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Chinese navy shows off new warship in 70th anniversary parade

China celebrated the 70th anniversary of its navy on 23 April by showing off its growing fleet in a sea parade featuring a brand...

US conducts latest South China Sea sail-by amid trade talks

A US Navy guided-missile destroyer today sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea where Beijing has built military installations, as trade talks...

Royal Australian Navy’s First Aegis Destroyer Completes Sea Trials

ADELAIDE, Australia: A team of Lockheed Martin engineers and technicians, working with the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance team comprised of the Department of...

US Navy’s Most Advanced Warship, USS Zumwalt Commissions in Baltimore

The Navy's newest and most technologically advanced warship, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) was commissioned into active service Saturday, Oct. 15, at North Locust Point...

US Navy Sends Reinforced Strike Group Into South China Sea

SOUTH CHINA SEA: The Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (BHR ESG) joined two guided-missile destroyers from the Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) for...

Australia’s First Destroyer HMAS Hobart Successfully Completes Sea Trials

Today marks the successful completion of ship builder sea trials for the future Air Warfare Destroyer Hobart, at Techport Australia in Adelaide. The Minister for...

New Russian Navy Destroyer to Replace Several Warship Types

The Project 23560 Leader-class destroyer will replace several warship types at once in the Russian Navy’s inventory, including guided missile cruisers and large antisubmarine...

Chinese Navy to Introduce Additional New 052D Destroyers

The fourth 052D guided-missile destroyer will soon be put into use, according to Cao Weidong, a Chinese military expert, in an interview with China...

US Deploys 3 More Destroyers to Western Pacific

A Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam April 27 following a port visit en route to the Western Pacific. The...
Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer DDG 1000

Revolutionary US destroyer begins sea trial: Navy

The largest US destroyer ever built headed for sea trials Monday, its angular radar-evading form cutting a distinctive figure on Maine's Kennebec River,...