ARA Indomita Patrols Beagle Channel Area

October 29, 2020 (Google Translation) – The speedboat ARA Indomita, belonging to the Fast Lanyards Group, set sail from the Comodoro de Marina “Augusto Lasserre” military dock in the city of Ushuaia with the aim of carrying out individual training and the replacement of personnel and material at the Maritime Traffic Surveillance and Control (PVyCTM). The positions where the supply,…

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French Navy Hydrographic Service Experimenting with Drones

November 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – The waters under French jurisdiction covering a total of nearly 11 million km² (with the extensions of the continental shelf in force), France has the 2nd largest maritime domain in the world. In order to assert its sovereignty over its waters, respect its commitments under the Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS) convention, protect…

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HMS Spey’s Portsmouth Arrival Marks Proud Moment for OPV Fleet

October 30, 2020 – HMS Spey, the Royal Navy’s newest warship, has been successfully delivered to Portsmouth, marking the end of the Defence Equipment and Support-led procurement of the Batch 2 Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) fleet. Spey is the final OPV designed and built by BAE Systems at its dockyard in Glasgow and her homecoming is a moment of enormous…

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USS John S. McCain sails alongside HMAS Ballarat

October 30, 2020 – USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155) during integrated operations in the South China Sea, Oct 27, 2020. Both ships conducted maneuvering drills, integrated tactical training, and warfighting scenarios while transiting together. McCain and Ballarat also conducted a combined transit to the Andaman Sea through the Strait of Malacca. “We find tremendous value…

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Littoral Combat Ship Marinette Launched

November 2, 2020 – The newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Marinette (LCS 25) successfully launched into the Menominee River on Oct. 31. Named for the city in which it is being built, Marinette will become only the second Navy ship named in the city’s honor and the first commissioned ship. The first Marinette (YTB-79), a Natick-class large…

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Taiwan Decommissions Dahan (ex-USS Tawakoni)

November 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – The 192 Fleet of the Naval Fleet Headquarters held a decommissioning ceremony for the “Dahan Warship” today. It was hosted by the commander’s high-ranking generals and invited successive captains and important cadres at all levels to participate in the grand event and witness the history of the navy. Great moment. The ceremony was held…

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SNMCMG1 Visits Stockholm

October 29, 2020 – Ships of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) ware visiting Stockholm, Sweden on 30 October as part of its routine deployment in the Baltic Sea region. The port visit in Stockholm takes place on completion of two weeks of historical ordnance disposal operations (HODOPS) in Estonian waters. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the port visit program…

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Blue Angels Conduct Final Flight on Legacy Hornet

November 2, 2020 – The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will conduct a final flight on the F/A-18 A/B/C/D “Legacy” Hornets, Nov. 04 from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST. The final flight of the Legacy Hornets signifies the official transition of the Blue Angels to the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet platform. “We are incredibly honored to…

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