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  • 26 September 2014

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) was announced as a recipient of the 2014 Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Field-Level Maintenance Award, Sept. 20.   The SECDEF Maintenance Awards program recognizes outstanding achievements by field-level units engaged in military equipment and weapon system maintenance within the Department of Defense (DoD). Six DoD maintenance […]

  • 16 January 2015

    Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Chuck Hagel arrived aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) by MV-22 Osprey Jan. 14. During his time aboard, Hagel held an all-hands call where he spoke about the ship’s accomplishments during its recent sail around South America. America is currently underway conducting a variety of testing and evolutions […]

  • 9 April 2015

    U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Yokosuka recently received the distinction of being selected as a 2014 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Award Winner in the category of Environmental Quality for an Overseas Installation. Presented annually, the CNO Environmental Awards Program recognizes Navy ships, installations, and people for outstanding performance in promoting environmental stewardship. Aside from […]

  • 27 February 2017

    Philip Bilden, president Donald Trump’s nominee for the secretary of the U.S. Navy has withdrawn himself from consideration, citing privacy and financial sacrifices as the main reason behind the decision. In statements on Sunday, both he and U.S. Secretary of Defense James Matis confirmed the withdrawal. Bilden said divesting from his family business would be […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter visited the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) pier side in Bahrain Dec. 10, to thank Sailors for their service during their seven-and-a-half month deployment. Carter announced liberty call for the crew, presented challenge coins to Sailors and had lunch with Sailors on duty. The secretary was in Bahrain to […]

  • 30 September 2016

    U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) hosted Defense Secretary Ash Carter in its homeport of San Diego, September 29. During the visit, Carter delivered a speech on the flight deck about the future of the rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region and ongoing security challenges there. “We in the United States are […]

  • 6 April 2017

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as part of a scheduled visit, on April 4th. Work visited Nimitz to meet with leadership and observe and discuss Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 capabilities and training as they prepare for an upcoming 2017 deployment. Nimitz is currently undergoing Composite […]

  • 2 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) had the unique opportunity of interacting with the nation’s highest ranking military advisor when Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited the ship, June 2. Hagel, who was in Singapore for the 2013 Shangri-La Dialogue, made a special detour to Changi Naval Base to tour the Navy’s […]

  • 11 July 2014

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was busy yesterday on his first visit to the Air Force base on the Florida panhandle, talking to pilots from the 33rd Fighter Wing, meeting with and thanking service members and briefing local and national reporters.   The visit was one of three stops on a two-day trip that also included […]

  • 12 May 2015

    On May 7, during IDEF 2015, the Defence exhibiton in Istanbul, the Turkish shipyard SEDEF has signed a contract with the SSM for the design and construction of one LPD ship for the Turkish Navy. Navantia participates in this contract as a technological partner and will provide the design, transfer of technology, equipments and technical assistance […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Turkish shipbuilder Sedef has held a keel-laying ceremony for the Turkish Navy amphibious assault ship TCG Anadolu at its shipyard in Tuzla, Istanbul. Once commissioned, the landing helicopter dock will be the first of its kind in the Turkish Navy. It is designed by Navantia and based on the Spanish LHD Juan Carlos I and […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Turkey began construction of the nation’s first amphibious assault ship with a steel cutting ceremony on April 30. Based on the Spanish Navy’s landing helicopter dock (LHD) Juan Carlos I and designed by Navantia, the Turkish version of the ship will be named TCG Anadolu and have the pennant number L-408. Turkish Undersecretariat for Defence Industries, […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    A fire broke out aboard the Turkish Navy’s future landing helicopter dock (LHD) Anadolu at a shipyard in Tuzla, Istanbul, on April 30. Fire aboard the ship, which is being constructed by shipbuilder Sedef for the Turkish Navy, was contained by shipyard workers and firefighters. No injuries or fatalities were reported in the incident, according […]

  • 17 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US, UK Plan Future Joint Carrier Operations One of the highest-ranking women in the US Armed Forces has met with her Royal Navy counterparts to plan future joint carrier operations. HMS Scott Returns to Sea After a refit at HM Naval Base, Devonport, the Royal Navy’s fourth largest warship, has sailed to sea. USS Fort […]