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FINALLY, HMS Ocean sold to Brazil for £84 million

The Ministry of Defence, is selling the Royal Navy’s flagship vessel, HMS Ocean, to help plug a mammoth financial black hole. The £84 million, sale to the Brazilian navy, is due to go ahead next month, and Ocean will sail to South America, in the…

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 14, 2018)

The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transits the Atlantic Ocean while conducting a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). Truman is underway for COMPTUEX, which evaluates the strike group’s ability as a whole to carry out sustained combat operations from the sea, ultimately…

China Wants To Turn The Indian Ocean Into The China Ocean

China wants to turn the vast Indian Ocean into the China Ocean. When it comes to investment and commerce that is. To execute this grand plan, Beijing is investing heavily in several infrastructure projects. Like Sri Lanka’s ports of Colombo and Hambantota, which give Beijing…

China expanding its Network on Indian Ocean bases

China, in recent times, has been expanding its network to the military bases in the Indian Ocean, in a bid to increase its maritime preparedness and to strengthen its defence infrastructure. In an op-ed by David Brewster, an Australian research scholar for The Interpreter, titled-…

Exercise Cutlass Express 2018 Closes

Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe, and the United States, as well as several international organizations, concluded the seventh iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express 2018, Feb. 7. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Exercise Cutlass Express 2018 Closes

Barbecue Bash

Sailors and Marines barbecue on a starboard elevator during a picnic on the USS America in the Pacific Ocean, Feb. 1, 2018. The amphibious assault ship is returning from a seven-month deployment. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alexander Ventura II VISIT THE SOURCE…

Navy wary of ‘dark ships’ In Indian Ocean

Presence of nearly 3,000 “dark ships” in the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean at any point in time is the cause of a new worry for the Indian Navy.These are vessels that either don’t have the automated identification system (AIS) or don’t switch it…

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180129-N-BK384-199 PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 29, 2018) Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) and Marines assigned to the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), form the San Diego Padres logo on the flight deck of the San Diego. San…

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180127-N-GD109-0113 PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 27, 2018) Lt. Kevin McMahon, left, and Lt. Spencer Smith, both assigned to the Black Eagles of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 113, pilot an E-2C Hawkeye 2000 aircraft. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/Released)…

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