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Dutch Boarding Team Departs Operation Atalanta

On Thursday, June 4, a Dutch Marine boarding team that has been embarked on board Operation Atalanta warship, FGS Bayern, is returning home to the Netherlands after completing a successful six-month… [[ This is...

BALTOPS Commanding Officer Boards HMS Iron Duke

Breaking from her busy training programme HMS Iron Duke has hosted US Navy Vice Admiral James Foggo III as well as sailors from the USS Jason Dunham. Currently deployed in the Baltic Sea with...

Indian Navy Vessels Sail to Kuantan, Malaysia

As part of an operational deployment to South Indian Ocean and South China Sea, ships of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, VSM, Flag Officer… [[...

Image of the Day: Replenishment-at-Sea Operation

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 lifts pallets of supplies during a replenishment-at-sea. The supplies were transferred from the… [[ This is a content...

LÉ EITHNE Saves 100 Migrants off Tripoli, Libya

After rescuing some 360 migrants on the morning of June 15, the LÉ EITHNE successfully located and rescued approximately 100 migrants on a rubber craft, 70 kilometres north-west of Tripoli, Libya.​… [[ This is...

HMCS Goose Bay Departs on Five-Week Deployment

Canadian Navy’s HMCS Goose Bay departed Halifax on June 15, 2015 for a five-week deployment to the St. Lawrence Seaway. These operations will help maintain crew readiness and proficiency in a… [[ This is...

US SECNAV Visits Poland During BALTOPS 2015

US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus concluded a two-day visit to Poland June 16 with a stop aboard USS San Antonio (LPD 17) as the ship continues its participation in Exercise BALTOPS 2015....

HMS Echo Takes Images of Naval Wrecks

Scans of ships destroyed in the Battle of Jutland 99 years ago have been made for the first time using 21st Century technology. The colourful three-dimensional images made by Royal Navy survey ship… [[...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Leaves Dubai, UAE

The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) made its third port visit of her 2015 deployment when she pulled in to Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 7-11. TR… [[...

USS Fort Worth Leaves Singapore for PMAV

The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) departed from Singapore June 15 to conduct routine operations at-sea following completion of a scheduled preventive maintenance availability (PMAV)…. [[ This is a content summary...

Essex ARG on Its Way to the 5th Fleet AOR

The Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) navigated through the Strait of Malacca June 14, while transiting toward the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) in support of maritime security operations…. [[ This is a...

USS Kearsarge Tests RAM during MISSLEX

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) ran a successful test of its Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) system during an at-sea missile exercise (MISSLEX), June 14. The exercise simulated a… [[ This is...

Chinese coastguard building new base close to Senkakus

The China Coast Guard (CCG) has discussed building a new large operating base at Wenzhou on China’s northeast coast, according to a 13 June report in Japan’s Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper. Details of discussions between...

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