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UK Royal Navy sacks 9 nuclear submarine personnel for drug abuse

October 29, 2017 9:37 pm
UK Royal Navy sacks 9 nuclear submarine personnel for drug abuse

UK navy nuclear submarine HMS Vigilant The UK Royal Navy has discharged nine military personnel on board of a nuclear submarine after they tested positive for using drugs. The servicemen received the boot after failing compulsory drug tests on HMS Vigilant — one of Britain’s four nuclear submarines equipped with […]

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UK Royal Navy sacks 9 nuclear submarine personnel for drug abuse

9:37 pm
UK Royal Navy sacks 9 nuclear submarine personnel for drug abuse

UK navy nuclear submarine HMS Vigilant The UK Royal Navy has discharged nine military personnel on board of a nuclear submarine after they tested positive for using drugs. The servicemen received the boot after failing compulsory drug tests on HMS Vigilant — one of Britain’s four nuclear submarines equipped with […]

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The United States, South Korea to hold joint naval drills

October 13, 2017 1:00 pm
The United States, South Korea to hold joint naval drills

The USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered US Navy submarine, arrives in the port of Busan, in South Korea, October 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United States and South Korea are set to hold naval drills next week despite international calls for the de-escalation of tensions with North Korea. The United […]

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US Navy ships overseas plagued with problems: Watchdog

September 8, 2017 5:30 am
US Navy ships overseas plagued with problems: Watchdog

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (R), with a hole on its portside after a collision with an oil tanker, is escorted by Singapore Navy’s RSS Intrepid to Changi naval base in Singapore on August 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US Navy ships on overseas missions have lost operational […]

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US, Romania launch navy drills in Black Sea near Russia

August 25, 2017 9:00 pm
US, Romania launch navy drills in Black Sea near Russia

US Army personnel offload military equipment at the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base near Constanta in Romania on February 14, 2017. (AFP photo) The US and Romanian navies have launched joint military drills in the Black Sea in Eastern Europe near Russia’s borders. The joint US-Romanian naval drills started on Thursday in the […]

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Japan, US begin 18-day joint naval maneuvers amid tensions

August 14, 2017 10:39 am
Japan, US begin 18-day joint naval maneuvers amid tensions

Tokyo and Washington have launched joint live fire drills on a northern Japanese island, at a time of escalating tensions in Southeast Asia and amid rising fears of a potential conflict between the US and North Korea. More than 2,000 US Marines plus some 1,500 Japanese troops are joining the […]

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China defends military activities in Sea of Japan

August 11, 2017 2:45 pm
China defends military activities in Sea of Japan

Commander of China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force Ma Xiaotian China has defended its military maneuvers in the Sea of Japan in response to a recent warning by Japan against increasing military activities in the waters. Japan had said in its annual defense review on Tuesday that the number of […]

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China slams US Navy’s new ‘provocation’ in South China Sea

4:28 am
China slams US Navy’s new ‘provocation’ in South China Sea

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) sailing in the waters off the Korean Peninsula. (Photo by US Navy) China has blasted the US Navy for sending yet another warship close to Chinese-held territories in the South China Sea, saying it amounted to a breach of […]

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Russian navy forces hold major drills in Baltic Sea

August 10, 2017 10:30 pm
Russian navy forces hold major drills in Baltic Sea

This undated photo shows Russian forces performing a beach landing operation during a military exercise in Kaliningrad. (Photo by TASS) The Russian navy has staged major tactical drills in the westernmost region of Kaliningrad, the latest in a series of high-profile war games by the country’s military forces in the […]

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Turkish Supreme Military Council replaces land, air and navy commanders

August 2, 2017 10:30 pm
Turkish Supreme Military Council replaces land, air and navy commanders

A Turkish Supreme Military Council (YAS) meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (C), is being held at Cankaya Palace in Ankara, Turkey, on August 02, 2017. (Photo by Anadolu news agency) Turkey’s top military body has decided to replace the land, air and naval commanders of the military in the […]

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