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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Dumont d’Urville Admitted to Active Service April 17

April 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) Dumont d’Urville was admitted to active service on April 17, 2020 by Admiral Christophe Prazuck, Chief of the Naval Staff. Fourth and last born in its series, the Dumont d’Urville joins the ranks of the Navy with its “sistership” D’Entrecasteaux and Bougainville , both admitted in 2016,…

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