Japan & India Hold Fifth Exercise JIMEX

The 5th edition ofthe bilateral maritime exercise JIMEX, between Japan and India, was conducted in the Arabian Sea from06 – 08 October2021.The exercise saw the ships and aircraft of Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) and Indian Navy (IN) engaging in a high tempo of operations focused on air, surface and sub-surface dimensions of maritime operations as well as the…

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Philippine Navy Refurbishes Floating Drydock at Cavite

In its drive to revitalize all its floating assets, the Naval Shipyard made a big leap once again as it conducted earlier today the successful operational test on one of its drydocking facilities, YD205, at Commodore Posadas Wharf, NAVSHIP Complex, Cavite City. Upholding the core values of the Command towards excellence, a two-day pre-operational test activity such as tabletop exercises…

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HMS Protector Surveys Waters Around Ascension Island

Stunning underwater volcanoes which hint at the origins of one of Britain’s smallest overseas territories have been recorded by Royal Navy survey ship HMS Protector. The distinctive bright red-white scientific vessel has spent the past few weeks working around Ascension Island – in the mid-Atlantic just south of the Equator – to update charts of waters last surveyed by the…

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The “Uruguay” Antarctic Course

The dock 4 of Puerto Madero, today houses not only one of the last exponents of the well-known “Sarmiento” squad; but also part of Argentine history in Antarctica. The corvette ARA “Uruguay” with its 43.36 meters in length is impressive in the tourist circuit of the city of Buenos Aires, but its majesty is given by its feats, its miles…

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Russian Navy Arctic Training in Franz Joseph Land

Ships and vessels of the Arctic grouping: the Severomorsk BSC, the Georgy Pobedonosets BDK, the Pamir SBS and the Sergei Osipov BMTN made the transition to the northwest of the Kara Sea to the islands of the Franz Josef Land archipelago. Navigation in high latitudes takes place without icebreaker support, taking into account the actual ice situation. To clarify it,…

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Multiple Allied Carrier Strike Groups Operate Together in 7th Fleet

U.S. Navy carrier strike groups led by flagships USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) joined with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force’s (JMSDF) Hyuga-class helicopter destroyer JS Ise (DDH 182) and the United Kingdom’s carrier strike group (CSG 21) led by HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) to conduct multiple carrier strike group operations in the Philippine Sea, Oct.…

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HMNZS Te Kaha Joins Multinational South China Sea Transit

Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Kaha is joining military partners as it transits the South China Sea en route to a major international defense exercise. The New Zealand Defence Force last month announced its participation in Exercise Bersama Gold 21, and that it would interact with the United Kingdom’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) as it conducts engagement activities…

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Project 22800 Repair & Technical Documentation Introduced

As part of the work on the development of the maintenance system for surface ships of new generations, the 51st Central Design and Technological Institute for Ship Repair has developed and is implementing repair and technical documentation and standard sheets. This, in particular, is necessary for the effective organization of the dock and factory repair of ships of the project…

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FS Champlain Taking Part in IFREMER in the Indian Ocean

After a first phase of mission marked by the fisheries police and the fight against drug trafficking, the Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) Champlain on a surveillance mission in this part of the Indian Ocean took advantage of a passage to Mayotte to embark three scientists from the French Research Institute for the Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER). IFREMER…

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