Last Surviving World War 2 Bomb Disposal Diver Honored during a visit to the Diving Museum

The last surviving World War 2 bomb disposal diver was honored during a visit to the Diving Museum in Gosport. John Payne, now 96, was on the first ‘P’ Party 1571 group – a select team of divers who cleared mines and unexploded bombs from harbors and ports in occupied Europe. He was on the Normandy beaches following D-Day, helping…

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FRCE Takes on New V-22 Workload

Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) opened a new chapter of service August 11 as it completed work on the first of the fleet MV-22B Osprey aircraft flown by the Marine Corps squadron tasked with helicopter transport of the president of the United States. FRCE has conducted modification and Planned Maintenance Interval (PMI) events for Navy and Marine Corps V-22 aircraft…

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Project 19910 Aleksandr Rogotsky Looking for Wrecks in the Sea of Okhotsk

September 2, 2021 – Military specialists from the detachment of support vessels of the Troops and Forces in the Northeast of Russia began work on the detection, identification and mapping of sunken objects in the Nagaev Bay of the Sea of Okhotsk. Particular attention will be paid to the search and clarification of the locations of objects and ships that…

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HII & Babcock MOU for ROK Aircraft Carrier Program

September 1, 2021 – Babcock International Group, the aerospace, defense and security company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd (HHI), affirming the strong relationship between the two companies as focus builds on the Republic of Korea’s CVX Aircraft Carrier Program opportunity. Babcock’s established in-country business in the Republic of Korea, Babcock Korea, brings…

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