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  • 19 March 2014
    Research & Development

    Survey ship HMS Echo became the first Royal Navy ship to visit the Middle East’s newest port – a port her sister ship Enterprise played a role in creating.   Echo tested the facilities in the Omani port of Duqm – a fishing village just a few years ago – to confirm that they could […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Industry news

    Strategic Marine announced it has teamed up with Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) to develop the Middle East’s growing market of aluminium vessels. Strategic and ADSB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create tenders for a variety of aluminium vessels using Strategic Marine’s design and construction methods. The vessels will be built […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy’s oiler and replenishment ship HMAS Success has been very busy lately, not only delivering vital fuel and other goods to warships operating in the Middle East, but also delivering key operational effects under the Canadian-led Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150). Captain Nick Stoker from the Royal Australian Navy is currently the […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Reservists from HMS King Alfred, the South East’s Royal Navy Reserve Unit, took their bosses on a tour of HMS Dauntless to raise awareness and understanding of the important work that Reservists carry out when at sea in a support capacity. The visit took place during a break in the Type 45 class destroyers […]

  • 20 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Award-winning Yeovilton Air Day – the main public showcase for naval aviation in 2012 – has been officially launched in Somerset, with this year’s event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Falklands. The show, which takes place on Saturday June 23, is one of the largest one-day events in the South-west, and returns this summer […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Industry news

    Following their successful entry into the Far East market in 2011 Barnstaple based engineering firm J+S Ltd have been making inroads into the Middle East. The company have just returned from exhibiting at the 2012 Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX) at the Qatar National Convention Centre where they demonstrated  a range of […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman and its associated carrier strike group are getting underway from Norfolk on Wednesday to start a deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Middle East. Ships accompanying the aircraft carrier include guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60), guided-missile destroyers USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51), USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), USS Forrest Sherman (DDG […]

  • 30 September 2011

      A wave and a cheer for the good ship HMS Argyll from loved ones, gathered at Devil’s Point in Plymouth to see the frigate off on a six-month tour of duty. Britain’s oldest – but also most powerful – frigate is heading east of Suez to join her sisters in the ongoing international effort […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, together with Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8 and some 6,000 sailors overall, returned home on July 13 following an eight-month deployment. Truman pulled into Naval Station Norfolk along with guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) and guided-missile destroyers USS Bulkeley, USS Gonzalez and USS Gravely. The ships were on […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Training & Education

      U.S. Sailors joined forces with the Danish to kick-off the second training hub to take place in Tanzania this year as part of Africa Partnership Station (APS) East, July 25. The first hub in Tanzania also took place in Dar Es Salaam from Feb. 22 to March 3. APS East, and the Tanzania cadre […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Ships and embarked squadrons from the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) completed operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOR) March 28.   The strike group completed a 120-mile transit of the Suez Canal, marking the end to more than seven straight months of operations in the Middle East in […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Eastern Naval Command hosted a two-day Seminar on ‘Maritime Developments to India’s East’ on behalf of the National Maritime Foundation (NMF) at Samudrika Naval auditorium 08 & 09 Oct 12. The Seminar focused on maritime security, geo-politics, economic integration and international co-operation among the littoral states that bound the region to India’s East including the […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Gridley (DDG-101) engaged in replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193). The operation took place in the Gulf of Oman on January 4, where Gridley is deployed as part of the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. Gridley, homeported at Naval Base San Diego, […]

  • 16 June 2011

      Britain’s flagship HMS Albion has passed through the Suez Canal as the Navy’s key deployment of 2011 resumes. Events in Libya saw the assault ship, her escorting frigate HMS Sutherland and tanker RFA Wave Knight, plus helicopter carrier HMS Ocean and ‘floating warehouse’ RFA Fort Rosalie, diverted to support the NATO mission there. The […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. 6th Fleet commander, Vice Adm. James Foggo, visited the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) for a distinguished-visitor tour with the U.S. Ambassador to Israel and members of the Israel Defense Force Jan. 4, 2015. Capt. Christopher W. Brunett, USS New York commanding officer, hosted the visit for Foggo, […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39), arrived in Bahrain to engage the ship’s repair mission in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), Jan 23. Land’s repair capability will be tested as they provide emergent repair to various ships and their systems. Land also showcased its versatility when guided missile cruiser USS […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) engaged in replenishment-at-sea (RAS) on February 18. While sailing in the Persian Gulf, the vessel met with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193). Carl Vinson is deployed as part of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, supporting maritime security operations, strike […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. Naval Forces Central Command hosted the sixth Maritime Infrastructure Protection Symposium (MIPS), May 13-15, which brings together industry professionals, security personnel, and maritime corporations, with regional and coalition partners every 18 months. MIPS is a three-day event, and had more than 130 attendees from countries throughout the region and from around the globe. MIPS […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga departed Fleet Base East at Garden Island, Sydney for nine months of maritime security operations in the Middle East. The frigate and her crew of 190 were farewelled by Australian defense minister, Senator Marise Payne, and the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett. Minister Payne said Warramunga would […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s Adelaide class guided-missile frigate HMAS Newcastle (FFG 06) is on its way to the Middle East region. After departing the port of Mumbai, India, the vessel navigated through the narrow channel of the lock system. HMAS Newcastle will spend six months deployed in Middle Eastern Operation MANITOU. This marks the vessel’s 60th rotation and the fifth […]

  • 9 January 2013

    The Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate HMAS Toowoomba has departed her home port of Fleet Base West in Western Australia for a six-month deployment to the Middle East. Toowoomba and her crew of 180 men and women will relieve HMAS Anzac, which has been in the Middle East for the past six months. Toowoomba’s deployment […]

  • 17 February 2011

    The Royal Australian Navy Adelaide Class frigate, HMAS Melbourne, will return to Garden Island, Sydney, on Friday 18 February following a six-month deployment to the Middle East. HMAS Melbourne departed Fleet Base East for the Middle East on 16 August 2010, carrying 230 men and women, for a six-month deployment, as part of Operation Slipper: […]

  • 31 December 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class frigate, HMAS Darwin, sailed for the Middle East region December 30. The 229 Royal Australian Navy personnel onboard had a curtailed Christmas break, having just completed a significant period of training in preparation for their Operation MANITOU role. Darwin’s deployment is the 62nd rotation of a Royal Australian Navy ship […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Authorities

    Australian HMAS Melbourne seized 151 kilograms of heroin worth an estimated $AUD44.5 ($32.6) million from a fishing dhow off the east coast of Africa November 30. HMAS Melbourne’s Commanding Officer Commander Bill Waters said the ship’s crew boarded a suspicious fishing vessel following surveillance which suggested the dhow might be engaged in illegal activity. Commander […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Anzac returned to her homeport at Fleet Base East on June 17, completing a three-month Southeast Asia deployment. Anzac deployed as part of a three ship task unit with HMA Ships Success and Toowoomba. Departing Fleet Base East in March, Anzac visited seven ports in six nations, participated in two […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Equipment & technology

    HMAS Parramatta handed over duties to HMAS Melbourne in the Middle East maritime Area of Operations last week after completing a successful six-month maritime security and interception operation deployment as part of Operation SLIPPER rotation 27. HMAS Parramatta is now heading home to Fleet Base East in Sydney, New South Wales after steaming more than […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class frigate HMAS Darwin recently sailed into the Sattahip Naval Base, Thailand. While in Thailand, three crew from the Australian Navy warship, which is currently enroute to Operation MANITOU in the Middle East, took the opportunity to ‘cross-deck’ onto His Majesty’s Thai Ship Sukhothai while three of their members joined Darwin. The opportunity was also […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The South African Navy will be celebrating World Hydrography Day in East London from 17 to 21 June 2015. As part of the celebrations, the SA Navy will be sending no less than three ships to visit East London. SAS PROTEA is the SA Navy’s hydrographic survey vessel and will showcase the importance of hydrography and how it affects South […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Training & Education

    Two AK-47s seized by the Royal Australian Navy during Operation MANITOU were presented to the Australian War Memorial to maintain the historic record of Defence’s contributions in the Middle East. The weapons were intercepted by HMAS Darwin off the coast of Oman in March 2016, when she was conducting counter-terrorism and maritime security operations as […]