The Fijian Port of Suva is becoming a must-stop for foreign warships operating in the South Pacific, in what experts say is a sign of the region's growing importance to major powers.
Tag Archives : Indo-Pacific
18 Aug 2022
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) is planning to send several high-end assets to the Indo-Pacific in the coming years...
10 Nov 2021
A German frigate named Bayern, the third ship of the Brandenburg-class frigate, docked in Tokyo on November 5, 2021. It is the first time in 20 years that a German warship has docked in a Japanese port.
30 Sep 2021
The UK and Japan have agreed to commence formal negotiations on a Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) to deepen the defence relationship between the two countries.
14 Sep 2021
The long-term deployment of two of the Royal Navy’s Batch 2 River Class offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) to the Indo-Pacific region has put the global role of the class in the spotlight.
07 Sep 2021
Royal Navy River-class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) HMS Spey and HMS Tamar have today begun deployment to the Indo-Pacific region to bolster Britain’s presence in the region.
27 Aug 2021
Maritime forces from Australia, Japan, India, and the United States began phase 1 of cooperative maritime exercise MALABAR 2021 in the Philippine Sea, August 26.
25 Aug 2021
The UK Carrier Strike Group’s warships led by aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth worked with the USS America-led United States Expeditionary Strike Group 7 and two ships from Japan’s Maritime Self Defence Force to prove the ability of the three navies to operate effectively together.
23 Aug 2021
F-35 stealth jets and warships of the UK’s Carrier Strike Group unleashed their firepower during high-octane live firing exercises with US allies as the Indo-Pacific leg of their global deployment ramps up another notch.
11 Aug 2021
Maritime forces from 21 Indo-Pacific partner nations including the U.S. Navy, U.S interagencies, and international organizations began the 20th iteration of Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) in Singapore and virtually, Aug. 10.