Commandant Bouan Exercises with Nigerian Navy

February 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – After seven months, the ocean patrol vessel Commander Bouan made his second stopover in Lagos. It made it possible to illustrate a clear progression in cooperation actions between the French and Nigerian Marines. For six days, including two at sea, Commander Bouan provided a wide range of training (combat first aid, visit operation, cyber)…

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Stoykiy and Korolev Deploy to the Atlantic

February 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships of the Baltic Fleet, consisting of the Stoykiy corvette and the Korolev large landing ship (BDK), headed for the Atlantic. The ships embarked on a long voyage to carry out combat training tasks as part of the constant presence of the Baltic Fleet forces in its area of responsibility. During…

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CNO Strengthens Naval Partnership with Norway

February 18, 2020 – Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday met with his Norwegian counterpart, Chief of the Royal Norwegian Navy Rear Adm. Nils Andreas Stensønes, at the Pentagon, Feb.18. During the office call, the leaders discussed their navies’ commitment to regional maritime security in the Arctic and North Atlantic. “The High North is a vital region in…

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IKE Deploys Upon Completion of COMPTUEX

February 20, 2020 – USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and the ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group TEN (CSG-10), departed for deployment after successfully completing the Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX). “The Sailors of IKE Strike Group are trained and ready to execute the full spectrum of maritime operations in any theater,” said Rear Adm. Paul Schlise, commander,…

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Refueling the San Martin Base

February 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – As part of the third stage of the Antarctic Summer Campaign 2019/20 and after almost two days of navigation, the icebreaker ARA “Almirante Irizar” arrived yesterday afternoon near the joint San Martin Antarctic base in Margarita Bay and, immediately after, it began its refueling. On Monday the ship had sailed from the joint Antarctic…

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KBR Secures $276M NAVAIR Task Order to Deploy Leading IT Solutions Across DoD

February 19, 2020 – KBR announced today it has been awarded a $276 million task order to provide state-of-the-art information technology services and equipment to the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Logistics and Maintenance Information Systems and Technology Division. Under this contract, KBR will assist NAVAIR in supporting global information grid and net-centric operations and delivering logistics IT capability to…

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Top-level Speakers Announced for Unmanned Maritime Systems

February 20, 2020 – Bringing together international operators and solution providers from a plethora of defence agencies, the 4th Annual Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology Conference, taking place on the 13th-14th May 2020 in London, promises to provide a valuable forum for delegates wishing to enhance their unmanned capability. Delegates will have the opportunity to listen to briefings on the world’s…

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Conference on Naval War in Vietnam Includes American, Vietnamese Perspectives

February 20, 2020 – The U.S. Naval War College gathered military scholars and historians from the American and Vietnamese perspectives for a Feb. 6-7 conference examining the role of naval power in the Vietnam conflict. The conference looked at the Vietnam War as an example of a “limited war” in the shadow of the Cold War – a topic of…

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Project 22800 Odintsovo Begins Trials

February 17, 2020 (Google Translation) – A small missile ship of project 22800 Odintsovo, built at the Pella shipyard in St. Petersburg, began mooring trials, during which the operation of a number of life support systems, radio navigation systems, the main power plant and communication systems will be tested. It is assumed that the factory sea trials of the ship…

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