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  • 1 January 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russia: Navy Commissions SSBN Yury Dolgoruky The Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Yury Dolgoruky was commissioned… The Philippines: AGHAM Calls for Naval, Ship-Building Self-Reliance In light of the recent Tubbataha incident, activist scientist group AGHAM or Advocates of Science and Technology for the People called on the Philippine government to build a […]

  • 31 December 2012

    Naval Today team wishes all our readers and their loved ones a joyous holiday and a happy and prosperous New Year! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

  • 7 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) announced Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) as the main sponsor for the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX) 2013. The sponsorship will help reinforce a re-vamped maritime security zone designed to address emerging trends in the region’s naval defence market. The 2013′s NAVDEX will see increased areas for live on-water […]

  • 8 October 2013

    Australian Minister for Defence David Johnston opened the 2013 Pacific Conference at Darling Harbour yesterday after addressing defence and industry leaders. Senator Johnston said it was a fitting and unique opportunity to declare the conference open as the Navy celebrated its 100th anniversary of entering Sydney Harbour with the highly successful International Fleet Review on […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Training & Education

    First planning conference of the FRUKUS-2013 joint naval exercise is taking place in Paris on January 29th. Commanding officers of… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, January 29, 2013; Image: Mil

  • 4 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The multinational training exercise FRUKUS 2013, came to a close July 3, after completing both at-sea and in-port training while in port Brest, France, June 25 – July 2. FRUKUS was created in 2003 to aid in talks between France, Russia, U.K, and United States. FRUKUS 2013 focused on improving maritime security through open dialogue […]

  • 5 December 2013

    The USS George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) returned to its forward-operating location of Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Dec. 5, to conclude the second half of its 2013 patrol. The GWSG participated in three joint-training exercises with regional partners, conducted three goodwill port visits, and provided humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to the Republic of […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Training & Education

     U.S. Marine F/A-18D Hornets trained alongside Royal Thai Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, F-5 Tiger II and L-39 Albatross aircraft in the vicinity of Nakhon Ratchasima, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 19. The U.S. Marine F/A-18Ds from the Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, trained with their […]

  • 15 August 2013

    Pacific Partnership 2013 concluded its final mission port, the Solomon Islands, Aug. 13.  U.S. Navy forces were joined by several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and regional partners that included Australia, Canada, Colombia, France, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, and New Zealand with the goal of improving maritime security, conducting humanitarian assistance and strengthening disaster-response preparedness throughout […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Training & Education

    A large fleet of warships from NATO’s Response Force (NRF) are taking part in Exercise “Brilliant Mariner 2013” which is currently underway in the Mediterranean Sea. This training exercise enables NATO’s maritime force to respond to operational needs or crisis situations anywhere in the world, as and when required. Over five thousand military and naval […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Sept. 13, to continue its 2013 patrol of the 7th Fleet area of operations. George Washington has spent the last three weeks in port to conduct a scheduled maintenance period after two months at sea. “George Washington and its crew are […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Industry news

    Indian aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya (former Russian Admiral Gorshkov) will resume sea trials early July 2013… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 26, 2012

  • 5 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel, SLNS Sagara is participating in the joint maritime fleet exercise, “SLINEX 2013”, conducted in the seas off Goa in India from 04th to 08th November 2013. The joint exercise is aimed at enhancing interoperability and exchanging professional knowledge. It provides the opportunity for both navies to rehearse the concept […]

  • 29 July 2013
    Training & Education

    As the bilateral exercise Talisman Saber 2013 between the U.S. and Australia gains momentum, the two nations learn more every day on what it means to work together. The exercise is a biennial combined Australian and United States (US) training activity, designed to train Australian respective military forces in planning and conducting Combined Task Force […]

  • 31 December 2013

    Since returning to sea this March, after an extended refit period, Australian Navy’s Landing Ship Dock HMAS Choules spent most of the year taking part in numerous amphibious training and aviation exercises. Among the most important tasks in 2013, HMAS Choules participated in joint amphibious Exercise SEA LION with the Australian Army, combined US Defence […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Industry news

    This was a pretty eventful year for the Russian Navy, especially with respect to its fleet modernization efforts. The year was started and closed with commissioning of new submarines, Yuri Dolgorukiy, a Borei class and the Severodvinsk, Russian Navy’s first Project 885M Yasen-class attack sub, which was officially accepted yesterday. Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes that […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2013 was conducted on the South China Sea, Singapore and the Malaysian Peninsula between 8-18 April. Australia was the only nation to deploy a submarine in support of Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2013. Commanding Officer of HMAS Dechaineux Commander Glen Miles said operating as the enemy or “Red Force”, HMAS Dechaineux’s role in […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy has joined forces with the United States Navy (USN) and Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) to participate in a tri-lateral exercise, Pacific bond 2013, June 22-26. Pacific Bond is a multi-national naval exercise designed to advance participating nations’ military-to-military coordination and capacity to plan and execute tactical operations in an advanced […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Sailors from the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) began their portion of Talisman Saber 2013 off the northeast coast of Australia, July 15. Exercise Talisman Saber 2013 is a biennial training activity aimed at improving Australian and U.S. combat readiness and interoperability. “Talisman Saber 2013 demonstrates the U.S. […]

  • 22 September 2013
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    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 […]

  • 11 August 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Lassen Docks in Melbourne, Australia The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrived in Melbourne for a port visit, Aug. 7. During the port visit Lassen will be involved in several community engagement projects including a visit to an after school program and a soccer game with the local community.  USA: X-47B […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Friday the 16th of August marks the start of Navy Week celebrations in Brisbane for 2013. This year’s Navy Week has been moved forward from its traditional October dates to allow for more service personnel to participate in the upcoming International Fleet Review, in Sydney on October 3. Navy Week will commence with a traditional […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Russian Ministry of Trade and Industry changed timeline for the International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS) to be held in St. Petersburg in 2013… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 23,2012; Image: IMDS

  • 6 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced the winners of the 2013 Chief Engineer (CHENG) awards honoring excellence in engineering, science and technical authority, Dec. 5. The CHENG awards are presented annually to recognize engineering, science and technical authority achievements and contributions to NAVSEA and the U.S. Navy “The CHENG awards highlight NAVSEA’s commitment […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval forces from India and the United States will participate in exercise Malabar 2013, Nov. 5 – 11. Malabar is a regularly scheduled bilateral naval field training exercise and has grown in scope and complexity over the years. Malabar 2013 is the latest in a continuing series of exercises conducted to advance multinational maritime relationships […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Ship’s Company of the USS Pinckney made sure their Australian shipmate CPOCSM Chris Boardman was able to commemorate Anzac Day 2013 appropriately, by holding their own Anzac Day service onboard the US Navy Destroyer. CPO Boardman has joined the USS Pinckney (home ported in San Diego) on exchange from the Royal Australian Navy to gain a deep level […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Training & Education

    One week into the exercise, Brilliant Mariner 2013 is gaining momentum and Task Force 445 (TF445) is keeping pace. So far, the units participating in the exercise have been conducting “serialised” exercises, ranging from gunnery practise to anti-submarine and anti-aircraft drills. This helped the 23 ships composing the task force to increase their ability to […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Toowoomba recently participated with other navies in Exercise AMAN 2013 while deployed on maritime security operations in the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO). Exercise AMAN 2013 was hosted by the Pakistan Navy to promote peace and stability in the region and enhance interoperability among partner naval forces. AMAN 2013 saw 33 countries participate […]

  • 11 June 2013

    Pacific Partnership personnel and distinguished Samoan guests attended a closing ceremony for Pacific Partnership’s mission in Samoa, June 8. The ceremony, held on the pier next to amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), the mission platform this year, included guest speakers from the U.S. Embassy in Samoa, the Samoan Ministry of Education, […]