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Phoenix Express 2016 concludes

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Maritime forces from North Africa, Europe, and the United States concluded exercise Phoenix Express 2016 with closing ceremonies in Souda Bay, Greece,...

USNS Spearhead departs Libreville, Gabon

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The US Military Sealift Command's expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead and its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors, Marines, civil service...

U.S. military christens self-driving ‘Sea Hunter’ warship

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The U.S. military on Thursday last week christened an experimental self-driving warship designed to hunt for enemy submarines, a major advance in...

USNS Spearhead arrives in Libreville for Africa Partnership Station

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The US Military Sealift Command's expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) and its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors, civil...

World’s largest maritime exercise underway in Middle East

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The International Mine Countermeasures Exercise, the largest maritime exercise in the world, kicked off April 4, with international naval and civilian maritime...

USNS Grapple deploys to Africa

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The US Military Sealift Command's USNS Grapple (T-ARS 53) departed from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Virginia Beach on 29...

Ghana, U.S. conclude Africa Maritime Law Enforcement operations

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Ghanaian and U.S. maritime forces completed Africa Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership (AMLEP) operations on 16 February. The combined Ghana-U.S. efforts—an example of the...

USS McFaul Visits Cape Verde

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The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) arrived in Praia, Cape Verde for a scheduled stop for fuel and...

Kenyan Navy to get six US-made patrol boats

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The US Naval Sea Systems Command is seeking to acquire six 4.7 metre-long rigid inflatable boats for the Kenyan Navy to boost...

U.S. Navy starts to accompany U.S. ships passing through Strait of...

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U.S. Navy ships started accompanying U.S.-flagged commercial vessels passing through the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, seeking to ensure freedom of navigation...

X-47B demonstrates first autonomous aerial refuelling

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Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy successfully demonstrated fully autonomous aerial refuelling (AAR) with the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D)...

US Navy railgun set for ground, sea trials In 2016

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The Electromagnetic Railgun is a high-risk, high-payoff technology that the US Navy says is meeting its objectives. But ideas alone rarely make...

Undersea drone hunt for Malaysian plane may take two months

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A U.S. Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take...

SSI speaks with congress/navy brass about LCS

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SSI USA director of Operations Patrick Roberts recently had meetings with US senators, congressmen and navy brass to discuss the upcoming Pentagon Department of...

SSI speaks with congress/navy brass about LCS

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SSI's Patrick Roberts commented on the economic impact of the Pentagon's proposed plan for reducing the Littoral Combat Ship block buy currently under contract. SSI USA...

Malaysia airliner search baffles even US Navy super plane

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Of all the 20 aircraft and ships out scouring the vast Indian Ocean for debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, the US...

Boeing wins $2.1 billion contract for 16 more P-8 spy planes

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Boeing has been awarded a contract valued at $2.1 billion to build 16 P-8A Poseidon long-range maritime spy planes for the U.S....

USS Elrod trains with Tunisian Navy

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The US Navy's Oliver Hazard Perry class frigate USS Elrod conducted training with the Tunisian Armed Forces during a port visit and...

USS Elrod conducts passing exercise with Royal Moroccan Navy corvette Allal...

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The US Navy's Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) and the Royal Moroccan Navy Sigma-class corvette Allal Ben Abellah...

HSV Swift Departs South Africa

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The US Navy's High-Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) yesterday departed from Durban, after concluding a two-week theatre security cooperation visit to the...

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