Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Operations

HMCS Calgary Sets New CMF Heroin Record Seizure in Back-to-Back Drug Bust

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) ship HMCS Calgary has made the largest ever heroin bust in Combined Maritime Forces history, operating under the command of the Canadian-led Combined Task Force (CTF) 150.  The record-setting haul of 2,835 lbs (1,286 kg)...

UK Carrier Strike Group to set sail for Asia next month

The largest concentration of maritime and air power to the UK in a generation will set sail next month, visiting more than 40 countries. The HMS Queen Elizebeth, with eight RAF F35B stealth fighter jets on board, will depart for...

U.S., French Carrier Strike Groups Conduct Dual Carrier Operations

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG), began dual-carrier flight operations with the French Navy (Marine Nationale) Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group in the Arabian Sea, April 13. Dual carrier operations between the two strike groups demonstrates...

Dwight D. Eisenhower CSG Supports OIR from Eastern Mediterranean

Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group began flight operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, March 31, 2021.  Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 3 supported Combined Joint Task Force OIR, demonstrating U.S. commitment to...

HMS Montrose Seizes Third Drugs Haul in Five Weeks

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose has struck for the third time in less than five weeks. In an operation lasting 10 hours, the Montrose intercepted over 6100 lbs (2800 kg) of hashish and 110 lbs (50 kg) of heroin...

SNMCMG1 Completes Historical Ordnance Disposal Operations in Denmark

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) conducted Historical Ordnance Disposal Operations (HODOPS) in the Danish waters near the coast of Lolland and Langeland 3-11 March 2021. During the operation, FGS Datteln identified two 1930s underwater ordnance mine chairs and...

UK leads multinational task force to conduct patrol in the Baltic Sea

The Royal Navy is leading an international task group of half a dozen warships on a Baltic security patrol, the Royal Navy announced. Frigates HMS Lancaster and Westminster, tanker RFA Tiderace and vessels from all three Baltic states – Latvia,...

NATO OSG assets return Central Mediterranean

The flagship Hellenic Navy frigate Salamis and the Croatian Navy missile boat Dubrovnik, supported by aircraft and submarines from Greece, Italy, and Turkey, deployed to the Central Mediterranean as part of NATO's maritime security operation, Operation Sea Guardian (OSG),...

USS Wichita to Support Counter-narcotics Operations in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific

The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Wichita (LCS 13), along with the “Sea Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22, detachment 8, is underway Feb. 25 to support operations in U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility. Wichita will support...

NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2 ) enters Black Sea

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) are entered the Black Sea on February 25, for the first time in 2021. Bulgarian and Romanian mine hunters are joining the Group upon its entrance in the Black Sea. SNMCMG2, composed...

Latest News