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  • 19 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Australian Defence Force personnel deployed to the Middle East Area of Operations joined in the birthday celebrations as both the Royal Australian Navy and Australian Army celebrated their 113th birthdays.   At the Al Minhad Air Base in the United Arab Emirates, members not required for duty gathered at the Camp Baird All-Ranks Mess to […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Navy Sailors and Divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, embarked aboard the Navy’s rescue and salvage ship USNS Grasp (T-ARS-51), found and salvaged a downed F-16 aircraft off the coast of Virginia, Aug. 6-20. The downed aircraft was one of two F-16 fighter jets from the 113th Wing, D.C. Air National Guard […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      A retired master chief petty officer of the Navy (MCPON) visited 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) to celebrate the 113th birthday of the hospital corpsman rating June 17. Retired MCPON (SW/FMF) Joe R. Campa Jr., visited on the invitation of Blue Ridge Command Master Chief (SW/SS) David A. Unnone, for […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities

    Huntington Ingalls Industries will christen the US Navy’s future destroyer John Finn (DDG 113) on Saturday, May 2. The christening ceremony for the company’s 29th Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer will be held at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss. DDG 113 is named John Finn after the first Medal of Honor recipient of World War II. Finn received the […]

  • 16 June 2011
    Industry news

      Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc., was awarded a construction contract for the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer DDG 113. As this award represents Phase I of a competitive two-phased acquisition approach to procure FY11/FY12 DDG 51s, with Phase II including the potential award of up to three additional ships, the […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has started fabrication on the U.S. Navy’s next Aegis guided missile destroyer, John Finn (DDG 113). The ship will be built at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division and will be the 29th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built at Ingalls. “This is a significant day for our company and for the U.S. Navy as […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries laid the keel for the future USS John Finn (DDG 113) during a ceremony at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., Nov. 4. The keel of DDG 113 was authenticated as being “straight and truly laid” by Laura Stavridis – the ship’s sponsor and wife of retired Admiral James Stavridis -and Bob Merchant, […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Authorities

    Two Korean Naval ships, Choi Young and Cheonji, paid a visit to the Sri Lankan Port of Colombo on 11th November 2014. The ships belongs to the South Korean Navy’s Cruise Training Task Group (CTTG) commanded by Rear Admiral Chun Jungsoo. Commander of the Cruise Training Task Group (CTTG) accompanied by Ships’ Commanding Officers paid a […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s Aegis-equipped Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) was launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard December 12. The ship was translated from the land level facility to the drydock which was slowly flooded until the ship was afloat. You can watch the video of the operation here. Captain Mark […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Industry news

      Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. announced that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division was awarded a $697.6 million fixed-price incentive construction contract for a new Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer, DDG 114. It will be the 30th Aegis guided missile destroyer Ingalls has built for the U.S. Navy. “This is an exciting opportunity for us to continue […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, Samidare DD-106 and Sazanami DD-113 arrived at the Port of Colombo for a goodwill and supply visit on 25th April 2014.   The ships are en route for Counter Piracy Operations off the Coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden. They were welcomed by the […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Authorities

    For the first time in its 31 years of service with the US Navy, aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) pulled into Guam for a scheduled port visit on October 31. Theodore Roosevelt, flagship of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG), arrived in Guam after entering the 7th Fleet area of operations October […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has received its latest guided-missile destroyer, future USS John Finn (DDG 113), from shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII). HII delivered the ship on the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, December 7, after the DDG 13 completed three sets of at-sea and in-port trials which proved the ship’s operational readiness. “Delivery […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, consisting of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) with embarked Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 1, guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), along with guided-missile destroyers USS Gridley (DDG 101), USS Sterett (DDG 104), USS Dewey (DDG 105), […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $618 million contract modification to fund construction of the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided missile destroyer DDG 123. The ship is the fourth of five destroyers the company was contracted to build in June 2013. Ingalls was previously awarded $55 million in advance procurement for DDG 123, making […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) participated in a training evolution with Philippine navy frigate Gregorio Del Pilar (PF 15) and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyer JS Sazanami (DD 113) Oct. 22. During the evolution, the ships conducted several drills in live-fire gunnery, communications, and close-in maneuvering. Cmdr. Steven Liberty, Antietam’s executive officer, […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Marine propulsion producer GE’s Marine Solutions announced it has shipped a LM2500 marine gas turbine propulsion module for the United States Navy’s 75th DDG Arleigh Burke­-class destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). This was announced at the Surface Navy Association’s 30th Annual Symposium. Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division will construct this new destroyer […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on December 7 launched combat sorties into Afghanistan as part of Pentagon’s operation Freedom’s Sentinel, the US Navy announced. Worth noting is the fact that the Roosevelt’s carrier air wing flew two different mission on the same day, one into Afghanistan and the other into Iraq and Syria as […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Boeing has delivered the 100th Ship’s Signal Exploitation Equipment (SSEE) system to the U.S. Navy, marking a milestone in the service’s ability to receive and process information vital to executing its missions. This delivery is part of an ongoing effort to meet the current contractual obligation of 113 systems, with more production expected in the […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 returned to the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) May 11. Vinson is currently transiting to her homeport in San Diego following a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific and Middle East areas supporting maritime theater […]

  • 29 July 2016

    In a ceremony at Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., on July 28th, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced Arleigh-Burke class destroyer, DDG 124, will be named Harvey C. Barnum Jr. in honor of the retired U.S. Marine Corps colonel who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the Vietnam War. Barnum also served […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities

    General Dynamics delivered the 65th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) to the U.S. Navy on February 3. DDG 115 is the second Flight IIA restart ship to be delivered to the navy and the first to be built at Bath Iron Works since the program was restarted in 2010. DDG 115 followed the delivery USS John […]

  • 3 May 2011

      Three ships and more than 5,000 Sailors and Marines from the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) arrived in Phuket, Thailand, May 1, for a scheduled port visit. USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) and guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) are anchored off Thailand’s largest island. While in […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and its carrier strike group will be the first to deploy in 2018, getting underway from San Diego on January 5. The strike group’s 6,000 sailors will deploy aboard four ships, including aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy’s training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail to start the second stage of her midshipmen training cruise where the crew will continue with their 4th year studies on board. The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral General Jaime Muñoz-Delgado bid the ship farewell in Cadiz.   In the course of the […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Commander, U.S. 5th Fleet, visited Sailors and Marines aboard aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) to thank the crew for their hard work while operating in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR), June 15. Vice Adm. Mark Fox, Commander, U.S. 5th fleet toured the ship, visited with crew members and expressed his […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Authorities

    Future USS John Finn (DDG 113), the U.S. Navy’s 63rd Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and the first of the DDG 51 Flight IIA restart ships, has transited the Panama Canal on her maiden voyage from Mississippi to Hawaii. Launched on March 28, 2015, and christened on May 2, 2015, John Finn sailed away from Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) returned to its homeport on January 11th, following a nearly eight-month deployment in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. The ship entered the theater last June, safely transiting the Mediterranean Sea and Suez Canal. The ship remained off the east coast of Africa for the […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Industry news

      Huntington Ingalls Industries announced on May 15 that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $133.7 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee advance procurement contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide long lead time materials for LPD 27, the 11th amphibious transport dock of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class. The funds awarded to Ingalls will be […]