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  • 23 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) paid a four day visit to Naples, Italy and returned to regular tasks June 21. San Jacinto arrived in Naples following several days of at-sea operations with Italian naval vessels during a combined Flotta Verde/Great Green Fleet passing exercise with ships assigned to the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group. […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) wrapped up its four-day port visit to Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 26. San Jacinto, part of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG), is deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve which is aimed at eliminating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The cruiser […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS San Jacinto (CG 56) arrived in Palma, Spain for a scheduled port visit, April 3.   The port visit is designed to continue Naval Forces Europe-Africa’s efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships with European nations to improve maritime safety and security in the region. During the visit, Sailors will have the opportunity to […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) sailed out of Naval Station Norfolk to begin composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), March 16. San Jacinto will join the rest of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group to conduct COMPTUEX, which tests the strike group’s ability to effectively react to real-world scenarios and perform […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) transported a Turkish mariner to U.S. Navy Hospital Sigonella early in the morning of Aug. 4 following a request for assistance from Turkish Navy warship TCG Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasa (A579). San Jacinto was transiting the Mediterranean Sea conducting routine communications shortly before 11 p.m. local time Aug. […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Vessels

    As of June 25, 2020, the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) and its escort ship, the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), have been continuously at sea for 161 days, setting a new record for the US Navy.

  • 6 November 2012
    Industry news

    USS San Jacinto (CG 56) entered dry dock at the BAE Systems Ship Repair facility in Mayport, Fla., Nov. 1, to begin repairs following the ship’s collision with USS Montpelier (SSN 765) in mid-October. BAE Systems was awarded an initial amount of $9,691,713 to begin the work as part of the company’s existing multi-ship, multi-option […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $29,7 million modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-4403) for the USS San Jacinto (CG 56) fiscal year 2014 drydocking selected restricted availability.   Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by January 2015. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S Navy submarine and Aegis cruiser that collided off the East Coast October 13, arrived in port Oct. 14. USS Montpelier (SSN 765) arrived at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay and USS San Jacinto (CG 56) arrived at Naval Station Mayport to further assess and evaluate the damage that resulted from their collision at […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s USS Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group (CSG) and the French Navy conducted a bilateral, interoperability exercise in the North Arabian Sea from April 25 to 26. The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE), guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) and FS Forbin (D620), operating under national tasking, […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) departed US Naval Station Norfolk for a routine group sail with other ships from Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26 on October 29. Stout will sail alongside the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS Mason (DDG 87), USS Nitze (DDG 94) and the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) assigned a flag officer to lead an administrative investigation and established a safety board to review the facts and circumstances Oct. 15 that led to the collision between a Navy submarine and an Aegis cruiser off the coast of Florida Oct. 13. Vice Adm. Michelle Howard, deputy commander of USFF, […]

  • 20 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Ten Sailors, including five chiefs select from guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) volunteered at an assisted living group home during the ship’s visit at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport, Aug. 16. The ship, a Ticonderoga-class cruiser, arrived Aug. 13 at Naval Station Newport’s Pier 2 for a weeklong visit and served as a school […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Inc. (HII) has scored a USD 32 million modification to existing delivery order no. 4T14 under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement for collision damage repairs to the USS Montpelier. HII will provide expert inspection, repair and material support services for this effort. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group (Ike CSG) entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations on December 4 following a Suez Canal transit. Aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) was accompanied by guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) and guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), after five months of […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) and guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) transited safely through the Strait of Gibraltar to enter the Mediterranean Sea July 31. The Strait of Gibraltar is a narrow transit which separates Europe and Africa by seven miles at its most narrow point, connecting the Atlantic Ocean to the […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) and the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) along with guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) arrived on station off of Key West, Florida, to support Hurricane Irma relief efforts. The ships began their transit to the area September 8 and arrived […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Authorities

    Capt. Blake Converse, Commander, Submarine Squadron 6, relieved Cmdr. Thomas Winter, commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Montpelier (SSN 765), of his duties Jan. 4 due to loss of confidence in Winter’s ability to command. The relief comes after a thorough command investigation into the collision that occurred between USS Montpelier and […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The ships and air wing of the U.S. Navy’s Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group have completed a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) in preparation for their future deployment. COMPTUEX measured the carrier strike group’s ability to perform and respond as an integrated team during simulated scenarios the group may encounter while deployed. Ike CSG is comprised […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group (Ike CSG) has continued airstrikes against ISIL under operation Inherent Resolve, launching sorties from the Eastern Mediterranean on December 6. At the same time, elements of the 22nd marine expeditionary unit (MEU) continued conducting precision air strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Sirte, […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships assigned to the strike group of the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower performed a multi-ship, live-fire exercise with the Standard Missile (SM-2) on March 15. Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) is a Raytheon-developed fleet-area air defense weapon which provides anti-air warfare and limited anti-surface warfare capability against anti-ship missiles. The March 15 exercise was part of […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), together with its carrier strike group (Ike CSG), entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, July 8. The carrier, accompanied by embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 3, guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) and guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), concluded operations in the […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Eisenhower carrier strike group (Ike CSG) and the U.S. Air Force conducted a joint air defense exercise (ADEX) in the Arabian Gulf, October 25. The ADEX is conducted to improve integration of Navy and Air Force defense efforts while protecting aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) from simulated aerial […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10 held a change of command ceremony while embarked aboard the flagship USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), in the Atlantic Ocean on December 1. Rear Admiral Jesse Wilson relieved Rear Admiral Bruce Lindsey. Lindsey, a naval aviator, was flying in an F/A-18 from Strike Fighter Squadron (VF) […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) departed Naval Station Mayport July 22 to join the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group on a scheduled deployment to the 6th and 5th Fleet areas of responsibility. Gettysburg has been actively preparing for this deployment with Carrier Strike Group 10 assets, participating in several exercises to prepare the […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy sailors from the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group will arrive at their homeports December 30 following a seven-month deployment to the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean. More than 6,000 sailors will return home just in time for New Year’s Eve celebrations. The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), guided-missile cruiser USS […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on June 28, to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. Calling on Halifax, Ike was accompanied by guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto, guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill and replenishment ship USNS Robert E. Peary. This port visit honors the sesquicentennial of […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) completed an inbound, high-speed boat training drill, March 28. Stout is underway conducting Composite Training Unit Exercise with the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group, the final test the strike group will undergo in preparation for deployment. During the training evolution, the Stout crew was called to action at a […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Ships and embarked squadrons from Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) entered U.S. 6th Fleet’s area of responsibility (AOR), July 26 and 29th. Guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) and guided-missile destroyers USS Mason (DDG 87) and USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), entered July 26, followed by strike group flagship and aircraft carrier […]