Premier Maître l’Her Joins Operation IRINI

February 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 17, 2021, the Patroller of the High Seas (PHM) Premier Maître l’Her set sail from the port of Augusta in Sicily (Italy) with the Italian corvette Comandante Borsini . This logistical stopover made it possible in particular to install the communication equipment essential for carrying out the mission, and to validate the…

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Japan Applauds Australian Efforts Toward North Korea

February 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – Australia’s vigilance and surveillance activities against illegal maritime activities, including the “ship-to-ship” of North Korean-registered vessels In response to illegal maritime activities, including the “ship-to-ship” of North Korean-flagged vessels prohibited by a UN Security Council resolution, Australia will hold the U.S. Forces Japan in Japan from early March to late March under the UN…

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Twin Otters Transport US Navy Scientists in Alaska

February 22, 2021 – From February 13 to 21, 2021, members of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 440 Transport Squadron took part in “ARCEX 21” near Deadhorse, Alaska. With two, ski-equipped CC-138 Twin Otters, the squadron assisted the United States Navy’s Arctic Undersea Laboratory with the creation of ski-plane landing zones, while supporting the movement of personnel and equipment as…

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Lockheed Martin Awarded Fourth And Fifth Production Lots For Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles

Feb. 12, 2021 – Lockheed Martin was awarded a $414 million contract from the U.S. Navy and Air Force for Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) production. This is the largest LRASM production contract in the history of the program. The combined Lot 4/5 contract continues production of the air-launched variant of LRASM, now operational on the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F and…

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Royal Netherlands Navy Contracts With RTSYS for 7 Training Targets

February 24, 2021 – RTSYS is proud to confirm a multi-million euro contract with the State of the Netherlands for the supply of 7 SEMA: PORTABLE & RECOVERABLE ASW TRAINING TARGET. SEMA has been awarded as the easiest Autonomous Underwater Vehicle to operate and to offer the widest range of acoustic training capabilities: acoustic echo-repeater (1 to 33 kHz); 5…

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Museum Ship The Sullivans Damaged by Ice and Needs Help

The Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park was already facing a difficult offseason due to lost revenue from the pandemic. Now, harsh Buffalo winter weather and damaging winds have created a serious situation for the largest inland naval museum in North America. USS The Sullivans (DD-537), a 78-year old Fletcher-Class destroyer and major attraction at the Naval Park,…

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