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  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems Hawaii Shipyards a $22.7 million contract for scheduled selected repair availability (SRA) on Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90). According to the US Department of Defense, the focal point of the work is to perform main engine intake and uptake compartment structural repairs and topside preservation. Work […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) seized over 800 kilos of cocaine on August 2, off the coast of Central America. According to the US Southern Command, the destroyer conducting a routine patrol in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility when the destroyer’s embarked Sikorsky MH-60R multi-mission helicopter sighted a small boat with […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the U.S. Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during a two-week fleet enhancement trip to the Pacific region April 14.   While in Pearl Harbor, Stevens visited the guided missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) where he was given a guided tour that included the ship’s Combat […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) completed an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and South America, returning to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on January 12. While deployed, the ship conducted theater security cooperation and maritime presence operations with partner nations throughout the Pacific. Chafee engaged in multinational exercises with navies from Chile, […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), May 22, after departing from her homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, May 18. Commanded by Cmdr. Shea Thompson, the ship and crew of more than 300 Sailors, is scheduled to conduct theater security cooperation engagements […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) is set to begin an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and South America, departing Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on June 13. Chafee has a crew of nearly 350 officers and enlisted sailors and is a multi-mission ship designed to operate independently or with an associated strike group. The […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Authorities

    Commander Shea S. Thompson relieved Cmdr. Anthony Littmann as commanding officer of guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) during a change of command ceremony held pierside at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 25. Littmann served as the ship’s executive officer through a 7th Fleet deployment, participation in Operation Valiant Shield, and Koa Kai 2012 before […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Authorities

    Sailors aboard the US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) and ship repair personnel in Singapore concluded ten days of repairs works on the destroyer, making sure it is ready to continue its operational deployment. The voyage repair availability took place in Singapore and was completed on December 16. The 10-day long availability provided an […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the navies of the United States, Australia and South Korea met up off the coast of South Korea for a multilateral maritime interdiction operations (MIO) exercise. US Navy destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) and Royal Australian Navy frigates HMAS Melbourne (FFG 05) and HMAS Parramatta joined their ROK Navy counterparts for the two-day evolution […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) paid a visit to Brisbane, Australia, in preparation for exercise Talisman Sabre 2015, June 19-24. Chafee Sailors experienced the rich culture of the area with various tours of local historic locations and regional attractions provided by the ship’s morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) association. Chafee is on […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) took on 250,000 gallons of alternative fuel, a 50/50 blend of advanced biofuel and traditional petroleum-based fuel, from the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187) as part of the Great Green Fleet demonstration during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012. The demonstration serves as another […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) arrived in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) on September 21. Commanded by Cmdr. Shea Thompson, the ship and crew of more than 300 Sailors are currently assigned to Destroyer Squadron 23 and will be conducting Maritime Theater Security Cooperation operations and engagements to enhance regional […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Families and friends gathered to say goodbye as the guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Nov. 29 for a six-month independent deployment to the western Pacific. Chafee, commanded by Cmdr. Justin A. Kubu, is deploying under the Middle Pacific Surface Combatant (MPSC) deployment concept in which Pearl Harbor-based ships deploy […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Chafee has become the latest US warship to carry out a freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea. US defense officials said that the destroyer operated near the Paracel Islands on Tuesday. Known as Xisha in Chinese, the group of islands is also claimed by Taiwan and Vietnam. […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Five U.S. Navy ships concluded a two-week independent deployer certification exercise (IDCERTEX) off the coast of Southern California and Hawaii Feb. 20. The exercise provided a multi-ship environment to train and certify independent deployers in surface warfare, air defense, maritime interception operations, command and control/information warfare, command, control, computers and combat systems intelligence and mine […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a record breaking fueling-at-sea (FAS) with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) July 31. During the evolution, an unprecedented 205,292 gallons of JP-5 was given to Chafee surpassing the previous record of approximately 33,000 gallons delivered by the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Training & Education

    As part of Exercise RIM-OF-THE-PACIFIC (RIMPAC 2012), a group of officers from United States Ships Chafee and Crommelin spent the day on HMAS Perth observing and experiencing life onboard an Australian ship. The visitors were given a tour of the ship, including a walk through of the engine room and observed a damage control exercise. […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Industry news

    More than 600 new light emitting diode (LED) lighting fixtures were installed on USS Chafee (DDG 90) during the ship’s recently completed availability, providing the ship with longer-lasting lights that use less electric power than the replaced incandescent and fluorescent light fixtures. The new fixtures have a minimum 50,000-hour lifespan compared to the 1,000-hour incandescent […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) pulls alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as it prepares to conduct a fueling-at-sea. The operation was conducted on June 26 in the Coral Sea. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, are on patrol in the […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) conducted an Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) with U.S. Coast Guard’s 14th District, Aug. 5 – 21, in the Western Pacific Ocean. OMSI is a maritime security operation designed to enhance maritime domain awareness, increase law enforcement presence, and expand at-sea law enforcement capabilities throughout Oceania. […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Five U.S. Navy ships are scheduled to participate in an independent deployer certification exercise (IDCERTEX) in the Southern California and Hawaii operating areas Feb. 9-20. IDCERTEX will provide a multi-ship environment to train and certify independent deployers in surface warfare, air defense, maritime interception operations, command and control/information warfare, command, control, computers and combat systems […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the US Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) on November 16 started the 2017 edition of their bilateral maritime field training exercise simply dubbed ‘Annual Exercise’. During the ten days of evolutions, Japanese and American forces will increase the defensive readiness and interoperability of through training in air and sea operations. Training will take […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) anchored in Hong Kong Harbor together with guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) on October 2. The ships arrived in Hong Kong for a regular port call during their regional patrol. “The sailors and airmen of Carrier Strike Group Five look forward to rich and diverse experiences […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailors from the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) began their portion of Talisman Sabre 2015 off the north coast of Australia, July 7. Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015 is a biennial training activity aimed at improving Australian and U.S. combat readiness and interoperability. The GWCSG will join the more than 33,000 U.S. and Australian personnel, […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US destroyer USS Hopper sailed within 12 miles of the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea under what the US Navy refers to as a freedom of navigation operation. Hopper sailed near the China-claimed island on January 17 as part of its Western Pacific deployment. China’s foreign ministry protested the move saying the destroyer […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) participated in a multi-unit anti-submarine warfare exercise (ASWEX) as part of Talisman Sabre 2015 (TS15), July 7-8. During the exercise the strike group executed ASW search and tracking tactics against live submarine targets. According to Lt. James Petersen, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 submarine operations officer, the ASW exercise […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Brisbane, Australia, June 24, after a five-day goodwill port visit. During the visit, George Washington held a welcoming reception for Australia’s leaders and local nationals, to include Ambassador John Berry, U.S. Ambassador to Australia; Hugo Llorens, U.S. Consul General; George Brandis, attorney general for Australia; and the […]

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

    The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) arrived in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations to begin the Southern Seas 2015 deployment and participate in UNITAS 2015, from late Sept. to mid Dec. 2015. George Washington, Carrier Strike Group 9 (CSG9), Carrier Air Wing 2 (CVW-2), USNS Bighorn (T-AO-198), USNS Guadalupe (T-AO-200), USS […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and its carrier strike group arrived in Busan, South Korea, for a port visit on October 21. USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the guided-missile destroyers USS Stethem (DDG 63) and USS Chafee (DDG 90) pulled into Busan after participating in Maritime Counter Special Operations Force Exercise (MCSOFEX) […]