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Nigerian navy kills 12 pirates

US ready to help Nigeria

Support there if needed. Niger Delta: USA ready to help Nigeria establish peace John Bray, the USA consular general to Nigeria, said that his country

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Royal Navy head to Libya

More naval support from UK. UK set to send Royal Navy warship to Libya The UK is set to send a Royal Navy warship to

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A look at the Pakistan Navy

A look at the Pakistan Navy. Combatting Traditional and Non-Traditional Threats at Sea BY PERVAIZ ASGHAR Navies all over the world, by virtue of the

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Unsafe Mixed Migration by Sea

Refugees, merchant shipping, the military and the Mediterranean. Unsafe Mixed Migration by Sea: The Case of the Mediterranean Region By Evmorfia-Chrysovalantou Seiti The Journey for

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India, Iran in naval drills

India keeps Iran on side. Iran, India hold joint naval exercise tomorrow TEHRAN: Iran will hold one-day joint navy exercise with India on Friday.Talking to

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ASEAN nations sign accord

The 10th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Joint Declaration laid out the ASEAN countries’ commitment to promoting regional peace and security.   ASEAN defence ministers sign

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Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean

IONS Maritime Security

An analysis of IONS’ maritime security. The Criticality of the IONS Maritime Security Construct By Vice Admiral Pradeep Chauhan AVSM & Bar, VSM, IN (Ret.)

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The Hormuz challenge

The political dance between the US and Iran. The Risk Of Iranian Terror: The Straits Of Hormuz In Danger By Peter Huessy Every day, two-thirds

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South Africans nab boats

Crackdown on illegal fishing. South Africans nab boats South African authorities have detained three Chinese vessels and about 100 crew members for alleged illegal fishing

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Closer US, Vietnam ties urged

US continues strategic SE Asia engagements. McCain Pushing for More U.S. Naval Engagement with Vietnam By: Sam LaGrone The chair of the Senate Armed Services

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Cyber threat still real

Warnings issued to merchant fleet. Cyber Incidents Could Disrupt Merchant Ship, Port Operations, Experts Say By OTTO KREISHER, Seapower Special Correspondent ARLINGTON, Va. – As

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Nigerian navy kills 12 pirates

Nigerian Navy needs help

Nigerian Navy can’t cope alone. Buhari seeks collaboration on maritime security in Gulf of Guinea Lagos – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday called for greater

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NIMASA fraud trial news

EFCC opens case against Tompolo, Akpobolokemi over N47.7bn fraud ‘Yinka Hassan The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Monday called its first witness in the

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China’s Spratly plans

Lighthouses planned for Paracel Islands, too. China plans base station for rescue operations in South China Sea A Chinese government bureau is planning a base

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The Royal Navy's largest ever warship HMS Queen Elizabeth is gently floated out of her dock for the first time in Rosyth, Scotland.

In an operation that started earlier this week, the dry dock in Rosyth near Edinburgh was flooded for the first time to allow the 65,000 tonne aircraft carrier to float. It then took only three hours this morning to carefully manoeuvre HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH out of the dock with just two metres clearance at either side and then berth her alongside a nearby jetty.
Teams will now continue to outfit the ship and steadily bring her systems to life in preparation for sea trials in 2016.  The dock she vacates will be used for final assembly of her sister ship, HMS PRINCE OF WALES, which will begin in September. 
The float out of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH comes just 13 days after the vessel was named by Her Majesty the Queen in a spectacular ceremony. 
HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH and HMS PRINCE OF WALES are being delivered by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, a unique partnership between the Ministry of Defence, BAE Systems, Babcock and Thales.

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Gulf of Mexico (Dec. 11, 2001) -- The Arleigh Burke (Flight III) class guided missile Destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) underway during builder’s sea trials.  U.S. Navy photo.   (RELEASED)

US drone tests continue

US Navy continues drone tests. DARPA Awards Northrop ...
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