French Frigate Joins CMF Counter-Terrorism Ops

French Frigate Joins CMF Counter-Terrorism Ops

On 5 December 2014, the French frigate Guépratte sailed out of the Suez Canal into the Red Sea, ready and willing ...

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CMF Welcomes Head of Lebanese Navy

CMF Welcomes Head of Lebanese Navy

The Head of the Lebanese Navy, Rear Admiral Nazih J’baily, was welcomed to the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) ...

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Red Reef 15 Commences

Red Reef 15 Commences

U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), along with members of the Royal Saudi Naval ...

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HMS Defender’s Lynx Flight Back Home

HMS Defender's Lynx Flight Back Home

Nearly seven months after departure embarked in HMS Defender 217 Lynx Flight return home to Yeovilton. The Lynx Mk ...

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HMAS Toowoomba Completes Middle East Op

HMAS Toowoomba Completes Middle East Op

HMAS Toowoomba completed a successful Operation MANITOU maritime security deployment to the Middle East Region on ...

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Australia’s JTF633 Changes Command

Australia’s JTF633 Changes Command

Commander of Australia’s Joint Task Force 633 (JTF633) in the Middle East Region (MER) Major General Craig Orme, ...

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Most Read News, December 8 – 14, 2014

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Pyotr Velikiy Practices Submarine Seeking Skills Pyotr Velikiy, Russian Navy’s fourth Kirov-class battle cruiser, ...

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HMS Kent Joins US Navy’s Carl Vinson CSG

HMS Kent Joins US Navy's Carl Vinson CSG

Portsmouth-based frigate HMS Kent joined forces with a US Navy carrier strike group when she linked up with the USS ...

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NAS to Support Royal Navy’s Middle East Ops

849 NAS to Support Royal Navy's Middle East Ops

849 Naval Air Squadron (NAS) has set off for the Gulf this week to support Royal Navy and coalition forces on ...

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Counter-Piracy Conference Organized in Bahrain

Counter-Piracy Conference Organized in Bahrain

Representatives from international counter-piracy organisations, as well as nations deploying warships ...

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LaWS Operates aboard Vessel in the Arabian Gulf

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The laser weapon system (LaWS) – a cutting-edge weapon that brings significant new capabilities to ...

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UK to Establish Permanent Naval Base in the Middle East

UK to Establish Permanent Naval Base in the Middle East

Royal Navy’s vessels will soon have its first permanent naval base in the Middle East since UK formally ...

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Haifa, Israel Welcomes USS Donald Cook

Haifa, Israel Welcomes USS Donald Cook

Sailors aboard USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Haifa, Israel for a routine port visit, Dec. 7. Cmdr. Charles ...

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HMS Northumberland Ends Middle East Deployment

HMS Northumberland Ends Middle East Deployment

The Royal Navy frigate HMS Northumberland returned to Devonport Naval Base in Plymouth on Friday, 5 December, after ...

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Most Read News, December 1 – 7, 2014

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HMS Queen Elizabeth Progress on Track UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon visited Scotland to see the progress ...

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Canada Takes Command of Combined Task Force 150

Canada Takes Command of Combined Task Force 150

Canada assumed command of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) yesterday, a naval counter-terrorism task force that ...

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Russian Navy Pacific Fleet Back in Vladivostok

Russian Navy Pacific Fleet Back in Vladivostok

After a month-long deployment to the south-eastern Pacific, the Russian Navy Pacific Fleet group returned to the ...

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Most Read News, November 24 – 30, 2014

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VIDEO: Canada Marks Modernization of the Halifax-Class Frigates The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for ...

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HDMS Esbern Snare, RNOV Al-Rasikh Exercise in Arabian Sea

NATO and Royal Navy of Oman conducted exercise

The NATO counter-piracy flagship of Task Force 508 (CTF 508) HDMS ESBERN SNARE and the Royal Navy of Oman corvette ...

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Most Read News, November 17 – 23, 2014

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Sweden Confirms Intruder in Stockholm Archipelago The Swedish Armed Forces confirmed that a submarine has violated ...

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USCG Engages in This Year’s IMCMEX

USCG Cutter Liberty escorts cruise ships into Juneau, Alaska harbor

During the sea phase of this year’s International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) four U.S. Coast ...

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UK, US Navies Join in Pirate Role Play

UK, US Navies Join in Pirate Role Play

Royal Navy Sailors and Marines practised taking down pirates in the Indian Ocean. Plymouth-based HMS Bulwark and ...

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ESPS Navarra Hosts Spanish Ambassador to Oman

ESPS Navarra Hosts Spanish Ambassador to Oman

On Sunday 9 November the Spanish Ambassador to Oman, His Excellency Mr Juan José Urtasun, paid a visit to ESPS ...

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Australian Navy to Join Counterterrorism Ops in the ...

Australian Navy to Join Counterterrorism Ops in the Middle East

Seven Royal Australian Navy members left Australia this week to embed with the Combined Maritime Force’s Canadian ...

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Most Read News, November 10 – 16, 2014

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Virtual Technology Changes Design of UK Navy Warships BAE Systems’ Engineers are overhauling their approach to the ...

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IMCMEX Concludes in Bahrain

IMCMEX Concludes in Bahrain

This year’s International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) concluded in Bahrain Nov. 13, after nearly ...

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Royal Navy’s Sea King Force Fully Returns to Sea

Royal Navy’s Sea King Force Fully Returns to Sea

After five years of land-based operations in Afghanistan, the Royal Navy’s Sea King Force has fully returned to ...

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