Metal Shark Delivers Patrol Vessel to Dominican Republic

August 21, 2020 – August 21st, 2020: Shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered an 87′ x 19.5’ welded aluminum Near Coastal Patrol Vessel (NCPV) to the Dominican Republic’s Navy. Christened “Betelgeuse” in keeping with the Dominican tradition of naming military vessels after constellations, the new patrol craft was built at Metal Shark’s Franklin, Louisiana USA shipyard and officially incorporated into the…

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FS Fulmar Returns from Canadian Arctic Exercise

August 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – Customary in cold waters, the Fulmar regularly deploys in the Far North, in cooperation with the allied navies of the region: the Danes in Greenland and the Canadians in Newfoundland and Labrador. This year, the Fulmar sailed along the coast of Greenland to 70 ° N to harden its newly embarked sailors. The objective was…

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Kongsberg Sonar for New Norwegian Coast Guard Ships

August 19, 2020 – Kongsberg Maritime is celebrating the signing of a contract with Vard to deliver its market-leading sonars to the Norwegian Coastguard. The sonars will be used on board three new craft planned for launch between 2022 and 2024, replacing the existing Nordkapp-class vessels. KONGSBERG will equip the new 136-metre, ice-strengthened vessels with its SS1221 sonars, which boast…

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Naval Group Teams with Kership on Minehunter Deck Equipment

July 31, 2020 (Google Translation) – Brusselle Carral, a Belgian company based in Zeebruges, has been selected on July 28th 2020 as supplier of deck equipment for the mine hunters built by Kership for Belgium Naval & Robotics (Naval Group / ECA Group consortium) for the Belgian and Dutch Navies. Brusselle Carral is based in Zeebruges, Flanders and its activities…

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USS Winston S Churchill Deploys

August 13, 2020 – USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) departed for an independent deployment to maintain maritime stability and security and ensure access, deter aggression, and defend U.S., allied and partner interests around the globe August 10. Sailors aboard Churchill will also be navigating the continuing global pandemic, following strict protocols to keep the crew healthy while maintaining the…

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Arnomendi Deployed on Costera del Bonito del Norte 2020

August 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – The patrol boat P-63 is carrying out the maritime campaign “Costera del Bonito del Norte 2020”, carrying out surveillance, inspection and support tasks for the Spanish fishing fleet participating in it. The boarding of a fisheries inspector is planned to facilitate control and inspection tasks. As every year, the coastline of the bonito takes…

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Courtney Welcomes Secretary of The Navy to Groton

August 21, 2020 Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, welcomed U.S. Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite to Groton for a tour of General Dynamics Electric Boat (EB). Rep. Courtney invited Secretary Braithwaite to visit Groton for a tour of operations at EB as the shipyard works to sustain the two-a-year…

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