Ships Depart Bandar Anzali for Sea Cup August 22

The crews of the ships of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia participating in the Sea Cup competition of the International Army Games 2021 left the port of Bandar Anzali of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Caspian Sea to inspect the area where the first stage of maritime training will be held. The chief judges from each national team…

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Beautemps-Beaupré Becomes Radio Link for SAR Incident

On August 22, 2021, while the Beautemps-Beaupré was on a hydrographic and geophysical survey mission in the Gulf of Lion, the watch commander perceived a distress message “PAN PAN” sent by the regional operational center for surveillance and rescue of the Mediterranean (CROSS MED) for a pleasure craft victim of a waterway 20 nautical miles from the Beautemps-Beaupré position. At…

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BRP Antonio Luna Exercises With Indian Navy

The Philippine Navy frigate BRP Antonio Luna (FF151) took part in a Maritime Partnership Exercise together with two Indian Navy ships namely INS Ranvijay (Guided Missile Destroyer, D55) and INS Kora (Guided Missile Corvette, P61) on August 23, 2021 in the West Philippine Sea. The two Indian Navy ships were met by BRP Antonio Luna somewhere on the northwestern coast…

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HENSOLDT to Equip German F124 Frigates With BMD Capability

August 24, 2021 – Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT, together with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), is supplying new radars to the German Navy to modernize the sensor technology of the F124 air defense frigates. The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and Operation (BAAINBw) has placed an order worth approximately 200 million euros for the delivery and installation of four…

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PteroDynamics Secures Contract with US Navy to Deliver Cargo VTOL Aircraft

August 23, 2021 – PteroDynamics, an aircraft design and manufacturing company that develops innovative vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, is today announcing it has secured a contract with Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) to deliver 3 VTOL prototypes for the Blue Water Maritime Logistics UAS (BWUAS) program. In 2018, Military Sealift Command and Fleet Forces Command identified…

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Saab Leads the OCEAN2020 Baltic Sea Live Demonstration

August 24, 2021 – Saab is leading a live demonstration as part of the EU-funded OCEAN2020 defense research project. The demonstration is being held in the Baltic Sea in August 2021, with the participation of 17 European companies, research institutes and defence ministries. The purpose of the live demonstration off the southern coast of Sweden is to demonstrate the capabilities…

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