Project 23370G Grigory Shadrin Launched in Murmansk

On July 30th in Murmansk, a large hydrographic boat “Grigory Shadrin”, built for the hydrographic service of the Northern Fleet, was launched on the water of the Kola Bay of the Barents Sea. The descent ceremony was attended by officers of the hydrographic service of the fleet, headed by the chief, captain of the 1st rank Alexander Lozyuk, who said…

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VT Halter Marine Receives Order for Fifth Berthing Barge

July 30, 2021 – Halter Marine, a company of ST Engineering North America, has been awarded a contract option for the U.S. Navy’s fifth Auxiliary Personnel Lighter–Small (APL(S)) 67 Class berthing and messing barge. The contract award is $41 million for a firm, fixed-price option for the detail design and construction of the vessel. Construction is anticipated to begin in…

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Ultra Sonar 2150 Trials Being Held on HMS Portland

June 30, 2021 – June 2021 marked a significant milestone for both Ultra and the UK Royal Navy; with Sonar 2150 successfully completing its first-of-class sea acceptance trial onboard HMS Portland. This success represents further validation of a new world-leading hull-mounted sonar, that aims to provide improved capability and paves the way for further performance proving activities later in the…

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CACI Showcases Mission Technology for U.S. Navy at Sea-Air-Space

CACI International Inc will exhibit technology to advance speed to fleet capability for the U.S. Navy’s multi-domain battlefield at Sea-Air-Space 2021, The Navy League’s Global Maritime Exposition at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland from Aug. 2-4, 2021. Backed by decades of mission proven signals intelligence (SIGINT) experience, CACI’s technology advances capability to collect and process…

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Communist China Deploys Two Ships for “Fisheries Law Enforcement”

July 30, 2021 – As likely the worst violator of international fishery norms, communist China deployed two vessels from Shanghai July 30th for the North Pacific Ocean to enforce fisheries law. This would almost be funny if it wasn’t so sad. Propaganda announcement: The two vessels will cruise on the high seas of the North Pacific Ocean during a 31-day…

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USS Independence (LCS 2) Decommissioned

The crew of USS Independence (LCS 2), the lead ship of the Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship, recognized more than a decade of naval service during a decommissioning ceremony at Naval Base San Diego, July 29. Due to public health and safety restrictions on large public events resulting from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the ceremony was a private event celebrated…

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Project 885M Krasnoyarsk Rolled Out at Sevmash

On July 30, at the Severodvinsk plant Sevmash (part of the USC), a ceremony was held for the withdrawal of the Yasen-M nuclear submarine cruiser Krasnoyarsk from the slipway. The event was attended by the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolay Evmenov, Governor of the Arkhangelsk Region Alexander Tsybulsky, General Director of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) Alexei Rakhmanov,…

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Navy to Christen Submarine Rickover

The Navy will christen one of its newest Virginia-class attack submarines, the future USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 795), during a 9 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, July 31, 2021, at General Dynamics/Electric Boat, in Groton, Connecticut. The principal speaker will be Adm. James Caldwell, director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, Department of the Navy/ Department of Energy. Mr. James Geurts, performing…

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ARC Gloria Visits San Andrés Island

The ship ARC “Gloria” will arrive at San Andrés Island next Saturday, July 31, from Honduras, within the framework of the training cruise for the Cadets of the “Almirante Padilla” Naval School. In the Port Society of the Island, you will be received by civil, military, ecclesiastical, police authorities and delegates of the maritime union. Likewise, it will be open…

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