USS William P Lawrence Begins Refit at PHNSY

March 11, 2021 – Hawaii Regional Maintenance Center (HRMC) docked Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) March 9, completing one of the first major milestones in the ship’s docking selected restricted availability (DSRA). This will be the second time HRMC has partnered with Vigor Marine, LLC to complete a surface ship DSRA at Pearl Harbor Naval…

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Commemorative Photobook Catalina Down Loch Ness Rescue

March 11, 2021 – To remember the Loch Ness ‘adventure’ of last Autumn/Winter, a Photobook, ‘Catalina Down – Loch Ness Rescue’ has been produced as a great homage and memento of the rescue operation. This Photobook production has been funded jointly by Plane Sailing Air Displays Limited and The Catalina Society. The Catalina Society is the supporters club for the…

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USS John Finn Transits Taiwan Strait

March 11, 2021 – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John Finn (DDG 113) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit on March 10 (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…

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Operation Sea Guardian Returns to Central Mediterranean

March 11, 2021 – The flagship, Hellenic Navy frigate Salamis, and the Croatian Navy missile boat Dubrovnik, supported by aircraft and submarines from Greece, Italy and Turkey, deployed to the Central Mediterranean as part of NATO’s maritime security operation, Operation Sea Guardian (OSG) on 11 March 2021. NATO Operation Sea Guardian is a year-round, proactive and forward-looking 360 commitment of…

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Hexagon Partners with Navantia for New Combat System on Spanish Navy F-110 Frigates

February 25, 2021 – Hexagon’s Geospatial division announced that Navantia has selected Luciad, Hexagon’s platform for building advanced location intelligence and real-time situational awareness applications, to equip the combat system of five future F-110 frigates for the Spanish Navy. The agreement will also cover corresponding tests, validations and simulation environments. Starting in 2016, Hexagon’s Luciad was subjected to the strictest…

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Coast Guard Cutter Dorado Decommissioned

March 10, 2021 – The Coast Guard Cutter Dorado (WPB-87306) was decommissioned Wednesday after 23 years of service during a ceremony in Crescent City. Dorado was the Coast Guard’s sixth 87-foot Marine Protector-class patrol boat to serve as the Coast Guard’s primary nearshore patrol asset. “I would like to thank my crew and all previous sailors for bolstering her highly…

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USCGC Bertholf Offloads Narcotics in San Diego

March 10, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloaded approximately 7,500 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, Wednesday. The drugs, worth an estimated $126.7 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean between January and February, representing 10 suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America by…

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Wreck of HMS Rose from 1779 Believed Found in Savannah River

March 10, 2021 – American soldiers may have found the remains of a British warship which was the scourge of their countrymen during the War of Independence. Cannon, an anchor and other objects – thought to belong to HMS Rose – were dredged from the bed of the Savannah River, nearly 250 years after the ship was scuttled at the…

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First Visit by Indian Warships to Mongla, Bangladesh

March 7, 2021 – Indian Naval Ships Sumedha, an indigenously build Offshore Patrol vessel and Kulish, an indigenously built guided missile corvette, are scheduled to make a port call at the historic port town of Mongla in Bangladesh from 8th to 10th March 2021 to commemorate the ongoing Swarnim Vijay Varsh and reiterating the historic Indo-Bangladeshi friendship. This is the…

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