RAN Ships deploy to Southeast Asia and RIMPAC in Hawaii

July 5, 2020 – The Australian Defence Force (ADF) today begins a regional deployment to conduct exercises within Southeast Asia and Hawaii over the coming months. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said the regional deployment demonstrated Australia’s enduring commitment to the Indo-Pacific and to the increasing capability of the ADF. “It’s important during global challenges that…

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FS Tonnerre Trains Gabonese Forces

July 7, 2020 (Google Translation) – On June 28, the amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Tonnerre trained with the Gabonese administrations in charge of maritime surveillance in the Libreville estuary. At the heart of the training, a fast boat interception exercise and a winch by Caiman. While sailing in the Gulf of Guinea on a Corymbe mission, the PHA Tonnerre crew…

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USCGC Reliance Departs Kittery for New Homeport at NAS Pensacola

June 6, 2020 – USCGC Reliance departed Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine today for new homeport of Naval Air Stations (NAS) Pensacola. After 32 years homeported in Maine, Reliance will continue service with two other 210-foot medium endurance cutters homeported at NAS Pensacola, allowing the Coast Guard to better leverage efficiencies gained by clustering vessels of the same class.…

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RFS KIL-27 Recovering Scrap Metal from the Shantar Islands

July 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – A killer ship KIL-27 of a detachment of vessels of the auxiliary fleet of the Troops and forces in the North-East of Russia left the port of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on an environmental expedition to the Shantar Islands. On board the vessel for technical work is a bulldozer, frontal loader and excavator. At Korsakov port, landing…

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Zelensky inspects passage of warships, equipment on Ukrainian Navy Day

July 5, 2020 – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky inspected the passage of warships and equipment on board the Hetman Sahaidachny frigate on June 5, the Ukrainian Navy Day. Military helicopters flew with the State Flag of Ukraine and the Naval Flag, according to the president’s press service. Military guard boats and artillery boats passed through the waterways of the Black…

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Delivery of Project 22350 Admiral Kasatonov due this Month

July 6, 2020 (TASS) – Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov will enter service with the Russian Navy in July, Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov said in an interview with the Defense Ministry’s Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper on Monday. “Currently, the second frigate of this Project, the Admiral Kasatonov, is completing trials and will enter service with the Navy in July,” the…

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