Mixed Maritime Exercise (Bridge – 20) and Musnad (Amwaj – 4)

October 6, 2019 (Google Translation) – The mixed naval exercise exercises (Jisr-20) and Al-Musawad (Amwaj-4) coincided with the simultaneous participation of the Royal Navy, represented by the Eastern Fleet, with the participation of the Saudi Royal Air Force and the Royal Saudi Air Defense, represented by the Fifth Air Defense Group and the Royal Bahrain Navy in the waters of the Arabian Gulf. For his part, Commander of the exercise Brigadier Ibrahim Mohammed Al-Balawi said that the exercise carried out by the Saudi Royal Navy represented by the Eastern Fleet…

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Champlain Supplies the Malagasy Navy

July 24, 2019 (Google Translation) – From July 12 to 15, 2019, the Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) Champlain stopped at Diego Suarez, the main city in northern Madagascar, also called Antsiranana. Diego Suarez is now the main port. of the Malagasy Navy and a regular stopover of French vessels stationed in Reunion during their patrols in the South Indian Ocean (ZSOI). On this occasion, the Champlain delivered 24 m³ of diesel fuel to Trozona , the flagship of Madagascar. This support allows him to patrol his Exclusive Economic…

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Singapore and Indonesian Navies Celebrate 25th Edition of Exercise Eagle Indopura

July 24, 2019 – The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) are conducting the 25th edition of Exercise Eagle Indopura from 18 to 25 July. The exercise is conducted in three phases – the harbour phase in Surabaya, Indonesia; the sea phase in the Java Sea, Karimata Strait and Singapore Strait enroute to Singapore; and culminating in the post-exercise shore phase in Singapore. The RSN deployed a Formidable-class Frigate RSS Steadfast, a Victory-class Missile Corvette RSS Vigour, and an Independence-class Littoral Mission Vessel RSS Justice…

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USS Carney Arrives in Odesa

June 30, 2019 – USS Carney (DDG 64) arrived in Odesa, Ukraine, June 30, for a scheduled port visit as part of multinational exercise Sea Breeze 2019. Carney will participate in the U.S.- and Ukrainian-led multinational exercise Sea Breeze 19 to strengthen interoperability operations in the Black Sea with NATO allies and partners and demonstrate collective solutions to Black Sea security under Operation Atlantic Resolve. “Each visit to the Black Sea enables us the unique opportunity to work with our regional maritime partners and allies,” said Cmdr. Tyson Young, commanding…

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Northern Fleet Submarine Vladikavkaz Attending Main Naval Parade

June 27, 2019 (Google Translation) – The diesel-electric submarine of the Kola Flotilla (Northern Fleet) Vladikavkaz has left the base in Polyarny and began a transition to the Baltic Sea to participate in the Main Naval Parade which is to be held in St. Petersburg on the last Sunday of July. The submarine has completed a transition from the Barents to the Norwegian Sea. During the transition, her crew will improve naval training and a number of rescue exercises and damage control drills. The submarine is expected to arrive in Kronstadt…

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Baglietto Navy secures contract for two FFC combat boats for the Italian Navy

May 21, 2019 – Baglietto Navy, the military division of historical boat builder Baglietto, based in La Spezia (Italy), has secured a contract for the construction of two Combat Boats (fast assault crafts) in the framework of the tender launched by Fincantieri on behalf of the Italian Navy. These two vessels will be used by the LHD currently being built by Fincantieri. “Being awarded these two contracts is a huge source of pride for us” – comments Diego Michele Deprati, who heads Baglietto’s Navy Division – “Baglietto can boast a…

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US Navy Contract Announcements February 28, 2019

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is awarded a $428,896,674 advanced acquisition contract modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0067). This modification provides for long-lead material and activities in support of 16 P-8A lot 11 aircraft to include six for the Navy, four for the government of New Zealand, and six for the Republic of Korea. Work will be performed in Seattle, Washington (97.04 percent); Huntington Beach, California (2.4 percent); and various locations within the continental U. S. (.56 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2020. Fiscal…

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LEDtronics New LED T5 Tube Offers Efficient Lighting for Navy, Cruise Ship Bunk Beds

February 26, 2019 – LEDtronics® introduces a new type of T5 LED tube light that is specially designed for Navy or cruise ship bunk bed lighting. The 12-inch long LED tube light has a “Made in USA” option, and the durable LED technology makes it ideal to withstand conditions on board. Navy ships are known to spend over a few months at sea. Oftentimes, sea turbulence and weather disturbance can affect the ship’s lighting, which can make it hard to work on board. The best solution to old fluorescent lighting…

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Statement From New Saudi Navy Commander

February 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – he Commander of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces, Lieutenant General Fahd bin Abdullah bin Saleh Al-Ghafaili, said in a statement, ” I have the honor to convey to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, on behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, my sincere thanks and appreciation for the generous honor. And the extent of care and care they always find from their father, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, may God protect him, which will…

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Russian Navy to Receive New SU-30SM aircraft and KA-27M helicopters in 2019

January 3, 2019 (Google Translation) – In 2019, the naval aviation of the Navy will continue to receive Su-30SM aircraft as part of the program to replace the fleet. This was announced by the commander of naval aviation, Hero of Russia, Major-General Igor Kozhin. “The same applies to deliveries of modernized Ka-27M helicopters,” he added. “One of the main activities of the IA Navy command is the active modernization of the existing fleet of aircraft,” continued Major General I.S. Kozhin. – Although research and development work is underway to develop…

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Corvette of the Baltic Fleet performed scheduled rocket shooting at sea

December 12, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Corvette of Project 20380 “Savvy” of the Baltic Fleet has successfully completed the tasks of an air defense exercise with practical shooting from the airborne missile system of a sea-based vertical launch Redut. Combat calculations of the ship worked defeat high-speed and low-flying air targets. Target missiles were launched from a small missile ship “Passat” compound rocket ships and boats of the Baltic naval base. Launched from the Corinth “Savvy”, anti-aircraft missiles successfully hit all assigned targets. The training ground of the Baltic…

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DSME Wins Contract for Two Frigates

November 14, 2018 (Google Translation) – Received orders for ships No. 5 and No. 6, followed by No. 1 and No. 2 ships, and confirmed the strongest defense company in the defense business. Contract amount reached W631.5bn. Green order to achieve order target Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering won two new seafarers and established pride as a defense company. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (CEO Jung Sung-lip) announced on February 14 that it has concluded a contract to build 5,6 berths of the 2,800-ton class new frigate (FFG-II) of the…

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Progress steady in construction of PH Navy’s first missile frigate

October 24, 2018 – The Philippine Navy said the construction of the country’s first missile-armed frigate is steadily progressing. “(The construction of) our (first) frigate is moving forward. It will arrive in February (or) March of 2020. All systems go and we should be happy for our country,” Navy flag-officer-in-command, Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad, said during an interview with reporters late Monday. The keel-laying for the frigate took place in Ulsan, South Korea last October 16. The Philippines and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) signed a PHP16 billion contract for two…

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SG Blocks Selected to Design and Construct New Container-Based Office Facilities for the U.S. Navy

September 6, 2018 – G Blocks, Inc., a leading designer, fabricator and innovator of container-based structures, has been selected to design and construct new container-based office facilities for the U.S. Navy, representing an estimated revenue opportunity of $2.2 million in 2018. The office modules, will be prefabricated and delivered by the end of the year and the Navy will utilize the facilities at various locations in Portsmouth, Virginia both ashore and afloat. “SG Blocks has a longstanding relationship with the U.S. Navy and we are delighted to extend our design…

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