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  • 17 May 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) evacuated a mariner from a U.S. Army logistics support vessel (LSV) in the early hours of May 15. After reaching the LSV, Lake Erie deployed an embarked helicopter to retrieve the distressed mariner. The mariner was brought aboard Lake Erie, and his condition was assessed in […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Training & Education

    The Hawaii-based Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) will return June 16, from a four-month deployment to the Western Pacific.   “While on deployment, Lake Erie leveraged her accomplishments and proficiencies on the test range and defended the homeland and our allies on multiple Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) operations,” said Lake Erie Commanding […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) is set to depart Naval Base San Diego on Monday for an independent deployment to Western Pacific and Middle East. Joined by an embarked detachment from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 49, Lake Erie will conduct maritime security operations and support theater cooperation efforts. Prior to setting […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Authorities

      Guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) held a change of command ceremony at the USS Nevada Memorial on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Oct. 28. Capt. David Hughes relieved Capt. William C. Johnson as commanding officer of Lake Erie. Rear Adm. Joseph Horn, Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Program director, served as the guest speaker. […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) will depart Hawaii Friday, Aug. 29 for a new homeport in San Diego.   USS Lake Erie was commissioned in Pearl Harbor July 24, 1993. It is the first Navy ship in modern times to be commissioned in Hawaii since the commissioning of the USS Willamette (AO […]

  • 14 April 2014

    Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser of the U.S. Navy USS Lake Erie (CG 70) arrived in Osaka, Japan for a scheduled port visit on April 10.   The visit is designed to strengthen maritime partnerships with Japan and to enhance community relations with the city of Osaka. “This isn’t just a port visit for Lake Erie, it’s […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities

    The Hawaii-based Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) returned June 16 from a four-month deployment to the Western Pacific.   This is the last time the ship and crew of Lake Erie returns home to Pearl Harbor as they are scheduled to change homeports. “Capt. Banigan and his team have made a difference,” […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of USS Lake Erie (CG 70) was relieved of his duties April 27, due to loss of confidence in his ability to command. Capt. John Banigan was relieved by Rear Adm. Dee Mewbourne, commander of Carrier Strike Group 11. The decision was based on the findings of an investigation into poor command […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy is searching for a sailor who was reported missing from guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) in the eastern Pacific Ocean. The ship conducted man overboard procedures after the sailor failed to report for duty at approximately 7 a.m. local time, Aug. 19. The cruiser was operating in the eastern Pacific […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy has called off the search for a sailor who was reported missing from cruiser USS Lake Erie on August 19. Navy and Coast Guard assets suspended search and rescue operations in the eastern Pacific Ocean at sunset, August 22, after an extensive four-day search. “My thoughts and prayers are with the sailor’s family during […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled boat near Niagara Falls late Monday night.   At about 9:15 p.m., a search-and-rescue coordinator from Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, New York, responded to a call for help from the boaters via cell phone. The distressed boater reported two people were aboard a disabled 19-foot […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) completed ballistic missile defense (BMD) certification on April 5, off the coast of Southern California as part of deployment preparations. The goal of BMD is to use surveillance and interception techniques to defend the U.S. and allied countries from ballistic missiles. “These teams have been training […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    In a move designed to give the ship an edge over mines, sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie performed a deperming procedure on the ship ahead of her upcoming deployment. The Ticonderoga-class cruiser moored at Naval Base Point Loma’s deperming pier, February 6-9, for an evolution which would put her crew […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Training & Education

    As part of a broader advancement in cooperation between the United States and China, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) and the People’s Liberation Army-Navy [PLA(N)] participated in training scenarios off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii, Sept. 9.  The three participating PLA(N) ships, a Fuqing-class fleet oiler Hongzehu (AOR 881), a Lulu-class destroyer […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) participated in a community service (COMSERV) project at Holy Family Home April 14.   The COMSERV was designed to allow Sailors to interact with members of the local community while providing assistance to the residents and managers of Holy Family Home. “It always […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The United States Navy and the Naval Historical Foundation celebrated 200th anniversary the Battle of Lake Erie by hosting a series of events at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy, Sept. 10. The museum events in the morning and afternoon gave visitors a glimpse of Navy life during the War of 1812 and treating […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded an undefinitized contract action with a not-to-exceed amount of $78 million to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee, incentive-fee contract for USS Lake Erie (CG 70) fiscal 2014 extended dry-docking selected restricted availability (SRA).   An extended dry-docking SRA includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities

    US Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary crews across the Great Lakes rescued 9 people during multiple cases from different locations across the Coast Guard 9th District Saturday.   The names of those rescued are not being released and there is no imagery or video for any of the cases. Among other cases, watchstanders at […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and the rest of the Washington-based ships from its carrier strike group returned to Naval Station Everett concluding a six-month deployment. Nimitz entered its homeport on December 10, accompanied by Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Shoup (DDG 86) and USS Kidd (DDG 100). The strike group consists of Nimitz-class aircraft […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS Lake Erie (CG 70) successfully conducted a flight test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in the intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean by a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IA guided missile. At 11:10 p.m. […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Authorities

    Two US Navy ships were not allowed to visit Hong Kong in the wake of anti-government protests in the Chinese special administrative region. This was confirmed to USNI News by a US Pacific Fleet spokesman who said that Chinese officials did not allow amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD-20) and cruiser USS Lake Erie […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

      The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS LAKE ERIE (CG 70) successfully conducted a flight test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in the first intercept of a short-range ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean by the Navy’s newest Missile Defense interceptor, the Standard Missile […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    In a Missile Defense Agency test, the U.S. Navy fired a Standard Missile-3 Block IB, made by Raytheon Company, from the USS Lake Erie. The SM-3 eliminated the medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target.  “We remain on track to deliver this critical capability in time for a 2015 deployment in support of global combatant command requirements, […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. Middle Pacific Naval Fleet received two new additions as the guided-missile destroyers USS Preble (DDG 88) and USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) arrived to their new homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) August 14 and 15 from San Diego.   The move was orchestrated to provide updated advanced Aegis capabilities to […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Helicopter pilots of the U.S. Army’s 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (25th CAB) participated in training operations with the Pearl Harbor based guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70). Army pilots landed OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters as well as UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters aboard Lake Erie while a mixed flight deck crew of Sailors […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy, Lockheed Martin and the Missile Defense Agency successfully demonstrated, on the first attempt, the second generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Weapon System’s capability to engage a sophisticated, separating short range ballistic missile target with two Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB guided missiles that were fired and guided to intercept nearly simultaneously. […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, was awarded a $25,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Lake Erie (CG 70) fiscal 2014 extended dry-docking selected restricted availability. An extended dry-docking selected restricted availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve […]