Exercise Griffin Strike 19 off Scotland

October 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – Maritime Exercise Griffin Strike 19 began its tactical sequence on Monday, October 07, 2019 following the build-up of the force. Thus, until October 18, the joint means of the Navy and the Royal Navy, associated with those of the French and British armies and the Royal Air Force, are mobilized off Glasgow. Approximately 2,000…

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USS Carney Departs Faslane

May 2, 2019 – USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Faslane, Scotland, following a scheduled port visit, May 1, 2019. During Carney’s three-week port visit in Faslane, the crew was able to conduct system maintenance, host the afloat training group, and tour the submarine facilities at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde. “We are extremely grateful to Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde…

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AECOM selected by AWE plc to deliver key project as part of the U.K.’s nuclear deterrence program

January 23, 2019 – AECOM, a premier, fully integrated infrastructure firm, and AWE plc. have signed a contract naming AECOM as the delivery partner to AWE for its Nuclear Capability project, a key component of the U.K. government’s nuclear deterrence program. The scope of the contract includes the decommissioning and demolition of current facilities, the completion of new facilities and…

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HMS St Albans and HMS Astute Practice ASW Skills

November 30, 2018 – Two of the Royal Navy’s heavyweight anti-submarine weapons have pitted their wits against each other. Type 23 frigate HMS St Albans and hunter-killer sub HMS Astute have been operating alongside each other, honing their Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) skills. But it was also an opportunity for them to go up against each other, testing their ability to…

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USS Bulkeley Returns to Norfolk Following Deployment

November 13, 2018 – USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) returned to Naval Station Norfolk following a seven-month deployment to the Navy’s U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility, Nov. 11. The ship operated as part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) and also conducted independent operations in support of 6th Fleet combatant commander requirements. “I could not be prouder…

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HMS Diamond arrives in Aberdeen

August 13, 2018 – Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond is visiting Aberdeen for three days after she shadowed two Russian warships through the English Channel. The Portsmouth-based destroyer is affiliated with the city of Aberdeen, and will take the opportunity to hold a reception on board for guests from the community. Commander Ben Keith, the Commanding Officer of HMS Diamond,…

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FS Commandant L’Herminier & Cassiopeia in Joint Warrior 2018

Google Translation The High Seas Patrolman (RHP) Commander L’Herminier , alongside the Cassiopée and Andromède Tripartite Mine Hunters (CMT) , a Nuclear Attacking Submarine (SNA) and a Detachment of the 21F , participated in Joint Warrior 18.1 . In Faslane (Scotland), the French sailors participated in the presentation of this complete and imposing training by the quality of the means…

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Royal Navy Able to Provide Three Ships for Exercise Formidable Shield

Exercise Formidable Shield, a US-led multinational maritime integrated air and ballistic missile defense exercise has begun today off the coast of Scotland. US-led Exercise Formidable Shield has today begun in waters off the West Coast of Scotland. A Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer and two Type 23 frigates will, alongside ships from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and…

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Scotland set to host largest military exercise in Europe

A major UK-led multinational exercise is set to begin next week when Exercise Joint Warrior gets underway. One of the largest military exercises of its kind in Europe, Joint Warrior will run from October 1-12, providing NATO allies and partners with an opportunity to improve the tactics and procedures vital in today’s complex battlefield. Fourteen nations will participate, bringing ships,…

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USS Donald Cook Departs Rota for Exercise Formidable Shield

USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed Rota, Spain after conducting preparations for exercise Formidable Shield, Sept. 18. While Donald Cook was in port, Sailors, technical representatives, and Navy contractors completed upgrades and prepared the ship for Formidable Shield. “It is great to be heading out to sea on the USS Donald Cook to finish this patrol,” said Command Master Chief…

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