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  • 17 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Upwards of 1½ million people saw HMS St Albans as the Portsmouth warship took part in the world’s largest harbour festival. The frigate sailed up the Elbe to Hamburg to take part in the 823rd ‘birthday’ of the great port. The Type 23 frigate visited the great Hanseatic port as part of strengthening international relations […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Industry news

      The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $1,377,823,556 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price-incentive contract (N00019-09-C-0022) to procure seven P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime Low Rate Initial Production II aircraft.  Work will be performed in Chicago, Ill. (21.9 percent); Greenlawn, N.Y. (12.3 percent); Puget Sound, Wash. (11.5 percent); Dallas, Texas (6.6 percent); North Amityville, […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Qatar Emiri Navy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Qatari LNG shipping company Nakilat for the establishment of a national naval centre for simulator training. The signed MoU will also allow the Navy forces to train on board Nakilat’s fleet of vessels, the shipping company informed through social media. The MoU was signed at […]

  • 17 August 2017

    Seven US sailors who died in a collision between destroyer USS Fitzgerald and a commercial ship on June 17 posthumously advanced to their next rank, the US Navy announced on Wednesday.  – Gunner’s Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, from Palmyra, Virginia, was posthumously advanced to Petty Officer 3rd class. – Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Industry news

      Setting the ball rolling for creation new generation vessels, Hon’ble Raksha Mantra Shri A K Antony will formally commission the 1st and 2nd phases of Goa Shipyard’s Infrastructural Modernisation Project Ltd (GSL) on 21 May 2011 at GSL. The Commissioning of the 1st and 2nd phases of GSL’s ambitious Infrastructural Modernisation project at a […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Singapore’s Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen was in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Monday, April 14th to attend the 14th Defence Services Asia and 3rd Putrajaya Forum.   Delivering the keynote address at the Putrajaya Forum themed “Strengthening Security and Regional Stability”, Dr Ng expressed Singapore’s support for the Malaysian Government’s handling of the […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The commander of U.S. 6th Fleet visited Sailors aboard guided-missile frigate USS Robert G. Bradley (FFG 49) Jan. 5. During the visit, Vice Adm. Frank C. Pandolfe toured the ship, held an all-hands call on the ship’s forecastle, met with the ship’s senior leadership, and recognized several Sailors’ accomplishments in an awards ceremony. “The admiral’s […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Seven personnel from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49 Detachment 2 deployed on board USS Ingraham (FFG 61) earned the Enlisted Air Warfare Specialist (EAWS) qualification, June 22.   The EAWS qualification pin is one of many different warfare qualifications that enlisted personnel can achieve. “As HSL-49 Detachment 2 ‘Dos Bravos’ officer in charge, I […]

  • 28 August 2017

    The US Navy announced late on Sunday that its divers have recovered the remains of all ten missing USS John S. McCain sailors from inside the ship. The sailors were missing since an August 21 collision between the destroyer and a merchant vessel near the Strait of Malacca. The US Navy previously identified the missing […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The German Navy has launched the process of acquiring a fleet of new minehunters for its Kiel-based 3rd Minesweeping Squadron. A total of eleven vessels are to be acquired, according to Kieler Nachrichten who first reported the news. The project is still in the early phase, according to the German Navy, and no decision on specific […]

  • 27 July 2015

    Vice Adm. Nora Tyson relieved Vice Adm. Kenny Floyd as commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet during a change of command and retirement ceremony held on Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) while pierside at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego July 24. During the ceremony, Floyd retired from active duty after 35 […]

  • 24 August 2017

    The US Navy’s 7th Fleet announced it is suspending the search efforts for US Navy sailors reported missing after a collision between US destroyer USS John S. McCain and a commercial tanker on Monday. The navy said it discovered the remains of one sailor while the other nine are still missing. US and regional navies […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Approximately 40 service members from III Marine Expeditionary Force left on February 1 to conduct the first Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief Table Top Exercise with participants from the Government of Nepal, Department of State, multinational observers and other agencies in Katmandu on Feb. 2. The purpose of the exercise is to increase III Marine Expeditionary Force’s […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Three different configurations of the Humvee successor were tested.

  • 14 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The New Zealand Defence Force’s Littoral Warfare Unit (LWU) hosted the Commander of the US 3rd Fleet, Vice Admiral (VADM) Nora Tyson, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii on July 13. The LWU is the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) specialist unit comprising divers, hydrographers and mine counter measures. A detachment of the LWU is […]

  • 6 January 2014

    The Ukrainian Navy ship, Hetman Sahaidachnyi, has returned to the port of Djibouti having completed its sixth patrolling and presence in the Ocean Shield operation. The ship ensured navigation security in the Gulf of Aden from October 12, 2013 through January 2, 2014. Hetman Sahaidachnyi spent 47 days patrolling the Gulf, investigated 10 suspicious ships […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Air department Sailors conducts a salt water wash down to remove ice from the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).   Iwo Jima is conducting flight deck certification off the coast of Virginia. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew J. Sneeringer [mappress] Naval Today Staff, […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) competed in a metabolic conditioning competition in the ships hangar bay, March 1. Sailors were given 15 minutes to complete as many sets as possible of five pull-ups, 10 hand-release push-ups and 15 squats. “The ideas for the contests highlight current fitness trends, […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Seven Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) traveled to Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes June 29 to visit a recruit division sponsored by the ship. TR was represented by Master Chief Machinist’s Mate (SW/AW) Preston Whitlock, Chief Cryptological Technician (Technical) (SW/EXW) Tricia Ghunney, Aircrew Survival Equipmentman 1st Class (AW/SW) Jason Etheridge, Electrician’s Mate […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra has completed trials to transport an M1A1 main battle tank and large vehicle loads ashore using an LHD landing craft. The tests, carried out with the Australian Army’s 3rd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Regiment and 3rd Combat Service Support Battalion, took place after the landing craft recently underwent […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy’s 3rd generation submarine rescue systems (SRS) will be ready for delivery in 2018, JFD – the systems manufacturer – has announced. According to the company, Deep Submergence and Rescue Vehicles (DSRVs) will be undergoing factory acceptance tests at the end of November 2017, ready for integration trials in December 2017 and harbour […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet completed biennial joint-training exercise Talisman Saber 2013 (TS13) July 28.  The two-week exercise is the second largest maritime exercise in the world jointly led by U.S. Pacific Command and the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Military assets from both nations conducted various types of training at sea, ashore and in the air […]

  • 14 September 2015

    The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations Sept. 13 as Pacific Partnership 2015 nears its conclusion. Mercy, which departed Naval Base San Diego on May 17 for the beginning of PP15, served as the primary platform for the mission. The secondary platform for the mission was […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    South African Navy frigate SAS Amatola and two German Navy ships returned to the port of Warnemünde on March 10, thereby concluding the bilateral exercise Good Hope. The 2017 edition of Good Hope started on February 24 and marked the first time the drill took place in the Baltic Sea. This was also the first time […]

  • 7 December 2011

    Sailors assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), gathered together to recognize six of their peers as Sailors of the Year, Junior Sailors of the Year and Blue Jackets of the Year, Dec. 5. Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class Cory Ervin, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Neville Willoughby, Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Fredrick […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), with the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (CSG2), transited safely through the Straits of Gibraltar into the Mediterranean Sea in the early morning of Feb. 27.   For many Sailors aboard this was their first time crossing the Atlantic Ocean and seeing another continent. Two continents […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) gathered on the track at Huntington Hall not just for weekly physical fitness training, but for the results of the advancement exams, Nov. 21. The tension was thick and the faces were painted with nervous excitement as Sailors waited to hear their names called. […]

  • 15 December 2014

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) frocked 99 enlisted Sailors to their newly-earned petty officer ranks at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY), Dec. 12. A frocked Sailor accepts the responsibilities and is afforded the opportunity to wear the uniform of their new paygrade before they are officially promoted. Blue Ridge Commanding Officer […]

  • 30 June 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. 3rd Fleet’s Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG 3) and I Marine Expeditionary Force’s (IMEF) 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade (1st MEB) along with coalition partners from Canada, New Zealand and Japan completed the multilateral amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz (DB13), June 28. The two-week exercise, held off the coast of Southern California, provided a vigorous training […]