NSWC Port Hueneme in At-Sea Demonstration Formidable Shield Exercise

May 6, 2021 – To support and strengthen relationships with NATO allies as part of the Maritime Theater Missile Defense Forum (MTMD-F) and to also test with partners the latest in air and missile defense technical capabilities, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) will be participating in the 2021 At Sea Demonstration/Formidable Shield Exercise with 10 allied…

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Austal Delivers RSIPV Taro

May 7, 2021 – Australia and Solomon Islands’ strong and enduring security partnership has reached another milestone today as Solomon Islands received its second Guardian-class Patrol Boat under Australia’s Pacific Maritime Security Program. The High Commissioner for Solomon Islands, His Excellency Robert Sisilo, accepted RSIPV Taro on behalf of the Solomon Islands Government at a ceremony in Henderson, Western Australia.…

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USS New Hampshire Returns from Deployment

The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) returned from deployment to its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk, May 7. Under the command of Cmdr. Bennett Christman, New Hampshire returns from a deployment where it executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy by supporting national security interests and maritime security operations. “I am incredibly proud of the crew’s…

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JS MASYUU conducted multi-lateral training with FS SURCOUF

On May 4, JS MASYUU conducted multi-lateral training in the waters around Okinawa with FS SURCOUF. Commander of MASYUU, CAPT TAKEMOTO Kotaro stated, “French Navy ship maneuvering skills are very high, and I felt very reassured as a fellow engaged in missions at sea having the same will. Taking all possible countermeasures for COVID-19, we conducted the training by making…

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JS SETOGIRI conducted multi-lateral training with the French Navy and U.S. Navy

On May 1, JS SETOGIRI as the 38th Deployment Surface Force for Counter Piracy Enforcement (DSPE) conducted multi-lateral training in the Gulf of Aden with the French Navy CHARLES DE GAULLE Carrier Strike Group and U.S. Navy destroyer. This multi-lateral training enhanced our tactical skills and deepen the cooperative relationship of trust between JMSDF, French Navy and U.S. Navy. Despite…

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