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  • 13 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship HMS Bulwark has paid a short visit to Pakistan while deployed as part of the UK’s Response Force Task Group. The ship arrived in Karachi to demonstrate her amphibious skills to the Pakistan Marines with J Company, 42 Commando Royal Marines, and 4 Assault Squadron Royal Marines (ASRM) explaining how […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Two Pakistan naval ships, “KHAIBAR” and “NASR” arrived at the Port of Colombo on 27th October 2013 on a goodwill visit. The ships were ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on their arrival. The ships are heading home after an Overseas Deployment to South and South East Asia and participation […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Training & Education

    A contingent of cadets representing Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal and Pakistan called on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the SLN Headquarters in Colombo on 19th October 2013. The Commander warmly welcomed the visiting cadets and extended them his best wishes. Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) hosted Pakistan Chief of Naval Staff, Adm. Muhammad Asif Sandila, as a guest of Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, on Sept. 20. Earlier in the week-long CNO counterpart visit, Greenert bestowed a Legion of Merit upon Sandila for his maritime security contributions. “Admiral Sandila’s unique vision […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Russian Navy has had to withdraw its ships from attending this month’s International Fleet Review, the Royal Australian Navy advised today. The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, said the unfortunate change of plans was due a change in the positioning of the Russian ships.  “While the withdrawal of the Russian ships is […]

  • 11 September 2013

    Leading the fight against piracy across 2.5 million square miles of the Indian Ocean from yesterday is a Royal Navy team who have taken charge of the international task force. It is the first time the Senior Service has been in charge of Combined Task Force 151, half a dozen ships from half a dozen […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Industry news

    HMS Edinburgh – the Royal Navy’s last remaining Type 42 destroyer – returns to her home port of Portsmouth for the final time on Friday (May 31). The 30-year-old warship, which has clocked up almost 800,000 miles, decommissions on June 6 as the Type 42s make way for the new-generation Type 45s. Edinburgh returns to […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Training & Education

    A 19-member team from the National Defence University in Pakistan led by Commodore Asif Saleem Chaudhry visited the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 09th April 2013. The Head of the Delegation paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage. They held cordial discussions and exchanged mementos to mark […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy’s Fast Missile Vessel “Suranimala” is sailing for Karachchi in Pakistan to take part in the Multi-national Naval Exercise, “AMAN-13”, which is scheduled to be held from 04th to 08th March 2013. The aim of the exercise is to draw the attention towards non-traditional threats such as maritime terrorism, piracy and narco-arms trafficking […]

  • 6 December 2012

    Two dozen Royal Navy personnel oversaw a concerted effort to tackle terrorism and piracy in the seas east of Suez. Over five days, an international force of warships and Coast Guard vessels, focused their attention on either side of the crucial Bab el-Mandeb Strait separating the Arabian Peninsula and Africa. SILHOUETTED by the still-strong winter […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan General Khalid Shameem Wynne called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake at the Naval Headquarters on 19th March 2012. On his arrival, General Wynne was accorded a Guard of Honour and was warmly received by the Commander of the Navy. They […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Pakistan Naval Ship “Saif” (FFG-253) arrived at the Port of Colombo on 26th November 2011 on a goodwill visit. The ship was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on her arrival. The ship’s Commanding Officer Captain Muhammad Zubair Shafique called on Director General Naval Operations Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera […]

  • 20 October 2011

    A Royal Marines Commando guards suspected pirates off the Somali coast after the Royal Navy liberated its second hijacked vessel in a week. It’s thought they were using the fishing boat Hibid Fidi as a ‘mother ship’ – until HMS Somerset pounced, boarded the dhow, freed its Pakistani crew and detained the men holding them […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Pakistan Government had decided to purchase French Agosta submarines against the recommendation of the Pakistan Navy, the then Naval Chief Admiral (retired)… (indiavision) [mappress] Source: indiavision, October 12, 2011

  • 23 May 2011

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) assisted the crew of Pakistani flagged fishing vessel Al Sohail May 18… (navy) [mappress] Source: navy, May 23, 2011;

  • 2 May 2011

      Iranian Navy has foiled attempts by pirates to hijack an Iranian cargo ship off Pakistan’s southern coasts… (tehrantimes) [mappress] Source: tehrantimes, May 2, 2011;

  • 3 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      On Tuesday, China formally started the manufacturing of two state-of-the-art fast attack missile crafts for the Pakistan Navy. This aircraft are an addition to a couple of naval frigates which are being built for the strategic partner. The ceremony of the Fast Attack Craft FAC(M) of Pakistan Navy was held at Xinggang Shipyard. The […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    A steel-cutting ceremony for the first MILGEM ship for the Pakistan Navy was held on the same day.

  • 23 March 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On March 19, 2020, Royal Australian Navy handed over command of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) to a combined French/United Kingdom team. At a ceremony in Bahrain, the team led by French Marine Nationale Captain Jacques Rivière assumed command of CTF 150 from Australian Commodore (CDRE) Ray Leggatt. Since Australia assumed command in December 2019 […]

  • 9 December 2019

    An Australian-led staff of the Royal Australian Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy and Royal Canadian Navy assumed command of the Bahrain-based Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 from the UK on December 5. During a ceremony at the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Headquarters in Bahrain, command of CTF 150 was handed over to the Australian, New […]

  • 14 August 2019

    A UK-led joint staff of Royal Navy and French Marine Nationale assumed command of the Bahrain-based Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 from the Pakistan Navy on August 8. During the ceremony at the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) headquarters in Bahrain, command of CTF 150 was passed from Commodore Alveer Ahmed Noor of the Pakistan Navy […]

  • 19 July 2019

    A sailor assigned to US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) has been declared missing on July 17. A search for the sailor is currently underway in the Arabian Sea. USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and Spanish Álvaro de Bazán-class frigate Méndez Núñez (F 104) are […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    French Navy frigate FS Floreal intercepted over 520 kgs of illicit drugs while conducting patrols in the international waters of the Arabian Sea on May 28, Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) said.  Operating under the command of the Pakistan-led Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, Floreal conducted a routine visit to a dhow. Hidden among a cargo […]

  • 21 August 2017

    The crew of Royal Navy frigate HMS Monmouth have completed a five-month deployment to the Gulf and Indian ocean where they contributed to fight against arms and drugs smugglers. The UK and France commanded a multinational naval task force which has scored eight drugs busts over the period, seizing 1.75 tonnes of narcotics worth nearly […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Thai Government has approved the acquisition of one Chinese Yuan-class submarine for around $US391 million (13.5 billion baht), Thai media reported on Tuesday. Thai Navy wanted to purchase three S26T (T for Thailand) diesel-electric submarines, but the country’s cabinet approved the initial purchase of just one submarine and associated equipment and technology transfer. According to […]

  • 9 December 2016

    Canada has taken command of the Combined Maritime Forces’ counter-piracy task force operating in the Middle East region. Commodore Haydn C. Edmundson of the Royal Canadian Navy assumed command on Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 after conducting a change of command ceremony with the Pakistan Navy on December 8. CTF 150 is primarily focused on […]