1861 - Saratoga, member of U.S. African Squadron, captures slaver sloop Express
1933 - Commissioning of USS Ranger, first true aircraft carrier
1959 - USS Galveston fires first Talos surface-to-air missile
(Source: Navy News Service)
The first of nine Damen Stan Patrol 3007s ordered by the Royal Bahamas Defense Force has arrived at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem in the Netherlands for outfitting.
USS Tortuga's (LSD 46) Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Thomas Goudreau and Executive Officer, Cmdr. John Fleming, were relieved of their duties Dec. 16, due to loss of
Australia and Japan appear to be inching closer to an agreement on the sale the top-secret technology from Japan to build a fleet of new generation submarines.
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