Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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Russian Navy landing ship Yamal collided with Sierra Leone-flagged container ship M/V Orca 2

Russian Navy landing ship Yamal collided with Sierra Leone-flagged container ship M/V Orca 2 in the Aegean Sea on December 30, the Russian defense ministry said in a statement to news agency TASS. No one was injured in the collision according...

Russian warships visit to Shanghai

Russian warships Admiral Panteleyev and large ship tanker Boris Butoma has arrived with unofficial visit to the city of Shanghai, the People’s Republic of China on Dec 3. The Pacific Fleet detachment ships moored at the Wusong port, where welcoming...

Pakistan Navy Flotilla visited Muscat Oman

Pakistan Navy Flotilla visited Muscat for good will and training purposes recently. The flotilla comprising Submarine HURMAT along with sail ship PNS RAHNAWARD and support ship PNS RASADGAR was commanded by Commander Submarines, Commodore Altaf Hussain as Mission Commander. The...

Babcock signs £115m five-year deal to maintain Australian navy frigates

Babcock signs £115m five-year deal to maintain Australian navy frigates Under a contract worth around £115 million (AU$200 million), the Naval Ship Management (NSM) joint venture will be delivering engineering services to sustain the eight frigates, starting in January 2018. The...

Brazil announce purchase of HMS Ocean for £84 million

Brazil announce purchase of HMS Ocean for £84 million Brazil defence community has confirmed the purchase of British helicopter carrier HMS Ocean. The first group of four Brazilian officers will head to the UK within the next few weeks. The vessel will...

Russian Navy to focus on strategic non-nuclear deterrence

Russian Navy to focus on strategic non-nuclear deterrence Forming strategic non-nuclear deterrence groups will become the Russian Navy’s priority, the Navy’s Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Korolyov said. "The Navy General Command will particularly focus on forming strategic non-nuclear deterrence groups that will...

USS Omaha on its way to home port, commissioning

The USS Omaha is en route to its new home port of San Diego, and the date is set for the new littoral combat ship to formally join the Navy fleet. The ship’s commissioning has been set for Feb. 3...

ROKS Chungnam, ROKS Yeosu and ROKS Jinhae decommissioned on Dec 27.

The Republic of Korea Navy decommissioned an Ulsan-class frigate and two Pohang-class corvettes. ROKS Chungnam, ROKS Yeosu and ROKS Jinhae decommissioned on Dec 27. ROKS Chungnam frigate spent 31 years in ROK Navy service after commissioning in 1986 as the third...

U.S.Navy Seeks Better Sleep For Crews With New Rest Guidelines, Special Glasses

The U.S.Navy established new rest guidelines for surface ship crews and is exploring whether specially tinted eyewear can help sailors fall asleep faster during scheduled downtime, after a recent deep-dive into surface force readiness showed that crews were overworked...

Russia to extend Tartus and Hmeimim military bases in Syria.

Russia has announced plans to dramatically expand its naval facility in Tartus and air base at Hmeimim, Syria. The deal will see Russia keep 11 warships off Syria's Mediterranean coast, including nuclear vessels. Russia's upper house of parliament voted on...

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