NASA Testing Capsule Recovery with USS John P Murtha

Sailors assigned to amphibious transport dock ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26), Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Expeditionary Support Unit (ESU) One, and NASA personnel recover a boilerplate test article (BTA) launch aboard USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) during NASA Underway Recovery Test Nine (URT-9), November 6th. This marks the ninth U.S. Navy underway recovery test in support of…

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Exercise SIFOREX 2021 Participants Revealed

With the ARC Missile Frigate “Almirante Padilla”, the Colombian Navy will participate in the Silent Forces Exercise – SIFOREX 2021, to be held from September 19 to 23. These exercises are intended to increase interoperability in Anti-Submarine Warfare, allowing the crew of surface, submarine and air units to exchange knowledge, tactics and technology among participating countries. On this occasion, in…

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USS John P. Murtha Completes Availability

January 19, 2021 – Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) successfully delivered USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) from her availability on-time, Jan. 8. “The team’s determination to complete John P. Murtha’s availability was clearly reflected in their hard work, which resulted in a successful delivery,” said Capt. David Hart, commanding officer, SWRMC. “Their willingness to work through and overcome any…

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