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  • Diamond Jubilee: The Queen no longer rules the waves

    03 June 2012

    Click here to see full post on Ex RNZN Navy Club or here for original post on Johns Navy News Blog Diamond Jubilee: The Queen no longer rules the waves The Coronation was marked by a Spithead Review – but Her Majesty is being denied one now because the...

  • Indian Navy Force Structure Development Is Driven by Blue Water Maritime Strategy

    03 June 2012

    Click here to see full post on Ex RNZN Navy Club or here for original post on Johns Navy News Blog Indian Navy Force Structure Development Is Driven by Blue Water Maritime Strategy Indian Navy developments, Part 1 of 3 Written by: Mrityunjoy Mazumdar...

  • HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Navy's supercarrier

    03 June 2012

    Click here to see full post on Ex RNZN Navy Club or here for original post on Johns Navy News Blog When it’s finished will be home to 40 aircraft and 700 crew HMS Queen Elizabeth is being built in sections, which are then transported by sea to the Number...

  • Languishing in Arizona, our once-mighty fleet of Harriers... sold for the price of just ONE of their US-made replacements

    03 June 2012

    Click here to see full post on Ex RNZN Navy Club or here for original post on Johns Navy News Blog Languishing in Arizona, our once-mighty fleet of Harriers... sold for the price of just ONE of their US-made replacements By ADAM LUCK PUBLISHED: 18:16...

  • INS Teg calls at Salalah port

    17 June 2012

    INS Teg calls at Salalah port Sun, 17 June 2012 By A Staff Reporter — SALALAH — INS Teg, the latest ship of Indian Navy, called on Port of Salalah on Friday and is to leave for its next destination tomorrow. She was commissioned on April 27 at Kaliningrad,...

  • Buck saves roe as Sutherland rescues deer off Plymouth

    18 June 2012

    Buck saves roe as Sutherland rescues deer off Plymouth News Buck saves roe as Sutherland rescues deer off Plymouth 18 June 2012 The quick-thinking actions of the crew of HMS Sutherland saved the life of a deer as it struggled to paddle across Plymouth...

  • Ship Esmeralda concludes successful visit to Wellington

    19 June 2012

    Ship Esmeralda concludes successful visit to Wellington On June 5, the Training Ship Esmeralda arrived in Wellington, the first foreign port that receives her on her 57th Training Cruise. After 26 days at sea, the Esmeralda made her entry into New Zealand’s...

  • Sunken treasure: First World war submarine whose two captains won the Victoria Cross is discovered off Turkish coast 94 years after she went down

    19 June 2012

    Sunken treasure: First World war submarine whose two captains won the Victoria Cross is discovered off Turkish coast 94 years after she went down Government want the site preserved as a war grave 25 lives were lost when the vessel was hit by heavy shellfire...

  • Britain to announce £1bn nuclear submarine reactor deal

    19 June 2012

    Britain to announce £1bn nuclear submarine reactor deal A one billion pound ($1.57 billion, 1.24 billion euro) contract to build reactors for Britain's next generation nuclear submarines is set to be announced this week, a report said on Sunday. A Royal...

  • HMAS Choules - Navy's new ship defective already

    19 June 2012

    Navy's new ship defective already 16:40 AEST Mon Jun 18 2012 Facebook 0 Email Share 0 Also on INCURABLEJack Osbourne gets bad news BABY NO.5Princess Mary expecting again More national news: Fairfax printers to meet unions on Tuesday Paramedics to rally...

  • Splice the mainbrace

    19 June 2012

    Queen tells Navy to splice the mainbrace following Jubilee efforts News Queen tells Navy to splice the mainbrace following Jubilee efforts 19 June 2012 THE Queen today praised the men and women of the Navy for their Diamond Jubilee efforts – and ordered...

  • Sea Trials Start Of Indian Navy's Aircraft Carrier

    21 June 2012

    Sea Trials Start Of Indian Navy's Aircraft Carrier By Keith Henderson at June 19, 2012 07:57 Filed Under: General, Navy News Sea trials have commenced with the Indian Navy’s new aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya after a major refurbishment costing $ 2.3...

  • Royal Canadian Navy Facing A Capability Gap When Iroquois-Class Destroyers Are Retired

    21 June 2012

    Royal Canadian Navy Facing A Capability Gap When Iroquois-Class Destroyers Are Retired June 21, 2012. 1:08 am • Section: Defence Watch ShareThis 1 0 1 Increase Font Size Print Page RSS Feed Posted by: David Pugliese RECENT POSTS FROM THIS AUTHOR Veterans...

  • USS Nimitz spooks drug runners into dumping 18,600 pounds of pot

    21 June 2012

    USS Nimitz spooks drug runners into dumping 18,600 pounds of pot By ERIK SLAVIN Stars and Stripes Published: June 21, 2012 RELATED Stars and Stripes coverage of Navy News Sailors in a rigid hull inflatable boat from the guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton...

  • Navy nearly lords of Lord's

    21 June 2012

    Navy nearly lords of Lord's News Navy nearly lords of Lord's 21 June 2012 The Royal Navy defeated the Army and ran the Royal Air Force close in a dramatic Inter-Services cricket competition at the home of cricket. The sailors and marines edged their Army...

  • Strongmen lift more than a minehunter to raise thousands of pounds for Royal Marines in need

    21 June 2012

    Strongmen lift more than a minehunter to raise thousands of pounds for Royal Marines in need News Strongmen lift more than a minehunter to raise thousands of pounds for Royal Marines in need 21 June 2012 Ten Royal Navy and Royal Marines powerlifters completed...

  • Defence Force sailor killed in Rarotonga scooter crash

    23 June 2012

    Defence Force sailor killed in Rarotonga scooter crash UPDATED 10:46 Published: 6:42AM Saturday June 23, 2012 Source: ONE News Email this article Print this article Text size + - Share on Twitter Share on Facebook HMNZS Otago - Source: New Zealand Defence...

  • Flight of the Royal George: A War of 1812 Naval Re-enactment June 29 - July 1 in Bath & Kingston

    23 June 2012

    Flight of the Royal George: A War of 1812 Naval Re-enactment June 29 - July 1 in Bath & Kingston 5 Tall Ships, 10 Gunboats and 24 Re-enactment Regiments bring history to life with a War of 1812 Naval Re-enactment in Bath and Kingston June 29 - July 1....

  • Stuck in port? It can happen to you

    23 June 2012

    About Scoop Deck Contact us Crew of Scoop Deck Report: U.S. considers more raids into Pakistan Taliban storm Afghan hotel, killing 18 people VA care extended to Camp Lejeune water victims Study seeks better understanding of suicide Port of Virginia to...

  • China gets tough as Vietnam claims disputed islands

    23 June 2012

    China gets tough as Vietnam claims disputed islands Jane Perlez June 23, 2012 Read later An imposing presence ... Chinese Navy submarines and warships take part in an international fleet review. Photo: Reuters BEIJING: In a show of its resolve in a dispute...

  • Navy's RAN landing ship grounded

    26 June 2012

    Navy's RAN landing ship grounded IAN McPHEDRAN DEFENCE WRITER The Daily Telegraph June 26, 2012 12:00AM Increase Text Size Decrease Text Size Print Email Share 3 HMAS Choules ...when it arrived at its home port in Sydney. Picture: Department of Defence...

  • Smile, you're in the Royal Navy now:

    26 June 2012

    Smile, you're in the Royal Navy now: Photo competition captures sailors and marines at work on sea and land By CHRIS PARSONS PUBLISHED: 20:51 EST, 25 June 2012 | UPDATED: 01:49 EST, 26 June 2012 Comments (29) Share Whether it's a Royal Marine inspecting...

  • Indian warships on last stop of Asian goodwill tour

    28 June 2012

    Indian warships on last stop of Asian goodwill tour PORT KLANG: Four front-line warships from the Indian navy are ending their goodwill tour of seven nations with a grand finale. Prior to their call here, the vessels – INS Rana, INS Shivalik, INS Karmukh...

  • Royal Netherlands Navy and Thales Sign SMART-L Early Warning Capability Contract

    28 June 2012

    Royal Netherlands Navy and Thales Sign SMART-L Early Warning Capability Contract HrMs De Zeven Provinciën with SMART-L. (Photo: Thales Nederland) 14:11 GMT, June 27, 2012 Today, the Netherlands Defence Materiel Organization and Thales Nederland signed...

  • And I thought you joined the Navy to see the world, not chasing money

    29 June 2012

    NZ navy sailors flock to Oz mines By Isaac Davison 5:30 AM Friday Jun 29, 2012 Email Print EXPAND Photo / Thinktock The Defence Force is losing hundreds of staff to Australian mining companies as low morale leads 40 per cent of personnel to consider a...

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