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  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    In June NATO and Allies will conduct a series of training events which are referred to as the ALLIED SHIELD series of exercises. The ALLIED SHIELD series includes Exercise NOBLE JUMP, the first training deployment of Allied high-readiness units under the new Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) framework. It also includes BALTOPS, a major […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Monmouth was joined by French FS Primauguet and Spain’s EPS Victoria for two days of naval gun firing at the Cape Wrath range on mainland Britain. 175 rounds crashed down on the Cape Wrath in 15 shoots – high-explosive, practice, star shells – in a coordinated eight and half hours of fire […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Training & Education

    Five Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) warships and four Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) aircraft will participate alongside NATO allies in a multinational fleet exercise that is taking place off the Atlantic Coast beginning August 5, and continuing throughout the month.   “This is an exciting opportunity for participating members of the RCN to work with […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy and Army units are taking part in a series of exercises, alongside thousands of personnel from dozens of participating nations. From early June, UK military personnel will be deployed to Eastern Europe and the Baltic states to take part in a series of military exercises. Collectively named Allied Shield, the four exercises will […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Authorities

    NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Philip Breedlove visited the Allied Maritime Command in Northwood, United Kingdom on Tuesday, 2 July 2013. This was General Breedlove’s first visit to HQ MARCOM since he was appointed as NATO’s top military commander on 14 May 2013. This was also the first time that SACEUR has visited […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) participated in a community engagement project during its scheduled port visit in Toulon, France, April 4.   Fifty Sailors traveled to a cemetery in Rhone and spent the morning working on the grounds and laying wreaths in honor of American soldiers who died in World War […]

  • 5 February 2014

    Cargo ships, carrying valuable cargo are likely to become targets of pirate attacks, especially in narrow areas such as the Strait of Hormuz or the Bab al Mandeb Strait.   To be able to counter such attacks, HMS Westminster teamed up with its allies from Bahrain and the US in a fast paced exercise, Falcon […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The United States has begun a new military exercise with Estonia amid no indication of a Russian troop pullback from its border with Ukraine.   Pentagon Spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren announced yesterday that Exercise Spring Storm began earlier this week. At the same time, he said there has been no change in the Russian posture […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Authorities

    The Deputy Commander of Allied Land Command (LANDCOM), Lieutenant General Ed Davis, CBE, visited the NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to meet with the MARCOM Command Group to discuss coordination of joint operations between the two NATO components and exchange views on areas of common ongoing effort. One such effort has been the road to […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Authorities

    General Sir Richard Shirreff, KCB CBE, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR) paid a visit to NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) on Wednesday, 6 November 2013, and met with its Commander, Vice Admiral Peter Hudson, CBE. The two NATO leaders took the opportunity for an exchange of views on the current NATO maritime operations and […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities

    The Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR), General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, KCB OBE, visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to meet with Commander MARCOM Vice Admiral Peter Hudson, CBE, and discuss relevant developments in the maritime domain with the MARCOM command staff. Discussion areas included progress on the Readiness Action Plan, force deployments in support […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Deputy Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples (JFC NAPLES), Lieutenant-General Michael Day, OMM, MSC, CD, visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), meeting with the MARCOM Command Group to discuss coordination of operational activities and areas of common interest. Lieutenant-General Day was briefed on MARCOM current operations, with emphasis on JFC Naples’ area of […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Authorities

    Following a £50m refurbishment, the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Fort Victoria left Birkenhead, UK for the Arabian Gulf in support of international coalition forces operating in the region. As an Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ship, offering the capability of both stores and fleet tanker, Fort Victoria has carried out 43 Replenishment At Seas meeting the […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Authorities

    Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR) General Sir Adrian Bradshaw reinforced NATO’s commitment to collective defence with a visit to Bucharest, Romania on Thursday, 24 July. In light of the Ukraine Crisis, NATO continues to implement a series of comprehensive assurance measures on land, sea and air in which Romania has played a vital role. […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Photos: Royal Canadian Navy The Royal Canadian Navy has shared a couple of underwater photos from the Tradewinds 2016 exercise during which Canadian Navy diving units instructed Caribbean trainees off Discovery Bay, Jamaica. More than ten clearance divers from the Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) and Fleet Diving Unit (Pacific) delivered the Ship’s Team Diver Course at […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Exercise Proud Manta 2013 (POMA 13), NATO’s largest anti-submarine warfare exercise, began in the Ionian Sea, Feb. 23. Participants in POMA 13 include four submarines, 16 aircraft and eight surface ships from 10 NATO nations, including the United States. POMA is an annual at-sea exercise focused on training submarines, ships and aircraft in their NATO […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) and ships from the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) conducted separate one-day multilateral naval exercises with France and Turkey in the waters south of the Korean peninsula May 23 and 25. The exercises, conducted with French frigate FS Aconit (F-713) May 23 and Turkish frigate TCG […]

  • 28 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A total of 20 ships from NATO member countries are set to take part in the NATO’s, Norway-hosted, exercise Cold Response. The operational phase of the exercise will start on March 3 in Trondheim, Norway. Most of the ships from Norway, Denmark, England, France, Poland, The Netherlands, and Spain have already gathered in the cold region […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) and several other U.S. and allied ships arrived in New Orleans April 23 to begin a Fleet Week which is scheduled to last through April 29. Expeditionary Strike Group Two is leading the six ships representing the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Authorities

    The Russian takeover of Crimea from Ukraine has NATO allies worried, the Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said yesterday (April 1).   Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey told reporters traveling with him that one of Russia’s reasons for invading Crimea was to protect ethnic Russians living there. “These populations are intermingled,” Dempsey […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy will join allied and partner navies from Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Singapore in the multi-national Pacific Reach 2013 exercise from Sept. 20-27, 2013. Pacific Reach (PACREACH) 2013 is a multi-national exercise for submarine rescue training that involves bottoming a submarine and conducting closed-hatch rescue with multiple […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    China’s ministry of foreign affairs has voiced its opposition to foreign countries supporting the development of Taiwan’s indigenous submarine program. Speaking at a press conference on January 14, foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said China “firmly opposes arms sales to Taiwan by any country and military links in any form between any country and Taiwan.” “We […]

  • 3 June 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    On May 31, Allied Maritime Commander Vice Admiral Rinaldo Veri, Italian Navy, hosted the Change of Command Ceremony of Commander Submarines, Allied Naval Forces South (COMSUBSOUTH) at his Headquarters. Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander, U.S. European Command, Admiral James Stravidis, United States Navy, presided over the ceremony where Rear Admiral James G. Foggo, III […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy Adm. Mark Ferguson assumed command as Commander Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Naples/Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, relieving Adm. Bruce W. Clingan in a ceremony, July 22.   U.S. Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, presided over the change of command ceremony. Gen. Philip Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe/Commander, U.S. European Command […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In a live-fire integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) scenario organized as part of exercise Formidable Shield 2017 off the coast of Scotland, ally ships worked together to defend against three subsonic anti-ship cruise missiles on October 7. During the collective self-defense scenario, Canadian frigate HMCS Montreal (FFH 336) fired Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles (ESSM) and the […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Authorities

    The commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and Allied Joint Force Command Naples visited Valletta, Malta, Nov. 9-10, for a two-day visit with U.S., Maltese, and armed forces of Malta officials. Adm. Samuel J. Locklear, III was greeted by Maltese Brig. Gen. Martin Xuereb, commander of the armed forces of Malta, along with full military […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Bringing together armed forces from 21 NATO allies at the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, exercise Trident Juncture tests the NATO Response Force and how allies respond to a crisis situation. It allows NATO to demonstrate its readiness, flexibility and capability to respond to threats from a range of areas. Running for two weeks from 24 […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Two U.S. Navy ships, led by Commander, Destroyer Squadron (COMDESRON) 26, departed from the U.S. for Scotland, Sept. 17. The ships will take part in the Joint Warrior 12-2 exercise with allied navies. Joint Warrior is a coalition exercise designed and led by the Joint Tactical Exercise Planning Staff (JTEPS) in the United Kingdom. Sailors […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed the Black Sea, Sept. 1, after conducting maritime security operations and theater security engagements with allies and partners. “Our time in the Black Sea provided the opportunity to continue working closely with NATO allies and partners. We’re building strong relationships here, which are crucial to […]