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  • 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 […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Training & Education

      HMS Sutherland met up with the giant American support ship USNS Supply to take on fuel and other supplies – and support her ongoing fight against illegal activity on sea lanes in the Indian Ocean. This a very bendy HMS Sutherland – as seen from close to the top of her 996 radar mast, […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) completed a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6), April 18. During the RAS, Enterprise took on supplies, such as food, mail and fuel, among other necessities, essential to the ship’s mission and crew morale. “We received everything […]

  • 12 February 2018

    Article by Peter Ong On January 14, 2018, the USS Frank Cable sub tender turned 40 years old since christening on January 14, 1978. Currently, the U.S. Navy (USN) has two 1970s-built submarine tenders, the USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) and the USS Frank Cable (AS 40). Both are now home-ported in Guam as […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Monmouth led Britain’s input to a five-day exercise in the Middle East demonstrating how the region’s naval forces can safeguard merchant shipping. The Devonport-based frigate was charged with protecting two supertankers from mock terrorist attack during Exercise Lucky Mariner 13, working alongside US warships and air power. A ROYAL Marines commando slithers down a […]

  • 15 November 2013

    George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) arrived in the vicinity of the Leyte Gulf yesterday to support the Third Marine Expeditionary Brigade in assisting the Philippine government in ‘Operation Damayan’ in response to the aftermath of the Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Republic of the Philippines. “We’ve completed our high-speed transit and linked up with our […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) made its first mission stop as part of Pacific Partnership 2018 on March 20 to offload medical supplies in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). This is the first official engagement of Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18), where the Mercy will be sailing near Ulithi Atoll,  […]

  • 8 September 2015

    Spanish Navy’s ESPS Meteoro and the Royal Netherlands Navy’s HNLMS Groningen conducted replenishment at sea on September 2 which enabled them to continue their missions. Warships deployed with Operation Atalanta are able to remain at sea to protect World Food Programme (WFP) vessels and conduct counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean due […]

  • 20 January 2015

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) with Military Sealift Command Dry Cargo/Ammunition Ship USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4) Jan. 19. This is the first RAS Bonhomme Richard has conducted during 2015. Normally, a RAS consists of Bonhomme Richard receiving fuel, supplies and food to […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy accepted delivery of the USNS Trenton (JHSV 5), its fifth joint high speed vessel, April 13. Having completed acceptance trials only a month ago, the ship continues to meet key milestones as it progresses towards operational status. Now delivered to the Navy, the ship’s crew will begin move-aboard and familiarization before the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2014

    Two U.S. Naval supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden Nov. 20 at 5:26 a.m. (GMT) with no injuries to crew members. USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) and USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) collided as they were beginning an underway replenishment operation. Initial reports indicate only minor damage to both ships. The ships […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) conducted its first replenishment-at-sea (RAS) of its patrol, May 25. The mighty Antietam’s deck department was at the heart of the evolution and was responsible for safely receiving 30 pallets of supplies via vertical replenishment (VERTREP) and approximately 200,000 gallons of fuel via connected replenishment. Antietam began […]

  • 21 December 2018

    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 […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Industry news

      The U.S. Navy opened the application process for Pacific-based companies on a contract for the dry dock overhaul of the supply ship USNS Kai… By Adam Brown (guambuildupnews) [mappress] Source: guambuildupnews, May 18, 2011;

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3 and the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) participated in Navy-Marine Corps joint exercise Pacific Horizon from Oct. 20-28. Pacific Horizon is a scenario driven, simulation supported crisis response exercise designed to improve 1st MEB’s and ESG-3’s interoperability and strengthen Navy-Marine Corps relations by conducting an in-stream Maritime Pre positioning Force […]

  • 17 June 2015

    An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 lifts pallets of supplies during a replenishment-at-sea. The supplies were transferred from the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) during a vertical replenishment with Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex […]

  • 16 March 2015

    On Sunday 8 March EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Infanta Cristina, conducted a Replenishment at Sea (RAS) with United States Navy Supply Ship, USNS Laramie. Once at the rendezvous point at sea, ESPS Infanta Cristina took up her position on the port side of USNS Laramie in order to start what is a routine, but […]

  • 14 November 2013

    Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, directed the activation of the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) Nov. 13 to be ready to support ongoing disaster relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Berthed in San Diego, USNS Mercy has been in a reduced operating status, […]

  • 18 February 2015

    Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) remove cargo nets from supplies after a vertical replenishment in the Persian Gulf. USS Mitscher engaged in RAS with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) on February 13. The vessel’s SA-330J Puma helicopter seized the opportunity to fly supplies to […]

  • 11 January 2016

    Last week in the Gulf of Aden, Operation Atalanta’s flagship ITS Carabiniere and Spanish warship ESPS Victoria met with USNS Laramie and carried out a combined replenishment at sea (RAS). The two warships positioned themselves at the same time on either side of the USNS oiler, in order to receive fuel to enable them to continue […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, today launched the U.S. Navy’s newest supply ship, USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), during an evening christening ceremony at the shipyard. The USNS William McLean is the 12th of a class of 14 dry cargo/ammunition ships slated to serve as Combat Logistics Force (CLF) ships […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The US Navy’s Mobile Landing Platform, USNS John Glenn, passed Acceptance Trials, which took place off the coast of San Diego on February 7.   The trials and tests were conducted off the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) shipyard by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). USNS John Glenn was […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG-101) received approximately 120 supply pallets during a replenishment-at-sea, Dec. 02. The pallets were received via vertical replenishment (VERTREP) between the Gridley and Military Sealift Command Fleet Replenishment Oiler USNS Joshua Humphreys (T-AO 188). Chief Logistics Specialist Mark Co, Gridley’s supply department chief petty officer, said: We’re […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command accepted delivery of its newest dry cargo/ammunition ship, USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14), during a short ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO Ship Yard San Diego, Oct. 24. The ship, which was christened May 5 in San Diego, honors Cesar Chavez, an American farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist who […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Coltec Industries Inc. is being awarded a $9,8 million firm-fixed-price contract for Man Diesel-Semt Pielstick PC4.2 diesel engine parts to support overhauls and repairs to the main propulsion diesel engines for USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) and the USNS Laramie (T-AO 203). Work will be performed on both East and West coasts at shipyards yet […]

  • 25 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Marines embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command’s (MSC) Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE 2) arrived in New Caledonia June 25 to take part in Koa Moana 17 (Ocean Warrior). The Koa Moana exercise series enhances senior military leader engagements between allied and partner nations with a collective interest in military-to-military relations and […]

  • 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 […]