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  • 11 December 2019
    Training & Education

    JFD has successfully demonstrated its fully-integrated submarine rescue system during exercises off the coast of Western Australia. In a range of weather conditions, JFD’s system was used in the triennial Pacific Reach, a multi-lateral series of exercises. In 2019, the Pacific Reach was hosted by Australia with the participating nations of South Korea, Japan, Malaysia […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The six-nation submarine search and rescue exercise Pacific Reach 2019 has concluded off the coast of Western Australia. Held at Fleet Base West and in the Western Australian Exercise Area, the drill involved assets from Australia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and the United States. Australian Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Despite of the fact that Australia did not choose Japan to build its submarines, the two countries are deepening their defense relationship, this time with a Royal Australian Navy submarine visiting Japan. Less than a month ago a visit of a Japanese Soryu-class submarine marked the first time a Japanese submarine entered Australia since World War II. Returning […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy submarine HMAS Rankin completed a record deployment as she returned to HMAS Stirling base after being deployed for nine months. Commander Submarine Force Captain Matt Buckley described the event as “the longest single deployment for a Collins Class Submarine”. During her deployment, Rankin participated in Exercise Pacific Reach, the international submarine escape and […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Training & Education

    After almost five months away, HMAS Waller graciously berthed back at her home port of Fleet Base West last week. As she arrived alongside, she was welcomed by crew member’s families and members of the Submarine Force. Her return marked the end of a series of exercise engagements and port visits in Australia and Asia. […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine, USS La Jolla (SSN 701), celebrated an active career spanning more than three decades at Lockwood Hall Lanai at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Oct. 14, prior to her decommissioning. La Jolla is scheduled to depart Pearl Harbor en route to Norfolk, Virginia, where she will be decommissioned and converted […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Authorities

    The Chief of Navy of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Vice-Admiral (VADM) Ray Griggs, was conferred Singapore’s prestigious military award, the Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Tentera) [or the Meritorious Service Medal (Military)] by President Tony Tan Keng Yam.   Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen presented the award to VADM Griggs at the Ministry of […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Authorities

    Undersea Rescue Command (URC) held a change of command ceremony on Naval Air Station North Island Nov. 20. Cmdr. Andrew Kimsey relieved Cmdr. David Lemly as commanding officer. Capt. Thomas Ishee, commander, Submarine Squadron 11 was the guest speaker at the ceremony. He congratulated Lemly on a job well done and remarked that Kimsey comes […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Authorities

    Undersea Rescue Command (URC) held a change of command ceremony on Naval Air Station North Island Nov. 20. Cmdr. Andrew Kimsey relieved Cmdr. David Lemly as commanding officer. Capt. Thomas Ishee, commander, Submarine Squadron 11 was the guest speaker at the ceremony. He congratulated Lemly on a job well done and remarked that Kimsey comes […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy will join allied and partner navies from Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Singapore in the multi-national Pacific Reach 2013 exercise from Sept. 20-27, 2013. Pacific Reach (PACREACH) 2013 is a multi-national exercise for submarine rescue training that involves bottoming a submarine and conducting closed-hatch rescue with multiple […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US-led humanitarian assistance and disaster relief readiness exercise Pacific Partnership 2018 arrived in Vietnam as personnel aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Nha Trang on May 17. This year’s Pacific Partnership mission in Nha Trang will be joined by personnel from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force embarked in JS Osumi […]

  • 28 May 2013

    HMS Daring, one of the Royal Navy’s new-generation Type 45 destroyers, has left Portsmouth for a wide-ranging deployment which takes her to the Far East – and beyond. The air defence warship will demonstrate the Navy’s global reach during the nine-month deployment which includes contributing to maritime security in the Asia Pacific, conducting science and […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Daring, one of the Royal Navy’s new-generation Type 45 destroyers, is gearing up for a wide-ranging deployment which takes her to the Far East – and beyond. The air defence warship will demonstrate the Navy’s global reach during the nine-month deployment which includes contributing to maritime security in the Asia Pacific, conducting science and […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Training & Education

    In a demonstration of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ship Satpura arrived in Singapore on August 31st,2016. The ship will stay in singapore for 4 days as part of deployment of the Eastern Fleet to the South China Sea and Western Pacific. The ship is en […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) rescue service and diesel submarine division held a submarine salvage exercise under command of PF Acting Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Sergei Rekish in the Maly Uliss Bay. Crewmembers of a “damaged” submarine were supposed to escape the sub through torpedo tubes and reach life saving assets. Divers of PF rescue […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pacific special operations and 7th Fleet maritime special operations forces (SOF) conducted advanced maritime interdiction operations and visit, board, search and seizure training during exercise Multi-Sail 2015 while embarked aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) off the coast of Guam in March. Special operations forces employed from surface ships highlight the […]

  • 22 September 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    UK: RNAS Culdrose Welcomes Fleet Commander The Fleet Commander visited Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose to meet service personnel from across the Base, discuss current operations and see for himself the Navy’s next generation anti-submarine maritime patrol helicopter, Merlin Mk 2.  India to Issue Six Submarines Tender The Indian Navy is gearing up to issue […]

  • 27 December 2018

    The US Navy’s Littoral Combat Group One (LCG-1) returned home to Naval Base San Diego and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after participating in the International Maritime and Naval Exhibition for South America, known as EXPONAVAL. Both USS Somerset (LPD 25) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) visited Valparaiso, Chile, to participate in the bicentennial […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) command and US Navy’s military delegation visiting Vladivostok in Oct 1-4 agreed to conduct joint anti-piracy exercise off Mariana Islands late in Oct, reports RIA Novosti referring to PF Commander’s press secretary Capt 1 rank Roman Martov. Having finished official visit to PF main base, guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald headed […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Exercise Fortune Guard 2014 participants embarked U.S. Navy fleet replenishment oiler, USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187) for the live exercise (LIVEX) at sea, Aug. 6.   The LIVEX showcased U.S. and Asia-Pacific Exercise Rotation (APER) partners’ military, customs/law enforcement identification, seizure and disposition capabilities. Participants were divided into groups to observe various aspects of […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Divers from the Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet set a navy record as they dove to a depth of 416 meters during underwater rescue exercises in the Sea of Japan. According to the Russian defense ministry, the dive was carried out with the help of the GVK-450 deep-water diving rescue system which was developed by the […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy sailors and personnel embarked aboard expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) for exercise Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18) departed Guam on March 19 en route to Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, which will be the first mission stop for USNS Brunswick. Pacific Partnership, now in its 13th iteration, is a major annual multilateral […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 held a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Feb. 11. During the ceremony, Rear Adm. Michael S. White relieved Rear Adm. Peter A. Gumataotao as commander, CSG 11. Gumataotao assumed command of CSG 11 in November 2011 and led the strike group through a […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Bangladesh Navy received five Metal Shark-built patrol boats from the US in a ceremony at the Special Warfare Diving and Salvage (SWADS) Headquarters in Chittagong April 25. Rear Admiral Joey Tynch, commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific, presented the patrol boats. Tynch, Joel Reifman, US Deputy Chief of Mission to Bangladesh and senior delegates from […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The humanitarian assistance and disaster relief readiness exercise Pacific Partnership 2018 concluded June 2 as US Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departed Nha Trang, Vietnam. This mission in Nha Trang included personnel from the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force embarked in JDS Osumi (LST 4001) and team members assigned to USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6). “We are very […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Deploying less than ten days ago with a fleet of Royal Australian Navy ships, landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra completed the first international engagement activity of her Indo-Pacific Endeavour deployment. Training with her US Navy counterpart, USS Bonhomme Richard, Canberra reached a new milestone on September 8 when a US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor landed […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Maritime Prepositioning Force ships USNS Pililaau (T-AK 304) and USNS 2nd Lt. John P. Bobo (T-AK 3008) recently tested their skills in deploying the Improved Navy Lighterage System (INLS), a floating pier-like causeway system. The INLS is a sea state three (SS3) capable system comprised of interchangeable modules and is used to transfer cargo from […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) warships conducted firing drills on Sept 15 under large-scale maneuvers of Eastern Military District, told temporal press-center of Eastern Military District at Kamchatka to Central Navy Portal. After PF marines completed landing assault operation on unprepared coast in Avachinskaya Bay, the large scale exercise continues at Kamchatka; over 50 ships, tens […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Authorities

    The UK defense ministry confirmed on Wednesday it is sending amphibious transport dock HMS Albion to North East Asia to support UN sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Albion set sail from the Devonport Naval Base in February this year and was initially scheduled to spend five months in the Mediterranean Sea as […]