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HMS Montrose Intercepts Another $11M Worth of Drugs in Gulf of Oman

Published Jan 27, 2022 6:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

For the second time in less than two weeks, the Royal Navy has captured millions of dollars' worth of narcotics from a smuggli...

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Opinion: There is Still a Slim Chance to Stop a War With Russia

Published Jan 27, 2022 11:24 AM by The Strategist

[By Peter Jennings] It didn’t have to be this way. Since Russia’s invasion of Crimea in 2014 and the bloody proxy w...

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Former 7th Fleet Officer Pleads Guilty to Taking Bribes From GDMA

Published Jan 26, 2022 11:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

Cmdr. Stephen Shedd has become the latest in a string of U.S. Navy officials to plead guilty to federal bribery charges in connect...

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Royal Navy Delivers Relief Aid to Tonga

Published Jan 26, 2022 4:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Royal Navy patrol ship HMS Spey arrived at Tonga on Wednesday, and her crew have unloaded disaster relief supplies for communi...

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Russia's Black Sea Fleet Deploys as Fears of an Invasion Mount

Published Jan 26, 2022 4:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Wednesday, Russia's defense ministry reported that more than 20 ships of the Black Sea Fleet have been deployed for an exer...

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F-35 Crash Injures Seven Sailors on the Deck of USS Carl Vinson

Published Jan 25, 2022 11:25 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Navy is investigating a landing mishap in which an F-35 fighter jet crashed on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson in the Sou...

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Video: U.S. Navy Unites Five Carriers in Pacific Training Exercise

Published Jan 25, 2022 12:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Navy has underway one of its largest show of strength training exercises uniting two carrier strike groups with more than...

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Unmanned Patrol Boats Take Another Step Forward

Published Jan 24, 2022 9:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

Unmanned small craft are filling an increasing number of roles in defense, like force protection, harbor patrol, ISR and minesweep...

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U.S. Navy Interdicts Known Smuggling Vessel With 40T of Fertilizer

Published Jan 23, 2022 8:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Jan. 18, two vessels from U.S. 5th Fleet intercepted a stateless fishing vessel which had previously been caught smuggling illi...

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Indonesia Seeks Local Partners to Offset Beijing in South China Sea

Published Jan 23, 2022 5:11 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

By Huynh Tâm Sáng] Tensions with China over the South China Sea have prompted Indonesia to invite maritime se...

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