The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s Formidable-class frigate, RSS Intrepid, arrived to the…

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The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s Formidable-class frigate, RSS Intrepid, arrived to the Chinese Qingdao port for a three-day visit on April 23.

The chief of People’s Liberation Army (Navy) [PLA(N)] training division, Senior-Captain Li Jun, welcomed Singapore Navy colonels aboard the RSS Intrepid to Qingdao Naval Base.

On the same day, RSS Intrepid hosted Chinese public on board the frigate in celebration of the PLA(N)’s 68th anniversary.

The German Navy has reached an agreement with the Romanian Navy to lease the sail training ship…

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The German Navy has reached an agreement with the Romanian Navy to lease the sail training ship ‘Mircea’ as replacement for the ‘Gorch Fock’ which is tied to port for extensive repairs.

German Navy Vice Admiral Rainer Brinkmann told reporters earlier this year that Germany was evaluating the possibilities of leasing the Romanian ship.

As the sun rose over the Gallipoli Peninsula on Anzac Day, Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim…

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As the sun rose over the Gallipoli Peninsula on Anzac Day, Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett reflected on the sacrifices of all Australian service personnel who have served the nation, and those who continue to serve today.

Warships and personnel from U.S., U.K. and France completed a two-week multilateral amphibious…

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Warships and personnel from U.S., U.K. and France completed a two-week multilateral amphibious exercise in international waters off the coast of Djibouti and in the vicinity of Djibouti and Arta Beach.

Named Alligator Dagger 17, the exercise is led by U.S. Naval Amphibious Forces, and joined by forces from the Royal Navy and French Marines.

Participating units included the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), the command ship for Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 8, USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), 24th MEU, the Royal Navy frigate HMS Monmouth (F235), USS Ponce (AFSB(I)-15) and a detachment of the French 5th Marine Regiment.

Responding to an article about faulty maintenance works on the Australian Navy’s two biggest…

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Responding to an article about faulty maintenance works on the Australian Navy’s two biggest warships, Australia’s deputy chief of navy said the article was “incorrect and misleading in its assertions”.

The Daily Telegraph published an article which claimed the reason for the breakdown of the Canberra-class landing helicopter docks was due to improper maintenance work carried out on the two ships.

Germany plans to spend an extra 525 million euros ($572 million) to boost the capabilities of a…

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Germany plans to spend an extra 525 million euros ($572 million) to boost the capabilities of a new class of combat ships that symbolize the country’s readiness to take on greater global responsibility and defend shipping lanes. 

HMAS Stirling donors were rewarded with the ‘best biscuits in town’ for a bloody good job after…

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HMAS Stirling donors were rewarded with the ‘best biscuits in town’ for a bloody good job after rolling up their sleeves to spike Navy’s tallies during the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge. 

U.S. Navy ships are conducting simultaneous bilateral maritime exercises with the Republic of…

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U.S. Navy ships are conducting simultaneous bilateral maritime exercises with the Republic of Korea Navy and with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force today and tomorrow (April 25-26, local time). The destroyers USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108)…

In continuation of the Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and West Coast…

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In continuation of the Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and West Coast of Africa, three Indian warships INS Mumbai, Trishul, and Aditya, arrived at Toulon, France for a three day visit.

The U.S. Navy with the Egyptian Naval Forces commenced exercise Eagle Salute 2017 in the Red…

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The U.S. Navy with the Egyptian Naval Forces commenced exercise Eagle Salute 2017 in the Red Sea. Eagle Salute 2017 incorporates Eagle Response 2017, an explosive ordnance exercise, to provide opportunities for participating nations to collaborate…