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  • 23 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Helena (SSN 725) held a change of command ceremony on board Naval Station Norfolk, July 20. Cmdr. Jeffrey Lamphear relieved Cmdr. Paul Dinius as commanding officer. “I am honored to share in this wonderful event today – the change of command celebration between Cmdr. Paul Dinius and Cmdr. Jeff […]

  • 4 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The guided missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) arrived in Santa Marta, Colombia, for their first Caribbean port visit, June 28, during their deployment in support of Operation Martillo. Carr visited Santa Marta following a month at sea conducting operations to counter transnational organized crime (CTOC) in the U.S. 4th Fleet (C4F) area of responsibility […]

  • 23 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Twenty-three Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) received a blessing from Pope Benedict XVI during a visit to Rome Jan. 18. The group traveled from Naples to Rome to attend Pope Benedict’s weekly Wednesday general audience at Vatican City. The pope welcomed groups from all over the world […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Training & Education

      About 30 New Year trees were set in mess rooms of Northern Fleet (NF) aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov prior to the New Year’s Eve. Several firs were decorated on other Russian warships deployed in the Mediterranean Sea. Although the trees are artificial, Russian mariners being on mission away from native quays had a real […]

  • 19 December 2011
    Training & Education

    The families of Sailors assigned to the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755) received an early holiday gift this year when the submarine returned to Naval Submarine Base New London, Dec. 15, following a regularly scheduled five-month deployment. Miami, which departed for deployment July 14, conducted maritime security operations and theater security cooperation […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Three USS New Mexico (SSN 779) Sailors are participating in Albuquerque Navy Week, Oct. 2-9. Albuquerque Navy Week 2011, in conjunction with Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, gives area residents an opportunity to meet Sailors and learn about the Navy’s critical missions and its broad range of capabilities. During Albuquerque Navy Week Sailors will meet […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Another U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class submarine visited Japan after her sister boats previously paid three visits to Asian ports in the last couple of months. USS Olympia (SSN 717) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka May 31 for a visit as part of its deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The series of submarine visits announced by […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the U.S. and the Royal Thai Navy kicked off the joint anti-submarine and maritime domain awareness exercise Guardian Sea on May 22. The drill is taking place in the Andaman Sea and will last until May 28. The bilateral exercise focuses on strengthening U.S. and Royal Thai Navy anti-submarine warfare (ASW) procedures and proficiency through […]

  • 11 May 2017

    After visiting Yokosuka in March this year, U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka on May 11, for the second visit to Japan during her Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment. USS Santa Fe is also the second submarine to visit Japan this month as USS Cheyenne (SSN 773) made a […]

  • 11 August 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Lassen Docks in Melbourne, Australia The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrived in Melbourne for a port visit, Aug. 7. During the port visit Lassen will be involved in several community engagement projects including a visit to an after school program and a soccer game with the local community.  USA: X-47B […]

  • 5 January 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) announced the recipients of the 2011 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) award in an official message to the submarine force Jan. 1. The Battle “E” is an award of merit presented to the most proficient submarine crew in each squadron and recognizes sustained superior technical performance and continual […]

  • 10 December 2020

    Shipbuilder Austal USA has delivered the future USS Mobile (LCS 26), its 13th Independence-class littoral combat ship to the U.S. Navy, from the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.

  • 31 August 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Savannah (LCS 28), was christened at Austal USA’s ship manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama on 29 August 2020.

  • 30 June 2020

    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.

  • 26 May 2020

    The US Navy’s new littoral combat ship, the future USS Oakland (LCS 24), concluded acceptance trials on May 22 following a series of in-port and underway demonstrations in the Gulf of Mexico. During trials — the final milestone prior to the ship’s delivery — the navy conducts comprehensive tests of systems, including those essential to […]

  • 14 February 2020

    The US Navy has taken delivery of the future Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22) at the Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. Kansas City is the 21st LCS delivered to the navy and the 11th Independence variant to join the fleet. “We have now delivered 11 of the 19 Independence-class LCS currently […]

  • 2 April 2019

    Royal Canadian Navy and Spanish Navy frigate assigned to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) arrived in Odesa, Ukraine on April 1 for a routine port visit. Canadian frigate HMCS Toronto and Spanish frigate ESPS Santa Maria arrived in Odesa after patrolling in the Black Sea with fellow SNMG2 ships for the last several days. […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard commissioned its 30th fast response cutter (FRC), in a ceremony in San Francisco, California, on March 2. The USCGC Robert Ward is the second of four planned FRCs to be stationed in San Pedro. Robert Ward, the namesake of the cutter, served as a seaman 1st class on USS Joseph T. […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy’s future Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) concluded acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico on February 8, following a series of in-port and underway demonstrations for the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey. Acceptance trials are the last significant milestone before the ship is delivered to the navy, which […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is scheduled to commission fast attack submarine USS South Dakota (SSN 790) in a ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, on Saturday, February 2. The principal speaker will be US Senator Mike Rounds of South Dakota. The submarine’s sponsor is Mrs. Deanie Dempsey, wife of the 18th Chairman of […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The newest Virginia-class fast-attack submarine, USS South Dakota (SSN 790), will be commissioned at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, Feb. 2, 2019, the US Navy has announced. South Dakota is the seventeenth Virginia-class submarine to join the fleet. SSN 790 is entering service after being delivered to the navy in a ceremony […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard has accepted delivery of its 30th fast response cutter, the future USCGC Robert Ward. The FRC was accepted by the Coast Guard in Key West, Florida, on Aug. 21, and will be the second FRC stationed in San Pedro, California. The cutter’s namesake, Robert Ward, was a seaman first class on […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Alexandria (SSN 757) docked at the Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan on December 22. The port visit is part of its Indo-Asia-Pacific patrol. “Alexandria departed the shipyard in Portsmouth, New Hampshire a little over one year ago,” said Cmdr. Todd Santala, the submarine’s commanding officer. “Today, the ship is at […]

  • 1 July 2016

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) returned to its homeport of Polaris Point, Guam, on July 1 following a two-month forward operating period to the Western Pacific. This is the submarine’s first Guam homecoming after it changed homeports in May 2015 when it transferred from the Diego Garcia base to Polaris Point. Topeka, […]

  • 26 March 2015

    Commodore Brian Santarpia, Canadian Commander of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150), recently completed a visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to further deepen the cooperation and information sharing relationship between the Royal Saudi Naval Force (RSNF) and Combined Maritime Forces’ (CMF) counter-terrorism and maritime security task force. During his two-day visit, Commodore Santarpia met […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Warships, helicopters and maritime patrol aircraft from New Zealand, Pakistan, the United Kingdom and the United States have joined forces during Operation ‘Eureka’, a Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) counter-terrorism operation conducted in late February in the Northern Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman. Similar to previous CTF-150 operations, Operation Eureka demonstrated the international resolve […]