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  • 18 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US and Philippine navies concluded maritime training activity (MTA) Sama Sama 2018 at the Philippine Navy base Ernesto Ogbinar on July 17. The week-long engagement involved sailors and marines from the US and Philippine navies operating jointly in the air, on the ground, and on and under the sea. Sama Sama 2018 was the […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) has joined the US and Philippine Navy for Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Sama Sama, an exercise that started with an opening ceremony in Puerto Princesa on October 14. This is the third iteration of MTA Sama Sama and the first time JMSDF will participate, alongside US and Philippine naval […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. and Philippine navies started the joint maritime training activity Sama Sama in the vicinity of Cebu, Philippines, on June 19. The week-long exercise will focus on mutual security concerns that affect the Philippines including piracy and sea smuggling, maritime domain awareness and patrol, and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness. The Tagalog phrase […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US and Philippines navies started seven days of interactions as part of maritime training activity (MTA) Sama Sama at Naval Station Ernesto Ogbinar in San Fernando City, Philippines. The week-long engagement kicked off July 9 and will focus on the full spectrum of naval capabilities. Expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3), diving […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Training & Education

    The U.S. and Philippine navies completed a coordinated patrol in the Sulu Sea at the invitation of the Government of the Philippines, July 1. During the operation, crews from the Littoral Combat Ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) and the Del Pilar-class Frigate BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF 16) worked closely together to detect and deter threats […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    France, Italy and the United Kingdom have renewed an in-service support contract with Eurosam related to the upkeep of the land and naval systems in service with the three countries. The contract extension was awarded to Eurosam, a consortium between MBDA and Thales, by the European Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAr) and renews an […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Saudi Arabian state-owned defense company Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Naval Group for cooperation in the construction of naval vessels. The two sides would work together on building a range of warships, including frigates and corvettes, SAMI announced at the IDEX military exhibition in Abu Dhabi, according to […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) advocates from several commands on island came together to celebrate the Day of Action at Gab Gab Beach on U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) April 6. According to Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Coordinator Evangeline Cabacar, the event provided an opportunity for prevention […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

      Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory were recently honored for their new nano-technology that makes the air quality better for sailors on Navy submarines. The new technology is called SAMMS. It cleans the air in tight Navy submarine spaces by absorbing CO2. The material looks like rock salt and will replace a liquid that’s […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Average volume of Russia’s military import via Rosoboronexport has not changed through the recent 2-3 years and remains… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 25,2012; Image: Arms-Tass

  • 26 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian Navy’s Sava-class guided missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov is ready for a return to the fleet after spending five years in the port for repairs, Russian shipbuilder Zvezdochka announced September 26. The Project 1164 cruiser left the shipyard December 24 after completing a series of at sea trials. The ship headed for Severomorsk where the Russian Northern Fleet […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The  Australian defense department has awarded Saab a contract to continue sustainment works for the Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigates under the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA). WAMA is a strategic partnership which includes Saab Australia, BAE Systems Australia Defence and Naval Ship Management Australia. This five-year follow-on program is a continuation of the ongoing […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    A keel-laying ceremony held in Cadiz, Spain, has marked the start of assembly works on the Royal Saudi Navy’s first Avante 2200 corvette. The ships are built by SAMI Navantia Naval Industries (SAMINavantia), a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and Navantia S.A. The keel-laying milestone was achieved eight months after first steel […]

  • 17 May 2018

    The Peruvian state-owned shipyard SIMA has awarded French defense contractor ECA Group a contract related to the overhaul of the Peruvian Navy’s four Type 209/1200 submarine. As announced by the French company, the contract is for the delivery of 16 units of static converters to be fitted on the vessels. The static converters are a suitable […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy announced the 2013 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) theme of “Courage” and issued guidance to focus efforts on awareness and prevention of sexual violence in NAVADMIN 075/13 released March 25. The Navy’s theme for the month is “Courage” and will support the Department of Defense’s theme of “We own it…we’ll solve it …together.” […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    TTS Group ASA has, through its subsidiary TTS Handling Systems in Drøbak, Norway, signed a contract for delivery of a ship lift and related equipment to SIMA in Peru.   SIMA is a state-owned company within the shipbuilding and metalworking industry in Peru. The total order value is approx.100 MNOK. SIMA serves the Navy of Peru as well […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Peruvian Navy commissioned its first landing platform dock ship B.A.P. Pisco in a ceremony Callao on June 6. Pisco is the first of two ships in its class built by state-owned shipbuilder SIMA (Servicios Industriales de la Marina S.A.) for the Peruvian Navy. The LPD started trials shortly after its launch in April 2017. On May […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Minister of Defence Hans Hillen concluded his visit to the islands of St Maarten, Saba and St Eustatius. He attended a large-scale hurricane response exercise and was brought up to date on the latest developments in the Caribbean and the work and duties of the Navy, Marechaussee and Coast Guard. On St Maarten, Governor Eugene […]

  • 7 February 2011

    With congressional gridlock making it more likely that the Pentagon will receive the same amount of funding this year as last year, the Navy’s top officer is throttling up the pressure to change course. Congress has yet to pass a spending bill for fiscal year 2011, instead carrying over funding from the previous year in […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russia’s Zvezdochka shipyard shared a video on YouTube showing a portion of works undertaken on the Russian Navy’s Sava-class guided missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov. The cruiser was recently delivered to the navy after spending five years in the port for repairs. This video does not show all repair phases the ship went through as extensive refit […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    B.A.P. Pisco, the lead ship of the Peruvian Navy’s landing platform dock ships, has started sea trials, the Peruvian Navy announced April 19. Pisco got underway from the Peruvian state-owned shipyard SIMA (Servicios Industriales de la Marina S.A.) in Callao, where it was launched in April 2017, after starting construction in July 2013. Should all […]

  • 1 May 2018

    Navantia Australia has selected another Australian company that would join it in its bid for the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigate program.  Scientific Management Associates (SMA) has been selected to develop and deliver specialized integrated logistics system (ILS) documentation for Navantia’s F-5000 future frigate design. As informed, SMA will support the F-5000 Plans for Training […]

  • 12 June 2013

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) departed Samoa, the first mission port of Pacific Partnership 2013, June 10. Mission personnel consisting of U.S. service members, partner nation service members and non-governmental organizations conducted various projects throughout Samoa over the past seven days including multiple community service projects totaling more than 1,600 […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Guam commands came together to participate in the Silent Witness March at the chapel on U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) April 24. The march is one of several events scheduled this month to increase awareness and prevention of sexual assault. Lt. Matt Drayton, base chaplain, said it is important to recognize that sexual […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The South African Navy took delivery of a second South African-built Damen ATD Tug 2909 at the naval base in Simon’s Town, Cape Town, February 4, 2016. Escorted by SA Navy’s existing six tugs, Inyathi, as the tug was named, was welcomed into the naval fleet with a traditional sail past. Inyathi, meaning buffalo, is the […]

  • 11 June 2013

    Pacific Partnership personnel and distinguished Samoan guests attended a closing ceremony for Pacific Partnership’s mission in Samoa, June 8. The ceremony, held on the pier next to amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), the mission platform this year, included guest speakers from the U.S. Embassy in Samoa, the Samoan Ministry of Education, […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy today helped Samoa celebrate the island nation’s 50th anniversary of independence. 221 personnel from Royal Australian Navy Frigate HMAS Darwin marched past at Samoa’s Parliament Grounds. Commanding Officer of Darwin, Commander Brian Schlegel said his ship’s company are proud to be representing Australia at Samoa’s Golden Jubilee. “Australia and Samoa are […]

  • 17 December 2012

    51 passengers were safely rescued by personnel of the Coast Guard Detachment (CGDet) Bato from a distressed motor boat at the vicinity waters of Dawahon Island in Bohol yesterday around 02:00PM. Reports revealed that the boat owner/captain of M/Bca Neri Boy informed CGDet Bato that M/Bca N&N Mama Mary G, of 12.41GT and owned/operated by […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy and defense contractor Raytheon have completed another round of tests of the Excalibur N5 munition, demonstrating the round’s various short-, mid- and long-range capabilities. The sea-based Excalibur N5 precision-guided projectile is expected to double the maximum range of conventional 5-inch munitions and provide the same accuracy as the land-based version, Raytheon said […]