Eye on the Navy

China's Navy Drills in South China Sea

China said it conducted air and sea drills in the South China Sea on Tuesday as it stakes an increasingly assertive claim to virtually the whole sea despite rival claims by neighbours.

Chinese Navy Plays Down S. China Sea Exercises

  The Chinese navy played down recent military drills in the South China Sea and criticised other countries for "illegally" occupying islands in the area, the

U.S. 3rd Fleet Shifts Command

  Vice Adm. Nora Tyson relieved Vice Adm. Kenny Floyd as commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet during a change of command and retirement ceremony held on Nimitz-class aircraft

USN, RSN Achieve New Milestones During CARAT 2015

  The U.S. Navy and Republic of Singapore Navy completed the 21st annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore after 11 days of comprehensive training both at sea and ashore,

Final West Coast Frigate Decommissioned

The U.S. Navy has decommissioned its last remaining Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate on the West coast as past and current crew, plank owners, former and current commanding officers,

China: Every Right to Drill in East China Sea

China said on Friday it had every right to drill in the East China Sea close to waters disputed with Japan, adding that it did not recognise a "unilateral" Japanese

China: U.S. Influencing Philippines' Case Outcome

China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday the United States was trying to influence a South China Sea arbitration case filed by the Philippines after a senior U.S.

General Dynamics to Modernize USN Submarine WCS

  General Dynamics received a $20 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to continue modernizing the AN/BYG-1 Weapons Control System (WCS) Technology

Chinese Navy Conducts Drill in South China Sea

 The Chinese navy has announced 10 days of military training in the waters near eastern Hainan Island in the South China Sea starting on Wednesday, amid heightened tensions in the region.

USS Cincinnati Will Be Powered by GE Engines

GE Marine said its LM2500 marine engines will provide power for the U.S. Navy’s new Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), USS Cincinnati (LCS 20). USS Cincinnati’s two

Landing Craft Gifted to Philippines by Oz

  Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, was joined at HMAS Cairns today by his Philippine counterpart, Flag Officer in Command Philippine Navy,

Ingalls Begins Building US Navy’s Next Destroyer

Ingalls Shipbuilding has begun fabrication of Destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) for the U.S. Navy   Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding

L-3 Receives Award for U.S. Navy EOSSs

L-3 KEO announced  it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract option from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for nine MK 20 Electro-Optical Sensor Systems (EOSSs).

Pipavav Defence Sings Pact with Russian Sub Repairing Firm

 Pipavav Defence & Offshore Engineering Co Ltd (PDOC) has announced a joint venture (JV) with Russia's JSC Ship Repairing Centre Zvyozdochka for medium refits and

Improving US Navy’s Deck Systems Operations

As its mission centers on ships going to sea, the U.S. Navy relies on the execution of evolutions on weather decks where equipment and personnel are often exposed to the sea and its dangers.

SAFE Boats Wins USN Patrol Boats Order

  SAFE Boats International (SBI) has been awarded a contract modification to provide the United States Navy two (2) additional Mk VI Patrol Boats (Mk VI PB). The

China Far Ahead of India in Submarine Race

 Global military reported that recently a Chinese “Yuan” class conventional submarines docked news in Pakistan, once again hurt the Indian Navy submarine fleet.

US Navy Launches Undersea Drone

A U.S. Navy submarine has become the first to launch and recover an underwater drone used in a military operation, reports AP.   The attack submarine USS North Dakota returned to its base in Groton,

Japan Slams China's 'Assertive' Maritime Actions

 Japan severely criticized China’s “one-sided” position on its maritime territorial claims in an annual security report that was delayed after Prime Minister Shinzo

“FS3” Motion-based Simulator for Dutch Navy

A two-year project is underway which will lead to the development of a Fast Small Ship Simulator. Driving a small, fast navy boat in heavy seas can be a real challenge.

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