwith. A report, instigated by the prime minister,...

  • HMS Diamond joins Australian warship east of Suez

    18 July 2012

    Diamond joins Australian warship east of Suez 18 July 2012 HMS Diamond has taken her place among the international naval effort determined to stamp out criminal activity on the seas east of Suez. The state-of-the-art destroyer has relieved her sister...

  • Perhaps not very naval

    19 July 2012

    've seen Batmobiles at conventions before, but I've never seen all Batmobiles. And yet that's what we got at San Diego Comic-Con this past weekend: the Dark Knight's rides from Batman/Batman Returns, Batman Forever, Batman & Robin, Batman Begins/The Dark...

  • Eyes of the Tigers join Olympic security shield

    19 July 2012

    Eyes of the Tigers join Olympic security shield News Eyes of the Tigers join Olympic security shield 19 July 2012 The latest Naval hardware – Merlin helicopters of 814 Naval Air Squadron – has flown into Yeovilton to join the massive Olympic security...

  • Royal Thai Navy Hooks Thai Crabbing Boat with Fishy Crew

    19 July 2012

    oyal Navy Hooks Thai Crabbing Boat with Fishy Crew A Royal Thai Navy vessel seized a crab-fishing boat in Bang Sarey Bay with illegal Cambodian crewmembers who had been smuggled into Thailand. The men had been working for two years on fishing boats around...

  • Former Royal New Zealand Navy physical education instructor has green fingers

    19 July 2012

    Greens grower flourishing 'Parsley, sage, rosemary' and lettuces KAT PICKFORD Last updated 11:30 18/07/2012 1 Share 0 EMMA ALLEN Green machine: Thymebank owner Martyn Birch grows up to 20,000 lettuces a week at his hydroponic garden near Blenheim. Marlborough...

  • Buck's boy in Bedford

    19 July 2012

    Home News Sport Bedford Blues Bedford Town Luton Town Cricket Football Rugby Motorsport Hockey UK & World Sport Other Sports Home/Garden Health/Beauty Wedding Education Leisure E-edition Blog Jobs Homes Motors Directory Classified Announcement Published:...

  • Britain begins Olympics airspace security

    19 July 2012

    Britain begins Olympics airspace security (0) | | | Tweet Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean heads towards the Canary Wharf business district in London on its way to Greenwich as part of ongoing security peparations ahead of the London Olympics in...

  • Missile Firing Success for Royal New Zealand Navy Warship

    20 July 2012

    Missile Firing Success for Royal New Zealand Navy Warship 15:52 July 20, 2012 0 comments Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force “Command Approved, Sea Sparrow,” and with that the warship HMNZS TE KAHA let fly a NATO Sea Sparrow Missile in a live practice...

  • USS Vandegrift, Sampson, Waesche Arrive Singapore for CARAT 2012

    20 July 2012

    2012 120715-N-PK322-065 SINGAPORE - The USS Vandergrift (FFG-48) arrives at Changi Naval Base in Singapore to participate in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore 2012. CARAT is a series of bilateral military exercises between the...

  • Asylum seeker boats are destroyed off Christmas Island.

    20 July 2012

    Asylum seeker boats are destroyed off Christmas Island. Pictures: Stephen Cooper Source: The Daily Telegraph IT is a routine process performed more and more often by the Royal Australian Navy - empty asylum seeker boats being towed back out to sea and...

  • Chinese landing ship spotted

    20 July 2012

    Chinese landing ship spotted By Jaime Laude (The Philippine Star) Updated July 20, 2012 12:00 AM Comments (58) Photo taken by Philippine Navy Western Command’s Islander Surveillance Plane 314 shows Yuting Class Chinese landing ship moored near Zamora...

  • After 10-year wait, navy finally gets its hands on new planes

    20 July 2012

    After 10-year wait, navy finally gets its hands on new planes The F35 Lightning II. Published on Thursday 19 July 2012 16:22 THE first of the Royal Navy’s new stealth fighter jets has been handed over to the MoD. Defence secretary Philip Hammond formally...

  • Postcard commemorates naval triumph

    20 July 2012

    The postcard commemorating the Battle of the River Plate sent to Southsea from the Falkland Islands and, inset, the back showing the recipient as Mrs L Fox By Chris Owen Published on Thursday 19 July 2012 15:12 Regular contributor Dave Aldous recently...

  • The Navy's Great Green Fleet Strikes Back

    20 July 2012

    ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ – As a Royal Australian Navy helicopter lands on the deck of the USS Nimitz on Wednesday, two American destroyers, a cruiser and a fuel ship are steaming alongside the aircraft carrier some 100 miles north of Oahu. The ships in the...

  • Navy draws fire as it touts 'Green Fleet'

    20 July 2012

    Navy draws fire as it touts 'Green Fleet' By Jennifer A. Dlouhy Updated 10:37 p.m., Thursday, July 19, 2012 1 of 3 VIEW: Smaller | Hide Fleet replenishment oiler Henry J. Kaiser, left, delivers a 50-50 blend of advanced biofuels and traditional petroleum-based...

  • HMAS DARWIN JOINS MULTINATIONAL TASK GROUP

    21 July 2012

    HMAS DARWIN JOINS MULTINATIONAL TASK GROUP 19 July 2012 HMAS Darwin (FFG 04) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tiarra Fulgham/Released) HMAS Darwin departed Pearl Harbor on 10 July, signalling...

  • Navy Great Green Fleet

    21 July 2012

    Navy Great Green Fleet The Navy conducted "Great Green Fleet" test exercises on July 18 in waters near Hawaii as part of the Rim of the Pacific event, the world's largest international maritime exercise. During the test, an aircraft carrier, jets and...

  • Ocean applauds ocean-going yachtsman as Olympic Torch passes through Greenwich

    22 July 2012

    Ocean applauds ocean-going yachtsman as Olympic Torch passes through Greenwich News Ocean applauds ocean-going yachtsman as Olympic Torch passes through Greenwich 22 July 2012 Eighteen sailors from Britain’s biggest warship lined the waterfront at Greenwich...

  • Marine Martyn ‘holds a torch for all Servicemen’ as he delivers the Olympic Flame to the host city

    22 July 2012

    Marine Martyn ‘holds a torch for all Servicemen’ as he delivers the Olympic Flame to the host city News Marine Martyn ‘holds a torch for all Servicemen’ as he delivers the Olympic Flame to the host city 22 July 2012 The Olympic ‘wheel’ turned full circle...

  • The Sailor was on his first assignment

    22 July 2012

    RNZN Veterans4justice Today at 6:41 PM It was a dark, stormy, night. The Sailor was on his first assignment, and it was guard duty. A Captain stepped out taking his dog for a walk. The nervous young Seaman snapped to attention, made a perfect salute,...

  • Singapore Navy successfully fires missile

    24 July 2012

    Singapore Navy successfully fires missile 0 in Share AsiaOne Monday, Jul 23, 2012 SINGAPORE - The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) conducted on Monday a live-firing of the Barak missile in the South China Sea, successfully destroying its target. This...

  • China Announces Intention to Garrison Disputed South China Sea

    24 July 2012

    China Announces Intention to Garrison Disputed South China Sea RICHARD_DUDLEY JULY 23, 2012 14:33 1 COMMENT The 12th Chinese naval escort flotilla prepare to set sail at a port in Zhoushan, east China’s Zhejiang Province, July 3, 2012. The 12th Chinese...

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