FS Surcouf returns from three-month counter-piracy mission

The French Navy’s La Fayette-class frigate FS Surcouf returned to her homeport at Toulon naval base on August ...

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US-UK exercise Saxon Warrior concludes

The joint US-UK exercise Saxon Warrior, held in waters off Scotland, concluded on August 10 after ten days of ...

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Egypt officially receives second Type 209 submarine

The Egyptian Navy received its second Type 209/1400 submarine, the S42, from German shipbuilder Thyssenkrupp Marine ...

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Italy takes over command of counter-piracy mission Atalanta

Italian Navy Rear Admiral Fabio Gregori took over command of the EU counter-piracy operation Atalanta from Spanish ...

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EU extends Mediterranean migrant mission to 2018

The European Union migrant-rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea has been extended and will now run until ...

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BNS Louise-Marie concludes operation Sophia deployment

Belgian Navy frigate BNS Louise Marie concluded her deployment to the EU-led migrant crisis operation in the ...

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Nigerian Navy foils hijacking attempt

The Nigerian Navy has prevented a hijacking attempt of a general cargo ship 16 nautical miles of the coast of ...

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Piriou overhauls Moroccan Navy patrol vessel Rais Bargach

French Piriou Naval Services announced it has just completed an extensive refit of the Royal Moroccan Navy patrol ...

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HMAS Arunta trained Tanzanian forces on Middle East tour

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Arunta trained with Tanzanian crime fighters during her final port visit as part ...

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ITS Espero concludes operation Atalanta deployment

Italian Navy frigate ITS Espero is en route to her homeport after over two months of counter-piracy patrols off the ...

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ITS Espero, Augsta-Bell AB 212 keep up pressure on pirates

As part of her counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia, EU NAVFOR’s Italian warship, ITS Espero, has an ...

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EU NAVFOR protected over 1.5 Million tonnes of WFP ...

One of EU NAVFOR’s key missions is to protect World Food Programme (WFP) vessels as they transit along the ...

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International naval force operation seizes 2 tons of drugs

The French-UK led Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 seized nearly two tons of narcotics in the last two months during ...

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HMS Protector helps train maritime security forces in Ghana

Royal Navy’s Antarctic patrol ship HMS Protector left the Antarctic peninsula after autumn arrived in ...

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Italy hosts Algerian Navy for bilateral Medex drill

The Italian Navy hosted its Algerian counterpart in the Italian port of Augusta for the bilateral exercise ...

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Spanish OPV Vigía returns from Gulf of Guinea deployment

Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel Vigía arrived at naval base Puntales, Cadiz, on June 16, returning from ...

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Chinese Navy task group visits New Zealand

After completing port calls in Madagascar and Australia, ships from the Chinese PLA Navy’s 25th Task Group ...

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Australian Navy frigate seizes heroin off African coast

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Arunta interdicted 260kg of heroin in the north Indian Ocean off the coast of ...

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German P-3C Orion crew conclude operation Atlanta stint

German soldiers and personnel assigned to the P-3C Orion Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) detachment ...

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