ITS San Giusto Makes Port Call in Valletta

On 20 June Nave San Giusto, the flag unit of Operation Mare Secure, entered the port of Valletta. Division Admiral Vincenzo Montanaro (Tactical Commander of the Operation) and Unit Commander, Captain Antonio Giuseppe Palombella, received on board the Ambassador of Italy to Malta, HE Fabrizio Romano, the Commander Armed Forces of Malta CAFM Col. O’Nell, and the Maritime Squadron Co.…

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BAMS-D Returns to Patuxent River After 10 Year Deployment

The Navy’s Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator (BAMS-D) returned from Fifth Fleet to its home base at Pax River June 17, marking the end of a 13-year deployment, originally intended to be just six months. The unmanned aircraft landed at Pax River shortly after 2:00 p.m. where the dedicated BAMS-D team of military, civilian and contractor personnel welcomed its arrival.…

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Communist China Conducts Large Provocation off Taiwan

A large number of warships of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy reportedly sailed to waters east of the island of Taiwan and south of Japan as dozens of PLA warplanes carried out drills on Tuesday and Wednesday, with analysts saying on Thursday that the joint maritime and aerial exercise could greatly enhance combat readiness against “Taiwan independence” and…

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Second Type 054A/P for Pakistan Christened in Shanghai

China delivered the second of four powerful Type 054A/P frigates to the Pakistan Navy on Thursday, highlighting the friendship between the two neighboring countries, which serves as a pillar of peace and stability in the region. The PNS Taimur was commissioned at the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard in Shanghai, the Global Times learned from the Pakistan Navy on Thursday. The PNS Taimur…

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38th India – Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT)

The 38th edition of India–Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT) between Indian Navy and Indonesian Navy is being conducted from 13-24 June 2022. Indian Naval Ship INS Karmuk, an indigenously built Missile Corvette based at the Andaman and Nicobar Command, along with a Dornier Maritime Patrol Aircraft, is participating in the CORPAT whilst the Indonesian Navy is being represented by KRI…

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Royal Navy Conducts PASSEX With JMSDF Training Squadron

Two of the world’s major navies joined forces off the Dorset coast as long-time allies Britain and Japan reaffirmed their friendship. Patrol ship HMS Mersey and survey vessel HMS Enterprise linked up with Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force ships Kashima, which trains officer cadets, and general-purpose destroyer Shimakaze off Portland Bill. The two Japanese ships are on Overseas Training Cruise…

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Carderock Engineer Supports DSV Alvin Stability Tests

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division’s Alan Bryden, a general engineer in the Weight and Stability Branch, assisted an overhaul of the Navy-owned Deep Submergence Vehicle (DSV) Alvin. Carderock , Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) supported sea trials of the submersible, last October, for certification and stability purposes. The DSV Alvin, one of…

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KRI Banjarmasin Supporting MXGP Indonesia 2022

KRI Banjarmasin with hull number 592 arrived at badas port, Sumbawa on the morning of Wednesday, June 22, 2022, welcomed by the Mataram Navy Base Soldiers by carrying out Merflu. The presence of KRI Banjarmasin-592 aims to support the world-class motocross racing event ‘MXGP Indonesia 2022″ in Samota, Sumbawa Regency. maintaining the trust of the state and the people in…

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Indonesian-Dutch Navy Talks in Den Helder

Assistant Operations (Asops) Kasal Rear Admiral TNI Dadi Hartanto led the Navy delegation in order to carry out the 4th Navy to Navy Talks activities with the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) led by Brigadier General Jeff R. Mac Mootry, Project Leader future force Netherlands Marine Corps located in Den Helder, The Netherlands, last Tuesday (21/06). This Navy to Navy Talks…

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