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December 06, 2016
December 06, 2016
Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel BAM Relampago took members of the Somaliland Coast Guard on board for maritime training off the coast of Somaliland on September 3. The training consisted of radar and search and rescue (SAR) drills including helicopter evolutions. UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) assisted the sailors in preparing the radar training. During the […]  Read more
December 05, 2016
December 05, 2016
HMS Echo, a Royal Navy multi-role survey vessel, will be taking the place of sister ship HMS Enterprise which has represented UK’s contribution to the European migrant-crisis mission in the Mediterranean Sea. During her time spent with operation Sophia, Enterprise has saved over 9,000 lives of around 30,000 migrants rescued during the operation to date. The ship […]  Read more
December 01, 2016
December 01, 2016
Spanish Navy’s F-100 frigate Álvaro de Bazán returned to her home port after integrating into the Defense and Air Operations Command (MDOA in its Spanish initials). The purpose of this deployment was to conduct air surveillance and naval presence in several western Mediterranean areas. F-100 frigates, with their SPY-1D multifunction radar and AEGIS combat system, […]  Read more
December 01, 2016
December 01, 2016
U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter departed Rota, Spain on November 30 to begin its regularly scheduled deployment. Porter’s operations will provide the ship and crew an opportunity to strengthen and build naval capabilities with allies and partners in the region and in support of operation Atlantic Resolve. “It is an amazing feeling to be […]  Read more
November 30, 2016
November 30, 2016
U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) commanders and French officials from the Charles de Gaulle Strike Group (CDGSG) met while operating together in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, Nov. 25, 2016. Having replaced the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), Mason is deployed to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the […]  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 29, 2016
November 29, 2016
Following the conclusion of Turkish-led exercise Mavi Balina, ships from several NATO countries kicked off a mine-warfare exercise in the Aegean Sea on Monday, November 28. The second Turkish exercise of the month will run through December 4 and will be aimed at testing combat readiness and strengthening ties between Allies. Corvettes, patrol boats, mine hunters, […]  Read more
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
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