Thursday, July 29, 2021

Miscellaneous

NATO Mine Countermeasure Group completes mine hunting operation in Germany

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) conducted Operation Bottom Search German waters near Eckernförde from 19-23 July 2021, NATO Maritime Command announced. The Operation was officially known as Marinekommando Unterabteilung Geoinformation Dezernat Maritime Geo-Unterstützung (MWDC). The objective of the operation...

Mitsubishi launches 2 coast guard vessels for Philippines

On July 26, Mitsubishi Shipbuilding launched a new 94-metre multi-role response vessel (MRRV) at its Shimonoseki Shipyard for Philippine Coast Guard. The ship is the first of two that Mitsubishi will provide to the Philippine Coast Guard under a new...

Royal Australian Navy extends S-100 Camcopter UAS contract

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has awarded Schiebel a three-year contract extension for the maintenance of its CAMCOPTER S-100, according to Schiebel. The extension allows the RAN to continue to experiment and develop knowledge using the S-100. Schiebel has built on...

BAE Systems to provide seekers for LRASM

BAE Systems has received a $117 million contract to produce next-generation missile seekers for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM), the company announced. BAE Systems has received a $117 million contract from Lockheed Martin to produce next-generation missile seekers for...

Russia shows muscles on its Navy Day

On July 25, the Russian Navy held the Main Naval Parade in St. Petersburg and Kronshtadt in honour of Navy Day. On Russia's Navy Day on Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin reviewed the Main Naval Parade on the Neva River...

Vietnam welcomes the coast guard ship given by the U.S.

According to the local media, a former U.S. vessel donated to the Vietnam Coast Guard arrived in the country earlier this month. The CSB 8021, formerly known as the USCGC John Midgett, and its crew arrived safely in a Vietnamese...

MBDA and Naval Group team up to develop remote assistance solutions

The remote assistance service deployed by Naval Group and MBDA for the French Navy achieves several objectives: provide prompt diagnostics and a repair solution to naval systems users in all locations and in all circumstances, Naval Group and MBDA...

HII lays keel of 10th Legend-class cutter Calhoun (WMSL 759)

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) ceremonially authenticated the keel of Legend-class national security cutter Calhoun (WMSL 759) on 23 July, HII announced. The keel authentication, initially planned for 2020, was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is a very special keel...

NATO Maritime Air assets conduct patrol over the Black Sea

On July 20, NATO Air and Maritime forces conducted a joint exercise in the Black Sea to improve Alliance situational awareness and practice air-maritime communications, NATO Maritime Command announced. In the Black Sea, ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group 2...

Investigation Continues Into Covid Outbreak aboard ROKS Munmu the Great

The outbreak aboard the ROKS Munmu the Great destroyer is the largest cluster South Korea’s military has seen. A total of 247 of the ship’s 301 crew have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent days, and the entire crew...
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