News within the scope of EUROMARFOR
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November 03, 2016
November 03, 2016
Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy met with the commander of the Allied Maritime Command at the headquarters of NATO’s maritime forces in the United Kingdom’s Northwood facility near London. Vice Admiral Ron Lloyd (Royal Canadian Navy) and Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone (Royal Navy) talked about the maritime operations of NATO and the Royal Canadian Navy on […]  Read more
November 02, 2016
November 02, 2016
U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) departed Greek Souda Bay port on November 1 following an eight-day port visit to complete her mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR). While the port call’s primary focus was a MDVR to ensure the ship is in fully operational condition for the remainder of her deployment, Wasp was able to […]  Read more
October 31, 2016
October 31, 2016
Royal Navy tanker RFA Gold Rover recently refueled French helicopter carrier FS Dixmude and joined it for a piracy patrol off the Ivory Coast. Joined by Ivory Coast patrol boat Sekongo, the ships patrolled 200 miles of coastline and waters off shore, stretching from the Ivory Coast’s principal port – and largest city – Abidjan to San […]  Read more
October 28, 2016
October 28, 2016
U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) wrapped up its mission of supporting the French Charles de Gaulle carrier strike group. Ross was part of a destroyer squadron in charge of protecting the aircraft carrier from attacks thereby enabling it to launch fighter jets to carry out airstrikes against ISIS strongholds in Syria. The U.S. […]  Read more
October 27, 2016
October 27, 2016
The French Government Defense procurement agency Direction générale de l’armement (DGA) has contracted submarine specialist DCNS to deconstruct its decommissioned Redoutable-class ballistic missile submarines. Built between 1964 and 1982, the SSBNs were gradually replaced by the four Triomphant-class submarines that entered service between 1997 and 2010. DCNS will perform the work on five of the six submarines […]  Read more
October 26, 2016
October 26, 2016
MAN Diesel & Turbo has received a contract to supply the first shipset (plus an option for six more, to be confirmed) of GenSets for the Italian Navy multipurpose, offshore patrol vessel program. Each vessel will feature four 12V175D GenSets, each delivering 1,640 kW. The newbuilds have been ordered as part of the Italian Navy’s “Programma d iRinnovamento” – fleet renewal […]  Read more
October 25, 2016
October 25, 2016
U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Wasp rounded off four months at sea as it pulled into Souda Bay, Greece, on October 24. The ship’s crew, embarked Amphibious Squadron 6 staff, and embarked marines spent 121 total days underway, interrupted only by a brief stop for fuel in Rota, Spain, in July. USS Wasp marines had been […]  Read more
October 25, 2016
October 25, 2016
Bringing together armed forces from 21 NATO allies at the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, exercise Trident Juncture tests the NATO Response Force and how allies respond to a crisis situation. It allows NATO to demonstrate its readiness, flexibility and capability to respond to threats from a range of areas. Running for two weeks from 24 […]  Read more
October 25, 2016
October 25, 2016
Spanish frigate ESPS Santa Maria completed her six month deployment with operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia and handed over her duties to another Spanish warship, ESPS Relampago, on October 24. During her deployment, ESPS Santa Maria conducted patrols at sea in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean to deter any potential pirate attacks, as […]  Read more
October 24, 2016
October 24, 2016
Ships from NATO’s Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) completed a port visit to Algiers, Algeria on October 20. The crews of the ships participated in multiple activities ashore and after getting underway on Thursday, all four NATO ships participated in drills with Algerian naval forces to practice working together and enhance mutual understanding. The deputy commander of NATO […]  Read more
October 21, 2016
October 21, 2016
The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) are continuing their collaboration on the combined maritime mine counter measures programme with an agreement to transit to the manufacturing phase. The agreement, signed at Euronaval on October 20 between Harriet Baldwin, Minister for Defence Procurement in the UK and Laurent Collet-Billon, General Director for French Procurement Agency, […]  Read more
October 20, 2016
October 20, 2016
Airbus Helicopters and DCNS have signed an agreement to collaborate on designing the future tactical component of French Navy’s aerial drone (Système de Drones Aériens de la Marine – SDAM) programme. Under the terms of the partnership, Airbus Helicopters will be responsible for designing and developing the VSR700 drone as well as the various technologies needed […]  Read more
October 20, 2016
October 20, 2016
A Czech squadron of Gripen fighter jets have reached the second week of their air-maritime integration and carried out joint missions with Danish, French and Icelandic vessels off Iceland. Currently in charge of providing air interception capabilities for Iceland under NATO, the Czech JAS-39 Gripen fighter detachment, trained with the Danish patrol boat Thetis, French frigate Languedoc and Icelandic Coast […]  Read more
October 19, 2016
October 19, 2016
In collaboration with the French defence procurement agency (DGA), DCNS has unveiled the French Navy’s new FTI (Fregate de Taille Intermediaire) medium-size frigate design at Euronaval in Paris, France. According to DCNS, the 4,000-tonne front-line frigate will be equipped for anti-submarine warfare with widened self-defence and commando-projection capacities. The FTI will integrate the Thales Sea Fire four flat antenna radar […]  Read more
October 18, 2016
October 18, 2016
Leonardo has presented its new ATAS sensor (Active Towed Array Sonar) that was developed in line with the Italian fleet modernisation programme. The unveiling took place Tuesday at the Euronaval expo in Paris. ATAS was designed to equip the Italian Navy’s new multi-purpose off-shore patrol vessels (PPAs) and can be used in combat operations at a variety […]  Read more
October 18, 2016
October 18, 2016
Leonardo has presented its new ATAS sensor (Active Towed Array Sonar) that was developed in line with the Italian fleet modernisation programme. The unveiling took place Tuesday at the Euronaval expo in Paris. ATAS was designed to equip the Italian Navy’s new multi-purpose off-shore patrol vessels (PPAs) and can be used in combat operations at a variety […]  Read more
October 18, 2016
October 18, 2016
Spanish Navy light transport ship Martín Posadillo has returned from the Spanish missions in Lebanon where it was tasked with providing logistic support. Apart from UNIFIL operations ‘Libre Hidalgo’ and ‘Active Fence’, Martín Posadillo also contributed to the EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia. The ship brought back Army and Air Force materiel and during the transit back to Spain, also took […]  Read more
October 14, 2016
October 14, 2016
European naval ships and personnel spent the last two weeks honing their amphibious assault skills during the Italian-hosted Emerald Move 2016 which concluded today. Emerald Move is organized by the European Amphibious Initiative (EAI) while the Italian Navy was in command of the 2016 edition of the exercise for this year. About 4000 men and women […]  Read more
October 14, 2016
October 14, 2016
Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Mounts Bay has returned to her Mediterranean Sea duties and joined the EU mission Sophia. The Royal Fleet Auxiliary takes over from Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond, who carried out the role for two months while Mounts Bay underwent planned maintenance, as well as playing a role in a joint […]  Read more
October 14, 2016
October 14, 2016
Sea lanes are key to the movement of goods for everyday life. Around 90 percent of world trade is carried by ship. The same is often true for military forces on the move, while aircraft can fly in some amount of fuel, dry goods, food and ammunition; the majority of the supply chain often requires […]  Read more
October 14, 2016
October 14, 2016
Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Mounts Bay has returned to her Mediterranean Sea duties and joined the EU mission Sophia. The Royal Fleet Auxiliary takes over from Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond, who carried out the role for two months while Mounts Bay underwent planned maintenance, as well as playing a role in a joint […]  Read more
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