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U.S. handovers the command of SNMG-1 to Norway

Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) has changed its command from the United States to Norway, NATO MARCOM announced on 9th December. Royal...

Bahrain to Join Coalition Force at Persian Gulf

It's announced by Bahrain officials during the visit by Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, chief of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) to the Bahraini capital...

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,...

The U.S. Navy is upgrading its MK 132 GMLS for the...

The U.S. Navy is upgrading its MK 132 Guided Missile Launching Systems for the Evolved  Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 Work has commenced on the...

Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2018 Concludes

The world's largest international maritime exercise concluded Aug. 2 following more than a month of training events conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands...

Southern Seas 2018 Deployment Begins

The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) with Destroyer Squadron Four Zero (DESRON 40) has deployed to the waters...

New Zealand to buy Boeing P-8 MPA to boost South Pacific...

New Zealand has agreed to buy four Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol planes, its defense minister said on Monday (July 9), strengthening surveillance capabilities...

NATO Seasparrow conducts successful flight test of ESSM Block 2

The NATO Seasparrow Project Office recently conducted a successful flight test of the Evolved Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2, intercepting a BQM-74E aerial target,...

Lockheed Martin Corp. will continue its research on hypersonic technology. 

Lockheed Martin Corp. will continue its research on hypersonic technology. The $11.8 million contract awarded by Strategic Systems Programs provides for Hypersonic Booster technology development...

Australian Defence Forces participation to Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)...

More than 1600 Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel have arrived in the United States ahead of a month of focused military training activities with...

Exercise Croix Du Sud (Southern Cross) 18

Around 300 members of the Australian Defence Force have joined a French-led multinational force to participate in valuable disaster response training designed to increase...

Lockheed Martin awards Gibbs & Cox contract for Functional Design for...

Lockheed Martin awards Gibbs & Cox contract for Functional Design for the Multi-Mission Surface Combatant Lockheed Martin recently awarded Gibbs & Cox, the nation’s leading...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Returns to Washington After Deployment

Washington-based ships assigned to Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 returned Dec. 10, just in time for the upcoming holidays following a six-month deployment...

USS Michael Monsoor cut short its first sea trials

The second stealthy destroyer being built for the U.S. Navy cut short its first sea trials because an equipment failure prevented testing of propulsion...

USS Michael Monsoor departed the shipyard for at-sea trials.

Future USS Michael Monsoor, the US Navy's newest stealth destroyer & 2nd of 3 Zumwalt-class destroyers being built by Bath Iron Works, departed the...

US Navy aircraft crashed into Pacific Ocean

United States Navy C2-A Greyhound aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the ocean southeast of Okinawa at approximately 2:45 p.m. today (Japan...

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a contract for the Evolved...

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a modified contract to exercise options to procure spares for the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile, or ESSM, Block...

Taiwan Air Force to commission 12 P-3C military aircraft

Taiwan will hold a ceremony in December to commission 12 military aircraft acquired from the United States to boost its anti-submarine warfare capabilities, the...

The U.S. Navy has conducted its first test of Hypersonic Missile

The U.S. Navy has conducted its first test of a new hypersonic missile. The test was announced by Vice Adm. Terry Benedict, the director of...