Search results for: USNS Arctic

18124 results

A list of search results

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Detyens Shipyards Inc., North Charleston, South Carolina, is being awarded an $11,6 million firm-fixed-price contract for a 75-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking of USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8).   Work will include opening, cleaning and purging gas from tanks, voids and cofferdams; repairing and replacing various sections of weather deck handrails on the forward main mast, replenishment-at-sea […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Farragut (DDG 99) and USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) transit during an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). The operation was conducted on March 16. Forrest Sherman and Farragut are conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Authorities

    An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Sea Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 picks up supplies from the Military Sealift Command Fast Combat Support Ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) during an underway replenishment with the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Sailor organizes cargo retrieval cables on the flight deck after MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the Sea Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 transfers cargo. The helicopter was engaged in cargo transfer to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) during a vertical replenishment with the Military Sealift Command combat […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Authorities

    Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) handle the phone and distance line during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Arctic (T-AOE-8). The RAS operation was conducted on January 19 in the Atlantic Ocean. Churchill is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise with […]

  • 21 December 2011
    Industry news

    Detyens Shipyard, Inc., North Charleston, S.C., is being awarded a $21,498,523 firm-fixed-price contract for the maintenance, repair and upgrade of Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Arctic.  Work will consist of conversion upgrades as well as ship class and certification-driven maintenance and repair work, and will also include drydocking during an extended availability.  […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) filled up its tanks during a recent replenishment-at-sea. The destroyer met with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) for a RAS in the Atlantic Ocean on January 28. Churchill is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise along with the Theodore […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Authorities

    An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Sea Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 retrieves cargo on the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) during a vertical replenishment with the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). The operation was conducted in the Arabian […]

  • 22 November 2013

    In the early morning of Tuesday 19 November, EU Naval Force warship ITS Libeccio carried out a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the American auxiliary ship, USNS Arctic. The RAS, which was conducted in coordination with the US Fast Combat Support Ship, required the two ships to sail very close together so that the fuel […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) joined ships from Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2 to conduct a pass-and-review as part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12, July 15.   Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98), USS Farragut (DDG 99), USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81), the Military Sealift Command fast combat support […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Ships and embarked squadrons from Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) entered U.S. 6th Fleet’s area of responsibility (AOR), July 26 and 29th. Guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) and guided-missile destroyers USS Mason (DDG 87) and USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), entered July 26, followed by strike group flagship and aircraft carrier […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) and guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) transited safely through the Strait of Gibraltar to enter the Mediterranean Sea July 31. The Strait of Gibraltar is a narrow transit which separates Europe and Africa by seven miles at its most narrow point, connecting the Atlantic Ocean to the […]

  • 2 October 2013

    After a successful operational deployment, HMAS Newcastle conducted her final Replenishment at Sea (RAS) in the Middle East and turned her sights to the long homeward journey. The USNS Arctic, from which HMAS Newcastle was conducting her RAS, was simultaneously servicing the Halifax-class frigate HMCS Toronto alongside. This was Newcastle’s 14th refuelling at sea and […]

  • 2 September 2016

    HMAS Perth has notched up more-than 10,000 nautical miles since leaving Australia on 7 June, and Commanding Officer, Captain Ivan Ingham, said his crew has now settled in to their Middle East deployment. “The first phase was getting to the Middle East region and on the way we travelled via Indonesia and Sri Lanka interacting […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Approximately 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) arrived at their homeports in Norfolk and Mayport, Fla., April 18, following a nine-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.   While deployed, HST CSG conducted a full range of operations ranging from maritime […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Authorities

    US Military Sealift Command’s fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) pulled into Naval Station Norfolk, Dec. 17, completing a 10-month deployment in the US Fifth Fleet and US Sixth Fleet area of responsibility. “Some of the missions USNS Big Horn undertook during this deployment included the logistical support for the NATO exercise Trident […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The ship supported operations in multiple wars during its service.

  • 5 May 2020
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Four US Navy ships and a Royal Navy frigate recently entered the Barents Sea, working together to conduct maritime security operations in the challenging environmental conditions above the Arctic Circle. Three Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyers USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), USS Porter (DDG 78), USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) are supported by fast combat support ship […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Commander, Submarine Forces (COMSUBFOR) announced Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN 779) and Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) commenced Ice Exercise 2014 (ICEX 2014) in the Arctic Ocean March 19.   USS New Mexico is homeported in Groton, Conn., and commanded by Cmdr. Todd Moore, while USS Hampton is homeported in […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Training & Education, Vessels

     The US Navy has shared photos of two of its submarines surfacing in the Arctic Circle on March 10 as part of the multinational maritime Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2018. Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) and Seawolf-class fast attack submarine, USS Connecticut (SSN 22) broke through the ice in the Arctic Circle […]

  • 3 May 2011

      Seawolf-class, fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) returned to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap, Wash., April 27, concluding a 58-day deployment highlighted by its participation in Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2011. “We were excited to have the chance to practice and develop techniques while operating in a very challenging environment,” said Cmdr. Michael Varney, […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Authorities

    Norwegian Navy Commodore Nils Andreas Stensønes assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) during a ceremony that took place aboard the new fleet flagship HNoMS THOR HEYERDAHL on Friday, 24 January 2014.   Commodore Stensønes relieved from duty Commodore Henning Amundsen, who led SNMG1 in the Gulf of Aden in NATO’s counter-piracy Operation […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The U.S. Navy’s top admiral, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, spent time last weekend at the Navy’s Arctic Ice Camp and embarked aboard the USS New Mexico (SSN 779) as it participated in Ice Exercise 2014 (ICEX) with USS Hampton (SSN 767) beneath the Arctic Ocean.   “It’s necessary to continue to […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s submarine forces have officially started the Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2016 by constructing a U.S. Navy camp named Sargo on March 2. ICEX 2016 is a five-week exercise designed to research, test and evaluate operational capabilities in the Arctic region. A temporary camp is being established on a sheet of ice, known as an […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Commander, Submarine Forces (COMSUBFOR) announced an early end to Ice Camp Nautilus on March 23. The ice camp was a temporary structure built and operated especially for Ice Exercise 2014 (ICEX-2014).   Personnel at Ice Camp Nautilus, which is built into the ice floe north of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, began a careful breakdown of the […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The US Navy has officially started Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2018 in the Arctic Ocean. The exercise was kicked off with the construction of temporary Ice Camp Skate and the arrival of two US Navy fast-attack submarines and one UK Royal Navy submarine on March 7. ICEX 2018 is a five-week biennial exercise that allows the […]

  • 16 March 2011
    Training & Education

      Commander, Submarine Force (COMSUBFOR) announced the Virginia-class submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) and the Seawolf-class submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) have commenced Ice Exercise 2011 (ICEX-2011) in the Arctic Ocean, March 15. USS New Hampshire is home ported in Groton, Conn., and commanded by Cmdr. John McGunnigle, while USS Connecticut is home ported […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Hartford and USS Hampton on March 14 arrived at Ice Camp Sargo, a temporary station constructed on a floating sheet of ice the U.S. Navy built for this year’s Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2016. Groton-based Hartford and San Diego-based Hampton will conduct multiple arctic transits, a North Pole surfacing, scientific data collection and other training evolutions during their […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s Seawolf-class fast attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) returned home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on May 7 following a tour in the Arctic Circle. Connecticut was one of three submarines taking part in the biennial exercise ICEX that allows the US Navy to assess its operational readiness in the Arctic. The other […]