Elbit Systems Awarded Royal Swedish Navy CMS Contract

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced January 13th that following a competitive tender process, its Swedish subsidiary, Elbit Systems Sweden AB., was awarded a contract from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (“FMV”) to supply the Albatross Combat Management Systems (CMS) for the Royal Swedish Navy. The contract that is in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, will be performed…

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ATF-65 Janequeo” Decommissioned at Talcahuano January 14th

After almost a year of service as part of the National Squadron, the ATF 65 Tug “Janequeo” arrived this Wednesday, January 12, at the Talcahuano Naval Base, to continue operating together with the Units dependent on the Amphibious Command and Naval Transport (COMANFITRAN), organization he joined as of January 1. From now on, this tugboat, built between 2016 and October…

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“Lucky Lübeck” Deploys for Last Time

On Monday, January 17, 2022 at 10 a.m., the frigate F214 “Lübeck” will leave homeport of Wilhelmshaven to join Standing Nato Maritime Group 2 (SNMG 2) for the last time in the Aegean. The “Lübeck” is the last active representative of the Bremen class F122 and is being prepared for retirement after use. “My crew and I are now returning…

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Taiwan Denies Leak in Submarine Program

In response to media reports that “submarines are suspected of being leaked”, the Naval Command explained the following today (13): 1. The content of the media reports is not true. The Naval Command emphasized that submarines are a key combat force important to national security. , is also an important indicator of national defense construction. The army adheres to a…

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RFS Ciklon Completes Builder Trials

The newest small missile ship (RTO) Ciklon of the “Karakurt” project, built for the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) at the B.E. Butoma in Kerch, completes the passage of factory sea trials (ZHI). During the ZKhI, the full-time crew of the Cyclone, together with the factory commissioning team, tested the ship’s life support systems, energy and survivability, autonomous operation of communications,…

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Ammunition Loading Jetty for RN Surface Fleet Completed

The third and final jetty refurbishment to support the Royal Navy’s aircraft carriers has been handed over to its operators. The Northern Ammunition Jetty at Glen Mallan on the shores of Loch Long in Scotland was refurbished by VolkerStevin under a £67m contract awarded by Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Work began on the revamp in 2019 and the jetty will be…

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Project 12700 Georgy Kurbatov Maiden Arrival in Sevastopol

The newest mine defense ship “Georgy Kurbatov” has arrived at the main base of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) – Sevastopol. The crew completed the inter-fleet transition from the Baltic to the Black Sea fleet, during which the ship sailed more than 5 thousand nautical miles, having overcome a 7-point storm twice, once a 6-point storm and three…

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