CNO Visits Norfolk for 100 Years of Carrier Aviation Celebration

U.S. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday traveled to Hampton Roads, Virginia, for the 100 Years of Carrier Aviation Celebration, to visit local commands and to meet with Sailors and industry partners, March 20-21. Gilday delivered remarks during the centennial celebration ceremony, hosted by the Navy League, held to honor the legacy of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and…

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Kongsberg Has Developed the Vanguard System

Conflicting international interests in accessing and controlling sea-based trade routes, ownership of maritime territories and resources, and with an existing foreign military threat, the need for advanced, flexible and interoperable maritime assets are becoming more important than ever. Facing a continuously changing environment, with increased speed in technology development, the world’s navies need to be prepared for untraditional, new threats.…

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Exo-Atmospheric Apace: The Sea Seen From Above

“The French Navy often has its gaze and sensors turned towards the sky and space. Satellites allow it to conduct its surveillance and anti-trafficking operations, to communicate with all parts of the globe and to collect scientific data”, recalled on twitter, on September 7, 2021, Admiral Pierre Vandier, chief of Navy General Staff. OPERATING IN AND THROUGH SPACE The Navy…

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Leonardo’s LIONFISH® for Royal Netherlands Navy’s New Ships

Already aboard a number of naval platforms worldwide, Leonardo’s LIONFISH® family of defense systems has now also been selected by the Royal Netherlands Navy. The Navy has chosen the “LIONFISH® Top” variant to equip its Holland-class patrol vessels, LPD (Landing Platform Dock) and JSS (Joint Support Ship) units, Johan de Witt and Karel Doorman classes, and Den Helder-class Combat Support…

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USC General Director Statement on Day of the Submariner

Comrade admirals, officers, warrant officers, foremen and sailors! Dear veterans! I congratulate you on the Day of the Submariner! It is difficult to overestimate the importance of the submarine fleet for the defense capability of our country. During the Great Patriotic War and in the post-war period, submariners showed courage and heroism, performing combat missions in the depths of the…

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Farewell Acknowledges Work of Pacific Family

A farewell ceremony at Tonga’s Vuna Wharf was held on March 16 to thank personnel from the Australian Defence Force (ADF), French Armed Forces in New Caledonia (FANC), and Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) who have been operating together from HMAS Canberra. HMAS Canberra departed the Kingdom of Tonga for Australia on March 18, marking the completion of her…

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China Claims USS Ralph Johnson Shadowed Carrier Shandong

The PLA Eastern Theater Command monitored, tracked and maintained a high level of alert as US destroyer USS Ralph Johnson transited through the Taiwan Straits on Thursday, Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson of the PLA Eastern Theater Command said on Saturday, stressing that the US’ such provocation is sending wrong signals to secessionists on the island of Taiwan, which is…

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FGS Braunschweig Returns from UNIFIL Deployment

On Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m., the corvette “Braunschweig” returned from the UNIFIL mission (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) under the command of Corvette Captain Pascal Störk (40). The corvette is welcomed by the mayor of the Hanseatic and university city of Rostock, Claus Ruhe Madsen (49). “The navy has a long and important tradition in the Hanseatic…

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