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  • 23 January 2012

    Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 rescued two local fishermen off the rocks in Apra Harbor, Guam Jan. 20. Following routine morning exercises outside the harbor, EODMU 5 divers and technicians spotted the distressed men stranded at the harbor’s entrance and assisted them safely to Family Beach near Cabras Island in Piti. […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 partnered with members of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) for the bi-annual Miata Exercise that kicked off at U.S. Naval Base Guam Dec. 3. The joint training builds interoperability between the two EOD groups who have a continued working agreement. The exercise will continue through […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy mine warfare specialists from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 and their Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) EOD counterparts recently completed mine warfare exercise (MIWEX) 2JA 2019. MIWEX 2JA is an annual bilateral exercise held between the US and Japan to increase proficiency in mine countermeasure operations. “The experience of working […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 teamed up with Australian Army personnel to begin the biennial unit level training event, Pyrocrab, on US Naval Base Guam August 6. The training focuses on building closer relationships between the nations and enhancing the interoperability of their […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the US Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 and members of the Australian Army have begun the biennial unit level training at US Naval Base Guam. Pyrocrab, which kicked off on August 6, focuses on building closer relationships between the nations and enhancing the interoperability […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) and members of mine countermeasures squadron (MCMRON) 7 staff joined Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) MCM units for combined operations in the final phases of the bilateral mine countermeasures exercise 3JA. MCMEX 3JA is part of an annual series of bilateral […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Authorities

    US Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus visited sailors participating in the sixth annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Vietnam 2015, April 9. Mabus addressed the crews of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), as well as staff from Destroyer Squadron 7 (DESRON […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies conducted a successful mine countermeasures exercise March 30 – April 11 as part of Foal Eagle 2015. The bilateral training is designed to increase readiness and interoperability in mine countermeasures operations and enhance theater security cooperation between the two navies. Approximately 300 U.S. Navy personnel assigned to […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 14, Detachment 1, and Mine Countermeasure Squadron (MCMRON) 7, completed the bilateral mine countermeasures exercise Clear Horizon with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy, November 13. Exercise Clear Horizon is an annual bilateral exercise between the U.S. and ROK navies which focuses on increasing coordination between ships, and aircraft […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The fourth annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh commenced with an opening ceremony at Naval Base Issa Khan, Sept. 25.   Continuing through Sept. 30, CARAT Bangladesh 2014 consists of six days of shore-based and at-sea training events designed to address shared maritime security priorities, develop relationships and enhance cooperation among participating […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) wrapped up its participation in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercises with both Indonesia and Malaysia following an Aug. 21 closing ceremony held in Sandakan, Malaysia. In deepening navy-to-navy relationships, Fort Worth visited Surabaya, Indonesia, for the first time in her 16-month rotational deployment to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 5th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh commenced with an opening ceremony at Naval Base Issa Khan on Sept. 30. CARAT 2015 marks the first time that a littoral combat ship has participated in the exercise with the Bangladesh Navy, enhancing the complexity and interoperability of the exercise. In the Bay […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) mine countermeasures units completed the mine countermeasures exercise (MCMEX) 2JA 2016 that took place July 15 to 30, near the region surrounding Misawa Air Base, Japan. MCMEX is an annual bilateral exercise held between the U.S. and Japan to strengthen interoperability and increase proficiencies in mine […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) mine countermeasure (MCM) units were joined by their Indian Navy counterparts for the start of the 2JA mine countermeasure exercise 2018 near Ominato, Japan, on July 18. 2JA is an annual exercise that, in addition to the US Navy and JMSDF, this year includes explosive ordinance disposal […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy began the sixth annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) with the Vietnam People’s Navy April 6, as both nations celebrate the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations in 2015. This five-day collaboration will focus on non-combatant events and skills exchanges in military medicine, search and rescue, and maritime security. These naval activities underscore the […]

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

    The U.S. and Republic of Korea navies completed a successful mine countermeasures exercise Oct. 24, in waters south of the Korean peninsula. The annual Clear Horizon exercise ran Oct. 20-24 and was designed to increase interoperability in mine countermeasures operations between the U.S. and Republic of Korea navies. Capt. Mike Dowling, commander, Mine Countermeasures Squadron […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The annual bilateral exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) will see U.S. and Indonesian navies come together from August 2-8. The exercise will take place on the ground in Surabaya and in the waters and airspace of the Java and Bali Seas. More than 500 U.S. Sailors will participate in CARAT Indonesia alongside their […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Guam-based Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 Det. 6 returned home after a seven-month deployment in the western Pacific and South China Sea. The detachment departed Guam May 25, and supported Commander Amphibious Force 7th Fleet from naval air facility Atsugi and aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD) 6. In July, HSC-25 conducted […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Three U.S. Navy ships assigned to Task Group 73.1 and two TNI-AL (Indonesian Navy) ships got underway from Jakarta May 24th to participate in the at sea phase of the 19th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia exercise. During the at sea phase, the dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) and the […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Warm-up exercises are already underway as Japanese and U.S. forces prepare for more complex scenarios of the annual 2JA mine countermeasure exercise (2JA MCMEX). The annual exercise, which officially began July 19, brings together Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy surface and air mine countermeasures assets, teamed with explosive ordnance disposal personnel. “2JA is […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the Royal Thai Armed Forces are set to begin the 22nd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise on June 16 with opening ceremonies at the Royal Thai Naval Base in Sattahip. CARAT Thailand 2016 will consist of eight days of shore-based and at-sea training events through June […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Mobile Unit 11 departed San Diego October 26 to begin their deployment to Bahrain to assume command of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56.1. CTF 56.1 is responsible for coordinating underwater mine countermeasures, expeditionary salvage, the counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) fight and C-IED transition and training efforts in the Commander, […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy participated in Exercise Noble Melinda, July 22 – Aug. 1, in the Mediterranean Sea near Haifa, Israel. The exercise was an annual training event that was not associated with, or a reaction to, any real-world events, the US Navy informed. Noble Melinda is an annual maritime exercise designed to increase interoperability by […]

  • 1 February 2012

    Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ALCSG) assets responded to a distressed Iranian fishing dhow in the Arabian Gulf, Jan. 31. At 12:37 p.m. local time, an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 and embarked on aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), spotted the disabled Iranian […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Momsen (DDG 92) conducted helicopter visit board search and seizure (HVBSS) training Jan. 17 to prepare for operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). The guided-missile destroyer’s 12-man VBSS team was joined by the members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 11, who are currently embarked aboard USS Abraham […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy Diver and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician training teams completed their third stop of the Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel (SPS-JHSV) 15 mission Sept. 14. The training took place in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala as part of the Adaptive Force Package (AFP) onboard USNS Spearhead (EPF 1), operated by the Military Sealift Command. While […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s helicopter mine countermeasures squadron (HM) 15 carried out annual airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) training at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) for almost two weeks earlier in October. HM-15’s annual helicopter advanced readiness program (HARP) HAWKEX training is conducted at NSWC PCD where the squadron can receive technical support to equipment used […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), operated by the Military Sealift Command, arrived in Cartagena, Colombia for the Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15) mission, Sept. 16. On Spearhead’s fourth stop it delivered three Adaptive Force Package (AFP) elements ashore- Navy Divers, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technicians and a Mass […]