Denmark – Airborne Low Frequency Sonar System and Sonobuoys

August 27, 2019 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Denmark nine (9) AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS) systems and six hundred (600) AN/SSQ-36/53/62 Sonobuoys with support for an estimated cost of $200 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on August 27, 2019. The Government of Denmark has requested to buy nine (9) AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS) systems; six hundred (600) AN/SSQ-36/53/62 Sonobuoys; spare and repair…

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Danish Royal Yacht Visits Faroe Islands

August 23, 2018 – The royal ship Dannebrog got royal salute and parade from the inspectorate Hvidbjørnen when the ship arrived at Torshavn with His Royal Highness Crown Prince and family on board. By Lars Bøgh Vinther, vfk-kom. The Faroe Islands started a well-prepared visit of the Crown Prince family on Thursday morning, but before the arrival at Torshavn, the crew was at Hvidbjørnen which offered the royal welcome with 21 shots from the cannon, parade and cheer. Thus, there was a formally formulated conquest, “says White Bear driver, Commander Captain…

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Danes try Navy HATS on for size

February 16, 2017 – The Royal Australian Navy’s reputation for delivering world-class training received a boost when five members of the Royal Danish Navy visited HMAS Albatross to learn how the Fleet Air Arm teaches pilots and aircrew. Led by Commander Aksel Primdahl, the group studied the Australian experience of introducing the MH-60R Seahawk and integrating it into the Fleet. The delegation visited the state-of-the-art Helicopter Aircrew Training System (also known as HATS) facility, which will include three full-flight simulators and 15 EC-135 training helicopters when operational next year. Commander of the facility, Commander Bruce Willington,…

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