Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Arrives in Guam

June 23, 2020 – The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, consisting of aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59), and guided-missile destroyers USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), pulled into Guam for a safe haven liberty port visit, June 24. The visit is the third of its kind since USS Blue Ridge…

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Blue Ridge Returns to Yokosuka

June 23, 2020 – USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) returned to Yokosuka, Japan, June 24 to begin scheduled maintenance after a five-month patrol throughout the Indo-Pacific. During this patrol, Blue Ridge enhanced relationships with allies and partners and conducted operations with the America Expeditionary Strike Group, Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, and USS Asheville (SSN 758). “Over the past five…

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Tonnerre Trains With USMC Ospreys

June 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – Deployed on a Corymbe mission since June 8, PHA Tonnerre hosted two US Marine Corps V22 convertible aircraft for a “Touch and Go” (TAG) session before crossing the Strait of Gibraltar. “OUTLAW 12, clear for take-off”. Wednesday, June 10, the TAG are linked at a sustained pace. Each landing and takeoff, a strong wind…

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Dutch Detail Frigate Plans

June 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – Defense will replace the current M-frigates. The main task of the yet to be built frigates is to combat submarines from a distance. This is done with a new torpedo, deployable from the ship or by the NH90 on-board helicopter. This is stated in the letter about the investigation phase that the House of…

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