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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 […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Training & Education

    India and Japan are planning to hold a naval exercise near Japan’s coast later this year, according to the New Indian Express. Indian Defence Minister A. K. Antony on Monday welcomed a visit from his Japanese colleague, Minister Itsunori Onodera in New Delhi. The ministers discussed defence cooperation between their countries. They also shared views […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Northern Fleet (NF) surface attack group started holding combat drills and interaction at naval ranges in the Barents Sea… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 13, 2012; Image: Nashflot

  • 9 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy is participating in exercise Cartago 2015, September 7 – 11, off the coast of Murcia, oriented towards the implementation of submarine rescue procedures. The exercise is should improve coordination at sea between Spanish Navy ships and Public Administration agencies with responsibilities in the maritime domain. In the five-day exercise, a supposedly damaged submarine will […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

     USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, currently stationed in Yokosuka, Japan, completed its annual integrated fire drill in preparation for an upcoming selective restricted availability (SRA) period. During the drill, civilian contractors and Commander, Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ) Fire and Emergency Services cooperated with Ronald Reagan’s emergency response team […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Warships taking part in the UK-hosted multinational drill Joint Warrior got underway on October 1 for a fortnight of exercises off the coast of Scotland. This is the second time this year the biannual drill is being held. The first one took place in March and featured or incorporated Information Warrior, an event aimed at demonstrating […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Over the past three days the Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi conducted scheduled drills.   The crew completed artillery exercises against simulated air targets and a range of scheduled trainings on anti-sabotage actions, antisubmarine warfare and ship damage control. In addition, the personnel engaged in mine countermeasure exercises, communication establishment in active and passive interferences etc. […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) in-port emergency team and Newport News Shipbuilding Fire Department (NNSFD) conducted an integrated fire drill aboard the aircraft carrier Jan. 30 to evaluate how effectively the two teams work together. “The purpose of the drill was to train to make sure we know how to interact with NNSFD in […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    In the waters of the Ionian Sea, Italian and French units recently engaged in joint exercises. The two vessels, Italian Navy’s frigate Espero F576 and French Navy’s corvette Commandant Birot F796, together worked on improving the procedures and tactics of combating illicit activities at sea. These drills were conducted on April 13 and 14 in the Gulf […]

  • 29 April 2011

      Mine countermeasures ship USS Avenger (MCM 1) Sailors completed a series of Anti-terrorism Force Protection drills in the Philippine Sea, April 27. The drills are designed to test the ship’s ability to protect itself from potential threats while at anchor and in overseas ports. In addition to the ship’s ability to withstand land-based, waterborne […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen and officer candidates from all over the United States made the trip to Tulane University to participate in the 42th annual Mardi Gras Drill Meet, Feb. 8. In all, 19 units from all branches of the armed services, were represented at the meet, which is hosted by the […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Damage control drill was conducted on small-size missile ship Liven in Baltiysk Naval Base. The exercise scenario implied extinguishing of fire in bow machine compartment, shutting a hole and pumping out water from the hold as a result of “collision” with another vessel. Upon alarm signal given by the ship’s CO Capt 3 rank Kirill […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The crew of the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) participated in a medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) drill, July 16, during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.   The MEDEVAC drill’s purpose was for Mercy’s crew to practice coordinating between all of the medical components aboard the hospital ship while receiving a steady […]

  • 17 October 2014

    A large fleet of naval vessels is taking part in the multinational “Noble Justification” military exercise, which is underway in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. More than twenty warships, and several submarines and aircraft, are involved in the drills. “The exercise Noble Justification is a substantial opportunity for NATO to develop force integration, multinational […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) 17-th Diving School based in Sevastopol trains divers for the whole Russian Navy. Having passed theoretical course, cadets started practical dives. Servicemen directed by experienced instructors are practicing submersion at coast-based training range and at sea from a special vessel. Diving drill is carried out to the depths of 15-45 meters. […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8, conducts a helicopter visit, board, search, and seizure training exercise with Range Support Craft (RSC) 1.   The operation was conducted on April 16 off the coast of San Diego, Pacific Ocean. HSC-8 provides vertical lift search and rescue, logistics, anti-surface warfare, […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Ukrainian Navy’s fleet of ships and boats Pryluky, Kirovograd, Skadovsk, AK-1, and AK-2 completed a range of drills and training on May 11th.   Capt. Lt. Vitaliy Lejnyuk, Commander of Boats Division, said: “We’ve completed all the scheduled training and exercises: gun practice in different areas of sea, ship-damage control, and rescue actions for […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Verificatory drill held at Black Sea Fleet has been completed. In accordance with plan of tactical verificatory drill took place at Black Sea Fleet, small-size missile ships Mirazh and Shtil practiced missile strike upon “enemy” landing force. Later on, landing ships Azov and Caesar Kunikov​ landed troops and amphibious vehicles on unprepared coast of […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s Northern Sea fleet has kicked off a large-scale naval drill in the Barents Sea which will see over 30 warships take part in various maneuvers. This is the largest exercise the Northern Fleet has undertaken in the last 10 years, the navy said in a statement. Drills will include cruise-missile firings, anti-air and […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71) Medical and Air Departments participated in a flight deck mass casualty drill to measure the ship’s responsiveness to large simultaneous casualties, May 20.   Sirens and alarms blared on the flight deck public announcement system. Sailors strewn about the flight deck simulated injuries and unconsciousness. […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Swedish Armed Forces on Monday kicked off Aurora 17, an international exercise dubbed as Sweden’s “biggest drill in decades”. While Sweden itself is not a member of NATO, over 20,000 troops from the country and other NATO members, including the US, are set to participate in the three-week exercise. Naval, air and land services […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) was certified ready for sea after successfully completing Crew Certification Phases II and III, May 2.   Crew Certification is a five-day process where the Immediate Superior in Command (ISIC) ensures a ship is ready to proceed safely to sea with a trained and […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Training & Education

    The crew of the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) took part in a mass casualty drill July 27 during the sea phase of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014.   The drill which emulated an oil platform explosion and included 30 patients with mock injuries and a series of helicopter […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Research & Development

    Cotherm of America Corporation’s managing director Ted Jagusztyn, who holds a patent for drilled hydrothermal energy (DHE) technology, has set his eyes on developing this kind of energy infrastructure on the island of Guam, USA. He visited the island of Guam, where he met with the Guam Power Authority, the University of Guam, and Guam […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Task group of Caspian Flotilla (CF) ships took the sea for combat training purposes. CF flagship frigate Tatarstan, missile boats Budennovsk and Borovsk will spend a month at sea performing various drills separately and within the task group. In particular, CF naval mariners will demonstrate professional skills during the exercise; one of episodes will be […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The underway portion of Exercise Cutlass Express 2015 commenced as boarding team members from Comoros, Kenya, Mauritius, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda began visit, board, search, and seizure scenarios while at sea, Jan. 31, 2015. Exercise Cutlass Express 2015, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), is designed to leverage a Global Network of Navies […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Baltic Fleet (BF) coast artillery is carrying out encampment exercise which is to last till the end of Sept 2012. Over 300 servicemen and about.. (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 17, 2012

  • 8 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Russia and Italy began on Monday the Ionex-2011 naval exercises in the Ionian Sea with the focus on joint antiterrorism and anti-piracy… (rianovosti) [mappress] Source: rianovosti, November 08, 2011;

  • 1 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Baltic Fleet (BF) warships headed by Baltiysk Naval Base Commander Rear Admiral Alexander Nosatov held closing naval exercise in summer training period. About 20 warships and supply vessels were involved in maneuvers, reported BF Information Support Group to Central Navy Portal. During the exercise held in the Baltic Sea, corvettes Soobrazitelny (commanding officer Capt […]