Russian Navy Recovers Torpedo Boat Lost During the Siege of Sevastopol

March 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crews of vessels from the emergency rescue squad (ASO) of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Directorate of Search and Rescue Operations (UPASR) completed the lifting of the hull of the G-5 torpedo boat, which died during the Great Patriotic War, from under the water. A historical find was discovered at the exit from…

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RFS Akademik Pashin and Admiral Kasatonov Conduct Joint Trials

March 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – Today, Akademik Pashin, the latest medium-sized Northern Sea Fleet tanker, conducted a planned drill in the Barents Sea on the transfer of solid and liquid cargoes on the move in a traverse way. The frigate of project 22350 Admiral of the Kasatonov fleet, which continues to carry out the test program in the training…

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Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Embraer and Atech to Build Tamandare Class

March 5, 2020 – On March 5th, in Rio de Janeiro, Emgepron, an independent state company, linked to the Ministry of Defense through the Brazilian Navy Command, and Águas Azuis, a company created by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Embraer Defense & Security and Atech, signed the contract for building four state-of-the-art Tamandaré Class Ships, with deliveries scheduled between 2025 and 2028.…

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Palantir Awarded Contract to Support U.S. Navy NOBLE System

March 5, 2020 – Palantir today announced that they have been awarded a contract to support follow-on production work under the US Navy’s Naval Operational Business Logistics Enterprise (NOBLE) Family of Systems (FoS). Under this contract, Palantir will deliver its commercial software to serve as NOBLE’s Integrated Data Environment (IDE) – providing an open architecture for data ingestion, integration, management,…

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China’s newly commissioned destroyer, frigate achieve battle readiness

March 5, 2020 – Two recently commissioned warships of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy are now ready to do battle after passing an all-subject training examination, the Navy announced on Wednesday, as experts said the service has done well in its sailor training program while receiving more and more warships. The PLA Northern Theater Command Navy recently organized…

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Upgraded Type 053H3 frigate joins real combat scenario exercise

March 6, 2020 – With a new anti-aircraft missile system and a new type of close-in weapon system, an upgraded Type 053H3 frigate participated in a recent naval exercise, and analysts expect it to become a powerful addition to China’s offshore defense force. The Type 053H3 frigate, which underwent a midlife modernization program, was seen for the first time after…

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USS Herschel Williams Commissioning March 7 in Norfolk

March 6, 2020 – The Navy will commission its newest Expeditionary Sea Base, USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4), during a 10 a.m. EST ceremony Saturday, March 7, in Norfolk, Virginia. The future Hershel “Woody” Williams is the first ship to bear the name of Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer Four Hershel Woodrow Williams, the last surviving Medal of Honor…

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Germany Deploying a P-3C for Operation Atalanta

March 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – A German maritime reconnaissance aircraft P-3C “Orion” is heading towards Djibouti on the Horn of Africa on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. By mid-June around 70 soldiers from Naval Aviation Squadron 3 “Graf Zeppelin” will be part of the EU-led “Atalanta” mission. German naval aviators have been making a significant contribution to combating piracy and…

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USS San Antonio Begins First Underway in Three Years

San Antonio class amphibious transport dock USS San Antonio (LPD 17) began Sea Trials February 29. This is the ship’s first underway following a three-year Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) maintenance availability. The short underway will be the first time the San Antonio has been underway since February of 2017. “I am so incredibly proud of our sailors,” said Captain…

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