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  • 3 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Friends and family of Sailors aboard the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) welcomed home Asheville’s crew October 2nd following a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. The deployment supported the Chief of Naval Operations’ Maritime Strategy, which includes maritime security, forward presence, sea control, and power projection. During the deployment, Asheville […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Asheville (SSN 758) deployed from Naval Base Point Loma for a scheduled six-month Western Pacific deployment, March 26. The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine’s deployment is in support of the Chief of Naval Operations’ Maritime Strategy. Asheville’s missions will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, which help establish conditions for regional […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Subic Bay will host routine port calls from the United States Navy submarines USS Frank Cable and USS Asheville on Friday and Saturday, according to Sunstar.com.ph. The visit of these two submarines will “highlight the strong historic community and military relations” between two countries, said the US Embassy in Manila in a statement. USS Frank […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) completed her homeport shift from Pearl Harbor arriving at Naval Base Guam on December 14. Asheville replaced USS Chicago (SSN 721) as Guam’s fourth forward-deployed Los Angeles-class attack submarine. Chicago shifted homeport to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in September 2017. “It’s great to be reunited with family and friends on […]

  • 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, […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) was presented the Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC) by Rear Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander of Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Oct. 31, The award was presented during a ceremony at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, for “displaying superb operational planning and tenacity” during the successful completion of […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Los Angeles class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) arrived in Yokosuka Apr. 16 for a visit as part of its Western Pacific deployment. With a crew of approximately 147, Asheville will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. “I am very proud of my talented […]

  • 12 June 2013

    The Los Angeles class submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) arrived at Subic Bay June 8 for a visit, as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 150, Asheville will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet.  “I am very proud of my […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Authorities

    The command of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) welcomed a new commander in a time-honored change of command ceremony Aug. 12, atop the historic battleship USS Missouri, the “Mighty Mo.”   Cmdr. Paul Pampuro relieved Cmdr. Douglas Bradley as commanding officer. In command for more than two years, Bradley led […]

  • 26 July 2013

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka July 24 for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 147, Asheville will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. “I am very proud […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Authorities

    Commander, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command (NMAWC) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Base Point Loma aboard the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) Oct 18. Rear Adm. William Merz relieved Rear Adm. Robert M. Hennegan, who retired following 33 years of honorable service. “Robert, you have invested your […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s submarine forces welcomed a new commander in a ceremony onboard the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Washington (SSN 787) August 3 at Naval Station Norfolk. Vice Adm. Charles A. Richard relieved Vice Adm. Joseph E. Tofalo as Commander, Submarine Forces/Submarine Force Atlantic/Allied Submarine Command. Since taking command in September 2015, Tofalo played a […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Authorities

    A time-honored change of command ceremony was held for the Virginia-class submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) at the submarine piers on board Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Wed. Feb. 1. Cmdr. Robert Roncska, commanding officer of Texas was relieved by Cmdr. Andrew Hertel. Guest speaker, former First Lady of the United States and ship’s sponsor, Mrs. […]

  • 12 February 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy christened littoral combat ship number 16 with the christening of the Independence-variant ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16). The ceremony took place on February 11 at Austal’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard. Designated LCS 16, the ship honors the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Adm. William F. Moran, vice chief of naval operations, delivered the ceremony’s […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Shipbuilder Austal rolled out the U.S. Navy’s future littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) at its Alabama, Mobile, shipyard on March 15. After being rolled out of her assembly bay onto a barge for transfer down the Mobile River to a floating drydock at BAE Shipyard, the trimaran will enter the water on Thursday, March […]

  • 10 February 2017

    U.S. Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Tulsa (LCS 16), during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony Saturday, Feb. 11th, in Mobile, Alabama. Tulsa, designated LCS 16, honors the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Adm. William F. Moran, vice chief of naval operations, will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Kathy Taylor, former mayor […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The damage control training team (DCTT) aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) conducted joint training in damage control and firefighting techniques with Saudi Arabian sailors May 27 during Exercise Eager Lion 2014.   Gunston Hall, one of three ships that comprise the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), is currently exercising with […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group, led by the Navy’s full-time forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), frocked their newest chief petty officers (CPO), Sept. 14. Sixty Sailors from George Washington; Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70; Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5; and Destroyer Squadron 15, earned their anchors after six weeks of learning […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Industry news

    General Electric Aircraft Engines, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $29,703,712 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-06-C-0088) for eight F414-GE-400 spare engines for the F/A-18E/F aircraft.  Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass. (51.8 percent); Madisonville, Ky. (20.9 percent); Hooksett, N.H. (12 percent); Rutland, Vt. (4.6 percent); Dayton, Ohio (2.5 percent); Jacksonville, Fla. […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The Raytheon Company  developed Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System achieved a major milestone on the road to NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) launch with the successful completion of the NPP Compatibility Test 4 this August. This is the last major comprehensive test prior to the scheduled October launch. The compatibility test consisted […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Vessels

    Shipbuilder Austal USA has delivered USS Oakland (24), a new Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS), to the US Navy, from the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.

  • 13 April 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Image of the Day: Artist Rendering of Electromagnetic Railgun aboard USNS Millinocket The Office of Naval Research-founded electromagnetic railgun, which is installed aboard the joint high-speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3), shown by an artist rendering.   A long range weapon, railgun, can launch projectiles using electricity instead of chemical propellants and is under testing […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The United States and Singapore navies are holding Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise from 15th to 26th of July in the South China Sea, channelnewsasia.com reported today. The exercise will focus on sharpening conventional maritime warfare capabilities, according to the Singapore Ministry of Defence. The Ministry of Defence also said that the exercise […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy received USS Gabrielle Giffords, littoral combat ship number ten, during a ceremony held at Austal’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard. The future USS Gabrielle Giffords is the fifth Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) delivered to the USN since 2009 and the fourth naval vessel delivered to the USN by Austal USA in 2016. Austal […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Authorities, Research & Development, Vessels

    The US Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded Austal USA a modification to a previously awarded littoral combat ship (LCS) contract, the shipbuilder said.

  • 27 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The next US Navy ship to be commissioned and carry the Kansas City name arrived at its homeport in San Diego on May 24.

  • 2 February 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Future USS Coronado Leaves Austal Shipyard he US Navy’s newest littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Coronado, left the Austal USA Shipyard and headed to her commissioning site in Coronado, Calif.   LCS Program Manager, Capt. Tom Anderson, said that it was exciting to see the ship exiting the new construction yard en route […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s new littoral combat ship, the future USS Oakland (LCS 24), concluded acceptance trials on May 22 following a series of in-port and underway demonstrations in the Gulf of Mexico. During trials — the final milestone prior to the ship’s delivery — the navy conducts comprehensive tests of systems, including those essential to […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has unveiled the names of new expeditionary fast transport (EPF) and littoral combat ships. Richard V. Spencer, Secretary of the Navy, announced on February 13 that the next Freedom and Independence variant littoral combat ships will be named USS Nantucket (LCS 27) and USS Savannah (LCS 28), while a new expeditionary fast […]