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  • 24 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Austin-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) conducted a total ship survivability exercise (TSSE), Feb. 19.   “TSSE is used to effectively evaluate and train the crew on their war fighting readiness skills and damage control capabilities,” said Chief Damage Controlman Patrick Ferrer. “It provides a realistic environment for the […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Research & Development

      Fleet Survey Team (FST) is conducting a hydrographic survey in the harbor of Durres, Albania, its approaches and anchorages in a cooperative survey with the Albanian government. FST deployed a seven-person survey team, comprised of both military and civilian surveyors, and a nine-meter survey vessel for the mission, which includes the collection of sounding […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Italian frigate ITS Libeccio carried out a ‘Friendly Approach’ on Sunday 20 October. During the approach, the warship’s crew received information about the movements of maritime traffic in the area and strengthened relationships with local seafarers. The understanding between the maritime community in the area of operations is key to EU Naval Forces ability to […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr., will be relieved by Adm. William E. Gortney as Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) in a ceremony on board USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) at 2 p.m., Friday, Sept 14. Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations, will be guest speaker for the event. Harvey, a surface […]

  • 4 May 2011
    Training & Education

      A helicopter hovered 30 feet above the main deck of the battleship New Jersey Tuesday, just a few feet from the long skyward barrels of the … (mycentraljesrsey) [mappress] Source: mycentraljersey, May 4, 2011;

  • 7 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members from U.S. 4th Fleet and Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) were onboard Joint High Speed Vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV-1) from 5-12 June executing a multi-faceted experiment examining the JHSV’s ability to conduct alternate missions.   The main goal for the experimentation campaign, co-developed by the Navy’s Fleet Experimentation (FLEX) program with and in support […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) underwent catapult maintenance on its flight deck.  The operation was conducted in San Diego on August 18. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, conducted a hull-swap with the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) after serving seven years as the U.S. […]

  • 4 December 2011

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) held a change of command ceremony Dec. 2, while the ship was underway. Capt. Kent D. Whalen relieved Capt. Bruce H. Lindsey as commanding officer. The ceremony’s guest speaker and Vinson’s second commanding officer, retired Rear Adm. Thomas Mercer, praised Lindsey’s leadership, highlighting the ship’s humanitarian […]

  • 26 November 2014

    U.S. Commander, Submarine Group (COMSUBGRU) 7 conducted bilateral talks with the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) Nov. 24-26 at Chinhae, Republic of Korea (ROK). The 40th Submarine Warfare Committee Meeting (SWCM) brought together representatives from the U.S. and ROK navies. SWCM is a semi-annual flag conference between COMSUBGRU 7 and commander, Submarine Flotilla (COMSUBFLOT) 9. […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy Submariners have spent a week in the fires of hell to ensure they can deal with the biggest threat to the Silent Service. Despite the public perception of submarines, fire – or rather smoke – will knock you out long before your boat floods. So experienced submariners from across the RN Submarine Service […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Training & Education

    A school health clinic and two field health clinics were conducted by the Medical Department of the North Western Naval Command on 01st, 04th and 11th August 2013 at the Mullikulam Catholic Mixed School respectively under the guidance of Commander North Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral NKD Nanayakkara. School children from Mullikulam and villagers from […]

  • 14 June 2012
    Training & Education

    French frigate De Grasse called at Northern Fleet (NF) main base Severomorsk paying a formal visit till June 15… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, June 14, 2012

  • 24 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) conducted a career fair on the ship’s aft mess decks July 21. “One of the Navy career counselors jobs is to provide information to the crew,” said Chief Navy Counselor Dean Miller, a career counselor aboard Nimitz. “One of the most successful ways to accomplish that […]

  • 2 December 2013

    On November 28, the medical staff of the Hetman Sahaydachny frigate from Ukraine, participating in the NATO’s Ocean Shield counter-piracy operation, completed an appendectomy aboard the ship. The gas machine-room operator needed the emergency aid. A group of medical personnel led by Lt. Col. Serhiy Artemenko, took decision to operate the patient immediately; the frigate […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Following the participation in the Japanese International Fleet Review and port visit to Yokosuka, Japan, Australian HMAS Stuart took part in the bilateral Exercise Nichi Gou Trident with Japanese naval ships. Stuart, along with five ships of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force, JS Kirisame, JS Shimakaze, JS Kirishima, JS Chokai and JS Samidare conducted joint maritime warfare drills over four […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Arlington (LPD 24) conducted a fast cruise Feb. 27, at Huntington-Ingall’s Industries’ shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., to determine if the ship is ready to go to sea. This fast cruise was an important element of Crew Certification Phase II, conducted by the amphibious transport dock’s immediate superior in command, Commander, Amphibious Squadron (COMPHIBRON) 8 […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted a non-combatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise while underway during composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), July 23. NEO exercises help to prepare Kearsarge for the safe evacuation of Americans or third country nationals during times of […]

  • 9 March 2018

    Naval Support Activity Washington (NSAW) is to conduct its first final evaluation problem (FEP) from March 12 to 14, the US Navy informed. FEP is a tri-annual certification event assessing the command, control, communications and Navy Security Force on all US Navy installations. “Our primary mission objective as an installation command is to protect our […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Following a challenging week on the Perisher Submarine Command Course, two groups of HMS Lancaster’s personnel visited the surrounding Scottish islands.   Lancaster was on hand to do what she does best, hunt and destroy submarines, and in turn the RN’s ‘silent service’ tried to sink their ‘target,’ the very same HMS Lancaster. After what […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Less than one year after its commissioning, HMAS Canberra has conducted its first Replenishment at Sea evolution, in company with HMAS Sirius. The refuelling evolution was completed as the ships maintained their focus on warfare activities, as a part of Fleet Concentration Period East 15 (FCP East 15). Commanding Officer of HMAS Canberra, Captain Chris […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Despite the rough seas and howling wind, the crew on HMAS Perth battled the elements to conduct a Replenishment At Sea (RAS) with the United States Naval Ship Matthew Perry. With just 50 metres between the two ships, extreme precision is required to keep both ships steady on the same course and maintain the gap […]

  • 10 June 2014

    The officers and crew of the guided missile frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) conducted a change of command ceremony during a port visit to Panama City, Panama, June 9.   During the ceremony, Cmdr. Daniel G. Straub, who has been the ship’s executive officer since February, 2013, relieved Cmdr. Joey L. Frantzen as commanding officer […]

  • 23 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) conducted a burial-at-sea for 24 deceased former military members and one military spouse, Sept. 19. Burials at sea are a long standing tradition dating to when the Navy did not have the means for a proper burial so bodies and remains were buried at sea. Now, the ceremony […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Training & Education

    On Tuesday 1 October 2013, Italian warship ITS Zeffiro conducted a Friendly Approach with a Yemeni dhow in the waters of the Gulf of Aden. ITS Zeffiro sent a Djiboutian linguist with the warship’s security team to the dhow in order to investigate the nature of the crew’s activities. The security team ascertained that the […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Training & Education

    For the first time in six months, forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) in the East China Sea March 7.   The ship received 600,000 gallons of diesel fuel marine and aviation fuel from Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) and more […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Momsen (DDG 92) conducted helicopter visit board search and seizure (HVBSS) training Jan. 17 to prepare for operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). The guided-missile destroyer’s 12-man VBSS team was joined by the members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 11, who are currently embarked aboard USS Abraham […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Pacific Fleet announced yesterday that the Navy’s first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) will depart her homeport of San Diego on March 1 and deploy to the Asia-Pacific region. Making good on a pledge made initially by former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates at the 2011 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Freedom […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) conducted small arms qualification training at the Naval Air Station North Island small arms range in San Diego, Sept. 4. New arrivals and many of the existing crew assigned to Preble participated in the Navy Handgun Qualification Course (NHQC) and Practical Weapons Course (PWC) to […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Sailors of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 welcomed a new commanding officer in a change of command ceremony held at Naval Air Station Lemoore, Nov. 27. Capt. Kevin “NIX” Mannix relieved Capt. Gregory “HYFI” Harris as Rear Adm. Peter Gumataotao, Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CCSG) Eleven, served as the event’s guest speaker, saying he […]