Top News of the Week July 8 – 13, 2013

first_img View post tag: Navy Authorities View post tag: Defence View post tag: Top Top News of the Week July 8 – 13, 2013 View post tag: week View post tag: Defense July 14, 2013 Back to overview,Home naval-today Top News of the Week July 8 – 13, 2013 Share this article View post tag: Naval View post tag: News by topic US Navy Delivers Final 35-Meter Patrol Boat to Iraqi NavyThe U.S. Navy delivered the final 35-meter patrol boat (PB 312) to the Iraqi navy at the Umm Qasr naval facility July 5th, after successfully completing reactivation in Bahrain.Saudi Arabia Eyes 30 Mark V Patrol BoatsThe Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified the US Congress July 9 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia of 30 Mark V patrol boats and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $ 1 .2 billion.USNS Montford Point Departs San DiegoUSNS Montford Point (MLP 1) departs San Diego today for Naval Station Everett, Wash. Montford Point is the Navy’s first mobile landing platform, delivered to the Navy in San Diego May 14 and expected to be fully operational in fiscal year 2015.Russian Navy to Get 36 Warships This YearThe Russian Navy will receive 36 warships in 2013, an unprecedented number in Russia’s history, Navy Deputy Commander-in-Chief, Vice Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov said.  “During this year, 36 combat ships, fast attack crafts and support vessels will join the Russian Navy.USS Bonhomme Richard Docks in Brisbane, AustraliaThe forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Brisbane Australia July 9, for a scheduled port visit. The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) is in Australia to participate in the biennial combined-joint exercise Talisman Saber.USA: Lockheed Martin Conducts LRASM Captive Carry TestsLockheed Martin recently completed a series of Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) captive carry flight tests at the Sea Range in Point Mugu, Calif., advancing the research program toward its first missile release and free flight test later this year.last_img read more