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  • 7 November 2016

    Operation Atalanta’s force commander, Commodore Luyckx, who is currently embarked in the EU naval force flagship, HNLMS Tromp, took an opportunity to visit Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ESPS Relampago as it was conducting her counter-piracy patrols off Somalia. After being welcomed on board by ESPS Relampago’s commanding officer, Lieutenant Commander Fransisco Garcia Flores, Commodore […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Her Majesty’s Australian Ship (HMAS) Melbourne has arrived in the Middle East and commenced her first patrol as part of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), which conducts maritime security patrols across the region. Assigned to CMF’s Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, Melbourne will conduct a 5 month rotation that will see her sail over 32,000 […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Spanish offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Centinela set sail from Ferrol to conduct a series of activities with regional navies as part of the Defense Diplomacy Plan and a follow-on of the Africa Partnership Station (APS) initiative. These deployments are intended to enhance maritime security and cooperative security operations in West Africa and the Gulf […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    UK warship HMS Richmond has joined the EU mission in the Mediterranean to tackle migrant smugglers. HMS Richmond has new powers to stop and detain suspected migrant smugglers and disable their vessels. The Type 23 frigate’s arrival comes after the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2240 (2015) which gives her Commanding Officer […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Turkish led Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 has been working in association with NATO Task Force CTF 465 and the European Union Naval Force’s Task Force CTF 508 in the Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin and Arabian Sea conducting Approach and Assist Visits (AAV) to local dhows, a small cargo or fishing vessel. The AAV’s […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The anti-submarine warfare mission package for the littoral combat ships has met two testing milestones, the US Navy’s Program Executive Office Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) has announced. The first was a ten-day Dockside-1 test event on the dual-mode array transmitter (DART) mission system towed body and associated launch-and-recovery assembly components in Fort Pierce, Florida. […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort will anchor off the Haitian coast today, marking its final Continuing Promise 2015 mission stop with an opening ceremony. Since April, the U.S. Southern Command hospital ship has taken a team of U.S. military medical and construction personnel, private-aid organizations and partner-nation officials to 11 Latin American and Caribbean […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) have entered a teaming agreement to partner on the Multi-mission Combat Ship (MCS), which is based on a DSME hull design and intended for the corvette market. The multi-mission ship is based on the Freedom-variant littoral combat ships Lockheed Martin is building for the U.S. Navy. Unlike […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Haiti on Sept. 19th, marking the completion of Comfort’s eleventh and final mission stop in support of Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15). Joint-military members and non-governmental organization volunteers completed medical operations at two medical sites in Port Au Prince, providing medical care to more than […]

  • 29 October 2015

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) returned to Pearl Harbor Oct. 28, fulfilling a regularly-scheduled six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. The deployment was Santa Fe’s second in three years to the Western Pacific, and included port visits to Japan, Guam and Singapore. While deployed, 30 Sailors and three officers earned […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    In the frame of the OPV L’Adroit’s stopovers conducted by the French Navy in Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Senegal in May and June this year, DCNS successfully conducted three demonstrations of its POLARIS® mission system, in conjunction with the interoperable NIDL® tactical data link solution. These tests took place in the coastal waters of the […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Training & Education

    From its RIMPAC 2014 headquarters, onboard the United States Navy Amphibious Assault Ship USS Peleliu, the Australian Amphibious Task Group (ATG) has commanded an Expeditionary Strike Group made up of 13 warships and a combined landing force of soldiers and marines from Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, the Republic of South Korea, […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Fleet Command/US Tenth Fleet announced Thursday that all US Navy cyber mission force teams achieved full operational capability (FOC). The 40 teams were qualified by US Cyber Command October 6, meaning they reached full operational capability almost a year ahead of schedule. The focus of US Cyber Command’s Cyber Mission Force teams aligns with the […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy Diver and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician training teams completed their second stop of the SPS-JHSV 15 mission on August 21 in Big Creek, Belize as part of the Adaptive Force Package (AFP) onboard USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), operated by the Military Sealift Command. USNS Spearhead is deployed in support of SPS-JHSV 15, a […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) departed from Naval Base San Diego to retrieve NASA equipment in the Pacific Ocean, Dec. 1. Anchorage will use its amphibious capabilities to conduct an at-sea recovery of the Orion space capsule. NASA operatives will launch Orion into Earth’s orbit and wait for it to […]

  • 21 March 2016

    French patrol ship FS Commandant Bouan joined NATO’s Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) in the Aegean Sea last week. Commandant Bouan is the second ship to reinforce the mission against human traffickers as the Dutch frigate HNLMS Van Amstel sailed for the Aegean on March 10. SNMG2 is conducting reconnaissance and monitoring activities in […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers, such as USS Shiloh (CG 67), are capable of many missions, including anti-submarine warfare (ASW). The multi-mission ships conduct surface warfare, air warfare, ballistic missile defense (BMD) as well as ASW, and are the largest of the surface combatants, which also include destroyers and frigates. Capt. Kurush Morris, Shiloh’s commanding officer, said: […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy took delivery of the final component of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Mission Package on November 30, the US Naval Sea Systems Command has announced. The Raytheon-developed Dual-mode Array Transmitter (DART) Mission System and ASW Mission Package was accepted following the successful completion of an acceptance test regime at […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Malaysian ministry of defense has selected Boustead Naval Shipyard to work on the delivery of four littoral mission ships that are to be built by China. According to a letter of acceptance from March 17, Boustead Naval Shipyard will work with a partner shipyard from China on the delivery of the ships. The company said […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser USS Vicksburg (CG 69) departed Naval Station Mayport Dec. 4 to relieve USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) later this month as the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 flagship and to support theater security cooperation efforts in Europe. The crew recently participated in Joint Warrior 14-2, a United Kingdom (UK)-led multinational exercise […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Southern Partnership Station Joint High Speed Vessel 2014 (SPS-JHSV 14) mission came to an end and the vessel returned from deployment Oct. 7 after concluding a successful four-month deployment involving subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) in Belize, Guatemala, Colombia, and Honduras. SPS-JHSV 14 focused on building partner capacity with host-nation counterparts and fostering relationships […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Tobruk has completed its mission in the Philippines and is returning to Australia with a load of Army engineer machinery, vehicles and 35 Army personnel. A small Recovery Support Force of 65 combat engineers, tradesmen and support personnel, mostly from Townsville’s 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment, will remain in Ormoc for a further week to […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Training & Education

    A team of 24 troops from Uganda, part of the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) received vessel protection training from French and Estonian troops in Mombasa onboard FS FLOREAL, which is operating as part of the EU NAVFOR. The training was planned as part of ongoing improvements in capability and to enhance AMISOMs drills in […]

  • 29 September 2011

      The Netherlands is to extend its participation in NATO’s Operation Unified Protector by 3 months. This was announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Uri Rosenthal, and the Minster of Defence, Hans Hillen, on Wednesday 21 September. The Dutch contribution will continue to consist of a Dutch minehunter, 6 F-16s, two of which are […]

  • 5 July 2011

        The Iranian Navy’s submarines accomplished their first mission in the high seas and returned home on Monday… (farsnews) [mappress] Source: farsnews, July 5, 2011;

  • 29 February 2012

    Military Sealift Command-chartered container ship MV Green Wave departed McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Feb. 25, after delivering more than 6.8 million pounds of vital supplies in support of Operation Deep Freeze. ODF is the annual joint task force support For Antarctica mission to resupply the remote scientific outpost. Green Wave followed MSC-chartered tanker MT Maersk Peary, […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Merlin helicopters from Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose have began scouring hundreds of square miles of the Central Mediterranean as the Royal Navy’s humanitarian mission moves up a gear. 814 Naval Air Squadron’s Merlin’s are scanning large swathes of the Mediterranean Sea on the lookout for people in peril. Having completed a 1,000-mile journey across […]

  • 9 April 2014

    During the search for missing Malaysian airliner MH370, AB Joshua Ruff, HMS Echo’s swimmer of the watch, is recovered after recovering some debris from the water.   No objects recovered by the survey ship have to date been found to come from the missing Malaysian airliner. The Royal Navy’s survey ship HMS Echo and nuclear-powered […]

  • 4 August 2015

    A Merlin from 814 Naval Air Squadron is guided down on to the flight deck of Italy’s flagship for the first time as part of the international migrant mission in the Mediterranean. The 814 NAS crew normally based at Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose near Helston in Cornwall flew on to the Aircraft Carrier ITS […]