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  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Although the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) is scheduled to be decommissioned in 2016, its legacy lives on, and so does one of its anchors. Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division recently installed one of Enterprise’s anchors on younger carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).   USS Enterprise, originally built by Newport News […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has decided to recall an August 2016 Request for Proposal for the commercial recycling of the non-nuclear portions of ex-USS Enterprise (CVN 65), noting that it needs more time to evaluate the best way to recycle the ship. The navy said it requires more information to determine the approach for the disposal of […]

  • 26 January 2017

    U.S. Navy’s first nuclear-powered powered aircraft-carrier USS Enterprise is set to be commissioned early February, over four years after her inactivation in December 2012. The navy announced on Wednesday that Enterprise would be decommissioned on February 3 in a ceremony closed to the public. The ceremony will be posted to Facebook later, the navy added. USS […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Medical department Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) conducted a ship-wide vaccination, or SHOTEX, while on deployment March 19-20. The SHOTEX evolution allows a large percentage of the crew to quickly and efficiently receive the immunizations required for them to operate in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. The shots are […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Training & Education

      The world’s first nuclear aircraft carrier sailed into Mayport this morning to pick up a load of Tigers… (firstcoastnews) [mappress] Source: firstcoastnews, July 14, 2011;

  • 12 November 2012
    Industry news, Research & Development

    The US Navy is going to send spent nuclear fuel from the USS Enterprise, that is being decommissioned, to Idaho for study and storage, reports the citing a Navy spokesman. The fuel will arrive at the Naval Reactors Facility at the Idaho National Laboratory in 2015. The Navy spokesman said the spent nuclear fuel, […]

  • 5 February 2017

    The U.S. Navy decommissioned its first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) during a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay on February 3. The ceremony not only marked the end of the ship’s nearly 55-year career, it also served as the very first decommissioning of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Capt. Todd Beltz, commanding officer […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy is going to scrap the nation’s oldest active duty warship USS Enterprise (“Big E”), according to CNN. USS Enterprise is the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the eighth United States naval vessel to bear the name. Like her predecessor of World War II fame, she is nicknamed the “Big E”. The […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) played host to the “Messlords,” a group of popular restaurant owners, July 18-20, giving the chefs an opportunity to tour the legendary ship, and to meet with and cook alongside the crew. Sponsored by Navy Entertainment, the group of business-owning chefs have traveled to multiple forward-deployed military installations, have […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Training & Education

    A Sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) was recovered uninjured after falling overboard at 5:39 a.m. March 15. The Sailor was recovered by an SH-60F Seahawk search and rescue helicopter from Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron (HS) 11. The Sailor was working on the flight deck when the incident occurred. Several other Sailors working […]

  • 13 July 2011

    The USS Enterprise aircraft carrier is scheduled to return to Norfolk Naval Station on Friday after completing a six-month deployment in the… By Hugh Lessig (dailypress) [mappress] Source: dailypress, July 13, 2011;

  • 16 May 2012
    Industry news

    MPR Federal Services has recently been awarded a two-year contract by Newport News Shipbuilding to design, manufacture, and deliver eight ventilation platforms to support the decommissioning of USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65). Newport News Shipbuilding is a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. “The USS ENTERPRISE is the first US nuclear powered aircraft carrier to be decommissioned. […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Industry news

    Nearly 12,000 past and current crewmembers, family and friends attended the inactivation of aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Dec. 1, 2012, at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. Enterprise, the world’s first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, recently completed its 25th and final deployment and returned to its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled inactivation, […]

  • 7 February 2011

    US nuclear aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise, will arrive in the popular resort town of Marmaris in western Turkey on February 8. The carrier will anchor off Marmaris for four days. USS Enterprise is the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. At 342.3 m, she is the longest naval vessel in the world. Enterprise is also the […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) completed a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6), April 18. During the RAS, Enterprise took on supplies, such as food, mail and fuel, among other necessities, essential to the ship’s mission and crew morale. “We received everything […]

  • 21 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) anchored off the coast of Naples, Italy, for its final port visit following seven months at sea, Oct. 16. The visit serves to demonstrate the Navy’s commitment to regional stability and maritime security in the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility and to help strengthen the already positive relationship […]

  • 12 January 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Enterprise (CVN 65) departed its homeport of Norfolk, Va., Jan. 11 to participate in a Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX) and Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX). The early morning departure was the next to last departure from Naval Station Norfolk for the 50-year-old carrier. Enterprise is scheduled to enter deactivation after completing its […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has moved the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) on Saturday from Pier 2 at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division to her original birthplace, Dry Dock 11. Newport News employees will continue the defueling process in the dry dock under the current inactivation contract. Six tugboats guided the ship about one mile to […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Industry news

    General Dynamics (GD) NASSCO Earl Industries has received a $25,072,533 modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Ship Terminal Operation Program in support of the deactivation of the ship. Read more. As we wrote earlier, the U.S. Navy is going to scrap the nation’s oldest active duty warship USS Enterprise (“Big […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Training & Education

    After 51 years of distinguished service, the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) will inactivate on Dec. 1, 2012, in a ceremony to be held at Norfolk Naval Station, in Norfolk, Va. The inactivation ceremony will be the last official public event for the ship, and will serve as a celebration of life for the […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Training & Education

    While underway in the Atlantic Ocean Jan. 14, Sailors and Marines assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) paused to remember the catastrophic fire that took place on its flight deck in 1969. Capt. William C. Hamilton Jr., commanding officer of Enterprise, addressed the crew over the ship’s intercom system while closed circuit […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy Chief is an institution molded over decades by the deeds of great men and women and, on this day, another milestone was reached. The last 49 Chief Petty Officers ever to be forged on the deck plates of the world’s first and finest aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65), were officially welcomed to […]

  • 2 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Cheerleaders and football players from the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars visited aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) while the ship was in port at Naval Station Mayport, Fla., Jan. 31. The players and cheerleaders took photos with Sailors and Marines, signed autographs and toured the flight deck during their visit to the 50-year-old ship. “This […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Atomics a $195.1 million contract modification which will see the company manufacture, assemble and test the advanced arresting gear for the third Ford-class aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 80). General Atomics will be responsible for the installation of the system and eventual repairs and drawing changes. The navy considered cancelling the AAG […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    American shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries was awarded a $152 million contract on May 23 for advance planning for the construction of the aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 80). The third aircraft carrier in the U.S. Navy’s Gerald R. Ford class was named in honor of the Navy’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65). The work, […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Training & Education

    A Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Master Mobile Training Team (MMTT) visited aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in the Arabian Sea to provide training to command leadership, July 31-Aug. 1 as the ship continued its final deployment. Sexual Assault Prevention and Response MMTTs began deployments to worldwide locations July 13, as part of […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Britain’s most advanced warship, HMS Daring, reunited with the world’s most famous aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise, as they spent five days on patrol east of Suez. It’s the second time the two vessels have linked up – but the first on operations. Enterprise is on her final deployment after 51 years of active service, while […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $25.5 million modification to start the advance fabrication of the third Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 80). The initial structural fabrication and shop work on the third Gerald R. Ford-class carrier will be performed at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division through March 2018. “This award authorizes […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Atomics a $532.6 million contract modification to install the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) onboard the third Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 80). The latest modification includes the manufacture, assembly, inspection, test and checkout of the EMALS and includes repairs, technical data, and drawing changes. The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System is designed […]