Fleet Week Seattle Returns After Two-Year Hiatus

Destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) and Cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), Royal Canadian navy Kingston-class coastal defense vessels HMCS Saskatoon (MM 709) and Yellowknife (MM 706), and USCGC Henry Blake (WLM 563) participated in a parade of ships, August 1, the grand entry to kick off Fleet Week Seattle 2022. Fleet Week Seattle is a time-honored celebration…

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Severodvinsk Turns 84

Severodvinsk turns 84 July 31st! The history of the city-shipbuilders is directly connected with the founding of plant No. 402 (currently Sevmash, part of USC). In March 1936, the Government Commission determined the site for the construction of a new, most powerful shipyard – the territory near the Nikolsky mouth of the Northern Dvina River. The only capital building on…

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Unmanned Logistics Prototype Trials on USNS Apalachicola

The future USNS Apalachicola (EPF 13) is performing a series of planned test events assessing autonomous capabilities integrated into the shipboard configuration, demonstrating that a large ship can become a self-driving platform. Known as Unmanned Logistics Prototype trials, each test event increases the perception capabilities and complexity of behaviors demonstrated by the autonomous systems. Test evolutions to date include point-to-point…

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USS Frank Cable Honors Lost Submarine KRI Nanggala

Emory S. Land-class submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) held a wreath-laying ceremony at sea after departing Jakarta, Indonesia, July 25, 2022. As Frank Cable passed the Indonesian Archipelago, Sailors gathered on the flight deck to honor the 53 Indonesian National Military-Naval Force sailors lost aboard the Indonesian Cakra-class diesel-electric attack submarine KRI Nanggala (402) that sunk April 21,…

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Rolls-Royce Sees Increased Demand for mtu Engines

mtu engines from Rolls-Royce power many of the vehicles and ships on which the operational readiness of the German and many allied armed forces depends. In order to contribute to the security of Germany and allied nations, and to be able to meet the increased demand for mtu engines for military applications as a result of the shift in security…

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