FS Rhone Trains in “Far North” Operations

The “B” crew of the Rhône metropolitan support and assistance building (BSAM) left Brest on Monday 23 August for deployment in the Far North. This deployment of the Rhône responds to an objective of maintaining and developing the know-how of the French Navy to operate far away and in a specific environment, particularly in cold waters. BSAMs are buildings with…

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Winds of Change in METOC Technology

September 21, 2020 – Upgraded weather forecasting technology for Royal Australian Navy meteorologists is getting its first lengthy sea trial during the Regional Presence Deployment 20 (RPD20), offering a boost to capability with quicker and more accurate information. The role of deployed Meterology and Oceangraphic (METOC) teams is to provide timely advice to Command about the environment’s effect on weapons,…

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