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USS Porter Enters the Black Sea, USS Mount Whitney is underway

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) entered the Black Sea on a routine patrol, Oct. 30, 2021, the U.S. Navy announced. U.S. Air Forces Europe-Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) provided air support to Porter with a formation of...

Japan and U.S. form Surface Action Group in South China Sea

The Murasame-class destroyer JS Yudachi (DD 103) of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) of the US Navy operated bilaterally in the South China Sea. While transiting, the ships formed...

Yantar Shipyard launches Indian Navy’s 7th Talwar Class Frigate Tushil

7th ship of P1135.6 class (Talwar Class Frigate) Tushil launched at Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad yesterday (Oct. 28, 2021) by Datla Vidya Varma in presence of D Bala Venkatesh Varma, India's Ambassador to Russia. The ship was formally named as...

Russia’s latest Project 20380 corvette set to begin shipbuilder’s trials

Rezkiy, the fourth corvette of Project 20380 built for Russia's Pacific Fleet, arrived in Vladivostok on Friday for outfitting, anchoring, and shipbuilders' sea trials, Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Sergei Avakyants said. "The Rezkiy, which arrived in Vladivostok from Komsomolsk-on-Amur, was...

Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich heads to the Mediterranean Sea

The Russian Black Sea Fleet's Project 11356 frigate Admiral Grigorovich passed the Bosphorus enroute to the Mediterranean Sea, according to a statement released on Thursday by the Black Sea Fleet and ship spotters based in the vicinity of the...

Indian and Royal navies conduct Konkan Shakti exercise

The Indian Navy and the Royal Navy commenced the sea phase of the Konkan Shakti bilateral exercise in the Arabian Sea on 24 October. All participating units deployed to sea after completing the harbor phase. Within the scope of the...

Russian destroyer intervenes pirate attack on a merchant ship in the Gulf of Guinea

The container ship rescued by Russian marines in the Gulf of Guinea on October 25 had a crew of 22, according to Captain 1st Rank Stanislav Varik, Commander of the Russian Northern Fleet's Naval Taskforce. The Panama-flagged container ship Lucia,...

Indonesian Navy Commissions two Teluk Bintuni Class LSTs

The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) has commissioned two new Teluk Bintuni-class landing ship tank (LST), KRI Teluk Weda (526) and KRI Teluk Wondama (527), on October 26, 2021. The ships were handed over directly...

Vinson Carrier Strike Group carries out bilateral operations with JS Kaga in South China Sea

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and JS Kaga (DDH 184) are conducting maritime security operations and exercises, the U.S. Navy announced. Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Izumo-class helicopter destroyer JS Kaga (DDH 184) and U.S. Navy Carrier Strike Group (CSG)...

China commissions the 1st 10.000-ton Maritime Safety Administration Vessel

On Saturday, China commissioned its first 10,000-ton class maritime patrol vessel Haixun 09, which is outfitted with cutting-edge technology and a broad range of capabilities, Global Times China reported. The ship is anticipated to improve the country's marine traffic...

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