Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205)

The Navy accepted delivery of the lead ship of its new class of fleet replenishment oilers, USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), July 26. T-AO 205’s delivery follows the completion of Acceptance Trials with the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey to test the readiness and capability of the craft and to validate requirements. “USNS John Lewis will provide much needed…

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PLA “Will Not Sit Idly by if Pelosi Visits Taiwan”

After the Chinese Foreign Ministry stressed that China had made sterner warnings to US officials and China is fully prepared for any eventuality over US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s planned Taiwan trip on Monday, the Chinese Defense Ministry on Tuesday vowed that if the US insists, the Chinese military will by no means sit idly by and strong measures will…

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US, Singapore & Indonesia Exercise Super Garuda Shield 2022

The Navy began to dispatch its strength in the form of Warships of the Republic of Indonesia (KRI) in the Joint Joint Exercise (Latgabma) Super Garuda Shield 2022. KRI Makassar-590 which will be used as a headquarters ship, Wednesday. (27/07) departed from JITC, Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta moving towards Batam to carry out preparation and strengthening of personnel and materials.…

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CNO Releases Navigation Plan 2022

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday released Navigation Plan 2022 to the Fleet, July 26. This Navigation Plan builds upon NAVPLAN 2021, further outlining how the U.S. Navy will build, maintain, train, and equip a dominant naval force to strengthen strategic partnerships, deter conflict, and if called upon, help win the Nation’s wars. “The seas are the lifeblood of our…

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Pakistani Frigate Docks at Preah Sihanouk Province

PNS TAIMUR Warship (F-262) of Pakistan Navy docked safely at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port in Preah Sihanouk province this morning for a four-day visit in Cambodia to further strengthen the ties of friendship, solidarity and cooperation between the two naval forces. The port call was warmly welcomed by Admiral In Sokhemra, Deputy Chief of Staff, Ream Naval Base. The 134-by 16-metre…

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USS Whidbey Island Decommissions at Little Creek

Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship namesake, USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) held a decommissioning ceremony at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va. on July 22 before its inactivation next month. The ship’s decommissioning ceremony was held on the quay wall, alongside the moored USS Whidbey Island. The ceremony was attended by nine of her previous Commanding Officers and over…

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Two Project 677 Submarines in St Petersburg Naval Parade

Submarines Sankt Petersburg and Magadan, built by JSC Admiralty Shipyards (part of USC), will take part in the Naval Parade in St. Petersburg and Kronstadt on July 31, 2022. In the waters of the Neva, as part of the event dedicated to the Day of the Navy, the submarine of project 677 “St. Petersburg” will take pride of place. Project 677…

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US Central Command Military Leaders visit Bahrain

Leaders from U.S. Central Command’s Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Special Operations components visited U.S. 5th Fleet headquarters in Manama, Bahrain, July 22. Accompanied by Navy leaders, more than 50 personnel toured U.S. ships moored at Naval Support Activity Bahrain and learned about U.S. 5th Fleet’s integration of unmanned systems and artificial intelligence. “We designed this day to showcase…

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Joint Naval Exercise Red Wave-5

Joint naval exercise “Red Wave-5” kicked off on Tuesday 31/5/2022 in the Saudi territorial waters in the Red Sea with the participation of the naval forces of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Djibouti, Sudan and Yemen. The preparatory stage of the exercise includes holding conferences and lectures to ensure mutual understanding among the participating elements and forces. The drill, that run…

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