New ship has handed over to Royal Navy of Oman amid colourful celebrations on HM Naval Base Portsmouth 31 Oct 2013.AL RAHMANI 2nd of 3 99 metre corvettes designed,built & delivered for Royal Navy of Oman as part of Project Khareef.
161203-N-KP948-288 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Dec. 3, 2016) - USS Donald Cook gets underway from Naval Station Rota, Spain, Dec. 3, 2016. Donald Cook, an Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks)
The Mistral Class BPC (bâtiment de projection et de commandement) which is similar to USN & Royal Navy amphibious dock landing ships/helicopter carriers, in the dry dock at Saint-Nazaire,France, before float out,for the Russian Navy. The Vladivostock is one of two on order from France.Due for delivery to Saint Patersburg on 1 November 2014,& to join Russian Pacific fleet.
Sandown-Class mine hunter,HMS Bangor,sailed into Glasgow July 18 for start of visit of almost 3 weeks.52.7-metre ship,which usually homebased at Faslane,took short journey up Clyde to go alongside Plantation Quay, next to Glasgow Science Centre,where she will remain until August 4.Will open to visitors from July 19-August 3-usually 10am-5pm.Affiliated with my former home of Bangor,Northern Ireland,& been aboard a few times.
Catamaran design high speed landing craft approaching the well deck of French BPC Tonnerre. Roughly equivalent to USN & Royal Navy amphibious landing ships.
U.S. Naval Submarine Base, Groton, CN Launching of a ballistic missile submarine. USS George Washington (SSBN-598) The lead ship of her class of nuclear ballistic missile submarines, was the third United States Navy ship of the name, in honor of George Washington (1732–1799), first President of the United States, and the first of that name to be purpose-built as a warship.
German navy minesweeper FGS ROTTWEIL (M 1061)
Japanese navy officer of the Special Naval Landing Force (海軍特別陸戦隊) holding a map during combat operations around south China,1939
26 August 2013.This exercise between Crete & Cyprus intended to train crews to share expertise. Based on realistic scenario, French Aconite frigates USS Gravely & USS Barry (Arleigh Burke-type frigates) coordinated to gather information on surface threat & implement appropriate response. Allied visit also made to get closer to understanding the threat. Team led boat raid on board vessel identified as suspicious & launched investigation & search for evidence.
USS Fort Worth LCS-3 (littoral combat ship) launched into the Menominee River. 12/4/2010