Project 885 Kazan Trains with Last Typhoon

September 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – The heavy nuclear submarine Dmitry Donskoy and the support vessels of the White Sea naval base of the Northern Fleet ensured the launch of the newest multipurpose nuclear submarine Kazan of the modernized project Yasen to the sea. During the exit to the White Sea, the crew of the Kazan nuclear submarine performed surface…

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GE Electric Propulsion Systems for HNLMS Den Helder

September 7, 2020 – GE’s Power Conversion business have signed a contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) to deliver an energy management and electric propulsion package intended for the new Combat Support Ship (CSS) in use at Royal Netherlands Navy. GE’s robust, proven electric propulsion technology was selected for its low noise signature, high level of reliability and commonality…

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U.S. Navy joins Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea for Multinational Group Sail

September 9, 2020 – USS Barry (DDG 52) is scheduled to join the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) during a multinational group sail from waters near Hawaii to Guam beginning Sept. 9, to conduct integrated, multi-domain operations. U.S. Naval forces routinely participate in multinational group sails in order to operate…

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RFS Vitse-Admiral Kulakov Conducts Replenishment at Sea in Mediterranean

September 9, 2020 (Google Translation) – With the crews of the large anti-submarine ship (BOD) of the Northern Fleet “Vitse-Admiral Kulakov”, performing the tasks of a long-range cruise in the Mediterranean Sea, and the newest medium sea tanker “Akademik Pashin”, an exercise was conducted on the transfer of liquid cargoes on the move at sea. The exercise lasted for several…

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U.S. Navy Ends Search for Missing USS Nimitz Sailor in North Arabian Sea

September 8, 2020 – The U.S. Navy has ended search and rescue efforts for Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ian McKnight, assigned to USS Nimitz (CVN 68), who is believed to have gone overboard Sept. 6. Following a thorough search of the ship and man overboard alert Sept. 6, Nimitz, guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton and aircraft from the U.S. Navy…

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town Lays Keel of Second MMIPV

September 9, 2020 – On 28th August, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) held a keel-laying. The keel-laying was for the second of three Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) that DSCT is building for the South African Navy’s Project BIRO. The inspection was a unique event, planned to ensure the well-being of delegates during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As well as…

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BSAM Rhône in the Saint Pierre and Miquelon Archipelago

September 9, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Rhône metropolitan support and assistance building (BSAM) continued its “LANDSEER 20.2” deployment towards the French archipelago of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, where the patroller Fulmar is permanently based . Off Langlade (southern part of Miquelon), the two naval vessels seized the opportunity to train together. These included towing presentations, towing and an asymmetric…

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Beautemps-Beaupré Returns from North Atlantic Survey Operations

September 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – After taking over in Brest at the end of July, the A crew of the Beautemps-Beaupré hydrographic and oceanographic building (BHO) is back from the North Atlantic where it continued the hydrographic work started by the B crew. This work is fully in line with the strategic “knowledge and anticipation” function. Concretely, it is…

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