Franco-Emirati Mine Warfare Exercise East Dolphin 19

March 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The second edition of the East Dolphin mine warfare exercise took place off the UAE coast from 10 to 14 March 2019. A Franco-Emirate staff headed operations led by a group consisting of French and UAE mine hunters, a detachment of the Manche Channel (GPD Manche) and UAE divers. Exercise East Dolphin 19 allows France and the UAE to enhance the ability to ensure maritime security together as far as the high seas. Mine hunters have conducted training exercises in naval warfare as well…

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ITS Carlo Margottini in the United Arab Emirates

Google Translation March 24, the European Frigate Multi Mission (FREMM) ¬† of the Navy arrived in the port of Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, where it will stop until Thursday, March 29th. Nave Margottini is the third FREMM unit delivered to the Navy on 27 February 2014 in the “anti-submarine” version and is fitted with state-of-the-art technological systems. Starting from La Spezia on 20 February and coming from Dammam (Saudi Arabia), the unit stops in Abu Dhabi before arriving in Djibouti in April to take command of…

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Final Baynunah Class Corvette Commissioned at IDEX

February 20, 2017 – Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai,¬†Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, today officially inaugurated Al Hili, the sixth and the latest Baynunah-class corvette built by Abu Dhabi Ship Building, ADSB, for the UAE Navy, in a ceremony held at NAVDEX, the naval defence and maritime security section of the tri-service International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX 2017. After he commissioned the new 72m-long corvette into service by raising the UAE flag on the deck, he toured the command-and-control unit and discussed the vessle’s advanced…

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