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  • 14 December 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The US Marine Corps’ unmanned helicopter has completed a successful final flight demonstration at Marine Corps Base Quantico, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced. The unmanned helicopter enhances autonomy options for the Marine Corps and was developed as part of the Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System (AACUS) program. AACUS is a partnership between ONR and technology company […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra recently welcomed a United States Marine Corps attack helicopter, the AH-1 SuperCobra. Landing on the flight deck, together with the UH-1 Huey/Venom medium utility helicopter, both aircraft were ‘hot refuelled’ by Canberra’s flight deck team. The landing and refuelling of both aircraft types were the first in […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors stationed at U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Yokosuka and airmen stationed at Yokota Air Base participated in a joint operational readiness exercise Feb. 26. The exercise simulated an active-shooter scenario at Yokota Air Base in which aircrews from the air base airlifted four simulated patients to Fleet Activities Yokosuka in two UH-1 Huey helicopters. USNH […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Participating nations in ADMM Plus HADR & MM multinational military exercise continue to arrive in Brunei via land, sea, and air.  The latest arrival list included countries like India, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Republic of Singapore, Kingdom of Thailand, Russian Federation and the United States. Incoming assets from Japan included the arrival of two C-130 transport […]

  • 7 April 2013
    Industry news

    With an estimated crowd of more than 5,000 on hand, USS Arlington (LPD 24) was commissioned and officially joined the U.S. Navy’s fleet. The ship is named for the county of Arlington, Va. and honors the first responders and the 184 victims who died when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon Sept. 11, […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Bell Helicopter a $423.4 million contract modification ordering more AH-1Z new build helicopters. Under this modification, Bell Helicopter will manufacture and deliver 25 Lot 14 AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters in support of the H-1 upgrade program the Marine Corps is undertaking. The Marine Corps H-1 program is upgrading the older AH-1W SuperCobras and UH-1N Twin […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Malaysian Armed Forces and delegates from the State of Sabah, Malaysia, visited the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Feb. 27. Participants were given the opportunity to embark Bonhomme Richard via an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, tour the spaces and view the ship’s capabilities, […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    As part of its deployment on Operation MANITOU, HMAS Success spent some time in the company of the USS Iwo Jima while transiting through the Gulf of Aden. Success conducted a Replenishment at Sea (RAS) evolution with Iwo Jima, transferring 685 cubic meters (CZ) of F76 marine diesel fuel, and 405 CZ of F44 aviation fuel to the […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The crew of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) along with an embarked Maritime Raid Force (MRF) from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted its first joint boarding training mission during a pre-deployment exercise, Aug. 14. The operation simulated a non-compliant boarding where MRF Marines boarded a vessel seized […]

  • 22 April 2014

    With concurrence from South Korean commanders, the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is departing waters around Jindo, South Korea April 22 after assisting with search and rescue operations near the site of the Korean passenger ferry Sewol.   The completion of Bonhomme Richard’s search and rescue mission comes after South […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 8 and the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit​ (MEU) embarked approximately 1,200 Marines and 1,700 Sailors to complete the first phase of PHIBRON-MEU Integrated Training (PMINT) Oct. 25 and 26. This process involves on-loading and off-loading embarked personnel, aircraft, watercraft and vehicles between the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) […]

  • 30 May 2014

    Visits to 816 and 723 Squadrons, a flight in a Squirrel helicopter, simulator experience in flying a Seahawk and an anti-submarine warfare demonstration were all part of the busy itinerary that Commander Fleet Air Arm, Commodore Vince Di Pietro, recently put together for Air Vice Marshal Mel Hupfeld.   Commodore Di Pietro invited the RAAF […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Darwin Aug. 28 to participate in Exercise Koolendong 2013 (KD 13), a bilateral exercise taking place at the Bradshaw Field Training Area (BFTA) in Australia’s Northern Territory. KD13 will be conducted with the 5th Royal […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) pulled into Laem Chabang, Thailand, on Feb. 11, where its sailors and marines are to participate in exercise Cobra Gold 2018 (CG18). The CG 18 opening ceremony took place February 13, marking the beginning of one of the Indo-Pacific region’s largest multinational exercises. Co-hosted by […]

  • 15 September 2014

    More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines with the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), Sept. 12, after participating in a joint exercise with the Malaysian military and conducting a patrol of the U.S. 7th Fleet.   The […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Training & Education

    The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 5 and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) successfully completed Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the coast of Southern California, Aug. 25. The 14-day event is the second of three integrated training evolutions aimed at preparing the ARG/MEU team for deployment. “COMPTUEX gives the […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) offloaded Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) after conducting joint-force operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, April 24.   During the patrol, Bonhomme Richard and the 31st MEU participated in Exercise Ssang Yong 2014 with their counterparts from the Republic […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Training & Education

      Amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) onloaded 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) ground elements at White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, Japan, before getting underway to embark aircraft from the MEU’s Aviation Combat Element (ACE), June 29. The fly-on of the remaining 12 aircraft from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 265, marks the final […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Mission readiness is an essential part of an amphibious ready group (ARG). The composite Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced) aboard the forward-deployment amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is a great example of the mission readiness the U.S. Armed Forces strives for.   “The mission of VMM-265 is to bring in […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Training & Education

    The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 5 and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed a 12-day integrated training event off the coast of Southern California, July 22. PHIBRON-MEU Integration (PMINT) is the first of three pre-deployment training events for the ARG/MEU. PMINT aims to enhance coordinated operation between PHIBRON 5, […]

  • 17 May 2011

      Sailors and Marines of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit completed an eight and a half-month deployment May 16 when the ships arrived at Norfolk Naval Station and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va. The Sailors and Marines reunited with family and friends after 262 days away from home. […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Virginia-class attack submarine USS California (SSN 781), held a change of command ceremony at the Submarine Force Library and Museum in Groton Feb. 1. Cmdr. Shawn Huey relieved Cmdr. Dana Nelson during the time-honored ceremony. Capt. Mike Holland, commander, Submarine Squadron 4 served as guest speaker and praised Nelson for his accomplishments while in command […]

  • 27 April 2015

    Cmdr. Eric Sager relieved Cmdr. Shawn Huey as commanding officer of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS California (SSN 781) during a change of command ceremony held onboard the ship at U.S. Naval Submarine Base New London, Connecticut, April 24. Huey’s next assignment will be the executive assistant to the Director, Undersea Warfare on the staff […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) departed Cannes, France July 7, after a four-day port visit highlighted by a special ceremony honoring the heroics of World War II U.S. aviators The ceremony, which coincided with Independence Day in the U.S., paid tribute to the air crew of a B-24 dive bomber that was downed […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Nathan Shuey banks left as he prepares for his first aircraft carrier landing. The familiar feel of G-forces drive him down into his seat as he rehearses his rhythmic breathing. He flexes his grip to remind himself that he is in control, then he corrects his heading as he hears the air traffic controller granting […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) arrived in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, June 18. The visit will provide the crew with well-deserved rest and relaxation before continuing on to the ship’s homeport of Mayport, Fla. The Hue City’s crew recently completed their mission to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility with the […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) rendered medical assistance and provided food, water and fuel to an Iranian-flagged dhow, M/V Payam, Aug. 15, approximately 45 miles southeast of Muscat, Oman. At approximately 2:20 p.m. local time, Hue City responded to a distress call for medical assistance relayed by a U.S. P-3C Orion, operating under […]

  • 4 July 2013

    More than 5,000 Sailors serving as part of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKECSG) returned to their homeports in Norfolk, Va. and Mayport, Fla. July 3, following five months of operations in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and embarked squadrons of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) began its end-of-deployment tiger cruise after arriving in Norfolk, July 1.  A tiger cruise allows a Sailor’s friends and loved ones to go to sea and experience a day in the life of a U.S. Navy Sailor. Arriving at Naval Station Norfolk before transiting to her homeport of […]