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  • 7 July 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Canadian marine technology company Kraken Robotics has been reconfirmed as a supplier of new sonar systems for the Royal Danish Navy.

  • 11 September 2011

      Courtesy meeting between Russia’s Baltic Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Viktor Chirkov and Royal Danish Navy Commander Rear Admiral Finn Hansen was held on Sept 8 in conference hall of the Central Naval Museum, St. Petersburg. Meeting of the admirals was conducted within the framework of official state visit of Danish Queen Margrethe II, Consort […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Equipment & technology

    The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), acting on behalf of three naval training centres in Denmark, has chosen Kongsberg Maritime to supply sophisticated new bridge simulation facilities. The contract, which was signed in Ballerup, Denmark on 14th December 2011, was awarded to Kongsberg Maritime as part of a public tender issued to support […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Danish Navy decommissioned the last of its three Agdlek-class cutters during a November 30 ceremony held in Nuuk, Greenland’s capital and largest city. Greenland is where the cutter HDMS Tulugaq spent the majority of its 40-year service life protecting and patrolling Greenlandic territorial waters as part of the Royal Danish Navy’s Joint Arctic Command. The ship’s […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) has chosen Terma’s solutions for its Mid-Life Upgrade of the Danish Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs). During the next four years, the THETIS-class OPVs will be updated with the SCANTER 4100 radar and the C-Flex command & Control System. Terma will deliver four SCANTER 4100 radar systems, […]

  • 13 April 2011

    There is great news for the families of 16 Pakistanis and two Iranians, as their loved ones have been freed from the Somali pirates after th… (thenews) [mappress] Source: thenews, April 13, 2011;

  • 24 November 2014
    Equipment & technology

    TenCate Advanced Armour has secured an order from the Danish Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) for ballistic protection of the Iver Huitfeldt class frigates and Absalon class support ships of the Royal Danish Navy. The armour systems to be supplied will provide a fully engineered, lightweight solution for the protection of mission-critical areas of the […]

  • 19 January 2012

      The Seychelles Foreign Minister, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has congratulated the Royal Danish navy and the Danish Government… (eturbonews) [mappress] Source: eturbonews, January 19, 2012

  • 22 December 2014
    Research & Development

    Martrade BV of Sliedrecht, The Netherlands recently announced the sale of the two former Danish Navy guardvessels Milla A (ex VTS 3) and Mickey A (ex VTS 4). The sale was concluded in close cooperation with Martrade’s partner Klaus Heun Shipping Eftf ApS of Nakskov. Both units were purchased by J.A. Rederiet of Stenderup from […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Royal Danish Navy able seaman died in an accident aboard support ship HDMS Absalon on Monday, September 18. According to the Danish defense forces command, the sailor sustained a severe head injury while the ship was at sea, taking part in an international drill in the Baltic Sea. The ship called for a rescue […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Danish Navy vessel HDMS Absalon and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy guided-missile Liuzhou took part in combined sea training during NATO’s Ocean Shield operation.  The last week’s, Gulf of Aden, sea training was set in motion by the Chinese boarding team fast roping onto Absalon helicopter deck followed by the Danish special boat […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) has signed a contract with Danish company Terma for Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) upgrades for its Iver Huitfeld-class frigates. Under the contract Terma will provide DALO with study and advisory support within the Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) and IAMD domains related to the Danish government’s decision to upgrade at […]

  • 2 June 2011

      The Danish navy has reportedly confronted and arrested a crew of environmental activists “occupying” a 53,000-ton offshore oil rig about 100… (alaskadispatch) [mappress] Source: alaskadispatch, June 2, 2011;

  • 29 October 2015

    The Danish Navy ship HDMS Absalon met at sea with local Somali leaders on Monday and conducted medical outreach with the citizens of the coastal town of Hobyo, within the framework of NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD. The overall focus of the meeting was to build stronger relations between Somalia and NATO, and provide fertile ground […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Lithuanian Armed Forces have officially received the P15 patrol ship, a former Danish Navy Flyvefisken-class vessel, bought earlier from Denmark. P15 was transferred to the Lithuanian Navy at a ceremony in Korsør port in Denmark on November 23. The new ship is replacing 50 years old Storm-class LNS Sėlis (P32) built in Norway that the Lithuanian Navy […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Charlottetown hosted a team of Canadian and Danish boarding parties for a training exercise. Royal Danish Navy’s boarding team from Her Danish Majesty’s Ship (HDMS) Niels Juel joined the Canadian frigate in the Baltic Sea where she is currently part of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) Royal Canadian Navy […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Denmark’s defense ministry announced on Friday it’s intention to deploy one of its frigates to France where it would join the French Navy aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle for exercises in early 2019. Early 2019 is when the Marine Nationale’s sole aircraft carrier is expected to make a return to the fleet after an […]

  • 25 January 2017

    Danish Navy’s Iver Huitfeldt-class frigate HDMS Peter Willemoes is set to depart its homeport on January 26 and head towards the Mediterranean Sea where it is to meet U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush. Danish parliament decided last Friday to send a frigate in addition to some 60 special forces as a contribution to […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Danish Navy (RDN) frigate HDMS Peter Willemoes (F 362) on May 5 concluded her stint with the U.S. Navy’s George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG) which operated in the Middle East. The Danish ship assisted the aircraft carrier group by providing air defense commander capabilities and contributed to maritime security operations in the […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company has landed a USD 10.5 million contract to provide multi-spectral targeting systems for Royal Danish Navy’s MH-60R/S helicopters. The MH-60R helicopter, also known as “Romeo”, is an Anti-Submarine (ASW)/ Anti-Surface Warfare (ASuW) multi-mission helicopter. This type of helicopter, together with its sibling, the MH-60S, also known as “Sierra”, flew more than 650,000 hours […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Danish government and industry representatives are hosting a maritime and naval event aboard a Danish Navy frigate that is visiting Baltimore, USA, on November 17. During its two-day visit to Baltimore, HDMS Peter Willemoes will host an event headed by Troels Lund Poulsen, Danish minister for business and growth, Danish ambassador to the United States, […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Danish Navy ship HDMS Absalon and the Columbian Navy vessel ARC 7 De Agosto met at sea for a day of naval training, on Thursday, October 8, 2015. The training, which took place within the framework of NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD, began with ARC 7 De Agosto’s helicopter landing on the deck of HDMS Absalon, […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    A Polish shipyard subcontracted for work on the hull of the Royal Danish Navy’s newest Knud Rasmussen-class patrol vessel has employed North Korean workers, according to a Danish news report. As reported by DR, Danish shipbuilder and prime contractor Karstensens contracted the Polish shipyard Crist S.A. for work on the hull of the future HDMS Lauge […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Mary Maersk provided the backdrop for the Royal Danish Navy in an anti-piracy training mission last Sunday. Sailing through the Fehmarn Belt dividing Denmark and Germany, 30 soldiers were suddenly lowered from helicopters to board the Mary Maersk.  The mission of the members of the Frogman Corps, an elite commando unit of the Royal Danish Navy, was to […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Raytheon and BAE Systems would be prime contractors on the proposed sales.

  • 20 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) has procured imaging sonar technology from maritime security company, Sonardyne International Ltd, UK to support Danish Navy’s Mine Counter Measure activities. The Solstice side-scan sonar will be fitted to Saab Seaeye’s Double Eagle SAROV and used to search for and classify mine-like objects on the seabed. Denmark’s naval […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Danish Navy is scheduled to commission its third and final Knud Rasmussen-class patrol vessel, HDMS Lauge Koch (P572), in a ceremony at Naval Station Korsør on December 11. Like its two predecessors, Lauge Koch will be patrolling the North Atlantic performing fisheries inspections, search and rescue and ice-breaking tasks. HDMS Lauge Koch does not […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Royal Danish Navy’s inspection vessel EJNAR MIKKELSEN recently rescued two teenage girls during the testing operations of its new Multibeam Echosounder (MBES) in Greenland waters. EJNAR MIKKELSEN was in the process of conducting hydrographic surveys west of the Kok Islands, close to Nuuk, when it was contacted by the local police who needed help rescuing two teenage girls […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The two-week exercise will take place in Denmark and Germany.