New NATO Command Will Assist Ukraine with Training, Equipment Donations

Ukrainian forces in formation during training in U.K. on Feb. 11, 2024. NATO Image

NATO’s leaders are set to approve a separate command at Wiesbaden, Germany, to coordinate training and equipment donations to Kyiv’s forces, a senior administration official told reporters last week.

The command will have about 700 personnel from NATO countries and partner nations assigned to the center, an alliance news release said. The administration officials, speaking to the press Friday, said the center...

https://news.usni.org/2024/07/08/new-nato-command-will-assist-ukraine-with-training-equipment-donations

Chinese, Russian Joint Warship Patrol Begins in the Pacific

Chinese and Russian warships underway off Japan. JSDF Photo

The Russian Navy and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy began their annual joint patrol on Thursday with Japan’s Joint Staff Office (JSO) reporting the combined flotilla is now in the Pacific Ocean after transiting Japan’s Osumi Strait from Thursday to Friday.

Corvette RFS Sovershenny (333) rendezvoused with PLAN destroyer CNS Yinchuan (175), frigate CNS Hengshui (572) and fleet oiler CNS Weishanhu (887) in the Korea Strait near...

https://news.usni.org/2024/07/05/chinese-russian-joint-warship-patrol-begins-in-the-pacific

Maritime Security Vessel News Roundup | June 25 – New frigates, corvettes and a special operations support ship

The Hellenic Navy acquires a former research vessel for special operations support as Japan welcomes a stealth frigate into service and new corvettes for Russia and the Philippines are launched. Construction begins on Australia’s Hunter-class frigates. Finally, ordered have been placed for frigates for the German Navy and patrol boats for Australia’s Pacific Island neighbours. […]

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