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  • 5 November 2018

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) recently made a stop in Manama, Bahrain, for a mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR). According to the US Navy, the destroyer got underway on Oct. 31, after an eight-day port visit. Jason Dunham, which has been deployed since June 2 out of Norfolk, Virginia, had spent 66 consecutive days underway […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Bahrain Naval Service received its second upgraded Al Manama-class combatant at Royal Bahrain Navy headquarters in Mina Salman on November 15. The RBNS Al Muharraq was delivered by Italian defense contractor Leonardo under a six-vessel upgrade contract signed in 2015. The upgrades include a new weapon control system, training services and logistics. Al […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Naval Ships Delhi, Tarkash and Deepak pulled alongside in Manama as their latest destination on their Middle East tour. The three ships, a destroyer, a frigate and a tanker, entered the Bahraini capital on May 16. During the visit, the crew of IN ships will undertake professional interactions with the Royal Bahrain Naval Force (RBNF) pertaining to […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Bahrain Naval Force received its first upgraded Al-Manama class guided-missile patrol combatant in a ceremony on January 22 at the main navy base in Mina Salman. The FPB 62 patrol combatant was delivered by Italian defense company Leonardo after the company was awarded a modernization contract in 2015. The €50 million contract will see the […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) arrived in Manama, Bahrain, April 23. Hue City had been underway for 43 consecutive days prior to pulling into Bahrain. “We are at the point in deployment where things have become mundane,” said Hue City’s Command Master Chief Raymond Charest. “This will be a great opportunity for us […]

  • 17 September 2015

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47), along with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived at port Mina Salman, Manama, Bahrain, for a scheduled port visit Sept. 14. This second port visit to Bahrain will provide Sailors and Marines the opportunities for finishing up in-port repairs while providing them time to […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed Manama, Bahrain, after a port visit, Oct. 18. While in port, Sailors were able to enjoy the local culture and attractions while also taking advantage of the services offered by Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain. Sailors participated in tours sponsored by Jason Dunham’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) was alongside Manama, Bahrain, January 9-15, for the ship’s first port visit since entering the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Makin Island, and its crew of more than 2,400 sailors and marines, visited Bahrain to replenish supplies, perform maintenance and repairs, and take the […]

  • 7 August 2014

    USS Truxtun (DDG 103) departed Manama, Bahrain July 19, following a scheduled six-day port visit.   Sailors experienced the local culture and life during Ramadan, and took advantage of the activities available at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. The port visit also gave the crew a chance to conduct maintenance and topside preservation. “Bahrain afforded us […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Training & Education

    USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed Manama, Bahrain April 27, following a five-day port visit.   Sailors experienced the local culture and attractions, and took advantage of the services available at Naval Support Activity Bahrain while in port. “It was nice to pull into a place where we could access Wi-Fi, go to the […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Manama port in Bahrain yesterday welcomed Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman for a visit, which will last 5 days, as reported by the Stars and Stripes. USS Harry S. Truman left her homeport of Norfolk, Va. in July embarking on a nine-month deployment, which is almost half complete. She entered the U.S 5th […]

  • 9 September 2015

    Four Indian Naval vessels entered Manama, Bahrain today, September 9, to enhance co-operation between the countries and work on disaster management and combating terrorism and piracy. Part of the Indian Navy’s Western Fleet, the vessels Deepak, Delhi, Tabar and Trishul will stay in port until September 12. During the visit the warships will have professional interactions to contribute to their […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians with Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1 worked alongside French and Danish EOD divers as well as Bahraini forces in Manama, Bahrain this week as part of this year’s International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX). IMCMEX is the largest international naval exercise, with more than a quarter of the world’s navies participating, […]

  • 20 February 2015

    After patrolling the Gulf of Aden and the northern Indian Ocean, the French Navy’s Task Force 473 sailed through the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday, February 15. The Task Group, built around the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, is now sailing in the Persian Gulf. Here, the Group is expected to join the Task Force 50 and operate […]

  • 18 May 2015

    A U.S. Navy Sailor assigned to USS Farragut (DDG 99) died Saturday, May 16, after falling from a hotel balcony while on liberty in Manama, Bahrain. The death occurred at 8:00 p.m. (GMT). Bahrain authorities and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service responded to the scene where the Sailor was pronounced dead. The Navy is cooperating […]

  • 4 May 2011

    Kuwait’s Prime Minister has made a short visit to Bahrain to meet Kuwaiti navy forces stationed in the Persian Gulf kingdom since late March. During his visit on Tuesday, Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah once again stressed his support for the Al Khalifa regime in Manama, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported. The people of Bahrain […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal is scheduled to hold a change-of-command ceremony, Friday, July 31, 2015. Lt. Kristyn Grier will transfer command to Lt. j.g. Jamie Kim, a native of Irvine, Calif., during a change-of-command ceremony presided over by Capt. Jennifer F. Williams, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/ Long Beach. Lt. Grier began her […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Diesel Engine Inspectors (DEIs) from Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC) Detachment (DET) Bahrain completed inspections, repairs and testing on USS Comstock (LSD-45) in Manama, Bahrain, Oct. 17. The DEIs provided an immediate response to support the ship by conducting a comprehensive post-casualty failure analysis to 2A main propulsion diesel engine (MPDE) following a cracked […]

  • 12 September 2014

    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) returned to its homeport at U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London from a regularly scheduled deployment on Thursday, Sept. 11.   Under the command of Cmdr. Chester T. Parks, Annapolis is returning from the European and Central Command areas of responsibility where the crew executed the Chief […]

  • 17 July 2019

    Ships from the US Navy’s Kearsarge amphibious ready group (ARG) are set to return to Norfolk on July 18, after eight months of operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. More than 4,500 sailors and marines are embarked aboard amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD […]

  • 12 October 2015

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Providence (SSN 719) returned to its homeport at U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London from a regularly scheduled deployment on Friday, Oct. 9. Under the command of Cmdr. Tony Grayson, Providence returned from the Central Command (CENTCOM) and European Command (EUCOM) Areas of Responsibility (AOR) where the crew executed […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pakistan Navy and Maritime Security Agency personnel recently had an opportunity to train together and learn from one another during a five day Visit, Board, Search, Seizure (VBSS) training with the US Coast Guard Middle East Training Team in Manama, Bahrain. The Middle East Training Team consists of U.S. Coast Guard specialists who provide law enforcement […]

  • 14 October 2014

    US Navy’s Nimitz-class supercarrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed Manama, Bahrain, Oct. 9. Sailors experienced the local culture through tours sponsored by the ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) division. They took part in golfing at the area’s golf courses, visiting the local shopping areas, and attending sports tournaments at Naval Support Activity […]

  • 24 December 2018

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) and USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) returned to their homeports after completing a seven-month deployment to Europe and the Middle East. On December 21, USS Jason Dunham returned to Naval Station Norfolk while USS The Sullivans to Mayport Naval Station. During the deployment, Jason Dunham […]

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

    Australian Navy’s Lieutenant Commander Kellie Bolt, who is deployed with the Canadian-led Combined Task Force 150 as part of Operation MANITOU, recently mentored members of the Mauritius Coast Guard during the annual multinational Exercise CUTLASS EXPRESS. The United States Africa Command sponsored exercise increases East African and Indian Ocean nations’ capabilities to counter illegal sea-based […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation, in support of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Manama, Bahrain, announced the successful demonstration of an unmanned mine-hunting mission. In the demonstration, the Mine Hunting Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MHU) was used in tandem with Northrop Grumman’s AQS-24A Mine Detecting Sensor System in the Arabian Gulf. The demonstration highlighted the unmanned capabilities […]

  • 14 April 2017

    Canada has concluded a five-month period of commanding the Bahrain-headquartered Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) and handed over duties to France. This was Canada’s third command of the multinational maritime security and counter-terrorism task force located in the greater Middle East region. The Canadian contingent was joined by eight members of the Australian Defence Force. […]

  • 15 April 2013

    Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Science and Personnel Warren Snowdon recently announced two high-achieving members of the Australian Defence Organisation will join youth delegations at major strategic conferences in Slovakia and Singapore this year. Their attendance is the result of a partnership between Defence and Global Voices, a not-for-profit organisation that […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    FREMM frigate ITS Federico Martinengo returned to its homeport of La Spezia on December 20, completing its maiden deployment. The seventh Italian Navy FREMM frigate started its first operational deployment in August this year after entering service in April. In the past five months, the frigate operate off the coast of Somalia as part of […]