USS Gravely Returns Home to Norfolk

USS Gravely (DDG 109) returned to Naval Station Norfolk after a regularly scheduled deployment, June 24. Gravely is the first unit to return from the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, which deployed in December. While deployed, U.S. 6th Fleet employed the ship to defend U.S., Allied and partner interests, taking Gravely and her crew throughout a variety of European…

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NAVSUP Resupplies Truman CSG from Sicily

The USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) is currently deployed to the Aegean Sea in support of naval operations maintaining maritime stability and security, and defending U.S., Allied and Partner interests in Europe and Africa. Logisticians assigned to Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella (NAVSUP FLCSI) and the command’s mission partners conducted a resupply evolution of…

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DLA Preps Ships for Vigilance Activity Neptune Strike 2022

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Sigonella, Italy moved a total of 10,300 pounds of material in support of Navy ships that are operating as part of NATO exercise Vigilance Activity Neptune Strike 2022. The exercise, conceptualized in 2020, is designed to teach commanders and all involved NATO parties the complexities of handing over command and control of a carrier strike group…

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Italian Navy Carrier Joins US Navy and French Navy

In recent days, an intense trilateral training activity has taken place in the Ionian Sea between the Italian, US and French aircraft carrier groups, with the aim of developing and consolidating interoperability and cooperation between the three allied navies. On 6 February, a significant trilateral activity took place in the waters of the Ionian Sea which saw the interaction of…

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Supporting USS Harry S. Truman CSG During Neptune Strike 2022

Logisticians assigned to Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella and its mission partners delivered aviation fuel and more than 800 pallets containing mail, food provisions and cargo to crewmembers of HSTCSG through strategic locations at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, and Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Greece in support of the NATO-led activity Neptune Strike, Jan. 24-Feb. 4,…

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Charles de Gaulle Trains With ITS Cavour and USS Harry S Truman

From February 5 to 6, 2022, three Carrier Strike Groups, gathered around the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman , the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour and the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle , carried out joint activities, implementing the “ plug and fight ” interoperability concept in high-end business areas. This ” tri carrier operation ” concentrated 15…

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Trinational Carrier Training in the Mediterranean

Naval forces from France, Italy and the U.S. sailed together while conducting naval training in the Mediterranean Sea, Feb. 6-7. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) integrated with the French carrier Charles de Gaulle’s (R 91) Task Force 473 and Italian carrier Cavour (C-550) strike groups, highlighting the strength of the maritime partnerships among the three nations. Elements…

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USS Alabama (BB 60) Float Undergoes Extensive Renovation

December 16, 2020 – Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) is currently working on USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), USS Pasadena (SSN 752), USS San Francisco (SSN 711) and USS Alabama (BB 60). Wait! USS Alabama? NNSY was one of the industry players to help build up America’s seagoing strength by constructing 30 major vessels…

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