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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Danish Chief of Defence has paid a visit to the men and women involved in the removal of chemical weapons from Syria.   Plymouth based frigate, HMS Montrose, has been participating in the Danish led operation since the beginning of the year. She is one of three warships tasked with carrying out the vital […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2011
    Authorities

      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 […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Portsmouth-based warship HMS Illustrious has been working with counterparts from the Danish military during a four-day visit to Copenhagen. The ship hosted a Lynx helicopter from the Royal Danish Air Force for several hours of flight deck drills. Among the helicopter crew was Lieutenant Richard Dixon, a Royal Navy pilot on exchange with the Royal […]

  • 19 January 2012
    Authorities

      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

  • 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, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Piracy is posing one of the gravest challenges to the global maritime industry. The challenge, which will be addressed at the conference ‘Maritime Crime and the Effects on Growth and Development in the African Region’ at Danish Maritime Days on the 7th of October, should be met in a collective and holistic manner, the industry […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Danish Navy ship HDMS Absalon and the Republic of Korea Navy ship ROKS Chungmugong joined forces for mutual training in the Gulf of Oman this week. The sea training began with replenishment-at-sea (RAS) navigation manoeuvres. HDMS Absalon made the first of these manoeuvres with ROKS Chungmugong standing in for a large tanker. HDMS Absalon made […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) CHALLENGER (CL-604) from the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF) is currently supporting NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD Task Force 508 (CTF-508). The Danish MPA is stationed in the Seychelles and includes an aircrew and support team of 21 personnel, including two liaison officers at NATO Allied Maritime Command MARCOM. This […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Danish Department of Defence celebrated the delivery of its first three MH-60R Seahawk helicopters by having one of the aircraft land aboard the Danish frigate Iver Huitfeldt in Copenhagen Harbor, Denmark, June 6. The helicopters were delivered by the U.S. Navy under a $686 million foreign military sales (FMS) agreement. Overall, nine MH-60Rs will replace the Royal […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Authorities

    A detachment of 20 Royal Danish Air Force officers and enlisted service members took flight in their aircraft from the Seychelles one last time on November 19 marking the end of their deployment. The Royal Danish Air Force Challenger CL-604 was deployed to NATO standing Operation Ocean Shield. The Danish detachment was the last of NATO forces […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NATO and Japan conducted a joint counter-piracy drill in the Gulf of Aden on Thursday, 25 September 2014, to test communications and tactical skills. It was the first such joint naval exercise between the two maritime fleets.   “By synchronizing our activities and sharing information we stand a much better chance to secure the waters […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Saturday 18 October sailors from EU Naval Force Spanish frigate, ESPS Navarra, embarked on the Danish frigate HDMS Esbern Snare. The Danish frigate is part of NATO’s counter-piracy operation, Ocean Shield. After closing each other’s sea position, the Commanding Officer of ESPS Navarra flew across to the Danish frigate in ESPS Navarra’s AB212 helicopter […]

  • 24 January 2014

    The Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose is going to join Danish, Norwegian, Russian and Chinese warships in the eastern Mediterranean within the framework of the international operation to remove chemical weapons from Syria.   The frigate will provide maritime force protection to the Danish and Norwegian merchant vessels that will transport industrial-grade chemicals […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Danish Defence Select Committee visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) yesterday as part of a broader program of visits to UK-based commands.   Discussions at MARCOM focused on maritime operations, including NATO counter-terrorism Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR in the Mediterranean and counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD off the Horn of Africa. The 11 visitors also included a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Royal Danish Air Force helicopter recently evacuated a German sailor aboard the ‘U 32’ submarine in Danish waters off Jutland, or Skagerrak, as Germans refer to the peninsula. The Danish service has now shared a video of the operation. U 32, a Type 212A submarine, was conducting exercises in Jutland on July 7 when one […]

  • 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, […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Authorities

      Navy Main HQ has analyzed issues discussed at the meeting between Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky and Royal Danish Navy Commander Rear Admiral Finn Hansen. The meeting took place in St. Petersburg within the framework of state visit of Her Majesty Queen of Denmark Margrethe II to Russia. As for Russian Navy command, […]