Second Drug Bust for USS Pinckney

May 27, 2020 – USS Pinckney (DDG 91) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team seized over 2,700 kilograms of suspected cocaine May 16. After a U.S. Navy maritime patrol aircraft (MPA), assigned to the “Tridents” of Patrol Squadron VP 26, first spotted the low profile vessel (LPV), Pinckney was vectored for a long range intercept.…

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Dumont d’Urville Prepares for Hurricane Season

May 28, 2020 (Google Translation) – Based in Fort-de-France, the overseas support and assistance building (BSAOM) Dumont d’Urville, admitted to active service on April 17, brings to the armed forces in the Antilles (FAA) a new light amphibious capability . Among the means of this particularly versatile new building is indeed a service boat capable of transporting and disembarking vehicles,…

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Italian Navy 2020 Research Programs Underway

May 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – With the departure of the hydrographic ship Galatea this morning from the base of La Spezia, the 2020 hydro-oceanographic campaign of the Navy began, an activity that will engage the hydro-oceanographic naval units of the Naval Team (CINCNAV) in support of the technical-scientific needs of the Navy Hydrographic Institute (IIM) and other national research…

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Rising tide: NAVICS immersed and successful

May 27, 2020 – Communications for submarines is one of the main means to achieve strategic information superiority. With Rohde & Schwarz being at the forefront of naval communication systems, the company offers full integrated communication systems (NAVICS) including line of sight (LOS) and beyond line of sight (BLOS) communications. Here, the company masters the most critical aspect of underwater…

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Portuguese Navy Museum Gago Coutinho Exhibit Ends December 30

In this exhibition, it is intended to deepen the knowledge about the life and work of this Navy Officer who made such important contributions to our homeland. Carlos Viegas de Gago Coutinho was born in Lisbon in 1869. He joined the Escola Naval in 1886, having distinguished himself for his aplomb and intelligence. From an early age, he became interested…

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