Combined Maritime Forces hold Commanders Conference

Image: Combined Maritime Forces

The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Commander’s Conference took place in Bahrain on February 2 2016. The bi-annual ...

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Image of the day: HMAS Darwin at IFR 2016

HMAS Darwin, in company with 75 warships from 24 countries. Image: Royal Australian Navy

India hosted the International Fleet Review at Visakhapatnam from February 4-8. Australia was represented at the ...

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German Navy: 'Weilheim' returns while 'Dillingen' deploys

Weilheim

After spending six months at sea, German Navy’s Frankenthal-class mine hunter Weilheim returned to its ...

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Operational Demonstration of IFR 2016 a full success

Image: Indian Navy

The eleventh Fleet Review comprising naval warships from Indian as well as frontline foreign navies took place ...

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Indian Navy to invest in wave energy in Arabian Sea

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The Indian Navy plans to go green by investing in a wave energy plant in the Arabian Sea. The project is being ...

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Exercise Cobra Gold begins this week

USS Ashland, Image: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived to Sattahip, Thailand February 5 to ...

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Gerald R. Ford crew passes first general quarters drill

USS Gerald R. Ford, Image: US Navy

The crew of the U.S. Navy’s next aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) held their first all-hands ...

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NATO's SNMG2 takes shape

EGV Bonn

German Navy’s combat support ship EGV Bonn, together with the Italian frigate ITS Libeccio and the Canadian ...

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US to build 9 new subs, 10 destroyers, more jets...

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter against the backdrop of USS Spruance. Image: US Navy

The new U.S. DoD acquisition plan includes nine new Virginia-class submarines, 10 new Aegis destroyers, 40 new ...

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ITS Cavour conducts helicopter interoperability drills

Image: EUNAVFOR

Italian aircraft carrier, ITS Cavour, currently flagship of the EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia, on February ...

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Germany and the Netherlands sign Joint Support Ship LOI

German minister Ursula von der Leyen, left, and Dutch minister  Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, right. Image: 2016 Bundeswehr / Kristina Gura/Presse- und Informationszentrum Marine

The Letter of Intent, signed February 4 between the Netherlands and Germany, breaks the ground for the development ...

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HMS Defender docks in Sri Lanka on way home

HMS Defender, Image: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 45 frigate HMS Defender has visited the island nation of Sri Lanka on its return from the ...

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US Navy test fires over-the-horizon missile

USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) carries the US Navy's latest Aegis Baseline 9 combat system. Image: US Navy

The U.S. Navy confirmed February 4 that it performed four flight tests of the surface-to-air Standard Missile-6 ...

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IFR 2016 commences

Indian aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, Image: Indian Navy

An opening ceremony to kick start the International Fleet Review 2016 is scheduled to be held at Command Stadium, ...

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Ghanaian, US Navy train off West African coast

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Ghanaian maritime operations center is the host of the African Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership (AMLEP) ...

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IFR 2016: Two US Navy ships join the Review

USS McCampbell, Image: US Navy

According to a U.S. Navy press statement, USS Antietam, a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser, and USS ...

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Canadian Navy sailors arrested on drug charges in Japan

HMCS Winnipeg, Image: Royal Canadian Navy

Three members of the HMCS Winnipeg crew were detained by the Tokyo police for the alleged use of narcotics while ...

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HMAS Melbourne foils another heroin shipment

Image: Royal Australian Navy

The crew of the Royal Australian Navy’s guided missile frigate HMAS Melbourne made their fifth drug seizure ...

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USS Bataan fit for return to sea

USS Bataan, Image: US Navy

After spending a year in the harbor conducting major shipyard maintenance, U.S. Navy’s Amphibious assault ...

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IFR 2016: Australian, Indonesian, Malaysian ships ready

HMAS Darwin, Kri Usman Harun and KD Lekir sail in the Bay of Bengal, Image: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Darwin sailed in company with Indonesian Navy Ship Kri Usman Harun and Malaysian ...

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IFR 2016: HMS Defender trains en route to Visakhapatnam

HMS Defender, Image: Royal Navy

HMS Defender’s embarked helicopter held training drills in the middle of the Indian Ocean as the destroyer made her ...

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Submarine commander fired for "inability to command"

Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Dallas (SSN 700), Image: US Navy

The commanding officer of the U.S. Navy’s attack submarine USS Dallas was relieved of his duties February 2 ...

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HMS Mersey starts counter drug ops in Caribbean Sea

HMS Mersey arriving at Key West, USA, Image: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s River class offshore patrol vessel, HMS Mersey, has sailed from Florida, USA after completing her ...

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US Navy's civilian staffed auxiliary ship enters 5th Fleet

USNS Choctaw County, Image: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Expeditionary Fast Transport ship USNS Choctaw County (T-EPF 2) yesterday, February 3, ...

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MARCOM hosts IMS Director of Operations

MARCOM

The commander of NATO’s Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone, welcomed the NATO ...

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GALLERY: Exercise Cutlass Express in full swing

Image: US Navy

The U.S. facilitated exercise Cutlass Express 2016 is currently taking place in the western Indian Ocean, focusing ...

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