Indian Navy Conducts Joint Exercise with Army and Air Force

January 25, 2021 – A large-scale tri-service joint amphibious exercise AMPHEX – 21 was conducted in Andaman & Nicobar group of islands from 21 – 25 Jan 2021. The exercise involved participation of Naval ships, amphibious troops of the Army and different types of aircraft from the Air force. The exercise was aimed at validating India’s capabilities to safeguard the…

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HMS Echo Assists Lithuanian Navy in Baltic Sea

January 21, 2021 – Survey ship HMS Echo has been in the Baltic Sea with the Lithuanian navy on operations to hunt for historic ordnance. The Royal Navy ship was joined by former British Hunt-class minehunter HMS Dulverton which now belongs to the Lithuanian Naval Force as LNS Kursis. Echo and the mine counter measure vessel worked together on Historical…

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JMSDF 62nd Antarctic Research Expedition Cooperation

(Google Translation) From Friday, November 6, 2nd year of Reiwa to Monday, February 22nd, 3rd year of Reiwa, the Maritime Self-Defense Force will carry out the 62nd Antarctic Research Expedition by the icebreaker Shirase. Crew Captain of the icebreaker Shirase 1st class Kaisa Shusaku Takeuchi Approximately 180 crew members Outline of cooperation The 62nd Antarctic Research Expedition will provide the…

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USCG Commissions First PATFORSWA Sentinel-class Cutter

January 22, 2021 – USCGC Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s first Sentinel-class cutter, was commissioned into service at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth, Thursday. Adm. Karl Shultz, commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, presided over the 41st Sentinel-class cutter ceremony. Moulthrope is the first of six FRCs to be homeported in Manama, Bahrain. The cutter’s sponsor is Mrs. Dawn Schultz,…

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Marotta Controls to Develop Innovative Control Actuation System for U.S. Navy’s SPEAR Project

January 26, 2021 – Marotta Controls, a rapidly growing aerospace and defense supplier based in New Jersey, announced today that it has designed and will be manufacturing a new Control Actuation System (CAS) for the U.S. Navy’s Supersonic Propulsion Enabled Advanced Ramjet (SPEAR) project. The Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division is co-developing the SPEAR demonstrator with Boeing, which…

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Fairbanks Morse Awarded Contract to Service U.S. Coast Guard Cutters

January 26, 2021 – Fairbanks Morse, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management and a leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward, was awarded a six-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG). The agreement, worth approximately $53 million, enables Fairbanks Morse to maximize and improve engine lifecycle support for the USCG’s 270-foot WMEC Famous…

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SRF-JRMC Completes Emergent Repairs to Help USCGC Waesche Return Home

January 25, 2021 – Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) completed emergent assessments and repairs aboard Coast Guard National Security Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) recently after the vessel experienced a Class B Fire. The fire occurred during operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, Sept. 19, 2020. The ship’s crew swiftly contained and extinguished the…

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Metal Shark to Develop LRUSV

January 25, 2021 – Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been selected to develop and implement the Long Range Unmanned Surface Vessel (LRUSV) System for the United States Marine Corps. The LRUSV System will usher in a new era of naval technology while increasing the lethality of U.S. forces, with a network of unmanned vessels traveling autonomously for extended ranges and…

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