Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Exercises

Russian warships conduct live missile firings in the Sea of Japan

During drills in the Sea of Japan, the Russian Pacific Fleet's Steregushchiy-class corvettes Gromky and Sovershenniy fired surface-to-air missiles at cruise missiles fired by a fake enemy, according to a press release from the Fleet's press office. "At a naval...

Taiwanese Navy’s Kidd class destroyers take part in missile interception drills

According to the Republic of China Navy(Taiwanese Navy), all four of Taiwan's Kidd-class destroyers recently took part in a live-fire training in waters around Taiwan that simulated the interception of incoming enemy missiles. The four destroyers of the Republic of...

Saab Leads the OCEAN2020 Baltic Sea Live Demonstration

Saab is leading a live demonstration as part of the EU-funded OCEAN2020 defence research project. The demonstration is being held in the Baltic Sea in August 2021, with the participation of 17 European companies, research institutes and defence ministries. The...

UKCSG-21 Conducts Live Firing Exercise in Pacific

F-35 stealth jets and warships of the UK’s Carrier Strike Group (UKCSG-21) unleashed their firepower during high-octane live firing exercises with US allies as the Indo-Pacific leg of their global deployment ramps up another notch. HMS Queen Elizabeth, HMS Kent,...

PLA uses large civilian ferry ship for vehicle transport in landing exercise for the first time

A Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) amphibious unit recently conducted a series of cross-sea landing drills, in which the troops for the first time used a 10,000 ton-class civilian ferry ship. It is common that the PLA makes use...

China conducts military exercises southwest and southeast of Taiwan

China announced Tuesday (Aug. 17) it was conducting military drills on the sea and in the air southwest and southeast of Taiwan during the day. According to the Liberty Times, Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense stated it was well...

U.S. Forces Conduct Sinking Exercise (SINKEX)

U.S. joint forces conducted coordinated multi-domain, multi-axis, long-range maritime strikes in the Hawaiian Islands Operating Area during a sinking exercise (SINKEX) on the decommissioned guided-missile frigate ex-USS Ingraham, Aug. 15. Units from Vinson Carrier Strike Group (VINCSG), Submarine Forces Pacific,...

India and Qatar Conduct Exercise Zair Al Bahr in the Persian Gulf

The second edition of exercise Zair Al Bahr between the Indian Navy and Qatar Emiri Naval Force (QENF) was conducted from 09-14 Aug 21 in the Persian Gulf. The present edition of the exercise included a three-day harbour phase...

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams completes exercise with African partners

The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) conducted combined maritime security capabilities exercise with the Nigerian Navy, the Spanish Navy, and members of Ghana’s Special Boat Squadron (SBS), Aug. 11, 2021, the U.S. Navy 6th Fleet...

Indian Navy kicks off bilateral exercise with Royal Saudi Navy

The first bilateral naval exercise between India and Saudi Arabia, dubbed "Al-Mohed Al-Hindi," kicked off on Thursday in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The exercise includes a number of shore-based and sea-based drills between the two countries' navies. The INS Kochi, the...

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