Supporting USS Harry S. Truman CSG During Neptune Strike 2022

Logisticians assigned to Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella and its mission partners delivered aviation fuel and more than 800 pallets containing mail, food provisions and cargo to crewmembers of HSTCSG through strategic locations at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, and Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Greece in support of the NATO-led activity Neptune Strike, Jan. 24-Feb. 4,…

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Alexey Rakhmanov Greeted the Collegium of Naval Museums

On February 9, in St. Petersburg, on the basis of the Central Naval Museum, the VIII Collegium of Naval Museums traditionally began its work, which was attended by representatives of the museum divisions of the USC Group, including Proletarsky Zavod, Nevsky Design Bureau and SNSZ. In his address to the forum participants, the head of the USC, Alexei Rakhmanov, outlined…

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Carrier Battle Group Reaches Full Operational Capacity

Since its departure from Toulon on February 1 , all the French and allied units of the Naval Air Group (GAN), formed around the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle , have trained intensively in all areas of combat and fields of conflict. Rear-Admiral Cluzel, commander of the GAN, declared the full operational capability of this international air-sea force on February…

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Northern Fleet Missile Ship Division is 70 Years Old

Today, in the main base of the Northern Fleet – Severomorsk, a solemn hoisting of the state, naval flags and flags of coloring took place on the heavy nuclear missile cruiser “Pyotr Veliky” and other combat units of the 43rd division of missile ships, which is the successor of the 120th division formed 70 years ago brigades of destroyers of…

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French Navy Atlantique 2 Operating from Djibouti

Since January 23, a French Navy Atlantique 2 (ATL 2) maritime patrol aircraft has been deployed to Air Base 188 in Djibouti, in support of the European Union’s ATALANTE counter-piracy mission off the coast of Somalia. Placed under European operational control and integrated into Task Force 465, the ATL2 is a French aircraft perfectly integrated into this European operation with…

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FS Germinal Intercepts 680 Kilos of Cocaine

On January 29, 2022, the surveillance frigate Germinal , on a surveillance mission in the Caribbean Sea, intervened in international waters on a suspicious fast boat, without nationality marks. The “go-fast” fled when the soldiers approached, while throwing bundles into the sea. Pursued, the boat and its four occupants were finally arrested. Twenty bales were recovered at sea representing a…

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Charles de Gaulle Trains With ITS Cavour and USS Harry S Truman

From February 5 to 6, 2022, three Carrier Strike Groups, gathered around the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman , the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour and the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle , carried out joint activities, implementing the “ plug and fight ” interoperability concept in high-end business areas. This ” tri carrier operation ” concentrated 15…

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Navy installs Improved Mask on Breathing Device Trainer

The Naval Aviation Training Systems and Ranges program office (PMA-205) began installation of the new Mask on Breathing Device (MOBD) trainer at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. in Jan. The MOBD trainer will improve mask-on breathing distress familiarization training for tactical jet aviators. Because hypoxia is not the only serious breathing distress issue for aircrew that can lead to…

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FS Provence Made Port Call in Piraeus

From January 27 to 31, 2022, the Multi-Mission Frigate (FREMM) Provence took advantage of its operational break in the port of Piraeus, Greece, during its deployment in the Mediterranean, to maintain and strengthen the already strong ties that unite Greece. and France. On January 28, Captain Nicolas Vandebrouck welcomed aboard the vessel, along with the French Ambassador to Greece, the…

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