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October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019
The 11-day NATO exercise Dynamic Mariner/Flotex-19 concluded on October 18 off the coast of Spain. The exercise brought together 32 surface ships, 2 submarines and 18 air assets, including Maritime Patrol Aircrafts and helicopters. Maneuvers ranged from mine countermeasures, anti-submarine, surface and anti-air warfare, and air operations to amphibious and force protection operations. Assets and […]  Read more
October 14, 2019
October 14, 2019
The defense ministers of Greece and France have signed a letter of intent that will pave the way for further talks about Greece’s acquisition of French-designed Belharra frigates. French defense minister Florence Parly announced the document signing with her Greek counterpart Niko Panagiotopoulos on Twitter on October 10. Belharra is the name assigned to the […]  Read more
October 14, 2019
October 14, 2019
Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose and French Cassard-class frigate FS Jean Bart made another drugs bust in the Arabian Sea operating as part of the Combined Task Force (CTF) 150. The suspicious dhow was initially located by FS Jean Bart’s helicopter and boarded by a team from the French ship who secured the […]  Read more
October 08, 2019
October 08, 2019
The multi-national exercise Dynamic Mariner/ Flotex-19 (DYMR/FL19) that gathered 18 NATO allies kicked of off the coast of Spain on October 7. Maneuvers will range from mine countermeasures, through anti-submarine, surface and anti-air warfare, and air operations to amphibious and force protection operations. Running through October 18, the exercise brings together two submarines, 32 surface […]  Read more
October 04, 2019
October 04, 2019
The frigate is said to have ran aground during preparations for an amphibious assault drill.  Read more
October 04, 2019
October 04, 2019
The Italian Navy has hosted another dual-ship decommissioning ceremony as it proceeds with its plans for the downsizing and modernization of an ageing fleet. Maestrale-class frigate ITS Euro and the patrol ship ITS Aviere, which was initially destined for Iraq, bowed out of service in a ceremony at the Taranto naval base on October 2. […]  Read more
October 01, 2019
October 01, 2019
The international unmanned maritime systems experimentation exercise hosted by the Portuguese Navy concluded in waters near Lisbon, Portugal, on September 27. Named Recognized Environmental Picture augmented by Maritime Unmanned Systems REP (MUS), the exercise was attended by US, European Navy and NATO partners. “The overall purpose of REP (MUS) 19 was to bring together academia, […]  Read more
September 30, 2019
September 30, 2019
A steel-cutting ceremony for the first MILGEM ship for the Pakistan Navy was held on the same day.  Read more
September 26, 2019
September 26, 2019
The Italian Navy retired the last of its Minerva-class corvettes in a sunset ceremony at the Augusta naval base on September 25. With the decommissioning of ITS Driade and ITS Minerva after their 30-year service, the navy is advancing its plan of downsizing an ageing fleet. Driade and Minerva were the final two of eight […]  Read more
September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019
Royal Netherlands Navy and Portuguese Navy Karel Doorman-class frigates are getting Thales-developed Vigile D radar electronic support measures as part of their planned upgrades. The solution will be fitted on three Dutch Navy vessels, and two Portuguese Navy frigates. As explained by Thales, Vigile D helps electronic warfare systems cope with the growth in Electromagnetic […]  Read more
September 06, 2019
September 06, 2019
Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group One (SNMG1) wrapped up a four-day visit to New York on September 3 after previously completing their first series of training events since arriving in the US. The ships are now headed for Halifax, Canada, where they will be part of a 22-ship strong anti-submarine warfare exercise called Cutlass […]  Read more
September 04, 2019
September 04, 2019
German Navy Sachsen-class frigate FGS Hamburg is scheduled to depart her Wilhelmsaven homeport on September 6 to join NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2). Hamburg will set sail for the Aegean Sea where the international group is most active. The air-defense frigate and her crew will spend the next five months with the group. Hamburg’s […]  Read more
September 03, 2019
September 03, 2019
The French defense ministry has pinpointed three Marine Nationale La Fayette-class frigates (FLF) that will be receiving mid-life upgrades. From 2021, the lead ship FS La Fayette, along with third and fourth ships in the class, FS Courbet and FS Aconit, will benefit from an upgraded ships’ platform and combat systems. The navy operates a […]  Read more
September 02, 2019
September 02, 2019
Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has launched the second of two Royal Australian Navy auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) ships at its shipyard in Ferrol, Spain. Future support tanker HMAS Stalwart was launched on August 31. The delivery into service of the Supply-class replenishment vessels from next year will provide the navy with vital afloat logistics support to […]  Read more
August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019
Maritime Express will also see cooperation between military vessels and the commercial shipping community.  Read more
August 28, 2019
August 28, 2019
Spanish Navy minesweeper ESPS Turia has stranded on a beach in southeastern Spain while supporting search and rescue operations for the crashed Spanish Air Force C-101 aircraft. Air Force Commander Francisco Marín Núñez died in the aircraft crash on August 26 while the minesweeper ran aground in the early morning hours of August 27. At […]  Read more
August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019
Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group One (SNMG1) are en route to the United States and Canada after assembling in Brest, France on August 4 to begin SNMG1’s second semester. The group is transiting the Atlantic Ocean to start SNMG1’s Maritime Express initiative, a new construct designed to open up more opportunities for NATO partners […]  Read more
August 07, 2019
August 07, 2019
French and Egyptian Navy ships rendezvoused in the Mediterranean Sea for a series of exercises aimed at strengthening cooperation between the two sides. French Cassard-class anti-air frigate Jean Bart and Egyptian frigate Damietta conducted drills in Egyptian Navy’s Northern Mediterranean Fleet area of operations. The training included planning and preparation to implement combat missions in […]  Read more
August 06, 2019
August 06, 2019
The submarines are currently undergoing a mid-life overhaul.  Read more
August 02, 2019
August 02, 2019
The lead boat of a new class of French Navy nuclear-powered attack submarines is now in the water after it was unveiled in a grand ceremony on July 12. While the “launching ceremony” for the submarine Suffren was held early July, the boat entered water on August 1, according to an announcement from the French […]  Read more
July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019
USS Mount Whitney supported a major milestone by the re-established US 2nd Fleet.  Read more
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