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Sailors injured in fire aboard Schleswig-Holstein frigate

A fire broke out aboard the Schleswig-Holstein frigate of the German Navy on the Baltic Sea off Kiel on September 17. According to the Deutsche Marine Blog, the Schleswig-Holstein frigate was forced to return to port after a fire in an electrical control panel on 17 September. The crew was able to quickly bring the […]

Joint U.S. Forces Team for Exercise Valiant Shield 2018

U.S. military forces from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command are scheduled to participate in exercise Valiant Shield (VS) 2018, Sept. 16-23, around the Marianas Island Range Complex as well as on Guam. Participants include the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), 15 surface ships, more than 160 aircraft and approximately 15,000 personnel from the U.S. […]

Russian Navy Vostok-2018 Exercise Activities

A strike group of the Pacific Fleet warships headed by the Varyag guided-missile cruiser has conducted drills with two units of small corvette anti-submarine warfare ships in the Sea of Okhotsk as part of the Vostok-2018 exercise, the Russian Defense Ministry told journalists today (Sept 14). The ministry specified that apart from the Varyag the […]

The largest ever Bright Star manoeuvres started on Sep 8.

The exercises are scheduled to take place from 8 to 20 September at the Mohamed Naguib Base, west of Alexandria, and in designated areas of the Mediterranean. Land, naval and air forces from Egypt, the US, Greece, Jordan, the UK, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Italy and France will take part in the drills. Lebanon, Rwanda, […]

Mine Counter Measures Exercise DYNAMIC MOVE 18-2 Underway

The second part of NATO mine countermeasures leadership exercise Dynamic Move 18 started in La Spezia, Italy September 3 with 60 navy personnel and scientists. Dynamic Move is an annual computer assisted exercise that is planned and executed by NATO Maritime Command (MARCOM). The aim of the exercise is to build international task group command […]