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  • 13 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has officially started a new central Mediterranean Sea operation called Sea Guardian wherein three ships and two submarines are already conducting their first patrols. The operation started November 9 and will run through November 17 in its initial phase. Further patrols will occur in line with an approved schedule of operations, the […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) recently completed its third Black Sea deployment under the command of Turkish Navy Captain Ramazan Kesgin. SNMCMG2 started its deployment on July 8 in support of NATO’s assurance measures regarding alliance resolve and commitment to collective defense, and to enhance maritime security in the region. SNMCMG2 included the flagship TCG […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Swedish defense technology company Saab has unveiled a new “Hypersonic Detection Mode” version of its Sea Giraffe naval radar at the Euronaval show in Paris, France. Saab says the HDM version is capable of detecting and tracking targets travelling at hypersonic speeds. As explained, naval vessels face limited time to act against low flying missiles […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) destroyer Smetlivy and seagoing tug MB-304, Italian frigates Aviere and Zeffiro took the sea on… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 12, 2012

  • 11 September 2019
    Equipment & technology

    Defense technology company SEA and navigation systems provider iXblue have joined forces to develop an autonomous anti-submarine surveillance system at the DSEI conference in London. SeaDrix, as the system is named, is intended for long endurance surveillance patrols and can be deployed as a standalone asset or as part of a wider anti-submarine warfare (ASW) […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Authorities

    Two frigates and a patrol vessel are conducting a maritime security operation in the Western Mediterranean as part of NATO’s operation Sea Guardian. Led by a French Navy Captain onboard French frigate FS Guepratte, along with Italian frigate Scirocco and Spanish Offshore Patrol Vessel ESPS Serviola are working to outline the patterns-of-life over a strategic […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed the Black Sea, September 13, after participating in Sea Breeze 2015. Donald Cook’s operations in the Black Sea provided the ship and crew an opportunity to strengthen and build naval capabilities with allies and partners in the region. Donald Cook entered the Black Sea […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Australian government could accelerate the replacement of Royal Australian Navy’s current Huon-class minehunters by bringing the project forward from the 2030s to the mid-2020s. The move would be completed as part of a new maritime mine countermeasures program, which is to be known as SEA 1905. Over AUD 1 billion has been allocated to […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO ships deployed to operation Sea Guardian spent the larger part of August working with ships from the European Union-led operation Sophia with the aim of improving collaboration in the Mediterranean Sea. The ships worked in the central Mediterranean Sea August 3 through 20 in part to further refine coordination efforts and further integrate information […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Improving maritime operations center processes which represent the essential decision-making capability of an exercise has been one of the main priorities of the Ukranian-hosted Black Sea drill Sea Breeze 2017. Ukrainians and their international partners are working deliberately to increase the combined efficiency of their MOC process and their ability to synchronize efforts at the […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Atlas Elektronik and Magellan Aerospace have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the development of rocket motor and warhead sections of the SeaSpider Anti-Torpedo Torpedo (ATT). Once completed, the SeaSpider will provide ATT capability for hard-kill defence against all torpedoes in use. The fully assembled SeaSpider system will employ Canadian rocket and propellant technology. […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) joined over 2,800 service personnel from Romania, Bulgaria, Canada, Greece, Spain, Turkey and Ukraine for the at-sea portion of exercise Sea Shield on February 8. Sea Shield is an annual, Romania-led multinational exercise in the Black Sea designed to improve interoperability and combat proficiency of participating units. […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Breaking away from its usual duties in the North and Baltic Sea, NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 has sailed to the Mediterranean Sea where it will be contributing to the Mediterranean operation Sea Guardian. Led by Norwegian frigate HNoMS Otto Sverdrup and commander Petter Kammerhuber, the SNMG1 will contribute to maritime situational awareness, counter-terrorism and capacity […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Authorities

    Three NATO ships and two submarines began a new NATO maritime security operation in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday. Italian frigate ITS Aviere, Bulgarian frigate BGS Verni, Turkish frigate TCG Gemlik, Greek submarine HS Papanikolis and the Spanish submarine ESPS Mistral – will conduct the first patrols in the central Mediterranean under the new operation named […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Equipment & technology

    UK company Systems Engineering and Assessment’s (SEA) Krait Defence Anti-Submarine Warfare system is moving forward with the final trials of the extended 150m ultra-thin towed array. Unveiled in September 2017, the new KraitArray uses multi-module assembly philosophy and is now established in-service for use with ASV, AUV and small surface vessels. This 150m KraitArray extends […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Authorities

    Maps discovered at Yale University are posing a new challenge to China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea. Dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries the maps show that neither Spratly nor Paracel islands, both claimed by Vietnam, belonged to China, Vietnamese Tuoi Tree News reported on Sunday. According to the news site, Vietnamese historian Dr. […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Swedish defense technology company Saab recently hosted international experts from navies and industry in Sweden for the third Sea Giraffe user group and a live demo for the new Sea Giraffe 4A. Around twenty users from countries including Canada, Malaysia, Poland, Sweden, Thailand and the USA gathered to share experiences and feedback. The participants received […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) died Oct. 10 at Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville, Florida. Capt. Wesley A. Smith was at his home when Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville Fire Department responded to a fire at his residence on base at approximately 8 p.m. Smith was found unresponsive and […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Industry news

    UK defense contractor SEA announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Australian-defense company Daronmont Technologies to address Royal Australian Navy requirements outlined in the Future Submarine (SEA 1000) and Hunter-class Frigate (SEA 5000) programs. Daronmont Technologies specializes in the design, engineering, integration and support of complex high technology electronics and software-intensive systems. […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The crew of Russian Navy’s patrol ship Admiral Grigorovich successfully performed gun firing at ranges located in the Baltic Sea as part of the ship’s state trials.  The drills were undertaken using A-190 and AK-630 gun systems. The seamen also practiced simulated enemy submarine search and detection in cooperation with a Ka-27PL helicopter. Having completed both the builder and state trials, […]

  • 22 March 2016

    Defence company Saab introduced its Sea Giraffe 1X naval radar to the U.S. market for the first time at the Maritime Security East Conference in Norfolk, Virginia. Saab described the Sea Giraffe 1X as a 3D, active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar offering simultaneous surface and air surveillance capabilities. According to Saab, the entire system weighs less […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy sailors, airmen and Royal Marines will be taking part in the largest military exercise in Western Europe this year. Exercise Joint Warrior takes place during April 13-29 in the waters off, skies above and soil of Scotland. More than a dozen Royal Navy (RN) warships and submarines are committed to the annual war […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Military leaders and maritime forces from participating nations attended the Sea Breeze 2016 opening ceremony in Odessa, Ukraine, July 24. Sea Breeze, now in its 15th iteration, is an air, land and maritime exercise designed to improve maritime safety, security and stability in the Black Sea. “The threats and challenges in which our military forces […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Ukrainian naval forces participated in the Sea Breeze 2016 air component demonstration at the Kulbakino Air Base in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, July 22. The air component of the exercise is designed to showcase the air-based capabilities of the Ukrainian Naval forces and training conducted by allies and partners. “The exercises are bringing together elements of the […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Authorities

    Taiwan has sent a stealth frigate to patrol the Spratly Islands region in the South China Sea following the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling in the maritime jurisdiction case brought against China by the Philippines. A Kangding-class frigate was sent to the region on July 13 with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen attending the send-off, Taiwan Today reported. The South […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Authorities

    The Royal Navy’s Sea King Mk7 helicopters officially retired from active service as two Sea Kings from 849 Naval Air Squadron performed a final, three-hour flypast on September 19. Helicopters ZE420 and ZA126 flew as far east as Teignmouth, over the wilds of Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor, the northern Cornish resorts of Padstow, Newquay and St […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Just days after media reports on Russia’s naval buildup in the Mediterranean Sea first emerged, the country’s defense ministry on Thursday announced a large-scale drill in the Mediterranean. Prior to the defense ministry’s announcement, the Russian Navy was said to have a little over ten warships sailing off the coast of Syria as the country’s […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Defense technology company Saab has signed a contract with an unidentified navy for delivery of the multi-role naval radar Sea Giraffe AMB and associated equipment including spare parts. As informed, the work for the initial phase of the contract will be carried out during the period of 2018-2019. The contract also includes options for more than […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships and aircraft from 17 countries are taking part in Baltic Sea naval drills as part of exercise BALTOPS which started on Friday, June 3 and runs until June 20. A total of 49 ships, 61 aircraft, one submarine, and a combined amphibious landing force of 700 U.S. Finnish and Swedish troops will participate in […]