CSBC Delivers New Ship to Taiwan Coast Guard

Taiwan International Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as: Taiwan Shipbuilding Corporation) built four 4,000-ton frigates “Hsinchu” for the Fleet Branch of the Coast Guard of the Ocean Commission. Today (22), the delivery ceremony was held at the Kaohsiung Plant of Taiwan Shipping Corporation. It was co-chaired by Chairman Li Zhongwei of the Oceanographic Commission and Chairman Zheng Wenlong of…

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Vympel Workers Repairing Shmel in the Victory Museum

Vympel workers repaired the Shmel boat at the Victory Museum on Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow. Before May 9, Vympel General Director Yevgeny Norenko was asked to renew the boat by Innokenty Innokentievich Nalyotov, chairman of the Marine Guard Veterans Club, to the General Director of Vympel. For the performance of work, the master of the ship finishing and metal processing…

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SECNAV Issues Updated Acquisition Policy Instruction

Secretary of the Navy, Carlos Del Toro, recently signed SECNAV Instruction 5000.2G. Last updated in March 2019, the revised instruction modernizes the Department of the Navy’s program acquisition and sustainment policies by incorporating advanced acquisition methods that accelerate development of emerging technologies and capabilities. It replaces three previous instructions, providing streamlined guidance for acquisition professionals to develop Navy and Marine…

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PLA Navy Celebrates 73rd Birthday

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy celebrated its 73rd anniversary on Saturday by announcing, over the past days, the commissioning of half a dozen powerful warships and two types of advanced vessel-based helicopters, which have already started training to form combat capabilities. These achievements are a reflection of the Navy’s rapid, tremendous growth over the recent years, which is…

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Springfield Visits Stirling, Australia

Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Springfield (SSN 761) arrived at HMAS Stirling Naval Base, Australia, April 23, 2022, for a port visit as part of a routine deployment to the Western Pacific. “My crew could not be more excited for a port visit to Perth,” said Cmdr. Andy Domina, Springfield’s commanding officer. “I have a few crewmembers that have previously…

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Seychelles President Applauds EU-NAVFOR For Drug Seizure

Seychelles’ President Wavel Ramkalawan has applauded the recent seizures of 27.6 kg of illicit drugs by the French vessel Le Floréal, State House said Thursday. According to a press statement from the EU Naval Forces (EU-NAVFOR) Somalia, the French surveillance frigate, under Operation Atalanta’s command, carried out four consecutive drugs seizures in the international waters during a counter-piracy patrol between…

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China Hints at Launching of Third Aircraft Carrier

Propaganda Shanghai-based Jiangnan Shipyard is preparing for resumption of production on Saturday, the 73rd founding anniversary of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, following the COVID-19 resurgence in the city. The PLA Navy on Friday released a promotional video on China’s aircraft carrier program, in which it gave a very obvious hint that the country’s third aircraft carrier will…

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