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  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations on October 13, 2015. Transiting the Suez Canal signaled Farragut’s completion of a six-month deployment in U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. While in 5th Fleet, Farragut conducted exercises with multiple partner and coalition nations in support of Operation Inherent […]

  • 14 July 2015
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    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut completed a scheduled port visit in Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi, July 9. While in port, Farragut Sailors used the time to conduct maintenance and shipboard preservation, as well as several morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) events. Farragut is part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG), which is composed […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) arrived in Gydnia, Poland, April 27, for a scheduled port visit. The visit is aimed at enhancing US and Poland relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous Europe. Gydnia is Farragut’s second port visit since departing on a scheduled deployment from Naval […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) departed La Rochelle, France, following a four-day visit, Sept. 10. During the visit, Farragut hosted a luncheon and tours for senior civilian and military officials. “It was my pleasure to bring Farragut to La Rochelle for the first visit by a U.S. warship in more than a decade,” […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Farragut (DDG 99) Sailors painted four “E”s on the ship’s bridge while moored in Funchal, Portugal, March 20, in recognition of the command recently being awarded the Battle “E” for 2012. The award recognizes the crew for displaying excellence in maritime warfare, engineering, survivability; and command, control, communication and information warfare. It also represents […]

  • 26 October 2015
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    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) departed Marseille, France Oct. 26, 2015 after the completion of a scheduled port visit. During the port visit, Farragut Sailors spent time with French dignitaries, the Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Mess “Ganteaume”, and provided shipboard tours to various supporting organizations in France. Farragut previously operated with the […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) departed Tallinn, Estonia, following a three-day port visit, Aug. 11. During the visit, Sailors participated in community engagement projects and experienced Estonia’s rich culture. “We were excited about Farragut’s visit,” said Michelle Schohn, public affairs officer for the U.S. Embassy in Tallinn. “It shows a tangible demonstration of the […]

  • 18 May 2015
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    A U.S. Navy Sailor assigned to USS Farragut (DDG 99) died Saturday, May 16, after falling from a hotel balcony while on liberty in Manama, Bahrain. The death occurred at 8:00 p.m. (GMT). Bahrain authorities and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service responded to the scene where the Sailor was pronounced dead. The Navy is cooperating […]

  • 20 March 2015
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    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Farragut (DDG 99) and USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) transit during an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). The operation was conducted on March 16. Forrest Sherman and Farragut are conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) arrived in La Rochelle, France, for a port visit, Sept. 7. During the visit, Farragut Sailors will have a busy schedule including participating in sporting events against local teams, conducting a community service project, and experiencing the local culture. Farragut’s visit to La Rochelle comes after its visit to […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) visited Bar, Montenegro, for a port visit March 11-14. Sailors had the opportunity to experience Montenegro’s culture and spend time engaging with the community, including sporting events with Montenegrin sailors, tours of the towns of Perast, Kotor and Skadar Lake, and a tour of Montenegro’s vineyards. “Montenegro is […]

  • 26 March 2015
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    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut completed a scheduled port visit in Lisbon, Portugal, March 25. While in port, Farragut conducted two community relations (COMREL) projects, and engaged in several Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) events. Farragut also hosted a tour and reception for members of the Military Attache Association, Rear Adm. Roy Kitchener, […]

  • 22 June 2018
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    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class USS Farragut (DDG 99) was underway as part of the Harry S. Truman carrier strike group when a cooling fan failure forced the US Navy to carry out underway repairs on the destroyer in Norway. USS Farragut was scheduled to take part in an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise in the Norwegian […]

  • 11 September 2015
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    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) and an embarked detachment rendered aid to a distressed fishing vessel in the Red Sea, Sept. 8. Farragut Sailors and an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter crew assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46 noticed the disabled boat. Farragut’s visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team approached the […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s Flight IIa Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Farragut is set to undergo drydock selected restricted availability (DSRA) repair works. The Southeast Regional Maintenance Center, Florida, has awarded BAE Systems a $32,5 million contract for the DSRA. The contract additionally has options which, if exercised, could bring the cumulative value of this contract to $33,69 million. […]

  • 20 February 2013

    Commander Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 Commodore Muhammad Hisham has crossed decked from USS Farragut to HMAS Toowoomba to personally welcome the crew to the counter-piracy task force. The crossdecking was conducted to bolster the already-high level of cooperation between the nations involved in the Combined Maritime Forces responsible for maritime security operations in the […]

  • 22 October 2015
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    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) arrived in Marseille, France for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 21, 2015. This port visit serves to enhance U.S.-France relations as the two nations work together for a more stable, secure and prosperous region. During this port visit, Farragut Sailors will participate in various tours of […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Mayport Nov. 14. Cmdr. Cory R. Applebee relieved Cmdr. William Musser as Farragut’s commanding officer. After serving as Farragut’s executive officer during her deployment with the USS Eisenhower (CVN 69) Carrier Strike Group, Musser assumed command in May, 2013. […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On January 9, 2020, while conducting routine operations in the North Arabian Sea, the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) had a close encounter with the Russian Navy’s intelligence ship Ivan Khurs. The US Navy described the approach as “aggressive”, saying that it increased the risk of collision. “Farragut sounded five short […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) fires its Mk 45 5-inch lightweight gun while conducting a live-fire exercise. The exercise was undertaken on March 12 in the Atlantic Ocean. Farragut, part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, will conduct operations in the U.S. Navy’s 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. […]

  • 29 April 2015
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    U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain answered a distress call yesterday morning issued by the Maersk Tigris container ship, after an Iranian Navy ship fired shots across its bridge and Iranian personnel boarded the commercial vessel, a Pentagon spokesman said. Army Col. Steve Warren told members of the Pentagon press corps that at about 2:05 […]

  • 2 April 2015
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    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) departed Palma de Mallorca, Spain, April 1, completing its second port visit while in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. Cmdr. Cory Applebee, commanding officer onboard Farragut, conducted office visits to Capt. Roberto Ortiz, Commander Spanish Naval Sector, Balearic Islands, Ms. Teresa Palmer, Spanish Civil Delegate […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) continued to strengthen relationships with Baltic nations as it began a four-day port visit in Riga, Latvia, Aug. 4. During the port visit, Sailors played a game of basketball against members of the Latvian National Armed Forces and participated in two community service projects. “The city of Riga […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) conducted various fleet exercises (FLEETEX), June 12-22, to build interoperability with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) ships and to exercise proficiency in command and control. “Fleet exercises are integrated joint and coalition training events to maintain proficiency across maritime warfare disciplines,” said Lt. Cmdr. Joshua […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) returned to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., following its participation in Joint Warrior 11-2 in Scotland and multiple training and preservation evolutions in Mayport, Fla. While in Mayport, the crew of Burke worked on topside preservation and numerous training scenarios, cutting down on pre-deployment work to be completed while […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) transited the Suez Canal departing the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility March 8. Farragut was on station for six months conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom, while serving as part of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group then […]

  • 1 May 2015
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    In an effort to secure freedom of navigation, the US Navy started accompanying US-flagged commercial vessels passing through the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. According to Reuters, the Navy vessels which are already deployed in the area will stay in communication and close enough to the US-flagged vessels to respond if needed, but would not escort them. […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) entered 6th Fleet in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe, March 16. The TRCSG consists of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2 staff, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG […]

  • 11 April 2018
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    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 […]