• Sri Lanka to join US, Japan and others to discuss maritime security

    Sri Lanka will join the US, Japan and representatives from several other countries this week to discuss maritime security. Following up on several successful bilateral and multilateral conferences, its Trincomalee […]

  • Bangladesh, US launch joint naval exercise ‘CARAT Bangladesh 2020’

    The Bangladesh and US Navies launched the ‘Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh-2020’ on Wednesday to expand relationships and broaden maritime awareness between the two countries. According to a press […]

  • CMF and EU NAVFOR host 47th SHADE Conference on maritime security

    The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) in partnership with EU Naval Forces (EU NAVFOR) hosted the 47th SHADE Conference as a  virtual event, 3rd – 4th November 2020. The SHADE, or […]

  • How a growing naval mine threat upsets the Royal Navy

    By Ben Heubl The Royal Navy’s existing mine-hunting fleet is expected to go out of service in the next decade. The government wants to replace the vessels with new autonomous […]

  • International Counter Piracy Operation blows through the Gulf of Aden

    With the monsoon season – which makes sea conditions favourable for smaller shipping vessels – over, a large multinational counter piracy operation has been conducted by the Combined Maritime Forces […]

  • Malabar Exercise 2020: Joint Naval War Drills in Two Phases

    The first phase of the QUAD members mega naval exercise ‘MALABAR 20’ involving navies of India, US, Japan and Australia will kick off from 3 to 6 November in the […]

  • Malabar wraps

    First year that Malabar has been conducted in the US Navy’s Guam operation area Trilateral Malabar maritime exercise concludes off Guam coast The maritime forces of India, the US and Japan participated in the trilateral […]

  • No Malabar for Aus

    What does India’s decision mean for the Quad? India Keeps Australia out of the Malabar Exercise — Again By Asha Sundaramurthy In the aftermath of Indian Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi’s visit […]

  • Malabar set for June

    Japan is set to conduct naval exercises with the US and India in June in the East China Sea. Japan to conduct naval drills with US, India The joint naval […]

  • India’s regional role

    Keeping China in check. India must join the US, Japan and Australia to contain China’s adventurism Gurmeet Kanwal Speaking at the Raisina Dialogue earlier this month, Admiral Harry Harris, Commander-in-Chief, […]