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  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities

    The £7m pumped into restoring Britain’s only WW2-era submarine reaped instant rewards as HMS Alliance doubled visitor numbers in a year. More than 100,000 people have toured the new-look boat – and the rest of the Royal Navy Submarine Museum – in Gosport, up from just 43,000 visitors in 2013. Alliance re-opened in April 2014 […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. military assets remain ready to launch attacks if the diplomatic efforts to secure and dismantle the Syrian regime’s chemical arms should fail, senior U.S. defense officials said yesterday in Washington. In a Pentagon news conference, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab announces that the Polish Navy has chosen the Double Eagle system for the Kormoran II MCMV.   The Double Eagle is in service with several navies, in the Baltic Sea, in the North Sea and around the world as a state of the art, well proven, low risk and extremely […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Authorities

    In the morning of 11th January 2013, the Force Commander of the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR), Rear Admiral Pedro García de Paredes held a meeting on board his flagship ESPS Méndez Núnez with the Commander of the Combined Maritime counter-piracy task force, Commodore Muhammad Hisham SI (Pakistan Navy). Commodore Hisham and Rear Admiral García […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Authorities

    Sailors from the Royal Navy’s HMS Blyth headed to the minehunter’s namesake town to celebrate its key Naval role in two world wars – and the strong bond between the ship and the community. Blyth’s CO Lt Cdr Matt Sykes and six of his ship’s company headed to the Northumbrian coastal town to join local […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On Thursday 13 March the EU Naval Force flagship, FS Siroco, rendezvoused at sea in the Gulf of Aden with Hellenic warship, HS Psara, to conduct a replenishment from sea.   The meeting was also an opportunity for Rear Admiral Hervé Bléjean to visit the crewmembers of the Hellenic Navy frigate, which recently entered the […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Training & Education

      For the first time in 20 years Russian Coast Guard ship pays official visit to Ukrainian port. In the morning of Sept 21, Russian Coast Guard ship Krasnodarets moored at Balaklava (Ukraine), reports RIA Novosti. Ukrainian Coast Guard ships have called at Russian ports many times. Mainly, the purpose of such visits is to […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Training & Education

    A Confederate flag finished a nearly 150-year journey as it traded hands from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society (HRHS) to Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) during a ceremony at the society’s building in Dayton, Va., July 31. Capt. Henry Hendrix, NHHC’s director, accepted the flag which will be preserved and displayed in one of the […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) conducted a live-firing of the Barak anti-missile missile in the South China Sea as part of the 18th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise which Singapore is conducting with the United States. The missile was fired by the upgraded RSN missile corvette RSS Victory against an air […]

  • 22 April 2011
    Authorities

    Commander Submarines, Allied Naval Forces South, met with the commander of the French navy’s submarine forces April 21, on board Naval Support Activity, Naples. The meeting between Rear Adm. James G. Foggo III and French navy Vice Adm. Georges-Henri Mouton was part of a two-day visit to strengthen the military ties between the two navies. […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Cutting-edge destroyer HMS Dragon was presented with a magnificent character-filled cake to mark her commissioning into the Fleet. The elaborate piece of confectionary was produced by the RN’s ‘cake-meister’ WO1 Jon Boreham, who’s produced such masterpieces for more than two dozen years. Welcoming a brand new warship into the bosom of the Royal Navy is […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities

    Britain’s second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, welcomed its first affiliates on September 21. The Senior Naval Officer of HMS Prince of Wales, Captain Ian Groom MBE, who is responsible for leading the men and women who will operate the 65,000 tonne ship said: “I am delighted to announce that HMS Prince of Wales […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two hundred Marines from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina, embarked aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) Sept. 16 for training in preparation for TR’s upcoming deployment.   The Marines’ senior enlisted members aboard TR noticed the high level of morale from their crew after observing the enthusiasm and hard work they […]

  • 20 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Commander of Pacific Fleet (PF) anti-piracy task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Tributs, tanker Pechenga, and seagoing rescue tug MB-37 Capt 1 rank Ildar Akhmerov on Jan 17 hosted commander of NATO Operation Ocean Shield Rear Admiral Sinan Azmi Tosun (Turkey) on board Admiral Tributs, reports NATO official website. Escorting merchant convoy, large […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Multiple teams from Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) are taking part in the monthlong 12th annual “Crews Into Shape” challenge, March 4-31. “The goal for “Crews Into Shape” is overall health improvement by getting people to eat more fruits and vegetables and stay physically active throughout the week,” said Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Holly Dean, NHB […]

  • 4 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The guided missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) arrived in Santa Marta, Colombia, for their first Caribbean port visit, June 28, during their deployment in support of Operation Martillo. Carr visited Santa Marta following a month at sea conducting operations to counter transnational organized crime (CTOC) in the U.S. 4th Fleet (C4F) area of responsibility […]

  • 4 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Representatives from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) and Naval Sea Systems Center (NAVSEA) hosted a Maritime Environmental Conference and workshop that concluded July 3 on board High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) as part of the ship’s participation in Africa Partnership Station (APS) East 2012. Thirteen members of the Tanzanian People’s Defense Force (TPDF), as […]

  • 28 July 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    VIDEO: USS Independence Shows Off Its Maneuvering Capabilities An American littoral combat ship USS Independence conducted a demonstration of its maneuvering capabilities in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of San Diego on July 18th 2013.  The Philippine Navy Prepares for BRP Alcaraz Arrival The Philippine Navy is preparing for the arrival of its second […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Training & Education

    After two and a half years protecting the World Food Programme (WFP) ship, MV Caroline Scan, from pirate attack off the coast of Somalia, the EU Naval Force has bid the vessel and her hard-working crew a fond farewell.   In April 2014, MV Caroline Scan will be entering a period of maintenance, so the […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Authorities

    On Friday 2 August, Commodore George Novo Palma, who is the Force Commander of the EU Naval Force, went on board Swedish warship, HSwMS Carlskrona, to meet the Commanding Officer, Commander Mathias Jansson, and to bid farewell to his crew, as the Swedish warship is nearing the end of her deployment with Operation Atalanta. HSwMS […]

  • 17 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    TS Galatea has hosted visits from the Ship’s Company of Defender in the past but this was the first with Cdr Nash in his role as her first captain and also since the current Unit CO, WO2 (SCC) Frank Boyd RNR, has taken command of TS Galatea. After colours Cdr Nash inspected the cadets, chatted […]

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

    The Spanish Navy’s frigate ‘Canarias’ has participated in the bilateral exercise ‘MAES-14’ with Morocco between the 15th and 22nd of September.   The exercise included a series of drills in port and at sea, aimed at enhancing mutual training and testing common procedures. The exercise was commanded by the Chief of the 41st Escort Squadron, […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Vard Marine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Turkey’s Askeri Fabrika ve Tersane İşletme A.Ş. (ASFAT) under which Vard would provide the design of a range of paramilitary vessels and ASFAT would coordinate construction of select projects at their approved naval shipyards in Turkey. The MoU was signed at the on May 1 […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Former Los Angeles-class submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) has reached a major milestone leaving the dry dock at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) during her conversion from a commissioned submarine to a moored training ship. La Jolla undocked early November and will remain pier-side to finish the final leg of the conversion that began in […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Training & Education

    After nearly 30 years of Naval service, friends, family and service members gathered at Naval Station Mayport to bid farewell to the Oliver Perry class Frigate USS Klakring (FFG 42) March 22nd, during a decommissioning ceremony at Naval Station Mayport. With the ships’ company manning the rails, Capt. Paul Flood, Commander, Destroyer Squadron 14, talked […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Training & Education

    Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group TWO (SNMCMG2) arrived in Valletta on Thursday, 12 June 2014, for a scheduled port visit during the Group’s deployment to the Mediterranean to enhance maritime security in the region and strengthen relations between NATO and Malta.   During this port visit, the Commander of SNMCMG2, Commander Matthias Seipel, will meet […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Industry news

    BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, will use the prestigious DSEi exhibition in London next month as a platform to showcase its global capabilities in both naval design and acquisition support. BMT will also launch a new and unique service to the defence industry designed specifically to address the recognised need […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On Saturday 15 March, EU Naval Force French Flagship, FS Siroco, and South Korean destroyer, ROKS Kang Gam Chan met at sea in the Gulf of Aden to conduct a series of maritime exercises. Both warships are currently conducting counter-piracy operations off the coast of Somalia. During the exercises, Captain Yu Byeong-Joo, who is the […]

  • 28 December 2011
    Industry news

    JSC Zelenodolsk Shipyard is successfully completing the yearly shipbuilding program. According to the yard’s director general Renat I. Mistakhov, the current year has been very fruitful and brought many contracts. Estimated income in 2011 would be RUR 10 bln (in 2010 – RUR 7.8 bln). Seventy percent of the shipyard’s products are being built for […]