• US submarine sails into port

    US submarine sails into port0

    The US Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News is pictured above sailing into Gibraltar yesterday evening. The Ministry of Defence said it was “a scheduled logistical visit”. The submarine’s arrival was not without incident, however. Details were sketchy as this edition went to press, but eyewitnesses said a Spanish customs boat was intercepted by

    READ MORE
  • US Navy vessel calls at Gibraltar

    US Navy vessel calls at Gibraltar0

    The US Navy vessel USNA Yuma is picture above as it sailed into HM Naval Base yesterday for short stop. The vessel is an Expeditionary Fast Transport and is the eighth such ship accepted into the US Navy. Its sister ship the USNS Carson City called at Gibraltar some 12 months ago prior to deploying

    READ MORE
  • MoD confirms ‘non-nuclear maintenance’ on US submarine

    MoD confirms ‘non-nuclear maintenance’ on US submarine0

    The Ministry of Defence has confirmed that ‘non-nuclear maintenance work’ has been carried out on the US Navy submarine USS Newport News over the past week. The MoD confirmed the repairs in a statement issued jointly with the Gibraltar Government following concerns raised by environmental groups here and in Spain. “We can confirm that, during

    READ MORE