USS Dewey Completes SWATT in the Philippine Sea

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), forward-deployed to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, participated in Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) from March 13–27. SWATT provides the Fleet opportunities to complete advanced tactical exercises to increase lethality and tactical proficiency. SWATT, led by Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC), starts with a weeklong…

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HSM-51 MH-60R Assists in Rescue of Capsized Crew

Sailors assigned to the “Warlords” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 51 Detachment 3, currently attached to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) and conducting operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, received a maritime distress, or PAN PAN call, from Coast Guard Sector Guam requesting assistance in locating a capsized catamaran with four missing…

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Chinese Propaganda Slams Taiwan Strait Transit

The US Navy destroyer USS Dewey (DDG-105) and the Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg sailed through the Taiwan Strait on October 15, and the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) sent its naval and air forces to track and monitor the two warships in the whole course, said Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the…

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USS Dewey and HMCS Winnipeg Transit Taiwan Strait

Destroyer USS Dewey conducted a Taiwan Strait transit in cooperation with Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg October 14-15, 2021. “The transit demonstrates the commitment of the United States and Canada to a free and open Indo-Pacific, Cooperation like this represents the centerpiece of our approach to a secure and prosperous region” said CDR Haley Sims, US 7th Fleet Public…

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USS Dewey Arrives in New Homeport of Yokosuka

USS Dewey (DDG 105) arrived September 8, to its new forward-deployed location in Yokosuka. The forward presence of Dewey in 7th Fleet directly supports defense strategic initiatives in support of peace, security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. “Dewey is an excellent addition to our forward-deployed team,” said Capt. Chase Sargeant, Commander, Task Force 71/Destroyer Squadron 15. “Dewey brings capability…

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Carl Vinson CSG Trains in Hawaiian Waters

June 17, 2021 – U.S. Navy units assigned to Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 are operating in the Hawaiian Islands Operating Area and continue to integrate operations with the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard. “Operating in Hawaii provides unique opportunities for Vinson to train jointly while positioned to respond if called,” said Vice Adm. Steve Koehler,…

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Navy Leverages Workforce; Delivers C-ISR Capability Rapidly to Surface Fleet

February 20, 2020 – The U.S. Navy recently installed the first Optical Dazzling Interdictor, Navy (ODIN), a laser weapon system that allows a ship to counter unmanned aerial systems. The first system was installed on the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), during her recently completed Dry-Docking Selected Restricted Availability. ODIN’s development, testing and production was done…

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