French Navy Assists in La Soufrière Volcano Recovery

April 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Ventôse surveillance frigate (FS) of the Armed Forces in the Antilles (FAA) carried out two logistical maneuvers to bring 75 tons of water and 50 of humanitarian freight to the island of Saint-Vincent affected by the eruption of its volcano since April 9. On April 13 and 23, the FAA building made various…

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EUROMARFOR activated for SPANISH MINEX mine warfare exercise in the Mediterranean

April 24, 2021 – The European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) was activated on April 24th 2021 at the Port-Mahon naval base in Menorca, Spain. It will participate in the international mine warfare exercise SPANISH MINEX 21 starting April 26th. Organized by the Spanish Navy in the western Mediterranean Sea, this exercise brings together many participants, including EUROMARFOR, the Standing NATO Mine…

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U.S Coast Guard Strengthens Trans-Atlantic ties with Italy

April 26, 2021 – Legend-class national security cutter USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) conducted operations in the Mediterranean Sea with the Italian Coast Guard and Italian Navy, April 23, 2021. The operations were designed to increase interoperability as part of a regional effort to bolster maritime partnerships with NATO allies. “Working with the Italian Coast Guard and Italian Navy strengthens our…

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Ultra awarded sonar transducer program worth potential $69

April 26, 2021 – Ultra announces that its Naval Systems and Sensors business unit has been awarded a $69,816,849 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract containing firm-fixed-price provisions. This contract is for production of transducers and installation kits. Work will be performed in Quincy, Massachusetts (68%); and Hingham, Massachusetts (42%), and is expected to be completed by April 2026. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center…

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Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy Harasses US Coast Guard

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) Harth 55 conducted an unsafe and unprofessional action by crossing the bow of the Coast Guard patrol boat USCGC Monomoy (WPB 1326) forcing the U.S. ship to conduct a defensive maneuver, Apr. 2. The U.S. vessel was conducting a routine maritime security patrol in international waters of the southern Arabian Gulf at the…

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OIC Condemns Aggression Attempt by Using Bomb-Laden USV Towards Yanbu

April 27, 2021 – The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yusuf Al-Othaimeen, strongly condemned the aggression attempt by using a Bomb-Laden USV in the Red Sea waters off the shores of Yanbu, as it was intercepted and destroyed by the naval units of the Ministry of Defense in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Al-Othaimeen stressed…

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RN Carrier Strike Group to Visit 40 Nations

April 26, 2021 – The UK’s Carrier Strike Group will visit more than one fifth of the world’s nations when it sails next month. Led by HMS Queen Elizabeth, the task group will visit 40 nations including India, Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore in a deployment covering 26,000 nautical miles. The group will also join up and take part…

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USCGC Myrtle Hazard Delivers Emergency Supplies to Palau After Typhoon Surigae

April 26, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) delivered emergency supplies including water and food to the island of Kayangel, Saturday. The mission was in response to a national emergency declared by President Surangel Whipps Jr. of Palau after Typhoon Surigae devastated the region last week. “Today, our crew had a unique opportunity to conduct one of…

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