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  • 4 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS America (LHA 6), another F-35B-capable unit, will take USS Wasp’s place.

  • 4 November 2019
    Authorities

    USS Detroit’s is the first deployment of an LCS in support of operation MARTILLO.

  • 17 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Future USS John E. Kilmer will be the 84th ship in its class.  

  • 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.

  • 31 August 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy has sent a submarine along with an amphibious transport dock and a minehunter to take part in the second annual Los Angeles Fleet Week. Transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23), Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Scout (MCM 8) and Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752) steamed into Los Angeles August […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The next US Navy ship to be commissioned and carry the Kansas City name arrived at its homeport in San Diego on May 24.

  • 26 May 2020
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy ships centered around the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) returned to US 6th Fleet operations after completing a four day port visit to Souda Bay, Crete, May 23-27. The aircraft carrier docked at the US naval base in Souda Bay while Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Bulkeley docked in Piraeus. The other two ships […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy accepted delivery of the future littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) during a ceremony in Mobile, Alabama, April 30. The delivery marks the official transfer of LCS-16 from the shipbuilder, an Austal USA-led team, to the navy. It is the final milestone prior to commissioning, which is planned for late 2018 […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) operating in the South China Sea remember USS Sigsbee (DD 502). On April 14, 1945, a kamikaze plane struck Sigsbee during the battle of Okinawa, killing 23 Sailors and causing extensive damage to the ship. The same day, 71 years later, Sailors aboard Chung-Hoon operating in the […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt and ships from its carrier strike group got underway on August to start the final work-up phase prior to deployment scheduled later this year. Composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) evaluates the strike group’s deployment readiness by testing command and control functions, crew safety evolutions, search and rescue operations, damage control […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The San Diego-based ships USS Benfold (DDG 65) and USS Vandergrift (FFG 48) joined four Hawaii-based ships in exercise Koa Kai 12-2 beginning March 30, to participate in the semiannual exercise in and around Hawaiian waters. This is the first time San Diego-based ships are participating in Koa Kai. Units participating in Koa Kai will […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73) are scheduled to depart their homeport of Naval Base San Diego, California for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific. They will deploy as part of Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) under Destroyer Squadron 31 (CDS-31) on April 19. The […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two U.S. Navy destroyers and a guided missile cruiser visited ports in three European cities on December 30 and 31. Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) arrived in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, while Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) arrived in Split, Croatia on December 31. USS Porter (DDG 78) pulled into Venice, Italy, on […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy destroyers USS Mason (DDG 87), USS Nitze (DDG 94), and USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) returned to Norfolk Naval Station on November 5, completing a seven-month deployment to the US 6th and 5th Fleet areas of operation. The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyers deployed April 1 as part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2 and Carrier […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Authorities

    The US Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Jackson (LCS 6) during a ceremony at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, Aug. 11. Delivery marks the official transfer of LCS 6 from the shipbuilder, an Austal USA-led team, to the Navy. It is the final milestone prior to commissioning, which is planned for […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Industry news

    After an arsonist caused $450 million in damage to the USS Miami earlier this year, the U.S. Navy decided that the vessel is worth repairing, thus refusing to add it to the short but fateful list – ships lost since WWII. Between December 1941 and September 1945, over 350 U.S. Navy warships and patrol craft […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Pittsburgh operated in European water during its final deployment

  • 5 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      You might not see them, dwarfed among four mammoth aircraft carriers, but three frigates are also part of the Navy’s local mothball fleet. T… (kitsapsun) [mappress] Source: kitsapsun, July 5, 2011;

  • 7 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy destroyers USS Dewey (DDG 105) and USS Sterett (DDG 104) got underway from their San Diego homeport on February 6 to start a deployment to the Indo-Pacific region which will see them work together with the F-35B ready USS Wasp. The two destroyers will be supporting an expeditionary strike group centered around the […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy has shared video footage of its much anticipated Western Pacific exercise where, for the first time in ten years, three nuclear-powered aircraft carriers exercised and sailed together. US Navy’s video shows the carriers, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) sailing in formation together […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Authorities

    US aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is on a visit to Manila, Philippines, together with two Ticonderoga-class cruisers. Accompanied by cruisers USS Antietam (CG 54) and USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), Reagan arrived in Manila for a scheduled port visit on June 26. “Manila is one of the favorite port visits for sailors in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Stockdale (DDG 106) returned to their San Diego homeport after operations with the John C. Stennis carrier strike group in the Asia Pacific and Middle East. The destroyers, including detachments from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 71 “Raptors,” arrived in San Diego on May 20, four […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) ordered all U.S. Navy ships in the Hampton Roads, Va., area to set Sortie Condition Alpha Oct. 26 in preparation for an upcoming sortie as Hurricane Sandy travels up the East Coast. Adm. Bill Gortney, USFF commander, has directed ships to sortie between this afternoon and early tomorrow morning. USS […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The USS Kearsarge-lead U.S. Navy amphibious group on April 5 departed the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operation, operating in the Persian Gulf, Red Sea and was substituted by the USS Boxer amphibious ready group. While in the U.S. 5th Fleet, the Kearsarge ARG provided a forward naval presence supporting Operation Inherent Resolve and theater security cooperation […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy announced December 23 that the future littoral combat ships USS Detroit (LCS 7) and USS Montgomery (LCS 8) are scheduled to be homeported at Naval Base San Diego following their commissioning in summer 2016. Detroit is a Freedom-class littoral combat ship being built at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. Montgomery is […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyers USS Decatur (DDG 73) and USS Momsen (DDG 92) arrived in Sasebo, Japan for a regularly scheduled port visit, June 2-4. The two ships recently concluded a series of evolutions with the Republic of Korea Navy in the waters around the Korean Peninsula, in late May. Decatur and Momsen are deployed as part […]