Zelenodolsk Launches Another Project 21980

On June 10, on the eve of the celebration of the Day of Russia, at JSC Zelenodolsk Plant named after A.M. Gorky, a serial special-purpose boat of project 21980 was launched. The event was attended by representatives of the High Command of the Russian Navy, General Director of JSC Zelenodolsk Plant named after A.M. Gorky Alexander Filippov, First Deputy General…

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NATO Ships Conduct Port Visit in Algiers

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG-2) visited Algiers, Algeria, from June 4-7 and conducted a subsequent Passing Exercise (PASSEX) with Algerian navy units in the vicinity of Algiers. SNMCMG2 crewmembers participated in several activities during the port visit organized by Algerian Naval Force personnel, fostering positive relations between NATO and its partner nation. Commander, SNMCMG2 Spanish Navy Captain Javier…

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Royal Navy Ship Makes Port Call in Montreal

As part of the UK’s commitment to the Arctic region, HMS Protector arrived in Montreal, Canada June 9th for the ship’s first ever visit to the Province of Quebec. This was her second time in Canada, visiting Halifax in 2012 according to Halifax Shipping News. The ship is hosting researchers and academics from both the UK and Canada to collaborate…

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Sweden Orders Four Navy Tugs from Damen Shipyard Hardinxveld

FMV signed a contract with the supplier Damen Shipyard Hardinxveld for the delivery of four new port tugs. The new vessels will reach the Swedish Armed Forces in 2023 and 2024. The acquisition of port tugs is part of a larger effort to develop and procure equipment that will strengthen the Armed Forces’ marine logistics function. FMV will also procure…

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Advanced Air Defense Robot on Visby Corvettes

The Visby corvettes form the body of the navy’s surface battleship. They are equipped with sensor and weapon systems that can operate on, above and below the water surface at all levels of conflict. To further strengthen the capability for air defense, the ships will receive the new capability air defense robot in the upcoming mid-term modification. The operational tasks…

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DTC & CNV to Build New Flagship for Italy’s Guardia di Finanza

Established in 1977, Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) is founded on the power of sharing knowledge and skills which enable shipyards to build proven Damen designs from our portfolio all over the world. A fantastic example of this concept, whereby DTC teamed up with Cantiere Navale Vittoria (CNV), has ultimately produced a top-quality flagship – a Damen Stan Patrol 6009 –…

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GE LM2500 Marine Gas Turbines to Power New F-110 Frigates

GE Marine is under contract with Navantia to provide five LM2500 marine gas turbines that will power five new Spanish Navy F-110 frigates being built at its Ferrol Shipyard in Spain. These multipurpose, anti-submarine frigates are being co-developed by the Spanish Ministry of Defence and Navantia. Each F-110 frigate will be powered by one GE LM2500 gas turbine and four…

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NATO Trains with Japan in the Mediterranean

Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) ships conducted joint training exercises with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships in the Mediterranean Sea on June 6. ITS Carlo Margottini (SNMG2 flagship) and TCG Salihreis met the two Japanese ships, JS Kashima and JS Shimakaze, during their transit in the Mediterranean Sea while conducting the 66th edition of the Overseas Training Cruise.…

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