Commandant Birot Trains With Romanian Navy

May 21, 2021 (Google Translation) – On Monday May 18, after a stopover in the port city of Constanţa in Romania, which is also the base port of the Romanian fleet, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commander Birot set sail together with the anchor of mines Vice-Admiral Constantin Balescu . This day at sea was the opportunity to conduct several…

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Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 for Romanian Coastal Patrols

April 8, 2021 – The Romanian Border Police operates the CAMCOPTER® S-100 for maritime surveillance purposes. The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) service is delivered by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) and is also extended to Bulgaria. Stationed in Mangalia, the CAMCOPTER® S-100 supports the Romanian authorities in carrying out general Coast Guard functions, conducting day-to-day monitoring and surveillance…

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Regina Maria Returns from SNMG2 Duty

April 5, 2021 – The “Regina Maria” frigate docked in the Constanta military port, thus concluding its participation in the Permanent Naval Group of North-Atlantic Alliance SNMG-2 (Standing NATO Maritime Group 2), in the international waters of the Black Sea, according to a press release sent by the Naval Joint Chiefs of Staff (SMFN). The frigate, with a Puma Naval…

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Canada, Romania & NATO partner Australia Join Maritime Unmanned Systems Initiative

November 20, 2020 – Canada and Romania and NATO partner Australia joined the Maritime Unmanned Systems Initiative on 20 November 2020. The Maritime Unmanned Systems Initiative aims to strengthen the ability of navies to operate in a multinational context above, on, and under the water, in an increasingly complex maritime domain. Together with the National Armaments Directors of the other…

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DSCA Approves Naval Strike Missile for Romania

October 16, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Romania of Naval Strike Missile (NSM) Coastal Defense Systems (CDS) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $300 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of…

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USS Porter Participates in Exercise Sea Breeze 2020

July 20, 2020 – USS Porter (DDG 78) entered the Black Sea July 19, 2020 to participate in exercise Sea Breeze 2020. This is Porter’s third trip to the Black Sea since the beginning of 2020. During its previous trips to the region, Porter participated in multiple tactical maneuvering, communications, and air defense exercises with regional partners. Sea Breeze, now…

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Vectrus to Support U.S. Navy’s Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Facility in Romania

May 15, 2020 – Vectrus Systems Corporation announced today that it was awarded a new $45 million fixed-price contract to provide base operations support services at Naval Support Facility Deveselu, Romania. The contract extends through May 2028, including all option periods. This award further expands Vectrus’ footprint in Eastern Europe and increases the company’s overall position in Europe to eight…

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