C&T Helps Modernize USCG Recruit Training Center Cape May

More than 100 U.S. Coast Guard recruits received initial issue uniform items under the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s new item management process Nov. 2 at USCG Training Center Cape May, New Jersey. Operational dress uniforms, t-shirts and socks were among the items DLA Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain helped transition from the previous issuance and manual restocking…

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Indonesian Navy Trains with Australia in the Java Sea

The elements of the Navy warships (TNI AL) and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) with precise and accurate calculations, successfully tested five maneuver formations carried out in the waters of the Java Sea and destroyed the Tomato Killer target on the 2nd day of the Field Maneuver Phase. (Manlap) Joint Exercise (Latma) New Horizon 2021, Monday (1/11). The maneuver formation…

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New Era in Fleet Maintenance

A call for tenders has been issued for a capability life-cycle manager (CLCM) to maintain Navy’s Hobart-class destroyers. The Hobart-class destroyers will be the first major class of ship to be sustained through a CLCM arrangement, which has been timed to support the Hobart-class destroyer upgrade project. This is a significant milestone for Plan Galileo, which is a response to…

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USCGC Legare Returns to Portsmouth from 61 Day Drug Patrol

USCGC Legare (WMEC 912) returned home October 21st after an eight-week counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific in support of Joint Interagency Task Force South and the Coast Guard 11th District. The crew patrolled over 12,650 nautical miles through the heart of the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of Campaign Martillo working in conjunction with Customs and Border Protection, the…

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Bir Hakeim Arrives in Brest

The first marine rifle boat (VFM) arrived at the Brest naval base on October 25, 2021. There it will continue its phase of industrial technical tests started at the UFAST shipyard in Quimper. It will be followed by a phase of state tests conducted by the General Directorate of Armaments (DGA), intended to qualify and accept this first copy of…

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Multinational Maritime Cooperation Tested in Southern Portugal

​The Navy organizes, from October 25-29th in the areas south of Portimão, the exercise SEABORDER21 whose objective is to train techniques, tactics and procedures of maritime security operations for the exercise of State authority at sea , as well as strengthening cooperation between the Armed Forces of the 10 participating countries. The exercise will feature eight ships and two maritime…

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FRCSE Wins Acquisition Excellence Sustainment Award

Fleet Readiness Center Southeast’s (FRCSE) P-8 Fleet Support Team (FST) has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Department of the Navy (DON) Acquisition Excellence Awards (AEA) for Sustainment Team of the Year. Each year the DON AEAs recognize individuals and teams who contribute outstanding achievements to Navy and Marine Corps programs throughout the fiscal year. The competition was…

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