VIKING signs contract for five more Hellenic Coast Guard ambulance boats

June 15, 2021 – VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has reached agreement to supply additional ambulance boats to the Hellenic Coastguard, after a formal contract signing with Greece’s Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy. The latest deal, signed by Minister of Shipping and Island Policy Mr. Giannis Plakiotakis on May 28, covers delivery of five VIKING Norsafe Munin-S1200 boats to support emergency…

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Ronald Reagan CSG enters South China Sea

June 14, 2021 – The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is operating in the South China Sea for the first time during its 2021 deployment. While in the South China Sea, the strike group is conducting maritime security operations, which include flight operations with fixed and rotary wing aircraft, maritime strike exercises, and coordinated tactical training between surface and air…

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Data-driven Asset Optimization for Destroyer Enterprise

June 10, 2021 – BAE Systems Australia will introduce technologies to enable strategic data-driven decision making in real time across the Hobart Class Destroyer Enterprise. The Destroyer Enterprise supports the three Hobart Class destroyers HMAS Brisbane, HMAS Sydney and HMAS Hobart at their base at Fleet Base East, Garden Island, NSW, and is responsible for sustaining the three warships and…

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Rogers Opening Statement at Hearing on US Navy’s FY22 Budget Request

June 15, 2021 – U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (R-AL), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, delivered the following opening statement at a hearing on the Department of the Navy’s FY22 budget request. Rep. Rogers’ remarks as prepared for delivery: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. And thank you to our witnesses for being here today and for your service to…

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PHIBRON 11 conducts bilateral amphibious operations with JS Shimokita

June 15, 2021 – The forward-deployed ships of Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 conducted bilateral amphibious operations with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) tank landing ship JS Shimokita (LST 4002) in the Philippine Sea, June 12-13. USS America (LHA 6), USS New Orleans (LPD 18) and USS Germantown (LSD 42) comprise the Navy’s only forward-deployed amphibious ready group (ARG),…

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Navy, Coast Guard conduct operations in Eastern Pacific

June 13, 2021 – The U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard are conducting integrated operations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of the Tri-Service Maritime Strategy. U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyers USS O’Kane (DDG 77), USS Howard (DDG 83), USS Chafee (DDG 90), USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) along with U.S. Coast Guard cutters…

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Dutch Navy Searches for Plane Wrecks in IJsselmeer

June 14, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Royal Netherlands Navy is currently looking for two aircraft wrecks in the IJsselmeer. The aircraft from the Second World War must be located near Makkum. It concerns a Lancaster and a Manchester of the British Air Force. Under water, historical information will be collected all week, just like last week. The intention is…

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Rohde & Schwarz continues excellent collaboration with Italian Coast Guard

March 14, 2021 – The Italian Coast Guard has put its trust in Rohde & Schwarz for decades. This collaboration continues with the coast guard’s new self-righting and unsinkable patrol boat, the CP420 “Natale De Grazia,” which was launched in December. This new vessel, built by Intermarine, will expand the operating capabilities of the fleet and will ship out with…

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