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  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    One of Royal Australian Navy’s largest ever warships, landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide, has departed Sydney Harbor and is engaged in her first unit readiness work-up. The ship’s company had little time to appreciate the significance of the milestone with Adelaide’s work-up beginning in earnest immediately after the 27,000 tonne ship cleared the heads. The […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The upgraded Anzac Class frigate HMAS Perth is ready for action after recently completing a successful Unit Readiness Evaluation (URE) that tested the crew’s competence across all aspects of ship operations. Navy’s Sea Training Group—a team comprised of specialists from all ship borne disciplines—embarked inPerth to train and mentor the crew as they worked toward this important training […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Industry news

    USS Ford (FFG 54), slated to be decommissioned during a ceremony Oct. 31, reached a major milestone Oct. 22 here with the final acceptance of the ship to Naval Sea Systems Command’s Inactive Ships Management Office. Over the past two-and-a-half months, Ford Sailors worked hard to remove gear and equipment, securing and placing systems into […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Industry news

    The largest offshore patrol ship indigenously designed and built by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) for the Indian Navy, named INS ‘Sumedha’ will be formally commissioned by VAdm Anil Chopra, PVSM, AVSM, FO C-IN-C East on 7th March 2014 at GSL.   The ship on commissioning will join Eastern Naval Command at Vizag, the sword arm […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    US Navy’s Pathfinder class oceanographic survey ship, USNS Maury (T-AGS 66), completed Acceptance Trials on November 6, following a week of ship tests and underway events. The T-AGS 66 Acceptance Trials, the final evaluation of the ship prior to delivery, included testing of major propulsion, auxiliary, damage control and deck systems. Designed to perform acoustic, […]

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

    An F-35C Lightning II carrier variant joint strike fighter is prepared for launch aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The F-35 Lightning II Pax River Integrated Test Force from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 is currently conducting initial at-sea trials aboard Nimitz. Image: Lockheed Martin by Andy Wolfe

  • 10 August 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Caspian Flotilla (CF) Commander RADM Sergei Alyokminsky accompanied by group of officers on Aug 7 inspected corvette Dagestan… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 10, 2012

  • 13 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Although the US Navy and Marine Corps are working to rebuild the readiness of their forces while growing and modernizing their aging fleet of ships and aircraft, achieving readiness recovery goals will take years.  This is due to the fact that both services continue to be challenged to rebuild readiness amid continued operational demands, the US Government […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), along with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), began Certification Exercise (CERTEX), Sept. 10, during a scheduled deployment. CERTEX is an evaluated event that focuses on the 31st MEU capability of conducting vital missions such as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations or non-combatant evacuation operations with the […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Authorities

    Australia’s New Defense Minister, Senator Marise Payne, made her first official visit to a Defense unit on September 25, embarking in HMAS Canberra in Far North Queensland. Along with Chief of Defense, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, Defense Secretary Dennis Richardson and Service Chiefs, Senator Payne visited the Amphibious Ready Element and met with some of the sailors, airmen and airwomen training […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Hawaii-based Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) will depart Pearl Harbor April 30 for a scheduled Western Pacific deployment. While deployed, Chosin will conduct theater security operations with partner nations while providing deterrence, promoting peace and security, preserving freedom of the seas and providing humanitarian assistance/disaster response. “A little over a […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Training & Education

    After a long maintenance period, which involved more than 140,000 hours of contracted work, coupled with some manning constraints, the crew of the Australian Navy’s long-range escort frigate HMAS Darwin had to fine-tune their skills in order to get ready for the scheduled deployment for Operation SLIPPER. In order to achieve mission readiness (MR), the […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Crews of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) landing ships Nikolai Filchenkov and Caesar Kunikov were suddenly ordered to be prepared for deployment off Syria, an informed source in Moscow said… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, June 21, 2012

  • 6 June 2019
    Authorities

    Once the Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth starts operations in 2021, it will be made available to deploy as part of NATO’s Readiness Initiative. The UK prime minister announced on May 4 that the first of the UK’s Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers, together with the F-35 fighter jets, would fly the flag […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Training & Education

    The wings of the Royal Marines are ready for action with their French counterparts after a month’s training aboard the FS Mistral. Two Merlins from 845 NAS are assigned to the assault ship throughout her six-month deployment to the Indian and Pacific Oceans – the first time the green Merlins have gone on operations since […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Authorities

    A F/A-18C Hornet, attached to Mighty Shrikes of the Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 94, prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). The operation was conducted on April 11, as the vessel was sailing in the Persian Gulf. Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg is preparing to deploy overseas to join NATO forces in the Mediterranean Sea, as part of Operation Reassurance, Canada’s measures to promote security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe in light of the Putin regime’s aggression against Ukraine. En route for Operation REASSURANCE, HMCS Winnipeg will participate on […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Industry news

    Russian two new missile corvettes have completed acceptance trials and are ready to enter service in the Caspian Flotilla, writes RIA Novosti. The new Buyan-M class ships, named Uglich and Grad Sviyazhsk, started sea trials in August and completed Kalibr-NK missiles tests during the trials. The Buyan Class corvettes are designed and built to operate […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Training & Education

    With a pipe from the Executive Officer it was all over. The ship and its company had passed the final assessment that began with a Mariner Skills Evaluation back in March and culminated in September with a final Force Protection assessment alongside Diamantina Pier, HMAS Stirling, WA. Not that it was ever in doubt, but […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) continued readying the ship for the upcoming NCAA Navy-Marine Corps Classic as construction work continued on the flight deck basketball court Nov. 3. The Classic will be played aboard Bataan, currently in port at Naval Station Mayport, Nov. 9. It will see the University […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Operations, Vessels

    Officials with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), I Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), and the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) have identified the location of the amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) that sunk off the coast of San Clemente Island on July 30. The U.S. Navy’s Undersea Rescue Command confirmed that human remains have also […]

  • 1 May 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Crew members from Royal Navy submarine, HMS Vanguard, used a recent support crew period to strengthen their ties with affiliates. Back in November there was an opportunity for Vanguard’s support crew to reinforce the submarine’s links, beginning with a trip to Derby. In 2002, Derby awarded all submariners with the freedom of the city, and […]

  • 11 April 2011
    Industry news

    A day after the Indian navy upgraded its second-in-command to the rank of vice admiral at the Visakhapatnam-based Eastern Command and minist… By Suman Sharma (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, April 11, 2011;

  • 30 July 2014
    Training & Education

    From its RIMPAC 2014 headquarters, onboard the United States Navy Amphibious Assault Ship USS Peleliu, the Australian Amphibious Task Group (ATG) has commanded an Expeditionary Strike Group made up of 13 warships and a combined landing force of soldiers and marines from Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, the Republic of South Korea, […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Corvette Dagestan which suffered damage during gale in Novorossiysk in Nov 2011 will be commissioned into Caspian Flotilla in Sept 2012… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 11, 2012

  • 22 April 2011
    Industry news

    After years of expensive refits and repairs to make it seaworthy, the Canadian Navy submarine stationed at CFB Esquimalt is out of the dry d… By Katie DeRosa (timescolonist) [mappress] Source: timescolonist, April 22, 2011;

  • 16 September 2011
    Industry news, Training & Education

      HMS Bulwark is ready to assume the mantle of the nation’s flagship after completing six months of gruelling training. The last phase of that training, following a £30m refit, was played out on the shores of Hampshire with an invasion of Browndown Camp near Gosport. Seen through a night-vision camera lens, a large landing […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Training & Education

      Numerous vessels are taking part in Cougar 11, this summer’s deployment of the Royal Navy’s new Response Force Task Group (RFTG). Consisting of ships, aircraft and personnel held at very high readiness, the RFTG is at the heart of the UK’s ability to react at short notice to unforeseen global events. Ships currently deployed […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Industry news

    The Indian Navy will begin sea trials for its first domestically-built nuclear-powered submarine, INS Arihant, in a few weeks, as reported by the Zee News.   INS Arihant is a 6,000-ton vessel built under the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project at the Ship Building Centre in Visakhapatnam, India. Russia also assisted in the design of […]