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January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016
The Russian Navy informed January 26 that its anti submarine warfare ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov held air defence exercises in the Mediterranean Sea. Sailors aboard the Udaloy-class destroyer tested the Kinzhal surface to air missile complexes as well as the Russian-built AK-100, a naval cannon of universal caliber, and the AK-630 close-in weapon. In the course of the exercise, the […]  Read more
January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016
The Spanish Navy ship has been deployed to EUNAVFOR’s Operation Sophia for 114 days and has saved lives of 1,122 people. The frigate Canarias on January 18 ended its mission in the Central Mediterranean where the ship’s crew have been fighting illegal trafficking off the coast of Libya for more than 100 days. During this time, the frigate has […]  Read more
January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016
The Spanish Navy will include Marine Corps Eastern Tercio and the Algameca Naval Station in its research on the use of graphene in ballistic protection systems. The Navy is conducting this research jointly with the Cartagena Polytechnic University (UPCT) in Spain. Composed of a multidisciplinary team of UPCT researchers and the Ministry of Defense’s Weapons and Material […]  Read more
January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016
The French Navy has recently shared photos and video of the multi purpose salvage, coast guard and stand by safety vessel L’Abeille Bourbon, based in Brest, France. Whenever strong winds are announced, the 80-meter, high seas emergency tow vessel is called upon and ready to act in less than forty minutes. L’Abeille Bourbon is owned by shipowner Groupe […]  Read more
January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016
Tasked by the Rome-stationed Maritime Rescue Coordination Center to patrol the southern region of the deployment area, German Navy combat support ship FGS Berlin spotted a vessel approximately 87 kilometers off the Lybian coast. While the rescue operation was still ongoing, the Berlin crew saw another boat at a distance of 6 kilometers. After both rescue operations were […]  Read more
January 22, 2016
January 22, 2016
The auxiliary oiler and replenishment ship Cantabria set sail from Ferrol, Spain for a two-month deployment integrated into the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG-1) in North Sea waters. During the deployment, the Cantabria (A-15) will be SNMG-1’s logistic support ship and will participate in several international exercises. The A-15 has undergone a readiness period […]  Read more
January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016
Having spent less than two months idle in the port during her routine maintenance period, the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour now rejoined the EUNAVFOR Med operation Sophia. The Italian light aircraft carrier ITS Garibaldi assumed Cavour’s role on November 25, 2015. Now that the original mission flagship is back, ITS Garibaldi is leaving the European Union […]  Read more
January 20, 2016
January 20, 2016
German Navy’s combat support ship FGS Frankfurt am Main and the corvette FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein left their homeports January 11. They will take part in Operation Sophia, EUNAVFOR’s mission of stopping human trafficking and saving lives in the central Mediterranean Sea. Looking forward to the upcoming task, the commander of the auxiliary ship said: “The […]  Read more
January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016
Spanish ESPS Numancia, based at Naval Station Rota, left her homeport in the morning of January 18 to relieve the frigate Canarias which was deployed in the Mediterranean Sea with EUNAVFOR’s Operation Sophia. The frigate sailed off to her area of operations after a ceremony which was presided over by the Admiral of the Fleet, Francisco […]  Read more
January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016
The Force Commander of the Chinese Escort Task Group 576, Rear Admiral Chen Qiangnan, was welcomed on board ITS Carabiniere by Rear Admiral Stefano Barbieri on January 17. Rear Admiral Qiangnan, on board the Luhu-Class destroyer CNS Qingdao, met with ITS Carabinere at sea. After a tour of the Italian warship, Rear Admiral Barbieri and […]  Read more
January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016
The Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Victoria, currently deployed in operation Atalanta, visited a total of 30 craft off the coast of Somalia during the second week of January. These endeavors were part of the European Union mission, and are intended to ascertain that piracy in the area is fully under control. During the seven days that […]  Read more
January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016
After more than 4 months of deployment in Sigonella Air Base in Italy, the Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft P3 Orion has left EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia. The P3 Orion was substituted by another Spanish aircraft, the CN-235-VIGMA D4. Having joined the European Union operation to tackle the human traffickers and smugglers activity in the Central […]  Read more
January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016
The German Navy’s supply tender Donau (A516) is scheduled to leave her homeport in Warnemünde, Germany to join NATO’s Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group 1 on January 18. Germany will take over the command of SNMCMG1 from the Netherlands during a ceremony on January 21 in Kiel, Germany. Commander Martin Schwarz will thereby become the eighth German […]  Read more
January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016
On Wednesday 06 January 2016, Operation Atalanta warship, ITS Carabiniere, and Japanese warship, JDS Suzunami, met at sea to conduct joint exercises in the Gulf of Aden. After a visit by Rear Admiral Barbieri to JDS Suzunami, the exercise began in earnest, with the  two ships closing each other’s position to conduct joint maritime training. […]  Read more
January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016
RFA Mounts Bay has sailed from the UK on deployment to the Mediterranean where she will provide a continuous amphibious capability over coming months. The Bay Class Landing Ship is perfectly suited for such a deployment with access to a flight deck, vehicle deck, wet dock, container storage, medical facilities and accommodation for over 300 […]  Read more
January 08, 2016
January 08, 2016
The German Navy corvette FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein will depart her homeport in Warnemünde, Germany on January 11 to join the EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia. Commanded by Commander Juniorgrade Marco Köster, she will be the first German corvette to take part in Op Sophia. Commander Köster said: “This deployment puts new challenges before us. We are prepared for the tasks ahead and […]  Read more
January 07, 2016
January 07, 2016
The German Navy replenishment ship EGV Bonn will depart its homeport of Wilhelmshaven on January 9 to join NATO’s Standing NATO Maritime Group 2. Commanded by Rear Admiral Jörg Klein, the crew of EGV Bonn will take part in several international maneuvers during their upcoming deployment. Looking forward to the tasks ahead, Rear Admiral Klein said: […]  Read more
January 05, 2016
January 05, 2016
Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-Class frigate HMCS Fredericton departed the Canadian Forces Base Halifax on January 5 to deploy to the Mediterranean Sea. The ship’s deployment is part of the Canadian Armed Forces’ Operation Reassurance that is aimed to support NATO’s efforts in promoting security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe. HMCS Fredericton concluded a […]  Read more
December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015
Frontex, the European member-states’ external border management agency, initiated the deployment of 293 officers and 15 vessels to the Greek islands on December 28. The units are assigned under a new operation called Poseidon Rapid Intervention after Greece requested additional assistance at its external borders in the Aegean Sea earlier this month. This intervention is established […]  Read more
December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

An Italian Ship partecipating in the French exercise

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December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015
EUNAVFOR Med vessels, led by German FGS Berlin and Spanish ESPS Canarias, saved 660 lives in the central Mediterranean Sea on December 24 and 25. The unusually calm sea waters increased the flow of migrants from the Libyan coast. While patrolling the assigned area of operations, the two vessels in service within Eunavfor Med operation […]  Read more
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