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  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Fleet Air Arm Engineering personnel at HMS Sultan are set to benefit from several new initiatives spearheaded by the development of a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Developed within the Defence College of Technical Training’s Royal Naval Air Engineering and Survival Equipment School (RNAESS), HMS Sultan, the introduction of the VLE ensures technicians can access all […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Fourteen university students were given a taste of naval aviation as they joined 727 Naval Air Squadron for two weeks. The students, who normally serve with University Royal Naval Units and their P2000 patrol boats, were treated to a fortnight at RNAS Yeovilton where they learned the basics of flight and were immersed into the […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NUSHIP Adelaide personnel are taking advantage of the opportunity to searide in HMAS Canberra to start learning more about the Landing Helicopter Dock. Adelaide is currently at BAE Systems dockyard in Williamstown, Victoria, while the communications and combat system fit out is completed. Adelaide’s Deputy Weapons Electrical Engineering Officer Lieutenant Dayong Bao said that seariding […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy personnel posted to Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Florida with NUSQN 725 have recently been learning the ‘ins and outs’ of both the MK-54 Torpedo and the AGM-114 Hellfire Missile. The 10 person team has spent two weeks covering all aspects of the latest in Air Launched Torpedoes (ALT) technology including banding […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Training & Education

    The US and French navies engaged in a joint training in the waters of the Gulf of Oman, the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) on Dec. 29 in order to strengthen interoperability. The two task groups, comprising Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) and the French navy’s Task Force 473, conducted […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Three Member States gathered under the framework of the European Defence Agency to launch a project aimed at developing European navies’ knowledge of marine mammals activity while mitigating the adverse effect of military operations on these species. The formal signature of a technical agreement is expected for the 2nd semester of 2015. With a planned […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Chairman of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Choi, Yoon-hee visited the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) March 16 during the ship’s inaugural port visit to Busan. While on board Fort Worth, Choi toured the ship and gained a better understanding of how the U.S. Navy is expanding […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from HMS Ramsey visited their American minehunting counterparts to see how they do their business ahead of a US-UK-French exercise in the Gulf. The Brits joined Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 – known as the Blackhawks – in Bahrain to see their giant Sea Dragon helicopters find and destroy mines. Although Ramsey’s a ship […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Training & Education

    On Monday 24th February, European Union counter-piracy operation Atalanta and EUCAP Nestor, the civilian-led Maritime Security Capacity building EU Mission, hosted two training sessions for Tanzanian Maritime Police and Navy in Dar es Salaam to share knowledge and experiences in fight against piracy in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean region.   The […]

  • 9 September 2014

    Families of Royal UK Navy and civilian personnel based at HMS Gannet came together recently to learn more about the unit’s work.   The annual Families Day is always a fun event, but it does have a more serious note allowing family members to understand more about the work carried out by one of the […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Rear Adm. Mike White, commander, U.S. Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), visited the Submarine Learning Center (SLC) and Naval Submarine School (NSS), May 20, as part of a familiarization trip throughout the training enterprise.   After a welcome on behalf of his staff, SLC Commanding Officer Capt. David Roberts updated White on the scale […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Training & Education

    NUSHIP Canberra’s Damage Control Instructor organisation is made up of a team of people from a vast range of ranks, categories and experience.   They recently had to apply their experience to brand new information as they took the leap into teaching Canberra’s first Duty Watch groups about how to react to incidents such as […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Commissioning committee members supporting the future (USS) Minnesota (SSN 783) will attend the Pre-Commissioning Unit California (SSN 781) commissioning Oct. 29 to learn the nuances of a commissioning ceremony. Commissioning committee members Dave Hutton, Brian Skon, and Jim Sillman will participate in tours aboard California; USS Norfolk (SSN 714), and USS Enterprise (CVN 65) […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Training & Education

    International military students from America’s partner nations are learning how to become Navy Divers at the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center (NDSTC), Panama City, Fla. The international students are eligible for five courses of study taught throughout the year: The International Diving course, Navy Diver “A” school, Medical Department Diving Officer, Explosive Ordnance Disposal […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) visited John F. Kennedy High School in Guam to participate in a community relations (COMREL) event, Oct. 3. During the event, Sailors spoke to several different classes about what life is like in the Navy and answered questions from the students. Antietam Sailors were […]

  • 20 July 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An Estonian lieutenant, a Polish midshipman and four Finnish midshipmen embarked guided-missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) during the ship’s deployment to the Baltic Sea, July 18. The multinational group will use this opportunity to learn how the U.S. Navy conducts underway operations. “Anytime we can embark officers from other nations is an opportunity to […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The lead ship of a new class of US Navy aircraft carriers has received its second advanced weapons elevator (AWE), nearly one month after receiving the first one and some 20 months after entering service. USS Gerald R. Ford’s AWE Upper Stage #3 was turned over to the ship February 14, following testing and certification […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) announced the successful implementation of changes to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Boarding Officer course, March 20. William Goodnoh, who serves as the course curriculum model manager for VBSS and advanced tactics, said: The changes to the course were nearly across the board from mission planning to […]

  • 4 June 2014

    A group of UK Royal Naval Reservists (RNR) recently joined HMS Illustrious to spend some time learning and training alongside their regular counterparts on an operational warship.   A total of 19 Reservists from a range of different backgrounds and units across the country joined the ship for almost two weeks. Integrated within host departments, […]

  • 27 January 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) visited the Center for Information Dominance (CID) Corry Station, Jan. 19. CID is the Navy’s Learning Center that leads, manages and delivers Navy and joint force training in information operations, information technology, cryptology and intelligence. With a staff of nearly 1,300 military, civilian and contracted staff members, CID oversees […]

  • 10 October 2011

      The Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) was recognized for outstanding contributions to workplace learning and development during the 2011 American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) BEST Awards ceremony Oct. 6 at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center. The ASTD BEST awards recognize organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success as a result of employee […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Training & Education

      Navy training earned several awards during the 2012 annual American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) awards ceremony at the Colorado Convention Center, May 7. Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) subordinate commands were acknowledged for initiatives and programs developed in 2011 in career development, workplace learning, organizational learning and learning technologies. “These awards […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Junior officers (JO) assigned to amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) are learning to overcome the difficulties of navigating the Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship. America’s JOs are beginning their harbor navigation training – a prerequisite to earning their surface warfare qualification – by embarking aboard local tugboats to learn the transit route […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    58 new apprentices had their first day at work at BAE Systems starting careers that will see them designing and building naval ships including the Royal UK Navy’s aircraft carriers and new Offshore Patrol Vessels.   BAE Systems opened its doors in Glasgow to the new apprentices who will learn invaluable skills to progress their […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The International Frigate Working Group (IFWG), hosted by Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) at Naval Station Mayport, Fla., visited the Southeast Regional Maintenance Center (SERMC), May 9. The working group consisted of partner countries that use the Oliver Hazard Perry class frigate, including Australia, Egypt, Turkey, Poland, Taiwan and Pakistan. The group meets annually to […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Midshipmen who chose to do their summer cruise aboard USS Peleliu (LHA 5) received the added bonus of participating in exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014, the world’s largest multinational naval exercise.   Their summer cruise training began June 17, and continues through August 1. The Midshipmen stood conning officer watch on the bridge […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in Regional Security Education Program (RSEP) classes April 21 – 25. The RSEP classes were taught by four instructors from major universities and military campuses. The classes are part of an outreach program during Nimitz’ current deployment to teach Sailors about historical, cultural, diplomatic and political-military issues they […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) participated in a combined passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Egyptian Navy Ship Toushka (FFG-906), May 20. The passing exercise was highlighted by each ship’s visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team boarding the other ship. Egyptian navy personnel who embarked Gravely during the exercise were able to observe […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) arrived in Odessa, Ukraine to participate in Exercise Sea Breeze 2012, July 7, during the ship’s maiden deployment. Participants and observers from 19 countries will work together during Sea Breeze, the largest multinational maritime exercise in the Black Sea which focuses on enhancing the maritime security capabilities of […]