Fulmar Patrols Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

April 28, 2020 (Google Translation) – Based in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, the Fulmar and its eleven crew members are used to conducting missions in the sometimes difficult weather conditions of the Northwest Atlantic. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the isolation of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon was almost complete after the stopping of air and sea passenger connections with Canada, a compulsory…

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FS Floréal Helicopter MEDEVACs Merchant Ship Crewmember in Indian Ocean

April 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – Monday April 20, 2020, the Regional Operational Center for Surveillance and Rescue (CROSS) Réunion called on the Armed Forces in the Southern Indian Ocean Zone (FAZSOI) and the Panther helicopter of the 36F detachment assigned to the frigate of Floréal monitoring for medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) on the bulk carrier type AVALON at 70 nautical…

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JMSDF Shadows Liaoning Task Group

April 28, 2020 (Google Translation) – On April 28th (Tuesday), around 9 am, “Kongo” belonging to the JMSDF 5th Guard (Sase Tamotsu), 12th Escort Corps “Umigiri” (Kure) and 5th Aviation Group Affiliation “P-3C” (Na (Hachi) is the Kuznetsov-class air of the Chinese Navy moving northwest in an area about 80 km southeast of Miyakojima. Mother “Liaoning” 1 ship, Lu Yang…

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Theodore Roosevelt Prepares to Return to Sea

April 20, 2020 – Hundreds of sailors began the transition from quarantine and isolation to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) April 29, as the ship prepares to return to sea after a bow-to-stern deep cleaning process. More than 4,000 sailors who tested negative for COVID-19 have been in quarantine in hotels off base. It will take several…

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Acting Secretary of the Navy McPherson Balks at Reinstating Theodore Roosevelt CO

April 29, 2020 – After carefully reviewing the preliminary inquiry into the events surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), the Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Mike Gilday, provided me with his recommendations. Following our discussion, I have unanswered questions that the preliminary inquiry has identified and that can only be answered by a deeper review. Therefore,…

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SNMCMG1 Trains with Finnish Navy

April 28, 2020 – Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) is training with the Finnish Navy over two days between 27-28 April, 2020. The Finnish Navy’s Coastal Fleet is holding the International Mine Countermeasures Exercise in the Archipelago Sea, with participants from the Finnish Navy’s 4th Mine Countermeasures Squadron and SNMCMG1. “The training exercise consists of a series of…

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Navy Accepts Delivery of Fully Equipped USS Zumwalt

April 24, 2020 – The Navy accepted delivery of USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the lead ship of the Navy’s next-generation of multi-mission surface combatants, on April 24. Following this delivery, the ship will transition from Combat Systems Activation to the next phase of developmental and integrated at-sea testing. This event marks a major milestone of the dual delivery approach for…

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