Royal Australian Navy – The asylum seekers have been transferred from the Norwegian freighter to the troop carrier HMAS Manoora which will take them to Papau New Guinea from where they will fly to their final destinations in New Zealand and Nauru.
Royal Australian Navy – Meanwhile, Australia vows to more aggressively patrol its territorial waters, to halt future such incursions.
Background – US Defense Reform – Maybe the defense review is going exactly as planned???
Nigerian Navy – The Nigerian Navy is actively pursuing pirates in the Niger Delta.
Background – Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) – How Silicon Valley companies hope to influence RMA
US Navy – It is time to move past Vieques.
Royal Australian Navy – A solution to the refugee stalemate off Christmas Island.
Romanian Navy – The Romanian Navy is investigating acquiring two Type 22-class frigates from the Royal Navy.
US Marine Corps – The similarities between the introduction of the helicopter in 1947 and the MV-22 Osprey in 2001 into the Marine Corps.
Royal Australian Navy – Continued standoff between Australia and the Norwegian ship with several hundred refugees onboard. An Australian frigate is on its way to the scene, off Christmas Island.
US Navy – The US Navy is using the Web to help it defend against terrorist attacks.
Royal Navy – The first Mk. 8 Mod I 4.5 inch guns have been installed on Royal Navy ships.
Royal Australian Navy – Royal Australian Navy high speed patrol boats have transported SAS troops to a Norwegian ship carrying over 400 refugees in order to ask it to sail out of Australian territorial waters.
US Navy – Recycling warships, in an environmentally conscious manner, becomes a difficult task.
US Navy – Again, a US Navy ship has struck a whale.
US Navy – The US and China are in a struggle for supremacy in information warfare – this is the real background to the downing of the Navy EP-3 earlier this spring.
Royal Navy – The Royal Navy will attempt to make future sonars whale and dolphin friendly.
US Navy – It is both good and bad that the Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Vern Clark, was not named Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
US Navy – The US and China are set to meet to negotiate a maritime conduct accord in order to avoid future incidents like the EP-3 affair.
Royal Marines – The Royal Marines are undergoing an amphibious renaissance.
Russian Navy – The salvage of the Kursk is being hampered by difficult weather. Meanwhile the Russian Navy wants to ensure that Western eyes do not see the Granit cruise missiles on board.
US Coast Guard – The cutter Sherman is the first Coast Guard cutter to circumnavigate the world.
US Navy – More information has been released on an ASW sensor that uses lasers to see beneath the waves.
US Navy – The latest summary on the US Navy’s low frequency active sonar work.
Indian Navy – The Indian Navy is dropping most of the Royal Navy traditions which it had adopted after Independence.
Royal Navy – The UK is considering its options for lightweight towed array sonars for its new Astute-class nuclear attack submarines that will be more suited for operations in the littoral .
US Navy – The latest in environmentally friendly anti-barnacle research.
Russian Navy – Could it be that the Russian Navy is pulling ahead of the West in antisubmarine detection?
Royal Navy – A fault in the heart of HMS Torbay’s nuclear reactor has been discovered only at the end of a three-year refit, instead of when it was being repaired.
US Coast Guard – Is the US Coast Guard really always ready?
Royal Navy – A large Royal Navy worldwide exercise, Argonaut 01, has begun, involving HMS Illustrious and HMS Ocean.
Background – Asia – Asian countries are beginning to align themselves to provide a counterbalance to China.
Background – US Defense Review – The UK’s view of the US Defense Review.
US Navy – The USS Constellation and USS Carl Vinson battlegroups held exercises in the South China sea, sending a signal to China that the US does not consider the South China sea to be a Chinese territory. Subsequently a P-3C patrol plane was denied permission to visit Hong Kong on a training mission.
US Navy – The US Navy’s naval aviation woes are slowly improving.
Background – Okinawa – A closer look at the complex social scene on Okinawa. Do all the Japanese want the US forces off the island?
US Navy – How the USS Kitty Hawk’s Web site is maintained.
US Navy – The US Navy will convert up to 4 Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines into cruise missile carrying submarines which will also have special operations warfare capabilities.
US Navy – More on the future of UCAVs – uninhabited combat aerial vehicles, including their naval applications such as the X-47.
US Navy – What kind of access to the Internet do sailors have when they are at sea?
Israeli Navy – One of the Israeli Navy’s Dolphin-class submarines suffered a diving mishap.
Georgian Navy – The Georgian Navy has been exercising with the US Navy.
US Navy – The USS Constellation battlegroup is taking a shore leave at the new Changi naval base in Singapore.
Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force – A Japanese submarine rescue ship will assist in the salvage of the fishing trawler Ehime Maru.
US Coast Guard – Aboard the USCG icebreaker Healy on her maiden voyage to the Arctic.
US Navy – The US Navy is increasing security around its Trident-class ballistic missile submarines and their bases.
Background – Piracy – More on the high cost to shippers of the current rash of piracy.
Russian Navy – The current Russian Navy thinking on what happened to the Kursk – it was damaged by an internal explosion.
US Coast Guard – An essay on the role the US Coast Guard can play in the US maritime strategy.
US Navy – A tanker attempting to circumvent the UN blockade against Iraq has been sunk while being pursued by US Navy ships.
Russian Navy – What it is like to dive to the Kursk.
US Coast Guard – The Commandant of the US Coast Guard says the service is being transformed, but it must be given time to make the transformation of its offshore capabilities.
Spanish Navy – The first Spanish F-100-class frigate, equipped with the Aegis combat suite, will soon enter service.
Background – Weaponization of Space – The state-of-the-art in space weapons.
US Navy – US and British forces, including aircraft from the USS Enterprise, have struck Iraqi targets in the largest raid against Iraq in the last several months.
US Marines – Eight members of the US Marines have been charged with misconduct for falsifying MV-22 Osprey maintainence records.
US Navy – The demise of the US Merchant Marine has left the US short of the sailors needed to man the cargo ships of the Ready Reserve Force, which will lead to disaster in time of war as supplies will be delayed in reaching forces in combat.
Venezuelan Navy – Venezuela is aggressively pursuing sovereingnty claims in the Carribean and using its navy to back them up.
Russian Navy – Navy Day in Russia was marked by pledges to rebuild the Russian Fleet.
US Navy – The USS Kitty Hawk has received the Rolling Airframe Missile point defense system.
Background – South East Asia – Is there a movement afoot by the US to build an Asian equivalent of NATO to help contain China?
Russian Navy – A further explanation of the new theory regarding the cause of the Kursk’s sinking.
Background – Merchant Marine – New container ships being constructed will have nearly twice the speed of current container ships. This is a potential revolution in transport – what effect will it have on naval forces?
Russian Navy – The Russian Navy claims that numerous Western submarines have been trying to investigate the wreckage of the Kursk, perhaps to learn the secrets of the Granit antiship missiles onboard Kursk.
US Navy – A US Navy frigate has collided with a whale, incurring some damage to the ship. The whale was not injured.
US Navy – A status report on the US defense review – still proceeding more slowly than had been anticipated.
Argentinian Navy – The President of Argentina has formally renounced trying to recover the Falkland Islands by force.