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  • 12 December 2011

    The first Chinese aircraft carrier successfully wrapped up the second stage of its sea trials on Sunday… (ruvr) [mappress] Source: ruvr, December 12, 2011; Image: feverip

  • 6 April 2011
    Training & Education

      The Navy is wrapping up “Koa Kai” exercises in Hawaii waters that involved surface ships, submarines and aircraft from the United States, Ca… (staradvertiser) [mappress] Source: staradvertiser,April 6, 2011;

  • 4 July 2011
    Training & Education

      An annual international naval exercise that began as a way to reduce Cold War tensions between the Soviet Union and U.S. allies wrapped up o… By Brock Vergakis (winnipegfreepress) [mappress] Source: winnipegfreepress, July 4, 2011

  • 20 February 2012

    Reports that Ukraine is allegedly planning to put new taxes on Russian Black Sea Fleet (BSF) base in Sevastopol is incorrect, said Russian foreign ministry’s official Mariya Zakharova on Feb 16. “Ukrainian party has not brought up taxation issues of BSF assets in Sevastopol”, she told Interfax. Earlier on, newspaper Kommersant reported that Russian and […]

  • 6 January 2015

    HMAS Stuart wrapped up 2014 in style with a families’ cruise on 18 December to thank those who had supported the ship over what was a long and demanding year for the ‘Tartan Terror’. Nearly 200 visitors joined the crew of Stuart for a short day of sailing through Sydney Harbour and off the NSW […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. facilitated exercise Cutlass Express 2016 is currently taking place in the western Indian Ocean, focusing on cooperation and teamwork. Its principle goal is to build and help to maintain the capability to protect the free flow of trade by countering maritime illicit activity. The eight-day maritime exercise kicked off January 30 and is scheduled […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Training & Education

    This year’s fourth and final mission port for Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) was Cambodia, bringing an end to nearly three full months of working ports in Southeast Asia. While in Cambodia, the PP12 team of more than 1,200 crew members, spent 14 days at the invitation of host country to take part in many evolutions […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Training & Education

    Hetman Sahaydachnyi, the Ukrainian Navy frigate, finished the first patrolling as part of European Naval Force Operation Atalanta from 5 to15th of January.   The primary goal of Hetman’s presence was to perform counter-piracy operations, secure civil ships carrying out tasks within the World Food Program (WFP), partner with countries, structures and organizations represented in […]

  • 4 November 2015

    Royal Australian Navy’s Collins Class Submarine HMAS Sheean returned from her South East Asian Deployment. According to social media, the vessel wrapped up her mission and returned home to HMAS Stirling. HMAS Sheean is the fifth Collins Class Submarine built by the ASC in Adelaide, Australia. Sheean was named after Ordinary Seaman Teddy Sheean, who was lost when HMAS Armidale (I) was […]

  • 6 August 2015

    The 66th annual Seattle Seafair (SSF) concluded Aug. 2 when U.S. Navy ships USS Boxer (LHD 4), USS Gridley (DDG 101) and USS Dewey (DDG 105) departed from the Port of Seattle. During the five day fleet week, thousands of guests from the Seattle area came out to visit with Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    As Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia drew to a close, the Marines aboard USS GERMANTOWN break down their rifles, scrub their nylon tents, and perform maintenance on the vehicles that took them to the Indonesian shores. While living ashore for five days, they participated in various exercises with their Indonesian counterparts, building trust […]

  • 21 August 2015

    As Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia drew to a close, the Marines aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) broke down their rifles, scrubbed their nylon tents, and performed maintenance on the vehicles that took them to the Indonesian shores. While living ashore for six days, they participated in various […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Brazilian-led and US Navy-hosted Panama Canal protection drill PANAMAX 2018 concluded in Mayport, Folrida, at US Naval Forces Southern Command/US 4th Fleet (USNAVSO/FOURTHFLT), Aug. 10. Since its inception in 2003, PANAMAX has become one of the largest coalition command post exercises in the world. The exercise is focused on ensuring the defense of the […]

  • 22 February 2016

    Approximately 440 kilograms of cocaine were seized from a container ship travelling from Panama to Guatemala, the Mexican Navy said in a report. Joint efforts between the Mexican Navy and the country’s tax administration service (SAT) resulted in the seizure which was made February 19. A scan of the ship’s cargo conducted by the Navy determined that three […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The 19th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and Malaysian Armed Forces drew to a close during a ceremony on Kuantan Naval Base June 23. During CARAT Malaysia 2013, U.S and Malaysian forces conducted a series of shore-based and at sea training events designed to address […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Training & Education

    HMAS Choules has just completed major preparations in Jervis Bay south of Sydney to prepare the ship for deployment to Bougainville for Operation RENDER SAFE 2014. Choules’ 11-day comprehensive preparation included boarding-party training and officer of the watch manoeuvres with HMAS Arunta as well as whole of ship activities including man overboard drills, damage control […]

  • 6 March 2013

    Warships group of the Pacific Fleet, consisting of large anti-submarine ship Marshal Shaposhnikov, intermediate sea tanker Irkut and rescue tug Alatau, completed their… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, March 6, 2013; Image: Flot

  • 9 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) successfully completed a two-week Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) April 1 off the coast of Southern California. COMPTUEX is the second of three integrated-training events within the Essex ARG and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) training cycle. The ARG/MEU team completed the first phase known as PHIBRON-MEU Integrated Training […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The fourteenth edition of Indo-French naval exercise (VARUNA) concluded on May 2 off Goa. The ten day long exercise commenced on April 23 and included both a harbour and sea phase. Aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle represented the French Navy, along with two destroyers Chevalier Paul and Jean de Vienne, replenishment tanker Meuse and a maritime […]

  • 23 March 2015

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) wrapped up a five-day port visit to Boston and set sail for her Norfolk homeport, March 18. During the visit, Sailors and Marines participated in multiple holiday events throughout the city, including the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the annual South Boston Citizen’s Association dinner […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors aboard the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) wrapped up a replenishment-at-sea and are now ready to conduct naval operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe.   The Sailors connected a fueling probe aboard the vessel during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    In a move designed to give the ship an edge over mines, sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie performed a deperming procedure on the ship ahead of her upcoming deployment. The Ticonderoga-class cruiser moored at Naval Base Point Loma’s deperming pier, February 6-9, for an evolution which would put her crew […]

  • 16 July 2014

    Pacific Partnership 2014 (PP14) held its closing ceremony July 15 in a local establishment that still bears the scars from Typhoon Haiyan. Although the weather was less than ideal, those in attendance were determined to give Pacific Partnership a proper ceremony.   Among the speakers at the ceremony were the Philippine Army’s Maj. Gen. Lysander […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 20th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Philippines wrapped up with a closing ceremony on board the guided missile destroyer, USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), July 1st.   The ceremony occurred a day after McCain, the dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) and the Philippine navy ships, BRP Gregorio Del […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Northern Fleet, project 22350, frigate Admiral Gorshkov has completed missile fire tests from the ship’s multi-purpose missile system in the White Sea. Within the final phase of the state tests of ship hardware, the ship fired cruise missiles of various types were at naval target positions. The ship’s crew also completed a missile deployment […]

  • 5 October 2011

      Adm. Jonathan Greenert wrapped up his first visit to Japan as Chief of Naval Operations Oct 4. During his visit, Greenert toured Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka during which he spoke with Sailors at an All Hands Call (AHC) and visited with staff at the Fleet and Family Support Center. Master Chief Petty Officer of […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Training & Education

    U.S. mine countermeasures, surface and expeditionary assets and counterparts from the Republic of Korea navy wrapped up the mine countermeasures portion of the bilateral exercise Foal Eagle March 29. Foal Eagle is a series of joint and combined field training exercises conducted by Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea components (ground, air, naval, and […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors and Marines deployed as an adaptive force package (AFP) from USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) wrapped up their first mission stop in support of Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15) in Puerto Castilla, Honduras, Aug. 24. While ashore, the AFP provided training and subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs), conducted community relations projects, […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command-chartered HSV Swift (HSV 2) completed a nearly 10-month deployment to the Europe and Africa areas of responsibility Jan. 31. During that time, Swift and her crew of contract mariners and a U.S. Navy detachment conducted 38 port visits to Africa and 15 to Europe, circumnavigating the African continent in support of Africa […]