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  • 25 March 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus completed a partnership-building visit to Indonesia on March 24. Mabus was in the area to meet with senior military and civilian officials to discuss bilateral and multilateral maritime security issues and efforts. Meetings were held with Indonesia’s minister of maritime affairs and fisheries, the head of the […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Training & Education

    HMS Quorn, sailed into Ipswich yesterday, 27th November, for a five-day visit. The Royal Navy minehunter will be open to the public on Saturday 29th November on a ticket-only basis between 9.30am and 4pm with the last entry at 3pm. The highlight of the visit comes on Sunday 30th November, when the ship’s company will […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) arrived in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, Sept. 23 for a scheduled port visit.   The visit will give the crew with an operational break after participating in Valiant Shield, a U.S.-only exercise integrating 18,000 U.S. Navy, Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps personnel. This port call also […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s ultra-modern Type 45 destroyer, HMS Dauntless, pays a much anticipated visit to Newcastle, her affiliated city, today.   One of the Senior Service’s newest ships, HMS Dauntless, was due alongside at Northumbrian Quay in North Shields this morning at 9am. She remains in port until Monday, departing at approximately 10am. Although not […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) visited Bar, Montenegro, for a port visit March 11-14. Sailors had the opportunity to experience Montenegro’s culture and spend time engaging with the community, including sporting events with Montenegrin sailors, tours of the towns of Perast, Kotor and Skadar Lake, and a tour of Montenegro’s vineyards. “Montenegro is […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities

    Sandown-Class mine hunter, HMS Bangor, sails into Bangor tomorrow (Friday September 5) for the start of a 4 day visit to its affiliated town in County Down, Northern Ireland.   The 52.7-metre ship, which usually makes her home at Faslane, will go alongside at Eisenhower Pier – she will remain there until Monday September 8. […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has arrived in France, as part of her NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment. Anzac departed Sydney in March and has transited the Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean, the Red Sea, Suez Canal, the Mediterranean Sea and most recently the North Atlantic en route to France where she is visiting […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Plymouth-based Royal Naval warship HMS Sutherland visited Germany last weekend. The ship’s diplomatic visit to Hamburg from last Friday was part of the ship’s engagements before she enters a period of re-fit and refit. Official receptions were held on board hosting for Naval Regional Command and on behalf of UK Trade and Industry. Her […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Rear Admiral John Newton, Commander of Maritime Forces Atlantic issued the following statement on Friday 19th September, regarding a port visit of the Norwegian Navy vessel His Norwegian Majesty’s Ship (HNoMS) Fridtjof Nansen:   “To the commander and sailors of HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen, it is my pleasure to welcome you for your two day port […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Training & Education

    Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) arrived at Subic Bay, Philippines, Jan. 12 as part of its routine Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment. With a crew of 160 Sailors, Topeka will conduct a multitude of missions and maintain proficiency of the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. “The United States Navy continues to enjoy a close […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities

    The RakshaMantari (RM), Shri Arun Jaitley, arrived in Mumbai for a visit to the Indian Navy and commissioning ceremony of Indian Coast Guard Ships ‘Achook’ and ‘Agrim’.   The RM visited INS Viraat on 7 June where he was received by the Chief of Naval Staff Adm RK Dhowan. He was briefed on wideranging issues […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Three Japanese warships have arrived in Portsmouth for a 4-day visit to help forge closer links with the Royal Navy. The ships belong to the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force Training Squadron and are visiting as part of a 5-month global deployment. The squadron comprises training vessel Japanese Defence Ship (JDS) Kashima, 2 destroyers – JDS Shirayuki and JDS Isoyuki, […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Authorities

    Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) arrived in Tunis on Friday, August 21. The force composed of four ships from three nations is currently deployed to the Mediterranean Sea to enhance maritime security and to show NATO’s presence in the area. The port visit to Tunis is part of a series of routine and diplomatic visits to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Singapore for a goodwill port visit, June 26.   This marks the fifth visit to the “Lion City” since USS George Washington (CVN 73) relieved the now-decommissioned USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) as the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier in 2008. During George Washington’s visit, the […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with Sailors stationed here as well as Marines assigned to Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) Africa, June 17, during an all hands call.   During the gathering, Mabus addressed current world events, the defense budget and manning. “To the Marines, I wanted to come to Sigonella to […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Authorities

    More than a thousand people flocked to see HMS Defender in Gibraltar as she stopped at the port on her way to Middle East.   HMS Defender is the fifth of the Royal Navy’s six Type 45 destroyers and made her first port of call 1,000 miles into her 7,500-mile journey from the Solent to […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Authorities

    French Navy’s vessels Dixmude (Landing Platform Dock) and Aconit (Frigate) are on a visit to Visakhapatnam, India, from 16 to 22 Jun 15. Rear Admiral Antoine Beaussant, ALINDIEN (Admiral-in-charge of the Maritime Zone of the Indian Ocean), Captain Pierre de Briancon Commanding Officer FNS Dixmude and Captain Jean-Pierre Helluy, Commanding Officer FNS Aconit called on […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited the Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) July 17 during a four-day trip to the Navy Region Southwest.   During an all-hands call with Sailors aboard Gridley, Stevens spoke about budget changes, Navy-wide morale, and the return of the Navy ball […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Tuesday 30 June the Finnish Ambassador to United Kingdom, His Excellency Mr Pekka Huhtaniemi, and the Commander of the Finnish Navy, Rear Admiral Kari Takanen, visited the EU Naval Force Operational Headquarters (OHQ) in Northwood, UK. Ambassador Pekka Huhtaniemi and Rear Admiral Kari Takanen were met by the Deputy Commander of the EU Naval […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Aug. 29, for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.   With a crew of approximately 160, Key West will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. Key West […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Joint High Speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) arrived in the Dominican Republic June 17 after transporting members of U.S. Marine Corps 4th Law Enforcement Battalion (LEB) and associated equipment in support of Exercise Tradewinds 2014.   This event is a key part of Southern Partnership Station Joint High Speed Vessel 2014 (SPS-JHSV 14), which […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) arrived in Rota, Spain, for a scheduled port visit, Feb. 28. Cole’s presence in Spain reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthen ties while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the Mediterranean region. Strengthening alliances during […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities

    The Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) Admiral (ADM) Kraisorn Chansuvanich called on Singapore’s Second Minister for Defence Mr Chan Chun Sing this afternoon. ADM Kraisorn is in Singapore on an introductory visit from 11 to 12 November 2014. As part of his visit, he will call on Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Lai Chung […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Chilean diesel-electric submarine CS Thomson (SS 20) arrived at U.S. Naval Base Point Loma May 1 while participating in the U.S. Navy’s Diesel-Electric Submarine Initiative (DESI).   Partnering with South American navies to employ diesel-electric submarines in support of fleet readiness events off the East and West Coasts, the DESI program was established in […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    In an effort to strengthen ties between UK and India, HMS Richmond, Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate, is visiting Goa from September 27 to October 01. Currently moored at Goa’s Mormugao Port Trust, HMS Richmond has been operating in the Arabian Sea to counter heroin smuggling; these smugglers aim to reach the western shores by passing through the […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Authorities

    Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Michelle Howard visited Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Dec. 15-16. During the visit, Howard toured the Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay (JTF), enlisted barracks, pier facilities, and the desalination and power plant. She also conducted an all-hands call for more than 500 Sailors, Coast Guardsman and Marines stationed […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Training & Education

    There were plenty of pressing training issues to cover, but Australia’s performance in the Ashes was also up for discussion when a delegation from the Indian Navy visited HMAS Creswell last week. Indian Navy Commodore, Dhiren Vig, was accompanied to Jervis Bay by Defence Advisor from the Indian High Commission in Canberra, Captain M.P. Samuel, to hold discussions […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Training & Education

    A Royal Navy reservist from Jesmond will sail into the Tyne on Tuesday (April 22) aboard his own warship.   For Able Rate Edward Warrington, this five-day visit to Northumbrian Quay is a proud moment, as he returns to his home city a month into six-month deployment on HMS Tyne. The 79.5-metre offshore patrol vessel […]