25 Jul '17, 12am

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ROCKHAMPTON, Australia — The U.S. Navy has put its up-gunned expeditionary strike group concept into practice within a realistic war-fighting scenario, with allied surface combatants joining an amphibious ready group, or ARG, and its embarked Marines for a major exercise off the coast of Australia. The Bonhomme Richard ARG was joined by a surface action group, or SAG, made up of the U.S. destroyer Sterett and four Australian frigates at Exercise Talisman Saber 2017, which saw American and Australian forces carry out two major amphibious landings at Australia’s Shoalwater Bay Training Area. [Chinese intel-gathering ship spotted near US-Australia exercise ] According to Royal Australian Navy Capt. Guy Holthouse, sea combat commander for the Talisman Saber 2017 Combined Amphibious Force, the up-gunned ESG was pitted against a very active and capable adversary that presented a...

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Chinese intel-gathering ship spotted near US-Australia exercise

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defensenews.com 24 Jul '17, 10pm

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stripes.com 21 Jul '17, 1am

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stripes.com 20 Jul '17, 9pm

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Official: US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship

Official: US Navy ship fires warning shots near...

navytimes.com 25 Jul '17, 2pm

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stripes.com 18 Jul '17, 6pm

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Navy successfully tests anti-drone laser weapon

navytimes.com 19 Jul '17, 10pm

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US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian shi...

foxnews.com 25 Jul '17, 10pm

A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, two U.S. defense officials confirm...

#UNITAS2017, the longest-running annual multina...

navy.mil 19 Jul '17, 6pm

MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval maritime forces from 19 countries are gathering in Lima, Peru, to kick off the 58th iteration...

Exercise Sea Breeze 2017 Continues in Ukraine

Exercise Sea Breeze 2017 Continues in Ukraine

defense.gov 19 Jul '17, 2pm

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U.S. Navy boss: Network everything

defensenews.com 21 Jul '17, 5pm

WASHINGTON – The Navy’s top officer wants to expand the reach of each of his ships, and he’s looking towards networking to...

The Chinese are coming! Joint Moscow-Beijing exercise scares Scandinavia

The Chinese are coming! Joint Moscow-Beijing ex...

sputniknews.com 21 Jul '17, 9am

CC BY 2.0 / Håkan Dahlström / Swedish soldiers Imaginary Russians Are Coming (Again): This Time to Northern Sweden The exe...

Navy Divers raise highball bouncing bombs from ...

royalnavy.mod.uk 21 Jul '17, 11am

Northern Diving Group deals with dozens of items of Wartime ordnance around the country each year, but the raising of the ...