HMS Forth Shadows Russian Ships off Scotland

November 20, 2020 – The Royal Navy has kept close watch as four Russian ships sheltered from rough weather in the seas off the east coast of Scotland. Patrol ship HMS Tyne monitored two warships and an intelligence gathering vessel as they carried out replenishment operations with their supporting tanker. The Russian Navy ships sailed into the Moray Firth to…

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JMSDF & USN Joint MCM Exercise

November 20, 2020 – The U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), began the at sea portion of Mine Warfare Exercise (MINEX) 3JA 2020 off the coast of southwestern Japan, Nov. 20. MINEX 3JA is part of an annual series of exercises between the U.S. Navy and allied navies designed to increase proficiency in mine countermeasure operations. During the…

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DDG 51 Flight III Progressing on Schedule

November 20, 2020 – The U.S. Navy recently achieved several important milestones for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer Flight III upgrade, representing significant progress toward delivering critical Integrated Air and Missile Defense capability to the fleet. The DDG 51 Flight III upgrade is centered on the AMDR/SPY-6(V)1 Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) system that provides improved capability…

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France, Germany, Greece, Italy & UK to Develop Next Generation of Medium Multi-Role Helicopters

November 19, 2020 – France, Germany, Greece, Italy and the United Kingdom announced the launch of a multinational project on Next-Generation Rotorcraft Capabilities on 19 November 2020. The project is dedicated to the modernization of existing rotorcraft fleets and is one of NATO’s High Visibility Projects (HVP). A significant number of medium multi role helicopter capabilities currently operated by Allies…

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Nimitz CSG Concludes Malabar 2020 Phase II

November 20, 2020 – Maritime forces from Australia, India, Japan, and the United States on Nov. 20 completed Phase II of the multi-lateral naval exercise Malabar 2020. The exercise improved integration between Australian, Indian, Japanese, and U.S. maritime forces and provide an opportunity to conduct engagements highlighting cooperation between allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific. “The exercises conducted during MALABAR…

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FS Languedoc Completes Indian Ocean & Hormuz Patrol

November 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – Languedoc is back in the Mediterranean after six-month deployment in the Indian Ocean. After a patrol in the eastern Mediterranean and exercise fictitious firing cruise missiles with units of the VI th US Fleet also deployed in the area, the frigate FREMM multi-mission) is docked this week in Toulon. Departing on April 25, the…

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Canada, Romania & NATO partner Australia Join Maritime Unmanned Systems Initiative

November 20, 2020 – Canada and Romania and NATO partner Australia joined the Maritime Unmanned Systems Initiative on 20 November 2020. The Maritime Unmanned Systems Initiative aims to strengthen the ability of navies to operate in a multinational context above, on, and under the water, in an increasingly complex maritime domain. Together with the National Armaments Directors of the other…

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Sevmash Awarded Lomonosov Prize-2020

November 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Sevmash team (part of the USC) became a laureate of the regional prize named after M.V. Lomonosov. The jury of the competition noted the effectiveness of the implementation of digital three-dimensional measuring systems in the construction of nuclear submarines. The team of authors included chief engineer Evgeny Borodin, chief metrologist Grigory Bogdanovich, specialists…

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