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Fri
18
Jan

CNO visits Japan, Strengthens Alliance

From CNO Public Affairs ─ 18 January 2019.

Tokyo, Japan ─ (NNS) ─ 18 January 2019. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson visited Japan, Jan. 17 - 18, to engage with forward-deployed Sailors, meet with senior Japanese leaders and reaffirm the U.S. Navy’s commitment to peace and security in the Indo-Pacific Region.

Tue
15
Jan
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CNO Visits China, Underscores Importance of Professional Interaction at Sea

From Chief of Naval Operations Public Affairs ─ 15 January 2019.

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson visited China and met with senior Chinese defense officials, Jan. 13 to 16, to discuss professional interactions at sea, specifically addressing risk reduction and operational safety measures.

Mon
14
Jan

U.S. Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force conduct cooperative deployment East China Sea

By MCS 1st Class Toni Burton ─ 14 January 2019.

Ships assigned to the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) joined Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) amphibious transport dock ship, JS Kunisaki (LST 4003), for a cooperative deployment Jan. 11-12. 

Wed
09
Jan

Navy to Commission Littoral Combat Ship Wichita

From the Office of the Navy CI ─ 9 January 2019.

The future USS Wichita is a fast, agile, focused-mission platform designed for operation in near-shore environments as well as the open-ocean. It is designed to defeat asymmetric “anti-access” threats such as mines, quiet diesel submarines and fast surface craft.

Wed
19
Dec

Joint Anti-Submarine Exercise Conducted by France, Australia, US in C5F

From U.S. 5th Fleet Public Affairs ─ 19 December 2018.

The exercise put the ships through several structured events to collect data and train Sailors against a known adversary. The ships then tested their offensive prowess by tracking and prosecuting the submarine in a “freeplay” event.

Wed
12
Dec

Strike Fighter Squadron 147 Declares Safe-For-Flight

By Lt. Cmdr. Lydia E. Bock, Commander JSF Wing Public Affairs — 12 December 2018.

The safe-for-flight operations certification (SFFOC) is the final step for VFA-147’s transition from the F/A-18E Super Hornet to the F-35C Lightning II. This process ensures a squadron is manned with qualified...

Tue
11
Dec

Future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) Launched at Bath Iron Works

From Team Ships P.A. — 11 December 2018.

The future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) was launched Dec. 9 at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard. Zumwalt-class destroyers feature a state-of-the-art electric propulsion system, wave-piercing tumblehome hull, stealth design and are equipped with the most advanced warfighting technology...

Wed
05
Dec

Un nouveau sauvetage en mer réussi par l’EH 1/67 « Pyrénées »

Par le Général (2s) Philippe Carpentier  Bordeaux, le 5 décembre 2018. 

Depuis plusieurs décennies, l’Escadron d'hélicoptères 1/67 « Pyrénées » assure une alerte permanente pour la SAR (Search And Rescue) dans la région Sud-Ouest, au profit des aéronefs en détresse, civils et militaires, et des bateaux sur une large zone atlantique...

Wed
14
Nov

Ronald Reagan, John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Groups Operate in Philippine Sea

From Commander, 7th Fleet Public Affairs ─ 14 November 2018.

For several years, U.S. Navy aircraft carriers have conducted dual carrier strike group operations in the Western Pacific, including the waters surrounding the Korean Peninsula, Sea of Japan, South China Sea, East China Sea and Philippine Sea. 

Fri
09
Nov

Ronald Reagan Strike Group Concludes Keen Sword 2019

By MCS Codie L. Soule, Commander Task Force 70, Public Affairs ─  9 November 2018.

Keen Sword is a biennial exercise in a series of joint/bilateral field training exercises since 1980 designed to increase combat readiness and interoperability of U.S. force and the Japan Self-Defense Force (SDF).

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