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  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two amphibious landing ships of the Croatian Navy, DBM 81 Cetina and DBV 82 Krka are expected to return to their homeport, Naval Base Lora, today, November 13. The ships took part in NATO’s Trident Juncture 2015 and supported the Croatian Army, transporting personnel and equipment during the drills. The Silba class, sometimes called the […]

  • 14 October 2011

      Official visit of Ukrainian Navy’s delegation headed by its commander Admiral Viktor Maksimov to Split, Croatia has been finished. Meeting with Croatian counterparts, Ukrainian naval servicemen discussed strengthening of friendly relations, mutual interaction, prospective lines of further cooperation including joint activities in the Black and the Mediterranean seas, and visit historical sites of Split. […]

  • 4 September 2018

    The Croatian Navy has sent the first contingent of troops to participate in the NATO maritime security operation Sea Guardian in the Mediterranean Sea.  A ceremony for the navy’s warship, RTOP-41 Vukovar, and her crew of 50, was held in Split on September 3, Croatian defense ministry said in a statement. Following the ceremony, the ship […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Croatian Navy missile gunboat “Vukovar” (RTOP-41) and 30 crew members participate in international military exercises “ADRION LIVEX 12” which is conducted from 4 to 8 June 2012 in the port of Koper – Slovenia and in international waters. The international military exercise “ADRION LIVEX 12” is a multilateral naval exercise carried out in order to […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Croatian Navy has conducted its second firing of an RBS15 anti-ship missile this year. The test took place at the beginning of October in the waters off Dugi Otok in the Adriatic Sea. Earlier this year, in May, Croatia conducted an RBS15 test firing from one of its land-based launchers. The October firing was conducted […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Croatian Navy performed a test firing of its RBS-15B anti-ship missile, sinking a target vessel in a maneuver conducted as part of the country’s largest military drill since the Croatian War of Independence.  The sinking exercise (SINKEX) took place on October 14 in the “Dugi Otok” training range and saw missile boat RTOP 42 […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Croatia launched its first inshore patrol vessel in the construction hall of the Brodosplit shipyard in Split on June 3. This is the first of a planned five patrol vessels that will be built for the Croatian Coast Guard under a HRK 385,4 million (approx. US$58.5m) contract signed between the Croatian ministry of defense and […]

  • 28 June 2018

    The Croatian Navy is preparing to deploy one of its vessels to NATO’s Mediterranean Sea operation Sea Guardian this year. While Croatian Navy vessels took part in NATO drills in the past, including Trident Juncture in 2015, the announced deployment would be the first time for a Croatian Navy vessel to become part of a NATO […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Croatian Navy fired an RBS15 missile in the waters of Dugi Otok and Žirje on October 19. The RBS15 was fired from the fast attack craft RTOP-42 Dubrovnik while another two fast attack craft performed gun firing at land and air targets during Harpun 16, a live fire exercise held between October 16-23. Thirteen warships […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy explosive ordnance disposal specialists joined forces with maritime forces from the Republic of Croatia for an experimental mine countermeasures (MCM) operation in Croatian waters on August 17. In a combined partnership between US Sixth Fleet, the US Office of Naval Research, and Croatian Naval Forces, the operation was the last in a series of three […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    A fire broke out onboard the Croatian Navy’s missile boat RTOP-41 Vukovar yesterday, the country’s defense ministry said.  The incident occurred at the Iskra repair shipyard in Sibenik at around 10:50 a.m. (local time) on September 19. As informed, the fire started while the 1985-built vessel was undergoing maintenance works at the shipyard. The crew […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Croatian Navy received the lead ship of a new generation of inshore patrol vessels in a ceremony at the Admiral flote Sveto Letica – Barba navy base in Split, on December 7. During the acceptance ceremony, the vessel was also officially named ‘Omiš’ with pennant number OOB-31 (OOB standing for inshore patrol vessel). Omiš was […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Croatian Navy’s Moma-class training ship Andrija Mohorovičić is expected to return to her homeport in Lora, Split, after a three-month participation in exercise Triton 2015, organised by Frontex. The ship is scheduled to enter the port tomorrow, November 5. The ship concluded its participation in exercise Triton 2015 by docking at the Catania port, Greece, on October […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. company “TNT Inc.” Manager, Justin P. Webb, on Friday 26 April 2013 made a donation for the benefit of the Children’s Home “Maestral” from Split. The donation, raised from the tickets sold during the Adriatic Sea Defense and Aerospace Exhibition and Conference held in Split last week, was delivered to the Lions Club […]

  • 29 October 2015

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Split, Croatia, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 28. The port visit serves to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Croatia, and improve relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. This port visit will provide the crew […]

  • 8 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Exercise of forces for the upcoming fire-fighting season, “Summer 2012”, was held on  Friday 4th, in “Prince Trpimir” Barracks in Divulje. The exercise was attended by the Prime Minister Zoran Milanović, Defence Minister Ante Kotromanović, Interior Minister Ranko Ostojić, Chief of General Staff Lieutenant General Drago Lovrić with his associates, Director of National Protection and […]

  • 13 April 2015

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) arrived in Split, Croatia, for a scheduled port visit April 12, 2015. The port visit serves to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Croatia and improve relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. This port visit will also provide the […]

  • 3 October 2012

    The Philippine Navy provided a warm welcome for the visit of Honorable Ante Kotromanovic’, the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Croatia and Party to Headquarters Philippine Navy at Naval Station Jose V Andrada (NSJA), Roxas Blvd., Manila last October 1, 2012. The visit was highlighted by an Arrival Honors for the Defense Minister […]

  • 10 February 2015

    On February 6, NATO ships assigned to Standing Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) arrived in Split, Croatia, for a scheduled port visit during the Group’s deployment to the Mediterranean to enhance maritime security and readiness, and in support of NATO counter-terrorism Operation Active Endeavour. Led by Rear Adm. Brad Williamson (USA N), SNMG2 is currently composed of the flagship […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Porter (DDG 78), US Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, completed its first forward deployed patrol in U.S. 6th Fleet and returned to Naval Station Rota on November 4. The ship deployed from Naval Station Rota June 29, 2015. While on patrol, Porter conducted several port visits and engagements with NATO allies and regional partners, and […]

  • 18 February 2015

    Italian Navy’s frigate Alisea, under Commander Mario Giancarlo Lauria, hosted the NATO Standing Maritime Group Two (SNMG2)’s Rear Admiral Brad Williamson on February 12 in the Adriatic Sea. The Admiral, who arrived by helicopter from his Flagship, USS Vicksburg (CG69), spent a day on board the Aliseo to become acquainted with the work activities of the Italian […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Training & Education

    A senior Croatian defense official was joined by a U.S. congressional delegation for a visit to the high-speed vessel Swift (HSV 2) at Lora Naval Base in Split, Croatia, April 4. Dr. Dragan Lozancic, the assistant minister of defense for the republic of Croatia, toured Swift with U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, U.S. Ambassador to Croatia […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Training & Education

    High-Speed Vessel Swift (HSV) 2 departed Lora Naval Base in Split, Croatia after a three-day port visit, April 6. During the visit, Swift’s crew hosted several tours, including a visit from Croatian Assistant Minister of Defense Dr. Dragan Lozancic, U.S. Senator Mark Bagich, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Croatia James B. Foley and Rear […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailors from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) participated in joint training for visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) procedures with members of the Croatian and Slovenian navies during a scheduled port visit to Split, Croatia Oct. 7. The team demonstrated some techniques and gave a ship tour to the Slovenian […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Former Yugoslavian Navy command ship ‘Vis’ was scuttled last week some 250 off the Croatian coast, with two men still on board, in the Kvarner Bay to make an artificial reef for scuba diving. Croatian media amply reported about the “first intentional scuttling” in the country’s history. However, it took the video editors some time […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) arrived in Split, Croatia for a routine, regularly scheduled port visit, March 8th.   The port visit is designed to continue Naval Forces Europe-Africa’s efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships with European countries. In addition these visits improve maritime safety and security in the region. During the visit, Sailors […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    US Navy’s 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney will undergo a six-month dry docking and overhaul in the Croatian Viktor Lenac Shipyard, the company announced on September 13. Under the terms of the contract, USS Mount Whitney will undergo the 3rd stage of its scheduled life-cycle maintenance to extend the life of this 1970s era command ship […]

  • 15 April 2015

    Italian Navy’s frigate ITS Aliseo (F 574) is returning home after a four month deployment. During this time the vessel was part of the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2). ITS Aliseo visited eight ports and conducted Passing Exercises with the Charles de Gaulle carrier strike group, and the Croatian, Hellenic, Turkish, Bulgarian, Romanian, and Moroccan Navies. Also, […]

  • 1 April 2015

    Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet Vice Adm. James G. Foggo III visited the fleet’s command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) in Rijeka, March 31, 2015. During the visit, Vice Adm. Foggo toured the ship and held an all-hands for Mount Whitney Sailors where he expressed his appreciation and admiration for the hard work […]