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According to a press release published by Damen on June 23, 2021, the firm and classification society DNV, signed a contract for the comprehensive classification and verification of the new F126 frigates for the German Navy, on June 7th at the DNV Maritime headquarters.

According to information published by the Facebook account of the Ukrainian Navy on June 22, 2021, a memorandum between the United Kingdom and the Ukrainian Navy was signed in Odessa concerning the transfer of two Sandown-class minehunters to Ukraine.

According to a tweet published by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force on June 22, 2021, the naming and launch ceremony was held at Nagasaki Works, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. The newest FFM was named NOSHIRO, the third MOGAMI class. Her name comes from the Noshiro River were located in AKITA.

According to a press release published by Ruselectronics on June 22, 2021, the holding company of the Rostec State Corporation will showcase the latest naval communication equipment at the tenth International Maritime Defense Show in St. Petersburg. Solutions include digitalization of onboard communications used by the Navy, devices for the Global Maritime Distress Communications System, coastal lighting devices, and anti-drone systems.

According to a press release published by Thales on June 16, 2021, the firm has started production of the TUUM-6 underwater communication system, one of the components of the Group’s integrated suite of sonars and acoustic systems, in Spain. According to the contract signed in December 2019, Thales will provide the system for the Spanish navy’s five new F110 frigates.

According to information published by Tass on June 21, 2021, the Vladimir Kozitsky big hydrographic boat of project 23040G joined the Black Sea fleet. Earlier, the Russian Navy had received the advanced Project 23040G large hydrographic boat Boris Slobodnik.

According to a press release published by Schiebel on June 21, 2021, the Finnish Border Guard is once again operating the CAMCOPTER® S-100 for implementing coast guard functions in the Baltic Sea. The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) service is offered by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA).

According to information published by the U.S. Navy on June 18, 2021, U.S. Navy units assigned to Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 with U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are operating in the Hawaiian Islands Operating Area. The ship operates for the first time F-35C Lightning II fighter and CMV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft after 17-month maintenance availability allowing the ship to support 5th generation aircraft.

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