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  • 19 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The research vessel Roger Revelle, owned by the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research and operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, returns to San Diego after a six-year deployment. Roger Revelle (1909-1991), the ship’s namesake, was director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1951 to 1964. Long associated with the University […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the nation’s newest research vessel will be named R/V Sally Ride, in honor of the former UC San Diego faculty member who was the first American female astronaut and the youngest American to fly in space. The ship is owned by the U.S. Navy, will be operated […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy will christen Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego’s newest research vessel, the Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) R/V Sally Ride (AGOR 28) Aug. 9, during a ceremony held at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed in Anacortes, Washington.   Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus named the R/V Sally Ride […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Training & Education

    Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) San Diego wrapped up the pilot for the Electronic Warfare (EW) Applications (Advanced) Course March 31. The latest pilot course, as part of the Center for Information Warfare Training’s (CIWT) EW training modernization effort, provides senior cryptologic technician (technical) (CTT) Sailors with the operational skills to manage, plan, integrate and […]

  • 7 April 2011
    Industry news

      San Diego’s slumping ship repair industry will get flooded with contracts if Congress passes a new defense budget soon, says the head of the… By Gary Robbins(SignonSanDiego) [mappress] Source: SignonSanDiego, April 7, 2011;

  • 25 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) got underway from Souda Bay, Greece, October 21, after completing a scheduled mid-deployment voyage repair maintenance there. San Diego’s port visit allowed the crew and contractors to carry out repairs and maintenance ensuring the ship remained in operational condition for its deployment. “We had […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) returned to its homeport of Naval Base San Diego Feb. 25 following completion of the ship’s maiden deployment to the Western Pacific and the U.S. Central Command areas of operation. The only ship in the U.S. Navy stationed in its namesake city departed for the seven-month, […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Shipbuilder BAE Systems received a new floating dry dock at its San Diego shipyard on December 8. The 950-foot-long, 55,000-long-ton dry dock is part of the company’s $100 million investment in the yard to service the anticipated increase of U.S. Navy ships on the West Coast. “We have made the strategic investment to meet the […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The new U.S. DoD acquisition plan includes nine new Virginia-class submarines, 10 new Aegis destroyers, 40 new littoral combat ships, 13 more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, and 16 more F/A-18E/F Super Hornets than originally planned. The U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter told this to a crowd of 150 sailors gathered at Naval Base San […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities

    Capt. Roy Love relieved Capt. Curt Jones as commanding officer of Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) during a change of command ceremony Aug. 4. Rear Adm. Markham K. Rich, commander, Navy Region Southwest presided over the event. During the ceremony, Jones was presented with the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) arrived in the Cam Ranh International Port for a routine technical stop on August 6. The ship visited Vietnam while on deployment with the America amphibious ready group whose flagship, the USS America, pulled into Singapore on the same date. San Diego, an amphibious […]

  • 17 October 2014

    Sailors and Marines of amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) celebrated the Navy’s 239th birthday on October 13. After the USS San Diego’s choir delivered the national anthem, the crew stood at ease as Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Kalis Fells introduced the guest speaker for the ceremony, Chief Electronics Technician Marc Sessions, the […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) returned to its homeport in San Diego on October 11 following an extended deployment. Hampton, under the command of Cmdr. Lincoln Reifsteck, returned from the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility where the crew executed the Chief of Naval Operations’ Maritime Strategy in supporting national security […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71), and the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) are scheduled to participate in San Diego Fleet Week Sept. 18-20. Somerset and Cape St. George will be making the transit to Naval […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has been given the task of returning NASA’s Orion capsule back to land after it returns from deep space missions and lands in the ocean. NASA’s ground systems development and operations program and U.S. Navy personnel have carried out a water recovery test, called Underway Recovery Test 5 (URT-5) using a test version […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Vessels

    US Navy amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) visited Guam on January 9 while en route home. The San Antonio-class ship and the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are on the return leg of what is now a seven-month deployment after they deployed from San Diego in July 2017. Naval Base […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Three days after the arrival of future littoral combat ship USS Omaha, naval base San Diego welcomed the future amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland (LPD 27) to its new homeport on January 22. Portland’s arrival to her Southern California homeport concluded a six-week transit from her building site at Huntington Ingalls shipyard in Pascagoula, […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS McClusky (FFG 41) departed San Diego for a scheduled deployment to the 4th Fleet area of operations, April 10.   The ship is expected to play an integral part in the counter-transnational organized crime (C-TOC) mission Operation Martillo (Spanish for “hammer”). Operation Martillo is a U.S., European, and […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Training & Education

    USS San Diego (LPD 22) made its way through the Panama Canal for the first time in her history March 25. San Diego, the sixth ship in the San Antonio-amphibious class, departed Huntington Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. March 15 to transit to its future homeport and namesake city. Part of the journey took them […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Spruance (DDG 111), the newest destroyer to join the Navy’s Pacific Fleet, arrived in its homeport of San Diego for the first time Oct. 24. “The majority of Spruance’s crew has been preparing for this day for over two years,” said Cmdr. Tate Westbrook, commanding officer, Spruance. “Bringing a new Navy Destroyer to life […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) returned to its homeport of San Diego following the completion of a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation, Oct. 7. Deployed since Jan. 14, the ship and its crew of more than 250 Sailors conducted operations with the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) will depart San Diego for a scheduled six-month deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Operations, Jan. 8. Thach’s crew of 220 Sailors and Coast Guardsmen will be performing Counter-Illicit Trafficking operations designed to improve maritime stability within the region and protect free use of the sea lanes by […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy commissioned the latest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) during a ceremony in San Diego, May 19. The ship is named for the city of San Diego, principal homeport of the Pacific fleet, and honors the people of “America’s Finest City” and its leaders for their continuous […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Training & Education

    The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Souda Bay, Greece, for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 27. This is San Diego’s second port visit in Souda Bay during this deployment. While in port, the crew will conduct routine repairs and cosmetic […]

  • 11 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy cruiser USS Bunker Hill took part in a maneuvering exercise with People’s Liberation Army (Navy) ships off the coast of Southern California, December 9. The Chinese Navy ships were departing San Diego following a three-day visit. Jiangkai II-class frigates Yancheng (FFG 546) and Daqing (FFG 576), and the Fuchi-class oiler Tai Hu (AOR […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Authorities

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), departed the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO) and transitioned into the 7th Fleet AOO Jan. 25, 2015. San Diego, a part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), which includes the flagship amphibious assault […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Senior project managers from NASA managing the Orion spacecraft’s Exploration Flight Test (EFT-1) visited San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), Sept. 12 in preparation for a test to retrieve the Orion space capsule in January off the coast of Southern California. NASA representatives met with Rear Adm. Frank Ponds, commander […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG) returned to San Diego Apr. 29, marking the end of a successful deployment for Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 and the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) to the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR). While deployed, JCSSG conducted theater security operations with […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Officers from the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) invited instructors from Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) aboard for training, August 7. San Diego’s Commanding Officer, Capt. Carl W. Meuser, said: We in the surface community recognized that we weren’t as focused on warfighting as we could be, but […]