Elbit Completes Hellenic Coast Guard Installations

April 26, 2021 – Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it successfully completed the acceptance tests for new patrol vessels of the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG). In March 2019, the Company reported that it was awarded a contract from Cantiere Navale Vittoria SpA to supply combat suites and perform systems’ integration for the new patrol vessels of the HCG. The…

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Ingalls Christens Destroyer Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123)

April 25, 2021 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened guided missile destroyer Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123) Saturday evening. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a small, socially distanced event was held with limited in-person attendance. “The christening of Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee is a significant milestone that brings our 34th destroyer one step closer to…

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Xi attends commissioning of Chinese naval vessels

April 24, 2021 – Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), attended the commissioning ceremony of three naval vessels, the Changzheng-18, the Dalian, and the Hainan. The vessels were delivered to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy and placed in active service on Friday…

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Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy Harasses US Coast Guard

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) Harth 55 conducted an unsafe and unprofessional action by crossing the bow of the Coast Guard patrol boat USCGC Monomoy (WPB 1326) forcing the U.S. ship to conduct a defensive maneuver, Apr. 2. The U.S. vessel was conducting a routine maritime security patrol in international waters of the southern Arabian Gulf at the…

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OIC Condemns Aggression Attempt by Using Bomb-Laden USV Towards Yanbu

April 27, 2021 – The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yusuf Al-Othaimeen, strongly condemned the aggression attempt by using a Bomb-Laden USV in the Red Sea waters off the shores of Yanbu, as it was intercepted and destroyed by the naval units of the Ministry of Defense in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Al-Othaimeen stressed…

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USCGC Myrtle Hazard Delivers Emergency Supplies to Palau After Typhoon Surigae

April 26, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) delivered emergency supplies including water and food to the island of Kayangel, Saturday. The mission was in response to a national emergency declared by President Surangel Whipps Jr. of Palau after Typhoon Surigae devastated the region last week. “Today, our crew had a unique opportunity to conduct one of…

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Marshal Shaposhnikov Returns to Pacific Fleet After Modernization

April 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – The frigate of the Pacific Fleet “Marshal Shaposhnikov” completed the program of factory tests after repairs with modernization and is included in the forces of permanent readiness of the TEF. At sea, the ship confirmed the conformity of maneuverable and high-speed qualities previously stated characteristics, demonstrated the reliable work of systems and mechanisms, navigation…

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