INS Kesari Delivers Aid to Maldives

May 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – Kovid while coordinating with the Government of India between -19 epidemic , Indian Naval Ship ‘ Kesari ‘food items, Acsikyu Kovid related drugs, including pills and special Ayurvedic medicines and medical assistance Maldives on May 10, 2020, with the parties, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar and Comoros have left. This deployment as ‘ Mission Sagar ‘…

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EUNAVFOR MED IRINI Commenced at sea Activities

On 4 May, the European Union Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI commenced its activities at sea with the French naval vessel Jean Bart and a maritime patrol aircraft contributed by Luxembourg. The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, said: “At the Berlin Conference, leaders agreed to work together towards a sustainable solution to…

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Theodore Roosevelt Prepares to Return to Sea

April 20, 2020 – Hundreds of sailors began the transition from quarantine and isolation to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) April 29, as the ship prepares to return to sea after a bow-to-stern deep cleaning process. More than 4,000 sailors who tested negative for COVID-19 have been in quarantine in hotels off base. It will take several…

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FS Dixmude Arrives in the Caribbean

April 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – After 14 days at sea, the amphibious helicopter carrier Dixmuide , which left Toulon on April 3, reached Caribbean waters on April 17. As part of Operation Resilience, it is strengthening the resources of the Armed Forces in the Antilles (FAA) to help populations and civil authorities in the fight against the spread of…

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Call-out to industry on sea boat capabilities

April 14, 2020 – Defence has issued a request for information (RFI) on AusTender to gain an appreciation of Australian industry capabilities to design, manufacture and sustain military sea boats. Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group’s (CASG) First Assistant Secretary Ships, Sheryl Lutz, said the four-week RFI would help inform procurement options for Australian-manufactured sea boats. “The RFI will help CASG…

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Multipurpose Ship “Sargento Aldea” is suitable to be used as a hospital ship

April 14, 2020 (Google Translation) – In relation to the statements made yesterday by the Honorable Deputy Félix González to a radio media outlet, where he pointed out that “a field hospital is not consistent on a ship that has a toxic product such as asbestos”, and that ” he was officiating the Minister of Health, to explain the situation…

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Indian Navy Ensures 24/7 ops from Visakhapatnam Airfield During COVID-19 Lockdown

April 14, 2020 – With the nationwide lockdown to prevent spread of virus during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, INS Dega of Eastern Naval Command (ENC) ensured that the joint-user airfield at Visakhapatnam remains open round the clock. The manning of the airfield has been modified to ensure that all requisite safety services and airfield facilities continued to be available. This…

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