FS Germinal Makes Port Call in Cartagena, Colombia

Deployed in the Caribbean Sea, the surveillance frigate (FS) Germinal made a stopover in Cartagena de Indias from May 13 to 18. Through the various representation activities, formal visits and reception on board, the links have been consolidated between the French Navy and the Armada de Colombia , both major players in the fight against drug trafficking at sea in…

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S-100 Surveillance for EMSA Royal Danish Navy Tasking

The Royal Danish Navy (RDN) is operating the Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 for maritime surveillance. The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) service is delivered by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). Stationed in Denmark’s northernmost town Skagen, the CAMCOPTER® S-100 is supporting the RDN alongside other national authorities in carrying out various maritime surveillance tasks, including detecting, verifying and providing information…

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S-100 Performs EMSA Maritime Surveillance for Romania

After the successful operations in 2021, Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 is once again supporting the Romanian Border Police. The operations started in March and are scheduled to continue until August 2022. The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) service is delivered by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). Stationed in Mangalia, the CAMCOPTER® S-100 supports the Romanian authorities in carrying out general…

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China Ramps Up Propaganda Against Japan and US

Soon after the Liaoning aircraft carrier group wrapped up its far sea drills in waters between Japan and the island of Taiwan, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy reportedly sent more warships simultaneously through two strategically important straits northwest and southwest of Japan on Monday, marking an increase in Chinese naval activities in the region at a time when…

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HMS Prince of Wales on Atlantic & Mediterranean Mission

Britain’s biggest warship has left Portsmouth bound for exercises in the Atlantic and Mediterranean in her latest foray as NATO’s command ship. HMS Prince of Wales will complete two weeks of preparations off the UK’s South Coast before joining warships from across NATO for Spanish-led training and port visits to Spain and Portugal. The aircraft carrier is scheduled to visit…

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USS Kearsarge Arrives in Tallinn After Exercise Hedgehog 22

Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), flagship of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Tallinn, Estonia for a scheduled port visit, May 27, 2022. The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Team’s presence in the Estonian port city demonstrates the United States’ commitment, alongside regional Allies and Partners, to preserving Baltic…

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U.S. Naval Test Pilot School Debuts New Course

The United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) expanded its educational offerings by graduating a group of civilian engineers from its inaugural Advanced Flying Qualities Intermediate Course during a ceremony at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, May 20. “As a Class 97 graduate, I cannot overstate the knowledge, skill, and intuition engineers take away from their time at USNTPS,” said…

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