Monday, September 16, 2019

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Navy EOD Group Praises Mk18 UUV Performance in Aleutian Waters

ARLINGTON, Va. — The commodore of a Navy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) group has praised the performance of the unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) that were used in a recent exercise in the Bering Sea off the Aleutian island chain.   “The…

Navy E-2D With Aerial Refueling Joins Squadron

NORFOLK, Virginia – An E-2D Advanced Hawkeye capable of aerial refueling landed at Naval Station Norfolk Sept. 9, officially marking the arrival of this upgraded aircraft to the fleet, Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic Public Affairs said in a Sept. 12 release.     …

Navy, Marine Corps Beef Up Relief Efforts in the Bahamas

ARLNGTON, Va. — The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps have increased their forces involved in relief and rescue efforts in the Bahamas as recovery efforts continue after Hurricane Dorian devastated some of the islands.  In a Sept. 9 Pentagon briefing, Jonathan R. Hoffman, assistant…

Coast Guard Continues Response to Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Coast Guard is continuing rescue-and-recovery operations in the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.  As of 9 a.m. on Sept. 8, Coast Guard forces had rescued 308 people in the Bahamas, the Coast Guard 7th District said in a release. …

USS Nebraska Tests Four Trident II D5 Missiles

SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Navy conducted four scheduled missile test flights of unarmed Trident II (D5) missiles from USS Nebraska (SSBN 739), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, off the coast of Southern California, U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs Public…

USS Wasp Departs 7th Fleet Area of Operations

OKINAWA, Japan — The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) departed U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations as part of a scheduled homeport shift on Sept. 4, the ship’s public affairs office said in a release. Wasp, which replaced…