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ITS Termoli Completes Exercise ARIADNE 2021

April 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – Nave Termoli, Minehunter of the Italian Navy attached to theStanding NATO Mine CounterMeasure Group 2( SNMCMG2 ), completed the ARIADNE 2021 exercise , held in the waters off the port of Patras (Greece), with the aim of training and evaluating interoperability between Allied forces in a multi-threat environment, with particular attention to mine countermeasures…

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Arctic Littoral Strike: Marines, Norwegian Military Conduct Exercise in Northern Norway

April 8, 2021 – U.S. Marines and Sailors with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1 enhanced their warfighting ability above the Arctic Circle during exercise Arctic Littoral Strike in Northern Norway from March 11-31. “This exercise demonstrated the battalion’s capability to operate inside actively contested maritime spaces, in this case arctic littoral spaces, and to provide support to joint fleet operations,” said…

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USS Abraham Lincoln Refit Completed

April 8, 2021 – Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility’s San Diego Detachment completed a Planned Incremental Availability for aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) April 7, 2021. The availability, which began Sept. 30, 2020, resulted in 230,000 man-days of work completed and an overall cost of approximately $160 million. Work included periodic maintenance; upgrades to crew…

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Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon Guardship Fulmar Deploys to Lake Ontario

April 13, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Tuesday April 6, the patrol boat Fulmar of the French Navy left Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon for a deployment, rather rare, to Lake Ontario where a Canadian exercise of Search and Rescue at sea will be conducted ( Search and Rescue – SAR). After patrolling the French Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the Fulmar began its ascent…

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Premier Maître L’Her Conducts VBSS on Container Ship

April 13, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Saturday April 03, 2021 at dawn, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Chief Petty Officer (PM) l’Her carried out a visit operation on the Medkon Izmir , a commercial vessel flying the Panamanian flag, carrying containers between Turkey and Libya. From sunrise, the green light from the authorities acquired, the system was in place:…

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Successful Delivery of New Consoles on NRP Bartolomeu Dias

April 1, 2021 – Alewijnse has successfully installed new multi-function consoles on board the M-frigate Bartolomeu Dias (F333) on behalf of the Dutch Ministry of Defense. The delivery of new consoles for her sister ship, Francisco de Almeida (F334), is scheduled to be completed this summer. The M-frigates Bartolomeu Dias and Francisco de Almeida, formerly known as Van Nes and…

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QUAD rescue exercise in the eastern Mediterranean

April 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – “Castaway to the optics!” “. Despite a persistent mist, the watchmen of the Frigate multi-missions (FREMM) Auvergne , spotted a silhouette floating with difficulty above the waves. This identification was notably possible thanks to the coordination between French and Cypriot partners, given that the FREMM was alerted by the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC)…

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EUROMARSEC 21: European exercise in the Gulf of Guinea

April 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – On 2 April, off the coast of Ghana , the European Maritime Security 21 , a quadrilateral maritime exercise which saw the participation of the Marine of Italy, France , Spain and Portugal . In the framework of the European Coordinated Maritime Presence initiative, aimed at supporting the so-called “Integrated Approach” of European Union…

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Eventful Drug Patrol for USS Freedom

April 8, 2021 – The joint U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy team seized over 1,500 kilograms of cocaine while operating in U.S. Third Fleet waters, April 7. Littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1), with embarked Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment 107, conducted the seizure off the coast of Mexico in support of Joint Interagency Task Force South‘s counter-illicit…

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Bahrain, U.S. Forces Complete Exercise Neon Defender 21

April 8, 2021 (BNA) – “Neon Defender 21” joint drill, which was conducted by Bahrain Defence Force, the Interior Ministry and the US Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), concluded today. The names of the vessels involved was not disclosed. The military exercise, which continued for many days, comprised many joint training operations which took into consideration variety and coping with…

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