FGS Rhon Returns from SNMG1

July 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 4 p.m., the “Rhön” fuel transporter returns to the Wilhelmshaven naval base. It ended at the beginning of March for the SNMG 1 (Standing NATO Maritime Group 1). The NATO association essentially consisted of a Norwegian flagship, a Danish frigate and the tanker “Rhön” of the German Navy.…

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Cobham Receives Oxygen Concentrator Award from Northrop Grumman

July 1, 2020 – Cobham, the global market leader in military aircraft oxygen life support systems, announces it has received a $2.65M oxygen concentrator follow-on order from Northrop Grumman Corporation for the Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, an Airborne Command and Control Aircraft (ACC). The order is the second lot of a multi-year production contract for the delivery of oxygen concentrators…

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HMS Severn Returns to Operations

July 1, 2020 – HMS Severn has returned to operational status after her crew completed the three-week Operational Sea Training assessment. While colleagues across the Armed Forces have been helping the nation’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak, sailors in HMS Severn have successfully brought the offshore patrol vessel to readiness after she left the active fleet in October 2017. She…

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Incat Crowther Design Delivered for South African Special Forces

June 30, 2020 – Incat Crowther is pleased to announce the delivery of Inkanyamba, a 20m Monohull Workboat, to the Armaments Corporation of South Africa (ARMSCOR). Built by Cape Town shipbuilder Veecraft Marine, the vessel will be tasked by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) with the transportation of personnel, equipment and also support training activities in coastal waters…

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Schmidt Ocean Institute Coral Sea Expedition

June 24, 2020 – Scientists working remotely with Schmidt Ocean Institute, one of the only at-sea ​science expeditions​ to continue operating during the global pandemic, have completed a first look at deep waters in the Coral Sea never before seen. The Australian science team discovered the deepest living hard corals in Eastern Australian waters, sighted fish in regions where they…

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Ocean Voyages Institute Sets Record with Largest Open Ocean Clean-up in History

June 23, 2020 – Ocean Voyages Institute’s marine plastic recovery vessel, S/V KWAI, docked at the port of Honolulu today, after a 48-day expedition, successfully removing 103 tons (206,000 lbs.) of fishing nets and consumer plastics from the North Pacific Subtropical Convergence Zone, more commonly known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch or Gyre. Establishing its lead in open ocean…

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KBR to Develop Navy Technical Training Products through $42.5M Task Order

June 30, 2020 – KBR announced today it has been awarded a $42.5 million task order to support technical training product development for the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). KBR was awarded this recompete task order under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center’s (DoD IAC) multiple-award contract by the USAF Installation Contracting Center. As part of this cost-plus-fixed-fee task…

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Rohde & Schwarz supports the Romanian Navy’s mission

June 30, 2020 – Rohde & Schwarz delivers communications suite for the Romanian Navy’s Cosar class – on budget and on time. NATO continues its activity of High Readiness Patrol in the Black Sea, with the Romanian Navy providing the flag ship for Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2. Rohde & Schwarz has recently modernized communications on the Romanian Navy’s…

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