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Breaking: An F-35B jet of the Royal Navy was down in the Mediterranean

According to the press office of the UK Ministry of Defence, a British F-35B pilot from HMS Queen Elizabeth ejected during routine flying operations in the Mediterranean this morning (17 Nov). "The pilot has been safely returned to the ship...

Russian Pacific Fleet Ships visit the Philippines

Five vessels from the Russian Pacific Fleet, including two submarines, arrived in Manila on Nov 16 for a port call. The visit is for "routine replenishment & rest for the crew," according to the Philippine Navy. "The Russian Navy contingent...

The keel-laying ceremony for Taiwan’s first Indigenous Submarine

Taiwan Navy held a "keel laying" ceremony on Nov. 16, for an indigenously developed submarine prototype, marking the end of the vessel's initial construction phase a year after work began. The ceremony on Tuesday took place in Kaohsiung, where...

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams arrives in Djibouti for MIO exercises

The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB-4) conducted bilateral maritime flight operations with French SA-330 Pumas off the coast of Djibouti prior to arriving in capital for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 13, 2021, according to the...

Russian task group arrives Algeria for exercise

The Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich, the patrol ship Dmitry Rogachev, and the rescue tugboat SB-742 from the Russian Navy's permanent task force in the Mediterranean Sea arrived in Algeria to participate in Joint naval maneuvers 2021 with ships from...

HII christens Virginia-Class Attack Submarine New Jersey (SSN 796)

Huntington Ingalls Industries christened pre-commissioning unit New Jersey (SSN 796) at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division on 13 November. “The christening is a Navy and shipbuilder tradition that celebrates the hard work and dedication of the women and men...

The Multilayer Ship Defense Systems of USS Gerald R. Ford

Qualification trials for the combat systems of the ship are critical to ensuring the warship is capable of defending itself against a variety of threats such as drones and missiles. Thus, what defense systems does the USS Gerald R....

Carl Vinson CSG visits Guam

Ships assigned to Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group arrived at Naval Base Guam for a scheduled port visit on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and USS Stockdale (DDG 106) will resupply,...

U.S. Navy exercises with Regional Partners in the Red Sea

Forces assigned to the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Israel, and U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) began conducting a multilateral maritime security operations exercise in the Red Sea, Nov. 10. The five-day exercise includes at-sea training aboard amphibious transport dock...

Royal Navy and French Navy combine to test new support ship

One of Britain’s biggest warships, HMS Albion, was towed through the Channel to help the French test the power of a new specialist ship, according to a Royal Navy press release on 11 November. The FS Garonne hauled huge assault...

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