USS Arleigh Burke Arrives at New Homeport of Rota

April 12, 2021 – Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) arrived in its new homeport, Naval Station Rota, Spain, as the U.S. Navy’s newest Forward Deployed Naval Forces- Europe destroyer, April 11, 2021. Prior to arriving in Rota, Arleigh Burke operated with USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), Virginia-class attack submarine USS Vermont (SSN 792), and P-8A maritime patrol…

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BNS Crocus Deploys to SNMCMG1

April 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – This Saturday April 10, the M917 Crocus mine hunter left the port of Zeebrugge to join the Standing NATO Mine Counter Measure Group 1 (SNMCMG1) fleet for eight weeks. This is currently under Dutch command. From August to November, the ship and her crew had already participated in this permanent NATO fleet. Everyone therefore…

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USCGC Shearwater Decommissioned

April 15, 2021 – The Coast Guard decommissioned the cutter Shearwater during a ceremony at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May that was presided over by Capt. Jonathan Theel, the commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, April 15, 2021. Shearwater was one of the Coast Guard’s 70 remaining 87-foot Marine Protector-class patrol boats. TRACEN Cape May is now…

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25th Anniversary of the Naval Airborne Maritime Surveillance Squadron

April 13, 2020 (Google Translation) – Last Tuesday, at the Punta Indio Air Naval Base (BAPI), the ceremony was held to commemorate the 25 years of the creation of the Naval Airborne Maritime Surveillance Squadron (EA1V). It was carried out following the prevention measures required by the context of the pandemic and was attended by representatives of the destinations based…

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Caspian Flotilla Ships Now in Sea of Azov

April 13, 2020 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships of the Caspian Flotilla continued the inter-fleet passage to the Black Sea after stopping at the roadstead in Rostov-on-Don. On the way along the Volga-Don Canal with a length of more than 100 kilometers, warships overcame 13 locks. The ships passed Volgograd, Kalach-na-Donu, Volgodonsk, Semikarakorsk. As part of the control…

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HMAS Supply Commissions

April 10, 2021 – The Royal Australian Navy’s operational support capability has received a significant boost with the introduction of HMAS Supply into service. HMAS Supply is the first of two new Supply Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ships. The AORs will enhance Fleet capability by extending the time a Task Group can spend at sea and the distance travelled.…

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USS Charleston Firing SeaRAM (Video)

April 9, 2021 – Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18) conducted a successful Rolling Airframe Missile (SeaRAM) launch during a live-fire exercise, April 8. Warships and their watch teams conduct live-fire exercises, like the SeaRAM launch, in preparation for contributing to the high-end fight and maintaining warfighting readiness within the surface fleet. The SeaRAM is designed to offer…

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