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  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities

    Indian Navy’s warship INS Trikand entered the port of Haifa, Israel, yesterday. During her four day stay at Haifa, extensive engagements are planned with the Israeli Navy. In addition to professional interactions, various sports and social engagements are planned to further enhance cooperation and understanding between the two navies. The previous port call at Haifa by […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed Haifa, Israel, July 30, 2015 after a scheduled port visit. Porter’s presence in Haifa reaffirms the United States’ commitment to strengthening ties with allies and partners, while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the region. While in port, Sailors had the […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) departed Haifa, Israel, after a successful port visit, June 16. The two-day port visit gave Sailors an opportunity to enjoy liberty while learning about the culture and its various traditions within the region. “Haifa has enjoyed many years of successful visits by ships from the U.S. Navy,” said […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) arrived in Haifa, Israel for a routine port visit, Sept. 4. San Antonio’s commanding officer, Capt. Randell Dykes, said this visit is a well-deserved break for Sailors and Marines, and for many is the first time they have visited Israel. “If […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers, USS Laboon (DDG 58) and USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived at Haifa, Israel, for a scheduled port visit March 29, 2015. This port visit serves to enhance U.S.-Israeli relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. The Interaction between Sailors and their Israeli counterparts […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors aboard USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Haifa, Israel for a routine port visit, Dec. 7. Cmdr. Charles Hampton, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook, said this visit is a well-deserved break where the crew will be able to relax and take a few days off. While in […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro visited USS Porter (DDG 78) while in port Haifa, Israel, on August 13. Shapiro had the opportunity to tour the ship, meeting with a full spectrum of Sailors from all of the departments onboard, and seeing firsthand the mission capabilities of Porter. USS Porter arrived in Haifa upon completion […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived in Haifa, Israel, yesterday for a scheduled port visit. USS Cole (DDG 67) arrived in port, Sept. 14.   This port visit will provide Ross and Cole Sailors with an opportunity to engage with their Israeli counterparts and meet with the people of Haifa, experiencing […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Victoria pulled into the Haifa port on May 25 for her first ever visit to Israel. The 31-year-old Santa Maria-class frigate arrived in Haifa together with Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan for a weekend port call. The two ships are currently deployed to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) and […]

  • 6 July 2017

    The staff and crew embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) (GHWB) had the distinct pleasure of hosting its first foreign head of state for a ship visit, July 3. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, along with his wife Sara and son Yair, came aboard the carrier to visit with senior […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Haifa, Israel, for a scheduled port visit July 26. The port visit serves to enhance U.S.-Israeli relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. While in port, Sailors will have the opportunity to visit the local sights, experience […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities

     After it celebrated the New Year’s in Haifa, Israel, the San Antonio-class transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) prepared to continue its deployment on January 4, 2015. The vessel arrived in Haifa, Israel for a scheduled port visit on December 31, 2014. Capt. Christopher Brunett, commanding officer, USS New York, said: We have been presented […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors stationed aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) participated in a community engagement project at a Haifa women’s shelter during their port visit Jan. 28. Members of Mahan’s chapter of Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) volunteered at Family Horizons, a shelter and rehabilitation center for distressed women in Haifa, Israel, whose mission […]

  • 2 December 2013

    Two NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2), flagship ESPS ALVARO DE BAZAN and FGS SACHSEN, arrived Wednesday 27 November 2013 for a visit to the historic port city of Haifa, Israel. In conjunction with the port visit, Vice Admiral Peter Hudson, Commander of NATO Allied Maritime Command, travelled to Haifa to […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived in Haifa, Israel, on May 7, for a scheduled port visit. The ship’s crew hosted Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) representatives for a reception aboard the ship welcoming more than 90 host-nation guests including IDF Brig. Gen. Hadi Zilberman, head of Planning Division, and Rear […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Maritime forces from the U.S. and Israeli navies concluded the annual bilateral exercise Noble Melinda 2015 in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Haifa, Israel July 23, 2015. Noble Melinda was designed to increase interoperability by developing individual and collective maritime proficiencies of participating nations, and to promote friendship mutual understanding and cooperation. The exercise helped […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) participated in a community relations (COMREL) project, April 7, during a port visit to Haifa, Israel.   Ramage Sailors volunteered at the Melav Retiree Center and Shelter in the Neve David neighborhood of Haifa, where they painted the interior of the building and performed general gardening […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Haifa, Israel, for a scheduled port visit August 9, 2015. The port visit serves to enhance U.S.-Israeli relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) returned home to Norfolk Naval Base Feb. 26 after completing an eight-month deployment to the 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility in support of theater security cooperation. The ship and her crew traveled more than 45,000 nautical miles during their deployment to the eastern Mediterranean. Like most […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Authorities

    Commander-In-Chief of Israeli Navy, Vice Admiral Ram Rutberg, is on an official visit to India from 24 to 27 August. The Vice Admiral Ram Rutberg called on Vice Admiral SPS Cheema, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command 25 August. He toured the Indian Naval Ship Kolkata, an indigenously designed and developed guided missile destroyer, where he […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Israel Shipyards has launched a new 62-meter offshore patrol vessel built for the Cypriot Navy. The launch took place last week at the company’s shipyard in Haifa Bay in Israel. The vessel will be used to protect the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). “The project is of great importance for the company, and we invested our […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) ships, the flagship, FGS Hamburg, and HDMS Absalon, arrived for a port visit to Haifa, Israel on December 7. The crews of the ships will have opportunities to interact with their Israeli counterparts. On conclusion, NATO and Israeli naval forces plan to participate in a passing exercise (PASSEX) to […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to Naval Station Rota, July 20, 2015, after completing its second forward deployed patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. Ross, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward deployed to Rota, Spain, Departed March 18, 2015, and performed maritime security operations throughout the Mediterranean Sea and Black […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Vessels

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) has become the first US Navy ship to visit Israeli port of Ashdod in nineteen years. USS Ross arrived in Ashdod on October 8, 2018, for a scheduled port visit. As other navy ships usually call the port of Haifa when visiting the country, the recent visit may […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 12 after finishing its fourth forward-deployed patrol in support of ballistic missile defense of Europe. Donald Cook began its fourth patrol March 14, and participated in seven international war-at-sea exercises with France, Turkey, Malta, and Sweden. “As […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Royal Dutch Association of Shipping Technicians (KNVTS) selected Elbit’s ‘Seagull’ unmanned surface vehicle (USV) as the winner of their Ship of the Year 2017 award. The KNVTS award is granted to the most technologically innovative ship presenting superior design, economics and sustainability. Seagull participated in MCM trials held by the Dutch and Belgian navies […]

  • 3 July 2017

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived in Haifa, Israel, for a scheduled port visit, July 1, to enhance U.S.-Israel relations as the two nations reaffirm their continued commitment to the collective security of the European and Middle East Regions. Bush’s arrival symbolizes the steadfast cooperation between the Israeli Defense […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Israeli Navy last week concluded a drill aimed at testing its vessels’ ability to respond to an attack on one of the country’s offshore oil and gas platforms. The drill was led by the Haifa-based 3rd (missile boat) flotilla and joined by Sa’ar 4,5 corvette INS Kidon and Sa’ar 5 corvette INS Lahav. Two major […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Israeli defense company Elbit Systems recently completed a trial test torpedo launch from its Seagull multi-mission, autonomous Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) system in Israel’s Haifa port. The trial demonstrated the capability of Seagull to install and launch light weight torpedoes, adding to the capabilities of the USV, which is designed to carry out unmanned maritime missions, such as protection […]