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  • 17 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Future USS John E. Kilmer will be the 84th ship in its class.  

  • 2 February 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Future USS Coronado Leaves Austal Shipyard he US Navy’s newest littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Coronado, left the Austal USA Shipyard and headed to her commissioning site in Coronado, Calif.   LCS Program Manager, Capt. Tom Anderson, said that it was exciting to see the ship exiting the new construction yard en route […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On May 13, 1944, U.S. Navy ship Francis M. Robinson (DE-220) sank the Japanese submarine RO-501 which previously served in the German Navy as U-1224. The U.S. Navy’s Buckley-class destroyer escort ship was patrolling off the Cape Verde Islands on May 13 when she made a sound contact and mounted a deliberate attack with depth charges and hedgehogs to […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Virginia-class attack submarine USS John Warner (SSN 785) was commissioned during a ceremony attended by more than 2,500 in its future homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 1, 2015. Displaying its motto “On a Mission to Defend Freedom,” the ship is the 12th Virginia-class attack submarine to join the US Navy’s operating fleet. The […]

  • 30 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The Portsmouth-based frigate joined the USS Abraham Lincoln for anti-submarine exercises, before serving as the ‘plane guard’ for the carrier as she launched and recovered her aircraft. Her Majesty’s Ship Westminster sails in company with the USS Abraham Lincoln as the Portsmouth-based warship joined forces with the most potent naval group on the Seven Seas, […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose met her former sister ship as she sailed to South America to mark the 200th anniversary of the Chilean Navy. The former sister ship is ex-HMS Marlborough, which now flies the Chilean flag as CNS Almirante Condell. A second Gulf War veteran, Marlborough was sold to Chile with HM […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS St. John’s returned to her homeport in Halifax on July 23 after spending six months deployed to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2). Joining SNMG1 on January 18, 2018, the frigate contributed to NATO operations as part of the Canadian operation Reassurance. During the deployment, St. John’s sailed in the […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Industry news

    Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction has delivered a new indigenously-built destroyer, the 13th of the PKG-class (guided-missile patrol killer), to the South Korean Navy, the Yonhap News reports.   The Defense Acquisition Program Administration said that the 450-ton destroyer will join the South Korean Navy missions after two months of deployment. The destroyer can reach […]

  • 22 March 2017

    The U.S. Navy announced on Tuesday that the new Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, pre-commissioning unit John Finn (DDG 113) will be commissioned July 15 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. John Finn is the 63rd Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and the first of the DDG 51 Flight IIA restart ships being built by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Hollywood actor Gerard Butler visited the Pentagon on Tuesday for a press briefing about a new submarine movie produced in collaboration with the US Navy. Butler plays the commander of the fictional attack sub USS Arkansas in the movie “Hunter-Killer,” due out this week. The movie posits an operation aimed at averting war with Russia. Butler said […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate HMCS St. John’s departed Naval Station Halifax on January 16 to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group 1. The bad weather delayed the frigate’s departure by two hours, but the crew are now en route to Europe where they will represent the Canadian contribution to NATO operations in Central and Eastern […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Frigates, destroyers and an aircraft carrier from four nations are currently underway in the Persian Gulf as part of the annual, multinational exercise Intrepid Sentinel 2019. The multilateral exercise is designed to increase capability and interoperability between the four nations. According to photos shared by the US Navy on January 15, aircraft carrier USS John […]

  • 27 July 2011

    USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Sailors said goodbye to their family and friends July 25, as the ship departed Naval Base Kitsap for San Diego to embark Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9. The carrier, with its embarked air wing, USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), and Destroyer Squadron Twenty-one, which includes USS Pinckney (DDG 91), […]

  • 27 August 2018

    Highest ranking US Navy officials released statements Aug. 25 on the death of Senator and Navy veteran John S. McCain III who died from brain cancer Aug. 25 at age 81. Richard V. Spencer, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and the commanding officer of USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), Cmdr. Micah Murphy, […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy has decommissioned two 1241 RE class guided missile vessels during a ceremony held at the naval dockyard in Mumbai, April 28. INS Veer and Nipat parted with the Navy after 29 and 28 years of commissioned service respectively. Veer and Nipat were commissioned at Poti, Georgia, in former USSR on March 26, 1987 and December 6, […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 marked a milestone, May 5, with the deployment’s 5,000th arrested landing, or trap. John C. Stennis and CVW-9 have worked hard together through the workup cycle and put their lessons learned into practice on this deployment. “Five […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Training & Education

    USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) got underway from Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton to complete its flight deck certification and other training, Sept 1. Flight deck certification is a key milestone for the aircraft carrier’s return to operations at sea following a six-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) maintenance period. “The flight deck certification process has been […]

  • 12 February 2016

    The U.S. Navy yesterday said that the future amphibious landing ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) is scheduled to be homeported at Naval Base San Diego following its commissioning in summer 2016. John P. Murtha is a San Antonio-class amphibious landing ship being built by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Stationing amphibious landing […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) got underway from Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Washington to conduct routine training on September 27. During the underway, John C. Stennis Sailors will conduct damage control and firefighting training, seamanship training, small boat operations and exercises designed to maintain technical and tactical proficiency in a […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) observed Passover with a traditional seder in the wardroom, April 25. Despite being more than 10,000 miles from their families, Sailors sought to create a sense of community. The event was open to the entire crew, as the holiday provides an opportunity to build a community around […]

  • 5 January 2017

    Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate HMCS St. John’s left her homeport on Wednesday and headed for the Mediterranean Sea where it will join NATO’s standing maritime group 2. Departing from the naval base in Halifax, St. John’s set sail for the operation Reassurance to replace sister ship HMCS Charlottetown which has been serving with SNMG 2 […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The future U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS John Finn (DDG 113) completed initial builder’s sea trials on August 30 following three days at sea. The Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) ship, built at HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, spent three days in the Gulf of Mexico testing the ship’s main propulsion system and other ship systems. […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Navy Region Center Singapore welcomed USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Carrier Strike Group Sailors during a port visit in Sembawang, Singapore, April 19-23. As part of their regularly scheduled 7th Fleet deployment, strike group Sailors took advantage of the various services and facilities Navy Region Center Singapore offers. For installation leadership, this was a […]

  • 17 May 2019

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis arrived in Norfolk on May 16, concluding a seven-month deployment which started from Bremerton, Washington. Nearly 5,000 sailors of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 3, led by Capt. Randy Peck, are now in Virginia, after deploying in October of last year. CSG-3, commanded by Rear Adm. Mike Wettlaufer, […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis and more than 7,000 of its sailors returned to San Diego following a seven-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The ship entered Naval Base San Diego on August 10. JCSSG left on deployment January 15 and operated in both U.S. 3rd and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility, including more than […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has informed that its future amphibious transport dock John P. Murtha (LPD 26) successfully completed acceptance trials on April 15. The trials consisted of a series of in port and underway tests that validate the functionality of ship’s systems. They are conducted by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) over […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) departed their homeport of Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton for a regularly scheduled deployment, January 15. Stennis Sailors manned the rails as the ship sailed away from the pier and began the transit through the Puget Sound to the Pacific […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The new flagship of US 7th Fleet’s amphibious forces carried out a live-fire exercise in the South China Sea on September 27. Joined by the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), the USS Wasp amphibious ready group (ARG) conducted an integrated Defense of the Amphibious Task Force (DATF) drill. DATF focused on Navy and Marine […]

  • 3 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After completing its planned incremental availability (PIA), US Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) got underway from Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton to complete its flight deck certification and other training on September 1. Flight deck certification is a key milestone for the aircraft carrier’s return to operations at sea. “The flight deck certification […]