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  • 3 July 2015
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy warship, HMS Severn has just completed Tradewinds 15, a 14 nation training exercise in the Caribbean. Ships and personnel participated from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Mexico, the USA and Severn from the UK. […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Severn completed an eight-month deployment across the Caribbean on July 17 as she returned home to Portsmouth. The vessel provided security and reassurance to the British Overseas Territories and dependencies, travelling over 30,000 miles whilst away. The crew visited 29 ports, strengthening bonds across 20 different countries and islands, where they were on standby to assist in […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Joint High Speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) arrived in the Dominican Republic June 17 after transporting members of U.S. Marine Corps 4th Law Enforcement Battalion (LEB) and associated equipment in support of Exercise Tradewinds 2014.   This event is a key part of Southern Partnership Station Joint High Speed Vessel 2014 (SPS-JHSV 14), which […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Coast Guard units are taking part in Phase I of the international exercise Tradewinds 2016 June 4 through June 14, 2016 in St. George’s, Grenada. Exercise Tradewinds is a U.S. Southern Command-led, three-phased, combined and joint exercise that supports the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, a U.S. Department of State regional security partnership. Phase I and II […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Fleet Diving Unit Atlantic will conduct diver training for Caribbean partner nations from May 30 to June 18, 2016, as part of Canada’s participation in Exercise Tradewinds 16. Hosted by the Caribbean Military Maritime Training Centre and run in Discovery Bay, Jamaica, the training involves instruction of select components of […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Barbados will be hosting this year’s edition of the multi-national maritime security and disaster response exercise Tradewinds which is starting June 6. Some 2,500 participants from 18 nations are set to take part in the Caribbean drill. This annual exercise includes executive-level leadership and provides an opportunity for participating nations to collaborate on challenges and ensure […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Industry news

    ANADOLU Shipyard has successfully completed the LCT (Landing Craft Tank) project of 8 vessels for Turkish Navy back in August 2012. On August 28th 2012 Tuesday, TCG Ç-158, the last vessel of the serries was delivered to Turkish Navy with a ceremony. ANADOLU Shipyard is actually proceeding with 8 vessels Landing Craft Tank project and […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Industry news

    ANADOLU Shipyard, on August 13th 2012, started Sea Acceptance Tests (SAT) of the Eight Vessel of Landing Craft Tank (LCT) project undertaken for Turkish Navy. ANADOLU Shiphard has already delivered the first seven vessels of the LCT project (TCG Ç-151; TCG Ç-152; TCG Ç-153; TCG Ç-154; TCG Ç-155; TCG Ç-156; TCG Ç-157) from March to July […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Another Royal Canadian Navy unit has joined the Canadian Armed Forces’ contribution to the multinational exercise TRADEWINDS 14.   HMCS Summerside joins members of Fleet Diving Unit (FDU) Atlantic who have been providing support to the training exercise since early June. HMCS Summerside was in the Caribbean region completing a successful patrol as part of […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Military and law enforcement officials from 14 nations participating in Tradewinds 2015, collaborate to discuss and practice tactics in stopping non-compliant vessels June 1 in Christophe Harbour at St. Kitts. Five 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement boats and 20 boat coxswains from 13 Caribbean nations and the United States Coast Guard participated in […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities

    HMCS Summerside recently joined Operation CARIBBE as part of her seven-week deployment in the Caribbean basin in support of Canada’s commitment to improve regional security and cooperation.   “The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has had enormous success on Operation CARIBBE over the past few years, with dozens of Canadian ships and submarines contributing to significant […]

  • 30 August 2012

    ANADOLU Shipyard has successfully delivered to Turkish Naval Forces Command TCG Ç-158, the Eight vessel of three years long 8 strong vessel Landing Craft Tank (LCT) project. On August 28th 2012 Tuesday, TCG Ç-158 is delivered to Turkish Navy with a ceremony who was attended by Captain Bülent Akgöl of İstanbul Navy Shipyard. Also attended […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Industry news

    ANADOLU Shipyard (ADIK) has successfully completed Sea Acceptance Tests (SAT) for the Eight Vessel of Landing Craft Tank (LCT) project undertaken for Turkish Navy. ADIK has already delivered the first seven vessels of the LCT project (TCG Ç-151; TCG Ç-152; TCG Ç-153; TCG Ç-154; TCG Ç-155; TCG Ç-156; TCG Ç-157) from March to July of […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    One of Operation Atalanta’s objectives is to develop a greater understanding of the way of life of fishermen and other seafarers who sail in the Gulf of Aden. As a result, EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Andrea Doria was recently tasked to meet local fishermen, who, until two years ago, lived with the constant fear […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark (WPC 1106) hosted search and rescue (SAR) training to representatives from six countries in the Caribbean Sea. The Jamaican Defense Force – Coast Guard, Belize Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Navy, British Royal Navy, Mexican Navy and U.S. Navy were all on hand for the extensive, day-long […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMCS Summerside and its crew came back to the Atlantic Fleet on June 30th, 2014 from a 7-week deployment on Operation CARIBBE and exercise TRADEWINDS 14.   Of note, Summerside was the fifth Kingston-class patrol vessels to be deployed this year on Op CARIBBE, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US-led ​land and maritime exercise in the Caribbean region concluded on June 21. The exercise took place from June 4 to 21 and was divided in two main phases. The first one was in St. Kitts & Nevis and the Bahamas while the final key leader seminar phase took place in Miami. Land operations took […]

  • 31 August 2012

    The Russian Naval Vessel “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” is paying a courtesy call to Cork and will be berthed at the Port of Cork Cruise Terminal in Cobh from Thursday, 30 August until 19:00hrs on Sunday, 2 September 2012. The vessel will be open to the public on Saturday, 1 September from 10:00 – 12:00hrs and from […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Physical Optics Corp., Torrance, California, is being awarded $10,4 million for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 0006 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement for a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research effort for the design, testing, and delivery of data transfer units and ground encryption devices in support of the F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G .   […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Authorities

    Two oil tankers have been damaged in the Strait of Hormuz, according to the US 5th Fleet, with one reportedly being targeted by a torpedo. Front Altair, a 110,000 dwt tanker operated by Norwegian shipping company Frontline, is the one hit by a torpedo, shipping news site Tradewinds reported citing industry sources. Kokuka Courageous, another […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Brazilian Navy’s training ship Brasil pays a visit to St. Petersburg in Aug 9-13. The ship moored at English Embankment at 10 am. Brasil is the most frequent guest among foreign ships calling at St. Petersburg; this is her 13th visit to the Russia’s “northern capital”. Basically, the ship serves as a practice platform for […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Photos: Royal Canadian Navy The Royal Canadian Navy has shared a couple of underwater photos from the Tradewinds 2016 exercise during which Canadian Navy diving units instructed Caribbean trainees off Discovery Bay, Jamaica. More than ten clearance divers from the Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) and Fleet Diving Unit (Pacific) delivered the Ship’s Team Diver Course at […]

  • 13 May 2012
    Industry news

    The Eight vessel of the LCT (Landing Craft Tank) Project undertaken by ANADOLU (ADIK) Shipyard on the Contract signed with SSM in 2009 (Turkish Undersecretariat of Defense Industries) NB 230 / Ç-158 was succesfully launched on May 11th 2012. ANADOLU Shgipyard has delivered the First vessel of the project (NB 223 / Ç-151) on March […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Bell Helicopter a $423.4 million contract modification ordering more AH-1Z new build helicopters. Under this modification, Bell Helicopter will manufacture and deliver 25 Lot 14 AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters in support of the H-1 upgrade program the Marine Corps is undertaking. The Marine Corps H-1 program is upgrading the older AH-1W SuperCobras and UH-1N Twin […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    While on its long journey from the Mediterranean Sea, across the Aegian Sea to the Black Sea, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) conducted multiple operations. The vessel conducted small boat operations and a passenger transfer, as well as a pre-action caliber fire exercise with USS Ross (DDG 71) during which USS Cole launched an MK 45 5-inch lightweight […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Authorities

    A current U.S. Navy Commander became the 12th navy official to be charged in a bribery case that involved much of the U.S. 7th Fleet and a foreign defense contractor nicknamed Fat Leonard. Mario Herrera was charged in a complaint unsealed on February 16, with accepting luxury travel, elaborate dinners and services of prostitutes from foreign […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    After an extensive search, the US Navy has ended search and rescue efforts at 5:15 a.m. (+11L) Sept. 14 for the pilot of one of the F/A-18C Hornet aircraft that crashed Sept. 12 approximately 250 nautical miles off the coast of Wake Island.   The pilot assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 94 has been […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Some 6,000 U.S. military members have started the 2017 edition of the exercise Northern Edge which is taking place at the Gulf of Alaska and around central Alaska ranges from May 1-12. NE17, a biennial Pacific Command contingency exercise, prepares joint U.S. forces to respond to crises in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. It is designed to […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy received the future USS Sioux City (LCS 11) and USS Wichita (LCS 13) in a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin on August 22. Sioux City and Wichita, respectively, are the 14th and 15th littoral combat ships (LCSs) to be delivered to the Navy and the sixth and seventh […]