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  • 8 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy has launched Operation Samudra Setu — meaning Sea Bridge — as part of the national effort to repatriate Indian citizens from overseas amid the coronavirus pandemic. Amphibious transport dock INS Jalashwa sailed to the Maldives to evacuate stranded Indian nationals. The ship arrived at the Port of Male, Republic of Maldives, on […]

  • 12 September 2018

    Naval Group has started deconstruction operations on French Navy’s five first-generation ballistic missile submarines (SSBN) in Cherbourg, France. The project was awarded by French defense procurement agency to Naval Group in 2016. Subsequently, Naval Group has entrusted Veolia with the contract relating to deconstruction and recovery operations on these end-of-life submarines.     Nathalie Smirnov, directrice […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    European naval ships and personnel spent the last two weeks honing their amphibious assault skills during the Italian-hosted Emerald Move 2016 which concluded today. Emerald Move is organized by the European Amphibious Initiative (EAI) while the Italian Navy was in command of the 2016 edition of the exercise for this year. About 4000 men and women […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy ships and personnel from eight European countries are set to begin the second European amphibious exercise Emerald Move 2016 (ERMO) off the coast of the Italian island of Sardinia on Monday, October 3. The ERMO 16 is an undertaking of the European Amphibious Initiative (EAI), an organization which aims to strengthen the interoperability of European forces and […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Finnish Navy said it would be joining the European exercise Emerald Move 16 which is set to take place in Italy in September and October. The main objective of the exercise is to showcase the participating countries’ ability to command and maintain augmented amphibious brigade-level units and develop the interoperability of participating units and staffs during […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In 2015 Swedish Navy joined an organization called the European Amphibious Initiative (EAI) formed by five EU nations in 2000. The initiators were France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK. The aim of this organization is to strengthen the interoperability of European forces and optimize and improve European amphibious operations capabilities through training and exercises. […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    For various reasons, the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) has not deployed since 2004. But after a highly successful combat systems ship qualification trial (CSSQT), Wasp has sent a clear, concise, and concussive message to the fleet: She is back in the fight. After completion of a successful CNO availability at BAE shipyard […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The San Antonio class amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD 24) performed underway replenishments and flight quarters, completed combat systems trials in the Virginia Capes Operating Area, and trained midshipmen, June 3-11. Arlington’s last underway is when the ship sailed from the Huntington-Ingalls Industries’ shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss.. to Naval Station Norfolk, March 8 – […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Enterprise (CVN 65) did its part in celebrating the Navy’s 237th birthday with its own unique flare Oct. 13. For over 200 years, the United States Navy has stood the watch as the shield of the republic. It has protected the country and its interests around the world. Enterprise Sailors celebrated the Navy’s 237th […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) welcomed island residents to the third annual Back to Sumay Day celebration April 14. The annual event began in 2010 by then-base commanding officer Capt. Scott Galbreaith with the goal of inviting former residents of the pre-World War II village and their descendents back to this once […]