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July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018
The Turkish Navy will be receiving a new replenishment vessel under a contract announced by Turkey’s Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) on July 12. The vessel will be built by Sefine Shipyard with design and engineering services provided by Istanbul-based SEFT Ship Design. Financial details of the contract were not revealed. According to the shipbuilder, […]  Read more
July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018
Several North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) states intend to combine maritime munition purchases in order to achieve economies of scale. Belgium, France, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, and Spain signed a Letter of Intent on Multinational Cooperation for the Provision of Maritime Battle Decisive Munitions (MBDM) in Brussels during the NATO Summit held from July 11 […]  Read more
July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018
The Romanian Navy has deployed a frigate and a minesweeper to join two separate NATO maritime groups for operations in the Black Sea. Frigate ROS Regele Ferdinand and Musca-class minesweeper Lt. Lupu Dinescu got underway from the naval base in Constanta on July 11 and will spend the rest of the month deployed with the NATO groups. […]  Read more
July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018
US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) completed a weeklong joint exercise known as French Air Defense week on July 6 and is continuing its deployment in the Atlantic. The exercise saw aircraft from Carrier Air Wing One (CVW-1) conducting integrated flight operations with French Naval Aviation aircraft. CVW-1 pilots and their […]  Read more
July 05, 2018
July 05, 2018
Pakistan has entered into an agreement with Turkey for the construction of four MILGEM corvettes, Turkey’s defense minister Nurettin Canikli told reporters in Montenegro on Thursday. According to Turkish media reports, Turkey will be building the corvettes in what the defense minister described as the “largest defense export of Turkey in one agreement”. The first […]  Read more
July 03, 2018
July 03, 2018
US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman has departed the Mediterranean Sea after three months of operations and is currently working with the French Air Force in The Atlantic Ocean. From July 2 to 6, embarked aircraft from Carrier Air Wing One (CVW-1) are conducting integrated flight operations with French Naval Aviation aircraft as […]  Read more
June 28, 2018
June 28, 2018
The French Navy has officially commissioned its newest ice-breaking and polar patrol vessel L’Astrolabe, nine months after receiving it and eight months after sending it on an astral summer mission to Antarctica. As explained, the French Navy puts it newbuilds through two phases of testing. The first consists of the builder’s and state trials which verify […]  Read more
June 28, 2018
June 28, 2018
The Croatian Navy is preparing to deploy one of its vessels to NATO’s Mediterranean Sea operation Sea Guardian this year. While Croatian Navy vessels took part in NATO drills in the past, including Trident Juncture in 2015, the announced deployment would be the first time for a Croatian Navy vessel to become part of a NATO […]  Read more
June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018
The Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate Antonio Marceglia has been taken to sea in the Gulf of La Spezia for the first time, Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR) said.  During its first time at sea on June 19, 2018, several platform and combat system elements installed onboard were set up, turned on and tested successfully, according […]  Read more
June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018
The Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate Antonio Marceglia has been taken to sea in the Gulf of La Spezia for the first time, Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR) said.  During its first time at sea on June 19, 2018, several platform and combat system elements installed onboard were set up, turned on and tested successfully, according […]  Read more
June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018
The US State Department has approved a potential sale of five Aegis shipsets for the Spanish Navy’s new F-110 frigates. A contract for the construction of five frigates is expected to be awarded this year and Navantia is already working on some elements of the ships’ systems and design. The potential sale of US military […]  Read more
June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018
US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) returned to operations after concluding a four-day port visit to Marseille, France, on June 25. While in Marseille, Truman sailors welcomed more than 150 French guests aboard for a reception, June 23, including US Ambassador to the French Republic and Principality of Monaco Jamie D. […]  Read more
June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018
Three Italian Navy warships, with 85 years of service between them, embarked on their final “deployment” before they bow out of active navy service in a ceremony scheduled for July 16. Aside from the task of training navy cadets, the deployment will be more of a tour of Tyrrhenian Sea port cities, allowing the public to […]  Read more
June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018
NATO’s second annual anti-submarine warfare exercise Dynamic Mongoose kicked off on Monday off the coast of Norway. The Norway-hosted Norwegian Sea exercise follows its Mediterranean counterpart – Dynamic Manta – which took place off Italy in March. Dynamic Mongoose will be taking place from June 25 to July 6, and will see the participation of […]  Read more
June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018
The Italian Navy’s LSS logistic support ship Vulcano was launched in a June 22 ceremony at Fincantieri’s Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The ceremony was attended by Italian Minister of Defence, Elisabetta Trenta, the Chief of Defense, General Claudio Graziano, and the Chief of the Navy, Admiral Valter Girardelli. Work on the ship started in February, 2016, […]  Read more
June 22, 2018
June 22, 2018
Warships from Italy, France, Portugal, Spain and Great Britain gathered in the Portuguese port of Lisbon on June 18 for the activation of the European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR). The non-standing force was activated after a meeting of the political-military working group of EUROMARFOR concluded in Paris on June 21. As an outcome of the meeting, the […]  Read more
June 22, 2018
June 22, 2018
US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) has arrived in Marseille, France, two months into its deployment to Europe and Africa. The aircraft carrier entered Marseille on June 21 for a regularly scheduled port visit. Truman’s France visit comes shortly after the carrier’s air wing demonstrated its breadth of capability in […]  Read more
June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018
Royal Canadian Navy submarine HMCS Windsor wrapped up five months of operations returning to her Halifax homeport on June 20. The Victoria-class submarine worked with NATO forces in the Baltic and Mediterranean Seas on its third deployment to Europe since 2015. This deployment, however, was the first time the submarine has operated in the Mediterranean […]  Read more
June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018
Italian Navy’s second-generation Type 212A submarines will be fielding an upgraded version of the Black Shark heavy torpedo, the company in charge of delivering the torpedoes to the navy has announced. Defense contractor Leonardo said it has received a contract to deliver the Black Shark Advanced (BSA) torpedoes and associated logistic support services. The new […]  Read more
June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018
French Navy frigate FS Nivôse has seized over 250 kilograms from a suspected vessel in her first month of operations as part of the Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150). The narcotics were seized in a June 8 operation in which the crew of Nivôse boarded and inspected a dhow off the coast of Somalia. The sailors […]  Read more
June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018
German Navy tender FGS Rhein is departing its Kiel homeport on June 20 to head for the Mediterranean Sea where it will join NATO’s Standing Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2). During its time in the Mediterranean and Black Sea, the 100-meter long Elbe-class replenishment ship will serve as flagship of the NATO mine countermeasures force. Commanded […]  Read more
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