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  • 7 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The US Navy warship USS Pinckney will arrive in Manila, the Philippines today, the Inquirer reported.   This will be the second visit to the Philippines of the US Navy ships this year, following USS Shiloh, which arrived in the Philippines on 31 January for restocking. The US Embassy said in a statement that the […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney, with an embarked US Coast Guard law enforcement detachment team, recently seized an estimated 3,000 pounds of cocaine in the eastern Pacific Ocean. In the May 14 operation, a US Navy maritime patrol aircraft assigned to the “Tridents” of Patrol Squadron 26 spotted the low-profile vessel. […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Authorities, Operations, Vessels

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) with embarked US Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team seized over 120 kilograms of suspected cocaine in the Caribbean Sea on July 24.

  • 28 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) with embarked US Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team seized over 2,700 kilograms of suspected cocaine in the eastern Pacific Ocean on May 16.

  • 5 December 2017

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) paid a visit to Pearl Harbor on December 4 on the return leg of a six-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific and the Persian Gulf. Pinckney left her homeport of San Diego in June with an embarked detachment from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75. Part […]

  • 10 March 2014

    The search for the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, which lost radar signal in the early hours of Saturday, when it was flying over the Ho Chi Minh air traffic control area in Vietnam, is intensively underway.   Nine countries are contributing to the search 24/7 across the South China Sea for the aircraft. Chinese warship […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Ship’s Company of the USS Pinckney made sure their Australian shipmate CPOCSM Chris Boardman was able to commemorate Anzac Day 2013 appropriately, by holding their own Anzac Day service onboard the US Navy Destroyer. CPO Boardman has joined the USS Pinckney (home ported in San Diego) on exchange from the Royal Australian Navy to gain a deep level […]

  • 14 July 2015

    The command master chief of USS Pinckney (DDG 91) was relieved of his duties, July 13, due to loss of confidence in his ability to fulfill his role and responsibilities. Command Master Chief (AW/SW) Ralph S. Crowder III was relieved by Rear Adm. Patrick Piercey, commander of Carrier Strike Group 9. Command Master Chief Medea […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) completed the first Guam Exercise (GUAMEX) alongside the Japan Maritime Defense Force (JMSDF), July 9.   Pinckney operated off the coast of Guam with eight JMSDF ships practicing naval gunnery, anti-submarine warfare, tactical maneuvering, communications drills, and personnel exchanges. “The purpose of this exercise is aimed at […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) welcomed 19 , from various ROTC programs as well as the U.S. Naval Academy, on board the ship the first part of August as part of their summer training cruise.   The midshipmen stood watches on the bridge, were given tours of the ship, sat in […]

  • 20 August 2014

    The guided missile destroyers USS Pinckney (DDG 91) and USS Kidd (DDG 100) are scheduled to return to Naval Base San Diego Aug. 21 following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans.   Kidd and Pinckney were conducting training and maritime security operations in the South China Sea when called upon […]

  • 11 September 2017

    During a recent visit to the Port of Duqm, Oman, US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) carried out a mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR). The eight-day port visit concluded on September 6 and allowed the crew and contractors to conduct vital repairs and maintenance as well as give sailors constructive time away […]

  • 6 December 2017

    The crew of US Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) pulled into San Diego, December 5, together with San Diego-homeported guided-missile destroyer USS Howard (DDG 83) and NAS Lemoore-stationed Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11. USS Nimitz, and destroyer USS Shoup and USS Kidd made the stop in San Diego before returning to their homeports in Washington. After […]

  • 10 January 2012

    Three medical personnel assigned to Expeditionary Resuscitative Surgical System (ERSS) 7, embarked aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) and seven visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) team members boarded a cargo ship to provide medical assistance to an injured civilian, Jan. 1. Pinckney, operating under Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, was notified and directed […]

  • 15 December 2017

    The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding (NASCO) a $16.3 million contract for the maintenance and repairs of Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Pinckne (DDG 91). Under the contract, NASCO is to perform what is referred to as a selected restricted availability which will include depot-level maintenance, alterations and modifications that will update and […]

  • 1 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer (DDG) USS Pinckney (DDG 91) earned the USS Arizona Memorial Trophy July 11. The biannual award is presented to the ship regarded as the most combat-ready ship in the surface force. Pinckney demonstrated the greatest combat readiness in strike warfare, surface fire support and anti-surface warfare during […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) arrived in Pyeongtaek, South Korea April 27 as part of a regularly scheduled port visit.   While in Pyeongtaek, Pinckney’s crew of more than 300 Sailors will take part in training and cultural exchanges with the Republic of Korea navy Sailors assigned to the South Korean […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy together with Raytheon as the developer completed two flight tests of the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile to demonstrate how missions can now be planned in real time to strike time-sensitive targets. Two Tomahawk missiles containing inert warheads were launched from the vertical launch system of USS Pinckney (DDG 91) at the Naval […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) has joined USS Pinckney (DDG 91) in the search efforts of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, March 10.   Kidd brings the same Arleigh-Burke Class capabilities as Pinckney with its two MH-60R Seahawk helicopters which are designed for search and rescue, as well as anti-submarine warfare, […]

  • 10 March 2014

    A U.S. Navy P-3C Orion and an MH-60R helicopter launched from USS Pinckney (DDG 91) are searching over the last known communication and radar positions of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370, March 9, 2014.   There has been no report of debris sighted at this time. Nine countries are contributing to the search 24/7 across […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $35,2 million modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee, incentive-fee contract for USS Pinckney (DDG 91) fiscal 2014 dry-docking selected restricted availability (DSRA).   A DSRA includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) and the Indonesian navy frigate KRI Slamet Riyadi (F 352) conducted a two-day training exercise, also known as a passing exercise (PASSEX), June 24.   The exercise, which occurred as both ships transited across the southernmost part of the South China Sea, covered several naval competencies including, flashing light, […]

  • 23 December 2011

      A 150,000 dwt suezmax tanker owned by Nordic American Tanker Shipping was attacked by pirates, but has come out of the encounter safely. The attack happened on Monday, but news of the incident emerged only today (Fri), when the US Navy disclosed that it had intercepted nine Somali pirates after they had fired on […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and destroyers USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Shoup united with other ships and units of their carrier strike group in San Diego to officially start their deployment on June 5. USS Nimitz and Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Kidd (DDG 100), and USS Shoup (DDG 86) departed […]

  • 25 October 2017

    With the arrival of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the US 7th Fleet area of operations on October 25, the US Navy now has three aircraft carriers operating in the Pacific. The lead ship of the “supercarriers” is joining sister ships USS Ronald Reagan and USS Theodore Roosevelt. Not counting submarines, mine countermeasure and other ships […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2014

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Kidd, has been ordered to the Indian Ocean to search for the Malaysian missing plane, according to the Agence France-Presse.   The search for the Malaysian lost flight was switched to the Indian Ocean amid reports that the plane kept “pinging” a satellite after it lost radar contact. […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 20th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the Malaysian Armed Forces commenced formally with an opening ceremony at Lumut Naval Base, June 16.   Malaysia has participated in CARAT since the nine-nation bilateral exercise series began in 1995 to address shared maritime security priorities […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Seventh Fleet continues search efforts for a third day for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.   USS Kidd (DDG 100), which joined the search efforts yesterday, is conducting helicopter searches in the southwest section of the Gulf of Thailand search area, while USS Pinckney (DDG 91) is conducting searches in the northeast portion of […]