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  • 6 March 2012
    Training & Education

      The crew of USS Constitution will kick off their participation in the “Crews Into Shape” program from the ship’s berth in Charlestown, Mass. March 4-31. Sponsored by the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center and open to anyone employed by the DoD, Crews into Shape is a workplace-focused initiative that fosters teamwork with […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The crew of HMAS Ballarat made some new friends in Japan this week, over a hotly contested game of Soccer. The Australian crew took on the crew of the Japanese Destroyer Shimakaze, which is acting as host ship to Ballarat’s port visit in Kure, near Hiroshima. The Anzac Class frigate has travelled to Japan to […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Defender took families and friends to sea for the first time recently, showing off the ship and giving family members the chance to see what life is like at sea for their serving relations. The day included escorting HMS Edinburgh into harbour for the last time before she was decommissioned, full manoeuvrability and fire […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) combined its Blue and Gold crews during a crew combination change-of-command ceremony Nov. 21 at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor. Capt. Jeffrey Joseph, Gold Crew commanding officer, assumed full command of Nebraska’s combined Green crew from Cmdr. Jason Wartell, who had led Nebraska’s Blue Crew since May 2011, […]

  • 29 June 2017

    The crew of a Royal Navy helicopter rescued the last survivor of a tanker which sank in the Indian Ocean on June 26. The Wildcat helicopter from the Royal Navy frigate HMS Monmouth rescued the 13th survivor from tanker Rama 2 which sank 140 miles off the island of Socotra in the Gulf of Yemen. The […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Crew 101, normally embarked aboard littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1), successfully completed crew certification aboard their sister ship, USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), April 16 making them the first LCS crew to take command of multiple LCS ships. “This is the first time Crew 101 has been on a ship other than Freedom,” […]

  • 2 November 2015

    The “Juggernauts” of Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Crew 104 are one step closer to commissioning the US Navy’s newest warship, the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5), after moving on board Oct. 18. The crew is currently preparing for the ship’s commissioning, scheduled Nov. 21 at Milwaukee Veterans Park. USS Coronado (LCS 4) was commissioned in […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Freedom’s “Blue” Crew arrived in Singapore July 31 to conduct the first crew swap of a littoral combat ship during an overseas deployment. An advance Blue team is already on board Freedom conducting familiarization evolutions at sea. Following nearly five months of extensive training, the Blue Crew is ready and excited to assume the […]

  • 13 October 2014

    The first littoral combat ship rotational crew commissioning ceremony was held for Crew 212 Oct. 9 at Admiral Baker Park. The commissioning ceremony is the first of its kind since LCS crew rotations will be fully certified before arriving on-hull. This is a new method of operating within the LCS community and crew 212 is […]

  • 1 September 2014

    HMS Clyde has now completed the routine 6 monthly crew handover, and to ensure the new team have found their feet, the inevitable visit from Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) is happening.   The fifteenth crew to man Clyde will be tested over six intense days for their key part in this Joint Theatre operation; […]

  • 25 February 2015

    USS Alaska (SSBN 732) Blue and Gold crews were presented the Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC) for increased warfighting readiness that enhanced global and national security Feb. 23 in a ceremony on Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay. According to the award citation from Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Maybus, Alaska was recognized for meritorious service […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Training & Education

    Escaping the elements are the men of Her Majesty’s Ship Victorious, charged with the most important task among the Royal Navy’s many missions around the globe: the nation’s continuous at sea deterrence. Some 130 ‘deeps’ from the nuclear submarine’s starboard crew formed up for Ceremonial Divisions – held indoors at the Clyde Offsite Centre, just […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The members of NUSHIP Canberra’s crew who were selected as Standing Sea Fire and Emergency Party underwent training at the Royal Australian Navy School of Survivability and Ship’s Safety (RANSSSS) in Jervis Bay.   The training conducted at the school in May aimed to enhance the skills of the Standing Sea Fire and Emergency Party […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Toowoomba has formed a new crew, for the first time since 2010, thereby achieving a significant milestone, the navy said. Personnel formed up to crew HMAS Toowoomba, currently undergoing an Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia, on August 1. The frigate is expected to undock next month. Toowoomba […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Students from Wales University Royal Naval Unit (URNU), currently deployed in the Baltic on board HMS Express, made a visit to the Swedish National Defence College (SNDC) in Stockholm on 9th July. The SNDC is an important organisation for Sweden; it aims to be an instrument for change within the areas of Swedish Defence and […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Newly commissioned Landing Helicopter Dock, HMAS Canberra, has proven she has what it takes to conduct a safe boarding operations recently, with tough couple of days of assessment from Navy’s Sea Training Group. The testing period forms part of the Mariner Skills Evaluation which checks a range of mariner competencies specific to maintaining the safety […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Littoral combat ship (LCS) Crew 111 was formally commissioned during a ceremony at Tidelands Park in Coronado, Nov. 20. Prior to the ceremony, LCS Crew 111 Sailors were qualified through various trainings and schools throughout the U.S. in order to prepare for their duties as a rotational LCS crew. The crew will report aboard USS […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport in Boston on April 10, after completing a 53-day deployment which included two weeks of training at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va., and five weeks of fisheries patrols off the coasts of New Jersey, Virginia, and North Carolina.   The Seneca patrolled […]

  • 24 February 2014

    The Royal navy’s Type 23 frigate, HMS Richmond was warmly greeted by loved ones on Friday as she returned to Portsmouth following a successful seven-month Atlantic patrol conducting maritime security operations, working with foreign navies and strengthening ties in the region.   HMS Richmond has conducted a wide range of operations including working with the […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    LCS Crew 101 took over U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) from LCS Crew 102 during a rotational deployment to the Asia-Pacific at the Changi Naval Base in Singapore on November 7. The turnover marks the end of a deployment for Crew 102, which frequently worked with other navies in South […]

  • 5 August 2015

    A new crew boarded Royal Navy’s HMS Atherstone Hunt-class mine countermeasures vessel. Crew 4 of the 2nd Mine Countermeasures Squadron has relieved Crew 1 taking over responsibility of HMS Atherstone’s maritime security and mine countermeasure operations in the Persian Gulf. The crew of over 40 personnel will continue the efforts using the Sea Fox mine disposal system. The vessel will stay […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Equipment & technology

    Sailors from Britain’s new aircraft carrier got all-mod-cons accommodation in double-quick time, after DIO provided a solution to Rosyth’s shortage of beds. The 2 future aircraft carriers of the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales, are currently being built in Rosyth. Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) run MOD Caledonia is supporting the […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Training & Education

      The last time the people of Ledbury showed their appreciation of the men and women in the ship which carries the town’s name around the world it was ‘chucking it down’. But when sailors from HMS Ledbury returned to Herefordshire to parade through the historic market town, the gods were smiling on them. Around […]

  • 10 March 2011
    Training & Education

      Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin was today taken on a ride in the country’s first submarine, KD Tunku Abdul Rahman, in the S… (themalaysianinsider) [mappress] Source: themalaysianinsider,March 10, 2011;        

  • 28 August 2014

    The officers and crew of USS Russell (DDG 59) played a key role in supporting one of three People’s Liberation Army (Navy) ships visiting San Diego by hosting the crew of the frigate CNS Yueyang (FF 575), Aug. 10-14.   Along with Yueyang, the destroyer CNS Haikou (DD 171) and supply ship CNS Qiandaohu (AO […]

  • 3 July 2014

    The civilian crew of Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield yesterday received a Commander Australian Fleet commendation for their professional excellence, dedication and esprit-de-corps during their recent service to the Royal Australian Navy.   The 6,500 tonne Offshore Support Vessel was brought into service in June 2012 to bolster the humanitarian and disaster relief capability […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ESPS Relampago took part in a range of maritime training exercises with the Seychelles Maritime Police, Coastguard and Air force during their visit to the Seychelles. The first day of training focused on briefings about search and rescue (SAR) procedures, sea survival and the Global Maritime Distress System and Safety […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Training & Education

    The crew of HMAS Newcastle found their recent Sea Qualification Trials demanding, testing weapons and engineering systems after a lengthy maintenance period. Added to this hive of activity was the embarkation of the Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit and the Navy Unmanned Aviation Systems Unit teams who joined Newcastle to conduct first-of-class flight trials […]

  • 10 August 2015

    The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is scheduled to arrive at Naval Air Station North Island Aug. 10 to initiate a crew and equipment swap with the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) before beginning its transit to Norfolk, Virginia, where it will prepare for its mid-life refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH). […]