Carrier Battle Group Trains with Cypriot National Guard

On February 14, four Rafale Marines from the air group on board the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle carried out a ground/air defense exercise with the National Guard of the Republic of Cyprus. During this training called TALOS 2022, French pilots practiced conducting attacks against land-based ground/air defense systems. For its part, the Cypriot National Guard was able to test…

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Northern Fleet Exercises in the Barents Sea

In the Barents Sea, the diverse forces of the Northern Fleet have begun a planned exercise led by the commander of the Northern Fleet, Hero of Russia, Admiral Alexander Moiseev, which is taking place in accordance with the training plan for the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for 2022. As part of the exercise, surface ships, submarines, boats and…

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ARA Libertad Joins Velas Latinoamérica 2022

On Sunday afternoon, the frigate ARA “Libertad” moored in the port of Rio de Janeiro from the Puerto Belgrano Naval Base, from where it had sailed on February 2, to begin the journey of the 4th edition of the Meeting of Tall Ships “Velas Latinoamérica”. The training ship of the Argentine Navy, under the command of Captain Carlos Pedro Schavinsky…

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USS Anchorage Trains With USMC ACVs

U.S. Marines assigned to the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion (3D AABN), 1st Marine Division (1stMarDiv) participated in a waterborne training evolution with Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACVs) aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) in the Pacific Ocean, Feb. 12-13, 2022. The two-day training evolution focused on the safety and ship-to-shore capabilities for both the Marine Corps and Navy,…

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Chinese Naval Ships Arrive in Tonga

A disaster relief supplies transportation fleet dispatched by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy arrived at the Nuku’alofa Port, Tonga, around 10:00 a.m. UTC+13, February 15, 2022. The fleet consists of PLA Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship Wuzhishan (Hull 987) and supply ship Chaganhu (Hull 967). The two ships bring a total of 1400-odd tons of supplies including mobile…

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HMAS Supply Arrives in Tonga

Navy auxiliary oiler replenishment ship HMAS Supply arrived in Tongan waters as part of Operation Tonga Assist 2022 on February 12. The ship’s company got down to work straightaway, conducting its first replenishment at sea (RAS) with HMAS Adelaide the same day. HMAS Supply sailor Petty Officer Boatswain Michael Hirschausen oversaw the RAS and said it’s a whole-ship evolution involving…

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