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Indo-French Naval Exercise VARUNA Kicks Off

Fourteenth (14th) edition of Indo-French naval exercise (VARUNA) started with the arrival of four French naval ships at Goa today. Representing the French Navy is Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle,… [[ This is a...

USS Lake Champlain Sails to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

US Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) conducted a port visit to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, April 10-14. The visit gave Lake Champlain Sailors an opportunity to foster and… [[ This is a...

EUNAVFOR Commander Tours ESPS Infanta Cristina

The Force Commander of Operation Atalanta, Rear Admiral Jonas Haggren, has visited Spanish Navy warship, ESPS Infanta Cristina, during one of her counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia. ESPS… [[ This is a...

UKMTO Welcomes CTF 151 Commander

Commodore (Cdre) Asif Hameed Siddiqui, Pakistan Navy, Commander of the Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, made an informal visit to the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Organisation, (UKMTO) Dubai on April… [[ This is a...

HMNZS Te Kaha Sails to Canakkale, Turkey

Royal New Zealand Navy’s frigate HMNZS Te Kaha arrived at Canakkale, Turkey, for the 100th Anzac Day commemorations on the Gallipoli Peninsula. The vessel will be just one of the many… [[ This is...

Swedish Navy’s Flotilla Visits Stockholm

Swedish Navy’s First Submarine Flotilla paid a visit to Stockholm over the weekend of April 17 to 19. Attack submarine HSwMS Gotland, accompanied by submarine rescue ship HSwMS Belos, arrived… [[ This is a...

HMS Defender Arrives in Greenwich, London

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender docks in Greenwich, London. The vessel arrived for the first time in the country’s capital yesterday morning, where it will be moored for six… [[ This is...

Golden Swordsmen Change Command

The Golden Swordsmen of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 held a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station II in Sigonella, Sicily, April 22, 2015. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Matthew Rutherford was… [[ This...

HMAS Canberra in Hobart for Anzac Day

The Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock (LHD) HMAS Canberra is in Hobart, Tasmania, for Anzac Day. The vessel arrived to the city yesterday and will stay until April 28. HMAS… [[ This is a...

Image of the Day: AAVs Depart USS Green Bay

Amphibious assault vehicles assigned to the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force Forward exit the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). The operation was conducted in the… [[ This...

JCG Adds Falcon 2000 MSA to Its Fleet

The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has selected the Falcon 2000 Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) proposed by Dassault Aviation to enhance its operational fleet. The Falcon 2000 MSA, based on a Falcon… [[ This is...

STS Young Endeavour Crosses the Atlantic Ocean

Australian Navy’s sail training ship STS Young Endeavour has crossed the Atlantic Ocean for the first time in more than twenty years, arriving in Europe to participate in the Centenary of Anzac… [[ This...

Further USS Cole Maintenance Works Awarded

Marine Hydraulics International Inc. received a $9,8 million modification to previously awarded contract for USS Cole (DDG-67) fiscal 2015 selected restricted availability. The scheduled availability… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...

USNS Spearhead Delivers Medical Training in Senegal

Sailors embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) conducted medical training for Senegalese, Moroccan and Spanish military forces in Dakar,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

USS McFaul Begins Independent Deployment

The guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) departed Naval Station Norfolk April 22, for an independent deployment in support of ballistic missile defense, maritime security operations and… [[ This is a content summary only....

Essex ARG Ends Certification Exercise

The Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) successfully completed a two-week Certification Exercise (CERTEX) April 21 off the coast of Southern California. CERTEX is the final integrated-training event… [[ This is a content summary only....

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