Helicopter Crash on board USS Ronald Reagan

A U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) shortly after takeoff at approximately 9:00 a.m. Oct. 19. The cause of the mishap is under investigation. All injured personnel are in stable condition under evaluation by Ronald Reagan […]

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 […]

IBSAMAR-VI kicks off at Simons Town, South Africa

The sixth edition of IBSAMAR, a joint Multi – National Maritime Exercise between the Indian, Brazilian and South African Navies, is being held at Simons Town, South Africa from 01 – 13 Oct 18. The last edition of IBSAMAR (IBSAMAR V) was conducted off Goa, from 19 – 26 Feb 16. The aim of the […]