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  • 20 August 2013
    Training & Education

    A school health clinic and two field health clinics were conducted by the Medical Department of the North Western Naval Command on 01st, 04th and 11th August 2013 at the Mullikulam Catholic Mixed School respectively under the guidance of Commander North Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral NKD Nanayakkara. School children from Mullikulam and villagers from […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Arunta returned to her home port of Fleet Base West in Rockingham, Western Australia, on July 23, completing the longest Middle Eastern deployment of an Australian Navy vessel since the first Gulf War. Senator for Western Australia, Linda Reynolds; Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer; and family and friends […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Friends and families of the crew from USS Louisville (SSN 724) gathered at the submarine piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to say goodbye as the Los Angeles-class submarine departed for a scheduled Western Pacific deployment, Feb. 7. “The submarine is in excellent material condition thanks to a combined effort of the crew and the […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) returned to its forward-deployed base at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, on May 28. Stethem departed Yokosuka in January to begin its 2017 patrol in the Western Pacific. “Over the past four months, our operations provided maritime presence in the Indo-Asia Pacific region and strengthened our […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere arrived in Western Australia on Wednesday with Italian defense industry representatives aboard. Carabiniere docked in Fremantle where Fincantieri representatives will meet with Australian naval shipbuilding companies and the local supply chain, who are vying for a share of a multi-billion dollar defence program. Fincantieri is one of three European ship […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Hawaii (SSN 776) returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on March 10, after completing a deployment to the Western Pacific. Hawaii returned home with a new second in charge, as Lt. Cmdr. Charles Phillips relieved Lt. Cmdr. Mark Robinson as executive officer of Hawaii in a pre-scheduled relief during the deployment. During […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The guided missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) departed Oct. 31 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean. The ship and crew of more than 300 Sailors, assigned to Destroyer Squadron Two Three (DESRON) 23, will conduct various presence operations and goodwill activities with partner nations. Sampson is a multi-mission ship with anti-air […]

  • 9 September 2013

    Long hugs and kisses from family and friends were seen on the submarine piers on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) departed Sept. 5, for a deployment to the Western Pacific region. Tucson’s Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Ted O’Harrah commented that the submarine and her crew are excited […]

  • 7 February 2011

    US nuclear aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise, will arrive in the popular resort town of Marmaris in western Turkey on February 8. The carrier will anchor off Marmaris for four days. USS Enterprise is the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. At 342.3 m, she is the longest naval vessel in the world. Enterprise is also the […]

  • 9 June 2011
    Training & Education

      China said Thursday it would conduct naval training drills in the western Pacific later this month, state media reported, amid lingering fea… (Citizen) [mappress] Source: Citizen, June 9, 2011;

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73) are scheduled to depart their homeport of Naval Base San Diego, California for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific. They will deploy as part of Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) under Destroyer Squadron 31 (CDS-31) on April 19. The […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) is to depart on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean today. While deployed, Preble and its crew of more than 300 Sailors will conduct theater security cooperation and maritime presence operations with partner nations. The mission of Preble is to conduct sustained combat operations […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) returned Feb. 25 to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam from a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific.  Olympia completed an array of undersea operations and training evolutions, and worked with allied partners in several multinational exercises, thus improving the overall mission readiness of U.S. and allied forces. The submarine’s […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) returned home to the Pacific Northwest Aug. 1, following a 20-month deployment in the Western Pacific. Since its departure in December 2013, Michigan was forward-deployed to Guam, where it conducted surveillance, training and other critical missions in the 7th Fleet Area of Operation. Capt. Benjamin Pearson III, […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Friends and families of the crew from USS Olympia (SSN 717) gathered at the submarine piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to say goodbye as the Los Angeles-class submarine departed for a scheduled Western Pacific (WESTPAC) deployment, Aug. 8. “We have been preparing for this deployment for over 18 months, so the crew is eager […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Greeneville (SSN 772) returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 25, following a deployment to the Western Pacific.   The submarine’s commanding officer, Cmdr. Martin Muckian said the crew was outstanding during deployment. “They performed superbly in every area, from the tactical watchstanders, to the nuclear propulsion plants […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Goodbyes were heard from family and friends at the submarine piers on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam July 15 for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific region. Houston’s Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Paul Davis, commented that the submarine and her crew […]

  • 1 November 2011

      THE Australian Navy has intercepted another boat of asylum seekers off the coast of Western Australia. Home Affairs Minister Brendan O’Connor said HMAS Maryborough intercepted a vessel carrying suspected asylum seekers south-west of Browse Island near the north-west coast of WA. Mr O’Connor said initial reports suggested 57 people were on board. “The passengers […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Authorities

    Two US Navy combat jets crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Friday, according to Reuters.   The F/A-18 Hornets were part of the US 7th Fleet’s Carrier Air Wing 17 embarked on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. One pilot was found and received medical treatment, and search was underway for the missing pilot. Reuters cited officials as saying […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) returned to her Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam homeport on February 14, completing a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. During the deployment, 31 officers and sailors earned their submarine warfare qualification “dolphins” and 27 sailors advanced in rank, including six to the rank of chief petty officer. […]

  • 6 November 2013

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN 705) departed Nov. 4 from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a deployment to the Western Pacific region. City of Corpus Christi’s Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Christopher Buziak, commented that the submarine is ready and her crew is excited to get underway and have the opportunity […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver arrived in Brisbane, Australia on November 2 as part of her Westploy 16 deployment. HMCS Vancouver’s deployment is aimed at strengthening ties between the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the navies of Asia-Pacific countries. Since departing its home port of Esquimalt, British Columbia, in June, HMCS Vancouver has operated throughout […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed from Naval Base San Diego for deployment to the Western Pacific ocean, Sept. 17. The ARG’s deployment supports the Navy’s overall mission to protect maritime freedom, enhance global security, and foster and sustain cooperative relationships with its allies and international partners. […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Authorities

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Perth frigate has recently passed through King George’s Sound into the city of Albany, Western Australia.   HMAS Perth spent five days in the Western Australian Exercise Area conducting Naval Gunfire on the Lancelin Naval range, navigation training, damage control exercises, and working in company with HMAS Darwin and her Seahawk helicopter as […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS San Francisco (SSN 711) deployed from Naval Base Point Loma for a scheduled six-month Western Pacific deployment, July 10.   The Los Angeles-class, fast-attack submarine’s deployment is in support of the Chief of Naval Operations’ maritime strategy. San Francisco’s missions will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, which help establish […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The guided missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) is scheduled to depart Oct. 20 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans. The ship and crew of more than 300 Sailors, assigned to Destroyer Squadron Two One (DESRON) 21, will conduct presence operations and goodwill activities with partner nations. Prior to deploying […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) is set to begin an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and South America, departing Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on June 13. Chafee has a crew of nearly 350 officers and enlisted sailors and is a multi-mission ship designed to operate independently or with an associated strike group. The […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-Class fast attack submarine USS Alexandria (SSN 757) wrapped up her six-month deployment to the Western Pacific region and returned to Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego on May 18. Alexandria completed four missions deemed vital to national security and participated in five multinational exercises, spending a total of 197 days […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage made inspections of the Western Fleet at SLNS Rangalla on 14th June 2013. He was accompanied by Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sirimewan Ranasinghe, Director Naval Operations, Commodore NPS Attygalle and Flag Officer Commanding the Naval Fleet, Commodore PRB Dissanayake. Commander of the Navy addressed the naval […]