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  • 11 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A major biennial exercise hosted by the Alaskan Command and joined by the US Navy is causing concern within the Alaskan community. The exercise in question is Northern Edge 2017 and is expected to be held in the Gulf of Alaska in May 2017. Senator Lisa Murkowski addressed the issue in a letter sent to U.S. Secretary of Navy […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Some 6,000 U.S. military members have started the 2017 edition of the exercise Northern Edge which is taking place at the Gulf of Alaska and around central Alaska ranges from May 1-12. NE17, a biennial Pacific Command contingency exercise, prepares joint U.S. forces to respond to crises in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. It is designed to […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Pacific Air Forces hosted exercise Northern Edge 2019 (NE19) kicked off on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska on May 13. Personnel from US military units stationed in the continental United States and from US installations in the Indo-Pacific will participate with approximately 250 aircraft from all services, and […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) arrived in Homer, Alaska, April 29 for a scheduled port visit prior to their participation in Exercise Northern Edge 2017. Northern Edge is a biennial training exercise conducted in the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, which includes the area within the Gulf of Alaska, […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) is scheduled to visit Juneau, Alaska, after the biennial exercise Northern Edge concludes. O’Kane will arrive in Juneau on May 13 and the crew will have opportunities to participate in community service projects and sporting events. USS Juneau (LPD 10) was the last ship to visit Juneau […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and some ships from Carrier Strike Group Nine (CSG-9) wrapped up their participation Alaska’s largest biannual joint-military training exercise on may 24. US Navy assets were joined by US Air Force, US Army, and Marine Corps service members for the biannual exercise Northern Edge 2019 (NE19) […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s first air-to-ground network-enabled weapon capable of attacking stationary land and moving maritime targets – the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1  – has recently achieved full operational capability. As a result of this, all US squadrons are now outfitted with JSOW C-1, Naval Air Systems Command said in an announcement. “Formal declaration of full […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Monmouth made a port call in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar on the first mission stop of her nine-month deployment to the Middle East. Accompanied by HMS Sabre and Scimitar from the RN Gibraltar Squadron, and with her Wildcat airborne to scour the skies, the Black Duke monitored […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMS Ceres, Leeds’ first Royal Naval Reserve Unit has been formally commissioned by The Princess Royal at a dedication ceremony February 6. Ceres has existed in various forms as a naval establishment in Yorkshire over the past 70 years and, until last year, was a satellite unit of HMS Calliope on Tyneside. Now it’s a […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Coast Guard, Saipan Department of Public Safety, Air Force 69 Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and Naval Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five are conducting search operations for two Japanese nationals off the northwestern edge of Saipan, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands.   Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Guam received a report from the Saipan Department […]

  • 6 December 2016

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland escorted the Russian Navy’s Udaloy-class destroyer as it started a transit through the English Channel. The Devonport-based frigate deployed from its base in Plymouth early on Saturday morning (3 December) to a position at the western edge of the Channel to meet the Kulakov as she arrived in UK waters. […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Two Royal Navy ships will visit Belfast this weekend in support of the Armed Forces Careers Exhibition taking place at Holywood. Type 23 frigate HMS Kent and River Class fisheries protection vessel HMS Severn will both berth alongside at Pollock Dock. Arriving first, HMS Severn will sail into port at 8am, followed by HMS Kent […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to coastal patrol craft USS Firebolt (PC 10) held a remembrance ceremony and rededicated a memorial, onboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain, on the tenth anniversary of the attack on Firebolt, April 24.   On April 24, 2004, an attack claimed the lives of Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Michael Pernaselli, Signalman 2nd Class […]

  • 20 September 2018

    The Royal Navy’s Sea King Mk7 helicopters officially retired from active service as two Sea Kings from 849 Naval Air Squadron performed a final, three-hour flypast on September 19. Helicopters ZE420 and ZA126 flew as far east as Teignmouth, over the wilds of Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor, the northern Cornish resorts of Padstow, Newquay and St […]

  • 18 April 2017

    A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft squadron completed a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations (AOO) as the last P-8A Poseidon returned to Naval Air Station Jacksonville on April 8, 2017. The “Pelicans” of Patrol Squadron 45 (VP-45), attached to Commander, Task Force 67 (CTF 67) and led by Commanding […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Training & Education

      HMS Dauntless served as the setting for inaugural annual defence talks between Britain and Colombia when she visited Cartagena. The new Type 45 destroyer once again served as a floating venue for events promoting the best of British on the latest leg of her Auriga 12 deployment to the North and South Atlantic. On […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Training & Education

    University patrol boats HMS Biter and Charger linked up with submarine HMS Turbulent and rescue fliers of HMS Gannet during their spring deployment. The two Mersey-based patrol craft, which serve the universities of Manchester/Salford and Liverpool, took their students on a tour of North-West England and western Scotland. The two patrol boats serve the universities […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Scientists from the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center (NRL-SSC) have played a key role in the development and transition of the Arctic Cap Nowcast Forecast System (ACNFS) from research to operational Navy use. The ACNFS replaces the Polar Ice Prediction System (PIPS 2.0). The Cutting Edge ACNFS provides real-time nowcast/forecasts at 1/12-degree horizontal […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) has the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), MQ-8B Fire Scout embarked for solo missions, a U.S. Navy first during a full deployment, March 7. The Fire Scout is the Navy’s only unmanned aircraft to operate on land and at sea. The Fire Scout is a vertical take-off and landing UAV […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Parliamentary Secretary to the Australian Minister for Defence, the Hon Darren Chester MP, made his first visit to the Headquarters Northern Command and HMAS Coonawarra yesterday, where he met with personnel and toured the Navy’s most northerly base. After an invigorating physical training session with personnel from AWARE One, Mr Chester toured one of Navy’s […]

  • 2 July 2015

    The seventh of eight Cape Class Patrol Boats, being supplied to Australian Border Force under a $330 million design, build and in-service support contract by Austal, has been delivered. The vessel, Cape Wessel, is named after the most northerly point of Rimbija Island, the northernmost island of the Wessel Islands group that extends from Arnhem […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Over 40 vessels from NATO and ally countries gathered in Turku, Finland, to kick off a second major exercise in the Baltic Sea on October 25. The exercise is called Northern Coasts and is organized by Germany and hosted by a different Baltic Sea nation each year. It will run concurrent with Trident Juncture, a NATO […]

  • 20 July 2017

    A photo shared by the Royal Navy recently took us to the edge of space in the rear seat of a Hawk jet from the Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose. Taking the picture 8.3 miles above Cornwall, the aircraft, from 736 Naval Air Squadron (the Royal Navy’s Adversary Squadron), was flying at 44,000 ft, heading south […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO and ally nation ships have concluded this year’s edition of the German-sponsored large-scale exercise Northern Coasts. The two-week exercise started on September 5 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and was attended by ships and aircraft from 14 countries including Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belgium, Netherlands, Poland, France, Canada, Finland and the United States. Ships from two […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s Northern Sea fleet has kicked off a large-scale naval drill in the Barents Sea which will see over 30 warships take part in various maneuvers. This is the largest exercise the Northern Fleet has undertaken in the last 10 years, the navy said in a statement. Drills will include cruise-missile firings, anti-air and […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Northern Diving Group have identified a Second World War German torpedo at Scapa Flow in the Orkneys, Scotland, on March 1. The torpedo was found on the seabed after a recent routine sonar survey on behalf of Orkney Islands Council. It was also filmed using an underwater remote-operated vehicle (ROV). Footage showed a seven-meter long […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO’s Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) was recently transported from its headquarters at Royal Navy base Clyde to Norway for exercises. The exercise is called Northern Sun and is designed to test the mobilisation of the NSRS and exercise its capabilities in the frigid waters off Norway. The system, which is jointly-owned by the UK, France and Norway, […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The two-week exercise will take place in Denmark and Germany.

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The leading frigate of the project 22350 built for the Russian Navy, Admiral Gorshkov, has undertaken 130mm gun artillery firing at sea targets in the White Sea as part of state trials. In the near future the frigate will continue the final stage of the state tests of technical means and armament. Following results of these tests, a decision will be […]