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November 29, 2016
November 29, 2016
Spanish company Indra has partnered with the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) to jointly develop and integrate the sensors for Spanish Navy’s future F110 frigate. The partnership agreement has been reached within the industrial plan for the PROTEC F110 program, through which Indra will boost collaboration with companies and research centers. According to Indra, the works will commence […]  Read more
November 29, 2016
November 29, 2016
Ships from several nations concluded their participation in the Turkish-led exercise Mavi Balina in the Mediterranean Sea. Participating nations included Pakistan, Romania, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States. NATO Maritime Group 2, as well as observers from Algeria, Nigeria, and Georgia also participated. During the first phase of the exercise conducted in Aksaz, […]  Read more
November 28, 2016
November 28, 2016
German Navy’s replenishment oiler Rhön is set to return to its homeport in Wilhelmshaven after completing a two-month deployment to NATO’s standing maritime group 1 (SNMG1). Rhön is scheduled to enter harbor on November 30 after spending 57 days at sea and sailing 9,000 nautical miles. The ship departed WIlhelmshaven on October 4 to join the SNMG1 […]  Read more
November 25, 2016
November 25, 2016
The crew of the Russian Navy’s anti-submarine warfare destroyer Vice-Admiral Kulakov rendered assistance to an Ukrainian fishing boat in the Mediterranean Sea on November 24. According to the Russian ministry of defense, the Northern Fleet warship towed the distressed Ukrainian fishing boat to an anchorage in the area of the Greek Gavdos Island. Vice Admiral […]  Read more
November 24, 2016
November 24, 2016
The French Navy has awarded DCNS a through-life support contract for the four Triomphant-class ballistic nuclear submarines based in Brest. This new contract is awarded for a total duration of almost nine years. It represents a direct follow-on to the previous SSBN routine maintenance contracts. According to the French defense contractor DCNS, this contract, which […]  Read more
November 24, 2016
November 24, 2016
The Albanian Navy joined it’s first-ever NATO maritime mission by deploying its patrol boat ALS Oriku to Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 on Monday. The vessel will support NATO activities in the Aegean Sea as part of the international efforts to stop illegal trafficking and migration. ALS Oriku is an Iliria-class patrol boat manned by 21 […]  Read more
November 24, 2016
November 24, 2016
U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) is providing multi-warfare defense to the French Charles de Gaulle carrier strike group (CDG CSG) from the Eastern Mediterranean in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. The strike group centered around the French aircraft carrier supports the fight against ISIL with operations from the Mediterranean. USS Mason deployed […]  Read more
November 24, 2016
November 24, 2016
The Albanian Navy joined it’s first-ever NATO maritime mission by deploying its patrol boat ALS Oriku to Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 on Monday. The vessel will support NATO activities in the Aegean Sea as part of the international efforts to stop illegal trafficking and migration. ALS Oriku is an Iliria-class patrol boat manned by 21 […]  Read more
November 23, 2016
November 23, 2016
The lead ship of the Italian Navy’s FREMM frigates recently accomplished a first for the Italian Navy by launching the Aster 30 missile at the Italian Quirra firing range on November 22. By firing the missile, Fincantieri-built frigate Carlo Bergamini tested the SAAM ESD (surface anti air missile – extended self defense) system that is based on […]  Read more
November 23, 2016
November 23, 2016
Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 left Devonport Naval Base on Monday after a routine visit. The international group, currently comprising ships from the Royal Navy and the Spanish and Portuguese navies and a German auxiliary tanker berthed in HM Naval Base Plymouth last week. SNMG 1 now sails to a European port after completing training and […]  Read more
November 23, 2016
November 23, 2016
DCNS, French defense contractor that will be building Australia’s future submarines, has signed a letter of intent with the Australian Indigenous Defence Consortium (IDC) to explore opportunities to include Indigenous Australians and Indigenous businesses within DCNS’s supply chain. The partnership is the first agreement signed by the IDC since it was founded in March 2016. […]  Read more
November 21, 2016
November 21, 2016
The Royal Navy was forced to fire warning flares at a Spanish research vessel that strayed into the Territorial waters of the British overseas territory of Gibraltar. Sailors aboard the fast patrol boat HMS Sabre resorted to firing the flares after several attempts to establish communication with the research vessel failed, reports say. Angeles Alvarino, […]  Read more
November 21, 2016
November 21, 2016
U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) arrived in Aksaz, Turkey, to attend pre-sail and planning conferences for exercise Mavi Balina 16. Mavi Balina 16 is a Turkish-led maritime exercise involving NATO and regional forces in the Eastern Mediterranean to improve interoperability and proficiency in anti-submarine warfare scenarios. Participating nations for Mavi Balina […]  Read more
November 18, 2016
November 18, 2016
U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to Rota, Spain after a four month deployment that included supporting French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle as it carried out strikes against ISIS. Ross began its patrol in July 2016 and, apart from supporting operation Inherent Resolve, participated in exercise Sea Breeze 2016, […]  Read more
November 16, 2016
November 16, 2016
Spanish Navy auxiliary support ship ESPS Patiño is currently on its second deployment providing logistic support to the Royal Canadian Navy under an agreement between the two countries. Canada had to make arrangements with Chilean and Spanish Navies for the lease of supply ships as its own resupply vessels HMCS Protecteur and HMCS Preserver were removed from service in […]  Read more
November 15, 2016
November 15, 2016
German Navy’s Braunschweig-class corvette Ludwigshafen am Rhein is expected to return to her homeport in Warnemünde on November 17, after concluding her NATO deployment. Before she reaches home, the K 130 corvette will have sailed over 14.000 nautical miles and spent some 80 days with NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1). Crewed by 59 sailors, Ludwigshafen am Rhein was part of […]  Read more
November 15, 2016
November 15, 2016
FGS Augsburg, the German Navy frigate deployed with the the French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle, concluded its mission and left the group on November 14. The  F122 Bremen-class frigate spent two months off the coast off Syria protecting the French carrier while it carried out airstrikes against ISIS. This was Augsburg’s second deployment […]  Read more
November 14, 2016
November 14, 2016
Danish Navy command and support ship HDMS Absalon hosted the crew of Spanish naval oiler ESPS Cantabria in the Mediterranean Sea last week. Danish Commander Per Moll Petersen who is at the helm of HDMS Absalon hosted Commander Santiago de Colsa Trueba, commanding officer of the Spanish naval oiler ESPS Cantabria, and a few of his crew […]  Read more
November 13, 2016
November 13, 2016
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has officially started a new central Mediterranean Sea operation called Sea Guardian wherein three ships and two submarines are already conducting their first patrols. The operation started November 9 and will run through November 17 in its initial phase. Further patrols will occur in line with an approved schedule of operations, the […]  Read more
November 09, 2016
November 09, 2016
Three NATO ships and two submarines began a new NATO maritime security operation in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday. Italian frigate ITS Aviere, Bulgarian frigate BGS Verni, Turkish frigate TCG Gemlik, Greek submarine HS Papanikolis and the Spanish submarine ESPS Mistral – will conduct the first patrols in the central Mediterranean under the new operation named […]  Read more
November 07, 2016
November 07, 2016
Operation Atalanta’s force commander, Commodore Luyckx, who is currently embarked in the EU naval force flagship, HNLMS Tromp, took an opportunity to visit Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ESPS Relampago as it was conducting her counter-piracy patrols off Somalia. After being welcomed on board by ESPS Relampago’s commanding officer, Lieutenant Commander Fransisco Garcia Flores, Commodore […]  Read more
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