FGS Magdeburg Home From UNIFIL Deployment

(Google Translation) – On Friday, July 9th, 2021 at 10 a.m., the corvette “Magdeburg” from the UNIFIL mission (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) will return to her home port of Warnemünde in the eastern Mediterranean. The 60-man crew “Alpha” under the command of frigate captain Christian Heger (37) spent more than five months far from their home and more…

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KRI Sultan Hasanuddin Trains with Four UNIFIL Ships

March 20, 2021 (Google Translation) – KRI Sultan Hasanuddin 366 carried out tactical maneuver exercises with four MTF UNIFIL ships from other countries in the Area of ​​Maritime Operation (AMO). This was stated by Commander of the Maritime Task Force (MTF) Konga XXVIII-L / UNIFIL (Nations Interem Force in Lebanon) Lt. Col. (P) Ludfy, ST, MMDS, during a tactical maneuver…

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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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17 months in action: Corvette back from the Mediterranean

October 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Saturday, October 24th, 2020 at 10 am, the corvette “Ludwigshafen am Rhein” will return to her home port of Warnemünde under the command of frigate captain Thorsten Vögler (39). The corvette was deployed for 17 months in UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) and covered over 67,000 nautical miles. During this time…

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KRI Sultan Hasanuddin Conducts Weapons Training During UNIFIL

October 14, 2020 (Google Translation) – KRI Sultan Hasanuddin-366 from the ranks of the Koarmada II Task Force who is part of the Indonesian Konga XXVIII-L / UNIFIL 2019 Maritime Task Force (MTF), returned to carrying out a shooting exercise or Gunnery Exercise 76 mm cannon and 20 mm cannon which took place in the Lebanese Mediterranean Sea, precisely in…

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FGS Magdeburg Deploys for UNIFIL

September 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 11.30 am, the corvette “Magdeburg” will leave the home port of Warnemünde and set out with her 60-strong crew to Limassol (Cyprus). Under the command of frigate captain Thorsten Schäfer (44), the “Echo” crew will replace the “Ludwigshafen am Rhein” corvette and the “Delta” crew in the area…

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FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein in Beirut for Disaster Relief

August 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – After the devastating explosion in the port of Beirut, the Federal Government is providing the Lebanese government with further emergency aid with the quickly available forces of the Bundeswehr. For this purpose, the “flying intensive care unit” of the Bundeswehr was used in Cologne / Wahn – for strategic patient air transportation (StratAirMedEvacStrategic Air…

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Brazilian Frigate Independência Deploys for UNIFIL

March 17, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Frigate “Independência”, of the Brazilian Navy, unraveled, on March 16, from the Port of Natal-RN to compose the Maritime Task Force of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (FTM-UNIFIL), where it will act as a Ship Flagship of the operation. It is Brazil’s 17th participation in FTM-UNIFIL, an operation in which the…

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