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Category: Naval

CMF: French Ship Guépratte Assists Dhow in Distress

For the second time since beginning operations with Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), the French Ship Guépratte provided assistance to a fishing dhow in distress. As part of her regular tasking, FS… [[ This is...

Yaroslav Mudry, Cola Head to Spanish Ceuta Port

Russian Navy’s Baltic Fleet (BF) frigate “Yaroslav Mudry” (727) met with tanker “Cola” in the Mediterranean Sea yesterday. From that point the vessels deployed towards the Spanish Ceuta port on the… [[ This is...

USCG Decommissions Cutter Rush

The US Coast Guard held a decommissioning ceremony for Coast Guard Cutter Rush at Base Honolulu, Tuesday. The ceremony honored 45 years of Rush’s service to the Coast Guard. Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray,…...

Image of the Day: USS Green Bay Sails the Pacific Ocean

The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) transits the Pacific Ocean. Green Bay is replacing the decommissioned Austin-class amphibious transport dock ship USS… [[ This is a content summary...

HMAS Success Sailors Awarded MSM Qualification

On 24 December 2014, the Commanding Officer HMAS Success, Captain Justin Jones, awarded four proud Sailors their Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) Endorsed Marine Systems Manager (MSM)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

EURISPES: Italian Navy Wins Public Consent

According to the Institute for Political, Social and Economic studies EURISPES, in 2015 the Italian Navy consent among the Italian population comes first with a 73.5%, 5.8 % more than the previous… [[ This...

US Navy CNP Addresses Sailors Around the World

US Navy’s Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) talked with Sailors around the world during an all-hands call broadcast live from Defense Media Activity at Fort Meade, Md., Feb. 3. Vice Adm. Bill… [[ This...

Australian, US Navies Conduct Boarding Op

Australian Navy’s HMAS Success has displayed the ongoing co-operation necessary amongst the nations of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), conducting a boarding operation in the Middle East… [[ This is a content summary only....

China building second aircraft carrier: reports

A firm has won a contract to supply cabling for a second Chinese aircraft carrier, comments by local authorities suggested in the latest sign that Beijing is boosting its maritime power, although news of...

Japan, Indonesia prepare defence trade MoU

Indonesia and Japan are preparing a defence co-operation agreement that will facilitate defence trade and potential industrial collaboration, according to the Indonesian government’s top envoy in Japan. Speaking to Indonesia’s state-run news agency on...

North Atlantic to support US Navy’s SSC programme

North Atlantic Industries (NAI) has received a contract for the delivery of custom-on-standard architecture (COSA) COTS Rugged I/O and communications subsystems for the US Navy’s ship-to-shore connector (SSC) data acquisition unit (DAU). …read more...

Portugal takes twin-track approach to frigate upgrades

Significance The Portuguese Navy is planning to modernise both of its frigate classes Vasco da Gama class to receive limited modernisation but Bartolomeu Dias class undertaking major refit for future NATO ops The Portuguese...

Forbes: Ukriane and ISIS Put Pacific Re-balance at Risk

The chairman of the powerful House Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee is concerned that current emerging global threats and conflicts will slow down the implementation of the Pentagon’s much-discussed Pacific rebalance. Rep. Randy Forbes,...

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