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  • 19 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    MetOcean Telematics has been selected to supply the Royal Navy with its new Maritime Acoustic Scoring and Simulation System (MASS).

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has launched a moored wave buoy which will help study gigantic Southern Ocean waves described as “liquid Himalayas”. Offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Otago launched the wave buoy about 10 kilometres south of remote Campbell Island, the furthest south such a device has ever been launched. The buoy is part of a collaborative project […]

  • 5 August 2014

    ITS Francesco Mimbelli continues her engagement in NATO Ocean Shield antipiracy operation in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, within Combined Task Force 508 (CTF 508).   Following a long activity at sea, the Italian destroyer’s personnel, during an operational stop at Salalah harbor (Oman), have met their counterparts from the South Korean […]

  • 22 June 2015

    Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force training vessel JDS Shimayuki (TV-3513) recently met with US Navy vessels in the Pacific Ocean. JDS Shimayuki and the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) engaged in a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202) on when they met on June 17. John C. […]

  • 5 September 2012

    During a visit by the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) flagship to Salalah, Oman on 1 September 2012, the Force Commander – Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, met a number of important representatives from the local authorities. Rear Admiral Credendino met the Deputy Commander of the Omani Southern Naval Area, Commander Khalfan Abdullah Al Breki and […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Rear-Admiral (ESP N) Eugenio Diaz Del Rio, Commander Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2), handed over command of NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD task force (TF 508) to Commodore (Royal Danish Navy) Aage Buur Jensen, Commander SNMG1 during an operational handover in Souda Bay on Saturday, 14 June 2014.   The two Commanders and their […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Eleven years after 118 submariners met a grisly death at the bottom of the ocean in the Kursk, a British team has developed the most advance… by Andrew Preston (dailymail) [mappress] Source: dailymail, July 25, 2011;

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    During her 4 month deployment with Operation Atalanta, Spanish warship, ESPS Infanta Cristina, performed more than 70 friendly approaches along the coast of Somalia and the Indian Ocean. Spanish sailors and marines met local seafarers and spoke about the role of the EU Naval Force to protect vessels and their crews from pirates. The sailors […]

  • 19 September 2013

    NATO’s Operation OCEAN SHIELD Force Commander, Norwegian Commodore Henning Amundsen met with the Commander of the Chinese Maritime Forces ETG 999, Rear Admiral Jiang Zhonghua on board the NATO Flagship HNoMS FRIDTJOF NANSEN this Sunday, 15 September, 2013. Although this is the eighth time the two naval forces have met, this is the first time […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Force Commander of EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta, Rear Admiral Jürgen zur Mühlen, met with his counterpart from the Counter Piracy Mission Operation Ocean Shield, Rear Admiral Eugenio Diaz Del Rio.   Both Admirals met on the NATO Flagship, the Spanish frigate ESPS Cristobal Colon, to establish contact and discuss the […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On March 12, NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Giorgio Lazio, concluded a three-day visit to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) and the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. Fifth Fleet (COMUSNAVCENT).   During the visit, Rear Admiral Lazio met with USNAVCENT Deputy Commander, Rear Admiral Loeblein, USA N, and CMF Deputy Commander, […]

  • 19 May 2014

    ADV Ocean Shield arrived at Geraldton, Western Australia, yesterday to begin preparations to receive spare parts related to the transponder mounted on the Ocean Shield and the transponder mounted on the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, Bluefin-21.   The repairs are necessary to correct a hardware issue affecting the ability of the transponders to communicate with each […]

  • 21 April 2015

    Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr. visited USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) (GHWB) Sailors to observe flight operations and tour the Navy’s last Nimitz-class aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean April 17. Winnefeld flew aboard GHWB in a C-2A Greyhound and met with ship and strike group […]

  • 29 October 2015

    The Danish Navy ship HDMS Absalon met at sea with local Somali leaders on Monday and conducted medical outreach with the citizens of the coastal town of Hobyo, within the framework of NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD. The overall focus of the meeting was to build stronger relations between Somalia and NATO, and provide fertile ground […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    This week HDMS ABSALON (Denmark) has joined NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD and is en route to East Africa, following a port visit to Aqaba, Jordan. Within the framework of the port visit to the Mediterranean Dialogue partner nation, NATO’s Allied Maritime Command Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Giorgio Lazio, met with military leaders, including […]

  • 27 August 2012

    On 24 August 2012 the Force Commanders from the EU Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta (EU NAVFOR), NATO Operation Ocean Shield (TF-508) and Combined Task Force 151 (operated by the Combined Maritime Forces – CMF) met on board the EU NAVFOR flagship ITS San Guisto (Italian Navy) to further enhance the cooperation and coordination […]

  • 17 December 2015

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer, HMS Defender, has now officially joined the French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle in the Middle East in the fight against Daesh. The warship met with the carrier in the Indian Ocean with the goal of enhancing its capabilities in the fight against terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria. […]

  • 22 July 2015

    US Navy vessels recently met in the Indian Ocean to conduct a replenishment-at-sea. The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), right, the Military Sealift Command underway replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO-199), and the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), rendezvoused on July 19, right after the vessels concluded Exercise Talisman Sabre, a biennial, combined exercise […]

  • 14 June 2013

    NATO’s Operation OCEAN SHIELD Commander Commodore Henning Amundsen met on Thursday, 13 June 2013, with the Combined Maritime Force Task Force 151 Commander, Commodore Muhammad Ihsan Quadir on board the NATO Flagship HNoMS FRIDTJOF NANSEN. The commanders of the two naval forces meet regularly to discuss the challenges of naval operations in the Indian Ocean […]

  • 15 June 2018

    Spanish helicopter carrier ESPS Juan Carlos I and frigate ESPS Blaz de Lezo met up with EUNAVFOR units in the Red Sea recently as they transit towards the Persian Gulf. The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship and F-100 class air defense frigate are deployed as part of a Spanish Navy operation called “Projection Ispuhel”, which will see the two […]

  • 10 April 2014

    The Chief of Navy of the Royal Navy of New Zealand, Rear Admiral Jack Steer, visited Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) on Wednesday, 9 April 2014.   Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR) General Sir Adrian Bradshaw and SHAPE Chief of Staff (COS) General Werner Freers met with Rear Admiral Steer where they discussed […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commanders from three Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Combined Task Forces (CTFs) met this month to discuss maritime security. Commander CTF 151 (CCTF 151) Rear Admiral (Radm) Ken Cheong of the Republic of Singapore Navy met with CCTF 150 Commodore Guy Robinson of the Royal Navy, and CCTF 152, Colonel Nayef Alaskar, of the Kuwait Naval […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) filled up its tanks during a recent replenishment-at-sea. The destroyer met with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) for a RAS in the Atlantic Ocean on January 28. Churchill is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise along with the Theodore […]

  • 2 April 2014

    The Trafalgar Class submarine has arrived in the southern Indian Ocean to help with the search for the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that went missing on 8 March.   With her advanced underwater search capability, HMS Tireless will be able to contribute to the attempts to locate the missing plane. The UK has remained in […]

  • 5 September 2011

      Fresh from a recent exercise between British and Kenyan warships, one of the Navy’s most senior officers east of Suez headed to Nairobi to discuss tackling crime in the troubled waters of the Indian Ocean. Cdre John Clink, who has recently taken over command of the international Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150), visited […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Ocean has successfully completed her first phase of engineering sea trials following her multimillion pound refit.   A period of ‘running in’ and manoeuvres off the South West Coast has tested the Plymouth-based ship’s propulsion plant, auxiliary machinery and steering to the limit and saw her achieve speeds in excess of 20 knots, the […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    At the end of April 2015, Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150) flagship FS Var visited Victoria, the Capital of the Seychelles situated in the Indian Ocean to meet the Seychelles high representatives and Coast Guard. Seychelles are already fully integrated into the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) organisation and have contributed to their missions on several […]

  • 26 March 2012

    Military representatives of British embassy to Russia arrived in Vladivostok paying a familiarization visit. Foreign military diplomats met with Pacific Fleet (PF) Acting Chief of Staff RADM Sergei Rekish in the PF Officers’ Club. The delegation includes British Defense Attaché Brigadier General Carl Scott, Naval Attaché Captain Simon Airey, and Technical Assistant Steve Woods. Meeting […]

  • 26 September 2014

    The Commander of NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Peter Hudson, CBE, wrapped up three days of staff talks in Bulgaria and Romania on September 23.   The official visits were held in conjunction with the conclusion of Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO Task Unit 02 (SNMG2 TU.02) port visit to Varna, Bulgaria, as […]