South Korea, Japan to Hold Biennial Joint Naval Exercise

South Korea and Japan will hold a biennial joint naval exercise this weekend to promote military exchanges and ...

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RENDER SAFE 2011 Concludes in Papua New Guinea

RENDER SAFE 2011 Concludes in Papua New Guinea

The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Senator David Feeney, today congratulated more than 150 personnel from the ...

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Japan’s Coast Guard Arrests Captain of Chinese ...

Japan’s coast guard has arrested the captain of a Chinese fishing boat after his vessel strayed into ...

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USS Germantown Arrives in Manila

USS Germantown Arrives in Manila

Forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) arrived in Manila, Republic of the ...

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HMAS Maryborough Intercepts Illegal Boat of Asylum ...

  THE Australian Navy has intercepted another boat of asylum seekers off the coast of Western Australia. Home ...

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Russian, Japanese Frontier Services Participate in ...

  Russian and Japanese frontier services on Oct 27 practiced anti-criminal drills during joint exercise, ...

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HMAS Gascoyne Discovers WWII Japanese Submarine?

HMAS Gascoyne Discovers WWII Japanese Submarine

The uncharted wreck found yesterday, off Rabaul in Papua New Guinea, is likely to be a World War II Japanese ...

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Admiral Sir Trevor Soar Visits HMAS Stirling

Admiral Sir Trevor Soar Visits HMAS Stirling

Senior NATO Officer and Commander-in-Chief Fleet Admiral Sir Trevor Soar, RN, KCB, OBE, visited HMAS Stirling, HMAS ...

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Australia: Commanding Officer Thanks Community for ...

Commanding Officer Thanks Community for Successful HMAS Cerberus Open Day 2011

Captain Mark Hill, Commanding Officer of HMAS Cerberus, has thanked the community for making this year’s Open Day ...

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Japan: US Secretary of Defense Speaks to Sailors from ...

US Secretary of Defense Speaks to Sailors from the 7th Fleet Staff

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta visited U.S. 7th Fleet command flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Oct. 26 during ...

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Australian Military Visits Navy Expeditionary Combat ...

Australian Military Visits Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Sailors

Twenty-eight members of the Australian navy, army, and air force visited Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) ...

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HMAS Kuttabul Opens Gangway for Navy Week

HMAS Kuttabul Opens Gangway for Navy Week

HMAS Kuttabul opened its gangway for Navy Week recently, allowing the public to join the RAN’s centenary ...

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Men and Women of Royal Australian Navy​ Patrol Boat ...

Men and Women of Royal Australian Navy​ Patrol Boat Prevent Catastrophe off Papua New Guinea

The men and women of the Royal Australian Navy​ Patrol Boat, HMAS Broome, successfully prevented an environmental ...

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Australian, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea Defence ...

Australian, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea Defence Forces Involve in Operation RENDER SAFE 2011

More than 150 personnel from the Australian, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea Defence Forces are involved in ...

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USS Essex Arrives in Subic Bay, Philippines

USS Essex Arrives in Subic Bay, Philippines

Forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) arrived in Subic Bay, Philippines Oct. 22 to offload ...

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Royal Australian Navy Sailor Dies on Board HMAS Toowoomba

  A Royal Australian Navy sailor serving in HMAS Toowoombahas died while the ship was conducting a port visit ...

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HMAS Toowoomba Hands Over Maritime Security Duties to ...

HMAS Toowoomba Hands Over Maritime Security Duties to HMAS Parramatta in Middle East

HMAS Toowoomba handed over maritime security duties to HMAS Parramatta in the Middle East this week after ...

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New Zealand Navy Vessel Captures 3D Sonar Images of ...

  A New Zealand Navy vessel has captured 3D sonar images of World War II wrecks off the coast of Papua New ...

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Australian Defence Force Formally Takes Over Largs Bay Ship

Australian Defence Force Formally Takes Over Largs Bay Ship

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that the Largs ...

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Australia: Minister for Defence Announces More Work, ...

Minister for Defence Announces More Work, More Jobs for Hunter on New AWD Project

Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare and Member for Newcastle Sharon Grierson today announced more work and ...

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Australia: Parliamentary Secretary for Defence ...

  The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Senator David Feeney, today announced that more than 150 personnel ...

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New Zealand: Navy’s Mine Counter-Measures Team Uses ...

  A specialist mine-discovery team is using underwater sonar to comb Tauranga’s harbour for shipping ...

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Russian-American Exercise Enters Active Phase

  Russian-American naval anti-terror exercise Pacific Eagle 2011 with participation of Pacific Fleet (PF) task ...

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France: DCNS, IHI-MU Sign Contract for Helicopter ...

  DCNS has signed a contract with the Japanese shipbuilder IHI-MU to supply a helicopter handling system for ...

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Korean Naval College Receives NAUTIS Simulator ...

  VSTEP in cooperation with its Korean partner Dongkang M-Tech  have successfully delivered and installed a ...

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Guided-Missile Destroyers to Join RFN Forces to Conduct ...

  Guided-missile destroyers USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) and USS McCampbell (DDG 85) will join Russian Federation ...

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Subsea Operations Vessel Windermere Joins Australian Navy

Subsea Operations Vessel Windermere Joins Australian NavySubsea Operations Vessel Windermere Joins Australian Navy

Australia’s Minister for Defense Stephen Smith and Minister for Defense Materiel Jason Clare have announced that ...

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