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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MARAD awards $1.96 B for US NDRF vessel management

National Defense Reserve Fleet

MARAD, the United States Maritime Administration has awarded a total of $1.96 billion worth of contracts to seven ...

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Royal Navy commissions new reserve unit

HMS Ceres

HMS Ceres, Leeds’ first Royal Naval Reserve Unit has been formally commissioned by The Princess Royal at a ...

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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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Mine countermeasure specialists visit Saab's ROV facility

Image: Saab Seaeye

Saab Seaye, a manufacturer of electric powered Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) systems, hosted an international ...

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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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DCNS picks Dassault Systèmes for software solutions

Image: DCNS

French defense contractor DCNS has selected a platform from Dassault Systèmes for the design, engineering, ...

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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

GALLERY Royal New Zealand Navy celebrates 75th anniversary 1

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

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South African Navy receives Damen's tug

ATD Tug 2909

The South African Navy took delivery of a second South African-built Damen ATD Tug 2909 at the naval base in ...

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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


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

Image: Indian Navy

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


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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