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  • 27 March 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy is establishing a task force that will focus solely on ocean science, the Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy announced on March 24. Named Task Force Ocean, the unit is part of an effort to further assess the state of ocean science in the Navy, which encompasses its oceanographic infrastructure, technologies, technical workforce and […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Having finished the stay in Novorossiysk, ships of Black Sea joint task group BLACKSEAFOR on Aug 16 started joint tasks at sea under command of Capt 1 rank Yury Zemsky (Russian Navy). The task group consists of Russian large landing ship Caesar Kunikov (BLACKSEAFOR flagship), Bulgarian minesweeper Priboy, Romanian corvette Sebastian, Turkish frigate Yildirim, […]

  • 20 November 2015

    Turkish Navy ship TCG Gemlik, commanded by Rear Admiral Ayhan Bay, Commander Combined Task Force (CCTF) 151 recently visited Mombasa, Kenya. The flagship TCG Gemlik (F-492) was received at the port by Mombasa Governor Ali Joho, Senator Hassan Omar and the Turkish Ambassador to Kenya Ms Deniz Eke, along with coast region legislators. During the […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Training & Education

    Commander of South Korean Expeditionary Task Group, Captain Sung-Mok Choi, paid a visit to Commander of Combined Task Force 508, Rear Admiral Eugenio Diaz del Rio, aboard the Spanish Naval Vessel, ESPS Alvaro De Bazan, in the Gulf of Aden on 11 January 2014.   The South Korean Navy staff arrived onboard the ship by […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    A place where a grey navy ship had been standing in the harbor of Neustadt, the berth of the former frigate Köln, which had served as a training and education platform for sailors, had been empty for many months. The ship is now back in its original place at the Maritime Safety and Security Training Centre. The […]

  • 15 June 2017

    After completing port calls in Madagascar and Australia, ships from the Chinese PLA Navy’s 25th Task Group arrived in Auckland, New Zealand, on June 15. The ships are on a goodwill visit tour in Asia Pacific following their counter-piracy deployment in the Gulf of Aden. Composed of two Type 054A frigates, Hengyang and Yulin, and replenishment […]

  • 8 January 2016

    Royal Australian Navy Commodore Jaimie Hatcher AM, Commander of Combined Task Force 150, thanked the Commanding Officer of the Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) Tippu Sultan for their contribution to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) whilst the ship was alongside in Bahrain. The visit took place before the ship sailed to the North Arabian Sea for the […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Chinese Navy three-ship task group has concluded a three-day visit to Brunei Darussalam and is currently en route to Cambodia. Composed of Type 052C destroyer Changchun, Type 054A frigate Jingzhou and Type 903 replenishment ship Chaohu, the task group started its deployment on April 23 and has visited 18 countries so far. The deployment has […]

  • 19 September 2011

      The Commander of Task Force​ 465, Rear Admiral Thomas Jugel, met the commander of  Task Force 151 (CTF 151),Jim Captain Gilmour. He was received with military honours on the flagship USS Anzio. During a briefing the Admiral got an overview of the operational capabilities of the international Task Force. The commanding officer of CTF […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Choules has arrived at Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, to support Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) activities as part of Operation LANDSCAPE. Approximately 60 ADF personnel assigned to Joint Task Force 638 have been deployed or have already directly supported Operation LANDSCAPE after an announcement by the Australian Government on […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Northern Fleet (NF) task unit consisting of landing ships Alexander Otrakovsky, Georgy Pobedonosets, and Kondopoga left the Mediterranean Sea… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 22, 2012; Image: Narod

  • 19 December 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit led by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev attending the international anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden has finished escorting of the sixth convoy and, having replenished water and fuel supplies from tanker Boris Butoma, laid a course for the Seychelles. PF mariners will call at the capital city […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Caspian Flotilla (CF) task unit consisting of corvette (small-size gunnery ship) Astrakhan and attached supply vessels completes preparation for a deployment to the Caspian Sea. Basic purpose of the deployment is demonstration of Russian naval ensign and maintaining of Russia’s naval presence in key regions of the Caspian Sea. Among other tasks is protection of […]

  • 2 September 2016

    HMAS Perth has notched up more-than 10,000 nautical miles since leaving Australia on 7 June, and Commanding Officer, Captain Ivan Ingham, said his crew has now settled in to their Middle East deployment. “The first phase was getting to the Middle East region and on the way we travelled via Indonesia and Sri Lanka interacting […]

  • 26 October 2011

      Caspian Flotilla (CF) task unit headed by CF Ship Brigade Commander Capt 2 rank Sergei Babsky and consisting of small-size ship Astrakhan and seagoing tug MB-58 is deployed at sea in order to maintain presence of the Russian Federation in key regions of the Caspian Sea. The ships will protect Russian commercial shipping and […]

  • 23 October 2015

    U.S. and Canadian naval units began a Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California on October 20. Participating units from the Royal Canadian Navy include Canadian Fleet Pacific, Halifax-class frigates HMCS Calgary (FFH 335) and HMCS Vancouver (FFH 331), and Victoria-class submarine HMCS Chicoutimi (SSK 879). U.S. Navy units include Commander, Expeditionary […]

  • 12 November 2012

    Russian Navy command deploys two task units of Pacific Fleet (PF) and Black Sea Fleet (BSF) in order to accomplish combat… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 12, 2012

  • 15 October 2013
    Training & Education

    While there were dozens of large warships in and around Garden Island during the International Fleet Review (IFR), there was also a sizable fleet of 1:72 scale models on display. Jim Warren from Adelaide, who served in the Navy from 1967-87, had his model of the Daring-class destroyer HMAS Vampire on display. Mr Warren, the state representative […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of Guard missile cruiser Varyag, tanker Irkut, and sea-going tug MB-66 pays courtesy visit to Japanese port Maizuru (Honshu Island), told PF Information Support Group to Central Navy Portal. In the first day of the visit, on Sept 25, Russian official delegation headed by the task unit commander […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A multinational task force consisting of nine ships from four nations arrived in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, June 24, after participating in a group sail from Guam to participate in the 24th biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise.   Led by Capt. Patrick Kelly, commanding officer of guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65), the task […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Training & Education

    A Task Group Exercise will take place from February 11 to 21 off the coast of Hawaii with personnel from Canada and the United States participating in joint operations designed to build and strengthen interoperability and effectiveness between Canada’s three military services and our Allies. The exercise will also support the United States Navy Submarine […]

  • 19 January 2016

    Commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 152 along with a Colonel of the Kuwait Navy (another member of CTF 152) met with Lieutenant Colonel Nayef Al Jowder, the Commanding Officer of Bahrain warship RBNS Abdul Rahman Al Fadel. The Captain of the Bahraini Guided Missile Patrol Craft discussed its capabilities and how they can operate closer […]

  • 4 December 2015

    Australian HMAS Melbourne seized 151 kilograms of heroin worth an estimated $AUD44.5 ($32.6) million from a fishing dhow off the east coast of Africa November 30. HMAS Melbourne’s Commanding Officer Commander Bill Waters said the ship’s crew boarded a suspicious fishing vessel following surveillance which suggested the dhow might be engaged in illegal activity. Commander […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    During a brief stopover in Salalah, Oman, the Commander of Combined Task Force (CCTF) 151, Rear Admiral Ayhan Bay, visited the Republic of Korea Navy warship ROKS Chungmugong Yisunshin on September 27. Following his visit Rear Admiral Bay welcomed Captain Jae-Man Yoo, the Commanding Officer of ROKS Chungmugong Yisunshin and members of the ship’s crew […]

  • 14 December 2015

    The Royal Australian Navy took over the command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) which had previously been lead by the Pakistan Navy. Commodore Jaimie Hatcher of the Royal Australian Navy assumed command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 from Rear Admiral Muhammad Moazzam Ilyas of the Pakistan Navy […]

  • 31 October 2012

    An Iranian naval task force, comprising  the Shaheed Naqdi, a corvette-class vessel, and the Kharg, a supply vessel, headed for Sudan has reached its destination on Monday morning, MNA reported. The overall objective of the visit is extending a message of piece and collaboration on fighting “against marine terrorism and piracy”. Iran has been involved in […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Caspian Flotilla (CF) task unit consisting of frigate Tatarstan and seagoing tug MB-58 returned to home bases after deployment to… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy,October 18, 2012

  • 27 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26, guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64), guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) and Helicopter Maritime Strike (HSM) 46 Detachment 2 pulled into the port of Faslane, Scotland for a port visit, Sept. 26. Gettysburg, Mitscher and fleet replenishment ship USNS Leroy Grumman (TAO 195) are in the area to take part […]

  • 12 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task force headed by Capt 1 rank Viktor Sokolov and consisting of Guard missile cruiser Varyag, large ASW ships Admiral Vinogradov, Admiral Tributs, and destroyer Bystry performs training tasks in the northern part of the Sea of Japan; the force is heading for Kamchatka in order to attend large-scale maneuvers of […]