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  • 26 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Brisbane, Australia, June 24, after a five-day goodwill port visit. During the visit, George Washington held a welcoming reception for Australia’s leaders and local nationals, to include Ambassador John Berry, U.S. Ambassador to Australia; Hugo Llorens, U.S. Consul General; George Brandis, attorney general for Australia; and the […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities

    Three of the four Indian Naval ships which are on a two-month long Overseas Deployment to East Africa and the South Indian Ocean region arrived in Mombasa on 15 October. INS Mumbai, INS Talwar and INS Deepak, under the Command of Rear Admiral R Hari Kumar, VSM, the Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet, embarked on this visit to strengthen bilateral […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus completed a visit to Colombia Feb. 4 after meeting with the nation’s minister of defense, chief of defense and chief of naval operations. The visit was designed to help enhance the already existing ties between the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps and their Colombian counterparts. In the past […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Industry news

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and Qatari Ministry of Defence’s Barzan Holding have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening their strategic partnership. As informed, the parties intend to evaluate and study new technologies and capabilities, possibly leading to a future acquisition of new vessels already in 2020. Barzan Holding is a company wholly owned […]

  • 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) […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Pelicans of Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 hosted members of the Philippine air force and navy aboard a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon for a familiarization flight to increase understanding and showcase the capabilities of the Navy’s newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft during a detachment to Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines, Feb. 17. […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Authorities

    Indian Naval Ships Deepak, Delhi, Tabar and Trishul are currently visiting Muscat, Oman, to enhance bilateral ties. The vessels entered Muscat, Oman, on September 19 and are scheduled to continue their deployment on September 22. During the visit, the warships will have professional interactions with the defence forces for enhancing co-operation and sharing the nuances of naval […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The 24th edition of Indian–Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) was conducted from 09 to 30 September 2014.   The Indian Navy have been carrying out coordinated patrolling twice a year since 2002 near the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) to keep this part of the Indian Ocean region safe and secure for commercial shipping and international […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70; Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15; and Republic of Korea navy (ROKN) Maritime Task Flotilla (MTF) 7 held a Composite Warfare Committee (CWC) to improve combined warfighting skills and strengthen the U.S. and ROKN alliance, Feb. 17-20.   Air defense, ballistic missile defense, anti-submarine warfare (ASW),surface warfare, tactical data links, and […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Authorities

    The USS Rodney M. Davis, an Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate with the U.S. 7th Fleet, will visit the Maldives in mid-October as part of a routine patrol of the Indian Ocean. The officers and crew of the Rodney M. Davis will work with the Maldives National Defence Forces, including the Coast Guard, to improve […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities

    The Head of the Royal Swedish Navy, Rear Admiral Jan Thörnqvist, has paid a visit to the UK, strengthening bonds between the two maritime nations. Adm Thörnqvist visited Clyde, Devonport and Portsmouth Naval Bases as well as Navy Command Headquarters. At HM Naval Base Clyde the Admiral was given an overview of the work carried […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities

    Three warships from the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) paid a visit to Manila, the Philippines, recently. Her Thai Majesty’s Ship HTMS Kraburi, HTMS Bangpakong and HTMS Pattani arrived with midshipmen from Royal Thai Naval Cadet (RTNC) Training, RTN onboard. The visit was part of the training voyage that aimed at providing the midshipmen the necessary knowledge, skills and hands-on […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Training & Education

    A Sailor assigned to amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) swapped places with sailors from Chilean frigate CNS Almirante Cochrane (FF 05) as the ships headed west to Hawaii for the 2016 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, June 23. Gunner’s Mate 1st Class Raul Afanador spent the day aboard Cochrane observing shipboard evolutions, […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) wrapped up a series of strategic amphibious exercises with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as part of the Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX). Major Ben Reid, Commander of Special Forces Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) of the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, embarked aboard Germantown […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, is on an operational deployment to South Indian Ocean and South China Sea. As a part of this deployment, INS Satpura, indigenously built guided missile stealth frigate, commanded by Captain Hari Krishnan and INS Kamorta, […]

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

    Rear Adm. William R. Merz, Commander, Submarine Group 7 (COMSUBGRU 7), met with representatives from the Indonesian submarine force in Surabaya, Indonesia, on April 14 in order to strengthen a dynamic working relationship between the two navies. The primary focus of the staff talks was to establish routine periodic regional engagements and operations to integrate […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 will visit Algiers, Algeria, from October 12 to 14, 2015, as part of their annual program of activities, to strengthen the friendship and understanding between Algeria and NATO. In this context, the Chief of Staff of the Allied Maritime Command, Rear Admiral Giorgio Lazio will meet with the Major […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) arrived in Fukuoka, Japan, July 18 for a goodwill and friendship building port visit.   This marks Fitzgerald’s first visit to Japan’s sixth largest city. “We are excited to interact and learn more about the beautiful Japanese culture and share a bit of our own,” said […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Training & Education

    On November 26th, 2014, NATO and Japanese maritime forces continued to strengthen relations and enhance interoperability by conducting a combined exercise in the Gulf of Aden. It was a follow-on to the first-ever exercise between the two counter-piracy forces that took place two months ago. Like the first exercise, the participants were the destroyer JS […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), flagship for the George Washington Carrier Strike Group, (GWCSG), returned from the first half of its 2013 patrol to its forward-operating location at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 23. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, completed flight […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities

    Indian Navy’s warship INS Trikand entered the port of Haifa, Israel, yesterday. During her four day stay at Haifa, extensive engagements are planned with the Israeli Navy. In addition to professional interactions, various sports and social engagements are planned to further enhance cooperation and understanding between the two navies. The previous port call at Haifa by […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Before Australian Navy’s HMAS Perth joined Exercise TALISMAN SABRE, she conducted a deployment to South East Asia, including two port visits in quick succession to Sattahip, Thailand and Sihanoukville, Cambodia. On arrival in Sattahip, Perth hosted an official reception, attended by Royal Thai Navy personnel as well as staff from the Australian Embassy, Defence Attachés […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities

    On Monday 16th February, during one of her counter-piracy patrols in the Somali Basin, EU Naval Force Warship, ESPS Rayo, met local fishermen at sea. Meetings such as this help to develop a greater understanding of the pattern of life of local seafarers and strengthen mutual trust and cooperation. After ESPS Rayo’s Boarding Team approached […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed Haifa, Israel, July 30, 2015 after a scheduled port visit. Porter’s presence in Haifa reaffirms the United States’ commitment to strengthening ties with allies and partners, while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the region. While in port, Sailors had the […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Authorities

    While conducting counter-piracy patrols near to the Somali coastline, EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Rayo, welcomed on board local Somali leaders. The Somali leaders joined the crew in the Officers’ Wardroom for lunch, where they discussed the piracy situation off the coast of Somalia and other maritime issues. Before they departed ESPS Rayo, the Somali […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Thursday 29 January the EU Force Commander, Rear Admiral Guido Rando, welcomed the Commander of the Korean Escort Task Group 17 and Commanding Officer of ROKS Dae Jo Yeong, Captain Sun-Woo Hwang, on board the EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Andrea Doria. Both Forces are conducting counter-piracy operations in the Horn of Africa. Captain […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The crew of HMAS Sydney (IV) have strengthened international bonds across and beyond the Navy during their successful port visit to Yokosuka, Japan from from October 6-15. From hosting official funcations onboard, to cross deck opportunities and cultural tours, Sydney (IV) ship’s company enthusiastically grabbed every opportunity they were given to mix with participating nations. […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is scheduled to conduct a series of exercises with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy Oct. 26-29 to strengthen maritime interoperability and tactics, techniques and procedures. The U.S. routinely conducts CSG operations in the waters around the Republic of Korea to exercise maritime maneuvers, strengthen the U.S.-ROK alliance, […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]