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  • 9 July 2014

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) departed Singapore following a scheduled port visit from June 25-29.   Capt. Kurush Morris, Shiloh’s commanding officer, said: “The port visit allowed us to experience the cultural diversity of the people of Singapore, work with the Singapore Navy, and enjoy some well-deserved relaxation.” While in port, Sailors […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., departed Constanta, Romania, following a scheduled port visit, May 1.   Taylor’s presence in Romania reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthen ties while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the Black […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australia’s first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship, NUSHIP Canberra has been farewelled from Melbourne as she departs for Sydney. NUSHIP Canberra departed BAE Systems Williamstown shipyard en route to her Sydney homeport. Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) Chief Executive Officer Mr Warren King said this milestone represents the excellent collaboration between the DMO and BAE Systems […]

  • 19 May 2011

      The American aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson, from where Osama bin Laden’s body was buried at sea, left the Philippines on Thursday with n… (peopledaily) [mappress] Source: peopledaily, May 19, 2011;

  • 20 August 2014

    The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group will depart Aug. 22 for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.   The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, and embarked Destroyer Squadron 1 will deploy with guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) departed the Royal Jordanian Naval Base, just outside of Aqaba, Jordan, following a four-day logistics stop, April 23. Truxtun also conducted a change of command ceremony in which former executive officer, Cmdr. Drew Bates, assumed command. While in port, Truxtun Sailors enjoyed a series of Morale, Welfare and Recreation […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon departed Gaeta, Italy. The vessel, which left the port on March 12, took a short break from its busy schedule. Laboon, homeported in Norfolk, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. [mappress mapid=”15427″] Naval Today […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23), along with the embarked Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, ASEAN, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), departed Pearl Harbor, April 7.   Anchorage will begin transiting back to her homeport of San Diego and will continue a series of ongoing at-sea training evolutions. While […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy vessel HMS Severn is now back on patrol following her presence at the world-famous Edinburgh Tattoo. The patrol ship, which is one of three sister ships in the Portsmouth-based Fishery Protection Squadron, was berthed at Leith Docks on the outskirts of Edinburgh. From here she supported the Tattoo by providing a welcome platform […]

  • 11 July 2011

      With Canada’s combat mission in Afghanistan all but over, involvement in Libya shows no signs of petering out as the country’s second Libya… By Shannon Moneo (theglobeandmail) [mappress] Source: theglobeandmail, July 11, 2011;

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) moved from Dry Dock 8 to pier 42/43 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Virginia, Aug. 26.   Thirty feet of water was introduced to Dry Dock 8 on Aug. 25, and the remaining space was flooded to the waterline Aug. 26. Once flooding […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Constitution and her crew headed underway from the ship’s berth in Charlestown, Mass. Oct. 19, in commemoration of the ship’s launching day 215 years ago. This was the last of this year’s five scheduled underway demonstrations for Constitution, during which the ship celebrated the bicentennial of the War of 1812. “This has been quite […]

  • 2 July 2014

    The USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Singapore after a four-day, goodwill port visit, June 30.   GWCSG Sailors enjoyed well-deserved liberty, took advantage of various local tours hosted by the ships’ Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), and participated in 11 community relations (COMREL) projects and other events organized by the ship’s command […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The decommissioned survey and littoral warfare support ship HMNZS RESOLUTION has been sold and left Devonport Naval Base on Saturday, according to Royal New Zealand Navy’s social media. The vessel, now names GEO RESOLUTION, is the latest addition to the fleet of the international maritime survey company EGS Group. RESOLUTION (formerly USNS TENACIOUS) was bought […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed the Black Sea, Oct. 26 after participating in bilateral tactical exchanges with Black Sea nations, and port visits to Ukraine, Romania and Georgia. Porter’s operations in the Black Sea provided the ship and crew an opportunity to strengthen and build naval capabilities with allies and […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) departed the Black Sea Feb. 22 after a series of engagements that promoted peace and stability in the region. Cole’s presence in the Black Sea served to reaffirm U.S. commitment towards strengthening partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and regional Black Sea partners. Cmdr. […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy ice patrol ship HMS Protector left Portsmouth yesterday (October 17) for a ‘double deployment’ to the frozen continent of Antarctica. The 5,000-tonne ship will stay in the region for two consecutive deployments, returning to her new home at Devonport Naval Base in Spring 2015. She will conduct surveys and patrols on behalf of […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) departed Sydney Aug. 20 after a four-day port visit. During the visit, Sailors and Marines participated in community relations projects, friendly sport events with the local teams, and multiple tours offered by Bonhomme Richards’ Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Department. Twenty personnel from Bonhomme Richard […]

  • 26 August 2014

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) departed the Black Sea after a series of engagements promoting peace and stability in the region, Aug. 25.   While in the Black Sea, Vella Gulf’s mission was to work with NATO allies and partners, demonstrating the United States’ commitment to strengthening and improving interoperability while […]

  • 23 May 2011

    On 20 May, ESPS INFANTA ELENA, the Spanish patrol vessel finished asan EU NAVFOR warship after 84 days proudly flying the European Flag.   During her days at sea she was committed in conducting surface search, patrolling and safeguarding the coast of Somalia, as well as escorting multiple vessels chartered by the World Food Program […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) departed Naval Station Mayport July 22 to join the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group on a scheduled deployment to the 6th and 5th Fleet areas of responsibility. Gettysburg has been actively preparing for this deployment with Carrier Strike Group 10 assets, participating in several exercises to prepare the […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) departed Jakarta, Indonesia, after completing a four-day port visit June 18.  The amphibious command and control ship is currently deployed to the South Indo-Asia Pacific region, engaging allies and strengthening partnerships. In addition to immersing themselves in the local Indonesian culture, Blue Ridge crew members and […]

  • 16 July 2015

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed Riga, Latvia after a three-day scheduled port visit, July 15, 2015. The vessel participated in a series of drills at sea with the Latvian Navy patrol crafts Jelgava (P-08) and Rēzekne (P-09) prior to arriving in port, July 12. Latvian Navy Chief of Staff, Cmdr. […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) departed from Subic Bay, Zambales on Aug. 17, 2014 to participate in the multilateral naval exercise dubbed as “KAKADU 2014” that will be hosted by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) at Northern Australia Exercise Area.   180 Philippine Navy personnel, including the crew of PF 16, the crew of PN helicopter […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) departed the Black Sea after a series of engagements that promoted peace and stability in the region, May 12.   Taylor’s mission while in the Black Sea was to reassure NATO allies and European partners of the U.S. Navy’s commitment to strengthening and improving interoperability while […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Training & Education

    One of the legends of the Silent Service presented newly-qualified submariners on HMS Trenchant with their coveted Dolphin badges when he visited the boat in Devonport. Seventy years ago, Lt Cdr Robert Read was navigator on the previous Trenchant – a submarine which proved to be a thorn in the side of the Axis Powers […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) departed Valparaiso, Chile after a scheduled three-day port visit, Aug. 27.   This was the crew’s fourth stop on the ship’s maiden transit, “America Visits the Americas” from Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi, to its homeport of San Diego. Since the ship departed, the crew has […]

  • 15 April 2015

    Italian Navy’s frigate ITS Aliseo (F 574) is returning home after a four month deployment. During this time the vessel was part of the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2). ITS Aliseo visited eight ports and conducted Passing Exercises with the Charles de Gaulle carrier strike group, and the Croatian, Hellenic, Turkish, Bulgarian, Romanian, and Moroccan Navies. Also, […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Bodrum, Turkey after completing a scheduled port visit, April 29.   The visit highlights the U.S. Navy’s commitment to promoting peace and stability in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. “Our visit to Bodrum only strengthens our partnership with Turkey, as the Sailors are […]