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Russia plans to upgrade Black Sea Fleet with new warships

Russia plans to upgrade Black Sea Fleet with new warships

SEVASTOPOL: Russia’s Black Sea Fleet will receive up to four frigates and four diesel-electric submarines in the next five years, a Navy source told RIA Novosti on Tuesday. The Russian official said that the new warships were needed to replace […]


US navy plans to ban smoking in submarines: report

US navy plans to ban smoking in submarines: report

WASHINGTON: The top US naval officer has vowed to stop people lighting up in submarines, where the confined atmosphere has serious passive smoking implications, a report said Monday. “We are going to stop smoking on submarines,” Chief of Naval Operations […]


Russia’s Black Sea Fleet may lose all warships by 2015

Russia’s Black Sea Fleet may lose all warships by 2015

Moscow: The majority of warships in the Russian Black Sea Fleet have been in service for over 30 years and would not be fit for sea missions by 2015, a Russian newspaper said. “The crews will certainly try to keep […]


USS Freedom to Enter 3rd Fleet

USS Freedom to Enter 3rd Fleet

SAN DIEGO: USS Freedom (LCS 1) will reach its latest significant milestone when she enters the 3rd Fleet Area of Responsibility April 4. “We are excited to have USS Freedom join the 3rd Fleet team,” said Commander, 3rd Fleet, Vice […]


JSOW C-1 variant successfully tested

JSOW C-1 variant successfully tested

A U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet completed the first captive carriage test of the AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1 variant at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., March 4. This variant of the combat-proven JSOW […]


Navy Combat Ship Earns High Marks on Maiden Voyage

Navy Combat Ship Earns High Marks on Maiden Voyage

WASHINGTON: A month into a maiden voyage that has seen a trio of drug-smuggling attempts thwarted, the commander aboard the Navy’s first littoral combat ship today described the vessel’s performance to date as “exceptional.” Now floating off the coast of […]


Aegis Combat System Completes Ship Qualification Trials

Aegis Combat System Completes Ship Qualification Trials

MOORESTOWN, NJ:Lockheed Martin, in support of the U.S. Navy, successfully completed Combat System Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT) for Aegis Combat Systems installed aboard U.S. and Spanish navy ships. The last time these two nations participated in a combined CSSQT was […]


USS Dewey DDG 105 Commissioned at Seal Beach

USS Dewey DDG 105 Commissioned at Seal Beach

SEAL BEACH, Calif: USS Dewey (DDG105) was formally commissioned today in a ceremony on Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, marking the first time a warship has been commissioned in the Orange County city. The new destroyer honors Adm. George Dewey […]


Navy to Acquire Laser JDAM for Direct Attack Moving Target Capability

Navy to Acquire Laser JDAM for Direct Attack Moving Target Capability

ST. LOUIS: The Boeing Company today announced that it has been awarded an $11.4 million contract to supply Laser Joint Direct Attack Munitions (Laser JDAM) to meet the U.S. Navy’s Direct Attack Moving Target Capability (DAMTC) requirement. The initial contract, […]


HMS Monmouth Strengthens Ties With Kuwait

HMS Monmouth Strengthens Ties With Kuwait

The Plymouth based T23 Frigate, HMS Monmouth, visited Kuwait in the North Arabian Gulf for two days with the primary purpose of supporting the Kuwait Joint Command Staff College with their ‘Staff College Sea Days’. The Kuwait Joint Command Staff […]


 
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