Pacific Fleet Hydrographic Service Celebrates 165 Years

The Pacific Fleet celebrated the 165th anniversary of the formation of the Pacific Fleet’s hydrographic service. At present, the hydrographic service of the Pacific Fleet includes more than 40 ships and boats of various classes and continues to be replenished with ships of new projects, while simultaneously performing a huge amount of work in the World Ocean. Hydrographic vessels of…

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Beautemps-Beaupré Surveys UAE Waters

June 10, 2021 (Google Translation) – During the month of May, crew A of the Beautemps-Beaupré Hydrographic and Oceanographic Building (BHO) and the Atlantic Hydrographic and Oceanographic Group (GHOA) detachment operated under the operational control of the Admiral Commander of the Zone. Indian Ocean Maritime Forces (ZMOI) and Indian Ocean Maritime Forces (ALINDIEN). This mission made it possible to carry…

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New era in Navy survey capabilities launched

November 5, 2020 – A new type of small survey craft that will improve Navy’s geospatial survey capabilities has been launched from HMAS Adelaide for the first time. The inaugural launch of Polaris from Adelaide took place on October 29 off the coast of Townsville during Exercise Sea Wader. The Polaris is part of a range of new equipment delivered…

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French Navy Hydrographic Service Experimenting with Drones

November 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – The waters under French jurisdiction covering a total of nearly 11 million km² (with the extensions of the continental shelf in force), France has the 2nd largest maritime domain in the world. In order to assert its sovereignty over its waters, respect its commitments under the Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS) convention, protect…

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