US Naval Flight Officer Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

A Florida man was sentenced today to four years in prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiring to violate U.S. firearms laws, making false written statements to federally licensed firearms dealers during the purchase of two firearms, and making false written statements as part of a security clearance background investigation. Fan Yang, 37, of Jacksonville, was convicted…

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Fleet Battle Problem 2022-1 Underway in the Atlantic

U.S. Fleet Forces Command will conduct Fleet Battle Problem (FBP) 22-1 from March 16-21 ashore and off the coast of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, to develop integrated maritime capabilities with the U.S. Marine Corps and Naval Special Warfare community. FBPs are live, virtual, and constructive training scenarios; and the primary mechanism for generating standardized, actionable data to assess operational concepts…

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New Warships Help Protect the Fleet and the Environment

Giant ‘catalytic converters’ are being fitted on the Navy’s new generation of warships to dramatically reduce their impact on the environment. Harnessing technology used in diesel cars and trucks – but on a much grander scale – Type 26 frigates, led by HMS Glasgow, remove many of the harmful elements from engine exhaust gases. It will allow the submarine-hunting ships…

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Zamil Offshore Partners With CMN NAVAL

Zamil Offshore Services Company and CMN NAVAL incorporate a group of companies to become the regional reference in building composite high-speed interceptors and Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) services for the local and export markets. Zamil Offshore and CMN NAVAL will bring industrial assets, systems, financial, and technological resources with the intent to leverage the best of both Companies’ capabilities in…

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Navantia Partners with Zamil for RSNF Avante 2200 Corvettes

Spanish state shipbuilder and systems integrator Navantia and Saudi Zamil Offshore Service Company have agreed to boost their cooperation to provide services for RSNF Avante 2200 Corvettes in Saudi Arabia. The collaboration has been launched with the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during World Defence Show (WDS) held in Riyadh. Navantia has designed and is building five Avante…

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Navantia Advancing Digital Services With PERTE

The naval sector celebrates the approval, by the Government, of the Strategic Project for the Recovery and Economic Transformation of the Naval Sector, the Naval PERTE, and has thanked the effort and work carried out by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism. Thanks to PERTE, the shipbuilding industry will be able to benefit from the boost provided for in…

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Ex-USN/USCG Ship Fends off Pirate Attack in Latin America

On the night of 8 March 2022 an attempted boarding by local pirates took place on Captain Pete Bethune’s ship. Bethune had anchored his conservation vessel the Modoc after completing an operation. At approximately 23:15, the ship was approached by 6 small vessels with an estimated 15 men on board. Crew member Brad Rooke, who was on security detail at…

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Great Scott – Survey Ship Breaks Deployment Record

Veteran survey ship HMS Scott has returned to Plymouth after a record-breaking nine-month stint in the Atlantic. The ship has hoovered up information spanning 400,000 square kilometers of ocean – that’s larger than Japan, Germany or Norway – the most ever collected in a 12-month period by the ship since she joined the Fleet back in 1997. Scott – named…

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NAVSUP Resupplies Truman CSG from Sicily

The USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) is currently deployed to the Aegean Sea in support of naval operations maintaining maritime stability and security, and defending U.S., Allied and Partner interests in Europe and Africa. Logisticians assigned to Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella (NAVSUP FLCSI) and the command’s mission partners conducted a resupply evolution of…

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