UK Nuclear Deterrence Policy

March 17, 2021 – For over 60 years, the UK’s independent nuclear deterrent has existed to deter the most extreme threats to our national security and way of life. Since 1969, the deterrent has been delivered by the Royal Navy, with at least one nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarine patrolling the seas undetected at all times. Their purpose is to preserve…

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USCGC Douglas Munro Completes Final Patrol

March 16, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro, the service’s last operational 378’ high endurance cutter, returned home to Kodiak, Alaska on Saturday, following a 49-day deployment in the Bering Sea. While deployed, the crew of the Douglas Munro, and its embarked MH-65 helicopter aviation detachment from Air Station Kodiak, safeguarded the $13.9 billion Alaskan fishing industry and provided…

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USS Michigan Undocking in Bremerton

March 16, 2021 – USS Michigan (SSGN 727) undocked at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility March 16, 2021, after more than a year and a half in Dry Dock 2, as it nears the end of its Extended Refit Period. According to Melissa Kittrell, assistant project superintendent, Code 327, Operations Department Submarine Program, PSNS & IMF mechanics…

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MBDA Teseo Mk2/E Anti-Ship System for Italian Navy

March 17, 2021 – This new generation system builds on the legacy Teseo family, known worldwide as OTOMAT, and will bring a substantial improvement in anti-ship capabilities. Teseo Mk2/E will efficiently engage both sea and land targets at very long range, with full mission control throughout the missile flight. The system will have an innovative integrated mission planning and a…

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Theodore Roosevelt CSG Indian Ocean Live-Fire Exercise

March 16, 2021 – The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) conducted a live-fire exercise in the Indian Ocean March 12. Units from the strike group engaged inflatable surface targets with a variety of weapons systems. F/A-18E Super Hornets from the “Golden Warriors” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 87 and the “Blue Diamonds” of VFA-146 dropped Mark 76 inert bombs,…

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DSME Successfully Delivered Third Indonesian Submarine

March 17, 2021 (Google Translation) – On the 17th, it was brought in Indian style at PT.PAL shipyard in Indonesia and named as ‘ALUGORO’.- Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, the only Korean company that successfully localized Indonesia through technology transfer, successfully succeeded in the last of the three Indonesian submarines ordered overseas. Through his delivery, he proved that he is…

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