HNLMS Groningen Intercepts 455 Kilos of Cocaine and a Monkey

September 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Dutch naval vessel Groningen intercepted 455 kilos of cocaine the day before yesterday. That happened west of Aruba. There the station ship forced a so-called go-fast to stop. A Coast Guard Dash-8 maritime patrol plane discovered the speedboat on a well-known smuggling route in the Caribbean. Subsequently, the Groningen was called in, which…

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Tonnerre Completes HADR Mission in Beirut

September 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Tonnerre amphibious helicopter carrier set sail from the port of Beirut on Friday, September 4, 2020, marking the end of its engagement in Operation Friendship. During a month of projection in Lebanon, the PHA and its 400 soldiers made a decisive contribution to the assistance and emergency mission carried out for the benefit…

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Sea combat simulated in Exercise VIKING RAIDER

September 8, 2020 – Two warships of the Royal Australian Navy have conducted high-end simulated sea combat on opposite coasts as part of Exercise VIKING RAIDER. HMA Ships Brisbane and Anzac fought together in a real-time maritime warfare scenario using operation room simulators in New South Wales and Western Australia respectively. Personnel from HMAS Brisbane used the Air Warfare Destroyer…

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Zeleny Dol Returns to the Baltic by Inland Waterways

September 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – Small missile ship (MRK) “Zeleny Dol”, which has successfully completed the planned missile firing in the White Sea, makes an inter-fleet transition. At present, a small rocket ship of the Baltic Fleet is sailing along inland waterways through the White Sea-Baltic Canal, Lake Ladoga and will leave for the Neva in the coming days.…

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Russia Prepares to Receive Project 21980 for Kamchatka

File photo for illustrative purposes September 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crew of the new Grachonok-class anti-sabotage boat, which will serve in Kamchatka, is preparing to receive the ship from industry. The personnel of the boat have already passed training at the Joint Training Center of the Navy in St. Petersburg and passed tests for admission to control the…

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USCGC Munro Returns to Alameda

September 7, 2020 – Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) returned home Monday to Alameda following a three month, 15,000 mile, multi-mission patrol. Munro’s crew began their patrol in the Bering Sea and spent 37 days enforcing fisheries regulations from Alaska to the maritime boundary line separating U.S. and Russian waters. Munro’s crew boarded 11 commercial fishing vessels to ensure…

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Kraken to Supply Minehunting Systems to Polish Navy

September 8, 2020 — Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company, is pleased to announce that on September 1st, it signed a contract to supply minehunting systems to the Polish Navy. As part of this contract, Kraken will deliver its KATFISH™ towed Synthetic Aperture Sonar, Tentacle® Winch and Autonomous Launch and Recovery System (ALARS) in the second half of 2021. Kraken’s…

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Germany Deploys P-3 to Operation Atalanta in Djibouti

September 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Thursday, September 10th, 2020, a German P-3C “Orion” type maritime patrol aircraft will be relocating from the Nordholz naval air base to Djibouti again. Until shortly before Christmas around 50 soldiers from Naval Aviation Squadron 3 “Graf Zeppelin” will be part of the EU-led “Atalanta” mission. On average, the “Orion”, nicknamed “Jester”, will…

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Kaman Receives $10.6 Million Missile Fuse Systems Order

September 8, 2020 – Kaman Corp. (announced today that Kaman Precision Products received a follow-on order for Lots 17 and 18 of its current Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (“JASSM”) contract with Lockheed Martin Corporation. This order has an expected value of approximately $10.6 million for the procurement of both the JASSM and Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (“LRASM”) fuses with performance…

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