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  • 14 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Pakistan’s Karachi Shipyard announced it would launch the nation’s third Azmat-class (FAC) corvette on September 17. Construction of the 63 meter multi-mission, fast attack craft started in April 2015 while keel laying took place five months later on August 11. The ship displaces 560 tons and, according to the builder, reaches a maximum speed of 30 knots with a […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy frigate HMS St Albans returned to Naval Base Portsmouth today following a nine-month deployment to the Middle East. Hundreds of friends and families lined the Naval Base as the Type 23 frigate returned from the Gulf where she joined the US and French navies in the fight against Daesh. ‘The Saint’ sailed more […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Authorities

    The Pakistan Navy has taken command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) after conducting a handover ceremony with the Royal Navy. Commodore Bilal Abdul Nasir of the Pakistan Navy assumed command of CTF150 from Commodore Guy Robinson of the Royal Navy on August 4 in a ceremony held at the […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Despite of the fact that the Pakistan Navy’s Agosta 90B submarines were designed and built by French DCNS, Pakistan has chosen Turkey’s STM to carry out modernization of three of the submarines. The contract between Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence Production and STM was signed on June 22, 2016 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. After the tendering process was […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy has decommissioned two 1241 RE class guided missile vessels during a ceremony held at the naval dockyard in Mumbai, April 28. INS Veer and Nipat parted with the Navy after 29 and 28 years of commissioned service respectively. Veer and Nipat were commissioned at Poti, Georgia, in former USSR on March 26, 1987 and December 6, […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Authorities

    The Royal Navy has taken command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 after conducting a handover ceremony with the Royal Australian Navy held in Bahrain. Commodore Guy Robinson of the Royal Navy assumed command of CTF150 from Commodore Jaimie Hatcher of the Royal Australian Navy. Commodore Robinson will lead a team comprising personnel from the […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Republic of Singapore Navy assumed command of the Combined Maritime Forces’ counter piracy unit, the CTF 151, from the Pakistan Navy during a ceremony held at CMF headquarters in Bahrain on March 31. Rear Admiral Cheong Kwok Chien will lead a multi-national team of over thirty people for three months of counter-piracy operations. CTF 151 is committed […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Authorities

    The Nigerian Navy returned the hijacked oil tanker MT Maximus to its owners on March 12, following a February 22 recovery of the ship. The ship, owned by UAE, was attacked by armed pirates on February 11 in the Gulf of Guinea, off Abijan, Ivory Coast. There were 18 crew members on board from India, Pakistan, […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy took over the command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) which had previously been lead by the Pakistan Navy. Commodore Jaimie Hatcher of the Royal Australian Navy assumed command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 from Rear Admiral Muhammad Moazzam Ilyas of the Pakistan Navy […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Four of Pakistan Navy’s future eight submarines will be constructed in Karachi, Pakistan, according to Pakistani Minister for Defense production, Rana Tanveer Hussain. As Dawn writes, the Minister confirmed the finalization of the acquisition deal and further stated that China will build four submarines in Karachi, while the other four will be constructed in China. The Minister added that […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Authorities

    On July 30, France transferred command of Combined Task Force (CTF 150) to Pakistan, after a four month deployment at sea onboard French Ship Var, the CTF 150 flag ship. This completed France’s 9th command of the Combined Maritime Forces’ multinational maritime security and counter-terrorism task force. Rear Admiral Muhammad Moazzam Ilyas of the Pakistan […]

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

    The Egyptian Navy recently visited Bahrain with a four ship training task group to participate in an exercise with the Royal Bahrain Navy. Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) hosted an Egyptian delegation during the port visit, at the CMF Headquarters on Naval Support Activity Bahrain. On May 4, Rear Admiral Ahmed Mafereh and Rear Admiral Gamal Ibrahim […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Authorities

    ‘Sardar Patel’, the latest Naval establishment of Indian Navy, was commissioned at Porbandar, Gujarat on May 9. The event marked yet another important milestone in the Navy’s efforts to augment the security infrastructure in the coastal states and islands. The commissioning ceremony was marked by traditional gaiety and naval precision. Speaking on the occasion, Admiral […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The funding of terrorism has taken a hit thanks to the efforts of Australian Navy personnel who completed a five-month rotation with Combined Task Force 150 in Bahrain on 6 April. Working under Canadian command, seven Navy personnel were involved with tasking Allied naval vessels to intercept drugs flowing from the Makran coast to places […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Authorities

    In a closely coordinated operation undertaken by the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard, a boat carrying a large quantity of narcotics was apprehended in international waters, off the coast of Gujarat on April 20. The operation also resulted in the apprehension of eight Pakistani nationals manning the boat. The operation was launched on April 18, based […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Authorities

    Two Russian Navy vessels reached the Spanish Ceuta port on the Mediterranean coast of Africa today. The vessels, Yaroslav Mudry (727), Baltic Fleet frigate, and the tanker Cola, met in the Mediterranean Sea from where they started their journey to the port. The vessels are expected to stay in Ceuta until February 12, and afterwards they will […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities

    Russian Navy’s Baltic Fleet Neustrashimy class frigate “Yaroslav Mudry” (727) will rendezvous with the Navy’s Large Landing Ship (LLS) “Alexander Shabalin” in the Mediterranean on Christmas. At the moment the crews are engaged in permanent task force of Russian Navy ships in the Mediterranean Sea. This marks the third consecutive year that LLS “Alexander Shabalin” is away from home […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, Commodore Brian Santarpia, met with senior leaders in Pakistan’s maritime safety and security agencies in Karachi during a two day visit on 8 and 9 December 2014. Pakistan remains a key contributor of ships, aircraft and headquarters staff to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) operations, having joined it […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Seven Royal Australian Navy members left Australia this week to embed with the Combined Maritime Force’s Canadian led Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150) in the Middle East. From December 2014 to April 2015, the Navy team will work in CTF150 to deter, disrupt and defeat international terrorist organisations’ operations in the Middle East maritime region. […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Russian Navy’s frigate Yaroslav Mudry 727 has left the Port of Karachi, Pakistan and is now sailing towards the Pacific Ocean. The Neustrashimy class vessel, part of the Baltic Fleet, was visiting the main naval base of Pakistan from October 16. During the visit, the Russian and Pakistan navies conducted a joint counter-narcotics exercise. Yaroslav Mudry’s crew took part […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two Pakistan naval ships, “SAIF” and “NASR” arrived at the Port of Colombo on 1st October 2014 on a goodwill visit. The Mission Commander, Commodore Zahid Hyas and the Ships’ Commanding Officers paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo. PNS SAIF is […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert wrapped up a three-day visit to Pakistan, May 14, after meeting with Prime Minister Sharif and top military officials in Islamabad and Karachi.   Greenert is the first of the Service Chiefs to meet with the new Prime Minister. Greenert stated it was a very productive […]

  • 16 April 2014

    While patrolling in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Darwin provided emergency medical assistance for a heart attack victim on a French fishing vessel.   The French Fishing Vessel (FV) Cape Saint Vincent called for assistance late on the night of the 10th of April. The French Joint […]

  • 20 March 2014

    Twenty-five U.S. Navy personnel remain aboard the oil tanker Morning Glory after a team of Navy SEALs boarded and took control of the ship on March 17, Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said yesterday. U.S. forces took control of the tanker in international waters at the request of the governments of Libya and […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Only 10 days into her operational deployment, HMAS Darwin, in cooperation with Pakistan Maritime Security Agency Ship MSS Nusrat, has come to the rescue of 13 fishermen found adrift at sea off Pakistan. The men were discovered last Saturday, 1 March.   The men, who claimed to be Iranian nationals, said they had been drifting […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Australia is leading maritime security operations in the Middle East and North Indian Ocean after assuming command of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) on 1 December. The fifth rotation of the Royal Australian Navy’s maritime security task force command group departed Australia on 19 November for a five-month deployment to the Middle East as […]