U.S. Navy Announces 28th RIMPAC Exercise

Twenty-six nations, 38 surface ships, four submarines, nine national land forces, more than 170 aircraft and approximately 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 29 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. RIMPAC 2022 is the 28th exercise in the series that began in 1971. As the…

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Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum Marks Honors Battle of Midway

June 2022 marks the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway, regarded as the turning point of WWII in the Pacific Theater. On Friday, the Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum hosts a Commemoration Ceremony recognizing this signal WWII event. Patrol aircraft in the form of a PBY-5A Catalina spotted the Japanese carrier force at Midway to give our carrier force…

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FS Germinal Makes Port Call in Cartagena, Colombia

Deployed in the Caribbean Sea, the surveillance frigate (FS) Germinal made a stopover in Cartagena de Indias from May 13 to 18. Through the various representation activities, formal visits and reception on board, the links have been consolidated between the French Navy and the Armada de Colombia , both major players in the fight against drug trafficking at sea in…

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S-100 Surveillance for EMSA Royal Danish Navy Tasking

The Royal Danish Navy (RDN) is operating the Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 for maritime surveillance. The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) service is delivered by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). Stationed in Denmark’s northernmost town Skagen, the CAMCOPTER® S-100 is supporting the RDN alongside other national authorities in carrying out various maritime surveillance tasks, including detecting, verifying and providing information…

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S-100 Performs EMSA Maritime Surveillance for Romania

After the successful operations in 2021, Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 is once again supporting the Romanian Border Police. The operations started in March and are scheduled to continue until August 2022. The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) service is delivered by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). Stationed in Mangalia, the CAMCOPTER® S-100 supports the Romanian authorities in carrying out general…

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China Ramps Up Propaganda Against Japan and US

Soon after the Liaoning aircraft carrier group wrapped up its far sea drills in waters between Japan and the island of Taiwan, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy reportedly sent more warships simultaneously through two strategically important straits northwest and southwest of Japan on Monday, marking an increase in Chinese naval activities in the region at a time when…

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