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  • 9 October 2015

    Sailors and Marines manned the rails as the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) set sail from Naval Station Norfolk Tuesday morning, October 6, for its maiden deployment. The ship pulled out of Norfolk to begin the transit across the Atlantic Ocean. The San Antonio-class ship and its nearly 1,200 Sailors and Marines […]

  • 4 November 2019

    USS Detroit’s is the first deployment of an LCS in support of operation MARTILLO.

  • 22 January 2013

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) departed its homeport San Diego for her maiden deployment Jan 14. While underway, Lawrence will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, which help establish conditions for regional stability.  “We’ve had very rigorous training and certification to prepare us to execute […]

  • 6 December 2017

    US Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) returned home to San Diego on December 5, after spending 18 months on its maiden deployment to Southeast Asia. The embarked “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 disembarked the ship earlier in the day, flying back to Naval Air Station North Island. Sailors of LCS […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    After her high-profile role in jubilee commemorations, HMS Diamond sails on her maiden deployment today. The departure of the Portsmouth-based Type 45 means half the force of world-leading destroyers is on active service – a fact hailed as a ‘watershed’ moment by Defence Secretary Philip Hammond. The Type 45 destroyer sails to take over from […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) departed her homeport of San Diego to venture out to the Asia-Pacific region on its maiden deployment March 1. Making good on a pledge made initially by former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates at the 2011 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Freedom will deploy to Southeast […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In another first on its maiden deployment, the US Navy’s America-class amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) arrived in Eilat, Israel, for a port visit on October 5. The flagship of the America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) is on its first ever visit to the country. “The marines and sailors have been working tirelessly around the […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Industry news

    The newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) arrived in San Diego July 5, after successfully completing her maiden voyage from Mobile, Alabama. Following construction and acceptance trials earlier this year at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Giffords sailed to Galveston, Texas, where she was commissioned June 10. “Our Sailors are […]

  • 28 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) added another milestone to her maiden deployment with the landing of a U.S. Army AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter on its flight deck, June 22. The Army aviators of 3-159 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion (ARB) landed during a joint training exercise designed to improve the Army and Navy’s […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) completed its historic maiden deployment as it returned to its homeport of Norfolk on May 3. During the seven-month deployment, the ship completed missions in both the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operations, supporting national security interests and maritime security operations. Commanding Officer […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Pacific Fleet announced yesterday that the Navy’s first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) will depart her homeport of San Diego on March 1 and deploy to the Asia-Pacific region. Making good on a pledge made initially by former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates at the 2011 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Freedom […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Just two days after her sister-ship, HMS Astute, arrived home from her inaugural operational deployment, the second of the Royal UK Navy’s new Astute Class submarines, HMS Ambush also returned to HMNB Clyde after a successful maiden mission. High-tech hunter-killer HMS Ambush left Faslane on July 4 to sail across the Equator to visit Rio de […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Indepedence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) is set to arrive to her new homeport in San Diego on September 22, thereby completing its maiden voyage after passing full ship shock trials. Following construction at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, Jackson set sail for Mayport, Florida, conducting equipment checks, system tests and crew certification training […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Earlier this week, USS Taylor, part of the NATO counter piracy mission Operation Ocean Shield escorted the World Food Programme (WFP) ship, MV Tupi Maiden. The WFP ship was making a westbound transit to Djibouti through the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) in the Gulf of Aden. MV Tupi Maiden began her transit escorted by […]

  • 3 June 2014

    HMS Defender sailed from Portsmouth yesterday (June 2) on her maiden deployment to the Middle East where she will carry out maritime security operations.   The Type 45 destroyer will police busy shipping lanes in the Indian Ocean, conducting security and counter piracy operations. Later she will head to the Gulf to contribute to the […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance(DDG 111) departed Naval Base San Diego Oct. 16 on its maiden deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean. Spruance is a multi-mission ship designed to operate independently or with an associated strike group. While deployed, Spruance will conduct Theatre Security Cooperation and maritime presence operations with partner nations. […]

  • 19 October 2015

    The amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD 24) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 17, 2015. The port call is the first in Arlington’s maiden deployment and coincides with Arlington’s participation in Trident Juncture 2015, a NATO exercise designed to enhance interoperability and teamwork with NATO Allies and partners. While in […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) departed San Diego for deployment Monday, Nov. 14. USS Makin Island (LHD 8), one of the Navy’s newest, and most efficient amphibious assault ships, makes its maiden deployment as the flag ship for Amphibious Squadron 5 and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit​ (MEU). Makin Island is the first […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s newest oceanographic survey vessel, USNS Maury (T-AGS 66), recently completed its maiden voyage from Pascagoula, Mississippi to Port Everglades, Florida. USNS Maury was constructed at VT Halter Marine and delivered to the Navy on February 16, 2016. The Pathfinder-class ship was launched March 27, 2013 and christened a month later in Pascagoula, Mississippi. […]

  • 12 May 2011

      The United Sates’ newest aircraft carrier embarked on its maiden deployment Wednesday under the leadership of the first woman to ever comman… (therepublic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, May 12, 2011;

  • 7 April 2011
    Industry news

      China is set to launch its first aircraft carrier on its maiden voyage soon, according to Beijing media reports… By Huang Chi-kuang & Bear Lee (focustaiwan) [mappress] Source: focustaiwan,April 7, 2011;

  • 2 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The UK Navy’s new Type 45 destroyer, HMS Dragon, has got her maiden deployment off with a bang after testing every weapon onboard. HMS Dragon sailed from Portsmouth late last month, and working with other navies, will help keep the seas safe by preventing maritime terrorism, countering piracy, hunting drug runners and deterring human trafficking. […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest littoral combat ship, the Freedom-variant USS Indianapolis (LCS 17), arrived at its homeport, Mayport, Florida Nov. 26. after completing its maiden voyage from the shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. Prior to arriving in Mayport, LCS 17 officially joined the fleet Oct. 26 when it was commissioned in Burns Harbor, Indianapolis. It’s the […]

  • 25 November 2015

    US Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) surpassed the one-year mark on her scheduled 16-month rotational deployment to Singapore in support of the Indo-Asia-Pacific rebalance November 17. Fort Worth deployed from San Diego on November 17, 2014 and operates out of Singapore as a maintenance and logistics hub from which the ship […]

  • 2 July 2018

    The Brazilian Navy’s second upgraded Super Lynx helicopter has performed its maiden flight from Yeovil, UK. The maiden flight started from the headquarters of Leonardo Marconi Westland (LMW) and was completed on June 21, 2018, the navy said in a statement. The N-4004 aircraft, the second of the eight Mk21B helicopters undergoing modernization, is expected […]

  • 22 April 2011
    Industry news

    Stockholm – A more than 300-year-old Swedish warship that sank on her maiden voyage could well have faded into the mists of history but for… By Lennart Simonsson (monstersandcritics) [mappress] Source: monstersandcritics, April 22, 2011;

  • 13 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

    The Navy’s newest aircraft carrier arrived in Naples, Italy, Saturday morning for a visit, one month into its maiden deployment… “I was on the first one,” he said. “Now I’m here on the last one.” By Geoff Ziezulewicz (Stripes) [mappress] Source: Stripes, June 13, 2011;  

  • 16 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Cmdr. Roger D. Heinken assumed command of USS Freedom (LCS 1), the U.S. Navy’s first Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), during a change of command at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Dec 15. “We set out to deploy USS Freedom to the Western Pacific” Heinken relieved Cmdr. Patrick C. Thien as Freedom’s “Crew 101” commanding officer as […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Industry news

    HMS Daring will sail from Portsmouth in the New Year, after more than four years of trials, tests and training which have just concluded with eight demanding weeks off Plymouth. The first of six cutting-edge Type 45 destroyers, HMS Daring will sail on her maiden deployment in 2012, after she and her company of 180 […]