NATO Conveys Written Proposals to Russia

In view of Russia’s continuing military build-up in and around Ukraine, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg confirmed on Wednesday (26 January 2022) that NATO has conveyed its written proposals to Russia, in parallel with the United States. He said that Allies see three main areas with room for progress: NATO-Russia relations; European security, including the situation in and around Ukraine; and…

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MARMC Leads USS Arlington Knuckle Boom Crane Repairs

Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) recently completed knuckle boom crane repairs aboard USS Arlington (LPD 24) as the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship continues preparation for its upcoming deployment as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG). The knuckle boom crane is vital to amphibious operations. It is used to lower and raise boats to the waterline and…

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NAVAIR Develops Flight Line Tracking System

The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) successfully developed and demonstrated an advanced logistics tracking system that could change the way Navy flight lines operate around the world. Using mobile devices and specially designed software, the 5G Identification of Support Equipment (5GISE) system tracks and displays the location of equipment and aircraft using GPS tags to record data and…

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Northern Fleet Part of 140 Ship Deployment

A detachment of warships and support vessels of the Northern Fleet entered the Barents Sea as part of the exercise with the Arctic Expeditionary Group of Forces and Troops. The detachment includes the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov, the frigate Admiral of the Fleet Kasatonov, the large anti-submarine ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov, as well as support vessels. During the exercise, a detachment…

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USCGC Thetis Returns from WPC Escort Mission

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC 910) returned to homeport in Key West January 26th after a 68-day transit escorting the Coast Guard Cutters Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145) and Glen Harris (WPC 1144) across the North Atlantic en route to their new homeport in Manama, Bahrain. Thetis’ crew worked alongside NATO Allies and interagency partners in the region while transiting…

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