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Improved maintenance pier at US naval base in Japan is on time, on budget, managers say

Stars and Stripes 20 Sep 2021
naval base in Japan is just one year away from completing a $128 million project to replace an outdated piece of infrastructure and expand its ship maintenance capabilities ... The original pier, which was a floating structure, was built in 1950 and serviced hundreds of ships, according to the Navy.

Meet FLIP, the 60-Year-Old Research Platform That Flips

Interesting Engineering 20 Sep 2021
It looks like a ship. A huge, kind of weirdly-shaped ship, rising up in the middle of the ocean, or a bit like the upended Titanic as it sank ... Navy SUBROC (SUBmarine ROCket) program ... Vine had come up with the idea after observing the stability of a navy mop floating in choppy water ... Navy's SUBROC program ... Navy.

US encircling China on multiple new Cold War fronts

Asiatimes 20 Sep 2021
From there, China’s navy can readily monitor traffic to and from the Suez Canal — and collect vital intelligence from the entire region ... The 16th installment of the China navy escort fleet conducts a two-ship alongside replenishment in the eastern waters of the Indian Ocean in a file photo.

AUKUS sub deal puts ASEAN on nuclear edge

Asiatimes 20 Sep 2021
A Chinese missile frigate launches an anti-ship missile during a military exercise in the South China Sea ... There have already been plenty of “close encounter” incidents between the Chinese and US navies in the disputed waters, as well as the Chinese navy and ships belonging to ASEAN members.

10 Things in Politics: Post-Occupy Wall Street inequality keeps growing

Business Insider 20 Sep 2021
Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics ... 1 ... In 1794, Congress spurred the creation of the Navy by commissioning six frigates to take on the French in what is now known as the Quasi-War. Incredibly, one of those ships is still around. What is the name of that ship? Email your guess and a suggested question to me at's answer.

With Eye on Iran, Israeli Navy Steps Up Red Sea Presence

Hamodia 19 Sep 2021
Israel’s navy has stepped up its activities in the Red Sea “exponentially” in the face of growing Iranian threats to Israeli shipping, the country’s just-retired navy commander said in an interview ... Eli Sharvit stopped short of confirming a series of attacks and mishaps on Iranian ships that have been attributed to Israel.

Community: Krewe of Orion presents 2022 royal court

The Advocate 19 Sep 2021
Confederate ships topic for BRCWRT ... Confederate Navy Secretary Stephen Mallory immediately embarked on a program that involved foreign shipyards to build ocean-going ships to draw the Union Navy away from the South and disrupt international commerce going to the North.

French vs British-American submarines: key differences

The Irish Times 19 Sep 2021
The decision to acquire Tomahawk missiles – which can be fired from either ships or submarines – also marks a major addition to Australia’s capabilities. “Tomahawks transform a surface navy ship into a strategic asset that can target military facilities ashore from a thousand miles away.

Local Quilts of Valor chapter awards quilts to veterans

Mooresville Tribune 19 Sep 2021
SHARON BORMANN Special to the. Mooresville Tribune ... Navy from 1966-72. Stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, he was trained to be a fireman and to manage the ship’s store. When his ship deployed to Athens, Greece, Moore said he went from the bottom of the ship to the top ... Navy from 1960-62 ... Navy from 1969-75 and trained in communications ... Navy from 1966-68 ... .

Awards, accolades and other good news in Ocala/Marion County | Sept. 19, 2021

Ocala Star Banner 19 Sep 2021
Area students excel in higher education. University graduates ... President’s List ... Navy in San Diego ... Navy at Littoral Combat Ship Mine Division TWELVE operating out of San Diego, according to a press release from the U.S. Navy. Edwards joined the Navy two years ago ... “My uncle and grandfather were both in the Navy and inspired me to join.

Taiwan had full 'grasp' of China's military drill

Beijing News 19 Sep 2021
Taipei , September 18 (ANI). Taiwan on Saturday said it has a "thorough grasp" of Chinese military exercise in waters off the island's southwestern coast Friday ... The exercise came the same day as Taiwan concluded its annual Han Kuang military exercises and as a United States Navy ship transited the Taiwan Strait ... (ANI) ....

Four of the worst responses to the Aukus deal

The Spectator 19 Sep 2021
... French navy defended America's independence by, er, defeating its British counterpart ... Its navy now has more ships than America’s; the country has continued to pressure Taiwan and made a veritable smorgasbord of territorial demands directed against Vietnam, Japan and India.

Making waves in the Pacific: how Boris Johnson’s Global Britain went rogue

The Observer 19 Sep 2021
Life got a little more dangerous last week. It wasn’t due to the pandemic or the climate crisis ... That’s denied, naturally. Myopic politicians, soldiers and diplomats say new nuclear weapons, missiles, ships, submarines and alliances are necessary to deter unnamed enemies ... Each year, it launches more combat ships than the Royal Navy possesses in total ... .
photo: AP / Achmad Ibrahim
A supporter of the independence of the West Papua with face painted with the colors of the banned separatist 'Morning Star' flag, shout slogans during a rally commemorating the 59th anniversary of the failed efforts by Papuan tribal chiefs to declare independence from Dutch colonial rule in 1961, in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020

‘Killed like animals’: documents reveal how Australia turned a blind eye to a West Papuan massacre

The Observer 19 Sep 2021
In the pre-dawn light, beneath a water tower on the West Papuan island of Biak, Yudha Korwa lay bleeding in the dirt ... Women and children were cut down before his eyes ... Read more ... One thought sustained him ... Across the harbour, navy ships loomed ominously ... Rumours also took hold that bodies had been taken to the Indonesian ships and thrown overboard ... .

US Navy destroyer sails through Strait

Taipei Times 18 Sep 2021
A US Navy ship on Friday sailed through the Taiwan Strait, marking the ninth time a US military vessel has transited the Strait since US President Joe Biden took office in January ... “The ship’s transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the US’ commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific,” the US Navy said.