USCGC Hamilton Makes Port Call at Naples

April 20, 2021 – Legend-class national security cutter USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) arrived in Naples, Italy, for a routine logistics visit, today. This port visit marks the second stop while conducting operations in U.S. Sixth Fleet, after a two-week transit across the Atlantic Ocean. “The Hamilton’s presence in Sixth Fleet affirms our commitment to leverage the capabilities of the Naval…

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ITS Cavour Departs Norfolk After F-35B Certification

April 20, 2021 – The Italian Navy flagship, the aircraft carrier ITS Cavour (CVH 550), departed Naval Station Norfolk Apr. 16 after Joint Force operations with U.S. military forces in the Atlantic Ocean. ITS Cavour participated in a sequence of operations with U.S. assets and the F-35 Joint Program Office has delivered a flight clearance recommendation to the Italian Navy…

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BAP Río Yavarí Commissioned the Peruvian Navy

April 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – Today, at the pier of the Naval Station “Corvette Captain Manuel Clavero Muga”, the incorporation of the PIAS “Río Yavarí” into the Peruvian Navy was carried out. Likewise, the I Social Action Campaign 2021, managed by the National PAIS Program, was started. The event was attended by the Minister of Defense, Nuria Esparch Fernández;…

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MQ-4C Triton UAS Provides Fleet with “Expeditionary” Capability

April 20, 2021 – The Triton program team coordinated a C-17 airlift to move the unmanned air system’s expeditionary Forward Operating Base (FOB) at Pax River to an air base in Japan April 13 in an effort to increase Triton’s operational flexibility in the future. The fleet requested this expeditionary capability to provide the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Fleet (MPRF)…

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Mission Jeanne d’Arc Trains with Australian Ships

April 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – From April 16 to 19, the vessels of the JEANNE D’ARC (JDA) mission sailed together alongside the frigate Anzac and the supply vessel Sirius of the Australian Navy. During this coordinated navigation, the four vessels patrolled jointly. After entering the South China Sea, the buildings of the JEANNE D’ARC mission, the Tonnerre amphibious helicopter…

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FS l’Aigle & HMS Brocklesby Conduct EVOLEX

April 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – On April 11, 2021, after more than 2 months of deployment in the Arab-Persian Gulf, the crew of the tripartite mine hunter (CMT) l’Aigle conducted a Tactical Evolutions Exercise (EVOLEX) with the British mine hunter HMS Brocklesby. This EVOLEX, starting shortly after leaving the port of Manama in Bahrain, led the two vessels to…

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Future HMS Anson Launched at Barrow-in-Furness

April 20, 2021 – Anson, the fifth of seven Astute class attack submarines being built for the Royal Navy, has been launched at our site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. The 7,400-tonne nuclear-powered submarine, officially named at a ceremony in December, emerged from the Devonshire Dock Hall and entered the water for the first time earlier today. The launch was a special…

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Rolls-Royce 6-cylinder mtu Series 8000 for Taiwan Coast Guard

April 21, 2021 – Rolls-Royce has delivered the first 16-cylinder engines of the successful mtu Series 8000. The Taiwanese shipyard CSBC Corporation will install the first two 16V 8000 M71L engines in new patrol vessels for the Taiwanese Coast Guard. The two engines deliver 7,280 kilowatts of power each and will accelerate the 1000-ton class vessels to up to 24…

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