Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Miscellaneous

First USMC F-35C Squadron Deploys

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314 of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) has marked a key milestone for Marine Corps history as they departed San Diego Bay with Carrier Air Wing Nine aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) as...

Naval Group lays the keel of the 1st defence and intervention frigate (FDI)

On Thursday 16 December in Lorient, the Naval Group laid the keel of the first defence and intervention frigate ordered by the French defence procurement agency (DGA) and destined to the French Navy. This step marks the beginning of...

Saab Receives Further Order on Heavyweight Torpedo System

Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Organisation (FMV) for the next phase of the life extension program of Torpedo 62. The order value is SEK 145 million (16 million USD) and deliveries will take place...

Huntington Ingalls Begins Fabrication of Destroyer George M. Neal (D131)

Huntington Ingalls Industries officially started fabrication of the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer George M. Neal (DDG 131) on Thursday, Dec. 2. “Start of fabrication is our first opportunity to formally celebrate and reflect on our contributions as shipbuilders,” Huntington Ingalls...

Navantia launches the 5th Avante 2200 corvette for Saudi Arabia

On December 4, Navantia launched the fifth Avante 2200 corvette for the Royal Navy of Saudi Arabia, which is being built in the shipyards of the Bay of Cádiz. The new ship is named "Unayzah" in honor of the...

U.S. Navy Ship Rescues Iranian Mariners in the Gulf of Oman

A U.S. Navy vessel rescued two Iranian mariners Nov. 27 from a fishing vessel after it was adrift for eight days in the Gulf of Oman, according to a press release issued by the U.S. Navy. Dry cargo ship USNS...

Airbus Helicopters delivers 1st H225M naval combat helicopter to the Brazilian Navy

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H225M in naval combat configuration to the Brazilian Navy, according to a press release issued by Airbus Helicopters. Stationed at the naval base in São Pedro d'Aldeia, the aircraft will boost the Brazilian Navy’s...

NATO visits and exercises with Israeli Navy

NATO's Operation Sea Guardian (OSG) current task group under Greek-led flagship, visited Haifa and exercised with the Israeli Navy between November 10 and 14, 2021. Hellenic Navy frigate HS Spetsai and Bulgarian Navy frigate Drazki paid a visit to Haifa...

French Navy’s Chevalier Paul destroyer visits Mumbai

To demonstrate the strength of Indo-French naval cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, the French air defense destroyer Chevalier Paul called at Mumbai naval port after taking part in a large-scale air and naval joint exercise off the coast of Maharashtra. FNS...

A fire broke out on NATO SNMG-1 Flagship HMCS Fredericton

In the early morning of November 18th , 2021 while at sea off the coast of Norway, a fire occurred in the forward engine room of HMCS Fredericton. Upon discovery of the fire, the crew immediately took action and...

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