Project 20380 Ussuriysk Begins Basin Trials at Severnaya Verf

In St. Petersburg, at the enterprise of the United Shipbuilding Corporation “Northern Shipyard”, mooring tests of the corvette of project 20380 “Ussuriysk” were started. Currently, the ship is checking the operation of the main power plant, diesel generators, life support systems and survivability of the corvette. Contractors involved in the construction of the ship were involved in mooring tests. Earlier,…

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Communist China Deploys 39th Somalia Patrol

The 39th escort task force of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) left a military port in Qingdao, Shandong Province, on September 26 for the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters to take over merchant ships escort mission from the 38th Chinese naval taskforce there. The 39th escort taskforce is comprised of the guided-missile destroyer Urumqi, guided-missile frigate Yantai…

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Holographic Sonar Display for Hunting Submarines

Kongsberg Geospatial announced today that it has partnered with Avalon Holographics to develop a revolutionary holographic sonar display for submarine warfare, in a project funded by the Canadian Department of National Defense IDEaS (Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security) program. The Canadian DND IDEaS project will lead to the development and testing of the world’s first holographic tactical display for…

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Coast Guard Security Plans for San Francisco Fleet Week

The Coast Guard has ramped up security for this year’s San Francisco Fleet Week to ensure events are safe and fun for both participants and spectators. The public can expect an increased presence of Coast Guard vessels in San Francisco Bay to ensure safety and security for mariners and participants. “San Francisco’s Fleet Week is right around the corner and…

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US Coast Guard Rescues/Returns 199 Haitians

Coast Guard crews rescued 199 Haitians, Thursday, and they were safely transferred to Haitian authorities, Saturday. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew located and notified Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders of a 50-foot sail freighter, Thursday, at approximately 2:30 p.m., southeast of Pointe de la Plateforme, Haiti. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C…

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ASNE Fleet Maintenance & Modernization Symposium Oct 17-19

The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) is excited to return to the West Coast and the San Diego Convention Center for the 2021 Fleet Maintenance & Modernization Symposium (FMMS). The FMMS three-day agenda includes senior military keynotes, industry speakers, informative panels, innovation theater speakers, technical paper presentations, and a professional development course. All FMMS keynotes and panels will be…

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USS Ralph Johnson Arrives at New Homeport Yokosuka

Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) arrived October 4 to their new forward-deployed location in Yokosuka, Japan. Ralph Johnson is a Flight IIA multi-mission destroyer, capable of embarking two MH-60 variant helicopters with air warfare, submarine warfare, and surface warfare capabilities; designed to operate independently or with carrier strike groups, surface action groups, or amphibious ready groups. “Ralph…

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Eastern Shipbuilding Begin Steel Cutting for USCGC Ingham (WMSM-917)

On Monday, September 27, 2021, Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) commenced construction of United States Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Ingham (WMSM-917) – Hull 3 of the Heritage Class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program. The occasion was observed by leaders of the United States Coast Guard Project Resident Office at ESG’s Allanton Shipyard where the first steel plates were cut by…

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