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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

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 14, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 14, 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. 14, 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. 7, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 7, 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. 7, 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: July 24, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: July 24, 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 July 24, 2017. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

USS America Leadership Look To Aircraft Carriers For Inspiration On Leveraging Aviation-Centric Design

USS America Leadership Look To Aircraft Carriers For Inspiration On Leveraging Aviation-Centric Design

The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), left, and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) are underway in formation during a simulated straits transit on June 5, 2017. US Navy photo.

As the first-in-class USS America (LHA-6) begins operations on its first major overseas deployment, leadership has a good understanding of the basics of operating this new type of ship – an amphibious assault ship without a well deck – but also a lot of room to learn how to maximize the new capability it brings to the fleet. Read More

America ARG/MEU AAVs take point in 15th MEU Amphibious Assault Exercise

America ARG/MEU AAVs take point in 15th MEU Amphibious Assault Exercise

Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion 5th Marine Regiment conduct an amphibious assault onto San Clemente Island during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 13, 2017. Gidget Fuentes Photo used with Permission

A previous version of this story had the incorrect hull number for USS America. The correct number is LHA-6 not LHA-8.

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD-22) slid into the thin, offshore fog bank as two waves of amphibious assault vehicles swam toward the sandy bluffs Thursday morning. Within minutes, several dozen combat-equipped Marines rushed from the ramps and made their way into a nearby village. Read More