Aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72), with embarked Carrier Strike Group 12 (CSG-12) staff and the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG-56), has left the Florida coast, having turned over the Navy’s sea-based Hurricane Irma relief efforts to Carrier Strike Group 10. Read More
Cyber-attacks will happen and so developing a means to isolate intrusions at sea and keep moving is imperative, said the Navy’s top intelligence officer. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Probing potential cyber tampering and cyber intrusion will now be a standard part of U.S. Navy accident investigation following the Aug. 21 collision of guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) with a chemical tanker, Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran told Congress last week. Read More
Seventy-two years after it disappeared into the black depths of the Philippine Sea, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35) reappeared in bluish-green images captured by a deep-sea drone and aired live during a Wednesday PBS broadcast special. Read More
An amphibious assault vehicle caught fire during a training exercise Wednesday morning at Camp Pendleton, Calif., injuring 14 Marines and a sailor as Marine Corps officials began to investigate just what happened. Read More
Positioned off the coast of Florida, helicopters from USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) are now delivering food and water to Florida as part of the Hurricane Irma relief effort. Read More
Naval Air Station Key West has no power, but no major damage was reported and the command reported no injuries among the sailors who remained on base as Hurricane Irma passed.
This article is the third in a three-part series on the changes occurring in the Littoral Combat Ship community as the fleet rapidly grows, moves to a new crewing and organizational construct and prepares for multi-ship forward operations.
SAN DIEGO – The Littoral Combat Ship community is taking steps to both decrease the amount of overall maintenance work the ships require and increase the percentage conducted by sailors instead of contractors, several officers told USNI News during a recent visit to the San Diego waterfront. Read More
CAPITOL HILL – The Navy’s second in command told Congress that he had always assumed the service’s forces in Japan were among the services best due to their constant operational tempo. That changed after a quartet of surface ships suffered a chain of incidents that resulted in the death of 17 sailors and hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. Read More
Just days away from her second son’s due date, uncomfortable in an ill-fitting pregnancy uniform, Lt. Cmdr. Lauren Hanzel, had no idea her pair of black Bates Oxford-style shoes were about to fail during an awards ceremony. Read More