Colombian Navy Destroys Two Cocaine Laboratories

May 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – Two laboratories for the processing of illicit substances were destroyed on the Pacific coast, by troops of the Colombian Navy attached to the Pacific Naval Force, who maintain a strong offensive in this area of ​​the country, against the Organized Armed Groups. The discovery and subsequent destruction in a controlled manner was carried out…

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America’s Shipyard is Open for Business

May 11, 2020 – With its long-standing motto of “Any Ship, Anytime, Anywhere,” Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) has long prided itself on the versatility, availability, and scope of its work, and those qualities are continuing to ring true during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aligned with the daily communications of its parent command Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), America’s Shipyard is open…

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INS Kesari Delivers Aid to Maldives

May 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – Kovid while coordinating with the Government of India between -19 epidemic , Indian Naval Ship ‘ Kesari ‘food items, Acsikyu Kovid related drugs, including pills and special Ayurvedic medicines and medical assistance Maldives on May 10, 2020, with the parties, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar and Comoros have left. This deployment as ‘ Mission Sagar ‘…

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Modernization of infrastructure for airfields of Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and other services

May 9, 2020 (Google Translation) –  Ministry of Defence signed contract for Modernisation of Air Field Infrastructure (MAFI) of 37 airfields for Indian Air Force(IAF), Indian Navy (IN) and Indian Coast Guard (ICG) with M/s Tata Power SED (TPSED) at a cost of nearly Rs 1,200 crore here today. The proposal has been duly approved by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath…

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US Navy MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft Operating from Andersen AFB

May 9, 2020 – Three months after arrival, two MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) are quickly becoming an invaluable asset across the Indo-Pacific, integrating into a series of missions that showcase its increasing range and flight time. In addition to supporting current operations for the various task forces across the Indo-Pacific, the Triton recently participated in advanced training evolutions…

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ECR to Refit USS Mesa Verde

On April 24th the navy awarded East Coast Repair and Fabrication (ECR) Virginia Division its first major award under the Multiple Award Contract/Multiple-Order (MAC-MO) contract vehicle. The multi-million dollar award was for the 4 ½ month overhaul of the USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19). The USS Mesa Verde is a 684 foot long San Antonio class Amphibious Transport Dock ship capable…

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U.S. Navy Submarines join surface ships and aircraft in interoperability exercise

May 9, 2020 – Three submarines joined 7th Fleet ships and aircraft this week during a joint advanced warfighting training exercise May 2-8 in the Philippine Sea. Task Forces representing every warfare specialty – surface, subsurface, amphibious operations, reconnaissance and surveillance – participated in a series of integrated exercises to develop warfighting concepts, improve maritime lethality, and enable real-world proficiency…

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EUNAVFOR MED IRINI Commenced at sea Activities

On 4 May, the European Union Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI commenced its activities at sea with the French naval vessel Jean Bart and a maritime patrol aircraft contributed by Luxembourg. The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, said: “At the Berlin Conference, leaders agreed to work together towards a sustainable solution to…

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