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  • 19 April 2013
    Training & Education

    High performance racing met high technology when American Formula One driver Alexander Rossi visited patrol coastal (PC) ship USS Typhoon (PC 5) and Riverine Squadron (RIVRON) 2 at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, April 17. The 21-year-old Rossi was born in Auburn, Calif., and will race in the upcoming Gulf Air Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) participated in a community relations (COMREL) event at the Rhone American Cemetery (RAC) March 9. RAC was established Aug. 17, 1944 for American Soldiers who were killed during World War II. The French government granted free use of the land to the […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Russian, American, and Norwegian warships will hold the Northern Eagle 2012 joint naval exercise… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 17, 2012

  • 23 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) participated in a ceremony to honor Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in the ship’s hangar bay, May 18. Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated in the Navy throughout May to educate Sailors about the many different cultures, traditions and histories of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Training & Education

      In March 13-16 Russian Naval Academy will host American delegation headed by superintendent of US Naval Academy VADM Michael H. Miller. He pays this visit in return for his Russian counterpart’s call to US Naval Academy. US Naval Academy has been training officers for US Navy since 1845 and officers for US Marine Corps […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Abraham Lincoln’s (CVN 72) Diversity Council hosted a ceremony for the crew in the ship’s hangar bay, Feb. 17, in celebration of African-American History Month. Lincoln Sailors performed songs by African-American artists and viewed various displays and presentations acknowledging the achievements of notable African-Americans throughout history. In his opening remarks, Capt. William Triplett, deputy […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Crews of Russian and American warships acted out about ten real episodes of the Pacific Eagle 2011 anti-terror exercise held off Mariana Islands, reports RIA Novosti referring to Pacific Fleet (PF) Commander’s press secretary Capt 1 rank Roman Martov. The exercise was carried out in Oct 13-15. Russia was represented by PF flagship Guard […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Russian-American naval anti-terror exercise Pacific Eagle 2011 with participation of Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit started on Oct 13 off Mariana Islands and on Oct 14 entered active phase. Warships of US Navy and Russia’s Pacific Fleet started joint anti-piracy drills. According to scenario, search teams from American destroyer are supposed to inspect Russian […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Training & Education

      American frigate USS Carr arrived in Murmansk on Sept 2. At request of American party, previously scheduled call port Severomorsk was changed for Murmansk. Host ship was also changed; instead of large ASW ship Admiral Levchenko, American sailors were met by large landing ship Olenegorsky Gornyak headed by Capt 2 rank Yury Davitian. As […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Training & Education

      In accordance with defense ministry’s Foreign Relations Program 2011, American frigate USS Carr arrives at Northern Fleet (NF) on Sept 2. Earlier, the ship visited Baltic Fleet and called at ports of St. Petersburg and Baltiysk. NF large ASW ship Admiral Levchenko will act as a host ship. Her crew is experienced in intercourse […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (LCS 21), has completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan, Lockheed Martin said.

  • 10 August 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy commissioned USS St. Louis (LCS 19), its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, on August 8.

  • 27 July 2020
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, USS Tripoli (LHA 7), departed from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula, Mississippi, on July 24, sailing to its homeport in San Diego.

  • 18 May 2020
    Vessels

    Sailors aboard US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), a ship that suffered one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks on board, are simulating being at sea while moored at Naval Base Guam as they prepare to restart operations in the Indo-Pacific.  During the simulation, or “fast cruise,” the crew will simulate normal underway […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Vessels

    SEARCH, Inc., the US-based underwater and terrestrial archaeology firm, and compatriot marine robotics company Ocean Infinity have announced the discovery of USS Nevada (BB-36), one of the US Navy’s longest-serving battleships which saw action in both World Wars. As informed, USS Nevada was located 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor at a depth of […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) arrived at its new homeport of Naval Station Norfolk on November 18, completing a homeport shift after spending nearly two years forward deployed Japan. The ship had been assigned to Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo and operated in the US 7th Fleet (C7F) area of […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Authorities

    USS Detroit’s is the first deployment of an LCS in support of operation MARTILLO.

  • 16 September 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ramage (DDG-61) visited Beirut, Lebanon, on September 14, becoming the first American ship to do so in over 30 years. During the visit to Beirut, US Ambassador Elizabeth Richard and Vice Admiral Jim Malloy, Commander, US Naval Forces Central Command/Commander, US Fifth Fleet, hosted an on-board reception for distinguished […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS America (LHA 6), another F-35B-capable unit, will take USS Wasp’s place.

  • 1 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    CVN 75 was set to be decommissioned 25 years early in an effort to cut costs.

  • 15 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US shipbuilder Ingalls Shipbuilding held a keel-laying ceremony for the US Navy’s third America-class amphibious warship Bougainville (LHA 8) in Pascagoula, Mississippi, on March 14. Ship’s sponsor Ellyn Dunford declared the keel “truly and fairly laid” after her initials were welded onto a plate. Traditionally, keel laying marks the first step in ship construction. However, […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The wreck of another historic WWII aircraft carrier has been found by the expedition crew aboard research vessel (R/V) Petrel who discovered wreckage of USS Wasp (CV 7) on January 14. The ship was found in the Coral Sea, 4,200 meters (nearly 14,000 feet) below the surface. USS Hornet, another sunken US Navy aircraft carrier, […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The wreckage of US Navy’s World War II destroyer USS Strong (DD 467) was discovered by the expedition crew of Paul G. Allen’s research vessel (R/V) Petrel resting 300 meters (nearly 1,000 feet) below the surface of Kula Gulf, north of the island of New Georgia, in the Solomon Islands. The destroyer was found on February […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The wreck of US Navy’s World War II aircraft carrier USS Hornet was discovered on the floor of the South Pacific Ocean around the Solomon Islands in late January 2019. Hornet was found 5,400 meters (nearly 17,500 feet) below the surface, by the expedition crew of Paul G. Allen’s research vessel (R/V) Petrel. Hornet was best […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s 34th littoral combat ship will be named USS Augusta (LCS 34), Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced on Thursday. The Independence-variant LCS is named in honor of the capital city of Maine, and is the sixth vessel to bear the name Augusta. “It is an honor to name the next […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy commissioned Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) in a ceremony on January 26 at Naval Air Station North Island, California. Twenty Gold Star families and four Medal of Honor recipients witnessed the second Zumwalt-class destroyer enter the fleet. The ship honors Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Monsoor, a Navy SEAL who […]