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  • 30 October 2012
    Industry news

    In 2013, it is planned to kick off batch production of new countermine ships developed by Almaz Design Bureau for Russian Navy… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 30, 2012;

  • 18 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Dozens of countries are kicking off a large-scale naval exercise in the Strait of Hormuz on Iran’s doorstep. The place was obviously selected… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 18, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 16 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to USS Constitution will participate in New Orleans Navy Week, April 16-22. Sailors will kick off their participation with an interactive historical presentation at Bienville High School in Bienville, La. “We are excited about kicking off the 1812 bicentennial in New Orleans,” said Cmdr. Matthew Bonner, Constitution’s 72nd commanding officer. “It is such […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Training & Education

      India and Sri Lanka on Monday kick-started their largest ever joint naval exercise off the coast off Sri Lanka’s Trincomalee to enhance inte… (bernama) [mappress] Source: bernama, September 20, 2011;

  • 17 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Coast guards of Russia, Finland, and Estonia kicked off the Big Boat 2012 joint three-lateral life salvage exercise… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 17, 2012; Image: Arms-Expo

  • 3 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. facilitated exercise Cutlass Express 2016 is currently taking place in the western Indian Ocean, focusing on cooperation and teamwork. Its principle goal is to build and help to maintain the capability to protect the free flow of trade by countering maritime illicit activity. The eight-day maritime exercise kicked off January 30 and is scheduled […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Training & Education

    With the temperatures dipping into the 20s and wind chills making it feel even colder, Sailors onboard several Navy vessels pulled lines, set sail and moved one step closer to deployment, Jan. 8. Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4 kicked off the Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG). COMPTUEX, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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’ […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Training & Education

      Nashville Navy Week 2012 kicked off May 7 with crewmembers of USS Tennessee (SSBN 734) on hand at the state capitol building. The Navy Week runs from May 7-13 in the capital city and wraps up with the Great Tennessee Air Show featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. Navy Weeks are designed to showcase […]

  • 7 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Iran’s Revolutionary Guard on Feb 4 kicked off naval maneuvers near the Strait of Hormuz which is the key oil traffic route in the Persian Gulf. So far, Iran has not tried to block the strait which is the transit route for one fifth of world’s oil shipment. The US and allies said they […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An anti-submarine warfare exercise hosted by the Turkish Navy kicked off at Aksaz Naval Base on November 4. Warships from five countries will be training together in the Mediterranean Sea and off the coast of Turkey through November 20. The exercise is called Dogu Akdeniz-17 and is organized by Turkey every two years. According to the […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The United States Navy Memorial hosted the official kick-off of the Year of the Chief and the 119th birthday celebration of the chief petty officer during a ceremony April 2. For the first time in history, the Navy Memorial is casting a spotlight on the history, heritage and contributions of chief petty officers. The guest […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The 63rd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week kicked off as amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), and guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) arrived in the Port of Seattle, July 31. Seafair is Seattle’s monthlong summer celebration that includes multiple Navy events such as a […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Team Navy/Coast Guard kicked off the competition at the 2012 Warrior Games by participating in cycling events at the U.S. Air Force Academy, May 1. The men’s 20-km recumbent cycling race brought drama as retired Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Jim Casteneda had one of his tires burst in the first turn of the course. No […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The frigate is said to have ran aground during preparations for an amphibious assault drill.

  • 8 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Thailand is set to host the navies of ASEAN countries for the first ever multilateral naval exercise AMNEX 2017 this month. Having earlier been designated as the host of the ASEAN International Fleet Review, Royal Thai Navy will also host the first iteration of AMNEX on and around Sattahip Naval Base in the northern part of the Gulf of […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy kicked off one of its largest maritime warfare exercises in several locations off the New South Wales coast on November 14. Exercise Ocean Raider is held from November 14 to December 5 and involves 11 warships and submarines, aircraft and more than 1500 personnel from Australia and the United States. This is the first […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Industry news

    A huge section of the hull for HMS PRINCE OF WALES, the second aircraft carrier being delivered to the Royal Navy, on July 28th departed BAE Systems in Glasgow on a 600 mile journey to Rosyth where final assembly of the ship will take place.   The 8,000 tonne section, known as Lower Block 03, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Chicago Navy Week 2012 portion of the commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812 officially kicked off Aug. 13 with a noon performance by the Navy Band Midwest Brass Quintet in downtown Chicago. According to organizers, the War of 1812 event is a salute to all Sailors and Marines who fought in […]