20th International Sea Power Symposium

Guests listen to translated remarks through headphones during the Chief of Naval Operations’ 21st International Seapower Symposium (ISS) at U.S. Navy War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
Guests listen to translated remarks through headphones during the Chief of Naval Operations’ 21st International Seapower Symposium (ISS) at U.S. Navy War College in Newport, Rhode Island. More than 170 senior officers and civilians from more than 100 countries, including many of the senior-most officers from those countries’ navies, are currently attending the biennial event Sept. 16-19. 140917-N-PX557-057 NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 17, 2014)

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Oct. 19, 2011 - Oct. 21, 2011
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

U.S. Naval War College

The purpose of ISS is to provide a forum for senior international naval leaders to discuss common maritime challenges and opportunities to enhance international maritime security cooperation. These officers spend three days discussing these issues and listening to a selection of distinguished speakers.

ISS is unique as it is the only forum in the world that brings together the heads of so many navies at the same time to enhance maritime security and collaborative operations. Discussions at ISS have resulted in many successful efforts to enhance cooperation in countering piracy, providing disaster relief and humanitarian assistance, coordinating search and rescue at sea including submarine rescue, planning and conducting coalition military operations and joint law enforcement to counter arms, drug and human trafficking as well as fisheries and pollution violations.

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