Project 22220 Sibir Conducts First Escort Mission

The first serial nuclear-powered icebreaker of project 22220 Sibir, built at the Baltic Shipyard (part of USC), escorted the motor ship Tersky Bereg in the waters of the Yenisei Bay to the port of Dudinka. This is the first working voyage of the nuclear-powered ship since its handover to the customer. The icebreaker “Siberia” has demonstrated the ability to operate…

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Enseigne de vaisseau Jacoubet Trains Gabonese Navy

Having set sail on January 21, 2022 from Libreville, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Ensign Jacoubet conducted various offshore exercises with the French Elements in Gabon (EFG) and the Gabonese Navy. After two weeks of patrol in a very high piracy risk zone, the crew of the EV Jacoubet carried out a three-day operational break in Libreville. The stopover was…

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French Navy Shadows Russian AGI Vasiliy Tatishchev

From January 23 to 26, 2022, several air and maritime resources were mobilized in the French maritime approaches, in the Mediterranean, to ensure the surveillance of the Russian intelligence collection vessel Vasiliy Tatishchev. Falcon 50 maritime surveillance planes from the French Navy, Mirage 2000 fighters from the Air and Space Force, as well as the two La Fayette (FLF) type…

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FS Guépratte joined Operation AGÉNOR

On January 23, 2022, the Frigate La Fayette (FLF) Guépratte joined Operation AGÉNOR, the military pillar of the EMASoH mission ” European-led Maritime Awareness in the Straight of Hormuz “, under the tactical command of the European General Staff currently led by France. Deployed until March as part of this operation, the Guépratte will take part in the coming months…

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First Exercise of the Year for Chilean Navy

During the morning of January 28 and after a week of intense training at sea, the Units of the National Squadron returned to the base port in the city of Valparaíso, after remaining in the first Operation of the year. On the occasion, six frigates and two oil tankers participated, which were deployed in an area between Coquimbo and Valparaíso,…

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NUWC Newport Collbaborates with CFRF

A recent endeavor with researchers from the University of Rhode Island’s Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation (CFRF), may lead to improved fishing operations in Narragansett Bay while giving the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport a better-encompassing picture of the underwater environment. For Division Newport, being the technical stewards for the undersea domain requires an all-encompassing knowledge base. This is…

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NAVAIR Names Italy as 28th International Partner

The Air-to-Air Missiles Program Office (PMA-259) acquired Italy as its 28th Air Intercept Missile (AIM)-9X International Partner Dec. 17, 2021. The Italian Embassy in Washington D.C. notified the Navy International Programs Office that the Italian Air Force accepted and signed the Letter of Offer & Acceptance (LOA) provided by the United States Government. Italian Air Force officials signed the LOA…

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Primorsky Flotilla Trains in Avacha Bay

A detachment of ships of the Troops and Forces in the North-East of Russia went on an exercise in the waters of the Avacha Bay off the coast of Kamchatka to perform training and combat exercises in marine combat training grounds. More than 10 ships and support vessels of the Pacific Fleet, as part of two ship tactical groups, will…

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Another ARCIMS Uncrewed MCM System for the Royal Navy

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK (AEUK) has been contracted by the DE&S Mine Hunting Capability (MHC) Team to deliver a further ARCIMS uncrewed minehunting system for the UK Royal Navy (RN). The uncrewed surface vessel based system named RNMB HYDRA complements the 4 existing ARCIMS systems (RNMBs HUSSAR, HALCYON, HARRIER and HAZARD) being supplied to the RN for mine sweeping and minehunting…

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Vestdavit Crosses “Finnish” Line to Win First Naval Order

Persistence paid off for Vestdavit in winning its first order with the Finnish shipyard Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) to supply davits for a series of the Finnish Navy’s four newbuild multi-role combat vessels, thereby bolstering its position in the wider Nordic naval market. The Pohjanmaa-class corvettes are to be constructed at RMC’s shipyard in Rauma, Finland as part of the…

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