Marshal Shaposhnikov Completes Modernization in Vladivostok

June 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Pacific Fleet completed the formation of the crew of the frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov, which is being renovated with deep modernization. The selection of personnel was carried out in accordance with the staffing table, which takes into account the new, substantially expanded composition of the ship’s weapons. After completion of technical work at Dalzavod LLC in Vladivostok, the updated combat unit will combine the capabilities of a carrier of high-precision cruise missiles and an anti-submarine ship. On the frigate only contract servicemen will serve.…

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Damaged ORP Gniezno Returns From BALTOPS 19

June 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – Damaged during the BALTOPS 19 exercises, the Polish ORP Gniezno ship returns to the country according to the schedule – said on Monday the spokesperson of the 8th Coastal Defense Flotilla, kmdr pdr. Grzegorz Lewandowski, quoted by the Polish Press Agency. In Poland it should appear on Monday. As Grzegorz Lewandowski informed, “the ship practiced landing operations, during one of the entrances to the beach it hit an underwater object, damaging the cover in the bottom part”. The Defender emphasized that the risk of…

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SNMG 1 Launches Through First Half of BALTOPS 2019 with Hellfire

June 19, 2019 – Naval forces from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1), commanded by Rear Adm. Edward Cashman, charged towards completing the first half of Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2019 with precision and accuracy during a Hellfire missile exercise off the coast of Lithuania June 14. BALTOPS 2019 is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region and one of the largest exercises in northern Europe, practicing the integration of allied and partner naval forces. “I have done BALTOPS many times before,” said Danish Cmdr. Michael Madsen, SNMG1 Staff…

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Jensen Maritime’s Engineering Comes to Life with the Navy Workboat Large

June 10, 2019 – Crowley’s vessel design and engineering subsidiary, Jensen Maritime, supplied the design for Naval Sea Systems Command’s (NAVSEA) powerful, highly-functional 41-foot tugboat. Built by Snow & Company, this unique workboat will soon provide ship- and sub-assist services, as well as other port operational services, at U.S. Navy port locations around the world. The U.S. Navy will use the 22,000-pound bollard-pull workboat in locations around the world to primarily assist barges, submarines, and other naval vessels; open and close security barriers; and tow or push floating port operations…

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FGS Rhön Suffers Boat Launch Accident

June 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – The incident occurred when the dinghy was suspended. The four people on board were sometimes injured. You are under medical treatment, but do not hover in mortal danger. One of the injured has already been released from the hospital, two are or have already undergone surgery. Another is in the intensive care unit. The cause of the accident is so far unclear. The investigation is ongoing. The prosecution determined.

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IOM Orders Nine Damen SAR 1906 Boats

June 19, 2019 – At a signing ceremony held at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) offices in Ankara, Turkey, Vladimer Gvilava, chief of mission IOM in Turkey, and Boran Bekbulat, Damen sales manager Turkey, signed a contract for the building and delivery of nine Damen SAR 1906 search and rescue boats for the Turkish Coast Guard Command. Financed by the European Union, these 19-meter boats will be in addition to the six vessels of the same class ordered in 2016, which were delivered to Turkish Coast Guard Command the…

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Naval Dome Adapts Award-Winning Cyber Security System For Port And Naval Application

June 3, 2019 – Naval Dome has adapted its award-winning maritime cyber protection technology for compatibility with port-based systems and naval vessels and rebranded its direct-installation security software to differentiate between the different types of application. The cyber defense software will now be marketed as Marine Dome for use in commercial vessels, cruise ships and yachts; Port Dome for ports and harbors; and Navy Dome for application in naval vessel and military craft. Naval Dome CEO Itai Sela said: “The proven capability of our cyber security solution in protecting ships’…

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Vympel Launches Latest Project 21980 for FSB

June 19, 2019 (Google Translation) – On June 19, a special launch boat “Rook” was launched at Vympel VSS. Director of the Federal Service of the National Guard of the Russian Federation – Commander-in-Chief of the National Guard of the Russian Federation Viktor Zolotov, General Director of the Kalashnikov Group of Companies Vladimir Dmitriev, Governor of the Yaroslavl Region Dmitry Mironov, Managing Director of the Vimpel Shipyard Oleg Goncharov took part in the launching ceremony. This is the first in a series of four special purpose boats that the Vympel…

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NAVSEA ship experts say history should inform the future in naval shipbuilding expansion

June 18, 2019 – Lessons learned from history helped focus the nation’s shipbuilding efforts moving into World War II and beyond, according to Dr. Norbert Doerry and Dr. Philip Koenig, both from Naval Sea Systems Command. The two men were the June speakers for the monthly Rear Adm. David Taylor Naval Architecture Lecture Series at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, in West Bethesda, Maryland, on June 13. The lecture, titled “Naval Shipbuilding Expansion: the World War II Surface Combatant Experience,” took the audience through four eras that the two…

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EUROMARFOR Activated at Lisbon

June 17, 2019 – In the wonderful scenario of Lisbon took place today the ceremony for the 42nd activation of the European Maritime Forces (EUROMARFOR). In the same waters, 24 years ago France, Italy, Portugal and Spain, strongly committed their navies to cooperate for maritime security. The four countries maritime frontiers are de facto the southwestern maritime frontier of the EU, where the four navies have to face the same common operational challenges while ensuring maritime security. The European Maritime Forces activation ceremony and the Force Flag rising was graced…

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Russian Navy Leadership Meets to Plan Main Naval Parade 2019

June 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – A meeting was held in the library hall of the headquarters of the Navy under the leadership of Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, during which a number of issues of preparation for the Main Naval Parade were discussed. The meeting was attended by the heads of the command of the main command of the Navy, the leadership of the law enforcement agencies of St. Petersburg, a representative of the government of St. Petersburg, as well as the participation of the vice-governor…

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USS John P. Murtha, Indian Navy Conduct Maritime Exercises

June 16, 2019 – USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) with embarked elements from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) participated in maneuvering and communication drills with Indian navy ship, Rajput-class destroyer INS Ranvijay (D 55) in the Bay of Bengal, June 14. The interaction between the U.S. and Indian navies this year prepares both maritime forces to conduct their first bi-lateral, tri-services amphibious exercise. “Conducting these drills with the Indian Navy and enhancing our maritime cooperation was a great way to follow up our successful port visit to Visakhapatnam,”…

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FS Marne Has Replenished 11 Foreign Navies on Current Deployment

June 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – Since it was set up on 5 March in Toulon to participate in the Clemenceau deployment, BCR Marne , the naval air force’s supplying officer, has interacted with 19 different types of vessels belonging to 11 navies. During the day and at night, he conducted his refueling and transfer at sea activities. ” During this period, BCR seamen took over, transported and delivered 24,000 cubic meters of fuel and 200 tons of food freight and technical equipment,” says Commander Stéphane-Charles, who is in charge…

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U.S., Royal Thai Navy Conduct Joint Submarine Training During CARAT Thailand 2019

June 17, 2019 – The U.S. Navy and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) conducted joint submarine knowledge exchanges and simulations at Sattahip Naval Base during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2019 from May 28 to June 8. Training events included subject matter expert exchanges focusing on submarine operation procedures and tactics, along with simulated, integrated watch team scenarios conducted inside the RTN submarine simulator. “I am very pleased to see submariners from both sides learn from each other throughout several activities, from classroom training and seminars to integrating a submarine…

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