Dumont d’Urville Admitted to Active Service April 17

April 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) Dumont d’Urville was admitted to active service on April 17, 2020 by Admiral Christophe Prazuck, Chief of the Naval Staff. Fourth and last born in its series, the Dumont d’Urville joins the ranks of the Navy with its “sistership” D’Entrecasteaux and Bougainville , both admitted in 2016,…

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French Navy HADR Assistance to Vanuatu After Cyclone Harold

April 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – Following the passage of tropical cyclone HAROLD over Vanuatu, the armed forces in New Caledonia transported more than eleven tonnes of humanitarian cargo by sea. This operation was carried out in conjunction with the High Commission of the Republic in New Caledonia, the French Embassy in Port Vila and the territorial delegation of the…

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Navy takes delivery of final Block II Super Hornet

April 24, 2020 – Since 2005, F/A-18 Super Hornet Block II aircraft have been rolling off Boeing’s production line and serving as the U.S. Navy’s multi-mission capable workhorse. The service took delivery of the final Block II Super Hornet, closing out a run of 322 one-seater F/A-18Es and 286 two-seated F/A-18Fs, on April 17. “Aircraft E322 will leave Boeing’s production…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries awarded LCS Planning Yard Contract

April 24, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a contract modification to exercise the first option year of the existing Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) Planning Yard contract. This option has a potential total value of up to $107.9 million for planning yard services in support of in-service LCS class ships. “Our outstanding and experienced Shipyard…

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UMS SKELDAR selects 360iSR to provide innovative ISR training

April 21, 2020 – Europe’s leading provider of Rotary Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) platforms, UMS SKELDAR, has selected end-to-end Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) provider 360iSR to deliver specialist operational support from Concept of Operations (CONOPS) development to mission specific training for ISR operators, sensor operators and intelligence analysts.   “ISR is the future of modern warfare and of decision…

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FRCE Assist with Hornet Readiness at Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex

April 27, 2020 – When coronavirus-related workforce shortages impacted Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex at Tinker Air Force Base, Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) stepped up to take on a component workload and ensure continued readiness for the F-18 fleet. FRCE was initially scheduled to begin working with the F-18 cabin safety valve later this year while the Oklahoma City…

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Project 865 Romuald Muklevich Returns to Northern Fleet After Refit

April 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – The hydrographic vessel of project 865 “Romuald Muklevich” completed the repair and modernization in Kronstadt and is making the transition to the Northern Fleet. Last week, the ship passed the Baltic Straits and entered the North Sea. Currently, it continues to transition in the Norwegian Sea. Upon arrival in the Kola Bay, which is…

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CACI Awarded $199 Million Contract to NIWC Atlantic

April 27, 2020 – CACI International Inc announced today that it has been awarded a five-year and six-month, if all options are exercised, single-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, with a ceiling value of $199 million, to provide communications systems, satellite communications, and network support services to the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic in support of U.S. Special Operations Command.…

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