Indonesian Navy Practices Evacuations

April 4, 2020 (Google Translation) – A helicopter reportedly suffered engine damage and had to make an emergency landing around the waters of the Madura Strait on Wednesday (01/3). Received the report, the Koarmada II Sea SAR Team immediately responded to prepare for evacuation assistance. Led directly by Dansatgas Sea Colonel (T) Eduard Simbolon, whose daily life was Head of…

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Colombia Aims for Two Ocean Capability by 2030

April 3, 2020 (Google Translation) – In the midst of the emergency that the country is experiencing regarding the policies and plans that are being adopted to face COVID-19 throughout the national territory, good news emerges today for the strengthening of maritime and coastal issues: approval of CONPES as a policy with prospects for 2030. This fact, in turn, demonstrates…

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Charles de Gaulle Air Group Trains With Dutch F-16s and F-35s

April 3, 2020 (Google Translation) – From 23 to 27 March, the “Frisian Resilience” exercise took place during which the carrier strike group and its Dutch partners reinforced their interoperability during high-level tactical training. Born of a strong Franco-Dutch desire to strengthen cooperation between their armed forces after the cancellation of the combined exercise Frisian Flag, the exercise Frisian Resilience…

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NCC Cadets Embarked Onboard INS Tir Return from Overseas Deployment

April 5, 2020 – INS Tir, a cadet’s training ship of Indian Navy under Southern Naval Command (SNC) with 14 Naval Wing NCC cadets from different parts of the country embarked, returned to Kochi on completion of Overseas Deployment of the “First Training Squadron”(1TS). The NCC cadets had embarked INS Tir on 29 Feb 20 and were given maximum exposure…

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Seventh Fleet in Damage Control Mode After Theodore Roosevelt CO Removal

April 5, 2020 – The Commander of U.S. 7th Fleet visited USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) leadership in port at Naval Base Guam while the aircraft carrier undergoes its COVID-19 recovery efforts April 5. Vice Adm. Bill Merz, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet arrived on Guam to support the ongoing recovery effort on the Nimitz-class carrier, and he met with the…

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Danish frigate Niels Juel Joins Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group

April 3, 2020 (Google Translation) – During the night of Thursday, March 26, the Danish frigate Niels Juel joined the carrier strike group deployed around the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle as part of the Foch mission. After several days of operational interactions in the North Sea with its Danish, Dutch and Swedish allies and the NATO Standing Group maritime…

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