Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Drydock 2 Upgrade Announced

September 4, 2021 – Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) awarded a $63-million construction project Aug. 30 for improvements to the Dry Dock 2 complex at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. The two-year project, part of the Navy’s comprehensive Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Program (SIOP), adds enclosures and other facilities to the existing dry dock in order to increase the…

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USCGC Campbell Home from the Arctic

September 29, 2020 – U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) returned to homeport Tuesday, following a two-month deployment supporting joint Arctic operations off Greenland’s western coast. Campbell’s crew contributed to joint exercises, research and development efforts, and critical diplomatic engagements while covering more than 11,500 miles (10,000 nautical miles). “I am very proud of the efforts and adaptability of…

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USCGC Reliance Departs Kittery for New Homeport at NAS Pensacola

June 6, 2020 – USCGC Reliance departed Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine today for new homeport of Naval Air Stations (NAS) Pensacola. After 32 years homeported in Maine, Reliance will continue service with two other 210-foot medium endurance cutters homeported at NAS Pensacola, allowing the Coast Guard to better leverage efficiencies gained by clustering vessels of the same class.…

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