Colombian Navy Has Seized 30 Tons of Narcotics so far in 2020

March 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – Maritime operations developed by Colombian Navy Units in conjunction with the Colombian Air Force, allowed the capture of two subjects and the seizure of about half a ton of cocaine, in Tumaco – Nariño. With this result, the Pacific Naval Force reaches 30 tons of narcotics seized during the course of the year, in…

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HMS Sutherland Ready for SNMG1 Deployment

March 18, 2020 – HMS Sutherland has complete her intense winter training in the Arctic and is now heading for high-readiness tasking with NATO.The Devonport-based Type 23 Frigate completed her participation in Norwegian-led Exercise Cold Response, during which the ‘Fighting Clan’ provided defense against submarines to the multinational task group but also conducted air defense and boarding training. After a…

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NSWC Crane Electro-Optics experts leverage 10 years of R&D to provide innovative solutions to the warfighter

March 19, 2020 – Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) Electro-Optics experts have leveraged 10 years of research and development (R&D) to provide innovative solutions to the warfighter. The electro-optic scientists and engineers have been using Navy Innovative Science and Engineering (NISE) funding to get the best technology in the hands of servicemen and women at the speed…

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Ike, Truman Conduct Dual Carrier, Joint Air Wing Ops in Arabian Sea

March 19, 2020 – USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) began dual carrier strike group and joint air wing operations with a B-52 Bomber from U.S. Air Forces Central Command in the Arabian Sea March 18, 2020. The dual carrier operations integrated with B-52s represent the current combined joint capability and interoperability to…

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Russian Pacific Fleet Trains for Aircraft Crash at Sea Rescue

March 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – In the water area of ​​Peter the Great Bay off the coast of Vladivostok, a special search and rescue exercise was conducted in which rescue personnel from the fleet on duty, naval aviation pilots and Pacific Fleet medical specialists were involved. According to the scenario of the exercise, as a result of the accident,…

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2020 Australian Defence Sales Catalogue released

March 19, 2020 – Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP today released the fourth edition of the Australian Military Sales Catalogue, now titled Australian Defence Sales Catalogue. The 2020 Catalogue showcases leading-edge Australian products, technology and services, which are available for export from Australia’s world-class defence industry sector. Minister Price said 170 Australian businesses are featured in…

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Joint Japanese-English Assessment of Kenyan Coast Guard

March 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – From March 9 to 12, 2020, a joint Japanese-English assessment was conducted in Mombasa, Kenya, to improve the search and rescue capabilities of the Kenyan Coast Guard. Mr. Shigeru Yoshida, Japan Coast Guard Mobile Corporation Team (MCT), Senior Dispatched Cooperation Officer, Masaki Nakagomi Defense Minister, Philippe Bostock of the British Coast Guard, and others…

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