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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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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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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Russian Navy plans large-scale exercise of Caspian flotilla

Image: Russian Navy

30 surface ships, motorboats and auxiliary vessels, more than 1000 servicemen and over 100 pieces of military ...

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US and Royal Navy continue work on submarine systems

US Navy ballistic-missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730), Image: US Navy

General Dynamics Mission Systems announced February 2 that the U.S. Navy recently awarded a follow-on, omnibus ...

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EGV Berlin returns home a tad earlier

EGV Berlin, Image: PIZ Marine / MFG 5

Even though the German Navy’s combat support ship EGV Berlin was more than 24 hours early, around 250 people ...

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First mission medals in Operation Sophia

Image: EUNAVFOR

Op Sophia military personnel who recently left the EUNAVFOR operation in the Mediterranean have been awarded ...

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HMS Ramsey joins NATO's SNMCMG1

HMS Ramsey, Image: Royal Navy

HMS Ramsey, a Royal Navy minehunting vessel joined her NATO counterparts in Kiel January 21 to practise mine ...

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Senegalese, Cape Verdean forces train with Spanish Navy

Image: Spanish Navy

A Spanish Special Naval Warfare Force team (FGNE in its Spanish initials) is training Senegalese and Cape Verdean ...

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Sneak peek: Royal Navy fighter jet debuts later this year

Navy’s new jet fighter to make UK debut

The Royal Navy has said their new strike fighter will make its UK debut later this year. The F-35B Lightning II ...

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Royal Navy's Type 26 frigate makes another stride

Type 26 Global Combat Ship, Image: Royal Navy

Rolls Royce announced January 1 that the MT30 gas turbine they built for the Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global ...

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Protection for FS Charles de Gaulle

Image: German Army

Fighter jets aboard the French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle have been conducting airstrikes against the ...

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U.S., Royal Navy conduct mine countermeasure exercise

US and Royal Navy forces during one of their previous mine countermeasure exercises. Image: US Navy

U.S. Navy Expeditionary Mine Countermeasures (EXMCM) Company 1 teamed up with British Second Mine Warfare Battle ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth receives first compartment

aircraft carrier compartment

UK’s Aircraft Carrier Alliance has installed the first of just over 3,000 compartments on Britain’s new ...

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Migrant airlifted at high seas

A RHIB transfers the migrant from FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein to ESPS Numancia, Image: Spanish Navy

One German corvette and one Spanish frigate participated in a medical evacuation of a migrant previously saved in ...

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Trinidad and Tobago Navy patrol vessels get new radars

Image: Damen

British navigation and security surveillance systems manufacturer Kelvin Hughes has installed its SharpEye upmast ...

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Chilean Navy orders new Antarctic icebreaking vessel

A rendering of the VARD design for the Antarctic icebreaking vessel, Image: VARD

Vard Marine, a Fincantieri company designing and building specialized vessels, announced Februaury 1 that it has ...

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Pacific, Indian Ocean Navies gather in Great Britain

Navy delegates onboard HMS Victory, Image: Royal Navy

Leaders of navies from across the Pacific and Indian Ocean came to Hampshire, Great Britain for a series of talks ...

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Russian deep-water search and rescue vessel joins fleet

Image: Russian Navy

The Russian Navy has put their newest deep-water search and rescue vehicle Bester-1 into the service of their ...

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EU NAVFOR operation in Mediterranean showing results

EU NAVFOR image, taken during one of the rescue operations in the Mediterranean

Operation Sophia, the EU-mission in the Mediterranean, has been making headlines with migrant-rescue operations. ...

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Peruvian Navy launches new training ship

Image: Spanish Navy

Peruvian Navy, in collaboration with the Spanish Navy, has commissioned their new training ship Unión. The ...

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BAE Systems picked for Thai Navy patrol vessel construction

Previously constructed BAE System-design vessel, HTMS Krabi, Image: BAE Systems

British multinational defence company BAE Systems today, January 29, signed a contract with the Thai shipbuilding ...

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ESPS Victoria, JDS Suzunami meet in Gulf of Aden

Image: EUNAVFOR

Spanish Navy’s Santa Maria-class frigate, ESPS Victoria, conducted a series of exercises with Japanese ...

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Spanish helicopter on German warship

Image: German Army//PAO Korvette Erfurt

The German Navy corvette FGS Erfurt rendezvoused with the Spanish Navy helicopter Toro 07 in The Gulf of Aden to ...

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HMS Diamond hosts deck landing exercise

Image: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer, HMS Diamond, has been the host of deck landing training during her first sail ...

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Italian Navy divers practice aboard ITS Carabiniere

Image: EUNAVFOR

Italian Navy divers from the Gruppo Operativo Subacqueo (GOS) who are currently embarked on Operation Atalanta’s ...

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