Royal Navy warship sails through the Bosphorus into Putin’s Black Sea back yard

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North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

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Eighth Expeditionary Fast Transport USNS Yuma Delivers to Navy

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Expanding the U.S. Navy to 355 ships as recommended by military leaders and backed by President…

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Expanding the U.S. Navy to 355 ships as recommended by military leaders and backed by President Donald Trump would cost some $400 billion more over the next 30 years than the currently planned 308-ship fleet, according to a study released on Monday. The annual cost to build, crew and operate […]

While many Australians spend Anzac Day off work, Royal Australian Navy personnel around the…

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While many Australians spend Anzac Day off work, Royal Australian Navy personnel around the world will remain on watch, contributing to global security, stability and prosperity. 

U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz and its carrier strike group wrapped up their final…

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U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz and its carrier strike group wrapped up their final pre-deployment assessment on April 21 proving they are ready to deploy and replace the USS Carl Vinson in the Western Pacific.

Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 completed the Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) on April 21.

COMPTUEX is an exercise that tests a strike group’s ability to work and operate as one cohesive unit in a simulated real-world-scenario based training environment.

USS Michigan (SSGN 727), a U.S. Navy guided missile submarine, arrived at Busan, South Korea on…

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USS Michigan (SSGN 727), a U.S. Navy guided missile submarine, arrived at Busan, South Korea on April 25.

Michigan’s arrival to South Korea was seen as a show of force to North Korea which was celebrating 85 years of the founding of its military.

The Royal Australian Navy received its first Cape-class patrol boat during a delivery ceremony…

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The Royal Australian Navy received its first Cape-class patrol boat during a delivery ceremony held at Austal’s Henderson shipyard in Western Australia.

The Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Cape Fourcroy is the first of two 58 metre patrol vessels that will be chartered by the Commonwealth of Australia on behalf of the Royal Australian Navy, which awarded the A$63 million contract to Austal in December 2015.

Three Indian Navy warships on a deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and West Coast of Africa…

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Three Indian Navy warships on a deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and West Coast of Africa arrived to the French navy base in Toulon on April 24.

Following a three-day port call, the warships will join their French Navy counterparts to take part in the bilateral exercise Varuna.

The Varuna was first organized by the two countries in 2000 while the last iteration took place off the Indian coast.