National Shipbuilding Suppliers Association Elects Chris Deegan to the Board

February 22, 2021 – Chris Cikanovich, Chairman of the Board of the American Shipbuilding Suppliers Association (ASSA), announced today that Chris Deegan, President and Chief Executive of Gibbs & Cox has been elected to the National Board of Directors. Deegan joined Gibbs & Cox as the Engineering Group Vice President in 2013. After three years, he was promoted into the…

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Curtis Wilbur Transits Taiwan Strait

February 24, 2021 – USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit February 24 (local time) in accordance with international law. The ship’s transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The United States military will continue to fly, sail, and operate anywhere international law allows. Curtis Wilbur returned to…

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China, Singapore hold joint naval exercise

February 25, 2021 – The joint military drill between China and Singapore in the South China Sea shows the two countries are jointly addressing risks and challenges with the determination to safeguard regional peace and stability, Chinese military researchers said. A group of Chinese naval ships participated in a joint naval exercise with the Singapore Navy in the waters near…

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US & Japanese Coast Guards Train in the Philippine Sea

February 23, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard concluded a joint law-enforcement exercise Sunday with the Japan Coast Guard in the Philippine Sea, furthering interoperability in performing law-enforcement missions. This weekend, ships from the U.S. Coast Guard and Japan Coast Guard conducted exercises near the Ogasawara Islands of Japan. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball and Japan Coast Guard Ship…

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ARA Canal Beagle Meets Almirante Irizar in Ushuaia

February 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – Yesterday afternoon, the ARA “Canal Beagle” transport, commanded by Lieutenant Commander Ulises Gastón Hoyos, took port in the city of Ushuaia. The ship, dependent on the Naval Transport Command, had set sail on Monday 15 from the North Dock of the Buenos Naval Station in order to carry out logistical tasks, among which the…

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Charles De Gaulle Strike Group Deploys

February 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – Formed around the French aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle, the carrier strike group (GAN) taking the name of Task Force (TF) 473, set sail on February 21, 2021 from the Toulon naval base (BN) to lead the CLEMENCEAU 21 mission . A major pillar of the French naval force, the GAN is made up…

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ARC Bahia Solano Launches by COTECMAR

February 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 22, 2021, the launching ceremony of the Amphibious Landing Ship (BDA) ARC ‘Bahía Solano’ was held at the facilities of the Mamonal Complex of COTECMAR, chaired by Rear Admiral Juan Ricardo Rozo Obregón, Commander of the Naval Force of the Caribbean, in the company of Mr. Admiral (R) David René Moreno Moreno,…

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FS Entrecasteaux Discovers Avenger Aircraft During Survey

February 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – As part of a hydrographic mission supported by the Armed Forces in New Caledonia (FANC), divers from the Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) of Entrecasteaux and the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy ( SHOM) carried out dimensioning work on the wreckage of an American Avenger aircraft . These dimensioning works make…

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