Germany, Norway Join Multinational Naval Strike Group

Two coalition naval vessels arrived at Naval Station Norfolk here in recent days to conduct training and operations as part of the USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group. The Royal Norwegian Navy frigate Roald Amundsen and the Sachsen-class German frigate Hessen arrived to participate in the strike group’s upcoming composite training unit exercise. Partnership “Any time we can operate with another one of our allies anywhere in the world, we gain from it and they gain from it,” said U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Gene Black, commander of USS Harry…

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Admiral Kuznetsov NATO Escorts

Google Translation February 1, 2017 – Two warships and auxiliary ship escorted NATO aircraft carrier group “Admiral Kuznetsov”, returning from a long voyage across the water of the Norwegian Sea. Central Navy Portal says that it represents and the armed forced to escort the Russian sailors. According to the automatic identification system (AIS) for ships observe Russian Norwegian patrol ship type Nordkapp Andenes (the W 322), the Norwegian frigate type Nansen Fridtjof Roald Amundsen (the F 311) and the German tanker Rhon the Spessart (A 1442). The patrol ship Andenes…

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