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Saturday, 18 November 2017

U.S. Navy's P-8A Poseidon assisting search for Argentina's missing sub

U.S. Navy's P-8A Poseidon
A U.S. Navy aircraft is assisting Argentina's naval search for a submarine with a crew of 44 missing since Wednesday off the country's southern coast of the Atlantic Ocean.

Saturday, 29 July 2017

IRGC Commander Warns of ‘Serious Consequences’ of US Acts in Persian Gulf

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps
Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) for Political Affairs Brigadier General Rasoul Sanaei-Rad warned that US naval forces’ recent acts in the Persian Gulf could have serious repercussions for Washington.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

North Korea slams U.S., South Korea for naval exercises

North Korea denounced joint U.S.-South Korea naval exercises, calling the drills a "severe provocation" that is "pushing an already unstable Korean peninsula into the worst crisis."

Sunday, 13 December 2015

Tension escalates as Russia fires warning shots at Turkish vessel

Tension between Turkey and Russia entered a new phase after a Russian warship fired what Moscow called warning shots at a Turkish fishing boat in the Aegean Sea, summoning the Turkish military attaché in Moscow over the incident, leaving diplomatic efforts to resolve dispute in shambles.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Russia and France will organize joint military operations against IS

The Russian Armed Forces will organize joint military operations with the French Navy to combat terrorists in Syria, chief of the main operations directorate of Russian army’s General Staff Andrey Kartapolov said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Caspian Flotilla ships fire 26 cruise missiles on IS targets in Syria (Russian Defense Minister)

Ships of the Russian Navy’s Caspian Flotilla have been involved in the operation against militants of the outlawed in in Russia terrorist group Islamic State (IS). 

They have launched 26 missiles on IS targets in Syria, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a meeting with President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Russian Navy to hold biggest war games in decades

The four major Russian Navy fleets will hold a joint exercise in late January in the Mediterranean and Black seas. It will be the biggest such event in decades.
­Commands for the Northern, Baltic, Black Sea and Pacific fleets have been preparing for the exercises since December of last year, the Russian Defense Ministry has announced. Warships detached for the event are currently sailing to those regions.

Sunday, 30 December 2012

Silent sub: Russian noiseless Borei class nuclear submarine immersed

 Super-modern, powerful and almost noiseless Russian nuclear submarine Vladimir Monomakh has been put in water to become the third ship of the Borei project. The cruiser is about to begin sea trials and mooring to become fully operational in 2013.
­Vladimir Monomakh was laid down at Russia’s largest shipbuilding complex Sevmash, located on the shores of the White Sea in the town of Severodvinsk in northern Russia on March 19, 2006 – the 100th anniversary of the Russian submarine fleet.

Friday, 28 December 2012

8 U.S. sailors sue Japanese gov't, TEPCO for lying about radiation

SAN DIEGO —
Eight crew members of the USS Ronald Reagan are suing the Japanese government and Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) for lying to them about the radiation levels to which they were exposed during rescue operations near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant last year.
In a suit filed in San Diego this week, lead plaintiff Lindsay R Cooper accused TEPCO of intentionally concealing the dangerous levels of radiation in the environment from U.S. Navy rescue crews working as part of “Operation Tomodachi” off the coast of the Tohoku region following the devastating series of earthquakes and tsunami that resulted in the nuclear disaster of March 11, 2011.

Wednesday, 26 December 2012

US Navy sailors sue Japan for lying about Fukushima radiation

American sailors have filed a lawsuit against the Japanese government for allegedly lying about the health risks they faced while assisting in rescue efforts after last year’s Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Crewmembers from the USS Ronald Reagan filed a lawsuit in Federal Court in San Diego, California this week in an attempt to hold Japan accountable for any long-term damage they’ll caused during “Operation Tomadachi,” the spring 2011 relief effort that sent sailors near the coast of Japan to assist in the days after an earthquake and subsequent tsunami ravaged the island nation and caused a level 7 meltdown at three reactors in the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.

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