KRI Salawaku Carried Out the Sea Acceptance Test (SAT)

Elements under the Lantamal V Patrol Vessel Unit, KRI Salawaku – 842 carried out the Sea Acceptance Test (SAT) 1 x 24 hours in the waters around the waters of the Java Sea, Friday (08/04). On this occasion, the Commander of Lantamal V, First Admiral of the TNI, Yoos Suryono Hadi, was present to directly review the suitability and feasibility…

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India Deploys Maritime Patrol Aircraft to Darwin

India’s Navy will deploy a P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to Darwin from 11-15 April to conduct coordinated exercises with a Royal Australian Air Force P-8A Poseidon aircraft. This is the first time an Indian Navy P-8I aircraft has deployed to Australia outside of a routine military exercise and reflects the strength of the India-Australia defense and security partnership. Acting Chief…

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NAVAIR Shares New Vision for Small UAS Procurement

Col. Victor Argobright, Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program office (PMA-263) program manager, shared a new vision for small UAS procurement and employment during the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Symposium, April 4. During his presentation, Argobright highlighted the program’s vision ─ rapidly deploy systems that are modular, have open architecture, advanced sensors and payloads, and improve…

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Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) Departs Ingalls for Commissioning Next Month

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) departed from HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division April 8th. Frank E. Petersen Jr. will be commissioned next month in Charleston, South Carolina, before sailing to its homeport at Hawaii’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. “I’m very grateful for the resilient and dedicated shipbuilders on our team, each is world class,” said Kari…

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KRI Teluk Bintuni in Papua for Troop Rotation

KRI Teluk Bintuni-520 anchored at the port of Jayapura port, Papua April 10th in order to carry out re-supply of logistical needs to support the military naval transport support operations task of the Border Security Task Force shift. While waiting for the logistical needs to be met, KRI Teluk Bintuni-520 carried out an open ship to provide an opportunity for…

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USS Annapolis Makes 5th Submarine Based in Guam

Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) arrived March 28 at Naval Base Guam from Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, California, shifting its homeport as part of the U.S. Navy strategic laydown plan for naval forces in the Indo-Pacific region. “My crew is proud to join the submarine force team in Guam,” said Cmdr. James Tuthill, Annapolis’s commanding…

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Defence Cooperation between Norway & US Essential

The Supplementary Defense Cooperation Agreement between Norway and the US has now been submitted to the Storting for consideration. ‘This Agreement provides a framework for further developing our crucial cooperation with the US in this area. Our primary focus is on safeguarding Norwegian security and Norwegian interests, but this cooperation is also important for the security of Europe as a…

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Thresher 59th Remembrance, SUBSAFE Program

NAVSEA honored and remembered the crew members of the USS Thresher (SSN-593) during the 59th remembrance ceremony in the Humphreys’ building at the Washington Navy Yard. “Thresher was the lead ship of a new class of submarines, a modern marvel of the technology of the time,” Rear Adm. Edward Anderson, deputy commander for Undersea Warfare (SEA 07), said during the…

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