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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...

Japan and U.S. form Surface Action Group in South China Sea

The Murasame-class destroyer JS Yudachi (DD 103) of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) of the US Navy operated bilaterally in the South China Sea. While transiting, the ships formed...

Vinson Carrier Strike Group carries out bilateral operations with JS Kaga in South China Sea

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and JS Kaga (DDH 184) are conducting maritime security operations and exercises, the U.S. Navy announced. Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Izumo-class helicopter destroyer JS Kaga (DDH 184) and U.S. Navy Carrier Strike Group (CSG)...

U.S. and German navies sail at sea together

Independence-variant littoral combat ships USS Jackson (LCS 6) and USS Tulsa (LCS 16) sailed with Germany Navy frigate FGS Bayern (F 217) in the Philippine Sea, and Tulsa hosted Bayern crew members for ship tours while moored at Naval...

Maritime Partnership Exercise 2021 (MPX) brings together warships from Australia, Japan, UK, and the US

Naval forces from Australia, Japan, the U.K., and the U.S. joined together in multilateral Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) 2021 to conduct naval training in the eastern Indian Ocean, Oct. 15-18. During the multinational exercise,  four Indo-Pacific navies, to include the...

A Nuclear Engineer and his wife are arrested by the FBI for selling US Navy Submarine Reactor Data to a Foreign Country

According to court documents, a US Navy nuclear engineer and his wife were charged with repeatedly attempting to pass secrets about US nuclear submarines to a foreign government in an alleged espionage scheme found by the FBI. The investigation...

Multiple Carrier Strike Groups Operate Together in the Philippine Sea

Multiple carrier strike group operations were carried out in the Philippine Sea on October 3 by the United States Navy's CSGs led by the flagships USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), as well as...

11 sailors injured after USS Connecticut ‘struck an object’ underwater in the South China Sea

The U.S. Navy's Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) struck an object while submerged on the afternoon of Oct. 2, while operating in international waters in the Indo-Pacific region, the US Pacific Fleet stated on Oct.7. The...

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