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  • 6 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a USD 1.5 billion fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded contract for the procurement of the detail design and construction of amphibious transport dock LPD 31. Announced on April 3, the contract was awarded by the US Naval Sea Systems Command. The ship will be the […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Provider of power solutions Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a purchase order by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines that will power the US Navy’s newest landing platform/dock ship, LPD 31.

  • 20 March 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) joined the rest of the Wasp amphibious ready group (ARG) in Okinawa, Japan, arriving at White Beach Naval Facility to onload elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). The forward-deployed Green Bay joined the group after just completing a 5-month maintenance period and intensive training cycle […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group departed White Beach, Okinawa, Japan, to begin a routine regional patrol on March 8, 2017. USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), the USS Green Bay (LPD 20), and the USS Ashland (LSD 48), together with embarked marines and sailors of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit will support U.S. Pacific Command […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Pearl Harbor-based guided missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) has joined the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (BHRESG) in the patrol of the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. The addition of a destroyer increases all amphibious mission sets and adds increased weapons and over-the-horizon capability expanding the capacity of the forward-deployed amphibious force. […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Pearl Harbor based guided missile destroyer, USS Preble (DDG 88), joined USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Expeditionary Strike Group (BHRESG) on patrol in the 7th Fleet area of operations. USS Preble (DDG 88) which began their deployment to the Western Pacific on 24 March. The addition of a destroyer increases all amphibious mission sets […]

  • 26 June 2015

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) along with USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Fremantle, Australia June 25 for the first port visit of their patrol. More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group will visit Perth, all of them eager to […]

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

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), underway in the East China Sea, will soon be joined by additional vessels. Bonhomme Richard ARG, which began a new deployment today, June 3, will be joined by USS Ashland (LSD 48) and USS Green Bay (LPD 20). The ARG will embark the Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Authorities

    The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG) entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO) Oct. 31, after completing theater security operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet. The KSGARG is comprised of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), the amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD 24), amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), embarked Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7 for patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. The ARG is comprised of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), the amphibious transport dock ship USS […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Authorities

    Forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) anchored off the coast of Bali, Indonesia, July 31, for a port visit and cultural exchange. Upon arrival, Bonhomme Richard hosted a reception for foreign dignitaries and visitors, during which the guests could see the ship’s capabilities and learn more about the ship’s mission, across amphibious and […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9), with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), departed Darwin, Australia, Sept. 12, following a two-day port visit. Denver’s departure signifies the end of Exercise Koolendong with the 31st MEU at the Bradshaw Field Training Area (BFTA) in Australia’s Northern Territory. “We returned to Darwin in order […]

  • 31 August 2012

    The amphibious transport dock Arlington (LPD 24), the eighth built at Huntington Ingalls Industries , recently returned from successful builder’s sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. Dock trials started last week, and the ship left HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division on Aug. 21 for three days of at-sea testing. “Our shipbuilding team worked diligently to […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU), embarked aboard the forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship the USS Ashland (LSD-48), successfully completed their first week of exercises, June 17. Sailors and Marines have been conducting amphibious exercises reinforcing combat readiness and interoperability amongst the two military branches. Amphibious operations are a dynamic team sport, requiring a […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) arrived in Sasebo, Japan, on April 10, completing its regularly-scheduled patrol in the 7th Fleet area of operations. Bonhomme Richard previously stopped in White Beach, Okinawa, to disembark personnel, vehicles and equipment of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), April 8. “We completed some valuable […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9), with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Darwin, Australia, Sept. 3, for the second time in less than two weeks. Denver’s first visit to Darwin was a working port visit where the crew conducted an offload of a large part of the 31st MEU […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Authorities

    USS Peleliu (LHA 5) is scheduled to return Dec. 24 to Naval Base San Diego from a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. Upon return, the ship will make preparations to decommission in March after 34 years of service, 17 deployments and more than a million miles transited, and as the last remaining Tarawa-class amphibious […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Okinawa-based marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Amphibious Squadron 11 completed their regularly-scheduled deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region aboard the ships of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group. The marines returned to White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, Japan, on September 19. Embarked aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), USS Green Bay (LPD 20), […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The forward-deployed amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) departed Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 27 after embarking Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).   Denver and the 31st MEU, which consists of ground command, air and combat support elements, are scheduled to conduct joint force operations and training including amphibious integration training […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Authorities

    Seaman Elena Alvarez stands watch aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). The photo was taken while the vessel was in the waters south of the Korean Peninsula on March 26. Green Bay is part of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) made a port visit to White Beach, Okinawa, August 17. During the visit, Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) will join the Bonhomme Richard (BHR) crew for a scheduled deployment. BHR is conducting a fall deployment in the 7th Fleet area of operations […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Authorities

    A Sailor signals to the pilot of an MV-22 Osprey attached to the Flying Tigers of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 during flight operations aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). The vessel was conducting operations in the East China Sea. Green Bay is part of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) wait in the well deck for Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) to return from a combat rubber raiding craft training exercise. The exercise was undertaken while the vessel was in the East China Sea on June 10. Green Bay […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) completed its patrol of the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, Sept. 3. During the underway, the Bonhomme Richard ARG, which comprises amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) and amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20), along […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Industry news

    Nearly 1,800 guests attended the christening of Huntington Ingalls Industries’ ninth amphibious transport dock, Somerset (LPD 25), at the company’s Avondale shipyard. LPD 25 is named to honor the courage of the passengers and crew members of United Airlines Flight 93, which crashed on Sept. 11, 2001, near Shanksville in Somerset County, Pa. “We thank […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Engine manufacturer Fairbanks Morse announced it has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) that will power the US Navy’s first Flight II San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship LPD 30. The US Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $165.5 million contract for LPD […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed amphibious integration training (AIT), March 19. AIT is designed to strengthen the ties between sailors and marines by conducting a diverse set of amphibious missions based on scenarios the MEU may be called to respond […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9), along with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Brisbane, Australia July 29 for a scheduled port visit, prior to participation in joint and combined exercises in the region. Sailors and Marines assigned to Denver and the 31st MEU will participate in various sporting events, […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The final ship of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) departed its forward-deployed homeport of Sasebo, Japan for a routine patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, August 10. While on patrol, the Bonhomme Richard ESG and 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) will conduct a series of theater security cooperation engagements and […]