Project 22160 Sergey Kotov Launched at Kerch

January 29, 2021 (Google Translation) – Today, at the Zaliv shipyard (Kerch, Republic of Crimea), the launching ceremony of the fourth in a series of patrol ship of project 22160 Sergey Kotov, built for the Russian Navy at the A.M. Zelenodolsk shipyard, took place. Gorky together with the Kerch shipbuilders (part of Ak Bars Shipbuilding Corporation JSC (a group of…

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USS Toledo (SSN 769) arrives at Norfolk Naval Shipyard for Engineered Overhaul

January 29, 2021 – Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) welcomed the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) Jan. 21 for an Engineered Overhaul. Approximately 437,000 workdays are required to replace, repair and overhaul components throughout the boat. This will mark NNSY’s third Engineering Overhaul and first in several years, following USS Newport News (SSN 750) and USS Albany (SSN 753).…

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Historical general plans for the construction of the plant were handed over to Sevmash

January 29, 2021 (Google Translation) – The St. Petersburg company Soyuzproektverf handed over to Sevmash (part of USC) copies of two general plans of the enterprise in 1936 and 1939. According to the original of the first general plan 85 years ago, the designer reported to Stalin about how the future shipyard in the north of the country would look…

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Communist Chinese Dredge Caught Stealing Philippine Sand

January 28, 2021 – While conduct maritime security patrol aboard BRP Panglao (FPB-2402), personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Task Force Aduana and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) spotted an illegal and unauthorized Chinese dredger type vessel at vicinity seven nautical miles southwest off Orion Point, Bataan at around 11:00 a.m. yesterday, 27 January 2021. Upon boarding, the joint…

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NATO Chiefs of Defense Futureproof Military Might

January 28, 2021 – The thirty Allied Chiefs of Defence held their first Military Committee meeting of 2021 in a hybrid virtual/in person format. The meeting allowed the Military Committee to align military work priorities and discuss all current operations, missions and activities with contributing NATO partners. The Military Committee’s advice and guidance will play a vital part of the…

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Exercise Sea Dragon 2021 Concluded

January 28, 2021 – The U.S. Navy and several maritime partner nations successfully completed operations for the multilateral exercise Sea Dragon 2021 in Guam on Jan. 27. For two weeks, over 190 personnel from five nations conducted over 250 hours of ground and classroom training, culminating in high-level exercises to track a real-world U.S. Navy submarine. Commander Task Force 72,…

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USCGC Tahoma completes North Atlantic fisheries patrol

January 26, 2021 – USCGC Tahoma (WMEC 908) returned to Kittery, Maine, Tuesday after a 58-day fisheries patrol in the Northern Atlantic. The crew’s efforts support the Coast Guard 1st District’s living marine resource priorities of ensuring the safety of life at sea and protection of fisheries resources in a region home to one of the nation’s largest economies. “The…

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U.S. Navy Conducts Interoperability with NATO in Black Sea

January 23, 2021 – The U.S. Navy and NATO Air Command conducted 2021’s first joint maritime and air training mission in the Black Sea Jan. 23. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75); one U.S. Navy P-8 Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance Aircraft from VP-46 out of Sigonella, Italy,; and NATO Air Command aircraft E-3A Airborne Warning and Control…

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