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  • 7 November 2013

    Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM AVSM YSM NM VSM ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff was accorded a 50-man Guard of Honour on arrival at the Command Headquarters on 05 Nov 13. The Chief of the Naval Staff held discussions with Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, and attended a presentation on […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Vice Adm. Bill Moran, chief of naval personnel (CNP), visited Naval Station Norfolk to talk with Sailors and participate in Sep. 11 memorial ceremonies. Arriving Sep. 10, Moran spent his time discussing manning issues affecting the Navy and talking with Sailors before speaking during the Sept. 11 memorial events. “We’ve been out of balance for […]

  • 21 May 2014

    Admiral Rabinder Kumar Dhowan, Chief of the Indian Naval Staff, inspected a ceremonial parade conducted at INS Shikra on 19 May 2014 during his inaugural visit to the Headquarters of the Western Naval Command in Mumbai.   He complimented the officers and men of the command for maintaining highest professional standards whilst taking up the […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The newly-built “Naval Institute” at Naval Deployment Pulmudei was declared open by Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe on 25th June 2013. Senior Naval officers in the area were also present on the occasion. [mappress] Press Release, June 28, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

  • 12 June 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead encouraged U.S. Naval War College (NWC) graduates to use their knowledge and international relationships to answer the challenges of a rapidly changing world, during a commencement ceremony in Newport, R.I., June 10. Speaking to 518 U.S. and international students in attendance, the CNO addressed the global challenges […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited Naval Station Rota, Spain, Oct. 16, to evaluate Rota’s progress toward homeporting four destroyers there as part of Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) beginning in 2014. Greenert and Stevens specifically looked at the base’s ability […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert attended the Doha International Maritime Defense Exhibition (DIMDEX) 2012 naval exhibition March 26, to engage the maritime defense leadership of the more than 70 nations in attendance at the biennial event. “This is a means for us to get together with international industry and defense industry to see […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Industry news, Training & Education

      Around 150 international experts and representatives from the naval sector, shipyards, authorities and associations as well as from the supply industry are gathering today and tomorrow in Friedrichshafen for the “Worldwide Naval Symposium” held by Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH. The aim of the event is to organize workshops to take a joint look […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Junior officer training in the Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) is undergoing a major transformation that will better prepare junior officers for the challenges of command, leadership and management that they can expect in their Reserve careers in the years ahead. A new more rigorous version of the RNR Officer Initial Naval Training course at Britannia […]

  • 3 July 2020

    Amid the coronavirus crisis, a new contractual milestone was crossed by the Belgium Naval & Robotics teams representing the Naval Group-ECA Group consortium.

  • 26 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The first edition of this year’s Naval Commanders’ Conference is taking place in New Delhi, India, from 25 to 28 May 15. During the Conference the Indian Chief of the Naval Staff reviews critical operational and administrative issues in the Indian Navy. The Conference comes in the wake of a high tempo campaign season for the Navy, starting […]

  • 17 May 2013

    Commander, U.S. Naval Activities Spain and Commanding Officer, Naval Station Rota held a change of command ceremony, May 16. Captain Gregory S. Pekari relieved Captain Scott C. Kraverath, who had served in both positions since May 2011. The Honorable Alan D. Solomont, United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and Andorra, congratulated Kraverath on […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island to speak with Sailors and answer questions Aug. 7. The CNO addressed Sailors assigned to Whidbey Island’s Electronic Attack and Reconnaissance squadrons and tenant commands during an all hands call held at the Sky Warrior Theater on the […]

  • 20 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The 07th Junior Naval Staff Course (JNSC) commenced on 12th March 2012 at the Naval and Maritime Academy in Trincomalee. Fourteen naval officers representing Executive, Marine Engineering, Electrical, Patrolman, Civil Engineering and Supply branches along with 03 officers from the Sri Lanka Army have enrolled to follow the course. For the first time, officers from […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Industry news

    Ten people died and 17 people were injured on Monday, December 23 at Alabey Naval Shipyard in Izmir, Turkey amid tilting of a tugboat owned by Turkish Naval Forces (TDK) on its side, as informed by The tugboat TCG Degirmendere started receiving water after it listed and tilted fully onto one side. Injured people […]

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

    Naval forces from four partner nations concluded Silent Forces Exercise (SIFOREX) 2014 in Lima, Peru, Oct. 7. SIFOREX is a biennial Naval exercise that focuses on anti-submarine warfare (ASW) proficiency. Naval forces from Brazil, Colombia, Peru and the U.S participated in SIFOREX 2014. SIFOREX 2014 was hosted by the Peruvian navy, and took place in […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The first edition of the bi-annual Naval Commanders’ Conference for the year 2014 was conducted at New Delhi from 24-26 Jun 14. The Hon’ble Raksha Mantri inaugurated the conference and complimented the Indian Navy on its all round performance.   Senior naval commander’s discussed several important issues during the conference, including operational readiness, coastal security, […]

  • 14 May 2015

    US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced during a Pentagon press briefing that he has recommended Adm. John M. Richardson as the next Chief of Naval Operations (CNO). A career submarine officer, Richardson is currently director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. If confirmed, Richardson will replace Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert who has been CNO since September 2011. […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The naval contingent assigned for the United Nations Peace Keeping Mission left for Haiti on 07th January 2012. A total of 44 naval personnel including 02 officers, 10 senior sailors and 32 junior sailors were among them. They will be deployed for the mission along with 118 army personnel and 41 air force personnel. The […]

  • 20 January 2012
    Training & Education

      The Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) biennial 2012 Naval Science and Technology (S&T) Partnership Conference will take place Oct. 22-24, officials announced Jan. 19. “The chief of naval operations has challenged us to meet the Navy and Marine Corps’ vision for 2025,” said Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder, chief of naval research. “Our goal is […]

  • 14 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Resources and Plans at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, engaged in staff talks with the Turkish Naval Forces Command Chief of Intelligence, at the Naval Support Activity Naples in Naples, Italy, June 12. During the talks, Rear Adm. Kenneth “K.J.” Norton spoke about interoperability in the Eastern Mediterranean […]

  • 26 May 2020

    From May 26, Naval Today readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance, and a fresh look & feel. The new clean design and layout allow readers to easily filter through trending topics from the naval industry. Articles are now supplemented with suggestions for related articles, allowing readers to continue their news […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Task unit of Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force comprising destroyer Ariake and frigate Oyodo on Sept 23 called at Vladivostok… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 25, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 7 September 2012

    Two Years after Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering embarked on building Korea’s first naval rescue and salvage ship, the 3,500-ton Tongyeong, he is launched on Tuesday. He will be handed to the Navy, during the next year. The Navy’s older rescue ships, the Pyeongtaek and the Gwangyang, were second-hand bought from the U.S. Navy in […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The biannual Naval Commanders’ Conference of 2014 commenced in New Delhi on 24 June, 2014. This conference is held to discuss issues of operational relevance, identify capability gaps and to review the future plans of the Indian Navy.   The Defence Minister, Sh. Arun Jaitley inaugurated the conference and congratulated the men and women of […]

  • 2 June 2014

    A Bristol Naval Reservist has recently worked on one of largest NATO maritime exercise, known as Joint Warrior, is now set to deploy for an operational tour in Bahrain.   Leading Hand Sam Kimberley (34) from HMS Flying Fox in Bristol has also just deployed to Bahrain to work in the Combined Maritime Forces Headquarters. […]

  • 22 October 2014

    Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), yesterday announced the adoption of a stylized flying Canadian Naval Ensign as the new visual identifier for the RCN. The new Canadian Naval Ensign identifier is a simple, yet powerful symbol of our proud institution. It embodies the strong commitment of our men and women who […]

  • 20 April 2011

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), visited Commander, Naval Forces Korea to meet with the command’s senior leadership and talk with Sailors and Marines April 19. The Honorable Ray Mabus, the 75th Secretary of the Navy, visited Korea during his tour of the Pacific area of responsibility (AOR). Mabus held an all-hands call where he answered […]