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HII christens Virginia-Class Attack Submarine New Jersey (SSN 796)

Huntington Ingalls Industries christened pre-commissioning unit New Jersey (SSN 796) at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division on 13 November. “The christening is a Navy and shipbuilder tradition that celebrates the hard work and dedication of the women and men...

The Multilayer Ship Defense Systems of USS Gerald R. Ford

Qualification trials for the combat systems of the ship are critical to ensuring the warship is capable of defending itself against a variety of threats such as drones and missiles. Thus, what defense systems does the USS Gerald R....

Carl Vinson CSG visits Guam

Ships assigned to Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group arrived at Naval Base Guam for a scheduled port visit on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and USS Stockdale (DDG 106) will resupply,...

U.S. Navy exercises with Regional Partners in the Red Sea

Forces assigned to the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Israel, and U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) began conducting a multilateral maritime security operations exercise in the Red Sea, Nov. 10. The five-day exercise includes at-sea training aboard amphibious transport dock...

USNS Harvey Milk Christened at General Dynamics NASSCO San Diego

Fleet replenishment oiler USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206), the Military Sealift Command's newest ship, was christened during a ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, on 07 November, the U.S. Navy announced. The event was attended by...

USS The Sullivans visits Toulon, France

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) made a scheduled port visit to Toulon, France as the final stop of their historic deployment with the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 21, the U.S. Navy 6th Fleet announced. “The...

USS Mount Whitney and USS Porter visit Batumi, Georgia

The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) and Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Batumi, Georgia for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 8, 2021, according to the U.S. sixth...

USS Pasadena (SSN 752) returns to service after maintenance

USS Pasadena (SSN 752) returned to the fleet Oct. 31 following successful completion of its Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The Los Angeles-class submarine spent just over a year at NNSY to replace, repair, and overhaul...

US Navy’s forward-deployed destroyers operate with NATO assets

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) and USS Porter (DDG 78) participated in multilateral exercises with Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG) 1 and 2, respectively, Oct. 27-29, the U.S. Navy's 6th Fleet stated. In the Baltic...

USS Porter Enters the Black Sea, USS Mount Whitney is underway

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) entered the Black Sea on a routine patrol, Oct. 30, 2021, the U.S. Navy announced. U.S. Air Forces Europe-Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) provided air support to Porter with a formation of...

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