Indonesian & French Navy PASSEX in Sunda Strait

February 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – Three ships of the Indonesian Navy (KRI) held a joint exercise involving French warships passing through the Sunda Strait, Monday (08/02/2021). The Passing Exercise (PASSEX) which was held was a form of supervision and security for ships from friendly countries passing through Indonesian waters, especially in the Indonesian Archipelago Sea Channel I (ALKI I)…

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United Shipbuilding Makes Donation to Central Naval Museum

February 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – In St. Petersburg, representatives of the Baltic Shipyard and the Admiralty Shipyards (part of the USC) donated to the Central Naval Museum (TsVMM) mortgages for nuclear icebreakers of project 22220, large submarines of project 636.3 and a multipurpose surface patrol ship of project 23550. The solemn event was held within the framework of the…

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USS Chicago returns home from Indo-Pacific deployment

February 11, 2021 – USS Chicago (SSN 721) returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam following a six-month deployment, Feb. 9. Chicago departed Pearl Harbor, July 15, 2020, for a regularly-scheduled deployment, in which they performed a full spectrum of operations, to include anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare in the Indo-Pacific region. “The team executed their mission superbly, remaining undetected and ready…

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Sikorsky Continues Legacy With Latest Contract To Build Presidential Helicopters

February 10, 2021 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is under contract to manufacture a total of 23 VH-92A® Presidential Helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps. Sikorsky is on schedule to deliver the next generation presidential helicopter later this year. The award announced February 5, 2021 by the U.S. Navy for five aircraft is the final lot of VH-92A presidential…

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Navy to Decommission Four Ships in March

February 12, 2021 – The Philippine Navy (PN) will be decommissioning four ships next month. In a message to the Philippine News Agency (PNA) Thursday night, PN chief, Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo said these are the BRP Quezon (PS-70), a former Auk-class minesweeper of the US Navy constructed during World War II and transferred to the PN in 1967;…

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U.S. Citizen Charged with Murder of Department of Defense Employee in Bahrain

February 12, 2021 – A U.S. citizen arrived in the United States today after being ordered detained and removed from Bahrain to the United States for the alleged murder of his mother, a Department of Defense civilian employee working in Bahrain. Acting Assistant Attorney General Nicholas L. McQuaid of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur of…

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