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  • 29 April 2014
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    Guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) held a change of command ceremony on board the ship at Naval Base San Diego, April 23.   During the ceremony, Capt. Timothy Steadman relieved Capt. Christopher Barnes as the ship’s commanding officer. Barnes gave much credit for his successful tour on board Lake Champlain to the officers, […]

  • 6 April 2015
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    The officers and crew of the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) hosted friends and family members off the coast of Southern California, March 27. After getting underway, guests experienced a professionally narrated harbor cruise during the outbound transit of San Diego harbor. Once out to sea, guests received a special exhibition of […]

  • 10 May 2018
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    Sailors aboard US Navy cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) returned to their homeports on May 9 after concluding deployments with their relevant carrier strike groups. Returning to Naval Base San Diego with its 350 crew, Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain concluded a four-month deployment as part of the […]

  • 9 May 2017
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    U.S. Navy’ guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) collided with a South Korean fishing vessel in international waters off South Korea on May 9. According to the U.S. Navy, the Ticonderoga-class cruiser was conducting routine operations at approximately 11:50 a.m. (+9I) when the incident happened. No one was injured in the incident and both vessels were […]

  • 23 April 2015
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    US Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) conducted a port visit to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, April 10-14. The visit gave Lake Champlain Sailors an opportunity to foster and sustain cooperative relationships with international partners by participating in friendship building activities in the local community. Twenty-seven U.S. Sailors along with Mexican naval and government officials, […]

  • 12 August 2014
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    The officers and crew of the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) returned home this weekend after participating in RIMPAC 2014, the world’s largest multi-national naval exercise.   Sailors on board Lake Champlain were given a unique opportunity to experience operating in a complex maritime environment and had the opportunity to help foster […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy cruiser USS Lake Champlain is getting underway from Naval Base San Diego on January 4 to start a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific. The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser will deploy as part of the Carl Vinson Strike Group. Lake Champlain completed a six-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific region last year returning home in late […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair received a $36,9 million modification to previously awarded contract for USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) fiscal 2015 selected restricted availability with emergent docking. A selected restricted availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. Work […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy ships centered around the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are on the return leg of their deployment and have started arriving at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickman. Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) already moored in Hawaii on June 13. […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Rushmore (LSD 47) and USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) participated in the Citadel Protect force protection exercise on Naval Base San Diego Sept. 25.   The exercise simulated a small boat attack and showcased the new Hailing Acoustic Laser and Light Tactical System (HALLTS) technology that requires only one person to operate the controller. […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Ford (FFG 54) completed exercise Trident Fury, returning to her homeport of Naval Station Everett, May 14. Exercise Trident Fury is a biennial joint and multinational naval training exercise led by the Royal Canadian navy and is designed to provide mutually beneficial, realistic and relevant training necessary for […]

  • 23 June 2017
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    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and the ships from its carrier strike group are set to return to their homeports of Naval Air Station North Island and Naval Base San Diego, June 23, following a five-and-a-half-month deployment to the Western Pacific. Returning with Carl Vinson are guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson got underway from Manila on February 20, completing a four-day visit to the Philippines. More than 5,500 sailors from aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived February 16 to visit local attractions and participate in community service projects. Crew […]

  • 22 November 2011
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      Carrier Strike Group 1 (CSG-1) held a change of command ceremony on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Nov. 18. Rear Adm. Thomas K. Shannon relieved Rear Adm. Samuel Perez as commander, CSG-1. CSG-1 was formally established Oct. 1, 2009, and is comprised of Carl Vinson, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, USS Bunker Hill […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s 3rd Fleet announced that ships and units from the Carl Vinson strike group (CVNSG) will depart San Diego for a regularly-scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific on January 5 and 6. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing 2, and embarked Destroyer Squadron 1 will deploy with […]

  • 5 June 2014
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    Guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 102) will participate in Portland Rose Festival in Portland, Oregon, June 5-9, to celebrate the 105th Rose Festival.   The US Navy ships are the first to return to the Portland Rose Festival since 2012. Budget uncertainty caused by sequestration prevented Navy […]

  • 12 April 2017
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    Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships might join the U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson for naval drills as the group of ships centered around the aircraft carrier heads for the Korean Peninsula. Japan would dispatch its destroyers when the U.S. ships enter the East China Sea, Reuters reported military sources as saying. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 April 2017
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    The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific ordered the U.S. Navy’s Carl Vinson carrier strike group to change course and head towards the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korea’s advancing weapons tests. The change of direction was announced on Saturday by the U.S. Pacific Command after the ships set sail from Singapore. The group is composed […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company completed successful back-to-back Tomahawk cruise missile flight tests that validated recent software improvements. The upgrades improve weapon system performance.   In the first test, the nuclear submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) fired a Tomahawk Block IV from the sub’s vertical capsule launch system. The missile flew a pre-planned mission […]

  • 13 April 2018
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    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) wrapped up a three-month deployment to the Indo-Pacifc returning to its homeport at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego on April 12. Over 5,000 crew from the aircraft carrier and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 deployed January 5 for routine operations in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 January 2018
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    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) left its homeport of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on January 15, to join the Carl Vinson carrier strike group on a Western Pacific deployment. Michael Murphy deployed with a crew of approximately 320 sailors and a detachment of MH-60R helicopters from Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 37, the […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval units from the US and Colombia are taking part in the Peru-hosted Silent Forces Exercise (SIFOREX) 2018 which began in Lima, Peru on April 16. SIFOREX is a naval exercise that focuses on anti-submarine warfare (ASW) proficiency and presents the US Navy with an opportunity to hone ASW operations against multiple diesel submarines in […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Guided missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) headed west Oct. 31 to begin an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans following participation in a 10-day Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California. Officers and crew members of Milius said their goodbyes to friends and family Oct. 20 as the […]

  • 19 February 2015
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    The US Coast Guard and Navy are continuing the search for a student reported overboard from a Japanese training vessel approximately 70 miles southwest of Kauai, Tuesday. Coast Guard and Navy assets have searched 9,412 square miles totaling 83 search hours. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center were notified at 9:56 a.m., […]

  • 31 January 2018
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    US Navy ships assigned to the Carl Vinson carrier strike group arrived in Guam on January 30 and 31 for the first port call of their Western Pacific deployment. The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and guided-missile destroyers USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) arrived with nearly 6,000 […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for a student reported overboard from a Japanese training vessel approximately 70 miles southwest of Kauai. Capt. Shannon Gilreath, commanding officer for Coast Guard Sector Honolulu, said: Suspending an active search is a difficult decision to make. We have exhausted all available resources in our efforts, but […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and U.S. Navy ships will participate in a Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California, Oct. 20-31. Participating units from the Royal Canadian Navy include Canadian Fleet Pacific, Halifax-class frigates HMCS Calgary (FFH 335) and HMCS Winnipeg (FFH 338), and Kingston-class coastal defence vessels HMCS […]