France Announces Names for Overseas Patrollers (POM)

May 20, 2021 (Google Translation) – Ordered in 2019 for a delivery staggered between 2023 and 2025, the six future Overseas Patrollers (POM) of the French Navy will be named in tribute to six great overseas heroes of Free France, companions of the Liberation. Names were chosen based on the duty station of each unit. Two patrollers are intended for…

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Project 03182 Vitse-Admiral Paramov Commissioned

May 29, 2021 (Google Translation) – Today, in the main base of the Black Sea Fleet (PF) – Sevastopol, a small naval tanker (MT) “Vitse-Admiral Paramov” has been accepted into the auxiliary fleet’s support vessel squad. Before the start of the raising of the St. Andrew’s flag, the rank of its consecration was held, which was attended by: the command…

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Russian-Norwegian Barents 2021 Exercise

May 31, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Northern Fleet’s search and rescue forces are completing preparations for the annual joint Russian-Norwegian Barents exercise in early June in the Barents Sea. The main objectives of the exercise are to work out joint actions in the search and rescue of people in distress at sea, to prevent oil products from polluting the…

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Argentine Navy Celebrates 59 Years of the Grumman Tracker

May 31, 2021 (Google Translation) – The sun peeks over the hangars of the Comandante Espora Air Base (BACE) where the Naval Air Anti-Submarine Squadron (EA2S) is located. The silhouette of a Tracker is drawn between the earth and the still orange sky, and the noise of its turbines deafens the scene. With lights and signals, the EA2S staff enables…

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Terma Radar for Indonesian Navy Hospital Ships

May 27, 2021 – Hospital ships are vessels designed to act as floating medical treatment facilities for humanitarian missions or for use in war zones. Under the new contract, Terma will deliver the radar in June 2021 to support the latest Indonesian Navy Hospital Assistance Ship (BRS). The Indonesian Navy’s BRS built in Surabaya by the Indonesian state-owned shipyard PT…

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USS Charleston hosts German Defense Minister

May 28, 2021 – USS Charleston (LCS 18) hosted Germany’s Defense Minister, who toured the ship while moored at Naval Base Guam, May 28. German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer spent the afternoon meeting with Charleston’s crew, discussing the shared U.S.-German interest of a free and open Indo-Pacific. Joined by Rear Adm. John Menoni, commander, Joint Region Marianas, Charleston’s commanding officer…

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Sevmash signed contracts for maintenance of nuclear submarines

May 28, 2021 (Google Translation) – JSC PO Sevmash (part of USC) has signed two new state contracts with the Ministry of Defense for servicing nuclear submarines of the Borey and Borei-A projects of the Northern and Pacific fleets. The works are designed for three years – from 2021 to 2023. We are talking about submarine missile carriers built at…

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