Navy aircraft carrier operations are up 40 percent this year over last year, even as the service has fewer available for tasking due to maintenance and acquisition challenges. Read More
ARLINGTON, Va. — U.S. fleet commanders are nearing the conclusion of two reviews into the efficacy of the Navy’s model for training, sustaining and deploying ships as the East Coast carrier force has struggled to meet demand. Read More
This article is the second in a two-part package on the East Coast aircraft carrier fleet, after Commander of Naval Air Force Atlantic Rear Adm. Bruce Lindsey invited USNI News to talk about recent milestones within his fleet.
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. — Maintaining very high readiness during a carrier strike group’s post-deployment sustainment phase actually saves the Navy money later on, the service found, despite fears that budget constraints might hinder the Navy from making the most of that time in a ship’s deployment cycle. Read More
This post has been updated with additional details.
Three curious French police officers are facing disciplinary measures after accidentally shipping out on carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) when it left after a port visit to Marseilles on Tuesday. Read More
The following is a U.S. Navy video published on Dec. 14 from night flying operations aboard carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) operating in the Mediterranean Sea. Read More
The Navy’s submarine force is looking to reinvigorate its high-end warfare training and plans to do so by finding efficiencies within the current testing and certification schedules, the commander of submarine forces said. Read More
The following is an aerial video of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) underway in the Atlantic Ocean on June 1, 2016. Read More
The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group is set to depart tomorrow for a deployment to the Middle East and Europe, the service announced. Read More
The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group left U.S. 5th Fleet on Tuesday with no public timeline for when its replacement will reach the Middle East to continue U.S. air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq in Syria (ISIS) targets. Read More