HMAS Melbourne concludes Middle Eastern Deployment

HMAS Melbourne arrives at the Naval Support Activity in Manama, Bahrain at the end of her eighth deployment to the Middle East. Image: Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Defence

Having seized almost a tonne of heroin and made more than 50 boarding operations, Royal Australian Navy frigate ...

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USS Higgins concludes independent deployment

USS Higgins, Image: US Navy

The U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) is scheduled to return to its Naval Base San Diego ...

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Image of the day: Farewell PASSEX at IFR 2016

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The Visakhapatnam International Fleet Review 2016, concluded February 9 with Indian and foreign Naval ships ...

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HNLMS De Zeven Provinces starts Caribbean patrol

HNLMS De Zeven Provincien in Port of Willemstad, the Netherlands, Image: Belgian Navy

The Royal Netherlands Navy frigate HNLMS De Zeven Provincien (The Seven Provinces) left her homeport Willemstad, ...

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Royal Navy Sea Kings support Charles de Gaulle in the Gulf

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Helicopters from the Royal Navy Auxiliary Fort Victoria have been providing direct front-line support to daily ...

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US Navy Boxer ARG ready to deploy

USS Boxer, Image: US Navy

More than 4,500 sailors and marines from the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit ...

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Aircraft carrier jumps to the rescue of distressed mariners

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Tridents of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 prepares to depart the ship to rescue distressed mariners. Image: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) rescued distressed mariners at sea, ...

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ESPS Tornado joins Operation Atalanta

ESPS Tornado joins Operation Atalanta

Images: EUNAVFOR 2016 Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Victoria on February 6 left EUNAVFOR’s Operation Atalanta ...

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Spanish auxiliary ship integrates into Canadian Navy


The Spanish Navy auxiliary oiler and replenishment (AOR) ship Patiño (A-14) set sail from Ferrol, Spain towards ...

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Two US Navy subs return to their homeports

USS Cheyenne entering Pearl Harbor naval base. Image: US Navy

Two Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine, USS Cheyenne and USS Montpelier returned to their homeports February ...

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SNMG1 docks in Amsterdam to recuperate from training

SNMG1 alongside in Amsterdam, Photo taken by ESPS Cantabria Dron

Ships of the Standing NATO Maritime Group ONE (SNMG1) arrived in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, for a scheduled port ...

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NATO talks more ships as Russian naval might rises

Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone, Image: MARCOM

Russia’s re-emergence as a strategic challenge and how NATO is going to respond to it was the ...

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GALLERY: Royal New Zealand Navy celebrates 75th anniversary

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As part of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) 75th Anniversary celebrations, a formation entry into Auckland’s ...

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Combined Maritime Forces hold Commanders Conference

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

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


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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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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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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ITS Cavour conducts helicopter interoperability drills


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

Image: US Navy

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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