Most Read News, March 2 – 8, 2015

SNMG2 Enters Black Sea for Warfare Exercises

NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) arrived today in the Black Sea to operate and train with ships from the Bulgarian, Romanian and Turkish Navies.

Austal Rolls Out USS Gabrielle Giffords

The future USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), launched from the Austal USA shipyard Feb. 25, marking an important production milestone for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program.

Russian Navy’s Corvette Engages in Weapons Drills

Russian Navy’s corvette Brest, of the Northern Fleet, conducted a tactical weapons exercise.

Aircraft Carrier USS Ranger Sails to Scrap Yard

The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Ranger, once used for scenes in the movies “Top Gun” and “Star Trek IV”, is starting a 16,000-mile trip from Puget Sound, to a scrap yard in Texas.

Three DDG 51 Vessels Reach Upgrade Milestones

The Navy’s DDG 51 modernization program has met two key milestones Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced Dec. 22.