The massive fire caused by an explosion on board the USS Bonhomme Richard continues to stay ablaze for a second day while docked at home-port San Diego shipyard.
The U.S. DoD awarded Fincantieri U.S. subsidiary, FMM, a nearly 800 million dollars contract for the concept design and construction of the first-in-class guided missile frigate of the “FFG(X)” program for the U.S. Navy.
As part of the Navy’s aggressive response to the COVID-19 outbreak on board the guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100), the ship will arrive at Naval Base San Diego April 28 to provide medical care for its Sailors and to clean and disinfect the ship.
The Sailor assigned to the USS Theodore Roosevelt who was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the U.S. Naval Hospital Guam April 9 (local date) died of COVID-related complications April 13.
ABS made a key contribution to the nation’s COVID-19 response effort, helping ensure the readiness of two ABS-classed U.S. Navy hospital ships.
The Navy will name its two newest Virginia-class fast-attack nuclear submarines after the American heroes of the Greatest Generation who perished in the former USS Oklahoma and USS Arizona, bringing those hallowed names back into active-duty service after more than three-quarters of a century.
Shipbuilder Metal Shark and the US Navy are nearing the end of the operational test and evaluation trial period for the Navy’s incoming standardized “40 PB” patrol boat platform, and full-rate production is now imminent.
In a ceremony celebrating the U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the American hero for whom the ship is named, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ christened John F. Kennedy at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division.
The U.S. Navy partnered with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to 3D print its first submersible that could be used to deploy logistics capabilities and sensors.