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  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy’s HMCS Nanaimo completed a  successful deployment on Operation NANOOK, Canada’s largest annual Arctic sovereignty mission. Nanaimo made the 3875 nautical mile journey north from its home port of Esquimalt, BC to Nunavut and along the way became the first west coast ship to sail past the Arctic Circle since 1949. The ship […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) deployed four ships to Arctic waters this summer, continuing the RCN’s presence in the Canadian Arctic. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Nanaimo and Saskatoon departed from Esquimalt, B.C., on August 4, 2015, to join Operation NANOOK. HMC Ships Nanaimo and Saskatoon deployed to the Western Arctic for seven weeks, participating […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Nanaimo and Saskatoon left the shelter of Esquimalt Harbour on August 14, 2015 to work in the ice‑laden waters of the Arctic for six weeks. The two ships will make the 6,500‑km journey to Tuktoyaktuk in the Northwest Territories, where they will conduct surveillance and presence activities in the area […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Summerside departed on July 29th from Halifax, N.S. for Canada’s arctic, where she will be joined later in August by HMCS Shawinigan. This deployment is a part of a 39-day mission north of the 60th parallel, marking the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) longest uninterrupted arctic naval presence in recent years. […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Operation Nanook 2014, the premier annual Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) operation held in Canada’s North, has now concluded, highlighting the CAF’s ability to exercise sovereignty and support the safety and security of Canadians in the North.   This year’s operation, held from August 20-29, involved more than 800 participants, including personnel from all branches of […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Industry news

    The Victoria-class submarine fleet continues to progress towards steady state when three of four submarines will be available for operations. This will include a high readiness submarine available on both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, HMCS Windsor and HMCS Victoria respectively, with a third submarine, HMCS Chicoutimi, available at standard readiness. HMCS Corner Brook will […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Canadian Navy has deployed two Kingston-class maritime coastal defense vessels to Arctic waters so as to “continue RCN’s presence in the Canadian North”. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Shawinigan and Moncton departed from their home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on August 11 to conduct sovereignty and surveillance patrols as part of Operations Qimmiq […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Canadian Navy has already selected the first commanding officer for its Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessels and preparations are underway for the delivery of HMCS Harry DeWolf in 2018. Lieutenant-Commander Corey Gleason, along with a small preliminary crew, are preparing for the new vessel, one of six ice-capable offshore patrol ships that will conduct […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Authorities

    United States Ship (USS) Nimitz, an aircraft carrier and one of the largest warships in the world, will visit Esquimalt, B.C., June 13-16. The ship is stopping for this short visit before continuing on to Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental & Test Ranges (CFMETR) at Nanoose Bay to conduct trials and testing.   The United States […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Yesterday the ships of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) joined in OPEN SPIRIT 2015, an annual Historical Ordnance Disposal operation led this year by the Estonian Navy. OPEN SPIRIT is a multinational Partnership for Peace naval mine clearance and ordnance disposal operation, which will continue through May 29. The ships of SNMCMG1, along […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Somerset has officially handed over her Operation Kipion duties to sister ship HMS Northumberland, after spending six months in the Indian Ocean and Gulf region.   The two Devonport based Type 23 frigates met at sea to transfer essential stores and key information to enable HMS Northumberland to continue the fight against piracy, narcotics […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    On Wednesday,  June 23 His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti, attended the opening of the new Djiboutian Naval Operations Centre. Djiboutian military and civilian authorities were present, along with representatives from the USA and France, who provided support to Djibouti for the building and fitting of the operations centre. The […]

  • 6 June 2011

      Apache Attack Helicopters, flying from HMS Ocean, conducted their first operational sorties over Libya last night as part of NATO’s Operation Unified Protector to protect civilians under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973. The mission was carefully coordinated with other allied air missions by NATO’s air operations centre, based at Poggio in Italy, and […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    On Wednesday 6 August 2014 Rear Admiral Jürgen zur Mühlen (German Navy) handed over Force Command of the EU’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta to Rear Admiral Guido Rando (Italian Navy).   Brigadier General Dick Swijgman, who recently assumed the role of Deputy Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, presided over the handover on board the […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Scientific research center for modeling of ice maritime operations was opened on Dec 21 in St. Petersburg at… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 24, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 12 June 2014
    Training & Education

    Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and the leading manufacturer of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), has announced that registration is now open for its REMUS 100 Operations & Training Course, to be held during the week of September 15-19, 2014.   Based out of Hydroid’s state-of-the-art facility in Pocasset, MA, this course will focus […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Authorities

    On 22 July 2011, Rear Admiral Guido Rando, Italian Navy, handed over the responsibility of the Deputy Operation Commander of the European Union Naval Force Somalia, Op ATALANTA, to Rear Admiral Christian Canova, French Navy. The handover was conducted in the Operational Headquarters (OHQ) in Northwood near London. As he departed, Rear Admiral Rando said:- […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has opened its first-ever US Defence Operations Centre in Indianapolis to enhance service and technical support for US defence customers. The Defence Operations Centre will provide round-the-clock response for customers in the field to speed support and technical assistance for engine-related issues. Paul Craig, Rolls-Royce, President – Defence Services, […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Earlier yesterday, Tuesday 6 August, Commodore Jorge Novo Palma Portuguese Navy handed over the Force Command of EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta to Commodore Peter Lenselink Royal Netherlands Navy during a change of command ceremony aboard NRP Álvares Cabral in the Port of Djibouti. Deputy Operation Commander of EU Naval Force Rear […]

  • 9 December 2013

    On Friday 6 December, Commodore Peter Lenselink (Royal Netherlands Navy) handed over the Force Command of EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta to Contre Amiral Hervé Bléjean (French Navy) during a Change of Command ceremony held on board HNLMS Johan de Witt in the Port of Djibouti. Deputy Operation Commander of EU Naval […]

  • 8 June 2011

      The 190 men and women of HMAS Stuart are returning to their home port in Sydney, after a successful six-month deployment to the Middle East conducting maritime operations as part of Operation SLIPPER. HMAS Stuart has handed over her responsibility for maritime operations in the Middle East to Western Australia-based HMAS Toowoomba, who commenced […]

  • 23 January 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The chief of naval operations (CNO) appeared on local Fox affiliate television station KHON2’s Wake Up 2day morning show in Honolulu, Jan. 19. CNO Adm. Jonathan Greenert talked to news anchor Olena Heu about the strategic importance of Hawaii and the Pacific region. “Hawaii is really the gateway to the western Pacific,” said Greenert. “Here […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy has shared a photo of a Poseidon P-8A ASW maritime patrol aircraft conducting the type’s first operational aerial refueling over the Mediterranean Sea. US Navy Aircrewmen assigned to the “Tridents” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 26 carried out the flight Oct. 15, 2018, while patrolling the US 6th Fleet area of operations. 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 […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Training & Education

    This week the European Union is marking eight years since it launched its first ever maritime military operation, EU NAVFOR Somalia – Operation Atalanta, in response to a surge in armed pirate attacks on merchant ships and other vessels in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean. Back in 2008, increasingly violent attacks by armed […]

  • 29 July 2015

    Spanish warship, ESPS Galicia, recently reached the halfway point in her deployment as the flagship for Operation Atalanta. Since joining the Operation in May 2015, ESPS Galicia has sailed over 15,000 nautical miles, conducting counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden and Somali basin, as well as assisting naval forces from the Seychelles and Tanzania […]

  • 29 July 2015

    Colombian Navy warship, ARC 7 de Agosto, recently completed sea trials with the Spanish Navy prior to her collaboration with Operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia. Conducted at the Spanish Navy Combat at Sea Centre in south western Spain, the sea training ensured that ARC 7 de Agosto was ready to deploy to the […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Training & Education

    During a recent port visit to Oman, Operation Atalanta’s Force Commander, Rear Admiral Kaack, invited the Commander of the Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, Rear Admiral Cheong Kwok Chien, on board the EU Naval Force (Somalia) flagship, FGS Bayern. Rear Admiral Cheong was in Salalah visiting CTF 151’s Japanese units, JS Yuudachi and JS Yuugiri. […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Authorities

    Germany has decided to continue its campaign against piracy in the Horn of Africa, the Federal Government said in a statement.  Specifically, Federal Armed Forces has extended the participation of the German Navy in the EU-led Operation Atalanta by May 31, 2019. As informed, Germany’s involvement will remain unchanged with a maximum of 600 officers. […]