Search results for: Wilmington

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  • 24 July 2017

      The U.S. Coast Guard has shared a video of its MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter medically evacuating a man from the U.S. Navy supply support ship ‘NAWC 38’ 160 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. On Friday, June 21, watchstanders in the 5th Coast Guard District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification from the Navy […]

  • 2 June 2017

    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned from a Caribbean Sea patrol after seizing $2.2 million worth of marijuana and some 375 kilograms of suspected cocaine. USCGC Diligence returned to Wilmington on Wednesday after spending 65 days on patrol. The cutter’s crew was deployed in support of Joint Interagency Task Force-South (JIATF-South) and performed several Coast Guard missions, […]

  • 2 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

      You might say the tugs operated by American company Wilmington Tug have doubled their range of strokes. Instead of their old two-stroke engines, they are now driven by fourstroke MTU Series 4000 power units. The story behind the change is that the in land waterway vessels and tankers they have to tow have become […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      High-power electronics experts at Creative Energy Solutions in Wilmington, Del., will help U.S. Navy researchers develop minesweeping techno… By John Keller (militaryaerospace) [mappress] Source: militaryaerospace, August 22, 2011;

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

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to Wilmington on March 2, following a 46-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. During the patrol, the crew aboard the Diligence was diverted to conduct a search and rescue mission of four Italian sailors aboard the 30-foot sailing vessel Algeria, which became disabled off the Coast of […]

  • 12 October 2015

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to their homeport in Wilmington, North Carolina, on Saturday, following a 45-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. During their patrol, the Diligence crew conducted search and rescue operations off the west coast of Cuba and conducted drug interdiction operations in the vicinity of Columbia and […]

  • 25 June 2015

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is scheduled to return to its homeport in Wilmington today, Thursday, following a 60-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. During this patrol, Diligence performed a diverse range of Coast Guard missions throughout the Western and Southern Caribbean which included search and rescue operations off the coast of Honduras, and […]

  • 9 February 2017

    U.S. Coast Guard cutter Diligence returned home to Coast Guard station Wilmington on Tuesday after intercepting nearly 2,500 kilograms of cocaine during a 62-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific. The Diligence crew patrolled in support of the Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) South in the Eastern Pacific. Law enforcement personnel from Diligence interdicted three high-speed vessels […]

  • 12 August 2015

    An F/A-18C “Hornet” from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106, the “Gladiators”, caught fire on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) last night while parked forward of the island during refueling. The fire was immediately extinguished by the ship’s flight deck firefighting team. The pilot of the aircraft ejected […]

  • 11 July 2014

    The Wilmington, N.C.-based Cutter Diligence recently entered the US Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay for drydock availability.   For the next three months, the 50-year-old medium endurance cutter will undergo critical maintenance work to ensure the cutter and its crew are able to accomplish their safety, security and stewardship missions. “Diligence is entering her […]

  • 10 May 2017

    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca offloaded over a ton of marijuana worth an estimated $2.4 million wholesale on May 9 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2,600 pounds of drugs were interdicted by the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence in April during a chase approximately 80 miles south of Haiti. Numerous U.S. agencies from the Departments of Defense, Justice […]

  • 10 July 2015

    Cmdr. Matt Carter took command of the US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence during a change of command ceremony Thursday in Wilmington. Carter relieved Capt. Jeffrey Randall as the commanding officer of the Cutter. Carter reports from the Coast Guard Cryptologic Unit Texas, in San Antonio, Texas, where he served as the unit’s executive officer. Following […]

  • 18 September 2017

    The US Coast Guard has offloaded some 1,800 kilograms of cocaine worth over $50 million in St. Petersburg, on Saturday. The cocaine was seized from a tanker in the Caribbean during a routine patrol in August this year. Crewmembers of the Coast Guard cutter Tahoma detected and intercepted a 226-foot tanker suspected of smuggling contraband. The Tahoma crew […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $7,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for Standard Missile-6 lifetime buy of obsolete material components.   This contract modification will incorporate requirements for lifetime buys of SM-6 obsolete components and will mitigate the risk of redesign efforts. Work will be performed in Malaga, Spain (67 percent); […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Deploying for the first time, guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) departed Feb. 11 for the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility to participate in Ballistic Missile Defense escort operations. Not only is this the ship’s maiden deployment, it is also the first deployment for a large number of the crew, many of whom have […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    GE Aviation has been awarded a three-year (2015-2017), $460 million Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract from the U.S. Navy covering the repair, replacement and program support for F414 engine components for the F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G Growler aircraft. This multi-year procurement arrangement is an availability-based contract providing operational readiness requirements for the F414 fleet through […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Crew members, plankowners, family members and friends gathered Sept. 6 to bid farewell to USS Halyburton (FFG 40) during a decommissioning ceremony which capped more than 30 years of naval service.   Among the ceremony guests were retired Cmdr. Porter Halyburton, a Silver Star recipient who spent seven and a half years as a prisoner […]

  • 31 December 2019

    The Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is supporting firefighting efforts on the east coast of Australia, during one of the most dangerous bushfire periods the nation has ever seen. Helicopters from three squadrons based at HMAS Albatross — MH-60R Seahawk helicopters from 816 Squadron, MRH-90 helicopters from 808 Squadron and EC135 helicopters from […]