Rolls-Royce Hopes to Partner on Indian Navy’s Electrification

As part of the UK’s upcoming Carrier Strike Group tour, Rolls-Royce is all set to showcase to Indian Navy customers its capabilities to design, build and deliver customized power and propulsion solutions for India’s naval modernization requirements. The company also expressed its keenness to explore opportunities for partnering the Navy with end-to-end solutions for electrification of India’s future warships. Speaking…

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ARA Ciudad de Ensenada, First of Two LICA Training Ships, Launched

The launch and delivery of a boat are two different moments of the same productive process. It is absolutely normal to water a vessel without it being fully enlisted. The launch of a boat is always cause for celebration. The decision to launch the ARA Ciudad de Ensenada responds to the need to dispose of Grade 3 for other work…

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Maritime Partnerships Strengthened

The Royal Australian Navy this month joined key partners Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom for the Maritime Partnership Exercise in the Indian Ocean. Anzac-class frigate HMAS Ballarat took part in the complex multi-domain training, held in the Bay of Bengal from October 15-18, with ships and aircraft from the participating nations. Commander of the Australian Fleet Rear…

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Vitse-Admiral Kulakov Makes Port Call in Equatorial Guinea

A detachment of ships and vessels of the Northern Fleet, performing the tasks of a long voyage in the Gulf of Guinea, made a business call at the port of Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea. The crews of the large anti-submarine ship “Vice-Admiral Kulakov”, the medium sea tanker “Akademik Pashin” and the rescue tugboat “Altai” will replenish their supplies…

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NATO Ships Participate in Italian Exercise Mare Aperto

Standing NATO Maritime Group 2, Task Unit 02 (SNMG2 TU02) ships are participating in the Italian-led joint, maritime-focused exercise Mare Aperto 2021. Mare Aperto 2021 is an Italian exercise open to allied and NATO countries with the aim of enhancing the participating assets’ combat readiness. Mare Aperto 2021 is taking place in the waters of the Adriatic Sea, Ionian Sea,…

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Operation ATALANTA Welcomes South Korea & Oman to Exercise

On 18th October 2021, EU Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta flagship, frigate ESPS Victoria, the Republic of Korea’s destroyer Chungmugong Yi Sun-Sin and the Maritime Security Centre of Oman conducted their first joint naval exercise in the International Recommended Transit Corridor of the Gulf of Aden in the framework of the Joint Sea exercise ‘Mare Liberum’. The Korean frigate…

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USS New Hampshire Refit Completed Early and Under Budget

Thanks to collaborative teaming between Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY), Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC), innovative repairs were recently completed on USS New Hampshire (SSN 778), saving more than 60 days and an estimated $3 million. Repairs were performed on main ballast tank vent valves essential to conducting operations for the…

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USC Supported 325th Anniversary of the Navy in St Petersburg

The Presidential Library has opened the exhibition “Sea Vessels to Be”, created with the support of the United Shipbuilding Corporation and the museums of the enterprises of the USC Group. On October 18, 2021 in St. Petersburg, the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library opened the exhibition “There will be ships for sea!”: To the 325th anniversary of the founding of the…

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Leidos Australia Receives Contract for Underwater Sensor

A Victorian company has joined forces with the Morrison Government to develop an easily deployable underwater sensor that will strengthen Australia’s maritime security. Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price today announced a $1.6 million Defence Innovation Hub contract with Victorian company Leidos Australia to develop the technology. “It is great to see Leidos Australia partner with the Morrison Government through…

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