USS San Antonio

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‘Off-the-shelf’ designs can have problems too

For all of those critics of a Canadian shipbuilding effort who argued we should by off -the-shelf vessels like the San Antonio-class instead of building the JSS here, the article “Troubled Ship San Antonio won’t deploy next year” from the 15 October issue of the Virginian-Pilot provides some sobering data.  […]


An interesting press release from the US HQ in Bahrain

See: “New Counter-Piracy Task Force Established.” There are several interesting components to this. The first is organizational: “Some navies in our coalition did not have the authority to conduct counter-piracy missions,” said Vice Adm, Bill Gortney, CMF Commander. “The establishment of CTF-151 will allow those nations to operate under the […]