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  • 11 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) Family Readiness Group is spreading the warmth this December by collecting and donating winter clothing to a homeless center in Westerly, R.I., Dec. 10. Lindsay Bussick, USS Pittsburgh Family Readiness Group co-chair helped to spearhead this initiative to collect winter clothing to those who are most in need. The FRG […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Pittsburgh operated in European water during its final deployment

  • 28 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The families of Sailors assigned to Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) welcomed their loved ones as they returned to Naval Submarine Base New London, June 27, following a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. Pittsburgh departed for deployment in December 2011 and conducted maritime security and theater security cooperation efforts in the 5th and […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The commanding officer of USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) and seven crew members are participating in a five-day visit to the “Steel City” Oct. 4 – 9. The submarine, which has the motto “Heart of Steel,” enjoys a strong relationship with the “Steel City.” During their visit, the crew will embark on a myriad of activities […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Authorities

    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton Aug. 3. Cmdr. Michael Ward relieved Cmdr. Michael Savageaux during the time-honored ceremony. Capt. Emil Casciano, commanding officer, Submarine Learning Center, spoke at the ceremony and reflected on the pivotal role commanding officers […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) returned from a six-month deployment to its homeport at U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut, May 12. Under the command of Cmdr. Bill Solomon III, Pittsburgh returned from the U.S. European Command area of responsibility where the crew executed the chief of naval operation’s maritime […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) arrived at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on May 28 to start her inactivation and decommissioning process. Under the command of Cmdr. Jason Deichler, the submarine departed Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, and made its first arctic transit for its final homeport change. […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Defense Intelligence Agency director and a contingent of 25 foreign defense attaches from 20 nations toured a fast attack submarine based in Groton, Conn., May 13.   Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn escorted a group of military officials from nations in Europe, Africa, North America, and the Asia-Pacific. The officers visited Naval Submarine Base New […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Industry news

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) delivered Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) on-time and under budget, NAVSEA announced Aug. 15. PNSY conducted the Pittsburgh pre-inactivation restricted availability (PIRA) off-yard at Sub Base New London in Groton, Conn. which began Sept. 5, 2012. Although PNSY routinely performs work off-yard, this was the first major Chief […]

  • 6 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The British duo joined warships from the USA, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan – including an old Royal Navy favourite – for the war games in the Gulf of Oman. In the seemingly ever-present haze of the Gulf region, a Trafalgar-class submarine and an approximate American counterpart, USS Pittsburgh, lead a seven-strong naval task group as […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PSNY) engineer improved the process to safely monitor draft conditions of waterborne submarines at the shipyard with a remote controlled safety draft marker, NAVSEA announced Feb. 14. A waterborne submarine’s draft must be constantly monitored to ensure it does not exceed its maximum calculated draft, as minor changes occur during material […]

  • 28 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The families of Sailors assigned to Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) welcomed their loved ones as they returned to Naval Submarine Base New London, June 27, following a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. Annapolis departed for deployment Jan. 3 and conducted maritime security and theater security cooperation efforts in the 5th and 6th […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities

    The Chief of Naval Personnel discussed manpower issues with crew members from two Los Angeles-class submarines during a pierside all-hands call June 11, which wrapped up a two-day visit to Groton, Conn.   Vice Adm. Bill Moran spoke to 150 Sailors from USS Toledo (SSN 769) and USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720). He also met separately […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Authorities

      Naval Submarine School held a change of command ceremony July 19, at Naval Submarine Base New London.  During the ceremony Capt. Andrew Jarrett relieved Capt. David Roberts as commanding officer. Rear Adm. David Johnson, Program Executive Officer for Submarines, presented Roberts with the Legion of Merit medal for the work he’d done leading the […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Authorities

      Submarine Squadron 4 held a change of command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London’s Shepherd of the Sea Chapel in Groton Jan. 13. Capt. Michael Holland relieved Capt. Michael Bernacchi. In conjunction with the change of command, Submarine Squadron (COMSUBRON) 2 disestablished. The disestablishment consolidates all COMSUBRON 2 assigned attack submarines under Commander, […]

  • 21 July 2011
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) departed Naval Base Point Loma July 20 following a six-day deperming evolution in preparation for the ship’s scheduled deployment. Deperming a ship reduces the ship’s magnetic signature. Naval Base Point Loma is the only station on the West Coast with magnetic silencing support […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Industry news

    GE’s Power Conversion business has signed a contract worth more than $10 million with Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) of Pascagoula, Miss., to provide an auxiliary propulsion system (APS) for the future USS Tripoli (LHA-7), which is the U.S. Navy’s latest large-deck amphibious assault ship. This project builds on Power Conversion’s past success with providing similar […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Power conversion specialist Converteam has been selected as the supplier of Integrated Power Systems (IPS) to the U.S. Navy with the award of an additional multi-million dollar contract to design and supply the complete electric power, propulsion and vessel automation system for the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) program. The MLP program adds to Converteam’s market […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $161,030,943 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5427) for MK15 Mod 31 SeaRAM systems in support of LCS 6 and 8 and Japan’s DDH 2405 helicopter destroyer, as well as Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) Block 1B class “A” overhauls, and land-based Phalanx Weapon System class […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Industry news

      General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) has been awarded a $359,750,000 modification to a previously granted contract. This contract includes procurement of the detail design and construction of a third Mobile Landing Platform Ship (MLP). The Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) is a 34,544 MT displacement carrier for LCACs [Landing Craft Air Cushion]. […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities

    Cmdr. Andrew D. Meverden relieved Capt. David W. Ramassini of the duties and responsibilities as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear during a change of command ceremony at Base Portsmouth Monday.   Meverden reports from the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche in Alameda, California, where he served as the Executive Officer. Vice Adm. William […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Creators of a nanotech-based system that captures carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere within a submarine, while providing a more environmentally friendly removal process, have won the Federal Laboratory Consortium Interagency Partnership Award for 2012. The technology — Self Assembled Monolayers on Mesoporous Supports, or SAMMS — is destined for incorporation into future submarines to […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Operation Sail (OpSail) 2012 in Norfolk, Va. came to a close June 12 as U.S. Navy vessels and coalition ships departed for their next port of call in Baltimore, where they will participate in Bicentennial of the War of 1812 commemoration taking place there June 11-19. Retired Rev. David LaSalle offered a centuries-old Blessing of […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Training & Education

      The Afloat Training Group (ATG), Commander Task Force (CTF) 70, and Commander, Naval Air Forces (CNAF) began drills aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) for the ship’s annual Command Assessment Readiness and Training (CART) II, June 21. The ATG group, flown in from San Diego and Norfolk, evaluates evolutions such as general quarters, toxic […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Office of Naval Research has awarded Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) a $2.6 million two-year contract to supply technology solutions that will ensure the manufacturability of metallic parts from additive manufacturing (AM) machines. The contract, awarded through the Quality Metal Additive Manufacturing (Quality MADE) program, could move the US Navy closer to being able […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation, one of the Bechtel group of companies, has been awarded contract extensions projected to be valued at approximately $13 billion by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Navy to continue providing management and operations services at the Bettis and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratories. Under the two 5-year extensions, carried […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The Office of Naval Research (ONR) will award more than $160,000 in scholarships to a group of young scientists and engineers competing at Intel ISEF 2012, May 13-18 in Pittsburgh, Pa. The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) competition draws more than 1,500 students in grades 9 to 12 to showcase their independent research […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy Chief of Chaplains Rear Adm. Mark Tidd recently visited the Navy 311 Call Center located at Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) in Building LF-18 on Naval Station Norfolk. Navy 311 has been the front door for receiving and routing incoming calls and emails from Sailors, Marines, Soldiers, Coast Guardsmen, and families seeking assistance from […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Vessels

    Shipbuilder Austal USA has delivered USS Oakland (24), a new Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS), to the US Navy, from the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.