COMSUBPAC AND UH Use Drone to Deliver Supplies to Submarine

October 28, 2019 – Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) in partnership with the University of Hawaii, tested their unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capabilities by delivering supplies onto a submarine off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii, Oct. 10. The UAV took a five-pound payload consisting of circuit cards, medical supplies, and food to the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Hawaii…

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USS Bremerton Returns to Pearl Harbor for Final Time

Friends and families of the crew gathered on the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to welcome back the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) as she returned from deployment, April 6. Bremerton successfully completed a six-month deployment while conducting operations in support of national security. “The entire crew performed with excellence,” said Master Chief Fire Control Technician…

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USS Topeka visits Yokosuka during Indo-Pacific patrol

USS Topeka (SSN 754) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, March 2 for a visit as part of its Indo-Pacific region deployment. The visit strengthens the already positive alliance between the U.S. and Japan through the crew’s interaction with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). It also demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s commitment to regional stability and maritime security in the Indo-Pacific…

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USS Missouri Arrives in Pearl Harbor

The Pearl Harbor submarine community welcomed the crew of 160 Sailors and officers, along with their families, of the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) to Pearl Harbor following a successful homeport change from Groton, Connecticut, Jan. 26. Missouri is now assigned to Submarine Squadron One, and will be the 6th Virginia-class submarine stationed in Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.…

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USS Missouri set to arrive at Pearl Harbor homeport

USS Missouri (SSN 780) will arrive at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam this week for a permanent change of homeport. The submarine has a crew of 140 Sailors and officers. Missouri will be the 6th Virginia-class submarine homeported at Pearl Harbor and the fifth Navy ship to be named in honor of the state of Missouri. The last USS Missouri, the…

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Pearl Harbor welcomes USS Chicago to new homeport

The Pearl Harbor submarine community welcomed the crew and families of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) to Hawaii following a homeport change from Guam, Sept. 28. “The crew and I were sad to leave Guam, but at the same time we’re excited to see our new home and start the next chapter for Chicago,” said Cmdr.…

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