Communists Call Provocations “Southwest of Taiwan Island”

On September 17, the Chinese PLA Eastern Theater Command (ETC) sent its naval and air forces, including warships, airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft and bombers, to conduct the combined cordon and patrol, as well as realistic combat drills in the sea area and airspace to the southwest of the Taiwan Island, said Army Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the…

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Russian Navy to Join Pakistani Exercise AMAN 2021

December 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – A planning conference on the participation of the Navy in the international exercise AMAN-2021 (AMAN-2021), which will be held in February 2021 in the water area of ​​the Pakistani port of Karachi, was held in Sevastopol online. The initiators of working out joint actions were the Naval Forces of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,…

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USS Delbert D. Black Joins the Fleet

September 26, 2020 – The U.S. Navy commissioned Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) today. Due to public health and safety concerns related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the commissioning was a private event. Secretary of the Navy, The Honorable Kenneth J. Braithwaite was represented by Assistant Secretary of the Navy James Guerts with Master…

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DSCA Approves MK-48 Torpedo Conversion Kits for Netherlands

February 26, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Netherlands of sixteen (16) MK-48 Mod 7 Advanced Technology (AT) torpedo conversion kits and related equipment for an estimated cost of $85 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on yesterday. The…

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