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  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Eight Nations will participate in the Maritime Theater Missile Defense (MTMD) Forum-led Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) At Sea Demonstration (ASD) 2015 this month. The MTMD Forum consists of 10 nations: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, United Kingdom, and the United States. For this year’s ASD, eight nations will provide […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted its first at-sea group video teleconference (VTC) with Family Readiness Groups (FRG), ombudsmen, and family members of Sailors, June 16. Family members of Sailors from Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and NAS North Island in Coronado, California, were […]

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

    NATO and partner nations conducted an amphibious landing rehearsal, June 13 during BALTOPS 2015. The landing was a rehearsal for the main event happening in Ustka, Poland, June 17. The troops arrived to shore via the U.S. Navy’s Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), the U.K. Royal Navy’s Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel (LCVP), the Finnish Marine […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    On Monday 15 December, during her port visit to Djibouti, EU Naval Force warship ESPS Rayo conducted Local Maritime Capacity Building (LMCB) training in support of and in coordination with, the EU maritime capacity building mission, EU CAP Nestor. The training began with a briefing on board ESPS Rayo for Djiboutian naval personnel. This was […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Recently, whilst conducting counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden in an area with a large number of fishing vessels, EU Naval Force Warship ESPS Navarra conducted a friendly approach on a dhow. To help strengthen mutual understanding and trust between the EU Naval Force and local seafarers, as well as obtain first hand information about […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Authorities

    During the last few days EU Naval Force Warship ESPS Navarra deployed as part of EU Naval Force, has been conducting counter-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean. The Spanish frigate’s embarked AB 212 helicopter, during a routine flight, visually detected two vessels sailing northwards to the Yemeni coast.   ESPS Navarra’s Commanding Officer decided to […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities

    USS Shoup (DDG 86) had the honor of burying 22 veterans and dependents on July 15 while sailing through the Puget Sound.   The ceremony took place on the flight deck. A few prayers along with a funeral song were the opening portion of an age-old custom. The honor guard then ceremoniously picked up an […]

  • 28 January 2016
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    The Spanish frigate ESPS Numancia, which replaced her sister ship ESPS Canarias in the EUNAVFOR operation Sophia, yesterday, January 27, carried out her first rescue operation since joining the operation in the Mediterranean Sea. The Spanish air force aircraft VIGMA D-4 was conducting an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance flight when it spotted two rubber boats in […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) freshman class endured 14 hours of rigorous physical and mental challenges during the annual Sea Trials training exercise, May 12, as part of the culmination of their plebe year. Sea Trials is modeled after the Marine Corps’ Crucible and the Navy’s Battle Stations recruit programs and is a “capstone” event […]

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

    Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 4 and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) began PHIBRON-MEU Integrated Training (PMINT) May 4 off the northeast coast of the United States. During PMINT, more than 1,800 Sailors from amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) and amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD […]

  • 6 July 2015
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    The fourth largest ship in the Royal Navy and only deep ocean survey vessel, HMS Scott, conducted training intended to simulate rescuing evacuees from a troubled port on Monday, June 29th. The mission is known as a NEO, or Non-Combatant Evacuation Operation, and is a scenario run by all Royal Navy warships going through Operational Sea Training […]

  • 15 May 2015
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    U.S. Marines and sailors with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit embarked aboard the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), USS Arlington (LPD 21) and USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) initiating Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON), MEU integration training (PMINT). The 26th MEU, its supporting elements and PHIBRON 4 conducted integration training at sea in preparation for their deployment to the […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Southeast Regional Maintenance Center (SERMC) conducted a fire drill April 1 aboard USS Tornado (PC 14) while the ship was in dry dock to test the ability of the crew, shipyard workers and the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department (JFRD) to integrate in what could be a real-world situation. The recent fire aboard USS Gunston […]

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

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) conducted a navy security force sentry course Sept. 19.   The course covers concepts related to appropriate use of force in protection of U.S. government property and military personnel, weapons familiarization, and basic hand-to-hand combat. These skills provide armed sentries the knowledge and know how to […]

  • 29 June 2015
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    Four Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers of Destroyer Squadron 28 conducted an integrated missile firing exercise (MISSILEX) in the Virginia Capes, June 5. USS Gravely (DDG 107), USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) and USS Ramage (DDG 61) took part in the test firing exercise. Each ship fired a Standard Missile (SM-2) equipped […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NUSHIP Canberra can carry more than 1,400 personnel, but how would they all leave the ship in the case of an emergency? Ten Canberra personnel found out the answer when they attended Mass Evacuation System (MES) training.   The Landing Helicopter Dock is fitted with six Mass Evacuation stations. Each station is a rapid deploying […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Hospital Bremerton wrapped up all-hands training Feb. 1 with comprehensive and extensive Sexual Assault Prevention and Response-Fleet (SAPR-F) training. SAPR-F instructor Lt. Patricia Butler said the new SAPR-F training, enhanced with a realistic 30-minute video production featuring Sailors on a ship who become caught up in a sexual assault situation, has encouraged individuals taking […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s hydrography vessel HMAS Leeuwin arrived in Suva, Fiji, on Friday to undertake surveys. The vessel will stay in Fiji for a month and during that time it will work with the Fiji Navy to conduct ocean mapping surveys in Fiji territorial waters and training activities. This is the vessel’s first visit to Fiji in eight […]

  • 22 June 2015
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    Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force training vessel JDS Shimayuki (TV-3513) recently met with US Navy vessels in the Pacific Ocean. JDS Shimayuki and the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) engaged in a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202) on when they met on June 17. John C. […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Italian Navy’s Mine countermeasure vessels Termoli (M5555) commenced a complex in port and at sea training phase. The vessel, moored in the port of Naples, aimed to increase the operational readiness of its crew with this drill. ITS Termoli also conducted exercises in the Gulf of Naples with the Egyptian Navy’s Replenishment oiler A230 Shalatein on April […]

  • 16 March 2015

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) successfully demonstrated the Secretary of the Navy’s new initiative to pay husbanding service providers (HSP) using a new process, called procure to pay (P2P) proof of principle (PoP) process, during a port visit in Donghae, March 12-13. The new processes are part of a larger value stream that […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD-20) recently conducted weapons qualifications. The vessel engaged in a crew-served weapons shoot while in the Pacific Ocean, on January 13. Green Bay is the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the city and bay of Green Bay, Wisconsin. This […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Authorities

    In its first mission, Irish Navy’s LÉ Samuel Beckett was tasked by the Italian Marine Rescue Co-Ordination Centre (IMRCC) to investigate a wooden craft sighted by an Italian naval helicopter 80 kilometers north west of Tripoli Oct. 5. Another Irish ship, LÉ Niamh, located the vessel and commenced a rescue operation shortly thereafter, taking approximately 242​ persons […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) conducted its first replenishment-at-sea (RAS) of its patrol, May 25. The mighty Antietam’s deck department was at the heart of the evolution and was responsible for safely receiving 30 pallets of supplies via vertical replenishment (VERTREP) and approximately 200,000 gallons of fuel via connected replenishment. Antietam began […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Authorities

    Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) Dutch ship HNLMS Tromp (F 803) conducted a multiple-event damage control exercise May 15, taking advantage of transit time between the completion of exercise Dynamic Mongoose and her next port of call. Sailors aboard TROMP began the exercise with a simulated vessel collision that set into effect several casualties […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard U.S 7th Fleet Flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) conducted a simulated underway known as a “fast cruise” Feb. 27, to prepare for their upcoming sea trials. The fast cruise is a series of seamanship and damage control training evolutions designed to reacclimatize Sailors into an underway mindset and gauge overall operational readiness […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard USS Coronado (LCS 4) recently conducted dynamic interface testing with the MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-Off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) NAVSEA. The tests familiarized the crew with operating an unmanned aircraft, verified and expanded the launch and recovery envelopes, and identified opportunities for envelope expansion, thereby demonstrating the future concept […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities

    Whilst conducting EU counter-piracy patrols in the Horn of Africa, the Belgian EU Naval Force frigate, BNS Leopold I, has conducted friendly approaches on a dhow and several skiffs near the Somali coast.   The dhow was initially sighted by BNS Leopold I’s Alouette III helicopter during a reconnaissance flight along the Somali coast on […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) recently conducted a live-fire exercise. The vessel fired its MK 45 5-inch gun while it was sailing in the Atlantic Ocean on March 7. Laboon is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. Image: US […]