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  • 5 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Military Sealift Command’s civilian-crewed fleet replenishment oiler, USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201), returned to Naval Station Norfolk, on May 4, completing a six-month deployment to Middle East. While on deployment, Patuxent supported military efforts in the U.S. Naval Forces Central and U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa’s areas of operations. “Steaming 37,236 nautical miles throughout its six-month […]

  • 17 March 2015

    US Navy’s replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO-201) returns home to Naval Station Norfolk. The vessel entered post on Monday afternoon. The Henry J. Kaiser-class oiler has spent the previous three months working as a support vessel in the US Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet. The vessel performed underway fuel replenishment, delivered fleet cargo and other necessary supplies. [mappress […]

  • 9 November 2015

    Italian ITS Carabiniere performed a replenishment at sea (RAS) with US Navy ship, USNS Patuxent, off the coast of Somalia on Thursday, November 5. The Operation Atalanta flag ship, ITS Carabiniere approached USNS Patuxent on the starboard side to replenish fuel and stores in a complex manoeuvre, requiring close co-ordination between both ships for both distance and […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Detyens Shipyards in South Carolina is being awarded a $12,5 million firm-fixed-price contract for 71-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of the USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201). Work will include general ship services for ship clean and gas free tanks, voids, cofferdams, hazardous waste disposal, ballast tank recoat, tank deck overhead preservation, potable water tank […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Italian-flagged Operation Atalanta flagship ITS Carabiniere and German FGS Erfurt conducted replenishments at sea (RAS) with U.S. Navy’s USNS Patuxent on November 10 and 13, 2015  After refuelling with USNS Patuxent, FGS Erfurt continued with her patrols towards the Gulf of Aden, whilst ITS Carabiniere commenced her participation in the deployment of Fishery Aggregating […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Four Sailors were injured Oct. 16 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) when a line parted during a refueling at sea between Truman and the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201) off the coast of Florida. Two of the injured Sailors were flown via Navy helicopter […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Training & Education

    On Friday, 9th January 2015, EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Rayo, successfully conducted a Replenishment-at-Sea (RAS) with United States supply ship USNS Charles Drew in the Gulf of Aden. Task Force 53, to which the US ship is attached, provides regular replenishment support to the EU Naval Force’s counter-piracy warships and other international forces in […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Newcastle’s Ship’s Company has battled through 35-degree heat and 97-percent humidity to complete multiple replenishment operations with the United States Naval Service ship USNS Patuxent in the Gulf of Aden, in the Middle East Area of Operations. Newcastle was supplied with 400,000 litres of F44 and F76 fuel during the four-hour Replenishment At Sea – Liquids (RAS-L). The RAS-L […]

  • 21 August 2013

    HMAS Newcastle has conducted two Replenishment At Sea (RAS) operations in two weeks with one of the world’s biggest combat supply vessels in the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO). Newcastle received fuel on both occasions from the United States Naval Ship USNS Rainier allowing the Australian warship to continue her counter piracy mission in the MEAO without needing to […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) ordered all U.S. Navy ships in the Hampton Roads, Va., area to set Sortie Condition Alpha Oct. 26 in preparation for an upcoming sortie as Hurricane Sandy travels up the East Coast. Adm. Bill Gortney, USFF commander, has directed ships to sortie between this afternoon and early tomorrow morning. USS […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën is on her way home after a successful three months deployment to the EU Naval Force Operation Atalanta, the counter-piracy mission of the European Union.   Before joining Operation Atalanta, the ship conducted two-weeks of pre-deployment training on her way to the Suez Canal. After a brief stop in Malta, the […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Training & Education

      During recent operations with Commander Task Force 151, HMAS Newcastle planned and conducted Focused Operation SOUTHERN LOOK, an international maritime engagement operation in the Gulf of Aden. The aim of the Focused Operation was to collect information used by the Combined Maritime Forces to assess the likelihood of piracy and other illegal activity in […]

  • 6 December 2012

    Two dozen Royal Navy personnel oversaw a concerted effort to tackle terrorism and piracy in the seas east of Suez. Over five days, an international force of warships and Coast Guard vessels, focused their attention on either side of the crucial Bab el-Mandeb Strait separating the Arabian Peninsula and Africa. SILHOUETTED by the still-strong winter […]

  • 30 August 2013

    In July, HMAS Newcastle completed an intensive counter-terrorism focused operation in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden with the multi-national Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150). During the focused operation, Newcastle executed 58 boarding actions, three replenishment activities with foreign ships and five deterrence transits of the Bab-el-Mandeb strait (BAM). The BAM, which translated from Arabic means […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) returned to Norfolk April 26 following the field-testing of the Navy’s new Maritime Augmented Guidance with Integrated Controls for Carrier Approach and Recovery Precision Enabling Technologies (MAGIC CARPET) software. The crew also conducted carrier qualification (CQ) operations and the offload of ordnance to the Military […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy began initial integration testing of its Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) onto the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Aug. 12 at Patuxent River’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 facility. The program’s flight test team conducted missile load and fit checks using a mass simulator vehicle, designed to emulate LRASM, in preparation for […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Avionics Department (AIR-4.5) at the Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, a US Naval Air Station located in St. Mary’s County, Maryland awarded Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) a prime contract to provide technical and scientific research, development, integration, analysis, assessment, and test and evaluation for its Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) sensor […]

  • 20 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The F-35 Integrated Test team at Naval Air Station Patuxent River announced April 16 the completion of a weapons testing milestone. The ejection of a 500-pound bomb from F-35B test aircraft BF-3 March 29 into a foam-covered concrete pit marked the end of two weeks of testing nine different weapons combinations inside the Joint Strike […]

  • 4 February 2019

    The US Navy has awarded B.L. Harbert International a $41.8 million contract to build the MQ-25 Unmanned Air System Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) hangar at Patuxent River Naval Air Station. The MQ-25A Stingray will be the world’s first carrier-based unmanned aircraft and will provide an aerial refueling capability to the carrier air wing […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited facilities at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Md. and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine Jan. 13. Following an all-hands call at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) at NAS Patuxent River, Richardson […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC, Madison, Mississippi, is being awarded a $151,3 million indefinite-delivery requirements contract to provide organizational, intermediate, and depot level maintenance and logistics services in support of approximately 200 T-45 aircraft based at Naval Air Station Meridian, Mississippi; NAS Kingsville, Texas; NAS Pensacola, Florida; and NAS Patuxent River, Maryland.   Logistics services […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Industry news

    ManTech Systems Engineering Corp., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded an $8,167,344 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract  for the procurement of warfare analysis, modeling and simulation, software development, and analytic program support for the Naval Air Systems Command’s Warfare Analysis and Integration Department, the U.S. Department of Defence announced. Work will be performed in […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Training & Education

    Representatives from Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River and construction contractor G-W Management Services officially broke ground on a new operations center for NAWCAD’s Atlantic Test Ranges (ATR) Aug. 24. The project will enhance ATR’s ability to support simultaneous test operations for current and future naval aviation programs, […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The X-47B unmanned combat air system is gearing up for shore-based flight test activities in preparation for the next round of sea trials this summer.   The program’s test team will conduct various test events with the X-47B over the next few months in an effort to mature air traffic control and ground support standard […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s X-47B completed its final test aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Aug. 24 and returned to its home base at Naval Air Station Patuxent River after eight days at sea.   While underway, the X-47B flew in the carrier pattern with manned aircraft for the first time and conducted a total of […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Members assigned to Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, based at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, embarked aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) to ensure the ship and its aircraft’s Precision Approach Landing System (PALS) and Automatic Carrier Landing System (ACLS) are operating at their full capabilities, Feb. 1. Normally the VX-23 crew […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    San Diego-based General Atomics was awarded a USD 29,6 million deal for the material and labor necessary to manufacture, assemble, inspect, integrate, test and checkout the on-board repair parts in support of the electromagnetic aircraft launch system (EMALS) and advanced arresting gear on the PCU Gerald R. Ford, CVN 78. The majority of work will be […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator safely returned to Naval Air Station Patuxent River Aug. 8 from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia aftercompleting a number of historic firsts for carrier-based unmanned aviation. The X-47B, known as Salty Dog 502, was temporarily at Wallops following two successful arrested landings on USS George […]

  • 19 July 2011
    Industry news, Training & Education

      The fifth Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Short Take Off/Vertical Landing (STOVL) flight test aircraft delivered to the Marine Corps arrives at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Md., Saturday, July 16. Lockheed Martin test pilot Bill Gigliotti flew the short takeoff/vertical landing aircraft, designated BF-5, for the 3.5-hour flight from NAS Fort Worth […]