A trio of allied frigates have arrived at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., ahead of a January graduation exercise held before the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group deploys, USNI News has learned. Read More
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Canadian Frigate, Supply Ship Buzzed By Chinese Fighters In Taiwan Strait
A Canadian Navy frigate and supply ship were buzzed by two Chinese fighters earlier this week as the warships transited the Taiwan Strait, days after U.S. Navy surveillance plane tracked a Chinese aircraft carrier in the same waters.
Photos: U.K. 75th Anniversary of D-Day Celebration
PORTSMOUTH, U.K. — On June 5, 1944, an armada of over 1213 warships set out to escort 4126 landing craft and 864 merchant ships across the storm-tossed waters of the English Channel in the largest ever amphibious landing in history. Read More
Canada Confirms Type 26 Design for Surface Combatant Program After Legal Tussle
A Lockheed Martin-led industry team was selected for the final design of the Royal Canadian Navy’s future frigate after surviving a legal challenge by a rival contender. Read More
BAE Systems Starts Design Work on Hunter-class Australian Frigate
BAE Systems and the Australian government signed a contract on Friday to start detailed design and engineering work for the Royal Australian Navy’s planned Hunter-class frigate.
Truman Carrier Strike Group Leveraging Unusual Deployment to Work on Undersea Warfare, Strengthen Northern NATO Partnerships
The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is in the midst of an unusual deployment – currently operating in the North Sea, in Act II of its deployment that had a working port visit intermission – but the strike group commander said the deployment has allowed his sailors to focus on high-end warfare and train in ranges not usually available to them. Read More
Navy Hopes for Commonality – Or at Least Interoperability – With Frigates in Australia, Canada, U.K.
CAPITOL HILL – The U.S. Navy is in talks with Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom in the hopes that all four navies will design and field frigates with common combat systems – or at least interoperable ones – the deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for ships told USNI News. Read More