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  • 19 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Mexican Navy tall ship ARM Cuauhtémoc is set to visit New London, USA, May 2 – 6. The ship set out on a journey that will include stops in 13 countries, including the U.S., Canada and Europe. A 270-foot (82 meters) barque built in 1982, the Cuauhtémoc serves as a training ship for the Mexican […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Naval ships Tir and Sujata together with the sail training ship Sudarshini and Indian Coast Guard Ship Varuna entered Phuket, Thailand on April 4 where they are expected to stay until April 8. The four ships comprise the Indian Navy sail training squadron which is on an overseas deployment during a spring term 2016 course. The […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The German Navy has reached an agreement with the Romanian Navy to lease the sail training ship ‘Mircea’ as replacement for the ‘Gorch Fock’ which is tied to port for extensive repairs. German Navy Vice Admiral Rainer Brinkmann told reporters earlier this year that Germany was evaluating the possibilities of leasing the Romanian ship. Officials were […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The General Headquarters (GHQ) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces has selected Canadian simulation and training technology provider CAE to develop a comprehensive Naval Training Center (NTC) for the UAE Navy. The order is part of wider contract signed between the two sides valued at CAD$145 million. According to CAE, the purpose-built NTC facility will feature a range of […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of the Japan Air Self Defense Force and U.S. Air Force 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron visited the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) Nov. 9, for a tour of the ship and to conduct training. 28 JASDF staff members and 20 U.S. Air Force personnel arrived aboard to see what life is […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Leonardo’s TH-119 single-engine helicopter, which is being pitched for the US Navy’s new helicopter trainer program, now benefits from the new Genesys Aerosystems avionics, the company has announced. The new avionics and cockpit allowing IFR operations is being integrated at Leonardo’s Philadelphia facility, home to the AW119 single engine final assembly line for the US and global […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy has opened a new simulation facility in Sydney that will enhance training for its technical sailors. Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, officially opened the $90 million Navy Training Systems Centre at Randwick Barracks, and said the purpose-built facility would revolutionize how Navy prepares Marine and Electronic Technicians for their […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Saudi Naval Force members, in conjunction with, the Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA) toured the Navy’s only boot camp, Recruit Training Command (RTC), Nov. 7. The visiting group consisted of seven naval officers from the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who toured RTC to observe Navy training and see how civilians […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Force Master Chief Jon Port, Naval Education and Training Command, visited Training Support Center (TSC) Great Lakes to get a firsthand look at training commands, as well as their efforts to raise sexual assault awareness and prevention among the Sailors, July 24. Port met with members of the local chapter of the Coalition of Sailors […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans departed Mayport, Florida, to begin composite training unit exercise, Sept. 5. The Sullivans joined the remainder of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) to conduct COMPTUEX, which tests HSTCSG’s ability to effectively react to real-world scenarios and perform as an integrated unit. Throughout COMPTUEX, The Sullivans will […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO’s Standing Maritime Group One (SNMG1) met up with a Japan Maritime Self Defense Force training squadron in the Baltic Sea on August 21 for a passing exercise. The JMSDF task group is composed of cadet training vessel JS Kashima and the destroyer JS Makinami. Japan is one of a number of countries beyond the Euro-Atlantic area […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s tall ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail from Cádiz to start her 87th midshipmen training cruise. The farewell ceremony was presided over by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral General Jaime Muñoz-Delgado, accompanied by other civilian and military authorities. Commanded by Captain Victoriano Gilabert, ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ is crewed by 23 officers, 23 non-commissioned […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Philadelphia-based Philly Shipyard has been awarded an initial USD 630 million contract to construct the newest class of US training ship, the national security multi-mission vessel (NSMV). As informed, the shipyard will construct up to five new ships to provide maritime training for America’s future mariners and to support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in […]

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

    The 2015 edition of Annual Exercise, a bilateral maritime field training exercise involving the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy (USN), will be conducted Nov. 16-25. The training will take place in the waters south of Japan. Annual Exercise, the premier training event between USN and JMSDF, is designed to increase the defensive […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Research & Development, Training & Education

    Two British Naval vessels have sailed from Simon’s Town for a four day training period with a South African Navy submarine. With the rugged South African coastline providing the background, the frigate HMS Lancaster and Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessel RFA Gold Rover sailed with Type 209 Diesel Electric submarine Queen Modjadji. The two British ships and […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy has developed a pilot training course for maintainers of the Mk 92 Mod 12 Fire Control System on Guided Missile Frigates or FFG. Electronics Technicians, Chief Petty Officer William Edmondston, Petty Officer Matt Harper and Leading Seaman Mathew Webster developed the course at short notice, after the United States Navy ceased […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s sail training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ concluded a four-month Atlantic ocean training cruise returning to Marín (where the Naval Academy is located) on July 13. The veteran ship was welcomed by the Academy’s Superintendent, teachers, students and family members. During this training cruise, midshipmen from the Spanish Navy, Marine Corps and Quartermaster’s […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Airbus Helicopters is offering its Airbus H135 helicopter as the solution for the US Navy’s planned helicopter trainer replacement program. The company has put an H135 demonstrator aircraft in Navy trainer markings on display at the 2018 Naval Helicopter Association Symposium in Norfolk, Va. The US Navy is looking to acquire commercial aircraft to replace […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Midshipmen aboard the Spanish Navy’s training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano concluded the 88th training cruise by docking in Cadiz, Spain, on Friday. The purpose of these training cruises is to contribute to the nautical, military, social and human instruction of Spanish Navy midshipmen (future officers). The training ship itself represents the state, promoting diplomatic relations […]

  • 8 February 2011

    The Philippine National Red Cross, Philippine Coast Guard, and the Philippine Marines rescue personnel held on Thursday, February 3 a cross… [mappress] Source: pia , February 8, 2011; [mappress] Source: , February 8, 2011; Image:

  • 30 December 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced Dec. 28 that the commander of NETC visited the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) Keesler Air Force Base to see firsthand how the learning site has successfully implemented a Virtual Desktop Initiative (VDI). Rear Adm. Don Quinn, NETC commander, was briefed by Cmdr. Jonathan Vorrath, […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Eight maritime interdiction boarding teams and six participating ships continue at-sea maritime security training scenarios as part of Phoenix Express, May 30.   During the scenarios, teams are taking turns boarding simulated suspect commercial vessels and executing tactics to counter-illicit trafficking. Participating ships include the Hellenic navy frigate HS Navarinon, Royal Moroccan navy frigate Hassan […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Spanish maritime action ship ‘Meteoro’ is participating in operation ‘Atalanta’ as of last August and has recently carried out a series of Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO) with personnel from the Tanzanian Navy as part of the collaboration endeavor of EUNAVFOR with local navies. The participants attended two briefings. The first one was delivered by the […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The multinational training exercise Eurasia Partnership Capstone (EPC) 2012 concluded during a ceremony held at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center, Dec. 14. During the weeklong exercise, more than 80 representatives from Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Romania, Ukraine and the United States conducted a variety of shipboard exercises and classroom training including environmental protection, […]

  • 10 February 2011

    The Navy announced Tuesday it will finish training all of its members on the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” by June 30… [mappress] Source:gayapolis , February 10, 2011;

  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Spanish offshore patrol vessel Vencedora has conducted a series of exercises at sea with the South-Korean warships Kang Gam Chan and Dae Cheong off Cartagena, Spain. After a visit to Barcelona integrated into the 2015 Midshipmen cruise, the South-Korean warships sailed towards the French Atlantic coast. On their way westwards a rendezvous was organized with […]

  • 31 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Peruvian Navy, in collaboration with the Spanish Navy, has commissioned their new training ship Unión. The commissioning ceremony, attended by the Spanish Minister of Defense and the Chief of Naval Staff, took place January 27. As of July 2014, a Spanish Navy officer and a non-commissioned officer (NCO) were assigned to the Peruvian Navy as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyers USS Mustin (DDG 89) and USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) are participating in a bilateral training exercise from Jan. 13-15 with their counterparts in the Republic of Korea Navy. The bilateral training began with a port visit Jan. 11 in Donghae for USS Mustin where crew members from both navies conducted […]