Category Archives: Aviation

Truman Carrier Strike Group Air Wing, Escorts Return

Truman Carrier Strike Group Air Wing, Escorts Return

Families welcome home Sailors attached to the “Red Rippers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 11 on Naval Air Station Oceana, Va., during the squadron’s homecoming, Sept.5. US Navy Photo

Members of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group are returning home after an extended deployment to the Mediterranean Sea, with Carrier Air Wing 1, which was embarked on USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) landing at their home fields on Monday. Read More

HII Argues for Aircraft Carrier Block Buy as New Enterprise Takes Shape

HII Argues for Aircraft Carrier Block Buy as New Enterprise Takes Shape

A keel section of the future aircraft carrier Enterprise CVN-80 on Aug 26, 2022. USNI News Photo

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Fatima Medina-Galeno might be one of the few naval shipbuilders in the United States who needs a solid Wi-Fi signal to get her job done. In addition to her steel-toed boots and her hardhat, Medina-Galeno lugs a rugged, dust-covered laptop on the job. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 22, 2022

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 22, 2022

USNI News Photo

These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Aug. 22, 2022, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

Reagan Carrier Strike Group Wraps Spring Patrol Following Chinese Military Drills Near Taiwan

Reagan Carrier Strike Group Wraps Spring Patrol Following Chinese Military Drills Near Taiwan

Sailors on the bridge wing of Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG-62) observe a replenishment-at-sea between the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) and USNS Rappahannock (T-AO-204) in the Philippine Sea on Aug. 12, 2022. US Navy Photo

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) pulled into Yokosuka, Japan on Friday, wrapping a three-month patrol in the Western Pacific, USNI News has learned. Read More