Kammenos calls on wealthy Greeks to bankroll frigate purchase
Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Thursday called on wealthy Greeks to contribute financially for the purchase of new frigates for the Navy, by donating into a special bank account set to open next year.
He said the action is part of an effort in 2019 to boost the capacity of the Hellenic Navy, adding that the state will contribute.
The Bulgarian Navy will Receive Unmanned Underwater Vehicles with EU Funding
Bulgarian naval forces will receive a wide range of diving equipment and unmanned underwater vehicles, the press service of the Navy headquarters in Varna announced, reports Darik.
Wreck of Argentine submarine found year after disappearance: navy
The wreckage of an Argentine navy submarine that exploded and disappeared a year ago was located in the Atlantic Ocean Friday, the navy said, crushing any remaining hope for relatives of the 44 crew.
Indonesia Lion Air Jet's Flight Recorder Found 3 Days After Crash
Indonesian navy divers on Thursday recovered the flight recorder of the 2-month-old Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea minutes after takeoff earlier this week, killing all 189 passengers and crew members on board, according to Fox News.
US warships sail through Taiwan Strait
This U.S. Navy photo obtained June 24 shows the guided-missile cruiser U.S.S. Antietam pulling alongside the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier, U.S.S. Ronald Reagan during a fueling at sea on June 21 in the Philippine Sea.
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PM Dancila: Marines bring new meanings and connotations to such notions as devotion, courage and professionalism
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Wednesday sent a message of congratulations to the marines and civilians on the Romanian Navy Day, while mentioning that, under the national flag, they bring "new meanings and deeper connotations to such notions as devotion, courage and professionalism" every day.
Bulgarian Navy Will Receive New Motorboats for $2 million as a Donation from US
VARNA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com), U.S. officially donated four state-of-the-art equipped high-speed motorboats to the Bulgarian Naval forces. One of them is a medium-sized patrol boat, and the other three are from the type Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIB), learned BulgarianMilitary.com
Navy detonates two WWII shells off Cephalonia
Members of the Hellenic Navy's underwater demolition teams have carried out a controlled detonation of two unexploded World War II artillery shells found in the sea off the southern coast of Cephalonia, it emerged on Saturday.
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Bulgarian Parliament Voted for Two New Naval Vessels
Today, Parliament will discuss the updated project to acquire two multi-purpose modular patrol vessels for the Navy. The previous project failed after in December the only company that filed documents and won the bid for two ships changed its mind and got out of the deal.
Fire Rescue Operation Training was Carried out in Burgas Port
A fire on a ship in the port of Bourgas imposed an emergency evacuation of the crew. A team of fire, civil protection and Bulgarian Red Cross joined the rescue operation. Fortunately, the situation is not an accident, but a part of tactical doctrine of the navy, reported BGNES.