RFS Admiral Kasatonov Conducting ASW Training in Arctic

October 20, 2020 (TASS) – The crew of the Northern Fleet’s frigate Admiral Kasatonov deployed to the Barents Sea for anti-submarine warfare drills, the Fleet’s press office reported on Tuesday. “Today the crew of the Northern Fleet’s frigate Fleet Admiral Kasatonov started practicing assignments of anti-submarine warfare drills in the Barents Sea in compliance with the Fleet’s combat training plans…

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NATO ASW Exercise Dynamic Mongoose Concluded

July 13, 2020 – NATO maritime exercise Dynamic Mongoose concluded on Friday (10 July 2020) off the coast of Iceland. Ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from six Allies took part in the anti-submarine warfare and anti-surface warfare exercise. The operations room, the room you never get to see pictures from, is the frigate’s brain. It’s almost like in the movies,…

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DSCA Approves MK54 Torpedo for Germany

July 9, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Germany of sixty-four (64) MK 54 All Up Round Lightweight torpedoes, ten (10) MK 54 Conversion Kits and related equipment for an estimated cost of $130 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of…

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Eisenhower CSG Conducts ASW Exercise in the Arabian Sea

June 17, 2020 – The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (CSG) conducted a live, non-firing advanced anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise in the Arabian Sea June 15-17. Exercise participants included the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), USS San Jacinto (CG 56), USS Truxtun (DDG 103), embarked aviation elements from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 3, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON)…

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ASW Exercise SAGRE 20 Held off Brittany

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May 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – From April 27 to 30, a high intensity exercise was held in the Atlantic. Under demanding conditions, the vessels of the naval action force continue to train, off the coast of Brittany. Around the anti-submarine frigate (FASM) Latouche-Tréville , embarking a WG-13 Lynx helicopter detachment , the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Aquitaine and a nuclear…

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U.S. Navy Submarines join surface ships and aircraft in interoperability exercise

May 9, 2020 – Three submarines joined 7th Fleet ships and aircraft this week during a joint advanced warfighting training exercise May 2-8 in the Philippine Sea. Task Forces representing every warfare specialty – surface, subsurface, amphibious operations, reconnaissance and surveillance – participated in a series of integrated exercises to develop warfighting concepts, improve maritime lethality, and enable real-world proficiency…

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DSCA Approves Sale of MK54 ASW Torpedoes to India

April 13, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of India of sixteen (16) MK 54 All Up Round Lightweight Torpedoes (LWT); three (3) MK 54 Exercise Torpedoes (MK 54 LWT Kit procurement required); and related equipment for an estimated cost of $63 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency…

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