Deepwater Surveys of World War II Combat Aircraft

From February 24-March 11, 2022, a team of researchers will explore the waters off Tinian and Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands to locate and document U.S. warplanes lost during World War II. Tinian and Saipan served as major air bases during the final year of World War II, with B-29 bombers flying long-range missions to Japan. Many aircraft were…

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USS Frank Cable Expeditionary Reload of USS Hampton

The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) completed a weapons handling exercise involving the transfer of a MK-48 inert training shape to a submarine, Oct. 22. This was the first expeditionary reload Frank Cable has conducted outside of Guam since 2012. Working alongside the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767), Sailors and civil service mariners with…

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