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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...

Indian Navy Commissions its first Project 15B Destroyer, INS Visakhapatnam

INS Visakhapatnam was commissioned into the Indian Navy in the presence of the Indian Ministry of Defence Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on Nov.21, 2021. INS Visakhapatnam, a P15B stealth guided-missile destroyer, was commissioned into the...

U.S. Navy and Jordan collaborates on New Unmanned Systems Integration

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) briefed the head of Jordan’s navy on U.S. 5th Fleet efforts to integrate new unmanned systems during a visit to U.S. Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Nov. 18, according to a U.S. Navy press...

French Navy’s Chevalier Paul destroyer visits Mumbai

To demonstrate the strength of Indo-French naval cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, the French air defense destroyer Chevalier Paul called at Mumbai naval port after taking part in a large-scale air and naval joint exercise off the coast of Maharashtra. FNS...

A fire broke out on NATO SNMG-1 Flagship HMCS Fredericton

In the early morning of November 18th , 2021 while at sea off the coast of Norway, a fire occurred in the forward engine room of HMCS Fredericton. Upon discovery of the fire, the crew immediately took action and...

USS Porter Departs Black Sea, Arrives in Istanbul

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed the Black Sea, arriving in Istanbul, Turkey for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 16, the U.S. Navy 6th fleet announced. While in Istanbul, the ship’s crew will have the opportunity...

Breaking: An F-35B jet of the Royal Navy was down in the Mediterranean

According to the press office of the UK Ministry of Defence, a British F-35B pilot from HMS Queen Elizabeth ejected during routine flying operations in the Mediterranean this morning (17 Nov). "The pilot has been safely returned to the ship...

Russian Pacific Fleet Ships visit the Philippines

Five vessels from the Russian Pacific Fleet, including two submarines, arrived in Manila on Nov 16 for a port call. The visit is for "routine replenishment & rest for the crew," according to the Philippine Navy. "The Russian Navy contingent...

The keel-laying ceremony for Taiwan’s first Indigenous Submarine

Taiwan Navy held a "keel laying" ceremony on Nov. 16, for an indigenously developed submarine prototype, marking the end of the vessel's initial construction phase a year after work began. The ceremony on Tuesday took place in Kaohsiung, where...

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams arrives in Djibouti for MIO exercises

The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB-4) conducted bilateral maritime flight operations with French SA-330 Pumas off the coast of Djibouti prior to arriving in capital for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 13, 2021, according to the...

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