News within the scope of EUROMARFOR
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June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016
A video released by the Turkish Navy shows a retired Turkish frigate, which was formerly a U.S. Navy ship, being sunk by a torpedo during the exercise Beyaz Fırtına (White Storm) held in May 2016. The video covers the entire exercise spectrum but the moment which shows a Turkish submarine submerging to deploy the torpedo begins at 01:00. […]  Read more
June 07, 2016
June 07, 2016
Spanish Navy F100 frigate Álvaro de Bazán (F-101) has returned to Ferrol, Spain after a five-month deployment as flagship of the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG-1). During the 143-day deployment with more than 22,000 miles sailed in Northern Europe, Alvaro de Bazan interacted with many regional navies, and also served to showcase capabilities of the AEGIS-equipped […]  Read more
June 07, 2016
June 07, 2016
Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class guided-missile frigate HMAS Darwin and the French Floréal-class frigate Nivôse recently conducted a personnel exchange to discuss strategies for working together in the region off the coast of Africa. Six personnel from Darwin including executive officer, Lieutenant Commander Tina Brown, and boarding officer, Lieutenant James Hodgkinson, boarded Nivôse, while Darwin played host to Nivôse commanding officer, […]  Read more
June 01, 2016
June 01, 2016
Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 held a ‘Spanish’ flagship change as one Alvaro de Bazan frigate replaced another on May 27. ESPS Mendez Nunez (F-104) took over as flag ship from ESPS Alvaro de Bazan. ESPS Alvaro de Bazan’s service as flagship of SNMG1 began December the 18, 2015 in Cartagena, Spain, when Rear Admiral […]  Read more
May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016
The Danish Navy recently contributed their new concept in counter-mine efforts to exercise Open Spirit in the Baltic Sea as part of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1. The new system is flexible, scalable and utilizes drones to minimize danger to Sailors. The system is called Mine Countermeasures Denmark (MCM DNK) and is a modular […]  Read more
May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016
Spanish Navy’s Santa María-class frigate ‘Numancia’ (F-83) returned to Rota Naval Base after a four-month deployment to Operation Sophia in the central Mediterranean Sea. During her EUNAVFOR MED deployment, the Numancia took part in six rescue operations saving the lives of more than 1,200 people. The warship further neutralized seven craft and arrested three alleged human traffickers. The […]  Read more
May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016
Sailors aboard the Italian Navy’s Horizon-class air-defence destroyer Andrea Doria launched their first MU90 torpedo in the Gulf of Taranto, May 24, 2016. During the exercise, a fictional sonar contact is included on the combat system management computer (CMS). Once the contact appears, the weapon system orders the torpedo to launch and fire. The torpedo is fired into […]  Read more
May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016
Divers from the Italian Navy’s insidious devices disposal experts (S.D.A.I) group neutralized a U.S. Navy World War II torpedo off the coast of Cala Capra, Palau. The torpedo was found at a depth of 31 meters during an inspection on May 24. Once the discovery was made, divers removed sand and mud that had buried the torpedo to check […]  Read more
May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016
A Spanish Navy submarine returned home having concluded a month-and-a-half deployment to operation ‘Active Endeavor’, an international mission to fight the ISIL terrorist organization. Submarine ‘Galerna’ (S-71) returned to her homeport in Cartagena, Spain on May 26, 2016, after participating in the operation in the Mediterranean Sea. This is the first Spanish OAE deployment scheduled for 2016. The […]  Read more
May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016
Royal Navy ship Enterprise worked with the German frigate FGS Karlsruhe on May 24 to save 294 migrants some 90 km northwest of Tripoli, Libya. Karlsruhe pulled a total of 289 persons from two rubber boats, 95 women and four children. The German ship additionally embarked five migrants from HMS Enterprise to provide them with […]  Read more
May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016
European Navy vessels rescue migrants on a daily basis in the Mediterranean Sea; Op Sophia mission alone has rescued over 13,000 people so far. However, pictures released by the Italian Navy on May 25 show just how out of the ordinary a rescue operation can become. In the morning hours of May 25, Italian Navy patrol ship […]  Read more
May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016
French shipbuilder STX France has decided to sell its Lorient shipyard to Kership, a joint venture company set up by French companies DCNS and Piriou in 2013. STX France said the decision was based on strong commercial setbacks and that the take-over should take place in fall this year. While the arguably most prominent naval […]  Read more
May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016
The French Navy has taken delivery of the last of its four Dassault Aviation-built Falcon 50 Surmar maritime surveillance aircraft on May 20. The event was marked by a military ceremony on the Lann-Bihoué military base, presided by the French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, and attended by Dassault Aviation Chairman & CEO Eric Trappier. The four Falcon 50 […]  Read more
May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016
Royal Navy’s mine hunter HMS Ramsey has returned to home waters and its Faslane base after a deployment as part of Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group 1. Crew seven from the First Mine Counter Measures Squadron (MCM1), who have most recently been operating the Sandown Class vessel, has been training alongside the Irish Navy […]  Read more
May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016
Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Cardigan Bay on May 18 joined NATO’s Standing Maritime Group (SNMG 2) sailing in Southern European waters. The Bay-class landing ship deck auxiliary is 176.6 m long and a displaces about 16,000 t. It has the capability to operate several types of helicopters and is equipped with small rafts for shallow water […]  Read more
May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016
Italian Navy’s sixth FREMM, multi-mission, frigate Luigi Rizzo F595 left Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano, La Spezia, to start sea trials May 17. The sixth of overall ten ships is scheduled for delivery in early 2017. Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is building the vessels for the Italian Navy within the framework of an Italo-French cooperation program under […]  Read more
May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016
Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Cardigan Bay on May 18 joined NATO’s Standing Maritime Group (SNMG 2) sailing in Southern European waters. The Bay-class landing ship deck auxiliary is 176.6 m long and a displaces about 16,000 t. It has the capability to operate several types of helicopters and is equipped with small rafts for shallow water […]  Read more
May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016
Spanish Navy frigate Reina Sofía (F-84) departed Rota Naval Base yesterday, May 18, to relieve ESPS Numancia, another Spanish Navy frigate integrated into Operation Sophia since January 2016. Numancia has participated in multiple rescue operation during her deployment. Just recently, the frigate worked with Royal Navy’s HMS Enterprise to save 436 migrants. Operation Sophia is […]  Read more
May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016
Ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two task unit 02 (SNMG2 TU.02) recently concluded a busy port visit in Casablanca, Morocco with a passing exercise and boarding exercise off the coast of Morocco. SNMG2 TU.02 led by Canadian Navy Commander Trevor MacLean included HMCS Fredericton (FFH 337) and Italian frigate ITS Aliseo (F574). During the port visit, Moroccan […]  Read more
May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016
DGA, the French General Directorate for Armament, announced that it has started a new testing campaign for its unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), Dassault nEUROn. The aim of this round of testing, as DGA said, is to study the use of the UCAV in a naval context. DGA said the campaign would also include sea trials aboard […]  Read more
May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016
Lockheed Martin, together with the Spanish technology company Indra, recently demonstrated the first phase of integration of new a solid state S-band radar system being developed for the future Spanish F-110 Frigate. The test was part of the technology development phase in the joint development of this next generation radar system. The F-110 Frigate is the […]  Read more
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