ARC Gloria Begins Three Week Training Cruise With No Shore Leave

August 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – This Friday, July 31, the ARC ship “Gloria” will set sail from Cartagena to a new voyage, in which 77 Cadets, including 14 women from the Naval Cadet School “Almirante Padilla”, will advance their training cruise as future Officers of the Colombian Navy, complying with the biosecurity protocols established by the COVID-19 pandemic. The…

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HS Ypoploiarchos Karathanasis Commissioned

July 29, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, the ceremony of naming and joining the Navy of the newly built Rapid Missile Patrol “Ypoploiarchos Karathanasis” took place at the Rapid Vessel Command in the area of ​​the Skaramaga Naval Fort. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of National Defense Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos, the Deputy Minister of National…

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RFS Admiral Essen Launched SSM at Crimean Range

August 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crew of the frigate of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) “Admiral Essen” conducted test artillery fire at invisible coastal targets in the area of ​​the “Opuk” training ground in the Crimea. In the course of the firing, the crews of the frigate’s artillery warhead received target designation and worked out the…

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Vasily Bykov Returning Home from St Petersburg Naval Parade

August 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crew of the patrol ship (PC) “Vasily Bykov” of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) left the area of ​​responsibility of the Baltic Fleet and headed in the direction of the Black Sea. The ship returns to the Black Sea Fleet at the base of the Novorossiysk naval base after participating in the Main…

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Lieutenant de Vaisseau Le Henaff Decommissioned

August 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – The withdrawal from active service of Lieutenant (Navy) Le Hénaff is an opportunity to pay tribute to this building, which served France for 41 years and to the man who gave it its name. Yves Le Hénaff was born on October 23, 1914 in Penhars in Finistère. After the Naval School in 1934 and…

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