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  • 16 November 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, announces an industry engagement session for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Project. The CSC is one of the projects of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) and is intended to provide Canada with modern replacements for the Royal […]

  • 26 April 2011
    Industry news

    Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro here Monday launched the “KRI Clurit”, a 40-meter-long ship made in Indonesia to be used to help secure… (ANTARANews) [mappress] Source: ANTARANews, April 26, 2011;

  • 6 May 2015

    Spanish Navy’s patrol vessel Vencedora hosted Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Brey on May 4 in Dakar, Senegal. The Prime Minister was welcomed aboard by the vessel’s Commander. He conducted a brief visit, signed the Book of Honor and received a presentation on the vessel’s various capabilities, its mission and major maritime security and cooperation tasks with the […]

  • 27 April 2015

    On the eve of the centenary of the Gallipoli landings, the crew of HMAS Anzac was joined by the Prime Minister of Australia, the Honourable Tony Abbot, and the Chief of the Australian Defence Force Air Chief Marshall Mark Binskin, while near Gallipoli, Turkey. Commanding Officer Anzac, Commander Belinda Wood, welcomed Prime Minister Abbott and […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne, paid a visit to Austal’s Western Australian shipyard on Wednesday, December 16. The minister toured the shipyard to take a look at the company’s naval vessel design, construction and sustainment capabilities. The Defence Minister’s delegation, which included Senator Linda Reynolds and Senator Chris Back, was joined by Western […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdiukov paid a visit to Black Sea Fleet (BSF). The minister held a meeting with BSF commanding staff, summarized results of the fleet’s activities in 2011 and determined priorities for near-term prospect, making a point of social problems of BSF servicemen. Defense minister also visited residential district in Sevastopol and […]

  • 4 August 2014

    The Spanish Minister of Defense, Pedro Morenés, has paid a visit to the Navy Headquarters on the occasion of a working session on the current development of the new F-110 frigates.   The Minister was welcomed by the Chief of Naval Staff (AJEMA), Jaime Muñoz-Delgado. The Minister attended the meeting accompanied by AJEMA, the Logistic […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith will visit Vietnam tomorrow where he will meet with his counterpart General Phung Quang Thanh, Australian Defence Ministry informed today. This will be his second visit to Vietnam as an Australian Minister for Defence and he will be accompanied by the Secretary of the Department of Defence, Mr Duncan Lewis. […]

  • 21 August 2015

    Austal Limited welcomed Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to Austal’s Western Australian Shipyard today in a tour which included the inspection of two Corvette-sized High Speed Support Vessels, currently under construction for the Royal Navy of Oman. Austal Chief Executive Officer Andrew Bellamy said the Australian Government’s recent announcement on a continuous shipbuilding program, including […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Training & Education

    During formal visit to Berlin, Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov discussed development prospects of bilateral military… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 10,2012; Image: Flot

  • 7 September 2012

    The Northwood Headquarters of the European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta welcomed the Swedish Minister of Defence HE Karin Enstrom for a visit on Thursday 06 September. Met by Rear Admiral Gualtiero Mattesi, Deputy Commander Op Atalanta and Chief of Staff Captain Phil Haslam, HE Enstrom received an up to date briefing on […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On April 30  Minister for Defence Stephen Smith met in Auckland with his New Zealand counterpart, Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman, in the run up to travelling to Tonga to attend the inaugural South Pacific Defence Ministers’ Meeting. He was accompanied by the Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Senator David Feeney and the Chief of the Defence […]

  • 10 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Defence Minister Shri AK Antony spent two days with the Indian Navy on 07-08 Feb 12. The Defence Minister was given a glimpse of the expansive scope and scale of the Indian Navy’s annual Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX) over the two day visit with the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nirmal Verma […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    During her port call in Adelaide, Italian FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere welcomed the Australian minister for defense Christopher Pyne on board on February 5. Pyne toured the Italian frigate ITS Carabiniere as it visited South Australia on a four-month deployment to the Asia-Pacific to support naval cooperation and security in the region. Following her earlier stop […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet (USPACFLT), Admiral (ADM) Cecil D. Haney, called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence this afternoon. ADM Haney, who is in Singapore from 18 to 21 Mar 2012 for his introductory visit, also called on Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Neo […]

  • 5 October 2011

      Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov met with his Indian counterpart Arackaparambil Kurien Antony on Oct 4 in Moscow to hold 11th session of Russian-Indian intergovernmental committee for military technical cooperation, said the defense ministry’s release. “In accordance with the visit program, on October 4 Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov and his Indian counterpart will […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan Col. Gen. Safar Akhundbala oglu Abiyev met at the Pentagon today to discuss the military relationship between their two nations. During the meeting Mabus and Abiyev addressed the existing partnership between the United States and Azerbaijan as well as maritime security in the […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Eleventh session of the Russia-India Inter-Governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation was held on Oct 4 under the… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 08, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 17 November 2014

    Indian Defence Minister, Shri Manohar Parrikar, visited Naval Air Station INS Hansa on November 14, 2014. He was received by Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Flag Officer Commanding In Chief, Western Naval Command and Rear Admiral BS Parhar, NM, Flag Officer Commanding Goa Area. An impressive guard was paraded in honour of the […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met with Russia’s Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu two days ago during the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Belgium. The leaders discussed a range of issues of mutual interest, to include updates from the August 2+2 meeting, the rationale for pursuing missile defense cooperation, the situation […]

  • 3 October 2012

    The Philippine Navy provided a warm welcome for the visit of Honorable Ante Kotromanovic’, the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Croatia and Party to Headquarters Philippine Navy at Naval Station Jose V Andrada (NSJA), Roxas Blvd., Manila last October 1, 2012. The visit was highlighted by an Arrival Honors for the Defense Minister […]

  • 7 October 2011

      Russian and Indian defense ministries have found remedies for problematic issues of bilateral cooperation, said Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov on Oct 4 after private meeting with his Indian counterpart Arackaparambil Kurien Antony. According to Russian defense minister, “we have done a lot to realize our agreements since the last meeting in Delhi in […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    In her first press conference as the Australian Defense Minister, Marise Payne said that she wants to boost Australian industry involvement in the construction of new naval ships. Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU), in a media release issued September 20, 2015, has called on the new government to increase efforts on restoring confidence in the national shipbuilding industry. […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Minister for Science and Innovation, Cristina Garmendia, sponsored the launch of the ‘Tornado’, which joins the ‘Meteor,’ ‘Ray’ and ‘Lig… (defense-aerospace) [mappress] Source: defense-aerospace, March 22, 2011;

  • 6 April 2011

    Kuwait Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah stressed here Tuesday the important role played… (arabtimesonline) [mappress] Source: arabtimesonline,April 6, 2011;

  • 17 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov arrives at Northern Fleet (NF) to attend the meeting ceremony of aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov returning from deployment, reports Central Navy Portal. Apart from participating in the ceremony, the minister will hold a number of briefings with NF commanding staff. According to press service of Russian Defense Ministry, Navy Commander-in-Chief […]

  • 9 July 2015

    The Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, flew aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) July 7 to observe carrier operations at sea. The arrival of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Second Deputy Premier, Deputy Crown Prince, Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of […]

  • 15 July 2015

    Australian Minister of Defence, Hon. Kevin Andrews MP, will meet with personnel undertaking operations in Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2015 in Darwin today. Andrews will tour key elements of the exercise at HMAS Coonawarra, RAAF Base Darwin and Robertson Barracks. Hosted in Darwin and running from 5-20 July, TALISMAN SABRE 2015 revolves around a series of Australian and United States […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    During his official visit to France, Brazilian Defence Minister, Jaques Wagner, visited the DCNS Cherbourg site on the 11th of May 2015 to see for himself the installations of one of the major French industries presently working on Brazilian defence contracts. After being welcomed by Hervé Guillou, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DCNS, Jaques Wagner visited the […]