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MDL delivers 4th Scorpene submarine to the Indian Navy

The fourth submarine of the Project – 75, INS Vela was delivered to the Indian Navy on November 09, 2021. Project – 75 includes the construction of six subs of Scorpene design, the Indian Ministry of Defence announced. These...

USNS Harvey Milk Christened at General Dynamics NASSCO San Diego

Fleet replenishment oiler USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206), the Military Sealift Command's newest ship, was christened during a ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, on 07 November, the U.S. Navy announced. The event was attended by...

USS The Sullivans visits Toulon, France

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) made a scheduled port visit to Toulon, France as the final stop of their historic deployment with the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 21, the U.S. Navy 6th Fleet announced. “The...

USS Mount Whitney and USS Porter visit Batumi, Georgia

The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) and Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Batumi, Georgia for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 8, 2021, according to the U.S. sixth...

ESG delivers Sea Falcon UAV to the German Navy for K130 corvettes

The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has concluded a contract with ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH as the main contractor for the procurement of three “Sea Falcon” Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for the K130...

USS Pasadena (SSN 752) returns to service after maintenance

USS Pasadena (SSN 752) returned to the fleet Oct. 31 following successful completion of its Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The Los Angeles-class submarine spent just over a year at NNSY to replace, repair, and overhaul...

Turkish Dearsan to Build 2 OPV’s for Nigerian Navy

Turkish Dearsan Shipyard will build 2 units of 76 m OPV (76 meter Offshore Patrol Vessel) within the scope of the contract signed with the Nigerian Navy today (Nov.3). The OPV's, which have been configured in line with the Nigerian...

Iran claims it blocks U.S. attempt to confiscate oil in Sea of Oman

Iran claims that it has foiled the U.S. naval assets (Arleigh Burke-class) to take a tanker carrying Iranian oil in the Gulf of Oman, according to a statement from the country's elite forces. "With the prompt and authoritative action of...

US Navy’s forward-deployed destroyers operate with NATO assets

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) and USS Porter (DDG 78) participated in multilateral exercises with Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG) 1 and 2, respectively, Oct. 27-29, the U.S. Navy's 6th Fleet stated. In the Baltic...

Russian task group completes counter-piracy ops in the Gulf of Guinea

The Russian Northern Fleet's naval task force finished its mission to provide security for ships in the Gulf of Guinea off the western African coast on November 1, according to the Fleet's press office. "The Northern Fleet’s task force comprised...

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