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  • 20 February 2013

    Commander Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 Commodore Muhammad Hisham has crossed decked from USS Farragut to HMAS Toowoomba to personally welcome the crew to the counter-piracy task force. The crossdecking was conducted to bolster the already-high level of cooperation between the nations involved in the Combined Maritime Forces responsible for maritime security operations in the […]

  • 14 January 2013

    The largest ship in the Royal Naval Service has taken on the vital – and unsung – task of keeping international task forces running east of Suez. Fresh from a refit in Dubai, one-stop support ship RFA Fort Victoria has taken over from tanker Wave Ruler with a US-led support force which provides dozens of […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) held a change of command ceremony in Suitland, Md., Nov. 30. Rear Adm. Samuel J. Cox, who has served as director of Intelligence of U.S. Cyber Command since July 2011, and previously as director of the National Maritime Intelligence Center (NMIC), relieved Capt. Robert Rupp. Cox will serve as both […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The trilateral training exercise Mavi Balina 2012 (MB12) kicked off in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Turkey, Nov. 5. Mavi Balina is an invitational maritime exercise, hosted by Turkey, which focuses on providing realistic operational training in surface and submarine warfare for units and staffs of Turkish, Pakistani and U.S. Naval Forces, […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) rendered medical assistance and provided food, water and fuel to an Iranian-flagged dhow, M/V Payam, Aug. 15, approximately 45 miles southeast of Muscat, Oman. At approximately 2:20 p.m. local time, Hue City responded to a distress call for medical assistance relayed by a U.S. P-3C Orion, operating under […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Since sailing in January her ship’s company have paved the way for future Type 45 operations with a busy and demanding six and a half month deployment. Daring’s Commanding Officer, Captain Guy Robinson, said: “This has been a most rewarding deployment where we have been able to explore Daring’s capability in the challenging conditions of […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Diamond has taken her place among the international naval effort determined to stamp out criminal activity on the seas east of Suez. The state-of-the-art destroyer has relieved her sister HMS Daring as the latest Royal Navy warship serving with the 26-nation Combined Maritime Forces, sailing in tandem with Australia’s HMAS Melbourne. Admittedly, HMAS Melbourne […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Industry news

    Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo. has been awarded a $145,090,000 firm-fixed-price contract on June 29. The contract includes procurement of 34 harpoon missile bodies in addition to two encapsulated harpoon certification training vehicles, the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md being the contracting activity, the U.S. Defence Department announced. Moreover, under the contract award […]

  • 6 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The British duo joined warships from the USA, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan – including an old Royal Navy favourite – for the war games in the Gulf of Oman. In the seemingly ever-present haze of the Gulf region, a Trafalgar-class submarine and an approximate American counterpart, USS Pittsburgh, lead a seven-strong naval task group as […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Daring has flown the flag for the Royal Navy – and UK industry – at the biggest naval showcase in the Middle East. Britain’s most advanced warship, on her maiden deployment, was joined by minehunter HMS Quorn in Qatar at the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference. HMS Daring punches through choppy waters […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Operational Issues Workshop, hosted by the Sri Lanka Navy under the direction of the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake, commenced yrdyrday (28th February 2012). Director General Operations Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera inaugurated the workshop at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo. The two day workshop […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 600 friends and family greeted HMS Somerset as she returned home from six months of chasing pirates in the Indian Ocean. The frigate completed a “very rewarding” deployment – during which she took part in several pirate busts – by sailing into Devonport. More than 600 joyous families and friends greeted their loved […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Britain’s most advanced warship HMS Daring joined Allied navies in a concerted sweep of troubled waters for her first major operation east of Suez. The destroyer joined Australian, Pakistani, New Zealand and Yemeni ships and personnel on Operation Scimitar Anzac, which scoured the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden and coast of Yemen for illegal activity. […]

  • 24 January 2012

    USS Halsey (DDG 97) responded to a call of distress from M/V Albrouj, a Yemeni dhow that was en route to Somalia from Yemen, while the U.S. ship was conducting helicopter operations in the Gulf of Aden, Jan. 19. The guided-missile destroyer Halsey, which was two hours away from the position of the dhow, immediately […]

  • 19 January 2012
    Training & Education

    HMAS Glenelg (LCDR Steve Taragel) has taken time out from their usual patrols on Operation RESOLUTE for a visit to Langkawi in Malaysia. AWARE TWO’s adventure began after a brief refuelling stop on Christmas Island. Their mission was to represent the RAN at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA11). But getting there was […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Training & Education

    The Eastern Naval Command observed the 40th anniversary of Vijay Diwas on 16 Dec 11, by paying tributes to the valiant personnel of the Armed Forces who made the supreme sacrifice in various Operations including the 1971 war. A Floral wreath was placed at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, the Navy War Memorial on RK Beach […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) returned to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Dec. 10, after a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th areas of responsibility. While in theater, Mitscher conducted maritime security operations and security cooperation efforts, and supported Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn. Mitscher was assigned to various task forces combating […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Training & Education

    The 829 Naval Air Squadron Merlin from frigate HMS St Albans enjoyed a somewhat spacious change of scene when it arrived on the sprawling flight deck of the USS George H W Bush – the newest supercarrier in the US Navy’s arsenal. The Merlin dropped in on the Bush, which is on her maiden deployment, […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Industry news

      American research center Heritage Foundation published an article saying that China is interested in procurement of Russian cruise missiles Club to equip Type 93 nuclear-powered submarines, as well as Type 041 and Kilo-class submarines (two latter are supplied by Russia). It is also said in the article that Russia promotes Club-K missile container system […]

  • 20 July 2011

    INS Godavari has successfully foiled a piracy attempt on a Greek ship MV Elinakos in the Gulf of Aden. Eight Somali pirates attempted to hijack the Greek ship in the early morning of 16 Jul. INS Godavari was escorting four other ships at the time in the Gulf of Aden, when she received the distress […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Training & Education

      ANZAC Frigate, HMNZS TE MANA, has attended an International Fleet Review to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces during an operational and diplomatic visit to Brunei. The fleet review comes near the end of TE MANA’s five month deployment that has seen her visit seven counties to exercise naval capability […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Training & Education

      A recent visit to HMAS Toowoomba by Australian Army and Air Force members of Joint Task Force (JTF) 633, has allowed them to gain a ‘first hand’ appreciation of the diverse range of capabilities the frigate will bring to Operation SLIPPER. Led by Joint Task Force 633 Chief of Staff, Colonel Andrew Maclean, the […]

  • 17 May 2011

      USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Sailors returned to homeport at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va., May 16, after a nine-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR). Carter Hall, as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), along with embarked Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit […]

  • 17 May 2011

      Sailors and Marines of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit completed an eight and a half-month deployment May 16 when the ships arrived at Norfolk Naval Station and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va. The Sailors and Marines reunited with family and friends after 262 days away from home. […]

  • 29 April 2011

      The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Group (MEU) relieved the Kearsarge ARG and 26th MEU of their duties in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) April 27. The Bataan ARG has assumed responsibilities as Commander, Task Force 62 and will conduct maritime security operations and provide support as […]