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  • 7 May 2020

    The Royal Australian Navy is making progress with Plan Galileo, an innovative project that delivers the capability to sustain the navy’s growing fleet to ensure it can fight and win at sea. Launching the Plan Galileo website recently, Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm, Head Maritime Systems reiterated her vision as a new way of thinking that […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Training & Education

    India and Japan are planning to hold a naval exercise near Japan’s coast later this year, according to the New Indian Express. Indian Defence Minister A. K. Antony on Monday welcomed a visit from his Japanese colleague, Minister Itsunori Onodera in New Delhi. The ministers discussed defence cooperation between their countries. They also shared views […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Representatives from Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Turkey and the Russian Federation are attending BLACKSEAFOR planning event, which is taking place in Sevastopol, Ukraine.   Rear Admiral Denis Berzovsky, Deputy Commander of Navy of Ukrainian Armed Forces, who is leading a Ukrainian working group, said that the primary goal of the event was to create the document […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Industry news

    Russia has announced plans to rearm its Black Sea Fleet and has asked Ukraine to settle the issues regarding the planned deliveries of new weapons to… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, February 26, 2013

  • 16 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Building the Australian Navy’s new fleet of submarines, frigates and offshore patrol vessels will be a complex task and involve up to 15,000 new workers, according to the Naval Shipbuilding Plan released by the department of defense on Tuesday. The shipbuilding workforce is expected to grow to around 5,200 workers by the mid to late 2020s, with […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Research & Development, Training & Education

    China’s People Liberation Army Navy ships are joined by ships from U.S. Navy’s Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26 group for a PASSEX off the coast of Florida, November 7. Pictured are the Chinese Luyang II-class guided missile destroyer Jinan (DDG 152), top, the Jiangkai-class frigate Yiyang (FFG 548), the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Mason […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Industry news

    An independent audit found the cost of the department’s 11 biggest equipment programmes fell by £397 million in the past year. The defence equipment plan is an annual update to Parliament on the MOD’s spending plans over the next decade. The update sets out plans to spend around £163 billion on new equipment and support […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Arleigh-Burke class destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) conducted a port visit in Qingdao, July 28-30, to promote maritime cooperation and reinforce a positive naval relationship with the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA(N)). During the visit to Qingdao, Stethem welcomed Chinese military aboard for reciprocal guided tours and shipboard receptions with their host ship PLA(N) […]

  • 11 March 2011

      Yesterday CBO senior analyst Eric Labs testified before the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Seapower and Projections Forces to discuss the challenges that the Navy is facing in its plans for building its future fleet. The testimony focused on the costs and force structure implications of the 30-year shipbuilding plan that the Navy […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) conducted coordinated maneuvering events, Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES), and a search-and-rescue (SAR) swimmer training event with the People’s Liberation Army (Navy) Jiangkai II class frigate Daqing (FFG 576). Two officers from Daqing (FFG 576) got underway with Benfold on August 12 while two […]

  • 4 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Iranian Navy will equip its submarines with missiles systems in the near future, Farhad Amiri of the armed forces has said… (payvand) [mappress] Source: payvand , May 4, 2011;

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) hosted the commander of China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy Sept. 18.   Adm. Wu Shengli was accompanied by seven officers from the PLA Navy staff and given a tour of schoolhouse trainers by Capt. Dave Welch, SWOS commanding officer. They also participated in a roundtable discussion with 12 prospective commanding […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Taiwan’s military plans to budget US$860 million to purchase new Mk54 and Mk48 torpedoes to replace its aging US and German-made arsenal, th… (wantchinatimes) [mappress] Source: wantchinatimes, May 20, 2011;

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Austal, the West Australian shipbuilding company, is the first to benefit from the Australian shipbuilding program outlined in the recently released Defence White Paper. The company said that it was awarded preferred tenderer status by the Commonwealth of Australia for the Pacific Patrol Boats Replacement (PPBR) Project. Additionally, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull revealed that three […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Maritime professionals from Africa, Europe, and the U.S. began a 4-day conference aimed to enhance collaborative efforts to achieve maritime security in Africa, May 5. The Africa Partnership Station (APS) Annual Planning Conference aims to identify capabilities necessary to achieve regional maritime security goals and in turn schedule APS training opportunities. The conference provides a […]

  • 20 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval representatives of Black Sea countries finished planning of BLACKSEAFOR naval task group activation to be held in April. The final planning conference was held in Divnomorskoye (Krasnodar region, Russia). Heading the international naval task force, Russia is represented by Capt 1 rank Yury Zemsky, Deputy Chief of Black Sea Fleet HQ. During the conference, […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s key deployment of 2012 – which will see the UK Response Force Task Group (UK RFTG) head to the Mediterranean – is due to join forces with the FS Charles de Gaulle and her carrier battlegroup for an exercise that will highlight co-operation between the two navies. The link up was agreed by the First Sea Lord, Admiral […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pacific partnership staff and partner nation representatives met in Singapore, November 8-10, for a planning conference to finalize details for the upcoming mission, slated for the spring of 2017. In its 12th year, Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. This year’s mission will […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Within the next decade, Indonesian government is to place orders for several diesel-electric submarines at national shipyards… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 14, 2012

  • 11 May 2015

    Maritime professionals from Africa, Europe, and the U.S. completed an Africa Partnership Station (APS) Annual Planning Conference at Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, May 8, 2015. The four-day conference focused on a Network of Navies approach to enhancing collaborative efforts to achieve maritime security in Africa. During the conference, attendees worked to identify capabilities necessary […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Navy representatives from seven countries gathered in Rio De Janeiro for the UNITAS Atlantic Initial Planning Conference March 30-Apr. 1. The Brazilian navy hosted the conference to plan for UNITAS 56-15, the 56th iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise series. Rear Adm. George Ballance, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/4th Fleet, said: 2015 marks […]

  • 15 May 2018

    Australian government’s $89 billion program to develop new ships and submarines carries a high to extreme level of risk, the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) warned in its recent audit. The shipbuilding program for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) encompasses new submarines, major surface combatants and Offshore Patrol Vessels. The program seeks to generate economic growth […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government on April 23 released its Defence Industrial Capability Plan which is aimed at developing a “robust, resilient and internationally competitive Australian defence industry base.” The plan is designed to maximize the involvement of competitive Australian companies in the acquisition, operation, and sustainment of defense capability. “The plan has a key message for industry— […]

  • 14 December 2017

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has submitted a draft bill to the lower house of the Russian Federal Assembly which would see Russia develop a fully functional naval base at the Syrian port of Tartus. The port is already in use by Russian warships which have been making port calls there since 1977. Under the new […]

  • 20 April 2015

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) arrived in Zhanjiang April 20 for a port visit building relationships and reinforcing positive navy-to-navy exchanges with the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA(N)) South Sea Fleet. As Blue Ridge moored pierside, members of PLA(N) greeted the ship. The Port of Zhanjiang is one of the largest […]

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

    Maritime professionals from South and East Africa, Europe, Indian Ocean nations and the U.S. met to begin finalizing plans for the fourth iteration of Cutlass Express 2015, Nov. 18. The three-day planning event seeks to finalize exercise scenarios, participant force offerings, schedule of events, and participant manning in advance of the exercise, to be held […]

  • 6 August 2014

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) arrived in Qingdao, China, Aug. 5 to promote maritime cooperation and reinforce a positive navy-to-navy relationship with the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA(N)) North Sea Fleet.   “We greatly appreciate the warm welcome our North Sea Fleet counterparts have given me, the Seventh Fleet staff and […]

  • 10 May 2016

    U.S. Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) is set to carry out its planned maintenance availability after it completed its deployment by returning to Naval Station Norfolk, May 3. U.S. Navy’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center, Norfolk, Virginia has awarded BAE Systems a $52,5 million undefinitized contract for works that will carried out on the ship. A […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Industry news

      Planning for the fourth and last Vanguard class Long Overhaul Period and Refuel (LOP(R)), to be undertaken by Babcock at Devonport Royal Dockyard on HMS Vengeance, has reached an important milestone with the submission of the tender, following identification of the full work package requirement, for the three and a half year, multi-million pound […]