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  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors, operating forward in the U.S. 6th Fleet, conduct daily operations, port visits and engage with allies and partners to maintain a forward presence throughout Europe and Africa and improve maritime security. From all of the operations they conducted, we give you these highlights: While sailing in the Atlantic Ocean on April 6, USS Donald Cook (DDG […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) arrived Jan. 20 to the 4th Fleet’s Area of Responsibility (AOR) for a scheduled six-month deployment to conduct Operation Martillo. Thach’s crew of 220 Sailors and embarked Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment Team (LEDET) will conduct Counter Transnational Organized Crime (C-TOC) operations designed to improve maritime […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Training & Education

    In 2011, crews of Northern Fleet (NF) surface ships have completed over 50% of the fleet’s training activities. In total, NF surface ships have spent 870 days at sea. Twenty six NF surface ships took the sea in this training year. The crews have performed over 400 qualification drills, including 6 cruise missile firings, 45 […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) entered 7th Fleet’s area of responsibility (AOR), Oct. 13, in support of security and stability to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Benfold will enhance presence in the 7th Fleet as part of the U.S. Navy’s long range plan to send the most advanced and capable units to the Indo-Asia-Pacific […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Russian Pacific Fleet will start receiving new warships in 2014 for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the fleet’s commanders said… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, July 24, 2013  

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Naval Forces Europe-Africa/US 6th Fleet released a gallery highlighting daily operations in their most recent Status of the Fleet. Sailors, operating forward in the U.S. 6th Fleet, conducted daily operations, port visits and engaged with allies and partners to maintain a forward presence throughout Europe and Africa and improve maritime security. The above image […]

  • 10 March 2020

    Navy Reserve leaders formally inaugurated the US Navy’s first reserve Cyber Protection Team during a ceremony at the Baltimore Navy Operational Support Center in Baltimore on March 7. “As we find ourselves in a renewed era of great power competition, our network, our infrastructure, and our way of life are under attack,” Rear Adm. Jim […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Authorities

    The eleventh Fleet Review comprising naval warships from Indian as well as frontline foreign navies took place February 6, 2016. After a 21-Gun salute and ceremonial Guard of Honour, President and the Supreme Commander of the armed forces of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, embarked INS Sumitra, an indigenously built Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV) designated as […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Authorities

      In accordance with presidential decree of June 24, Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev was appointed Northern Fleet (NF) Commander, and Rear Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov obtained the post of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Commander, reports the Kremlin’s press service. According to president Medvedev’s decree signed on June 24, Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev was relieved from the […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities

    Just days into his new appointment as Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer made his first official visit to HMAS Albatross, Nowra, where he addressed members of the Command team and toured the Navy’s Fleet Air Arm Squadrons.   Addressing Fleet Air Arm personnel, Rear Admiral Mayer said one of his first priorities in […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Ships and embarked squadrons from Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) entered U.S. 6th Fleet’s area of responsibility (AOR), July 26 and 29th. Guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) and guided-missile destroyers USS Mason (DDG 87) and USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), entered July 26, followed by strike group flagship and aircraft carrier […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Adviser to the Chief of Russian General Staff and Black Sea Fleet (BSF) ex-commander Igor Kasatonov criticized Ukraine’s stand on replacement of Black Sea Fleet ships, reports UNIAN. Kasatonov says Russia does not increase number of ships in full accordance with agreements. However, when trying to replace overaged ships with new ones, it faces certain […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s Northern Sea fleet has kicked off a large-scale naval drill in the Barents Sea which will see over 30 warships take part in various maneuvers. This is the largest exercise the Northern Fleet has undertaken in the last 10 years, the navy said in a statement. Drills will include cruise-missile firings, anti-air and […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Authorities

    USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) received the fleet’s highest recognition for superior operational performance and excellence in safety during an awards ceremony in the ship’s hangar bay, May 16. Adm. John C. Harvey, commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF), Rear Adm. Ted N. Branch, commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic and Rear Adm. Brian C. […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The UK Ministry of Defence has delivered some of the most technologically advanced and well supported helicopter fleets in the world over the last year. In the last 12 months, the Merlin Mk2, Puma Mk2, Chinook Mk6 and both the Royal Navy and British Army Wildcats have all been declared ready for operational use. As […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

     Russia’s Pacific Fleet recently held a cruise-missile drill which saw guided-missile cruisers, nuclear submarines and mobile coastal defense missile systems launch a total of seven cruise missiles at surface targets in the Sea of Okhotsk. Sava-class cruiser Varyag launched the P-1000 Vulkan anti-ship missile while Oscar-class submarine Tomsk launched the Granit anti-ship cruise missile. The exercise […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After transiting the Strait of Gibraltar, U.S. Navy’s Guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) entered the Mediterranean Sea on November 29. Bulkeley and ships and aircraft from the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8, including the flagship USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) with embarked squadrons of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 28, […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Vessels

    Seven months after reaching initial operational capability, the US Navy’s 2nd Fleet achieved full operational capability (FOC) on December 31, 2019. Since its reestablishment in August 2018, Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis, 2nd Fleet (C2F) commander, has led the resurgence of the navy’s newest numbered fleet, amid a return to great power competition as outlined in […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Ukraine does not oppose replacement of Russian Black Sea Fleet’s obsolete ships (BSF) based in Crimea with new ones, Russian deputy foreign minister Grigory Karasin told RIA Novosti. According to the Russo-Ukrainian BSF Treaty of 1997, Russia can neither increase number of naval assets deployed in Crimea nor renew armaments. Alongside with that, today’s BSF […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy Adm. John C. Aquilino became the new commander of the US Pacific Fleet relieving his predecessor, Adm. Scott Swift, during a May 17 change of command ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. During his remarks, Swift reflected on his time in the navy and thanked the sailors and civilians at Pacific Fleet for […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Named to honor President Theodore Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet, the Great Green Fleet is a U.S. Navy initiative highlighting how the Navy and Marine Corps are using energy efficiency and alternative energy/fuels to increase combat capability and operational flexibility. Stockdale became the first naval ship to use the fuel blend for regular operations when it departed […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Industry news

    HMS Somerset returned to the active Fleet on Friday 15th March 2013 following an extensive package of sea trials, after a large upgrade package for the Plymouth based Type-23 frigate. She returns to the Fleet with improved sustainability and fighting capability. Commodore Jake Moores OBE ADC Royal Navy, Commodore Devonport Flotilla, gave HMS Somerset the […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy re-established the 2nd Fleet in a ceremony (CVN 77) at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Aug. 24. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson presided over the ceremony aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. Vice Adm. Andrew “Woody” Lewis will be in charge of ships, aircraft and landing forces that […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities

    This week, the US Navy’s Chief of Personnel, Vice Adm. Bill Moran, is visiting Sailors assigned to Naples and Sigonella, Italy, in the Navy’s U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. During his trip, Moran and Fleet Master Chief April Beldo, are meeting with Sailors assigned to commands at Naval Support Activity Naples, the U.S. 6th […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Authorities

    Vice Adm. Nora Tyson relieved Vice Adm. Kenny Floyd as commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet during a change of command and retirement ceremony held on Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) while pierside at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego July 24. During the ceremony, Floyd retired from active duty after 35 […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Authorities

    Chief of US Naval Operations, Adm. John Richardson, unveiled plans to reestablish the US 2nd Fleet amid the increasing power competition on a global scale. This was announced during a change of command ceremony for US Fleet Forces Command (USFF) in Norfolk on May 4. Second Fleet will likely be reactivated on July 1. As informed, Second […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Navy’s Rear Admiral AB Singh, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet has handed over the command of Eastern Fleet to Rear Admiral SV Bhokare. The change of command took place at a ceremony held in the Visakhapatnam Naval Base on October 6, 2015. Rear Admiral SV Bhokare is a specialist in Navigation and Aircraft Direction and […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Training & Education

      The radio and combat information center crew from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship JS Hatakaze (DD 171) visited U.S. 7th Fleet’s command ship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), to tour Operations Department spaces during a subject matter expert exchange May 17. Along with Cmdr. Hideki Sekigawa, JS Hatakaza’s commanding officer, the group also […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Visakhapatnam International Fleet Review 2016, concluded February 9 with Indian and foreign Naval ships undertaking a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in the Bay of Bengal. As maritime traditions mandate, visiting foreign ships are generally escorted to the open seas on their way home upon their completion of a visit. 54 ships that had participated in IFR-16 sailed out […]