Italy sends Libya boat “Fezzan”

The Libyan Naval Force said Sunday (Oct.21) that it had received the Italian boat Fezzan in Abu Sitta Naval Base in Tripoli with 14 Libyan personnel on board. According to the Libyan Navy spokesman, the boat was provided by the Italian Naval Force’s coast guard to the Libyan counterpart as part of the joint cooperation […]

U.S. Forces Ready for NATO Exercise Trident Juncture 18

More than 14,000 U.S. service members from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps will take part in Exercise Trident Juncture 18, which begins Oct. 25, 2018. The month-long exercise will take place in Norway and the surrounding areas of the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea, including Iceland and the airspace of […]

Australia and Singapore complete Exercise SINGAROO

HMA Ships Stuart and Sirius have joined the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) corvettes RSS Valiant and Vigour for Exercise SINGAROO, a two day maritime exercise in waters off Singapore. The biennial exercise aims to develop a better understanding and working relationship between the Royal Australian Navy and the RSN in the conduct of maritime […]

JMSDF Ships Kaga and Inazuma arrived in Visakhapatnam, India.

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) Ships Kaga and Inazuma arrived in Visakhapatnam, India to participate in the third edition of the Japan-India Maritime Exercise (JIMEX)-2018, which began on Sunday (Oct. 7). The exercise will conclude on October 15. The Japanese ships will participate in the exercise with the ships from the Indian Eastern Naval […]

US-Japan Advance New Amphibious Capability

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) became the first U.S. Navy ship in the 7th Fleet to conduct amphibious operations with the newly established Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade (ARDB) troops and their equipment Oct. 2. JGSDF assault amphibious vehicles were recovered by Ashland Sailors and embarked […]