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RFS Admiral Gorshkov’s visit to Havana

Earlier this week, a Russian task force flagged by Russia's first-in-class frigate Admiral Gorshkov arrived in Havana. Admiral Gorshkov was joined by...

Turkish Navy’s ICCAT Inspections at East Mediterranean

Turkish Navy and Turkish Coastguard ICCAT inspections are continuing at the authorized area of Eastern Mediterranean. According to Turkish Navy officials, 37...

New US Navy existence in Black Sea

The United States sent The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) and Spearhead-class Joint High-Speed Vessel USNS Yuma(JHSV-8) to Odessa...

Next mission for NATO SNMG-1: Exercise Dynamic Mongoose

Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1), currently composed of the U.S. flagship guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely, British frigate HMS Westminster, and Turkish...

The U.S. Navy will Christen USS Oakland on June 29.

June 29 will be an exciting day for Alabama that will host the christening ceremony of the newest littoral combat ship (LCS),...

The 6th FREMM frigate’s construction ended.

The French Navy celebrated the completion of the construction of its sixth multi-mission frigate, FREMM Normandie, in Lorient on June 25. The celebration...

Russia’s new aircraft carrier concept seen at Army-2019 show

Russia’s Krylov State Scientific Center’s new concept of an aircraft carrier  is displayed at the Army-2019 military and technical forum. According to...

Indian Navy Plans for 10 Additional Boeing P-8I Aircraft

India Navy is expected to procure 10 more Boeing P-8I Poseidon MPA’s additional to its eight aircraft which has been acquired in...

Indian Navy to modernize INS Vikramaditya’s landing aids

Because of the dissatisfaction with the original Russian Equipment, the flight deck of Indian Navy’s sole aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will be...

Iran shoots down US RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drone

Iran said it had shot down a U.S. surveillance drone that violated its airspace near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with the...

Gotland-class submarine HSwMS Uppland relaunched

Saab relaunched  Swedish Navy's Gotland-class HSwMS Uppland today (June 19). Two of the Gotland-class submarines have now concluded comprehensive mid-life upgrades (MLU)...

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Departs Norfolk for Medical Mission

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) left from Naval Station Norfolk, June 14, to begin its deployment to South...

Induction Of Recently Upgraded Indian Kilo-Class Sub Delayed After It Suffers Damage In Accidental...

Induction of the recently upgraded Russian-origin kilo-class submarine belonging to the Indian Navy will take nearly a month after having suffered damage...

U.S. Navy uses modern airborne laser mine detection system during BALTOPS 2019

MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 take part in the exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2019. According to...

U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship 21 (Minneapolis-Saint Paul) Christened And Launched

The Lockheed Martin-led shipbuilding team launched Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paulinto the Menominee River at the Fincantieri...

The Italian Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship “Thaon Di Revel” launched in Muggiano

The launching ceremony of the Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship (PPA) “Paolo Thaon di Revel” took place on June 15 at Fincantieri’s shipyard...

Indian Navy To Induct Indigenous Heavyweight Torpedo Varunastra

In a bid to boost its underwater firepower, the Indian Navy has decided to induct the indigenous developed heavyweight torpedo Varunastra into in its...

U.S. CENTCOM Statement on June 13 Limpet Mine Attack in the Gulf of Oman

U.S. CENTCOM Statement on June 13 Limpet Mine Attack in the Gulf of Oman as follows: U.S. Naval Forces in the region received...

New incident in Gulf of Oman

13 June 2019 AM: Reports are circulating that 2 or more tankers have suffered an incident IVO position 25:27N - 057:22E in...

Chinese warship the Liaoning sails through Miyako Strait on way to Pacific Ocean for...

Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning passed through the Miyako Strait in the East China Sea on June 11, on its way to...

USS Ronald Reagan, JS Izumo Sail Together in the South China Sea

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy conducted bilateral exercise in the South China Sea.   The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS...

Inside the Russian Navy’s Borei-class ballistic missile submarine

Interesting photos from K-535 Yuriy Dolgorukiy. The first Borei-class ballistic missile submarine of the Project 955 in service with the Russian Navy. Name: Yury Dolgorukiy Namesake: Yuriy Dolgorukiy Builder: Sevmash Laid down: 2 November 1996 Launched: 13 February 2008 Commissioned: 10...

France’s Naval Group has won a €750 million order from UAE for two Gowind...

France’s Naval Group has won a €750 million order from UAE for two Gowind corvettes, French La Tribune reported this morning. The deal...

Brazil to transfer Two Type 209 submarines to the Argentine Navy

The Brazilian Navy has agreed to transfer two Tupi class submarines – Type 209/1400 – to Argentina, following a meeting between Brazilian...

Saab Receives Order from the U.S. for Sea Giraffe MMR

Saab Receives Order from the U.S. for Sea Giraffe MMR Saab has received an additional order from...

Virginia-class nuclear-powered fast attack submarines

Some photos from US Navy's Virginia Class Submarines. The Virginia class, also known as the SSN-774 class, is a class of nuclear-powered fast attack submarines (hull classification symbol SSN) in service with...

Three Russian warships to monitor NATO Baltops-2019 exercise

Three Russian Corvettes are going to monitor NATO BALTOPS-2019 exercise which began today (June 9) out of Kiel/Germany. Project 20380 corvettes RFS BOYKIY...

USS Boxer and FS Charles de Gaulle Sail in the Andaman Sea

Amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) and French navy aircraft carrier, FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91), and its escort ships...

BALTOPS 2019 Begins In Germany

Maritime forces from 18 nations commenced the in-port operations for the 47th annual multinational exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) in the Baltic Sea,...

US Conducts Operational Demonstration of New Aerial Maritime Mine

U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) conducted an operational demonstration of the Quickstrike-ER (QS-ER) Naval mine project at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF)...