Naval Today team wishes all our readers and their loved ones a joyous holiday and a happy and prosperous New Year!
In the image above sailors aboard the USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) are preparing to celebrate the Independence Day, ...read more →
On April 17th, a boarding team of HNLMS Evertsen of the Dutch Navy boarded BigLift’s Happy Dragon in a drill ...read more →
The Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Mana has arrived off the coast of Somalia to conduct counter-piracy ...read more →
On December 10, the servicemen of the national contingent of the Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi, led by Rear ...read more →
Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage ceremonially handed over 2 Inshore Patrol Craft ...read more →
The conference will particularly focus on European Border Security and current operations in these regions. Modern and innovative solutions, such as the use of satellites will be presented on, giving you current methods to boost your border security. Emphasis will too be placed on the issue modern technologies to improve efficiency and security. As well as this, there will be case studies addressing recurrent problems, such as human trafficking and the smuggling of goods, therefore allowing you to analyse and consequently adapt your security measures accordingly.
This year we have decided to hold the event in Rome due to the recent migrations and humanitarian tragedies to Italian ports from North Africa, in particular Libya. In doing this we will ensure the programme will feature some key speakers from the host nation, as well as European Union Organisations and European nations.
6th annual Joint Forces Simulation & Training Conference
As militaries focus on collectively implementing innovative simulation and virtual training systems that are both cost effective and successful in the delivery of training, this conference is a must attend event.
Key topics include:
• Assessing how NATO Defence College is effectively extending simulative techniques throughout the alliance
• Implementing computer games as a ‘serious tool’ to keep military trainees motivated during training
• Meeting the challenge of providing operationally relevant and affordable training
• An assessment of the Connected Forces initiative
A decidedly European show for all those involved in the marine economy.
Organised by le marin, part of the Ouest-France group and GICAN, with the support of the European Network of Maritime Cluster, Euromaritime is the only business show dedicated to European marine business.
It reflects the ambitions of Europe’s integrated maritime policy:
- Bring together businesses and organisations from all the sectors of the marine trade,
- Present skills and know-how,
- Build bridges to provide stronger growth and a more competitive economy.
250 exhibitors and around 8000 visitors are expected for this 2nd edition taking place in Paris, Porte de Versailles, covering an area of 8,500 square metres.read more >
Fast Patrol & Interception
Fast Interception & Riverine 2015 will bring together the experts under one roof to tackle the major concerns and share operational feedback.
With over 20 nations represented at its 2014 launch, the 2015 Fast Interception & Riverine event will deliver high level discussions on:
– Maximising performance: striking the balance between manoeuvrability, speed and endurance
– Operating environments: in shallow and confined water from coastal to riverine environments
– Mission sets: from multi mission to single mission platforms and unmanned craftread more >
Two NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2), flagship ESPS ALVARO DE BAZAN and FGS SACHSEN, ...read more →
Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) received an early Thanksgiving greeting ...read more →
Maritime forces from East Africa, the United States and European nations concluded exercise Cutlass Express 2013, ...read more →
On Monday, NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD warship UPS HETMAN SAGAIDACHNY of Ukraine boarded a skiff ...read more →
HMS Dragon has made a brief stopover in Malta – the first Type 45 destroyer to visit the Mediterranean island. She ...read more →
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Melbourne has commenced what will be her longest patrol in her Middle East ...read more →
Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752) arrived to her new homeport at Naval Base Point ...read more →