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  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships completed their participation in this year’s bilateral training exercise MultiSail 17 on March 10. The six-day exercise consisted of surface action group maneuvers, anti-submarine training, and various other events that tested warfighting capabilities of each participant. The exercise participants included the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Barry, […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) sailors and personnel are all set for seven days of bilateral exercises as part of exercise MultiSail 2018 which starts March 8. MultiSail is an annual bilateral training exercise that improves interoperability between US and Japanese forces. In 2018 the focus of the exercise will be on improving […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) kicked off the annual bilateral training exercise MultiSail 2017 on March 6, with ships getting underway from the Apra Harbor in Guam. Six U.S. Navy ships, two JMSDF ships and a number of subsurface and other special units will spend the next four days training together. MultiSail […]

  • 26 March 2015
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    Personnel and ships from Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) from Japan led by Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 kicked off Multi-Sail 2015, March 22, in Guam. Multi-Sail is an annual DESRON 15 led exercise that is designed to assess combat systems, improve teamwork and increase warfighting capabilities in […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Ships assigned as forward deployed naval forces (FDNF) of the United States Navy in Japan began the annual exercise Multi-Sail 14, March 21.   Multi-Sail 14 is a five-day Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 led exercise that offers participating ships training in the primary mission areas of surface, air, strike, and anti-submarine warfare. “Multi-Sail gives us […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) returned from a 212-day independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean June 1. The ship and crew of more than 300 Sailors, assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23, conducted various presence operations and goodwill activities with partner nations. While on deployment, Sampson supported the Indonesian-led search-and-rescue […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) launched a MK46 exercise torpedo (EXTORP) March 22, during a live-fire anti-submarine warfare event as part of Multi-Sail 2014.   Multi-Sail 2014 is an annually held Destroyer Squadron 15 (DESRON 15) exercise in the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility that focuses on anti-air warfare, surface warfare, […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the U.S. Navy’s Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) are participating in the annual bilateral training exercise Multi Sail 2016, which is taking place from March 6-11. Participants include six U.S. surface units, four Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships, and a number of subsurface and other special units. […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pacific special operations and 7th Fleet maritime special operations forces (SOF) conducted advanced maritime interdiction operations and visit, board, search and seizure training during exercise Multi-Sail 2015 while embarked aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) off the coast of Guam in March. Special operations forces employed from surface ships highlight the […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) launches a Harpoon during a live-fire exercise.   McCain is participating in Multi-Sail 2014, an annual exercise in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. [mappress] Press Release, March 26, 2014, Image: U.S. Navy photo by Cryptologic […]

  • 31 May 2017
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    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) returned to its forward-deployed base at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, on May 28. Stethem departed Yokosuka in January to begin its 2017 patrol in the Western Pacific. “Over the past four months, our operations provided maritime presence in the Indo-Asia Pacific region and strengthened our […]

  • 6 April 2015

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) arrived in Hong Kong for a port visit, April 3. Sailors will be given the opportunity to experience the rich culture of Hong Kong with various tours of local historic locations and regional attractions provided by the ship’s morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) association. The ship and […]

  • 30 June 2015

    The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) and its embarked helicopter detachment from the ‘Warlords’ of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM ) 51, were selected for the annual Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Ship-Helicopter Safety Award in May. This unique award honors the cruiser or destroyer and embarked detachment with the most […]

  • 21 December 2015

    Commander Robert Shu relieved Commander Christopher England as the commanding officer of the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) during a change of command ceremony at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY), December 15. England was Fitzgerald’s commanding officer of since 2012 and will serve his next tour at the Pentagon in […]

  • 9 May 2019
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    US Navy ship USS William P. Lawrence joined ships from the Indian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, and Republic of Philippine Navy to sail through the South China Sea between May 2 and 8. As the USS William P. Lawrence sailed with allies, the guided-missile destroyer’s sister ships USS Preble and USS Chung Hoon on […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) left Yokosuka, Japan on January 6 after nearly 10 years in the Forward Deployed Naval Forces. The ship will conduct her last patrol in the western pacific before heading to her new homeport of Mayport, Florida. Lassen is one of the destroyers assigned to […]

  • 2 June 2014

    The officers and crew assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) ended an era and began a new chapter with a change of command ceremony on the ship’s flight deck, May 29.   Cmdr. Christopher England assumed command of Fitzgerald from Cmdr. Jonathan Schmitz, marking the end of 17 months of […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The officers and crew of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) held a change of command ceremony on the ship’s flight deck while in port Fleet Activities Yokosuka, May 20.   During the ceremony, Cmdr. John Bradford assumed command of Stethem from Cmdr. Chris Adams, marking the end of 18 months of […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Training & Education

    Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) left Yokosuka, Japan after nearly 10 years in the Forward Deployed Naval Forces, Jan. 6. She will conduct her last patrol in the western pacific before heading to her new homeport of Mayport, Florida. “Lassen’s performance in the 7th Fleet was beyond expectations,” said Capt. Christopher J. […]

  • 3 May 2011

      Multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) departed Port Everglades, Fla., after successfully completing a week long fleet week May 1. This year South Florida welcomed more than 2,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen for Fleet Week Port Everglades 2011. The week-long celebration showcased the men and women of the sea services […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy’s Fast Missile Vessel “Suranimala” is sailing for Karachchi in Pakistan to take part in the Multi-national Naval Exercise, “AMAN-13”, which is scheduled to be held from 04th to 08th March 2013. The aim of the exercise is to draw the attention towards non-traditional threats such as maritime terrorism, piracy and narco-arms trafficking […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Senior members of the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) attended the Exercise Breeze 2015 pre-sail conference in Varna, Bulgaria, July 7. The focus of the exercise is on interoperability, anti-submarine warfare, and maritime interdiction operations, among other warfare capabilities. US forces scheduled to participate are the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter and a P-3C […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) completed four weeks of multi-mission training in preparation for its upcoming deployment as part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2, July 19. “After our four weeks underway for group sail, I can see a noticeable difference in the overall performance of Hue City,” said Capt. Dan Gillen, Hue […]

  • 20 August 2014
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    Indian Naval Ship INS Sahyadri, an indigenously built guided missile stealth frigate, arrived in Manila, Philippines on 20 August after participating in exercise RIMPAC 14, and covering a distance of about 5000 nautical miles (9000 Km). The ship had sailed from Hawaii, USA on 2 August.   The multi-role stealth frigate, boasts of an array […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) and the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) took part in a group sail exercise while they were in the Pacific Ocean. The operation was conducted on April 28. The ships are underway conducting an independent deployer certification exercise off the coast of Southern California. The […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Operation Atalanta’s warships are deployed off the coast of Somalia to ensure that the pirate attacks that terrorized seafarers in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden for a number of years are not allowed to resurge. In order to ensure that the EU NAVFOR warships are able to maintain their counter-piracy patrols for longer […]

  • 29 August 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hawk, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported in St. Petersburg, Fla., sailed into its homeport on August 22 carrying a load of 576 kilograms of seized cocaine.   The crew of the vessel offloaded the drugs at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg. Estimated at a value of $19 million, the drugs were seized during Operation Martillo, a […]

  • 17 October 2016

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s multi-role vessel HMNZS Canterbury has returned from Sydney, Australia having completed a nine-week dry-docking period. After harbor acceptance trials were completed, the ship sailed into Devonport on October 10. The ship’s crew will now rest for two weeks alongside Devonport Naval Base before they proceed with aviation assessments and exercises. After a short visit to […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crews of the German Navy’s Gepard-class fast attack vessels ‘Hermelin’, ‘Zobel’ and ‘Frettchen’ started their final SQUADEX on February 29 before they bid farewell to their ships at the end of the year. The Squadron exercise of the 7th Fast Patrol Boat Squadron takes place two times a year. In the following four weeks, sailors […]