First refueling 2022, at the Antarctic Naval Base “Arturo Prat”

Antarctica. On January 4, as part of the Antarctic work, ATF “GALVARINO” carried out refueling tasks at the Antarctic Naval Base “Arturo Prat”, taking advantage of the unbeatable weather conditions. The task lasted approximately three and a half hours, allowing optimization of the logistics levels of the Base, in order to be able to face the winter period in good…

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Bayern Arrives in Ho Chi Minh City

The German frigate Bayern entered Nhà Rồng Port of HCM City on Thursday morning, marking the first visit of a ship under the European country’s Navy to Việt Nam. The four-day port visit is another stop on the frigate’s seven-month training and presence cruise in the Indo-Pacific. The frigate, which carries 232 servicemen and women, departed for the Indo-Pacific from…

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Crane Transferred from Bremerton to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility sent Crane 79 on its way to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, aboard a barge Nov. 20, 2021. Throughout the past few months, Crane 79 has been steadily prepared for shipment. The 2.2 million-pound crane was loaded aboard the barge in November to make its way to its new home. Bryce…

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BAE Systems to Modernize USS Mitscher

BAE Systems has received a $1.9 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the maintenance and modernization of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57). The value of the competitively awarded contract could reach $101.2 million if all options are exercised. Under the docking selected restricted availability (DSRA) contract awarded, BAE Systems will drydock the ship, perform underwater…

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