US Navy

HSTCSG Kicks Off 2018 Deployment With Live Fire Exercise

Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyers USS Farragut (DDG 99) and USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98), part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG), conducted a live—fire missile exercise (MISSLEX), Apr. 13.

HSTCSG Kicks Off 2018 Deployment With Live Fire Exercise 2018-04-14T14:08:26+00:00

USS Nebraska Successfully Tests Trident II D5 Missile

The Ohio—class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) along with the U.S. Navy's Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) conducted successful test flights of two Trident II D5 Missiles, March 26.

USS Nebraska Successfully Tests Trident II D5 Missile 2018-03-30T14:08:21+00:00

Navy to Commission Submarine Colorado

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy will commission its newest fast attack submarine, the future USS Colorado (SSN 788), during an 11 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, March 17, at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut.The principal speaker will be U.S. Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado. Annie Mabus, daughter of 75th Secretary of the Navy [...]

Navy to Commission Submarine Colorado 2018-03-15T14:09:21+00:00

SECDEF Speaks with Sailors and Marines at NSA Bahrain

By Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Public Affairs MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- U.S. Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) James N. Mattis held an all-hands call on board Naval Support Activity Bahrain, March 15.During the all-hands call, he thanked service members for their hard work and dedication while reminding them of the important role they play [...]

SECDEF Speaks with Sailors and Marines at NSA Bahrain 2018-03-15T14:09:24+00:00

SECNAV Names Newest Destroyer in Honor of U.S. Marine

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer named the next Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer in honor of Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and Navy Cross recipient Lance Cpl. Patrick Gallagher.In 1966, Gallagher, who immigrated from Ballyhaunis, Ireland in 1962, joined the Marine Corps where he served in H-Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, [...]

SECNAV Names Newest Destroyer in Honor of U.S. Marine 2018-03-12T14:09:23+00:00

Antietam Leads Surface to Air Missile Exercise in MultiSail 18

PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) led a Surface to Air Missile Exercise (SAMEX) during MultiSail 18 with U.S. forward-deployed naval forces and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces (JMSDF) March 10, in the Philippine Sea.This SAMEX builds interoperability between the U.S. Navy and the JMSDF, which strengthens the US-Japanese alliance. [...]

Antietam Leads Surface to Air Missile Exercise in MultiSail 18 2018-03-12T14:09:24+00:00

US Navy, JMSDF Participate in MultiSail 2018

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara B. Sexton, Commander, Task Force 70 Public Affairs APRA HARBOR, Guam (NNS) -- Units and personnel from the U.S. Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) are scheduled to participate in the annual bilateral training exercise MultiSail 2018, Mar. 8-14.MultiSail is an annual bilateral training exercise that [...]

US Navy, JMSDF Participate in MultiSail 2018 2018-03-06T13:09:43+00:00