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9/21/2020
As it works to improve sustainment efforts across its platforms and infrastructure, the Navy has formed new working groups to problem solve the issues contributing to its maintenance and sustainment woes. During a virtual conference last week hosted by the American Society of Naval Engineers, the Navy’s newly installed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Sustainment Sean […]
9/21/2020
This post has been updated to include additional information from NAVSEA regarding who will take command of Norfolk Naval Shipyard next. The commander of Norfolk Naval Shipyard has been relieved of duty related to the yard’s ongoing performance struggles in repairing and modernizing nuclear-powered submarines and aircraft carriers, officials told USNI News on Monday. Commander […]
9/21/2020
NAVAL BASE SAN DIEGO, Calif. – USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) hasn’t moved from the pier-side spot where it caught fire on July 12 and burned for almost five days. The ship might not be moving anytime soon. Investigations into the fire have been extended until at least until December, USNI News understands, and with them […]
9/21/2020
These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 21, 2020, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship. Total U.S. Navy Battle […]
9/18/2020
USS Tripoli (LHA-7) has arrived at its new homeport at Naval Base San Diego, Calif. for the first time on Friday, according to ship spotters. Photos posted on social media show the second America-class amphibious assault ship sailing through the San Diego harbor. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Navy in July commissioned Tripoli without holding […]