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  • 22 January 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Representatives from Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Turkey and the Russian Federation are attending BLACKSEAFOR planning event, which is taking place in Sevastopol, Ukraine.   Rear Admiral Denis Berzovsky, Deputy Commander of Navy of Ukrainian Armed Forces, who is leading a Ukrainian working group, said that the primary goal of the event was to create the document […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Maritime forces from four countries began participation in the multinational naval exercise FRUKUS, in port Brest, France, June 25. FRUKUS, which is led this year by the French navy, is focused on improving maritime security through open dialogue and increased training of the participating nations, as well as promoting friendship, mutual understanding and cooperation. Participating […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Industry news

    Skye Maritime, a new firm offering security and anti-piracy solutions for clients operating in war risk regions at sea, is beginning operations this month. The company, launched by two U.S. Armed Forces veterans, provides a specialized training and ethics based approach to security, employing teams of highly skilled professionals with backgrounds in the U.S. armed […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    A joint military exercise dubbed “Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training 2012” (CARAT) commenced on May 30 in Indonesia’s East Java province, the protagonists being Indonesian navy and its U.S. counterpart, Xinhua news portal informed. The waters off East Java province’s coast cities of Surabaya and Situbondo will be the venue of several maritime exercises including […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Strike Group (HSTSG) began its composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) after departing Naval Station Norfolk Jan. 14. COMPTUEX is a series of training scenarios designed to certify HSTSG as a deployment-ready fighting force capable of completing operations in overseas theaters. The exercise will be evaluated and graded by Commander, Strike […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Warships taking part in the International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) have sailed out of Manama, Bahrain to begin the underway portion of the exercise on April 10. U.S. and Royal Navy ships sailed into the Arabian Gulf and Straits of Hormuz to practice working together to address threats such as piracy, terrorism, and mines. IMCMEX will […]

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

    NATO’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise DYNAMIC MONGOOSE 2015 (DMON 15) began today, Monday, 4 May 2015, off the coast of Norway, with ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from 10 Allied and 1 partner nation converging on the Norwegian Sea for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare training. Submarines from Germany, Norway, Sweden and the United States, under operational […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 20th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the Malaysian Armed Forces commenced formally with an opening ceremony at Lumut Naval Base, June 16.   Malaysia has participated in CARAT since the nine-nation bilateral exercise series began in 1995 to address shared maritime security priorities […]

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

    Maritime forces from West and North Africa, Europe, and the United States kicked off Exercise Saharan Express 2015, April 20, 2015. Saharan Express 2015, sponsored and facilitated by U.S. Africa Command, is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness, information-sharing practices, and tactical interdiction expertise to counter sea-based illicit activity in the region. Rear. […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval forces from Brazil, Chile, Peru, Mexico and the United States commenced Unitas Atlantic 2015, an annual multinational exercise in Rio Grande, Brazil, November 13. Personnel from Cameroon, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru and Senegal will also participate in the exercise. This year’s exercise is hosted by the Brazilian Navy and will include multiple warships, aircraft […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Training & Education

    The Ukrainian Navy’s Frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi started the second patrolling through the Gulf of Aden within the EU Naval Force Operation Atalanta on January 19th, 2014.   The frigate recently finished the first patrolling of the area, which took place from January 5 to 15, after which it headed to the port of Djibouti for […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Exercise TALISMAN SABRE, the largest combined biennial military exercise undertaken by the Australian Defence Force, will put about 18,000 Army, Navy and Air Force personnel to the test in the coming weeks. Starting on 5 July and finishing on 21 July, the exercise aims to improve combat training, readiness and interoperability by exposing participants to […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Industry news

    The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) is about to launch the salvage of the Navy’s Kilo-class submarine named INS Sindurakshak.   Namely, the Mumbai-based Western Naval Command is expected to ink the contract and issue work orders shortly, the India Today reports. Multiple explosions blasted on INS Sindurakshak on August 14 last year, killing 18 […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The 2014 began very promising for the U.S. defence contractor Lockheed Martin, which has been awarded two contracts by the U.S. Department of Defence, worth a total of USD 24.1 million. Both contracts relate to Aegis Combat System, an integrated naval weapons system that uses powerful computer and radar technology to track and guide weapons […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Training & Education

      The 2012 edition of the annual Indo-US Naval Exercise code-named Malabar being held in the Bay of Bengal commenced on Saturday, 07 Apr 12 at Chennai. The ten days exercise that will continue till 16 Apr 12 will see the participation of frontline units from both navies. The Harbour phase scheduled from 07-09 Apr […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Industry news

    Work has begun to create a new £6m headquarters to serve as the hub of the Royal Navy’s most important theatre – the Middle East.   Armed Forces Minister Mark Francois MP broke ground with a golden shovel at the site of the new UK Maritime Component Command (UKMCC) complex in Bahrain. Nowhere else outside […]

  • 4 November 2019

    USS Detroit’s is the first deployment of an LCS in support of operation MARTILLO.

  • 11 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      NELSON’S flagship will be ‘dismasted’ for the first time since the Normandy landings as HMS Victory undergoes the most comprehensive overhaul since her finest hour. The ship’s three masts are all being removed this month as work gets under way on a mammoth restoration project. Those involved with the Herculean task say it’s the […]

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

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed its homeport in Norfolk for an around-the-world deployment, March 11. TR and its Sailors will conduct operations in the U.S. Navy’s 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility during the deployment. The deployment is part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting maritime […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are participating in Amphibious Ready Group Marine Expeditionary Unit Exercises (ARGMEUEX), commencing Oct. 23, 2013. ARGMEUX is a three-and-a-half week exercise that is designed to strengthen Navy and Marine Corps amphibious capabilities in preparation for deployment. The […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Ships taking part in Exercise Kakadu 2018 have sailed out of Darwin to begin the sea phase the Royal Australian Navy’s regional exercise. Kakadu, which began in late August, is split into three phases — a harbor phase, a Force Integration Training (FIT) and finally a free-play phase. The sea phases are designed to provide […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s new Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) NUSHIP Adelaide left BAE Systems Williamstown on June 17 to begin sea trials. After some initial trials in Port Phillip Bay, NUSHIP Adelaide will spend ten days on the water travelling to Sydney. The current testing precedes a second period of sea trials in August, ahead of delivery […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived to Sattahip, Thailand February 5 to start the Thai-U.S. exercise Cobra Gold. Cobra Gold (CG) is a multinational joint exercise designed to advance regional security  in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and is scheduled to begin this week. Sailors assigned to Ashland and Marines from the 31st Marine […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The international maritime law enforcement exercise Cutlass Express 2018 kicked off in Djibouti, January 31, under the sponsorship of US Africa Command. The seventh iteration of the annual exercise is led by US Naval Force Africa and is aimed at assessing and improving combined maritime law enforcement capacity, promoting national and regional security in East […]

  • 2 June 2017

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) got underway from Naval Base Kitsap on June 1 to start a regularly scheduled deployment. The aircraft carrier is joined by destroyers USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Shoup (DDG 86) who departed Naval Station Everett on the same day. While many speculate the deployment is in response […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Construction of HMS Prince of Wales, the second of two new aircraft carriers for the UK Royal Navy, has moved forward with the docking of two of the ship’s largest hull sections – Lower Block 02 and Lower Block 03.   The movement of the blocks into the dock at Rosyth marks the beginning of […]

  • 19 August 2014

    Duluth Navy Week 2014 kicked off Aug. 18, starting a weeklong series of events intended to inform local community members to meet and interact with Sailors serving in their Navy.   The Navy Week program is designed to raise awareness about the Navy in areas that traditionally do not have a naval presence and include […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Sixteen countries will be represented at the 12th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC 2014) being held Tuesday 20 – Thursday 22 May at the Marine Establishment Amsterdam in the Netherlands.   The three-day conference is organised by The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) in association with the Royal Netherlands Navy. […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Training & Education

    South Korean and American troops began naval exercises on Monday off the east coast of the Korean peninsula,  according to The drills come after North Korea said it was planning to carry out its third test of a nuclear device, thus rising nuclear tensions within the region. The North Korea has criticised the drills […]