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  • 23 October 2014
    Authorities

    Three members of the Philippine Navy were given awarded during the flag raising ceremony held at the Headquarters Philippine Navy (HPN). Capt. Alberto B Carlos, Commissary Steward 2nd Class Felix B Guaves and Sgt. Eugene J. Padilla were awarded with the Plaque of Recognition for being adjudged as The Outstanding Philippine Soldiers (TOPS). TOPS is […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities

    Rear Admiral Jon Thornqvist, Chief of Staff, Royal Swedish Navy along with his delegation is on an official visit to India from 09 – 13 Nov 14 to discuss existing bilateral ties and explore opportunities to enhance Navy to Navy cooperation. The Admiral was received at South Block lawns, November 10, by Admiral RK Dhowan, […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. became the 20th nation to join the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) on Tuesday.   Established in 2006, ReCAAP’s mission is to enhance regional cooperation through information sharing, capacity building and cooperative arrangements in combating piracy and armed robbery against ships in the region. […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Twenty-one crew members from aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) took a carrier on board delivery (COD) flight to aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) today to reunite with family members currently serving aboard Ike. Crew members from Enterprise toured the Ike and seized the opportunity to spend time with family members and […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Forty members of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps (RCSCC) Fraser received a first-hand experience of naval life and operations during a visit to Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt on May 20, 2014.   The corps was accompanied throughout the day by members of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and shown a variety of units […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Authorities

    The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD 24) welcomed two members of the U.S. House of Representatives as well as members of the NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) aboard the ship for a tour, Jan. 29. U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, from Ohio and the President of the NATO PA, was joined by U.S. […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities

    A top member of the Abu Sayaf Group (ASG) was captured by the Philippine Navy with other government law enforcement agencies June 22, 2014.   Sattar Abdulla aka Abu Satar was captured while hiding in Tulnalutan Island, Zamboanga City by the Philippine Navy units. Sattar has a pending Warrant of Arrest and frequently being pursued […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Training & Education

    On Saturday 7 September, two members of the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) warship FGS Niedersachsen were evacuated due to medical reasons to a hospital in Salalah, Oman. The ship had been conducting counter piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden off the coast of Somalia. The ship broke from counter-piracy operations and closed the […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The chief of naval operations (CNO) visited Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain to view operations within the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR), speak with members of the NSA Bahrain community and to visit ships, Nov. 21. During his visit, Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert stressed the importance of maintaining access to the waterways in the […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities

    Pakistan Navy members toured the Italian warship ITS Libeccio during its port visit to Muscat, Oman, September 16. The commanding officer of ITS Libeccio, Commander Daniele P.M. Martinuzzi, welcomed the commanding officer of PNS Alamgir, Captain Faisal Amil, and members of his crew on board. After being given a tour of the ship and briefed on its capabilities, […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    U.S. forces in the North Arabian Gulf concluded a search and rescue operation for a missing U.S. Marine Corps aircrew member yesterday at 3:00 p.m. (GMT), after efforts to locate him were unsuccessful.   The Marine is presumed lost at sea. The Marine aircrew member went into the water on October 1 when the aircraft he was […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities

    During their Operation MANITOU deployment, personnel from Maritime Operations Support Group and Combined Task Force 150 visited the US Navy Patrol Craft USS Firebolt for a tour. This was particularly significant for some of the members of the Australia Navy because of an incident which occurred 11 years ago in the North Arabian Gulf where […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities

    Seventeen members of the Japanese House of Councillors (JHC), equivalent to the U.S. Senate, toured the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) in Sasebo, Japan, March 2. The delegation included the Honorable Satsuki Katayama, chairwoman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. The tour was designed to expand JHC members’ knowledge about the role […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities

    Rear Adm. George Ballance, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command (USNAVSO)/U.S. 4th Fleet, welcomed members of the Colombian Navy to Naval Station Mayport in Mayport, Florida, for the annual U.S. Navy and Colombian Navy Operational Naval Committee (ONC) conference, May 20 – 21. During the ONC conference, participants engaged in face-to-face discussions regarding their involvement […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Rear Admiral John F. Newtown awarded the Operational Service Medal to 86 members HMCS Preserver for their involvement in last fall’s Op CARIBBE on June 11th.   During her time on Op CARRIBE in the fall of 2013 Preserver assisted the embarked United States Law Enforcement Detachment in the seizure and destruction of 432 kilograms […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy and Marine Corps forces in the North Arabian Gulf are conducting a search and rescue operation for a missing aircrew member who went into the water at 2:10 p.m. (GMT), yesterday, when the aircraft the member was aboard lost power on takeoff from USS Makin Island (LHD 8). Two air crewmen bailed out […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    During the joint German-Italian military exercise SMART HUNT 2015, the Navies conducted a crew exchange. From February 15th to March 6th an Officer of the Italian Navy Submarines Command and Submarine Training Instructor, worked on board of the German submarine U33. Several different military exercises have taken place during the SMART HUNT 2015, during which, […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Over the past six weeks HMAS Adelaide has embarked over 1,400 military personnel as part of a series of amphibious exercises and strategic sealift tasks. Adelaide’s ship’s company is used to having extra people on board, but there was something different about the group that embarked on the 26 June in Adelaide for the transit […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    While transiting to Apra Harbor, Guam from Darwin, Australia on the 31st of July, the amphibious transport dock ship, USS Green Bay (LPD 20), welcomed aboard five members of the Engineering Readiness and Assistance Team (ERAT). These mechanical and electrical experts brought their knowledge and experience into the engineering department while providing and facilitating training […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Authorities

    The American flag is flown at half-mast at US Navy’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, July 21, 2015. The flag will remain at half-mast through July 25 to honor each service member killed by a gunman in Chattanooga, Tenn. [mappress mapid=”16549″] Image: US Navy

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities

    Last week, Mr. James Bergeron (USA) and Lieutenant Christine Godelain (FRA N) were presented NATO awards by Commander NATO Allied Maritime Command, Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CB CBE. Mr. Bergeron is the political advisor to the Commander Maritime Command and was awarded the NATO Meritorious Service Medal for distinguished service while assigned on NATO duties. […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities

    After a hectic year, the crew of the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Anzac is undergoing significant change as new crew members are welcomed, and many longstanding members are farewelled as they take up new challenges. Anzac’s outgoing Commanding Officer, Commander Matthew Doornbos, was the longest standing officer in the ship’s company of around 180 […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Four members of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) are preparing to face an audience of two billion people on Sunday, following an invitation to participate in this weekend’s Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant in London. The four will form a ceremonial “Guard” around Her Majesty, during one of the biggest flotillas ever assembled on the Thames. […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Industry news

    Hydroid, Inc., a Pocasset-based, world-leading manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) announced that Dan Conti has joined the Company as a Field Technician. Conti brings 4 years’ experience performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on over 70 avionic systems on the Navy’s P-3C Orion anti-submarine patrol aircraft. He has experience working on a very wide variety […]

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

    Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) Commander, Maritime Task Flotilla (MTF) 7 Rear Adm. Kim Jong-Il, and members of his staff, embarked the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers USS Antietam (CG 54) and USS Shiloh (CG 67) as part of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) for five […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities

    On 24 June HMAS Darwin played host to a group of foreign military members who all call Australia home – at least temporarily! The Defence Attaches toured the Australian frigate as part of their ongoing exposure to the Australian military to assist with their daily work for their home country. HMAS Darwin embarked the group, […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ms Sharon Claydon, MP, Federal Member for Newcastle, has visited Australia’s sailors, soldiers and airmen (and women) in Hawaii for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. The MP linked up with Defence as part of the Australian Defence Force Parliamentary Program (ADFPP). The program is a two way exchange in which MPs from the […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Industry news

    Stealth corvette Makhachkala is commissioned into Caspian Flotilla as reported by South Military Command official… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, February 12 2013; Image: Almaz Shipbuilding Firm

  • 8 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The commanding officer (CO) and several crew members from the Los Angeles class-attack submarine USS Springfield (SSN 761) are visiting their namesake city, Oct. 4 – 9. During their visit to the capital of Illinois the Sailors will meet with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston, visit with submarine veterans and members of the American Legion, as […]