Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Miscellaneous

Spanish shipbuilder Navantia held a keel-laying ceremony for the auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) vessels of Royal Australian Navy.

Spanish shipbuilder Navantia held a keel-laying ceremony for the first of two auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) vessels ordered by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) at its Ferrol yard on 17 November. According to Navantia the launch of the first oiler...

U.S. Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

U.S.Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia on Thursday. "US Navy air crew, flying an F/A-18 Growler (Electronic Attack Aircraft) assigned to Electronic...

Argentine sub missing in the South Atlantic

  Argentina Navy submarine ARA SAN JUAN disappeared in waters of Puerto Madryn, northern Patagonia, Argentina, contact with submarine manned with 44 crew lost since Nov 15. “We are investigating the reasons for the lack of communication,” Argentine naval spokesman Enrique...

Guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin returns after 7-month deployment.

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin returned to Norfolk Friday (Nov 16)after seven months abroad. The Oscar Austin had been supporting U.S. naval operations in the Black Sea, North Atlantic, Mediterranean, the Gulf of Aden and the Baltic Sea...

The United Arab Emirates has closed a deal to buy two French-made Gowind class corvettes

The United Arab Emirates has closed a deal to buy two French-made Gowind class corvettes, built for coastal surveillance and anti-submarine warfare, French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday (November 9) in Dubai. The deal includes an option for two more...

USS Olympia returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam

The crew of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii following the successful completion of a Western Pacific deployment, Nov. 9. Olympia participated in several coordinated exercises with U.S. and...

Republic of Singapore Navy’s Second And Third Littoral Mission Vessels Turn Fully Operational.

Six months after Singapore's first littoral mission vessel (LMV) became fully operational, the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has added two more of the locally-built, high-tech warships to its fleet. RSS Unity and RSS Sovereignty turned fully operational in a...

Taiwan Air Force to commission 12 P-3C military aircraft

Taiwan will hold a ceremony in December to commission 12 military aircraft acquired from the United States to boost its anti-submarine warfare capabilities, the Taiwanese Air Force said Sunday. In a statement, the Air Force said it has taken full...

Vice-Admiral Kulakov has passed through the English Channel

The Russian Northern Fleet’s large anti-submarine destroyer Vice-Admiral Kulakov has passed through the English Channel and is continuing along its long route in the Atlantic amid adverse weather conditions, the Fleet’s press service said on Monday. "Last night, the Russian...

A Sailor From HMS Dragon has received the Queen’s Gallantry Medal

A sailor from HMS Dragon has received the Queen’s Gallantry Medal for helping in the rescue of 14 sailors from a racing yacht. LS Sally Hughes, who received her medal from the Queen at Buckingham Palace, was deployed in the...

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