Alex Haley Returns to Kodiak from Bering Sea Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to homeport on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, following a 35-day winter Bering Sea patrol in which they conducted domestic fisheries enforcement, responded to search and rescue cases, and performed at-sea medical evacuations from the Bering Sea fishing fleet. While deployed, crews of the Alex Haley and embarked MH-65 helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station…

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Lockheed Martin, Intel to Advance 5G-Ready Comms

Lockheed Martin and Intel Corporation are leveraging their expertise in technology and communications to bring together innovative 5G-capable solutions, enabling faster and more decisive actions for 21st century security. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed late last year expands the ongoing strategic relationship between the two companies to align 5G-enabled hardware and software solutions for the Department of Defense (DOD).…

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BRP Melocha Aquino Scheduled to Arrive From Japan in May

Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commandant, CG Admiral Artemio M Abu announced the expected arrival of MRRV-9702 or PCG’s second 97-meter multi-role response vessel (MRRV) from Japan in May 2022. According to the Commander, the arrival of the ship to be identified as BRP MELCHORA AQUINO is a big step towards recognizing PCG as the “SYMBOL OF HOPE” and “SOURCE OF…

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USS Dewey Completes SWATT in the Philippine Sea

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), forward-deployed to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, participated in Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) from March 13–27. SWATT provides the Fleet opportunities to complete advanced tactical exercises to increase lethality and tactical proficiency. SWATT, led by Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC), starts with a weeklong…

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USCGC Dauntless Offloads Narcotics in Miami Beach

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless’ crew offloaded more than $243 million at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Friday, before returning to homeport in Pensacola. Dauntless’ crew seized approximately 8,500 pounds of cocaine and apprehended 13 suspected drug smugglers with Dominican Republic and Colombian nationalities following a 45-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. The Dauntless’ crew worked alongside multiple U.S. Coast Guard…

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USCGC Harriet Lane Returns to Portsmouth From Patrol

USCGC Harriet Lane (WMEC 903) returned to homeport in Portsmouth April 4th following a 50-day patrol in the North Atlantic Ocean. While on patrol, the Harriet Lane crew navigated over 6,559 miles along the southeastern coast of the United States, extending as far south as the northern coast of Cuba and east to The Bahamas, performing migrant interdiction and search…

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NSWC Philadelphia Completes Preliminary Design Review

A team of Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division engineers recently successfully conducted and completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) of the Ship Control System Government (SCS-Gov) variant that is planned to be integrated and installed on Ford Class Supercarriers. “Our Nation’s greatest asset is its people with our ability to accommodate design changes and develop innovative solutions to challenging…

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