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  • 25 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 32nd Under Secretary of the Navy visited USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 22 as part of a fleet visit to Norfolk. The Honorable Janine Davidson was hosted by Commander, Carrier Strike Group 2 Rear Adm. Brian Luther and GHWB Commanding Officer Capt. Will Pennington. During the visit, Davidson toured the ship’s navigation […]

  • 2 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) had the unique opportunity of interacting with the nation’s highest ranking military advisor when Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited the ship, June 2. Hagel, who was in Singapore for the 2013 Shangri-La Dialogue, made a special detour to Changi Naval Base to tour the Navy’s […]

  • 25 December 2013

    Ships that will be in charge of removing chemical weapons from Syria will be escorted to their designated locations by the Russian naval task force, located in the Mediterranean Sea, as reported by RIA Novosti on Tuesday. The Russian landing ship Kaliningrad is currently on its way to the Mediterranean Sea to perform the planned […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Eleven Midshipmen arrived on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) July 9 as part of a summer training program.  This is the second group of midshipmen Nimitz has hosted the past month. Cruises like these allow future officers to experience life at sea, glimpsing both the enlisted and officers side of things. “I’ve […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Ambassador Nicholas Cannon has visited HMS Bulwark as the Fleet Flagship held an evacuation exercise with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) near Vlore in Albania. Mr Cannon took the opportunity to visit Bulwark to gain a greater appreciation of the utility and capacity which a Royal Navy ship is able to provide […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Over the past six weeks HMAS Adelaide has embarked over 1,400 military personnel as part of a series of amphibious exercises and strategic sealift tasks. Adelaide’s ship’s company is used to having extra people on board, but there was something different about the group that embarked on the 26 June in Adelaide for the transit […]

  • 14 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean visited USS Freedom, July 12, while the ship was moored at Changi Naval Base. Mr. Teo, a former Republic of Singapore Chief of Navy, visited the U.S. Navy’s first-of-class littoral combat ship as she prepares to participate in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore next week – an […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Industry news

      Strategic submarine SSBN Yekaterinburg being on fire on Dec 29, 2011 was docked in Roslyakovo, Murmansk region with nuclear weapons on board, writes Kommersant today. According to the magazine, up to 16 strategic missiles R-29RMU2 Sineva with 4 nuclear warheads each was on board the sub. There were torpedoes and ASW rocket torpedoes possibly […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Training & Education

    On Wednesday 11 September, German frigate FGS Niedersachsen received a special kind of air mail, when a Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft parachuted in voting papers for 20 sailors on board for the forthcoming parliamentary elections in Germany. The warship, which has 230 men and women on board is currently doing counter piracy patrols off the […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Australian and United States personnel involved in PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2015 onboard hospital ship USNS Mercy have exercised their cooperative response to a notional disaster as part of their training for the real thing. United States Naval Ship Mercy, a 300-bed hospital ship which can expand capacity to 1,000 beds if required, is currently deployed to […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Training & Education

      The Captain and crew of HMS Richmond were delighted to welcome onboard two affiliates from the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers during a recent period of sea training. Having previously visited HMS Richmond during an Affiliate’s Day held alongside in Portsmouth, Mr and Mrs William Daniels Esq, both Court Assistants within the Worshipful Company, were […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Markey Machinery has been awarded an order for a complete suite of winch systems onboard AGOR-27, a new academic research vessel under construction at Dakota Creek Industries, (Anacortes, Washington). Sponsored by the US Navy’s Office of Naval Research, this award continues a plan to renew America’s aging fleet of  academic research vessels, including ocean ranging […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Naval fliers have been training on how to land on the ever-moving deck of a warship as they get closer to landing their ‘wings’ flying qualification. Aircrew from 702 Naval Air Squadron left their base at Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton in Somerset to join Plymouth frigate HMS Monmouth and practise the skills fundamental […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Vice Adm. William F. Moran, Chief of the U.S. Naval Personnel and Fleet Master Chief (AW/SW) April Beldo, the Manpower, Personnel, Training, and Education (MPT&E) fleet master chief, visited the guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) while in port at Naval Base San Diego, Nov 20. Moran and Beldo met with command […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Training & Education

      The Royal Marines and the Royal Navy Boarding Team in HMS Diamond have had their First Aid knowledge put to the test. As a continuation of their training, the sailors and marines are receiving instruction in life saving techniques by the onboard medical team. Keen to keep these skills up to date, Diamond’s Sickbay […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chief of Navy (CN), Vice Admiral Ray Griggs has confirmed his strong stance against unacceptable behaviour in his latest update on the allegations relating to HMAS Ballarat. “Navy does not tolerate unacceptable behaviour. It is inconsistent with its values. Unacceptable behaviour by individuals damages our people and our effectiveness to conduct operations and achieve […]

  • 27 July 2016

    Last month, on completion of her fifth and final patrol on Operation MANITOU, HMAS Darwin took a moment to recognise the extraordinary efforts of the crew who ensured the success of her deployment. Commander Joint Task Force 633, Air Vice Marshal Tim Innes was onboard Darwin in the port of Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, to […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chief of the Defence Force (CDF), General David Hurley, and the Chief of Navy (CN), Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, visited the Combat Support Ship ESPS Cantabria on 23 May, while the Spanish ship was at sea exercising with HMAS Melbourne off the coast of New South Wales. The Spanish Armada Ship ESPS Cantabria arrived […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted Japanese guests while at sea, Aug. 20. The distinguished visitors were given a general orientation of an underway U.S. Navy aircraft carrier to better understand George Washington’s strategic mission in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. “I feel so honored to receive […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Fleet Commander Philip Jones has visited HMS Sutherland to receive an update on Exercise Joint Warrior, the largest military exercise taking place in Europe this year. Vice Admiral Jones joined the ‘Fighting Clan’ for two days in Scotland to witness the exercise in action and meet with the Ship’s Company. During the visit he saw […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Toowoomba’s internal Damage Control (DC) organisation has trained tirelessly to prepare for any incident onboard during their deployment in the Middle Eastern Area of Operations. The exercises range from small-scale incidents such as localised fires and toxic hazards through to whole-ship DC evolutions such as large scale engine room fires and helicopter crash on […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander of U.S. Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4 Rear Adm. Richard W. Butler visited the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) while the ship was underway for the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group’s (ARG) composite unit training exercise (COMPTUEX), July 28. During the course of his visit, crew members provided Butler a thorough tour […]

  • 9 October 2014

    Adm. Harry Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, spent time interacting with the Royal Canadian Navy leadership and Sailors during a visit to Victoria, British Columbia, Oct. 7, emphasizing the significance of the relationship between the two navies as the U.S. rebalances to the Pacific. In town to deliver remarks on the U.S. Navy’s […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Training & Education

    As Fleet Week New York continued into the second day, May 22, Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) hosted ship-wide tours that were free and open to the public, showcasing the latest maritime service capabilities of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.   “It’s my first time being […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    During HSwMS Carlskrona’s recent visit to Djibouti, the Commanding Officer, Commander Mathias Jansson, was delighted to welcome on board Swedish Defence Minister, Karin Enström. The Defence Minister began her visit to Djibouti by visiting the Swedish Support Unit located on the French military base in Djibouti.  She then went on board Carlskrona, where, after receiving […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Indian government is mulling deploying armed CISF guards onboard domestic merchant vessels in order to thwart any piracy attempt, the deccanherald reports. The CISF personnel will travel on the vessels in the Indian Ocean region up to the tip of Somalia. “The government is desirous of giving the responsibility to us. However, no decision […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Republic of Korea Ship (ROKS) Won San has rolled out the red carpet for Royal Australian Navy sailors during the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) Mine Counter Measures and Diving Exercise 2014 (MCMEX 14) in New Zealand.   Members of the Australian MCM Diving Detachment, drawn from HMAS Diamantina and Clearance Dive Team One, and […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy is preparing an early armament concept for its new submarines that will join the Virginia-class, according to The Navy wants to increase the number of tomahawk missiles, which will equip the new submarines. Currently, the Virginia class submarines have a maximum of 12 tomahawk missiles and this should be increased up […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Plymouth-based frigate, HMS Monmouth, has welcomed her first Commanding Officer onboard to celebrate the Ship’s 20th anniversary. Commander Graham Ramsay RN (retired) commanded the Type 23 frigate when she first joined the Senior Service. Commissioned in 1993, HMS Monmouth has more battle-honours than any other serving warship. Unlike other “Duke” class frigates, Monmouth carries a […]