Saturday, September 18, 2021

Operations

NATO Operation Sea Guardian resumes patrol in the Mediterranean

NATO task group resumed patrols in the Central Mediterranean on September 4th as part of NATO's maritime security operation, Operation Sea Guardian (OSG). Romanian Navy frigate ROS Regina Maria and Croatian Navy missile boat HRV Vukovar have departed from Catania,...

Italy Sends frigate Antonio Marceglia to the Gulf of Guinea for Counter-Piracy Operations

Italian Navy's FREMM Carlo Bergamini-class frigate Antonio Marceglia has departed La Spezia on September 3 for the Gulf of Guinea, where it will participate in the Operation " Gabinia " operation, a mission with a primary goal of preventing...

Hershel “Woody” Williams Joins Brazilian Navy for Inaugural Operation Guinex

The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) participated in the first iteration of the Brazilian-led, Gulf of Guinea exercise called Operation Guinex with the Brazilian Frigate Independencia, Aug. 23, 2021. Guinex is the first exercise off of...

The German warship FGS Bayern heads for the Indo-Pacific

Germany sending a warship to the South China Sea for the first time in almost two decades. FGS Bayern departed from the naval base in Wilhelmshaven on Aug 2, northwestern Germany, with more than 200 soldiers on board. As part of the...

Indian Navy Ships on Overseas Operational Deployment

In support of India's "Act East" policy and to strengthen military cooperation with friendly countries, a Task Force of the Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet will deploy to Southeast Asia, the South China Sea, and the Western Pacific from early...

NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian 4th focused-ops of 2021 concludes

The Spanish Navy flagship, ESPS Tornado conducted focused security patrols in international waters of the western Mediterranean Sea as part of NATO's Operation Sea Guardian between 21 and 30 June 2021, NATO Maritime Command announced. This focused patrol helped NATO...

CSG-1 arrives in Hawaiian Islands Operating Area

 U.S. Navy units assigned to Carrier Strike Group CSG-1 are operating in the Hawaiian Islands Operating Area and continue to integrate operations with the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard. “Operating in Hawaii provides unique opportunities for...

FS Languedoc Captures Drugs Worth $4.3 Million

French Marine Nationale ship FS Languedoc, assigned to Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, seized 902 lbs (409 kg) of heroin worth over $4.3 million dollars during a maritime counter-narcotics operation, June 6.  Within twenty-four hours of entering the Combined Maritime...

Charles de Gaulle carrier strike group completes Clemenceau-2021 mission

French carrier strike group, led by FS Charles de Gaulle has returned to its homeport of Toulon after nearly four months of deployment on its "CLEMENCEAU 21" mission that started on 21 February 2021. Conducted under the COVID-19 pandemic, Clemenceau...

USNS Patuxent Rescues Mariners from Sinking Ship in Gulf of Aden

USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201), assigned to U.S. 5th Fleet provided emergency assistance to a motor vessel in distress in the Gulf of Aden, June 7. The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler was notified by the United Kingdom Maritime...

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