Norfolk Naval Shipyard welcomes USS Harry S Truman

July 8, 2020 – USS Harry S Truman (CVN 75) arrived at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) July 7 for an Extended Carrier Incremental Availability. Coming off a seven-month deployment, Truman now joins USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) as the second carrier on the NNSY waterfront. If the Bush’s Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability is a marathon involving extensive maintenance, then…

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Alliance in the Arctic Ocean for High North20

July 9, 2020 (Google Translation) – Yesterday afternoon, July 8, 2020, Alliance ship, the Navy’s multi-purpose hydro-oceanographic research unit left the Norwegian port of Tromsø, after a brief technical stop, to head towards the scientific research areas of the High North campaign20 , in east of the Strait of Fram and north of the Svalbard Islands. After leaving Italy on…

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Alewijnse secures contract for Royal Netherlands Navy Combat Support Ship

July 6, 2020 – Alewijnse secures contract for electrical installation activities for Royal Netherlands Navy Combat Support Ship (CSS) On 11th June, Alewijnse Marine signed a contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding. With this contract, Alewijnse becomes responsible for the installation activities, including of the military equipment, for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship, HNLMS Den Helder. Alewijnse…

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Launch Success for Third Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite

June 30, 2020 – After a successful launch this afternoon, the third Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite is now headed to orbit under its own propulsion. The satellite has separated from its rocket and is using onboard power to climb to its operational orbit, approximately 12,550 miles above the Earth. GPS III Space Vehicle 03 (GPS III SV03) is responding…

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ITS Carlo Margottini Takes Part in GABIAN 2020

June 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – The frigate Carlo Margottini, has completed an intense period of training activity that has also seen her engaged abroad in the GABIAN 2020 exercise organized by the French Marine Nationale . The activity, which began with the support of the personnel of the Aeronaval Training Center of Taranto (MARICENTADD), was aimed at maintaining operational…

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BAE Systems sells six Pacific 24 Rigid Inflatable Boats to Austal for new Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard Ships

June 17, 2020 – The RIBs, built and customized in BAE Systems’ Boats factory in Portsmouth, UK are being supplied to Australia’s Austal to equip two Cape-class Patrol Boats they are building for the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard. The P24 is a small and agile boat that can be deployed for a variety of tasks from counter-piracy and counter-narcotics…

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Israel Shipyards Receives Order for Pair of OPV45s

July 8, 2020 – We proudly announce Israel Shipyards has executing the agreement with an African Navy for supply of two OPV 45 Offshore Patrol Vessels. The agreement was signed in order to provide a significant Naval protection assets against the increasing threat of piracy in the region. The agreement includes ongoing support and training of the technical and operational…

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