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  • 16 July 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Swedish defense technology company Saab has unveiled its next generation anti-ship missile system – the RBS15 Gungnir – that will be on display at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 for the first time. The company says the new system continues the tradition of robust and autonomous all-weather capability of the RBS15 missile family but utilizing […]

  • 18 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 15 officially transitioned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 15 during a ceremony, Nov. 15, at Naval Air Station North Island. The “Red Lions” are the latest anti-submarine squadron to make the transition to a sea combat squadron as part of the Navy’s new direction for the rotary wing community, said […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Polish Naval Port Gdynia contracted Sweden’s Saab for the maintenance and logistic support of the Polish Navy’s RBS15 Mk3 surface-to-surface missile system. Saab received this contract after partnering with Polish defense company MESKO, a member of Polish Armament Group (PGZ), last year. The contract includes scheduled maintenance of the missile system and additional ILS in the form of training […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    One of Australia’s Huon class Mine Hunters, HMAS Yarra, continues to play an integral part of Exercise DUGONG 15. The exercise, conducted in Hobart between 5-16 October, has successfully tested the interoperability capabilities of the Navy in the conduct of mine counter measures, clearance diving and salvage operations. Bringing together personnel from Australia, the United States, […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Exercise FLOTEX-15, organized by the Spanish Navy, will be conducted in the Gulf of Cadiz, Strait of Gibraltar, Alboran Sea and the Western Mediterranean. Participating units include 20 surface ships, 1 submarine, a Marine Corps Landing Force and different rotary and fixed-wing aircraft; a total of 3,000 people apart from other Air Force and Army units. […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The joint military crew and various non-governmental organization (NGO) volunteers serving aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) commenced humanitarian-civil assistance operations on July 8 in Colombia as part of Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15). Colombia is the seventh mission stop during CP-15’s six-month deployment. Comfort’s last visit to Colombia was in […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    With the magnificent backdrop of Mount Wellington and working in the deep, cool waters off Hobart, personnel from Australia, Great Britain, the United States, New Zealand and Canada and observers from India and Sweden, began Exercise DUGONG 15 on October 5. The two week exercise involves the Huon class Mine Hunter, HMAS Yarra, personnel from […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) recently began their participation in the German-led Exercise NORTHERN COASTS 2015 (NOCO 15). NOCO 15 is a multinational exercise for NATO, Partnership for Peace and EU countries, which has been conducted annually since 2007 in the Baltic region. Its aim is […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two amphibious landing ships of the Croatian Navy, DBM 81 Cetina and DBV 82 Krka are expected to return to their homeport, Naval Base Lora, today, November 13. The ships took part in NATO’s Trident Juncture 2015 and supported the Croatian Army, transporting personnel and equipment during the drills. The Silba class, sometimes called the […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Exercise DUGONG 15, a mine countermeasures exercise which involved seven Navies, has drawn to a close in Hobart. The event brought mine warfare and dive teams from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and United States together for two weeks to practice contemporary mine warfare and dive salvage techniques and procedures. New Zealand also took part, deploying headquarters […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Two of the Royal Navy’s largest warships have set sail from Plymouth to lead the Royal Navy’s Cougar 15 Deployment. HMS Ocean deployed with Royal Marines from 45 Commando and Merlin, Apache and Chinook helicopters from the Fleet Air Arm, Army Air Corps and RAF, where the Navy’s helicopter carrier will join a task group […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) has contracted Saab for production of more next generation anti-ship missiles. The total order value amounts to SEK 500 million (US$56.7M approx.) with deliveries beginning in the mid-2020s. In March 2017, Saab announced an order from FMV for development and production of the next generation anti-ship missile system. It will be […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s helicopter mine countermeasures squadron (HM) 15 carried out annual airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) training at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) for almost two weeks earlier in October. HM-15’s annual helicopter advanced readiness program (HARP) HAWKEX training is conducted at NSWC PCD where the squadron can receive technical support to equipment used […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Croatian Navy performed a test firing of its RBS-15B anti-ship missile, sinking a target vessel in a maneuver conducted as part of the country’s largest military drill since the Croatian War of Independence.  The sinking exercise (SINKEX) took place on October 14 in the “Dugi Otok” training range and saw missile boat RTOP 42 […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Lithuanian Armed Forces have officially received the P15 patrol ship, a former Danish Navy Flyvefisken-class vessel, bought earlier from Denmark. P15 was transferred to the Lithuanian Navy at a ceremony in Korsør port in Denmark on November 23. The new ship is replacing 50 years old Storm-class LNS Sėlis (P32) built in Norway that the Lithuanian Navy […]

  • 27 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Mayport, Sept. 25 after completion of the humanitarian and civil assistance mission Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15). The brief stop allowed for a portion of CP-15 team to disembark before Comfort continues on to its homeport in Norfolk, Virginia. During the one-day stop in […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy warship, HMS Severn has just completed Tradewinds 15, a 14 nation training exercise in the Caribbean. Ships and personnel participated from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Mexico, the USA and Severn from the UK. […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The inaugural bilateral maritime exercise between India and Australia, AUSINDEX15, has concluded September 19, in Visakhapatnam, India. The activity brought together ships and aircraft from both countries to strengthen defence co-operation under the Framework for Security Cooperation announced in 2014 by the Australian and Indian Prime Ministers, Abbott and Modi. Head Navy Capability, Rear Admiral […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Haiti on Sept. 19th, marking the completion of Comfort’s eleventh and final mission stop in support of Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15). Joint-military members and non-governmental organization volunteers completed medical operations at two medical sites in Port Au Prince, providing medical care to more than […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO concluded participation in NATO’s anti-submarine warfare (ASW) Exercise DYNAMIC MANTA 15 (DYMA 15) on September 23. Together with other ships, submarines and aircraft, several exercise serials were conducted around the clock. Exercise DYNAMIC MANTA 15 started with a pre-sail conference September 11, during which representatives from NATO’s Allied Maritime Command, […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The project manager for German Navy’s K 130-class corvettes on June 3 authorized the use of the RBS-15 Mk3 long-range fire-and-forget surface-to-surface and air-to-surface, anti-ship missile against land targets. This means that the Navy now has a weapon system which, for the first time, allows it to engage land targets from the sea. The 4.35 meter missile […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), along with members of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces, began exercise Red Reef 15 Dec. 7 in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. Red Reef is a biennial, bilateral exercise between the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, set to increase […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities

    Joint forces arrive in Honduras, July 12, in support of Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15). SPS-JHSV 15 is a joint force comprised of adapted forces including divers, explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians, corpsmen, Seabees, intel personnel, preventive medicine specialists, and communication specialists, from the Navy, Marines, Army and Air Force. Through […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command’s dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Lewis and Clark (T-AKE 1) arrived at Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati, Oct. 24, as part of its continuing support of Exercise Koa Moana 15-3. Exercise KM 15-3 is a four-month international exercise with participants from the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and host […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Vigía has participated in the maritime security exercise ‘SEABORDER 15’ in Portuguese waters, as part of the schedule of events of the 5+5 Defense Initiative. The exercise was organized by Portugal, Italy and Spain. The first part of the exercise took place in Rome for command and coordination purposes […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy amphibious assault ship, HMS Bulwark, has returned to Plymouth from operations in the Mediterranean after leading a major Royal Navy deployment. The Plymouth-based ship was leading this year’s exercise Cougar comprising exercises with the French Navy off Corsica and then Exercise Trident Juncture, the largest NATO exercise for a decade involving 30 nations, […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Sweden’s Saab and Polish defense company MESKO, a member of Polish Armament Group (PGZ), have entered a teaming agreement for long-term maintenance and support of the Polish Navy’s RBS15 Mk3 surface-to-surface missile system. Contracted in 2006, the RBS15 Mk3 is in service on-board the Polish Navy’s Orkan-class fast attack craft. The teaming agreement, which was signed in […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has contracted Saab for the development and production of the country’s next generation anti-ship missile system. According to the company, the total order value amounts to SEK3.2 billion (approx. US$358M) and deliveries will take place during the period 2017-2026. The signed contract is a development programme of an anti-ship missile system in both […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), along with members of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces, officially concluded exercise Red Reef 15 with a joint demonstration in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dec. 16. Over the nine-day span, 11th MEU personnel worked, trained and lived alongside Saudi Marines from the 1st, […]