With the deployment of a frigate in Indo-Pacific region, the German Navy wants to send a signal for free sea routes and the observance of international law in the region.
Tag Archives : Deutsche Marine
22 Jul 2021
On July 22, 2021, the BAAINBw signed a contract with Fassmer GmbH Co. KG for the procurement of new Experimentation and Support Vessels for the Defence Technological Center - Wehrtechnische Dienststelle (WTD) 71 of the German Navy...
08 Jul 2021
Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has officially been commissioned to build six identical Type 212CD submarines. The procurement organizations of Norway and Germany signed the corresponding contracts on July 8.
01 Jul 2021
The German Ministry of Defense signed a letter of offer and acceptance for five Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft under the U.S. government’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) process.
01 Jul 2021
On June 23, 2021, the German Parliament - Bundestag - approved a defense budget of approximately €50.3 billion for 2022, described as historic by Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. This approval has made it possible to proceed with numerous naval programs.
02 Apr 2021
On March 24, 2021, the Inspector General of the Bundeswehr, General Eberhard Zorn, handed over command of the German Navy from Vice Admiral Andreas Krause to his successor, Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach.
04 Sep 2020
The German Government recently formulated the interests, principles and central areas of German policy in the Indo-Pacific region. The new guidelines are also a contribution to a possible European Union (EU) overall strategy for the region, the country’s Ministry of Defense stated on September 2.
02 Apr 2020
The German Navy (Deutsche Marine)’s Berlin Type 702 replenishment ship today left its home port of Wilhelmshaven for the Aegean Sea. During five months, it will join the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Brandenburg-class frigate involved in the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG 2).
19 Feb 2020
The Frankfurt am Main (A1412) combat support vessel, the largest ship class in the German Navy, arrived on Feb. 17 in Kiel in preparation for the deployment of the integrated Naval Rescue Centre (iMERZ). New cranes and a launching device for the tenders are also to be integrated.
05 Nov 2019
The German Defense Ministry announced on Oct. 31 it will procure a further two Type 212 submarines, in a global move to invest ten billion euros in new equipment in 2020.