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  • 28 August 2013

    On Wednesday, 28th of August, Australian Minister for Defence Stephen Smith departed Australia for Brunei Darussalam to attend the second ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus). The ADMM-Plus brings together Defence Ministers from the 10 member states of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the eight ‘Plus’ countries of the East Asia Summit, namely […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Hosted by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, visiting defense ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) toured USS Anchorage (LPD 23) April 2 as part of an historic gathering in Hawaii.   As the first-ever meeting of its kind to take place in the United States, the ongoing three-day ASEAN-U.S. forum provides an […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Thailand is set to host the navies of ASEAN countries for the first ever multilateral naval exercise AMNEX 2017 this month. Having earlier been designated as the host of the ASEAN International Fleet Review, Royal Thai Navy will also host the first iteration of AMNEX on and around Sattahip Naval Base in the northern part of the Gulf of […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A nine-nation maritime domain awareness exercise kicked off in Singapore on August 27. Named Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT), the exercise is aimed at developing a common understanding of what is going on in the maritime environment and how best to operate as an effective unified maritime force. SEACAT brings sailors and coast guardsmen […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the navies of Singapore and Brunei concluded the bilateral naval exercise Pelican on November 13 before heading for the ASEAN International Fleet Review in Thailand. This year’s exercise Pelican took place between November 11 and 13 and was the 36th in its series. It involved the Republic of Singapore Navy’s Formidable-class frigate RSS […]

  • 3 May 2016

    Australia and China have joined 16 other ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) nations participating in an ASEAN-hosted exercise. The regional maritime security and counter-terrorism exercise is being held in Brunei and Singapore from May 2 – 12, 2016. Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne said Australian Special Forces; Navy ships HMAS Anzac and HMAS Bathurst; and headquarters […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    This is the US Navy’s first exercise of its kind with ASEAN.

  • 29 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chinese People’s Liberation Navy and navies of ASEAN member states have completed the at-sea phase of the inaugural ASEAN-China Maritime Exercise. The exercise spanned five days from October 22 to 27 and concluded with a field training exercise in Zhanjiang, China. Co-organised by the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the People’s Liberation Army […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The first joint exercise between China and ASEAN member countries kicked off in Zhanjiang, in China’s Guandong province, on Monday, October 22. The five-day exercise is co-organised by the Republic of Singapore Navy and the People’s Liberation Army Navy, and will be joined by participants from all nine other ASEAN countries and more than 1,000 personnel […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Ministry of Defence, Brunei Darussalam today welcomed a visit by His Excellency General Neang Phat, Secretary of State, Ministry of National Defense (MoND), Kingdom of Cambodia. Accompanying the General are Brigadier General Mao Vibol, Deputy Director of ASEAN Affairs Department, MoND, Brigadier General Ly Vanny, the General’s Secretary and Deputy Director of Information Department, […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps have kicked off the Malaysia phase of the annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series between the U.S. and the armed forces of nine ASEAN member-countries. CARAT is a series of bilateral naval exercises between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the armed forces of Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23), along with the embarked Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, ASEAN, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), departed Pearl Harbor, April 7.   Anchorage will begin transiting back to her homeport of San Diego and will continue a series of ongoing at-sea training evolutions. While […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The Indonesian Navy says seven warships will be on hand to secure the ASEAN Summit which is slated to be attended by 15 heads…   By Ni Komang Erviani (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, November 14, 2011

  • 20 March 2012

    His Excellency Dato Paduka Haji Mustappa bin Haji Sirat, Deputy Minister of Defence, Brunei Darussalam, undertook an official visit to the People’s Republic of China, to further strengthen defence cooperation between both countries and discuss matters relating to the preparation of Brunei Darussalam’s chairmanship of the 2nd ADMM-Plus meeting next year. The Minister of National […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Eighteen defense ministers from nations throughout the Asia-Pacific region sat together after their meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei on August 29, each in turn signing a joint declaration that reaffirms their commitment to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and to working together peacefully and cooperatively for a better future. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Training & Education

    INS Sudarshini, India Navy’s sail training ship returned home to Kochi on 25 March 13 after an epic voyage of over six months to South East Asia. The ship, which set sail from Kochi on 15th September, visited 9 countries in South East Asia on  a commemorative voyage celebrating India’s warm ties  with countries of […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 18th edition of international exercise Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) kicked in Singapore on August 19. Maritime forces from ten Indo-Pacific partner nations in addition to the US Navy will engage in “real world, real time” training designed to enhance partner nation ability to communicate, coordinate and counter illegal smuggling and piracy. Participating […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Training & Education

    San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) arrived at her homeport of San Diego, April 18, after disembarking Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF), ASEAN, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF).   Anchorage arrived after a vigorous 31 day underway involving a wide assortment of ongoing at-sea training evolutions and hosting the […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Sept. 30, following a port call which included participation in the Secretary of Defense’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) conference. While moored in Pearl Harbor, Fort Worth participated in a live helicopter visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) demonstration […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The 1st ADMM-Plus Experts Working Group Meeting on Peacekeeping Operations (ADMM-Plus EWG PKO) was held in Wellington, New Zealand. The meeting was co-chaired by Brigadier Kevin Riordan, Director-General of Defence Legal Services, New Zealand Defence Force and Colonel Claro C Casis, Commanding Officer of Peacekeeping Operations Center, Armed Forces of the Philippines. This first formal […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMAS Bathurst represented the Royal Australian Navy along with 36 warships from over 16 nations in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aeronautical Exhibition (LIMA) at Langkawi Island, Malaysia between 16-19 March. Participating nations opened their ships to each other to discuss systems and procedures, and displays including precise flying teams from Malaysia, Singapore, China and […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Industry news

    INS  Sudarshini  a  three  masted  barque (sail ship) and the second sail training ship of the  Indian  Navy  was  commissioned  by  Vice Admiral  KN  Sushil,  Flag  Officer  Commanding in  Chief  Southern  Naval  Command  at  Naval Base, Kochi. INS Sudarshini is a follow on class of INS Tarangini which joined Southern  Naval  Command  in  1997.  The  […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) arrived in Subic Bay, on March 30, ahead of exercise Balikatan. Wasp arrived in the Philippines with embarked Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) 4, which are led by 4th Marine Regiment. This will be the first Balikatan drill to […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A 19-ship exercise organized by the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM)-Plus concluded in Singapore on May 13. Co-organised by Singapore and the Republic of Korea under their co-chairmanship of the ADMM-Plus Experts’ Working Group on Maritime Security, the “Maritime Security Field Training Exercise” kicked off April 30 in Busan, Republic of Korea. During the exercise, […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A US Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol craft is joining the Republic of Korea Navy hosted Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Defense Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM-Plus) maritime security and counterterrorism exercise which kicked off on April 30. The exercise enhances cooperation between ADMM-Plus nations, promoting information sharing, interoperability and multinational response to maritime security issues. […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Photos: Multilateral Naval Exercise Secretariat, Jakarta – Indonesia A number of foreign warships arrived in Padang, West Sumatra, ahead of the opening of the Indonesian-hosted naval exercise Komodo 2016 which is set to start on April 12. The first Komodo was organized in 2014 and held in Batam, Indonesia. Komodo 14 saw 18 ASEAN-Plus Navies participate in […]

  • 28 May 2015

    Indian Navy’s offshore patrol vessel INS Saryu is taking part in a week long ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Disaster Relief Exercise (DiREx) 2015. The aim of ARF DiREx-15 is to exercise information sharing and networking among national agencies of this region towards providing Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) during natural calamities like Earthquakes, Tsunami, etc […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In a memorable Passing Out Parade of the 14th Naval Orientation Course (NOC), 32 cadets of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard  marked completion of their training within the First Training Squadron, while listening to the traditional tune of Auld Lang Syne. Commodore MR Ajay Kumar, Naval Officer in Charge Kerala and Commanding Officer, INS […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith will visit Vietnam tomorrow where he will meet with his counterpart General Phung Quang Thanh, Australian Defence Ministry informed today. This will be his second visit to Vietnam as an Australian Minister for Defence and he will be accompanied by the Secretary of the Department of Defence, Mr Duncan Lewis. […]