US Navy kicks off Large-Scale Exercise 2021

Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, U.S. Pacific Fleet, and U.S. Naval Forces Europe commenced Large-Scale Exercise 2021 in the USFF, PACFLT, and NAVEUR areas of responsibility, Aug. 3. LSE 2021 is a Chief of Naval Operations-directed live, virtual, and constructive, globally integrated exercise that spans multiple fleets. LSE 2021 is designed to refine how we synchronize maritime operations across multiple…

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Damen Naval Adds New Cutting Tool

July 27, 2021 – Damen Naval has purchased a new metal cutting machine from Messer Cutting Systems GmbH. This is a state-of-the-art CNC-controlled machine characterized by its powerful and accurate performance. Moreover, the machine can execute plasma or oxyfuel cutting and is suitable for all carbon steel varieties, stainless steel as well as aluminum, thus providing Damen Naval with a…

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Evertsen & UK Carrier Strike Group now in Philippine Sea

August 3, 2021 – The British Carrier Strike Group, which also includes HNLMS Evertsen belongs, has been sailing in the Philippine Sea since this week. After an uninterrupted period of almost 40 days on the water, another port is on the horizon. The fleet has now passed through the South China Sea, among other places. Training has been conducted with…

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Lockheed Martin Touts SEWIP Program

In modern warfare, an invisible battle rages across the electromagnetic spectrum. The ability to see and thwart adversary attacks requires constantly evolving technology. For more than 10 years, Lockheed Martin has partnered with the U.S. Navy to develop and produce the AN/SLQ-32(V)6, the Block 2 evolution of the Navy’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP). Here are five facts about…

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Four nations deter and respond together on the high seas

July 31, 2021 – Australia, Canada, Japan and the Republic of Korea have united beyond the shared colours of their collective national flags during Exercise Talisman Sabre 21 (TS21). Australian frigate HMAS Parramatta, Canadian frigate HMCS Calgary, Japanese destroyer JS Makinami and Republic of Korean destroyer ROKS Wang Geon joined forces to conduct air and anti-submarine warfare serials off the…

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Convict Serves 1000 Hours

HMAS Ballarat’s MH-60R, dubbed ‘Convict’, achieved 1000 flying hours while at sea during Exercise Talisman Sabre off the coast of Queensland. The MH-60R is a submarine hunter and anti-surface warfare helicopter equipped with highly sophisticated combat systems designed to employ Hellfire air-to-surface missiles and the Mark 54 anti-submarine torpedo. Convict, its flight crew and a team of maintainers from No.…

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Lockheed Martin Announces Greek Industry Team To Support Hellenic Navy Modernization

August 2, 2021 – In support of the Hellenic Navy Modernization program, Lockheed Martin has entered into teaming agreements with key Greek industrial partners. These agreements include specific areas of collaboration matched to partner capabilities and will enable the Greek – U.S. industry team led by Lockheed Martin to quickly begin work on this important program. At the same time,…

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