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  • 4 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The United States Navy Memorial hosted the official kick-off of the Year of the Chief and the 119th birthday celebration of the chief petty officer during a ceremony April 2. For the first time in history, the Navy Memorial is casting a spotlight on the history, heritage and contributions of chief petty officers. The guest […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Friday the 16th of August marks the start of Navy Week celebrations in Brisbane for 2013. This year’s Navy Week has been moved forward from its traditional October dates to allow for more service personnel to participate in the upcoming International Fleet Review, in Sydney on October 3. Navy Week will commence with a traditional […]

  • 19 August 2011
    Industry news

      Naval Sea Systems Command announced, Aug. 18, that fabrication of the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5), the fifth ship of the littoral combat ship class, has begun at Marinette Marine Corp. Shipyard in Marinette, Wis. To pave the way for the start of fabrication, the LCS program office completed an extensive production readiness review […]

  • 15 April 2011
    Training & Education

    With the Navy set to induct aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov by next year, the first batch of Navy personnel have begun training on the ref… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, April 15, 2011;

  • 14 February 2014
    Industry news

    Russia started construction of a ship base for its Mistral-class ships on Tuesday, February 11, the RIA Novosti informs.   The Russian Mistral-class helicopter carriers, which are currently under construction in France, will be stationed in the new base, being built at an existing naval base in Vladivostok. Commander of the Russia’s Pacific Fleet, Rear […]

  • 8 February 2011

    Divers of the Search and Rescue Center of the Ukrainian Navy have started active preparations to support the sea trials of the Zaporizhia su… [mappress] Source: kyivpost , February 8, 2011;

  • 17 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The 16th annual Navy Days Los Angeles (L.A.) event series commenced with the arrival of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) to the Port of Los Angeles, Aug. 14. Navy Days L.A. is designed to educate the public through tours, distinguished visitor embarks and media coverage of the festivities. Meyer […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Training & Education

      North Korea has started submarine exercises earlier than usual this year and South Korea and the US are drawing up a plan to hit back at any… (channelnewsasia) [mappress] Source: channelnewsasia, September 19, 2011;

  • 16 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and coast guardsmen from several African nations are gathered in Lagos, Nigeria, to participate in the start of Africa Partnership Station 2012 (APS), Feb. 14. APS is part of an ongoing international effort to assist African nations to improve maritime safety and security. The security cooperation initiative, now in its fifth year, is aimed […]

  • 11 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) along with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) began Certification Exercise (CERTEX), Aug. 7. CERTEX is an event focusing on the 31st MEU’s capability of doing missions such as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations or non-combatant evacuation operations with the ARG. “Every MEU goes through a work up […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Industry news

    On Monday Huntington Ingalls Industries began construction on the amphibious transport dock LPD 27. The ship, being built at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, is the 11th ship in the USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class of ships. “This is the 11th LPD in what has become a hot production line,” said Doug Lounsberry, Ingalls’ […]

  • 9 February 2011

    The Navy has begun salvage operations of the frigate INS Vindhyagiri which is resting on sea bed at naval dockyard after colliding with Cy… [mappress] Source: economictimes , February 9, 2011;

  • 17 October 2012
    Industry news

    Trials of upgraded antisubmarine helicopter Ka-27M started at Northern Fleet (NF), said Capt 1 Rank Vadim Serga, the fleet’s press secretary… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 17,2012; Image: mil

  • 16 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The 19th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the Malaysian Armed Forces commenced with the arrival of a U.S. Navy task group to Kuantan Naval Base, June 15. The task group includes the guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) with embarked Destroyer Squadron […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force’s JS Kunisaki (LST 4003), carrying a multinational crew of U.S., Australian and Japanese personnel, arrived in Sihanoukville June 19 for Pacific Partnership 2014.   The Deputy Commander of Ream Naval Base in Preah Sihanouk province, Royal Cambodian Navy Rear Adm. Ros Veasna, and members of his staff welcomed the ship […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Training & Education

      HMS Westminster has begun four weeks of intensive training off the South Coast as she prepares for a challenging deployment in the new year to tackle criminal activity on the oceans. The Portsmouth-based frigate faced some rough seas off Plymouth as she conducted a replenishment at sea to transfer supplies in the opening hours […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The 20th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series began with an opening ceremony on Sattahip Naval Base, on May 20th.   Over the next eight days, sailors and marines will participate in CARAT Thailand 2014, the first of nine bilateral exercise phases with the armed forces of Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Industry news

    The most powerful weapon in the Navy’s arsenal, ballistic missile submarine HMS Vigilant, sailed for the first time in more than three years yesterday. The nuclear submarine departed Devonport to begin trials after a £300m revamp which means she is effectively a new boat inside. This is HMS Vigilant, the third of Britain’s quartet of […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has started fabrication on the U.S. Navy’s next Aegis guided missile destroyer, John Finn (DDG 113). The ship will be built at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division and will be the 29th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built at Ingalls. “This is a significant day for our company and for the U.S. Navy as […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and Marines from 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed Naval Station Norfolk for a two-week underway in order to complete Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the East Coast of the United States. COMPTUEX affords the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group the ability to interact […]

  • 7 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Navy Reserve Sailors from Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadrons (MSRON) 1 and 11 commenced the field training exercise “Shark Tank 2011” on San Clemente Island, Calif., June 2. A total of 13 Navy Reserve detachments from Texas and California are participating in the month-long exercise, which focuses on multi-phase, squadron-level expeditionary training and certifications. “The […]

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

    Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) has begun exercises in support of Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR (OAE), two days after Rear Admiral Brad Williamson (US Navy) assumed command.   Williamson and his embarked international NATO command staff serve aboard the flagship, USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), which is home-ported in Norfolk, Virginia. SNMG2 is also comprised […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The “ Galle Dialogue – 2011”, the Maritime Conference organized by the Sri Lanka Navy under a directive of the Ministry of Defense and Urban Development, began today, 14th November 2001, at the picturesque Light House Hotel in Galle. A host of scholars with proven track records in the maritime field will deliver speeches on […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Industry news

      Work is underway to construct a new ammunitioning jetty in Portsmouth Harbour to service the Royal Navy’s surface ships, including the new Type 45 destroyers, into the 21st century. Once complete, the £18m Upper Harbour Ammunitioning Facility will allow Royal Navy warships to load up with ammunition and will replace the existing jetty, which […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Drug Education For Youth (DEFY) program, geared toward keeping kids drug free and teaching them various life skills, begins this summer Navy leaders said, May 7. The Drug Education For Youth (DEFY) program is a year-long, two-phased substance abuse prevention and comprehensive life skills program designed for 9-12 year olds. DEFY begins with a […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Industry news

    The second out of three ships being built for Indian Navy by JSC Yantar Shipyard (Kaliningrad, Russia)… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, June 5, 2012; Image: Yantar Shipyard

  • 4 February 2014
    Industry news

    The Royal Navy’s ship, HMS Monmouth, docked at Babcock’s Royal Dockyard in Devonport on January 31st, 2014 for support period.   During the 15-month overhaul, HMS Monmouth will receive a new Arisan 3D Medium Range Radar 997, Vertical Launch Seawolf midlife update, galley updates, as well as a chloropac system, which will reduce marine growth […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Industry news

    INS Vikramaditya is going to take the sea for very important pre-induction trials on June 8. The extensively modernised former Soviet-era carrier Admiral Gorshkov was scheduled to take the sea from the Sevmash shipyard on May 25th. However poor weather forecast delayed the ship’s trials. But, according to the Sevmash shipyard, the delay will not affect […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Northern Fleet (NF) surface attack group started holding combat drills and interaction at naval ranges in the Barents Sea… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 13, 2012; Image: Nashflot