USS Carney (DDG-64) transits the Suez Canal, Oct. 18, 2023. US Navy Photo
This post has been updated with an additional statement from U.S. Central Command.
Destroyer USS Carney (DDG-64) shot down three drones in the Red Sea on Sunday while responding to distress calls from several commercial vessels that were attacked by missiles originating in Yemen, according to U.S. Central Command. Read More
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) (IKE) transits the Strait of Hormuz as the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKECSG) makes an inbound transit to the Arabian Gulf, Nov. 26. US Navy Photo
An Iranian drone flew over the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) in an unsafe manner, Central Command said in a Wednesday statement. Read More
Images released from Houthis in Yemen claiming to be the Nov. 8, 2023, shoot down of a U.S. MQ-9B over the Red Sea.
Houthis shot down a U.S. MQ-9 Reaper off the coast of Yemen over the Red Sea, a defense official confirmed to USNI News. Read More
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) transits through the Suez Canal, Nov. 4, 2023. US Navy Photo
This post has been updated with a statement from U.S. 5th fleet.
Carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) entered the Middle East through the Suez Canal over the weekend, U.S. 5th Fleet announced on Saturday. Read More
From left, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Bradley Christian, a search and rescue medical technician assigned to Navy Medicine Readiness and Training (NMRTC) Patuxent River, and Lt. Kyle Rowland, a critical care nurse assigned to NMRTC Camp Lejeune, test an integrated intensive care mobile unit during inventory in the medical department aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). US Navy Photo
When the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group enters U.S. Fifth Fleet – the first time an aircraft carrier has operated in the Middle East in two years – it will do so with a small medical team, dedicated to a new approach to Navy medicine. Read More
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) transiting the Strait of Gibraltar on Oct. 28, 2023. US Navy Photo
The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group is headed toward the mass of U.S. naval power in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea after transiting the Strait of Gibraltar on Saturday. Meanwhile, two ships of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group are now in the Red Sea. Read More
Aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) conducts routine operations in the Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 18, 2023. US Navy Photo
The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group is more than halfway across the Atlantic on its way to join the mass of U.S. naval forces in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East following the Hamas attacks on Israel earlier this month. Meanwhile, the French deployed an amphibious warship to join U.S. and U.K. ships to deter the conflict from spreading beyond Israel. Read More
An F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet, attached to the ‘Rams’ of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83, on the flight deck after conducting flight quarters aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) in the Atlantic Ocean, Oct. 17, 2023. US Navy Photo
THE PENTAGON – The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group is in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean as it heads to the Middle East, instead of joining the Gerald R. Ford Carrier Strike Group in the Eastern Mediterranean. Read More
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) deploys from Naval Station Norfolk, Oct. 14, 2023. US Navy Photo
This post was updated with a Pentagon statement confirming USS Dwight D. Eisenhower is heading to the Eastern Mediterranean.
Two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers deployed this week, with four carrier strike groups currently deployed across the globe, USNI News has learned. Read More
The world’s largest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) and the USNS Laramie (T-AO-203) conduct a refueling-at-sea in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 11, 2023. US Navy Photo
The Gerald R. Ford Carrier Strike Group arrived in the Eastern Mediterranean Tuesday, a senior defense official told reporters Thursday. Read More