News within the scope of EUROMARFOR
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April 06, 2018
April 06, 2018
An Italian Navy Agusta-Bell AB 212ASW helicopter with five on board crashed into the Mediterranean Sea on April 5, the Italian Navy has informed. All five Italian Navy personnel from the helicopter were recovered immediately recovered but one crew member died during resuscitation attempts, the navy said. The helicopter, embarked aboard patrol vessel Comandante Borsini, was […]  Read more
April 05, 2018
April 05, 2018
A squadron of 12 French Navy Rafale M fighter jets, accompanied by three KC-135 refueling tankers, took off from the Landivisiau Naval Aviation Base in northwest France on April 4 to head to the United States for a two-month deployment. The aircraft usually fly from the French Navy aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle, but after 15 […]  Read more
April 05, 2018
April 05, 2018
Italian Navy’s multi-purpose research vessel ITS Alliance is set to return to its homeport in La Spezia, Italy, on April 6, concluding a 79-day mission in waters off Iceland and Greenland. Alliance’s mission was to support a project carried out under the custody of NATO’s Center for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) and led by the Woods […]  Read more
April 04, 2018
April 04, 2018
Spanish Navy’s ESPS Meteoro is joining the European Union Naval Force’s (EUNAVFOR) Operation Atalanta in the Indian Ocean. The offshore patrol vessel departed the Military Arsenal of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on April 1, 2018, the navy informed. As explained, the deployment of Meteoro is part of the country’s efforts to maintain security in […]  Read more
April 04, 2018
April 04, 2018
Spanish Navy’s ESPS Meteoro is joining the European Union Naval Force’s (EUNAVFOR) Operation Atalanta in the Indian Ocean. The offshore patrol vessel departed the Military Arsenal of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on April 1, 2018, the navy informed. As explained, the deployment of Meteoro is part of the country’s efforts to maintain security in […]  Read more
April 04, 2018
April 04, 2018
US Navy’s forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) got underway Naval Station Rota, Spain, on April 2 to start its fifth patrol in the US 6th Fleet area of operations. “We are excited to be heading out on our fifth patrol. The crew has completed a lot of hard work and training […]  Read more
April 03, 2018
April 03, 2018
HNLMS Karel Doorman, the Royal Netherlands Navy’s multi-purpose amphibious ship, got underway from its Den Helder homeport on April 4 to join the NATO-led operation Sea Guardian. Karel Doorman will spend the next nine weeks patrolling the Mediterranean Sea monitoring patterns-of-life to detect suspicious activities at sea. In addition to maritime situational awareness, counter-terrorism operations […]  Read more
April 03, 2018
April 03, 2018
Loire, the first of four French Navy’s Offshore Support and Assistance Vessels (BSAH), has been delivered to the country’s Defence Procurement Agency (DGA). The delivery took place on March 22, 2018. Built by Kership, the newbuild was launched in June 2017. Featuring a length of 70.3 meters and a width of 15.8 meters, Loire is able […]  Read more
April 03, 2018
April 03, 2018
US Navy’s forward-deployed guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) completed a four-month patrol in the Mediterranean and Black Sea, returning to Rota, Spain, on March 31. While on patrol, Carney conducted missions in support of regional allies and partners in the Mediterranean and Black Sea regions. Carney and the crew also conducted several bilateral and multilateral […]  Read more
March 29, 2018
March 29, 2018
A crewman has been medevacked from the US Navy submarine USS Georgia off Cartagena, Spain, the country’s maritime safety agency Salvamento Maritimo said.  As informed, the medical evacuation was carried out in the morning hours of March 28. Salvamento Maritimo said the crewman was evacuated as it lost his hand. However, the agency has not disclosed […]  Read more
March 27, 2018
March 27, 2018
Turkish Navy’s third MILGEM corvette Burgazada (F-513) got underway from the Istanbul Naval Shipyard earlier this month to start her first sea trials. TCG Burgazada was launched on June 18, 2016, after starting construction in December 2014. According to the Turkish Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM), the Ada-class corvette is set to be delivered to the Turkish […]  Read more
March 27, 2018
March 27, 2018
French Navy destroyer FS Jean de Vienne intercepted 570 kilos of heroine from a dhow in the Arabian Sea, achieving its second successful drug interception on its deployment as part of the Combined Maritime Forces. The operation took place on March 25 in international waters of the Arabian Sea. Jean de Vienne’s seizure is the tenth […]  Read more
March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018
French shipbuilder Naval Group recently announced the selection of first equipment suppliers for the five future intermediate-size frigates (FTI) to be built for the Marine Nationale. As part of the framework construction contract awarded to Naval Group by the French Defence Procurement Agency in April 2017, the company started a process of selecting the program’s […]  Read more
March 20, 2018
March 20, 2018
The NATO-led mine countermeasure exercise Dynamic Move kicked off on March 19 at Ecole de Guerre des Mines (Naval Mine Warfare School) in Oostende, Belgium. The exercise will see the participation of mine warfare specialists from 16 allied nations and four NATO partners. Exercise Dynamic Move is an annual NATO-led tactical level mine countermeasures command post […]  Read more
March 19, 2018
March 19, 2018
The Indian and the French navies have launched Varuna 2018, a joint naval exercise, in Goa, India. The first phase of the naval exercise is scheduled to be completed on March 24. In 2018, the exercise will be conducted in three sea areas – the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the South-West Indian […]  Read more
March 16, 2018
March 16, 2018
The Qatar Emiri Naval Forces have ordered two cadet training ships (CTS) from Turkish shipbuilder Anadolu Shipyard during the DIMDEX exhibition held in Qatar between March 12 and 14. The 90-meter ships will be constructed with practical and theoretical training facilities for cadets and instructors, the shipbuilder said. According to Anadolu Shipyard, the vessels will displace […]  Read more
November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017
A former US Navy submarine rescue ship has concluded over seven decades of service with two navies. Decommissioned by the Turkish Navy in a ceremony on November 16, TCG Akin started life as USS Greenlet, joining the US Navy as a submarine rescue ship in May 1943. After 27 years of service, USS Greenlet was […]  Read more
November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017
The crew of the Italian Navy frigate ITS Virginio Fasan has arrested six pirates and seized their vessels after a chase in the Southern Somali Basin over the weekend. The suspected pirates were apprehended after they attacked a 52,000 tonne container ship and a fishing vessel on November 17 and 18. According to EUNAVFOR Somalia, the […]  Read more
November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017
US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) wrapped up its sixth forward-deployed naval forces patrol, returning to Naval Station Rota on November 17. While on patrol, Donald Cook participated in exercises Saxon Warrior 2017, Joint Warrior 2017, Formidable Shield 2017 and Dogu Akdeniz 2017 to further stability and security in […]  Read more
November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017
Ships form NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 have concluded their Mediterranean Sea stint taking part in exercises with regional navies and supporting operation Sea Guardian. The group is now heading for the English Channel where they will attend Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) drills before resuming their patrol. During its time in the Mediterranean, SNMG1 […]  Read more
November 15, 2017
November 15, 2017
French Navy frigate FS Auvergne pulled docked in the Western Australian port of Freemantle on November 15, four months into her maiden operational deployment. Departing her homeport of Toulon with an embarked NH90 helicopter in August, the FREMM frigate spent most of the time in the Indian Ocean, as part of the international Combined Task Force […]  Read more
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