Late Note: Unfortunately I let my frustration with the slowness of out cutter replacement and my natural snarkiness color this report, leaving the impression that the Mexican Navy was replacing its ships faster than the Coast Guard, which is not the case. 73 more words
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The German Navy Blog, Marine Forum, reports, “7 November, ALGERIA, Polish Gdansk Shipyard launches newly-built sail training vessel EL-MELLAH … regarded as „the largest (110m x 14.5m, 3,000 sqm sails) and fastest (17 knots) sailing ships in the world“ … to be used in training of Algerian Navy cadets … delivery in fall, 2016.”
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The Cuttermen’s Association web site has information about awards and nomination procedures for two individual awards (one officer, one enlisted) and two unit awards (one for ships 210 and larger and one for vessels 175 foot and smaller).
You have probably heard that Four Russian naval vessels based in the Caspian Sea have launched 26 missiles against targets in Syria. This attack demonstrates a capability similar to that of the US Tomahawk missile. 229 more words