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UK Royal Navy warship arrives in Lagos to lift marine security

Business Day Online 23 Oct 2021
Information from UK High Commission in Nigeria stated that the ship’s company of HMS Trent has a packed schedule of events, including different capability demonstrations and training, with 42 Commando delivering specific Vessel Boarding, Search, and Seizure training to the Nigerian Navy.

In pictures: Royal Navy photographic competition 2021

The Times/The Sunday Times 23 Oct 2021
ROYAL NAVY ... For the first time in the history of the Royal Navy sailors and officers passed out side-by-side at the parade ground of Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth. ROYAL NAVY ... The ice patrol ship HMS Protector carries out ice ramming trials in the Arctic Circle. ROYAL NAVY ... ROYAL NAVY ... ROYAL NAVY ... ROYAL NAVY ... ROYAL NAVY ... ROYAL NAVY ... ROYAL NAVY.

Celebrating a ship named Hocking

The Logan Daily News 23 Oct 2021
Navy transport ship was named after Hocking County, Ohio, according to the Hocking County Historical & Genealogical Society ... It was a support ship during the amphibious attacks on Iwo Jima and Okinawa in 1945 ... Hocking Day, honoring the brave men who served on the only transport ship named after an Ohio county.

WATCH Russian & Chinese warships on first ever joint patrol mission in Pacific

Russia Today 23 Oct 2021
Russian and Chinese navy vessels have completed their first joint patrol mission in the Pacific Ocean, covering a distance of over 1,700 nautical miles (around 3,100km) in a week, Russia’s Defense Ministry has said ... During the patrol, the Russian and Chinese ships sailed through the Tsugaru Strait between Japan's islands of Honshu and Hokkaido.

Two World War II veterans, including Pearl Harbor survivor, die

Killeen Daily Herald 23 Oct 2021
Alston, a native of Cone, joined the Navy at age 18, assigned as a gunner’s mate on the USS California. His ship was struck by bombs during the Pearl Harbor attack, and Alston lost 50 friends, Potts said ... “We’d no more than got there when we caught a couple of torpedoes and a bomb and we were sinking, so we had to abandon ship,” Alston said.

The Pentagon's Long-Range Hypersonic Weapon Test Failed. Here's What We Know

Interesting Engineering 23 Oct 2021
Navy's Intermediate-Range Conventional Prompt Strike weapon system ... Navy and Army have collaborated on developing a hypersonic weapon since 2017, with ambitions to fire it from ships, submarines, and ground-based launchers ... Both the Army and Navy have executed tests of the hypersonic boost-glide vehicle before, but with other boosters, he added.

UK foreign secy begins second leg of India visit, aims to boost defence ties

Live Mint 23 Oct 2021
NEW DELHI ... Truss' visit coincides with a British Carrier Strike Group anchoring off the Mumbai coast and taking part in exercises with the Indian Navy. MORE FROM THIS SECTIONSee All ... Premium Premium Odisha ... It leads six Royal Navy ships, a Royal Navy submarine, a US Navy destroyer and a frigate from the Netherlands in the Carrier Strike Group ... Sh ... .

Fincantieri Expresses Interest in Rescue of Greece’s Elefsis Shipyards

The Maritime Executive 23 Oct 2021
At the beginning of 2021, Ernst & Young drafted a new business plan for the yard saying that for the operation to become financially viable the yard would need to receive a significant share of the work from the Hellenic Navy ... U.S ... Navy’s Sixth Fleet as well as the LNG trade and other commercial shipping in the eastern Mediterranean ....

Overnight Defense & National Security — Presented by Raytheon Technologies — Biden backtracks on Taiwan

The Hill 23 Oct 2021
Rob WittmanRobert (Rob) Joseph WittmanOvernight Defense & National Security — Presented by Raytheon Technologies — Navy probe reveals disastrous ship fire response Sailors didn't know what to do in USS Bonhomme Richard fire, Navy probe finds Overnight Defense.

UK pushes for stronger defence, security, trade ties

Business Line 23 Oct 2021
Truss, whose schedule includes a visit to the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the fleet flagship of the UK Royal Navy currently in Mumbai, said that the ship’s presence in Mumbai demonstrates the country’s growing defence and maritime cooperation with India ... ....

Biden remarks on Taiwan leave administration scrambling

The Hill 23 Oct 2021
... GOP lawmakers worry vaccine mandate will impact defense supply chain Overnight Defense & National Security — Presented by Raytheon Technologies — Navy probe reveals disastrous ship fire response MORE on Friday dodged questions about Biden’s remarks, and about whether the U.S.

The Navy released a scathing report about the fire on the USS Bonhomme Richard

Popular Science 22 Oct 2021
The Navy sailor who set the 2020 fire on the USS Bonhomme Richard submarine will be going on trial next month ... Navy ... Navy ... Navy ... That’s why the review into major fires includes recommendations for how the Navy trains sailors to conduct damage control when their ships are undergoing maintenance, he said.

USS Porter, 6th Fleet test skills in Italian-led exercise

Stars and Stripes 22 Oct 2021
The biannual exercise, also joined by France, Germany and Turkey this year, included close proximity ship handling, airborne patrols and at-sea replenishments, 6th Fleet said ... Navy). The destroyer USS Porter participates in ship formation maneuvering exercises while the Italian navy conducts live fire gunnery exercises as part of Mare Aperto on Oct.

UK Integrates Armed, Autonomous Boat Into a Warship's Operations

The Maritime Executive 22 Oct 2021
The Royal Navy has taken a major step forward towards the use of autonomous vessels in everyday service ... During the week-long tests, held by the Royal Navy tech branch NavyX and BAE Systems, the boat’s onboard cameras and sensors gave constant data feed to Argyll, with a temporary operating center set up in the ship’s hangar.

USS Constitution Fires 21-Gun Salute With Newly-Trailed Navy Sailors Aboard

CBS Sports 22 Oct 2021
As part of the Navy’s Heritage Week Training, the sailors lived aboard the ship, which is world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat ... Coast Guard Base Boston, where the ship was built and launched in 1797.