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  • 20 December 2016
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    The U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) arrived in Marseille, France, on its way home from the counter-ISIL mission. The nuclear-powered carrier arrived in France for a scheduled port visit on December 16. Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group departed Norfolk on June 1 and conducted strikes into Syria and Iraq in […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and HMS Queen Elizabeth met up for a photo exercise.

  • 19 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors of the U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) welcomed a new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony in Norfolk, Virginia, November 18. Captain Paul C. Spedero relieved Captain Stephen Koehler as Ike’s commanding officer in front of the ship’s crew, friends and family during a ceremony […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Training & Education

    While conducting coalition training in the Mediterranean Sea July 2, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) received a call of a downed French aircraft operating from the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R 91). Upon notification, a Carrier Airwing 7 airborne helicopter from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 5, embarked on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, […]

  • 5 July 2016
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    The U.S. Navy has shared a video of F/A-18E Super Hornets assigned to Carrier Air Wing 3 launching from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower to carry out strikes against Daesh positions. USS Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S. mission aimed at defeating ISIS, […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The ships and air wing of the U.S. Navy’s Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group have completed a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) in preparation for their future deployment. COMPTUEX measured the carrier strike group’s ability to perform and respond as an integrated team during simulated scenarios the group may encounter while deployed. Ike CSG is comprised […]

  • 1 October 2019
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    The aircraft carrier completed its fina pre

  • 10 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) got underway from Naval Station Norfolk on April 8 for its flight deck certification and for first flight ops since the summer of 2017. The ship recently completed a planned incremental availability at Norfolk Naval Shipyard as part of the maintenance phase of the optimized […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s Norfolk Naval Shipyard has awarded Huntington Ingalls and Newport News Shipbuilding division a $36.4 million contract for work on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower maintenance. Under the contract, Newport News will carry out maintenance and modernization of the Ike as part of the ship’s 2017 planned incremental availability. Work under the contract is expected […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s USS Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group (CSG) and the French Navy conducted a bilateral, interoperability exercise in the North Arabian Sea from April 25 to 26. The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE), guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) and FS Forbin (D620), operating under national tasking, […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Training & Education

    Aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) celebrated the one-year mark since returning to operational status as it continues to support Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) in the Persian Gulf (also known as Arabian Gulf), Aug. 28. After an extended dry-docking planned incremental availability (DPIA) in Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Ike’s crew was able, […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After 3 years, U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) returned to the Kingdom of Bahrain for a port visit, August 13-17. With more than 50 consecutive days at sea, the crew appreciated the time to rest and explore the small island country and take in the local culture. Ike is […]

  • 22 December 2016
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    Three French police officers from Marseille found themselves stuck on the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower as it departed the French city after a regular port visit on Tuesday. The U.S. sailors had to stop the 330-meter ship once they noticed the three policemen who boarded the carrier out of curiosity, […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Adm. Mark Ferguson, vice chief of naval operations (VCNO), visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(Ike) for a two-day visit highlighted by an all hands call and meetings with leadership, Aug. 12-13. As part of the visit, the VCNO, and Navy Total Force/Manpower, Personnel, Education, and Training (MPT&E) Fleet Master Chief, […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG) entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations June 8 thereby joining the USS Harry S. Truman which already operates in the eastern Mediterranean. While Ike CSG is involved in Great Green Fleet activities and operations, Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is also conducting combat […]

  • 3 June 2011
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      The Navy has reassigned the second in command of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower… (scabee) [mappress] Source: scabee, June 3, 2011;

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $12 million contract from the U.S. Navy for planning work on the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) as part of its planned incremental availability. The contract is for work to be completed by Sept. 17, 2017, at Newport News and will include […]

  • 10 September 2019
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    The underway was accelerated by Hurricane Dorian.

  • 1 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) successfully completed the Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) Material Inspections, February 25. Due to operational requirements, this was Ike’s first INSURV in nearly 10 years with more than 1,400 of those days spent at sea. INSURV is an inspection mandated by Congress to observe and […]

  • 13 July 2016
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    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), together with its carrier strike group (Ike CSG), entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, July 8. The carrier, accompanied by embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 3, guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) and guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), concluded operations in the […]

  • 9 February 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) rescued distressed mariners at sea, February 7. Ike received a distress call via bridge-to-bridge communications from the U.S.-flagged sailing vessel (S/V) Selket. The vessel was located 40-miles from Miami, with reports of a broken mast and smoke in the engine room. Due to the state […]

  • 21 March 2016
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    Eight sailors aboard the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) were injured on March 18 when an arresting gear broke during a routine landing by an E-2C Hawkeye aircraft, the U.S. Navy said. The injured sailors were working on the flight deck at the time of the mishap. Six have been transported to Norfolk […]

  • 24 April 2017

    International officers attending the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Naval Staff College (NSC) visited the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), April 17. The 62 international officers from 51 countries in the NSC Class of 2017 toured Ike as part of the field studies program (FSP). This program provides the students with a […]

  • 8 August 2017
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    The U.S. Navy’s second Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) is ready to start a six-month overhaul.  Ike left its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk transiting the Elizabeth River to arrive to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Virginia on August 5. Norfolk will be where shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries […]

  • 29 June 2016
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    The U.S. aircraft carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower and the assigned Carrier Strike Group conducted strike missions in Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea on June 28, the U.S. Navy said. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group entered the Mediterranean Sea June 13, and will continue to conduct strikes against […]

  • 11 December 2014
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    Sailors flooded into the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach for aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower’s (CVN 69) (Ike) holiday safety standdown, Dec. 5. The semi-annual event served the dual purpose of reiterating Ike’s safety standards and frocking the ship’s newly-advanced petty officers. Following opening remarks from Capt. Stephen T. Koehler, Ike’s commanding […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) completed its sea trials following an overhaul which lasted three times longer than expected. Ike returned to Naval Station Norfolk on April 1, after getting underway five days earlier. The sea trials were the first time Ike returned to sea since August 2017, when it […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of the U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) hosted midshipmen from the Naval Academy during their recent underway for a sustainment exercise. The midshipmen were brought aboard Ike for an extensive tour of the aircraft carrier conducting flight operations to see the full range of roles involved in its […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 17th commanding officer of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) announced that the ship completed its 300,000th successful arrested landing. The milestone was reached nearly 40 years after the first aircraft launched from the flight deck on September 15, 2017. Commanding Officer Capt. Paul Spedero Jr. made the announcement On […]