Exercise MAR-31 Begins

January 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – The MAR-31 naval exercises will take place from January 13 to 17. These maneuvers will be directed by the ship’s captain Santiago Vila Barrón, Commander of the 31st Surface Squadron. The “Reina Sofía” and “Navarra” frigates of the 41st Escort Squadron based in Rota, the “Álvaro de Bazán” and “Cristóbal Colón” frigates and the…

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Indian Navy to Get Upgraded Fuel HFHSD – IN 512

January 13, 2020 – One of the Key Result Area for Indian Navy has been fuel quality standards revision to keep pace with induction of new technology equipment and meet contemporary emission standards. With the advent of technology and refining techniques in the petroleum industry better quality of fuel abiding to more stringent specifications has become a necessity. Hence, continuous…

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Surface Navy Association 2020 National Symposium

Join experts and decision makers in the military, industry, and congress. Leadership will discuss how the Surface Force is a critical element of national defense and security in an era of great power competition. With 80+ exhibitors, 3,000+ attendees, this is one of the most influential professional development and networking opportunities in the defense community. Where: Hyatt Regency Crystal City…

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First Type 055 Commissioned

January 12, 2020 – Nanchang, China’s first Type 055 guided-missile destroyer, was commissioned in the People’s Liberation Army Navy on Sunday morning in the port city of Qingdao, east China’s Shandong Province. The 10,000 tonne-class destroyer officially debuted at the multinational naval parade in celebration of the Chinese navy’s 70th founding anniversary on April 23, 2019. Launched on June 28,…

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Interaction Between USS Farragut and Russian Navy Ship

January 10, 2020 – On Thursday, Jan. 9, while conducting routine operations in the North Arabian Sea, USS Farragut (DDG 99) was aggressively approached by a Russian Navy ship. Farragut sounded five short blasts, the international maritime signal for danger of a collision, and requested the Russian ship alter course in accordance with international rules of the road. The Russian…

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Admiral Kasatonov Resumes Trials in the Barents Sea

January 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – Today, the frigate of project 22350 Admiral of the Fleet of Kasatonov made the first exit in the Barents Sea in the new year to continue the test program. In the training grounds of the Northern Fleet, the new frigate will work out maneuvering, testing systems and mechanisms, and will also continue testing the…

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Spanish Navy Tall Ship Receives Certificate From NOAA

January 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – This week the school ship “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” has received from the “National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration” (NOAA) the certificate of responsibility by which he is recognized with the highest of ratings on commitment and compliance with restrictions at the Stellwagen whale sanctuary in the North Atlantic. During its XCI instruction cruise, specifically…

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