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  • 23 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US sailors and marines from Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3 and 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) gathered in Southern California to kick off the amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz 2017. Dawn Blitz 2017 is a scenario-driven amphibious exercise designed to train and integrate the staffs of ESG-3 and 1st MEB. It provides realistic, relevant training necessary […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US sailors and marines from the Expeditionary Strike Group 3 and 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade are set to take part in amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz 2017 off the coast of Southern California, October 20-30. Dawn Blitz 2017 is a scenario-driven exercise designed to train the Navy and Marine Corps in operations expected of an amphibious […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Training & Education

    USNS 1ST LT Jack Lummus (T-AK 3011) wrapped up active support for exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 off the coast of San Diego June 20. The ship operated as a training platform for the Marine Combat Logistics Regiment-17, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade and U.S. Navy Sailors with Naval Beach Group 1, Expeditionary Strike Group 3. Lummus, […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Authorities

    Naval, aviation and ground forces from the United States, Japan, Mexico and New Zealand are scheduled to participate in Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 off the coast and ashore in Southern California from August 31 to September 9. Dawn Blitz 2015 (DB15) is a multinational amphibious exercise designed to train the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval and ground forces from the United States, Canada, Japan and New Zealand will participate in amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 off the coast of Southern California June 11-28. Dawn Blitz 2013 is a scenario-driven exercise designed to train the Navy and Marine Corps in operations expected of an amphibious task force. The exercise will […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 saw the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps operating closely with Japan, Mexico and New Zealand to successfully conduct amphibious beach landings and tactical air operations. Participating nations have performed a multitude of exercises ashore and off the coast of Southern California. All forces involved have displayed land and naval excellence in […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) departed San Diego August 31 to participate in Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015. New Orleans joins other Naval and ground forces from the United States, Japan, New Zealand and Mexico in the ten day exercise which will sharpen the troops’ ability to plan and conduct an […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3 and 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade (1st MEB) began the synthetic phase amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 (DB 13) aboard amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) Jan. 28. DB 13 is a live and synthetic amphibious exercise that will focus on the Amphibious Task Force conducting the planning and execution […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Training & Education

    A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft landed on Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) helicopter destroyer Hyuga (DDH 181) for the first time June 14. The landing aboard Hyuga was the culmination of extensive planning by Sailors and Marines from Commander, U.S. Third Fleet, Expeditionary Strike Group 3, I Marine Expeditionary Force, 1st Marine […]

  • 30 June 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. 3rd Fleet’s Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG 3) and I Marine Expeditionary Force’s (IMEF) 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade (1st MEB) along with coalition partners from Canada, New Zealand and Japan completed the multilateral amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz (DB13), June 28. The two-week exercise, held off the coast of Southern California, provided a vigorous training […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    US Marines fired the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) from the flight deck of San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during the joint US Navy-Marines drill Dawn Blitz 2017. The HIMARS is a weapons system made up of the M142 five-ton chassis vehicle and can carry either a launcher pod of […]

  • 16 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 in Final Preps Naval, aviation and ground forces from the United States, Japan, Mexico and New Zealand are scheduled to participate in Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 off the coast and ashore in Southern California from August 31 to September 9. US, India to Jointly Work on Future Aircraft Carriers USA and […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Marines and sailors from 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, I Marine Expeditionary Force and the U.S. Navy’s Expeditionary Strike Group-3, Commander, Third Fleet, announced the official commencement of multinational amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 off the Southern California coast, June 11-28. Dawn Blitz 2013 is a culminating exercise in a continuum of training designed to test […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Close to 5,ooo US Navy sailors and marines, utilizing seven ships and 33 aircraft, completed the amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz off the Californian coast on October 30. Dawn Blitz is a scenario-driven exercise designed to train and integrate Navy and Marine Corps units by providing a robust training environment where forces plan for and establish expeditionary […]

  • 16 June 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Dragon Escorts Gigantic LNG Carrier through Strait of Hormuz HMS Dragon helped shepherd a gigantic gas tanker through one of the world’s most important ‘choke points’ during an exercise to hone protecting sea trade.  Multinational Amphibious Exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 Kicks Off Marines and sailors from 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, I Marine Expeditionary Force […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 200 soldiers from the Canadian Armed Forces are training alongside United States Marines and other allies during Exercise Dawn Blitz 2013, an amphibious exercise at Camp Pendleton, California, which began June 11th and runs until the 28th of the month.  “We are committed to being a reliable partner in the defence of North […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines participated in a Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF) training event during amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz at Naval Amphibious Base June 13. The MPF training event tested logistics capabilities of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps and proficiency in moving supplies and equipment ashore from a ship at sea. MPF ships are stationed around […]

  • 30 June 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Royal Navy of Oman Takes Delivery of First Khareef Class Warship The first warship built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) as part of Project Khareef for the design, build and delivery of three corvettes, has been formally handed over in a ceremony at HM Naval Base Portsmouth today. France: Exercise […]

  • 30 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) began hosting Japanese Sailors Aug. 17 as they prepare for the annual amphibious assault training exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 (DB 15) in early September. The training exercise includes four participating nations and four other nations as observers. There are more than 25 commands participating in the exercise in […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Training & Education

     Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMDSF) ships, landing ship tank JS Shimokita (LST 4002); destroyer JS Atago (DDG 177) and helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) departed Pearl Harbor May 20 following a five-day port visit.  During the visit JMSDF sailors conducted wreath-laying ceremonies at the USS Arizona Memorial, National Cemetery of the Pacific, Makiki Cemetery […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus completed a visit to Colombia Feb. 4 after meeting with the nation’s minister of defense, chief of defense and chief of naval operations. The visit was designed to help enhance the already existing ties between the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps and their Colombian counterparts. In the past […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Training & Education

    This week marked the beginning of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer’s (LHD 4) involvement in the initial phase of Dawn Blitz 2013 (DB 13). DB 13 is an exercise in which forces plan and execute an Expeditionary Strike Group and Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) – sized amphibious assault from sea in a maritime and […]

  • 1 January 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russia: Navy Commissions SSBN Yury Dolgoruky The Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Yury Dolgoruky was commissioned… The Philippines: AGHAM Calls for Naval, Ship-Building Self-Reliance In light of the recent Tubbataha incident, activist scientist group AGHAM or Advocates of Science and Technology for the People called on the Philippine government to build a […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) held a change of command ceremony on its flight deck on December. Capt. Benjamin J. Allbritton relieved Capt. Michael S. Ruth as commanding officer of the ship. In attendance was guest speaker, commander, expeditionary strike group (ESG) 3, Rear Adm. Daniel H. Fillion. “Throughout his tenure as […]

  • 10 June 2013

    Three Kingston-class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels will be conducting coastal operations and training off the coast of British Columbia until end July. As part of their scheduled port visits, the three warships will also visit Prince Rupert, B.C. and participate in the 35th Annual Seafest from Jun 7-9.  “Crewed mainly by Naval Reservists, the Kingston-class […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s Amphibious Squadron One (PHIBRON 1) held a change of command ceremony aboard amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) on July 7. Capt. Keith G. Moore was relieved by Capt. Patrick V. Foege as Commander of PHIBRON 1 during the ceremony. During Moore’s time as commander he guided the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) through a number […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The commander of NATO’s Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone, welcomed the NATO International Military Staff (IMS) Director of Operations, Major General Josef Blotz, to the headquarters for a briefing on NATO maritime operations, February 3. During the visit, Major General Blotz toured the Maritime Operations Centre (MOC), MARCOM’s nerve centre for establishing […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy and Marine Corps units are wrapping up two weeks of joint drills as part of exercise Pacific Blitz 2019 in and off the coast of Southern California. The scenario-driven field-training exercise kicked off March 12 and is set to conclude on Tuesday, March 26. The exercise involved command and control of simultaneous amphibious […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from HMS Illustrious paid tribute to their wartime forebears as they helped to tidy up Malta’s naval cemetery. Two crew from the wartime carrier are among the 1,000-plus war dead laid to rest at Capuccini graveyard just a mile from Grand Harbour. A 15-strong team from the carrier crossed Grand Harbour and headed for […]