ARC Gloria Embarks Marine Corps Students for First Time

February 22, 2020 (Google Translation) – ARC “Gloria”, the flagship of the Colombian Navy, set sail from the main dock of the ARC Naval Base “Bolívar”, with the first contingent of future Marine Corps. Accompanied by civil and military authorities in the region, the departure ceremony that commemorated the 50th anniversary of the first cruise around the world, was chaired…

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Navy provides survey support in Antarctica

February 21, 2020 – Nine members of the Maritime Geospatial Warfare Unit recently sailed to Australia’s Davis research station in Antarctica on RSV Aurora Australis to begin survey operations as part of the Davis Aerodrome project. The team will conduct survey operations to identify potential sites to land construction equipment and materials for a proposed all-seasons, paved runway near Davis…

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NUWC Keyport and CFMETR Ready Marine Mammal Monitoring System

February 24, 2020 – Marine Mammal Monitoring (M3R) is an underwater acoustic sensor system being adopted by the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport for use in a testing range in the northwest Salish Sea operated jointly by the U.S. Navy and Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental & Test Ranges (CFMETR). M3R utilizes a system of hydrophones and computer algorithms…

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Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Cooperstown

February 28, 2020 – The Navy will christen its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Cooperstown (LCS 23), during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony Saturday, Feb. 29, in Marinette, Wisconsin. Mrs. Alba Tull will serve as the ship’s sponsor. In a time-honored Navy tradition, Mrs. Tull will christen the ship by breaking a bottle of sparkling wine…

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Ingalls Shipbuilding Successfully Completes Second Builder’s Trials for Delbert D. Black (DDG 119)

February 26, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has successfully completed the second builder’s sea trials of guided missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119). The Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer spent more than three days in the Gulf of Mexico testing the ship’s main propulsion, combat and other ship systems. “It truly takes…

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National Security Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) Christened at Ingalls Shipbuilding

February 29, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened National Security Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) today. Stone is the ninth Legend-class NSC to be built at Ingalls. The ship honors Coast Guard officer Cmdr. Elmer “Archie” Fowler Stone, who made history in 1919 for being one of the two Coast Guard pilots to successfully make the first transatlantic…

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Texas Returns Home from Deployment

February 24, 2020 – USS Texas (SSN 775) returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Feb. 24. During their 7-month deployment, Texas completed a full spectrum of operations, including theater anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, in support of the high-priority tasking in the Indo-Pacific and U.S. Central Command areas of operation. “The crew worked and trained tirelessly, preparing to execute any…

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