Search results for: GARC

335 results

A list of search results

  • 27 November 2019
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy has recently tested a system that couples Greenough Advanced Rescue Craft (GARC) and Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems (TALONS) for the littoral combat ship (LCS) mine countermeasure (MCM) mission package. According to an announcement from November 25, the GARC/TALONS prototype is being evaluated to provide enhanced communication ranges for the mission […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Training & Education

    Gathering in Cartagena, Colombian naval forces are taking the helm for Unitas LIX, a multinational maritime exercise taking place from August 31 – September 11.  Colombia is hosting eleven navies participating in the exercise — the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and the United Kingdom. The country has been […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USNS Pathfinder (T-AGS 60), a Military Sealift Command oceanographic survey ship, moored in Cartagena, to conduct subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs) with the Oceanographic and Hydrographic Center of the Colombian navy in support of Southern Partnership Station-Oceanographic 2015, the week of Feb. 22. The goal of subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs) is to exchange ideas, knowledge […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51), her embarked helicopter squadron and a U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachment (LEDET) operating in support of Operation Martillo seized more than 1644 kilograms of cocaine and rescued four people adrift at sea in December in international waters off the coast of Central America. […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Gary (FFG 51), her embarked Helicopter Squadron (HSL 49 Det. 4) and embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment intercepted over 143 kilograms of cocaine Feb. 10 after intercepting a suspected narcotic-trafficking vessel in international waters off the coast of Central America. The ship was on routine patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean while […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Authorities

    USS Gary (FFG 51), with embarked Helicopter Squadron Light (HSL) 49, Det. 4, and U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) seized approximately 580 kilograms of cocaine in international waters off the coast of Central America, Nov. 17. Gary and embarked units are conducting operations in support of Operation Martillo. A Navy maritime patrol aircraft […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) returned to Naval Base San Diego, April 17 from its final deployment, where it operated in the U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet and U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations. During the seven-month deployment, Gary, the embarked “Scorpions” of Helicopter Maritime Strike (HSM) 49 Detachment 4 and […]

  • 15 January 2013

    Guided-missile frigate USS GARY (FFG 51) and its embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment Team (LEDET), TACLET South, turned a routine boarding into a display of joint proficiency and while conducting maritime interception operations in the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility Jan. 8. While on patrol in the Eastern Pacific in support of Operation […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Gary (FFG 51), her embarked helicopter squadron (HSL 49 Detachment 4) and embarked U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachment (LEDET) seized approximately 320 kilograms of cocaine after intercepting a suspected narcotic-trafficking vessel in international waters off the coast of Central America, Jan. 11. After being alerted by a maritime patrol aircraft of a suspicious […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Authorities

    USS Gary (FFG 51), with its embarked helicopter squadron and U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET), seized more than 590 kilos of cocaine after intercepting a “Go Fast” vessel in international waters off the coast of Central America, Nov. 9. The operation was conducted in support of Operation Martillo. A U.S. Navy maritime patrol […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Crew members of guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) cleaned, prepped and painted a neighborhood Community Center to support the Fundacion Calicanto (Calicanto Foundation) during a recent port visit to Panama, Feb. 10 while deployed to U.S. 4th Fleet. The day-long project involved the sustained support of nearly 50 Gary Sailors. “I had a good […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities

    Past and current crew, plank owners, former and current commanding officers, namesake relatives and friends and family gathered at Naval Base San Diego July 23 to bid farewell to USS Gary (FFG 51), the last remaining Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate on the West coast after 31 years of service. Gary’s keel was laid down […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Working alongside multinational naval forces during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014, the Oliver Hazard Perry-Class guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) demonstrated her proficiency in gunnery, maritime interdiction operations, helicopter operations, small boat operations, navigation, communication, and ship handling.   Gary began her involvement transiting the Pacific Ocean during a group sail including […]

  • 18 January 2013

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) and its embarked U.S. Coast Guard team leveraged the capabilities of partner nations and the interagency to intercept a small drug trafficking vessel and confiscated more than 600 pounds of cocaine while on patrol in U.S. 4th Fleet while conducting Operation Martillo Jan. 4. The estimated […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) will return from her six-month, independent deployment conducting counter transnational organized crime (C-TOC) operations in the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR), April 5. Gary was deployed to Central and South America in support of Operation Martillo and U.S. Fourth Fleet’s mission, Southern Seas 2012. Operation […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) is scheduled to return to Naval Base San Diego April 17 from its final deployment, where it operated in the U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet and U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations. During the seven-month deployment, Gary, the embarked “Scorpions” of Helicopter Maritime Strike (HSM) 49 […]

  • 18 July 2012

    Rockwell Collins has received a USD 13.9 million contract modification to exercise an option for AN/ARC-210(V) electronic radio and ancillary equipment for the Air Force.  The Rockwell Collins RT-1939(C) (ARC-210, Generation 5) is the most advanced Receiver-Transmitter (RT) in their proven ARC-210 communication system family. Rockwell Collins has supplied more than 30,000 AN/ARC-210 radios worldwide […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) is scheduled to be decommissioned after more than 30 years of service in a ceremony on Naval Base San Diego, July 23. Commissioned on Nov. 17, 1984, Gary was named after Cmdr. Donald Arthur Gary, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions to help save […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) is scheduled to depart on an independent deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility, Sept. 24.   Gary will deploy with its crew of 240 Sailors. The ship is expected to play an integral part in the counter illicit trafficking mission Operation […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Authorities

    The “Scorpions” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 49 hosted a welcome home ceremony for Detachment 4 at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) April 17 following the detachment’s seven-month deployment aboard USS Gary (FFG 51) to the U.S. 4th and 3rd Fleet areas of operation. HSM-49 Detachment 4’s two SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopters and […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) conducted a change of command ceremony while in homeport at Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 22. Cmdr. Steven R. McDowell, a native of Millbrook, N.Y., relived Cmdr. James E. Brown, a Las Vegas native, as commanding officer of Gary during a ceremony on the pier. During Brown’s […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment Team (LEDET) 101 embarked and integrated with Sailors on the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) for training and anti-drug smuggling operations off the California coast, Aug. 26 – 29.  “We are currently supporting counter-smuggling operations by providing law enforcement capabilities to Third Fleet Navy platforms […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Authorities

    The executive officer of the guided missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) was temporarily relieved Feb. 3 due to loss of confidence because of offensive comments and behavior towards the crew. Cmdr. James Pickens was relieved by the Commander of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 1, Capt. Mike Elliot. Lt. Andrew J. Greenlees, the ship’s operations officer, […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Colombian state-owned shipbuilder Cotecmar launched the third offshore patrol vessel for the Colombian Navy, during a December 1 ceremony in Cartagena. The vessel was named ARC Santander and christened in the presence of the Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos. ARC Santander is the third of six offshore patrol vessels built indigenously for the Colombian Navy. Construction […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) participated in a community engagement project playing soccer with local children and painting two classrooms for a local school during a port visit Oct. 28 while supporting Operation Martillo. “It was a great opportunity to work with the Costa Rican students and teachers at the Urenas school,” said Cmdr. […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Two submarines left the ThyssenKrupp Shipyard in Kiel, Germany and headed to Colombia, November 11. They are expected to arrive at the Naval Base ARC Bolívar by November end. The Type 206 German submarine acquisition is part of the National Army’s modernization plan with support of the Ministry of National Defense (Colombia). According to the Colombian Navy, the vessels will […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Industry news

    The current focus on armed support for vessels transiting high risk maritime areas in Africa, the Middle East and elsewhere should not become the norm, GAC Solutions’ Christer Sjödoff has told delegates from the shipping and offshore industries who gathered in London to debate long-term, effective ways to tackle the threat of sea crime. Speaking […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Authorities

    During the Colombian warship’s recent port visit to Muscat, Oman, ARC 7 de Agosto welcomed officers from the Sultan Qaboos Naval Academy on board. After being given a tour of the ship and meeting members of the Colombian crew, the Naval Academy officers expressed their appreciation of being invited on board. ARC 7 de Agosto […]

  • 29 July 2015

    Colombian Navy warship, ARC 7 de Agosto, recently completed sea trials with the Spanish Navy prior to her collaboration with Operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia. Conducted at the Spanish Navy Combat at Sea Centre in south western Spain, the sea training ensured that ARC 7 de Agosto was ready to deploy to the […]