Mar del Plata Welcomed Velas Latinoamérica 2022

Yesterday afternoon (March 9), the Tall Ships of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay held a nautical parade off the coast of Mar del Plata, thus inaugurating the activities of the Velas Latinoamérica 2022 meeting. , the units were escorted by the ocean patrol boats ARA “Piedrabuena” and ARA “Storni”, along with vessels from the Argentine Naval Prefecture and…

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New UK Shipbuilding Vision Launched

During a visit to Cammell Laird Shipyard in Merseyside March 10th, the Prime Minister and Defence Secretary set out how the new strategy would level up regions across the UK by supporting high-quality jobs, technology development and boosting investment. Home to one of the leading British shipbuilding companies, Merseyside is one of the key areas that will benefit from the strategy,…

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Navy to Demo New MQ-8C Fire Scout MCM System

The Navy is working to develop a new mine countermeasure (MCM) sensor suite for the MQ-8C Fire Scout that that will enable the unmanned helicopter to detect and localize mines and obstacles on land and at-sea. The Fire Scout program office, in conjunction with the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and Program Executive Office Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC)…

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FS Vendemiaire Visits Manila

As part of the French Navy’s deployment in Asia that aims to cultivate regional stability, international rule of law, and partnerships among Asian countries, the French surveillance frigate, Vendémiaire (F743), arrived in the country on Tuesday, March 8. The visiting French Navy was welcomed on its port call to the Philippines by select representatives and personnel from the Philippine Navy…

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Artwork Now Proudly Displayed On The Newly Painted USS Orleck

Geer Services, Inc. is proud to have worked on the decorative artwork for the newly painted USS Orleck. Our team worked to vectorize the ribbon panels, call sign flags, and the Destroyer Squadron (DesRon) 3 patch. The graphics were recreated from old photos and files suitable for large format printing for the ship. The art was then printed on UV…

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Keel Authenticated for Future USS Ted Stevens

The keel of future USS Ted Stevens (DDG 128), the 78th Arleigh Burke-class ship was ceremonially laid at Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding, March 9. The ship is named for the late Senator Ted Stevens from Alaska. Stevens was the longest-serving Republican U.S. Senator in history at the time he left office and was the third senator to hold the…

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LA Fleet Week Returns on Memorial Day Weekend

Four-Day Event will Coincide with Fleet Week New York 2022, Establishing Simultaneous Celebrations of U.S. Sea Services on the East and West Coasts The LA Fleet Week Foundation, the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to plan and support LA Fleet Week®, today announced that LA Fleet Week 2022 will take place over Memorial Day weekend, May 27-30, 2022, in San Pedro…

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