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  • 2 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

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

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2018

    The focus of the Royal Australian Navy’s 2019 Indo-Pacific Endeavour (IPE19) will focus on developing cooperation with the Indian Navy, Australian defense minister has announced. Engagement with India, one of Australia’s key strategic partners in the Indian Ocean region, will be the cornerstone for IPE19, defense minister Christopher Pyne said. Pyne added that Australia’s relationship with India […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The navies of Singapore and Malaysia concluded the week-long bilateral maritime exercise Malapura which took place in the Malacca Strait. The shore phase, which included the opening ceremony, joint planning and training, was held from 26 to 27 November 2018 at Lumut Naval Base, Malaysia. This was followed by the sea phase from 28 November […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy commissioned two littoral mission vessels (LMV) and inaugurated a new simulation center in a ceremony at Tuas Naval Base on September 26. The two LMVs, RSS Justice and RSS Indomitable, are the fourth and fifth of overall eight vessels in their class. Shipbuilder ST Engineering has so far launched seven vessels with the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 August 2017

    The sail-by of a US Navy destroyer near one of China’s artificial islands built in the South China Sea “violated Chinese laws and international law and severely undermined China’s sovereignty and security”, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson told media during a press conference on August 11. Spokesperson Geng Shuang was responding to questions related to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The People’s Liberation Army Navy announced it would hold gun-firing drills in the Bohai Strait and the Yellow Sea from September 10 – 13. As a result of this, commercial vessels will be prohibited from entering areas where the exercises are to be held, according to the Wilhelmsen Ships Service. More specifically, ships calling to Qingdao, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Pacific arm of the Russian Navy fleet is set to participate in this year’s iteration of the Indonesian-organized multilateral exercise Komodo 2016, the navy confirmed. The second Komodo exercise will be held in April 2016, in Padang – West Sumatera, Siberut and Sapura islands, Indonesia. Representatives from the Russian Pacific Fleet took part in the planning […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Navy’s INS Saryu, an indigenously built NOPV, 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 May 2014

    The Chief of Navy of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Vice-Admiral (VADM) Ray Griggs, was conferred Singapore’s prestigious military award, the Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Tentera) [or the Meritorious Service Medal (Military)] by President Tony Tan Keng Yam.   Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen presented the award to VADM Griggs at the Ministry of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]