USS Kearsarge Arrives in Helsinki for a Port Visit August 5th

The United States Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge will arrive in Helsinki for a port visit 5 – 8 August. USS Kearsarge is a Wasp-class 257 meter-long amphibious assault ship. The vessel is carrying for example several helicopters and smaller amphibious vessels. The USS Kearsarge is also transporting appx 2,000 marines and sailors. The ship will berth in the…

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NAVAIR Accepts 100th On-Time Delivery of the AH-1Z Viper

September 17, 2021 – The Naval Air Systems Command recognized an impressive production streak this week with the 100th on-time delivery of the AH-1Z Viper, the Marine’s attack helicopter. “Of all of the domestic AH-1Zs delivered to date, 91 percent of them have been on time,” said Col Vasilios Pappas, PMA-276 program manager. “This is a feat only possible through…

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