Rossell Techsys To Build EWIS Parts for the MH-60R Platform

Rossell Techsys has been awarded a contract with Lockheed Martin to build Electrical Wire Harness and Interconnect System (EWIS) parts in support of Lockheed Martin’s MH-60R aircraft that are being supplied to the Indian Navy. Last year, India signed a USD $2.1 billion deal with the United States Government as part of its Foreign Military Sales program for the purchase…

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Project 12700 Anatoly Shlemov Rolled Out

At the Sredne-Nevsky shipbuilding plant (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation), the mine defense ship (PMO) of project 12700 “Anatoly Shlemov” was taken out of the shop. The shipyard specialists have completed the work on the formation of the hull and part of the superstructure of the ship, their saturation with systems and mechanisms. Further outfitting work will be carried…

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Carl Vinson CSG Conducts Port Call in Guam

Ships assigned to Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group arrived at Naval Base Guam for a scheduled port visit on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, 2021. USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and USS Stockdale (DDG 106) will resupply, conduct maintenance, and provide the crew time for rest and relaxation in the strike group’s first port call since…

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Portuguese Navy Saves 37 Illegal Immigrants off Algarve

The corvette António Enes recently rescued 37 people, all male, who were in a wooden boat measuring seven meters at 47 nautical miles, between Vila Real de Santo António and Tavira. The alert reached the Lisbon Search and Rescue Coordination Center at the end of Wednesday, via a merchant ship that was sailing in the area. Immediately, the Navy deployed…

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Pierce Aerospace & Prudent American Partner to Win US Navy Contract

Pierce Aerospace, developer of state-of-the-art drone Remote ID technology for civilian and military uses, has announced the expansion of its manufacturing capabilities through a partnership with Prudent American Technologies, a premier USA-based contract manufacturer of highly engineered injection molded plastics and precision machined products. The relationship expands Pierce Aerospace’s manufacturing capabilities and increases Prudent American’s IoT development capabilities. The team,…

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BRP Andres Bonifacio Presented Christmas Gifts to Fishermen

On November 8, 2021, in the spirit of the yuletide season, LTJG AIRA AGUILAR PN of BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS17) was seen giving early Christmas presents to a group of fishermen during one of their regular inspections of fishing vessels while operating in the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone about 70 nautical miles (112 Kms) east of Davao Oriental. Situated within…

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Patrol Boat Office Moves to Cairns

The Department of Defense’s Pacific Patrol Boat Systems Program Office (PPB SPO) has relocated to Cairns from Canberra so it can better support the Pacific Maritime Security Program (PMSP). Under the PMSP, Australia has committed $2.1 billion to deliver and support 21 Guardian-class patrol boats to 12 Pacific Island nations and Timor-Lesté between 2018 and 2023. PPB SPO oversees the…

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Chilean Navy Commemorates a New Day of Chilean Antarctica

On Thursday, November 6, 1940, President Pedro Aguirre Cerda would set this date as the Chilean Antarctic Day, after determining in Decree 1747 the limits of the Chilean Antarctic Territory. Five years later, together with a new expedition in the White Continent, the presence of Chile would become effective, inaugurating the first of the 12 Antarctic bases that exist today,…

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