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  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Although the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) is scheduled to be decommissioned in 2016, its legacy lives on, and so does one of its anchors. Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division recently installed one of Enterprise’s anchors on younger carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).   USS Enterprise, originally built by Newport News […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Authorities

    A sailor assigned to US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) has been declared missing on July 17. A search for the sailor is currently underway in the Arabian Sea. USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and Spanish Álvaro de Bazán-class frigate Méndez Núñez (F 104) are […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities

    Three Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) were awarded Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals (NAM) during a ceremony April 23. Lincoln’s Commanding Officer, Capt. Ron Ravelo, presented NAMs to Culinary Specialist 1st Class James E. Parrott, Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Chad P. Smith, and Seaman Apprentice Benjamin T. Priebe […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Training & Education, Vessels

    US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) is currently at pier 14, Naval Station Norfolk, where sailors are performing maintenance in support of the ship’s pierside shipyard availability period. This maintenance phase is designed to ensure Abraham Lincoln is capable of carrying out its mission. Successful completion of this four-month-long maintenance is […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy on Thursday announced that Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) will be shifting homeports. USS Abraham Lincoln, currently located in Norfolk, Virginia, will rejoin the Pacific Fleet, making San Diego its homeport. Abraham Lincoln, commissioned in 1989, previously […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy carrier strike groups assembled around aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis and USS Abraham Lincoln CSG got together in the Mediterranean Sea for joint operations in the US 6th Fleet area of operations. This is the first time that two carriers have operated in the Mediterranean at the same time since the summer […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy fighter jets embarked aboard aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln joined US Air Force’s 603rd Air Control Squadron to complete a close air support (CAS) exercise with Romania between May 3 and 5. The CAS involved coordination with US Air Force tankers for in-flight refueling and Romanian joint terminal air controllers (JTACs), a ground-control […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s first aircraft carrier capable of accommodating fifth-generation F-35C fighter aircraft, the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), departed Naval Station Norfolk to conduct carrier qualifications (CQ) and flight deck certification (FDC) on June 1. The evolutions mark major milestones for Abraham Lincoln’s transition from the shipyard to a fully capable warship. FDC consists […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) has completed the testing of the ship’s defense capabilities during Combat Systems Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT).  As explained, CSSQT tested Abraham Lincoln’s ability to operate onboard weapons systems, including the close-in weapons system (CIWS), rolling airframe missile (RAM) launchers and the Enhanced NATO Sea […]

  • 7 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) departed Bahrain, Feb. 5, following a four-day port visit. While in Bahrain, Abraham Lincoln hosted a reception and Sailors participated in Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR)-sponsored tours and volunteered for several community relations events (COMRELs). “It’s always good for the crew to take a few days to […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and ships from its carrier strike group (ABECSG) departed Naval Station Norfolk for the final pre-deployment exercise on January 25. The undertaking is called the Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) and is designed to assess a strike group’s ability to conduct military operations at sea and project power […]

  • 30 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The Portsmouth-based frigate joined the USS Abraham Lincoln for anti-submarine exercises, before serving as the ‘plane guard’ for the carrier as she launched and recovered her aircraft. Her Majesty’s Ship Westminster sails in company with the USS Abraham Lincoln as the Portsmouth-based warship joined forces with the most potent naval group on the Seven Seas, […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The Ship’s Company of HMAS Parramatta has enjoyed a unique experience when the ship joined the USS Abraham Lincoln carrier battle group on 25 February in the North Arabian Sea. Parramatta closed in on the carrier group at speed and assumed plane guard station for the USS Abraham Lincoln where she was perfectly positioned to […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Abraham Lincoln, the first US Navy aircraft carrier capable of accommodating the F-35C Lightning II, welcomed the fifth-generation jet fighter on board earlier this month. The “Grim Reapers” of Strike Fighter Squadron 101 (VFA 101), the training squadron for the F-35C, joined the USS Abraham Lincoln while underway on September 3. “The F-35C is […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Training & Education

    The crew of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) hosted a tour for community leaders and Lincoln historians from Springfield, Illinois, throughout various spaces on the ship in Newport News, April 21. The tour allowed the visitors a glimpse into the various day-to-day operations throughout the ship and provided an opportunity for Sailors to ask questions […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) completed its Flight Deck Carrier (FDC) qualifications during an underway period in the Atlantic Ocean. The certification ensures that Abraham Lincoln’s flight deck as well as the sailors who conduct flight operations is capable of safely launching and recovering aircraft. The last jet landing aboard the Abraham […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Argyll joined an American carrier battle group passing through the Strait of Hormuz to assert the right of freedom of the seas. She sailed with a French warship and four US vessels, led by the 100,000-ton carrier USS Abraham Lincoln as a demonstration of Britain’s ‘enduring contribution to Gulf security’. The Devonport-based warship, half […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln got underway from Norfolk to start a deployment in which it will sail around the world before arriving at its new homeport in San Diego. The carrier will shift homeports after completing a mid-life overhaul at the Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Next in line for the […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) began dual-carrier sustainment and qualification operations on August 29 in the western Atlantic Ocean. “By training and operating together, the USS Harry S. Truman and USS Abraham Lincoln strike groups enhance combat readiness and interoperability, and also demonstrate the inherent flexibility and scalability […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln has taken steps toward reducing noise during Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) or conducting operations in the middle of the Gulf. According to the Navy Safety Center, in 2014 noise-induced hearing loss was the Navy’s number one occupational health expense. The resulting consequences to the Navy from hearing […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Authorities

    Film crews from Paramount and Bruckheimer Films are aboard the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln this week shooting footage for the sequel to the 1986 blockbuster Top Gun, the navy has confirmed. Naval Air Force Atlantic spokesperson Cmdr. Dave Hecht confirmed this saying that no actors are aboard, adding that the film crew will be shooting […]

  • 18 March 2011

      The USS Abraham Lincoln is on its way home. And so are the destroyers USS Momsen and the USS Shoup… By Gale Fiege (heraldnet) [mappress] Source: heraldnet, March 18, 2011;

  • 30 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The first commanding officer of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) visited Newport News to speak to Lincoln Sailors attending ballast training July 25. Ballast training is designed for at risk junior Sailors to help push them back in the right direction during their Navy career. Retired Rear Adm. Bill Hayden visited the training to reflect […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval aviators from four squadrons completed carrier qualifications on US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) on February 2. During this period, Abraham Lincoln qualified pilots from the “Gladiators” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106, the “Flying Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 122, the “Salty Dogs” of Air Test and Evaluation […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Authorities

    A task group of ships assembled around US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln entered the Persian Gulf on November 19, following a transit through the Strait of Hormuz. The Strait of Hormuz is one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world, with one-fifth of the world’s energy supply transiting the strait annually. The […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) is scheduled to arrive in its new homeport at Naval Station Norfolk Aug. 7, following an eight-month deployment to the U.S. Navy’s 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. Commanded by Capt. John D. Alexander, Lincoln departed Naval Station Everett, Wash., her home since January […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) completed a Live Fire With A Purpose (LFWAP) exercise on December 6. Two Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Warfare Tactics Instructors (WTI) led teams aboard Abraham Lincoln through LFWAP. They’ve spent the last month working closely with Combat Systems Department to plan a simulated […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Authorities

    One-hundred and sixty five USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Sailors were advanced to their next pay grades during the command’s safety stand down at the Hampton Convention Center, June 3. Lincoln is currently undergoing RCOH at Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries in Newport News. Lincoln is the fifth ship of the […]

  • 25 November 2019

    The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG) began air operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), Nov. 22. Close air support operations and defensive counter air support operations were carried out by Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW 7) as part of broader CENTCOM counter terrorism operations in the region. “Today’s operations are a testament […]