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  • 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 […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Forty members of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps (RCSCC) Fraser received a first-hand experience of naval life and operations during a visit to Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt on May 20, 2014.   The corps was accompanied throughout the day by members of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and shown a variety of units […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Industry news

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Protecteur was returning to its homeport of CFB Esquimalt, B.C., when a fire was extinguished in the ship’s engine room.   Sailors onboard the warship put out the fire and crew members are managing the situation. Personnel sustained minor injuries but are safe and they are being treated on board. […]

  • 19 October 2015

    An electrical fire was reported inside an E-2C Hawkeye from the “Liberty Bells” of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 in hangar bay one of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), 1:27 p.m. (local), October 18. The ship’s damage control flying squad responded and extinguished the fire. There are no reported personnel casualties […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) presents participating nations with opportunities to work together on mutually beneficial defence projects. HMAS Success was the ideal platform to support Australia’s involvement in the practical component of a joint Australian, New Zealand, Canadian, United States and United Kingdom co-ordinated electronic warfare experiment known as TAPA.   TAPA is […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Swedish Navy’s minesweeper HMS Ulvön (M77) experienced malfunctions during weapon fire tests yesterday south of Ronneby, Sweden. The malfunction resulted in the vessel’s gun swinging and four projectiles being sent in a different direction than intended. Fortunately, the projectiles did not contain any explosives and consisted only of metal. The Navy is currently searching for possible impact […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Plymouth Royal naval warship HMS Argyll has visited Africa to host a conference and share experiences of enforcing land and maritime security with the Ghanaian navy. HMS Argyll’s flight-deck and hangar, with awnings rigged and white ensign backdrops, proved to be the perfect venue in Tema, Ghana, to host the delegation of politicians, academics […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ms Sharon Claydon, MP, Federal Member for Newcastle, has visited Australia’s sailors, soldiers and airmen (and women) in Hawaii for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. The MP linked up with Defence as part of the Australian Defence Force Parliamentary Program (ADFPP). The program is a two way exchange in which MPs from the […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    As 40 international ships and submarines sailed toward Hawaii to participate in exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014, the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) hosted two cyber security experiments as part of Trident Warrior 2014 (TW14).   TW14 is an annual experimentation series which is co-led this year by Commander, U.S. Third […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Training & Education

    Cadets from Merchant Taylors’ and St Helen’s Schools’ Combined Cadet Force stayed onboard HMS Collingwood recently to gain a taste of Navy life. The party of 50 cadets arrived in the evening and enjoyed a hot meal before being shown to their accommodation. The following morning, the cadets were thrilled to be able to watch […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 50 active-duty service members and veterans from Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Naval Station Mayport and other area military commands visited 70 elementary, middle and high school classrooms Nov. 5-9 in support of the Week of Valor. The city-sponsored initiative, Week of Valor, is designed to showcase Jacksonville as […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Nineteen personnel from Australian Clearance Diving Team One’s Maritime Tactical Operations Defence Element (MTO DE) are embarked in the United States Navy’s Amphibious Transport Dock USS Anchorage for the sea phase of Exercise RIMPAC 2014, where they’re working with seven other mine counter measures (MCM) and diving units from the United States, the Netherlands, Chile, […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Training & Education

    In February 2012, at and around the US Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune, approximately 12,000 military personnel and 24 ships from 9 different countries participated in the largest US amphibious exercise since 2001. Among the participants in Bold Alligator were 2 Dutch units from the Caribbean region, namely 32 Infantry Company of the RNLN Marine […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Equipment & technology

    The littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) experienced an engineering casualty on August 30th, while transiting to the Western Pacific. The crew took precautionary measures, and the ship is currently returning to Pearl Harbor to determine the extent of the problem and conduct repairs. Coronado is operating under her own power and is being […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) directed a follow-on fleet experiment this week off the shoreline of Fort Eustis to explore capabilities for unmanned surface vessels (USVs) to deploy non-lethal weapons during maritime security and force protection operations. “Equipping unmanned surface vessels with non-lethal weapons will further expand the capabilities of our Naval forces to confront […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors from the U.S. Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC), stationed at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga., went underway April 27 to May 9, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) to experience ship life.   For many of these Sailors, the underway period was their first experience aboard a ship. “We are trying […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy cadets had an opportunity to witness hydrographic operations at sea when they embarked in HMAS Leeuwin with Hydrographic Survey Red Crew for a 10 week survey task off Western Australia’s North West Shelf. When Leeuwin sailed from Cairns for trials, the ship’s company took the opportunity to embark cadets from Training Ship Endeavour, located in […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 joined NATO’s Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) in La Spezia, Italy, to take part in a series of experiments and trials last week. Royal Navy’s HMS Diamond, Turkish Navy’s TCG Barbaros and Spain’s ESPS Blas de Lezo visited Italy after completing exercise Brilliant Mariner 17. The experiments […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s amphibious transport dock HMS Albion embarked officer cadets from Britannia Royal Naval College for their first experience at sea. The 18,500 tonne assault ship sent two of her largest landing craft into the River Dart to embark the group of 75 cadets. They will spend the next six weeks on board the ship […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Army and RAF personnel have been getting their sea legs on board HMS Richmond while on her patrol of the South Atlantic. The Yorkshire Regiment and 230 Squadron RAF are affiliated to the Portsmouth-based Type-23 frigate and seven personnel were given the opportunity to stay on board and experience life at sea. During the three-day […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Navy concluded its annual large-scale, at-sea field experiment Trident Warrior 2018 (TW18) which took place in conjunction with exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). At the forefront of TW18 was Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) which worked directly with the fleet to increase the speed at which new and emerging technologies are […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Tactical Satellite-4 successfully completes three weeks of intense testing, June 28, as part of the Navy’s annual Trident Warrior Experiment 2012 (TW12). TacSat-4 is a Navy-led Joint mission that provides Ultra High Frequency (UHF) satellite communications (SATCOM). Sponsored by Navy Warfare Development Command, Trident Warrior is an annual fleet experiment focused […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Politicians from across Europe have visited HMS Monmouth to see how the Black Duke is helping to keep the waters of the Gulf safe. The Plymouth-based frigate, approaching the half-way point in her deployment to the Gulf, was visited by 25 MPs from 11 countries who serve on the Transatlantic Defence and Security Co-operation Sub-Committee, […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Industry news

      JSC Severnaya Verf and JSC Baltiysky Zavod will face bankruptcy soon, said president of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) Roman Trotsenko at press conference during the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum. At present, Russia’s Central Bank holds trial proceedings with JSC United Industrial Corporation (UIC) regarding value of shipbuilding assets. “I think they’ll finally come […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Fleet Base West has experienced a busy first half of 2012, with both HMAS Stirling and West based Fleet Units playing host to several high profile international visitors since January. April was particularly busy with a flurry of VIP visits to the West. The first was from the United States Secretary of the Navy, the […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Sixteen students from rural and remote areas of NSW were treated to a week of activities showcasing Defence careers as part of the Indigenous Student Defence Work Experience Program conducted from July 14-19. The program, in its second year and sponsored by the National Rugby League (NRL) One Community in conjunction with the Department of […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Nation’s high readiness carrier, HMS Illustrious, has swapped her helicopters and Royal Marines Commandos for family members as they enjoyed a families’ day at sea. HMS Illustrious hosted just over 800 family members, providing a unique and exciting opportunity to gain an insight into life on board a Royal Navy warship at sea. With […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

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  • 6 August 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) moored in Aomori, Japan, Aug. 5, for a port visit to the northern Japan city that is in the midst of hosting its annual Nebuta Festival. While in port, the guided-missile destroyer’s crew members will have an opportunity to experience the local culture by taking part in several of the festival’s […]