Kieler Woche 21: Experience the Navy at “Open Ship” and Concert

On September 4, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., the German Navy will carry out an “Open Ship” in the area of ​​the Kiel naval base. This year the event is a little smaller, but that doesn’t make it any less interesting. One of the newest frigates of the German Navy, the “North Rhine-Westphalia”, will be on display. The…

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Hamburg Taking Part in Formidable Shield 2021

May 17, 2021 (Google Translation) – “Hamburg” has been taking part in the NATO exercise Formidable Shield 2021 in the Northeast Atlantic since May 15 and until June 3 . During the three weeks of the maneuver, the 190 soldiers on the German warship are primarily concerned with training three-dimensional naval warfare with NATO partners – with a special focus…

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German Navy successfully ends missile shooting off Norway

May 12, 2021 (Google Translation) – From May 3 to May 12, 2021, the missile firing exercise, Missile Firing Exercise 2021 (MFE) took place off the coast of Norway. The exercise called “Andøya” served the crews to train the complex weapon systems and the procedures under almost real conditions. This year the frigate “Hamburg”, the tender “Main”, a maritime patrol…

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Cross-deck Exercise Between Greek, German & Italian Ships

December 7, 2020 – Last week the Greek Adrias Flagship with the German Frigate Hamburg and the Italian Offshore Patrol Vessel Cigala Fulgosi performed a in cross-deck inter-operability exercises in the Mediterranean Sea. There activities gave pilots from the three ships the opportunity to land and launch on the different flight decks and are essential for maintaining high standards of…

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Latouche-Tréville Joins EURONAVFORMED

October 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – Having sailed from Brest on September 18, the anti-submarine frigate (MDTF) Latouche Treville , committed since 1 st October in the Mediterranean in direct support to EURONAVFORMED IRINI operation launched on March 31, 2020 Council Decision European. The integration of Latouche-Tréville into Task Force 464 therefore marks the return of France to this European…

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Operation Irini inspects a vessel for suspected violation of the UN arms embargo on Libya

September 10, 2020 – Operation EUNAVFOR MED Irini boarded and inspected the Merchant Vessel Royal Diamond 7 early in the morning for suspected violation of the UN arms embargo on Libya. The boarding team of an Irini ship boarded the vessel at 7 a.m. in international waters, 150 km north of the Libyan city of Derna (Cyrenaica). The vessel departed…

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FGS Hamburg Deploys for EU’s Operation IRINI

July 30, 2020 (Google Translation) – The frigate “Hamburg” will sail towards the Mediterranean for almost five months on Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 at 10 a.m. There you will take over the second contingent of missions “Irini” from the European Union. So far, the German Navy had participated with a sea reconnaissance aircraft P-3C “Orion”, which started from the naval…

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