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  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Although the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) is scheduled to be decommissioned in 2016, its legacy lives on, and so does one of its anchors. Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division recently installed one of Enterprise’s anchors on younger carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).   USS Enterprise, originally built by Newport News […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) are scheduled to visit Piraeus, Greece, March 28 on their first port visit of the ship’s 22nd and final deployment. The visit will mark the first time Enterprise has visited the port since March of 1963, during the carrier’s second deployment. Crew members aboard the […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Operations, Vessels

    Royal Navy survey ship HMS Enterprise will sail to Lebanon to assess the damage of Beirut’s port following Tuesday’s explosion and help return it to normal operations. The deployment of Enterprise will complement an immediate package of military and civilian support and £5m worth of aid, made available by UK’s Defence Secretary Ben Wallace. “At the request […]

  • 7 November 2012

    More than 5,500 Sailors and Marines assigned to the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group (CSG) arrived in Norfolk, Va., Nov. 4 following a seven-and-a-half-month deployment supporting operations in the Mediterranean and the Arabian Seas. USS Enterprise’s return to Norfolk marks the 25th and final homecoming in her 51 years of distinguished service. The aircraft carrier is […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s first nuclear-powered powered aircraft-carrier USS Enterprise is set to be commissioned early February, over four years after her inactivation in December 2012. The navy announced on Wednesday that Enterprise would be decommissioned on February 3 in a ceremony closed to the public. The ceremony will be posted to Facebook later, the navy added. USS […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Industry news, Research & Development

    The US Navy is going to send spent nuclear fuel from the USS Enterprise, that is being decommissioned, to Idaho for study and storage, reports the Seattletimes.com citing a Navy spokesman. The fuel will arrive at the Naval Reactors Facility at the Idaho National Laboratory in 2015. The Navy spokesman said the spent nuclear fuel, […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy Chief is an institution molded over decades by the deeds of great men and women and, on this day, another milestone was reached. The last 49 Chief Petty Officers ever to be forged on the deck plates of the world’s first and finest aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65), were officially welcomed to […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Training & Education

    While underway in the Atlantic Ocean Jan. 14, Sailors and Marines assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) paused to remember the catastrophic fire that took place on its flight deck in 1969. Capt. William C. Hamilton Jr., commanding officer of Enterprise, addressed the crew over the ship’s intercom system while closed circuit […]

  • 12 January 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Enterprise (CVN 65) departed its homeport of Norfolk, Va., Jan. 11 to participate in a Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX) and Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX). The early morning departure was the next to last departure from Naval Station Norfolk for the 50-year-old carrier. Enterprise is scheduled to enter deactivation after completing its […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Training & Education

    An F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Red Rippers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 11 became the 400,000th aircraft to land on USS Enterprise’s (CVN 65) flight deck May 24. Lt. Matthew L. Enos and Weapon System Officer Lt. Cmdr. Jonathan Welsh manned the Super Hornet for the historic landing. Enos said he is honored he […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Industry news

    USS Enterprise (CVN 65) made her final voyage to the Newport News Shipyard June 20. The ship, nearly six months into her dismantling process, was moved by tugboat on the James River to Newport News Shipyard with almost 150 Newport News Shipbuilding and Huntington Ingalls Industries shipbuilders aboard. “The main purpose of bringing the Enterprise […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has decided to recall an August 2016 Request for Proposal for the commercial recycling of the non-nuclear portions of ex-USS Enterprise (CVN 65), noting that it needs more time to evaluate the best way to recycle the ship. The navy said it requires more information to determine the approach for the disposal of […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 5,500 Sailors and Marines assigned to the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group (CSG) are scheduled to arrive in Norfolk, Va., Nov. 4, following a seven-and-a-half-month deployment supporting operations in the Mediterranean and the Arabian Seas. USS Enterprise’s return to Norfolk will be the 25th and final homecoming in her 51 years of distinguished service. […]

  • 26 June 2011
    Training & Education

      As the U.S. Navy’s oldest and newest aircraft carriers passed each other in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, Red Sea, a few Sailors had the chance to reunite with family members stationed aboard the other ships, June 21. USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), commissioned in 2006, is arriving on a schedule deployment to the […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) hosted a reception during a regularly scheduled three-day port visit to Piraeus, Greece, March 28. The reception, which provided an opportunity for the U.S. and Greece to highlight the partnership between the two countries, was attended by the U.S. Ambassador to Greece Daniel Bennett Smith. “I think having […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The vice chief of naval operations (VCNO) and Navy Total Force/Manpower, Personnel, Education and Training (MPT&E) fleet master chief visited aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Aug. 14 as the ship continued its historic 25th and final deployment. Adm. Mark Ferguson and Fleet Master Chief (SW/AW/SCW) Scott A. Benning visited Enterprise as a part of […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65), took center stage Nov. 28, when Enterprise Sailors performed in a theatrical production for honored guests in attendance for the ship’s 50th birthday celebration. The production included scenes from the history of all eight ships bearing the Enterprise name, including emotional recreations of events taking […]

  • 5 February 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy decommissioned its first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) during a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay on February 3. The ceremony not only marked the end of the ship’s nearly 55-year career, it also served as the very first decommissioning of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Capt. Todd Beltz, commanding officer […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Medical department Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) conducted a ship-wide vaccination, or SHOTEX, while on deployment March 19-20. The SHOTEX evolution allows a large percentage of the crew to quickly and efficiently receive the immunizations required for them to operate in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. The shots are […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Training & Education

      The world’s first nuclear aircraft carrier sailed into Mayport this morning to pick up a load of Tigers… (firstcoastnews) [mappress] Source: firstcoastnews, July 14, 2011;

  • 26 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors of all rates, ranks and backgrounds aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) came together in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Jan. 23. The Enterprise’s Multi-cultural Heritage Committee hosted the ceremony to recognize King for his dream and contributions to American society, and his leadership in the fight for equality. Key […]

  • 28 January 2013

    HMS Scott and Enterprise, both based in Plymouth, sailed in company in the southern Red Sea, where Enterprise is gathering data and Scott was passing through to begin her three months survey work in the Gulf of Aden. With the Middle East winter sun giving their grey hulls a pale golden sheen, two old friends […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Authorities

    A Royal UK Navy patrol ship is helping to bring home British citizens after an upturn in unrest in Libya.   HMS Enterprise, which has been on operations in the Mediterranean, arrived at the capital Tripoli yesterday where there has been increased instability and fighting. Around 110 passengers were transferred to HMS Enterprise by boat […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Authorities

    Enterprise spent the year as flagship of SNMCMG2

  • 24 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    American shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries was awarded a $152 million contract on May 23 for advance planning for the construction of the aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 80). The third aircraft carrier in the U.S. Navy’s Gerald R. Ford class was named in honor of the Navy’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65). The work, […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Research & Development

    The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) departed Norfolk Naval Station March 11 on the ship’s 22nd and final deployment. Enterprise is slated to deploy to the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation as part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting maritime security operations in international waters around the globe. […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65), hosted nearly 1,000 former crew members Nov. 27 to kick off its two-day 50th birthday celebration that will culminate with a party in the ship’s hangar bay, Nov. 28. The celebration, which is the first for a ship serving 50 years in active service, provides […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia and BAE Systems have signed a contract for the maintenance of Royal Australian Navy Hobart-class air warfare destroyers. According to Navantia, the agreement for “platform system design and engineering assurance services” was signed at the Garden Island Naval Base on Tuesday, 15 May 2018. Under the contract, Navantia Australia will provide ship, product […]