Tag: ukraine

  • Second Mistral for Egypt

    Russians look on, irritated… Second French-made helicopter carrier arrives in Egypt’s Alexandria The second of two Mistral-class Landing Helicopter Doc (LHD) warships bought from France arrived on Thursday in the […]

  • Smugglers hire Ukrainian sailors

    Charging four times the price of normal smugglers. Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for ‘luxury’ migrant crossings. By Umberto Bacchi LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Human smuggling gangs are increasingly […]

  • A US Maritime Security Strategy for Europe?

    Congress should require DOD to develop one along the lines of the recent Asia Pacific Maritime Security Strategy. Time for a US Maritime Security Strategy for Europe BY MAGNUS NORDENMAN, […]

  • Russia Stole Ukraine’s Old Navy

    Replacing the fleet won’t come cheap. Russia Stole Ukraine’s Old Navy: Now Ukraine Needs a New One On February 27, 2014, unidentified gunmen stormed the parliament building in Ukrainian Crimea, […]

  • Egypt to buy French Mistrals

    France sells off ships destined for Russia. Egypt agrees to buy warships built for Russia from France Egypt has agreed to buy two Mistral warships originally built for Russia, the […]

  • Sea Breeze 2015 Concludes

    Multi-national land and sea exercise concludes. Sea Breeze 2015 Concludes in Odesa by Joseph R. Fonseca The annual U.S.-Ukraine co-hosted multinational training exercise Sea Breeze 2015 concluded in Odesa, Ukraine […]

  • Russia, Cyprus Sign Military Port Deal

    Russian ships to dock in Cyprus. Russia, Cyprus Sign Military Port Deal Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades signed an agreement on Wednesday to give Russian […]

  • Two U.S. Ships in Black Sea

    Military presence maintained in Black Sea.  Two U.S. Ships in Black Sea, French Surveillance Ship Due Friday By: Sam LaGrone The U.S. command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20) entered the Black Sea on […]

  • Russia: new frigate and new subs by 2015

    New vessels for Crimea-based fleet. Russia’s Black Sea Fleet to Receive New Frigate, Two Subs by 2015: Navy Commander MOSCOW, October 6 (RIA Novosti) – Russia’s Black Sea Fleet will […]

  • Ukrainian frigate joins EU NAVFOR

    The Hetman Sagaidachny frigate of the Ukrainian Navy starts participating in the EU Naval Force Ukrainian foreign ministry: Hetman Sagaidachny frigate joins EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta From January 3, 2014 […]