31st MEU Conducts VBSS Training Aboard USS Miguel Keith

Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), embarked aboard the USS America (LHA 6), conducted visit board, search and seizure (VBSS) training aboard the USS Miguel Keith (ESB 5) as part of Exercise Noble Fusion, Feb. 5, 2022. This was the first time 31st MEU Marines boarded an expeditionary staging base platform during VBSS training and the first time…

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UK Launches First P-8A MK54 ASW Torpedo

August 6, 2021 – A drogue parachute slows the descent of a Mk54 lightweight torpedo seconds after it was dropped by the new guardians of the UK’s strategic deterrent. A Poseidon P8 from 120 Squadron dropped the practice weapon into the Moray Firth – the last act in a simulated attack on a submarine. It’s the first time the American-built…

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Premier Maître L’Her Conducts VBSS on Container Ship

April 13, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Saturday April 03, 2021 at dawn, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Chief Petty Officer (PM) l’Her carried out a visit operation on the Medkon Izmir , a commercial vessel flying the Panamanian flag, carrying containers between Turkey and Libya. From sunrise, the green light from the authorities acquired, the system was in place:…

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