Maiden Arrival in Cartagena for ARC Almirante Tono

November 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – This vessel was transferred to the Colombian Navy within the framework of the international cooperation that the two nations have sustained for more than six decades. After sailing the seas of the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean; and sail 10,581 miles, arriving in Cartagena from the Naval Base “Jinhae” of the Province of Gyeongsang…

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Thales Teams With MHI for JMSDF Sonar

November 23, 2020 – Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force relies on Thales and MHI to equip itself with the latest generation of high-resolution synthetic aperture sonar that provides a high level of classification. The choice of Thales technologies, which have been extensively proven in service with navies around the world, provides the highest levels of protection available today. In a changing…

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Colombian Navy Takes Part in Another Big Cocaine Bust

November 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – During the development of a coordinated operation, carried out between Units of the Colombian Navy and the Attorney General’s Office through the Specialized Directorate against Drug Trafficking of the Delegate Against Criminal Organizations with the support of the Anti-Narcotics Police, a Offensive action against drug trafficking organizations that commit crimes in the Colombian Caribbean,…

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Indian Naval Officer Thanks Ballarat for Rescue Role

November 20, 2020 – An Indian naval officer was keen to visit HMAS Ballarat during the ship’s Goa port visit between phases of Exercise Malabar to thank the frigate’s crew for the ship’s part in his rescue during the 2018 Golden Globe Race. Commander Abhilash Tomy had been sailing in the around-the-world yacht race when his vessel was damaged in…

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Corona Navy Innovation Contributes to Successful ICBM Intercept Test

November 24, 2020 – As USS John Finn (DDG 113) launched the SM-3 Block IIA Intercept Test near Hawaii Nov. 16, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona Division engineers worked quietly behind the scenes. Finn, an Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) System-equipped destroyer, successfully intercepted and destroyed an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) target during a flight test demonstration where the…

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BAP Pisagua Enroute Begins SUBDIEX Operational Deployment

November 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – On November 23, 2020, from the Callao Naval Base, the submarine BAP Pisagua (SS-33) set sail for the Atlantic coast of the United States of America, to participate in the Submarine Diesel Exercises SUBDIEX Operational Deployment, where during its development , anti-submarine warfare and anti-surface warfare maneuvers will be carried out. The ceremony was…

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HII to Build First Two Columbia-Class Submarine Modules

November 23, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a contract modification from General Dynamics Electric Boat in support of construction on the first two Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines The contract modification, valued at approximately $2.2 billion, provides continued design support efforts, as well as the construction and delivery of six…

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USS John S. McCain conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation

November 24, 2020 – USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) asserted navigational rights and freedoms in the vicinity of Peter the Great Bay in the Sea of Japan. This freedom of navigation operation (“FONOP”) upheld the rights, freedoms, and lawful uses of the sea recognized in international law by challenging Russia’s excessive maritime claims. In 1984, the U.S.S.R declared a…

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Singapore, India and Thailand Conclude Trilateral Maritime Exercise

November 23, 2020 – The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), Indian Navy (IN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) conducted the 2nd Singapore-India-Thailand Maritime Exercise (SITMEX) from 21 to 22 November 2020 in the Andaman Sea. The RSN participated with the Formidable-class frigate RSS Intrepid and the Endurance-class landing ship tank RSS Endeavour, the IN deployed the Kamorta-class corvette INS…

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ARC 7 de Agosto Returns to Cartagena

November 22, 2020 (Google Translation) – This important unit of the Colombian Navy, carried out in 2014 the affirmation of the National Pavilion in the department of San Andrés Isla, starting its security and defense of the maritime interests of the Nation. After crossing the waters of the Colombian Pacific, the ARC “Bolívar” Naval Base in the city of Cartagena…

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