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Sailors disconnect shore power cables from the pier alongside the USS Kearsarge at Naval Station Mayport, Fla., May 20, 2018. The amphibious assault ship was moored at the station for required maintenance. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael R. Sanchez VISIT THE SOURCE…

With an eye on China, India to train Vietnamese Fighter Pilots on Sukhois and hold joint naval exerc

India will hold its first naval exercise with Vietnam next week, as part of the overall strategy to steadily build military ties with nations in the Asia Pacific region with an eye firmly on a confrontationist and expansionist China, even as defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman…

With an eye on China, India to hold naval exercise with Vietnam

With an eye on China, India to hold naval exercise with Vietnam India will hold its first naval exercise with Vietnam next week, as part of the overall strategy to steadily build military ties with nations in the Asia Pacific region with an eye firmly…

Rubis: France’s Fifth Future Stealth Submarine

Rubis: France’s Fifth Future Stealth Submarine MONCh published an update of Naval Group’s ongoing programmes, and mentioned, that the fifth ‘Barracuda’ class submarine, for the French Marine Nationale, had been ordered. The fifth ‘Barracuda’ class submarine, to be named Rubis, will be 99.5m long, and…

HAL keen to supply Navy with light utility helicopters

Putting its hat in the ring for a naval requirement of light utility helicopters, state-owned aircraft manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has asked the defence ministry to consider its indigenous chopper as well, against just looking at international companies like Airbus and Bell for replacements….

Indonesia likely to give India access to deep seaport in Sabang

Indonesia might give India access to a deep sea port in Sabang, including to its naval vessels. Addressing a Delhi audience here today, Luhut Pandjaitan, maritime affairs minister in the Jokowi government, said, “India and Indonesia have started naval drills in 2017, but we can…

China plans network of Indian Ocean Bases Security Analyst

China has plans to establish a network of naval and air bases in the Indian Ocean, according to an article by David Brewster posted on the website of the Lowy Institute, the Australian think-tank, on May 15. Brewster, who is with the National Security College…

Navy Honors

Sideboys render honors to Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson upon his arrival aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Atlantic Ocean, May 14, 2018. The ship is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier air wing exercises with the French…

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 14, 2018)

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, left, and Chief of the French navy Adm. Christophe Prazuck address U.S. and French navy sailors while visiting the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier…