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  • 2 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Royal New Zealand Navy has contracted Saab to deliver their TactiCall communications system for New Zealand’s future fleet tanker. The new Maritime Sustainment Capability vessel, HMNZS Aotearoa, will be fitted with the integrated communications system which interconnects communication technologies regardless of radio band, frequency or hardware. Electronic Navigation Ltd (ENL) will provide in-service support […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Freedom is enjoying the island life. Following its first stop in Hawaii, the nation’s first Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), built by a Lockheed Martin-led team, stopped in Guam March 28 as part of its eight-month deployment to Southeast Asia. The visit marked Freedom’s first to a port in the U.S. 7th Fleet’s area of […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Authorities

    HMAS (Her Majesty’s Australian Ship) Newcastle, an Adelaide Class Frigate, berthed at Kochi on May 23. The ship,  on her way for deployment in the Gulf of Aden, is commanded by Commander Paul O’Grady. The ship was received at the entrance of the harbor by INS Kabra. Officials from the Southern Naval Command accompanied by […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Around 1.700 of Royal Navy personnel are away from home and on duty over Christmas, said the Royal Navy today, December 25. From the Gulf and the fight against Daesh to the frozen Antarctic, 18 warships, Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships, Fleet Air Arm squadrons, submarines and Royal Marines units are deployed or on duty as […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Country music performer Toby Keith visited the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) during an island tour of Guam in support of troops deployed overseas May 1. Keith has been touring military installations in coordination with United Services Organization (USO) since 2002 to boosts the spirits of Sailors throughout the fleet and overseas. “Growing […]

  • 2 September 2013

    The Los Angeles class fast attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) arrived at HMAS Stirling for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific Aug. 21. With a crew of approximately 135 Sailors, Chicago has been conducting a multitude of missions to showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet.  “Chicago’s visit […]

  • 31 January 2014

    Within its scheduled deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility, the U.S.Navy’s frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) dropped anchor in Nouakchott, Mauritania for a port visit, on Wednesday.   The visit is aimed at building up relations with the Mauritian leaders and bolstering maritime partnerships. It will pave the way for a bilateral […]

  • 29 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Chief of Naval Operations held an all hands meeting at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) on board Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola July 26. After entering NATTC’s huge hangar bay, Adm. Jonathan Greenert was welcomed by a crowd of more than 3,700 Sailors from Pensacola training commands as they recited the Sailors Creed. […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Authorities

    The youngest of the original batch of Royal Navy’s River class offshore patrol vessels, HMS Mersey, has made her first port of call on her first deployment to the North Atlantic and Caribbean. HMS Mersey left her home base of Portsmouth, UK at the beginning of the month to start her long transit to the Caribbean where […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities

    On 17 May 2015, during a counter-piracy patrol in the Arabian Sea, EU Naval Force warship, ITS Grecale, came to the assistance of a tug after it had put out a SOS distress call. The tug had developed engine failure whilst en route from the UAE to Somalia and was drifting in open waters. Upon […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Sailors of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, May 27 for the final port call of the CSG’s deployment to U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation. During the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group’s nine and a half […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization has released a call for Expressions of Interest for Naval Vessels Repair and Maintenance Services. The Danish Defence has acquired a new Seahawk Helicopter and therefore, the 4 vessels of the Thetis class need modifications to accommodate these helicopters as well as new RHIBs (Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boats) for the Navy. The […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    A task group of three Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships (JMSDF) arrived in Brunei on February 11 for a regularly scheduled port call. Asagiri-class destroyers JS Sawagiri and JS Yamagiri and Hatsuyuki-class destroyer JS Yamayuki were welcomed by the Royal Brunei Navy to the Muara Port. The head of delegation, Captain Isamu Kaji, Commander, Escort Division 11 and […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) is scheduled to speak with Sailors around the world in an all-hands call broadcasting and streaming online live Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. EST. Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Bill Moran and Fleet Master Chief for Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E) April Beldo will update Sailors […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) addressed Sailors at an all-hands call Oct. 24. Capt. Michael Wettlaufer spoke about the importance of training and personal accountability as the ship begins sea trials. We need everyone out there working. There is no time for mistakes, and if anyone has […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Authorities

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) headquarters at Fort Meade, Dec. 17. Greenert received an update on FCC/C10F operations and plans, met with Sailors and civilian staff, held an all-hands call, and presented the Navy Unit Commendation award to the command. Greenert said: The bar […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Duke of Cambridge, Commodore-in-Chief Submarines and Royal Patron of the HMS Alliance Conservation Appeal, visited the Royal Navy Submarine Museum to attend the Service of Re-dedication of the newly restored submarine HMS Alliance. He met veteran submariners and toured the historic submarine.   Serving Submariners from HMS Sultan were also amongst those supporting the […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Authorities

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert visited Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Oct. 22. Greenert, the 30th CNO, opened the ceremony by administering the oath of enlistment to three Sailors assigned to the ship and spoke to the assembled crew about current issues impacting the lives […]

  • 24 February 2012

    On 22 February 2012, the EU NAVFOR combat support warship FGS BERLIN responded to a distress signal from a tanker that was under attack by suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden. On receipt of the radio call the FGS BERLIN immediately dispatched her two Seaking helicopters to the area while she closed and when […]

  • 26 February 2014

    The busy seaport of Manila, the Philippines was HMCS Regina’s third port of call during her Operation ARTEMIS deployment and it provided a welcome five day break for the ship’s company from operations at sea.   In between some well deserved rest and relaxation ashore, a number of HMCS Regina’s sailors participated in community outreach […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy Chief of Chaplains Rear Adm. Mark Tidd recently visited the Navy 311 Call Center located at Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) in Building LF-18 on Naval Station Norfolk. Navy 311 has been the front door for receiving and routing incoming calls and emails from Sailors, Marines, Soldiers, Coast Guardsmen, and families seeking assistance from […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities

    Guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) hosted Senator Daniel Coats and his wife, Marsha Coats, at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Oct. 21. After boarding the ship, the Senator and his wife had breakfast in the wardroom with McFaul’s officers, accompanied the commanding officer on a ship tour, ate lunch with crew on the mess decks, […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Against a backdrop of escalating world conflicts, an all-star lineup of senior naval leaders called for increased innovation and shared the secrets of their success during Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) fifth annual Acquisition Leadership Symposium held Aug. 14 at nearby St. Mary’s College of Maryland.   The symposium focused on the theme “Supporting the […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet (USPACFLT), Admiral (ADM) Cecil D. Haney, called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence this afternoon. ADM Haney, who is in Singapore from 18 to 21 Mar 2012 for his introductory visit, also called on Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Neo […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) arrived in Sepangar, Malaysia, for a port visit on August 14. America pulled into Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Malaysia’s Sabah state, for her second scheduled port visit on her maiden deployment. Since departing her homeport of San Diego in early July, America has […]

  • 17 January 2014

    The Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Somerset dropped her anchor in Gibraltar on the way to beginning a deployment East of Suez. The deployment comes in the aftermath of HMS Somerset’s £21 million pound refit, which renewed her operational capability and restored her full readiness.   Whilst in Gibraltar HMS Somerset conducted replenishment of […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited the crew of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) July 17 for an all-hands call prior to the ship’s upcoming deployment.   Carl Vinson completed pre-deployment training as part of Carrier Strike Group 1 (CSG 1) with elements of Destroyer Squadron 1 (DESRON […]

  • 7 September 2011
    Training & Education

      French Navy’s minesweeper Céphée on Sept 6 called at port of Baltiysk to conduct joint exercise with Russian minesweeper Sergei Kolbasiev, reports Baltic Fleet (BF) press service. “Plan of the joint exercise includes drills on communications, tactical maneuvering, imitation of underway refueling, minelaying, minesweeping, and transshipment of personnel by helicopter”, press release said. Joint […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Authorities

    During a visit to Djibouti this week, the Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, Rear Admiral Tarrant, visited German and Spanish Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) crews based there as well as the team from Support Element Atalanta (SEA).   Speaking directly to the MPRA crews, the Admiral stated: “Your achievements are testament […]