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  • 10 August 2015
    Research & Development

    BMT Group (BMT), design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has taken on a higher level of sponsorship of the Submarine Institute of Australia (SIA). Established in 1999, the SIA is the nation’s premier organisation for promoting submarine matters. The SIA’s objective is to promote informed discussion and research in the fields of submarine operations, engineering, […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy personnel from the Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC) Detachment Rota, Spain, completed a 60-day surface incremental availability (SIA) on destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), Oct. 27. “This was the second SIA conducted in Rota, Spain and continues the record of on-time availabilities dating back to the USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), completed […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) on June 16 became the U.S. Navy ship to complete a 60-day Surface Incremental Availability (SIA) at the Rota naval base in Spain. Porter serves as one of the navy’s four forward deployed guided-missile destroyers home-ported in Rota, Spain that support NATO’s regional security and ballistic missile defense efforts. […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) got underway Naval Station Rota, Spain, on April 2 to start its fifth patrol in the US 6th Fleet area of operations. “We are excited to be heading out on our fifth patrol. The crew has completed a lot of hard work and training […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Choules recently embarked members from the Royal Australian Navy’s New Entry Officers’ Course 53 as they commenced their Sea Training Deployment, a three week training cruise to teach the junior officers about life at sea as a junior sailor. In total 90 New Entry Officers and training staff joined the ship at Fleet Base […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Against the backdrop of Sydney Harbour, the ninth Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Conference was held this week, hosting visiting navy Chiefs, service representatives, academics and dignitaries from over 40 nations. Coordinated by the Royal Australian Navy’s Seapower Centre, the conference was held alongside the Maritime Industry Pacific Exposition 2015 at Sydney’s Glebe Island. Chief […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    As part of a Royal Australian Navy Task Group deployment to North and South East Asia, HMA Ships Arunta, Stuart and Sirius have rendezvoused with the French frigate FNS Vendemiaire in South China Sea. Following port visits to Zhanjiang, China, by HMA Ships Arunta and Stuart and Da Nang, Vietnam, by HMAS Sirius, the ships […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australia’s newest military capability, the Amphibious Ready Element embarked in HMAS Canberra, is continuing to hone its skills during Exercise Sea Explorer in Far North Queensland. The element has been conducting the second of the ‘Sea Series’ of exercises under command of the Amphibious Task Group Headquarters that comprises the Navy’s biggest ship, Air Force […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s frigate HMNZS TE KAHA recently assisted a yacht in the north Tasman Sea. The yacht MAHI was on a voyage out of Brisbane when it got into trouble on Wednesday night with a leak around its rudder stock. TE KAHA, bound for South East Asia, was 180 nautical miles south of […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors and embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) recently completed amphibious integration training (AIT) and certification exercises (CERTEX). AIT is the first and essential step toward preparing for CERTEX. It is designed to strengthen the bonds between the ships of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Take a look at Australian Navy’s HMAS Canberra while deployed in Exercise Sea Explorer. Australia’s newest military capability, the Amphibious Ready Element, commanded by the Amphibious Task Group Headquarters and comprising HMAS Canberra, Air Force assets and supported by the Army’s 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and other Army units, has been conducting the exercise, which is […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities

    The UN refugee agency on Tuesday warned that time was running out for thousands of people in distress at sea and urged governments in the South-east Asia region to urgently rescue and disembark these vulnerable people. UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards told journalists in Geneva on Tuesday, said: We estimate that nearly 4,000 people from Myanmar […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) continues to patrol the South China Sea since the end of May 2015 in support of security and stability in the region. Since August 2013, Destroyer Squadron 15 DDGs have operated in the South China Sea. During these patrols, safe interactions with People’s Liberation Army (PLA) […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy’s patrol craft, attached to SLN Dockyard of the Eastern Naval Command, arrested six persons engaged in illegal fishing in the general area of Upparu in Trincomalee. The operation occurred on January 21, 2015. The authorities said that the fishermen had been fishing using an illegal purse seine net when they were arrested by […]

  • 23 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Iran put neighbors on notice Thursday that it was about to conduct vast naval exercises in the Arabian Sea, including war games near the Strait of Hormuz, a vital shipping lane for international oil traffic. The exercises, to start Saturday and last 10 days, are Iran’s first since May 2010 and were described by the […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Authorities

    US Defense Secretary Ash Carter toured the USS Theodore Roosevelt in the South China Sea yesterday and expressed concern about China’s activities in those waters. Carter said the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier’s presence is a “symbol and a sign of the critical role the United States’ military power plays in what is a very consequential region […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) patrolled the South China Sea from April 12 to June 6. During her patrol in the South China Sea, Mustin was observed in a professional manner by a host of People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA (N)) warships and aircraft. Mustin communicated with foreign warships via CUES […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities

    While sailing in the Celebes Sea, three US Navy’s vessels met for a replenishment-at-sea on May 14. The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), left, pulls alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199), middle, as it conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52). Carl Vinson […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities

    One of the two largest and most technologically advanced battleships in naval history has been located in the Sibuyan Sea on March 1, 2015. The search for the vessel Musashi began more than eight years ago and ends just in time for the 70th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II. Philanthropist and entrepreneur, Paul […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    In preparation for delivery later this year, NUSHIP Adelaide will start her final period of sea trials today. The second of the Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) will leave the BAE Systems’ Williamstown shipyard and head up the eastern coast of NSW to the Jervis Bay area. […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) partnered with the guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) to complete their first combined South China Sea presence operations July 9. During combined presence operations in the South China Sea, Fort Worth and Lassen conducted joint maneuvering exercises at sea, working together to seamlessly share information […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities

    An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 lifts pallets of supplies during a replenishment-at-sea. The supplies were transferred from the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) during a vertical replenishment with Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    India’s first indigenously built nuclear submarine INS Arihant is ready to begin its sea trials. The 6,ooo-tonne submarine has been conducting harbour acceptance trials at Vizag until now. The sea trials, which could last up to 18 months, are expected to begin this week off the eastern coast of Vishakhapatnam. INS Arihant will initially conduct several […]

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

    Australia, Singapore and Malaysia conducted Exercise BERSAMA LIMA 2014 in South China Sea last month. Warships from the three nations were split into two opposing task groups. Anzac class frigate HMAS Stuart formed part of ‘Blue Force’ along with the Republic of Singaporean Navy ships RSS Formidable and Victory and the Royal Malaysian Navy ship KD […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin Australia will open a submarine combat system laboratory in Mawson Lakes in November to support the company’s pursuit of the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Submarine project SEA 1000. Construction at Mawson Lakes began on July 27, 2015 and is expected to open in November. An expanded second phase with a secure area is scheduled […]

  • 29 March 2011

      Navy families had another emotional homecoming Monday as the destroyer USS Shoup returned after six months at sea with the aircraft carrier… (seattletimes) [mappress] Source: seattletimes, March 29, 2011;

  • 20 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Canberra recently conducted a major service on one of its generators while the ship was at sea conducting First of Class Flight Trials off the east Australian coast. Canberra’s Propulsion Work Centre Manger, Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Jim Soar said conducting the diesel service while underway means there is less work for his team when […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 Det. Marianas conducted a controlled burn of a Japanese sea mine on the morning of May 9. After Joint Region Marianas received a request for assistance from Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Gov. Eloy S. Inos, six EOD technicians flew from Guam to Saipan May 7. […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sri Lanka Naval craft attached to the North Central Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 6 Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters North of Mannar.   During this operation on 8th September 2014 they also seized an Indian fishing trawler. The arrested fishermen will be handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and […]