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K24 launched

On December 28, 1963, Soviet Juliett-class submarine K-24 was launched at the Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard in Nizhny Novgorad, Russia.
MuseumShip in Peenemunde, Germany
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Baylander laid down

On 28 December 1967, Helicopter Landing Trainer (HLT) USS Baylander (IX-514) was laid down at Pacific Coast Engineering Co. Alameda, CA as harbor utility craft YFU-79.
Baylander Steel Beach, New York, NY

060825-N-0856O-527The NAS Pensacola-based Navy Helicopter Landing Trainer (HLT) IX-514 transports a TH-57 helicopter from NAS Whiting Field after the helicopter, crewed by student pilot Navy Lt.(jg) David Dostal and instructor Navy Lt. Teresa Ferry made the 100,000th consecutive accident-free landing on the HLT IX-514 Aug. 25. Photo by Michael O'Connor

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B39 commissioned

On 28 December 1967, Soviet Project 641 (Foxtrot-class) diesel-electric attack submarine B-39 was commissioned.
Martime Museum of San Diego, CA

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New Jersey recommissioned

On 28 December 1982, Iowa-class battleship USS New Jersey BB-62 was recommissioned for a fourth time with Capt. William M. Fogarty in command.
Battleship New Jersey, Camden, NJ

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Kiev commissioned

On 28 December 1975, Soviet Kiev-class aircraft carrier 'Kiev' was commissioned.
Preserved at Tianjin Binhai Aircraft Carrier Theme Park, Tianjin, China

A port quarter view of the Soviet aircraft carrier KIEV (CVHG 051) underway.

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