Navy, Coast Guard conduct operations in Eastern Pacific

June 13, 2021 – The U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard are conducting integrated operations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of the Tri-Service Maritime Strategy. U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyers USS O’Kane (DDG 77), USS Howard (DDG 83), USS Chafee (DDG 90), USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) along with U.S. Coast Guard cutters…

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Dutch Navy Searches for Plane Wrecks in IJsselmeer

June 14, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Royal Netherlands Navy is currently looking for two aircraft wrecks in the IJsselmeer. The aircraft from the Second World War must be located near Makkum. It concerns a Lancaster and a Manchester of the British Air Force. Under water, historical information will be collected all week, just like last week. The intention is…

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Rohde & Schwarz continues excellent collaboration with Italian Coast Guard

March 14, 2021 – The Italian Coast Guard has put its trust in Rohde & Schwarz for decades. This collaboration continues with the coast guard’s new self-righting and unsinkable patrol boat, the CP420 “Natale De Grazia,” which was launched in December. This new vessel, built by Intermarine, will expand the operating capabilities of the fleet and will ship out with…

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Leaders agree NATO 2030 agenda to strengthen the Alliance

June 14, 2021 – The NATO Summit in Brussels wrapped up on Monday (14 June 2021), with leaders taking important decisions to chart the Alliance’s course over the next decade and beyond. NATO leaders reaffirmed the Alliance’s dual-track approach of defense and dialogue towards Russia. They also pledged to continue to support NATO partners Ukraine and Georgia, bringing them closer…

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US Navy Takes Part in Exercise African Lion

June 14, 2021 – U.S. Sixth Fleet ships, Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4), Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), and expeditionary fast transport USNS Trenton (T-EPF-5) are participating in U.S. Africa Command’s (AFRICOM) largest and premier annual exercise African Lion, June 13, 2021. Exercise African Lion 21, is a joint, combined exercise led by…

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BAE Systems San Diego Shipyard to Modernize USS San Diego

June 14, 2021 – BAE Systems has received a $90.2 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the maintenance and modernization of the amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22). The value of the competitively awarded contract could reach $104.8 million if all options are exercised. Under the docking selected restricted availability (DSRA) contract awarded, BAE Systems will dry-dock…

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Type 052D Nanning Takes Part in South China Sea Exercise

June 14, 2021 (CGTN) – Another Type 052D guided missile destroyer, the Nanning, has entered service with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy this year, as it recently made its first public debut in an exercise in the South China Sea, a report shows. Warships attached to a destroyer flotilla with the Navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command…

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USCGC Eagle Visits Iceland

June 14, 2021 – USCGC Eagle (WIX 327), “America’s Tall Ship,” arrived in Reykjavik Wednesday and proceeded to host tours and senior officials through the weekend.
 Aboard Eagle moored in the harbor, Vice Adm. Steven Poulin, commander U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area, joined by Jonathan Moore, principal deputy assistant secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, met…

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