CNRMC Provides High-Speed Access for Norfolk Shipyards

Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (SURFLANT) and Commander, Navy Regional Maintenance Center (CNRMC) marked their recent collaboration on a new pierside connectivity system with a ribbon cutting ceremony, March 3. The Wireless Connectivity Bridge (WCB), a commercial off the shelf solution, brings significant high-speed connectivity to the piers and barges of numerous commercial shipyards in the Norfolk area. The system…

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SECNAV Marks Aircraft Carrier Centennial on USS Gerald R Ford

Throughout the 2022 calendar year, the U.S. Navy is commemorating 100 years of aircraft carriers, celebrating the strategic importance of aircraft carriers and the future of naval aviation while honoring their history. As part of this important milestone, Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro, visited the first-in-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), March 10, 2022. Capt.…

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USS Oscar Austin Completes Successful Sea Trials

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) returned to Naval Station Norfolk following completion of a successful four-day sea trials, Feb. 17, 2022. This underway was one of the ship’s final requirements to rejoin the operational fleet following an extended maintenance and modernization period. Due to the duration of the ship’s modernization, a majority of the sailors…

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USS Washington Returns from Deployment

Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Washington (SSN 787) returned to its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk after successfully completing a scheduled deployment, Sunday, Feb. 27. Under the command of Cmdr. Eric Astle, Washington returns from a deployment where it executed the chief of naval operation’s maritime strategy by supporting national security interests and maritime security operations. “I’m incredibly proud of the…

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MARMC Completes USS Bataan CNO Availability Early

Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC), along with NASSCO-Norfolk, the ship’s crew and hundreds of ship builders in Hampton Roads, delivered the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) after a 16-month Planned Maintenance Availability Jan. 19, two days ahead of schedule. The 16-month project included an extensive boiler inspection; a comprehensive flush and restoration of the ship’s Collection, Holding and…

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USNS Hunter Completes Availability On-Time

Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) completed USNS Hunter’s (TSV 3) Chief of Naval Operations Availability, returning the training vessel to the fleet rotation on schedule Jan. 10. TSV 3 was undergoing a Docking Phased Maintenance Availability at Lyons Shipyard Inc., in Norfolk, Virginia. During the availability the ship received a 10,000-hour top end overhaul of its port and starboard main…

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BAE Systems to Modernize USS Mitscher

BAE Systems has received a $1.9 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the maintenance and modernization of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57). The value of the competitively awarded contract could reach $101.2 million if all options are exercised. Under the docking selected restricted availability (DSRA) contract awarded, BAE Systems will drydock the ship, perform underwater…

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USS John Warner Receives Award from City of Norfolk

Virginia-class attack submarine USS John Warner (SSN 785), homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, received an award from the City of Norfolk Emergency Services Department during a ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 14. The boat received the award for information taught to Radiological Emergency Response Organization responders and civil authorities from the U.S. Coast Guard, surrounding cities and the Virginia Department of Emergency…

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