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  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) Master Chief Marco Ramirez toured naval installations and tenant commands within Navy Region Northwest July 29 – Aug. 2. In his first visit to the Pacific Northwest while holding the top enlisted position in the Pacific Fleet, Ramirez toured Naval Station Everett (NSE), Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI), and Naval Base […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Defense and security company Saab will have its latest technological solutions in naval systems on show at the Pacific 2015 exhibition in Sydney, October 6-8, 2015. Saab will be showcasing its full naval defense capabilities developed in Australia and from across the globe. Gunilla Fransson, Senior Vice President of Saab’s global defense and security business, […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Adm. Cecil D. Haney highlighted the U.S. Pacific Fleet mission and how the Navy is supporting the U.S. strategic rebalance to the Asia-Pacific during a keynote address Jan. 30 at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) West Conference. Speaking to a group of hundreds, representing industry, academia, and the military services, among others, […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s Military Sealift Command-operated hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in the US 7th Fleet area of operations on March 10 to serve as a platform for exercise Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18). PP18 is scheduled to have more than 800 US military personnel stationed worldwide, working side-by-side with host nation counterparts to […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Participants of this year’s multinational exercise Pacific Partnership had an opportunity to respond to a simulated collision of a cruise ship and a tanker during an emergency response drill. Conducted in Da Nang, Vietnam, as part of the exercise, the activity was led by the Vietnam People’s Armed Forces and local emergency services, with visiting personnel […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Pacific Partnership 2018 missions in Indonesia and Palau kicked off on April 2 and April 4, respectively. In Indonesia, the multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) preparedness mission officially kicked off with a two-part opening ceremony ashore and aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). The Palau mission stop […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pacific partnership staff and partner nation representatives met in Singapore, November 8-10, for a planning conference to finalize details for the upcoming mission, slated for the spring of 2017. In its 12th year, Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. This year’s mission will […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US-led humanitarian assistance and disaster relief readiness exercise Pacific Partnership 2018 arrived in Vietnam as personnel aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Nha Trang on May 17. This year’s Pacific Partnership mission in Nha Trang will be joined by personnel from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force embarked in JS Osumi […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Industry news

    Effective Oct. 1, 2012, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet established NECC Pacific (NECC PAC) to provide administrative control for Navy expeditionary forces assigned to the Pacific theater. The establishment of NECC PAC is a significant milestone. The standup formalizes a direct administrative relationship between NECC and Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet – a linkage that hasn’t existed […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force’s JS Kunisaki (LST 4003), carrying a multinational crew of U.S., Australian and Japanese personnel, arrived in Sihanoukville June 19 for Pacific Partnership 2014.   The Deputy Commander of Ream Naval Base in Preah Sihanouk province, Royal Cambodian Navy Rear Adm. Ros Veasna, and members of his staff welcomed the ship […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Service members and guests from Australia, New Zealand, Timor-Leste and the United States gathered at the Comoro Medical Center for a ceremony marking the end of the Pacific Partnership (PP14) 2014 in Dili, Timor-Leste, June 24.   In its ninth iteration, Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Four Indo-Pacific navies are taking part.

  • 23 September 2015

    The US Coast Guard and US Customs and Border Protection interdicted approximately 15000 pounds of cocaine off the coast of Mexico on August 31. A CBP Office of Air and Marine P-3 Maritime Patrol Aircraft tracked the 50-foot self-propelled semi-submersible vessel while on routine patrol in the international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The […]

  • 12 April 2017

    The U.S.-led humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission Pacific Partnership 2017 has arrived in Malaysia. Embarked aboard Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4), servicemen arrived in Port Klang on April 8. The arrival marks Malaysia’s 12th year as a participant in Pacific Partnership, as well as its second year as […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Military Sealift Command’s hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force amphibious ship Oosumi (LST4001) arrived in Vinh, Vietnam, in Nghe An province to begin the humanitarian civic assistance mission known as Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12), July 10. Both vessels are carrying complements of military and civilian medical, dental, veterinary and engineering […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Pacific Fleet will join international forces in the 10th Pacific Partnership mission, scheduled to begin in early June. This annual maritime operation will help improve disaster response preparedness while enhancing relationships among all participants. Led by the U.S. Navy, the Pacific Partnership 2015 (PP15) team includes personnel and assets from Australia, France, Japan, […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval representatives from Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and the United States gathered in the Ricardo Palma auditorium at the Peruvian naval base to officially recognize the beginning of UNITAS Pacific (PAC) at an opening ceremony in Callao, Peru, May 14. Leaders from each country’s navy took turns addressing the audience as the ceremony commenced. […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Throughout the week of April 16-20, approximately 40 staff members from Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) have departed to report for Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12), the largest annual humanitarian and civic action (HCA) mission in the Asia-Pacific region, will begin May 1, and include engagements with the host nations of Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam […]

  • 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 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), together with destroyers USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Shoup (DDG 86), is ready to start its regularly scheduled deployment to Pacific Northwest. On June 1, USS Nimitz is set to depart its Naval Station Kitsap-Bremerton homeport while USS Kid and USS Shoup will get underway from Naval […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    HMAS Albatross-based 808 Squadron was awarded the qualification of Operational Capability Maritime 1 just in time to deploy for Operation PACIFIC ASSIST 2015. This recognition allows Navy to independently allocate the MRH-90 multirole helicopter to amphibious ships and undertake a range of previously non-permissible flying operations. Flight Commander embarked in HMAS Tobruk Lieutenant Commander David […]

  • 14 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The third medical civic action project (MEDCAP) conducted during Pacific Partnership 2012’s (PP12) visit to Indonesia came to a successful close June 10 on the island of Siau. The five-day Siau MEDCAP was one of seven medical projects the PP12 crew took part in during its 2-week stay in Indonesia, providing medical services for thousands […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pacific Partnership 2014 in Cambodia came to a close June 27 with a ceremony held on the pier alongside the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship JS Kunisaki (LST 4003).   “It has been a privilege to be here in Cambodia,” said Rear Adm. Russell Allen, deputy commander of U.S. 7th Fleet. “This has been a […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Training & Education

      U.S. Pacific Fleet’s humanitarian and civic assistance (HCA) mission, known as Pacific Partnership, will deploy aboard U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) May 1, for a four-month deployment Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership has become the largest annual HCA mission in the Asia Pacific […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Pacific Fleet announced the selection of Steelworker 1st Class Louis Salazar as the 2011 Sea Sailor of the Year (SOY) and Navy Diver 1st Class Andrew Strause as the 2011 Shore SOY during a luncheon at the Hale Koa Hotel in Honolulu, March 30. Prior to announcing the winners of the competition, Adm. Cecil […]

  • 15 August 2013

    Pacific Partnership 2013 concluded its final mission port, the Solomon Islands, Aug. 13.  U.S. Navy forces were joined by several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and regional partners that included Australia, Canada, Colombia, France, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, and New Zealand with the goal of improving maritime security, conducting humanitarian assistance and strengthening disaster-response preparedness throughout […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The annual disaster response preparedness exercise Pacific Partnership began March 4 as US Military Sealift Command (MSC) expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) got underway from Naval Base Guam to start the mission in Indo-Pacific. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual, multilateral disaster response preparedness mission conducted in the region. This year’s mission will be […]

  • 5 September 2012

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit comprising destroyer Admiral Panteleyev, replenishment oiler Boris Butoma, and ocean-going rescue… [mappress] Source: rusnavy, Septembar 5, 2012

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Military Sealift Command hospital ships USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) recently returned to their homeports. Mercy returned to Naval Base San Diego Sept. 27, after a nearly five-month deployment in support of Pacific Partnership 2015. The mission provided humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Comfort returned to […]