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  • 11 November 2016
    Authorities

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Brandon seized an estimated 700 Kg of cocaine in cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard on November 5. The cocaine, worth an estimated $28 million (USD), was recovered from the ocean in international waters off the Pacific Coast of Central America after being jettisoned by suspected smugglers in a panga-style fishing […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Authorities

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Brandon and Whitehorse recently concluded their participation in Operation Caribbe 2015, a Canadian organized operation aimed at contributing to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Since leaving their home port of Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt on October 23, the Royal Canadian Navy ships assisted the U.S. […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Authorities

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Brandon, Edmonton and Kingston are set to join operation Caribbe, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational criminal organizations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean. HMCS Brandon and Edmonton departed Esquimalt, B.C. on October 6 while HMCS Kingston is planned to depart Halifax on October 7 to […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The United States and Canadian personnel began a three-day joint maritime exercise Tuesday near Juneau.   The crews of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa, a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and the Canadian Royal Navy vessels HMCS Brandon and HMCS Whitehorse tested search and rescue planning efforts and the coordination […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and U.S. Navy ships will participate in a Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California, Oct. 20-31. Participating units from the Royal Canadian Navy include Canadian Fleet Pacific, Halifax-class frigates HMCS Calgary (FFH 335) and HMCS Winnipeg (FFH 338), and Kingston-class coastal defence vessels HMCS […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Guided missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) headed west Oct. 31 to begin an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans following participation in a 10-day Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California. Officers and crew members of Milius said their goodbyes to friends and family Oct. 20 as the […]

  • 2 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Canadian, Japanese and U.S. ships completed a two-week long Task Group Exercise (TGEX) Oct. 31 off the coast of Southern California. The exercise, led by U.S. 3rd Fleet gave Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 15 the opportunity to conduct and evaluate training across multiple warfare areas for Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23, […]

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

    Canadian, Japanese and U.S ships will participate in a Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California Oct. 20-31.   Participating units from the Royal Canadian Navy include Canadian Fleet Pacific, Halifax-class frigates HMCS Calgary (FFH 335) and HMCS Winnipeg (FFH 338), Kingston-class coastal defence vessels HMCS Brandon (MM 710) and HMCS Yellowknife […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Training & Education

      The United States Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy completed a four-day, bi-lateral mine countermeasures exercise (MCMEX) off the coast of Southern California Oct. 20. “MCMEX was a great success which showcased real-world MCM mission readiness and helped forge closer relations with the Royal Canadian Navy,” said Capt. Steven A. Mucklow, MCMRON Three deputy […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Authorities

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Moncton and Summerside departed Halifax, Canada, January 27 to participate in Operation Caribbe 2016. Their participation in the operation will mark the start of Canada’s 10th year of contributions to Op Martillo- the multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean. HMC Ships Moncton and Summerside are […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Canadian Navy coastal defence vessels, Edmonton and Saskatoon departed Esquimalt, Canada on February 12 to participate in Operation Caribbe 2016. HMC Ships Edmonton and Saskatoon are the second pair of several Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) ships that will participate on Operation Caribbe 2016. Before them, HMCS Moncton and HMCS Summerside headed for Op Caribbe on January 27. […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMC Ships) Brandon and Yellowknife ended their participation in Operation Caribbe 2014 on Thursday, December 4, concluding Canada’s annual contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking in the eastern Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean. The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have conducted Operation Caribbe since November 2006 and remain committed to […]

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

    More than 500 sailors from Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Calgary, Winnipeg, Brandon and Yellowknife have departed from their home port of Esquimalt, B.C., to take part in operations and exercises off the coast of Southern California. Supported by two CH-124 Sea King helicopters from 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron, the ships will participate in a […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg is patroling in the Eastern Pacific as part of Operation CARIBBE 2015, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean. HMCS Winnipeg’s deployment marks the beginning of several naval and air deployments under Operation CARIBBE scheduled for 2015.The Canadian Armed Forces […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) conducted a change of command ceremony on the ship’s flight deck while transiting the eastern Mediterranean Sea on April 10, 2015. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Milciades “Tony” Then relieved Cmdr. Frank E. Brandon as Mitscher’s commanding officer. The ceremony marked the end of an 18 month […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities

    Several of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships from the Royal Canadian Navy’s Pacific Fleet were “dressed overall” from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, February 15, to commemorate National Flag of Canada Day, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The official ceremony inaugurating the new Canadian flag was held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Toowoomba’s internal Damage Control (DC) organisation has trained tirelessly to prepare for any incident onboard during their deployment in the Middle Eastern Area of Operations. The exercises range from small-scale incidents such as localised fires and toxic hazards through to whole-ship DC evolutions such as large scale engine room fires and helicopter crash on […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Australian Naval Ship “HMAS Toowoomba” arrived at the Port of Colombo on 31st May 2013 on a goodwill visit. The ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on her arrival. Ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander Brendon Zilko accompanied by Australian Defence Adviser to Sri Lanka, Colonel Michael Collie paid a […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities

    Lt. Earl Wilson, from the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) places an unserviceable American flag into the fire during an American flag retirement ceremony at American Legion Post 434. New Orleans is homeported in San Diego while undergoing a planned incremental availability maintenance period at BAE Systems Ship Repair. Image: U.S. […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The Landing Platform Amphibious ship HMAS Kanimbla will be warmly farewelled on Friday 25 November in a traditional ceremony to be held at the ship’s home port of Garden Island, Sydney. Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs AM CSC RAN and Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Steve Gilmore AM CSC RAN will attend the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) HMAS Canberra has successfully landed a United States Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft on its flight deck for the very first time. The trial was conducted as part of the sea phase for exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 off the north east coast of […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) visited Australia’s largest navy base HMAS Stirling on March 7. Oklahoma City visited the Fleet Base West, Western Australia, during its regular Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment. With a crew of approximately 150, the submarine will conduct a multitude of missions and maintain proficiencies of the latest capabilities of […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities

    HMAS Success left Fleet Base East on Friday the 13th of June for her first overseas deployment since 2010 to participate in RIMPAC (Exercise Rim of the Pacific) in Hawaii.   Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, Commander Surface Forces, Commodore Jonathan Mead, and Director General Maritime Operations, Commodore Braddon Wheeler, were on the […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Training & Education

    The chief of the boat (COB) of the Guam-based Los Angeles-class submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) was relieved of his duties July 27, 2016 due to a pattern of ineffective leadership. Master Chief Machinist’s Mate (Weapons) Joseph H. Decker III was removed from his position by Cmdr. Patrick Friedman, commanding officer of Oklahoma City. […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) will depart the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO) after a very successful five months operating in the Central Arabian Gulf. Mitscher, commanded by Cmdr. Frank E. Brandon, deployed Sept. 22 as a ballistic missile defense ship in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development, Vessels

    A trials and test facility for submarine and surface ship sonar systems.

  • 28 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) deployed four ships to Arctic waters this summer, continuing the RCN’s presence in the Canadian Arctic. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Nanaimo and Saskatoon departed from Esquimalt, B.C., on August 4, 2015, to join Operation NANOOK. HMC Ships Nanaimo and Saskatoon deployed to the Western Arctic for seven weeks, participating […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy’s ‘Purple Pony’, HMAS Toowoomba, is mid-way through her six-month deployment, patrolling the expanses of the Arabian Sea, Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, and Indian Ocean. The Frigate Helicopter (FFH) frigate is currently assigned to Operation SLIPPER in the Middle East and is predominantly assigned to the Australian-led Combined […]