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Exercises

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...

France leads Grand African Nemo exercise in the Gulf of Guinea

The French-led exercise Grand African Nemo 2021 has begun in the Gulf of Guinea, with 19 local and ten foreign nations taking part. The exercise has begun on November 2 and will end on November 7, according to the French...

U.S. and Indonesia kick off CARAT 2021 exercise

Military personnel from the U.S. and Indonesia kicked off Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia virtually, in Surabaya and in the waters and airspace of the Java Sea, Nov. 1, the U.S. Navy announced. The 11-day engagement focuses on...

Portugal hosts Sea Border 21 exercise

According to a news statement published by the Portuguese Navy, the international naval exercise Sea Border 21 began on October 26 and will continue until October 29. The 5+5 Defense Initiative countries (Algeria, Spain, France, Italy, Libya, Malta, Mauritania,...

U.S. 6th Fleet takes part in Italy’s Mare Aperto exercise

According to a press release issued by the U.S. Navy's 6th fleet, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft from Commander, Task Force 67, and the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler...

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