US Navy takes delivery of fleet oiler Earl Warren

The US Navy John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Earl Warren

The US Navy took delivery of a new John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler (T-AO) on Tuesday, May 7. The delivery of USNS Earl Warren follows the successful completion of integrated sea trials to test the readiness and capability of the ship and to validate requirements. The John Lewis-class...

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OPINION | Between them, Australia, France and India can watch the Indian Ocean

The runway at Cocos Keeling Islands taken from a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion aircraft, November 10, 2016

Australia, France, and India ought to be cooperating more closely in the surveillance of the Indian Ocean through their valuably located islands, enhancing the awareness of each of country without additional cost. They should first share information that they’re already collecting, then move as...

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Construction begins on heavy-lift landing craft for US Navy

Rendering of an LCU 1710-class landing craft that Austal USA is building for the US Navy

Austal USA has begun construction on the first vessel in a new class of utility landing craft (LCU) ordered by the US Navy. The construction of the first LCU 1710-class vessel is being undertaken in fulfillment of a US$91.5 million contract, which also covers three additional vessels and associated...

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AWARDS 2023 | Innovative Patrol Boat – Matawha – One2three Naval Architects & Sentinel Boats

Innovative Patrol Boat – Matawha – One2three Naval Architects & Sentinel Boats These impressively versatile and innovative patrol/workboats were recently delivered to the Royal New Zealand Navy by their Tasmanian builder Sentinel Boats. Classed by the navy, in typically clumsy naval parlance, as littoral manoeuvre craft (LMC), they are, given their intended roles, revolutionary. Constructed […]

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South Korean yard secures orders for Peruvian Navy ships

South Korean shipbuilder HD Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has been selected as the preferred bidder for the local construction and co-production of four vessels slated for the Peruvian Navy. The contract covers the construction of a frigate, an offshore patrol vessel (OPV), and two landing craft....

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COLUMN | US Army vessels in the vanguard of Gaza relief effort [Naval Gazing]

The US Army is usually perceived as being an exclusively land-based force. Few realise that the service incorporates a 135-vessel-strong maritime contingent under the auspices of the US Army Transportation Command. This fleet features a very wide range of vessels, including landing craft, support ships, maintenance vessels, and small raiding craft. It supports amphibious warfare […]

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Keel laid for US Navy salvage ship Muscogee Creek Nation

Bollinger Shipyards of Houma, Louisiana laid the keel of the US Navy’s tenth Navajo-class towing, salvage and rescue ship (T-ATS) in a ceremony on Wednesday, March 20. The future USNS Muscogee Creek Nation honours the self-governed Native American tribe located in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. The...

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Keel laid for new Indian Navy training vessel

Indian shipbuilder Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has laid the keel of a new training vessel ordered by the Indian Navy. The vessel is the first in a planned class of three. Each will have accommodations for up to 210 cadets plus 170 crewmembers and a secondary humanitarian assistance and disaster relief...

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US Navy’s eighth Navajo-class salvage ship to honour decorated Chippewa Tribe sailor

US Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro has confirmed that the future Navajo-class Towing, Salvage, and Rescue (T-ATS) ship will be named in honour of James D. Fairbanks, member of the Chippewa Tribe and the 13th Force Master Chief Petty Officer of the Naval Construction Battalions (“Seabees”)....

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Israeli builder unveils 24-metre landing craft

Israel Shipyards has unveiled a new 24-metre landing craft optimised for inland waters. The vessel, which is to be delivered to an undisclosed customer, is designed to undertake a range of missions. Israel Shipyards said this makes the craft ideal for nations aiming to enhance their operational...

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