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  • 17 September 2013
    Industry news

    The Indian Navy is gearing up to issue a USD 7.9 Billion tender to build six cutting-edge conventional submarines. The Defense Acquisition Council had recently approved the proposal to be taken up by the Navy before the Committee on Security, and once the signal from the Committee comes, the tender will be issued, Navy Chief […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Vigor Marine a $24.4 million contract for a 120-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USS Frank Cable (AS 40). Work that the will be done on the Emory S. Land-class submarine tender will include tank inspections, main reduction gear repairs, engine room bulkhead/structural repairs, freeboard […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka, for a scheduled port visit Aug. 29. Capt. Drew St. John, commanding officer of Frank Cable, said the crew is excited for this visit after completing a successful mission in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. “This is a […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Fremantle, Australia, on September 11 as part of the ship’s fall deployment. This is the ship’s second port visit during its Indo-Pacific winter patrol, after it departed its homeport at Apra Harbor, Guam, Aug. 19. The combined Navy and civilian mariner crew will […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived at U.S. Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia for a port visit, July 8. The Frank Cable team, consisting of more than 500 Sailors and civilian mariners is currently on deployment to provide vital flexibility to the fleet commanders, extending the range and impact of U.S. […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Vessels

    Article by Peter Ong On January 14, 2018, the USS Frank Cable sub tender turned 40 years old since christening on January 14, 1978. Currently, the U.S. Navy (USN) has two 1970s-built submarine tenders, the USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) and the USS Frank Cable (AS 40). Both are now home-ported in Guam as […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Training & Education

    US Navy submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) carried out “operation AJAX” in Pearl Harbor, demonstrating submarine replenishment capabilities during a scheduled port visit. Emory S. Land worked with the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) to demonstrate its capabilities on May 20. Operation AJAX demonstrations included launching force-protection units […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Chicago became the first submarine in four years to transfer retrievable exercise torpedoes (EXTORPs) to a submarine tender at Naval Base Guam, February 10. The Los Angeles-class submarine transferred two EXTORPs to USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) during a three-hour evolution in preparation for a planned maintenance period. “Conducting this weapons move outboard a […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Authorities

    Sailors from submarine tenders USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) and USS Frank Cable (AS 40) completed hands-on torpedo recovery training facilitated by Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) as part of the certification process to conduct sea-based recovery, Aug. 13. NUWC’s training introduced torpedo recovery equipment and procedures to Weapons Department personnel, enabling them to […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Sepanggar, Malaysia, for a port visit on November 12. While in port, Land’s sailors will host Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) sailors on board for a subject matter expert exchange and ship tour and will attend a reception hosted by the RMN. Capt. […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in Portland, Ore., for a regular overhaul and dry-docking Feb. 10. “I’m excited to be back in the States,” said Personnel Specialist Seaman Apprentice Deven Gonzales, a Sailor assigned to Frank Cable. “I’m hoping to do a lot of cycling and sightseeing in Oregon.” During their four […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived at Naval Base Guam to temporarily assume the responsibilities as Guam’s main submarine repair facility, Nov. 21. Emory S. Land, originally homeported in Diego Garcia, will replace the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), during Frank Cable’s scheduled Regular Overhaul and Dry Docking in Portland, […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) has entered a dry dock in Portland, Oregon for a scheduled dry-dock phase maintenance availability. Frank Cable departed its homeport of Guam in March this year and headed for Vigor Marine’s shipyard in Portland to have its systems and equipment repaired and renewed. Under a […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) welcomed Republic of Korea Sailors from the submarine ROKS Park Wi (SS 065), Nov. 7. The ROKS Sailors were given a tour showcasing the Frank Cable’s multifaceted capabilities that included many of the repair shops as well as other departments throughout the ship. “The Korean sailors came on […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    US Navy submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) has completed an eight-month planned, dry-dock repair availability and is now headed for her Guam homeport. The submarine tender was overhauled by Vigor Industrial, in Portland, Oregon, and departed the shipyard on December 21. Fifty-six million dollars of improvements, maintenance, steel renewal and equipment repairs were […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Sepangar, Malaysia, for a port call April 1, continuing the Navy’s ongoing commitment to theater security cooperation and partnership with allied navies and promoting peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific Region. “I consider it a privilege to visit Malaysia and continue to build our partnership […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) arrived in Phuket, Thailand, and moored alongside the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) for a visit as part of its Western Pacific deployment May 14. During the visit USS Emory S. Land conducted a tended mooring with USS Key West. Additionally, the […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Sepangar Oct. 11 as part of the U.S. Navy’s theater security cooperation and friendship mission. While in Sepangar, Emory S. Land will exercise its submarine support capabilities by tending USS Columbia (SSN 771), a Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine, which will be moored outboard […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Works on improving the submarine repair facilities at the U.S. Navy base Polari Point, Guam, are set to be completed in December, the U.S. Navy said. An expanded Emergent Repair Facility (ERF), dehumidified warehouse and ship’s support building will allow submarine tenders USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) and USS Frank Cable (AS 40) to […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Authorities

    Commander, Naval Supply Global Logistics Support (NAVSUP GLS), Rear Adm. James McNeal, toured the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) while the ship was in port in Sasebo, Japan, March 10. This visit was one of several for McNeal, who is touring various commands in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operation to improve […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the U.S. Navy’s submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) began maintenance on guided-missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728) during a continuous maintenance availability (CMAV) period January 10. A CMAV is time set aside for maintenance and repairs. A ship or submarine enters a CMAV prior to a certification cycle, when all […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) on Tuesday stopped at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, while en route to her homeport at Naval Base Guam. The submarine tender is on her way home after completing an eight-month dry-dock phase maintenance availability (DPMA) in Portland, Oregon. Frank Cable departed from Guam, March 7 for […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39), arrived in Bahrain to engage the ship’s repair mission in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), Jan 23. Land’s repair capability will be tested as they provide emergent repair to various ships and their systems. Land also showcased its versatility when guided missile cruiser USS […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Industry news

    The Navy has awarded Vigor Marine of Portland a $14.24 million fixed-price contract to overhaul the submarine tender the USS Frank Cable… By Mike Francis (Oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, November 01, 2011

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors and civilian mariners of the U.S. Navy submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) completed a five-month deployment in the Indo-Asia-Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of operations November 8, returning to their homeport at Naval Base Guam. Frank Cable, which departed Guam June 6, supported submarines and surface ships, extending the range and impact […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Submarine Squadron 15 held a change of command ceremony at the U.S. Naval Base Guam on Polaris Point, June 20. Capt. David Schappert relieved Capt. Jeffrey Grimes as commander, Submarine Squadron (COMSUBRON) 15. Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) Rear Adm. Frederick Roegge was the guest speaker for the ceremony and discussed the importance […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities

    The submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) resumes operations in the Asia-Pacific areas of operation (AOR) after a four-month maintenance availability period at the Vigor Industrial Shipyard in Portland. The ship underwent repairs to its hull and propulsion plant to maintain maximum operational readiness. Capt. Robert Clark, the Commanding Officer of Emory S. […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Training & Education

    The Secretary of the U.S. Navy (SECNAV) recently announced Guam-based submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) as the winner of the fiscal year 2016 SECNAV Safety Excellence Award for having the best afloat safety program across the entire Navy. Under Secretary of the Navy Dr. Janine Davidson presented the award to Frank Cable’s safety […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s Guam-based submarine tender USS Frank Cable headed for a dry-docking overhaul after five years of tending submarines and surface vessels assigned to the U.S. 5th and 7th fleet areas of responsibility. After its successful deployment in 2016, including port visits to India, Sri Lanka and the Philippines, the submarine tender is now up and ready to […]