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  • 9 July 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Normandy returned to its Norfolk homeport on July 6, less than a day after getting underway for exercises with the Harry S. Truman carrier strike group. The cruiser was forced to break off from the drills due to what navy officials said were maintenance issues, according to Navy Times, who […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s Ronald Reagan Strike Group has arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a regularly scheduled port visit. The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) pulled into Brisbane July 5, while the Arleigh Burke Class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) reached Townsville, Australia, on […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Vessels

    The Romanian authorities have selected French Naval Group and its Romanian partner Santierul Naval Constanta (SNC) for the program to build four new Gowind multi-mission corvettes. In addition, Naval Group and SNC will modernize the T22 frigates and create a maintenance center and a training center. The ships will be built in Romania under a […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The forward-deployed ships are visiting Australia ahead of exercise Talisman Sabre 2019.

  • 29 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A nine-ship task group has gathered off the Danish coast to start operations as part of a UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force. The group will work together in the first act of the two-month-long Operation Baltic Protector, designed to demonstrate the resolve of the UK, its allies and nations in the region to defend the sea […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the Royal Australian Navy’s Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE 19) joint task force have returned to Australia following a three-month deployment to South and South East Asia. The flagship HMAS Canberra anchored off Darwin, having visited seven nations since March 2019 during the third IPE iteration since its inception in 2017. Chief of Joint […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy amphibious transport dock HMS Albion has deployed to the Baltic Sea where it will lead a multinational task group as part of a UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF). All three service branches of the UK armed forces will take part in the first JEF maritime deployment, which started as HMS Albion got underway […]

  • 21 May 2019
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    US Navy guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Stockdale (DDG 106) returned to their San Diego homeport after operations with the John C. Stennis carrier strike group in the Asia Pacific and Middle East. The destroyers, including detachments from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 71 “Raptors,” arrived in San Diego on May 20, four […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Mendez Nunes broke off from the US aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and its carrier strike group (CSG) as it headed for the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tension between the US and Iran. The Spanish frigate’s withdrawal from the carrier strike group was first reported by Spanish news outlet El […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy ships deployed as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE 19) Joint Task Force arrived into the Malaysian ports of Port Klang and Langkawi on April 21, after completing the bilateral AUSINDEX exercise in India. HMA Ships Canberra and Newcastle are visiting Port Klang, outside of Kuala Lumpur, while HMAS Success is […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Navy is set to deploy a large task group to the Baltic Sea for two months of international operations. Amphibious transport dock HMS Albion will spearhead the “Baltic Protector” mission, involving nearly 2,000 British personnel from all three services. The deployment is the first large-scale run out of the new UK-led Joint Expeditionary […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Authorities

    Ship from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG) 1 and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasure Group One (SNMCMG) 1 completed a scheduled port visit to Plymouth, England, before taking part in an eight-ship maneuver off the UK coast.  SNMG-1 and SNMCMG-1 staff took advantage of time in port by having force meetings and a pre-sail brief […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Belgium has chosen a consortium led by France’s Naval Group for the construction of 12 new minehunters for the navies of Belgium and the Netherlands. Belgium Naval & Robotics, as the consortium made up of Naval Group and ECA Robotics is named, will build the minehunters and their drone systems under a ten-year contract worth […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy kicked off the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 19 (IPE 19) deployment on March 11 as HMA Ships Canberra, Success, Newcastle, and Parramatta set sail from Fremantle in Western Australia. 1000 embarked ADF personnel will carry out a series of engagement activities and military training exercises during port visits in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Authorities

    A Russian Navy task group is being escorted through the English Channel as they head towards the Mediterranean Sea. The task group, composed of frigate Admiral Gorshkov and three auxiliary ships, are escorted by the Royal Navy destroyer HMS Defender and Dutch Navy offshore patrol vessel HNLMS Friesland. HMS Defender left Newcastle on Saturday, March […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The French defense procurement agency DGA (Direction générale de l’armement) has awarded an Airbus-led group a contract for work on the French Navy’s fleet wide data network. In cooperation with Naval Group and Rohde & Schwarz, Airbus will maintain and adapt the existing IP network for the French naval forces. The intranet system is dubbed RIFAN 2 […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    Naval Group Australia, the prime contractor for the Australian Attack-class submarine construction, has entered into a framework agreement with ASC for cooperation on the AU$50 billion project. The agreement details the terms and conditions through which Naval Group Australia and the government-owned ASC will collaborate through separate commercial arrangements for the provision of supplies and […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Saudi Arabian state-owned defense company Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Naval Group for cooperation in the construction of naval vessels. The two sides would work together on building a range of warships, including frigates and corvettes, SAMI announced at the IDEX military exhibition in Abu Dhabi, according to […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Royal Australian Navy task group composed of landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra, frigate HMAS Newcastle, and tanker HMAS Sirius, departed Sydney Harbour on February 17 to start a series of exercises and engagements with regional allies. The task group will spend the next several weeks participating in exercise Ocean Explorer, a major training activity off the […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group on Thursday announced it is starting work on the Argentine Navy offshore patrol vessels (OPV), thereby officially confirming the four-ship contract with the South American country. As outlined by the shipbuilder, the first patrol boat to be delivered will be the L’Adroit which Naval Group developed and built with its own […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Australian government has signed an official contract with France’s Naval Group for the construction of 12 new submarines for the Royal Australian Navy. The contract signing on February 11 marks the conclusion of two years of negotiations after Australia selected the French shipbuilder over Japanese and German competitors in December 2016. Work on Australia’s […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    French defense contractor Naval Group has joined forces with Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC in a bid to secure a contract for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s submarine replacement project. The two companies are combining their experience and expertise in designing and manufacturing complex maritime and defense systems. Naval Group would define the submarine design with the […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy’s Álvaro de Bazán-class frigate ESPS Méndez Núñez (F 104) arrived at Naval Station Norfolk on January 14 where it will become part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 and conduct joint training and exercises. Méndez Núñez, homeported in Ferrol, Spain, was commissioned in 2006. She joins CSG-12 assets Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) assumed the role of Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) flagship in a change of command ceremony in Denmark on January 14. US Navy Rear Adm. Edward Cashman assumed command of SNMG1 from Royal Danish Navy Commodore Anders Friis and will command the group from the […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Authorities

    The focus of the Royal Australian Navy’s 2019 Indo-Pacific Endeavour (IPE19) will focus on developing cooperation with the Indian Navy, Australian defense minister has announced. Engagement with India, one of Australia’s key strategic partners in the Indian Ocean region, will be the cornerstone for IPE19, defense minister Christopher Pyne said. Pyne added that Australia’s relationship with India […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Vessels

    Nearly 6,500 sailors from the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) are scheduled to return to Naval Station Norfolk on December 16, after completing an eight-month deployment across the 2nd, 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation. The returning units of HSTCSG include flagship USS Harry S. Truman, the nine squadrons of Carrier Air […]