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  • 1 October 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy announced the homeport change of three Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers yesterday. USS Gridley (DDG 101), USS Sampson (DDG 102), and USS Kidd (DDG 100) will relocate from San Diego to Naval Station Everett, Wash., in 2016. USS Gridley (DDG 101), USS Sampson (DDG 102), and USS Kidd (DDG 100) provide a significant […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia for Hobart Class Destroyer Sustainment and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $275 million. The Government of Australia has requested a possible sale of follow-on sustainment support and services in support of three Hobart Class Destroyers. The sustainment […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Pacific Fleet Master Chief Susan Whitman paid a visit to the Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyers USS Hopper (DDG 70) and USS Michael Murphy (DDG112) Aug. 19 and 20 respectively. Whitman assumed the duties of the 17th Fleet Master Chief for the U.S. Pacific Fleet Aug 13., the 17th Fleet Master Chief for the […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyer JS Takanami (DD 110) arrived in Ishinomaki March 10.   The ships’ visit is to pay homage and remember those who lost their lives and the many more who were displaced during the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Training & Education

    On Wednesday 26 February 2014, German Navy frigate, FGS Hessen which is operating as part of the EU Naval Force, and South Korean destroyer, Kang Gam Chan, met up in the Gulf of Aden to carry out a joint exercise. Both warships are currently conducting counter-piracy operations.   The counter-piracy exercise was arranged after FGS […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Four Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers of Destroyer Squadron 28 conducted an integrated missile firing exercise (MISSILEX) in the Virginia Capes, June 5. USS Gravely (DDG 107), USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) and USS Ramage (DDG 61) took part in the test firing exercise. Each ship fired a Standard Missile (SM-2) equipped […]

  • 8 January 2014

    The U.S. Navy is moving two guided-missile destroyers, USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) and USS Preble (DDG 88), to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, this summer as a way of boosting Aegis capabilities to Commander of Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific (CNSGMP), the Navy said in a release yesterday. USS John Paul Jones will swap […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Operations, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100), that recently suffered a coronavirus outbreak on board, departed San Diego to continue her scheduled deployment on 10 June.

  • 27 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The US Navy destroyers are ready and waiting for Obama’s call to strike the Syrian regime’s assets, according to the Washington Times. Namely, USS Mahan, USS Gravely, USS Barry and USS Ramage, armed with 90 tomahawk cruise missiles each, are currently in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The ships have been positioned in the area as […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Farragut (DDG 99) and USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) transit during an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). The operation was conducted on March 16. Forrest Sherman and Farragut are conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Industry news

      The destroyer of the new generation, which Russia has been working on for the interests of the national navy, will replace the three classes… (pravda) [mappress] Source: pravda, October 11, 2011; 

  • 28 September 2011
    Industry news

      The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, a $680 million contract for the construction of DDG 115, the third ship of the Navy’s DDG 51-class guided-missile destroyer construction continuation program. The award also includes a $665 million option for Bath Iron Works to build DDG […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) conducted bilateral operations with two Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyers in support of region surface warfare operations, Feb. 11 and 13. Lassen executed helicopter cross-deck operations, surface warfare tactics, flag hoist drills, communication drills, and personnel exchanges with JS Hamagiri (DD155) and JS Kurama […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Training & Education

    Following the visit in early November by the Commander of the 6th Japanese Escort Division, Captain Tsutomu Okawa, to EU Naval Force warship, FGS Lübeck, the German frigate’s commanding officer, Commander Peter Christian Semrau was invited to make a return visit to Japanese destroyer, JS Onami, on 16 December 2014. After rendezvousing at sea 200 […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Authorities

    Two guided-missile destroyers will arrive at their new home port of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam this week – the USS Preble (DDG 88) is expected to pull in at 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 14, and the USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) plans to arrive at 10 a.m. on Aug. 15.   The John Paul […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The potential for Type 45 destroyers to help protect deployed UK and Allied forces from threat of ballistic missiles is to be investigated. Building on its relationship with the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the joint Ministry of Defence and industry-run UK Missile Defence Centre (MDC) has agreed to take part in a trial which […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Vessels

    A Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyer Shimakaze (DDG-172) and a Chinese fishing boat collided in the high seas of the East China Sea in the evening hours of March 30. The incident took place about 650 kilometers west of the Japanese island Yakushima, Joint Staff Japan said in a statement. The crash opened a […]

  • 30 March 2011
    Training & Education

    Strategic military exercises involving warships of the Kola Flotilla were held in the Barents Sea… (russiaherald) [mappress] Source: russiaherald, March 30, 2011;

  • 16 November 2011
    Training & Education

    HMS Diamond and her crew are currently undergoing Operational Sea Training (OST), an intensive period of drills and exercises designed to test the ship’s responses to a variety of scenarios, in readiness for her deployment on operations next year. While alongside on Friday and Saturday, the ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander Ian Clarke, and his crew […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Industry news

    BAE Systems has received a multi-ship, multi-option (MSMO) contract from the U.S. Navy to repair, maintain, and modernize nine destroyers and cruisers, either homeported in or visiting Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.   The five-year contract, awarded by the Naval Sea Systems Command, includes modernization, maintenance, and repair work for the USS Chafee, USS John Paul Jones, […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded contracts from the U.S. Navy, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and Huntington Ingalls Industries to provide integrated bridge and navigation systems and steering gear systems to modernize Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers (DDGs).   Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) exercised options for the acquisition and testing of five integrated […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced yesterday the next Arleigh Burke-class destroyers (DDG) will be named USS Paul Ignatius and USS Daniel Inouye.  “As secretary of the Navy it is my privilege to name these ships to honor a respected naval leader and a true American hero.”  Mabus said.  “For decades to come, the […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Industry news

      BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $18,389,065 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-08-C-2300) for the accomplishment of the post-shakedown availability (PSA) for the DDG 51-class guided-missile destroyers USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) and USS Spruance (DDG 111). The effort to be performed includes services and […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Authorities

    For reasons a U.S. senior defense official said included North Korean provocations, treaty commitments to Japan and U.S. national security interests, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday (April 6) that the United States will send Japan two more Aegis-equipped ballistic-missile defense ships by 2017.   The ships are designed to intercept ballistic missiles post-boost […]

  • 21 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy, supported by Lockheed Martin , has installed the Aegis Combat System aboard two new Navy destroyers, USS Gravely (DDG 107) and USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109). The Aegis Combat Systems aboard the ships have also been certified as fully operational through the tests known as Combat Systems Ship Qualification Trials. During the […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyers USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) docked in Tomakomai, Japan, on February 4 for a taste of Japanese culture.   Namely, the ships’ staff, accompanied by Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and local citizens will take part in the annual Sapporo Ice Festival. […]

  • 19 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

    GE Marine Engines discussed how its full line of proven aeroderivative gas turbines are the best solution for the U.S. Navy’s next generation DD 21 destroyers. The LM gas turbines range in power from 6,000 shaft horsepower (shp) to 57,300 shp, GE reported today at the Sea-Air-Space 2000. “Because GE’s LM product line covers the […]

  • 16 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    USS Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy’s newest and most technologically advanced warship, officially joined the fleet during a commissioning ceremony held in Baltimore, October 15. The lead ship of a class of next-generation multi-mission destroyers, Zumwalt features a state-of-the-art electric propulsion system, wave-piercing tumblehome hull, stealth design, and the latest warfighting technology and weaponry available. Secretary […]

  • 5 April 2013

    South Korea has dispatched two destroyers to watch both sides of the peninsula for a possible North Korean missile launch, South Korean media report. According to a South Korea Navy official quoted by Yonhap news agency, the destroyers were outfitted with SPY-1 radar which can track hundreds of objects simultaneously from up to 1,000 kilometres […]