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RIMPAC San Diego – Mine Warfare

By Rear Adm. William Merz, Commander, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, assigned as RIMPAC Task Force Commander 177, Commander Mine Warfare Task Force   The bulk of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) is conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands, but more than 1,000 men and women representing nine …

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Old, but Not Outdated: Mine Countermeasures

Mineman 3rd Class Joseph Gibson, left, classifies contracts on the AN/SQQ-32 variable depth mine hunting detection and classification sonar from the combat information center aboard the mine countermeasures ship USS Warrior (MCM 10), Sept. 22, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Lewis Hunsaker/Released)

Representatives from 41 nations have gathered in the Arabian Gulf for International Mine Countermeasures Exercise 2013, a training exercise on how to keep the seas free of mines. By United Kingdom Maritime Component Commander Staff In a world of high-tech missiles, radars, stealth design and navigation systems, the simple mine is often seen …

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Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is a time when you can’t help but think of the things you love (especially if it’s chocolate!) Luckily, if you’ve ventured this far you might have an affinity for your Navy and we think it’s only fitting to give you the opportunity …

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