The littoral combat ship USS Omaha (LCS 12) pulls into Naval Base San Diego on March 9,2018. Omaha is the newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship and one of eight LCS homeported in San Diego. US Navy photo.
This post has been updated to note that USS Little Rock will arrive in Mayport this week.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – The Navy may not deploy any of its Littoral Combat Ships this year despite previous plans to deploy one to the Middle East and two to Singapore in 2018, due to a confluence of maintenance availabilities that has most of the LCS fleet sidelined this year. Read More
The littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS-10) transits San Diego Bay to arrive at the ship’s homeport of Naval Base San Diego on July 5, 2017. US Navy photo.
The Navy’s new Littoral Combat Ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS-10) completed its maiden voyage and arrived in its new homeport of San Diego. Read More
USS Sampson (DDG-102) moored at Naval Station San Diego, Calif. in 2011. US Navy Photo
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Two men working for Navy contractors at Naval Base San Diego were arrested and indicted in connection with two separate bomb threats earlier this year among dozens that have forced evacuations of ships and facilities at the busy naval installation and nearby shipyards, federal authorities announced late Thursday. Read More
USS Milius (DDG-69) returns to homeport Naval Base San Diego after an eight-month independent deployment to the western Pacific and U.S. Central Command areas of responsibility in 2012. US Navy Photo
The guided missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG-69) returned to Naval Station San Diego, Calif. on Thursday after a eight month deployment to the Middle East and the Western Pacific, the service announced. Read More
USS Sampson (DDG-102), operate together in the Java Sea while supporting the Indonesian-led search effort for AirAsia flight QZ8501. US Navy Photo
The guided missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG-102) returned to Naval Station San Diego, Calif. after a seven month deployment that included search and rescue efforts for AirAsia Flight 8501 earlier this year, the service announced on Monday. Read More
An artist’s conception of the planned floating dry dock at BAE Systems. BAE Photo
BAE Systems is improving its ship repair facilities in San Diego, Calif. to include an additional dry dock as part of a $100 million expansion scheduled to open in 2017 , the company announced on Friday. Read More