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  • 12 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The civilian master of High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) and officer-in-charge of the military detachment on board, visited Mozambique’s chief of the navy June 11. The meeting was held in conjunction with Swift’s seven-day port visit to Maputo in support of Africa Partnership Station (APS). Swift’s Civilian Master, Capt. Rhett Mann and Military Detachment […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Chiefs of European Navies (CHENS) met in Naples, Italy on May 7-8. CHENS is a forum of 25 Chiefs of Staff of European Navies (NATO and EU) which seeks to promote understanding between European navies and to examine issues of common and mutual interest, increasing regional awareness of the maritime domain. Observers from the […]

  • 30 August 2012

    Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano, chief of staff, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), visited national capital region naval activities to strengthen maritime partnerships and international relationships Aug. 27-29. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert comments following a successful visit: “Yesterday, Darleen and I welcomed our Japanese friends, the new Chief of Staff of the Japan […]

  • 17 June 2014

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment Marines assigned to Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force (SP MAGTF) Africa while in Gabon June 16.   The Marines were in Gabon conducting theater security training with Gabonese anti-poaching units. “The work you are doing here will have an impact long after […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark Ferguson, met today with Vice Commander-in Chief, People’s Liberation Army (Navy) Vice Adm. Zhang Yongyi at the Pentagon. Ferguson and Zhang discussed U.S.-China military to military relations, counter piracy efforts in the Gulf of Aden, the upcoming Rim of the Pacific exercise (RIMPAC 2014), and future opportunities to […]

  • 22 September 2014

    Canada’s Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, along with his North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) counterparts, yesterday concluded the NATO Military Committee meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania.   This meeting provided NATO’s Chiefs of Defence the opportunity to discuss the military outcomes and deliverables from the NATO Summit that was held earlier this month […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Juan Garcia held a town hall meeting at Naval Base Coronado, Feb. 22. Sailors from the area attended the meeting, which covered a range of topics including Enlisted Retention Board (ERB), transitioning Sailors as well as Perform-to-Serve (PTS). “We want to get the word out […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM Vladimir Vysotsky took part in the session of defense ministry’s press club. Meeting with the press, he discussed current condition of Russian Navy and its development prospects till and after 2020. Speaking of implementation of the shipbuilding program, Vysotsky pointed out that Russia should turn away fr om large number of […]

  • 22 February 2011
    Equipment & technology

    It is almost totally silent, radiates virtually no heat and is constructed entirely from non-magnetic metals… (cnn) [mappress] Source: cnn, February 22, 2011

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors from Operation Atalanta warship, ITS Libeccio, met local Somali fishermen during a counter-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden. Once permission to go on board the fishing vessels has been granted by their masters, ITS Libeccio’s boat crew approached them and, after providing the seafarers with food, water and medical assistance, they asked the […]

  • 5 October 2015

    Spanish warship, ESPS Meteoro, performed friendly approaches with local seafarers in the Somali Basin on Wednesday, September 30. After sighting the seafarers in the early morning, ESPS Meteoro’s crew delivered food and drink, as well as giving minor medical assistance to the master of one of the dhows. In the afternoon ESPS Meteoro performed a […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The first Japanese Naval Commander of a multi-national task force has met with Australia’s Middle East Commander, Rear Admiral Trevor Jones, onboard HMAS Newcastle as part of Operation MANITOU. While alongside for maintenance in the Middle East, Newcastle hosted a meeting between Japanese Rear Admiral Horishi Ito, Commander Combined Task Force 151, and Rear Admiral […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    During a brief stopover in Salalah, Oman, the Commander of Combined Task Force (CCTF) 151, Rear Admiral Ayhan Bay, visited the Republic of Korea Navy warship ROKS Chungmugong Yisunshin on September 27. Following his visit Rear Admiral Bay welcomed Captain Jae-Man Yoo, the Commanding Officer of ROKS Chungmugong Yisunshin and members of the ship’s crew […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan Col. Gen. Safar Akhundbala oglu Abiyev met at the Pentagon today to discuss the military relationship between their two nations. During the meeting Mabus and Abiyev addressed the existing partnership between the United States and Azerbaijan as well as maritime security in the […]

  • 2 July 2014

    Two Type 45 destroyers have met up in the Eastern Mediterranean while deployed on operations.   UK Navy’s HMS Defender and HMS Diamond rendezvoused off the coast of Cyprus – where Diamond was leaving to escort the last consignment of chemical weapons from Syria for destruction and Defender stocked up supplies for her long-planned Gulf […]

  • 21 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Representatives from Navy Personnel Command’s fleet engagement team will be in Pensacola, Fla., Aug. 28-30 to meet with Sailors and discuss the latest personnel policies and initiatives impacting the fleet. The team will discuss recently announced initiatives like Limited Directed Detailing, Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Early Return to Sea, as well as Voluntary Sea Duty […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Italian Navy’s ITS Carabiniere performed her first friendly approach (FA) with a fishing vessel off the coast of Somalia on October 25. Operation Atalanta ships conduct FAs to help build relationships with the local Somali fishing communities and to understand their concerns. The meeting also gave members of ITS Carabiniere’s crew the opportunity to discuss Operation Atalanta’s […]

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

    The German Navy’s oldest commissioned ship, GORCH FOCK (A 60), took a moment to bid farewell to Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) German ship FGS NIEDERSACHSEN as the latter nears the end of its final deployment. NIEDERSACHSEN Commanding Officer Cmdr. Kurt Leonards, said: To meet the GORCH FOCK is always a very special moment […]

  • 4 June 2014

    HMS Somerset and HMAS Darwin, the two top naval crime fighters in the Indian Ocean have met and shared their experiences of half a dozen drugs busts.   Between them they have accounted for seizing £240m of illegal narcotics in the past two months. The duo, directed by a Royal UK Navy-led task force, have […]

  • 16 June 2014

    During a recent port visit of the EU Naval Force Flagship FGS Brandenburg to the Seychelles, the Force Commander, Rear Admiral Jürgen zur Mühlen, took the opportunity to meet several ministers and military representatives of the Republic of Seychelles, as well as the EU delegation.   Rear Admiral zur Mühlen met with the Minister of […]

  • 25 June 2014

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with Mexican Secretary of the Navy, Adm. Vidal Francisco Soberon Sanz, during an office call yesterday at the Pentagon.   During the meeting, Mabus and Soberon reaffirmed their enduring partnership, a key relationship for both the United States and Mexico. Mabus and Soberon also discussed exercises in which […]

  • 14 September 2015

    Dutch Navy warship, HNLMS Groningen, carried out her first friendly approach (FA) with local Somali fishermen on Friday, September 11, since she joined Operation Atalanta. The warship was conducting counter-piracy patrols along the Somali coast as part of the European Union’s efforts to help make the waters in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer, HMS Defender, returned to Portsmouth yesterday having ensured safe passage of a Russian task group along the country’s coast. The Russian task group including a 65,000 tonne aircraft carrier, anchored in the Moray Firth due to bad weather. HMS Defender completed a 700 mile journey despite bad weather to […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Ship design has changed dramatically since the first Royal Australian Navy fleet review in 1913, a fact demonstrated this week when the Royal Navy’s modern warship HMS Daring arrived alongside NUSHIP Canberra in Melbourne. Daring pulled into the the city for a port visit as part of her journey to Sydney for the International Fleet […]

  • 20 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose, a Scottish ship in heart and soul, recently met up with her Welsh counterpart, HMS Dragon, in the warm waters off the Horn of Africa. HMS Montrose is on her way to take over as the Royal Navy’s guardian of the Gulf, a role that HMS Dragon had been carrying […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Newcastle has made a rendezvous with the United States Navy’s Mine Counter Measure Ship USS Devastator in the Southern Persian (Arabian) Gulf. Newcastle was in the area conducting maritime security patrols as part of the Combined Task Force 152, focussed on maritime security in the Arabian Gulf. The meeting allowed members of the ship’s […]

  • 29 October 2015

    The Danish Navy ship HDMS Absalon met at sea with local Somali leaders on Monday and conducted medical outreach with the citizens of the coastal town of Hobyo, within the framework of NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD. The overall focus of the meeting was to build stronger relations between Somalia and NATO, and provide fertile ground […]

  • 15 July 2014

    UK Navy’s HMS Lancaster, a Portsmouth based frigate, was joined by two Dutch ships to meet with a Russian destroyer travelling through the English Channel.   HMS Lancaster was requested to monitor the transit of the Russian Naval ship, Admiral Levchenko through the busy waterway. They met off the west coast of France and after […]

  • 7 August 2015

    Last week Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) met with Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) while operating in the Eastern Mediterranean. Both groups had the opportunity to perform a passing exercise, characterized as sailing in formation. SNMG1 took the opportunity to refuel with SNMG2 ESPS CANTABRIA during a Replenishment At Sea before leaving towards the […]