News within the scope of EUROMARFOR
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January 18, 2017
January 18, 2017
Sailors and marines from the Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol ship ESPS Relampago trained with the Tanzanian police force during their visit to Dar Es Salaam. Relampago arrived in Tanzania as part of its deployment to EUNAVFOR’s counter-piracy operation Atalanta. The four days of training included briefings on stop and search, boarding operations, navigation, ship maintenance and boat […]  Read more
January 17, 2017
January 17, 2017
A flotilla of five French Navy training ships is set to arrive at UK’s Dartmouth harbour on January 20 while two of the ships will be open to public on Sunday, January 22. During a weekend visit the French naval cadets onboard will have the chance to interact with their Royal Navy counterparts under training […]  Read more
January 17, 2017
January 17, 2017
Norwegian Navy frigate HNOMS Roald Amundsen became flagship of NATO’s standing maritime group one which held a change of command ceremony in La Coruña, Spain, on January 14. Norwegian Navy Commodore Ole Morten Sandquist took command of SNMG1 from Spanish Navy Rear Admiral José Enrique Delgado Roig. The ceremony was presided over by Royal Navy Vice Admiral […]  Read more
January 16, 2017
January 16, 2017
U.S. Navy personnel deployed to Rota, Spain, recently took time to practice ordnance loading in what were described as “non-traditional locations”. The U.S. 6th Fleet shared photos from the exercise showing MK 48 inert training torpedoes being loaded onto a submarine. U.S. 6th Fleet, together with the Virginia-class submarine USS California (SSN 781), Navy Munitions Command Rota, […]  Read more
January 16, 2017
January 16, 2017
Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Charlottetown returned to her home port of Halifax on January 13, concluding a six-month deployment to Eastern and Central Europe. The frigate deployed within operation Reassurance which is Canada’s contribution to NATO efforts in the region. HMCS Charlottetown acted as command ship for Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG 2) Task Unit […]  Read more
January 16, 2017
January 16, 2017
The commander of Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ESPS Relampago welcomed EU member state ambassadors aboard during a port call in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Ambassadors from Denmark, Germany, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands were welcomed by Lieutenant Commander Francisco Garcia Flores on January 13. The visit was an opportunity to update the ambassadors on the European […]  Read more
January 11, 2017
January 11, 2017
Italian Navy’s Bergamini-class frigate ITS Carabiniere docked at the Port of Colombo in Sri Lanka on December 11. The FREMM frigate is on a deployment to Australia and South East Asia during which it will, among other duties, serve as a platform for promoting the Italian industry. More specifically, Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is financing this deployment […]  Read more
January 09, 2017
January 09, 2017
The French defense procurement agency DGA contracted Safran Electronics & Defense to developed an improved version of its global navigation system that is used on the country’s Triomphant class ballistic missile nuclear submarines. In a announcement on Monday, the company said the new version capitalizes on feedback from the current laser gyro-based navigation systems. The company added that […]  Read more
January 06, 2017
January 06, 2017
German Navy’s Rhön-class tanker FGS Spessart will join NATO’s standing maritime group 1 (SNMG1) this month. The 130-meter ship is scheduled to depart its homeport in the naval base Kiel on January 11. The ship is expected to join other SNMG1 units on January 13 in Oslo, Norway. A change of flagship ceremony during which the […]  Read more
January 06, 2017
January 06, 2017
A former lead ship in a class of Royal Navy’s mine hunting vessels has joined NATO’s standing mine countermeasures group as an Estonian Navy vessel. Estonian minehunter EML Admiral Cowan (M313) was formerly known as HMS Sandown and served the Royal Navy from 1989 to 2005. Sandown and two more vessels in the class were […]  Read more
January 06, 2017
January 06, 2017
German Navy’s Rhön-class tanker FGS Spessart will join NATO’s standing maritime group 1 (SNMG1) this month. The 130-meter ship is scheduled to depart its homeport in the naval base Kiel on January 11. The ship is expected to join other SNMG1 units on January 13 in Oslo, Norway. A change of flagship ceremony during which the […]  Read more
January 05, 2017
January 05, 2017
The Russian Ministry of Defense has recently shared a new video of the Admiral Kuznetsov, Russia’s lone aircraft carrier, operating in the Mediterranean Sea. The video, shared on YouTube, has no description but it is evident that it reflects on the carrier’s air wing operations off the coast of Syria in the Mediterranean Sea. To […]  Read more
January 05, 2017
January 05, 2017
Spanish Navy’s Álvaro de Bazán-class frigate Cristóbal Colón is scheduled to embark on a long-term deployment to Australia on January 9. Under an agreement between the two navies, the Aegis-equipped frigate will spend 120 days in Australia where it will help train future Australian Hobart-class destroyer sailors of the Australian Navy. By integrating into the Australian Navy […]  Read more
January 05, 2017
January 05, 2017
Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate HMCS St. John’s left her homeport on Wednesday and headed for the Mediterranean Sea where it will join NATO’s standing maritime group 2. Departing from the naval base in Halifax, St. John’s set sail for the operation Reassurance to replace sister ship HMCS Charlottetown which has been serving with SNMG 2 […]  Read more
January 04, 2017
January 04, 2017
Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has received a South Korean court approval for the acquisition of Saint-Nazaire-based shipbuilder STX France. The French shipyard was owned by South Korean STX Offshore and Shipbuilding who, amid financial problems, decided to sell the French yard under a company-wide, court-led restructuring. Fincantieri confirmed on Tuesday that it has been selected as preferred bidder in […]  Read more
January 04, 2017
January 04, 2017
French shipbuilder DCNS has released a promotional CGI video of its new frigate Belharra performing a multitude of tasks and destroying another ship with its guns and missiles. The video also shows the frigate deploying unmanned aerial vehicles and torpedoes. To be used by the French Navy as the new FTI (Fregate de Taille Intermediaire) medium-size […]  Read more
January 03, 2017
January 03, 2017
Navy to navy talks between the Australian and Spanish navies have allowed an Australian Navy officer to be promoted on board a Spanish warship. Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Michael Noonan led the Australian delegation to Spain, and the program included a visit to the Arsenal Naval Base in Ferrol, North West Spain where […]  Read more
January 03, 2017
January 03, 2017
Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ESPS Relámpago, currently part of the European Union Naval Force, met in the Gulf of Aden with Task Force 151 Pakistan Navy Ship, PNS Tariq on January 1. During the meeting, crewmembers from both ships cross-decked to the other in order to meet and share common procedures used in the area of operations. On […]  Read more
December 27, 2016
December 27, 2016
The Italian Navy’s Bergamini-class frigate ITS Carabiniere left the Italian port of La Spezia for an ‘Italian industry showcase’ deployment to Australia and Southeast Asia. ITS Carabiniere is a FREMM frigate built for the Italian Navy by Fincantieri within the framework of an Italo-French cooperation program under the coordination of OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation […]  Read more
December 23, 2016
December 23, 2016
Midshipmen aboard the Spanish Navy’s training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano concluded the 88th training cruise by docking in Cadiz, Spain, on Friday. The purpose of these training cruises is to contribute to the nautical, military, social and human instruction of Spanish Navy midshipmen (future officers). The training ship itself represents the state, promoting diplomatic relations […]  Read more
December 22, 2016
December 22, 2016
Three French police officers from Marseille found themselves stuck on the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower as it departed the French city after a regular port visit on Tuesday. The U.S. sailors had to stop the 330-meter ship once they noticed the three policemen who boarded the carrier out of curiosity, […]  Read more
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Updated by EUROMARFOR Permanent Cell
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