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  • 31 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Warships of Black Sea joint task group BLACKSEAFOR headed by Russian large landing ship Caesar Kunikov on Aug 29 had finished Bulgarian phase of the exercise. Participating ships were Bulgarian minesweeper Priboy, Romanian corvette Sebastian, Turkish frigate Yildirim, and Ukrainian minesweeper Cherkassy, reports ITAR-TASS. Summarizing results, the exercise director Capt 1 rank Yury Zemskoi […]

  • 1 May 2014

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is commencing a new phase and will transition over the coming weeks to an intensified undersea search.   In the meantime Bluefin-21, which has completed its search of the 314 square kilometre area around the detections made by the Towed Pinger Locator, will continue to search adjacent […]

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

    The Joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) and its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors, civil service mariners and U.S., Spanish and British marines concluded the Cameroonian phase of Africa Partnership Station (APS), March 16, 2015, in Douala, Cameroon. U.S. special operators will work alongside Cameroonian Naval Commando Company (COPALCO) and Battalion d’Intervention Rapid […]

  • 11 June 2013

    Pacific Partnership personnel and distinguished Samoan guests attended a closing ceremony for Pacific Partnership’s mission in Samoa, June 8. The ceremony, held on the pier next to amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), the mission platform this year, included guest speakers from the U.S. Embassy in Samoa, the Samoan Ministry of Education, […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Ships taking part in Exercise Kakadu 2018 have sailed out of Darwin to begin the sea phase the Royal Australian Navy’s regional exercise. Kakadu, which began in late August, is split into three phases — a harbor phase, a Force Integration Training (FIT) and finally a free-play phase. The sea phases are designed to provide […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After 20 months of maintenance and upgrading in dock no. 8 at the Brest naval base, the nuclear ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Le Triomphant was transferred to the operational base at Ile Longue, Brittany, on Tuesday, April 14. Work on the vessel is continuing for DCNS and its partners. Le Triomphant is the third French […]

  • 29 August 2011
    Training & Education

      U.S. and Singaporean Sailors completed the at-sea portion of the 17th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore 2011 Aug. 26 following six days of underway training. The guided missile destroyers USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93), USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54), the fast attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698), and USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval units taking part in the Australian-hosted multinational maritime exercise have sailed out of Darwin to begin the sea phase of Exercise Kakadu. The ships separated into three multi-national task groups once outside the harbor and will spend the next eight days undertaking a graduated program of activities leading to high-end warfare exercises off the […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The guided missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) departed Naval Station Everett March 21 for the first time since July 2014 to complete type commander (TYCOM) sea trials. Following a ten and a half month deployment in 2013 and an eight-month maintenance availability period in 2014-2015, the crew was both eager and anxious to head […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The USNS Spearhead and its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors, civil service mariners and U.S., Spanish and British Marines began the Cameroonian phase of Africa Partnership Station (APS) March 11, 2015 in Douala, Cameroon. Spearhead will function as a training platform for Cameroonian marines to practice maritime interdiction boardings in preparation for Obangame Express […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Russian-American naval anti-terror exercise Pacific Eagle 2011 with participation of Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit started on Oct 13 off Mariana Islands and on Oct 14 entered active phase. Warships of US Navy and Russia’s Pacific Fleet started joint anti-piracy drills. According to scenario, search teams from American destroyer are supposed to inspect Russian […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departed Pearl Harbor July 15 to participate in the sea phase of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014, the world’s largest international maritime exercise.   While underway, Mercy is scheduled to participate in various events including simulated medical evacuations (MEDEVAC), a mass casualty exercise […]

  • 16 June 2011
    Training & Education

    Multinational headquarters of the Sea Breeze 2011 Ukrainian-American naval exercise including representatives from third countries has begun realization of the active phase. According to Ukrainian defense ministry, one of exercise directors Capt 1 rank Igor Teryokhin said that during this phase coastal, sea, and air components would operate in accordance with the exercise scenario to […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Maritime forces from West and North Africa, Europe and the United States began the underway phase of Exercise Saharan Express 2015, April 22. Exercise Saharan Express 2015, sponsored and facilitated by U.S. Africa Command, is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness, information-sharing practices, and tactical interdiction expertise to counter sea-based illicit activity in […]

  • 7 April 2015

    Joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) and its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors, civil service mariners and U.S., Spanish and British Marines conduct the Gabon phase of Spearhead’s support to Africa Partnership Station in Port Gentil, Gabon, April 6, 2015. While in port, Spearhead’s embarked military detachment will conduct bilateral training with Gabon […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Commanding officers of the Chilean, Colombian, Mexican, Peruvian and U.S. Navy ships participating in UNITAS Pacific (PAC) gathered aboard Peruvian frigate Mariategui (FM 54) for a mid-exercise brief, May 19. The agenda included debriefs of the work-up phase of UNITAS PAC and an exchange of plans for the upcoming “exercise scenario phase” (ESP). “We have […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Phase II Enlisted Retention Board (ERB) results are now available for command access on BUPERS Online, according to NAVADMIN 360/11, released Nov. 29. In accordance with NAVADMIN 129/11, Sailors selected for separation will be personally contacted by their commanding officer or officer-in-charge within seven calendar days of the release of NAVADMIN 360/11. After the seven-day […]

  • 24 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      When it comes to space-based missile defense, history tells us it’s a good idea to be skeptical of any given development. Nonetheless, it ap… By Clay Dillow(popsci) [mappress] Source: popsci,March 24, 2011

  • 1 September 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    At 0900 hours on Sunday 31 August, HMAS Sydney took the lead of ‘Blue Force’ Task Group 628.1, consisting of JS Hatakaze from Japan and BRP Ramon Alcaraz from the Philippines, sailing in formation from Darwin Harbour to kick off the sea phases of Exercise KAKADU 2014.   Exercise KAKADU is focused on developing high-end […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Coast Guard is preparing for Phase Two of the Towing Vessel Bridging Program (TVBP) which begins July 1, 2012. Phase Two will focus on uninspected towing vessels that have not undergone a voluntary industry initiated examination during Phase One. On June 12, 2009, the U.S. Coast Guard partnered with American Waterways Operators and the […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy ships departed the Singaporean Sembawang Naval Base today to begin the naval component of exercise Bersama Lima 16, the Royal Australian Navy announced. The ships will operate out of the South China Sea for the next two weeks for maritime field training exercises. The at-sea phase will involve 71 aircraft, 11 ships, 1 submarine and 5 ground based […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Sailors considered by Phase I of the Enlisted Retention Board may now view their retention status on BUPERS Online, according to NAVADMIN 354/11. The Phase I ERB reviewed the records of ERB-eligible E-4 and E-5 Sailors from 31 overmanned ratings. The board was charged with reviewing each candidate’s official military personnel file and any correspondence […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Sea phase of the BALTOPS-2011 joint naval exercise is finished in the Baltic Sea; Russia is represented by Baltic Fleet (BF) large landing ship Minsk under command of Capt 2 rank Alexander Morgen. The international maneuvers were held in four zones of the Baltic Sea; participants practiced interaction within task groups, conducted search-and-rescue and […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Marines from a number of European countries raided the coast of Denmark for the conclusion of first stage of the two-month Baltic Sea maneuver Baltic Protector. British Royal Marines and their Dutch counterparts waged a battle around the towns of Esbjerg and Varde in western Denmark, taking on Danish troops. The focus of the first […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Portsmouth-based Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond has begun the final phase of Operation Recsyr, the ‘REmoval of chemical weapons from SYRia’, and has spent much of her time providing protection to the merchant vessels tasked with transporting the chemical substances from Syria.   Her state-of-the-art Sea Viper missile system provides protection not only for […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 2016 edition of the multinational exercise BALTOPS has entered the third and final phase of serialized training operations, June 10. The final, tactical exercise portion of the exercise, continues in-port and at-sea training events which are a culmination of combat enhancement training, and force integration training involving asymmetric and multinational sea/air forces to develop interoperability […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    The French defense ministry will launch a study phase to look into the replacement of the French Navy’s sole aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle, defense minister Florence Parly announced October 23 at the Euronaval conference. The minister said the study phase would span 18 months during which the navy and the defense ministry will […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) destroyer Smetlivy and seagoing tug MB-304, Italian frigates Aviere and Zeffiro took the sea on… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 12, 2012

  • 7 December 2011

    Sailors considered by Phase II of the Enlisted Retention Board may now view their retention status on BUPERS Online, according to NAVADMIN 370/11. The Phase II ERB reviewed the records of ERB-eligible E-6 through E-8 Sailors from 31 overmanned ratings. The board was charged with reviewing each candidate’s official military personnel file and any correspondence […]