International Fleet Parade for 60th Anniversary of Tunisan Navy

October 16, 2018 – The participation of a large number of foreign military vessels and ships in a naval parade in Tunisia reflects the confidence of these countries in the “stability process” in Tunisia, Navy Captain Noureddine Chakroun told reporters on Tuesday. He was speaking at the end of the naval parade held by the Ministry of Defence in the Gulf of Tunis off La Goulette, on the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Navy. Organized for the first time in the history of the Navy, this parade brought…

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Arleigh Burke Arrives in Tunis

USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) anchored out of Tunis, Tunisia, for a scheduled port visit, April 23. While in port, Arleigh Burke’s leadership will meet with senior members of the Tunisian military. The ship also plans to host a reception aboard to celebrate the partnership between the two countries. The visit will conclude with a photo exercise and other military training opportunities. According to Cmdr. Errol Robinson, Arleigh Burke’s commanding officer, the ship’s presence in North Africa is a demonstration of the United States’ continued commitment to regional security and…

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PLA Navy Visits Tunisia

The 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce consisting of the guided-missile destroyer Haikou (Hull 171), the guided-missile frigate Yueyang (Hull 575) and the comprehensive supply ship Qinghaihu (Hull 885) arrived at the Port of La Goulette on Jan. 16, local time, for a 5-day friendly visit to Tunisia. A welcoming ceremony held at the Port saw hundreds of people including representatives of the Tunisian armed forces, Chinese Ambassador to Tunisia Bian Yanhua, Chinese military attach√© Wang Weigang, and local overseas Chinese and Chinese students in Tunisia. The visiting Chinese naval escort…

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5 + 5 Group of Navies Terrorism Drills

Google Translation The 5 + 5 group comprises the Mauritanian, Moroccan, Algerian, Libyan and Tunisian Maghreb countries, and the Mediterranean basin countries, including Portugal, Spain, France, Italy and Malta. In the annual exercise of 5 + 5, there are marine and air assets from Algeria, Spain, France, Italy, Malta, Morocco and several international observers. the Navy and the Air Force of those countries. Portugal will participate with the Portuguese Republic Vessel (NRP) Viana do Castelo. The exercise covers scenarios of maritime terrorism and irregular migration flows from climate change. Provision…

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