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  • 21 May 2014

      On May 19, Brussels hosted the Senior Level Meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Joint Working Group on Defense Reform led by Alexander Vershbow, Deputy Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.   The leader of the Ukrainian delegation Andriy Parubiy, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, spoke about the security policy […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Station Mayport’s Commanding Officer Capt. Wes McCall signed the proclamation to “take the pledge” officially kicking off the Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Oct. 2. “Team Mayport is pledging to be strong and take a firm stand against domestic violence against family members,” said Olivia Duffy, domestic abuse victim advocate at Mayport’s Fleet and Family […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Civil employees attached to the Sri Lanka Navy felicitated Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the Naval Headquarters on 31st October 2012. They conveyed their best wishes to the Navy Commander on his new appointment and pledged their support for the efficient functioning of SLN activities during his tenure. [mappress] […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      In the nearest days Russian Government would probably make a decision on Baltiysky Zavod shipyard which assets are pledged to Russia’s Central Bank to cover credits, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak. Baltiysky Zavod is a member of JSC United Industrial Corporation (UIC) headed by ex-senator Sergei Pugachev. The shipyard’s assets were pledged to […]

  • 8 September 2011

      In harmony with the ongoing festive season, in Kerala, Southern Naval Command redeemed its pledge to the city of Kochi by contributing Rs 12.5 Crores towards construction of the new bridge spanning Ernakulam channel near the Naval Base. The amount is approximately one third of the cost of the bridge. The gesture followed approval […]

  • 29 April 2015

    After the latest Mediterranean Sea migrant tragedy, the European Council made a decision on April 23 to bolster efforts in preventing further loss of lives at sea. Many EU member states immediately pledged to provide assistance by sending additional vessels and aircraft to avoid future tragedies. According to the Council, the funding for the Mediterranean operations will […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Newly-appointed Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake called on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 19th August 2013. He was accorded a Guard of Honour and warmly received by the Commander of the Navy on arrival. They held cordial discussions […]

  • 17 February 2014

    Naval vessels attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 29 Indian fishermen and 7 Indian fishing trawlers engaged in bottom trawling in the seas off Delft on 12th February 2014.   The arrested fishermen and trawlers were handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Jaffna […]

  • 17 March 2014

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke by phone, on March 15th, with French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to discuss the situation in Ukraine, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said. “Secretary Hagel and Minister Le Drian affirmed the solidarity of the NATO alliance and discussed the importance of the United States and […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of the Slovak military police have traveled to Germany to prepare for their deployment to the EUNAVFOR-led Mediterranean Sea operation Sophia. A team of 10 have been training with German Navy Marines (Seebatallion) since January 30 and will spend the rest of this month preparing for the deployment. After the preparations conclude on March […]

  • 26 May 2015

    The Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) organization and the Second Class Petty Officer’s Association (SCPOA) on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducted an anti-DUI presentation, in the ship hangar bay, May 23. The presentation was aimed at educating the crew, who has gone nearly ten months without operating a motor vehicle, on […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have expressed condolences to the families of the victims of Korean ferry which sank off the coast of South Korea on April 16th.   In a White House statement, the president also said he’s directed the U.S. military “to provide any and all assistance requested by […]

  • 1 September 2014

    The Philippine Navy (PN) joined the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process (OPAPP) in commemoration of the National Peace Consciousness Month 2014, with the theme: “Nagkakaisang Bayan para sa Kapayapaan”.   A simultaneous Flag Raising Ceremony, recitation of the Harmony Prayer and reiteration of the Pledge of Peace were collectively conducted by PN […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Industry news

    The first patrol boat gifted to the Sri Lanka Navy by Australia arrived at the Port of Colombo on April 24th, 2014. It was ceremonially welcomed in accordance with naval traditions on arrival.   Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Her Excellency Robyn Mudie and Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage […]

  • 29 August 2013

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke by phone with German Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere to discuss the ongoing violence in Syria, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. Hagel is in Brunei, where he is attending a meeting of Association of Southeast Asian Nations defense ministers. In a statement summarizing the call, Little said Hagel pledged […]

  • 12 November 2013

    Britain will deploy a Royal Navy warship and RAF military transport aircraft to help people devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. Britain will deploy a Royal Navy warship and RAF military transport aircraft to help people devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, Prime Minister David Cameron announced last night. HMS Daring and her crew will provide humanitarian assistance, helicopter […]

  • 4 June 2013

    Australian Minister for Defence Stephen Smith, Japanese Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera, and U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel held trilateral defence ministerial talks in Singapore June 1 on the margins of the International Institute of Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue. This was the second meeting of its kind among the three nations’ top defense officials. […]

  • 30 June 2014

    Over 500 Royal Australian Navy personnel farewelled the outgoing Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs and welcomed their new leader Vice Admiral Tim Barrett in an official ceremony at Sir Thomas Blamey Square in Canberra today.   The Navy’s new Chief, Vice Admiral Barrett recognised with deep appreciation Vice Admiral Griggs’s progressive leadership over […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) kicked off the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) fund drive, Sept. 16. The mission of the CFC is to support and to promote philanthropy through a voluntary program that is employee-focused, cost efficient and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the […]

  • 8 February 2016

    Russia’s re-emergence as a strategic challenge and how NATO is going to respond to it was the center-discussion at the Surface Warship Summit in Bucharest, Romania, held January 26-28. Speaking at the summit, Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone CB CBE, Commander of Allied Maritime Command, said: “The combination of adventurist Russian behaviour, their lack of openness and clarity and […]

  • 14 June 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(SS/SW) Rick D. West released the following Hospital Corpsman birthday message to the fleet June 13. “Shipmates, June 17, 2012, marks the 114th Hospital Corpsman birthday. From their beginnings in the Continental Navy to today’s Overseas Contingency Operations, Corpsmen have served in every major battle, performing courageously on […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) celebrated the Navy Hospital Corps’ 115th anniversary, June 17. During a ceremony, the ship’s Medical Department shared the history of the Navy Hospital Corps and honored all past and present hospital corpsmen. The event commenced with an invocation. Following the prayer, a hospital corpsman […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK’s Defence Secretary announced on Friday that first steel for the Royal Navy’s new Type 26 frigates would be cut in summer 2017. Michael Fallon made the announcement during a visit to Govan in Scotland and added that the deal was subject to final contract negotiations. Fallon also announced a £100 million contract with MBDA to […]

  • 28 June 2019

    The Kuwait Naval Forces handed over command of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy after conducting a change of command ceremony at CMF Headquarters in Bahrain on June 20. Kuwait Naval Forces took over command of CTF 151 in February of this year and during […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Supply Systems Command Headquarters military and civilian personnel came together Sept. 17, to observe and celebrate Constitution Day, commemorating the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution Sept. 17, 1787. Karen Meloy, director, Enterprise Resource Planning, began the ceremony by leading the group in the Pledge of Allegiance, and then children from the base […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Industry news

    DCNS and Pipavav have decided to establish a strategic partnership for bringing DCNS technologies, methods and skills into Pipavav, India’s first and largest integrated defence company. The focus of the teaming is to build the highest state of the art strategic assets including modern warships for the Indian Navy and Coast Guard. Speaking on the […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Training & Education

    The ability of the Royal Australian and Papua New Guinean navies to work together in maritime security is stronger than ever following the conclusion of Exercise PARADISE this month. The exercise is the Royal Australian Navy’s primary bilateral maritime engagement activity with the Papua New Guinea Defence Force Maritime Element. This year it involved HMAS […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Industry news

    The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the Authority’s readiness to partner with the Nigerian Navy to ensure safe navigation on the country’s territorial waters. Speaking during the courtesy visit of the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Ibok Ibas, the Managing Director of NPA, Mallam Habib Abdullahi informed the […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The second patrol boat gifted by Australia to the Sri Lanka Navy arrived at the Port of Colombo on 25th June 2014.   Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage, Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera and Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe were among the high ranking […]