KRI Sultan Iskandar Muda Trains With Greek & Turkish Ships

KRI Sultan Iskandar Muda-367 (KRI SIM-367) Koarmada II who are members of the Maritime Task Force (MTF) TNI KONGA XXVIII-M/UNIFIL with Marine Lieutenant Colonel (F) Abdul Haris carrying 1 (one) AS 565 MBE Panther helicopter which is onboard the KRI SIM-367. In carrying out the UN mission, the US 565 MBE Panther Helicopter carried out a series of Winch Exercise…

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HMS Northumberland Home From Deployment to Mediterranean & Arctic

HMS Northumberland has completed four months at the sharp end of naval operations from the Mediterranean to the freezing temperatures of the Arctic Circle. The Type 23 frigate sailed more than 20,000 miles, escorting supply ships across the Baltic with the Joint Expeditionary Force, protecting the integrity of UK waters as the Royal Navy’s very high readiness warship and working…

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Diamond Joins NATO for Mediterranean Operations

Destroyer HMS Diamond has carried out air-defense training and patrols in the eastern Mediterranean after joining a NATO task group. The Portsmouth-based ship is currently part of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2, which provides security to and is ready to respond to threats in the region. She has been working alongside ships and personnel from allies such as Italy, Spain,…

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Trinational Carrier Training in the Mediterranean

Naval forces from France, Italy and the U.S. sailed together while conducting naval training in the Mediterranean Sea, Feb. 6-7. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) integrated with the French carrier Charles de Gaulle’s (R 91) Task Force 473 and Italian carrier Cavour (C-550) strike groups, highlighting the strength of the maritime partnerships among the three nations. Elements…

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French Frigates Take Part in Joint Exercises

On January 8, 2022, the Frigate multi-missions (FREMM) Auvergne and Provence and Rafale planes from the French Air and Space forces operated jointly in the eastern Mediterranean, as part of joint maneuvers. After a simulated Naval Cruise Missile (MdCN) strike, carried out in cooperation with the US Navy, the two ships carried out an air defense exercise by interacting with…

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USS Mount Whitney Deploys to Mediterranean & Black Seas

U.S. Sixth Fleet (SIXTHFLT) and Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) staff embarked SIXTHFLT command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), Oct. 29, 2021. During the underway, Mount Whitney and the embarked staffs will operate alongside NATO allies and partners in the Mediterranean and Black Seas, working together to ensure security and stability in the region. Operating…

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Loire Monitors Maritime Approaches to the Mediterranean

After 4 months of preparation on land, crew B of the Loire metropolitan surveillance and assistance building took charge of the boat on July 29 and set sail on August 2. Before starting its maritime surveillance mission (SURMAR), it was to the sound of its foghorn and under particularly ideal weather conditions that the vessel had the honor of giving…

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KRI Sultan Hasanuddin Trains with FGS Magdeburg

March 16, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Maritime Task Force (MTF) TNI Konga XXVIII-L / UNIFIL Task Force (Satgas) KRI Sultan Hasanuddin – 366, from the Eskorta Koarmada II Ship Unit, carried out the Miscex-830 Simple Maneuvering Exercise with the German Warship FGS Magdeburg F – 261 when both on patrol in Zone 1 AMO Center, Mediterranean Sea, Lebanese waters,…

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