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  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australian HMA Ships Arunta, Stuart and Sirius have completed their visit to Malaysia and Indonesia and will shortly complete their two and a half month deployment to North, South and South East Asia. Following the recent combined exercise at sea with the French frigate FNS Vendemiaire in international waters off the coast of Vietnam, the […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Michael Little has joined Austal as Regional Service Manager – Asia. Based in Singapore, Mr. Little will be responsible for Austal’s support offering in Singapore, Hong Kong and the Philippines and for developing relationships in the broader region. Mr. Little has considerable experience in the Asia-Pacific ship repair industry and direct expertise supporting US Navy […]

  • 21 November 2017

    US guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) got underway from San Diego on November 20 to start a regularly scheduled independent deployment to the US 7th Fleet and 5th Fleet areas of operation. Higgins has a crew of nearly 330 sailors, officers and enlisted, and is a multi-mission ship designed to operate independently or with […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The underwater search efforts for the missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501 resume today after encountering difficulties over the weekend due to rough weather conditions. As reported by The Guardian, five large objects have been located at the bottom of the Java Sea about 90 nautical miles off the coast of Borneo. The objects found are believed to be parts […]

  • 22 April 2015

    IMDEX Asia 2015 has attracted strong international interest from senior naval officials, maritime agencies and industry representatives who will converge at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore from 19 to 21 May 2015. To date, Navy Chiefs from 15 countries such as Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Djibouti, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Malaysia, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Sweden, […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Exhibitors and delegates at the upcoming International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (IMDEX Asia) will have the opportunity to meet more key players from international navies, coast guards and maritime agencies as the biennial exhibition is set to host the highest number ever of Navy Chiefs from all over the world. IMDEX Asia, returning for […]

  • 5 November 2013

    U.S. force rotations in the Asia-Pacific region are bolstering key relationships there as they extend the U.S. presence to reflect today’s security environment, the U.S. Pacific Command chief told American Forces Press Service. US Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III called the rotations — currently in Australia, Singapore and South Korea — important contributions to […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of the Five Power Defence Arrangements started exercise Bersama Shield 2017 on April 27 in Malaysia and Singapore.  The long-running Bersama exercise series aims to enhance the interoperability between the founding members of the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) – Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. Australia’s Acting Chief of Joint Operations, […]

  • 12 July 2018

    Royal Navy frigate HMS Argyll has arrived in Alexandria, Egypt, as part of her nine-month deployment to the Persian Gulf and Asia Pacific which started on June 18. The Type 23 frigate is currently visiting the Alexandria naval base to facilitate discussions between senior Egyptian and UK naval officers about future cooperation, including training exercises […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Melbourne departed her home port of Fleet Base East bound to start a seven month deployment to the South West Pacific and North East Asia. Melbourne’s deployment will include participation in the second iteration of Indo-Pacific Endeavour, exercise Kakadu in Australia’s north and a variety of port visits and community […]

  • 26 May 2015

    Following the recent success of Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2015, Australian Navy’s HMAS Perth joined ships from across the Asia-Pacific at Singapore’s Changi Naval Base for the International Maritime Defence Exhibition Asia 2015. The international maritime defence show, combines defence industry exhibitions, strategic conferences and a warship display. Perth was on show alongside 20 other ships […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has departed Sydney on a three-month deployment to South East Asia. As informed, the ship will visit a number of ports while deployed in order to strengthen relationships and interoperability with some of Australia’s close partners in the region. “Among other countries we will be visiting Papua New […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy has hosted the 16th iteration of the Asia-Pacific submarine conference discussing submarine survivability, escape and interoperability of rescue assets. The conference was conducted at the Western Australian Maritime Museum, in Fremantle from 19 to 21 September, with 53 representatives from 21 nations and agencies in attendance. Established by Commander, Submarine Force, […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat and Royal Canadian Navy ships HMCS Ottawa and Winnipeg recently completed a series of underway exercises in the waters of South East Asia. The exercises, conducted in international waters from 19-21 April, included close quarters manoeuvring, practicing replenishment at sea activities and conducting anti submarine warfare training utilising helicopters from […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Exercise Bersama Shield, an annual Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) Field Training Exercise, started April 18. The exercise is attended by the founding members of the Five Power Defence Arrangements: Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. More than 200 Australian Defence Force personnel will participate in the exercise being held in FPDA exercise […]

  • 11 April 2018

    The UK defense ministry confirmed on Wednesday it is sending amphibious transport dock HMS Albion to North East Asia to support UN sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Albion set sail from the Devonport Naval Base in February this year and was initially scheduled to spend five months in the Mediterranean Sea as […]

  • 23 July 2015

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) departed Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka, for an Indo-Asia-Pacific region patrol, July 22. Chancellorsville is the latest addition to the Forward Deployed Naval Force (FDNF) in Japan, from her previous homeport in San Diego. While in San Diego, the ship underwent upgrades to include a new Aegis Baseline […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Having wrapped up her participation in the Australian Navy exercise Ocean Explorer on March 5, Italian Navy FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere headed for Jakarta, Indonesia as part of her deployment to the Asia-Pacific region. The Carlo Bergamini-class frigate arrived in Jakarta on March 9 and hosted the Italian ambassador and a number of Indonesian officials […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    New Zealand’s Anzac-class frigate HMNZS Te Mana made a port call in Sandakan, Malaysia, marking the begin of the Southeast Asian leg of the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) five-month engagement across the Asia-Pacific region. “Te Mana’s visits to Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam reflect the importance that we place on these relationships and our commitment […]

  • 11 January 2019

    The Royal Navy will deploy Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose to Japan later this year, where the ship will contribute to the enforcement of UN sanctions on North Korea. Montrose will be the fourth British warship to visit Japan and operate in the region in the past 12 months. Fellow Plymouth-based frigate Montrose will head […]

  • 29 December 2014

    The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has deployed a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion Maritime Patrol Aircraft to assist in the Indonesian-led search for missing Air Asia flight QZ8501. The Australian AP-3C Orion took off from Darwin this morning (Monday, 29 December, 2014) to join the search operations. The Chief of Defence Force, Air […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The operation will see the frigate visit 5 countries and transit more than 16700 nautical miles.

  • 9 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigates returned from a five-month deployment to the Asia-Pacific on August 8. Her Majesty’s Canadian (HMC) Ships Winnipeg and Ottawa returned to Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt concluding a deployment which the Canadian Navy refers to as Poseidon Cutlass 17. Poseidon Cutlass provided an opportunity to engage in numerous exercises […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) arrived at the Singaporean Changi Naval Base to begin a rotational deployment in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. Coronado’s arrival in Singapore on October 16 marks the first deployment of an Independence-variant littoral combat ship to Southeast Asia and the third overall, following USS Freedom (LCS 1) and USS Fort […]

  • 26 August 2019

    After deploying from Portsmouth for operations in the Asia Pacific earlier this month, Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender has now been ordered to Persian Gulf where it would aid in the protection of shipping in the Middle East. Following a series of attacks on tankers in the region and Iran’s seizing of British-flagged […]

  • 12 January 2015

    The Singapore Armed Forces continues to be committed to the Indonesian-led multinational search operations. To augment the underwater search, the 6-man Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) team was transferred to MV Swift Rescue from Endurance-class landing ship tank RSS Persistence, which departed for Singapore on January 10th. The Republic of Singapore Navy ships RSS Kallang, and […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy’s support of Indonesian-led search operations for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 continued Jan. 5, with USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) and USS Sampson (DDG 102) operating in the Java Sea. Sampson, a guided-missile destroyer, joined the effort on Dec. 30, followed by the littoral combat ship Fort Worth on Jan. 3. U.S. Navy divers […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) got underway from Changi Naval Base, Singapore, to start a theater security cooperation (TSC) patrol in Southeast Asia. Following flag-level staff talks between US and Republic of Singapore navies, the TSC patrol got underway on May 19 with 40 embarked staff members in a goodwill mission consisting of port […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Ballarat departed Western Australia on April 3 kicking off a deployment to the South East Asia. Upgraded with anti-ship missile defense, the frigate departed navy base HMAS Stirling under the command of Commander David Landon. During her time in South East Asia, Ballarat will promote the Australian Defence Force and further strengthen international […]