U.S. Navy Ends Search for Missing USS Nimitz Sailor in North Arabian Sea

September 8, 2020 – The U.S. Navy has ended search and rescue efforts for Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ian McKnight, assigned to USS Nimitz (CVN 68), who is believed to have gone overboard Sept. 6. Following a thorough search of the ship and man overboard alert Sept. 6, Nimitz, guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton and aircraft from the U.S. Navy…

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Nimitz Strike Group Participates in Cooperative Exercises with Indian Navy

July 20, 2020 – The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, consisting of flagship USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Princeton (CG 59) and USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), participated in cooperative exercises with the Indian Navy in the Indian Ocean commencing July 20. “It was a privilege to operate with the Indian Navy,” said Rear Adm. Jim…

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Teamwork in the South China Sea: Nimitz, Ronald Reagan CSGs continue exercises

July 16, 2020 – The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group and Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group continued high-end dual-carrier exercises in the South China Sea, July 17. The CSGs continue to demonstrate operational commitment to allies and partners in the region, providing combatant commanders with significant operational flexibility if needed in response to regional situations. “Nimitz and Reagan Carrier Strike Groups…

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Cubic Awarded Contract to Deliver Sharklink Systems for US Navy

July 8, 2020 – Cubic Corporation today announced its Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS) business division was awarded a sole source, five year contract worth approximately $9 million, from Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) for the production of Communication Data Link System –Technical Refresh (CDLS-TR) equipment. Under the contract, Cubic will deliver its Sharklink system for use on two CVN…

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Nimitz and Ronald Reagan Train Together in Philippine Sea

June 28, 2020 – The Nimitz and Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups are conducting dual carrier operations in the Philippine Sea. The ships and aircraft assigned to both strike groups began coordinated operations in international waters on June 28. While deployed, the Carrier Strike Force is conducting integrated exercises and operations that maintain responsive, flexible, and enduring commitments to mutual…

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Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Arrives in Guam

June 23, 2020 – The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, consisting of aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59), and guided-missile destroyers USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), pulled into Guam for a safe haven liberty port visit, June 24. The visit is the third of its kind since USS Blue Ridge…

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Theodore Roosevelt, Nimitz One Day Joint Exercise

June 20, 2020 – USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Nimitz (CVN 68) strike groups commenced dual carrier flight operations in the Philippine Sea, June 21. The ships and aircraft assigned to both strike groups began coordinated operations in international waters demonstrating the United States’ unique capability to operate multiple carrier strike groups in close proximity. While at sea,…

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Nimitz CSG Deploys

June 8, 2020 – USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and elements of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG), deployed from San Diego, June 8, in support of global maritime security operations. Prior to deploying, the strike group completed a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), designed to fully integrate units of a carrier strike group, while testing a strike group’s ability as…

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