U.S. Navy’s newest littoral combat ship slides into Mobile waters

The U.S. Navy’s newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Oakland (LCS 24) slid into the waters of Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. “The future USS Oakland (LCS 24) is now in the water. 4,000 employees and 800+ suppliers across the US (380 in Ala.) work to build these great ships, LCS […]

July 22, 2019
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U.S. Navy to commission newest LCS 21 littoral combat ship in Duluth

The U.S. Navy has approved the Duluth as the commissioning location for the future USS Minneapolis/Saint Paul (LCS 21) Freedom-class littoral combat ship. According to mass communication specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Evan Thompson, Deputy Undersecretary of the Navy Jodi Greene announced Duluth as the commissioning location for the future USS Minneapolis/Saint Paul (LCS 21) in […]

July 19, 2019
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Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group returns to home after seven months deployment

The U.S. Navy has announced that more than 4,500 Sailors and Marines with the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) safely returned home July 18 upon completion of a successful seven months deployment to Europe, Africa, and the Middle East areas. “The Kearsarge ARG’s deployment provided the U.S. Department of Defense with a versatile amphibious force option with […]

July 19, 2019
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U.S. Navy approved commissioning date for future USS Indianapolis

The U.S. Navy has approved the commissioning date for the future USS Indianapolis (LCS 17). The Navy will commission the littoral combat ship Oct. 26, 2019 in Burns Harbor, Indiana. The commissioning ceremony signifies the acceptance for service and the entrance of a ship into the active fleet of the U. S. Navy. Burns Harbor […]

July 18, 2019
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Royal Navy conducts test of its new missile to defeat terrorists

The Royal Navy announced on 16 July that it had successfully tested its new missile to defeat terrorists and suicide bombers. HMS Sutherland fired four new Martlet missiles at a fast-moving speedboat off the Welsh coast to see whether the weapon could be launched from a ship as well as a helicopter. Martlet – also […]

July 16, 2019
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Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall demonstrated its emergency response capabilities

U.S. Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) has demonstrated its emergency response capabilities by conducting amphibious operations to load and unload mobile equipment to train how to properly respond to a natural disaster and to provide humanitarian assistance, July 11. According to  Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Williams, USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Public Affairs, this exercise is […]

July 16, 2019
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Huntington Ingalls gets $40M contract modification for additional work for USS George Washington

The American shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Inc. is being awarded a $40 million modification to previously awarded contract N00024-17-C-2105 for additional supplemental work for the refueling complex overhaul of USS George Washington (CVN 73). According to the U.S. Department of Defense, work includes accomplishment of the overhaul, modernization, repair, maintenance and refueling. This modification provides additional […]

July 16, 2019
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