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Commissioning of HMAS Adelaide

Commissioning of HMAS Adelaide

captainHMAS Adelaide, the second of two Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) built for the Royal Australian Navy, was commissioned into the Fleet on 4 December 2015, alongside Garden Island, Sydney.

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US retreating in South China Sea

US retreating in South China Sea

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)The US is ‘steadily retreating’ in the South China Sea dispute, according to Dean Cheng, one of the top US experts on the Chinese military and the PRC’s space program and an analyst at the conservative Heritage Foundation.

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Discount for ANI members at USNI site

THE ANI has always worked closely with the United States Naval Institute (USNI) and over recent months we have been finding ways of increasing cooperation between both organisations. The USNI President, Admiral Pete Daly, has kindly agreed to offer a US$10 discount and a free gift to full ANI members if they also wish to join the USNI. This means for instance that online membership of the USNI is now available to ANI members for just US$29 pa. There are many benefits including electronic copies of Proceedings and discounts on all USNI books. THE new look ANI will continue to search options to increase the value of full membership to its members. The USNI special webpage is here. The letter from USNI CEO to to the chair of the ANI council is here. Here is the message from the USNI: Dear Friend of the US Naval Institute, As a subscriber…

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Bookings close 25 Nov for Goldrick seminar

Bookings close 25 Nov for Goldrick seminar

QinetiQ_BlueBookings close at 4pm on 25 November for the 2015 Goldrick Seminar. The seminar, on 3 December 2015 and proudly sponsored by QinetiQ, will look at the future of the Navy and the continuous shipbuilding initiative.

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Australian submarine history 2nd ed out now

Australian submarine history 2nd ed out now

subsThe second edition of Australian Submarines: A History is to be published shortly. The book, by
Dr Michael White QC, Adjunct Professor, Maritime and Shipping Law Unit, TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland, comprises two large volumes with some 1,700 pages. You can order from this page.

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USS Theodore Roosevelt ops against IS

USS Theodore Roosevelt ops against IS

A US Navy Aviation Fuels team sailor, dressed in a purple jersey, stands on the flight deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier.  (Marko Drobnjakovi AP photo)The USS Theodore Roosevelt is a key element of the US-led coalition known as Operation Inherent Resolve that is targeting militants in Syria and Iraq. This island of steel in the Persian Gulf, some 1,090 feet (330 meters) long, is home to 5,000 US Navy aviators, sailors and Marine pilots, and carries about 70 aircraft.

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Indian warship Kochi commissioned

Indian warship Kochi commissioned

Indian_Navy_Ship_INS_KochiNAVAL warship INS Kochi, the largest-ever warship to be built in India, was commissioned in early October by defence minister Manohar Parrikar at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai.

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