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  • 14 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits to homeport at Naval Air Station North Island, Calif on April 10th. Carl Vinson returned from an underway conducting unit-level training off the coast of Southern California.   Built by Newport News Shipbuilding, the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) is the third United States Navy […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Launching of an F/A-18C Hornet from the Mighty Shrikes of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 94 on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).   The launch was conducted during USS Carl Vinson’s training off the coast of Southern California on February 7 in the Pacific Ocean. USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) SPECIFICATIONS Length 1,092 feet (332.8 […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Authorities

    E-2C Hawkeyes from the Sun Kings of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 116 fly in formation over the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).   Carl Vinson is underway conducting unit level training off the coast of Southern California. The USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) is the third United States Navy Nimitz class supercarrier […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Authorities

    Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships might join the U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson for naval drills as the group of ships centered around the aircraft carrier heads for the Korean Peninsula. Japan would dispatch its destroyers when the U.S. ships enter the East China Sea, Reuters reported military sources as saying. The […]

  • 23 April 2017
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    A U.S. Navy pilot flying from the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier crashed while attempting to land during routine flight operations in the Celebs Sea. The pilot ejected and was quickly recovered by an embarked helicopter. The navy said the incident, which took place April 21, was under investigation, adding that the crash occurred as the […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) hosted a cake-cutting ceremony commemorating the ship’s 230,000th arrested landing, Oct. 23. During the ceremony, Captain Karl Thomas, commanding officer of USS Carl Vinson spoke of the significance of the milestone. This is a big occasion. Notching 230,000 traps is pretty awesome. I appreciate all of the hard work that […]

  • 27 April 2015
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    United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson accompanied by guided missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill and guided missile destroyer USS Gridley arrived at Fremantle Port on Sunday April 26 on a scheduled visit. The ships, carrying more than 5000 sailors, have recently completed operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, which includes […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) got underway from her homeport of Naval Air Station North Island on July 31 to complete fleet replacement squadron (FRS) carrier qualifications (CQ). During the underway period, Carl Vinson will team up with the Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 122 “Flying Eagles” based at Naval Air […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) showcased a new air traffic control simulator in the ship’s carrier air traffic control center on March 22. Carl Vinson is the first carrier to be fitted with this new simulator program which affords air traffic controllers the capability to immerse themselves in real CATCC flight operations […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson got underway from Manila on February 20, completing a four-day visit to the Philippines. More than 5,500 sailors from aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived February 16 to visit local attractions and participate in community service projects. Crew […]

  • 31 January 2018
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    US Navy ships assigned to the Carl Vinson carrier strike group arrived in Guam on January 30 and 31 for the first port call of their Western Pacific deployment. The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and guided-missile destroyers USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) arrived with nearly 6,000 […]

  • 19 April 2017
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    Contrary to an official U.S. Navy statement from ten days ago, the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group was not headed to waters off North Korea, officials and U.S. Navy photos have revealed. The U.S. Pacific Command announced on Saturday, April 9, that the carrier strike group was being redirected to sail north from […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Winson held a change of command ceremony on the flight deck at its homeport in Naval Base San Diego. Capt. Douglas C. Verissimo relieved Capt. Karl O. Thomas as commanding officer during the May 31 ceremony. Rear Adm. James T. Loeblein, commander, Carrier Strike Group One, presided over the ceremony. […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson arrived in Vietnam on Monday, marking the first visit of a US aircraft carrier to the country after the end of Vietnam War in 1975. Carl Vinson and its 5,000 crew anchored two nautical miles off the port city of Danang for a four-day visit to the country. […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s 3rd Fleet announced that ships and units from the Carl Vinson strike group (CVNSG) will depart San Diego for a regularly-scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific on January 5 and 6. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing 2, and embarked Destroyer Squadron 1 will deploy with […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrived at its new homeport at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on January 20, completing a transit from Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego. The navy did not publicize the carrier’s journey, sharing only a couple of photos of the carrier as it transited the Puget […]

  • 12 March 2015

    The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), left, and the French navy aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R91) transit the northern Persian Gulf. Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) recently departed its homeport of San Diego to begin the Tailored Ship’s Training Availability/Final Evaluation Problem (TSTA/FEP) certification period. TSTA/FEP, which is evaluated by Afloat Training Group (ATG), prepares the ship and crew for full integration into a carrier strike group through a wide range of mission-critical operations. […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy carrier strike group centered around the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson completed a three-week sustainment training exercise off the coast of Southern California, November 16. Completing the exercise indicates the strike group’s readiness for executing missions across all warfare areas. The group successfully conducted a series of at-sea drills, missile shoots, and […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Training & Education

    The USS Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG) hosted a reception for local guests while in Singapore during a port visit, April 4. During the reception, Rear Adm. James Kilby, commander, Carrier Strike Group 1, and Capt. Doug Verissimo, commanding officer, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), welcomed Charge d’Affaires, ad interim, U.S. Embassy Singapore Stephanie […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy has identified Lt. Nathan Poloski, a 26 year old native of Lake Arrowhead, Calif., as the pilot who was declared presumed deceased, Sept. 15.   Poloski was declared presumed deceased following an apparent collision between the F/A-18C Hornet he was flying and another Hornet aircraft during routine flight operations. A 2009 graduate […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Authorities

    The crew of the U.S Navy’s third Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated the ship’s 35th commissioning ceremony on March 13 during a regularly-scheduled Western Pacific deployment. Capt. Eric Anduze, Carl Vinson’s executive officer, announced the cake cutting ceremony via a message on the ship’s general announcing system while summarizing 35 years of […]

  • 16 February 2018
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    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrived in the Philippine Port of Manila together with guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) for a routine port visit on February 16. More than 5,500 sailors from both vessels are visiting the Philippine capital during their Western Pacific deployment. The strike group is operating in […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and its carrier strike group left their homeport in San Diego on January 5 to begin their deployment to the western Pacific. USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, and embarked Destroyer Squadron (CDS) 1 deployed with Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) […]

  • 15 July 2015
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    An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the Battle Cats of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 73 fires flares near the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during an air power demonstration. The operation was conducted on July 11 in the Pacific Ocean. Carl Vinson hosts more than 2,000 family members and friends to […]

  • 23 June 2017
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    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and the ships from its carrier strike group are set to return to their homeports of Naval Air Station North Island and Naval Base San Diego, June 23, following a five-and-a-half-month deployment to the Western Pacific. Returning with Carl Vinson are guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Authorities

    A Sri Lankan delegation, which included the Commander of the Sri Lankan Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera and senior SLN officers, visited the USS Carl Vinson (CVN90), a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, on April 19. The ship was returning to her home port after deployment in the Gulf. The delegation flew […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson welcomed Philippine officials for an at-sea tour of the aircraft carrier in the South China Sea. Among the guests who landed on the deck on March 4 were the Philippines secretary of national defense retired Brig. Gen. Delfin Negrillo Lorenzana, secretary of finance Carlos Garcia Dominguez III, Secretary […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Members assigned to Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, based at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, embarked aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) to ensure the ship and its aircraft’s Precision Approach Landing System (PALS) and Automatic Carrier Landing System (ACLS) are operating at their full capabilities, Feb. 1. Normally the VX-23 crew […]