Graving Dock continues to serve the nation at 75

March 24, 2020 – Originally built to support combat operations of the British Pacific Fleet, the Royal Australian Navy’s most important strategic asset, the Captain Cook Graving Dock at Garden Island, Sydney, has turned 75 today. The Captain Cook Graving Dock has been in near-continuous service since construction completed in 1945, servicing the needs of the Navy, Australia’s allies and…

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Project 22800 Ciklon Crew Training in St Petersburg

March 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crew of the Project 22800 Cyclone small missile ship formed in the Black Sea Fleet will undergo training at the Joint Training Center of the Russian Navy in St. Petersburg. The crew will take a training course on programs specially designed taking into account the design and armament of the RTOs of project…

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USS Stetham Conducts Search and Rescue Certification

March 24, 2020 – The Search and Rescue (SAR) team aboard USS Stethem recently completed their search and rescue certification (SARCERT). The certification included material and administrative checks, exercises to recover a man overboard using both the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) and foc’sle and a test of competency in plotting man overboard. “The SARCERT was a challenging certification where…

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