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HENSOLDT UK Radar for BRP Jose Rizal

August 6, 2020 – HENSOLDT UK has supplied a radar suite consisting of Kelvin Hughes Mk11 S and X Band radar systems to the Philippine Navy frigate BRP Jose Rizal, recently delivered by Hyundai Heavy Industries. The SharpEye Mk11 radars are approved by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and take advantage of the Kelvin Hughes’ advanced solid state SharpEye Doppler…

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Exercises begin on passage to Hawaii

August 6, 2020 – The Royal Australian Navy has begun multilateral exercises with warships from Singapore, Brunei and the United States, while sailing to Hawaii to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2020. HMA Ships Stuart and Sirius are exercising with RSS Supreme of the Republic of Singapore Navy, KDB Darulehsan of the Royal Brunei Navy, and USS…

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FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein in Beirut for Disaster Relief

August 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – After the devastating explosion in the port of Beirut, the Federal Government is providing the Lebanese government with further emergency aid with the quickly available forces of the Bundeswehr. For this purpose, the “flying intensive care unit” of the Bundeswehr was used in Cologne / Wahn – for strategic patient air transportation (StratAirMedEvacStrategic Air…

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DSCA Helping to Create New Missions & Partnerships in Indo-Pacific Region

August 4, 2020 – In recent weeks, Sri Lanka’s Navy racked up some impressive victories against regional drug traffickers plying its waters. On April 10, the crew of the SLNS Samudura (pictured above) helped seize nearly 300 kilos of heroin and 50 kilos of crystal methamphetamine valued at over $17 million. Last month, the SLNS Samudura’s crew was also responsible…

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HMS Enterprise to Survey Port of Beirut After Disaster

August 6, 2020 – The survey vessel will travel to Lebanon to assess the damage of Beirut’s port following Tuesday’s explosion and help return it to normal operations. The deployment of the ship will complement an immediate package of military and civilian support and £5 million worth of aid. Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said, “At the request of the Lebanese…

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Russia Navy Conducts Exercise Ocean Shield 2020

August 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – The forces of the Baltic Fleet are currently taking part in the activities of the Russian Navy’s inter-naval exercise “Ocean Shield 2020”. As part of the maneuvers, several naval groups went out to the training ranges of the Baltic Fleet in the Baltic Sea to conduct a number of tactical exercises. Ship search-and-strike and…

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USCGC Legare Offloads Cocaine & Marijuana in Miami

August 5, 2020 – Coast Guard Cutter Legare’s (WMEC 912) crew offloaded nearly 5,000 pounds of interdicted contraband, worth an estimated $25.7 million, Wednesday, at Port Everglades. The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC 1116) crew interdicted nearly 1,100 pounds of cocaine, and the Cyclone-class patrol ship USS Shamal (PC 13) crew with embarked Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET)…

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USNS Newport Completes Integrated Sea Trials

August 3, 2020 – The U.S. Navy’s twelfth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel, USNS Newport (T-EPF 12), successfully competed Integrated Sea Trials, July 30. Integrated Trials combine Builder’s and Acceptance Trials, allowing for the shipyard to demonstrate to the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey the operational capability and mission readiness of all the ship’s systems during a single underway…

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