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CNO: Three Virginia SSNs Per Year A ‘Challenge’

ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Navy’s top officer said that reaching a production rate of three Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines will be a challenge for a number of reasons.  “I do think that three a year is a challenge,” said Adm. Michael…

HII Begins Fabrication of National Security Cutter Friedman

PASCAGOULA, Miss. — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division announced today the start of fabrication of Legend-class national security cutter Friedman (WMSL 760). The start of fabrication signifies the first 100 tons of steel have been cut, the company said in a May…

VP-9 Returns from U.S. 4th Fleet Deployment

OAK HARBOR, Wash. – Sailors from Patrol Squadron Nine (VP-9) returned home to family and friends after a successful deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations, the U.S. 4th Fleet Public Affairs said in a May 10 release.  VP-9…

USCGC Hamilton Conducts Exercises with Ukraine

BLACK SEA — The Legend-class national security cutter USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) conducted a series of operational exercises with Ukraine, May 9, 2021, in the Black Sea, the Coast Guard Atlantic Area said in a May 9 release.  Hamilton conducted maritime…

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