US Navy Temporarily Relieves Commander of Stricken Warship

US Navy Temporarily Relieves Commander of Stricken Warship

The U.S. Navy on Tuesday said on Tuesday it has temporarily relieved, for medical reasons, the commander of a warship involved in a crash with a container vessel in Japanese waters that killed seven American …
Jul 12, 2017 /  Accidents
Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sails for the first time (Video)

Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sails for the first time (Video)

The Royal Navy’s largest ever warship yesterday put to sea for the first time to commence sea trials off the coast of Scotland. In a delicate operation lasting nearly four hours, HMS Queen Elizabeth moved from the …
Jun 27, 2017 /  Naval
Two sailors dead, 14 injured after warship INS Betwa slips on Mumbai docks

Two sailors dead, 14 injured after warship INS Betwa slips on Mumbai docks

India's prized warship INS Betwa, a guided missile frigate, tipped over and crashed to its side at the  on Monday, in what the navy described as an "unprecedented and sad" incident. Two sailors have died while 14 …
Dec 5, 2016 /  Naval
Denmark pulling out of the fight against Somali pirates

Denmark pulling out of the fight against Somali pirates

Danish warships and patrols have been helping NATO keep Somali pirates at bay in the Indian Ocean for nine years, capturing 295 suspected pirates, of which 50 were forwarded for prosecution in other countries. The …
Nov 22, 2016 /  Piracy
New Zealand approves first visit by U.S. warship in decades

New Zealand approves first visit by U.S. warship in decades

The U.S. destroyer Sampson has been cleared to dock next month in New Zealand, the first visit by a U.S. warship since the Pacific nation passed anti-nuclear legislation 30 years ago. The Arleigh Burke-class guided …
Oct 18, 2016 /  Naval
Houthi-Rebels claim responsibility for attack on UAE warship transporting ‘medical aid’ to Yemen (Video)

Houthi-Rebels claim responsibility for attack on UAE warship transporting ‘medical aid’ to Yemen (Video)

A United Arab Emirates warship allegedly transporting medical aid has been damaged in an “incident” off the coast of Yemen, the navy announced. Meanwhile Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for the attack on …
Oct 4, 2016 /  Naval
UK warship to join campaign against Daesh

UK warship to join campaign against Daesh

UK's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced that warship HMS Daring will deploy to the Gulf as the UK’s latest contribution to the campaign against Daesh. The Type 45 destroyer and her 190-strong crew …
Aug 30, 2016 /  Naval
Warships of the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian flotilla practice tasks on organization of air and anti-submarine defence

Warships of the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian flotilla practice tasks on organization of air and anti-submarine defence

Crews of missile, ASW and guard ships, artillery and missile motor boats as well as minesweepers of the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian flotilla are practicing tasks on organization of air and anti-submarine …
Aug 29, 2016 /  Naval
Russian naval strike force starts anti-terror drills in the Mediterranean

Russian naval strike force starts anti-terror drills in the Mediterranean

The Russian Black Sea Fleet’s advanced warships Serpukhov and Zelyony Dol armed with Kalibr cruise missiles have launched anti-terror drills in the east Mediterranean, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported on …
Aug 16, 2016 /  Naval
US Navy ship makes first China visit since Hague ruling

US Navy ship makes first China visit since Hague ruling

A US Navy guided missile destroyer arrived in Qingdao on Monday in the first visit by an American warship to the country since an international tribunal ruled China’s expansive South China Sea claims had no …
Aug 9, 2016 /  Naval