Russian Baltic Fleet Tracking Two US Destroyers in the Baltic

Moscow March 8, 2022 (TASS) – Russia’s Baltic Fleet forces have started tracking US guided missile destroyers USS Donald Cook and USS Forrest Sherman that entered the Baltic Sea, the Russian National Center for Defense Management told reporters. “Forces and facilities of the Baltic Fleet have embarked on tracking the actions of US guided missile destroyers USS Donald Cook and…

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George H.W. Bush Completes LFWAP

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) completed a live-fire exercise of its RIM-116 rolling airframe missile (RAM) while underway Feb. 28. During live-fire with a purpose (LFWAP), led by Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center, George H.W. Bush detected, tracked and engaged drone targets to validate the capabilities of the onboard weapons systems and demonstrate the crew’s warfighting readiness.…

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HMS Prince of Wales to Lead NATO Task Force in the Arctic

The UK’s largest warship has left Portsmouth to lead a NATO task force to the Arctic for the biggest exercises in Norway for 30 years. Aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales deploys in her role as NATO’s command ship to Exercise Cold Response, the large-scale Norwegian-led exercises which will see 35,000 troops from 28 nations operate together in the harshest…

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PLA Navy Flotilla that Lasered RAAF Aircraft Returns

The far seas joint training task force of the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command completed its training tasks and returned to a military port in Zhanjiang City, south China’s Guangdong Province on March 3. The mission is a routine arrangement within the PLA Southern Theater Command’s annual training plan, is not aimed at any specific target and conforms…

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RN & RAF Sharpen ASW Skills in Major NATO Exercise

The UK’s anti-submarine forces took their skills to the next level during the largest workout in the Mediterranean. For the first time two RAF Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft from CXX Squadron based at RAF Lossiemouth joined the Royal Navy for NATO’s Dynamic Manta, two weeks of cutting-edge tech and training involving seven Allied nations in the vanguard of underwater warfare.…

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CNS Puerto Natales Services Aids to Navigation

Between February 24 and March 1, through LSG 1617 “Puerto Natales”, specialist personnel from the Zonal Center for Maritime Signaling dependent on the Punta Arenas Maritime Government carried out various maintenance and re-ignition tasks of Aids to Navigation . The works, carried out in the sector of the Fallos channel, Wide channel and Guia narrows, were carried out together with…

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DLA Puget Sound Supports USS Ohio Modernization

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Puget Sound, Washington, is supporting a project that involves the complete overhaul and modernization of the USS Ohio. The “Ohio Project” is a multi-mission platform involving all support shops within the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard as well as DLA Distribution Puget Sound. The project began Feb. 22 and will last almost two years to completion. DDPW’s…

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Chilean Navy Supports Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage

The Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage, Consuelo Valdés, arrived at the Molo de Abrigo de Valparaíso this Friday, February 25, together with the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Admiral Juan Andrés De la Maza to verify the boarding process of the Moai Tau aboard the Barge LST-92 “Rancagua”. The process of transferring the statue of more than 700 kilos, from…

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