US, Malaysia start Maritime Training Activity exercise

US Navy and Coast Guard ships arrived in Malaysia on August 13 for the start of Maritime Training Activity (MTA) ...

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Inaugural EOD drill Hydracrab kicks off in Guam

Four Indo-Pacific navies are taking part.

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US Navy ships denied Hong Kong port visits amidst protests

Two US Navy ships were not allowed to visit Hong Kong in the wake of anti-government protests in the Chinese ...

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US, Japan navies complete mine warfare drill MIWEX

US Navy mine warfare specialists from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 and their Japan ...

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New Zealand issues tender for construction of new P-8A home

The New Zealand government has opened tenders for the construction of a new home for the P-8A Poseidon maritime ...

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F-35B in first hot ordnance reload action in Indo-Pacific

F-35B Lightning II fighter aircraft embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp used the GAU-22 cannon ...

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US clears sale of MH-60R helicopters to South Korea

The US state department has approved the sale of twelve MH-60R multi-mission helicopters to the Republic of Korea. ...

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JMSDF, US amphibious ships team up for drill off Australia

US Navy’s Japan-based amphibious ships met up with their Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ...

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US aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan arrives in Philippines

The US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrived in Manila, the Philippines, for a ...

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HMAS Canberra returns from six-month Asia deployment

Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra returned home last week, completing a six-month ...

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Royal Thai Navy launches second Krabi-class OPV

Thailand’s Bangkok Dock has launched the Royal Thai Navy’s second Krabi-class offshore patrol vessel, ...

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Donated ROK Navy corvette setting sail for the Philippines

The ship was commissioned into Philippine Navy service on August 5.

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Australian LHD deploys M1A1 MBT for first time

Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra has completed trials to transport an M1A1 main battle ...

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LCS USS Montgomery joins drill with Indonesian Navy

A littoral combat ship taking part in an Asia-Pacific exercise for first time since late 2017.

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JMSDF eyeing purchase of 20 unmanned helicopters

The Japanese government intends to acquire around 20 unmanned helicopters for its Maritime Self Defense Forces ...

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Singapore, Indonesia mark 25th edition of Eagle Indopura

Ships from the navies of the Republic of Singapore and Indonesia are taking part in the 25th edition of exercise ...

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Post-repair tests reveal new issues on USS John S. McCain

The latest round of tests carried out on US Navy destroyer USS John S. McCain after it was repaired following a ...

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Japan launches second Maya-class destroyer Haguru

Maya-class destroyer Haguru

The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force’s second Maya-class Aegis destroyer Haguru (DDG 180) was launched in a ...

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Australia leads its "largest amphibious assault since WWII"

A multinational amphibious landing and offensive assault was part of exercise Talisman Sabre.

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"World's largest aluminium OPV" ready for launch

French shipbuilder OCEA is ready to launch the 84-meter offshore patrol vessel OPV 270 for the Philippines Coast ...

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HMAS Ballarat returns from drug-busting Middle East mission

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat returned to its Perth homeport on July 14, following a nine-month ...

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Malaysia's second Keris-class LMS Sundang launched in China

The Royal Malaysian Navy’s second Keris-class littoral mission ship (LMS) was launched in Wuhan, China, by ...

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Another Australian company gets Type 26 supplier contract

An Adelaide-based composite materials developer has become the latest Type 26 global combat ship supplier, the ...

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