USS Normandy (CG-60) steams alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) on Jul 8, 2018. US Navy Photo
This post has been updated to include additional information from U.S. Fleet Forces Command.
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) is operating in the North Atlantic over the old stomping grounds of the Soviet submarine force, in the latest twist of a deployment that has broken with almost 20 years of U.S. carrier tradition, USNI News has learned. Read More
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) conducts a strait transit. Truman is currently deployed as part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting maritime security operations in international waters around the globe on April 27, 2018. US Navy Photo
The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) has left the Mediterranean Sea and is now operating in the Atlantic Ocean, a defense official confirmed to USNI News. Read More
June 21, 2018 explosion of an SM-2 Block IIIA over the German frigate FGS Sachsen (F 219)
New video and photos released this week show the extent of the damage on a German frigate following an apparent missile explosion last week during a training event off the coast of Norway. Read More
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Yasmin Downs poses for a photo on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75). US Navy Photo
The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group entered the U.S. 6th fleet area of operations Wednesday, the region where less than a week ago U.S., British and French forces launched air strikes against Syrian chemical weapons facilities.
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class John Gandy signals an EA-18G Growler assigned to the “Rooks” of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) on Feb. 28, 2018. US Navy Photo
Having successfully completed the exercise certifying being ready for deployment, the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group returned to Naval Station Norfolk, Va. on Thursday.
German Navy frigate FGS Hessen (F 221) approaches Pier 5 at Naval Station Norfolk on Jan. 28, 2018. Hessen is currently moored preparing for the ship’s participation in the Harry S. Truman Strike Group composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). US Navy photo.
A Norwegian and a German frigate are in Norfolk now to join the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group in its Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) beginning this week, with the German ship remaining with the CSG during its upcoming overseas deployment. Read More
A P-8A Poseidon aircraft assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 16, arrives in Keflavik, Iceland, for anti-submarine warfare training. US Navy Photo
THE PENTAGON — Cold War allies U.K., Norway and U.S. agreed on Thursday to more closely tie operations of the trio’s sub-hunting aircraft together and set the stage for joint efforts to hunt Russian submarines in the North Atlantic. Read More
A P-8A Poseidon assigned to Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 20 flies over the Chesapeake Bay. US Navy Photo
The State Department has given its approval to a potential $1.46 billion sale of four Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft to New Zealand, according to a Defense Security Cooperation Agency announcement. Read More
USNI News polled its writers, naval analysts and service members on what they consider the most important military and maritime stories in 2016. Read More
Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Hampton (SSN-757) during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2016. US Navy Photo
The rapidly changing Arctic region will open opportunities for everything from expanded fisheries to shorter trade routes and possible militarization, and the consensus from a panel of speakers is that these upcoming changes will require new international maritime agreements that may make obsolete existing maritime pacts. Read More