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  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Rijeka, Croatia, for a scheduled shipyard period Jan. 15, 2015. The 620-foot flagship is scheduled to undergo a complete overhaul, docking, and renovation at the Viktor Lenac shipyard, located in Rijeka, Croatia. Capt. Mark Colombo, USS Mount Whitney commanding officer, […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s command ship USS Mount Whitney arrived to Klaipeda, Lithuania on June 30 for a scheduled port visit having departed Stockholm, Sweden a day earlier. During the visit, the USS Mount Whitney commanding officer and a delegation will meet with the Commander of the Lithuanian Navy, mayor of Klaipėda city, and attend other formal events. […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s 6th fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) entered drydock in Croatia on December 19, for its 2017 shipyard period. During this time, vital systems and a hospitality upgrade will be installed during the six month shipyard period. Mount Whitney will return to service in 2017 following an installation […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s command and control ship USS Mount Whitney returned to Gaeta, Italy after undergoing shipyard maintenance. USS Mount Whitney is the flagship of the U.S. 6th Fleet operating in Europe and Africa. The Blue Ridge class ship arrived in its forward-deployed port after it completed a 30-day required shipyard maintenance, and scheduled critical Command and Control, Computers, […]

  • 19 October 2015
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    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Glenmallan, Scotland for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 17. Command Master Chief Matt Dickinson, USS Mount Whiteny (LCC 20), said: The Scotland visit is particularly special to the Mount Whitney crew as it marks our return to full mission capable […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) took part in a passing exercise (PASSEX) with a ship from the Romanian Navy in the Black Sea as it departed Constanta, Romania, October 20. Mount Whitney participated in a minesweeping exercise with Romanian Navy corvette Admiral Eustaiu Sebastian (F-264), as well as a […]

  • 5 February 2014

    The US Navy warship, USS Mount Whitney sailed into the Black Sea today, the Voice of Russia reports.   USS Mount Whitney, the flagship of the US Navy’s Sixth Fleet, will be joined by another US Navy ship, an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate, USS Taylor, later in the day, a spokesman for the Russian Navy […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) entered the Black Sea on October 10 to conduct theater security cooperation and key leader engagement events with allies and partners in the region. USS Mount Whitney is operating in the Black Sea in support of operation Atlantic Resolve, the U.S. response to […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) conducted a combined search and rescue (SAR) exercise with the Republic of Cyprus Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Lanarca in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, February 29. The purpose of the exercise was to increase response capabilities of Cypriot emergency personnel and rescue units and to enhance interoperability […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    US Navy’s 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney will undergo a six-month dry docking and overhaul in the Croatian Viktor Lenac Shipyard, the company announced on September 13. Under the terms of the contract, USS Mount Whitney will undergo the 3rd stage of its scheduled life-cycle maintenance to extend the life of this 1970s era command ship […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s forward-deployed command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) pulled into Valletta, Malta, on January 19, 2018, for a scheduled port visit. During her time in Valletta, Mount Whitney is providing ship tours and enhancing relationships between the two countries. “The sailors and civilian mariners of Mount Whitney are thrilled to renew our […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Constanta, Romania, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 20. Mount Whitney’s visit to Romania reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthening ties while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Mechanics from the Viktor Lenac Shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia started working on the U.S. 6TH Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20). The vessel arrived in Rijeka on January 15 for a scheduled shipyard period. The work planned includes overhaul, docking, and renovation. The USS Mount Whitney is US Navy’s Blue Ridge class command […]

  • 17 August 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Theoule-sur-Mer, France, August 14 for a scheduled port visit to participate in commemorative events honoring the liberation of southern France by allied forces during World War II. The primary reason for the port visit is to commemorate the 72nd anniversary […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departed Burgas, Bulgaria following a scheduled port visit, Oct. 27. Mount Whitney’s visit to Bulgaria reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to strengthening ties with NATO allies, while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the region. Lt. Cmdr. Tammy […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) made history May 23 as she became the first ship of her kind to have an MV-22B Osprey land on her flight deck. The MV-22B and crew are part of “The Thunder Chickens” of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (VMM-263), based out of Marine Corps Air Station […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departed the Black Sea, Oct 28, after a series of engagements that promoted peace and stability in the region. While in the Black Sea, Mount Whitney’s mission was to work with NATO allies and European partners, demonstrating the United States’ commitment to […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Mount Whitney supported a major milestone by the re-established US 2nd Fleet.

  • 26 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal May 24. The ship is in port to embark Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) staff members and to refuel before heading to the Baltic Sea to participate in BALTOPS 2016. Mount Whitney is designed to be a command and […]

  • 2 November 2015
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    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal, on November 1, for a scheduled port visit and embarkation of Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO personnel. While in Portugal, Mount Whitney’s crew will take the opportunity to host distinguished guests and city officials at a dinner […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departed Gaeta, Italy,  and headed for Croatia on March 8. The flagship is returning to the Viktor Lenac Shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia, for critical Command and Control, Computers, Communications, Combat Systems and Intelligence (C5I) repairs. Lt. Mark Reddy, Electronic Materials Officer, […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities

    USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) held a change of command ceremony before local dignitaries, distinguished guests and ship’s officers, Sailors, and civilian mariners Oct. 6, 2015. Capt. Carlos Sardiello relieved Capt. Mark Colombo as the 28th commanding officer of Mount Whitney. Colombo was the 27th commanding officer of the Mount Whitney and served aboard for […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 14. Mount Whitney’s presence in Georgia reaffirms to partner countries that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to the common goal of promoting security and stability within the region, while enhancing the […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. 6th Fleet flag ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) completed a two-month maintenance period at San Giorgio del Porto shipyard, April 15. After nearly 60 days of engineering upgrades and extensive steel replacement on the main super-structure, Mount Whitney got underway to conduct sea trials, a step toward certifying as a mission ready […]

  • 10 June 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) is currently participating in Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2012, an invitational joint and combined exercise designed to enhance multinational maritime capabilities and interoperability, and improve involvement in the larger Baltic region theater security cooperation strategy. The object of BALTOPS 2012 is to promote mutual understanding, confidence, cooperation and interoperability among […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) and command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Ukraine ahead of the start of exercise Sea Breeze 2018. Only USS Porter pulled into the Ukrainian port city of Odessa prior to the exercise. The two ships entered the Black Sea on July 6 and July […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 400 friends and family members arrived on board the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) for a one-day Tiger Cruise in Gaeta, Italy, Aug. 5. Participants in the event, also known as ‘tigers’, received a welcome aboard package upon arrival which included a welcome aboard letter, a schedule of events […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), concluded a 4-day port visit to Theoule-sur-Mer, France, after taking part in several events honoring the 69th anniversary of the liberation of Provence, Aug. 17. “This year is the 69th anniversary, and I was fortunate enough to be in southern France as a lieutenant to recognize […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Training & Education

    In efforts to extend ship life, increase capability and assure critical operations, the U.S. Navy is refitting its USS Mount Whitney Blue Ridge class command ship. GE’s Power Conversion business has signed a contract worth US$14 million if all options are exercised with Military Sealift Command (MSC) for this three-year, large electrical refit project, which […]