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

    Forty-two nations, engaged with their units in a training area stretching between the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea, launched IMCMEX 14 (International Mine Counter Measure Exercise), the largest exercise of its kind. The third edition of the International MCM Exercise hosted by the U.S. Naval Force Central Command (NAVCENT), aims at training a multinational […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy and Marine Corps personnel from the United States and Brunei Darussalam started the 22nd iteration of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) on November 14. CARAT Brunei 2016 will continue through November 18, and features 5 days of shore-based and at-sea training events designed to strengthen maritime partnerships and enhance cooperation between the U.S. […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise kicked off at Muara Naval Base, Brunei, November 12. The CARAT exercise series is conducted every year by the US Navy. The evolution in Brunei started after similar engagements concluded in Indonesia, Malaysia and Bangladesh earlier this year. The sea phase will take place […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Training & Education

    The 20th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore commenced with an opening ceremony at Changi Naval Base, July 29.   Vice Adm. Robert Thomas, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, delivered remarks before several hundred participating U.S. Navy Sailors and members of the Republic of Singapore navy. Thomas noted that CARAT Singapore stood out […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Multinational naval and coast guard representatives attended an opening ceremony to kick off the week-long training collaboration, Eurasia Partnership Capstone (EPC) 2012, in Souda Bay, Greece, Dec. 9. Members of the Eurasian Partnership participate in events throughout the year, including diving exercises, ship rider exchanges, port visits, staff talks, and senior leader engagements. Eurasian Partnership […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The Royal Canadian Navy joins their fellow Canadians in marking Veterans’ Week from November 5-11. Sailors from across Canada and on overseas deployments from Libya to Kandahar will take time to remember, and to help keep alive the achievements and sacrifices made by those who served Canada in times of war and peace. About Veterans’ […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Phoenix Express 2012 (PE12), a multi-national exercise between Southern European, North African and U.S. naval forces, officially kicked off at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operation Training Center (NMIOTC) in Souda Bay, May 7. Phoenix Express is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations to help increase maritime safety and security in […]

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

    The fourth annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh commenced with an opening ceremony at Naval Base Issa Khan, Sept. 25.   Continuing through Sept. 30, CARAT Bangladesh 2014 consists of six days of shore-based and at-sea training events designed to address shared maritime security priorities, develop relationships and enhance cooperation among participating […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval representatives from Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and the United States gathered in the Ricardo Palma auditorium at the Peruvian naval base to officially recognize the beginning of UNITAS Pacific (PAC) at an opening ceremony in Callao, Peru, May 14. Leaders from each country’s navy took turns addressing the audience as the ceremony commenced. […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Trincomalee Naval Exercise (TRINEX) commenced on 1st April 2014. It is conducted in Trincomalee to enhance the professionalism of the Sri Lanka Navy fleet units and to provide training exposure to the Officer Under Trainees at the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA).   The exercise is being held in the Eastern Naval Area under […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    As submarine capabilities gain prominence among navies, it has become critical that nations and submarine operators are assured of a robust rescue system, should mishaps or accidents occur. This was the point made by Head Naval Operations Rear Admiral (RADM) Jackson Chia in his opening address at the inaugural Submarine Rescue Course (SRC) on 28 […]

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

    Planning is nearly complete for the Royal Australian Navy’s biggest and most exciting warfare exercise, Kakadu 2014, which will play out off the coast of Darwin from 25 August – 12 September.   Around 1,200 people, eight warships and 26 Navy and Air Force aircraft from throughout the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean regions will […]

  • 4 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Military leaders from 22 nations formally launched Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) 2012, July 2. RIMPAC is hosted biennially by U.S. Pacific Fleet in and around Hawaii. U.S. and international speakers at the opening press conference included Adm. Cecil D. Haney, Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet; Vice Adm. Gerald R. Beaman, Commander of […]

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

    The fifth convening of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia exercise began at Ream Naval Base in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, Oct. 27. Vice Adm. Robert Thomas, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, delivered opening ceremony remarks before U.S. Navy Sailors and members of the Royal Cambodian Navy (RCN). We’ve made steady progress in just a few […]

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

    Maritime forces from East Africa, South Africa, Europe, Indian Ocean nations, the United States and several international organizations began the fourth iteration of the multinational maritime Exercise Cutlass Express, Jan. 28, 2015. Exercise Cutlass Express 2015, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness (MDA) and information-sharing practices […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The multinational training exercise FRUKUS 2012 began with an opening ceremony held at the Baltic Fleet Headquarters in Baltiysk, Russia, where participating senior leaders from France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States discussed the exercise objectives, June 25. Russian navy Vice Adm. Viktor Chirkov, commander, Baltic Fleet, welcomed the guests to Baltiysk and […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS ANZIO (CG 68) moored in Key West, Florida, Sept. 20, the kick off location for UNITAS 53, a two-week multinational interoperability training exercise off the coast of Florida and in the Central Caribbean. The word “UNITAS”, Latin for ‘Unity’. UNITAS is designed to train participating forces in a variety of maritime scenarios […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    With the magnificent backdrop of Mount Wellington and working in the deep, cool waters off Hobart, personnel from Australia, Great Britain, the United States, New Zealand and Canada and observers from India and Sweden, began Exercise DUGONG 15 on October 5. The two week exercise involves the Huon class Mine Hunter, HMAS Yarra, personnel from […]

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

    Sailors from the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG) and Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) kicked off the KSGARG/MEU Exercise (ARGMEUEX) in the waters east of of the United States June 13. The KSGARG comprises Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 4, 26th MEU, amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), amphibious transport dock ship […]

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

    Exercise Joint Warrior, Europe’s largest military exercise, has begun off the coast of Scotland with involvement from 22 ships and submarines. The exercise happens twice a year and is hosted in the UK involving the three Armed Forces and a number of nations to practise how they all work together. As well as the vast number […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The annual disaster response preparedness exercise Pacific Partnership began March 4 as US Military Sealift Command (MSC) expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) got underway from Naval Base Guam to start the mission in Indo-Pacific. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual, multilateral disaster response preparedness mission conducted in the region. This year’s mission will be […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Naval forces from the United States, Europe, South America and Africa commenced the multinational maritime exercise Obangame Express, April 16.   Obangame Express, now in its fourth year, is designed to improve tactical expertise and cooperation among West and Central African nations in order to enhance those maritime forces’ collective ability to deter illicit activity […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Darwin, Australia, hosted the opening ceremonies for Talisman Sabre 2015 on July 5. Australian service members, from the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Defence Force, and the Royal Australian Air Force embarked the ships USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), USS Green Bay (LPD 20), and USS Ashland (LSD 48) in Australia, June 30, in preparation […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Naval forces from the US and Indonesia have commenced the 24th Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise. The exercise began with the arrival of the dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) with elements from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit in Jakarta on August 10. As informed, the US sailors and marines will engage with […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval forces from the U.S. and Thailand kicked off the 23rd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) in Sattahip, Thailand, on May 29. CARAT is a major naval engagement in South and Southeast Asia and provides a regional venue to address shared maritime security priorities, enhance interoperability among participating forces, and develop sustained naval partnerships with […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Over 30 ships and submarines are taking part in the UK-hosted bi-annual exercise Joint Warrior over the course of next two weeks. Around 13,000 soldiers and sailors from 13 nations will hone their warfighting capabilities from March 26 to April 6. Among the participants are ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) which are conducting […]

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

    Exercise Valiant Shield 2014 kicked off with more than 18,000 joint force service members from 30 units, including 200 aircraft and 20 ships in, and around, the island of Guam beginning Sept. 15.   The exercise will demonstrate a wide range of capabilities designed to test the inherent flexibility of joint forces. These capabilities range […]

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

    Exercise Good VI commenced on Monday, 2 March, with the arrival of three German vessels; FSG Hessen, FSG Brandenburg and FSG Karlsruhe. This is a joint exercise taking place every two years between the South African Navy (SAN), South African Air Force (SAAF), the German Navy (GEN) and the German Air Force. The aim of the […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Obangame Express, an exercise sponsored by US Africa Command (AFRICOM) and designed to improve regional cooperation, kicked off on March 21 with an opening ceremony in Libreville, Gabon. The annual exercise aims to enhance maritime domain awareness (MDA), information-sharing practices, and tactical interdiction expertise of Gulf of Guinea and West African nations to counter sea-based illicit […]