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  • 24 December 2013

    The Ukrainian Navy frigate Hetman Sahaychanyi completed its fifth patrolling of the Gulf of Aden. During its fifth patrol near the Somali coast,Ka-27 PS helicopter pilots conducted air reconnaissance, executed practical gun exercises and many other drills and trainings. The frigate is currently docked at the port of Djibouti for logistics support and replenishment. [mappress] […]

  • 29 April 2011

      The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Group (MEU) relieved the Kearsarge ARG and 26th MEU of their duties in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) April 27. The Bataan ARG has assumed responsibilities as Commander, Task Force 62 and will conduct maritime security operations and provide support as […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The multinational training exercise Eurasia Partnership Capstone (EPC) 2012 concluded during a ceremony held at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center, Dec. 14. During the weeklong exercise, more than 80 representatives from Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Romania, Ukraine and the United States conducted a variety of shipboard exercises and classroom training including environmental protection, […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Equipment & technology

    This is the second island of the Navy’s next-generation aircraft carrier emerging from the shed where it was built for the first time. From this 753-tonne structure, flight deck operations on HMS Queen Elizabeth will be directed: this is Flyco – Flying Control, effectively the carrier’s equivalent of an airport control tower. Workers at BAE’s […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Industry news

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to its homeport of Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka May 16, after completing sea trials. Sea trials is the testing phase of a U.S. Navy warship designed to measure a vessel’s performance and general seaworthiness. During this five-day evolution, George Washington completed drop tests on both […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Harry S. Truman Strike Group (HSTSG), underway since Jan. 14, completed its composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) and returned to Naval Station Norfolk Feb. 3. COMPTUEX was a scenario-based pre-deployment exercise assessed by Commander, Strike Force Training Atlantic (CSFTL). CSFTL ensured HSTSG can carry out a broad scope of missions efficiently and effectively when operating […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Medical department Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) conducted a ship-wide vaccination, or SHOTEX, while on deployment March 19-20. The SHOTEX evolution allows a large percentage of the crew to quickly and efficiently receive the immunizations required for them to operate in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. The shots are […]

  • 2 June 2014

    HMS Bangor, the namesake Royal UK Navy ship of the Northern Ireland town, is back in the water after an extensive refit, with a fresh crew and a new ship’s motto.   After entering the ship lift refit building in Rosyth Dockyard in November 2013, HMS Bangor spent five months hoisted on chocks having a […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4 congratulated the crew of the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56), Sept. 26, after the ship successfully completed its Independent Deployer Certification Exercise (IDCERTEX).   CSG-4 led the training across multiple warfare areas for Simpson during the three week long Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) / 24th Marine […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Following several weeks of intense training, in trying environmental conditions, HMAS Melbourne fought valiantly for Mission Readiness as she prepared her forthcoming deployment. Inclement weather, a condensed time frame for the training program and adjacent Fleet activities created some unique challenges as the Ship’s company proved their ability to achieve the required competencies. The sea phase of Melbourne’s […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Industry news

    The attack submarine USS Seawolf (SSN 21) returned to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap April 3, after successful sea trials, capping a major maintenance period which lasted more than two years. “Seawolf has worked hard to return to the fleet, and we are glad to be back at the tip of the spear,” said […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Yesterday afternoon, Bluefin-21 completed its last mission searching the remaining areas in the vicinity of the acoustic signals detected in early April by the Towed Pinger Locator deployed from ADV Ocean Shield, within its depth operating limits.   The data collected on yesterday’s mission has been analysed. As a result, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The crew of the Royal Australian Navy’s Collins Class submarine HMAS Farncomb are preparing to test themselves in a realistic warfare scenario, off the coast of Hawaii for Exercise RIMPAC 2012. With 22 nations taking part, it is the largest exercise of its kind in the world. HMAS Farncomb has travelled 7000 nautical miles to […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) completed a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6), April 18. During the RAS, Enterprise took on supplies, such as food, mail and fuel, among other necessities, essential to the ship’s mission and crew morale. “We received everything […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Over the past three days the Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi conducted scheduled drills.   The crew completed artillery exercises against simulated air targets and a range of scheduled trainings on anti-sabotage actions, antisubmarine warfare and ship damage control. In addition, the personnel engaged in mine countermeasure exercises, communication establishment in active and passive interferences etc. […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Training & Education

      The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) returned to San Diego Sept. 16 after completing a 16-day Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the coast of Southern California. The training was another first for the Sailors and Marines assigned to the Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship. “This is part of our first […]

  • 4 January 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Combined Task Force Iraqi Maritime (CTF IM) declared mission complete and was officially disestablished Dec. 31. CTF IM was established in 2003 as a result of Operation Iraqi Freedom to support the government of Iraq in maintaining the integrity of Iraqi territorial waters and the defense of the Al Basrah and Khawr Al Amaya oil […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Training & Education

      U.S. 7th Fleet Command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) completed a two-day Light Off Assessment (LOA) Nov. 9-10 in Yokosuka, Japan. The evolution, assessed by Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7 with the assistance of Afloat Training Group Western Pacific (ATGWP), checked the ship’s ability to safely operate the engineering plant and light off […]

  • 17 February 2014

    The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) successfully completed an ammunition onload, Feb 14.   This evolution was an intricate part of the ship’s preparation to become fully operational for deployment. Sailors from weapons department worked around the clock, taking on approximately 878 pallets of conventional ordnance. “I am very proud of each […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Visit of Japanese naval mariners to Vladivostok finished on Sept 26. After the farewell ceremony to accompaniment of Pacific Fleet (PF) band… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 28, 2012; Image: Mil

  • 8 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 arrived at Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 7, concluding an eight-month deployment to the U.S. Navy’s 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. While deployed, aircraft assigned to CVW-2 flew more than 11,000 sorties totaling in excess of 32,000 […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Industry news

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., successfully completed post-repair sea trials, April 21.   Taylor was operating in the Black Sea when she ran aground in Samsun, Turkey, Feb. 12, damaging the ship’s propeller hub assembly. Taylor was towed to Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, to complete replacements […]

  • 27 May 2012
    Training & Education

      The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) completed the Exercise Scenario Phase (ESP) of UNITAS Pacific (PAC), May 23. Underwood operated closely with ships from Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru during the two-day event. “Basically, it entails multi-national cooperation,” said Lt. Lori Rose, Underwood’s operations officer. “We have the different units […]

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

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Warramunga returned to the water on 8 April after over a year out of the water in upgrade. Warramunga is the fourth Anzac class frigate to undergo the Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade program, a world class program that provides an enhanced sensor and weapons systems capability. The upgrade showcases Australian design and […]

  • 15 May 2018

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga and her combined engineering support team (WCEST) have recently completed a scheduled maintenance period in Bahrain. It is only the second time an engineering support team has been deployed to the Middle East region and follows the success of last year’s period of maintenance by HMAS Arunta’s CEST. The […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Bataan amphibious readiness group (ARG) completed its ARG/marine expeditionary unit exercise (ARG/MEUEX) on December 19. During exercises like these, ship crews and defense forces personnel get the opportunity to improve cohesiveness and strategies developed during previous underway periods and training evolutions. The Bataan ARG is made up of commander amphibious squadron (COMPHIBRON) 8, […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) have recently completed the final Operational Acceptance Trial for the Australian-designed Phased Array Radar and Combat Management System upgrades to the Anzac Class frigate Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) system. The trial included a number of successful Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) firings from HMASPerth at […]

  • 30 June 2017

    U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) on June 16 became the U.S. Navy ship to complete a 60-day Surface Incremental Availability (SIA) at the Rota naval base in Spain. Porter serves as one of the navy’s four forward deployed guided-missile destroyers home-ported in Rota, Spain that support NATO’s regional security and ballistic missile defense efforts. […]

  • 13 August 2015

    Australian Navy Hydrographic ship, HMAS Leeuwin has completed a successful tri-nation fisheries operation in the Western Pacific. Operation NASSE was coordinated from Noumea, New Caledonia, and was established to enforce the conservation measures legislated by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. HMAS Leeuwin was undertaking broader duties as part of Operation RESOLUTE and was […]