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March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016
Led by the Turkish tender TCG Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasa, ships from NATO’s mine counter measures group two (SNMCMG2) arrived in Bar, Montenegro, March 18. The ships are on a scheduled port visit during the group’s deployment to the Mediterranean to enhance maritime security and readiness. The visit also aims to strengthen the cooperation and partnership […]  Read more
March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016
Swedish Marine Brigadier General Ola Truedsson on March 10 visited the participants of NATO exercise Dynamic Move 16 (DME16) taking place in Oostende, Belgium. DME16 is an annual Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) tactical-level Mine Counter Measure Command Post Exercise and is designed to train participants from NATO and Partner Nations on naval mine counter-measures (MCM) tactics […]  Read more
March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016
British engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce signed a contract with Fincantieri to provide MT30 gas turbines to power the Italian Navy’s new multi-purpose amphibious vessel. Two MT30 gas turbines will power the new 20,000 tonne displacement Landing Helicopter Deck (LHD) multi-purpose amphibious vessel, the second-largest in the Italian Navy. The ship will be built by Fincantieri under the Legge […]  Read more
March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016
French naval defence company DCNS on March 16 delivered the FREMM frigate Languedoc to the French Navy. Languedoc is the fifth FREMM frigate to be built by DCNS and the third intended for the French Navy. The ship was officially accepted by OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation), an international organisation for the through-life management of cooperative defence […]  Read more
March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016
German combat support ship EGV Frankfurt am Main has rescued 361 migrants and taken up another 254, previously rescued by Royal Navy’s HMS Enterprise, on March 15. In the morning hours of March 15, Operation Sophia ship Frankfurt am Main was sent to respond to a rubber boat sighting around 90 kilometers northwest of Tripoli, Libya. The […]  Read more
March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016
Commander of NATO’s Allied Maritime Command, Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone, visited the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 currently deployed to the Aegean with the task of combating migrant smuggling. The Commander went on board the German combat support ship EGV Bonn, the flagship of SNMG as the ship continues its activities in the Aegean Sea. During […]  Read more
March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016
Spanish Navy Marine Corps recently practiced amphibious operations with the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship LHD Juan Carlos I and the Galicia-class landing platform dock LPD Castilla. The amphibious exercise, named ADELFIBEX-61, was conducted off the Gulf of Cadiz and the Spanish Naval Base Rota. This basic exercise was designed to train Spanish Navy amphibious units in […]  Read more
March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016
Sonar and waterside security systems company Klein Marine Systems teamed with Israel-based international defense electronics company Elbit Systems to conduct mine countermeasure exercises in the Mediterranean Sea. The exercises were used by the companies to test their recent products. Klein put its 5900 mine hunting side scan sonar to the test while Elbit tested its new Unmanned […]  Read more
March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016
Ships assigned to Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) have recently completed their latest Mine Counter Measure Exercise, (MCMEX), Exercise Ariadne 16, in the Gulf of Patras, Greece. Led by Captain Ramazan Kesgin (Turkish Navy) SNMCMG2 is currently comprised of the flagship TCG Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasa with the NATO staff embarked, and minehunters ESPS […]  Read more
March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016
Fincantieri’s marine automation company Seastema has fitted dynamic positioning systems on two Italian Coast Guard patrol vessels, Ubaldo Diciotti and Luigi Dattilo, which were built at Fincantieri’s Castellammare di Stabia (Naples) shipyard. The system was installed in retrofit during the end of the warranty activities and is now fully operating as it passed the sea trials. Seastema said the supplied DP system, SEAS-DPS, […]  Read more
March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016
Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS Bulwark and the Royal Marines are warming up for a major Anglo-French exercise in the Bristol Channel and Irish Sea by learning and re-learning the basics of putting troops and their equipment ashore. The two-week exercise South West Sword runs through all the complex elements of a landing. Making use of […]  Read more
March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016
Slovenian patrol ship SNS Triglav departed EUNAVFOR’s Mediterranean operation Sophia and headed home after almost five months of deployment. The Triglav, when compared to other Op Sophia vessels such as frigates and auxiliary ships, is a relatively small ship crewed by only 34 men and women. EUNAVFOR however said the Slovenian ship performed in the open […]  Read more
March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016
Ships and submarines participating in the NATO Submarine Command-led exercise Dynamic Manta have their drills on March 4. Spanish F-80 frigate Santa María arrived at her homeport in Rota Naval Base on March 10 after participating in the multinational exercise along with the French replenishment ship FS Var and the frigate FS Montcalm and other anti-submarine warfare […]  Read more
March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016
Images: Belgian Navy French Navy frigate Primauguet (D 644) docked in Zeebrugge, Belgium for a routine port visit on March 10 and is set to stay until March 13. The frigate was on its way back from the international exercise Cold Response 2016, which took place in Norwegian waters and hosted 20 warships from different NATO […]  Read more
March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016
French Navy frigate FS Aconit (F713) has sailed to the Republic of Cyprus for a joint exercise that is taking place March 11 off the coast of Cyprus. The search and rescue (SAR) Exercise, titled CYPFRA-01/16, will involve search and rescue (SAR) units and personnel from the Republic of Cyprus and France. The aeronautical SAR exercise will be conducted under […]  Read more
March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016
​The Italian Navy special forces unit Gruppo Operativo Subacquei (GOS), the diver’s branch for rescue tasks and damage inspection, recently organised an emergency exercise called SDAI Nord. The exercise involved personnel of the Rapid Deployment Unit and Insidious Device Disposal Expert Teams (Nuclei SDAI, Sminamento Difesa Antimezzi Insidiosi) based in La Spezia and Ancona, Italy. Training […]  Read more
March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016
Images: Italian Navy The Italian Navy has decommissioned two of its Minerva-class corvettes, Urania and Danaide, during a flag lowering ceremony held at the Italian Augusta Naval Base, March 10. The 1987-commissioned corvettes have spent almost 30 years serving in the ‘Marina Militare’. Both vessels were built by the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri at its Riva […]  Read more
March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016
Although an official announcement has still not been made, Spanish newspapers reported that the Australian Department of Defence has chosen Spanish shipbuilder Navantia as the “preferred bidder” for the construction of two replenishment ships. This news sparked some outrage in Australia as the government opposition criticized Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull who promised to spend every “defence […]  Read more
March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016
The Royal Netherlands Navy’s Karel Doorman-class frigate HNLMS Van Amstel is joining NATO’s fight against people-smugglers in the Aegean Sea. The De Schelde Group-built frigate will integrate into NATO’s Standing Nato Mine Maritime Group 2 (SNMG 2). The ship was already at sea and is now sailing towards the deployment region. In the last days, NATO expanded the […]  Read more
March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016
Although an official announcement has still not been made, Spanish newspapers reported that the Australian Department of Defence has chosen Spanish shipbuilder Navantia as the “preferred bidder” for the construction of two replenishment ships. This news sparked some outrage in Australia as the government opposition criticized Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull who promised to spend every “defence […]  Read more
March 09, 2016
March 09, 2016
Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Atalaya (P-74), under command of the Maritime Security and Surveillance Center, has conducted a series of cooperative security operations with the Mauritanian Navy last week, and is now collaborating with the Cape Verdean Coast Guard. While in Mauritania, Atalaya embarked Mauritanian servicemen to provide information on the maritime activities of the […]  Read more
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