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  • 11 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s 39 junior submariners have recently completed their Submarine Qualifying Course (SMQ) at HM Naval Base Clyde. There to witness the occasion was Rear Admiral John Weale, Rear Admiral Submarines (RASM), and Gillian and Jamie Molyneux, the wife and son of submariner and George Medal recipient Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux. The Submarine Qualifying Course provides […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike D. Stevens spoke with Sailors during petty officer leadership courses at Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA), June 3.   “Leadership development has been, is, and will continue to be my number one priority,” said Stevens. “I believe no organization can rise above the capabilities of its […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) has released the revised Chief’s Mess Training (CMT) course, CPPD leadership said May 28. The CMT course is year-round training with lessons that provide additional leadership topics for the Chief Petty Officer (CPO) mess. The course took six months to revise and was piloted in the Hampton […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) announced the successful implementation of changes to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Boarding Officer course, March 20. William Goodnoh, who serves as the course curriculum model manager for VBSS and advanced tactics, said: The changes to the course were nearly across the board from mission planning to […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval War College began a Combined Force Maritime Component Commander (CFMCC) Flag Officer Course at U.S. Southern Command headquarters in Miami Nov. 13. With 13 nations in attendance, admirals and senior captains from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Canada, the UK, and the United States met in […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Fourteen Officers, including an officer from the Indian Coast Guard successfully completed the Aeronautical Specialization Course and passed out of the portals of the Naval Institute Aeronautical Technology (NIAT) at Kochi on 11 Jan 13. The officers who completed the 52 weeks course would now be proceeding to the frontline Air Squadrons of the Indian […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Navigating the picturesque confines of the north and south islands of New Zealand proved to be the perfect training assessment for HMAS Newcastle. In her capacity as the training task group ship, HMAS Newcastle deployed to New Zealand to conduct training and assessment for the Long Navigation Course during May. Newcastle’s support for the Long […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) completed a weeklong Surface Reactionary Force Bravo (SRFB) course, March 18. The SRFB course is a mandatory anti-terrorism awareness course for crewmembers who stand quarterdeck, topside and roving watches. “My hope is that they take away a better understanding of both themselves and the tactics […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Training & Education

    OceanWorks International announced the completion of the next generation Quantum II ADS 1200 including Pilot and Technician Training for Oceanos’ personnel.   This system provides Oceanos with the latest generation Atmospheric Diving System (ADS) and the certification of an additional 3 pilots, 5 pilot/supervisors, and 3 technicians. The field proven ADS 1200 HARDSUIT™ (manufactured and […]

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

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) conducted a navy security force sentry course Sept. 19.   The course covers concepts related to appropriate use of force in protection of U.S. government property and military personnel, weapons familiarization, and basic hand-to-hand combat. These skills provide armed sentries the knowledge and know how to […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    As submarine capabilities gain prominence among navies, it has become critical that nations and submarine operators are assured of a robust rescue system, should mishaps or accidents occur. This was the point made by Head Naval Operations Rear Admiral (RADM) Jackson Chia in his opening address at the inaugural Submarine Rescue Course (SRC) on 28 […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy has developed a pilot training course for maintainers of the Mk 92 Mod 12 Fire Control System on Guided Missile Frigates or FFG. Electronics Technicians, Chief Petty Officer William Edmondston, Petty Officer Matt Harper and Leading Seaman Mathew Webster developed the course at short notice, after the United States Navy ceased […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Training & Education

    One of the Royal Australian Navy’s new MRH-90 helicopters recently supported the Basic Fast Rope Course at HMAS Cerberus. The 40 course members who took part in the rigorous assessment had to overcome the challenge of sliding down a rope to disembark a helicopter in hover.   It takes a physically and mentally strong and […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Australian naval officers recently graduated from a two month Aegis combat systems course at the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site (CSEDS) in New Jersey, United States. The officers learned to use the Aegis Combat System that is installed onboard the RAN’s newest Air Warfare Destroyer, the future HMAS Hobart. Lockheed Martin and government civilians supported the […]

  • 8 May 2013

    The Special Boat Squadron of the Sri Lanka Navy commenced their second one week long Asymmetric Warfare Course on 06th May 2013 at their headquarters in Trincomalee. The inaugural address was made by Commanding Officer of the Special Boat squadron, Captain Priyantha Perera. Officers and other ranks from Bangladesh, China, India, the Maldives, Pakistan and […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Crew members of US Navy destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) recently became the first to pilot the updated Advance Warfare Training (AWT) curriculum inside the Combined Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD)/Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Trainer (CIAT), January 8-11. Situated at the Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), CIAT is the navy’s newest combat systems trainer. […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Forty-two youths coming from Barangay San Roque, Zamboanga City were given free trainings by the Philippine Navy through the Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) in coordination with the local barangay officials and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) of Region IX. The training courses offered to the students were Basic Computer Literacy, Basic […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Senior military leaders from 14 nations gathered at U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) headquarters here in Hawaii for the Naval War College Combined Force Maritime Component Commander (CFMCC) Flag Officer Course Feb. 5-11. The 27 CFMCC participants came from Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Chile, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Peru, Republic of the Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Staff and students from the Defence School of Marine Engineering (DSMarE), HMS Sultan have welcomed a new dawn in the Royal UK Navy’s training capability with the recent commencement of the new Engineering Technician Initial Career Course (ETICC).   The NVQ Level 2 accredited ETICC, which takes new recruits fresh from 10 weeks basic Phase […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Training & Education

    A bilateral course on “Investigations after Explosions” was held in Cartagena from March 31st to April 4th. It was attended by four members from Spanish Mine Countermeasures Divers Unit (UBMCM), two amphibious sappers from the Army EOD Unit, and eight explosive disposal technicians from the 8th U.S. Mobile Unit (EODMU-8).   The exercise was organized […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Training & Education

    Twelve Sailors aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) graduated from Bataan University, an Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) improvement course May 9. The three-week ASVAB academic skills class was designed to help Sailors improve their knowledge in critical educational areas, which will allow them to improve ASVAB scores and maximize […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy’s training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ arrived at Marín on July 13th to disembark the 69 midshipmen from the 415th Spanish Navy Graduation Class and the 145th Marine Corps Graduation Class and to attend the traditional military celebrations in the Naval Academy on July 16th on the occasion of the festivities of […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task force comprising Guards missile cruiser Varyag, destroyers Marshal Shaposhnikov, Admiral Vinogradov, and salvage tug SB-522 left bases setting a course for the Yellow Sea. There it will meet destroyer Admiral Tributs, tanker Pechenga, and seagoing tug MB-37 heading from the Gulf of Aden. Active phase of the Maritime Cooperation 2012 Russian-Chinese […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Training & Education

    Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and the leading manufacturer of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), has announced that registration is now open for its REMUS 100 Operations & Training Course, to be held during the week of September 15-19, 2014.   Based out of Hydroid’s state-of-the-art facility in Pocasset, MA, this course will focus […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Training specialists from the Center for Service Support (CSS) and Naval Technical Training Center (NTTC) Meridian implemented the improved and modernized Yeoman (YN), Personnel Specialist (PS), Ship’s Serviceman (SH) and Logistics Specialist (LS) courses Oct. 10. The updated course blends computer-based training with traditional classroom instruction to bring the course up-to-date and in step with […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Navy announced guidance for the administration of the Cycle 218 Chief Petty Officer Advancement Examination and the Fiscal Year 2014 Active Chief Petty Officers (CPO) Selection Board via Navy message Sept. 26. NAVADMIN 294/12 pertains to first class petty officers from the Full Time Support (FTS) and active component communities. Navy Selected Reserve (SELRES) […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Training & Education

    A group of officers following the Pakistan Navy Staff Course visited the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 20th March 2013. Head of the delegation, Assistant Chief of Staff (Training) of the Pakistan Navy, Commodore Sajid Mahamood paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage. The PNSC officers are […]

  • 26 April 2017

    U.S. Navy destroyer USS Mahan was forced to alter course in another run in with Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps fast attack craft in the Persian Gulf. The Iranian vessel acted “unprofessional but also provocative” in the incident which took place on Monday, according to a U.S. official. Unlike in another incident from January this year, USS Mahan […]