Truman, Lincoln Strike Groups Conduct Dual-Carrier Ops

August 30, 2018 – USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) began dual-carrier sustainment and qualification operations Aug. 29 in the western Atlantic Ocean. “By training and operating together, the USS Harry S. Truman and USS Abraham Lincoln strike groups enhance combat readiness and interoperability, and also demonstrate the inherent flexibility and scalability of carrier strike groups,” said Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group Commander Rear Adm. Gene Black. “The opportunity to conduct complex, multi-unit training better prepares us to answer our nation’s call to…

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U.S. Adjusts Support to ARA San Juan Search Operations

The United States will begin to draw down operations assisting the search for the Argentine submarine A.R.A. San Juan in the South Atlantic Dec. 27, after completing its support to requests by the government of Argentina. The U.S. actively joined the Argentina-led international search efforts within 24 hours of learning of the missing submarine on Nov. 17. At its height, U.S. contributions to the search and rescue effort included three advanced aircraft, over 200 search and rescue personnel, four submersibles, one specialized underwater rescue unit, one ship, and more than…

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Keeping a 30-year-old Coast Guard cutter mission-ready

Every three years, Coast Guard Cutter Sanibel’s crew halts their routine patrols of the Northeast Atlantic waters. The cutter must be pulled from its berth to undergo an intense reconditioning period to halt the inevitable aging of the 110-foot cutter fleet. The dedicated crew of 17, who perform life-saving search and rescue, and living marine resource patrols out of their homeport in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, also routinely battle nearly 30 years worth of upkeep challenges while serving aboard their white-hulled cutter. Over the summer, the crew transported Sanibel to the Goodison Shipyard in Quonset Point, Rhode…

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Baltic Fleet research ship Admiral Vladimirsky lays it course to Indian Ocean

Baltic Fleet research ship Admiral Vladimirsky has left Kronstadt for the Indian Ocean. The route is laid through the Baltic and Northern Seas, English Channel, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and Indian Ocean. The ship crew is to make complex oceanographic researches and check ship’s radio navigation systems.

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ESPS Alborán Takes Over as EU fishery patrol ship in the North Atlantic

Google Translation The “Alborán” high-altitude patrol boat sailed from its base at the Cartagena Arsenal on August 23 to participate in the NAFO Campaign (Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization) in collaboration with the General Secretariat of Fisheries during the next two months in the Area of ​​the great banks of Newfoundland (Canada). There, he will carry out fishing inspection and surveillance tasks, as well as assistance to the fishermen in the area. In the NAFO seasonal campaign, Spain participates in assigning ships of the Navy along with other European Union members, USA,…

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