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200125-N-ZM949-2402 PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 25:: 2020) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Russell (DDG 59):: left:: and USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) transit the Pacific Ocean:: Jan. 25:: 2020. Russell and Rafael Peralta:: part of t...


200313-N-FA868-1353 SOUTH CHINA SEA (March 13:: 2020) The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) is underway alongside the littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10). America:: flagship of the America Expeditionary Strike Group:: 3...


200402-N-MD802-2072 SUEZ CANAL (April 2:: 2020) The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group transits the Suez Canal. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensu...


SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 13, 2022) The guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77), front, and the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Sheppard (T-AKE 3) transit the South China Sea with the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Jan. 13. J...


SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 21, 2022) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) conducts routine underway operations while transiting the South China Sea. Dewey is assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 and is underway su...


GROTON, Conn. (Jan. 6, 2022) The Virginia-class attack submarine USS Minnesota (SSN 783) makes its way down the Thames River and past the city of New London after departing Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., for routine operations, Jan. ...


220122-N-PQ495-1441 PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 22, 2022) From left, Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), Wasp-class landing helicopter dock USS Essex (LHD 2), Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Japan Maritime...


ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 30, 2022) A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263, lands aboard the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) flight deck during Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), Jan. 30, 2022. COMPTUEX is the last ...


ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 30, 2022) Sailors conduct post-flight checks on a AV-8B Harrier during a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Jan 30, 2022. The 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (...


PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 9, 2022) Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) conducts a live-fire exercise, Feb. 9, 2022. Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is currently conducting routine maritime operatio...


PHILIPPINE SEA (March 4, 2022) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (handling) Airman Daunte Babino, from Houston, assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), directs an MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft from the 31st Marine...


PHILIPPINE SEA (March 12, 2022) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) conducts routine underway operations in the Philippine Sea. Higgins is assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 71/Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15...


BALTIC SEA (Aug. 30, 2022) The U.S. Navy Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), the Swedish navy Visby-class corvettes HSwMS H rn sand (K33) and HSwMS Nyk ping (K34), the Carlskrona-class auxiliary support ship HSwMS Carlskrona...


PHILIPPINE SEA (Aug. 16, 2022) The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers (JMSDF) JS Ohnami (DD 111) and JS Yamagiri (DD 152) steam in formation in the Ph...


SEA OF JAPAN (Oct. 5, 2022) Lt. William Peters, from Webster, Mass., signals for the launch of an F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the Dambusters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 from the flight deck of the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed a...


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USS George H.W. Bush conducts a port visit to Piraeus:: Greece.


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161105-N-VR008-0208 PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 5:: 2016) Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) and F-35B Lightning II Marine Corps personnel prepare to equip the aircraft with inert 500-pound GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided ...


200111-N-BD352-0129 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 11:: 2020) An F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the Sunliners of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81:: bottom:: lines up on a catapult on the flight deck while an E-2D Hawkeye attached to the Seahawks of the Carr...


200321-N-MQ631-1015 ARABIAN SEA (March 21:: 2020) The Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Groups conduct dual carrier and joint air wing operations with a B-52H Stratofortress in the Arabian Sea March 21. The Eisenhower and Tr...


200321-N-MQ631-1015 ARABIAN SEA (March 21:: 2020) The Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Groups conduct dual carrier and joint air wing operations with a B-52H Stratofortress in the Arabian Sea March 21. The Eisenhower and Tr...


200426-N-ZM949-1271 PACIFIC OCEAN (April 26:: 2020) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) and the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Northland (WMEC-904) conduct division tactics exercise:: April 26:: 2020. Northland a...


PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 8, 2022) The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) transits the Pacific Ocean. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group, led by Carrier Strike Group 3, deployed from San Diego, Jan. 3, in support of global maritime sec...


PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 22, 2021) Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) transits the Philippine Sea, Jan. 22, 2022. Operating as part of U.S. Pacific Fleet, units assigned to Carl Vinson and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strik...


ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 1, 2022) The future Virginia-class attack submarine Montana (SSN 794) conducts initial sea trials Feb. 1, 2022 in the Atlantic Ocean. Montana is the 10th Virginia-class submarine. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of HII by Ashley Co...


PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 9, 2022) The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) conducts a live-fire exercise, Feb. 9, 2022, in the Pacific Ocean. Lake Champlain is underway with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and is cu...


ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 16, 2022) The guided missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) fires its MK-45 5 inch gun during a Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) exercise. Nitze is part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26 which supports Carrier...


AEGEAN SEA (March 4, 2022) Lt. Zachary Collver, from Arlington, Washington, signals to the pilot of an F/A-18F Super Hornet, attached to the ÒRed RippersÓ of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 11, before launching from the flight deck of the Nimitz-cl...


PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 7, 2022) Ships of the America and Essex Amphibious Ready Groups, and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 3, sail in formation in the Philippine Sea with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force during exercise Noble Fusion. Front row: La...


PACIFIC OCEAN (July 19, 2022) Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) launches an SM-2 missile alongside ships from the Royal Canadian Navy as part of a surface to air missile exercise during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2...


Philippine Sea (Sept. 17, 2022) A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey helicopter takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli (LHA 7) as it sails in front of USS America (LHA 6) during a photo exercise in the Philippine Sea, Sept. 17, 2022....


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 USS George H. W. Bush transits the Strait of Gibraltar.


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161120-N-VT045-0001 PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 19:: 2016) Four F-35B Lightning II aircraft perform a flyover above the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) during the Lightning Carrier Proof of Concept Demonstration. The F-35B will eventually rep...


170619-N-GD109-108 PACIFIC OCEAN (June 19:: 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile cruiser USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) transits the Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Navy has patrolled the Indo-Asia-Pacific routinely for more than 70 years promoting...


200222-N-KO930-1117 PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 21:: 2020) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) passes Mount Rainier while transiting Puget Sound. Nimitz is currently underway conducting routine operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Spec...


PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 3, 2022) An F-35C Lightning II assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314 lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) as VFA-314 prepares to deploy alongside the Navy as an integrated part of Carr...


200410-N-RU810-1233 EAST CHINA SEA (April 10:: 2020) An F-35B Lighting II fighter aircraft lands on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) while the ship sails in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer ...


PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 7, 2022) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) fires its Mark 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire training exercise. Dewey is assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 and is underway supporting a...


220122-N-PQ495-1208 PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 22, 2022) An F-35C Lightning II, assigned to the “Argonauts” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147, launches off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) while an F-35C Ligh...


220122-N-HS181-1255 PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 22, 2022) Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 and CVW 9 fly over the Philippine Sea Jan. 22, 2022. Operating as part of U.S. Pacific Fleet, units assigned to Carl Vinson and Abraham Lincoln Carri...


PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 7, 2022) The America-class amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) sail in formation in the Phil...


ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 26, 2022) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) launches a standard missile 2 during a Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) live-fire exercise, Feb. 26, 2022. Delbert D....


ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 6, 2022) The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), center, and ships from the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group transit the Atlantic Ocean following a straits transit training event. The George H.W. Bush Carrie...


ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 15, 2022) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117), left, USS Nitze (DDG 94) and the Royal Navy frigate HMS Portland (F79) transit the Atlantic Ocean in formation, March 15, 2022. Paul Ign...


MEDITERRANEAN SEA (July 24, 2022) Ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group 2, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) and Italian Navy Carlo Bergamini-class...


IONIAN SEA (March 10, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the ÒSunlinersÓ of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Ionian Sea, March 10, 2022....


WATERS EAST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (Sept. 30, 2022) The U.S. NavyÕs only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), a U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine, the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancel...


ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 7, 2022) The first-in-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) transits the Atlantic Ocean in formation with the German navy frigate FGS Hessen (F 221), the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG ...


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Published: Thu Oct 05 13:21:34 EDT 2023