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  • 30 March 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Elrod (FFG 55), currently supporting Joint Interagency Task Force South (JITF) counter-narcotics operations in the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) area of responsibility, visited Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, March 27-30. Elrod, an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate, was in port for fuel, water and re-supply services. The crew was also provided opportunities to enjoy Morale, […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Training & Education

    The US Navy frigate USS Elrod set sail on a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea yesterday, 14 January. The commanding officer of the ship, Cmdr. Brad Stallings, said that the ship will conduct several exercises with African nations and security operations during the deployment. This is 11th deployment for USS Elrod since her commissioning. […]

  • 12 February 2014

    USS Elrod (FFG 55), the U.S. Navy’s Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate wrapped up her visit to Mauritania and headed out to sea on February 10.   The visit was a perfect opportunity for Elrod sailors to work side by side with their colleagues from the Tunisian Navy. The crews teamed up in a passing exercise […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) Dive Team Delta replaced hub software and sealed oil leaks on USS Elrod’s (FFG 55) propeller, at Naval Station Norfolk, the week of Aug. 11.   Elrod recently returned from deployment when Dive Team Delta began disassembling the propeller in late July, after finding oil leaking out of the hub […]

  • 10 February 2014

    The Royal Moroccan Navy teamed up with its U.S. counterpart in a passing exercise in the Mediterranean sea last week, February 6, aimed at boosting interoperability and tactical proficiency.   The U.S. Navy was represented by the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55), while the Sigma-class corvette Allal Ben Abellah (FMMM 615) […]

  • 20 July 2014

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) returned to Norfolk Naval Station yesterday, July 19, following the successful completion of her final scheduled deployment.   Elrod deployed to the U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet area of operations in late January advancing national security interests in Europe and Africa, conducting maritime and theater security operations […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Guided missile frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) with an embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) recovered 89 bales of cocaine in support of Operation Martillo on April 20 in the Western Caribbean Sea. An SH-60B Sea Hawk assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 60 Det. 3, embarked on board Elrod responded after […]

  • 24 March 2014

    The U.S. Navy’s USS Elrod relieved the USS Stout of its escort duties for the Morning Glory tanker ship on March 19, Army Col. Steven Warren, a Defense Department spokesman, told Pentagon reporters on Friday.   The Navy initially took control of the commercial tanker in international waters by request of the governments of Libya […]

  • 31 January 2014

    Within its scheduled deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility, the U.S.Navy’s frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) dropped anchor in Nouakchott, Mauritania for a port visit, on Wednesday.   The visit is aimed at building up relations with the Mauritian leaders and bolstering maritime partnerships. It will pave the way for a bilateral […]

  • 2 February 2015

    Placed into commission nearly 30 years ago, the guided-missile frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) was decommissioned on Friday, January 30, during a Naval Station Norfolk ceremony, led by Cmdr. Brad Stallings, commanding officer. Elrod last deployed in 2014, to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations to advance national security interests in Europe and Africa, conduct […]

  • 24 March 2014

    A commercial oil tanker, the Morning Glory, carrying cargo of oil owned by the Libyan government National Oil Company, returned to Libyan capital, Tripoli on Sunday, Reuters reports.   Once in port, the Libyan forces arrested three rebels from Libya, who had seized the tanker earlier this month at Es Sider port, together with the […]

  • 9 June 2014

    The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) transferred 277 persons in distress to the Armed Forces of Malta offshore patrol vessel P61, and another five persons were medically evacuated to Malta, June 7.   Bataan and USS Elrod (FFG 55) rendered assistance June 6 to persons in distress at sea in the Mediterranean […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Korea Opts for Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Aircraft The Republic of Korea has formally selected the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program.   USS Elrod Takes Over Escort Duties of Libyan Seized Tanker The U.S. Navy’s USS Elrod relieved the USS Stout of its escort duties for the […]

  • 22 January 2015

    Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 9 welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony in the Grand Vista Ballroom on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Jan. 21. Capt. Christopher M. Engdahl, a native of South Bend, Indiana, relieved Capt. William M. Triplett, from Baltimore, of his duties as DESRON-9 commander during the ceremony. During his tour […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The new craft will replace the Mike Boats which started entering service in 1959.

  • 5 September 2013

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt discussed the situation in Syria during a bilateral meeting in Stockholm held on Wednesday.  “I discussed our assessment, which clearly implicates the Syrian government in this outrage,” Obama said after the meeting. “The prime minister and I are in an agreement that in the face […]

  • 13 May 2013

    HMS Ledbury has found the remains of a German sea mine from World War 2 on the very first day of her deployment. The mine was found by HMS Ledbury during a period of training to ensure the Royal Navy mine hunter is ready to operate as part of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group in […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Defense leaders appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee Feb. 12 to discuss the impacts the respective services are facing as a result of a potential sequestration and operating under a continuing resolution throughout fiscal year 2013. Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Mark Ferguson, testified on behalf of the Navy and pointed out how […]

  • 4 September 2013

    The entire world is watching to see what the United States will do about the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime, and how America responds will make a difference, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry told a Senate panel on Tuesday. Kerry, along with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin […]