Six Landing Ships Arrive in Sevastopol

A detachment of large landing ships (BDK) of the Russian Navy consisting of the BDK “Korolev”, “Minsk”, “Kaliningrad”, “Pyotr Morgunov”, “George the Victorious” and “Olenegorsky Miner” completed the inter-fleet passage around Europe. At the moment, the ships enter the main base of the Black Sea Fleet – the city of Sevastopol. In Sevastopol, the crews of the ships will conduct…

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Connecticut Honors the U.S. Coast Guard

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held February 10th to open a new exhibit in the Connecticut State Capitol hosted by State Rep. Anthony Nolan to honor the Coast Guard through February 24, 2022. The three-week long exhibit consists of 24 panels and historical artifacts on display in the concourse between the Legislative Office Building and the Capitol Building and will…

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Naval Group and PT PAL Strengthen Their Cooperation

On February 10h 2022, Pierre Eric Pommellet, Naval Group’s Chief Executive Officer and Dr Kaharuddin Djenod, PT PAL’s Chief Executive Officer signed a Memorandum of Understanding in presence of General Prabowo Subianto, Indonesian Minister of Defence and Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces. Naval Group and PT Pal signed a Memorandum of Understanding seeking to leverage the capabilities…

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NOAC Embarks Team on USS Fitzgerald for Bilateral SHAREM

The Naval Oceanographic Anti-Submarine Warfare Center (NOAC) embarked a team of Aerographer’s Mates to lend expertise onboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) as it participated in a bilateral training exercises, Ship Anti-Submarine Warfare Readiness Effectiveness Measuring (SHAREM) program, with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) from Jan. 26–31. “This is a great opportunity to improve our…

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SSC Demonstrates Capabilities in USS Carter Hall Test

The next generation landing craft, Ship to Shore Connector (SSC), Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), successfully completed well deck interoperability testing with USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) and demonstrated the craft are another step closer to fleet integration. The evolution was conducted as part of the first phase of ship interface testing and helped validate user requirements by performing multiple…

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NCI Receives $13.4M NAVAIR Fiber Optic Contract

NCI Information Systems, Inc., a leading provider of advanced information technology solutions and professional services to the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal agencies, announced today it has received a five-year $13.4 million prime contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division. Under the Installation Fiber Optic Networking Support Services contract, NCI, with…

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ABECSG’s Air Wing of the Future

The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG) participated in Exercise Noble Fusion, a joint and combined naval expeditionary exercise including multiple elements of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force, alongside the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Feb. 3-7. “Integrating the elements of the dual-MEU/ARG team with the power of the…

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Military Sealift Command Supports Operation Deep Freeze

The operation is part of MSC’s annual resupply mission in support of Operation Deep Freeze, the Joint Task Force Support for Antarctica mission to resupply the remote scientific outpost. The crew of Peary are working with Seabees from Navy Cargo Handling Battalion ONE (NCHB -1) to offload their fuel cargo, at the newly constructed ice-pier, ensuring all safety precautions are…

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HMS Albion Ready for a Demanding 2022

Crew of the nation’s amphibious flagship proved themselves ‘masters of disaster’ after a wide-ranging weekend workout. Assault ship HMS Albion joined forces with her Dutch counterpart HNLMS Karel Doorman to hone their skills in two key tasks: delivering humanitarian aid and support and a large-scale civilian evacuation. Victorian forts outside Torpoint – Tregantle and Scraesdon – sprang back to life…

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31st MEU Conducts VBSS Training Aboard USS Miguel Keith

Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), embarked aboard the USS America (LHA 6), conducted visit board, search and seizure (VBSS) training aboard the USS Miguel Keith (ESB 5) as part of Exercise Noble Fusion, Feb. 5, 2022. This was the first time 31st MEU Marines boarded an expeditionary staging base platform during VBSS training and the first time…

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