France Praises Blas de Lezo Escort of Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle

March 26 2020 (Google Translation) – Having joined the carrier strike group’s European escort at the start of March as part of the Foch mission , the Spanish frigate Blas de Lezo is helping to protect the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and is helping to establish an assessment of situation in the Atlantic and North Sea. Its integration into…

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FS Bougainville Passes the 100,000 Nautical Mile Mark

March 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – Admitted to active service on December 16, 2016, the BSAOM Bougainville passed the symbolic 100,000 nautical mark at the beginning of March 2020. His base port being Papeete, he sailed his first nautical routes between Brest and Tahiti at the end of 2016. Integrated into the armed forces in French Polynesia (FAPF), Le Bougainville…

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Rolls-Royce Propulsion for New German Coast Guard Ships

March 31, 2020 – Rolls-Royce is supplying the gas-shielded propulsion system for two new multi-purpose vessels to keep them operational even under difficult conditions. In future, the 95-m special ships will be called out on the North and Baltic Seas to deal with accidents, fires or unable-to-maneuver vessels. They are being built for the German Federal Waterway and Shipping Administration…

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Japan Announces DPRK Ballistic Missile Launch

A suspected ballistic missile was fired from North Korea. It is estimated that they will not fly into Japan’s territory and will not fall into Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The recent repeated launches of ballistic missiles by North Korea are serious issues for the entire international community, including Japan. In order to protect the lives and property of the…

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HMAS Toowoomba Narcotics Interdiction

March 30, 2020 – HMAS Toowoomba has interdicted over 3,000 kilograms of illegal narcotics including hashish and heroin in the Gulf of Aden. The Anzac class frigate is deployed under Operation MANITOU, Australia’s contribution to support international efforts to promote security, stability and prosperity in the Middle East Region. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said this…

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Future USS Fort Lauderdale Launched

March 30, 2020 – The future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) was successfully launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Division shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi, March 28. Fort Lauderdale is the Navy’s 12th San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ship. On March 7 2020, the ship was transferred from the land level facility to the dry dock in preparation…

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