Carrier Strike exercise sees F-35s from four nations train together

June 15, 2021 – Stealth fighter jets embarked with the UK Carrier Strike Group have exercised with other F-35 aircraft from three other nations. The jets aboard UK flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth have participated in Exercise Falcon Strike 21, a multi-national training exercise led by the Italian Air Force. It saw F-35 Lightning stealth fighters from four nations train together…

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HMS Argyll Marks 30 Years in Commission

June 16, 2021 – Thirty years – and 32 times around the globe – were celebrated as Britain’s longest-serving frigate marked a milestone birthday at sea. The Plymouth-based warship, which has just completed involvement in the largest anti-missile/air exercise at sea in the Western Hemisphere, enjoyed an afternoon of flight-deck celebrations in the Atlantic. The frigate’s 18th Commanding Officer Commander…

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New Russian Warships will be presented at the International Naval Salon in St Petersburg

June 16, 2021 (Google Translation) – At the X International Naval Salon in St. Petersburg, which will be held from June 23 to 27, visitors will be able to see the newest ships of the Russian Navy. For the first time, the ship of the Pacific Fleet of the project 20385 corvette “Greming” will be presented at the berths of…

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Boyky Trains with Ka-27 Helicopters

June 16, 2021 (Google Translation) – Crews of anti-submarine and search-and-rescue helicopters Ka-27 of the Baltic Fleet Maritime Aviation have worked out landings and take-offs on the deck of the corvette “Boyky.” In the Baltic Sea, crews of The Baltic Fleet’s Ka-27 helicopters have worked out landings on the deck of the Boyky corvette. During the training flights pilots of…

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Leonardo Demonstrates Technology at Exercise Formidable Shield 2021

June 14, 2021 – Leonardo’s naval systems have been put through their paces in a recent NATO exercise, demonstrating their advanced technology and operational effectiveness. The range of systems, which included detection, tracking, communication, command and control capabilities, were on show between the 15th and 30th May at the MOD Hebrides Range in Scotland, UK as part of At Sea…

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USS Rafael Peralta Operates in Sea of Japan

June 16, 2021 – USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) concludes a 5-day multi-domain maritime presence operation in the Sea of Japan, June 11–15. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer routinely operates across the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, maintaining the necessary readiness, flexibility and agility to respond to changes in the maritime environment. “The U.S. Navy’s presence in the Sea…

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RFA Wave Knight delivers vital aid to St Vincent after Volcano

June 12, 2021 – The Royal Navy has delivered 75 tonnes of crucial aid to Commonwealth citizens whose lives have been thrown into turmoil by a volcano. Support ship RFA Wave Knight offloaded 135 pallets of emergency assistance in St Vincent – the Caribbean island badly affected by the unexpected and violent eruptions of La Soufrière in April. The intense…

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