Aquitaine Attends Battle of Narvik 80th Anniversary

June 3, 2020 (Google Translation) – During her deployment in the North Atlantic, on May 28, 2020, the frigate Aquitaine made an anchorage in Narvik bay. She carried the French flag on the occasion of 80 th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Narvik, alongside the frigate HNoMS Thor Heryerdal and Norwegian patrol vessel KV Hardstat . This battle historically…

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Great Lake: The fascinating history of NNSY’s World War II aircraft carrier USS Lake Champlain

June 3, 2020 – Before it became a facility dedicated to maintenance and modernization almost 70 years ago, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) used to build ships. In the case of World War II, sometimes 27,000 ton ones. June 3 will mark the 75th anniversary of commissioning the NNSY aircraft carrier USS Lake Champlain (CV-39). Commissioned a couple months before World…

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LORA Ballistic Missile Test Fired

June 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – The aerospace industry conducted a successful double-missile operation on the LORA weapon system – an accurate ballistic missile. The experiment was designed and successfully carried out under the Corona limits and as part of the business work program and capabilities demonstration to the advanced missile system customers. The experiment, conducted from sea, involved the…

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Project 20380 Aldar Tsydenzhapov Loaded on Heavy Lift Ship for Transport to Vladivostok

June 3, 2020 (Google Translation) – Today at the Amur Shipbuilding Plant (Komsomolsk-on-Amur), the third serial corvette of project 20380 “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov”, built specifically for the Pacific Fleet, was withdrawn from the water area of ​​the enterprise. With the help of river tugs, the Zeya transport and launch dock, into which the corvette was brought…

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More Building Materials Lightered to Arctic Air Base Nagurskoye

June 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Northern Sea Route nuclear lighter carrier Sevmorput, operating in the interests of the Northern Fleet, delivered more than 15 thousand tons of building materials to the Alexandra Land island of the Franz Josef Land Arctic archipelago. The cargo, most of which is reinforced concrete slabs, is intended to continue the construction of the…

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Boeing Delivers First Super Hornet Blue Angel Test Jet

June 3, 2020 – Boeing has delivered the first Super Hornet test aircraft for the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angel flight demonstration squadron. The unpainted aircraft now enters the flight test and evaluation phase at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland. Boeing expects to deliver a total of 11 aircraft for the squadron in 2020. “The Super Hornet is an…

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