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  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 5th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh came to a close at Naval Base Issa Khan, Oct. 4. CARAT Bangladesh 2015 consisted of five days of shore-based and at-sea training events designed to address shared maritime security priorities, develop relationships and enhance cooperation among participating forces. Capt. H.B. Le, commodore, Destroyer […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy task group comprised of ships, aircraft, Sailors and Marines arrived in the Philippines to commence the 20th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT), June 26.   Guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and the dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived in Subic Bay, while diving and […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The 20th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series began with an opening ceremony on Sattahip Naval Base, on May 20th.   Over the next eight days, sailors and marines will participate in CARAT Thailand 2014, the first of nine bilateral exercise phases with the armed forces of Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Timor-Leste Defense Force (F-FDTL) will conduct the third Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise in Dili, Timor-Leste, and in the vicinity of Port Hera Naval Base on July 27-28th. CARAT Timor-Leste is part of an annual bilateral exercise series between the U.S. Navy and the armed forces of nine partner […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sri Lankan maritime forces welcomed their US counterparts to Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, on October 1, where the two services will work together as part of the exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT). This is the first ever CARAT exercise hosted by Sri Lanka. CARAT Sri Lanka 2017 is part of a series of bilateral […]

  • 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, […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The third annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh commenced with an opening ceremony at Naval Base Issa Khan, Sept. 16. Continuing through Sept. 21, CARAT Bangladesh 2013 consists of 6 days of shore-based and at-sea training events designed to address shared maritime security priorities, develop relationships, and enhance interoperability among participating forces. […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval forces from the U.S. and Thailand kicked off the 23rd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) in Sattahip, Thailand, on May 29. CARAT is a major naval engagement in South and Southeast Asia and provides a regional venue to address shared maritime security priorities, enhance interoperability among participating forces, and develop sustained naval partnerships with […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 21st annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the Malaysian Armed Forces began Aug. 17 with opening ceremonies in Sandakan, Malaysia. CARAT Malaysia 2015 consists of five days of shore-based and at-sea training events, designed to address shared maritime security concerns, build relationships, and enhance […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise will be working with Timor-Leste National Police and Forsa Defesa Timor-Leste with the arrival of U.S. Navy Task Group 75.5 in Dili, Timor-Leste, on July 31. CARAT Timor-Leste 2017 is part of a series of bilateral CARAT military exercises between the U.S. Navy and the armed forces […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and the United States Navy (USN) are participating in the 17th Singapore-US Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise from 15 to 29 Aug 2011. Similar to previous CARAT exercises, this year’s exercise will focus on honing conventional maritime capabilities such as anti-air, anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare (ASW), as […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    A joint military exercise dubbed “Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training 2012” (CARAT) commenced on May 30 in Indonesia’s East Java province, the protagonists being Indonesian navy and its U.S. counterpart, Xinhua news portal informed. The waters off East Java province’s coast cities of Surabaya and Situbondo will be the venue of several maritime exercises including […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s first littoral combat ship, USS Freedom (LCS 1), departed Changi Naval Base June 11 to participate in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia 2013. CARAT Malaysia is among the key maritime exercises and exchanges Freedom will conduct with regional navies and U.S. 7th Fleet units while deployed to Southeast Asia. In […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy ships from Singapore, Thailand and the U.S. completed a three day multilateral Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise in the South China Sea on May 12. The three-day exercise included a broad spectrum of naval competencies and maritime security training aimed at enhancing cooperation and interoperability amongst the three navies. The navies are long-time […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard joined Royal Thai Navy and Marine Corps to kick off the 25th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT). The opening ceremony was held at Sattahip Naval Base on May 29. CARAT is the US Navy’s oldest and longest continually-running regional exercise in South and Southeast Asia […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Republic of Singapore navy are engaged in the underway portion of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore July 26, and have already exercised multiple tactical engagements during their annual bilateral maritime exercise. The two navies conducted tactical maneuvering drills over the weeklong underway period, to include the ship anti-submarine warfare […]

  • 16 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The 19th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the Malaysian Armed Forces commenced with the arrival of a U.S. Navy task group to Kuantan Naval Base, June 15. The task group includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) with embarked Destroyer Squadron […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Royal Cambodian Navy commenced the 3rd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia exercise Oct. 22, with an opening ceremony held at the Royal Cambodian Ream Navy Base. Before starting their opening remarks, Royal Cambodian Navy Vice Adm. Ouk Seyna, and U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Tom Carney, commander, Task Force […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard USS Freedom (LCS 1) had a unique opportunity to support amphibious assault exercise when Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard USS Tortuga (LSD 46) conducted an amphibious raid with Malaysian Army paratroopers, June 22. The littoral combat ship Freedom and the forward deployed amphibious dock landing ship Tortuga are in Malaysia […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Members of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps along with their Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counterparts kicked off the 2015 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series during an opening ceremony in Puerto Princesa, Philippines, June 22. The AFP have participated in CARAT since the exercise series began in 1995 and this […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy and U.S. Marines, together with Republic of Singapore Armed Forces kicked off the 22nd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise at the Changi Naval Base, Singapore, on July 18. CARAT Singapore 2016 will consist of nearly two weeks of shore-based and at-sea training engagements in multiple warfare areas. The exercise is focused on […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived in Sasebo, Japan on July 8 after completing several phases of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) series. The Ashland crew embarked and supported Marines from 2nd Marine Battalion, 2nd Regiment during the CARAT series in an effort to enhance relationships, increase […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Following drills with the Malaysian Armed Forces, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps will join the Armed Forces of the Philippines for the next stage in this year’s CARAT exercises. CARAT Philippines is taking place June 6-10 in multiple locations across the Philippines and in waters near Subic Bay and Palawan. This year’s CARAT Philippines will […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Timor-Leste Defense Force (F-FDTL) commenced the second Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Timor-Leste exercise Feb. 24, with an opening ceremony at Port Hera Navy Base.   CARAT Timor-Leste is part of an annual bilateral exercise series between the U.S. Navy and the naval forces of Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 5th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh commenced with an opening ceremony at Naval Base Issa Khan on Sept. 30. CARAT 2015 marks the first time that a littoral combat ship has participated in the exercise with the Bangladesh Navy, enhancing the complexity and interoperability of the exercise. In the Bay […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Republic of Singapore Navy completed the 21st annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore after 11 days of comprehensive training both at sea and ashore, July 24. CARAT Singapore featured a series of dynamic training engagements including a five-day sea phase involving ships, submarines and aircraft from both countries. Building […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 20th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Philippines wrapped up with a closing ceremony on board the guided missile destroyer, USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), July 1st.   The ceremony occurred a day after McCain, the dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) and the Philippine navy ships, BRP Gregorio Del […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    As Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia drew to a close, the Marines aboard USS GERMANTOWN break down their rifles, scrub their nylon tents, and perform maintenance on the vehicles that took them to the Indonesian shores. While living ashore for five days, they participated in various exercises with their Indonesian counterparts, building trust […]

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

    The fourth annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh commenced with an opening ceremony at Naval Base Issa Khan, Sept. 25.   Continuing through Sept. 30, CARAT Bangladesh 2014 consists of six days of shore-based and at-sea training events designed to address shared maritime security priorities, develop relationships and enhance cooperation among participating […]