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  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Forty-two nations, engaged with their units in a training area stretching between the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea, launched IMCMEX 14 (International Mine Counter Measure Exercise), the largest exercise of its kind. The third edition of the International MCM Exercise hosted by the U.S. Naval Force Central Command (NAVCENT), aims at training a multinational […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Fort Austin has spent the last few weeks in company with HMS Bulwark as part of the Cougar 14 Task Group, sailing from the United Kingdom into the Mediterranean through the Suez Canal and Red Sea and up into the Gulf. The Ship’s Company has been busy throughout, keeping the fleet’s […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Authorities

    The Navy directed U.S. Pacific Fleet and Naval Air Forces to stop, and reverse the deactivation process for carrier air wing (CVW) 14 in a memo dated March 20. The National Defense Authorization Act, signed into law Dec. 31, 2011, mandates that the Navy maintain a minimum of 10 carrier air wings and a dedicated […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Authorities

    The “Tophatters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 held a change of command ceremony March 20 at Naval Air Station Lemoore. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Corey L. Pritchard relieved Cmdr. Tommy F. Locke as commander of VFA-14. Locke, a native of Umatilla, Florida, is a 1994 graduate of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Southern Partnership Station Joint High Speed Vessel 2014 (SPS-JHSV 14) mission came to an end and the vessel returned from deployment Oct. 7 after concluding a successful four-month deployment involving subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) in Belize, Guatemala, Colombia, and Honduras. SPS-JHSV 14 focused on building partner capacity with host-nation counterparts and fostering relationships […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Activities taking place under the New Zealand led Mine Counter Measures and Diving Exercise (MCMEX 14) are gaining momentum as the tenth day dawns on 14 participating teams. The day started with an impressive display of Pouncer operations, with divers taking to the water from a Royal New Zealand Armed Forces (RNZAF) Iroquois helicopter.   […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Spain has been the host nation of NATO’s naval exercise ‘Noble Mariner 14’ held from the 16th to the 26th of October off the coast of Cartagena, Gulf of Cadiz and Alboran Sea with participation of 25 warships, six submarines and more than 4,000 servicemen from 16 different nations. This exercise was part of a […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Another Royal Canadian Navy unit has joined the Canadian Armed Forces’ contribution to the multinational exercise TRADEWINDS 14.   HMCS Summerside joins members of Fleet Diving Unit (FDU) Atlantic who have been providing support to the training exercise since early June. HMCS Summerside was in the Caribbean region completing a successful patrol as part of […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The two week long Northern Coast 2014 (NOCO14) exercise, arranged in August and September is the Finnish Navy’s main exercise this year.   The main aim of the Northern Coasts exercise is to improve the multinational interoperability between the participating troops. The shallow and shoaly waters along the Finnish coast offer challenging exercise conditions where […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities

    As the US Navy operates forward to support real-world events, so does the Information Dominance Type Commander (ID TYCOM), as was evident during Exercise Bold Alligator 2014 (BA14), Oct. 29 – Nov. 10. The ID TYCOM provides Naval commands with intelligence, imagery and strike capabilities. Fleet Intelligence Detachments (FIDs) and Fleet Intelligence Adaptive Forces (FIAFs) […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Training & Education

    After an intense three weeks of operations, the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) Mine Counter Measures and Dive Exercise 2014 (MCMEX14) closed with a traditional ceremonial Beat to Quarters at the Navy Museum in Auckland, New Zealand.   The MCMEX14 was hosted by the Royal New Zealand Navy and it was the first time the […]

  • 20 October 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    First Timor-Leste Navy Officer to Attend Training at RAN College The latest New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) at HMAS Creswell has a very special trainee, one paving the way for his nation and Navy.   Jacinto Do Nascimento is the first Timor-Leste Navy officer to attend training at the Royal Australian Naval College in an agreement between […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Two U.S. Navy ships, led by Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26, departed the U.S. for Scotland, Sep 18-19, to participate in Joint Warrior 14-2.   Joint Warrior is a semi-annual training exercise conducted off the coast of Scotland. The training, led by the United Kingdom, is designed to provide NATO and allied forces a multi-warfare […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy’s frigate ‘Canarias’ has participated in the bilateral exercise ‘MAES-14’ with Morocco between the 15th and 22nd of September.   The exercise included a series of drills in port and at sea, aimed at enhancing mutual training and testing common procedures. The exercise was commanded by the Chief of the 41st Escort Squadron, […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Ships assigned as forward deployed naval forces (FDNF) of the United States Navy in Japan began the annual exercise Multi-Sail 14, March 21.   Multi-Sail 14 is a five-day Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 led exercise that offers participating ships training in the primary mission areas of surface, air, strike, and anti-submarine warfare. “Multi-Sail gives us […]

  • 19 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors, Manassas Va., is being awarded a $14,500,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to existing contract (N00024-11-C-6247) to deliver eight Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems (ISIS) for Navy submarines.  Five systems shall be delivered to Virginia-class submarines, while the remaining three shall be delivered to SSN 688-class submarines. ISIS provides mission critical, all […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Thousands of Royal UK Navy, Royal Marine and Royal Fleet Auxiliary personnel have left the UK for an annual exercise in the Mediterranean and Gulf regions.   Two Royal Navy warships, the Lead Commando Group from 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines (40 Commando) and elements of Naval Air Squadrons, together with two ships from the […]

  • 14 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education
  • 14 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education
  • 14 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    India’s INS Vikrant Undocks at Cochin Shipyard The largest and the first Indian indigenously-built, 40,000 tonne aircraft carrier (IAC) to be christened as INS Vikrant on comissioning was undocked yesterday, June 10, at a ceremony held at the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL). BMT Awarded Research Grant for Australia’s Future Sub BMT Design & Technology (BMT), […]

  • 16 June 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Dragon Escorts Gigantic LNG Carrier through Strait of Hormuz HMS Dragon helped shepherd a gigantic gas tanker through one of the world’s most important ‘choke points’ during an exercise to hone protecting sea trade.  Multinational Amphibious Exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 Kicks Off Marines and sailors from 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, I Marine Expeditionary Force […]

  • 20 April 2014
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    USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) Christened The christening ceremony of the first Zumwalt-class destroyer, the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), took place at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard located in Bath, Maine on 12 April, 2014.   Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Ray Mabus, and other honored guests attended the christening ceremony. US General Voices Need for More […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Authorities

    Portuguese naval vessels worked with Portuguese Air Force and other maritime services to rescue 14 crew members from a fishing vessel. The agencies coordinated during the early hours of Oct 23, to save the people aboard the fishing vessel Segredos do Mar, which sank three miles from the port of Sesimbra, Portugal. Another fishing vessel, Jonas David, informed the […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Fleet Flagship of the Royal UK Navy, HMS Bulwark, sailed from Plymouth yesterday (Tuesday) to lead the Royal Navy’s major amphibious deployment, Cougar 14.   The amphibious command and control ship, carrying Royal Marines and a range of all-terrain vehicles, will be joined by recently refurbished HMS Ocean and other ships from the UK’s […]

  • 15 December 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    First 125 Class German Navy Frigate Christened The first of a total of four 125 Class frigates for the German Navy was today christened “Baden-Württemberg” at a ceremony at the Hamburg site of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems – a company of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions.   This is an important milestone in the construction program for the […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s future littoral combat ship USS Manchester (LCS 14) completed acceptance trials after undergoing a series of tests with the navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey. The Independence-variant LCS passed the trials on December 15, the US Naval Sea Systems Command announced. Acceptance trials are the last significant milestone before delivery of the […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Combat Logistics Regiment 25 and Navy Beach Group Two conducted a month-long Maritime Prepositioning Force Exercise-14 (MPFEX 14) during the month of August at Marine Corps Support Facility Blount Island in Jacksonville, Fla.   The 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade and Expeditionary Strike Group Two led the exercise, which feeds into BOLD ALLIGATOR 2014, a large-scale amphibious […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Last week (November 17 – 21) the bilateral exercise MAGRE-14 was conducted in the Bay of Cadiz with participation of Spanish Mine Countermeasures Divers (UBMCM) and U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians (EODMU-8). The exercise was oriented towards the implementation of interoperability procedures between the participating diving units, among them different tactics and techniques like […]

  • 20 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    UK’s Second New Aircraft Carrier Step Closer to Assembly Just days after the naming ceremony for her sister, a giant segment of the second of Britain’s two new aircraft carriers has been completed. Indian Navy’s INS Kuthar Damaged in Accident INS Kuthar, Indian Navy’s Khukri class corvette, was damaged while operating in the Andaman and […]