Thales Scorpion Helmet Sight Tested for French Navy Rafales

March 15, 2021 (Google Translation) – At the end of January 2021, the DGA Flight Tests center of expertise carried out compatibility tests on the Thales Scorpion * helmet sight on the Cazaux site (Gironde) with the parachute evacuation of a Rafale pilot. This test campaign is part of the process of integrating this equipment on the Rafale to the…

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Royal Navy Leads International Exercise in the Baltic Sea

March 11, 2021 – The Royal Navy is leading an international task group of half a dozen warships on a security patrol of the Baltic. Frigates HMS Lancaster and Westminster, tanker RFA Tiderace and vessels from all three Baltic states – Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia – have joined forces for a concerted demonstration of Britain’s commitment to the security and…

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Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf Returns to Alameda

March 15, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) returned home to Alameda Monday following a three month, 15,000 mile, multi-mission patrol. In January, Bertholf boarded three vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. “Early in the patrol, we interdicted three go-fast vessels over a span of six hours,” said Capt. Brian Anderson, Bertholf commanding officer. “We used every available…

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Leningrad Naval Base Turns 102

March 15, 2021 (Google Translation) – he Leningrad Naval Base of the Baltic Fleet celebrates the 102nd anniversary of the formation of the association. It currently consists of ship units, training units and military units located in the St. Petersburg and Leningrad region. The most important tasks facing the sailors of the Leningrad Navy in modern conditions are the training…

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Baltic Fleet Ships Complete Visit to Oman

March 15, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Baltic Fleet’s “Stoy” corvette and the tanker “Kola” performing long-distance missions completed the business call to the port of Salala (Oman). During the parking of Russian ships in Salala, the sailors replenished the necessary ship’s supplies, carried out the necessary regulatory work and inspected the ships. This is the second entry of ships…

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USCGC Robert Goldman Commissioned in Key West

March 15, 2021 – USCGC Robert Goldman (WPC 1142), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s second Sentinel-class cutter, was commissioned into service at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Friday. Vice Adm. Scott Buschman, the deputy commandant for operations, presided over the 42nd Sentinel-class cutter ceremony. The Robert Goldman is the second of six FRCs to be homeported in Manama, Bahrain, which will…

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Operation Sea Guardian Focused Patrols Return to Central Mediterranean

March 11, 2021 – The flagship Hellenic Navy frigate Salamis and the Croatian Navy missile boat Dubrovnik, supported by aircrafts 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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KBR to Support Australian Defence Force Secure Deployed Networks

March 15, 2021 – KBR announced today it has been awarded a $25 million contract to perform sustainment services for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Secure Deployed Networks, including Naval, Special Operations, Land and Coalition networks. These services include supply-chain management, identity and access management, and technical services to enable convergence of these networks. Under the terms of this contract,…

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Long-held Ties Strengthened in Exercise

March 15, 2021 – HMA ships Anzac and Sirius have completed two separate passage exercises with vessels from the Philippine Navy as part of a two-month deployment throughout the north-east Indian Ocean and South-East Asia. The first passage exercise was recently conducted at dawn with the BRP Juan Magluyan, a Jose Andrada-class patrol boat. The second passage exercise was completed…

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