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  • 3 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries launched the fourth and final Republic of Korea Navy LST-2 tank landing ship on November 2. The 4,500-ton ship was launched at HHI’s Ulsan shipyard with pennant number 689. According to an announcement from the Republic of South Korea Navy, the vessel is named Nojeokbong and will be delivered […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Korea Navy received its new landing ship on August 1, according to an announcement from the country’s arms procurement agency DAPA. The Hyundai Heavy Industries-built ship is named ‘Cheon Ja Bong’ and is the second of overall four LST ships to be delivered to the Republic of Korea Navy. Cheon Wang Bong, […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Industry news

    ANADOLU Shipyard proceeds with his intense work in the context of the LST (Landing Craft Tank) Contract that was signed with SSM (Turkish Undersecretariat of Defense Industries) on June 16th 2011. One of the last works realized by ANADOLU Shipyard under the LST contract was to reach a MoU with Italian company SELEX Galileo on […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Industry news

    ANADOLU Shipyard which has successfully completed and delivered 8 LCTs (Landing Craft Tank) to Turkish Navy during 2012 has also accelerated its work on LST project in the first weeks of the year 2013. ANADOLU Shipyard has signed a contract with Turkish SSM (Undersecretariat of Defense Industries) to manufacture and build two LSTs . The […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Korea Navy received its fourth and final Cheon Wang Bong-class tank landing ship LST-2 on November 21, the country’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced. The vessel is named ROKS No Jeok Bong (pennant number 689) and is the third to be delivered by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. The lead ship in […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Training & Education

    As USS Freedom (LCS 1) pulled in for its first port call in Hawaii March 11, Sailors and civilians assigned to Navy Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) San Diego were standing by to provide the ship with critical, innovative logistics support. NAVSUP FLC San Diego’s Logistics Support Team (LST) serves as the […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A delegation of ANADOLU Shipyard, one of the privately owned Turkish Navy Shipyards selected by Turkish Defense Procurement Authority (SSM), visited the Lebanese Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Nazih Jbaily. The delegation was manned by Defense Group Coordinator Admiral (ret) Metin Poyrazlar and CEO Ertuğ Yaşar, who were hosted by the Chief of Lebanese Navy […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Industry news

    Anadolu Shipyard has organized a ceremony to sign three contracts with the most important suppliers of its Landing Ship Tank (LST) project. The signatories of the supply contracts with the shipyard are ASELSAN, HAVELSAN and İŞBİR Elektrik, all of them companies of Turkish Armed Forces Foundation. Based on the contract, previously signed with Turkish SSM […]

  • 27 April 2011
    Training & Education

      There will be more activity onboard USS LST 393 this summer than at any time since the famed fighting ship went to war 68 years ago… (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive , April 27, 2011;

  • 4 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Russian Navy’s lead Project 11711 landing ship ‘Ivan Gren’ resumed state trials after undergoing necessary repairs, Kaliningrad-based shipbuilder Yantar informed on Wednesday. The Russian Navy aborted its trials for the landing ship in December last year after it had been discovered that the ship was not able to run astern. The shipbuilder said the “technical issues” […]

  • 17 February 2020

    Damen Shipyards Sharjah (DSS) in the United Arab Emirates held a keel-laying ceremony for a new landing craft (LST 100) ordered by the Nigerian Navy. The ceremony took place in the Sahrjah Hamriyah Free Zone on December 9, 2019, Damen said on February 17, 2020. The start of the vessel’s construction was attended by Nigeria’s […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Live fire from ships, submarines and aircraft participating in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) 2014 sank the decommissioned USS Tuscaloosa (LST 1187) at about 12:15 p.m., July 14, in waters 15,000 feet deep, 57 nautical miles northwest of Kauai. Units from Brunei, Canada, Japan and the United States participated in the sinking exercise […]

  • 8 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Turkish Navy commissioned its second Landing Ship Tank (LST) ‘Sancaktar’ in a ceremony on April 7, the Turkish undersecretary for defense industries announced. The commissioning of TCG Sancaktar comes almost exactly a year after the lead ship in the class, the TCG Bayraktar, was commissioned on April 14, 2017. Sancaktar was launched in July […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy ships from the Wasp expeditionary strike group met up with Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) amphibious transport dock JS Shimokita (LST 4002) in the East China Sea on April 9 for bilateral maneuvers. The US Navy has shared photos of the navigational maneuvers which were held to “demonstrate commitment to the U.S.-Japan alliance […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Coast Guard has formally accepted the 26th fast response cutter (FRC), Joseph Gerczak, in a ceremony in Key West, Florida, November 9. The ship will now head to Honolulu where it will be commissioned and homeported as the station’s second FRC. Sister ship ‘Oliver Berry’ was commissioned in Honolulu in September this year. […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) became the second fast patrol cutter to be stationed in Hawaii after arriving in Honolulu on Sunday. The 154-foot fast response cutters cutters are designed to patrol coastal regions and feature advanced command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance equipment, including the ability to launch and […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the US Navy’s Wasp amphibious ready group (ARG) met up with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) amphibious transport dock ship JS Osumi (LST 4001) in the Philippine Sea for maneuvers on August 26. During a passing exercise, multiple ships sail in formation to practice communications and maneuvering procedures. Participating in this PASSEX with the Osumi […]

  • 18 September 2013

    The BRP Benguet (LT-507), a Landing Ship Tank (LST) of the Philippine Navy will ferry relief goods intended for the affected residents of Zamboanga City. The Philippine Navy thru Civil Military Operation Group (CMOG) is now accepting relief goods coming from different agencies/individuals who are willing to donate to the area, severely affected in the […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy has celebrated the 16th anniversary of the Navy’s first Endurance-class Landing Ship Tank (LST), RSS Endurance.   16 years ago on 14 Mar 1998, the Navy’s first Endurance-class Landing Ship Tank (LST), RSS Endurance, was launched into service by Singaporean First Lady Mrs Tony Tan. Since her commissioning, RSS Endurance […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Indonesian Navy’s newest domestically-built landing ship tank (LST) KRI Teluk Lada (pennant no 521) was launched in a ceremony on June 28 in Lampung. The launch at the PT Daya Radar Utama (DRU) shipyard also served as a naming ceremony. KRI Teluk Lada is the fourth ship in the fourth ship in the Teluk Bintuni-class. The 117 […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard commissioned its second Hawaii-based  Sentinel-class cutter in a March 9 ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu. The commissioning ceremony for USCGC Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) was presided over Vice Adm. Fred M. Midgette, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area. The cutter’s sponsor Stella Gerczak, who is Joseph Gerczak’s sister, was also in attendance […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Training & Education

    ANADOLU Shipyard CEO Ertuğ Yaşar attended EURONAVAL exhibition organized between October 22 – 26 2012 in Paris Le Bourget Exhibition center. EURONAVAL is the one of the most important Navy Ships exhibitions in Europe, organized every other year. This year’s edition was well attanded than the event of 2010 and it was reported that 360 […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Japan-based amphibious ships met up with their Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) counterparts for training off Australia. US Navy transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) trained with Hyūga-class helicopter destroyer JS Ise (DDH 182) and JMSDF Ōsumi-class amphibious transport dock ship JS Kunisaki […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) vessel JS Osumi (LST-4001) carrying some 150 officers and crew has arrived in Manila for a three-day goodwill visit. The Osumi-class tank landing ship docked at South Harbor’s Pier 15 on April 26, the Philippine Navy said. As informed, this is the third visit of a JMSDF ship in the […]

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

    As part of the Exercise Valiant Shield 2014, a military exercise being held in Guam, the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) launched a harpoon missile.   The missile was fired during a sinking exercise of the ex-USS Fresno (LST-1182) where air and sea units from the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Industry news

    The Thai Navy sank HTMS Chang in the sea off Koh Chang on Thursday and even though retiring, the ship will continue its service as an artificial reef for marine life and a diving attraction, reports the citing the Royal Thai Navy. After serving the U.S. Navy during two wars what used to be […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Industry news

    A Japanese warship named Osumi collided with a fishing boat this morning off the coast of Hiroshima, the Times of Malta reports. Two of four crewmembers of the fishing boat are in a critical condition after the collision, which sank the boat. The Defence Minister, Itsunori Onodera, said that the accident is very regrettable, adding […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 2016 edition of the largest annual multilateral disaster relief preparedness mission Pacific Partnership concluded in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. The mission was led by Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23, embarked aboard hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Approximately 1,200 military and civilian personnel from Australia, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Singapore, the United Kingdom […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Amphibious forces from the navies of Thailand, Republic of Korea and the US carried out a combined amphibious assault during the Thailand-hosted exercise Cobra Gold 2018. The assault featured a wave of US-Thai-Republic of Korea amphibious assault vehicles (AAVs) with coordinated air cover overhead from a range of attack aircraft. After landing on Thailand’s Hat […]