PCU Stone Completes Operation Southern Cross

March 3, 2021 – PCU (Pre Commissioning Unit) Stone arrived in their homeport of North Charleston, S.C., Monday, following the conclusion of the Operation Southern Cross, a patrol to the South Atlantic in support of counter illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing. Taking the newly-accepted cutter on its shakedown cruise, Stone’s crew covered over 21,000 miles (18,250 nautical miles) over 68…

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Vietnamese Frigates to Attend International Army Games 2021

March 4, 2021 – Vietnam will send two warships to International Army Games 2021, marking the first time ever the nation has done so. The Vietnam People’s Navy will send missile defense vessels 015 Tran Hung Dao and 016 Quang Trung, currently charged with protecting the country’s south-central coast, to the Games, the Hai Quan (Navy) Newspaper reported. The two…

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Royal Navy Museum Updates Fairmile Restoration Project

Rescue Motor Launch 497 arrived at the National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool at the end of January 2019 and has been safely under cover in our carpark ever since. The Second World War boat was in very poor condition and could not stay afloat any longer, so she was rescued in the nick of time. She is one…

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Montana SSN 794 Launched at Newport News

March 3, 2021 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that the Virginia-class submarine Montana (SSN 794) was launched into the James River at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. The 7,800-ton submarine, which had been in a floating dry dock since being transferred from a construction facility in October, was submerged and moved by tugboats to the shipyard’s submarine pier,…

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Yantar Completes Refit of MDKVP Evgeny Kocheshkov

March 2, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Baltic shipyard Yantar (part of the USC) has completed the dock repairs of the Evgeny Kocheshkov small amphibious assault ship. The work was completed in the shortest possible time and with high quality. Despite the difficult ice conditions atypical for the region, the repairs took less than two weeks. The plant’s specialists have…

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Fairbanks Morse Delivers Four Common Rail Technology Engines for USS John L. Canley

March 2, 2021 – Fairbanks Morse recently delivered four FM 6L48/60CR engines to General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego for Military Sealift Command on the USS John L. Canley (ESB 6). The ship is the sixth in the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command Expeditionary Transfer Dock (ESD)/Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program and is designed to serve as a mobile sea…

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Terma SCANTER 6000 Radar Selected for MCM Program

Leiden, 26 February 2021 – SCANTER 6000 radar solution closing the gap between standard marine navigation radars and more expensive military surveillance radar systems and secures total situational awareness on Belgian/Netherlands replacement MCMV program. As the construction of the first joint Belgian and Dutch replacement Mine Countermeasures (MCMV) vessel will start in February 2021, Terma is proud to announce that…

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