Without MUSI Membership, is the RCN Uninterested in Undersea Warfare?

December 12, 2019 – Sadly, the Royal Canadian Navy, which used to take great pride in the ability, no longer appears interested in undersea warfare such as minesweeping, a capability lacking since 1964. Most of the major NATO members belong to this prestigious group. More than 230 representatives from Allied nations, NATO staffs and the defense industry gathered at NATO headquarters for a three day symposium (4-5 December 2019) to address the latest trends in unmanned underwater warfare. Organized by NATO’s Maritime Unmanned Systems Initiative – or MUSI – experts…

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Exercise Dogu Akdeniz-19 All About Interopability

November 12, 2019 – The Dogu Akdeniz-19 (Eastern Mediterranean-2019) joint international naval exercise is important to demonstrate the interoperability between the allied nations of Turkey and Pakistan, a Pakistani navy captain said on Tuesday. PNS Alamgir Captain Muhammad Akram told Anadolu Agency that all personnel participating in the exercise were provided with advanced training, along with the opportunity to observe various types of navy ships. Opening the ship’s doors to Anadolu Agency, Akram said the crew were extremely proud to take part in the 12-day multinational maritime exercise, which concludes…

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Pakistani Frigate Joins with HMCS Halifax and NATO Ships in Exercise

November 10, 2019 – Pakistan Navy ship Alamgir (ex-USS McInerney) arrived in Turkey for a 12-day multinational maritime exercise. In a statement, Pakistan Navy said the ship reached the Aknaz Naval Base in the Aegean Sea off Mugla’s coast on Saturday. It will participate in the Dogu Akdeniz-19 (Eastern Mediterranean) drill which will run through Nov. 20, Capt. Muhammad Akram said. The aim of the exercise is to operate in a multi-threat environment while providing advance training opportunities to the participants, it added. The naval forces of the U.S., Turkey,…

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NATO ships test next generation of electronic warfare defences

October 31, 2019 – Thirteen NATO countries are taking part in simulated air and missile defence drills off the United Kingdom’s southern coast from Thursday (31 October 2019). The 6-day Naval Electro Magnetic Operations – or “NEMO” – trials will test how allied navies can defend themselves against anti-ship cruise and hypersonic missiles using state-of-the-art electronic defenses. “NEMO 19 shows how Allies are working together to protect NATO forces from the threat of cruise and hypersonic missiles,” said NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu. “This is NATO’s largest maritime electronic warfare exercise…

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Eighteen NATO countries take part in the Dynamic Mariner/Flotex-19

October 7, 2019 – More than 4,500 military personnel from eighteen countries take part from today until the 18th in the exercise of NATO Dynamic Mariner / Flotex-19, which aims to prepare to respond to the crisis situations in the maritime field that the Atlantic Alliance needs . This training, in which 26 surface vessels, two submarines and 21 aircraft from 12 countries will participate, will take place mainly in waters near the Spanish south coast. In addition, the Dynamic Mariner / Flotex-19 exercise will be part of the process…

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Turkey Bars HMCS Ville de Quebec From Exercise MAVİ BALİNA-2018

October 5, 2018 (Google Translation) – NATO member countries with the participation of friendly and allied countries, Turkey’s hosted Invite BLUE WHALE-2018 exercise is ongoing. NATO SNMG2 member HMCS Ville de Quebec was barred from participation by Turkey. Exercise, Turks belonging to the Navy of the sea and as the weather elements as the NATO Standing Naval Task Group-2, located in Turkey, the Netherlands and Spain, with three frigates and three helicopters belonging to the Navy the US, Pakistan and Romania’s sea and air vehicles in participates in. In addition,…

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