USS Frank Cable Visits Malaysia

Emory S. Land-class submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) hosted several engagements from the 13th Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) and U.S. Navy Submarine Staff Talks to ship tours while moored pierside at Sepanggar Naval Base in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Staff talks also included discussions of Frank Cable’s expeditionary repair, rearm, and re-provision capabilities. “It was an honor to host…

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Ex-USS Rodney M. Davis Sunks as Target in RIMPAC 2022

Live fire from Rim of the Pacific 2022 partner nation ships and aircraft sank the decommissioned ex-USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) July 12, in waters 15,000 feet deep, 50 nautical miles north of Kauai. Units from Australia, Canada, Malaysia and the U.S. participated in the sinking exercise (SINKEX) to gain proficiency in tactics, targeting and live firing against a…

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Malaysia, U.S. Commence Bilateral Exercise MTA Malaysia

Military personnel from Malaysia and the U.S. kicked off Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia 2021 virtually and in the waters and airspace of the Strait of Malacca, Nov. 23. The eight-day engagement focuses on the full spectrum of naval capabilities and features cooperative evolutions that highlight the ability of the U.S. and Malaysia to work together toward the common goal…

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RAN Has Successful Submarine Search and Rescue Exercise

The Royal Australian Navy has successfully completed its annual submarine search and rescue exercise off the coast of Western Australia, along with international participants from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Navy’s submarine abandonment, escape and rescue system has been certified for another year as part of Exercise Black Carillon 21, which ran between 17 October and 10 November 2021 The system…

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