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Tag Archives : Coronavirus
30 Jun 2020
A new record: The US Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) and its escort ship, the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), have been continuously at sea for 161 days.
16 Jun 2020
Last week, the U.S. Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) USS Maryland conducted a full at-sea crew exchange to prevent sailors from possible COVID-19 exposure. At-sea crew transfer is quite unusual. Transfer of the entire crew of a submarine is even more exceptional.
21 May 2020
U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is underway for the first time since arriving in Guam March 27 following a COVID-19 outbreak that affected part of the the crew.
11 May 2020
98% of the sailors aboard French Navy (Marine Nationale) aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (and its strike group) are now cured.
11 May 2020
Despite the COVID-19 crisis, South Korea's defense budget remains mostly unaffected. Budget reductions in the "2020-2024 mid-term defense acquisition plan" will be limited to programs deemed as "non essential" and to a limited number of foreign procurement programs.
29 Apr 2020
The Italian Navy (Marina Militare) dispatched for the first time one of its FREMM Frigates to patrol the Gulf of Guinea while the French Navy (Marine Nationale) suspended its maritime security mission off West Africa.
24 Apr 2020
As the French naval industry is progressively back on track after having implemented COVID-19 containment measures, GICAN (the French Marine Industry Group) strives to ensure its members will be able to cope with this challenging environment.
23 Apr 2020
As a former nuclear-submariner for nearly thirty years, Stephan Meunier is used to spend several weeks underwater, in a cramped space and in isolation. We asked Meunier for his tips on how to get through the lock-down period while remaining efficient and productive.