CNO Visits Fincantieri Marinette Marine Shipyard

March 23, 2021 – Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday traveled to Marinette, Wisconsin on March 23, to visit Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard. During the visit, CNO toured the facility and received briefs on a range of topics, including the Navy’s new Constellation-class Guided-Missile Frigate (FFG) and Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle (LUSV) development. “One of the most important…

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Thales Upgrades Radar for HMS Dauntless

March 17, 2021 (Google Translation) – The S1850M Long Range Radar, from HMS Dauntless (Royal Navy’s Type 45 class), has officially been completely revised since last week. The overhaul was part of the ship’s ‘Upkeep 2020’ program and included a digital ‘factory acceptance test’ (FAT)! Test and Support manager Bernard Haanappel: “Such an overhaul involves the replacement and refurbishment of…

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Colombian Navy participates in multilateral naval exercise

March 20, 2021 (Google Translation) – 40 men from the Caribbean Naval Force participated for 71 days in 17 naval exercises under NATO standards. From last January 2 to March 13, the ARC “Pijao” Submarine participated in Operation Diesel Electric Submarine Initiative -DESI- named for its acronym in English, which was carried out in jurisdictional waters of the United States…

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CNS Chacabuco Delivering Cargo to Rapa Nui

March 22, 2021 (Google Translation) – Valparaiso. On Monday, March 22, the Barge “Chacabuco” set sail from the Molo de Abrigo with more than 90 tons of cargo, both in bulk and in containers, including food, construction materials and cargo from State institutions. Prior to its departure, the Commander of the Corvette Captain Alfonso Torres Unit, said that “at this…

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Norway Concludes Submarine Negotiations with Germany

March 23, 2021 (Google Translation) – In 2017, Norway and Germany entered into a strategic, maritime cooperation on materiel, aimed at the acquisition of identical submarines and naval strike missiles. The defense materiel organizations of Norway and Germany, NDMA and BAAINBw, have reached an agreement with the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems on the contract for new, identical submarines. There is also…

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