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VIDEO: USS Kearsarge Underway for Hurricane Harvey Relief Operations

VIDEO: USS Kearsarge Underway for Hurricane Harvey Relief Operations

The following is U.S. Navy video of USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) departing Naval Station Norfolk and taking on aircraft, fuel and supplies on its way to support relief operations following Hurricane Harvey. The amphibious warship is underway with USS Oak Hill and elements of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Read More

MQ-25 Stingray Unmanned Aerial Tanker Could Almost Double Strike Range of U.S. Carrier Air Wing

MQ-25 Stingray Unmanned Aerial Tanker Could Almost Double Strike Range of U.S. Carrier Air Wing

Boeing image of the company’s MQ-25A Stingray bid. USNI News Photo

The inclusion of the unmanned MQ-25 Stingray aerial tanker into the U.S. carrier air wing could increase the effective strike range of the strike fighters aboard aircraft carriers by up to 400 nautical miles, the commander of Naval Air Forces told U.S. Naval Institute’s Proceedings. Read More

Navy Prepping USS Kearsarge, USS Oak Hill for Post Hurricane Harvey Humanitarian Mission

Navy Prepping USS Kearsarge, USS Oak Hill for Post Hurricane Harvey Humanitarian Mission

USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) (right) and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD-51) (left) transit alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO-196) on April 7, 2016. US Navy Photo

The Navy is preparing USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) and USS Oak Hill (LSD-51) to assist ongoing recovery efforts in the Texas and Louisiana gulf coast region following Hurricane Harvey, officials told USNI News on Tuesday. Read More