Eye on the Navy

Australia: Maritime SAR in Asia Pacific a Priority

Defense force personnel from Australia are in China for Exercise Cooperation Spirit 2014 which begins today. The exercise aims to enhance coordination and cooperation between Australia,

Australian Navy Seizes $158m of Heroin

An Australian Navy warship patrolling Indian Ocean waters seized heroin worth $158 million near east Africa this week, a navy official said on Thursday, one of

US Navy Supply Ships Collide in Indian Ocean

Two U.S. Navy supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden in the Indian Ocean early on Thursday, but no crew members were injured and initial reports suggested the vessels suffered only minor damage,

Lockheed Martin Opens Surface Navy Innovation Center

The Surface Navy Innovation Center (SNIC) has been opened by Lockheed Martin to support the development of new technologies for the U.S. Navy. The SNIC is a research,

USS James E. Williams Sailors Help Out at Nature Sanctuary

   Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) participated in a community relations project in Port Victoria, Seychelles, Nov.

NUWC Newport Holds Change of Command

Capt. Howard Goldman relieved Capt. Todd Cramer as commander of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport during a change of command ceremony on Friday, Nov.

Greenpeace Ship Detained in Spain

A Greenpeace ship was detained by Spanish authorities today in the port of Arrecife, Lanzarote, following last Saturday's protest against Repsol’s potential oil drilling in the Canary Islands.

F-35C Completes Sea Trials

  The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter completed its first phase of developmental test (DT) aboard an aircraft carrier Nov. 14, three days

Strathpine Sailor Helps Render Safe

  The lifestyle that comes with a career in the Royal Australian Navy appealed the most to Annaleise Easlea when she enlisted at age 20. Although she did not 

Australian PM Holding Talks on Sub Purchase

  Australia is holding talks with a number of countries on a contract to build replacements for Australia's aging submarine fleet, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said

U.S. Navy Expect Decision on LCS Warship

  Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to make a decision soon on how to make a new class of smaller warships more lethal and survivable, the Navy's top admiral said on Saturday.

Take a Virtual Tour of GTS Admiral W.M. Callaghan

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has launched a virtual tour of the GTS Admiral W.M. Callaghan (T-AKR-1001), a MARAD Ready Reserve Force vessel currently berthed in Alameda, California.

US Warship Departs for Final Deployment

To begin the ship's final deployment, USS Simpson (FFG 56) departed her homeport Nov. 14, for regularly scheduled theater security missions in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.

USS Ingraham Decommissioned

  Sailors and guests bade farewell to Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) as the ship concluded 25 years of naval service during a decommissioning

Baumann Relieves Matthews as SUPSALV Director

Capt. Gregg Baumann assumed command from Capt. Mark Matthews as the Director of Ocean Engineering, Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV), Naval Sea Systems Command announced.

Women Needed for Shore Programs

  Career opportunities for active-duty female Sailors are abundant with the Women Ashore program, Navy detailers said Nov. 12. "There are opportunities for

Egyptian Navy Kills Four after Boat Attack

Gunmen in a fishing boat opened fire on an Egyptian naval launch which shot back, killing at least four of the attackers on Wednesday, security sources and state media said.

Hydro-Lek Manipulators on Italian Navy ROV

Hydro-Lek delivered two five-function manipulators to Italian ROV manufacturer, Ageotec, for the Italian Navy for submarine research and rescue. The manipulators

Australia Monitoring Russian Naval Vessels

The Australian Defense Force said it is monitoring Russian naval vessels that are currently transiting through international waters to the north of Australia. In accordance with international law,

Swedish Navy Orders 10 Falcon ROVS

FMV, the Swedish Defence Material Administration, has ordered 10 Falcon ROVs, the biggest single order placed for the Saab Seaeye model. The ROV was chosen by

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