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Mon
16
Jul

USS Gerald R. Ford Begins Post-Shakedown Availability

Source : (NNS) ─ Washington D.C. ─ July 16, 2018. 

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) arrived at Huntington Ingalls Industries, July 15 to begin a yearlong maintenance and upgrade period, after the ship's successful completion of its post-delivery test and evaluation.

Fri
13
Jul

USS Nebraska Returns from First Strategic Deterrent Patrol Since 2013

By Commander, Submarine Group 9 Public Affairs ─ (NNS) ─ Bangor, Washington ─ July 13, 2018.

The blue crew of USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) returned to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, following the boat's first strategic deterrent mission since 2013.

Tue
10
Jul

Truman Completes French Air Defense Week

By MCS 3rd Class Michael Chen ─ Atlantic Ocean ─ July 10, 2018.

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) completed a weeklong joint exercise known as French Air Defense week on July 6. This exercise featured aircraft from Carrier Air Wing One (CVW-1) conducting integrated flight operations with French Naval Aviation aircraft.

Mon
09
Jul

Milestone MQ-8C Fire Scout Initial Operational Test and Evaluation Complete

By Lt. j.g. Caroline Zotti, Commander, LCS Squadron One P.A. ─ San Diego California ─ July 9, 2018.

USS Coronado (LCS 4) and Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 (VX-1) completed the first comprehensive Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) for the MQ-8C Fire Scout.

Thu
05
Jul

NATO's Oldest Allies Unite

By MCS 2nd Class Thomas Gooley ─ (NNS) ─ Atlantic Ocean, July 5, 2018.

From July 2 to July 6, aircraft from Carrier Air Wing One (CVW-1), embarked aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), are conducting integrated flight operations with French Naval Aviation aircraft as part of French Air Defense week.

Tue
03
Jul

USS Jason Dunham and Egyptian Navy Conduct PASSEX

By MCS 3rd Class Jonathan Clay ─ (NNS) ─ July 3, 2018.

Guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) and Egyptian Navy frigate El Zafer (F951) conducted a passing exercise: PASSEX, to improve crews' knowledge, navigation and familiarity with operability. 

Fri
29
Jun

USS Oklahoma City Returns to Guam

From Commander, Submarine Squadron 15 PA ─ (NNS) ─ Santa Rita, Guam ─ June 29, 2018.

Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) returned to its homeport of Apra Harbor, Guam, after conducting routine patrols throughout the Indo-Pacific region in support of maritime security operations with allies across the region. 

Fri
29
Jun

US/UK Navy Chiefs Strengthen Partnership

From CNO PAC ─ (NNS) ─ London, UK ─ June 29, 2018.

 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson visited London to highlight the importance of the U.S. and Royal Navy partnership June 27-28.

Wed
27
Jun
Portrait de Joël-François DUMONT

Frégate Sachsen : Lors de son lancement, un missile explose en mer de Norvège

Par Joël-François Dumont ─ Berlin, le 27 juin 2018.

Maudite semaine pour l’Allemagne... Entre la chancelière Angela Merkel plus que jamais en sursis et la Mansschaft éliminée de la Coupe du monde en Russie, il ne manquait plus qu’une catastrophe en mer de Norvège, évitée grâce au sang-froid des marins allemands de la Frégate Sachsen … 

Wed
27
Jun
Portrait de Joël-François DUMONT

Frigate Sachsen : Missile explodes in Norwegian Sea during firing test

By Joël-François Dumont ─ Berlin, on 27 june 2018.

It was a doomed week for Germany: between Chancelor Angela Merkel being given a lease on borrowed time on the one hand and the elimination of the Mansschaft from the World Cup in Russia on the other, the only other missing disaster had to be a near catastrophe in the Sea of Norway, only thwarted thanks to the skills of the German Sachsen frigate's crew members.

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