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  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The International Mine Countermeasures Exercise, considered the largest maritime exercise in the world, kicked off April 4, with international naval and civilian maritime forces from more than 30 nations spanning six continents training together across the Middle East. The exercise is organized and led by U.S. Naval Forces Central Command. Through the course of this […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Spanish Special Naval Warfare Force team (FGNE in its Spanish initials) is training Senegalese and Cape Verdean Forces on special operations missions as part of Exercise Flintlock 16. This multinational exercise is conducted by Sahel and NATO nations within the present Cooperative Security framework and is the follow-up to the training activities carried out […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Equipment & technology

    After acquiring a controlling stake in Euroyachting Rybinskaya Shipyard group of companies in 2015, Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov has ventured into the boat-building business, embracing the BK-16 as a flagship model. BK-16 is a high-speed, multi-purpose amphibious landing craft built for the Russian defense ministry. The company has presented the boat before and is now sharing […]

  • 16 March 2018

    Future US Navy littoral combat ship (LCS) Tulsa (LCS 16) has successfully completed acceptance trials after a series of in-port and underway demonstrations for the US Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey. The trials, concluded on March 9, are the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the navy. During the trials, the navy conducted […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Warships taking part in the International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) have sailed out of Manama, Bahrain to begin the underway portion of the exercise on April 10. U.S. and Royal Navy ships sailed into the Arabian Gulf and Straits of Hormuz to practice working together to address threats such as piracy, terrorism, and mines. IMCMEX will […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ssang Yong 2016…a multilateral, amphibious exercise in South Korea that strengthens Marine Corps and Naval integration…view the highlights! See how MSC ships played a crucial role in this exercise. #SsangYong16 #PacificRebalance #MSCdelivers Posted by U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command on Sunday, March 20, 2016 The recently concluded exercise Ssang Yong 16, which took place off […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    One Spanish and one Royal Morocco Navy frigate met in the Gulf of Cadiz to conduct the bilateral exercise MAES-16 from May 4 – 12. Spanish Santa Maria-class frigate Canarias and Moroccan Sigma-class frigate Allal Ben Abdellah carried out a series of training activities in the Gulf of Cadiz under the command of Captain Ramón Godín, Commander […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Soldiers from the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and Republic of Korea, along with the Bonhomme Richards strike group and ROK Navy vessels started exercise Sang Yong 16 in the Republic of Korea on March 9. Ssang Yong, which translates to “Twin Dragons,” is a biennial combined exercise conducted by Navy and Marine Corps forces with the […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, has awarded Saab a SEK 148 million (approx. 18.3M) contract to provide Multi Tactical Data Links to the Swedish Navy.  The Navy platforms will be upgraded with data links such as L16 and L22. This enables closer co-operation and communication with other nations at sea during missions. Saab 9LV […]

  • 10 February 2017

    U.S. Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Tulsa (LCS 16), during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony Saturday, Feb. 11th, in Mobile, Alabama. Tulsa, designated LCS 16, honors the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Adm. William F. Moran, vice chief of naval operations, will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Kathy Taylor, former mayor […]

  • 3 September 2014

    Sri Lanka Naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command on information received recovered 16 kilograms of cannabis (Kerala Ganja) concealed of the shrubs in the Mathagal area in Jaffna on 2nd September 2014.   The recovered items were handed over to Ilavalai Police for further investigations. [mappress] Press Release, September 03, 2014; Image: Sri […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver departed Pearl Harbour August 18 and will now conduct operations in the Asia-Pacific after participating in the Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime exercise. According to the Canadian Navy, the frigate’s activities will include participating in Exercise Kakadu, a joint, biennial exercise hosted by the Royal Australian Navy, […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Industry news

    The Sultanate of Oman accepted the first of its second order of Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcons in a ceremony April 3 at Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth facility. The fighter aircraft will ferry to Oman later this year.   In 2002, the Sultanate of Oman became the 23rd member of the F-16 family and now […]

  • 16 February 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Queen Elizabeth to Launch UK’s Biggest Warship Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will launch the Royal Navy’s USD 5.1 billion (£3.1billion) aircraft carrier, named after her, during her visit to Scotland in summer this year, the Daily Record reported.   HMS Queen Elizabeth, the largest ship ever built for the Navy, will be launched in Fife-based dockyard, […]

  • 17 November 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Commissioning of Russian-Built Warship for India on Saturday The commissioning ceremony of the Indian Naval Ship Vikramaditya will take place at Sevmash Shipyard, Severodvinsk on Saturday.  US, Caribbean Border Agencies Team Up on Major Drug Bust The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security […]

  • 22 February 2015
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    Australian Defence Chief: Subs Don’t Need to Be Built in Australia The Australian Government is considering an order of twelve new submarines to replace its ageing Collins subs. UK Invests Big in Future Type 26 Warship UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron has today announced a major boost to the UK’s shipbuilding industry as the Ministry […]

  • 22 September 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    UK: RNAS Culdrose Welcomes Fleet Commander The Fleet Commander visited Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose to meet service personnel from across the Base, discuss current operations and see for himself the Navy’s next generation anti-submarine maritime patrol helicopter, Merlin Mk 2.  India to Issue Six Submarines Tender The Indian Navy is gearing up to issue […]

  • 16 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Virtual Technology Changes Design of UK Navy Warships BAE Systems’ Engineers are overhauling their approach to the design and build of Royal Navy warships by using cutting edge virtual reality technology. US Navy’s EA-6B Prowler Retires As the sun sets on USS George H.W. Bush’s (CVN 77) current deployment, it also sets on the illustrious […]

  • 2 September 2015

    Sri Lanka Navy’s craft attached to the Northern Naval Command arrested 16 Indian fishermen and 3 Indian fishing trawlers engaged in poaching in the Sri Lankan waters on August 31. Nine Indian fishermen and an Indian trawler were taken into custody in the seas off Veththalaikerni and seven Indian fishermen and two Indian fishing trawlers […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Industry news

    Russian defense ministry plans to purchase 8 multipurpose and 8 strategic nuclear-powered submarines by 2020, said Chief of General Staff Nikolai Makarov. “So far, we have plans to build eight subs of each project [eight Yasen-class SSGNs and eight Borei-class SSBNs]”, the general said answering the question whether the ministry really decided to buy more […]

  • 15 May 2011

      A Danish warship has attacked a pirate boat in Somalian waters, killing four pirates and freeing 16 Iranian hostages on board, Denmark’s nav… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, May 15, 2011;

  • 26 July 2016
    Training & Education

    More than 250 multinational military service members participated in the Sea Breeze 2016 land component demonstration at the Shyrokyi Lan training facility in Shyrokyl Lan, Ukraine, July 21. The land component of the exercise is designed to showcase the land-based capabilities of NATO allies and partner nations. “We all have different experience, different skill levels, […]

  • 16 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 in Final Preps Naval, aviation and ground forces from the United States, Japan, Mexico and New Zealand are scheduled to participate in Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 off the coast and ashore in Southern California from August 31 to September 9. US, India to Jointly Work on Future Aircraft Carriers USA and […]

  • 16 April 2017
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  • 16 October 2016
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  • 16 March 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russia Deploys 60 Ships near Ukraine Russia has deployed 60 ships on the East border of Ukraine and in Crimea, Acting Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Ihor Tenykh said on Tuesday, March 11.   The Minister also stressed that there is no open aggression, since Russia does not officially recognize the troops in Crimea as […]

  • 31 August 2011

      The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $16,881,855 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, fixed-price -incentive contract (N00019-09-C-0019) for non-recurring and recurring engineering in support of Engineering Change Proposal 6213R2, “Trailing Edge Flap Honeycomb Redesign” of the F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G aircraft. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and […]

  • 22 June 2014
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    Defense Secretary Orders Vessel to Arabian Gulf Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today ordered the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde into the Arabian Gulf, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said. F-100 Frigates Engage in Exercises off Galician Coast The F-100 frigates ‘Álvaro de Bazán’, ‘Almirante Juan de Borbón’, ‘Blas de Lezo’ […]

  • 30 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

    The cost of maintaining the country’s two submarines, KD Tunku Abdul Rahman and KD Tun Abdul Razak, by the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) is est… (mysinchew) [mappress] Source: mysinchew, March 30, 2011;