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Russia May Build Pacific Fleet Base on Matua Island in Kurils Chain


The Russian Defense Ministry is considering the possibility of building a base for units of the Pacific Fleet on the Matua Island in the Kurils chain, Commander of the Eastern Military District Col.

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Navy Officer going to prison for his part in $30 million bribery scandal

Billion$ floating around the world – why not take a taste?

A federal judge in San Diego has sentenced a U.S. Navy captain caught in a $30 million bribery scandal to 46 months in prison, bringing to a close the case against the highest-ranking officer in the fraud scheme.

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Philippines can mediate between US and China

By Newsmeph

Manila Philippines – Former Philippine President Fidel V. Ramos recently stated that the Philippines was in a very unique position now to be the mediator between the US and China because of our cultural ties. 336 more words



Philippine Navy troop transport and re-supply operations in the vicinity of Hasa-hasa (Half Moon) Shoal was harassed by Chinese naval and maritime surveillance ships.

According to information obtained by The STAR, BRP Laguna was sailing from Rizal Reef to Lawak Island when five Chinese vessels appeared and made hostile maneuvers before midnight of Feb. 110 more words


Rick Gerbrecht

A fully owned subsidiary of ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH of Bremen, Germany, Atlas Elektronik Canada Ltd serves the Canadian market from its location near the Royal Canadian Navy’s pacific fleet. 128 more words


A bit of Naval History, 1760-1840

At the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, in a visit in 1993, I had been disappointed to only find four telescopes on display. One of these was shown in relation to items used by Admiral Nelson, and my notes from the time record it as approximately a 3 foot long oak cylindrical barrel, with one draw, in silver, inscribed “John Pasco, Flag Lt to Nelson” (or words to that effect). 1,450 more words

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Russia Pacific Fleet Ships Practice Air Defense at Indra Navy-2015 Drills

A group of ships from the Russian Pacific Fleet carried out combat task duties while participating in the Russian-Indian drills Indra Navy-2015, a fleet statement announced Wednesday. 136 more words