17 months in action: Corvette back from the Mediterranean

October 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Saturday, October 24th, 2020 at 10 am, the corvette “Ludwigshafen am Rhein” will return to her home port of Warnemünde under the command of frigate captain Thorsten Vögler (39). The corvette was deployed for 17 months in UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) and covered over 67,000 nautical miles. During this time…

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KRI Sultan Hasanuddin Conducts Weapons Training During UNIFIL

October 14, 2020 (Google Translation) – KRI Sultan Hasanuddin-366 from the ranks of the Koarmada II Task Force who is part of the Indonesian Konga XXVIII-L / UNIFIL 2019 Maritime Task Force (MTF), returned to carrying out a shooting exercise or Gunnery Exercise 76 mm cannon and 20 mm cannon which took place in the Lebanese Mediterranean Sea, precisely in…

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FGS Magdeburg Deploys for UNIFIL

September 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 11.30 am, the corvette “Magdeburg” will leave the home port of Warnemünde and set out with her 60-strong crew to Limassol (Cyprus). Under the command of frigate captain Thorsten Schäfer (44), the “Echo” crew will replace the “Ludwigshafen am Rhein” corvette and the “Delta” crew in the area…

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FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein in Beirut for Disaster Relief

August 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – After the devastating explosion in the port of Beirut, the Federal Government is providing the Lebanese government with further emergency aid with the quickly available forces of the Bundeswehr. For this purpose, the “flying intensive care unit” of the Bundeswehr was used in Cologne / Wahn – for strategic patient air transportation (StratAirMedEvacStrategic Air…

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Brazilian Frigate Independência Deploys for UNIFIL

March 17, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Frigate “Independência”, of the Brazilian Navy, unraveled, on March 16, from the Port of Natal-RN to compose the Maritime Task Force of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (FTM-UNIFIL), where it will act as a Ship Flagship of the operation. It is Brazil’s 17th participation in FTM-UNIFIL, an operation in which the…

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