BRP Melchora Aquino Christened in Manila

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) conducted Christed BRP Melchora Aquino in Port Area, Manila today, 10 June 2022. PCG Deputy Commandant for Administration, CG Vice Admiral Rolando Lizor Punzalan Jr; Coast Guard Fleet Commander, CG Rear Admiral Charlie Rances, and BRP Melchora Aquino (MRRV-9702) Commanding Officer, CG Commander Patrick Babag unveiled the ship’s name. In keeping with the Coast Guard…

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First Royal Saudi Navy Corvette Christened at Navantia San Fernando

Navantia has delivered this Thursday to the Royal Saudi Navy the first of the five corvettes built in its shipyards in the Bay of Cádiz, in a ceremony held at the facilities of the La Carraca Naval Base, in San Fernando. The delivery ceremony for construction 546, named AL-JUBAIL, was attended by the commander of the Saudi Navy, Vice Admiral…

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Navantia Delivers First Corvette to the Royal Saudi Navy

Navantia delivered to the Royal Saudi Navy the first of the five corvettes built in its shipyards in the Bay of Cádiz March 31st in a ceremony held at the facilities of the La Carraca Naval Base, in San Fernando. The delivery ceremony for construction 546, named AL-JUBAIL, was attended by the commander of the Saudi Navy, Vice Admiral Fahad…

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Navy to Christen Submarine Rickover

The Navy will christen one of its newest Virginia-class attack submarines, the future USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 795), during a 9 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, July 31, 2021, at General Dynamics/Electric Boat, in Groton, Connecticut. The principal speaker will be Adm. James Caldwell, director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, Department of the Navy/ Department of Energy. Mr. James Geurts, performing…

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