ESPS Duero Returns to Cartagena

November 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – The mine hunter “Duero” (M-35) returns to Cartagena after participating in the Permanent Group of Measures Against Mines Nº2 of NATO. This morning, the mine hunter “Duero” (M-35) has returned to its base in the Cartagena Arsenal, from where it set sail on September 20 to join the Permanent Group of Measures Against Mines…

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FS Floreal Employing EDAU for Boarding Teams

November 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – As part of the Enduring Freedom mission within the Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 , the surveillance frigate (FS) Floréal is increasing the number of visit operations in a particular health context due to COVID-19. The sailors therefore put in place a specially developed protocol to allow operations to continue in complete safety. Equipped…

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USS William P Lawrence Conducts Hurricane Etna Relief Operations

November 17, 2020 – USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) and the embarked “Easyriders” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37 Detachment 7 completed search and rescue (SAR) operations in the areas affected by Hurricane Eta, November 15. In coordination with Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-Bravo) and the government of Honduras, the William P. Lawrence and HSM-37 Detachment 7, supported 10…

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USS Anchorage Completes Refit

November 16, 2020 – Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) successfully delivered USS Anchorage (LPD 23) from her availability on-time Oct. 16. “SWRMC worked with BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair to find cost-effective and innovative solutions during the availability to support on-time delivery of the ship,” said Capt. David Hart, commanding officer, SWRMC. “By staying focused on the goal, the…

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Diligence Returns Home from 47-day Caribbean Sea Patrol

November 20, 2020 – Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to homeport in Pensacola Friday after a 47-day Caribbean Sea patrol. Diligence performed counter-drug operations in support of the U.S. Government’s Joint Interagency Task Force–South, which conducts detection and monitoring operations in the Caribbean to facilitate the interdiction of illicit trafficking in support of national and partner nation security. The U.S.…

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Falcon 2000 Albatros for the French Navy

November 19, 2020 – During a visit to the Dassault Aviation plant in Seclin, in northern France, the French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, today announced the upcoming notification of the contract for the “Albatros” Maritime Surveillance and Intervention Aircraft (AVSIMAR) program, which will be based on the Dassault Aviation Falcon 2000LXS. In accordance with the multiyear military…

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Lockheed Martin awards CAE contract to provide MAD-XR for U.S. Navy MH-60R helicopters

November 18, 2020 – CAE today announced it has been awarded a subcontract by Lockheed Martin to supply the CAE Magnetic Anomaly Detection-Extended Role (MAD-XR) system for United States Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopters. CAE MAD-XR is a highly sensitive magnetometer designed to sense changes in the earth’s magnetic field and is used as a sensor to detect submarines. Lockheed Martin…

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