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  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Navy’s smallest commissioned vessel, Her Majesty’s Survey Launch Gleaner, returned to Devonport homeport one last time on Tuesday ahead of her decommissioning. In mist and rain, and with a 16-metre decommissioning pennant tied to the stern rail to prevent it flapping around uncontrollably, three of the nine crew lined up for Procedure Alpha as […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developer UMS SKELDAR has joined the European Defence Fund’s OCEAN2020 autonomous systems project with its Skeldar V-200 UAV, the company announced on January 22. UMS SKELDAR is joining the naval surveillance technology project alongside its partner Saab. OCEAN2020 is the first example to date of a cross-European military research program, which will see unmanned […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s forward-deployed command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) pulled into Valletta, Malta, on January 19, 2018, for a scheduled port visit. During her time in Valletta, Mount Whitney is providing ship tours and enhancing relationships between the two countries. “The sailors and civilian mariners of Mount Whitney are thrilled to renew our […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy Rear Admiral Patrick Piercey, US Pacific Command operations director, recently paid a visit to the Royal Navy’s carrier strike group commander Commodore Andrew Betton onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth. The Admiral was visiting the home base of the Royal Navy’s carriers as part of a wider UK visit organised around defense engagements at Joint Headquarters in […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Cyprus Naval Command commissioned its first ever offshore patrol vessel – Commodore Andreas Ioannides (P61) – in a ceremony on January 15 at the Evangelos Florakis naval base. The 62-meter OPV was built by Israel Shipyards and launched in September 2017. After further outfitting and trials, P61 arrived in Larnaca, Cyprus, on January 2. […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Vessels

    US Navy amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) visited Guam on January 9 while en route home. The San Antonio-class ship and the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are on the return leg of what is now a seven-month deployment after they deployed from San Diego in July 2017. Naval Base […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) got underway from Naval Station Rota, Spain, on January 8, to start its sixth forward-deployed patrol in Africa and Europe. Ross completed its previous four-month patrol in July 2017. The 2017 patrol saw the destroyer take part in a cruise missile strike against Shayrat airfield in […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Sweden’s defense contractor Saab announced it will be demonstrating its AUV62-AT anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training system to the US Navy this year. The AUV62-AT is based on an artificial acoustic system that mimics a submarine. The US Navy will evaluate Saab’s AUV62-AT against its own systems through the foreign comparative testing (FCT) Program. The demonstration […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s future littoral combat ship USS Omaha (LCS 12) paid a four-day visit to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) en route to her San Diego commissioning site. During her visit to the installation, Omaha conducted public tours of the ship on January 4, providing residents and visitors of NSGB the opportunity to board one […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has been awarded a contract to set up its P-8 maritime reconnaissance aircraft training suite in India, the country’s defense ministry announced on January 4. In addition to the crew training suite, Boeing is to deliver a maintenance simulator for the training of technical personnel. Boeing has delivered eight P-8I aircraft […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) on Tuesday stopped at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, while en route to her homeport at Naval Base Guam. The submarine tender is on her way home after completing an eight-month dry-dock phase maintenance availability (DPMA) in Portland, Oregon. Frank Cable departed from Guam, March 7 for […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy’s diesel-electric icebreaker ‘Ilya Muromets’ arrived at its Northern Fleet homeport on January 2, the Russian Navy announced. The ship’s crew made their first crossing from the Baltic Sea to the Kola Bay and were welcomed in Severomorsk by Northern Fleet commander Admiral Nikolay Evmenov. Project 21180 icebreaker ‘Ilya Muromets’ was commissioned in […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate ITS Fasan has returned home from a five-deployment to the EUNAVFOR counter-piracy operation Atalanta. Fasan and her 133 crew departed the mission earlier this month and entered their homeport in La Spezia on December 18. During her time off the coast of Somalia, the frigate served as mission flagship hosting […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Training & Education

    US Navy sailors from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 12 joined their German Navy counterparts for two weeks of EOD training missions at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Nov. 27 through Dec. 11. EODMU 12 and their German counterparts conducted training evolutions on expeditionary mine countermeasures, underwater remote operated vehicles, helicopter rope […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) paid a visit to Pearl Harbor on December 4 on the return leg of a six-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific and the Persian Gulf. Pinckney left her homeport of San Diego in June with an embarked detachment from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75. Part […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Vessels

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) arrived in Agadir, Morocco, on November 28, for a scheduled port visit, the U.S. Navy said. As explained, the visit serves to enhance U.S.-Morocco relations as the two nations work together to strengthen regional security and stability. Vella Gulf, homeported in Norfolk, is conducting maritime operations […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Robert V. Spencer and his wife, Sarah Pauline “Polly” Spencer, visited deployed Sailors stationed aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70), on Thanksgiving day, Nov. 23. While aboard, Spencer received a tour of the ship, offering him the ability to speak to Sailors on watch before heading […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On 14th November, the Force Commander of EU NAVFOR’s Operation Atalanta, Rear Admiral Fabio Gregori visited General Mabeyo, Chief of Tanzania People’s Defence Force and Rear Admiral Makanzo, Commander of Naval Forces in Dar Es Salaam. During his visit the Force Commander took the opportunity to invite local dignitaries including the Italian Ambassador to Tanzania, […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Virginia-class attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) arrived in Jeju-do, Republic of Korea, for a port visit on November 22. The visit comes a day after Los Angeles-class submarine USS Key West pulled into Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. Mississippi is also the first US submarine to visit South Korea’s Jeju Island. Both submarines are […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy fast-attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) stopped at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, for a port visit on November 21. The Los Angeles-class submarine is visiting Japan as a part of her Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment. “I’m incredibly proud of the crew and what they have accomplished over the past couple of months,” said Cmdr. Grady […]

  • 18 November 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy destroyer USS Benfold collided with a tug on November 18, becoming the fifth US Navy ship to get involved in a collision in the Pacific this year. The forward-deployed destroyer was participating in a scheduled towing exercise in Sagami Wan, south of Kanagawa Prefecture in Honshu, when the tug boat lost propulsion and drifted […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Pascagoula-based shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries delivered the US Navy’s 64th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) on November 15. The ship was delivered to the navy after demonstrating its systems and readiness during a series of at sea and in-port trials for the US Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) in early September. The […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    French Navy frigate FS Auvergne docked in the Western Australian port of Freemantle on November 15, four months into her maiden operational deployment. Departing her homeport of Toulon with an embarked NH90 helicopter in August, the FREMM frigate spent most of the time in the Indian Ocean, as part of the international Combined Task Force 150 […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy warship ESPS Rayo, currently part of the EU mission in Africa, recently became the first EU NAVFOR ship to visit the Republic of Mauritius as she pulled into Port Louis on November 4. During her time in the Mauritius capital, the offshore patrol vessel hosted Ambassador Marjaana Sall, head of delegation of the European Union […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A joint working group set up between the US and India met to help India in the development of its indigenous aircraft carrier met at Naval Air Station INS Hansa in Goa for the fourth time. Fourteen US delegates, led by Rear Admiral Brian Antonio, Program Executive Officer, Aircraft Carriers and seven Indian officials visited Goa […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Authorities

    For the first time in its 31 years of service with the US Navy, aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) pulled into Guam for a scheduled port visit on October 31. Theodore Roosevelt, flagship of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG), arrived in Guam after entering the 7th Fleet area of operations October […]