USCGC Polar Star Home from Arctic Waters

February 20, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) returned to its homeport in Seattle Saturday following a months-long Arctic deployment to defend the nation’s maritime sovereignty and security throughout the region, develop future Arctic sailors, and gather high-latitude scientific data. The 45-year-old heavy icebreaker’s crew spent a majority of the patrol operating in the Bering and Chukchi…

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USS Dwight D Eisenhower Deploys

February 19, 2021 – The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and the ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2, the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG), departed for deployment Feb. 18, after successfully completing a historic Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX), that included a NATO vignette and training with SEALS from an East Coast-based…

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ESPS Meteoro Visited Morocco

February 18, 2021 – The flagship of the first focused patrol of 2021 for NATO’s maritime security operation Sea Guardian (OSG), ESPS Meteoro visited Morocco between 15-17 February 2021. After their arrival at the port of Tangiers, Meteoro’s Commanding Officer Lieutenant Commander Álvaro Muñoz-Delgado Ramírez of the Spanish Navy, met with the representatives of Morocco’s fifth Maritime Region, including their…

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HMS Protector’s First At Sea Encounter with RRS Sir David Attenborough

February 18, 2021 – Two of the UK’s Antarctic research ships ‘broke the ice’ when HMS Protector and Sir David Attenborough met up at sea for the first time. The icebreakers – operated by the Royal Navy and the British Antarctic Survey – sailed in company in the English Channel off Start Point in Devon as both gear up for…

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USCGC Harriet Lane Returns from Drug Patrol

February 18, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returned to their homeport in Portsmouth, after a 71-day counter-drug patrol Feb. 12. In support of the Coast Guard’s 11th District and Joint Interagency Task Force South, the Harriet Lane crew worked throughout the duration of the patrol in conjunction with a deployed aviation detachment from the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron…

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Russia Considers Options with Project 11356 Frigate Admiral Kornilov

February 19. /TASS/. The Yantar Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) submitted proposals to Russia’s Defense Ministry on the options of completing the construction of the Project 11356 frigate Admiral Kornilov, Shipyard CEO Ilya Samarin told TASS on Friday. “The corresponding proposals were presented to Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko during his visit to the Yantar Shipyard in October.…

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Naval Group Participates in IDEX and Navdex 2021

February 18, 2021 – On February 2021, Naval Group participates to the 15th edition of International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) held between the 21st to 25th of February at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) and to NAVDEX (naval defence and maritime security exhibition). Despite the health and sanitary crisis, Naval Group is present at defense shows to…

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Intermarine Begins Work on New Italian Navy Minehunter

February 15, 2021 – Intermarine , a company belonging to the Immsi Industrial Group, has signed the contract for the study of “Risk reduction and definition of the New Generation Minehunting Unit (CNG) project” for the Navy Italian military. The contract is part of the modernization programs of the fleet of Mine Countermeasures ships of the Italian Navy , which…

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Two Pacific Fleet TU-142s Make 7,000 KM Flight

February 17, 2020 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, two long-range anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142 of the naval aviation of the Pacific Fleet made a flight with a length of more than 7 thousand kilometers from the Primorsky Territory to the airfield in Yeisk. The Pacific men arrived in the Krasnodar Territory to participate in the training…

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