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  • 24 October 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert, and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited the crew of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to provide Sailors on board an opportunity to speak directly with the Navy’s most senior leadership, Oct. 23. Among the topics discussed during the all-hands […]

  • 27 September 2011

      EU NAVFOR welcomed a German Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) which will operate off the Horn of Africa. Based in Djibouti, the Lockheed Martin P-3C ‘ORION’, will add to the mission’s capabilities until December. In a letter to the detachment, the Force Commander, Rear Admiral Thomas Jugel, welcomed the soldiers: “Let me heartily welcome […]

  • 23 December 2013

    The crew of HMAS Tobruk returned to Garden Island, Sydney, after spending the last six weeks on a relief mission in the Philippines, following Tropical Cyclone Haiyan.   Commodore Jonathan Mead, Acting Commander of Australian Fleet, welcomed the sailors and officers back home and congratulated them on their tireless support to Australian Defence Force (ADF) […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) held a change of command ceremony in Suitland, Md., Nov. 30. Rear Adm. Samuel J. Cox, who has served as director of Intelligence of U.S. Cyber Command since July 2011, and previously as director of the National Maritime Intelligence Center (NMIC), relieved Capt. Robert Rupp. Cox will serve as both […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal Navy mine hunter HMS Pembroke returned home on Thursday, April 23, to HM Naval Base Clyde following a four-month deployment. The Sandown Class Mine Counter Measures Vessel has been assigned to NATO’s Mine Counter Measures Group 1 since January this year, operating in the Baltic and North Sea. During the deployment, HMS Pembroke was […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) arrived in Gydnia, Poland, April 27, for a scheduled port visit. The visit is aimed at enhancing US and Poland relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous Europe. Gydnia is Farragut’s second port visit since departing on a scheduled deployment from Naval […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Columbia (SSN 771) arrived in Singapore, Oct. 4, for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of 150, Columbia will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. “Since departing homeport, Columbia has performed missions vital […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac returned to her home port of Fleet Base East in Sydney on August 8, following a five month long NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment. During NORTHERN TRIDENT, Anzac clocked up over 27,000 nautical miles as she navigated the Southern and Indian Oceans, Red Sea, Suez Canal, the Mediterranean […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) returned home to Naval Station Norfolk May 4 completing a seven-month independent deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. Mitscher deployed Sept. 22, 2014 to the Central Arabian Gulf with stops in the Mediterranean Sea. Under direction of Cmdr. Frank E. Brandon, commanding officer, […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) arrived at Naval Base Guam, Sept. 1, for a port visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.   With a crew of approximately 150 Sailors, Olympia will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. Measuring more […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities

    Rear Admiral John Newton issued the following statement today regarding the port visit of French Ships the Mistral and La Fayette:   “It is my pleasure to welcome the French amphibious assault ship Mistral and frigate La Fayette to Halifax for a three day port visit, commencing today. “For many years now, Canada and France […]

  • 26 May 2020

    From May 26, Naval Today readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance, and a fresh look & feel. The new clean design and layout allow readers to easily filter through trending topics from the naval industry. Articles are now supplemented with suggestions for related articles, allowing readers to continue their news […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Friends and family of Sailors aboard the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) welcomed home Asheville’s crew October 2nd following a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. The deployment supported the Chief of Naval Operations’ Maritime Strategy, which includes maritime security, forward presence, sea control, and power projection. During the deployment, Asheville […]

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

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) arrived in Singapore July 15 for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 142, Houston will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. Measuring 360 feet long and displacing 6,900 […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities

    On a recent shore visit to Sydney, HMAS Perth hosted members of the New South Wales HMAS Perth Association, which included the Perth I survivor, Mr Frank McGovern. The veterans were given a guided tour through the ship and shown the state-of-the-art equipment installed as part of the Anti-Ship Missile Defence Upgrade. The visit provided […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities

    The future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) payed a visit to Callao, Peru, on August 31. This was the final scheduled port visit of her maiden transit, “America Visits the Americas”.   During the visit, Sailors and Marines assigned to America and Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) South conducted bilateral exercises with the Peruvian […]

  • 12 March 2014

    The Royal New Zealand Navy’s frigate HMNZS TE MANA returned this morning to Devonport Naval Base after a seven-month deployment.   About 700 family members along with three Seasprite helicopters welcomed TE MANA’s 182 Warriors of the Sea. The ship fired a 17-gun salute as she arrived, replied by a seven-gun salute from the shore […]

  • 19 June 2013

    Friends and families of the crew of USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) gathered at the submarine piers to welcome back the Los Angeles-class submarine as she returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a deployment to the Western Pacific and Persian Gulf, June 18. ” These Sailors have impressed me from day one, and I […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The Naval Air Training Command (NATRACOM) held a change of command ceremony aboard USS Lexington museum Nov. 15. Rear Adm. Mark Leavitt relieved Rear Adm. William Sizemore II, as the chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA). Sizemore is retiring after 32 years of service as a commissioned naval officer. NATRACOM conducts and oversees all pilot […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Authorities

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) arrived in Split, Croatia, for a scheduled port visit April 12, 2015. The port visit serves to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Croatia and improve relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. This port visit will also provide the […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) welcomed the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Philip M. Breedlove, and the Commander of Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO), Vice Admiral James Foggo, to observe MARCOM’s full operational capability (FOC) certification Exercise TRIDENT JEWEL. The exercise tests the headquarters staff’s abilities to manage a joint multinational operation […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities

    A deal that makes HMS Trincomalee – Britain’s oldest floating warship – a full subsidiary of the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) has been hailed as great news for Hartlepool.   The Napoleonic-era vessel which is permanently moored at Hartlepool’s Maritime Experience in the town’s marina, will now be marketed as part of […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Four students from the United States Naval Academy spent an eventful two weeks on board USS Ingraham (FFG 61) for their first midshipman cruise from May to June.   The purpose of the cruise after freshman year is to expose midshipmen to typical enlisted life in the Navy. They live in the enlisted berthing spaces […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) had a lot of ice to battle before pulling into Otaru, Japan, on February 3. The warm welcome the sailors received was an appreciated contrast to the conditions at sea they previously experienced. During the four days McCampbell spent in port, the […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Training & Education

    She is just a mere speck on the horizon when compared to the grandeur of her surroundings. The 5,000 tonne HMS Richmond has paid a brief visit to South Georgia, in the South Atlantic, where her company looked on in awe at the two mile wide and four mile long, Nordenskjöld Glacier in East Cumberland […]

  • 2 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) had the unique opportunity of interacting with the nation’s highest ranking military advisor when Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited the ship, June 2. Hagel, who was in Singapore for the 2013 Shangri-La Dialogue, made a special detour to Changi Naval Base to tour the Navy’s […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer recently moored in Gaeta, Italy for a port visit. The main goal of this visit is strengthening the existing ties between the US and Italian forces. USS Bainbridge (DDG-96), the fifth ship to carry that name, is homeported in Norfolk. The vessel is currently deployed conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th […]

  • 3 September 2015

    On Tuesday 1st September 2015, Spanish warship, ESPS Meteoro, joined Operation Atalanta off the Coast of Somalia for the second time. ESPS Meteoro left her home port of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands at the beginning of August to start her three month deployment with the EU’s counter-piracy operation. Under the command of Lieutenant […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Authorities

    Whilst conducting counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia, Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia, hosted a number of local leaders on board. Meetings such as this help to build mutual trust and understanding between counter-piracy forces and the Somali population. The leaders were greeted and welcomed on board by the ESPS Galicia’s Commanding Officer and […]