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  • 21 October 2019
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The wreck of an Imperial Japanese Navy aircraft carrier that was part of a six-ship fleet involved in the Pearl Harbor attack has been found by researchers aboard R/V Petrel. IJN Kaga was found resting 5,400 meters below the surface of the Central Pacific, after being scuttled by the Japanese on June 4, 1942 during […]

  • 23 March 2017

    The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned its second Izumo-class helicopter-destroyer, the JS Kaga, during a ceremony held on March 22 at the Japan Marine United shipyard. The 27,000 tonne ship is the second helicopter carrier in a class which Japan officially refers to as helicopter destroyers. Measuring 248 meters in length, Kaga and Izumo are […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Japan is likely to send its Izumo-class helicopter carrier to the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean this year as well.  The two-month deployment of the 27,000-ton JS Kaga comes as Japan aims to boost its presence in this strategically important region, Reuters reported citing two unnamed Japanese officials as saying. The 248-meter-long JS […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll on Wednesday joined a Japan Maritime Self Defense Force task group led by helicopter carrier JS Kaga for maneuvers in the Indian Ocean. Prior to drills with the Royal Navy, JS Kaga’s group was part of the first known Japanese anti-submarine warfare drill in the South China Sea […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Kaha returned to her homeport at Devonport Naval Base after almost six months of operations across the Asia-Pacific region. As the frigate approach the base, Te Kaha fired a 17-gun salute to the Chief of Navy who replied with a 7-gun salute from the shore. Te Kaha and her crew returned […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

      HMNZS TE MANA has successfully test-fired her Close in Weapons System (CIWS) during exercises in the South China Sea. The CIWS (also known as a Phalanx) is a 6 barreled radar controlled 20mm machine gun that can fire up to 75 rounds of hardened steel bullets a second (4500 per minute).  The purpose of […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Change of Command ceremony for the frigate HMNZS TE KAHA was held on 1 February at Devonport Naval Base. Commander David McEwan RNZN assumed Command and Commander Jon Beadsmore relinquished Command. Chief of Navy Rear Admiral Jack Steer presided. TE KAHA is built to the German MEKO 200 Class design. Sections of the ship […]

  • 13 October 2014

    The just-refurbished frigate HMNZS TE KAHA will be berthed alongside Queens Wharf, Wellington until Thursday 16 October, according to Royal New Zealand Navy’ social media. TE KAHA will set sail on Thursday 16 October, 100 years to the day that 10 troopships and their escorts, including HMS PHILOMEL departed Wellington for Albany, Western Australia. In Albany TE […]

  • 8 June 2015

    Commander Combined Task Force 150 (CCTF-150) visited Her Majesty’s New Zealand Ship (HMNZS) Te Kaha, an Anzac class frigate. The vessel is currently attached to the Combined Maritime Forces (eCMF), in the Indian Ocean. The successful visit was followed up with a replenishment at sea between HMNZS Te Kaha and the CTF-150 flagship, French Ship […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Training & Education

    The US Ronald Reagan Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, Escort Flotilla 4 Battle Group, participated in bilateral training on August 31 while underway in the South China Sea. During the training, units from the two maritime forces sailed in formation, participated in replenishment-at-sea training, exchanged Naval Liaison Officers and practiced maneuvering procedures. Additionally, […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    HMZS Te Kaha arrived in Canada for modernization in March 2018.

  • 8 November 2018

    The Royal New Zealand Navy’s Anzac frigate HMNZS Te Kaha received an award by the US Navy at the Devonport Naval Base on November 2.  The award recognised the support provided by the ship’s company to the US Navy for a week in June/July last year. Te Kaha demonstrated the highest standards of seamanship and […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMNZS Te Kaha arrived home today, August 15, after three months at sea and participating in ‪RIMPAC‬, the world’s largest maritime exercise held in and around the Hawaiian Islands. Te Kaha departed Devonport Naval Base on May 3 participating in work-up exercises with HMNZS Endeavour and the Royal Australian Navy […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy recently shared photos of an ‘Anzac taskforce’ exercising off the coast of Queensland, Australia. RNZN’s frigate Te Kaha spent the past week working with an Australian Naval taskforce in preparation for exercise RIMPAC, the world’s largest maritime exercise. The Anzac taskforce has consisted of HMNZS Te Kaha, HMAS Canberra, HMAS Success and HMAS Ballarat. Anzac task […]

  • 2 February 2015

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s vessels departed Devonport Naval Base to take part in Waitangi Day celebrations at Waitangi. The frigate HMNZS Te Kaha left the base on February 2, and will be joined at the 175th anniversary of the signing of Te Tiriti by the tanker HMNZS Endeavour, the sealift ship HMNZS Canterbury and the Inshore Patrol […]

  • 20 April 2015

    In the western reaches of the Indian Ocean two Anzac class frigates, Australia’s HMAS Anzac and New Zealand’s HMNZS Te Kaha, met up with the Australian Navy’s battle tanker, HMAS Success, marking the next stage of the journey by the three ships to the Mediterranean for Centenary of Anzac commemorative events. Anzac and Te Kaha […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) helicopter carrier JS Kaga and guided-missile destroyer JS Inazuma arrived at Visakhapatnam, India, on October 7 as part of the Indo-Southeast Asia Deployment 2018. The JMSDF task group, commanded by Rear Admiral Tatsuya Fukada, Commander, Escort Flotilla-4 (CCF-4), will join their Indian counterparts for the third edition of Japan-India maritime exercise […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A week after sailing from their homeport of Sydney, the crew of HMAS Anzac sailed from Fleet Base West this week on the next leg of their deployment on Northern Trident 2015. Anzac sailed in company with her sister ship HMAS Toowoomba and the Royal New Zealand Navy replenishment ship HMNZS Endeavour, to Anzac Cove for Anzac […]

  • 16 February 2015

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s frigate HMNZS Te Kaha left Devonport Naval Base this morning. The vessel is off to a five-month deployment and after a month of sea- training off the coast of Western Australia, the frigate will head north-west for Gallipoli where it will join the 100-year anniversary commemorations of the Anzac Day landings. HMNZS Te Kaha […]

  • 16 October 2014

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s frigate HMNZS TE KAHA waved goodbye to Queens Wharf, Wellington today. The frigate, which is headed for Albany, Western Australia, was saluted with a tug spray to mark the 100th anniversary of the departure of the first WWI troop ships to Albany, this day in 1914.     Two CentrePort tugboats, TIAKI […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After a busy week of shore-based activities, the Ship’s Companies of HMNZS TE KAHA and HMNZS ENDEAVOUR are looking forward to the initial sea phase of Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012 this week. Both ships are due to sail from their berth at Aloha Tower, Port of Honolulu, on Wednesday 11 July Hawaii […]

  • 27 June 2017

    Following the recent collision of the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald, the Royal New Zealand Navy will have its frigate HMNZS Te Kaha operating in Asian waters to support the United States Seventh Fleet. Te Kaha’s role will be to contribute to the security and protection of the Nimitz carrier strike group. Seven US sailors were […]

  • 17 February 2014

    Whilst alongside in Limassol, Cyprus on 13 February, HMS Montrose welcomed on board Sigrid Kaag, the Head of the Joint Mission set up by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the United Nations (UN), to remove and destroy the ingredients used for the manufacture of Syrian chemical weapons.   The Commanding […]

  • 11 September 2015

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s frigate HMNZS TE KAHA recently assisted a yacht in the north Tasman Sea. The yacht MAHI was on a voyage out of Brisbane when it got into trouble on Wednesday night with a leak around its rudder stock. TE KAHA, bound for South East Asia, was 180 nautical miles south of […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Kaha has arrived in Canada where she will undergo combat management system upgrades at Seaspan’s shipyard in Victoria, British Columbia.  The 25-day passage to British Columbia was marked by a brief port visit in Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor where Te Kaha and her crew represented New Zealand as part of the […]

  • 18 February 2011

    Norway, Russia send joint expedition to the dump sites for submarine reactors in the Kara Sea this summer. Will it be safe to lift the old r… (barentsobserver) [mappress] Source: barentsobserver, February 18, 2011; 

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Japan is sending its 24,000-ton helicopter carrier JS Izumo (DDH-183) on a three-month deployment to the South China Sea, Reuters said in a report on Monday. During its mission, the helicopter carrier will visit Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Sri Lanka before joining the annual Malabar naval exercise, Reuters said citing sources. “The aim is to test […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    As a result of the bilateral agreement between the Ministries of Defense of Spain and Algeria, an exercise has been conducted off Cartagena with the Spanish Navy offshore patrol vessel ‘Cazadora’, the rescue ship ‘Neptuno’ and the Algerian Navy patrol boat ‘El-Kanas’. The exercise included damage control, search and rescue and Maritime Interdiction (MIO) operations […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Three Indian Naval Ships, Delhi, Tarkash and Deepak under the command of the flag officer commanding Western Fleet, Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh, NM have arrived at Dubai on a four day visit. The Mazagon Dock built guided-missile destroyer Delhi is commanded by Capt Sandeep Singh Sandhu. INS Tarkash, the Navy’s fifth Talwar-class frigate is commanded […]