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  • 21 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) is underway in formation with ships assigned to the George Washington Carrier Strike Group and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force at the conclusion of Keen Sword 15. Keen Sword, a joint-bilateral training exercise involving U.S. military and Japan Self Defense Force, is designed to increase combat readiness […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Korea Navy ship ROKS WONSAN, and the Royal Australian Navy ships HMAS HUON and HMAS GASCOYNE returning from the Western Pacific Naval Symposium’s (WPNS) Mine Countermeasures and Diving Exercise 2014.   The primary goal of the MCMEX exercise was to test participating nations’ ability to come together and respond to a humanitarian […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities

    An F/A-18C Hornet from the Stingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 and an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Fighting Redcocks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22 fly in formation over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).   Carl Vinson is underway off the coast of Southern California conducting […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron 4 and members of the Royal Malaysian navy conduct boat formation training during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia 2015. The exercise was conducted on August 17 in Sandakan, Malaysia. In its 21st year, CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23), the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4), the joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) and the Military Sealift Command mobile landing platform USNS Montford Point (MLP 1) transit in formation off the coast of Southern California as part of Rim of […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from various countries are underway in formation during Sea Breeze 2014.   Sea Breeze is a multinational maritime exercise with naval forces participants from Ukraine, Georgia, Romania, Turkey, Latvia, and the U.S., as well as ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group Two, Task Unit 02, conducting evolutions aimed at improving maritime security. [mappress] Naval […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Authorities

    As part of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) 75th Anniversary celebrations, a formation entry into Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour was held Monday, February 8. The formation entry included a 17-gun salute from HMNZS Canterbury as she passed Devonport Naval Base at midday, and this was reciprocated with an 11-gun salute fired from HMNZS Te Mana, berthed at […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, fly in the Diamond Formation during the Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air Show at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.   The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform 68 demonstrations at 34 locations across the U.S. in 2014. The Blue Angels is the United States […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 3 and Indonesian Kopaska naval special forces members practice patrol formations during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia 2015. In its 21st year, CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), and the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transit in formation after conducting an underway replenishment and weapons onload.   Theodore Roosevelt is out to sea conducting training for upcoming deployments. […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Residents of Sydney, Canberra and the Shoalhaven had their last chance to see the Royal Australian Navy’s Sea King helicopters in the air today as they said farewell to the nation with a formation flypast. The formation launched from the Naval Air Station at HMAS Albatross in Nowra at 10:00am, proceeded north up the NSW […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities

    The Australian Navy’s three remaining Landing Craft Heavy auxiliary vessels put on a display to the Cairns community, sailing in formation from the city’s harbour this morning.   This was the last time HMA Ships Brunei, Labuan and Tarakan will sail in-company together in the port they have called home for nearly thirty years. Commanding […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Being deployed in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea, Russian Navy’s 5-ship interfleet task force started practicing of joint maneuvering in formation, reports… (rusnavy) [mappress] Russian Navy, August 6, 2012; Image: valka  

  • 25 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Seven Orca-class Patrol Craft Training (PCT) vessels recently conducted a formation exercise in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, near Victoria, British Columbia.   Vessels taking part included PCT Orca, Raven, Renard, Wolf, Grizzly, Cougar, and Caribou. The ORCA-class vessels operate year round in B.C. coastal waters and are frequent visitors in many of the […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Eight patrol boats from the Royal Navy’s 1st Patrol Boat Squadron demonstrated their ability to sail in close formation at high speeds as they returned from the Battle of Jutland commemorations. Eight boats mustered in Leith docks for a day of combined training. The 54-tonne craft normally give students from UK universities an insight into life […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Three Spanish warships currently deployed off the coast of Somalia rendezvoused in the Gulf of Aden on Saturday, October 3. The Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia and ESPS Victoria performed a simultaneous refuel with American supply ship, USNS Carl Brashaer. ESPS Galicia ensured that her fuel tanks were fully topped up in preparation for her […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Authorities

    Australian Navy’s vessels Sirius and Arunta recently had a busy visit to Subic Bay which culminated in a successful passage exercise with Philippine Navy Ship Ramon Alcarez. The visit highlighted the friendship which exists between the two navies and included official interactions such as a Commanding Officer’s luncheon onboard Sirius, an official reception onboard Arunta, […]

  • 31 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has shared the traditional aerial view video of international navy ships sailing in close formation during the Rim of the Pacific Exercise.  Forty ships and submarines representing 13 international partner nations steamed together during the exercise filmed from U.S. Navy helicopters on Thursday, July 28. This year’s edition of the world’s largest […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy has shared video footage of its much anticipated Western Pacific exercise where, for the first time in ten years, three nuclear-powered aircraft carriers exercised and sailed together. US Navy’s video shows the carriers, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) sailing in formation together […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Authorities

    Aviators from various squadrons assigned to Commander, Strike Fighter Wing Atlantic (CSFWL) and Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic (CNAL) flew an unprecedented 21 jet flyover at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library to honor the former naval aviator and president at his interment in College Station, Texas. Following six days of national mourning, the ceremony […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet ship formation led by the destroyer Bystry visited the port of Shanghai within the combat task performance in the Pacific Ocean on January 17. The other two ships in the formation are the oil tanker Boris Butoma, and the rescue vessel Altai. All three are commanded by Rear Admiral Yuldashev Aleksandr Yurevich. The […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command oceanographic survey ship USNS Henson (T-AGS 63), with its embarked scientific staff from the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO), joined naval ships from Indonesia, Australia and Singapore in a formation exercise near Morotai Island, Indonesia. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and hundreds of dignitaries, observed the column of 25 naval ships from […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 fly in formation over the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during an air power demonstration. The operation was undertaken in the Pacific Ocean on May 31. Carl Vinson is in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations returning to homeport after a Middle East and […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy ships, submarines, units and formations of the Northern, Pacific Ocean, Black Sea and Baltic Fleet met the new training year which started on December 1, with around 70 ships in service. According to the Russian Navy Main Command, special attention will be paid to the training of interservice troops and forces, including ship […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class frigate HMAS Darwin recently sailed into the Sattahip Naval Base, Thailand. While in Thailand, three crew from the Australian Navy warship, which is currently enroute to Operation MANITOU in the Middle East, took the opportunity to ‘cross-deck’ onto His Majesty’s Thai Ship Sukhothai while three of their members joined Darwin. The opportunity was also […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) celebrated the 237th birthday of the United States Navy, Oct. 13 while deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility. The day began with a special formation of the ship’s crew on the flight deck, arranged to form “2-3-7-T-H”, representing the number of years […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Philadelphia’s revitalization project of its Navy Yard and surrounding waterfront property will also include solar storage, according to Int… by Candace Lombardi (cnet) [mappress] Source: cnet, April 1, 2011;

  • 23 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) participated in the city’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 18. The crowd of nearly 600,000 expressed their affection, cheering and whistling as the formation stepped off smartly and began the three-mile march through the city. “I had no idea there were going to be so many people […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) completed its second steam formation training exercise (STEAMX), during the George H.W. Bush Group Sail (GHWB GRUSL), Aug. 6. USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and USS Truxtun (DDG 103) were also involved in the STEAMX. During the exercise all four ships aligned themselves […]