Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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HMS Sutherland to deploy to Asia Pacific region next year

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced that the UK will send a second warship to the Asia Pacific region to strengthen relations with allies in the area. Addressing the crew on HMS Sutherland this morning, the Defence Secretary announced...

Search ends for Sailors in C-2A crash

 The U.S. Navy ceased search and rescue operations at 10:00 a.m. Japan Standard Time on Nov. 24 for three Sailors not immediately recovered after a C-2A Greyhound crashed on the afternoon of Nov. 22. USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) led...

EU NAVFOR’S Italian ship Virginio Fasan chases and captures suspected pirates. 

EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates and seized their vessels. Six crew of a motor whaler, acting as mother ship, and a skiff have been detained following attacks on a 52,000...

France’s CATG Departs Port for a Bilateral Deployment

France’s amphibious task group (CATG), comprised of the French Navy Mistral-class amphibious assault ship LHD Tonnerre and the Horizon-class air defense destroyer Chevalier Paul, left its homeport Nov. 21 for a deployment which will include time in the U.S....

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...

HMNLS ZEELAND returned to homeport

HMNLS ZEELAND returned to homeport today after contributing emergency aid efforts to Dutch Caribbean island of Sint Maarten, hit by Hurricane Irma. She involved in securing the Island (with the members of the Dutch Marine (in Dutch called: Korps Mariniers)),...

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...

German frigate FGS Lübeck returned from SNMG2 deployment

German frigate FGS Lübeck returned from SNMG2 deployment on Nov 10. The ship and her 200 crew are  entered their homeport of Wilhelmshaven after two months of operations in the Aegean Sea. Together with other ships and aircraft from NATO, Greece...

The Indian Navy is broadening its patrol areas in the Indian Ocean Region

The Indian Navy is broadening its patrol areas in the Indian Ocean Region to cover all choke points in the face of increasing maritime threats, its chief Sunil Lanba told to Indian Press . “Last year, we had a relook...

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