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  • 13 February 2019
    Authorities

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded BAE Systems a $114.5 million contract for the maintenance and modernization of guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) at its Norfolk shipyard. The value of the competitively awarded contract could reach $136.2 million if all options are exercised. “Our team has significant experience with the Arleigh Burke […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) flexed its self-defense capabilities against four simulated fast inshore attack craft during composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), Sept. 2. Bulkeley’s crew, the “Wolfpack”, led by Commanding Officer Cmdr. Jesse Espe, is underway for a monthlong composite training unit exercise consisting of various training events based on real-world situations […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After transiting the Strait of Gibraltar, U.S. Navy’s Guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) entered the Mediterranean Sea on November 29. Bulkeley and ships and aircraft from the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8, including the flagship USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) with embarked squadrons of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 28, […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) returned to operations as part of the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8 after departing Tromso, Norway, on June 13. Bulkeley sailors spent four days in Tromso strengthening the partnership between the Norway and the United States. “We talked about how long we’ve been in, and about their structure […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) arrived in Civitavecciha, Italy for a scheduled port visit, March 31.   The port visit is designed to continue Naval Forces Europe-Africa’s efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships with European nations to improve maritime safety and security in the region. During the visit, Sailors will have the opportunity to meet […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Training & Education

    More than 40 military officials and distinguished guests attended a reception hosted by guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) during its scheduled port visit in Civitavecchia, Italy, April 4.   “While deployed, we have stood by the motto ‘liberty is a mission’, which means that even while in a foreign port, we are still representing […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) returned to Naval Station Norfolk on November 11, completing a seven-month deployment to the Navy’s US 6th Fleet area of responsibility. The ship operated as part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) and also conducted independent operations in support of 6th Fleet combatant commander requirements. […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) and guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) transited safely through the Strait of Gibraltar to enter the Mediterranean Sea July 31. The Strait of Gibraltar is a narrow transit which separates Europe and Africa by seven miles at its most narrow point, connecting the Atlantic Ocean to the […]

  • 6 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) participated in community-relations (COMREL) events at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center and the county Boys Club and Girls Club during a port visit at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport, Oct. 31 to Nov. 4. A team of 13 crew members donated 53 man-hours […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Four Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers of Destroyer Squadron 28 conducted an integrated missile firing exercise (MISSILEX) in the Virginia Capes, June 5. USS Gravely (DDG 107), USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) and USS Ramage (DDG 61) took part in the test firing exercise. Each ship fired a Standard Missile (SM-2) equipped […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Authorities

      The commander of U.S. 6th Fleet visited guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) June 25 when the ship was anchored outside the Mahon Harbor in Menorca, Spain. Vice Adm. Harry B. Harris, commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, also participated in a wreath-laying memorial ceremony in Menorca June 26. After an office call, Cmdr. Sean Anderson, […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After completing the Canadian-hosted anti-submarine exercise, Cutlass Fury 16 on September 23, U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley proceeded to take part in the multi-national exercise Frontier Sentinel 16 (FS16) just three days later, from September 26 to 28. FS16 was a full-scale, live exercise conducted in the Gulf of Maine under command of U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF), […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman and its associated carrier strike group are getting underway from Norfolk on Wednesday to start a deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Middle East. Ships accompanying the aircraft carrier include guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60), guided-missile destroyers USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51), USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), USS Forrest Sherman (DDG […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Industry news

      BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded an $18,096,417 modification previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4308) for USS Bulkeley (DDG-84) fiscal 2012 drydocking selected restricted availability. The effort to be performed includes planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications to update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. Work will […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Training & Education

    As a precautionary measure, U.S. Navy ships home ported at Naval Station Mayport are getting underway in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. The following ships headed to sea Sept. 6: USS Shamal (PC 13), USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) and USCG Tahoma (WPG 80). USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), USS Farragut (DDG […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s USS Harry S. Truman carrier strike group entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, November 23. The current deployment is part of an ongoing rotation of forward-deployed forces to support maritime security operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group departed Norfolk, November […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Carrier Strike Group 8 completed the Fleet Synthetic Training – Group Commander exercise, Aug. 21. FST-GC is an exercise designed to test the strike group’s ability to perform together in different synthetic scenarios. Aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Carrier Airwing 7, and Destroyer Squadron 28 joined forces to tackle this […]

  • 18 May 2011

      USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) responded to a mayday message from M/V Artemis Glory which reported it was being attacked by pirates while transiting the Gulf of Oman at 10:35 a.m. (local), May 16. The German-owned, Panama-flagged, very large crude carrier (VLCC), was en route from Juaymah Terminal in Saudi Arabia to China with a […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy warship HMS Westminster currently on deployment has been putting her submarine hunting skills to the test with a combined UK and US Naval Anti-Submarine Warfare exercise in the Gulf of Oman. HMS Westminster is part of the UK’s Response Force Task Group (RFTG) currently on the Royal Navy’s annual Cougar deployment. HMS Illustrious, […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) arrived in Port Victoria, Seychelles for a scheduled port visit on December 23. Gravely departed Norfolk November 16 as part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group to support maritime security operations and theater cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) started its scheduled deployment after departing the Norfolk Naval Station, Nov. 16. The current deployment is part of an on-going rotation of forward-deployed forces to support maritime security operations in the U.S. 6th and 5th Fleet areas of operation. Truman, serving as the flagship of […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group began its composite training unit exercise after departing Naval Station Norfolk, Sept. 2. COMPTUEX is a series of training scenarios designed to certify HSTCSG as a deployment-ready fighting force capable of completing overseas operations. The exercise, which includes warfare scenarios such as simulated surface, air, undersea, strike and electronic […]

  • 5 June 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s Carrier Strike Group attached to the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman conducted combat sorties from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea June 3, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve over Syria and Iraq. The Carrier Strike Group transited the Suez Canal June 2 and flew multiple combat sorties June 3 in an […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) departed Norfolk Naval Station, on August 30th, in preparation for participation in the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX). During COMPTUEX, the final phase in preparing the cruiser for its upcoming deployment, Anzio will test its operational readiness through cooperative efforts […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group’s (HSTCSG) Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), reached its midpoint Sept. 18. Aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) departed Naval Station Norfolk Sept. 2, to participate in COMPTUEX, a series of at sea-training scenarios meant to test proficiency in a range of areas including air warfare, strait […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Ships and embarked squadrons from Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) entered U.S. 5th Fleet’s Area of Responsibility (AOR) Aug. 18, after completing a routine transit through the Suez Canal. “Our Sailors and Marines executed a safe and professional transit through the Suez Canal and we are now operating in the 5th Fleet […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy ships centered around the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) returned to US 6th Fleet operations after completing a four day port visit to Souda Bay, Crete, May 23-27. The aircraft carrier docked at the US naval base in Souda Bay while Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Bulkeley docked in Piraeus. The other two ships […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A three-nation carrier strike group assembled around aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) welcomed the US Navy secretary for a visit during final deployment preparations. Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), Richard V. Spencer, landed aboard the USS Harry S. Truman Feb. 25, during the group’s composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). The visit marked Spencer’s […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) departed Naval Station Mayport July 22 to join the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group on a scheduled deployment to the 6th and 5th Fleet areas of responsibility. Gettysburg has been actively preparing for this deployment with Carrier Strike Group 10 assets, participating in several exercises to prepare the […]