2021 Hespérides Antarctic Deployment Cancelled

January 13, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Ministry of Science and Innovation has decided to cancel the participation of BIO Hespérides in the Spanish Antarctic campaign to avoid any risk of spreading the virus among the personnel participating in the campaign and its possible introduction into the Antarctic Treaty area. This decision has been made after 35 positives of COVID-19…

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Staying Connected in Fiji

January 19, 2021 – HMAS Adelaide’s Communication and Information Systems sailors and Army Signalers are bridging the gap between the ship and personnel ashore in Fiji. Deployed on Operation Fiji Assist, personnel have contributed to the Fijian Government’s disaster relief efforts in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Yasa. Ship to shore communications allowed for ADF task coordination including disaster relief…

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Joint Statement on Carrier Strike Group 2021 Joint Declaration Signing

January 19, 2021 – Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and US Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher C. Miller have co-signed the UK-US Joint Declaration for the Carrier Strike Group 2021 deployment. The Joint Declaration supports UK Carrier Strike Group, led by the UK’s aircraft carrier, HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH, on its inaugural deployment this year. The Carrier Strike Group will be complemented…

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Russia Finally Adopts Modular Submarine Construction

January 19, 2021 (Google Translation) – The block-modular method, introduced at Sevmash (part of USC), will reduce the building berth period by 18 months for nuclear submarines. The use of the new technology for creating nuclear submarines will also increase the quality of work and reduce labor intensity due to the assembly of submarine hulls from large block modules of…

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Theodore Roosevelt CSG Bilateral Exercise with JMSDF

January 15, 2021 – Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) conducted a bilateral maritime exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, Jan. 15. The exercise, which focused on increasing combat readiness and warfighting excellence, included USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), USS John Finn (DDG 113), JS Kongo (DDG 173), and JS Asahi (DD 119). “Carrier…

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