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The Navy took delivery of its newest attack submarine, PCU New Mexico (SSN 779), from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding (NGSB) Dec. 29, four months earlier than its contract delivery date. New Mexico is the sixth Virginia-class submarine and the third delivered by NGSB.
The head of Chinese shipping giant Cosco has suggested that container ships should be powered by nuclear reactors in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping, said to account for 4% of the global total. Shipping companies have gradually been introducing 'super slow steaming'…
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corp. are the only two companies in Japan able to build military submarines, and a possible clash between the two companies over the 2010 submarine contract is attracting widespread industry attention.
COMSUBGRU NINE and friends will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the commissioning of USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (SSBN 598), the first Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine and the first of the "41 for Freedom" boats. To help us celebrate this event…
The mission supports Africa Partnership Station, or APS, a U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa initiative designed to enhance the continent's maritime security through partnership and collaboration. Grapple is specifically deployed as part of APS East…