New Icelandic Coast Guard Ship Freyja Arrives from Rotterdam

The patrol ship Freyja docked in Siglufjörður November 6th after a five-day voyage from Rotterdam. Many people made their way to Hafnarbryggja in Siglufjörður to see the ship when it arrived at the harbor accompanied by the patrol ship Týs, the Coast Guard’s helicopter and the rescue ships of the Landsbjörg Accident Prevention Association. In addition, responders in the North…

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Navy UAS Demo Displays as Future VERTREP Platform

The Navy and Marine Corps may soon have a way to resupply warfighters on the front line using unmanned systems capable of delivering necessary supplies from a distance in a variety of scenarios. The Department is considering several cargo resupply systems and recently demonstrated these capabilities to senior leadership during an event Oct. 27 at NAWCAD’s Webster Outlying Field. The…

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Japan-Vietnam Goodwill Exercise

The Indo-Pacific Deployment 2021 (IPD21) units conducted a goodwill exercise with the Vietnam People’s Navy as described below. 1. Objectives (1) To improve JMSDF’s tactical capabilities (2) To strengthen the relationship with the Vietnam People’s Navy 2. Date November 7 3. Exercise Area Off Cam Ranh 4. Participating Units (1) JMSDF: JS KAGA, JS MURASAME (2) Vietnam People’s Navy: DINH…

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Project 20385 Gibkij Crew Training in St Petersburg

The crew of the newest corvette of project 20385 “Agile”, under construction at the St. Petersburg shipbuilding enterprise “Northern Shipyard” (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) is undergoing the final training cycle at the Joint Training Center of the Russian Navy in St. Petersburg. The crew of the ship was formed in the Pacific Fleet and during the training cycle…

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