Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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  • SECNAV Names Future Destroyer in Honor of U.S. Navy Medal of Honor Recipient - WASHINGTON — Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer named a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, DDG 134, in honor of U.S. Navy Hospitalman John E. Kilmer, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his service during the Korean War, the secretary’s Public Affairs office said in an Oct. 16 release  “Hospitalman Kilmer was a hero...
  • Navy’s VP-40 Brings P-3 Home From Its Last Active-Duty Patrol Squadron Deployment - ARLINGTON, Va. — The Navy’s last active-duty patrol squadron to operate the Lockheed P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft has returned from deployment and soon will begin transition to the Boeing P-8A Poseidon.   Patrol Squadron 40 (VP-40) completed its return to Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island, Washington, on Oct. 10 from its...
  • Navy Satellite Communications System Successfully Completes Key Test and Evaluation Phase - SAN DIEGO — The Navy’s next-generation narrowband satellite communications system completed a critical test and evaluation phase and was assessed as operationally effective, operational suitable and cyber survivable, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command Public Affairs said in an Oct. 16 release. The successful completion of this testing demonstrates the system’s...
  • Global C-130J Fleet Surpasses 2 Million Flight Hours - The global community of C-130J Super Hercules operators recently surpassed 2 million flight hours, Lockheed Martin announced in an Oct. 15 release. These hours were logged beginning with the C-130J’s first flight on April 5, 1996, through the end of July 2019.  Twenty-two operators from 18 nations contributed to this achievement, adding hours...
  • Coast Guard Repatriates 45 Dominican Migrants Following 3 At-Sea Interdictions - SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 45 of 49 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Oct. 14 just off the Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of three separate illegal migrant voyages near Puerto Rico, the Coast Guard 7th District said in...

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SECNAV Names Future Destroyer in Honor of U.S. Navy Medal...

WASHINGTON — Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer named a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, DDG 134, in honor of U.S. Navy Hospitalman John E. Kilmer, who was awarded the Medal of Ho...

Navy’s VP-40 Brings P-3 Home From Its Last Active-Duty Patrol...

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Navy’s last active-duty patrol squadron to operate the Lockheed P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft has returned from deployment and soon will begin transition to the Boeing P-8A Poseidon. &n...

Navy Satellite Communications System Successfully Completes Key Test and Evaluation...

SAN DIEGO — The Navy’s next-generation narrowband satellite communications system completed a critical test and evaluation phase and was assessed as operationally effective, operational suitable and cyber surviva...

Global C-130J Fleet Surpasses 2 Million Flight Hours

The global community of C-130J Super Hercules operators recently surpassed 2 million flight hours, Lockheed Martin announced in an Oct. 15 release. These hours were logged beginning with the C-130J’s...

Miguel Keith Completes Acceptance Trials

SAN DIEGO — The Navy’s newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB), Miguel Keith (ESB 5) successfully completed acceptance trials on Oct. 11, the Naval Sea Systems Command said in an Oct. 15 release.  The ...