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  • 8 September 2011
    Industry news

      Ambassador Bass and Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Zaza Gogava broke ground on a U.S.-funded Georgia Coast Guard ship maintenance facility near Poti harbor. Georgia Coast Guard ship maintenance facility estimated at $4 million is part of a $10 million package of assistance provided by the U.S. Export Control and Border Security​ (EXBS) program […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Authorities

    Paying a 2-day visit to Tbilisi, US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with Georgia’s main power-wielding ministers. He discussed military reforms and bilateral cooperation issues with Georgian defense minister Bachana Akhalaia. According to national defense ministry, the agenda included Georgia’s participation in peace-keeping operation in Afghanistan and prospects of integration to NATO. Secretary […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 14. Mount Whitney’s presence in Georgia reaffirms to partner countries that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to the common goal of promoting security and stability within the region, while enhancing the […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. has transferred ownership of two former U.S. Coast Guard cutters, Jefferson Island and Staten Island, to the Georgian Coast Guard in a ceremony at the Coast Guard yard in Maryland, on September 30. Jefferson Island and Staten Island, whose new names are Ochamchire and Dioskuria, are scheduled to be shipped to Georgia in summer 2017 after completing maintenance, upgrades, […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Training & Education

    On Friday, 6 September 2013, three NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group TWO (SNMCMG2) arrived in Batumi for a scheduled visit to the Black Sea port. Under the command of Commander Matthias Seipel, German Navy, the Group includes the flagship FGS MOSEL and FGS ROTTWEIL of the German Navy and TCG ERDEMLI […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Authorities

    Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo pulled into Batumi, Georgia, for the ship’s second visit to the eastern European republic in five months. The Plymouth-based research ship is in Batumi as part of her Black Sea operations which can last for a maximum 21 days according to the Montreaux Convention, which regulates the transit of […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) exited the Black Sea after nine days of operations in the region. The destroyer transited the Bosphorus Strait en route to the Mediterranean Sea on January 28 after a port visit to Batumi, Georgia, and training with the country’s coast guard assets. While in Batumi, the […]

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

    Since returning from deployment, US Sailors assigned to Mobile Diving Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 have been nothing but busy, with their schedules packed with training evolutions in preparation of salvaging a 150 year-old captured enemy vessel. The Civil War ironclad CSS Georgia has resided at the bottom of the Savannah River in Georgia, since she […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, for a scheduled port visit, Aug. 18.   While in Georgia, Vella Gulf is scheduled to participate in a joint training exercise with the Georgian Navy focusing on signaling and visit, board, search and seizure tactics. Vella Gulf will also host a […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s HMS Clyde recently paid a visit to the isolated island paradise of South Georgia where the winter is fast approaching. Before icebergs, growlers, bergy bits and mountainous seas set in, the patrol ship left her more regular waters around the Falklands and headed out across 860 miles of the South Atlantic. Aboard, aside from her […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert visited Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Georgia May 19, and held an all-hands call to discuss the Navy’s role in signals intelligence, information operations and cyber support. In a full auditorium of NIOC members Greenert highlighted the importance of intelligence in today’s world and […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy divers and specially trained handlers removed the first cannon from the Savannah River during the current phase of the recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad yesterday. The cannon has been at the bottom of the Savannah River since December 1864 when the Confederate crew scuttled the CSS Georgia during their retreat from Savannah. […]

  • 1 November 2013

    The U.S. Navy’s Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) will begin a multi-phase salvage operation to survey and relocate historic artifacts from CSS Georgia, a Civil War-era Confederate Navy ship Nov. 7. The operation comes in anticipation a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers channel-deepening project in the Savannah Harbor that would disturb the historic shipwreck. […]

  • 21 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) returned to its Naval Station Norfolk homeport on Sept. 20 after a six-month deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Operations.   Vella Gulf, homeported in Norfolk, Va., deployed March 14, 2014, to conduct naval operations with allies and regional partners in support of […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Authorities

    The Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) completed a two day port visit to Batumi, Georgia, Aug. 20.   Vella Gulf’s mission in the Black Sea is to work with NATO allies and European partners, demonstrating the United States’ commitment to strengthening and improving interoperability while working toward mutual goals in […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy said the commanding officer of the Ohio-Class submarine USS Georgia (SSGN 729) (Blue) was relieved of duty January 4 by the commander of Submarine Group 10 at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia. This decision came after an investigation of the incident that took place November 25, 2015. The USS Georgia was returning […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, for a scheduled port visit, October 20. Porter’s operations in the Black Sea are meant to enhance maritime security and stability, readiness, and naval capability with our allies and partners. Cmdr. Blair Guy, commanding officer of USS Porter (DDG 78), said: Our […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, for a scheduled port visit, May 8.   Taylor’s presence in Georgia reaffirms the United States’ commitment to strengthening ties with NATO allies and partners like Georgia, while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the region. While in […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Surrounded by snow covered mountain peaks and dark seas the sleek grey hull of HMS Iron Duke barely stands out as she makes her entrance into South Georgia. HMS Iron Duke berthed in South Georgia for a few days during which time members of the ship’s company visited the Government office and the British Antarctic […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Training & Education

    The US guided missile cruiser Philippine Sea arrived in Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi on October 17.   (news) [mappress] Source: news, October 17, 2011

  • 11 July 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to its Spanish homeport at Naval Station Rota on July 7, completing its eighth forward-deployed naval forces (FDNF) patrol. The Arleigh Burke-class ship departed for patrol on March 8 to carry out naval operations in the US 6th Fleet area of operations. Ross began patrol integrating into […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy frigate HMS Portland recently spent three days patrolling the remote island chain of South Georgia within her nine-month deployment. The British overseas territory lies about 850 miles from the Falklands and just 900 miles from the northernmost tip of Antarctica and receives regular visits from Royal Navy vessels. Patrol ship HMS Clyde called in last […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, for a scheduled port visit, June 26. Laboon’s presence in Georgia reaffirms to partner countries that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to the common goal of promoting security and stability within the region, while enhancing the interoperability between partner countries. Laboon […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Industry news

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Michael D. Stevens visited Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Georgia on Friday, Nov. 30, to discuss the Navy’s role in military information operations and the way ahead for the near and extended future. Prior to his remarks […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Navy survey ship HMS Enterprise is conducting scientific research in South Georgia, one of the most southerly points in what was once the British Empire. More than 7,000 miles from her home in Plymouth, the survey ship is enjoying the final weeks of the Austral summer to support British scientists and use her hi-tech array of […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Just days after sailors from HMS Argyll trekked across South Georgia, the crew of tanker RFA Black Rover were treated to a visit to the snow-laden paradise. The tanker, which has recently taken over from her sister Gold Rover in the South Atlantic, spent four days anchored in Cumberland Bay off the capital Grytviken. Hot […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) completed a four-month patrol in the US 6th Fleet area of operations, returning to Naval Station Rota, Spain, November 17. Carney departed Rota July 27, 2018, and began its fifth Forward-Deployed Naval Force patrol in Europe and Africa. “From Valencia, Spain, in the Western Mediterranean to the eastern […]

  • 9 February 2011

    A civilian employee of the Navy and the founder of a Georgia-based technology services company with more than $120 million in Navy contracts… [mappress] Source: heraldnet, February 9, 2011;

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy HMS Protector’s crew recently helped the South Georgia Government by carrying out a beach clean up and glacier survey. But over the years debris from several shipwrecks has been washed up on the island’s beaches, located 700 miles east of the Falklands. A group from the Ice Patrol Vessel went ashore and began a clean-up removing […]