Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt will assume command of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), marking the first time a female commanding officer will lead the crew of one of the Navy’s 11 nuclear-powered aircraft carriers.
After thorough consideration, the Navy has decided to decommission USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, due to the extensive damage sustained during the July fire.
The first-ever Panama Canal transit was conducted by one of the Pentagon’s two overload enormous unmanned surface ships from the Gulf Coast to California sailing thousands of miles in a huge test of autonomous systems with few reliability issues on the way.
The Navy has awarded contracts totaling $41,985,112 to six companies for LUSV studies. Each contract includes an option for engineering support that if exercised would bring the cumulative value for all awards to $59,476,146.
NTSB issued Thursday four safety recommendations in its final report on the agency’s investigation of the fatal, June 17, 2017, collision between the USS Fitzgerald and the container ship ACX Crystal.
Live fire from ships and aircraft participating in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise sank the decommissioned amphibious cargo ship ex-USS Durham (LKA 114), Aug. 30.
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.