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Ship: The Rube Goldberg

Affiliation:   Unified Earth Fleet (Stranger)

Designation:  Resarch and Development Crusier

Class:  Charlie

Personnel:  160

Name:  The Rube Goldberg

Support Ship: None

Tender:  20 shuttle craft… 7 more words

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The Era of Coast Guards in the Asia-Pacific is Upon Us--Rand Corp

The Rand Corporation has issued an interesting post regarding the increased use and aggressiveness of Asian Coast Guards. It is based on a study of the Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Philippine Coast Guards.  859 more words

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NEW San Salvador Sailing Adventure

A 4 hour sail aboard the San Salvador

The San Salvador is a replica of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s ship that arrived at the port we now call San Diego on September 28, 1542. 106 more words

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Ship: The Spartan

Affiliation:   United Earth (3rd Fleet)

Designation:  Training Ship

Class:  Charlie

Personnel:  Standard 200, Can house up to 1000 for training.  One landing deck

Name:  The Spartan… 25 more words

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Ghost ships: why are World War II naval wrecks vanishing in Indonesia?

HMAS Perth was sunk on March 1 1942.
Shinatria Adhityatama / Pusat Arkaeologi Nasional (Arkenas)

Natali Pearson, University of Sydney

Seventy five years ago this month, Australia, the UK, US and the Netherlands suffered a series of disastrous naval defeats against Japan in the narrow straits and seas around Indonesia. 1,263 more words

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UAE's New, and very well Armed OPV

DefenseNews reports first impressions of a new Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) built for UAE’s Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Agency (CICPA) shown at the NAVDEX (naval) portion of the IDEX international Defense Exposition in Abu Dhabi. 289 more words

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How Does the Program of Record Compare to Historic Fleets

A question from a reader prompted me to look at how the “Program of Record” (POR) compares with Coast Guard patrol fleets of the past. 479 more words

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