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  • 20 December 2011
    Training & Education

      USS Asheville (SSN 758) returned to Naval Base Point Loma, Calif., Dec. 16, following a four-month deployment in support of combating transnational organized operations in the U.S. Fourth Fleet area of responsibility. The deployment supported U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command campaign strategy and the maritime strategy, which includes maritime security, forward presence, sea control, […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock USS New Orleans (LPD 18) hosted more than a dozen members of the Royal Cambodian Navy (RCN) Dec. 14-15, during Cambodian Marine Exercise (MAREX) 2012. MAREX is a multi-day theater security cooperation exercise between the U.S. and Cambodian military designed to share expertise related to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief response. The […]

  • 19 December 2011
    Industry news

      JSC Tactical Missiles Corporation established by presidential order on the basis of FSUE Zvezda-Strela will celebrate 10-th anniversary on Jan 24, 2012. Tactical Missiles Corporation represents a developed designing and production structure which business priorities are associated with development, production, testing, delivery, and modernization of tactical guided missiles for air, land (coast), and maritime […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, USS Makin Island (LHD 8), played a major role in supporting theater security cooperation missions in the Asia-Pacific region by serving as the at-sea launching platform for U.S. Marine Corps forces participating in Exercise Kilat Eagle, Dec. 14. Kilat Eagle is a cooperative exercise taking place in the U.S. […]

  • 15 December 2011
    Training & Education

      The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) is showcasing her Sailors and missions as the ship supports the Navy’s Distinguished Visitor (DV) program. DV embarkations are intended to increase awareness of the Navy’s mission while highlighting the dedicated and professional service of its Sailors. Enterprise hosted two such visits Dec. 10-12 while underway […]

  • 13 December 2011

    NATO warship USS De Wert prevented a suspected pirate dhow from engaging in acts of piracy and forced it back to the Somali coast making further acts of piracy impossible at this time. While engaged in a replenishment at sea, USS De Wert received intelligence reports that a dhow acting suspiciously was in the vicinity […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) reflected on the meaning of the ship’s namesake during a ceremony Dec. 7, exactly 70 years after the attacks on Pearl Harbor. In a ceremony held on the ship’s flight deck, Pearl Harbor crew members and embarked Marines from the 11th […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) observed a moment of silence Dec. 7 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which resulted in America’s entrance into World War II. The ship’s commanding officer ordered a pause in all shipboard activities at 7:56 a.m., […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9, embarked on its flagship USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), along with Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 9 and USS Momsen (DDG 92), got underway Dec. 7 from Naval Station Everett for the last time for a scheduled routine deployment. The deployment will be to the western Pacific Command and Central Command areas […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Training & Education

    The Aegis guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) departed Naval Base San Diego Nov. 29, for an independent seven-month deployment to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). The first ship to complete the DDG modernization (DDGMOD) midlife hull, mechanical, and electrical upgrade, John Paul Jones is a hallmark of both the platform […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Training & Education

    A select few of the Navy’s newest Sailors will play an essential role in helping some Americans mark the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7; they’re boat drivers who transport visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial. After basic training and rating instruction, many Sailors’ first duty station involves going to sea […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The commander of Naval Air Forces visited Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during the ship’s underway operations off the coast of California, Dec. 3. Vice Adm. Myers conducted a series of office calls and toured a variety of shipboard spaces, talking with Vinson Sailors and visiting the embarked Carrier Air […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Having completed tasks of the long-range cruise, Pacific Fleet (PF) Guard missile cruiser Varyag returns to the fleet’s main base Vladivostok, told Eastern Military District Press Service to Central Navy Portal. The meeting ceremony will be held on Dec 2, 2011 at 3 pm at 33-rd Pier. Recall that after large-scale exercise off Kamchatka, the […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Russian government will continue to appropriate considerable funds for arms procurement, but foreign weapons won’t be purchased in series, reported Interfax referring to Russian president Dmitry Medvedev. According to him, arms would be imported just “to understand what foreign armies are equipped with”. “We will buy foreign weapons, but in quite limited volumes, singular […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Boone (FFG 28) returned to its Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport homeport for the final time, Nov. 17, following a 10-day underway which included a visit to New York City. Boone is scheduled to be decommissioned Feb. 23, 2012. The visit to New York coincided with the city’s Veterans Day festivities which included a remembrance […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Authorities

      Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Norfolk (SSN 714) held a change of command ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Nov. 18. Cmdr. Gregory M. Zettler relieved Cmdr. Douglas A. Jordan as commanding officer. “Today’s ceremony has its purpose – the transfer of the total authority, responsibility, and accountability of command of USS Norfolk from Cmdr. […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Hurricane (PC 3) and USS Monsoon (PC 4) arrived in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Nov. 16 for the launch of Maryland’s Star-Spangled Bicentennial, a War of 1812 commemoration event that will be held here in June 2012. With Sailors manning the rails, the ships will join Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Department […]

  • 17 November 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Carr (FFG 52) returned to Norfolk, Va., Nov. 15, after a five-month deployment to the Baltic and Caribbean Seas. Following more than two months in the Baltic Sea, working to strengthen bonds with partner nations in the region, USS Carr spent nearly two months in the Caribbean conducting operations to combat transnational organized crime. […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Service members from 23 countries became U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony aboard the USS Midway Memorial Museum in San Diego Nov. 9. In honor of Veterans Day, the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) turned the flight deck of the Midway into an official courtroom, where 41 service members from […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Los Angeles-class submarine USS Cheyenne (SSN 773) welcomed the mayor of Cheyenne, Wyo. along with other guests Nov. 8, for a special distinguished visitor embark to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the submarine’s commissioning. Mayor Rick Kaysen and guests received a warm welcome and began to learn about life aboard the submarine. Shortly after Cheyenne […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Culinary specialists from guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) met with culinary arts students of the Burgas High School to provide techniques and training as part of a community service project, Oct. 26. During the event, the crew worked alongside students making cultural dishes, desserts, and appetizers that they later enjoyed at lunch. […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Industry news

    A Lockheed Martin led industry team held a keel-laying ceremony at Marinette Marine’s shipyard for the future USS Milwaukee, the U.S. Navy’s fifth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The term, lay the keel, in shipbuilding language, means the beginning of a significant undertaking, which is the start of the module erection process that reflects the ship […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Training & Education

    When Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) California (SSN 781) is commissioned Oct. 29 it will join the fleet with a crest designed by the father of one of the boat’s Sailors. Ken Henley, father of Machinist’s Mate 1st Class (SS) David Henley assigned to PCU California, reflected on designing a logo for the Virginia-class attack submarine which […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Training & Education

    Forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) arrived in Subic Bay, Philippines Oct. 22 to offload elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) for participation in Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX). PHIBLEX is a bilateral training exercise between U.S. Sailors and Marines and the Armed Forces of the Philippines designed to improve interoperability, increase […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Industry news

      In the nearest future Russian Navy will include new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Liner in the inventory, reported the missile’s developer – Makeyev State Rocket Center on Oct 21. “Flight test program implied two launches. Both of them were held successfully on May 20 and Sept 29. Presently, the interagency commission starts its phase, […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Constitution and her crew got underway from the ship’s berth in Charlestown, Mass. Oct. 21 to celebrate her 214th launching day anniversary. More than 200 Sailors and guests embarked the ship as she departed her pier at approximately 10 a.m. “I cannot think of a better way to celebrate Constitution’s launching day than to […]