Most Read News, August 17 – 23, 2015

Russian Navy’s Aircraft Carrier Returns to the Fleet

After conducting a three-month refit and repair period, the Russian Navy’s aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov is ready to head home to Severomorsk.

USS Simpson Prepares for Decommissioning

When USS Simpson (FFG 56) decommissions at the end of September, the U.S. Navy will be left with only one active frigate on the books.

HII to Hold Keel Laying for John F. Kennedy

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that it will host a keel-laying ceremony for the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79).

CO of USS Shamal Relieved of Her Duties

The commanding officer of USS Shamal (PC 13) based in Naval Station Mayport, Florida, was relieved of her duties Aug. 18, by Commander, Naval Surface Squadron (CNSS) 14 Capt. Glenn Kuffel.

UK’s Carrier Crew Gets New Rooms

Sailors from Britain’s new aircraft carrier got all-mod-cons accommodation in double-quick time, after DIO provided a solution to Rosyth’s shortage of beds.