Navy Museums Temporarily Close

March 16, 2020 – Naval History and Heritage Command has directed all U.S. Navy museums to temporarily close to the public until March 31 as a precautionary measure to avoid large groups of people to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The health and safety of museum visitors, staff and volunteers is a top priority. NHHC is closely monitoring the…

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Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation Donates Second Ship to Greek Navy

Following “ATLAS I”, the first General Support ship donated by the Panos Laskaridis family, President of the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, to the Hellenic Navy in December 2019, a new donation of an even newer, larger and more powerful ship is now uderway. The new ship, named “VICTOR”, is 85 meters long and has a displacement of 4,500 tons, built in…

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HII Wins Ulsan-class Batch-III Contract

March 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – Hyundai Heavy Industries is building the latest Navy escort ship of the Republic of Korea. Hyundai Heavy Industries recently signed a contract for ‘Detailed Design of Ulsan-class Batch-III and Construction of Leadership’ with the Defense Acquisition Program Administration. This is the first trap of the 6,500 ton-class new escort ship construction project introduced by…

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