USS Nimitz (CVN-68) patrols the Arabian Gulf, Oct. 20, 2017. US Navy Photo
Aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68) is set to make a port call in Sri Lanka, according to a statement from the U.S. Embassy. Read More
USS Nimitz (CVN-68) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG-72) patrol alongside each other, Oct. 20, 2017 in the Persian Gulf. US Navy Photo
Three U.S. carrier strike groups are now operating in U.S. 7th Fleet, after the strike group previously tasked with conducting air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq has left the Persian Gulf en route to the Western Pacific, according to a statement from the Navy. Read More
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) conducts an ammunition onload with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE-9) on Oct. 7, 2017. US Navy Photo
About 7,500 Sailors and Marines with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group left San Diego Friday morning from San Diego for a scheduled deployment to the western Pacific and Middle East. Read More
The following is a May 11, 2017 video of Carrier Strike Group 9 conducting a strait transit exercise. Read More
An E-2D Hawkeye assigned to the Tigertails of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 taxis across the flight deck during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on Oct. 15, 2015. US Navy Photo
The Navy is deploying a squadron Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes to Japan next month, the service announced on Thursday. Read More
Senior Chief Information Systems Technician Dan Boemmel is greeted by his daughter after returning home from a deployment around South America. Aircraft carrier on Jan. 15, 2016. US Navy Photo
CORONADO, Calif. – As her dad stepped off the chartered airplane, 5-year-old Ashley Boemmel could barely contain her joy. But with her mother’s urging, Ashley dashed across the tarmac at North Island Naval Air Station’s air terminal and ran into her father’s arms. Read More
USNI News polled its writers, naval analysts and service members on what they consider the most important military and maritime stories in 2015. Read More
Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters from the “Black Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 4 prepare to land aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as it transits the Strait of Magellan on Nov. 1, 2015. US Navy photo.
The Navy’s historic three-carrier swap will be completed next week when USS George Washington (CVN-73) arrives in Norfolk. Read More
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) transits the Arabian Gulf on Oct. 2, 2015. US Navy photo.
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) is scheduled to arrive at its new homeport of Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island, Calif., on Monday, the second of three arrivals in a three-carrier homeport swap. Read More
The Indian Navy guided-missile destroyer INS Ranvir (DDG-54), left, the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62), and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JDS Kurama (DDH-144) are underway during Exercise Malabar 2009, an annual exercise led by the Indian Navy. US Navy photo.
The U.S., Indian and Japanese navies are in the middle of the Malabar 2015 exercise, this year in Chennai, India, on the Bay of Bengal. Read More