Navantia Conducts S81 Combat System Tests

During the week of July 26, the official qualification tests of the first version of the Integrated Nucleus of the Combat System (ICSC) were carried out in the LBTS of the S-80 Program installed in SYSTEMS, and whose result it has been fully satisfactory. This version, called VC 9.0 SCA, culminates the development of the Nucleus and the advanced integration…

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Frigate Schleswig-Holstein Deploys on NATO Aegean Patrol

On Monday, August 16, 2021 at 10 o’clock, the motto for the frigate “Schleswig-Holstein” and its crew is “cast off”. She is leaving her home port of Wilhelmshaven to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG 2). When it arrives in the Aegean Sea, it will take over from the “Lübeck” frigate, which will then begin its journey home…

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USS Mahan Returns from Deployment

USS Mahan (DDG 72), a ship of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG), returned to homeport in Naval Station Norfolk Aug 6., following a six-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and U.S. 6th Fleet areas of operation. During the deployment the crew participated in multinational operations and joint training exercises with international partners to foster positive relationships while encouraging…

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From High North to Far South – HMS Protector heads for new adventures in Antarctica

The Navy’s sole icebreaker HMS Protector left Plymouth for the Antarctic August 10th, her first visit to the frozen continent since 2019. With the UK about to be the focus of international efforts to tackle climate change as it hosts the UN COP26 conference in Glasgow, the unique survey/research ship will continue her work supporting scientists from around the world…

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Reservists surged to assist Norfolk Naval Shipyard during height of pandemic

August 12, 2021 – A year after an unprecedented mobilization of a Navy Reserve force to reduce the public shipyard maintenance backlog, the final waves of Surge Maintenance (SurgeMain) members at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) are packing up and heading home. As part of Naval Sea Systems Command’s (NAVSEA) deployment of reservists across the four naval shipyards last summer, more…

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“Sails of the Memory of the Black Sea” Arrived in Feodosia

Launched on August 7 from Sevastopol, the youth historical-patriotic yacht cruise “Sails of the Memory of the Black Sea” arrived in the city of military glory, Feodosia. At the Sevastopol-Artek crossing in the sea area south of Yalta, the participants of the campaign, laying a wreath on the water, paid tribute to the memory of those who perished on November…

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China Resumes Production of Type 054A Frigates

August 12, 2021 (propaganda) – China is reportedly building another batch of Type 054A frigates for the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA Navy) after it had launched two new ships of this class over the past few months, a move Chinese military observers said on Thursday was aimed at rapidly expanding the country’s naval fleet amid the need to boost…

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