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RFS Krasnodar Conducted Torpedo Training in the Baltic Sea

August 3, 2021 – As part of the tactical exercise, the crew of the diesel-electric submarine (DEPL) of project 636.3 “Krasnodar” performed conditional torpedo firing from an underwater position in the Baltic Sea. The crew of the submarine successfully completed the tasks and conducted conditional firing of torpedo weapons from an underwater position at an underwater target, in the role…

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Atlantic Hurricane Season Shows No Signs of Slowing

August 4, 2021 – The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is well underway, and atmospheric and oceanic conditions remain conducive for an above-average hurricane season, according to the annual mid-season update issued by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The latest outlook reflects that the number of expected named storms (winds of 39 mph or greater)…

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Colombia Completes Naval Campaign Orion

August 4, 2021 – The Colombian Government, through the Colombian Navy as a leader in the fight against maritime drug trafficking, executed the VII version of the Naval Campaign “Orión”, a multilateral effort in which means, capabilities and intelligence are integrated, to develop operations maritime, river, air and land coordinated with friendly countries that share an interest in countering the…

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DSCA Approves: JCTS for India

August 2, 2021 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of India of Harpoon Joint Common Test Set (JCTS) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $82 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of India has…

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DSCA Approves: Aegis Class Destroyer Support

August 4, 2021 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Japan of AEGIS Class Destroyer Support and related equipment for an estimated cost of $134 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Japan has requested to…

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DSCA Approves: RAM Block 2 for Japan

August 4, 2021 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Japan of RAM Block 2 Tactical Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $61.5 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Japan has requested…

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USCGC Eagle Visiting Portland for Maine Bicentennial

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle (WIX-327), “America’s Tall Ship,” will be visiting Portland, ME for the Maine Bicentennial with cadets and crew as part of its summer training program. Eagle is scheduled to arrive in Portland, ME at Ocean Gateway Terminal on Friday, August 6, at approximately 10:00 a.m., with a Welcome Ceremony to be hosted by the Maine Bicentennial…

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Navy Chief Thanks South Korea’s Support in Modernization During Visit of HHI’s Top Official

Philippine Navy (PN) Flag Officer In Command, Vice Adm. Adeluis Bordado received at the PN headquarters yesterday, August 3 the visiting top official of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Moon Young Park, the executive vice president and director for Marketing and Sales of the South Korean-based shipbuilding company. During Mr. Moon’s courtesy call, Vice Admiral Bordado acknowledged the continuing support of…

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