Thursday, May 19, 2022

Exercises

U.S. and Bahrain Begin Exercise Neon Defender

Forces from the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States began a 10-day military exercise Neon Defender in and off the coast of Bahrain, May 8. Exercise Neon Defender is an annual bilateral training event between U.S. Naval Forces Central...

Advanced multinational exercise ESP MINEX-22 in Balearic waters.

From April 25th to May 6th the international exercise ESP MINEX-22 will take place off the Balearic Archipelago with participation of 14 surface ships and a helicopter, with a total workforce of 700 people from 9 different nations and...

U.S., Iceland Wrap Up Exercise Northern Viking 2022

Out at sea, French, German and Norwegian surface combatants were joined by American and German maritime patrol aircraft in a hunt for adversary submarines while small boats from Arlington and Icelandic vessels conducted visit, board, search and seizure missions...

U.S. and Israeli Navy Begin Exercise Intrinsic Defender

U.S. 5th Fleet and the Israeli Navy kicked off a 10-day maritime exercise, Intrinsic Defender, March 27 that will take place in and off the coast of Israel.

Singapore, India, and Thailand Conclude Trilateral Maritime Exercise

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), Indian Navy (IN), and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) conducted the 3rd Singapore-India-Thailand Maritime Exercise (SITMEX) from 15 to 16 November 2021 in the Andaman Sea. The exercise involved the RSN Formidable-class frigate RSS Tenacious,...

NATO ships take part in Greece-led NIRIIS 2021 naval exercise

NATO ships have concluded the Greek-led maritime exercise NIRIIS 2021. Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) took part in Exercise Niriis 21 in the Mediterranean Sea, with more than 15 ships,...

Bilateral Exercise MTA Malaysia 2021 Concludes

As part of the 27th annual Cooperation, Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) series, Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia 2021 concluded Nov. 30, following eight days of virtual, in-person, and at-sea engagements that enhanced collaboration between the Royal Malaysian Navy...

USS The Sullivans exercises with Tunisian Navy

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) and Tunisian Navy Offshore Patrol Vessels TNS Jugurtha (P610) and TNS Carthage (P503), conducted multiple tactical operations to enhance maritime security and increase interoperability between the two navies, Nov....

Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, U.S. join for ANNUALEX 2021

Naval forces from Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan and the U.S. have united to conduct multilateral, multinational exercise ANNUALEX in the Philippine Sea, Nov. 21-30.  Five international navies, to include the Royal Australian Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, German Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense...

SNMCMG1 participates in Polish Naval exercise BELONA 21/II

As part of routine deployment in the Baltic Sea region, Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) completed exercise Polish Naval exercise BELONA 21/II, NATO Maritime Command shared. SNMCMG1 was cooperating with the Polish Navy to improve interoperability between NATO...

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