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  • 30 September 2011
    Industry news

      The courtesy visit of Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by Guard missile cruiser Varyag to Japanese port Maizuru is held in the atmosphere of kindness and hospitality, reported RIA Novosti citing PF Commander’s press secretary Capt 1 rank Roman Martov. After termination of large-scale naval exercise off Kamchatka, PF task unit consisting of […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Industry news

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit led by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev on Sept 28 arrived at assigned region off the Horn of Africa to protect civil shipping from pirate attacks, reports RIA Novosti referring to official spokesman for Russian Navy. Russian warships have been maintaining security of navigation near the Horn of Africa […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) warships conducted firing drills on Sept 15 under large-scale maneuvers of Eastern Military District, told temporal press-center of Eastern Military District at Kamchatka to Central Navy Portal. After PF marines completed landing assault operation on unprepared coast in Avachinskaya Bay, the large scale exercise continues at Kamchatka; over 50 ships, tens […]

  • 16 September 2011

      Russian Navy’s task unit conducting anti-piracy and convoy-escorting activities in the Gulf of Aden and off the Horn of Africa will shift till Sept 25, told a spokesman for Russian Navy to Central Navy Portal. Rotation of the ships will be held in accordance with plans of Russian Defense Ministry and Navy Main HQ. […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Training & Education

      The NYK Group conducts accident-response training exercises regularly and, to prepare for unforeseeable circumstances, the group cooperates with anti-terrorism and anti-piracy training exercises conducted in various countries to enhance the crisis-response capability of group employees. – Anti-terrorism training exercise with the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) On July 26, NYK conducted a joint anti-terrorism […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Naval aviators and Sailors assigned to the Proud Warriors of Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 42, visited the Mauritius Police Force (MPF) Helicopter Squadron in Mauritius, Sept. 6. This was the first known visit ever made by a U.S. aviation unit. The Proud Warriors met with Mauritius pilots and personnel in their hangar bay […]

  • 28 August 2011

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev in the nearest days will leave Vladivostok and head for the Horn of Africa to secure commercial shipping in that region. This is going to be the sixth PF task unit dispatched to fight piracy. Pacific mariners will shift Northern Fleet colleagues […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Authorities

      Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov boarded one of submarines when visiting Pacific Fleet (PF) main naval base Vladivostok. At the sub’s staircases he was met by PF Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Sergei Avakiants. Accompanied by the sub’s commanding officer Capt 2 rank Igor Bykov, Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov and Governor of Primorsky […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The Philippines’ newest warship, the “BRP Gregorio del Pilar (PF-15),” made a two-day stop at Guam last weekend before resuming its voyage f… (gmanews) [mappress] Source: gmanews, August 17, 2011;

  • 29 July 2011
    Training & Education

      More than a hundred Filipino-Americans and other well-wishers welcomed the Philippine Navy’s newest ship, BRP Gregorio del Pilar (PF-15), as it arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), July 27 for a brief port visit. Commanded by Capt. Alberto A. Cruz, Gregorio del Pilar left Alameda, Calif. on July 18 to make its maiden […]

  • 15 July 2011

      Maersk Line, Limited, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a 30-day $1,135,350 firm-fixed-price contract with a one-year option of $29,276,478 being exercised upon contract award for the operation and maintenance of five government-owned maritime prepositioning force ships: Military Sealift Command’s USNS 2nd Lt. John P. Bobo, USNS Sgt. William R. Button, USNS 1st Lt. Baldomero […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Navy officially re-opened the Norfolk Ship Support Activity’s powder coating facility on board Norfolk Naval Station July 1, re-establis… By Tim Pennington (pfonline) [mappress] Source: pfonline, July 12, 2011;

  • 11 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      THE waters will be swirling around Britain’s newest destroyer again in a matter of weeks as work proceeds apace on HMS Duncan. The sixth and final Type 45 destroyer has been in dry dock for the past nine months following her launch on the Clyde as she goes through the lengthy process of completion. […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Authorities

      In accordance with presidential decree of June 24, Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev was appointed Northern Fleet (NF) Commander, and Rear Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov obtained the post of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Commander, reports the Kremlin’s press service. According to president Medvedev’s decree signed on June 24, Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev was relieved from the […]

  • 15 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev and salvage tug Fotiy Krylov returned to home base Vladivostok from long-range cruise on June 14; the cruise commander is Capt 1 rank Viktor Sokolov. PF top-ranking officers, city officials, representatives of veteran and public organizations of Vladivostok took part in the […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev and rescue tug Fotiy Krylov under command of PF Primorskaya Flotilla Capt 1 rank Viktor Sokolov left Shanghai port on June 8 after a 2-day formal visit. During the visit to China, PF mariners replenished fuel and food supplies, went sightseeing, and […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Training & Education

      The Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), transited the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Mediterranean Sea for the first time, June 5. George H.W. Bush was joined by guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103), guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) and Spanish frigate ESPS Almirante Juan de Borbón (F […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev and salvage tug Fotiy Krylov called at Indonesian port Makassar on May 25; the unit is headed by Capt 1 rank Viktor Sokolov. The meeting ceremony was held at 10.30 am (local time). Russian mariners were met on the pier by commander and […]

  • 24 May 2011

    Pacific Fleet (PF) anti-piracy task unit headed by Capt 2 rank Ivan Kovalev returned to homebase Vladivostok on May 21… [mappress] Source: rusnavy, May 24, 2011;

  • 20 May 2011
    Industry news

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced May 18 the selection of the USNS Cesar Chavez as the 14th Lewis and Clark-class of dry cargo/ammunition ships. Continuing the Lewis and Clark-class tradition of honoring legendary pioneers and explorers, the Navy’s newest underway replenishment ship honors the memory of Mexican-American civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. […]

  • 21 April 2011
    Training & Education

    Maybe it’s time for another historic museum warship to take up a berth on the South Carolina coast — this one from the Spanish-American War… By Schuyler Kropf (thestate) [mappress] Source: thestate, April 21, 2011;

  • 24 March 2011
    Industry news

      Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus announced the winners of the FY 2010 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Awards competition March 23, 2011. “Your impressive accomplishments and steadfast dedication to a greener future are exactly what’s important in the Navy and Marine Corps leadership teams,” said Mabus. The SECNAV Environmental Awards Program recognizes […]