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  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and the United States are participating in exercise Malabar 2015, in Chennai, India, Oct. 14-19, 2015. Malabar 2015 is a complex, high-end warfighting exercise that has grown in scope and complexity over the years and is the latest in a continuing series conducted to advance multi-national maritime relationships […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Forward-deployed Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), sailing as part of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), departed June 17 for a patrol in the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR). Germantown will embark the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), forward deployed in Okinawa, Japan, before it plans to take part […]

  • 8 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Royal Navy has hosted a number of organizations working on unmanned maritime systems for the main planning conference for October’s Unmanned Warrior. The demonstration of unmanned systems overlaid onto the twice-yearly multinational Joint Warrior exercise staged off western Scotland will allow the Royal Navy to see first-hand how some of the systems and sensors could […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The first edition of this year’s Naval Commanders’ Conference is taking place in New Delhi, India, from 25 to 28 May 15. During the Conference the Indian Chief of the Naval Staff reviews critical operational and administrative issues in the Indian Navy. The Conference comes in the wake of a high tempo campaign season for the Navy, starting […]

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

    The gallery pictures maritime forces from 17 nations underway in the Baltic Sea in formation for BALTOPS 2015 on June 8. BALTOPS is an annually recurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. BALTOPS exercises will test the maritime […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Training & Education

    Newly commissioned Landing Helicopter Dock, HMAS Canberra, has proven she has what it takes to conduct a safe boarding operations recently, with tough couple of days of assessment from Navy’s Sea Training Group. The testing period forms part of the Mariner Skills Evaluation which checks a range of mariner competencies specific to maintaining the safety […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Training & Education

    From the Moray Firth to the Clyde warships, submarines and aircraft have been getting ready for the start of Europe’s largest military exercise. Exercise Joint Warrior involves 24 ships, two submarines , 40 aircraft and over 4,500 military personnel from ten countries, including the US, France, Canada, Germany and Estonia. The two-week long exercise is […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Authorities

    The 2014 edition of the ‘SIMBEX 14’ series of annual bilateral naval exercises between the Indian Navy (IN) and the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), are being conducted in the Andaman Sea from 22 May to 28 May. Hosted by the Indian Navy, ‘SIMBEX 14’ will be the 21st in the series, designed to enhance […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Exercise Trident Juncture 2015, NATO’s biggest and most ambitious exercise in over a decade, started on October 3 in Mons, Belgium. Military and civilian Staff of Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum, reinforced by augmenting personnel from various commands throughout NATO, launched the Command Post Exercise (CPX) portion of the exercise on Saturday, October 3, 2015. This portion […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Warships taking part in the International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) have sailed out of Manama, Bahrain to begin the underway portion of the exercise on April 10. U.S. and Royal Navy ships sailed into the Arabian Gulf and Straits of Hormuz to practice working together to address threats such as piracy, terrorism, and mines. IMCMEX will […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Navy officials reminded all Navy active duty Sailors and Reservists Sept. 22 they must receive the seasonal influenza or “flu” vaccine upon its availability at their local installation’s medical treatment facility (MTF) as directed by NAVADMIN 207/11. The Navy’s goal is to have 90 percent of all Navy personnel vaccinated for the flu by […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships and aircraft from 17 countries are taking part in Baltic Sea naval drills as part of exercise BALTOPS which started on Friday, June 3 and runs until June 20. A total of 49 ships, 61 aircraft, one submarine, and a combined amphibious landing force of 700 U.S. Finnish and Swedish troops will participate in […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Equipment & technology

    The US Navy’s Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship, USNS Cesar Chavez, hull number (T-AKE 14) delivers fuel to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) at night during an underway replenishment on April 3rd in the Pacific Ocean.   This replenishment was the first for USS Frank Cable in last ten […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with the Turkish Navy in the Black Sea, May 11.   The exercise was aimed at improving maritime capabilities and reassuring NATO allies and partners of the United States’ commitment to the alliance and security in the region. During the […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth put to sea on Monday for the first time to start sea trials off the coast of Scotland. In a delicate operation lasting nearly four hours, HMS Queen Elizabeth moved from the basin at Rosyth where she has been under construction since 2014, and into the Forth estuary. […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps have kicked off the Malaysia phase of the annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series between the U.S. and the armed forces of nine ASEAN member-countries. CARAT is a series of bilateral naval exercises between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the armed forces of Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, yesterday welcomed the signing of a preliminary contract with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. as part of the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) project being implemented under the National […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) departed Joint Base Pearl-Harbor Hickam March 4, amidst farewells from family and friends, for a deployment to the Western Pacific region.   La Jolla’s commanding officer, Cmdr. Kevin Roach, said the submarine and her crew are excited and ready to set sail. “I am […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Authorities

    Cargo operations are underway in Port Hueneme, Calif., where supplies and equipment are being loaded onto the Military Sealift Command charter ship MV Ocean Giant in preparation for delivery to the remote Antarctica outpost of McMurdo Station, in support of the annual resupply mission; Operation Deep Freeze 2019. Since Dec. 26, a team from MSC […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Coast Guard, Saipan Department of Public Safety, Air Force 69 Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and Naval Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five are conducting search operations for two Japanese nationals off the northwestern edge of Saipan, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands.   Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Guam received a report from the Saipan Department […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships, submarines and aircraft from Japan, US and India have kicked off the 22nd edition of the now trilateral naval exercise Malabar. The exercise runs from June 7 through June 16. Malabar 2018 is the first time the exercise has been conducted off the coast of Guam, and the latest in a continuing series of […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Carr (FFG 52) conducted what is scheduled to be the ship’s last underway replenishment, Aug. 20 before decommissioning in March 2013. Carr is currently deployed to U.S. Fourth Fleet (C4F) area of responsibility in support of Operation Martillo. Carr’s Operations Officer, Lt. Brenda Beznoska, guided the ship alongside the supply ship USNS Sacagawea and […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 36th iteration of the multilateral exercise Cobra Gold kicked off in Sattahip, Thailand, February 14. Cobra Gold is a Thailand/United States co-sponsored, combined task force and joint theater security cooperation exercise conducted annually in the Kingdom of Thailand. CG 17 will be held Feb. 14-24, with up to 29 nations participating. U.S. Marines embarked aboard […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) celebrated Independence Day while underway in the Philippine Sea.   The combined efforts of Morale, Welfare, and Recreation committee (MWR) and the First Class Petty Officer Association (FCPOA), made July 4th anything but a normal workday by helping Sailors feel a little closer to […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock USS Ponce (LPD 15) departed Naval Station Norfolk Oct. 25 on her way to Florida, the first of her final three port calls before being decommissioned. Commissioned in 1971, Ponce is on her way for a visit to Port Canaveral, Fla., before heading in the Caribbean to call in the Virgin Islands […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with ships from the Romanian navy in the Black Sea, May 6.   The exercise was aimed at improving maritime capabilities and reassuring the U.S. NATO allies and partners of the U.S. commitment to the alliance and to their security. […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Maritime forces from West and North Africa, Europe and the United States began the underway phase of Exercise Saharan Express 2015, April 22. Exercise Saharan Express 2015, sponsored and facilitated by U.S. Africa Command, is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness, information-sharing practices, and tactical interdiction expertise to counter sea-based illicit activity in […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Eighteen midshipmen left the classrooms of the Naval Academy to venture underway with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), June 9-13.   The midshipmen visited the ship as part of their professional training development; a hands-on requirement of the Naval Academy that helps students decide on a career path on the […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) started its scheduled deployment after departing the Norfolk Naval Station, Nov. 16. The current deployment is part of an on-going rotation of forward-deployed forces to support maritime security operations in the U.S. 6th and 5th Fleet areas of operation. Truman, serving as the flagship of […]