Future HMAS Supply Departs Spain for Australia (Video)

September 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – Navantia celebrated today, as a work act, the farewell to AAOR “Supply”, which left this morning from Pier 9 of the Ferrol shipyard, to Australia, where it is expected to arrive after approximately 35 days of navigation. In an act limited by the circumstances of Covid 19, Navantia has fired the “Supply”, the first…

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OSI IBS Included in Successful SAT for Royal Australian Navy AOR

August 25, 2020 – OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) is pleased to announce NUSHIP Supply (II), the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) new Supply class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ship, has successfully completed its Sea Acceptance Trials (SAT) in Ferrol, Spain. OSI is contracted by Navantia to design and deliver Integrated Bridge Systems (IBS) for the RAN SEA 1654 AOR Program. In…

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Navy Divers Recover Bomb on Salinas de Roquetas de Mar Beach

August 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – A Special Explosives Deactivation Group (GEDE) of the Navy’s Countermines Measures Divers Unit (UBMCM), a specialist in explosives deactivation, has recovered an anti-sonar bomber this morning in the vicinity of the Las Salinas beach in Roquetas de Mar. It was found on August 9, by a sport diver, near the shore of the beach…

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USS Porter Participates in Exercise Sea Breeze 2020

July 20, 2020 – USS Porter (DDG 78) entered the Black Sea July 19, 2020 to participate in exercise Sea Breeze 2020. This is Porter’s third trip to the Black Sea since the beginning of 2020. During its previous trips to the region, Porter participated in multiple tactical maneuvering, communications, and air defense exercises with regional partners. Sea Breeze, now…

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USS Ross Completes Availability Early at Repair Maintenance Center Detachment Rota

July 9, 2020 – On July 1, Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC) detachment Rota completed the USS Ross (DDG 71) Surface Incremental Availability (SIA) two days early, ensuring the ship’s readiness for continued operational tasking. Ross serves as one of the Navy’s four forward deployed Arleigh Burke-class destroyers homeported in Rota, Spain that support NATO’s regional security and ballistic…

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BALTOPS 20 Concludes

June 16, 2020 – Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) concludes Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 20, the premiere annual maritime-focused U.S. European Command exercise in the Baltic region, June 16. BALTOPS is an annual maritime exercise, designed to enhance interoperability, flexibility, and demonstrate resolve among allied and partner forces in defending the Baltic region. Twenty-eight air and 28 maritime…

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