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  • 4 December 2018
    Authorities

    UK defense secretary Gavin Williamson has confirmed that Her Majesty the Queen has approved the new appointment of First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff. Vice Admiral Tony Radakin CB is to be promoted Admiral and appointed First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, in succession to Admiral Sir Philip Jones. Defence Secretary […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced May 10 that the President has made the following nominations: Navy Capt. John D. Alexander has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half). Alexander is currently serving as commanding officer, the USS Abraham Lincoln, Everett, Wash. Navy Capt. Brian K. Antonio has been […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Authorities

    The Australian Government will recommend to the Governor-General a number of senior Australian Defence Force appointments.   Air Marshal Mark Binskin AC will become Chief of the Defence Force when General David Hurley AC, DSC completes his tenure on 3 July 2014. Air Marshal Binskin has demonstrated outstanding leadership in his current role as the […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Authorities

    Cmdr. Eric Rozek relieved Cmdr. Michael Luckett as commanding officer of the US Navy’s Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) at a change of command ceremony held at the submarine piers on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 5. As Rozek assumed command of Mississippi, he expressed how honored and humbled he is to […]

  • 25 January 2012
    Authorities

    Capt 1 rank Oleg Zhurayev was appointed commander of Baltic Fleet (BF) Leningrad Naval Base by presidential decree issued on Dec 22, 2011. BF Deputy Commander Vice Admiral Viktor Kravchuk introduced the new commander to the base officers on Jan 23, 2012 in Kronshtadt Officers’ Club. Prior to the appointment, Zhurayev was holding the position […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Rear Admiral Bimal Kumar Verma, AVSM took over as the Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command from Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, AVSM yesterday, 29 Oct 12. In the course of his distinguished career, Rear Admiral BK Verma has held various Command, Staff and Operational Appointments. Rear Admiral BK Verma is an alumnus of the 55th […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government is starting construction of a new surface shipbuilding yard in Osborne, South Australia, and has unveiled the design of the shipyard. The construction of the shipyard will be a $535 million project and is the latest in a series of significant infrastructure announcements supporting the delivery of a continuous naval shipbuilding program in […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Authorities

    Admiral RK Dhowan took over as the 22nd Chief of the Naval Staff of Independent India yesterday. He is the 20th Indian officer to assume command of the Indian Navy.   On assuming command, Admiral RK Dhowan paid tribute to the country’s martyrs by laying a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate and […]

  • 22 February 2011
    Authorities

    The Singapore Navy will have a new chief next month… (chanelnewasia) [mappress] Source: chanelnewasia, February 22, 2011;

  • 18 October 2013
    Authorities

    The Hon. Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, announced the retirement of noted businesswoman and philanthropist Sonja Bata yesterday, the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) longest-serving Honorary Naval Captain, after 24 years of service. “Honorary Captains act as a bridge between military and civilian communities, and help strengthen the navy’s ties to diverse areas of Canadian […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In early February, the Falkland Islands Patrol ship HMS Clyde had a change of commanding officer. On Monday 11 February 2013 patrol ship HMS Clyde went through a pivotal moment in any ship’s life as her Commanding Officer handed over the reins of command to his relief. After bringing the ship alongside in East Cove […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities

    Mahinda Rajapaksa, the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, has appointed Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera RWP, VSV, USP, ndc, psc, as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy and promoted him to the 3-star rank of Vice Admiral with effect from 01st July 2014.   Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera is the […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Authorities

    The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of National Defence, yesterday announced the appointment of Mr. Peter Bissonnette as the newest Honorary Naval Captain, affiliated with the office of the Commander Maritime Forces Pacific, in Esquimalt, B.C. “It is a privilege to appoint Mr. Peter Bissonnette as an Honorary Naval Captain,” […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    820 Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose, whose Merlin’s are set to be the first helicopters on the Queen Elizabeth carrier, now have a new commander. On February 8, Commander Jon Holroyd took the helm of RNAS Culdrose’s 820 Naval Air Squadron from his predecessor Commander Ross Spooner OBE, who takes […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Authorities

      In accordance with presidential decree of June 24, Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev was appointed Northern Fleet (NF) Commander, and Rear Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov obtained the post of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Commander, reports the Kremlin’s press service. According to president Medvedev’s decree signed on June 24, Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev was relieved from the […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Industry news

    Bowtech Products are delighted to announce the continued expansion of their distribution network with the appointment of Neotek SA, as their exclusive agents in France. This increases the worldwide representation of Bowtech’s expanding product range to 18 countries. In recognition of their appointment, Olivier Riche, Neotek Sales Manager said “Neotek is a leader in France […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On 23rd January 2012, EU NAVFOR Operation Commander Rear Admiral Duncan L. Potts welcomed Mr. Alexander Rondos, the recently appointed EU Special Representative to the Horn of Africa to the Operation Headquarters in Northwood for a briefing on the EU NAVFOR mission and discussed future close cooperation. Rear Admiral Potts welcomed the Special Representative, saying: […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Industry news

    Australian shipbuilder ASC on February 14 announced the appointment of a chief executive officer and managing director. The newly-appointed CEO Stuart Whiley has been interim CEO of ASC Pty Ltd since 2014. “Stuart brings a deep understanding of what it takes to create and sustain sovereign naval industrial capabilities and the board and I are […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities

    Captain Mark Potter was farewelled by his staff on September 4, when he finished his post in the position of Commander of the Royal Australian Navy’s Submarine Force (COMSUB).   After officially handing Command over to Captain Matt Buckley, the outgoing COMSUB was given a send off at the Sir James Stirling Mess at HMAS […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities

    Over 500 Royal Australian Navy personnel farewelled the outgoing Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs and welcomed their new leader Vice Admiral Tim Barrett in an official ceremony at Sir Thomas Blamey Square in Canberra today.   The Navy’s new Chief, Vice Admiral Barrett recognised with deep appreciation Vice Admiral Griggs’s progressive leadership over […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Authorities

    The time honored title of commodore was passed from one senior leader to another during a change of command ceremony for Commander, Amphibious Squadron 5 (PHIBRON 5), Dec 14. The formal program was held in the fo’c’sle of amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), where Capt. Vic Cooper transferred the title and leadership […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Authorities

    The role of Deputy Operation Commander (DCOM) of the European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta was handed over today. After five months, Brigadier General Dick Swijgman (Royal Netherlands Marine Corps) transferred his duties to Rear Admiral Paolo Pezzutti (Italian Navy). The handover took place at the Operational Headquarters (OHQ) in Northwood, London. [mappress […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group (former DCNS) has appointed a new executive director to work with the Commonwealth of Australia on the Australian Future Submarine program. Jean-Michel Billig, the Australia executive director joined Naval Group in May 2017 as special advisor to Hervé Guillou, President and CEO. The Australian federal government has selected Naval Group as its […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Authorities

    On 13 July 2012, Rear Admiral Rainer Endres (German Navy) handed over the role of Deputy Operation Commander (DCOM) of the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia – Operation Atalanta to Rear Admiral Gualtiero Mattesi (Italian Navy). The handover was conducted at the EU NAVFOR Operation Headquarters (OHQ) in Northwood, near London. Rear Admiral […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Authorities

    Second Minister for Defence Mr Chan Chun Sing officiated at the 7th Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Senior Military Experts Appointment Ceremony at SAFTI Military Institute on July 29th, where 91 servicemen and women were appointed as senior military experts.   The graduating cohort comprised 51 military experts from the Republic of Singapore Air Force, 14 […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Authorities

    Raytheon has announced the appointment of Stuart Osborne as Director of Global Security with effect from 29 July 2013. Stuart will succeed Mike McGinty who recently retired. Stuart joins BAE Systems following a career spanning 31 years with the Metropolitan Police where he most recently held the post of Deputy Assistant Commissioner.  Stuart has held […]

  • 20 September 2013
    Authorities

    The Spanish Fleet Commander, Admiral Santiago Bolíbar has assumed command of the European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) relieving the French Vice-admiral Philippe Coindreau. The ceremony took place on board the LHD ‘Juan Carlos I’ in Rota Naval Base and was presided over by the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral General Jaime Muñoz-Delgado. EUROMARFOR is a non-standing […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Authorities

      Dmitry Medvedev endorsed a decree appointing Vice Admiral Viktor Chirkov new Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, May 11, 2012

  • 18 April 2011
    Authorities

    President Aquino has appointed former Navy chief Ferdinand Golez as a member of the board of directors of the Bases Conversion and Developme… (newsinfo.inquirer) [mappress] Source: newsinfo.inquirer, April 18, 2011;