Israeli Navy’s New Corvette Magen Maiden Arrival in Haifa

December 2, 2020 – The first German-built corvette, Magen, had her maiden arrival in Haifa today. Within the coming year, three more Sa’ar 6 ships will be transferred to Israel from Germany. The ship, which is supposed to arrive in December, will join the Israeli Navy’s fleet to reinforce the IDF’s naval superiority, with an emphasis on defensive capabilities for…

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NNS Dorina and NNS Zaria Train With French Navy

November 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Saturday, November 21 off the Nigerian coast, the Surveillance Frigate (FS) Ventôse and its crew, on patrol in the Gulf of Guinea, carried out several interactions with two units of the Nigerian Navy: the Nigeria Navy ship (NNS) Zaria and the NNS Dorina. During their joint patrol in the Nigerian maritime approaches, the…

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Guam’s Second Fast Response Cutter Arrives

November 30, 2020 – Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) arrived at her homeport in Santa Rita, Guam on Monday, following a 10,620 nautical mile journey from Florida. During the voyage to its new homeport the crew of the Oliver Henry participated in drug interdiction operations in the Eastern Pacific while also assisting in a search for an overdue…

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Tenders to be called for underwater tracking ranges

December 2, 2020 – Australian businesses will soon have the opportunity to tender for work on new maritime underwater tracking ranges to be built in Western Australia. The project will replace the original tracking range that was developed for testing the Collins-class submarines with a new deep water tracking range and a shallow water tracking range. It will also deliver…

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Five Ways F-35 Training is Improving Mission Readiness for Pilots and Maintainers

December 1, 2020 – It’s the morning of your first solo flight in the most advanced fighter jet ever created – the F-35. You’re excited and anxious because today culminates weeks of training and preparation. Once onsite, you get assigned your tail number. After hours of meticulous preparation and briefing, you head to the airplane knowing your maintenance crew chief…

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Indian Navy Completes Refit of Maldivian Ship CGS Huravee

November 26, 2020 – Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam completed the refit of Maldivian Coast Guard Ship MNDF CGS Huravee. Rear Admiral Sreekumar Nair, Admiral Superintendent handed over the ship to the Commanding Officer Major Hussain Rasheed at Visakhapatnam on Wednesday, 25 Nov 20. Colonel Ahmed Thohir, Defence Advisor of Maldives to India, attended the ceremony wherein he conveyed the satisfaction of…

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Bath Iron Works Begins Fabrication of William Charette (DDG 130)

December 1, 2020 – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the start of fabrication of the future USS William Charette (DDG 130) Monday at the Structural Fabrication Facility in East Brunswick. DDG 130 is the 43rd of its class built in Bath and second Flight III Arleigh Burke destroyer to start construction at Bath Iron Works. Advancements in radar and…

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