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  • 24 May 2011

    Minehunter HMS Grimsby recently met up with HMS Iron Duke in the Gulf. HMS Grimsby is about to end her two-year-plus tour of duty in the Middle East and return to the cooler surroundings of Faslane, while HMS Iron Duke is making her first appearance in the Gulf and, in this instance, shaking off the cobwebs […]

  • 12 March 2015

    The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), left, and the French navy aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R91) transit the northern Persian Gulf. Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts […]

  • 1 May 2018
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    Australia and Indonesia have concluded in Bali a coordinated patrol aimed at improving security along the shared maritime border.  Coordinated maritime patrol AUSINDO CORPAT 2018, the eighth iteration of the exercise, began in Darwin on April 16 following seven days of joint exercises between the two nations’ defense forces. The Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) HMAS […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyers USS Mustin (DDG 89) and USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) are participating in a bilateral training exercise from Jan. 13-15 with their counterparts in the Republic of Korea Navy. The bilateral training began with a port visit Jan. 11 in Donghae for USS Mustin where crew members from both navies conducted […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Training & Education

    In the choppy waters off Scotland a Royal Navy warship has successfully carried out a Replenishment at Sea with a German supply ship. As part of the multi national exercise, Joint Warrior, navies from several countries are currently off the coast of Scotland where, under trying conditions, HMS Sutherland has refuelled courtesy of German Supply […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Portsmouth-based warship HMS Illustrious has been working with counterparts from the Danish military during a four-day visit to Copenhagen. The ship hosted a Lynx helicopter from the Royal Danish Air Force for several hours of flight deck drills. Among the helicopter crew was Lieutenant Richard Dixon, a Royal Navy pilot on exchange with the Royal […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy warship HMS Bangor has been working out with the Egyptian Navy warship ENS Al Zaffer – the first joint UK and Egyptian naval training in over three years. HMS Bangor, a Sandown Class mine-hunter, sailed with ENS Al Zaffer, a Jianghu I class destroyer, from the home of the Egyptian Red Sea Fleet, […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Rear Adm. Eric Chaperon, French Task Force 473 commander, and Rear Adm. Chris Grady, Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group commander and Commander Task Force 50, met aboard French aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle (R-91) to discuss interoperability and integration between the two navies, April 8. Charles De Gaulle and USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) have […]

  • 16 August 2019
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    The UK and Norway have reinforced their commitment to joint anti-submarine operations in the North Atlantic. On August 15, 2019, Defence Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan hosted at RAF Lossiemouth Norwegian State Secretary Tone Skogen to discuss NATO and the UK’s role in the North Atlantic. The UK is investing £3 billion in nine new Boeing Poseidon […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Exercise Intrepid Sentinel gathered ships from the French, UK and US navies for two days of maneuvers in the Gulf of Oman on October 20 and 21. US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86), French Marine Nationale’s anti-air destroyer FS Jean Bart (D 615) and the Royal Navy’s Duke-class frigate HMS Monmouth (F 235), […]

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

    French Navy’s frigate Cassard (D 614) recently carried out a series of exercises with the Lebanese Armed Forces. The frigate, currently deployed in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, trained with two Lebanese patrol boats, Al-Kalamoun and Tabarja, as well as two semi-rigid boats. The vessels conducted a number of drills, including firefighting and rescue training, and later held discussions and […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After a short mid-deployment break at the historic naval port of Portsmouth in the United Kingdom, HMAS Anzac recently put to sea to participate in training with the Royal Navy’s Flag Officer Sea Training team. The Australian Navy’s Sea Training Group mirrors their Royal navy counterparts’ approach to working up, fine-tuning and assessing a warship’s […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Army and U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal, or EOD, technicians trained together at sea during the May Underway exercise. Army EOD Soldiers from the Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico-based 21st EOD Company “Blackjacks” trained with Navy EOD technicians aboard an Afloat Forward Staging Base in the Atlantic Ocean. The 21st EOD Company is […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Danish Navy vessel HDMS Absalon and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy guided-missile Liuzhou took part in combined sea training during NATO’s Ocean Shield operation.  The last week’s, Gulf of Aden, sea training was set in motion by the Chinese boarding team fast roping onto Absalon helicopter deck followed by the Danish special boat […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) participated in a joint training exercise with the United States Coast Guard organized by the Afloat Training Group (ATG) Mayport off the coast of Florida, Jan 29. The exercise focused on combating transnational organized crime (CTOC), specifically countering illicit trafficking at sea. Cmdr. Darren Dugan, USS Jason […]

  • 7 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Divers from the Trident Refit Facility traveled from their home in Kings Bay Ga., to Newport, Ky. to give area residents on Sept. 1 a small taste of what Navy divers do -swim with sharks. The divers were in town for Cincinnati Navy Week 2011 and dove for six shows a day in the […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) arrived in Zeebrugge, Belgium, to participate in the Belgian Navy Days 2012, July 6-9. Sailors had the opportunity to socialize with locals, sailors from other foreign navies, visit historical sites in the neighboring town of Brugge and host a reception aboard Normandy, celebrating the partnerships between the maritime nations. […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac class frigate HMAS Arunta recently took the opportunity to conduct exercises with their Indian Navy counterparts after a port visit to Goa, India. After a short period alongside that included games of cricket and volleyball, Arunta sailed from Goa in company with the Indian Navy’s Talwar-class frigate Teg […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the U.S. Navy’s Theodore Roosevelt carrier strike group (TRCSG) completed tailored ship’s training availability (TSTA), final evolution problem (FEP) and group sail (GRUSL), May 12, in preparation for their upcoming deployment. TRCSG units include USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), USS Halsey (DDG 97), USS Higgins (DDG 76), USS Preble (DDG 88), USS Sampson […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Westminster has just visited Goa where the ship’s company had the opportunity to exercise alongside the Indian Navy. The Type 23 frigate took time out from her busy counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics operations in the Gulf for a workout with Indian Navy Ship (INS) Delhi and her company. Exercise Konkan is part of the long-term […]

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

    Taking a break from patrolling the Indian Ocean, Royal Marines have been training alongside the Seychelles Coast Guard in support of a multi national counter-piracy effort.   UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Fort Austin recently completed a five day port visit to the Seychelles during which her embarked detachment of Royal Marines, from 42 Commando, […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Richmond has taken part in training exercises with UK Merlin helicopters in the Indian Ocean. The training is part of a package that will advance anti submarine warfare tactics. Working with 820 Naval Air Squadron Merlin Mk 2 helicopters, also deployed in the region, Richmond made use of her […]

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

    Royal UK Navy frigate HMS Argyll and the nuclear-powered US Navy super-carrier the USS Theodore Roosevelt joined up in shortly after taking part in the 200th birthday celebrations of the US National Anthem in Baltimore.   HMS Argyll sailed down Chesapeake Bay to link up with the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 12, which sailed from […]

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

    Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 took the opportunity to train with the Tanzanian Navy during a port visit earlier this month. From 2 – 6 July, the SNMG1 and Task Force 508 flagship HDMS ESBERN SNARE was in port in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to replenish fuel, water, and food.   This visit proved to […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Training & Education

    The US and French navies engaged in a joint training in the waters of the Gulf of Oman, the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) on Dec. 29 in order to strengthen interoperability. The two task groups, comprising Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) and the French navy’s Task Force 473, conducted […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy P-3C Orion from Patrol Squadron (VP) 9 arrived in Constanta, Romania Oct. 11 to participate in a three-day anti-submarine warfare exchange with the Romanian Navy. U.S. and Romanian Sailors will discuss and practice ASW tactics, techniques, and procedures in in order to enhance interoperability and combined capability to ensure security, access and […]

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

    In mid-July, while patrolling off the coast of Oman, Her Majesty Australian Ship (HMAS) Newcastle and French Ship (FS) Var met at sea to lead several interactions. Both units were operating in the frame of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) missions, to fight against terrorism and related illicit activities inside the Indian Ocean. The ships […]

  • 6 January 2015
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    Russian Navy’s Baltic Fleet Neustrashimy class frigate “Yaroslav Mudry” (727) will rendezvous with the Navy’s Large Landing Ship (LLS) “Alexander Shabalin” in the Mediterranean on Christmas. At the moment the crews are engaged in permanent task force of Russian Navy ships in the Mediterranean Sea. This marks the third consecutive year that LLS “Alexander Shabalin” is away from home […]

  • 1 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Coast Guard instructors who routinely plan, coordinate and deliver training to Pacific Area Coast Guard units recently found themselves not only helping out their fellow Coast Guardsmen, but the newly appointed crewmembers of the Nigerian navy ship Thunder. The Coast Guard’s Special Emergency Operations and Procedures Team were in familiar territory as they assisted […]