Vitse-Admiral Kulakov Fires Kinzhal in Barents Sea Exercise

June 17, 2021 (Google Translation) – The crew of the large anti-submarine ship “Vitse-Admiral Kulakov” practiced repelling an air attack of a simulated enemy on a detachment of ships by firing an anti-aircraft missile at a simulated air target. The crew conducted an air defense exercise at the Northern Fleet’s combat training ranges in the Barents Sea. The firing was…

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Atlantique 2 Fires Exocet AM39 Over Bay of Biscay

June 17, 2021 (Google Translation) – On Sunday, June 13, Flotilla 12F conducted successfully and in collaboration with an Atlantique 2 from Flotilla 21F , an Exocet AM39 air-to-sea missile fire training. This firing is part of the operational preparation of the flotilla. Off the Bay of Biscay, a patrol of two Rafale Marines fired the Exocet AM39 anti-ship missile.…

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AMO P-3 Crews and Partners Seize Almost 6 Tons of Narcotics in 8 Days in Eastern Pacific

June 15, 2021 – Air and Marine Operations (AMO) National Air Security Operations Center, P-3 Long Range Tracker and Airborne Early Warning crews partnered with Joint Interagency Task Force-South and federal authorities to stop transnational smuggling of almost six tons of narcotics between April 16 and April 24 in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, denying narcotics traffickers an estimated $156 million…

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Fast Response Cutter Conducts Pacific Ocean Patrol

June 16, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) returned home to Guam following a successful 37-day, expeditionary patrol supporting Operation Blue Pacific and Operation 365 to prevent, detect, and suppress illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in Oceania and strengthen bonds with partners throughout Micronesia. In concert with regional fishery advisory and management organizations including the Pacific…

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Sevmash Restoring Part of Project 661 Ancha for Primorsky Park in Severodvinsk

June 17, 2021 (Google Translation) – Sevmash (part of USC) will carry out flaw detection, repair and installation of the bow and stern parts of the cabin of the legendary nuclear submarine of project 661 “Anchar”, popularly called “Goldfish”. The deckhouse is the only part of the fastest nuclear submarine in the world that has survived after scrapping. After the…

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USCGC Aquidneck & USCGC Adak Decommission in Bahrain

June 16, 2021 – After more than 30 years of active service, Coast Guard Island-class patrol boats USCGC Aquidneck (WPB 1309) and USCGC Adak (WPB 1333) were decommissioned from service in a ceremony onboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain, June 15. Vice Adm. Steven Poulin, commander, U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic, was in attendance to honor the years of service Aquidneck,…

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