Wave Knight Keeps Haiti Relief “On Mission” in Haiti

August 27, 2021 – Royal Navy support ship RFA Wave Knight has again supported the international relief following Haiti’s devastating earthquake – this time assisting the French Navy. As with US Army helicopters flying constant missions to the disaster zone, the tanker has helped sustain the Marine Nationale’s relief effort, providing their frigate FS Germinal with much-needed fuel to keep…

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Future Frank E Petersen Jr Completes Builder’s Trials

The future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121), the Navy’s 71st Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, completed Builder’s sea trials, Aug. 26. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division. Builder’s trials consist of a series of in-port and at-sea demonstrations that allow the shipbuilder to assess the ship’s systems and readiness for Acceptance Trials…

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Russia and UK Join to Mark 80th Anniversary of Dervish Convoy

In the neutral waters of the Barents Sea, the crew of the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov congratulated the crew of the hydrographic vessel Echo of the British Navy on the 80th anniversary of the first allied convoy Dervish. On behalf of the commander of the cruiser, Captain 2nd Rank Andrei Krivoguzov, the words of congratulations on the 80th anniversary of…

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Northern Fleet Holds Submarine Rescue Exercise

In the Northern Fleet, a planned exercise of the search and rescue support forces (PSO) to provide assistance to a conditionally emergency submarine has ended. The exercise involved the rescue vessel “Georgiy Titov” with the deep-sea rescue vehicle AS-34 on board, the diving vessel “VM-277”, sea and harbor tugs, as well as a number of ships of the Kola flotilla…

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Defense Minister Jorge Taiana Visits Puerto Belgrano Naval Base

Defense Minister Jorge Taiana visited the Puerto Belgrano Naval Base and the Comandante Espora Air Naval Base August 27, where he witnessed various military exercises and spoke with men and women of the Argentine Navy. “Our Navy has a great disposition to work in the protection of our river sovereignty,” said Taiana. The visit began at the facilities of the…

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