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

    Two of the Royal Navy’s largest warships have set sail from Plymouth to lead the Royal Navy’s Cougar 15 Deployment. HMS Ocean deployed with Royal Marines from 45 Commando and Merlin, Apache and Chinook helicopters from the Fleet Air Arm, Army Air Corps and RAF, where the Navy’s helicopter carrier will join a task group […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Indonesian-hosted international naval exercise Komodo 2016 concluded on April 16 as the ships concluded the sea phase of the exercise. The sea phase lasted for 5 days in waters off Padang and Mentawai, Indonesia. It comprised maritime peace keeping and HA/DR operations and exercise series such as Photoex, Boardex, Winchex and anchoring in Sipora water among […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Twenty three representatives of leading media agencies from 10 countries of Europe and Asia had a 2-week press tour to Baltic Fleet. Foreign guests visited frigate Yaroslav Mudry and marine brigade. Reporters had a tour on board frigate Yaroslav Mudry and familiarized with the crew’s living and service conditions. Foreign guests were shown some premises, […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $70 million cost-plus-fixed-fee advance procurement contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide long-lead materials for LPD 27, the 11th amphibious transport dock of the USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class. The funds awarded to Ingalls will be used to purchase […]

  • 8 September 2016

    A new commanding officer took charge of the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class, fast-attack submarine, USS Virginia (SSN 774) during a change of command ceremony held aboard the submarine in its homeport, Naval Submarine Base New London Sept. 2. Cmdr. Jeffrey Anderson became Virginia’s 6th commanding officer when he relieved Cmdr. Steven Antcliff of command of the […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Hawera woman Catriona Linders will next week sail into Taranaki alongside her 52 ship mates onboard HMNZS ENDEAVOUR, the Royal New Zealand Navy’s replenishment tanker. HMNZS ENDEAVOUR will be visiting her home port of New Plymouth, the first visit by the ship since October 2010. The ship will be alongside from 21-25 March, with members […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    This year’s Exercise IBSAMAR, a Multinational Maritime Exercise held between South Africa, Brazil and India, is being led by South Africa. The exercise started on Monday 20 October 2014 with the arrival of the Indian Frigate INS TEG and Brazilian Navy Ship BNS Barrosso. The exercise will end on Friday 07 November 2014. The Indian and […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Fleet Flagship of the Royal UK Navy, HMS Bulwark, sailed from Plymouth yesterday (Tuesday) to lead the Royal Navy’s major amphibious deployment, Cougar 14.   The amphibious command and control ship, carrying Royal Marines and a range of all-terrain vehicles, will be joined by recently refurbished HMS Ocean and other ships from the UK’s […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Training & Education

    A Royal Navy ship used her expert minehunting skills to ensure a French warship could safely sail through a narrow and potentially hostile waterway in confined waters off Bahrain as part of a training exercise. Minehunter HMS Shoreham led the way for the French Lafayette class frigate FNS Aconit to test the ship’s skills in […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Training & Education

    MT Defence Services (BMT), an operating company of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced the appointment of Toby Middleton as Amphibious Business Development Lead.  Educated to Masters level at King’s College London, Toby has extensive experience in the defence sector, having risen to the rank of Colonel […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Having arrived at Cape Verde (19th August), the crew of HMS Richmond did not waste any time in putting the theory learnt from the Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre (Narcotics) (MAOC(N)) briefings (received previously in Lisbon, Portugal), into practice with an intensive training programme. A significant amount of work was conducted with the Cape Verde […]

  • 13 April 2011

      With Secretary of Defense Robert Gates now back from a final tour of operations in Iraq, the focus on Capitol Hill now turns to President Ba… by Sid Salter (clarionledger) [mappress] Source: clarionledger, April 13, 2011;

  • 6 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Australian sailors, soldiers, airmen and women have joined defence forces from 21 other nations, including France, Canada and Russia, for Exercise RIM-OF-THE-PACIFIC (RIMPAC 12) in the islands of Hawaii. Approximately 1100 Australian Defence personnel are among 25,000 personnel participating in the US-sponsored exercise. For the first time in the history of RIMPAC, Australia will lead […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Industry news

    The current focus on armed support for vessels transiting high risk maritime areas in Africa, the Middle East and elsewhere should not become the norm, GAC Solutions’ Christer Sjödoff has told delegates from the shipping and offshore industries who gathered in London to debate long-term, effective ways to tackle the threat of sea crime. Speaking […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Training & Education

      Canadian ships HMCS Iroquois, Preserver and Ville de Québec are participating in Exercise Unitas in the western Caribbean with 14 southern allied countries from September 6 to 15. Held each year since 1959, Exercise Unitas is the largest annual exercise south of the United States border and is designed to practice various maritime scenarios […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 500 Sailors and civilians helped clean the streets around Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), May 11, during the 22nd bi-annual Main Street Cleanup.  The Main Street Cleanup focuses on picking up trash around the community and demonstrates how Sailors help maintain a relationship with adjacent National City, Calif. The volunteers represented more than […]

  • 25 June 2014

    The Royal UK Navy led a military parade through Portsmouth 24 June to mark Armed Forces Day.   Forty-eight sailors from HMS Collingwood at Fareham, plus veterans and cadets – led by the Royal Marines Band, Portsmouth – marched from St John’s Cathedral in Edinburgh Road to Guildhall Square. Hundreds of spectators lined the route […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Operation RENDER SAFE 2013 is on track to begin next month. The mission is a standing Australian Defence Force (ADF) operation to help remove the explosive remnants of war from the South Pacific. This year Solomon Islands is the focus, the task is to continue removing ordnance left behind 68 years ago. Commander Doug Griffiths, […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Two brand new Russian Navy ships got underway from the Severnaya Verf in St. Petersburg on April 21 to start their trials in the Baltic Sea. The second Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov got underway for another round of trials after making its at-sea debut in December 2018. For corvette Gremyashchy, the lead Project 20385 […]

  • 27 March 2020

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) has taken delivery of the first of two Maya-class ballistic missile defense destroyers. The 172-meter-long Maya (DDG-179) was handed over to JMSDF by shipbuilder Japan Marine United Corporation (JMUC) at Yokohama Shipyard Isogo Works on March 19. The Aegis-equipped ship – named after a mountain in Kobe and a […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Tyne were carrying out a routine inspection of the FV Farpesca, a French stern trawler, in the Channel as part of their fishery protection patrol when the skipper asked for help with one of his deck hands who’d suffered a suspected broken arm. The Portsmouth-based patrol ship sent her first-aider across to assess […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Blyth led international minehunters through a major exercise in waters off the historic Turkish city of Izmir. The Faslane-based ship is coming to the end of her six-month deployment to the Mediterranean, where she’s been in charge of a NATO minehunting task group. HMS Blyth headed to the bay off the historic city of […]

  • 9 February 2018

    Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Navarra will be leading a three-ship NATO group during the Mediterranean Sea operation Sea Guardian, the Spanish defense ministry announced. In addition to the Spanish Santa Maria-class frigate, the group will include Belgian frigate BNS Louise Marie and an Italian Navy ship. The three ships are set to meet up in the Port […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Portsmouth-based fishery protection vessel HMS Tyne met with her Irish and French counterparts in a joint exercise off the Isle of Wight designed to put them through their paces and improve ways of working. HMS Tyne led Irish ships LE Orla, LE Eithne and the French FS Pluvier in the four-day training exercise designed to […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Blyth has begun the 3,000-mile journey for home on the Clyde after completing six months leading a NATO minehunting force in the eastern Mediterranean. The Sandown-class ship has left Aksaz in Turkey and will be back in Faslane in time for an emotional reunion with families before Christmas. The minehunter has completed her six-month […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Training & Education

      Survey ship HMS Echo stepped up to the mark when she was charged with leading the nation’s flagship in for a beach assault as week-long exercises with the United Arab Emirates reached their climax. The Devonport-bases hydrographic vessel – six months into a two-year deployment east of Suez, where she is updating navigational charts […]

  • 29 April 2019

    An Indian Navy officer died in a fire that erupted aboard aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya as the ship was entering Karwar port on April 26. The officer, identified by the Indian defense ministry as Lt Cdr DS Chauhan, led firefighting efforts in the compartment that was affected by fire. Whilst the fire was brought under […]

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

    UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has awarded QinetiQ a contract under which the company is to lead a new collaborative enterprise that will simplify maritime research and development for the UK defense ministry. Under the Progeny Maritime Research Framework contract, QinetiQ will build and manage a community of innovators who will contribute ideas to […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Industry news

    Sevmash shipyard is ready to sign acceptance certificate of Project 955 lead submarine SSBN Yury Dolgoruky… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy,October 2, 2012