Category Archives: Aviation

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

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 15, 2022

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 15, 2022

USNI News Graphic

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. 15, 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

USS Abraham Lincoln Return Marks End of Second High-Tempo Carrier Deployment in WESTPAC

USS Abraham Lincoln Return Marks End of Second High-Tempo Carrier Deployment in WESTPAC

An F-35C Lightning II, assigned to the ‘Black Knights’ of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314, flies over USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) on July 30, 2022. US Navy Photo

ABOARD AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN, OFF THE COAST OF HAWAII – When aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) pulls into Naval Air Station North Island on Thursday, it will cap off a busy deployment to the Western Pacific. Read More