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  • 15 April 2014

    In response to the invitation of Admiral Katsotoshi Kawano, Chief of Staff of Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), the Philippine Navy sent a delegation to Tokyo, Japan for the 3rd PN–JMSDF Staff to Staff Talks from 8th to 11th of April 2014.   During the talks, topics on Security Environment, Defense Policy and Build-Up […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The commander of NATO’s Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Peter Hudson, welcomed Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) Chief of Staff Admiral Tomohisa Takei and his staff to MARCOM headquarters recently. The officials gathered for a briefing on NATO operations and discuss opportunities for further cooperation between NATO’s maritime forces and the JMSDF. The two partners […]

  • 10 June 2014

    Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, completed a five day visit in France this weekend with the Chief of Staff of the French Navy Adm. Bernard Rogel.   Greenert was invited to France by Rogel to attend D-Day commemoration ceremonies, visit naval facilities and discuss cooperative efforts between the two navies. “Our two nations […]

  • 13 May 2015

    The Chief of Staff of Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFCBS), Lieutenant General Janusz Adamczak, Polish Army, paid his first visit to the NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to meet with the MARCOM Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Giorgio Lazio and his staff, to discuss operational matters of mutual interest for the two NATO operational […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Training & Education

    On 28 Jun, a promotion ceremony for Defence Executive Officers (DXO) was held at the MINDEF Auditorium. The Guest of Honour for the event was the Permanent Secretary for Defence, Mr Chiang Chie Foo. 16 DXOs from the Navy who was recognized at the ceremony. Ms Aveline Chiok, Staff Officer (Publicity) in the Navy Recruitment […]

  • 3 June 2019

    On May 31, 2019, Admiral Karambir Singh assumed command of the Indian Navy as the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff. Prior to taking over the helm as the Chief of the Naval Staff, he was the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command at Visakhapatnam. Commissioned into the Indian Navy in July 1980, he earned […]

  • 24 June 2014

    Indian Vice Admiral Satish Soni, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, Visakhapatnam and Vice Admiral Surinder Pal Singh Cheema, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command, Kochi called on Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of the Naval Staff at his office on 23 June 14.   Being their first official ‘call-on’ after assuming office, both the Flag […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Unsuccessful test launches of Bulava ballistic missile are associated with human factor, said Chief of Russian General Staff Gen. Nikolai Makarov on Feb 18. “You must be aware of a number of Bulava’s faulty test launches. We stopped test program trying to puzzle out the problem. Generally, the reason was human factor, I mean it […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The newly-appointed Chief of Defence Staff, General Jagath Jayasuriya paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 05th August 2013. He was accorded a Guard of Honour on arrival and warmly received by the Commander of the Navy. Thereafter, he […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Key members of the U.S. Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) submarine forces met at Submarine Squadron 15 headquarters on Polaris Point, Guam, for the RMN and U.S. Navy Submarine Staff Talks 2015. The talks, presided over by Rear Admiral William Merz, commander, Submarine Group 7, and Rear Admiral Abdul Rahman, commander, RMN Submarine Force, […]

  • 10 December 2013

    U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout and U.S. Naval Support Activity Souda Bay on Sunday as part of his annual USO Holiday Tour. Dempsey took a tour of the ship and spoke with sailors about the importance of Stout’s […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Rear Admiral Geoffrey Biekro, Ghana Navy Chief of Naval Staff, visited the MWS recently as part of a wider visit to the UK. During his time at HMS Collingwood the Admiral visited the Close Range Training Simulator, the Bridge Simulator, met with Ghana Navy students on the International Warfare Officer (Foundation) Course and had discussions […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano, Chief of Staff, Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF), called on Admiral DK Joshi, Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy at Naval Headquarters on 25 Feb 13. During the meeting, a wide range of subjects of mutual interest in the Maritime Domain were discussed. The Indian Navy and the JMSDF have […]

  • 18 April 2014

    Admiral RK Dhowan took over as the 22nd Chief of the Naval Staff of Independent India yesterday. He is the 20th Indian officer to assume command of the Indian Navy.   On assuming command, Admiral RK Dhowan paid tribute to the country’s martyrs by laying a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate and […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NUSHIP Canberra can carry more than 1,400 personnel, but how would they all leave the ship in the case of an emergency? Ten Canberra personnel found out the answer when they attended Mass Evacuation System (MES) training.   The Landing Helicopter Dock is fitted with six Mass Evacuation stations. Each station is a rapid deploying […]

  • 2 September 2011

      Chief  of  the  Naval  Staff,  Admiral Nirmal Verma visited Myanmar from 24 to 26 Aug 11. The visit was aimed at enhancing the existing Navy-to-Navy cooperation as also to impress upon top-level Myanmar government including defence authorities the need for closer interaction between the two navies to address common concerns by enhancing service-to-service relationship.        […]

  • 18 November 2014

    Earlier today the Chief of the German Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Andreas Krause, visited the EU Naval Force Operational Headquarters in Northwood, London. The visit was an opportunity for Vice Admiral Krause to be given an update on Operation Atalanta, the European Union’s counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia. He was also briefed on […]

  • 7 November 2013

    Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM AVSM YSM NM VSM ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff was accorded a 50-man Guard of Honour on arrival at the Command Headquarters on 05 Nov 13. The Chief of the Naval Staff held discussions with Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, and attended a presentation on […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NUSHIP Adelaide personnel are taking advantage of the opportunity to searide in HMAS Canberra to start learning more about the Landing Helicopter Dock. Adelaide is currently at BAE Systems dockyard in Williamstown, Victoria, while the communications and combat system fit out is completed. Adelaide’s Deputy Weapons Electrical Engineering Officer Lieutenant Dayong Bao said that seariding […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Dec. 13 as part of a USO Holiday Tour. Gen. Martin Dempsey met with Stennis leadership, observed daily operations, and addressed the crew during an all-hands call in the hangar bay about the importance of Stennis’ […]

  • 20 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The 07th Junior Naval Staff Course (JNSC) commenced on 12th March 2012 at the Naval and Maritime Academy in Trincomalee. Fourteen naval officers representing Executive, Marine Engineering, Electrical, Patrolman, Civil Engineering and Supply branches along with 03 officers from the Sri Lanka Army have enrolled to follow the course. For the first time, officers from […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Over the weekend, NATO Allied Maritime Command’s Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Giorgio Lazio met with Bulgarian and Romanian military leadership in the framework of MARCOM periodic engagements with the maritime forces of the Allied nations bordering the Black Sea, and to contribute in profiling NATO’s commitment to collective defence. The visit was held in […]

  • 26 February 2015

    Last week, Mr. James Bergeron (USA) and Lieutenant Christine Godelain (FRA N) were presented NATO awards by Commander NATO Allied Maritime Command, Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CB CBE. Mr. Bergeron is the political advisor to the Commander Maritime Command and was awarded the NATO Meritorious Service Medal for distinguished service while assigned on NATO duties. […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Staff from the European Union Naval Force alongside other missions* deployed within the framework of the European Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), presented Operation Atalanta to visitors of the EU Open Day on Saturday, 9 May 2012. At the Operation Atalanta stand inside the European Council (Justus Lipsius Building) representatives of the Operation Headquarters […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Commander of Naval Striking and Support Forces at NATO (STRIKFORNATO), Vice Admiral Frank Pandolfe USN, has paid a visit to the Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship HMS Bulwark. VAdm Pandolfe took the opportunity to visit the ship while she was alongside in Lisbon as part of a multi-national exercised called Cougar 13. The aim of […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Vice Admiral Pradeep K Chatterjee, AVSM, NM, took over as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (DCNS) at the Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy) on May 29. He is the first ever submariner to have become Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff. Commissioned on 01 January 1977, the Flag Officer specialised as a submariner, and […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Training & Education

    On 25 July 2015, staff from Operation Atalanta Force Headquarters visited the Japanese Detachment of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 in Djibouti. Led by the Force HQ Chief of Staff, Captain Jens Nykvist, the meeting was hosted by Captain Masahisa Motomura, Commanding Officer of the Deployment Air-Force for counter-piracy Enforcement of the Japanese Self-Defence Force. […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Training & Education

    A group of officers following the Pakistan Navy Staff Course visited the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 20th March 2013. Head of the delegation, Assistant Chief of Staff (Training) of the Pakistan Navy, Commodore Sajid Mahamood paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage. The PNSC officers are […]