USS Princeton supports Seal Beach 75th anniversary

March 20, 2019 – USS Princeton (CG 59) arrived at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach for a regularly scheduled port visit on March 19. On the weekend of March 23-24, the ship will be available for public tours in support of the naval weapon station’s 75th anniversary celebrations. Princeton crew members will interact with local community members and provide educational opportunities for local leadership on the U.S. Navy’s mission. “We are greatly privileged to have the opportunity to showcase our outstanding Sailors, and one of the Navy’s finest warships to…

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US Navy Contract Announcements January 24, 2019

Thales Defense and Security Inc., Clarksburg, Maryland, is awarded a $30,931,029 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the continued procurement, manufacturing, testing and delivery of High Frequency Distribution Amplifier Group system components and engineering services. This contract has a five-year ordering period up to the contract award amount. Work will be performed in Clarksburg, Maryland (55 percent); and West Sussex, United Kingdom (45 percent). Work is expected to be completed by January 2024. Contract actions will be issued and funds obligated as individual delivery orders. Fiscal 2018 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funds will…

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USS Lake Champlain Completes Ordnance Onload

USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) completed an ordnance onload at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Jan. 12, in preparation for deployment to the Western Pacific. The five-day process involved transferring Tomahawk missile containers from storage to the pier, removing them from a protective brace, rotating them to a vertical position, and using a crane to lift them onto the ship, prior to placing them in the missile cells. “The crew did a fantastic job preplanning and orchestrating the deployment onload,” said Capt. Jen Ellinger, commanding officer of Lake Champlain. Despite…

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