Denmark urged to consider flooded weapons in the Nord Stream 2 route

March 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – When choosing the route of the Nord Stream – 2 gas pipeline, it is necessary to take into account the chemical weapons stocks flooded near the Danish island of Bornholm, said the press service of the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) Ture Falbe-Hansen to RIA Novosti. After the Second World War, about 50 thousand tons of chemical munitions were flooded in the Baltic Sea. Most of them lie in the vicinity of the islands of Gotland and Bornholm. Falbe-Hansen also confirmed that the agency had…

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Forces From 14 Countries in UK for Major Navy Exercise

March 15, 2019 – Hundreds of Royal Navy personnel will join forces with warships, submarines and aircraft from 13 other countries for a two-week exercise. Naval ships, Royal Marines and helicopters from the Fleet Air Arm will be in and around Scotland for Exercise Joint Warrior. It will see the navy work alongside the Army and Royal Air Force as well as tri-service counterparts from Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and the US. In total, there will be 6,500 personnel at sea,…

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USS Porter Arrives in Copenhagen

January 31, 2019 – USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark for a regularly scheduled port visit Jan. 30. The port visit serves to demonstrate the U.S. Navy’s continued commitment to strengthening strategic partnerships in the European and African region. “The crew has been working very hard this patrol,” said Cmdr. Craig Trent, commanding officer of Porter. “This is a great opportunity for them to enjoy some down time while visiting the city of Copenhagen. This is the largest port we have visited this patrol and we look forward…

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Exercise Grand African NEMO

November 9, 2018 (Google Translation) – The wishes expressed during the 3rd symposium on maritime safety in the Gulf of Guinea applied concretely at sea. The Navy is currently participating alongside 15 African navies in the 1st edition of the ” Grand African NEMO ” exercise . This annual exercise strengthens the momentum for a truly maritime community in the Gulf of Guinea that can fight to maintain security in this area of ​​the globe. It complements the “African NEMO” exercises, conducted 5 to 6 times a year, in a…

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Thirteen Allies to cooperate on the introduction of Maritime Unmanned Systems

October 3, 2018 – At our Summit in Brussels in July, NATO leaders endorsed the implementation of NATO’s reinforced maritime posture. In support of this, on Wednesday (3 October 2018), Defence Ministers from thirteen NATO Allies signed a declaration of intent to cooperate on the introduction of Maritime Unmanned Systems. This initiative will enable Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States to pool their resources, their talent and ingenuity to create better, more flexible and more interoperable unmanned, maritime…

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French and Danish train at sea rescue off Greenland

September 13, 2018 (Google Translation) – In early September, the North Atlantic was the scene of Search and Rescue (SAR) exercises between the French and Danish navies. From September 3 to 9, 2018 Landseer Exercise was held west of Greenland. This was the first Franco-Danish SAR training of this magnitude. Developed in a context where the maritime routes of the Far North are increasingly frequented, this exercise aimed to strengthen the bilateral cooperation of the two navies to optimize their ability to intervene jointly in rescue operations. The Landseer exercise…

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BALTOPS 2018 Daily Update: June 2

Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2018 kicked off with participating nations attending a pre-sail conference at Hotel Amberton Klaipeda on June 1. BALTOPS is an annual joint, multinational maritime-focused exercise scheduled for June 1-15, 2018. It is designed to improve training value for participants enhance flexibility and interoperability, and demonstrate resolve among allied and partner forces in defending the Baltic Sea region. The exercise will involve maritime, ground, and air forces so as to strengthen combined response capabilities necessary to ensure regional stability. Participating nations in BALTOPS include Belgium, Denmark, Finland,…

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CMF Attends Beyond Piracy Conference in Copenhagen

Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) have participated in the Maritime Security in Africa – Beyond Piracy conference in Copenhagen on 2 May 2018 to share valuable lessons learnt by the coalition, and gain insight from a number of key global delegates. The conference, attended by hundreds of delegates from around the world, was organised by the University of Copenhagen to discuss maritime issues on both the East and West coasts of Africa. During the event, Commander (Cdr) Alexander Meyer Royal Navy, representing CMF, spoke about the maritime security issues currently being…

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Exercise Cutlass Express 2018 Begins

Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe, and the United States, as well as several international organizations began the seventh iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express 2018, Jan. 31. Cutlass Express 2018, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) and conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa is an exercise designed to assess and improve combined maritime law enforcement capacity, promote national and regional security in East Africa as well as information sharing, planning and operating. “Criminal activities pose a big threat to the security of…

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Australian Navy in exercise off Republic of Korea

Royal Australian Navy frigates Parramatta and Melbourne, have joined Republic of Korea destroyer, ROKS Sejeong The Great, and US destroyer, USS Chafee to participate in a multilateral maritime interdiction exercise off the coast of Jeju. The exercise also included observers from Japan, Singapore, Canada, Germany and Denmark. Chief of Joint Operations, Vice Admiral David Johnston said that the joint exercise was vital to global maritime security. “Australia is deeply concerned about the global threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs and its illegal activities,” he said. “As…

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Chinese escort fleet arrives in Denmark for friendly visit

China’s 26th naval escort fleet arrived here on Monday for a five-day friendly visit to Denmark. This is the second time for Chinese naval ships to pay an official visit to Denmark. The fleet, which composed of the guided-missile frigates Huanggang and Yangzhou, and the comprehensive supply ship Gaoyouhu, made port calls at Nordhavn harbor at round 10 a.m. local time in the Danish capital city of Copenhagen, the second stop of its global voyage after completing its escort mission in Gulf of Aden and Somali waters. Some 400 people,…

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The head of the F-35 Joint Program Office visited Terma

On Thursday, 21 September 2017, Vice Admiral Mathias W. Winter, Program Executive Officer, F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office (JPO) visited Terma The meeting was hosted by Jens Maaløe, President & CEO, Terma A/S and Steve Williams, President & CEO, Terma North America, Inc. In May 2017, Admiral Winter took up the position as Program Executive Officer for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office, the Department of Defense’s agency responsible for developing and acquiring the F-35A/B/C, the next-generation strike aircraft weapon system for the Navy, Air Force, Marines, and…

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Terma introduces Service Certificate with new land-based radars

Terma introduces a Service Certificate with all new land-based radars. The certificate is the costumer’s guarantee for clearly defined service levels and guaranteed performance at no extra cost during the warranty period. The SCANTER Radar Warranty Service Certificate will be included in all Terma offers for SCANTER Radar solutions for Surface Movement, Vessel Traffic and Coastal Surveillance from 1 October 2017. The Certificate provides customers with guaranteed service levels for Terma SCANTER radars during warranty with regards to: Support Lead-Time Delivery Time for Spare Parts Repair Turnaround-Time Field Services Lead-Time…

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Exercise Cutlass Express to Begin

January 27, 2017 – Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe, and the United States, as well as several international organizations will begin the sixth iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express, Jan. 31. Cutlass Express 2017, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) and conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa (NAVAF), is designed to assess and improve combined maritime law enforcement capacity and promote national and regional security in East Africa, inform planning and operations. Cutlass Express 2017 (CE17) will test participating nations’ ability to…

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