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  • 6 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    BAE Systems Hawaii has been awarded a $52,1 million contract action to previously awarded contract for repair and alteration of USS O’Kane (DDG 77). USS O’Kane will be undergoing a scheduled Drydocking Selected Repair Availability, which is the opportunity in the ship’s life cycle to primarily conduct repair and alteration to systems and hull not […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    BAE Systems, Honolulu, Hawaii, is being awarded an $8,4 million modification to previously awarded contract to support the repair and alteration of USS O’Kane (DDG 77). USS O’Kane is undergoing a scheduled drydocking selected repair availability which is the opportunity in the ship’s life cycle to primarily conduct repair and alteration to systems and hull not available […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) got underway from its Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on November 3 to start an independent deployment to the Western Pacific. While deployed, the ship will conduct theater security cooperation and maritime presence operations with partner nations. Having steadily worked through a sustainment cycle, the ship’s commanding officer […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities

    The guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) completed its move to Dry Dock 4 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on March 4 to begin its drydocking selected restricted availability (DSRA), the biggest in Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) history. O’Kane returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, the ship’s homeport, on Dec. 5, 2014 following a […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    BAE Systems is being awarded a $6,7 million undefinitized contract action to previously awarded contract for additional repair and alteration of USS O’Kane (DDG 77). USS O’Kane will be undergoing a scheduled drydocking selected repair availability which is the opportunity in the ship’s life cycle to primarily conduct repair and alteration to systems and hull not available […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) completed a seven-month Western Pacific deployment returning to its homeport at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on June 4. O’Kane departed Pearl Harbor, Nov. 4, to conduct ballistic missile defense operations near the American territory of Guam. O’Kane remained on station for the majority of deployment, meeting mission requirements […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) is scheduled to visit Juneau, Alaska, after the biennial exercise Northern Edge concludes. O’Kane will arrive in Juneau on May 13 and the crew will have opportunities to participate in community service projects and sporting events. USS Juneau (LPD 10) was the last ship to visit Juneau […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and USS O’Kane (DDG 77) completed homeport swaps as DDG 108 arrived in Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and DDG 77 got underway for its new homeport in San Diego. O’Kane departed for San Diego after completing a seven-month Western Pacific deployment in June this year. […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities

    Cmdr. Gina McCaine relieved Cmdr. James Juster as commanding officer of the guided missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) during a change of command ceremony at sea, Nov. 19. McCaine, the former executive officer of O’Kane, became the ship’s 11th commanding officer since the ship’s commissioning Oct. 23, 1999. For Juster, the ceremony marked the […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) will return to its homeport Dec. 5 from a nine-month deployment to the Arabian Gulf and Western Pacific Ocean. The ship and crew of nearly 280 Sailors, assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 31, conducted goodwill activities with partner nations along with various presence operations with two […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems, Honolulu, Hawaii received a $13,7 million final determination to a previously awarded contract for scheduled drydocking selected repair availability (DSRA) of USS O’Kane (DDG 77). The scheduled DSRA is the opportunity in the ship’s life cycle primarily to conduct repair and alteration to systems and hull not available when the ship is waterborne. Work […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy has deployed Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) and will deploy another destroyer to make up lost ballistic missile defense capability after two guided missile destroyers were severely damaged in recent collisions. USS Monterey departed Naval Station Norfolk October 16, for a surge deployment to the US 5th Fleet and US 6th […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) are assisting the crew of guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) to recover from damage sustained in a collision with a large Japanese-owned merchant vessel near the Strait of Hormuz, Aug. 12. Porter transited under its own power to Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, and is now […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a deployment in the western Pacific March 23. The crew of more than 250 Sailors plans to conduct integrated operations in conjunction with coalition partners deployed to the Western Pacific. “O’Kane has prepared for this deployment for more than a year, and […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) arrived in Homer, Alaska, April 29 for a scheduled port visit prior to their participation in Exercise Northern Edge 2017. Northern Edge is a biennial training exercise conducted in the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, which includes the area within the Gulf of Alaska, […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Hawaii-based Destroyer Squadron 31 completed a week of dynamic training as ships returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Nov. 17-18, from the latest Koa Kai exercise in Hawaiian waters. It was the first time U.S. Navy ships were joined by a Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) surface ship for a Koa Kai exercise. The JMSDF […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) helicopter destroyer JS Kurama (DDH 144) will join U.S. Navy ships in exercise Koa Kai 12-1 beginning Nov. 10, marking the first time a JMSDF surface ship will participate in the semi-annual exercise in and around Hawaiian waters. Koa Kai 12-1 is an integrated maritime exercise to prepare independent […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy carrier strike group centered around the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson completed a three-week sustainment training exercise off the coast of Southern California, November 16. Completing the exercise indicates the strike group’s readiness for executing missions across all warfare areas. The group successfully conducted a series of at-sea drills, missile shoots, and […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Authorities

    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, […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Industry news

    BAE Systems has received a multi-ship, multi-option (MSMO) contract from the U.S. Navy to repair, maintain, and modernize nine destroyers and cruisers, either homeported in or visiting Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.   The five-year contract, awarded by the Naval Sea Systems Command, includes modernization, maintenance, and repair work for the USS Chafee, USS John Paul Jones, […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The carrier strike group assigned to the U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson returned to San Diego after completing the composite unit training exercise and joint task force exercise (COMPTUEX/JTFEX), on November 21. During their time at sea, the unit conducted various exercises and completed evaluations to certify their ships as deployment ready. The […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Some 6,000 U.S. military members have started the 2017 edition of the exercise Northern Edge which is taking place at the Gulf of Alaska and around central Alaska ranges from May 1-12. NE17, a biennial Pacific Command contingency exercise, prepares joint U.S. forces to respond to crises in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. It is designed to […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Authorities

    Rear Adm. Alvin Holsey relieved Rear Adm. John Fuller as commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, during a pierside change of command ceremony, June 12, aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70). Vice Adm. John D. Alexander, commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet, presided over the ceremony and thanked Fuller for his efforts over the past 11 months as […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) arrived at Bremerton, Washington, on October 29 to start her inactivation and decommissioning process at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. The 35-year-old Olympia is starting the inactivation procedure after completing her final deployment in September this year. The boat returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The 35-year-old boat will now head to Bremerton, Washington, for inactivation.

  • 17 April 2014
    Industry news

    Seagulls overhead. Waves and water underfoot. After years spent fine-tuning systems in a lab, a team of Raytheon experts is getting its sea legs as it installs advanced technologies onboard the U.S. Navy’s stealthy future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) destroyer.   At the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine, the first of three Zumwalt-class ships […]

  • 15 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Lockheed Martin’s Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system successfully tracked and engaged an intermediate range ballistic missile using data from a remote AN/TPY-2 radar during a test off the coast of Hawaii. This marked the Aegis BMD system’s first engagement against an intermediate range ballistic missile, as well as the first time the system […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Close to a thousand family and friends gathered at Garden Island, Sydney to farewell HMAS Newcastle as she sailed for duties as part of Operation SLIPPER. Commander Australian Surface Forces, Commodore Jonathan Mead, AM RAN and the Ship’s Commissioning Lady Mrs Margaret McNaughton joined well wishes at the departure ceremony. Newcastle’s Commanding Officer, Commander Paul […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Air Force Technical Applications Center has a welcome addition to its treaty monitoring capabilities – the Cobra King radar system aboard the USNS Howard O. Lorenzen.   Cobra King is a new, state-of-the-art mobile radar system consisting of S- and X-band phased radars that AFTAC employs to provide worldwide, high quality, high resolution, multi-wavelength […]