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  • 17 August 2011

      Nearly 60 rounds of high explosive shells hammered Col Gaddafi’s forces in a day of high drama for HMS Liverpool, whose guns silenced the enemy yet again – and smashed up a military convoy. The veteran destroyer came under fire from coastal batteries near the port of Zlitan as she carried out a night-time […]

  • 8 February 2016

    Russia’s re-emergence as a strategic challenge and how NATO is going to respond to it was the center-discussion at the Surface Warship Summit in Bucharest, Romania, held January 26-28. Speaking at the summit, Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone CB CBE, Commander of Allied Maritime Command, said: “The combination of adventurist Russian behaviour, their lack of openness and clarity and […]

  • 8 September 2015

    Spanish Navy’s ESPS Meteoro and the Royal Netherlands Navy’s HNLMS Groningen conducted replenishment at sea on September 2 which enabled them to continue their missions. Warships deployed with Operation Atalanta are able to remain at sea to protect World Food Programme (WFP) vessels and conduct counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean due […]

  • 29 September 2015

    Indian Navy’s largest made warship Kochi will join the fleet tomorrow, September 30, in a ceremony at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. The ship is the second ship of the Kolkata-class (Project 15A) Guided Missile Destroyers. The contract for three ships of Kolkata class was signed as follow-on of the legendary Delhi Class Destroyers, which were commissioned into the […]

  • 11 September 2015

    Three Royal Navy warships will be present at the world’s largest land, sea and air defence and security exhibition next week. Held in London from 15-18 September, Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2015 will see key note speeches delivered by all four UK MOD Service Chiefs of Staff as well as static and dynamic […]

  • 22 October 2019

    Defence IQ have released the annual Surface Warships Global Market Report – download a copy here. The current Surface Warship market is booming with a forecast of $155.16 billion over the next ten years. This report provides an in-depth look at the acquisition priorities for the world’s navies and insights into global investment trends from nations including: Romania – plans […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The US Navy warship USS Pinckney will arrive in Manila, the Philippines today, the Inquirer reported.   This will be the second visit to the Philippines of the US Navy ships this year, following USS Shiloh, which arrived in the Philippines on 31 January for restocking. The US Embassy said in a statement that the […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Five warships, currently deployed as part of Operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia, recently met in the Gulf of Aden. Operation Atalanta’s flagship, ITS Carabiniere, was joined by Spanish warships, ESPS Victoria and ESPS Meteoro, Dutch warship HNLMS Groningen, and German warship, FGS Erfurt on Friday, October 23. The ships came together in a close-formation […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      South Korea’s state-run ocean research center built an observation system that provides a customized map of ocean currents in waters off Som… (yonhapnews) [mappress] Source: yonhapnews,April 6, 2011;

  • 1 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Two of the Royal Navy’s largest warships have set sail from Plymouth to lead the Royal Navy’s Cougar 15 Deployment. HMS Ocean deployed with Royal Marines from 45 Commando and Merlin, Apache and Chinook helicopters from the Fleet Air Arm, Army Air Corps and RAF, where the Navy’s helicopter carrier will join a task group […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Two warships from Vietnam People’s Navy arrived in Manila on Monday 24th November for a goodwill visit. Dinh Tien Hoang (HQ-011) and Ly Thai To (HQ-012), carrying more than 200 officers and crew led by Rear Adm. Nguyen Van Kiem, Deputy Chief of Staff of the VPN were warmly welcomed by the Philippine Navy receiving […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two ships of the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF), JS Uraga and Takashima are on a visit to Kochi, India from March 22 – 24. During their stay in Kochi, the two minesweepers will have professional and informal interactions with the Indian Navy’s Southern Naval Command. On March 22, the commanding officers of the JMSDF ships called on […]

  • 10 September 2014

    Visitors flocked to a flotilla of NATO warships when Cardiff hosted a Meet the Forces day – although those stepping aboard HMS Duncan were confronted by one of the most dangerous aliens in the universe.   Six ships – including the Royal Navy’s latest front-line Type 45 destroyer – were berthed in Cardiff Bay at […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Australian Navy will progressively change the colour of its surface fleet to meet modern war-fighting and regional environmental conditions, the Chief of Australian Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, has announced. While not normally apparent to the bystander, the recent International Fleet Review with 17 international ships visibly demonstrated that colour schemes do vary significantly […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Industry news

    Repairing and modernization of Algerian Navy’s ships is still within plans of JSC Severnaya Verf shipyard, said the… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 19, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Three Spanish warships currently deployed off the coast of Somalia rendezvoused in the Gulf of Aden on Saturday, October 3. The Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia and ESPS Victoria performed a simultaneous refuel with American supply ship, USNS Carl Brashaer. ESPS Galicia ensured that her fuel tanks were fully topped up in preparation for her […]

  • 6 January 2014

    A Chinese warship arrived in Cyprus on Saturday, (January 4, 2014) as part of the international mission to remove chemical weapons from the country, Reuters writes. Norwegian and Danish convoy is currently in international waters off Syria and waiting for the Chinese frigate Yancheng to begin removing the weapons. The convoy missed the previous deadline […]

  • 26 March 2012

    As of 23 March 2012 the Counter-Piracy force of the European Union (EUNAVFOR) which normally includes between 4 and 7 warships patrolling the Gulf of Aden and Horn of Africa will be joined by two new warships of the French navy; Frigate FS GEORGES LEYGUES and Amphibious Assault Ship FS DIXMUDE. FS GEORGES LEYGUES, named […]

  • 2 March 2011

      Warships, aircraft and hundreds of international soldiers are en route to Libya in support of a massive aid mission aimed as much at hasteni… (thestar) [mappress] Source: thestar,March 2, 2011;

  • 11 December 2013

    HMS Illustrious took a short break from delivering humanitarian aid in the Philippines. “Lusty” met up with the US tanker USNS Richard E Byrd in the Sulu Sea just to the west of the central Philippines island of Panay to top up fuel. During the three hour encounter, around 1200 cubic metres of fuel was […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

    One of the purposes of state visit to be paid by Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich to Greece will be bilateral cooperation in shipbuilding, reports Radio Svoboda citing MP Anatoly Kinakh, the head of Ukrainian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. “We have acquired wide experience in numerous areas, mostly in shipbuilding. It is very important to […]

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

    Two of the Royal Navy’s largest warships have left port and are sailing to the starting point of the biggest NATO exercise in 20 years. HMS Ocean sailed from Livorno while HMS Bulwark sailed from Toulon straight into the warm up phase of Exercise Trident Juncture. Both vessels have spent months preparing for the exercise […]

  • 8 February 2011

    Britain is to abandon its warship patrols of the Caribbean for the first time since the second world war because of the navy’s funding crisi… [mappress] Source: guardian,February 08, 2011;

  • 4 April 2013

    Iranian warships have finished their mission in the Pacific Ocean and came back home on Thursday, April 4th, according to Fars News Agency. The Iranian Navy’s 24th fleet of warships, membered by Khark chopper carrier and Sabalan destroyer, arrived in Southern Iran after completing the 72-day mission, which started in late January. The mission goal […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Two Japanese Maritime Self – Defence Force Ships JDS (Japanese Defence Ship) Uraga- a minelayer and JDS Hachijyo -a mine hunter, departed Kochi after a two day stop over at Kochi. The ships which entered Kochi on the 20th have returned after participating in a major minesweeping exercise off the coast of Bahrain in which […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The Canadian Navy ship HMCS Regina arrived in Manila, the Philippines on February 1 for a goodwill visit.   During the visit, the Philippine Navy welcomed the ship’s crew and informed them on the security issues, intelligence and health situation in the city. HMCS Regina was commissioned into the fleet on December 29th, 1993 and […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship HMS Bulwark has paid a short visit to Pakistan while deployed as part of the UK’s Response Force Task Group. The ship arrived in Karachi to demonstrate her amphibious skills to the Pakistan Marines with J Company, 42 Commando Royal Marines, and 4 Assault Squadron Royal Marines (ASRM) explaining how […]

  • 14 May 2015

    The Spanish Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, His Excellency Mr Miguel Angel Fernandez-Palacios Martinez, and the Spanish Ambassador to the UAE, His Excellency Mr. José Eugenio Salarich Fernández-Valderrama, recently visited Spanish warships, ESPS Galicia and ESPS Infanta Cristina. The two warships are currently deployed in the Horn of Africa as part of […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Training & Education

    An F70 type anti-submarine frigate of the French Navy, the Dupleix, will enter the Black Sea this weekend, according to Russian news agency ITAR-TASS.   The frigate will replace the US Navy’s destroyer USS Donald Cook, which is currently positioned in the western part of the Black Sea. Arrival of the French ship will keep […]