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  • 24 December 2012
    Training & Education

    United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) has not received any instructions fr om Russian defense ministry… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 24, 2012

  • 18 May 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Kuwaiti Air Force and U.S. Embassy officials met with USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9 leadership aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, May 9. The Kuwaiti Ministry of Defence Director of Operations and Plans, Kuwaiti Air Force Maj. Gen. Abdulrazaq Al-Awadhi, and the Defense Attaché of Kuwait City, Brig. Gen. Rick […]

  • 9 April 2014

    A new model for U.S.-China military-to-military relations was revelead yesterday in Beijing.   The U.S. Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel’s visit, at the invitation of Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan, to Beijing comes in the middle of a 10-day trip to the Asia-Pacific region, during which he visited Japan and will travel to Mongolia later […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Between 27-29 June the 12th Baltic Military Fair “BALT MILITARY EXPO” was held in Gdansk. Polish Navy has prepared a presentation of ships and maritime rescue. Transport-and-landing ship ORP “Lublin”, minehunter ORP “Flaming” and hydrographic ship ORP “Arctowski” were presented to the public in the city center. A dynamic presentation of rocket ship ORP “Orkan” […]

  • 18 September 2014

    Yeoman 1st Class Latoya Calvin, an Akron, Ohio, native, received the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Inspirational Leadership Award on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Sept. 13.   The Honolulu-Hawaii chapter of NAACP held a Military Leader Awards luncheon at the Hickam Officer’s Club. Calvin was among 14 […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Average volume of Russia’s military import via Rosoboronexport has not changed through the recent 2-3 years and remains… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 25,2012; Image: Arms-Tass

  • 7 February 2011

    The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA (News – Alert)), a non-partisan information-based organization, has revealed that… [mappress] Source:tmcnet, Feb. 7, 2011;

  • 26 July 2016
    Training & Education

    U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet (USNAVSO/FOURTHFLT) kicked off this year’s the annual PANAMAX Military Exercise (PANAMAX), hosting more than 320 U.S. and partner nation personnel participating in the exercise from July 25 to Aug. 4. Since its inception in 2003, PANAMAX has become one of the largest multinational training exercises in the world. […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Dutch Defence Minister Hans Hillen had a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Dr. Ismet Yilmaz in Istanbul last week. The Defence ministers signed a statement aimed at enhancing the military cooperation between the two NATO allies. Mr Hillen subsequently paid a visit to the frigate HNLMS Evertsen, which was moored in the Bosporus to mark […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the U.S. Navy’s Expeditionary Fast Transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) are preparing for their deployment in 2016 to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. Their aim will be to support the international collaborative capacity-building program Africa Partnership Station (APS). Sailors participated in a two-week training at the Navy Expeditionary Warfighting Development […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Military Sealift Command (MSC) has exercised a one-year renewal option for AAR and its Airlift division to perform vertical replenishment (VERTREP) services for the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 7th Fleets in the Mediterranean Sea, Arabian Gulf and Indian Ocean, the company announced Oct 26. The one-year renewal is valued at approximately $6.7 million. The contract was […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On 4 May, the European Union Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI commenced its activities in the Mediterranean Sea with the French naval vessel Jean Bart and a maritime patrol aircraft contributed by Luxembourg. The military operation was planned in a very short timeframe and launched by the European Union on 31 March 2020 to enforce the UN […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Industry news

    Expert group of the Social Council subordinated to director of Russian defense industrial complex Dmitry Rogozin has prepared analytical report “Russia as… [mappress] Russian Navy, December 21, 2012

  • 29 September 2011

      Northern Fleet (NF) Commander Vice Admiral Vladimir Korolev met with deputy chief of Norwegian main operational command Maj. Gen. Morten Lunde during the visit of Norwegian military delegation to Russia’s Northern Fleet, told NF Information Support Group to Central Navy Portal. The parties held a protocol meeting and discussed issues of Russian-Norwegian naval interaction […]

  • 5 October 2011

      Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov met with his Indian counterpart Arackaparambil Kurien Antony on Oct 4 in Moscow to hold 11th session of Russian-Indian intergovernmental committee for military technical cooperation, said the defense ministry’s release. “In accordance with the visit program, on October 4 Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov and his Indian counterpart will […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Training & Education

    An explosion rips through the hull of the merchant vessel, critically wounding six members of the crew. Two are in danger of losing limbs, another can’t breathe, and a fourth has deep burns across his chest. The casualties are flown to the nearby RFA Cardigan Bay, where the specialist military medics, doctors and nurses of […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (CNE-CNA) personnel Recovery team and an aircraft assigned to Commander, rask Force (CTF) 67 assisted the Greek Maritime Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC) during a search and rescue (SAR) event near Greece, after two cargo ships collided April 29. In conjunction with the MRCC, the CNE-CNA personnel recovery team responded to the […]

  • 14 June 2011
    Training & Education

      A local daily reported Monday that China’s East China Sea Fleet has been conducting an unprecedentedly large-scale military exercise in the… By Sofia Wu (focustaiwan) [mappress] Source: focustaiwan, June  14, 2011;

  • 26 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Iran declared three large military projects had been completed. The presentation of new achievements was associated with Iranian Defense Industry Day and attended by the president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and defense minister Ahmad Vahidi. Presentation of missile Ghader (stands for “mighty”), torpedo Ajdar (“dragon”), and warship’s powerplant was held during the ceremony, reports ITAR-TASS. According […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Afloat Forward Staging Base (Interim) USS Ponce (AFSB(I) 15) continued to support military operations in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), Aug. 27. Ponce, once an amphibious transport dock (LPD) ship, is now the Navy’s first AFSB(I) with a combined crew of U.S. Navy Sailors and Military Sealift Command (MSC) civilian mariners. “We’ve combined […]

  • 10 July 2015

    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, […]

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

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced greater collaboration with NATO on its military training exercises to tackle new threats faced by the Alliance. The agreement comes as the Prime Minister met with the new NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, at Downing Street ahead of the Afghanistan Service of Commemoration. From next month, the UK’s flagship […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Industry news

    Analysts forecast the Global Military Shipbuilding and Submarines Market to grow at a CAGR of 2.93 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing share of defense budget. The Global Military Shipbuilding and Submarines market has also been witnessing increasing collaborations between countries. However, the […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Portsmouth-based warship HMS Illustrious has been working with counterparts from the Danish military during a four-day visit to Copenhagen. The ship hosted a Lynx helicopter from the Royal Danish Air Force for several hours of flight deck drills. Among the helicopter crew was Lieutenant Richard Dixon, a Royal Navy pilot on exchange with the Royal […]

  • 27 September 2011

      Norwegian military delegation headed by Maj. Gen. Morten Lunde, deputy chairman of the Joint Operational Command will visit Northern Fleet (NF) in Sept 26-28 in accordance with Russian Defense Ministry’s foreign relations development program. The delegation will be met at border point Borisoglebsky by NF Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Andrei Volozhinsky. At first, […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Servicemen of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) are preparing for military parade to take place in Sevastopol on May 9. Joint marching drills with Ukrainian naval mariners will start late in April. Totally, 1 303 servicemen of the two navies will participate in the parade. This information was told by a BSF spokesman during the Victory […]

  • 5 October 2011

    The Secretary of the Navy will be in town Thursday to talk about plans to name one of the military’s new littoral combat ships after the…   By Natalie Wade (al) [mappress] Source: al, October 05, 2011

  • 6 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Russian Defense Ministry has redeemed indebtedness to Kyrgyzstan for leased military assets, reported Interfax referring to press service of Kyrgyzstani defense ministry. According to the ministry, Russia on March 1 transferred $15.466 mln to Kyrgyzstan for military objects leased in the period of 2008-2011. “As is planned, the money will be used for the […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Embarkation for the first ever point-to-point shipment of Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) vehicles aboard a U.S. military vessel took place at Commander, U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo, July 27. The embarkation was both practical and a training opportunity to build interoperability between the U.S. Army and JGSDF. “We are always trying to build on interoperability, […]