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5 Aircraft Carriers Set to Operate Together in Europe for NATO Exercise

5 Aircraft Carriers Set to Operate Together in Europe for NATO Exercise

From top left clockwise USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), FS Charles de Gaulle (R91), HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08), ITS Cavour (CVH 550), USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)

U.S. aircraft carriers USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) and USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) will exercise with aircraft carriers from France, Italy and the United Kingdom as part of a joint operation across Europe meant to show NATO interoperability, the Pentagon announced Thursday. Read More

George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Now Under NATO Command

George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Now Under NATO Command

Chief Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) Andrew Howard watches as the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77), sails alongside the supply-class fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE-8) during a replenishment-at-sea, Sept. 29, 2022. US Navy Photo

The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group went under NATO command on Friday as part of the Neptune Strike 2022 exercise series, the deputy Pentagon press spokesperson announced. Read More

Sailor Dies Aboard USS Leyte Gulf

Sailor Dies Aboard USS Leyte Gulf

An undated file photo of Sonar Technician (Surface) 3rd Class Nicholas Woods. US Navy Photo

This story has been updated to correct Nicholas Woods’ age.

A sailor died aboard USS Leyte Gulf (CG-55) Thursday, the Navy announced Saturday.

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USS Bulkeley Leaves for Homeport Shift to Rota; USS Delbert D. Black Leaves for Maiden Deployment

USS Bulkeley Leaves for Homeport Shift to Rota; USS Delbert D. Black Leaves for Maiden Deployment

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG-84) departs Naval Station Norfolk August 4, 2022, commencing the ship’s scheduled homeport shift to Rota, Spain, as part of the U.S. Navy’s long-range plan to gradually rotate the Rota-based destroyers. US Navy Photo

USS Bulkeley (DDG-84) left Norfolk, Va., for its new home in Rota, Spain, on Thursday evening, according to a tweet from a ship spotter. Read More

U.S./French Integrated Air Wing Exercise Accelerates French Pilots' Return to Sea

U.S./French Integrated Air Wing Exercise Accelerates French Pilots’ Return to Sea

French Navy Dassault Rafale M fighter lands on USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) USNI Photo.

This post is the first in a two-part series on the U.S./French integrated air wing effort taking place aboard USS George H.W. Bush. For additional coverage, please see CNO: U.S./French Integrated Air Wing Helping Develop ‘One Larger Team’ to Tackle Maritime Operations.

ABOARD AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, IN THE VIRGINIA CAPES OPERATING AREA – Performing touch-and-go’s, catapult launches and arrested landings, French naval aviators are now qualifying aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) and speeding up the timeline for their carrier to be combat ready.

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USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 11, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 11, 2017

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 11, 2017. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 5, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 5, 2017

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 5, 2017. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 28, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 28, 2017

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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. 28, 2017. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 21, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 21, 2017

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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. 21, 2017. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More