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  • 7 March 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrived in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations to begin conducting counter illicit trafficking operations in support of Operation Martillo, March 2. Operation Martillo (Spanish for “hammer”) is a U.S., European and Western Hemisphere partner-nation effort launched in January 2012 targeting illicit trafficking routes […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrived in Subic Bay, the Philippines, for a port visit, July 1. Prior to arrival, Lassen’s crew of 320 Sailors, including members of the ‘Warlords’ of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 51, conducted presence patrols in the South China Sea and in waters around the Philippine […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) held a change of command ceremony May 13, while moored at its forward-deployed home port in Yokosuka, Japan. As the ship’s company and invited guests looked on Cmdr. Michael Smith was relieved by Cmdr. Robert Francis during the traditional ceremony held pier-side at Commander Fleet Activities […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) successfully completed five days of combined, at-sea training events with the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), July 23, as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore 2015. This year’s at-sea phase included complex scenarios with ships, submarines and aircraft, an exercise with unmanned aerial […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrived in Melbourne for a port visit, Aug. 7. During the port visit Lassen will be involved in several community engagement projects including a visit to an after school program and a soccer game with the local community. Sailors will also have an opportunity for various […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Mayport a $33.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for work on the Dry-dock Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA) repairs of guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82). According to a U.S. Department of Defense announcement, the work will consist of structural and tank repairs, propulsion systems repairs, ventilations and auxiliary […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Training & Education

    Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) left Yokosuka, Japan after nearly 10 years in the Forward Deployed Naval Forces, Jan. 6. She will conduct her last patrol in the western pacific before heading to her new homeport of Mayport, Florida. “Lassen’s performance in the 7th Fleet was beyond expectations,” said Capt. Christopher J. […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Training & Education

      The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrived in Sydney for a port visit, Aug. 14. “The Sailors for the first time in a while have a chance to go to a port where they felt like they’re home,” said Lassen’s Command Master Chief Jason Haka. “Australia is one of our closest […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) left Yokosuka, Japan on January 6 after nearly 10 years in the Forward Deployed Naval Forces. The ship will conduct her last patrol in the western pacific before heading to her new homeport of Mayport, Florida. Lassen is one of the destroyers assigned to […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrived in Vladivostok May 7, as part of building ties and fostering relationships with the Russian Navy on areas of mutual interest. “Our goal is to continue building friendship and respect between the people of the United States and Russia while marking an important moment in […]

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

    During the months of July and August, eight Midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy embarked Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) for their summer training program.   The Midshipmen were immersed in naval operations including helicopter, small boat, damage control, anti-submarine warfare and navigation while underway. Lassen went underway weekly in […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities

    Arleigh-burke class guided missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) visited Kure to strengthen their close ties with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and collaborate on tactical doctrine and warfighting concepts, Feb. 26-28. During the visit, Lassen and JMSDF JS Ise (DDH 182) hosted warfighter exchange discussions and Lassen hosted a reception on board which […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) departed its forward deployed location of Yokosuka, Japan, for a routine patrol in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility, Feb. 3, following their successful completion of Training Availability (TRAV). The purpose of the TRAV is to validate the ship has the required training, qualifications and critical […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Six midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) embarked Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) for their summer training program. Two first class and four third class midshipmen were immersed in every aspect of shipboard life during the past month including helicopter and small boat operations, air warfare, damage control, anti-submarine warfare, small […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) conducted bilateral operations with two Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyers in support of region surface warfare operations, Feb. 11 and 13. Lassen executed helicopter cross-deck operations, surface warfare tactics, flag hoist drills, communication drills, and personnel exchanges with JS Hamagiri (DD155) and JS Kurama […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Authorities

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrived in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, for a port visit Oct. 19, after conducting a routine South China Sea patrol. Lassen spent the last four weeks on a routine patrol in international waters in the South China Sea, in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) continues to patrol the South China Sea since the end of May 2015 in support of security and stability in the region. Since August 2013, Destroyer Squadron 15 DDGs have operated in the South China Sea. During these patrols, safe interactions with People’s Liberation Army (PLA) […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) with embarked US Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team recovered more than 3,500 pounds of marijuana on May 2. While on routine patrol approximately 15 miles northeast of Navassa Island, an embarked MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the “Proud Warriors” of […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Training & Education

    More than 6,000 local Yokosuka residents, friends, and family members waited in a line stretching over a mile to tour the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82), during the 35th Friendship Day at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka Aug. 6. “We are very pleased to serve as the open ship for Friendship Day,” said […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Two acoustic intelligence (ACINT) specialists from the Office of Naval Intelligence, based out of Washington, D.C., embarked aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) to provide training on acoustic and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) areas, May 15. Scheduled to be onboard until early July, the ACINT specialists are working to increase the capability […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) partnered with the guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) to complete their first combined South China Sea presence operations July 9. During combined presence operations in the South China Sea, Fort Worth and Lassen conducted joint maneuvering exercises at sea, working together to seamlessly share information […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy has announced that the ballistic missile defense (BMD)-capable guided-missile destroyers USS Benfold (DDG 65) and USS Milius (DDG 69) will become part of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) based at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. Benfold and Milius will leave their current homeport of San Diego and forward deploy to Yokosuka […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) joined in Victory Day events during a port visit to Vladivostok, May 9. Victory Day is a major Russian holiday celebrating the end of World War II hostilities in Europe. Lassen Sailors marched in the Vladivostok Victory Day Parade alongside the Russian military and sailors from a […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Authorities

    Two Chinese warplanes have forced a U.S. Navy maritime patrol airplane to descend a couple hundred feet to avoid collision on Tuesday, May 17, the Pentagon said. The J-11 jets performed “unsafe” maneuvers to intercept a U.S. EP-3 Aries aircraft flying over the contested South China Sea. The incident is the latest in a series of […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) and ships from the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) conducted separate one-day multilateral naval exercises with France and Turkey in the waters south of the Korean peninsula May 23 and 25. The exercises, conducted with French frigate FS Aconit (F-713) May 23 and Turkish frigate TCG […]

  • 16 March 2015

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) successfully demonstrated the Secretary of the Navy’s new initiative to pay husbanding service providers (HSP) using a new process, called procure to pay (P2P) proof of principle (PoP) process, during a port visit in Donghae, March 12-13. The new processes are part of a larger value stream that […]

  • 11 August 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Lassen Docks in Melbourne, Australia The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrived in Melbourne for a port visit, Aug. 7. During the port visit Lassen will be involved in several community engagement projects including a visit to an after school program and a soccer game with the local community.  USA: X-47B […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy has once again challenged China in the South China Sea by sailing a destroyer near a Chinese disputed reef. The latest sail by is the third time a U.S. warship has exercised the ‘freedom of navigation’, a maritime principle the U.S. Navy calls upon when it sails in the disputed areas. USS William […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Industry news

      The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) returned to its forward-deployed port of Yokosuka, Japan, June 4. Initially conducting extensive maintenance and upgrade in Yokosuka, Lassen relocated to Sasebo Naval Base following the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck northeastern Japan. After spending nearly 10 weeks at Sasebo Naval Base, […]