Brazil Celebrates Sailor’s Day With Submarine Ceremonies

December 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – As part of the celebrations of the Day of the Sailor, celebrated on December 13, the Navy held, today (11), the ceremony “Day of the Sailor – PROSUB 2020”, in the Naval Complex of Itaguaí (RJ), with the presence of the President of Republic, Jair Bolsonaro, Minister of Defense, Army General Fernando Azevedo, Navy…

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USS Vermont Participates in Exercises with Submarine Tupi

December 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Mariner’s Day celebrations, held on December 11, were attended by the USS “Vermont”, of the US Navy. As usually occurs when Marines are at sea, Submarine “Tupi” carried out joint operations with the North American submarine in the days before its arrival at the Submarine Base of Madeira Island, in Itaguaí (RJ), where…

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Operation Sea Guardian Ends Mediterranean Patrol

December 10, 2020 – NATO Operation Sea Guardian has finished its last focused security patrol for 2020 today (10 December). As part of this activity (known as a focused operation), which started on 24 November, NATO maritime assets have been helping provide an accurate maritime picture to NATO commanders, enforcing counter-terrorism measures, and working with partners. Sea Guardian’s current flagship…

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Russian Navy to Join Pakistani Exercise AMAN 2021

December 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – A planning conference on the participation of the Navy in the international exercise AMAN-2021 (AMAN-2021), which will be held in February 2021 in the water area of ​​the Pakistani port of Karachi, was held in Sevastopol online. The initiators of working out joint actions were the Naval Forces of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,…

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Woods Hole Upgrading Famed Submersible Alvin

December 9, 2020 – Increased depth range and the ability to explore 99% of the ocean floor, including the abyssal region—one of the least understood areas of the deep sea—are just some of the upgrades underway for the iconic human-occupied Vehicle (HOV) Alvin that were unveiled today at the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Fall Meeting 2020. Researchers from Woods Hole…

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Italian Navy Command Course Busy at Sea

December 9, 2020 (Google Translation) – The presence and surveillance of the aircraft carrier cruiser Garibaldi continues in the Mediterranean Sea to protect the interests of the country and the defense of the free use of the high seas. The two naval units of the Coastal Surveillance and Defense Patrol Forces Command (COMFORPAT) of Augusta, the Borsini ship and the…

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BMT Celebrates a Year of Ship Design Achievements

December 10, 2020 – Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, BMT has continued to work collaboratively with its maritime customers and partners to deliver a near business-as-usual service, and as the year draws to a close the business is celebrating a year of successful and diverse ship design project milestones and contract awards from across the globe. From concept and design through…

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