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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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Turkish Navy Ay-class submarine sank a decommissioned navy vessel in the country’s second known sinking exercise (SINKEX) of 2018. The exercise took place last week in the Black Sea and follows a SINKEX which took place in June when Type 209/1200 submarine TCG Yildiray launched a wire-guided torpedo to sink a decommissioned navy tanker. The navy […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) conducted visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) training underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. VBSS emerged after the initial Gulf War as a measure to support continued maritime interdiction operations imposed by United Nations resolutions. Today’s VBSS training covers areas […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    An overnight battle at sea with the fictional ‘Redland’ fleet during Exercise KAKADU 2014 saw victory by the ‘Blueland’ forces.   During the battle, the Blueland fleet of HMAS Sydney and JS Hatakaze, supported by a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP3C Orion and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) S-70-B Seahawk helicopter engaged the Redland fleet […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal UK Navy warship HMS Northumberland has carried out a number of boardings of suspect vessels in the Middle East as part of her maritime security patrols in the region.   Working under the command of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) on counter-narcotic operations with Combined Task Force 150, teams of Royal Marine and Royal Navy […]

  • 5 August 2014

    Royal Australian Navy (RAN) ship, HMAS Tarakan has berthed alongside the North Queensland town of Bowen for the final time before she is decommissioned later this year.   First granted Freedom of Entry (FOE) to the town in 2004, ship’s company conducted one last march through the township, capping off a decade long relationship with […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    As part of tactical training drills, the Russian Navy’s Baltic Fleet vessels conducted artillery firing at sea and air targets. The crews of the vessels involved in the exercises, Boiky, Stoiky and Soobrazitelny corvettes, carried out more than ten joint combat exercises with practical shooting of AK-630 and A-190 at a simulated enemy. The crews also conducted […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After concluding the maritime surveillance mission off the coasts of Nigeria, Benin and Togo, the OPV ‘Vencedora’ docked at Sekondi Naval Station (Ghana) in the western part of the Gulf of Guinea to conduct a series of joint activities. The commanding officer of the patrol vessel, Lieutenant-Commander Miguel Jerónimo Perales, in collaboration with Sekondi’s authorities, […]