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  • 12 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Philippine and US Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force service members on April 11 carried out an amphibious drill as part of the bilateral annual exercise Balikatan 2019. The amphibious assault took place at Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), Zambales, and involved the movement of assault amphibious vehicles (AAVs) from L-class ships to shore, […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Shortly after the US Marine Corps ordered their first next-generation amphibious vehicles, a number of US Marines units started familiarizing themselves with the new assault amphibious vehicles during exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). During the evolutions, the US Marines worked with Canadian and Mexican service members at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 29, […]

  • 7 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs) assigned to the 2nd Amphibious Assault Battalion, Delta Company, 1st and 2nd platoons, embarked the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) Feb. 2. The 11 vehicles will play a pivotal role in exercise Bold Alligator, the first large-scale amphibious operation undertaken by the Navy and Marine Corps in 10 years. […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    During a bilateral exercise between the US and the Philippines, US Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicles (AAV) embarked and launched from Philippine Navy sea lift vessel BRP Tarlac (LD-601) for the first time ever. The evolutions were part of exercise KAMANDAG, taking place off the coast Luzon between October 2 and 9, and come at a time when […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Spain could buy BAE Systems-built assault amphibious vehicles(AAV) following a US State Department approval for the possible sale of 11 AAVs to the European country. As outlined in the approval, announced on March 15, Spain is looking to buy 11 AAVs in three different configurations under a deal that would be worth an estimated $107 […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Japanese Ministry of Defense has awarded BAE Systems a contract to produce new Assault Amphibious Vehicles (AAVs). BAE Systems will provide 30 new AAV7A1 Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability/Rebuild to Standard (RAM/RS) vehicles, plus supply tools and test equipment to support maintenance. The company will also provide training aids for the vehicles to the Japanese military. Work on […]

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

    Marines with Alpha Company, 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, conducted ship operations near Onslow Beach, North Carolina, with the USS Whidbey Island Sept. 9 and 10.   Marines with the unit conducted a ship-to-shore, beach assault in a platoon-sized formation consisting of nine to twelve assault amphibious vehicles. Due to the high risk […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Brazilian marines from the Brazilian Marine Fleet Force and Marines from 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines are currently embarked on amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41), and took part in a serial rehearsal Nov. 1 as a part of multinational exercise Bold Alligator 2014 (BA14). The rehearsal demonstrated processes, procedures and best practices […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) departed San Diego August 31 to participate in Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015. New Orleans joins other Naval and ground forces from the United States, Japan, New Zealand and Mexico in the ten day exercise which will sharpen the troops’ ability to plan and conduct an […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. and Indonesian Marines recently conducted a subject matter expert exchange aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49). During the exchange, held in Harpers Ferry’s well deck, Marines discussed amphibious operations, techniques and equipment for safely and efficiently landing marine forces on a coastline. “Operations like these continue to build strong bonds between […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems has received a contract from the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) to provide engineering design and development work related to survivability upgrades for the AAV7A1 Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV).   The contract, valued at more than $12 million, was one of two awarded following a competitive bid and evaluation process. It will allow the […]

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

    The officers and crew of USS Rushmore (LSD 47) welcomed elements of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion and amphibious assault vehicles (AAV) of the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion during Exercise Steel Knight 2015 off the coast of Camp Pendleton, California, Dec. 8-11. Steel Knight is an annual […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Training & Education

    HMAS Canberra has successfully embarked four United States Marine Corps (USMC) Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) off the coast of Hawaii marking another milestone in the ship’s interoperability with United States counterparts. The under way recovery took place as part of interoperability trials with amphibious transport dock USS San Diego during the Sea Phase of Exercise […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Marine Corps Systems Command has selected BAE Systems as the preferred builder for the construction of amphibious combat vehicles (ACV) which will eventually replace the amphibious assault vehicles (AAV) currently in service. Following a successful Milestone C decision, a contract $198 million will allow BAE Systems to build 30 low rate production vehicles, […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Approximately 400 Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) integrated with more than 300 Sailors onboard USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Jan. 23, to participate in amphibious squadron/marine expeditionary unit integration (PMINT) and Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX). Carter Hall is one of three ships attached to the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSG ARG) […]

  • 10 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Marines worked with Mexican Navy ship ARM Usumacinta (A-142) to conduct amphibious assault vehicle operations at Naval Base San Diego during the multinational exercise Rim of the Pacific, July 6. Six U.S. Marine AAVs, attached to Bravo Company, 3rd Amphibious Assault Battalion, took part in the exercise. This event served as the initial certification for U.S. […]

  • 17 July 2013

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) ship HMAS Newcastle is participating in a focused operation in the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea as part of the international campaign against terrorism. During the operation, Newcastle has conducted an Approach and Assist Visit (AAV) to a Yemeni flagged fishing vessel (dhow) in the Gulf of Aden. Newcastle’s boarding party was invited […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Marines and sailors assigned to the amphibious ready group (ARG) led by USS Boxer have completed an amphibious landing exercise in Djibouti. Amphibious assault vehicles (AAVs) from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) descended on Djibouti’s Arta Beach after departing the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) during […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), underway with the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSG ARG), conducted an amphibious beach raid exercise on Camp Lejeune, N.C., during Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPUTEX) Jan. 29. The simulated raid exercise, which was held as a part of COMPTUEX, was designed to let the Marines and Sailors of the […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Turkish led Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 has been working in association with NATO Task Force CTF 465 and the European Union Naval Force’s Task Force CTF 508 in the Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin and Arabian Sea conducting Approach and Assist Visits (AAV) to local dhows, a small cargo or fishing vessel. The AAV’s […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) wraps up Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) bilateral exchange. This year’s annual CARAT operations began in mid-July for Germantown, when the ship embarked a Landing Air Craft Cushion (LCAC) detachment from Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7 and sailed to Okinawa and Guam to embark the other […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), participated in Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 15.1, a bilateral training exercise with the Republic of Korea along with the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group and the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit March 28 to April 1, 2015. KMEP is an annual combined exercises conducted by […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Marines with the Offload Preparation Party performed pre-operation checks on Assault Amphibious Vehicles, Feb. 6, in order to support Exercise Cobra Gold 2015. The mission of the OPP on board the Maritime Prepositioning Force ship, USNS Pililaau, is to prepare and offload support equipment and supplies from ship to shore. The Marines and the […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Training & Education

    US Navy dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) joined the 1st Marine Division (MARDIV) for the at-sea amphibious portion of exercise Steel Knight which concluded on December 11. Steel Knight is a scenario-driven exercise designed to enhance the command and control, interoperability, and fundamental warfighting competencies within the 1st MARDIV, its adjacent units, and […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Amphibious assault vehicles assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) launch from the well deck of the Whidbey-Island-class amphibious assault ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). The operation was conducted in the Sea of Japan on March 30. Ashland is part of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 31st MEU, […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships, aircraft and personnel from a number of countries came together on October 25 to simulate a D-Day live amphibious assault on the shoreline of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, during exercise Bold Alligator 2017 (BA17).  Bold Alligator is an annual exercise established in 2011 featuring U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel undertaking tactical level training for amphibious operations […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    During the last week of October two delegations respectively from the Azeri and Maltese armed forces visited the Italian Navy San Marco Brigade. According to the programme, the two delegations were offered practical demonstrations of training modules, such as virtual polygon, fast rope descent from the daredevils tower, climbing on an artificial cliff and personal […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s USS Germantown (LSD 42) underwent complete Amphibious Warfare, Aviation, and Mobility Air certifications over the course of several weeks from March until May of 2015. The ship’s warfare teams, led by Deck Department’s 1st Leiutenant, Lt. Smith; Division Officers Ensign Myung and Ensign Chien; and Department Leading Chief Petty Officer, BMCS Brown; began preparations […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) departed Kuantan, Malaysia, June 19 after participating in the amphibious phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia 2014.   This year marks the 20th anniversary of the CARAT exercise series, and the Malaysian Armed Forces have partnered with the U.S. Navy and […]