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USS Jason Dunham Docks in Varna, Bulgaria

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) arrived in Varna, Bulgaria, for a scheduled port visit, April 4, 2015. Jason Dunham’s presence in Bulgaria reaffirms to… [[ This is a content...

Most Read News, Mar 30 – Apr 5, 2015

US Navy Vessel to Take Part in Exercise Joint Warrior Two U.S. Navy ships, the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), led by Commander,… [[ This...

USS Gary Stops 5.200 Kg of Cocaine

US Navy’s USS Gary (FFG 51), her embarked Helicopter Squadron and U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment successfully intercepted a suspected narcotic-trafficking vessel in international… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...

China Unveils Three New Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarines

The Chinese Navy is preparing to commission three new, nuclear-powered attack submarines with a vertical launching system able to fire supersonic anti-ship missiles, a report from China Daily said. The China Central Television showed...

Time For US Strategy Review; Then Tackle Goldwater-Nichols

WASHINGTON: One of America’s most respected strategists is calling for a comprehensive review of the military’s roles and missions to prepare the way for revision of the basic law undergirding the modern force, Goldwater-Nichols....

Japanese Visitors Tour USS Mustin

Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) welcomed approximately 4,700 Japanese visitors for the 22nd annual Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka’s… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...

GD NASSCO Wins Further USS Makin Island Repair Works

General Dynamics NASSCO was awarded a $61,7 million contract for USS Makin Island (LHD 8) fiscal 2015 phased maintenance availability. A phased maintenance availability includes the planning and… [[ This is a content summary...

USS Ashland Takes Part in KMEP

The forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), participated in Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 15.1, a bilateral training exercise with the Republic of Korea along with… [[ This is a content...

Essex ARG’s Marines Complete COMPTUEX

U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit embarked aboard the Essex Amphibious Ready Group’s three ships March 16-April 1, for Composite Training Unit Exercise, or COMPTUEX, off the coast… [[ This is a...

USS George H.W. Bush Carries Out CQ Training Drills

The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed its homeport of Norfolk to support carrier qualification (CQ) operations for members of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group and… [[ This is...

LCS Planning and Support Deal Goes to Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Corp. received an $8,2 million delivery order under a previously awarded contract for the accomplishment of planning and support efforts for Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) 1 and 3. The… [[ This is...

HMCS Whitehorse, USCG Seize over 5200 Kg of Drugs

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Whitehorse, in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy, assisted with the interception of more than 5200 kg of cocaine in international waters of… [[ This is...

HII Lands More Support Works on Gerald R. Ford

Huntington Ingalls Inc. is being awarded a $7,3 million modification to previously awarded contract for onboard repair parts material procurement to support outfitting Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). Work… [[ This is a content...

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