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  • 4 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Canadian Navy and the Tunisian Navy vessels conducted a passing exercise (PASSEX) in late August. On August 20, 2018, Canadian frigate HMCS Ville de Québec departed Tunis, Tunisia. With the Northern African coastline in the background, it engaged in the exercise with FBB La Galite and PB Joumhouria of the Tunisian Navy as […]

  • 26 March 2014

    Today’s search for any signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft in the Australian Search and Rescue Region is now underway. A total of six countries are now assisting in the search and recovery operation – Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Japan, China and the Republic of Korea. A total of seven military and […]

  • 31 March 2014

    Today’s search and recovery operation in the Australian Search and Rescue Region for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is scheduled to commence about 9 am AEDT this morning. The search activities will involve a total of 10 ships and 10 aircraft, Australian Maritime Safety Authority 8AMSA) said in a release.   These include HMAS Success and […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task force comprising Guards missile cruiser Varyag, destroyers Marshal Shaposhnikov, Admiral Vinogradov, and salvage tug SB-522 left bases setting a course for the Yellow Sea. There it will meet destroyer Admiral Tributs, tanker Pechenga, and seagoing tug MB-37 heading from the Gulf of Aden. Active phase of the Maritime Cooperation 2012 Russian-Chinese […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US Navy ordered two additional Mk VI Patrol Boats (Mk VI PB) from SAFE Boats International (SBI). This brings the total number of Mk VI boats to be built by SAFE Boats to 12. The Mk VI PB is the Navy’s next generation Patrol Boat and will become a part of the Navy Expeditionary Combat […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Aviation Department was established on Apr 4, 1932 in Far East Maritime Force HQ. Fist combat experience of Pacific Fleet (PF) Naval Aviation was in Aug 1938 during fierce battles near Lake Hasan. PF aviators also participated in war on militaristic Japan in 1945. They scuppered over 30 transport ships, two destroyers, and four […]

  • 8 April 2019

    US personnel stationed in Tripoli were evacuated from the city in the wake of the advance of Libyan National Army forces, led by General Khalifa Hifter, towards the Libyan capital. LNA forces started their push on April 5. The UN-backed government says that 21 people have already been killed in fighting near the capital. The […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy has awarded shipbuilder Metal Shark a $29.8 million contract to build the first eleven of a new generation of patrol boats for the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command’s Coastal Riverine Forces (CRF). The contract contains options which could see the shipbuilder build 50 boats for a price of $90.2 million. Metal Shark will also be delivering trailers, […]

  • 9 February 2012

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by Capt 1 rank Ildar Akhmerov and comprising large ASW ship Admiral Tributs, tanker Pechenga, and seagoing tug MB-37 started escorting of the fourth commercial convoy within the framework of anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden, PF spokesman Capt 1 rank Roman Martov told Central Navy Portal. […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy delivered the final 35-meter patrol boat (PB 312) to the Iraqi navy at the Umm Qasr naval facility July 5th, after successfully completing reactivation in Bahrain. This is the last vessel in the current 12-ship procurement designed to help reconstitute Iraq’s ability to enforce maritime sovereignty and security in the Northern Persian […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    After more than a month long deployment the Philippine Navy’s BRP Ramon Alcaraz PF (16) that participated in the multilateral naval exercise “KAKADU 2014” arrived to Manila, Philippines on Saturday.   The crews of PF 16, and Augusta Westland PNH 431 helicopter, as well as the medical team and exercise directorate members were honoured for their participation in enhancing their surface […]

  • 27 March 2014

    Yesterday’s search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 did not yield results, according to an upadate provided by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).   Three objects were spotted on Wednesday by two aircraft but were not able to be relocated despite several passes. They were unrelated to the credible satellite imagery provided to AMSA. […]

  • 18 September 2014

    After its participation in the “Kakadu 2014” in Australia, BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16), most modern warship of the Philippines, is now at the Surabaya Naval Base in Indonesia for a three-day port visit which is designed to promote naval diplomacy, camaraderie and foster goodwill with the Indonesian Navy.   The ship left Darwin, Australia at the […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has ordered an additional 40 patrol boats from Louisiana-based boat-builder Metal Shark. According to a US Defense Department announcement from July 27, the additional pilothouse patrol boats are to be built under an $18.4 million contract modification with work set to conclude by April 2021. Metal Shark was first […]

  • 9 December 2011

    Farewell ceremony of another Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Tributs, tanker Pechenga, and seagoing tug MB-37 will be held on Dec 10. The unit will head for the Gulf of Aden to protect commercial shipping from pirate attacks. That will be the seventh PF task unit formed to carry […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Training & Education

    A Russian Navy’s ship is steaming its way to the Mediterranean Sea, according to the Daily Sabah.   The ship, with hull number PM-56, passed the Dardanelles strait on Sunday, April 20th accompanied by Turkish Coast Guard ships during the passage. The final destination of the vessel has not been confirmed. PM-56 is an Amur […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Task Group Central, spearheaded by Patrol Gunboat (PG) 118, BRP Emilio Liwanag, intercepted seven (7) vessels with expired documents and undocumented firearms in the vicinity of Vincenzo Sagun, Zamboanga Del Sur last Thursday, 15 August 2013. PG 118, under the command of Cdr Erwin Calimag PN, seized suspicious watercrafts while conducting Maritime Law Enforcement […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US State Department has approved a possible sale of eight Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block 1B missiles and thirteen SM-3 Block 2A missiles to Japan for an estimated cost of $561 million. In an announcement on November 19, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency said the contract also included SM-3 1B and 2A missile canisters, […]

  • 13 January 2012

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Tributs, tanker Pechenga, and seagoing tug MB-37 has arrived in the Gulf of Aden to keep anti-piracy watch. PF naval mariners headed by Capt 1 rank Ildar Akhmerov will spend several months maintaining maritime security near the Horn of Africa. All ships of […]

  • 13 December 2011

    A solemn farewell ceremony of the Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit heading for the Gulf of Aden to fight piracy took place in Vladivostok on Dec 10. The event was attended by PF officials, representatives of the city’s veteran and public organizations. The seventh PF task unit consists of large antisubmarine warfare (ASW) ship Admiral […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Russian warships deployed in regions of pirate attacks near the Horn of Africa and the Gulf of Aden have significantly contributed to reducing number of captured merchant vessels, and proved effectiveness of measures taken by Russian defense ministry and Russian Navy command to secure commercial shipping. International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reports that in 2011 […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) departed from Subic Bay, Zambales on Aug. 17, 2014 to participate in the multilateral naval exercise dubbed as “KAKADU 2014” that will be hosted by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) at Northern Australia Exercise Area.   180 Philippine Navy personnel, including the crew of PF 16, the crew of PN helicopter […]

  • 17 January 2012

      Pacific Fleet (PF) large ASW ship Admiral Tributs formed her first convoy on Jan 15 and is currently escorting it through safety corridor towards the Bab el Mandeb Strait. The convoy comprises Maltese and Turkish vessels. Few days ago, the PF anti-piracy task unit replenished water and fuel supplies, conducted routine maintenance, and held […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by Capt 1 rank Ildar Akhmerov and consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Tributs, replenishment tanker Pechenga, and seagoing tug MB-37 has completed anti-piracy mission off the Horn of Africa and is currently heading for homebase. Through over 3 months of anti-piracy watch in the Gulf of Aden, the […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of Guard missile cruiser Varyag, tanker Irkut, and sea-going tug MB-66 pays courtesy visit to Japanese port Maizuru (Honshu Island), told PF Information Support Group to Central Navy Portal. In the first day of the visit, on Sept 25, Russian official delegation headed by the task unit commander […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    EUNAVFOR Med operation Sophia air units have recently been augmented by the Hellenic Air Force aircraft Erieye EMB-145H AEW&C and a Spanish Navy AB-212 Helicopter. The Greek aircraft, based in the Hellenic Air Force Base of Elefsis in Greece, is an airborne Command and Control Platform with the capability of participation in air and surface […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Training & Education

      After termination of large-scale exercise held by Eastern Military District, Pacific Fleet (PF) Guard missile cruiser Varyag sailed off Kamchatka to start a long-range cruise. The crew is going to pay unofficial visits to Japan, the US, and Canada. Basic objective of the visits is strengthening of naval cooperation with abovementioned countries and demonstration […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded Ocean Power Technologies a contract to design a new mass-spring oscillating PowerBuoy for mission critical sensors for the U.S. Navy. Under the approx. $250,000 contract, OPT is to design a PowerBuoy which will differ from the current PB3 type in that it will be self-contained and have no external moving components. Phase one of […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy delivered two more 35-meter patrol boats (PB-310 and PB-311) to the Iraqi navy at the Umm Qasr naval facility in Iraq, Feb. 17, after each craft successfully completed reactivation in Bahrain. These are the 10th and 11th vessels in the 12-boat procurement which will assist in reconstituting Iraq’s ability to enforce maritime […]