USCG cutter to offload over 2 tonnes of cocaine in San Diego

U.S. Coast Guard's Fiscal Year 2016 was the most successful ever when it comes to drug interdiction. Photo: US Coast Guard

The crew of a U.S. Coast Guard ship that seized 5,600 pounds (2,540 kilos) of cocaine and arrested five smugglers ...

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USS Nimitz sailors test their underway replenishment skills

Sailors assigned to USS Nimitz (CVN 68) receive ammunition from the dry cargo/ammuniton ship USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE-8) during an at-sea ammunition onload. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) conducted its first at-sea ammunition onload in more than ...

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LCS 7 first US warship to make inaugural visit in Canada

Cmdr. Michael Desmond, commanding officer of littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7), accepts a historically accurate drawing of the first USS Detroit (1813), the first U.S. Naval vessel to bear the city's name, during a welcoming ceremony in Windsor, Ontario. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) traveled across the Detroit River and made her inaugural port ...

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USS Zumwalt visits Mayport en route to San Diego

he guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) transits Naval Station Mayport on her way into port. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy’s next-generation guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), arrived in Mayport, Florida, ...

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USS Wasp docks in Greece after four months at sea

MV Osprey aircraft operate from the deck of USS Wasp in September this year. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Wasp rounded off four months at sea as it pulled into Souda Bay, ...

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NATO ready for Trident Juncture 2016

Photo: NATO

Bringing together armed forces from 21 NATO allies at the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, exercise Trident Juncture ...

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Canada hosts Spartan Warrior 2016

Illustration. Photo: Royal Canadian Navy

Canadian Armed Forces are hosting an international drill taking place from October 24 to November 16, 2016, off the ...

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Joint Warrior 162 concludes

Warships sail in formation during Joint Warrior. Photo: MARCOM

Allied nations’ warships concluded their participation in the international exercise Joint Warrior 16-2, ...

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NATO minehunters visit Algeria

HS Aliakmon is the flagship of SNMCMG2

Ships from NATO’s Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) completed a port visit to Algiers, Algeria ...

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Allies test guns during Joint Warrior

Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Monmouth was joined by French FS Primauguet and Spain’s EPS Victoria ...

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Exercise Bersama Lima 2016 concludes in Singapore

Ships from the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) member-nations participating in Exercise Bersama Lima in the South China Sea. Photo: Singapore Ministry of Defense

The Five Power Defence Arrangements exercise Bersama Lima 2016 concluded on October 21. Bersama Lima was conducted ...

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USS Nimitz cleared to deploy fighter jets again

An F/A -18F Super Hornet from the "Black Knights" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 154 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) while an EA-18G Growler from the "Gray Wolves" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 stands by. Photo: US Navy

Aircraft can once again take off from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) after the ship earned ...

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Unmanned Warrior 2016 concludes

Scott Wiltermood, INSITU demonstration team manager, carries an MQ-27A Scan Eagle unmanned aerial vehicle after landing at Benbecula Rangehead. Photo: US Navy

The Royal Navy-hosted review of unmanned technologies which took place on the West Coast of Scotland concluded on ...

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USS Mount Whitney concludes engagement in Romania

The U.S. command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) participates in a bilateral passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Romanian Navy corvette Admiral Eustatiu Sebastian (F-264). Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) took part in a passing exercise ...

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Royal Navy frigate starts month-long break in South Africa

HMS Portland with the Simonsberg in the background. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Portland is currently in Simonstown, South Africa, where the crew started ...

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US, UK minehunters team up for Persian Gulf MCM drills

U.S. and Royal Navy mine countermeasures ships with two MH-53 helicopters from HM-15 Detachment Two during US-UK Mine Countermeasures Exercise 17-1. Photo: US Navy

Minehunters from the US and UK kicked off the mine countermeasures exercise 17-1 in the Persian Gulf with a ...

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Czech Gripen fighter jets train with NATO ships

Photo: NATO/Czech Air Force

A Czech squadron of Gripen fighter jets have reached the second week of their air-maritime integration and carried ...

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USS Essex upgraded for F-35B operations

USS Essex. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy is currently modifying its Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD-2) to make it capable of ...

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US Navy helicopter squadron conducts mine warfare drills

The MH-53E Sea Dragon departs the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) flight line over St. Andrews Bay for an Airborne Mine Countermeasures mission off the coast of Panama City, Florida on Oct. 6, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s helicopter mine countermeasures squadron (HM) 15 carried out annual airborne mine countermeasures ...

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Australian naval officers complete Aegis course in US

Members of the Royal Australian Navy, Navy civilians and Lockheed Martin employees celebrated the conclusion of their Aegis Combat System training. Photo: Lockheed Martin

Australian naval officers recently graduated from a two month Aegis combat systems course at the Combat Systems ...

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HMCS Vancouver visits Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

HMCS Vancouver file photo

Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 18 to conduct a goodwill visit ...

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Australian minehunters stop in Fiji


Royal Australian Navy minehunters HMAS Huon and Diamantina made a brief stopover in Suva, Fiji on their way back ...

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US amphibious dock landing ship arrives in Cambodia

From left, the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), the Military Sealift Command fleet oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl, the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard and the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur steam in formation in the South China Sea, Oct. 13, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) arrived in ...

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NZ Navy marks 75 anniversary with International Naval Review


The Royal New Zealand Navy is hosting a 15-nation International Naval Review to mark the 75th anniversary of its ...

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HMS Ocean first UK warship to visit Egypt in over 8 years

Guests observed the ceremonial sunset on the flight deck of HMS Ocean in the Port of Alexandria. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean visited the Egyptian port of Alexandria last weekend, thereby ...

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Spanish Navy light transport ship returns from UNIFIL

Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy light transport ship Martín Posadillo has returned from the Spanish missions in Lebanon where it was ...

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