Search results for: Dugong

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  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    With the magnificent backdrop of Mount Wellington and working in the deep, cool waters off Hobart, personnel from Australia, Great Britain, the United States, New Zealand and Canada and observers from India and Sweden, began Exercise DUGONG 15 on October 5. The two week exercise involves the Huon class Mine Hunter, HMAS Yarra, personnel from […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Mine countermeasure and explosive ordnance disposal personnel from five countries met at an opening ceremony for the 19th iteration of Exercise Dugong, on November 11. Dugong 2019 brings mine warfare and dive teams from United States of America, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand together for two weeks to practice contemporary mine warfare […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Exercise DUGONG 15, a mine countermeasures exercise which involved seven Navies, has drawn to a close in Hobart. The event brought mine warfare and dive teams from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and United States together for two weeks to practice contemporary mine warfare and dive salvage techniques and procedures. New Zealand also took part, deploying headquarters […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy divers from Australia and the United States are set to start training activities in Sydney on November 8 to improve their skills and inter-operability. Exercise Dugong 16 brings together more than 50 specialist divers and support staff for two weeks of training on underwater construction techniques, underwater damage repair, search and salvage, shipping hazard removal, medical […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    One of Australia’s Huon class Mine Hunters, HMAS Yarra, continues to play an integral part of Exercise DUGONG 15. The exercise, conducted in Hobart between 5-16 October, has successfully tested the interoperability capabilities of the Navy in the conduct of mine counter measures, clearance diving and salvage operations. Bringing together personnel from Australia, the United States, […]

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

    The waters in and around Jervis Bay were successfully cleared of ‘mines’ recently, during the Mine Counter Measure and Clearance Diving tactical training exercise – Exercise MULGOGGER. In a fictional scenario, HMAS Gascoyne entered Jervis Bay, in response to the request of a friendly nation, to counter mines which had been laid to prevent the […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Training & Education

    TRITON WARRIOR 2012 (TW12) has been taking place in the East Australian Exercise Area (EAXA) during November, and is the fourth in the series of TRITON exercises conducted by the RAN providing regular maritime warfare scenarios to ensure ships and personnel are properly trained and equipped. TW12 has involved a series of mariner skill and […]

  • 19 January 2012
    Industry news

      First serial air cavity landing boat Denis Davydov (Project 21820 Dugon) will be laid down at Yaroslavl Shipyard on Jan 18, reported RIA Novosti on Tuesday referring to a spokesman for Russian Navy. Lead boat of the project named Ataman Platov was laid down in Feb 2006 and has been serving in Caspian Flotilla […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Training & Education

    A volunteer acupuncturist with Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) dipped into the well of ancient knowledge to better understand his craft while working in Vinh, Vietnam, July 13. Aaron Cook, an acupuncturist from University of California San Diego, met with Phan Thi Thuy Duong, an acupuncture specialist at the Vihn City Hospital, to gain new insight […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Caspian Flotilla’s Project 21820 Dugon air-cavern landing boat Ataman Platov which was planned to be shown at the 5th International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS-2011) will not be demonstrated in St. Petersburg. At the last moment Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky ordered to leave Ataman Platov in the Caspian Sea, told a source in […]