Hawaii-based USCG Units Conclude RIMPAC 2022 Participation

Four Hawaii-based Coast Guard units concluded operations contributing to the largest Coast Guard participation in the history of RIMPAC and return to service of the residents of Hawaii and the Pacific region, Aug. 4, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Midgett and William Hart, the Pacific Dive Locker, and Maritime Safety and Security Team Honolulu partnered with military members from Australia,…

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Kearsarge ARG Visits Baltic Sea Allies and Partners

The USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in multiple Baltic Sea ports for scheduled port visits to allied and partner nations, August 5, 2022. ARG flagship Kearsarge, USS Arlington (LPD 24), and USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) arrived in Helsinki, Finland; Stockholm, Sweden; and Tallinn, Estonia, respectively, demonstrating the United…

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USS Bulkeley Changing Homeport From Norfolk to Rota

USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) departed Naval Station Norfolk Aug. 4, commencing the ship’s scheduled homeport shift to Rota, Spain as part of the U.S. Navy’s long-range plan to gradually rotate the Rota-based destroyers. Bulkeley will join destroyers USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51), USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) and Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 79 as Forward…

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Austal Delivers ADV Cape Peron

Austal Australia delivered the second of eight Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boats (ECCPB’s) to the Royal Australian Navy August 5th. The vessel, ADV Cape Peron, was officially accepted by the Commonwealth of Australia. Austal Limited Chief Executive Officer, Paddy Gregg said the delivery of the second Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boat highlights the critical importance of the vessel as a capability to…

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