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  • 23 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The first of a new class of Royal Australian Navy’s auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) ships, the future HMAS Supply, was launched by Spanish shipbuilder Navantia at its Ferrol shipyard on November 23. HMAS Supply (II) was launched following a keel laying ceremony in November 2017. Supply and sister ship Stalwart (III) will replace HMAS Success and […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment ship (AOR) Cantabria arrived at her home port in Ferrol, Spain on April 1 after after spending two months integrated into the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG-1). The ship operated in North Sea waters under command of Spanish Navy Rear-admiral José E. Delgado who directed the group from the Spanish frigate Álvaro de Bazán. The […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia officially started construction works on the second Royal Australian Navy auxiliary and replenishment oiler (AOR) with a steel cutting ceremony on April 4. First steel for the ship was cut at the company’s Fene facility in northwestern Spain. According to Navantia, construction of both ships will require shipbuilders to spend an estimated […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Authorities

    Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), Feb. 19. The destroyer is scheduled to conduct presence operations and goodwill port visits to enhance maritime partnerships and promote security and stability in the region. The 7th Fleet AOR covers more than 48 million […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), October 12, completing a regularly scheduled six-months in the region. The Kearsarge ARG and 26th MEU left Norfolk, Va., in March and entered the U.S. Central Command AOR in April. During their time in […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities

    The commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 51 visited Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) to tour the ship and pass along a few words of encouragement, Sept. 28 and 29.   Makin Island is the flagship for the current Amphibious Ready Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit (ARG/MEU) operating in the […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy auxiliary oiler and replenishment (AOR) ship Patiño (A-14) set sail from Ferrol, Spain towards Halifax, Canada for a two-month deployment with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). In Halifax the Patiño will integrate into a US Navy and RCN task group to participate in the international manoeuvers TGEX-2016 in the east coast of […]

  • 17 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Abraham Lincoln Strike Group transited the Suez Canal, July 16, departing the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) and entering the U.S. 6th Fleet AOR en route to the United States to complete an eight-month deployment. The strike group transited the Suez Canal after five months in the U.S. 5th Fleet AOR conducting […]

  • 5 April 2013

    The Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit departed the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) April 4, completing a regularly scheduled five-months of operations supporting maritime security operations and security cooperation objectives with partner nations in the region. Peleliu ARG entered the AOR Oct. 30, relieving the Iwo Jima ARG […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) March 15. The mission of the IKE CSG is to promote maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the AOR. Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8 is comprised of flagship USS Dwight D. […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) and Fleet Master Chief for Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education visited the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), July 28-30. During Adm. Mark Ferguson’s and Fleet Master Chief April Beldo’s three-day tour, they visited Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Higgins (DDG 76), USS Squall (PC 7), […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) entered 7th Fleet’s area of responsibility (AOR), Oct. 13, in support of security and stability to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Benfold will enhance presence in the 7th Fleet as part of the U.S. Navy’s long range plan to send the most advanced and capable units to the Indo-Asia-Pacific […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities

    The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) arrived in the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) after participating in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise, Aug. 9.   Peleliu is expected to carry out various operations in support of the nation’s maritime strategy, providing presence in the 7th Fleet AOR while promoting security and […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities

    Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Bahrain supports ships in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) in numerous ways. In order to get a glimpse of the effects that NAVSUP FLC Bahrain’s support has on ships, Brian Sterner, executive director NAVSUP FLC Bahrain, visited aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    NSAG, a Navantia Australia and SAGE Automation joint venture, has received a $2.8 million purchase order which will see NSAG supply the integrated platform management system (IPMS) to the Royal Australian Navy’s AOR (auxiliary oil replenishment) The order for the ships, currently under construction under Defence’s SEA1654 program, was signed in Adelaide on May 23. […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) departed U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) and enters U.S. 6th Fleet AOR, Nov. 20, to make the journey to its homeport, Norfolk, Va. Anzio, along with the other ships from the George H.W. Bush Strike Group, transited from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea by way […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shipbuilder Navantia held a steel-cutting ceremony on Monday to officially start the construction of the Royal Australian Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment ships (AORs). The ceremony follows the successful completion of the critical design review. Navantia was awarded the contract to construct the ships which will replace the Navy’s current supply ships HMA Ships Success and Sirius. […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) departed Naval Station Norfolk Aug. 7 for an eight-month deployment in support of Maritime Security Operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR). “Despite a challenging schedule, the crew has formed an effective and efficient combat team with the invaluable assistance of […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) Oct. 23. Commanded by Cmdr. Todd Hutchison, the ship and its crew of more than 300 Sailors, assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 31, are scheduled to conduct goodwill activities with partner nations along with various presence operations such […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Training & Education

    More than 5,000 Sailors serving in the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) arrived in the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR), Feb. 24.   Commanded by Rear Adm. DeWolfe Miller, GHWB CSG is comprised of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 22 and USS Truxtun (DDG 103), USS Roosevelt […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy auxiliary oiler and replenishment (AOR) ship ‘Patiño’ (A-14) set sail from Ferrol towards Halifax to cooperate with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) in North-Western Atlantic waters. This will be the second time Patiño is working with the RCN after the first one took place in February and March 2016. This deployment is the Spanish Navy […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Avenger-class Mine Countermeasures Ship USS Pioneer (MCM 9) was off-loaded from heavy lift ship MV Super Servant 3 at Naval Base San Diego, May 5, after completing an eleven-month deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR). “Pioneer performed superbly throughout the deployment, completing every assigned mission as tasked, and attained the […]

  • 14 June 2013

    The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKECSG) departed the U.S. Fifth Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), June 13, after spending three months operating with and supporting U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT). The IKECSG re-deployed to the U.S. Fifth Fleet AOR in March 2013 after departing in November 2012 and spending two months back at its […]

  • 4 April 2014

    The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) relieved the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) of its duties in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) March 24.   The HST CSG deployed July 22, 2013, and since then has conducted maritime security operations, theater security cooperation actions, and joint […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) departed its forward deployed location of Yokosuka, Japan, for a routine patrol in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility, Feb. 3, following their successful completion of Training Availability (TRAV). The purpose of the TRAV is to validate the ship has the required training, qualifications and critical […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities

    USS Peleliu (LHA 5) departed Sasebo Aug. 29 to lead the Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.   The Peleliu ARG will be comprised of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the 31st Marine Expeditionary […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Spanish Navy auxiliary ship SPS Patiño which will, under an agreement between the Spanish and Royal Canadian Navy, constitute a regular part of the Canadian Navy in the following two months, arrived to Halifax, Nova Scotia on February 12. Rear Admiral John Newton, Commander of Canadian Maritime Forces Atlantic, issued a statement February 12, 2016, regarding the […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Training & Education

      The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), April 3. This marks Enterprise’s 22nd deployment to the AOR and is slated to be the last for the aircraft carrier. Prior to arrival in theater, the Enterprise […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities

    The Spanish Navy auxiliary oiler and replenishment (AOR) ship ‘Cantabria’ has set sail from Ferrol (NW Spain) to integrate into the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG-2). The ‘Cantabria’ will deploy for 45 days until the end of August participating in the international counter-terrorist operation ‘Active Endeavor’ in the Mediterranean Sea. The ‘Cantabria’ will visit […]