Follow-up meeting for the F-110 frigate program at the Arsenal Militar de Ferrol

June 15, 2020 (Google Translation) – Throughout the morning of June 15, a meeting to follow up on the program of the F-110 frigates, which was chaired by the Hon. Mr. Ángel Olivares Ramírez, Secretary of State for Defense, and accompanied by Admiral Chief of Staff of the Navy, Admiral General Teodoro E. López Calderón. This meeting was also attended…

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French SSBN Temeraire Test Fires M51 ICBM

June 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – On June 12, 2020, off the tip of Penmarch (Finistère), the nuclear-powered vehicle submarine (SNLE) Le Téméraire launched a strategic ballistic missile M51. This test was carried out without nuclear charge and in strict compliance with France’s international commitments. 5 th shooting M51 from a SSBN, this milestone validates adaptation M51 SNLE the Bold…

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HMAS Armidale Refitting in Cairns

June 16, 2020 – HMAS Armidale has undocked in Cairns after undergoing a major servicing and restoration project, which invested more than $5 million into the local economy. Local Cairns businesses played an essential role in delivering this key project for the Royal Australian Navy. Minister for Defence Industry, Melissa Price said this is the first of several major maintenance projects coming up over…

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Second Ship to Shore Connector Completes Acceptance Trials

June 16, 2020 – The Navy’s next generation landing craft, Ship to Shore Connector (SSC), Land Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 101, concluded acceptance trials the week of June 8 after successfully completing a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations for the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). During the trials, the craft underwent integrated testing to demonstrate the…

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USS Fitzgerald Departs Ingalls for New Homeport San Diego

June 13, 2020 – USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) departed Huntington Ingalls Industries, Ingalls Shipbuilding division’s Pascagoula shipyard June 13 to return to her homeport in San Diego. The sail away reflects more than two years’ worth of effort in restoring and modernizing one of the Navy’s most capable warships after it was damaged during a collision in 2017 that claimed…

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Remaining USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Depart Guam

June 12, 2020 – Remaining USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors ashore will begin to fly back to the United States via military flights, June 12. Theodore Roosevelt (TR) Sailors who return to the United States are required to complete a 14-day-restriction-of-movement (ROM) sequester upon arrival. Sailors may ROM at home or facilities on base at their home station in…

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