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Wed
27
Jun
Portrait de Joël-François DUMONT

Frégate Sachsen : Lors de son lancement, un missile explose en mer de Norvège

Par Joël-François Dumont ─ Berlin, le 27 juin 2018.

Maudite semaine pour l’Allemagne... Entre la chancelière Angela Merkel plus que jamais en sursis et la Mansschaft éliminée de la Coupe du monde en Russie, il ne manquait plus qu’une catastrophe en mer de Norvège, évitée grâce au sang-froid des marins allemands de la Frégate Sachsen … 

Wed
27
Jun
Portrait de Joël-François DUMONT

Frigate Sachsen : Missile explodes in Norwegian Sea during firing test

By Joël-François Dumont ─ Berlin, on 27 june 2018.

It was a doomed week for Germany: between Chancelor Angela Merkel being given a lease on borrowed time on the one hand and the elimination of the Mansschaft from the World Cup in Russia on the other, the only other missing disaster had to be a near catastrophe in the Sea of Norway, only thwarted thanks to the skills of the German Sachsen frigate's crew members.

Tue
26
Jun

Future USS Indiana Delivered to Navy

From Naval Sea Systems Command P.A. ─ (NNS) ─ June 26, 2018.

The Navy accepted delivery of future attack submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789), the 16th submarine of the Virginia class, June 25. The ship began construction in 2012 and is scheduled to commission in September. 

Mon
25
Jun

Nimitz (CVN 68) : 50 Years of Teamwork and Tradition

By MCS 3rd Class Michael A. Prusiecki ─ (NNS) ─ Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Washington ─ June 25, 2018.

 USS Nimitz has completed 28 deployments, over a quarter of a million catapult launches and arrested landings, five homeport changes, and countless operations and missions successfully executed. These accolades are attributed to the oldest U.S. Navy aircraft carrier in active service.

Thu
17
May

DDG-51 Program Marks Start of Construction Milestones at BIW, HII

From Team Ships Public Affairs — (NNS) — Washington D.C. — May 17, 2018.

The Navy's Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyers continue to achieve shipbuilding milestones with start of construction at both shipbuilders, Bath Iron Works (BIW), Bath, Maine, and Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Mississippi. 

Wed
16
May

Pacifique : le groupe « Jeanne d’Arc » participe à l’exercice Komodo 2018

Source : EMA — Paris, le 16 mai 2018.

Déployés en océan Pacifique dans le cadre de la mission « Jeanne d’Arc » 2018, le BPC Dixmude et la frégate Surcouf ont rejoint les 42 nations, 35 navires et 27 aéronefs participant à l’exercice naval multinational Komodo organisé par l’Indonésie du 4 au 9 mai au large de l’île de Lombok.
Wed
16
May

Alindien : l’île de la Réunion accueille la troisième phase de l’exercice franco-indien Varuna 2018

Source : État-major des Armées — Paris, le 16 mai 2018.

Du 2 au 4 mai 2018, la frégate de surveillance Nivôse a participé à la troisième phase de l’exercice Varuna 2018. Deux frégates indiennes, Mumbai et Trikand, ont pris part à l’exercice qui s’est déroulé au large de l’île de la Réunion.

Tue
15
May

USS Milius Brings Enhanced Missile Defense to U.S. 7th Fleet

By Navy Lt. j.g. Michael BarkofskiU.S. 7th Fleet — May 15, 2018.

DDG USS Milius entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to join the forward-deployed U.S. naval forces in Japan. Milius joins Destroyer Squadron 15 to support security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region enhancing missile defense capabilities.

Mon
14
May

French Naval Aviators Partner With U.S. Navy During Chesapeake 2018

By Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachary P. Wickline USS George H.W. Bush — May 14, 2018.

The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group and French Carrier Air Wing departed Norfolk, Virginia, May 7 to begin combined exercise Chesapeake 2018.

Sat
12
May

Carrier Strike Group 3 Completes Group Sail

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class David A. Brandenburg — May 12, 2018.

Pacific Ocean — (NNS) — Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 3 has completed its group sail with USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9, Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 21.

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