USNS Grasp Arrives in Kosrae

November 5, 2019 – USNS Grasp (T-ARS 51) arrived in Kosrae for a scheduled port visit, Nov 5. The port visit is a part of the ship’s participation in Triggerfish 2019, a U.S. Third Fleet-led mission that employs expeditionary forces to conduct hydrographic surveys and clear hazards to navigation in the Federated State of Micronesia. “Grasp’s participation in Triggerfish is…

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New Zealand hosts conventional weapons conference

New Zealand is hosting 14 Pacific countries at the Pacific Conference on Conventional Weapons Treaties in Auckland from 12 to 14 February. New Zealand’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Fletcher Tabuteau, formally welcomed delegates to the Conference with a reception in Auckland. “The Conference provides an opportunity to reinforce the importance our region places on enhancing human security and protecting…

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