Admiral Kasatonov Sporting New Hull Number

October 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – The frigate Admiral of the Fleet Kasatonov arrived in Severomorsk after completing combat training missions in the Barents Sea. In the naval training grounds of the Northern Fleet, the ship’s crew worked out an anti-submarine exercise in cooperation with a submarine and anti-submarine aircraft. The exercise took place in the Barents Sea in accordance…

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Australia and Singapore Enhance Joint Interoperability

October 25, 2020 – The Royal Australian Navy and Republic of Singapore Air Force have proven their ability to work together with Singaporean CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter crews qualifying to take off and land on Australia’s largest vessels, HMA Ships Adelaide and Canberra. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said qualifying Republic of Singapore Air Force personnel,…

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Project 636.3 Volkhov Commissioned

October 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – By the order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, today the newest diesel-electric submarine Volkhov was accepted into the Navy, which is the second in a series of the Admiralty Shipyards under construction for the Submarine Forces of the Russian Pacific Fleet The solemn ceremony of raising the Andreevsky flag…

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Colombia Intercepts Another Narco Sub

October 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – A semi-submersible loaded with more than two tons of cocaine hydrochloride was intercepted in the last hours by units of the Colombian Navy, in the Colombian Pacific, during the development of operations to control the sea. Sustained operations against drug trafficking carried out by the units of the Tumaco Coast Guard Station and the Coast…

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Project 02690 SPK-57150 Maiden Arrival in Vladivostok

October 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – A detachment of support vessels for the Pacific Fleet has been replenished with the newest self-propelled floating crane of project 02690 – SPK-57150. On the eve of the floating crane, which followed under tugs from St. Petersburg to Vladivostok along the Northern Sea Route, arrived at the place of duty in the capital of…

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USS America Conducts Integrated Operations with JASDF F-35As

October 23, 2020 – The first-in-class amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) participated in advanced combined operations with Japan this week in the western Pacific Ocean. America conducted integrated air defense operations on Oct. 20 with F-35A Lightning II aircraft from the Japan Air Defense Command. The advanced training operations were designed to increase the tactical proficiency, lethality and…

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USS Bremerton continues inactivation process

October 23, 2020 – Los Angeles-class submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) entered Dry Dock 1 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Oct. 14, 2020, to continue its inactivation process. According to Gary Van Horn, project superintendent, while the ship is in dry dock, the propulsion plant will be deactivated and defueled; components and parts that might be…

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Colombian Navy Cocaine Bust in Caribbean

October 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – The successful result was due to the operational effort of the Colombian Navy and the timely reaction of units of the National Aeronaval Service of Panama. In a combined multinational operation between Colombian and Panamanian authorities, 1,484 kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride were seized, which were transported by two Colombians and two Panamanians aboard a…

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17 months in action: Corvette back from the Mediterranean

October 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Saturday, October 24th, 2020 at 10 am, the corvette “Ludwigshafen am Rhein” will return to her home port of Warnemünde under the command of frigate captain Thorsten Vögler (39). The corvette was deployed for 17 months in UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) and covered over 67,000 nautical miles. During this time…

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