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  • 17 May 2017

    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 […]

  • 24 August 2018

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Defence and security company Saab has been awarded two separate contracts to upgrade the Great Lakes Pilot Management System to the latest version of Saab’s KleinPilot. One contract was awarded by the Canadian Great Lakes Pilotage Authority and the other came from the Great Lakes Pilotage Division of United States Coast Guard. Saab said the new KleinPilot system […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Russian Navy Ochakov Kara-class cruiser was sunk last night to block the Ukrainian Navy ships deployed in Novoozerne, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence said in a press release today.   The information was confirmed by the Ukrainian military of the South Naval Base who were observing the operation. The RF ships blocking the Ukrainian […]

  • 1 November 2011

      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. […]

  • 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

    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,” […]

  • 29 April 2014

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) held a change of command ceremony on board the ship at Naval Base San Diego, April 23.   During the ceremony, Capt. Timothy Steadman relieved Capt. Christopher Barnes as the ship’s commanding officer. Barnes gave much credit for his successful tour on board Lake Champlain to the officers, […]

  • 21 August 2018

    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 […]

  • 15 July 2014

    A US Coast Guard boat crew rescued 2 men and a woman on western Lake Superior near Grand Portage, Minnesota, after they became beset by weather while kayaking Sunday afternoon.   Just before 4:30 p.m., EDT, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, received a mayday broadcast on VHF-FM channel 16 from three […]

  • 28 April 2015

    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 June 2016

    Two Royal Canadian Navy Kingston-class coastal defense vessels HMCS Kingston and Goose Bay departed Halifax, June 20 for a two-week tour of Canadian port cities along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes. According to the Navy, HMCS Montréal is scheduled to join in the second half of this year’s Great Lakes Deployment in September 2016. Throughout the […]

  • 10 May 2018

    Sailors aboard US Navy cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) returned to their homeports on May 9 after concluding deployments with their relevant carrier strike groups. Returning to Naval Base San Diego with its 350 crew, Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain concluded a four-month deployment as part of the […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy ships centered around the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are on the return leg of their deployment and have started arriving at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickman. Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) already moored in Hawaii on June 13. […]

  • 23 April 2015

    US Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) conducted a port visit to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, April 10-14. The visit gave Lake Champlain Sailors an opportunity to foster and sustain cooperative relationships with international partners by participating in friendship building activities in the local community. Twenty-seven U.S. Sailors along with Mexican naval and government officials, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 April 2015

    The officers and crew of the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) hosted friends and family members off the coast of Southern California, March 27. After getting underway, guests experienced a professionally narrated harbor cruise during the outbound transit of San Diego harbor. Once out to sea, guests received a special exhibition of […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy cruiser USS Lake Champlain is getting underway from Naval Base San Diego on January 4 to start a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific. The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser will deploy as part of the Carl Vinson Strike Group. Lake Champlain completed a six-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific region last year returning home in late […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The anti-submarine warfare mission package for the littoral combat ships has met two testing milestones, the US Navy’s Program Executive Office Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) has announced. The first was a ten-day Dockside-1 test event on the dual-mode array transmitter (DART) mission system towed body and associated launch-and-recovery assembly components in Fort Pierce, Florida. […]

  • 27 April 2011
    Training & Education

      There will be more activity onboard USS LST 393 this summer than at any time since the famed fighting ship went to war 68 years ago… (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive , April 27, 2011;

  • 12 August 2014

    The officers and crew of the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) returned home this weekend after participating in RIMPAC 2014, the world’s largest multi-national naval exercise.   Sailors on board Lake Champlain were given a unique opportunity to experience operating in a complex maritime environment and had the opportunity to help foster […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Secretary of Defence & Urban Development, Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the Malima Lake Front Rest at Kantale on 19th April 2013. Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage, Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Damayantha Dharmasiriwardene and Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe were also present on the occasion. […]

  • 9 May 2017

    U.S. Navy’ guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) collided with a South Korean fishing vessel in international waters off South Korea on May 9. According to the U.S. Navy, the Ticonderoga-class cruiser was conducting routine operations at approximately 11:50 a.m. (+9I) when the incident happened. No one was injured in the incident and both vessels were […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair received a $36,9 million modification to previously awarded contract for USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) fiscal 2015 selected restricted availability with emergent docking. A selected restricted availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. Work […]

  • 14 August 2019

    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 […]

  • 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 […]